“I spend a great deal of time thinking I am not a very good writer.
And yet I admit to myself I have produced some things that are good.
People who create spend a great deal of time looking over their shoulder, thinking the person next to them has a disruptive magical power they don’t have; they worry that every time they create something themselves hundreds of people will look at it in pity and laugh or even worse, ignore it.
The best creators kick that feeling into the ground. The best creators put fingers in dirt walls and climb. This essay is a message to myself. It is a message that Drake wrote into Tuscan Leather and I listen to it when I know I don’t need to prove shit to anyone.
"I’m in the process of divesting. I took the pledge," Ruffalo told me, "between 3-5 years, to completely divest in any fossil fuels or anything climate change related and put it into renewable or clean tech." Ruffalo had just been a guest on Al Gore’s fourth annual 24 Hours of Climate Reality program, and he was enthused.
I really enjoyed speaking to Motherboard about 24 Hours of Climate Reality, divesting from fossil fuels and why I’m so passionate about fighting climate change. If you’re interested, you can read the whole interview HERE.
“The problem isn’t coming up with ideas, it is how to contain the invasion. My ideas are like uninvited guests. They don’t knock on the door; they climb in through the windows like burglars who show up in the middle of the night and make a racket in the kitchen as they raid the fridge. I don’t sit and ponder which one I should deal with first. The one to be wrestled to the floor before all others is the one coming at me with the most vehemence.”—