The Fear Project A new book exploring life's most primal emotion

Archive for September, 2012
Chasing Mavericks
Chasing Mavericks

One of the central themes in The Fear Project book is how human beings build up the courage to surf Mavericks, one of the biggest, deadliest, most bone-crushing waves on the planet. It’s not just about how legendary big-wave surfers like Flea, Jeff Clark, and Doc Renneker train, but what’s going on in their brains […]

Fear less, Love More: An Interview with MeiMei Fox
Fear less, Love More: An Interview with MeiMei Fox

MeiMei Fox is one of the most dynamic human beings I’ve ever encountered. She’s one of those people who can work a 12-hour day, go home to meditate and do yoga, then party all night, and get up and do it again the next day. After studying psychology at Stanford, MeiMei became a depth psychotherapy-trained […]

The Award for Best Political Fear-Monger Goes to
The Award for Best Political Fear-Monger Goes to

If you think Romney and Obama are getting dirty, check out what Johnson was up to in the 1964 race against Goldwater. In case you didn’t catch it, Johnson says in the ad: “These are the stakes! To make a world in which all of God’s children can live, or to go into the dark. […]