The 300 Million Yen Heist

The 300 Million Yen Heist

I’ve got a confession to make. ​ I’ve been tricking you. ​ I’ve been doing it for years. ​ But before I get to my admission of deception I want to tell you about one of the greatest feats of trickery ever executed. ​ On the morning of December 10, 1968, four branch...
The 300 Million Yen Heist

The Biggest Misconception In Nutrition

As long time, raving fans of this newsletter (it’s okay to admit that you have my poster hanging on your bedroom wall) you may have noticed something. ​ I pretty much never write about reps or sets. ​ Describing particular exercise techniques doesn’t really appeal to...
The 300 Million Yen Heist

What Bill Starr Taught Me About The Long Game

If you are a regular reader of this newsletter (really still having a hard time not calling it a “blog”) it will probably not surprise you to hear that I am a “quotes” guy. ​ I really love when someone can put, well, a newsletter’s worth of information, ideas, emotion...
The 300 Million Yen Heist

The Not-So-Subtle Power of Belonging

As I imagine it is for most thirteen year-olds, my transition from the small elementary school at the end of my block to the chaotic zoo that was my first junior high school was a difficult one. ​ At the end of June I was still in my sheltered, twenty-kid per class...