Killing Your Heroes

Yeah, yeah, I know. It’s not the most inspired title. It’s been said before and it’ll be said again. But sometimes things bear repeating for all kinds of reasons.

I kept my mouth shut when the whole Lance Armstrong vs. Oprah thing went down and partially it was because I didn’t want to get into the middle of that craziness. Everyone and their mother had something to say about it and one risks getting lost in the flood. But I’m going to take a different tack here. Continue reading

Risky Business

(Ed. note: I started this article about risk taking weeks ago and never posted it. How
‘s that for irony?)

Hello all, it’s been far too long. Life reared it’s beautiful head and I couldn’t say no.

Let me check in quickly – my film just got accepted to the Dixie International Film Festival, shortly after we screened it to a crowd of about 100. The reception has been good and we’re very excited about it. In addition, we’re working on writing a feature and going through the process in a very methodical manner, which for some of us is a brush up and for others an introduction.

But today I want to talk about Risk and the taking of. A thought struck me today that I don’t take enough risks and I suddenly am somewhat regretful of it. I mean, I can’t say I take no risks across the board. I write this blog and expose some intimate thoughts. I have been shooting and working on my art work as a director. I’ve been getting more jobs that make me reach beyond my comfort zone and taking them on without a whole lot of fear.

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