Right now my life seems to resemble a series of unfinished short stories. To be fair, that is not due only to the fact that my computer no longer works and I am forced to endure potentially carpel tunnel-causing injuries when using my weary iPhone ALL THE TIME. In the midst of dream-making, real life stuff … Read more
Seth Godin has some inspiring advice for all of us who care about doing great work but might be struggling. When we do start to make the money we might need to make us comfortable, may we ponder this: “I’m making money, why do more?” Because more than you need to makes it personal. Because … Read more
I am inspired by the director and writers of Beast of the Southern Wild, two 30-something dreamers who made a beautiful film. Although that film was nominated for several awards, it did not get an Oscar. However, I applaud those who made this poetic expression mainstream while keeping it real. I admire that this film … Read more
This is the YEAR OF THE 30-somethings. Case in point: 1. Beast of the Southern Wild: directed by Benh Zeitlin (1982) who co-wrote the screenplay with childhood friend Lucy Alibar (1982) who says she “found influence in films like “Babe” (1995) and Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.” (1982)”, Best Picture Nominee and Best Directing Nominee 2. No: Takes place in the 198o’s in … Read more
Please take the time to sign this petition: https://secure.avaaz.org/en/petition/Free_Austin_Tice It matters. The people of Syria matter. A young journalist with dreams to show the face of war matters. YOU matter and by signing this you are saying NO to the apathy that often plagues our generation. THANK YOU!
Reblogged from Thought Catalog: Last week I asked readers to answer the question, “Where are you right now in life, at this moment?” Including emails there are almost 200 responses so far. Read them here. Each person seems to be right in the middle of a pretty dramatic story. Certain themes emerged. A lot of … Read more
Austin Tice is just another 30-something in pursuit of his dreams. We kill ourselves every day with McDonald’s and alcohol and a thousand other drugs, but we’ve lost the sense that there actually are things out there worth dying for. … So that’s why I came here to Syria, and it’s why I like being … Read more
Here’s a little video diary about the magical V-Day in Rome. Enjoy project1979 was proud to represent.
Reblogged from JACOBSPHERE: Lately I’ve been wondering about how much anyone actually follows their dreams. When I was younger I always told to dream big and I have for the most part, up until recently it hadn’t occurred to me that in fact I haven’t pursued any of my dreams really which concerns me. I … Read more
In solidarity against indifference and apathy, tomorrow I’ll be at the Colosseum and Spanish Steps in Rome to dance my fanny off for One Billion Rising. I am psyched! I think I’ll wear my boots. And I’ll be dancing for this woman in particular who was part of the project1979 London edition: I am also rising for … Read more