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Streaming Spider-Man and Acting Like Him at a College Party

It was around the fall of 2004 when I was first asked if I wanted to go to a college party, the first ever invite I had for an official party.

My response was, "A-YUH!"

So, as one does when you go to a party where the beer flows like wine, you experiment with your boundaries on alcohol consumption. I definitely tested a limit, but I didn't go too far, thankfully.

Well, I did go far. And unfortunately for me, there were consequences I never thought about.

You see, when I went to Florida State I had a very strong desire to go into film school. Getting an interview for the school was about a 10-percent chance and they accepted 15 people of the 30 interviewees into the program. So, in total, a 5 percent chance to get into this prestigious school.

streaming on Mixer


Marvel's Spider-Man basically builds upon a lot of previous games. It's been heavily stated that the game is modeled after Batman: Arkham Asylum, but I hadn't played those games in the past. I didn't catch any press or stick to hype. I merely bought Spider-Man on a whim. Around that time I started streaming on Mixer, so the game had it's own specialized unique audience and I got some viewership out of it. The nice part about Spider-Man is that the game requires a lot of fun travel swinging throughout New York, so you can connect with an audience and discuss bullshit with them during those moments of just mindless fun, plummeting towards the ground and flinging yourself back up again like it's a jolly pastime we've all had.

After I was denied acceptance (much to my benefit—film school students never get sleep), I decided it would be a great idea to shack up with other film school students. Which is how I got invited to my first party.

What could happen at a party full of film school students? A documentary.

About consumption of alcohol. In large quantities.

Which is what I did. On camera.

So if you're going to start streaming Spider-Man, I highly suggest doing so. Its trend is definitely petering (ha, see what I did there?) out, but I'm sure you can nail some percentage increase. I've heard the game takes about 30-40 hours to complete the story mode. I have no interest in 100%-ing it, so I'll be finishing it soon.

The documentary was shot by a student named Billy Hanson. We've stayed in contact on Facebook ever since then, and we still joke about my big debut. The documentary was screened at the Florida State University Student Life Cinema in front of about half the university. Feel free to watch it if you'd like.

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