Jonathan Pillot was an entertainment attorney and producer in NYC, and is now a storyteller, director, writer and idea incubator. A native Manhattanite who had both Brooklyn envy and a desire to be bicoastal, he now lives in a loft in Brooklyn, exploring how to make a Brooklyn – Berkeley split a reality.

WHAT IS YOUR NAME?

Jonathan Pillot

HOW OLD ARE YOU?

63

WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

Brooklyn, NYC.

WHAT DO YOU DO?

Storyteller/Director/Writer/Idea Incubator

TELL US WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE YOUR AGE?

I’ve never been happier, more open, more passionate, more clear.

WHAT DO YOU HAVE NOW THAT YOU DIDN’T HAVE AT 25?

Wisdom, perspective, an ability to live in the moment, a fire that commands me to be authentic.  Reading glasses.  Great recipes.

WHAT ABOUT SEX?

Never been better, more abundant, more fiery.

AND RELATIONSHIPS?

I am all about seeking Mutuality.  In all types of relationships.

HOW FREE DO YOU FEEL?

Way freer than ever.  And realizing that this sense of freedom bears little relationship to $.

WHAT ARE YOU PROUD OF?

Humanistic values, being a parent of two conscious Millenials, having the courage to implode my life and its foundational paradigms to start over and see what is mine, and what is not…

WHAT KEEPS YOU INSPIRED?

My inner fire, my desire to see my kids have a fulfilled parent, my passion for being a mirror for people and seeing possibilities everywhere.

WHEN ARE YOU HAPPIEST?

Being with my kids, nurturing and feeding people, connecting like-minded and like-souled people, creating an environment where everyone shares their gifts, creating safe spaces for people to be themselves and express themselves authentically, biking through NYC on a beautiful day…
 
AND WHERE DOES YOUR CREATIVITY GO?

Anywhere and everywhere I allow it…in any medium…

WHAT’S YOUR PHILOSOPHY OF LIVING?

Be in the moment as best as you can, this is all we got, and go for the magic.  Own your alchemy.

AND DYING?

Go out fully till the end.

ARE YOU STILL DREAMING?

Every minute

WHAT WAS A RECENT OUTRAGEOUS ACTION OF YOURS?

Keeping the faith when all else looked bleak.