Adam Savage made a toolbox for creativity — with his brain
From 2003-2016, Savage and his co-star Jamie Hyneman barreled through nearly 300 episodes of a show that aimed “to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends by mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity.” It took dedication, sweat, creativity and so, so much duct tape.
Savage has a new Discovery Channel show starting soon called Savage Builds. He says they made a suit of Iron Man armor out of titanium and shot guns at it.
He also has a book out, his first, titled “Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life Is What You Make It.” About it, Savage writes:
“I hope this book inspires you to build, make, invent, explore, and—most of all—enjoy the thrills of being a creator.”
Fellow creator (carpenter and actor) Nick Offerman calls Savage’s book “An imperative how-to for creativity.”
Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park presented Adam Savage on May 15.
Please note: This recording contains unedited language of an adult nature.