Here’s a video excerpt of Adam Savage’s wonderful talk at Maker Faire. He’s telling the story of a life-changing experience that’s helped form his character and how massively screwing up can sometimes end up as a positive.

MythBuster Adam Savage’s Colossal Failures
[You can see additional clips from Adam’s talk and watch the entire hour-long presentation on the link above.]


Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

  • schmidtn

    Anybody have a link to the entire speech?

    • Rolando

      You have to sign in to download it it, but there is a download link right below the player on the page. I just d/l’d the entire 58 min speech. Thanks for this – I missed the 2 talks I wanted to see most, and this was one of them.