032 - Southwest (Airlines) Is Best


  1. Feature Topic: Southwest Airlines
  2. Field Notes: Utility, Spring 2017
  3. Required Reading: "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" by Annie Dillard (Part I)


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NPR's "How I Built This" podcast on Southwest Airlines / Herb Kelleher (Website | Overcast | iTunes)

Last Concentricity FM episode covering "How I Built This" (Podcast)

Southwest Airlines History (Timeline)

Hub & Spoke airline business model (Wikipedia)

USA Today: Airlines' fuel price bets not always paying off (Article)

The Economist: The Wright Amendment (Article)

CGP Grey hates Dulles International Airport (Podcast)

Fortune on Southwest's business strategies (Article)

Vox: The better way to board an airplane (YouTube)

The "Southwest Stretch" (Jonah Keri | Karl)

When Karl flew on "New Mexico One" (Instagram)

Karl's 2017 NCAA bracket (2 Louisville as champ) in the 2017 Spring Field Notes COLORS edition, "Utility Graph".

Field Notes Utility edition (Website)

Three Staples: Field Notes by theme (Website)

Three Staples: Field Notes collection (Website)

Field Notes in the field (Tumblr)

Field Notes unofficial Facebook fan group, "Field Nuts" (Facebook)

The Field Notes Adventure photoblog (Tumblr)

Utility "safety" video (Vimeo)

"Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" by Annie Dillard (Amazon)

Design & Website assistance by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

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Recorded: March 13th - 16th, 2017