The following is a series of ramblings about the world around me...( please note I am not a great speller ) however as an artist I compelled to make footsteps in cyberspace and think about the dreamy places I have been and the interesting people on the train.
a film I co-directed and Produced...when out of the blue MTV calls and asks if I would like to do another challenge. Hummm, Well the truth be known...I had a great time on the Battle of the Season's, Hurricane and all. I really needed the money...Making and independent film can take a toll on you in many ways. The wallet was looking empty and this seemed like a good way to get some cash...!
Don't mess with us
So I signed up for the adventure and wondered if I was ever going to grow up.
or better yet I might hook up with some cute guys on the lonely trail, Like flirty that Dave of Road Ru les...hummmm? or Adam's always good for something funky when his drunk... Yes, Sign me up!
Norm's Take on Episode One...
Okay Where was norm? I do admit it will be hard to see me Yes the drama was real To real for an old timer like me I was like, I am ready to go home with the tears and beers and faux-jocko tude. Where are the hot gay guys like Chris from Chicago I thought for sure this dude was going to be there. Sadly no. However ABe was great to watch and so was this David. Where did he come from He made me to nervous He was asking too many questions Hes got those bedroom eyes. He was my crush. But, I could see Cara She was not to keen on the two of us being friendly She always had an eye on David. Good thing.
Now I am quite at first on these shows I let the kids work out there shit on each other before I step into anything. Yes, I am here for the game and the game is more about what you wont see on the camera. Now living in one house Sucks. Not enough bathrooms. I always forget how hard it is to shit the first couple of days Cameras, door open, They feed us the worst food. Now this is something too We are at 10,000 feet. It is hard to walk up the stairs Everybody is batty and moody. Its not easy. If you drink your fuck up twice as fast Coffee is like crack. The elements around us make for a screw environment. Now the way they set the house up was fucked. Its five floors. Real World has the top floor (and its hot .95) and the bottom floor with no windows. Road Rules has the two central floors that makes they team closer together and they have the rooms that are the fucking centers hot tubs and glass showers and big closets
The Mission: That was no joke. Because the show was moved to Colorado at the last minute so many things had to come together on the last hour They filled the pool with ice water from the melting snow coming down the mountains It was 42 degrees. Water turns to ice at 32 This is water that killed those people on the Titanic. We were in the water longer then some of those people that sank and died I was amazed at they brushed over the fact several of us had to go the hospital and made front page news in Telluride Colorado. Elka and were the last people in the pool 7 of us went into hyperthermia Coral had to give me mouth to mouth Our bodies were so cold. I blanked out and Nathan had Paramedics all over his ass. We were in the water for about 40 minutes. I looked up to see most of the people were gone. The snakes were nothing compared to the freezing water. Rachel from back to New York and Matt and Tonya and I bonded in the pool. These were not the people who I thought were going to rep the team in this way. We had knocked out most of the Road rulers Theo too. Boy did I feel great. Elka and Miz were holding strong. Irulan and Alton sat right on the edge of the pool and talked to me. I just keep happy and people just keep being removed. My whole body went numb. I couldnt feel anything. Darrell set a tone with me to knock me out I was like he is going out before me every time every time. Will power keep me going. I looked up and thats when I saw Nathan He was in shock on the side of the pool. Tonya was also in shock. They were shaking so bad. I was like what is happening. People in production started to panic I was still I the pool. The few Paramedics were scrambling They had thick heavy blanks everybody was blue there lips. Thats when they changed the rules John made us hold our hands in the air We had gone beyond the limits of safety beyond the test of the mission. I was second to leave the pool after Elka. David and Theo pulled me out. People jumped into save people from sinking. It was a seen. I started to go into shock just like Nathan, People were so scared. I started to slow down. Nobody was around People were talking to me. My lungs were so cold I couldnt talk. Coral was over me. I said please please breathe in my mouth I am so cold. I really was scare and I thought this was over. I couldnt move. They left me and several others. I blanked out. They took us to stream room in the spa the guests were freaked out. I came to and shook and shook I had David and Theo press there bodys up against me. I couldnt hold a glass of warm water my hands would shake. The people helping us couldnt be I the stream room. The room was to hot. I dont know what would have happened if the spa wasn't in distance. We would still breathe ice cold air from our lungs 20 minutes after being in there I was amazed to see this not on the show. It effected the way the teams came together. We all know how cold that was Snakes/water/ it was the cold.
Are you Ready?
Norman was out in Michigan at his 18th year class reunion when this latest round of the Gauntlet aired at the 10 spot Folks, one thing to say Dont fear the bachelor party before the wedding fear the class reunion. Had the best time and like many of you several of my classmates without hair and crows feet were a little impressed and shocked at Normans abilities to avoid the elements that age us. Oh yes its coming but not before another round of
I caught the repeat today This is what I have to say. YOU go Katie V Get her! Can you all see the snake pit that lives in the house There are some clans and some are in and some are not. Well you can see by Sarahs face she is not! Out of the RR click. I was amazed that day to see RONIs name in the pool to be kicked out. Roni kicks ass. We need to see more Roni. Smells like some trouble in RR and some nasty things are cooking up on the RR floor. However, not as nasty as what was happening in our room. Nathan Whom I love! And Coral whom I love! Miz and Trishelle and Tonya all share a room Well some how our asses were on fire Shit. We started to fart up a storm Trishelle the worst gases of us all. Laughing and tooting. Darrell was always trying to get some Coral but he couldnt stand the smell and he loves smelling ass. It was bad. Real bad. Tonya does this number were she is on all fours and then lets it rip! Coral was spraying disinfected on our asses. We could hear the fighting on the floor above. Soon Katie came in and was bitching up a storm V came in our room next and she was bitching too They for some weird reason they didnt know they were in the same room so they were shit talking and then they turned around and looked at each other. I thought fists were going to fly. Katie went out. Above us..the guys were playing they beer drinking games. Miz has the bong and they played some kind of pool table beer thing. Katie and V have it out up there on the kitchen table. Well, this were my comments on PET Cemetery come into play Did you see that film? The pets die and then they put them in the evil cemetery and they come back to life. But they are not the cute once they come back. Well thats what happens on the Gauntlet. When you vote off one them, and they win the Gauntlet they come back not so nice, you could say evil. Katie was the best example of this and V. The house fought until 6 in the mourning. The big deal was Sat. If you could make it in the Gauntlet until Sat you would get and extra day to rest and it was our day off Montana was more mad that she didnt make it until the weekend to get the weekend off in the resort Which, the Wyndam Peaks was hot. They have this great slide in the pool. Its like 2 stories. It was my Nates favorite Boy was the slide fun. The resort was hot! I was shocked to see Montanas tears on the show.. So sweetie, Montana was calling me for about 4 weeks before the show wanting to start a secret angle the old against the young..She called all the time. I was like. I going and doing what I can do But if you cant win me money than I am going to have to vote Nothing persona I am old and need some retirement funds I dont think she would have liked the next mission.
Now that puzzle how dumb was that? What was that! Dumb boring Thank G! Katie and V got hot to make the show watchalbe. That night, Adam showed his colors too. Drunk Way Drunk He at one point had all of us running around the house to hide from him. He called 911 at one point wanting Timmy to come to him and he had no idea he had called 911. He would pass out and we would play with him. He couldnt remember a thing. I told him we put this metal bird up his ass I think he liked that I idea Anyway he bought it. Adam had the production running. His eyes were crossed and then he climb up on the second level ledge and fell off. The production was pissed. Coral was flipped out. At that point I put up my posters of my film the wedding video. The other kids had all their Miz .com things and life teen things and stuff around the house and that was cool. So I was like, I am putting up a poster of my film. This was about 3 in the AM. Production came out and was like no! Irulan and Alton were like, Norman is putting up his posters and if you dont like that we are all leaving. I love them! Kisses. There was protest and the kids were like thats not fair. I was like, whats the big deal..I dont think they want you people to see this film. The production took the posters away then in the morning they said they were sorry and put them back up..So I guess its okay now to see the film.
This was the first time we could go into town we had all made it to the weekend There was a chair lift gondola thing that would pick you up on one side of the mountain and then drop you off on the other side in town Telluride is so cute. Cute! I was sure I could hook up with a man in a cute town like this but no. I didnt find anyone. But, the towns people were great. They would go hunt down guys for me. The funny thing is that they all knew what was happening around town as far as the missions go. So we would go in town find out what was coming up or what they had heard. Most of the time it was not true. But the EMTs said that whatever we were going to be doing next they need a bunch of ambulances and EMTs, I was like great. This weekend Miz/Nate and I found mountain bikes I was the kwel thing however we were on huffys and they would break and we didnt have helmets and had no idea that we were on very expert trails
Miz, Nate and I found some waterfalls were Miz took a shower nake. I wish he was my type but ladies yummy. Trishelle took notice and that night Coral says she heard condom wraps in the night and Trishelle moved from the top bonk bed into Mizs and the fart continued.
Nathan Miz Norman
How cool is this! The other day TLA sends me a review of The Wedding Video and someone out there with writing skills gets it They give our little film an A-. TLA was proud and so was I. I thought I would share the review with you.
The article is a mixed blessing, we released the movie in June and it has been slow to catch on. The review on one hand is wonderful but the reality is the film is very hard to find. I took 5 years working everyday and doing everything I and my business partner Clint could. This was the first time someone mentioned how much time and afford we put into the film.
