It started with The Darkwinner's "Almost Passing" Guide to Anatomy. I wanted to promote it by getting on the blooper reels of some reality TV shows.
I decided to audition for American Idol in 2006. Read about The Darkwinner's American Idol Adventures
I spent some time in Birmingham, and met a few "faux celebrities" who made it on the show. I'm guessing I met more folks who got on TV than almost any auditionee in the room. Always a bridesmaid, never a bride.
Here are my thoughts on how the delusional respond to reality TV auditions.
My analysis of producer's ethics code.
Yes, I'm a bit of a geek. For example, only geeks would make up language from scratch. But hey, it's what I do, and I'm hoping to find other enthusiasts to help with the project.
Left to the Right Monkey was a band I tried starting up around summer 2005. Here's a timeline of the band's history.
Here's a bunch of stuff about the audition process. If you're thinking of starting up a band and are interested in seeing how I did things (so you can get idea of what you may or may not want to do), read about the audition process.
The band ended when the fourth incarnation dissolved. It was hard to keep a group of "just for fun" individuals together for longer than a month (and when one quit, the others got discouraged and wanted to quit as well.) Ah well, it was a fun learning experince for me.
Here's my old homepage. Information about me and my perspectives. It's here for those curious about me, or are that want to learn that sort of thing.
Contact information If you're a future collaborator, an ardent fan, or a potential investor in my entertainment career this is the page to go to!
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