Playing for Change in Japan

“Playing for change” has one connotation to street musicians, who make a living by placing a hat or guitar case on the sidewalk to collect spare change from passersby. “Playing For Change” has a completely different meaning to musicians around the world who are working hard to inspire us all to come together as a […]

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The Renegade Comic Genius

No we’re not fanatics of the color blue… If your browser displays the entire post below in DARK BLUE, please use FireFox to view it. The background of our blog displays WHITE in 90% of browsers. ♦  ♦  ♦ Last year, in May, we included a seemingly misfit person — someone no longer with us — on […]

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Hidden Heroes — Hero #5 (Blake Mycoskie)

If you missed the INTRODUCTION to our Hidden Heroes series, or haven’t read about Hidden Heroes #1 thru #4, click here. Otherwise, continue below to read about Hero #5… We’ve heard from a lot of people, especially in the metaphysical community, who think it’s spiritually correct to say, “I don’t watch TV.” They’re often the […]

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Hidden Heroes — Hero #4 (Diane Dupuy)

If you missed the INTRODUCTION to our Hidden Heroes series, or haven’t read about Hidden Heroes #1 thru #3, click here. Otherwise, continue below to read about Hero #4… Once upon a time, there was a girl named Diane Dupuy. It was the early 1970s, and the puppeteer was having a talk with comedian Bill […]

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Hidden Heroes — Hero #3 (Bill Hicks)

If you missed the INTRODUCTION to our Hidden Heroes series, you can read it by clicking here. Otherwise, continue below to read about Hero #3… It was just over 10 months ago. I read a passage in a book, by an author who is undoubtedly the most controversial thinker of our time. An author that […]

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Hidden Heroes — Hero #2 (Mark Johnson)

If you missed the INTRODUCTION to our Hidden Heroes series, you can read it by clicking here. Otherwise, continue below to read about Hero #2… They say that people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that end up doing it. They also say it takes 10 years […]

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Hidden Heroes — Hero #1 (John Wood)

If you missed the INTRODUCTION to our Hidden Heroes series, you can read it by clicking here. Otherwise, continue below to read about Hero #1… He had a corporate job many people would have envied — good salary, great benefits, working for one of the richest men in the world at Microsoft. But he followed […]

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Hidden Heroes — Introduction to The Series

Two posts prior to this, specifically the one on March 8th, we took a stab at “rallying  the troops” — for making an appeal to “think” hard about WHO your authentic mentors are — by making the presumptuous, and some might say “dispiriting,” assertion that: “…the world does need another HERO.“ While it just might be […]

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