Thank you Kage Alan
DVD Review | The Wedding Video Written by: Kage Alan With a number of films out there with the word Wedding in the title, I had no idea what to expect with this one, especially since it falls within the gay genre. Would it be another Wedding Banquet? Fortunately, this is so far from it and is so fresh on its take and style that I couldnt help but admire the effort that went into writing and editing the project. Adding to our viewing pleasure is the amount of involvement from cast members of MTVs The Real World. Norman (Norman Korpi) is getting married to Sky and inviting all of his friends to join them on the special occasion. The clincher is that Sky (Brien Perry) is a guy and some of Normans friends dont know it yet. Theyre all going to find out, though, because hes hired a videographer to fly out and record messages from each friend before they arrive in California to attend. Welcome to a new kind of reality TV, only this happens to be fiction. What goes on before the wedding also happens to be completely contradictory to the final video product shown AFTER. Oooh, drama! Quite simply, the friends who are supposed to know and love our main character dont always think so highly of him, his lifestyle, his partner or where he arranges for them to stay during the event. As in real life, everybody has an opinion and while nobody shows discontent in front of Norman, the fit hits the shan the moment hes not on camera. While the supporting male characters add to the flavor of the film, its the women who make this work. Norman brings a naïve sweetness to his role and that helps immensely, but The Wedding Video just wouldnt have worked without the gals, especially the wedding organizer (do not EVER cross this woman if you can avoid it!) and Heather B. The cast looks like they had a ball pretending this was real. These are people who lived in reality TV firsthand, so this is second nature to them now. If theres an award to be given out here, it absolutely must go to Heather B who chews up every single scene shes in. I have a friend who Heather reminds me of and I couldnt help but roll with laughter every time she (Heather) opened her mouth. As for making statements about those who are gay or straight, this isnt a message film and it doesnt promote any one particular agenda. Both orientations are presented here, flaws and all. TLA Releasing has delivered an excellent looking Full Screen transfer of The Wedding Video. While I prefer Widescreen, this plays exactly like it should if this was a reality TV show and Widescreen would most likely detract from that look and feel. Fortunately, video quality is extremely solid and the audio is never a strain to here. As for extras, we are treated to several. First up is an audio commentary with Writer/Directors Norman Korpi and Clint Cowen. These guys put a lot of time and effort into the film and are full of anecdotes and behind-the-scenes tales, which are shared in a very fun conversational form. Theres also a series of 6 sections of outtakes, a 6-minute interview with Norm and Heather B. after a showing of the film and some trailers for other TLA films. If there was ever a spoof of reality TV, The Wedding Video succeeds in almost every way. There is a real sense of fun here that makes viewing it a true pleasure. Unfortunately, I fear that there will be many other films like it to follow and they will be completed by those with far less know-how. In the meantime and before theres a hundred rip-offs like what happened with The Blair Witch Project, check this one out. Itll leave you with a new appreciation for just how devilish our real world can be! Film Rating: A- DVD Special Features: B+ http://www.modamag.com/weddingvideo_dvd.htm
First, the phone call, Adam, You remember him. The cute one, the one, who is hiding behind a beard. He call's me an hour before the show and is not happy about the metal bird ass thing comment, I put out on the Journal the other week. Old news. I didnt say we give him a treat, but somehow he read it that way. I was only pointing out that when you drink to the point of not remembering anything then people can make up the darned s things.
So Adam wants people to know that he is a loving man. Who wants tittys and pussy! We also need to feel for Adam for the manly 27 stitches he got during our last mission. Adam, I love you and we really didn't put that bird in your ass. I think? However you do walk funny. So after Adam called and I feel I asleep and missed the show. Fart what good are my comments here.
But, I will leave you with a golden nugget. Well, close sources are reporting that a road ruler's has OD during the shooting of the next Challenge and thus has been kick off before they started being replaced by Christina. Her name is one of those friendly farm animal names.
Round 3...The Knee episode is coming up. I have scars to tell you about.
Folks...Here's the Knee.
I haven't still haven't seen the show. So I don't know what is going. I was with Nathan and Tonya last night and they haven't seen the show. MTV still hasn't sent me a copy. Alias I wait.
But you can see my not so pretty knee. It was a deep cut, Like a mouth on my leg. When I was in the hospital they need to numb it with large needles just before they stiched it closed...They found a pebble stuck in there!. Oh the pain.
Did you see what I saw?
Mountain biking in the Rockies! They are called the Rockies for one reason. They are full of sharp shark toothed blade cutting rocks. You look at them and they can make your skin split.
The production left a several Huffy bikes in front of the house for us to use. This was our first weekend off so we were like, lets get out of this house and tear it up. We could be voted off into the Gauntlet business, as Coral puts it. And we would never have anything to enjoy this wonderful place. So everybody in town was Mountain Biking and there were stores all around selling these bikes and renting these bikes. However, we did not know that we are in the premiere Mountain Biking Capital of the USA. Black Diamonds baby.
Miz, Nathan and I grab some bikes and start the first run. It was beautiful! But, I would see how, if you fell, you were going to hurt. That didnt stop us. We wanted to check it out. We biked down the ski slopes into Telluride. We spotted a waterfall where Miz got naked and jumped in. I was still warming up from the pool of ice water and snakes. The ride down the mountains brought back found memories of being a kid. Nathans like a big kid.
We went back to the house to boost how awesome this place is and that everyone should try it. We were really lucky because we didnt wear any helmets that time and the handle bars of the Huffy bikes would fall off.
The next day, we had the whole house talking about Mountain biking. We were sure, that at some point we were going to have to mountain bike for some crazy challenge. So we thought it best to learn how to do this well and get ready to race.
Sundays were interview days they would post our times to go up to production and be interviewed once we knew our times, they we could go play.
Mike and Nathan had gone into town and looked into renting better bikes where the brakes would work. While they were looking into that, I took Tonya and Rachel up the mountain, where were attacked my mosquitoes. But, once again the view and the fresh air was amazing and it seemed worth it at the time.
However this time biking down the hill, the trail was dry and we fell off the bikes and were cut. We were going slow, Rachel racked her pelvis bone hard and almost couldnt walk. There was a house meeting, and Tonya, Rachel and I made it back all cut up and bloody.
Miz and Nathan and Trishelle had rented bikes.
(Side note here: When, I first got to Telluride, all of the cast were given Kyocera phones (( Mist Chang.. I will get into this later follow me)) I programmed everybodys number on the first night, while the others were drinking and screwing each other and playing beer bong Jenka. Which is very fun! So as it turns out, I was the only person to have everybodys number in my cell phone. Which became very handy while I was there in Colorado.
So, I get this phone call from Trishelle. She is hurt. I am like, what happened? She said, I fell and, and.. tears started coming from her over the phone. She said, we are stuck on mountain and we need help, I am hurt real bad and Mike is carrying me. Can you call 911/ the production Mike gets on the phone. He tells me that Nathan is going down the mountain and looking for help. I am the only one with the production number. So run over to production, they are doing an interview with Matt on the side of house. I am like We need your help NOW. They are like, we interviewing Dont interrupt. We will be with you later. I am like, freaking out! My mind was thinking, they dont have helmets and my little sweet farter and Mizs new love interest is hurt and lost on the mountain. So I see a PA van coming with some sodas. The van is packed. I am like, turn around! and drive mother fucker! Shes freaked out and I get in the van. I see Coral/Alton/Irulin walking on the road and I am like, Trishelle is hurt they are lost Mike is carrying her. Nobody is helping, I am the only one they have connection too. So Coral and gang pilled on top of the sodas in the van and we make this PA race towards the Gondola. The PA is like, I cant get a ticket! Alton is like, drive bitch! We are speed up to the gondola and we jump out and book it on to the platform. Alton and I are waiting for Coral and Irulin to catch up but they are slower then us and we still havent got over the altitude sickness and lack of O2. So we cant wait any longer we got to find Trishelle, Alton and I jump in the next car and the doors start to shut and Alton tries to hold them for Coral and Irulin coming onto the platform. He yells, run! But the doors slam close and bell goes off. Coral and Irulin get on the next car. Coral calls us on the phone and says that at the mountain station the police are going to arrest us for vandalizing the Gondola!!! I am like wow. Those punk ass bitches at the station thought Alton (black duh, was fucking up their shit like he has a secret spray paint can from the ghetto or something in his pocket and he come all the way to tag something under Tom Cruses house) Mike calls back to see if we have found anyone yet. I then hook them up with Production on the phone. The Gondola car makes up to the mountain station and there is a manned force to take me and Alton to jail! The door opens and they start yelling and accused us of a federal fine and they are taking us in. I am like I have to talk because I am white and if Alton talks we are going to jail for something we didnt do I am pissed at this. But Alton either sees as normal or worse he doesnt see this at all! I dont know because we were so caught up with finding Trishelle. We let this little side story slide, but, to tell you, I see everything like an owl and I read minds too. FYI. Anyway, back to the story, I say to this ranger, who isnt listening, our friend is hurt very badly and were are the only ones who knows we she is! We were holding the car for our friends to help us find her. I look him square in the eye. The ranger then takes me on the 4 wheeler and we race down the side of the mountain. THAT was the scariest thing I ever have done. We flew down that mountain looking for them. We came across the bikes all crunched up on the side of the trail. Some other people hiking towards us said, the EMTs found them about mile down the mountain. The ranger drove me down to the hospital, where mind you, I have already been twice! The whole cast of both teams came pouring in. She looked awful. She was so luckily she had a helmet. There were stones embedded in the helmet. Had they not had a helmet on like Tonya Rachel and I , she would have been dead. Nathan and Mike said, it was the worst fall they have ever seen. She went right over the handle bars on a vertical with dry dirt under her wheels. Trishelle, grabbed the breaks to hard and locked the wheels.
