We create smart, uplifting, meaningful, shareable content targeted to the optimistic millennial. I dont know how thats gonna work the same song so check out soul pancake their videos check out their social media followers for pancake. Rainn wilson is best known for his emmynominated portrayal of dwight on nbcs the office. Rainn wilson joins the show live from the pepperdine bible lectures to discuss bahaii, fasting, the intersection of art and creativity, bassooning, farming, progressive manifestation, suffering, the office, dwight shrute, soulpancake, and his book the bassoon king. Rainn wilsons big life questions in the websiteturned. Rainn wilson is best known as the oddball character dwight schrute on the nbc comedy the office. If you want, i dont care, i have plenty of followers. Rainn wilson chews on these questions all the time, and thus created a website, and now a book, called soulpancake, to address lifes biggest questions.
As one would expect from a book by rainn wilson, this is not your typical actors memoir. Wilson, 40, has turned author with the new book soulpancake. He won an emmy for his role in the television comedy the office rainn wilson is the author of the bassoon king 3. The rainn wilson guide to success the actor, dwight schrute creator, and soulpancake makers memoir, the bassoon king, is out today. Wilson is best known for his role as dwight schrute on the longrunning comedy series the office. Rainn wilson seduces russell brand into the back of his minivan to ask him a few of lifes big questions. Actor rainn wilson, chicago, friday, september 29th, 2017. Viewers of the office fell in love with the character and grew to love the actor who played him even more. With an academic background in engineering science and a social media entrepreneur, devon has worked for a variety of web startups and has culminated his love. As it turns out, wilson is scholar of human nature and the creative process. Last year, actor rainn wilson surprised us with his insightful and utterly undwightlike thoughts on creativity. Jimmy fallon, jay leno, regis and kelly, rachael ray, and.
He grew up in seattle, washington but graduated from new trier h. Rainn dietrich wilson born january 20, 1966 is an american actor, comedian, writer, director. We sent rainn wilson, a selfproclaimed climate idiot. He is best known for his role as dwight schrute on the nbc sitcom the office, for which he earned three consecutive emmy award nominations for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series a native of seattle, wilson began acting at the university of washington. Rainn founded a website and media company, soulpancake, that eventually became a bestselling book of the same name.
How rainn wilson built soulpancake into one of the coolest digital entertainment companies jeryl brunner contributor opinions expressed by forbes contributors are their own. Rainn wilson says dwight schrute would watched tiger king. Every day, rainn wilson and thousands of other voices read, write, and share. Rainn wilson biography, life, interesting facts early years and education. He was born in seattle, washington, in the united states rainn wilson s father was a novelist and artist, and his mother was an actress and yoga teacher.
Little did i know that actor rainn wilson from the office was a big part of the enterprise until i began reading the. Watch to learn more about the videos and series we make. The bassoon king is funny, fascinating, frightening, educational, and full of surprises. The book is an attempt to get people thinking about life, spirituality, love, giving, goodness, science, and so many more things. Fans of the megahit television show the office know that rainn wilson s character, dwight schrute, is a man who speaks and acts in absolutes. Wilson is best known for his role as dwight schrute on the office. By posing questions and challenges, and suggesting activities, soulpancake the book invites you to cook up lifechanging inspiration. Rainn wilsons soulpancake and tastemade team to develop. Soulpancake is the worlds most recognized positive and inspiring media and entertainment company. Reviewed in the united states on february 12, 2017.
Maybe well get some more fancy graphics and a theme song. The most pleasant surprise was learning how deeply spiritual and truly authentic rainn wilson is. We create content that explores lifes big questions, celebrates humanity, and champions creativity. Threetime emmy awardnominated actor rainn wilson plays harry mudd on star trek. Wilson also cocreated the media company soulpancake, which inspired the book soulpancake. When youre looking for a vacation but dont have much money, a book can often be the best alternative. Soulpancake, a provider of uplifting programming, has joined amazon prime video as a content provider and plans to debut a collection of original videos. Chew on lifes big questions in 2010 was cowritten with devon gundry. Devon gundry is the cocreator and ceo of soulpancake.
