Move back to Vancouver; first to my parent’s house, then by myself on Scotia Street. Create a true life story speaker series called “The Truth is Out There”. Embark on an East Coast Comedy Tour. Interviewed on What’s so Funny. Produce Comedy Waste for Music Waste. Develop a series of promotional spots called The Music Waste Shorts. Get a job as a bartender at Shine. Bronx Cheer moves to the Biltmore; get tattoo of stranger’s name to commemorate occasion. Produce Comedy component of Olio Festival. Interviewed in Vice Magazine.
Begin dating Jenna.
Break up with Monika; create “The Postman”. Move back to parent’s house. Get job as a bartender at the Royal Unicorn Cabaret. Move to Main St with Kevin Lee. Best man at The Black’s wedding. First festival performance. Invited to perform at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival; witness former hero Brian Posehn publicly sleeping on the ground. Create a demo reel; get an acting agent. Bronx Cheer continues. Become friends with Cam Reed. Decide to move to LA and live with Bill Johnson; witness Obama’s inauguration while hiding in a closet.
Start a blog.
Start a twitter.
Leave Pyramid Power to more seriously pursue comedy. Graduate college. Enjoy some light partying. Break ankle one last time before quitting skateboarding. Rodney Graham asks me to pose in a photograph. Travel to NY with Middle Part to perform comedy. Quit Middle Part, form new sketch group — Bronx Cheer. Create website, and start With Friends Like These. Interview Bob Odenkirk and Neil Hamburger. Create a billiard-based calendar for 2008. Almost drown on nude beach.
Start Facebook account.
Co-create Pyramid Power Magazine. Make conscious effort to improve lifestyle; start eating more vegetables. Spend large amounts of time on nude beaches, sunning myself. Become infatuated with comedy; involve myself in local improv community. Befriend Alan Stremel. Start “The Middle Part” sketch comedy troupe with Alan and Craig.
More partying and general good times. Continue living with parents. Re-enter university; declare English Literature as major. Become infatuated with poker, mostly for social reasons. Break other ankle in a skateboarding related incident. Become friends with Nate Dales, Cam Macleod, and Jordan Christianson. Create a line of shirts with “Pierce Brosnan” screened on the front. Begin working out (briefly).
Start Myspace account.
Get job at Capers. Continue skateboarding. Immerse myself in “having fun”. Passing interest in DJing results in ill-advised purchase of turntable system. Go to Calgary, purchase a novelty license plate for “Princess Boothy”. Attempt to start a magazine that reviews old VHS tapes. Buy 3 old bikes and paint them entirely gold; refer to them as “Gold Gold Bikes”.
Start Friendster account.
Continue education at UBC. Befriend Craig Anderson, Cam Dales, Neil Sutherland. With Aran, move into row-housing for a very intense living experience. Become infatuated with Paintballing for some reason.
Become immersed in snowboarding culture. Become a hippie; purchase several hackie-sacks, refuse to wear shoes even while walking downtown. Become an avid Skateboarder; travel across Canada with Jonny Black on the “Ultimate Skate-Sesh”. Break ankle. Get tribal tattoo on my back. Apply for job at local landscaping company. Embrace diet consisting only of orange coloured food — kraft dinner, orange soda, cheesies, and regular cheese. Befriend Adam Humphries and Matt Booth, despite their revulsion at my orange food diet.
Begin dating Julie.
Ironically, break thumb during failed breakdancing demonstration. Graduate High School. Refuse to attend prom, instead travel to Whistler Mountain to eat a plate of spaghetti. Move out for the first time; attend UBC. Dress like a raver for some reason. Experience a real-life “Lord of the Flies” while living in university dormitories. Attempt to pen a musical based on the film “Teen Wolf”.