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Friends newsletter: Master of None

I usually carry a notebook in my back left pocket so I can write down interesting things that I hear.
Nick Gray
Friends newsletter: Master of None
By Nick Gray • Issue #24 • View online
I usually carry a notebook in my back left pocket so I can write down interesting things that I hear.  
Today’s newsletter is filled with the best stuff that my friends recommended recently.
Why you’re getting this: This is my Friends Newsletter. I send it to people I’ve met recently, my contacts on LinkedIn, and friends I want to keep in touch with. Feel free to unsubscribe and I won’t be offended.

Best TV
Master of None: on Netflix. Everyone is talking about how great Season 2 is and a celebration of New York City.
Two episodes of note, via Ramit Sethi: Parent episode from S1, and Ode to New York from S2.
Master of None, starring Aziz Ansari on Netflix is supposed to be good
Master of None, starring Aziz Ansari on Netflix is supposed to be good
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers: Alex Kelloff recommended this to me. YouTube has some clips here.
Best New Hotel in Miami
My friend Amanda Ferri told me about Faena Miami Beach.
Amanda: They spent $18,000,000 on a gold-plated wooly mammoth skeleton. I got a behind-the-scenes tour and loved it. The design is incredible.”
Amanda: They spent $18,000,000 on a gold-plated wooly mammoth skeleton. I got a behind-the-scenes tour and loved it. The design is incredible.”
Best new store in NYC: Amazon Books
My video tour. Spoiler alert: I loved it here
My video tour. Spoiler alert: I loved it here
The brand new Amazon Books store opened yesterday in NYC:
Best Books
LOTS of great book recommendations this month.. see the full list in my random notes on my blog here.
  • Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)
    by David Sedaris via Charles Forman
  • The Magic of Thinking Big
    by David J Schwartz via Ramit Sethi
  • Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: One Comedian’s Tour of Not-Quite-the-Biggest Cities in the World
    by Todd Barry via Jeff Rubin
  • Saga, by Brian K Vaughan. A comic book that might be the best comic book ever, via Jeff Rubin
  • Tetris: The Games People Play
    by Box Brown, via Jeff Rubin - a graphic novel about the history of Tetris
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl, via Tasia Duske
  • Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw via Scott Kidder
  • Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll, via Scott Kidder
  • Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life by Stuart Diamond, via someone at Skillshare party
  • The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King by Rich Cohen, via Michael Karnjanaprakorn (Nick’s note: I read this, loved it!)
  • Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money by Nathaniel Popper, via Michael Karnjanaprakorn
  • Love Yourself, by Kamal Ravikant
  • Head Strong by Dave Asprey, via Michael Karnjanaprakorn
Do you have any recommendations for good media?
Hit reply and let me know!
NYC: Museum Hack Cool Event on June 3
We’re hosting 1 final Amazing Race-style event in Prospect Park on June 3. Special secret code FRIENDS gets you a totally free ticket as a bonus for reading to the end of my Newsletter :-) 
It is legit going to be awesome, guaranteed fun
It is legit going to be awesome, guaranteed fun
Jobs at Museum Hack
The end
Thanks for reading! Have a great weekend.

In museums we trust,
Nick Gray
Founder and CEO of Museum Hack

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