For us, the team we were like how is she going to compete? Mike said, she didnt cry once Not until she saw the faces of everybody else and their faces when they saw how bad she looked. She didnt want us to vote her off. She stayed real strong. She wanted to fight and be a big part of the team. We left the hospital and Nathan and I went out to find our new local friend Katie for a beer. We found that the town was a great source of information. We found out that we were going to eat a lot of ice cream coming up and that all the EMTs of the town were going to be on hand for the next mission.
Round 3 Mud Balls
We are taken the day to the top of a mountain. We are told wear your bath suits and wear a suit that you dont care about.
They dropped us off at this horse corral. In the middle of this corral was a pit full of mud and balls in the center.
Johnnys gave us the rules and then we find out that Trishelle can not play in this mission. So we are now down 3 people. Which is bad because they have so many more players and can block balls so we have to fight much harder. I am going in there on all ten! So get our places on the outside of the circle of mud the horn goes off and we run in! I charge from one side and I do this outstanding team move where I body slam the balls to try and push as many of them towards my teammates on the other side. The goal is to get out 3 RRs and even the teams. I get my ball and run to the outside.
I look down at my knee and it is gushing blood, like a river. I am almost faint. (They didnt give us any knee pads and told us to wear bathing suits not paints and now I am looking at a cut you can see the bone of my knee cap.) So I ,K.I.T keep it together. I know I am done if anyone sees this and I this looks like I might be going home if my team sees this cut. So I hide it from the camera. Knowing that I cant make all the way through this mission, I find tape. I tape my knee to hide it from people and I get ready to take out one of the RRs top players. The horn goes off and I get my team players the balls, then I see Abe, I run over to him and tackle him.
NOW, The camera angle on the show sucks! But that was a great tackle and the other team and mine team take notice. The tackle, I jump a good 6 feet in the air with a huge bloody cut and take Abe down.
I knew at this point too. That Theo doesnt jive with Abe and the RRs have formed private voting blocks over there. So they are going to be happy seeing Abe fall. Also the whole Norman isnt a threat a gay guy thing quickly went away after this move.
I was then taken to the hospital. My deal was the worst said the EMTs. Until, Tonya upstaged me. We were in the hospital for a couple of hours covered in mud and blood. Adam getting 27 stitches. The doctors thought we were nuts. Tonya at the time didnt seem bad. But then she moved her leg around and they were like you tore your meniscus. She cried. We took a shower together and washed the mud off. Tonya is smoking hot. Matt those boobs are worth it! However, I was thinking as soon as we get back from the Hospital the team is going to see that brace she has a brace with wheels on it, like Nathan says and she is doomed.
The production rushes us back to get this meeting thing under way so we can do the Gauntlet.
Most of our team is hurt. We were down 3 people against them, we have had to play hard in order to come close. We got more hurt and we were not protected with any pads. We had no idea that that mud was full these rocks. These shark toothed rocks. The EMTs who had to irrigate my wounds for the mud and horse manure warned against this.
I ended up with 7 stitches by the way and now my strongest qualities of running are in danger here with this leg rap. Scars everywhere. My body has not been banged up like this since I was in middle school.
I mean I know we are going to do some serious stuff but they have to make sure everything is cool and we have protection. Football players have helmets and knee pads. This is a sport in my mind.
We came back from the hospital and looked around the room and couldnt make a decision on who to put in the Gauntlet.
Tonya was one of our strongest girls and had we had the right protection she wouldnt be gone. That was unfair and now there was nothing we could do. We were screwed. It wasnt her fault and nobody is going to know this.
And I wasnt sure how bad my leg was. I was told I couldnt go in the water for 48 hours. So if a mission came up tomorrow with water our team was screwed. We force the production not do the Gauntlet that they need to take some responsible on safety issues and let us heel and get our heads together. The production asked the RR team if they would give us a day. The deal was: If the Real World team choose someone that was hurt, they we would do the Gauntlet the next day and if we didnt choose some that was hurt than we would have to do the Gauntlet that evening.
So then we fought some more. I mean in this meeting were tears and hours and walking out. It was hard and people were torn there was no leadership. I needed to vote myself. Several people felt the same way. I had brought up Coral because she came out of the mud ball first. But if we lost Coral, and the team was stuck with hurt people was that going to be worth it. We were told by production, that we were not going to do anything physical for our next mission I was torn. I thought, Tonya wasnt hurt that bad and if she had two days off she could be saved. But the players who werent hurt on the RW team were like, its not fair to send us in there. What was fair? I voted myself. Let me see that Gauntlet!
Its funny in the show Irulin says that several of us wont vote themselves off and then they cut to me like I didnt say anything and I was like dont vote me off with that face not knowing what to do. Ha
When in reality, I said, you should vote off those who are hurt and those people might hurt the team win money during the missions Vote off me. However, Tonya was voted into the Gauntlet and by not many votes. Early morning she did her best.
I wasnt surprised to see Steven in there. He was a loner and he wasnt part of the click like Sarah and in these games you need a click. Its all voting. It seem so perfect to me that all the people who were not part of the V click should make on of there own of they are going to get picked off. I told Steven that day, why dont you make a pack with Sarah and the others? Are you dumb? There are more of you outsiders. You can make a voting block against them. They dont care how you perform. They arent play sports there are playing drama. Watch your back!
I was having a great sunny So Cal day when I was checking my emails and found this:
Are you a complete illiterate?
I read some of your ramblings on your website. It is very difficult to understand how someone can post so much blather on the internet without proofreading. Most of the time I can't even understand what you are writing about. I'm not talking about minor mispellings that running spellcheck would fix, although there are many of those. I'm talking about not even knowing what you are trying to say with the words you have put together!
Being on an MTV realty show is not a free ticket to success. In fact, most people in the "real" real world think that you and your fellow cast members are idiots who can't hold real jobs so you keep running back to MTV to make asses out of yourselves. You actually have to go a step further to proove to the world that you are not an idiot. Your website is not helping you at all. CharisTal@aol.com
Who the fuck are you to tell me what is helping or not.
I see that someone didnt read my nice note on the top of this journal.
The following is for you:
WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!
When visiting Norms Pad, one is to remember one thing: this is who I am, this is how I write, if it doesnt make a sense to you, tough shit. And fuck off again
You stop here, read no further and go to happy grammerland, where the comforts of well thought out sentences await you and your perky eyes.
You are here in my pad. My rules. Life is a puzzle and it starts with my writing.
I doing my best here. And my efforts in writing always give me a C+ in school, but I did 50 times the amount of work of someone who could whip something out in 5 minutes and get an A+. Well its nice for you that you have a right brain working correctly. You get a star. However if you e-mail and try to level me, I am sensitive and I have been known to bite.
Thank you, management
Okay now that I put you through all that heres a golden nugget:
I have been informed, and this could be rumors, rumors, rumors but its the wackiest thing I have heard yet. One of the cast members from the New Orleans cast who claims to be a Virgin . And, I laugh when I hear that. For I have been on those college speaking tours with the Virgin. Well the Virgin, brought a tent and is sleeping outside of the house in Mexico, so that she might get back into a wacky school in Utah. Who this is? I just couldnt tell you. But a tent? I waiting on this one.
Lets start with Nathan! How cute does he look talking to Trishelle and Katie on the opening of the show with this Trip e Travel.com shirt.
We actually had to wake up early this day, because of our injuries, we were allowed do the Gauntlet the next day for Tonya to rest, So is was a busy day Gauntlet: The Mission and than another Gauntlet. We were hurting.
However we did have some insider information about this next challenge. When I was the hospital with Adam getting stitches we had heard from a boy that was in an auto accident who worked at the ice cream place, he said we were coming in the parlor to eat a lot of ice cream. So as soon as we got back we started to tell our team mates.
Adam thought he was so smart and would have secret meetings to find out how to win. But dont tell Katie she might tell. Shhhhhhh
So I told the Miz and the team we decided to eat a lot of food before we went to bed that night. We gorged and make our stomachs as big as we could. we eat and eat and woke up and eat. The RRs were doing the same, but they didnt want us to know that they knew what was happening. So everybody is eating and eating and eating and not saying anything to anybody else. It was rather funny. Well we all fart too. Bad city. In the mourning the idea was to drink strong coffee and shit out everything to make room for your new widen stomach.
So we went to the Gauntlet. Lost Tonya. No time to grief with our team mate, we just had to left her and off to Telluride we went.
The Sweet Life was in the center of town and the street was blocked off and the towns people were out. At this point the whole town knew MTV was filming there. It started a stir.
We had to be in bathing suit with our hands tied behind our backs and go into the cold basement. It was cute down there. Like a 50s dinner. We all saw the ice cream and thought this was going to be great! Wow. Really, when all said and done, I would have rather ate bugs. Its still hard for me to eat ice cream.
We had a couple of disadvantages the first being that we were short 3 people and Adam had a big stomach. We also had a pole on our side that when we started didnt allow for 4 people to eat as easy as the RR team. They other disadvantage which was to our benefit was that these ice bowls were high up. If you were tall it worked out. If you were short it sucked. So most of our team was tall. But even being tall. My team still couldnt reach the ice scream so in one of those shots you see me pulling the ice cream forward with my chin to move more of it forward.
OKAY! Gross, gross, gross. But the mission needed to be won. I was focused, there, and ready to make this a win for our team. Now this sucks. Abe was reported to have thrown up. If this happens your team gets penalized. Also your team has to eat the throw up. So this was a fight that would last between the two teams in the background during the rest of the show. Abe was not called foul. We came so close and it was a bad call. The floor was also a problem, sticky gooey mess all over the floor. We had to push each other from falling. As soon as the call was made that RR won. People puked and puked and the cameras were there loving it. I went across the street to a nice bathroom. And cold, cold ice cream just keep coming out. All that sugar. We were sick. I couldnt move, it was the worst. I puked for the next two hours back at the house. We layed around but knew we had to vote someone off.
