I recently watched Tick, Tick… Boom! the Netflix movie about the life of Jonathan Larson, the writer of Rent. It moved me to tears.
A man and woman have sex, and we are brought into the world on a spark of electricity, slapped on the ass, and told that we are unique. And we are. There is no other human being on the planet exactly like us. However, by virtue of being human, we’re not original. And we’re not creative. We paint pictures with our fingers and mold coffee mugs out of clay in grade school, and then told how creative we are. We write…
Believing we’re creative is a deception caused by the ego. Sadly, humans aren’t creative. True creativity can only exist at the ‘divine entity’ level.
With a name like We Were Promised Jetpacks, they were destined to be a fave on this blog. Hailing from the motherland (Scotland), this is "Quiet Little Voices." Look out for these guys in 2010. Jim is a father, husband, copywriter and founder of the virtual ad agency smashcommunications You can find him on Twitter @smashadv
I think I'm going to move to TED and live there the rest of my life. (thanks to @pgha for the heads up on this amazing lecture) Jim is a father, husband, copywriter and founder of smashcommunications. You can find him on Twitter @smashadv
They've been called "the best modern pop band you've never heard of." Lions, by The Features. Oh, and is that Peter Jackson playing the bass? Jim is a father, husband, copywriter and founder of smashcommunications. You can find him on Twitter @smashadv