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On some level, at its heart, our new film "All the Rage" is largely about ideas related to belief. Modern science uses the word placebo to describe the effect of one's belief on the efficacy of a treatment. When drugs, or procedures, are tested they are only deemed effective if they work better than a sham drug or procedure. The...

I recently had occasion to spend too much time at Heathrow airport in London (the pound and the euro are not equal!). While there I noticed a lot of signs touting the wonderful benefits of a third runway. One massive poster boasted of an astounding 120,000 extra jobs (I remembered 120,000 and thought I must be crazy,...

In honor of Greek Independence Day I want to post a bunch of pictures that I shot in Thessaloniki last week. I had such a tremendous experience at the festival, and I probably spent more time making images than I did meeting people and seeing films. Still, I managed to meet a ton of really interesting people, and got incredible...

Sometimes endless travel can start to feel like a fever dream. I left my home in North Carolina amid frantic preparations for my daughter's 13th birthday part and two days later I finally arrived at my destination. By the time I got to sleep I had lost track of how exhausted I was. A friend took me...

This morning I got an email from a friend who recently read Dr. Sarno’s Book “Healing Back Pain”. He expressed appreciation for the book but he also had some relevant questions. I get asked questions like this a lot, so I thought I’d answer them in a post. His first question was, “Dr. Sarno stated that if...

If you have ever lost anything of value you have probably experienced what I call "a hot feeling of regret". I see it as a cross between shame, anger, and fear. Your mind might simultaneously scan the past to figure out where and when your valuable item could have disappeared while also scanning the future for the various...