CONVERSE WITH PARADISE DAY
William Blake 1757
“Poetry, Painting & Music, the three Powers in man of conversing with Paradise, which the flood did not sweep away.”
*Read the poetry of William Blake. Look at the paintings of Jackson Pollock. Listen to the Motown music of Berry Gordy. Converse with Paradise.
Summer Rae 1983
“I lift four days a week, and on my fifth day I do HIIT if I have time. I try to do intense cardio twice a week, but because of my schedule I sometimes have to do it on a lift day. SoulCycle is my new favourite! I’m pretty obsessed with it, as we just got it in Chicago. I love the positivity in the class and the loud music. If I’m going to do cardio like that for an hour, I need someone yelling at me and pushing me!”
*Lift, HIIT, intense cardio, and/or SoulCycle today.
Berry Gordy Jr. 1929
Gordy endeavored to reach across the racial divide with music that could touch all people, regardless of the color of their skin. Under his tutelage, Motown became a model of black capitalism, pride and self-expression.
*Listen to Motown music all day. It’s good for the soul.
Jon Stewart 1962
“If I had only followed CNBC’s advice, I’d have a million dollars today, provided I started with a hundred million dollars.”
*Use caution when taking financial advice.
Ed Harris 1950 – watch Pollock
For Harris, “Pollock” represents the culmination of a 10 year labor of love.
Life Magazine asked: “Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?”
*Watch Ed Harris almost win an Oscar for his role as Jackson Pollock.
Judd Nelson 1959 – Breakfast Club sandwich
You see us as you want to see us—in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain and an athlete, and a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.
*Listen to some Motown while making this Breakfast Club sandwich and enjoy eating it while watching The Breakfast Club. It may inspire you to make a sugar and cereal sandwich for dessert.
SNUB – Trey Songz 1984
- Poetry, painting, and music
- HIIT or SoulCycle
- Listen to Motown music
- Use caution when taking financial advice.
- Watch Pollock
- Make a Breakfast Club sandwich