Van Jones

Prince, hoodies and #YesWeCode

People always ask me how Prince got involved with #YesWeCode, an initiative I helped to found. #YesWeCode aims to help train 100,000 low-opportunity youth to become high-level computer programmers. The truth is, it was Prince who sparked the idea. It […]

What is your cause?

What is your cause?

If someone walked up to you on the street and asked you “what is your cause”, how would you respond? You might ask for clarification. “Are you inquiring about my origin, or my purpose? Where I came from or what […]


Viral for the soul

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of videos posted about being kind to others and The Golden Rule. A particular video really got me thinking about trends and what’s gone viral. I was inspired by these guys to go out […]

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato’s love is louder

If you had started your career when you were barely old enough to do up your own shoelaces, how do you think your life would look by the time you were 21? Demi Lovato danced with a purple dinosaur called […]

George Clooney

Celebrities and their secret lives

Everyday our TVs, radios, twitter feeds and conversations are filled with the latest celebrity gossip: “Singer caught with drugs at airport,” “Movie Star cheats on husband who has baby with other woman,” “Model puts on 5 pounds,” etc. But is […]

The Soloist

Fighting the stigma of mental illness one film at a time

Movie making is an intense and all consuming experience. Each time you start the journey, you create a bubble that surrounds your team, keeping everyone focused and protected from the interference of the “outside world.” A few years ago, I […]

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