It's the time of year when schools all over are sending new graduates into the world. Even though it has been centuries years since I graduated from college, this time of year always calls to mind some of my favorite advice for graduates. Most people first heard this as the Baz Luhrman production "Everybody's Free…
"A life should try whatever it is it wants to try."
There may be no more important effort than to contribute a voice to the vital issues of our time.
Whether you're acting in a play or starting a business, turning away from your own needs rarely helps anyone.
What's a little humiliation if it makes you a better artist?
The drive to integrate different influences in one's life and take them in a new direction; that's what Chuck Berry and others like him had.
"What is a song, exactly? It's something that starts as an idea and becomes more than that."