Been sitting here
for 3 minutes writing and erasing this line 'cause I
have no clue how to put into words how thankful
I am for the support out here. I mentioned last
entry that it almost seemed cheesy of me to rent out a
place and invite friends and family to a show to lift
my spirits, well had just the 30 people I thought were
coming came - it probably would've been. As it stands
nearly 100 people showed up and friggin' blew my mind.
There were 70 people at the first show ALONE. Seating
for 30. It was CRAZY. My dad and I would look at each
other from time to time and just shake our heads. It
was truly one of those cases where everyone who said
they were coming...actually did - and then some. The
reaction to the 8 PM show was so incredible... whew. I
tried to thank everyone personally - but there just
wasn't any way to do it. I know I missed some of
you. I had family there from my past
I hadn't seen in almost a decade. It was
information overload. I still can't believe it.
So again to anyone who may feel like I ignored
them - I wanted nothing more than to sit for an
hour with everyone of you and see how you all had
been, and what you were up to, and there simply wasn't
the time. So Thank You, Thank You, Thank You... It
simply made 2002 for me.
For the video, I'm
actually letting the cat out of the bag about the best
gag in the whole show. If you haven't seen it yet well
you've got no excuses now. The infamous rewind bit
that the Columbus audience fell for better than anyone
EVER. So well that I didn't say my next line so they
could continue cheering.
bit involves me acting like I forgot
a line and stopping the show to rewind the
tape. Basically, the most unprofessional
thing possible. Even though I know it's a
joke, I'm CRINGING the entire time.
Absolutely mortified. The joke is, the TVs
catch me and make fun of me for rewinding
it, and because it REALLY looks like
the TVs rewound - the audience is
completely snookered. The Columbus crowd
(I believe bigger than Comedy Store,
but still unsure) - bought it big. Then
when they realize it slowly start laughing
into a full out cheer. It was a classic
moment. So big I didn't DARE say
my next line to stop the laughter. Heh.
To say I'm tired
right now is such a joke. I can't believe
I can stand. I've gotten zero sleep this week
just trying to see everyone I possibly can. As I
said before - being here for 2 weeks instead of 1 week
doesn't lessen that strain at all. You just need to
see the same people twice as much - heh. I love
my family dearly but I'd give anything for them to
live in different states. But I sure do appreciate
being loved and supported. So I'll just take my foot
out of my mouth now and move on.
announcement. I made it after the 2nd show, so many of
you may have missed it. There's a reason my hair's all
long again. Next Spring I'm recording the sequel to
The Trinitrons: "The Trinitrons...and Adam". As you
may or may not know, Adam gets kinda beat down by the
end and in the time between the first show and now the
sequel even more shit happens to him. He's now become
COMPLETELY dependent on the others and they know it.
You can only imagine. This doesn't however mean that
"The Journey" show is done. In fact I recorded
some stuff out here that will get the ball rollling. I
completely expect to be able to perform in
mid-November. So I've definitely got my work cut-out
for me. I'm chomping at the bit to get back and start
putting it together.
But for now, my
biggest concern is my friggin' feet. Seriously,
I did not bring appropriate shoes for so much
running around, and setting-up and tearing down and
OH MY LORD. I feel like I've been
barefoot for a month. I'm gonna crawl onto the plane
on Saturday I just know it. Damn I miss my cats
too. Hijack must be losin' his mind. This cat plays
fetch with me for at least an hour a day. He's gotta
be crazy by now.
Ok - my last night
here...so I gotta get movin' to see everyone in time.
What a trip. Thanks again everybody. See you next year
for the sequel.
PS - OH YEAH,
the EYEBALL in the last video. Hahahaha. Jessica had
eye surgery and we got video of it, but I knew it'd
freak out the squeemish folks if I told you that
was the entry video. So I decided to trick you and
freak you out. HA. I got a laugh out of the thought
anyway, hope you did too... Don't worry, nothing gross
in this video. Heh.