Seven years ago, I woke up, sent some emails, and went bowling for a friend’s birthday. And I did it all as a full-time entrepreneur. As of July 1, 2012 I was no longer a Procter & Gamble employee, I had officially started working on Humor That Works full-time. And 2,556 days later, I’m still […]
Two years ago today, my TEDx talk on the skill of humor was uploaded to the TEDx YouTube Channel. To say it has changed my life is both an exaggeration and an understatement. It’s an exaggeration because regardless of how it was received, I would have continued on my mission to make the world funnier […]
As a kid, I dreamed of growing up to become an international hip hop superstar… It never really panned out, but that didn’t stop me from writing raps. When writing The United States of Laughter, I found the opportunity (or excuse) to finally lay down some rhymes. This is the result… The lyrics: Verse 1So […]
2018 marked my 10th year on Twitter. Like previous years, I decided to take a look back at my best tweets from the year, spanning 882 tweets, 730,000+ impressions, 2,772 likes, and 473 retweets. Here are the top tweets of 2018: 1. Engineering Emotion Emotions are just data. Which I've learned is the wrong thing […]
On December 9, 2016 at 18:31, an email hit my inbox that was both exciting and intimidating. It was an invite from TEDxTAMU asking if I was interested in applying to speak at their TEDx event in April 2017. I was excited because doing a TEDx talk is a thrilling experience and it has the […]
From AIN Conference 2017.
2017 built on the good and bad of 2016. Political discussion got more divided, the weather got harsher, and my personal year was great. So, ignoring the macro and focusing on the DrewCo, here’s my review of 2017. Best Achievement – Publishing The United States of Laughter After much hemming and hawing, I finally decided […]
I was a busy tweeter in 2017 with 641 tweets, 150,000+ impressions, 810 likes, and 170 retweets, here are my top tweets of 2017: 1. 10 Marks the Spot Converting the numbers 51, 6, and 500 to Roman Numerals makes me LIVID. — drewtarvin (@drewtarvin) February 12, 2017 2. Purchasing Decisions Should we split the cost of […]
To celebrate my new book, The United States of Laughter, I decided to do a literal book launch. We attached my book to a pumpkin and then shot it out of a catapult. Shout out to Team ETHOS for helping me with the launch! Buy the book on Amazon in Print, Kindle, or Audiobook!
The Cliched Meaning of Life. Here it is in text format: Have you ever seen a performance so inspirational, gone through a breakup so challenging, or had a milkshake that was so delicious . . . you started to contemplate the meaning of life? The essence of our existence? The significance of our sentience? I […]