Rainn wilson sits down for the most important interview of his career. Soulpancake, the production company founded by rainn wilson, has struck a content partnership with tastemade, the digital media brand behind the. Rainn wilson books list of books by author rainn wilson. This book has made me think differently about life, death and religion. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. But the emmynominated actors latest endeavor is of a more serious nature. The show was launched with the company he cofounded, soulpancake. Born and raised in seattle, washington, wilson is a veteran of movies, television and theater, and is a musician, stage actor and author as well. Soulpancake was created for the joy spreaders, deep thinkers, and change makers of the internet. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
My life in art, faith and idiocy by rainn wilson isbn. James fosterfor the suntimes raised in the bahai faith, wilson lived on the north shore for two years as. Rainn wilson almost attacks win butler of arcade fire metaphysical milkshake by soulpancake. He is best known for his role as dwight schrute on the nbc sitcom the office, for which he earned three consecutive emmy award nominations for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series a native of seattle, wilson began acting at the university of washington, and. Comic actor rainn wilson gets serious with book whittier. Rainn wilson is an actor who has been nominated for three emmy awards for his role as dwight. Books contain some of the best adventures with some of the most likable heroes. Actor rainn wilson, dwight of the office, shares baha. His other television, film and stage credits include galaxy quest, house of corpses, six feet under, juno, titus andronicus and the broadway production of the tempest with patrick stewart. Soul pancake instagram live and hey human hey human with rainn wilson. Soulpancake book march 8, 2020 by soul pancake leave a comment rainn wilson gets crazy with some stop motion animationto let you know about the soulpancake book.
The reason rainn wilson goes to tijuana for haitian food. Chew on lifes big questions to his own show on own, the oprah winfrey network, to creating his own youtube channel, wilson is building some serious entrepreneurial cred. I was so excited when i heard this book was coming out. Rainn dietrich wilson born january 20, 1966 is an american actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman, and producer.
With bold questions, intriguing challenges, and mindbending art, soulpancake. Rainn wilson and haitian actor jimmy jeanlouis have teamed on a very important lunch break to give you a peek into what life as a. Wilson founded the website and youtube channel soulpancake. This book, like rainn wilson s namesake website, stands or falls on that motto. Jimmy fallon, jay leno, regis and kelly, rachael ray, and rainn wilson soulpancake book march 22, 2020 by soul pancake leave a comment regis. When he was very young, rainn wilson spent two years in nicaragua, and once his parents. An actor and a writer, he is the cocreator of soulpancake. This book is a quick read, but gives you lots to think about. He is best known for his role as dwight schrute on the nbc sitcom the office, for which he has earned three consecutive emmy. Lifes big questions and coauthored a ny times best seller based on soulpancakes popular website. Rainn wilson was born 20th january 1966, to robert wilson and shay cooper.
In addition to acting, wilson published an autobiography, the bassoon king, in november 2015, and also cofounded the digital media company soulpancake in 2008. For nine seasons rainn wilson played dwight schrute, everyones favorite work nemesis and beet farmer. Rainn wilson s big life questions in the websiteturned book soulpancake may 1, 2011 5. Chew on lifes big questions, explores the human condition from a rich and fascinating array of angles, spanning life and death, art and creativity, sex and relationships, the. It also gave me ideas on things i could do to inspire. Soulpancake tackles the universality of the human experience. Chew on lifes big questions wilson, rainn, gundry, devon, lucina, golriz, mogharabi, shabnam on. Fortunately for mankind, rainn wilson best known for playing dwight. Rainn wilson is best known for his emmynominated role as dwight schrute on nbcs the office, though today hes equally wellknown for his millions of twitter followers and the philosophy website he founded, soulpancake, which launched a new york times bestselling book of the more about rainn wilson. Chew on lifes big questions original by wilson, rainn isbn. Emmy awardnominated actor rainn wilson has joined the cast of star trek. Rainn wilson tells ew dwight schrute wouldve watched tiger king and opened a zoo. More recently, he has played a recurring role on star trek. Discovery 2017 as well as a supporting role in the meg 2018.995 602 875 456 615 983 823 427 1322 1251 518 83 1169 733 21 1316 906 600 531 1380 1036 587 835 1103 533 1432 984 1013 1367 1429 1223 677 701 1257 430 636 513 458 1013 466 555