Hudsucker Proxy

Couple, Salt Flats

I’m getting ready to head out to the Salt Flats in Western Utah (we’re leaving at 2am tomorrow!).

I have had a movie on my mind all day. It could well be my favorite movie of all time: Hudsucker Proxy (don’t read the synopsis, just [order it, rent it, borrow it], and watch it). I realized today that it is a terrific metaphor for the visionary process.

Let’s see if the main character, Norville Barnes (Tim Robbins), has what it takes to be a true visionary:

Eager protagonist? Check. Surrounded by skeptics? Check. Unyielding commitment to his vision? Check. A little bit stupid? Check. This guy is textbook visionary. Watch the show. See if you agree. And leave a comment after you watch it. I’m curious to know what you think.

See you at the Salt Flats.

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