Michelangelo Buonarroti said, “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” If you don’t know who that is, he was the ninja turtle with the orange mask. The man’s an artist with nunchakus, but he also did some cool things with a chisel and a paint brush. His mastery over his craft is what makes him a timeless legend. His struggle to become relevant to himself is what made him an artist. He didn’t work outside the box. He built up the walls that defined it.
“In The Year 2000” (It sounds better if you have Conan say it with a flashlight under his chin), Cameron Crowe released the film Almost Famous. Philip Seymour Hoffman played the character “Lester Bangs,” a reluctant mentor to the main character “William Miller.” Miller shows up, bright eyed, bushy tailed and very, very young...
Historically, the 1500’s were an interesting time but the jury is still out on whether or not they were that great time to have lived in. But there was this dude, Michelangelo (ever heard of him), who wascommissioned to build a bronze horse for Pope Julius II only to have it melted down for a cannon....
You Knew Me When
Both Cie and Karisa Hoover went to Nashville to pursue a career in music, but it wasn’t until a year after they were married that they realized they could combine their talents in a band. They haven’t looked back since....
The Bones of J.R. Jones