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Glass Duffle State of Affairs, vol. 3: Fall ’14

It’s been a crazy summer and these three writers are ready for some introspection. Find out what’s up for fall in the Glass Duffle State of Affairs vol 3.

#RoadTripMore Part 3/7: Destination Hookstown

In #RoadTripMore Part 3/7, we go back home to Hookstown, PA, a place with not much to offer most but everything for the author.

SituPlaylist: The All-Encompassing Summer 2014 Mix

Some picks for the best in pop, dance, indie, and more in the summer of 2014.

Value in Self-Deprecating: The Roast of Wes R. Kasik

Wes speaks to the positive impact of self-deprecating and shares his life’s biggest regrettables with cringe-worthy honesty.

Video: Glass Duffle at Forecastle Music Festival 2014

Glass Duffle hit Forecastle Music Festival 2014 with friends and a GoPro for some get-down in Louisville. Jack White, Outkast and Flume headlined a weekend of fun.

#RoadTripMore Part 2/7: The 15 Unwritten Road Trip Rules

In Part 2 of the #RoadTripMore series, we talk about 15 unwritten must-follow road trip rules, featuring a 15 picture road trip photo set.

A functioning pessimist on practicing patience.

Our lifestyle editor pulls back the curtain on one of his biggest challenges.

A day at Bunbury Festival 2014 retold through 15 iPhone pictures.

The Friday recap of Bunbury Music Festival 2014 in Cincinnati as told through 15 pictures straight from the iPhone 5s.

#RoadTripMore Part 1/7: The 40 Hour Cross Country Sprint

Part 1 of the #RoadTripMore series recalls two solo 40 hour cross country road trips and their effect on self-awareness.

A Cleveland sports fan on positivity and perspective.

Sometimes sports are tough. Ask this Cleveland fan. But maintaining positivity and perspective can help create perpetual enjoyment, no matter the result.

SituPlaylist: The All-Encompassing Summer 2014 Mix

Some picks for the best in pop, dance, indie, and more in the summer of 2014.

Video: Glass Duffle at Forecastle Music Festival 2014

Glass Duffle hit Forecastle Music Festival 2014 with friends and a GoPro for some get-down in Louisville. Jack White, Outkast and Flume headlined a weekend of fun.

A day at Bunbury Festival 2014 retold through 15 iPhone pictures.

The Friday recap of Bunbury Music Festival 2014 in Cincinnati as told through 15 pictures straight from the iPhone 5s.

SituPlaylist: Poolside

‘Tis the season to waltz around poolside with your pals. We offer a playlist for the occasion, featuring house, nu disco, funk, garage, chillwave & more!

Interview/Video: Redleg Husky x Glass Duffle

Glass Duffle sat down with North Carolina folk band, Redleg Husky, to talk common interests: music, travel, and positive livin’.

Music Festival Checklist: Overnight Edition

Tips for overnight music festivals… the bigger festivals offer on-site camping throughout the weekend. Apply these tips and sunblock generously.

Music Festival Checklist: Day-Pass Edition

Some music festival provide overnight camping. These tips are for the ones that don’t- the day passes.

SituPlaylist: The Summer Preface

As a preamble to Earth’s most glorious season (subjectively), I put together a list of tracks that I think correspond with the jovial bliss that crescendos around this time after a long, dreary winter– right, my Midwest friends?

SituPlaylist: Procreate

This installment of SituPlaylist is… the one where babies come from.

Slow the record down…

In a world of overstimulation, a challenge to defer to the tempo of this chilled-out playlist and live in the present.

Value in Self-Deprecating: The Roast of Wes R. Kasik

Wes speaks to the positive impact of self-deprecating and shares his life’s biggest regrettables with cringe-worthy honesty.

A functioning pessimist on practicing patience.

Our lifestyle editor pulls back the curtain on one of his biggest challenges.

#RoadTripMore Part 1/7: The 40 Hour Cross Country Sprint

Part 1 of the #RoadTripMore series recalls two solo 40 hour cross country road trips and their effect on self-awareness.

A Cleveland sports fan on positivity and perspective.

Sometimes sports are tough. Ask this Cleveland fan. But maintaining positivity and perspective can help create perpetual enjoyment, no matter the result.

Why being spontaneous is important.

Don’t spend too much time worrying about time or money when an opportunity aries. Be courteous to eager friends, we all know spontaneity always wins.

Photo Essay: The Airbnb Mexico Experiment

I was having way too much fun at our lavish Airbnb Mexico this weekend to run the camera all day… but we did get some shots in before too many shots kicked in.

On brotherhood.

Our lifestyle editor talks about what it means to be a brother and, hours before another trip Westward, tips his cap to a loved one.

Positivity and Transparency are now on Google+.

Glass Duffle has a new toy! Join us on Google+ in furthering the conversation and global movement toward more positivity + transparency.

Laughter is better heard in open spaces.

Two editors visited Hocking Hills State Park for a guided tour to include hidden waterfalls and caves. Both were seen and photographed. The most memorable part of the trip may surprise you.

The truth is a roadmap to positivity.

Positivity and transparency are at often at odds. But the truth is, transparency is everything. Here’s why.

#RoadTripMore Part 3/7: Destination Hookstown

In #RoadTripMore Part 3/7, we go back home to Hookstown, PA, a place with not much to offer most but everything for the author.

Video: Glass Duffle at Forecastle Music Festival 2014

Glass Duffle hit Forecastle Music Festival 2014 with friends and a GoPro for some get-down in Louisville. Jack White, Outkast and Flume headlined a weekend of fun.

#RoadTripMore Part 2/7: The 15 Unwritten Road Trip Rules

In Part 2 of the #RoadTripMore series, we talk about 15 unwritten must-follow road trip rules, featuring a 15 picture road trip photo set.

A day at Bunbury Festival 2014 retold through 15 iPhone pictures.

The Friday recap of Bunbury Music Festival 2014 in Cincinnati as told through 15 pictures straight from the iPhone 5s.

#RoadTripMore Part 1/7: The 40 Hour Cross Country Sprint

Part 1 of the #RoadTripMore series recalls two solo 40 hour cross country road trips and their effect on self-awareness.

Why being spontaneous is important.

Don’t spend too much time worrying about time or money when an opportunity aries. Be courteous to eager friends, we all know spontaneity always wins.

Photo Essay: The Airbnb Mexico Experiment

I was having way too much fun at our lavish Airbnb Mexico this weekend to run the camera all day… but we did get some shots in before too many shots kicked in.

Catching Amtrak Texas Eagle views w/ two online influencers.

The Amtrak Texas Eagle through the desert in the southwest US offers some pretty gnarly views of an area of the US most never see!

6’4 and Long Distance Amtrak Travel: The Sleeper Car

What’s long distance Amtrak travel really like, you ask? BJ Mendelson talks about being 6’4 and sleeping on Amtrak in our new #AmtrakLIVE video.

Music Festival Checklist: Overnight Edition

Tips for overnight music festivals… the bigger festivals offer on-site camping throughout the weekend. Apply these tips and sunblock generously.