Dressing up for Halloween each year has become a favorite tradition of mine and with all of the challenges we've faced this year, it felt more important than ever to create a costume that would bring a smile to people's faces.So what's my new costume? I AM GROOT. I'm a huge fan of superhero films and comic, so it was a blast to become one of my ...
People always ask if I get a 50% discount on shoes. The answer up until now has been no, although I do have a friend who's an amputee on the opposite side that I trade with. I call him my solemate. We shared our first pair--which I happened to have ordered from Zappos--back in 2011. Which is leads us to the subject of this video.I'M THRILLED TO ...
Exciting news! A major streaming service is developing a show inspired by my childhood. We are currently casting for the lead role of JOSH. We're conducting a nationwide search for someone who wears a prosthetic leg to portray an amputee boy between ages 11-14. Acting experience not required.If you or someone you know is interested, please have ...
As an internet video veteran with over 250 million views, I'm ready to inspire your virtual audience with my "one more thing, one more time" message.My virtual motivational speeches, which can be either pre-recorded or presented as an interactive livestream, are customized, engaging, and high-impact.Take a look:During this time of uncertainty an...
Every year or so it seems the internet re-discovers a video I made back in 2011 with my solemate Stephen.This year's re-discovery happened yesterday when a GIF of the clip hit the front page of Reddit, amassing an astonishing 7.6M views and 122k upvotes.Here it is--for you to either re-discover or discover for the first time--for yourself: via G...
On July 5th, California's biggest earthquake in 20 years hit--right in the middle of my one-man comedy show.
Fortunately for you, the cameras were rolling. Check it out:
By the way, you should come to the show sometime! Usually there are no earthquakes.
As it happens, there was a theater critic from Stage and Cinema in the audience ...
My one man comedy show "We Should Hang Out Sometime" made the cover of this local Santa Monica newspaper! (Read it)
The story published the same day as the one-year anniversary of the show AND the same day the biggest earthquake in 20 years hit during the middle of my performance.
What. A. Day.
Exactly one year ago, Ashley and I set out to create the most awkward theatrical experience one can have on a Friday night in Santa Monica.
I believe we've succeeded.
Not only is our show "We Should Hang Out Sometime" full of uncomfortable laughs and quirky inside jokes that are only funny to my best friend Brad, but new audience members h...
Here's a fun#tbt for you.
Back in 2001, during a retrospectively embarrassing bleached hair phase, I gave a motivational speech at this middle school.
Eighteen years later, a student there named Maggie lost her leg and then found me on the internet.
And now, because of her, my signed books are in the school library. (Read the ...
People contact me all the time to ask how to become a motivational speaker.It's a great question. Because it's a really, really great job.So I've decided to answer it once and for all in an epic-length p...