We were a little alarmed about Nathans mouth he has something and we didnt want that. I am glad to say nothing happened. However on the RR side Theo was in the hospital the other day for Bronchitis and his whole team was licking on that. Oh the things we do
More to come About Rachel taking one for the team!
The week here in LA has been hot and the fires are roaring away. It smells here too. But Norm been a busy bee. Many of the friends are in town. Lars is here to do some DJ gigs for the fashion week here. Rachel and Sean were in town. Sean was doing this DA conference and Rachel was taking all kinds of meetings. You can check Rachel out this week in US mag. Rachel has been off and on on ABC's The View. She is close and if you like my Rachel please e mail over there at The View and tell you want Rachel!
LA is covered with us Reality types however today I was even a bit overwhelemed in a good way. Lars and I went to the Griddle and there was Kyle and Lori and then I walked outside to Tonya and Adam eatting. really
So below are some snaps of the week and I havent seen the show tonight. It's silly I don't have cable, so I wait for these tapes to come from MTV but it didn't come today.
So I met Norman Lear this week! I know! So I brought Rachel in to meet him too. We are planning something big. I let you know if we can work this out. Enjoy some of the pictures
Norman Rachel and Norman Lear
Ekla...Yes i got that frist check
Nate and Miz
Lady Kriby and the DA Sean
Bow down to the Miz
too many chiefs
I had your back
Lars Norman Tonya Adam
Holy Canoe! Can you believe I am this out of loop with the show, I just got he tape today weep weep weep Mike does look cute when he cries?
But first, the golden nugget: Sorry Ladies DJ Lars is now married. Week ago Lars tied the knot the NYC. To a wonderful woman he has been dating for some time named Randy. Lars is also a US Citizen! They are thinking of making some kids. Larss has the best one liners in The Wedding Video. I am just getting back from lunch with him and this waiter guy had just rented the Wedding Video and quoted one of Larss great one liners these people they bore me, read a book.
If you click on the Wedding Video it takes you to my other site and you can check out the other links to more cast members including Lars and many Road Rulers too.
Well its been a busy week for me. I sold one of those paintings off the site. I was shocked.
First, I was leaving on this 7 week tour with several RRs and RWs. It was to kick off in Nashville and then to Louisville and so on and so on. There are about 50 cites where Eric N, Mark, Irulin, Frank, Steven, Rachel Robison, Dave of RRs, Abe and a few people from Paris and some others are going. So I was preparing to travel also with the group have a little groove on with out the cameras. Well I never had back from this company and I did not what to think. So I called them and then e-mail them. Never heard back from this tour company. Irulin called me and said, Yeah I am going to see you next week. We are have fun there has been a great turn out. The tour company is bring out next week. I am like, they havent even called me, I dont know what to think about all this and whats up with this lap dancing I am hearing about? I am torn here because I think they are doing this casting which isnt through MTV. So I really dont know what there are doing and what this is all about. Its sounds fun and if I am out traveling with the others I will post you where I am at. Our wise I need to plan out my deer hunting trip with my Dad and brother-in-laws in Michigan.
Theres so much to focus on here.
Coral and I laughed through the tears when all this drama went down, with Mike voting her to the Gauntlet and she knew this was going to be Mike and Coral episode. And they played it up the edit. It was so cheesy too.
However stop a minute I am watching the show and Corals in tears we are feeling bad. And WHAT DO I SEE ON THE TELEVISION. Me Yes me! picking my nose!!! Icky! Norman what are you thinking! Forget Coral and Mike Whos putting a shot like that in there! And I just keep picking too! Well, heres a little age insider for those who are still growing the downstairs crop of hair. Once you start growing all this gray hair the next thing to spout are these large nose hairs stuck to the front of your brain. They just start coming out and they hurt to pull them too. Man What will my mom say when she sees me noise picking? I thought kissing men was tough for her to see. Gezzz. Okay FOCUS. And I am picking my nose right now proof reading the millions of mistakes here. Stop.
Lets bring it back to the morning of the Mission:
The van rides:
Our van driver, who drives the Real World Cast is called Sterling. The cutest thing you ever saw. She was in Telluride for the summer, MTV got kicked out of Newport, RI. They came to Colorado! Yeah. B/M needed a whole new staff to help them locally. Sterling, the cutest thing ever, thought it might be fun to work on a reality show.
bad idea! Long hours not good pay Drama and crying and RR sex everywhere. Poor Sterling, she would have to get up very early and drive our van to the missions. This mission, Holy Canoe was an hour drive away. This was about the time we start to play the Mizs theme song. Yes not only the name but the Miz had a theme song made for him. Which if you go to his web-site, I think it is playing there. The theme song, talks about bowing down to the Miz. I always wondered what Theo and Matt were thinking about this song and bowing down the Miz like he is a God? Mike would crank it up before the missions. Poor Sterling, production wanted to be able to hear us talking. We were always mircophoned so they could hear us. Sterling would try to do her job and keep the music down in the van but she would be overrun. She seemed so stressed out. I know this show looks like fun, but it has its prison moments more than its fun moments, folks. The Road Rules van had Motown inspirations music theme, Aint no Mountain Higher. That tune became as annoying as ATTAWAY the stupidest saying ever. Leave that with the Battle of the Seasons. Why they cling to this saying Atty away this dying homage to Timmy. Boring and they just look dump saying it. dont you think? Whatever .create something new followers.
In the parking lot we would taunt each other and play the music up loud. Alton would have some of his mixes of Nelly and 50 cents etc. We would be dancing along side the vans and working the other teams nerves. We got so heated on this show and theres a lot more going on that what you are seeing.
The night before this challenge. Some of us were in town when the canoes that were painted with our team names passed through Telluride. So we knew some mission had to be with Canoes. We didnt know they were Holy Canoes. Maybe if Matt would have blessed the canoes we wouldnt have sunk.
Coral was wigging out as soon as she saw the water and heard about the mission. Coral had fallen in a pool when she was a child and ever since she has not been keen on water. However her lack of focus set the wheels in motion for the Gauntlet. We were already a divided team going into this mission. Elka and Coral were not getting along with Matt and Miz and Trishelle. Coral was losing her connection to Mike and her and Elka were doing things on their own. I was like, Coral you going to need to step things up here or your on the chopping block, so dont panic and everything will be fine. Just bail out the water. Before the mission we tried to get a plan together. Matt stepped forward and said that he was an expert at this that he had some eagle scout thing. Being from Michigan canoeing is almost second nature. But, I have never been on a canoe this big and with holes. Matt set the boat up to where the strength of the boat was in the front. Once we got going, we were ahead of the RRs and we were fast, but once we went off coarse, I didnt have enough power to stir the boat. Matt was yelling the orders from the front and things went a rye. I think several people didnt want to listen to Matt and didnt want him to be a leader.
We crashed on the side of the riverbank and we all started to fight. Coral panicked and want out and so did Elka. The Road Rules had already cross the finish line and we hadnt made the hallway point. Mike was so mad, because win or lose we always finish. Some people didnt see the point of finishing Coral didnt. The Road Rules heckle and laughed. Which set a sharp tone. As soon as we got off our gear.
(oh yes, the gear someone thought it would be good to get knee pads since they forgot several missions ago and we all got stitches and stuff. A little late folks..)
So has soon as we got off our gear, Mike launches into this team sprit thing Mike assumes leadership of the team. Then the RRs come over and they think we should take pictures with our boat. I remember standing over next to the boat and the team was tense but still we smiled. I could see with all this fighting that I was out of the hot seat. The bus ride with Sterling was quite. Miz had on his headphones and people all keep to themselfs and look out the window. There was no bow down to the Miz blasting on the way home. I was concerned about the upcoming Gauntlet vote losing all the women. It seemed on both the Real World and Road Rules teams the girls were being thrown into the Gauntlet. The missions were favoring the guys. I know there are going to be some missions where women are going to be the key.
So I love Matt and think he is a great guy. But I thought Matt didnt take his role as a leader and make this mission win for us.
Also something you didnt see: back up: The MUD BALL, Matt should have given the ball to the Miz and worked as a team. He was not strong enough to go against 3 big Road Rules. Matt tried to play star and not teammate. It was known, by team that I tackle Abe to give the ball to the Miz. I was injured and bleeding and production was going to throw me out. The Miz was our one shot to win. Matt was dicey and should have given the ball to Miz. Duh, I thought this cost us the money.
The road rules girls like Tina give her ball to Theo so he could stay in that game and fight. My point is that they worked as a team. I pointed this out at the Gauntlet meeting when people thought it was a popularity contest. Between Coral and Matt.
The vote was split.
I knew the vote was going one way or the other. It seemed that if Matt were to go home there would be a lot less tension. However, it seemed if Coral went, there was still going to be several people having problems with Matt. I voted for Coral to go the Gauntlet in the mission before so it wasnt a popularity contest. Coral wanted to help the team when she was strong and able, and we were all hurt. Matt never said he would help out the others and go the Gauntlet. If Matt was so good at working as an individual then the Gauntlet was the perfect place to be on the team. I think with Jesus on his side Matt in the Gauntlet we wouldnt lose.
