I am a long time gamer and a old man by many of the gaming standards. I am 33 years old and have started to find Grey hairs in my beard. At one point in time I was a world class gamer ( hard to believe I know but it was the late 90;s) For a couple of months I was the best CNC: Tiberiun Sun player. In fact all time I'm probably the second best Canadian, after a fellow by the name of xtrmforce, who is a legend.
So that is my back ground I am currently a "successful" salesman, I am married and I have one child, a 5 month old boy. I make great money, live in a big house and things should be great. But what I have realized is money is not that great. Maybe if I was like ultra rich and could do whatever I want that would be awesome but when you are earning upper middle class cash its not what is cracked up to be. In fact I would way rather just get by and do what I want. When I was poor in Uni it was better.
What I want to do is be a comedic writer. Basically I am a horrible actor with Massive stage fright issues. This doesn't really make sense, since in my job I go up to people I have never met introduce my self, make friends and have blast with them. This convinces them I am some cool confident person and they buy from me. However, every time I go to a new business I sit in my car and give my self the "it's going to be OK speech, you like this Jim, you are good at it, now go get them". For the most part it works. I am also diagnosed with Adult ADD and anxiety disorder, and take meds, this is probably related.
But the real main obstacle is society. Basically I feel obligated to work a "real job" make good money, buy house, have a kid and so on. So that is what I have done. I actually have wrote a screen play about 70% finished but I am scared to finish it. Not so much because I think it is bad (which is may be), but more because once it's done what will I day dream about? Right now I can pretend that when I do finish it, its going to get bought and I can do it for a living. That being said I understand if I never finish it that can never happen. For some reason that logic doesn't work on me.
Then while listening to Howard stern I heard Adam Corrolla is making a movie and he is funding it through http://fundanything.com/adamcarolla. One of the options to help involves paying 90 bucks to submit a video of your comedy which 3 will appear in the movie. I decided to do it and paid the money so I couldn't back out. I thought of a lot of EXTREMELY FUNNY SHIT, like really really funny (just go with me) My issue being, I couldn't bring my self to put it on the Internet. Tonight, my friends I did it. I got my self nice and drunk, and used that liquid courage to do it. It turned out OK I think. My video is sideways cause I have no idea what I'm doing but I don't mind it.
Please watch it, up vote it, and pretend its hilarious. Then you can come back to this page and tell me what you really think. My idea of humor is to be right on the line of inappropriateness and at times a little over. So if I offend you, I'm sorry, I kinda mean to, but not that bad. So take that into account.
I solemnly promise that if I make it into the movie I will wear a team liquid shirt, if allowed to during the filming, and if not I will wear one to the Opening and take all pics in it. I will also continue this blog and let you know what goes on, and share pictures. If I am chosen part of the prize is lots of pictures. The video is only 2 mins long as that's all that was allowed so no big commitment from you.
Please please please watch and comment and upvote all positivly and them come and thrash me on here. I can take it I am a big boy. I will love you all and thank you.
Sorry for the verbal diarrhea as mentioned I'm a little drunk and its 3 am when I usually go to bed at 10 but this freaking youtube thing wasn't as easy as I thought it would be.
*edit also the video is sideways. I have no idea how to fix it, if you know help me. Otherwise I will just have to hope it adds to the charm