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Screaming "FUCK" on the radio, and Doing an event with Stack-Up

When I was about 23, I remember dialing into a radio station to answer their "question of the day." I thought I was clever and that I had the answer to their trivia question. Normally, radio stations screen their calls and don't air the "bad ones," but to my surprise, they answered my call fairly quickly and I was on the air—live.

"Hello there, this is [radio station]! Do you have this week's trivia answer to the trivia question?"

"Yes, is it [answer]?"

"Nope, sorry!"

"FUCK!" 

They immediately hung up, and I heard myself scream the obscenity through the radio.

Whoops.

Video Games with Stack-Up

Just recently I held my first official event. It wasn't really anything big, just some friends of mine and a member of Stack-Up, an organization I hold events with. We headed out to Libations and Gaming, a place where you can start streaming video games if you want (or just play them). I didn't expect anyone else to show up—I assumed the 15 people just interested in the event via Facebook wouldn't bother, and I was right. But it was nice to have some folks show up, even though there was much military talk and not a lot of connectivity between me and the people that showed.


Regardless of the low attendance, it was a nice time.

If you're not aware of Stack-Up, it's a veterans' organization dedicated to promoting positive mental health, outreach for veterans, streaming content, and fun where it usually isn't. I'm not a veteran myself, but I consider often times that I don't have to worry about if I'm going to survive the next day or get shot at (it's the US, so maybe). But I wanted to get into event production somehow, and I thought this would be one strong way to do it. If you're interested in streaming video games with Stack-Up, feel free to stop by their website.


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