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What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? The Founders of The Buried Life

| March 11, 2010 | 18 Comments

What do you want to do before you die? That’s the question 4 guys asked themselves one summer and they decided to head out on a road-trip to conquer as many as they could. They started a blog, hustled for sponsors, got into their rickety old RV and set out to have some fun. Before long they had an offer from MTV to create a show and The Buried Life was born.

Duncan, Ben, Dave and Jonnie have been traveling the country crossing things off their list of 100 things to do before they die. For each thing they cross off their list they help someone else cross something off their own list.  What started off as a summer road-trip and a blog has turned into more then they could ever imagine…

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What does everyone think of the video interview? What do you like better the video or our text interviews? Please leave a comment!

Interview done by Uptin Saiidi

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  • http://twitter.com/wHammes Wade Hammes

    Video interviews are way better!

  • http://www.blogcastfm.com/ Srinivas Rao

    Good stuff guys. I”d heard of these guys from a friend. I’m glad you interviewed them because they have a really interesting story. Makes you realize how much is possible these days.

  • Rd99Hse1

    Great vid interview. Love it. Also really like the project that these guys are into. Tiny comment: getting a tripod might help.

  • SK

    Favorite line by far is “I know you have a whole list of things to do.”

    Very good interview…just wish I could see the camera crew, as well!

  • SK

    Loved the line “You guys have a list of things to do.”

    Just wish I could see the camera crew!

  • http://www.Want2BeMe.com/ Tina Paparone

    Great interview! I really relate to their description of having to pick each other up during the lows- I think that's one of my favorite things about a good partnership. I have never seen the show but I am definitely going to check it out- sounds so much better than the other MTV reality shows. Keep the video interviews coming!

  • http://Under30CEO.com Jared O'Toole

    Well we will keep more coming then!

  • http://Under30CEO.com Jared O'Toole

    Yea they have an awesome project. Living it up but also helping people out. Good stuff.

  • http://Under30CEO.com Jared O'Toole

    Yea I think they have one of the better MTV shows…although no one can mess with the jersey shore ha. We'll keep more videos coming!

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  • http://under30ceo.com MattWilsontv

    Thanks Wade, glad you are liking the way things are going with Under30CEO. These guys are awesome. Can't believe they just picked up shop to do this. Pretty good stuff and I like how they cut right to it and say yeah, we want to get right to the heart of it–what do you want to do before you die?

  • http://under30ceo.com MattWilsontv

    Hi Tina, thanks for all the hard work on Under30CEO. Your article was awesome and your comments have been much appreciated. Thanks for getting involved!

  • http://www.genyrockstars.com/ Greg Rollett

    This is awesome guys. I love this show – resembles everything I love about young people right now! Ambitious as hell and taking control of their own lives.

    Keep up the great features and yes, video is the way to go (maybe even looking at transcribing the interviews to get that SEO love).

  • http://www.rumfordaquatics.com Andrew Hill

    I think they're a nice change in pace, especially if you can get like one per week.

    I would however invest in an HD video camera or even a good camera that records in HD.

    Also, have Uptin relax a bit. He did a great job but seemed a bit uptight and overly formal. This is U30CEO, no reason for really formal interviews. With that said the setup did seem a bit awkward for him being on a wooden chair with them being on a comfortable couch.

    Also, advice from my friend in film school is to stay away from lots of angles and zooms. It makes the whole thing feel less fluid and choppy. Personally, I'd stick to the angle that first appears around 0:29 or so that has everyone with good detail, lighting, and focus.

    What can I say, I'm a critic, but liked the video and hope to see more.

  • ElaineT

    The brick wall with a brownish couch and a separate mismatching chair seems very NY bachelor. I think more casual interviews like this would be a welcome change.

  • http://www.jrconsumer.com/ Fifth Wheels

    to be with the one i love :D

  • http://www.jrconsumer.com/ Fifth Wheels

    to be with the one i love :D

  • Taralex1999

    Hi my name is tara am 11 years old and i want to act on t.v 4 once if you guys could make that happen i would be so graet ful and i would always rember you ty .does dreams come true?