Meet our three experts, who have walked their own unbeaten paths to fortune, fame and just the right amount of infamy.
Sure, comfort zones are great — if you like bubble baths and bonbons. The goal of the Most Interesting Academy is to get you out of your comfort zone and into a broader, bolder world. To ferry you into the unknown, we've enlisted a motley crew of journalists and explorers from the fringes of cultural norms and accepted behavior.
And we've provided guides to help you navigate the uncharted waters that our contributors test daily. These three experts have walked their own unbeaten paths to fortune, fame and just the right amount of infamy. Each of our experts represents an area of expertise that we consider crucial to the work of the Academy.
Dhani Jones, an ex-pro athlete who has traveled the world taking on exotic sports, helms Sport and Adventure. Michael Anderson, a world-renowned collage artist, chairs the Arts department. And Craig Thornton, a gourmet chef who is redefining the very idea of "restaurant," will host Culinary exploration.
The role of these captains is twofold:
Look for periodic philosophical, theoretical or practical pieces on life and lifestyle guidance created directly by these experts.
Every Friday, one of the three experts will assess the strange and wild goings-on of the Most Interesting Academy. These pieces will serve as roadmaps through the collected content herein, with each expert's particular must-see stops highlighted along the route.
Now, onward into the unknown. May your expedition be fruitful.