When Mike had to break the tie vote and he sent Coral, it all fell apart. It was really sad. Coral was so hurt, Mike was in tears, then you see me picking my nose! Irulin and Alton were holding the team together. People really felt like these games were made to break people down so they would cry. And you dont know what you are getting into with these missions until your in it. Mike should have given Coral a little more warning before the vote, but he was so mad about losing the mission and thinking about winning rather then his friend. Also, I think Mike and Trishelle starting to make eyes at each other had something to do with this shock. It seemed to Coral that she was being replaced with Trishelle. We heard Tina was going to the Gauntlet on the RR side. We were really hoping that, that might happen. Tina was great and she was fun for a minute but man was she loud LOUD! That, girl was a headache. LOUD. EVERYTHING OUT OF HER MOUTH HAD TO BE LOUD. EVERY SENTENCE, EVERY MINUTE, SHE HAD TO TALK ABOVE EVERYONE, AND IT WORE PEOPLE OUT. So we were glad we might have the first nights sleep with her gone. We begged the RRs to take her out. We also knew that would give us a good shot to keep Coral.
Coral give her the signature stink eye and Tina was gone.
she did for the team
Heavy Weight Hustle
How many of you got to see Rachel Campos Duffy yesterday on The View? Yes, she is one of the 3 finalist! ABC chooses on the 24th of Nov.
Rachel and Sean live 35 miles from my hometown of sorts in Northern Michigan. So we spent much of the summer together along the quite beautiful shores of Lake Superior. If you are ever so lucky to see that part of the world its a wonderful place.
Before I left for the challenge, Rachel asked if I could keep an eye on Matt, he was a good Catholic and need some support. Well, my background is Catholic. I didnt go through the communions and stuff, but Catholicism is a part of my familys background. Rachel asked me to have faith in Matt.
That day in Telluride couldnt have been any hotter and wearing those fat suits in the heat was a sweaty mess. This mission however was one of my more favorites. Why? Because, you see me there with that check and not Darrel! It made him so mad after he called me soft. I told him he couldnt beat me and he didnt in the pool of snakes and not in the hustle.
Well let me break it down. The Real World worked in 3 small teams. The first team would be the strongest and get to the water canyon first. Alton was going to run ahead and I was going to lift Irulin over the walls. The race was on. Over the tires, through the tunnel and up over the walls. The next part of the race was a little tricky. There was plastic on the ground and if it wasnt wet you couldnt make it up the hill. Once someone got to the water canyons to make the plastic wet it was very slippery. Road Rules were moving as one big group to lifting each other up the walls and then they were going to make this chain at the plastic part of the hill and climb over each other. Alton reached the top before the Road Rulers which give us a bit of an edge. Each of our groups had a captain to watch over everybody in the group. You need your whole team to cross the finish line in order to the 10,000.00 dollars. Theo and Irulin had collapsed so I picked both of them up and dragged them to the top. Once I was there. You could through balls at the other team knocking them down the plastic wall. Which was now wet. I grabbed all the balls and started knocking the Road Rulers down. They were pissed. Cara and Sarah and Veronica started screaming at me like this wasnt part of the game. Later, Sarah approached me with a mean look and said she was going to put a hex on me and then walk away. I was so surprised, I really liked Sarah. She later apologized and took the hex off. If I had not knocked the RRs down the plastic slope they might have won another mission. While I was buying time for our team by knocking down the Road Rulers, I looked over and I heard Coral on the side, hurt. I raced over and she is like I cant do it. The EMTs were looking at Corals knee to see if it was broken. It was not. We needed Coral get across the finish line. She was crying real bad and she was below us on the bottom of the slope that you needed a human bridge to get her. On the other side the road rules were remaking there human bridge to climb up the plastic wall and water canyon. I yelled at Coral. YOU CAME HERE FOR A CAR GET YOUR ASS UP! Somehow she stood up and started to walk in this fat suit soaked heavy with water. She was our last hope to win this money and beat the Road Rules. The water canyon was trying to knock her down and I was top of hill with Nathan and Mike. We needed to stay on top of the hill. I was the tallest and Mike and Nathan lower me by my feet to reach my arms. We made this chain back down the hill and Mike and Nathan pulled me and Coral back up this plastic sheet soaked in water. It worked. We won
I was so flipping happy. Darrel had been walking around the house on his high horse.
Now with all the excitement of beating road rules in this manly man mission, I looked around and see Irulin screaming in pain. Alton is flipping out. She cant breathe, The EMTs have an oxygen tank on her. Her eyes were rolling in the back of her head. I didnt know what was happening. She was in so much pain. You can see this in the show behind me when I am holding the check. I have some pictures too. I then see RW Theo choking he had gotten something in his lungs he too was gagging. Elka is on the sideline with her leg and Trishelle is all smashed up and now Coral with her leg. We look beat man. Irulin was taking down to the hospital for a cracked rib. Elka and I had to go back to the hospital because our glands had exploded from the freezing waters a few days ago Gee
I am kind of frustrated at the editing of this show at how I put a lot of energy out there for these missions and they arent really being covered that well on television. Whats the point? I was hoping the 36 year old come back was kind of great story, but no. Now the Gauntlet.
I knew going into the meeting Matt and Elkas name were in the air. Coral had just won a Gauntlet and renewed faith in her abilities. She give us a victory for finishing with having her knee injured. Elka had one our first mission and that was tough call. Our meeting would last at good 40 minutes sometimes more On the show it seems like a quick and easy with our voting decisions. We really do talk about everybody and everyone in there. It was awful, because so many factors were going in there. I think we did a great job each time. The producers made this so mean. After thinking about everybody and how many missions were coming up. We were at some point all going to see the Gauntlet. My question was how much of a team player is Matt? Yeah hes running around like a chicken with head cut off making it cross the finish line, but we are losing to Road Rules because he thinking for himself and not acting like a team player. The mud ball mission the Road Rulers girls give the boys the balls in the last round so they could use the strength to win. Matt and Mike were in that last round and we said get the ball to Mike we are out numbered, Matt. Matt didnt. We might have won with Mike Strength. Well that didnt happen. We all have talents and roles and each us can contribute to win these things. Small, tall, black, white, man, woman you get it. But that takes getting to know the people you are working with in order to make it work. Matt seems to be a kicker I said in the meeting. You know, like the guy you send out to kick the football to get a field goal for the team. Matt was a great player, but he wasnt there to play with the team. He was there for a cause. Yes I will say that again. He was there for a cause and that cause wasnt for the team. It was for Teen Life. I dont feel bad for Matt he lost the Gauntlet, he got his commercial and thats worth more to him then making some new friends. I think if he wanted to make a new friend theres no better persons and then Elka, Tonya, and Coral. I have to say its not the easiest thing doing these shows and the rewards are a risk. But then so is life. When I heard Matt say with such beaming pride that he was going to be giving all of his money away with the best camera opportunity
Matt waits around for the camera to come to make sure that the world knows that he is giving all his money to charity with a big smile looking back at us and then we are to feel bad for not having charity that we arent good enough and we are some spoiled kids to be on MTV. Isnt Matt a hero. Well look around Matt. If you want to make a difference, I will give you my bank account and bless you and your Jesus when you send the check. I lost interest in having Matt on my team when I looked at the stitches on my knee. Win or Lose in this game I want someone like Coral who is going to be there because for her interest in me, and not her interest in changing me. When I talked to Coral, I found out Coral is here for one of the reasons she is here because she has had her car stolen and when the police found it was ruined. Coral is part of this family. The Real World family and laugh if your want but I understand that charity more than I understand some brain washing organization that is trying to use a nice guy like Matt get a free commercial on MTV. Frankly we are here to have some fun. Get to know one another and help each other out. Yes I think Matt you need the money too. This is a lot of work and MTV will run the shit out of this show and this was our time. I am going to fight for Coral to win that car. Coral give me mouth to mouth when I was dying on the side of the pool. Coral is my cause. Mike was torn over what to do. Then hes talking about weak links with Trishelle I dont know why then vote for Matt. Stand up for him. You didnt have to vote for him. You could have voted yourself if you would mister strong. It looks sad saying Coral has all this strength and then you dont have the strength to stand your ground. You caved in to Matt in front of Coral and blame her. Your nuts. I hope you all see this. Thats BS. I couldnt believe Sarah though in the Gauntlet. She and Matt had set a new record for hanging upside down. It was like 5 minutes. Most people on the Battle of the Sexes never went this far on this mission. They both wanted it bad. We cheered it seemed for hours. Matt had God on his chest. There were pray meetings before and after. It was something. Matt seemed to be a perfect Gauntlet player to me and with Jesus on his side. I thought for sure he couldnt lose, unless, Jesus had some other plans for Matt. Well it seemed saving our souls was not on the menu for Matt and Jesus has other plans for Sarah.
Now this Veronica and Irulin side thing. Well that argument sets the tone for whats coming up. Matt it least you got a good nights sleep.
The Golden Nudget
Mystic Chang says, the climb the mountain to see the sun and your rewards will be waiting dont step on the snails for slugs have a place in this world too. It isnt about love its about life.
yummy and dave too
Murphy's Cyber Law
Sorry when again for a late entry my Mac hard drive crashed plus my the external hard drive crashed last week thus losing all my back ups. I am hoping that Apple will be able to recover the data. There are many photos that could be lost. I will know later today what is going to happen. I am told that the new airport scanners arent good. I hope that isnt root of the problem I do travel quite a bit.
Another weekend in Colorado, yes a weekend was one of the many things to fight for here on the Gauntlet. The weekend was time to spend with friends and another chance to hook up. And this was on the minds of many here. Dave and Cara started to blossom and Mike and Trishelle were wagging their tails. Coral swears that condom wraps were out. Alton and Irulan discovered the Real World lounge bathroom had a steam room and they took over the Real World lounge for their new bedroom nest. There was no chance of hooking up with Matt he was gone. Looking back upon that, maybe there was more to that. I think the only person I would have hook up was with Tonya and I had a nice drunken flirt and shower already with the very sexy Tonya. I missed her too. Well when in Rome. Well with all this randy energy brought to my attention whom was I going to hook up with since B/M didn't get that Shane or Chris on board for the show? Was there anyone for me here? Or do I need to go to town. Well maybe, rumor was being spread around that LT was in question and all the RR's were talking that up. They were seeing if I would ask him out. Adam was leading this bandwagon on LT Rumors about being gay. And Adam shouldnt talk about rumors being spread. Anyway I asked LT and he was flattered but not interested. But if he were interested in getting some Norm, he would be my bitch for sure. Hes got a rocking bod. People were looking to get busy, it was once again time to party and to be proud of that hang over in the morning minus the mission the next day. Yahoo!
