Category: Completed Objectives

Reenacting War = Enacting Discomfort

Reenacting War = Enacting Discomfort

Hey Team, So much happened over the last few days I’m not exactly sure how to condense it. So maybe I’ll just give you a quick outline and some pictures and the next couple days can fill in the blanks. **Disclaimer: This is fair warning. I’m almost guaranteed to screw up lots of buzzwords in…

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#7 See a Live Taping of The Colbert Report! [podcast]

#7 See a Live Taping of The Colbert Report! [podcast]

Hey Team, It’s HERE! Wait no longer! Amtrekker travels to New York to see a live taping of The Colbert Report but his podcast is foiled when security takes away his video camera! What are they hiding from America! Canned laughter ensues. Annnd, here’s the YouTube link! Thanks! I’m done. Brett. If you like the…

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Internet Superstar

Internet Superstar

Hey Team, The live Internet Superstar/Diggnation show on Wednesday was a blast. As it so happened I ended up being the first guest on the show and showed up to Mighty in San Francisco JUST as my phone died so there wasn’t much in the way of twittering going on. Maybe you wouldn’t think it…

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Good Morning Amtrekker

Good Morning Amtrekker

Hey Team, I had to wake up at the crack of dawn yesterday for the Good Morning America interview. I know when I say crack of dawn I usually MEAN noonish…but this time the sun wasn’t even up when I was. I also have to say that at that point (in light of the craziness…

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What’s Colbert Hiding?

What’s Colbert Hiding?

Hey Team, Before I dive into the Colbert Report adventure I have some exciting news! Here’s an except from an email I got last night: “I wanted to write and tell you that the team here at “News to Me” have selected a few of our favorite stories from the past year to include in…

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#36 Ride the Fastest Roller Coaster in the Country! [podcast]

#36 Ride the Fastest Roller Coaster in the Country! [podcast]

Hey Team, Here’s the podcast you’ve all been waiting for! Sorry about last week. Won’t happen again. Scout’s honor. “Amtrekker travels to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ to redeem himself after last October’s failure! Watch as even the weather fails to stops him from reaching his goal! Precipitation ensues.” I’ll have to post…

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Emotional Roller Coaster [completed objective]

Emotional Roller Coaster [completed objective]

Hey Team, Another one gone. Another one gone. Another one bites the dust. After taking a red eye from San Jose to New York, shunning sleep for almost 48 hours and panicking about missing out on the fastest roller coaster in the country AGAIN…yesterday turned out to be an incredible day. For a little bit…

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The link to the CNN shindig

The link to the CNN shindig

Hey Team, Real quick for those of you that missed out on it. Here’s the link to the CNN interview that aired this weekend. It was pretty good! At least, I was happy with it…but I’m a little biased. I loved seeing all the little snippets of fun stuff I’ve done over the last eight…

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