They did it with a great, American Intrepid spirit and a superb sense of humor! Most people won’t ever have an experience like this one. Most people have all kinds of reasons they wouldn’t do such a thing, even if they did manage to think up a unique idea like this one. Josh and Hunter and all of the many, many who got involved stopped making excuses and just did it. Thumbs up, guys. In short, if someone ever does publish Failure Magazine, I can’t imagine Hunter and Josh would qualify for even a mention, let alone the cover!
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Filmmakers Segway out of cubicle life at ‘10 mph’
During the last presidential election, software marketers Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell scooted away from their cubicles and never looked back. Although many people might regard their $60G entry-level jobs a utopian transition from college, the friends couldn’t escape the Arizona company fast enough.
Filmmakers Chase Their Dream — on a Segway
Josh Caldwell and Hunter Weeks were bored with their cubicle-farm jobs, making good money but feeling empty and unfulfilled. Like many white-collar workers, they dreamed of a life beyond the veal-fattening pens.
In 2004, Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell were living in Phoenix, making money in software and on a fast track to . . . somewhere.
They were also 27 and having something of a quarter-life crisis. They wanted to quit their jobs and the monotony of, you know, income. They had a dream.
The Philadelphia Daily News ran one of my favorite articles thus far. Check it out!
Life in the painfully slow lane
Indie film director gives local audience the scoop on ‘10 mph’
Segway movie hits speed bumps raised by … the Segway
It’s a pleasant reminder that some of our best talents are living somewhere between the superspeed, superhighway lives on each coast.