There was so much to do also in Telluride. The Spa was one of our favorite places to go. They had a lounge with a television. This is where you could find LT. He loved the gym. It was also hard for the cameras to come in here. Naked men everywhere. There were all these fancy dudes with lots of Texas cash and Hummers. So if you wanted to duck from the cameras the spa was the place. Tom Cruise lives in Telluride along with Oprah and Norman Swartzkofff. Telluride was a small town so when these uber celebs would land their Lear Jets it didn't take long to hear about it. The restaurants would rent out the towns people to fill the restaurants when one of these super-sized celebs would come for dinner. The idea was: the town's people are all used to the Tom Cruises so they would no longer bother the celebs. They wanted to make them feel at home where they weren't being bothered. It was very Truman Show. They would all come in and get free meals filling the space so that the looky-loos couldn't get near the super celebs screaming and running wild for there autographs and photos. Very tricky and interesting. So, since we are not the super celebs the looky- loos wanted, they had to settle for us, and they were very happy to snap our pictures in hopes to find their golden Hollywood celeb among the mountain backgrounds during their prospecting vacations.
During that weekend we got the inner workings of the town. I befriended many of the town's people in hopes that I would find a man to date in this mountain village. I mean there must be someone somewhere that might be interested to go on a date. Back at the house, it was just too much to get involved with any of the cast. And I don't think Dave or Abe were ready for the jelly. So several of my new town friends mentioned there was a man who was performing in a play at the Town Park. So Sarah, Dave, Cara, Theo, Abe and several others decided to check out A Mid-Night's Summer Dream under the stars. The famous play was set in an 80's stripper club so the guys like that. It was a great play and we had a wonderful time. But the guy I went to check out really wasn't my type. I like a more manly man. The Road Rulers were so supportive to help me find a date. Sarah was a gem. Full of life and she would just beam and sparkle when she talked.
Most of the group in Telluride would leave the house in search of adventure. We are now two weeks into this show and couples started to hook up there was all this sexual pressure going around. Coral and Elka took a different route. They stayed at home and stayed to themselves. Which is your own thing, but in a game you need those votes if you want to stay out of the Gauntlet. Maybe the sight of everybody hooking up made for a sour tone with my chick friends Elka and Coral. Darrel made it known that he was free. He would try to get in the bed with Coral every night. Sometimes he would hide in Coral's sheets and jump out and get her. Coral was sweet but wanted nothing to do with him. Coral was all caught up with this man back home. That was a messy sight full of tears and flowers. Elka would stay by Coral's side and they would drown their emotions in wine and cigarettes. Funny side story about the wine, when we first got to the Wyndam Peaks Resort and Spa, the restaurant bar give us a price break on the drinks. Well we had a lot of wine lovers and they drank up most of the resorts wine. The bar had to change its wine deal making some very unhappy.
I spend most of the weekends hiking with Mike and Trishelle and I could hear them making judgements on Elka and Coral. They wanted the both of them to step up their efforts for the team. I mentioned to Coral that she and Elka needed to be strong. If they were not going to kiss ass for a better term they need to be outstanding in the mission. It really was that simple. The weekend was over and pressure mounted to what kind of mission would next. The morning tension before the missions were an awful feeling.
Sink my boat
Coral saw that we were doing another water mission and Corals need to win a car pulled her back out of her fear of water and going to the Gauntlet had focussed Coral to do her best. Coral had a mission to get Adam out of the game. Adam had become a monster of no fun behind the scenes. His need to win was making for a boring person. The beard was getting old. He felt he could follow his acting dream if no body knew who was with this hair on his face. So Jamie BOTS. Yawn. Why do these people look down on the show and do the show. Change the way people see the show, and who you are. Please. Own it.
The first thing we realized in sink your boat was the fact that having less players on your team was making it harder for us to win. It was a numbers game. So for us to win we need to be extorindary. That is kept me focused. Grabbing ripcords and getting into the safe zone. I grabbed Steve's cord and sank him then crossed the safety zone. Steve was an easy rip too. He thought if he came into our safety zone he was safe from being sunk. No. However in round two we had lost almost everyone on the team. Coral was happy she had got Adam out. Now, there was just 3 of us left, myself, the Miz and Alton. We went again, I grabbed one more ripcord and got away from Roni. I couldn't believe I was left. Darrel had it out for me. I didn't want him to have the lifesaver. I knew my chances weren't so good to win this mission but I was going to try. If I was going to have my boat sank. I was going to let Dave pull my ripcord. Dave got it too. My thinking was to get Darrel into the Gauntlet and get him out of the game. He really wasnt doing all that great in the missions. So I was on a campaign behind the scenes pointing out how they need to vote Darrel into the Road Rules Gauntlet. We also were campaigning with certain Road Rulers that Adam should go to. We wanted to weaken their team by creating drama for them and having them vote off their stronger players.
Over the weekend I think many people's minds were made up for Elka to go to the Gauntlet. Elka seemed after her injury to lose interest. We had just lost a guy and for many of the guys they thought Matt was a big loss for the team. The guys weren't voting off another guy today. When we looked at all the girls, Elka seemed to have lost all the zest. Maybe the hooker ups and the orgies of the house had something to do with sweet Elka not hooking up and the lack of interest at the house. I think if Theo wasn't sick he would have mounted Elka and there would have been a little more cheer with Elka. Theo was battling bronchitiss and was in bed a lot. But when I was talking with Theo at the pool and he was thinking about Miss Elka in a sweet sweet manner.
Did you see the dice on the show? Well I have a something to say about that. Question:
When you go to Vegas and you are rolling the dice have you ever heard of the 6 or the 5 not available that day? Crazy talk yes?
Well look at our dice. They took off they hanging up side down mission in the Gauntlet. The producers were like we have seen that mission so we are talking it off the dice so we can see something else. What? You cant just take the 5 or 6 off just for TV. Isnt this a game folks? A game is a game. They like to change rules a lot during this show. We would get very mad and I thought it was a little unfair. When there is money on the table you need to keep the rules straight. Well Elka had to battle Cara. In the middle of the boxing thing, the production didnt make these bats long enough. So Johnny says after several minutes that the players could step over the line but not too far over the line to speed things up. It wasnt so clear how far you could go. It was confusing to Elka and she had much stronger hits to Cara. There are white lines on the post over the pool. You can see that she was far over but we could tell how far you could go. She lost her balance with the rule changes mid way through the game. These rule changes also made for a lack of sprit and trust in these games. We felt we would work hard and they would change the rules or not have the right protection for us during these games. When you see the show it looks like once again there is all this drama and it has to do with us Horse shit. Most of the drama was with the games not being the way they are or they are broken or dont work or werent test correctly. You never see us fighting with production which is every game.
So bad things have happened here at Norman's Cyber Pad. I lost my Hard Drive. My mail account is full, I am not so sure how to get it off the server without trashing it and I don't want to do that.
If you choose, you can also e-mail me through my other web site, which is Weddingvideomovie.com Or you can click on the wedding video image on my home page and that links you to my other site. In any case if you haven't check out that site. I have links to many other cast members on that site. Also news updates and so forth. Generally, I am very good about returning all emails. Sorry if you haven't heard from me.
So with all that said, pardon me the next few weeks. Plus I am also going deer hunting in Northern Michigan for a week with the dad and brother-in-laws. Only I could be so lucky to have a hunky police officer and fireman for brother-in-laws.
THE RED BARON
What you saw
Wasn't the way it happened.
Seeing Red and what you didn't see.
What you saw was during the Red Baron Mission was misleading, and not the way it happened.
How many people thought, "wow the mission is all up to Norman to win for the Real World. He is up against Roni and he is shot down." Oh he loses.
The truth: I was not the last player on the Real World team to go the last to go on our team was Mike. In fact Coral and Irulan flew after me. AND Roni did not shoot me down. I went out of the airspace at 9500 ft. I was told by my co-pilot that I couldn't go any lower than 9000 ft. The co-pilot was to help monitor the plane and didn't do a great job. Part of that was: it was such a long day already production had to drive us out to the airfield and then we had to go through flight school; then each flight was up to 40 minutes; the day was getting longer and we still need to drive back to Telluride and vote who was going to the gauntlet. When I was in the plane I could hear both of these pilots on the radio moaning the fact that they had 3 more flights to do. So they wanted to speed things up.
We were giving many options in the flight school, but when I got up there we didnt have much power to make a real fight to happen. I can't believe they arranged the edit and created something else on the show. It was not the case and I was very disappointed when watched show over at Coral's. Coral was speechless. Talking about how they make things up on MTV. I heard from some people that even Matt thinks they have painted Coral in an overly done nasty light. I did this for the sport and the fun I know we worked hard to get into shape. I should have just done a Paris Hilton Tape and called it a day instead of training for several months.
So it's comedy folks on this Gauntlet.
The flying thing. Amazing none the less. Wow! That was something. The show was edited so poorly, I couldnt believe we did that! We arrived at the airport around 5 AM and through a rushed flying course. Once we took off the plane was in our hands. There were so many gauges in the plane. And when you turned the plane to fast or to sharp of an angle it would stall that was a freaky feeling. Plus you had this dude in your headphones that would be barking out orders. I just remained calm, but I also knew I had to shot or be shot down.
