Cuckoo’s Nest (0:27) “I mean—hell, I’m surprised how sane you guys all are. As near as I can tell you’re not any crazier than the average asshole on the street!” —Jack Nicholson’s character rants on the other patients in the ward.There’s a reason you like hanging out with the other crazies in the ward, it’s because you’re nuts too! You’re crazy because of that free-flowing, non-stop stream of ideas, brainstorms, videos, melodies, rhymes, beats, money-making schemes and bright ideas that flow in directly from the divine ethos and invade the sacred space between your ears. It’s a constant download of creative inspiration that has never stopped and never will! Others don’t have it. In fact, others often see you as scattered, unfocused and pensive. That’s because they don’t get it! They’re the ones who ask: “Where did you get that great idea?” How did you come up with those lyrics?” What possessed you to start that project?” “What makes you think you can change the world?” You’re nuts because while others struggle for the right answers, you’re content living in a world of endless possibilities, and people just don’t get that. Not even your therapist gets it—unless she’s crazy too! Truth is, only other crazy artists & entrepreneurs really understand what it’s like to be an independent, creative, risk-taker. That’s why we love talking, sharing, arguing and hanging with other A&E’s. There’s a common camaraderie there. It feels like “home” when we’re in the company of other crazy artists & treps. So admit it—you’re nuts! Stop questioning and doubting your sanity, and finally give yourself permission to be the crazy creative genius that you are—no matter what others think! * Ripped off, rewritten and plagiarized from a blog I wrote a few years back.  
J Michael Dolan

Cuckoo’s Nest (0:27)

“I mean—hell, I’m surprised how sane you guys all are. As near as I can tell you’re not any crazier than the average asshole on the street!” —Jack Nicholson’s character rants on the other patients in the ward.

There’s a reason you like hanging out with the other crazies in the ward, it’s because you’re nuts too! You’re crazy because of that free-flowing, non-stop stream of ideas, brainstorms, videos, melodies, rhymes, beats, money-making schemes and bright ideas that flow in directly from the divine ethos and invade the sacred space between your ears. It’s a constant download of creative inspiration that has never stopped and never will! Others don’t have it. In fact, others often see you as scattered, unfocused and pensive. That’s because they don’t get it! They’re the ones who ask: “Where did you get that great idea?” How did you come up with those lyrics?” What possessed you to start that project?” “What makes you think you can change the world?” You’re nuts because while others struggle for the right answers, you’re content living in a world of endless possibilities, and people just don’t get that. Not even your therapist gets it—unless she’s crazy too! Truth is, only other crazy artists & entrepreneurs really understand what it’s like to be an independent, creative, risk-taker. That’s why we love talking, sharing, arguing and hanging with other A&E’s. There’s a common camaraderie there. It feels like “home” when we’re in the company of other crazy artists & treps. So admit it—you’re nuts! Stop questioning and doubting your sanity, and finally give yourself permission to be the crazy creative genius that you are—no matter what others think!

* Ripped off, rewritten and plagiarized from a blog I wrote a few years back.

 

COMMENTS


Posted By Chad
Thank You For Helping Me Michael
i usually don't leave comments,but I have to say thanks for this one. now I know why my ex girlfriend and I were so incompatible. If you're an artist you can't just shack up with anyone. Unless they're artists themselves,There's only a handful of people who will get what you do and support it. In a way we are aliens on this planet. Keep it coming Michael you make a big difference you crazy alien!


Posted By Eight Ball
They're Coming to Take Me Away...
Thank you Michael. I am truly flattered!


Posted By Bjorn
The space between my ears
Dearest Michael. It never ceises to amaze me how acurately you express the processes going on in the room that occupies space between my ears. Be blessed. <3


Posted By Hal Aaron
All The Madmen
I like to quote David Bowie about our particular kind of insanity. From his song "All The Madmen", a track on his Man WHo Sold the World album: "ÉI'd rather stay here, with All the Madmen Then perish with the sad men roaming free. And I'd rather play here - with All the Madmen For I'm quite content, they're all as sane as me." Always looking forward to your blogs, J Michael. Thank you!


Posted By Rachel Walker
Beyond the normal limits doest thou fly....
Hi Michael! Without the crazy thinkers the world would be oh so boring...! Aha..Aha... Lots of creating to do!! :-)Have a super day!! Rachel


Posted By Roc O
Keep it flowing
I only go nuts when there’s a PAUSE in the stream.


Posted By Sue Blues
Nut Case!
I love being one of the “nuts” in the ward!


Posted By Beth
Crazy!
Call me crazy, but I wouldn’t trade my 24/7/365 job for anything! Thanks for your support.

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