The Friday Bulletin December 28

Timely nuggets of information and ideas we want to share with you.

Are you into crafts? “Making It” is a reality craft show hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman that debuted at the end of July. It follows the structure of the popular show ‘The Great British Bake Off’. Contestants show off their craft skills by fulfilling assignments. One contestant is asked to leave the show every week. The judges are Simon Doonan and Etsy’s Dayna Isom Johnson. The judges are charming and the hosts are very funny. On NBC.

Tiny Desk Concerts was busy this summer – Dave Matthews, great jazz by The Midnight Hour, Erykah Badu, and Yo-Yo Ma among others.

 

If you have the Global Entry (GOES) card from the U.S. State Department, you are already skipping the immigration lines when you return to the U.S. Subscriber Lisa C. reports that it is MUCH easier to renew GOES before it expires – a simple online application, no interview. Head’s up, check your renewal date. If you want to apply, go to Global Entry. ASE Global Entry Article.

The Dawn Wall is a documentary that was released on September 19th in limited theaters across the U.S. Experienced climbers will enjoy seeing the climbers’ techniques and their route. Non-climbers will love the suspense and happy ending. The documentary follows the hardest rock climb and the life of Timmy Caldwell.