Standing Still At The Speed of SoundPosted: October 17, 2012
Like so many, I was moved by Felix Baumgartner and his astonishing fall from space. The execution blew me away. The audacity. The idea of doing it. The monetization and commercialization of it. There’s not one thing about it I didn’t love to bits.
“One day you’re gonna have to face the deep, dark, truthful mirror.
And it’s gonna tell you things that I still love you too much to say.”
– Elvis Costello, “Deep, Dark Truthful Mirror”
What I hated about it was the execution, the audacity, the idea… While we’re all checking emails, tweeting, updating our statuses and pinning our various and sundry interests, there are people out there doing things. Not talking about them. Not speculating about them. Not commenting on others who do. Doing.
Hold the Red Bull. But pour me a cup and leave the pot. Let’s get busy.