There was so much going on. I was amazed we pulled it off. My eyesight was really good and once we went into the sky. I found Roni 3 times. However in order to do the dog fight you need to fly the planes at each other then turn to the plane to the left at 70 degree angle careful not to flip the plane over or it would stall out at the right speed. Roni and my plane almost hit when we approached each other head on we were about 75 feet from each other. We were so close the instructors were little freak out and said the shit word. Roni and I were in the circle flying position nether one of us could get behind each other and we both went down in a circle. I was unhappy with the call and the production will not let you see the footage. I wasn't sure if we both out of the airspace. The instructors were talking to each other for a few seconds and then they made the call. I think they made the call because the production was running behind schedule for there dumb Gauntlet set up and ONCE again they had several other teams to go up and dogfight.
After watching the show why would they do that? Paint Norman has the loser and create drama around it. If there was drama about me losing the mission don't you think someone would have brought my name up in the Gauntlet meeting? It really freaks me out. Not right.
We had such a great day and we were so amazed at doing something so beyond. We all felt it just took guts to do that. Everything really was in someone else's hands. Now after watching the show, I see it was out of my control too.
It was a long ride to this airport in Montrose, Colorado. It was also harder to fly later in the day. The instructors were worn out. The thunderclouds came in and make things bumpy and harder to find the other plane. On the ride back, Trishelle was listening to her Walkman and decided that it was her time to go the Gauntlet and she wanted to go. She was so sweet and didnt want us to fight and really she wanted to be leader and make the team come together. She made us all feel good. Mike however was not happy with his new love interest saying this. He did not like her saying she wanted to go the Gauntlet. Trishelle said it was something she wanted and she felt like she could do. That's the attitude we needed too.
Our voting had changed too. Mike said that he felt several people (Coral) were pressuring people to change their votes in the meetings so he wanted people to write down who they thought should go to the Gauntlet before we started our meetings. Trishelle wanted to do the Gauntlet she had my vote for sure. However when we got back the house Mike started a campaign and didnt want her to go. Thus the meeting got a little ugly and some feelings from Trishelle about Coral came out. Trishelle didnt even want to go there and Mike brought those feelings out of Trishelle and put her on the spot.
When we went to the Gauntlet it wasnt a surprise to see Steven. He was unpopular with the Road Rules bedroom scene. However he came in all corny with his puzzles are fun rocky intro only to be slammed by Trishelle in 10 seconds.
I hate puzzles. Trishelle was awesome and don't believe what you see after watching all this. Yes we lost. But I have questions now about that to. Maybe I didnt lose to Roni? We would have won.
This is why I made my movie. I felt I had no voice and that people used my voice for their own needs and goals. The production has couched us with every marketing plan that most people now believe we are some spoiled talentless brats who are famewhores. It's sad how many believe that and now that how many people come to this show to make that happen only to seal the deal.
When I did this show I got to know people that was one thing and then I see the show and these people are made into something else. When I was thinking of a story that would express this I came across shooting Rachel and Sean's wedding and I was in the same spot as production. Their wedding was crazy and I need to edit out and change things to make their wedding something nice. I realized I was doing the same thing that the Real World does. Just like this plane thing on this week's episode.
I needed to make a story where we played with the idea of whom you thought we were and what could happen when it is edited. The Wedding Video is a film that some people don't want you see. I all can say is being a part of this show is deeper I can write here. If you are ever chosen to be a part of this strange jail you will understand. You just can't take it so serious really
Guns are dangerous
Yes Norman was deer hunting and thus this entry is a little late. My dad got a deer and it was an 8-point buck, I have lots of meat for a feast later this week here in LA.
I picked up my mail today and finished watching the Inferno. I guess the B/M like this title so much that it is what they are calling the next Challenge. Gee this show isnt over and the other one is starting to upstage the Gauntlet, such is life. Well be assured there is much more to happen on the Gauntlet coming up. I cant believe the Road Rulers orgies havent made it to the small screen yet. They are Cuming I smelled it.
Once again the editing is all out of order of how the competition went.
I did not go first it was Sarah and Nathan. They didnt go last. In fact, this mission happened over two days. If you look closely to the mission, John has two different shirts on. One his wearing, It taste like chicken. And what is he talking about? The next time he is wearing layers of clothes. Theo always has a black shirt on in one shot and then in the other a white shirt.
There was a wicked thunderstorm that came in and there was lighting everywhere. We were climbing this huge lightening rod and the cast was getting nervous about doing this challenge with lightening. Duh. But the shows most go on. Production has a schedule, who cares about the cast. So Nathan and Sarah go up in a full on thunderstorm. We werent to keen on it. Sarah drops the cat right from the start. We knew at this point. If we didnt drop the cat we would win. We were cited. The fire dept finally shut the event down after me. I was the 3rd to go. Darrel was shocked. Once again he was trying to be the big tough guy and out do old Norman, well. Sorry dude.
We all had to go back to the house. When the storm got to bad we had to do the mission the next day. Sarah was in the hot seat. That night. We all knew, that we had this mission locked up. So the goal was not to drop the cat. It was important not to show off but keep good times and make this happen. We also decided at this point to work off the lowest times. Now we were not allowed to keep time. The production would not let us see the times. So that we would fight to see who was better. We couldnt quite tell. Until we discovered that our fancy Kycecca Phones they give us had a stopwatch in them. So would not let production know we were keeping our times.
Also everybody went. Alton raced along the others on the team to keep the spinning pole balance so it was weird to see them say that people sat out.
Yes the drama with Coral and Mike continued. Yes Mike was thinking with his dick. It was rather surprising to all of us that our team captain was making some personal decision and Coral has some great quotes here.
We were not surprised they send Sarah but we started to think that was lame too. Road Rules hung this big banner in the living room. Being all cocky it said the Road Rules money train. They were so happy gloating all over the house. They did not like that there money train was slowing down when Sarah dropped the cat.
Sarah and the Gauntlet.
Folks before say anything about the mission; the behind the scenes; and wacky editing running lose again, I have to say that I was very effected about the roadies voting policies. I was just in shocked when Sarahs name came out again and the feelings between the teams were seeding negatively throughout the house. It wasnt worth hanging with RRs and its just a game. Adam and Theo Darrel Abe etc had this banner once again hanging from the fireplace now like idiots would bring this to the missions. I can still smell all the spray paint that was trapped in the hole of the room the Real World shared without windows, they used to paint this banner: The Road Rules money train. It was clear that Sarah was saving many of their Asses from the Gauntlet. Another way to set someone to fail for the vote later on is sending someone to do the mission first. When you saw someone do the mission like the inferno then you could do the mission better. Sarah once again didnt go last on the Inferno she was one of the first ones to go. Adam he didnt sit out in the Inferno and his time werent so great. MTV is also making so much drama here with Adam and Sarah on the television with stuff that is really over produced to make all this drama even more. But the Road Rules guys could get these girls to go first and they would not do so good and it was easier to vote them off later in the day. We would talk about this in our Real World meetings too. Going first meant bad time.
We knew they were other forces at work behind there voting but until I saw the show, I really didnt know how they were coming up with their vote. Their secret little forces at work Adam hiding behind that mass of hair growing on his face.
The mission screwed up. First the Road Rulers log chain snapped and they all flew into the water. We thought we had won. We were jumping around. The pace was great. Then Production comes to us and says their chain snapped. So we needed to do this all again. Then our painted red mat separated from the rolling log. Thus Mike needed to move over away from Roni. Mike was in her face before and she almost slipped from her zone. It was rather sad that Miz had to move. I had my groove on and was second to last off. When Nathan lost his balance he pulled me in by mistake. I didn't want to grab the log and knock off Mike. So it was best to fall has clean as you could. The both of them went for a good long time. If the Mike didnt have to move down the log we would have had this in the bag.
Roni was awesome. She had this super booty too. It was like a third leg that was just preached out in space holding her up.
It was sad to see Rachel go. She is such a great person. Oh we cried, but before that we all fought. We were so freaked at the RRs for sending Sarah again. Rachel and Sarah they had bonded and were veggies and they were happy doing their thing and not kissing up to the orgy groupies. Not that the orgies are bad. I am just mad I didnt get my invitation. Really! Well.
We werent happy about the dice problem. Production removed several events because there were trying to make the show more interesting by forcing us to do the other events. So they would blank out the dice.
Then Sarah and Rachel rolled the Ride-em Cowboy. Now this is a problem with us. The controls for the bulls are controlled by production and they are not the same speed. The rules for touching the horses are changed. See Sarahs body touches the horse. That is foul. When Montanas body touched the horse she lost! We went to war. Our team went off. I thought Alton was going to jack someone. We were all in their faces screaming about the rules. Sarah should have been gone. Sad to say. Yes. Johnny then talks to production. Johnny confuses the rules and says its okay to have your body on the horse but you cant hold on with two hands. Rachel plays by the rules and Sarah does the same thing again. We left and went to town and would not to interviews and felt that production was not making fair calls and making everybody fought. It starts getting really BS like. We all looked at them in there face. BS. Here we lose Rachel because production is making the sweet Sarah story and RRs acts all fake when Sarah comes back to them. Theo knows he needs good PR so he starts sucking up to her because she is going to get a hell of a lot of airtime on the show. However is he going to back his guy-guy pack? I wasnt sure that the RR guys were getting rid of their girls when we were there. I wasnt surprised when Adam confirms that on the show now. The money we are winning is really not enough to lose a friendship or a future one. But I am weird and Road Rulers are all about voting people off on their shows anyway. Real World is about making friends and learning from others.
