50 states

I’ve long had a goal to visit all 50 states. These are the stories from each one. 50 States, 50 Stories.

Literal Book Launch

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!

50 States, 50 Selfies

If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to take a selfie with it, does it really matter? In today’s society, the answer seems to be no. So I decided to take a selfie in each of the 50 states and compile them together in this video. If you want to …

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My Nomad Packing List

I recently wrapped up 18 months of being a nomad. During that time, I lived primarily out of two carry-on bags. Here’s what was in them. My fully packed Red Oxx Airboss ($275.00) bag weighed in at 22 pounds. It included the following (pictured in the featured image): Homage Zip Hoodie. One of the softest hoodies I’ve …

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Nomad Map of Everywhere I Went

Over the course of 18 months, I went to 142 cities in 50 states, 14 countries, and 3 continents. Here’s the master list of all the places I went. Bold = when the story takes place for that state with the (#) denoting the order. Italics = international countries that are outside the scope of …

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The Butt Sketch Artist

Do you think you can be anything you want to be, as long as you set your mind to it? I didn’t used to think so. I mean, people are limited by education, environment, and circumstance. And then I saw something, or rather someone, who changed my mind. The Butt Sketch Artist I was sitting at the …

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The Walmart Sleeping Lot

11 May 2015. Somewhere outside of Portland, ME I awoke at 06:30 in the morning. It wasn’t the most restful sleep I’d ever had, but that’s somewhat expected when you are sleeping in a Walmart parking lot in a Ford Fiesta. I had done a standup show in Montpelier, VT the night before and had driven through state of New …

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The 8th Floor Alumni Weekend

11 April 2015. Columbus, OH I looked around the room at the 30+ people playing the warm up Kitty in the Corner. Everyone participating was at least 18 years old and having an incredibly fun time. I was the oldest person in that room (by just a few weeks). I was also one of the reasons they were in that room …

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The Best Teacher I’ve Ever Had

31 March 2015. New York, NY “Who was the best teacher you’ve ever had?” The question was posed to me as part of an interview. I was sitting in the The Flatiron School’s headquarters in New York. They were about to embark on a massive initiative to teach high school students how to code in …

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