The cake was a joke. The sad thing is, until several people like Coral said, you need to make Sarah feel part of the team. They wouldnt have had an idea about the cake until we had to point out they might not get airtime. It was so fake. So for them to play up looking like nice people on camera and hope it works in the edit clearly doesnt for me then and now. They look cheap and sad.
NOTICE: If you are an artist or know someone and would like to have a show for a week here in cyber space, I doing a new cyber gallery at Normans cyber pad. Well have an opening on Friday every other week. Let me know. Art gallery coming soon.
Okay. Holidays are here and I am looking for an art studio to do some more paintings this winter. I am just back from SF and saw some great places that might work out.
Lets go back to the show, back to Colorado in the mid heat of August. I never thought I would have made it this far. I left my truck in Northern Michigan out at our lake house. I was thinking that I would have already be back there fishing by now.
It has been about 3 weeks away from Michigan, at this point in the competition you are worn down, every morning you dont know what you are doing. Is it water or snakes, fire or eating cow patties? Who is going to vote you into the Gauntlet and you are you going to vote into the Gauntlet. There is so much stress in the mornings. People would shit several times and then pee and pee more. You have come so far and been scrapped up and seen so much drama you wonder are these going to be your friends in the end. What keeps you focus at this point is wanting to win and get that money because this has moved from fun to work.
We wake up early this morning and then wait, something is wrong with the mission. So we sit at the house and wait around an extra hour with nervous tension in the air and the house smelling bad. You can see in the Road Rulers eyes that they still want to vote off Sarah Veronica knows at this point that she is going to be next so maybe its a good idea to keep Sarah going to the Gauntlet. Adam is working this crap on people behind the scenes. It has all become business in his head. How to win and at whatever cost. Dave is blinded by Adam while play love dove with Cara. When Dave passes me he cant help but flirt and wants me to know it.
Dave works save his ass and making arrangements Theo and Adam and Darrell. Those guys arent man enough for the Gauntlet and are going to vote in secret when some of them suck more then the girls on their side. And hey, can you blame them? Once again, the fun is out and the work is in. They are working to win and as for someone on the other side, me, we need to figure out how to cross the finish line with friendships, because the money just isnt there.
Around and around we go. The Disc Mission (whatever they call it)
You wouldnt think this mission wouldnt send 3 people to the hospital, but yes it did. I was one of them. The rope cut off our circulation, several of use could not open our fingers afterwards for days, and still to this day I have 3 numb fingers. The mission was crazy. The disc would spin faster and faster, I did my best, and I was sickened spinning around. I was able to be the 3rd off from our team and I wanted to win this one. I was too big. My ass was being pulled off to the edge. Once your ass was on the edge your were dead. Veronica who was the smallest was prefect for this and her legs keep her from the edge. She really needed the win Adam had been working his, get the girls off routine for the final mission of 150,000.00 dollars coming up soon. After Veronica won and saved her, the Real World laughed because they were making her an easy vote off.
You could see that the RRs guys ignoring the fact that Roni had just won and now Veronica. The girls were stepping up. The guys just didnt wanted not to see this. Maybe they were still caught up in the Battle of the Sexes. I am not sure. I could see they were freaked on how they were going to vote?
LT and Alton in the Gauntlet
The Road Rulers had not a clue. For some reason they keep thinking it is me to go to the Gauntlet. Darrell is always thinking Norman. Well once again Darrell you are the first one off the mission. He walks around and intimidates the house. Shit talker. We were boxing in the gym. Well Darrel doesnt know I have been boxing for several years. Surprise. After that day he stopped talking shit and wanted to hang.
So LT was feeling down. I think thats what gets you in the Gauntlet, feeling like you have let everybody down. Alton was going in there to rock it for our team. He climbed that pole so fast. LT works out all day and night. I am mean all day and night. Couldnt get up this pole. He is massive. I am good climber. Wait until the next mission.
Corals point, on voting off the women, hit home. Theo needed to step and win this mission. Also it this point we are expecting a lot more from Alton too. Alton was a pro-skater and the log roll seems like a piece of cake for 10,000.00. I was second go off the log roll and now 3rd on the spinning disc.
Since Trishelle had left and Mike wasnt getting sex he was gone and not focused. I was trying to get him to rally so Mike and Roni and I went for a hike to get out of the house and the gossip. We found some great waterfalls.
The orgies are coming up.
Hey this is whats coming up: Telluride Gay and Lesbian festival is having a ski week the first week in March. I am going to see if RRs Rachel can come. Make a trip and have some fun. Telluride is great.
Oprah made me cry last night. Over and over. Did anyone see that Primetime live special? What a great women. Un Said but she just doesnt to me all the time. That Oprah. She is the real Santa Claus. I can see it too. In a hundred years from now, when most of us are gone. There will be these stories of these women that came and showered all these children with no hope with hope and a message to be strong and there is love. Oh the tears. I can see these kids keeping this story alive with Oprahs saying of these heart prints you can leave on people.
The art show is going to start up this week. I will be showcasing a different artist on the cyber pad art gallery. So long after the Gauntlet has played out. I hope you come back can see other creative and wonderful people, who are making a something to share and inspire others. After the artist have showed their work I create links of each of the artist so you can check them out. Normans cyber pad art gallery is like an art karaoke, first come first sever list, when the artists contact me I give you a date. I am booked up until the first week in Feb.
So make some stuff.
The Rope Mission
I started watching the show this week, thinking, like was there? Now that its been several months ago, since we taped the show, it all starts looking fuzzy in my mind, I am like, and yeah Mike was sooooooo brave to want to go in the Gauntlet. NOT!
Leading up to this mission, Mike, a.ka. The Miz, who had been our team leader with his MIZ soundtrack playing before every mission, was gone. I mean Mike was there, but he was gone. When Trishelle left, so did Mike. Mike began to mentor this great kid in town, who would take Mike fishing and golfing. So for a few days, there was no Mike and no beer bong. People started looking at their watches like when is it time to go home, whens the next plane. I was like dude; nobody is winning me 10 Gs each mission. Whats up with that? The long faces are going to have to go. If thats Mike then, than its Mike turn. I hope he can find this Miz. After all we had not seen the Miz yet. Coral begged him not to bring him out. I think it was time the Miz paid a visit
We left for the mission with Sterling our driver, she has still upset that we were losing missions with her and she was determined to not become a bad luck charm for us. The Helicopter seems cool. I jumped, I make on the rope. Yeah for Norman, I climbed up to the red ball. This was a time event, so I went as fast I could and I think I would have gotten the lifesaver too. Now, I look back at the dock, people are cheering, I am cheering. I made it with no effort. I even do this theatrical back flip. I was so cited. Norman makes it happened. Then I swim back to the dock and hear I am DQ.
Johnny is like; you have to have your feet in the red. I was like, no way, New Rules? What? I tell him, you said you get to get in the red and feet above the orange to stop the clock. The best time wins. Was I not in the red? And my feet were above the orange? Because this event was timed and the best time won I didnt climb any further. I didnt want make Adam and Darrel look to dumb but I could have climbed all the way to the top. However being a timed event, they would have kept the clock running.
So Johnny and I got into a fight. Then my team got into a fight. We wanted to see the footage and production was like no. I was pissed. And thus drama. I wouldnt talk to production. They tried to interview me. I was so mad. (sorry, Mark camera man) It was hard because you just felt like even when you did these missions. They would add or change things right in front. New Rules. They would come up with New Rules after 3 or more people had done the event. New Rules. New Rules. I was like this is so bullshity. I know production was mad, I wasnt in the Gauntlet, and nobody was bringing up my name in the Gauntlet meetings. Production for drama would go around interviewing people. Like, Why dont you do this or why dont you do that. Or why dont you vote Norman in the Gauntlet. Nobody mentioned Nathan. They were always baiting people into thinking and saying things. You would think production was playing the game. But no, they were making some silly show that had very little to do with a sports or competitions.
I was so mad I ripped a suntan lotion bottle in half on the dock.
We won thought, Sterling, our drive was no longer our bad luck charm.
However, I made an ass somewhat of my self in front of Coral. See Coral comes up to me after I went, and she was like, I dont want to see you get voted off, and thats whats going to happen. I didnt even think that was a thought in anybodys head. Mike didnt even stay on the rope or get in the red. There were a few others too that didnt make it. Coral being one of them, Anyway, I thought Coral was saying some stuff to some other people, and I went over to Nathan and said, what did Coral say about the Gauntlet? The conversation got ugly, and then people were all freaked about whom they were going to send. I said, I have to go on performance, for peoples abilities. Mike is not performing so well, and his mind has been somewhere else. What Coral was doing, was protecting me for going into the Gauntlet, and I thought something else, when I look over to see the whispering in peoples ears. I was so mad from production, I was thinking clear and I thought Coral was up to something, which for some reason she has that look, but its not the case and I put by foot in my mouth. When she was protecting from other people to make me an easy vote off. I felt bad that I thought Coral was up to something to get me voted off when that wasnt the case. I am glad that footage didnt air. I was messy looking. That is what is awful about this game. We now win and have to vote someone to the Gauntlet. A place where production changes rules and its all about how they want to director the show.
Back at the house, Mike came up to me before our meeting and said, whom was I going to vote for. I thought this was weird, because, we, or I didnt really talk about this until the meeting. I think he was a little taken back when I said him. I like to think Mike and I are pretty close. I was like Mike how do you feel about that? He was not happy. I was playing by his rules so
For me, the vote was Irulin or Mike. Irulin was giving us all strength this last few days and holding the team together. She was always a defender for the team, she held these meeting together and made being in Colorado fun too. She would go to production and tell them when things werent fair and she and Alton would take a lot of shit for standing up for the team and us. When we went to vote. Everybody pointed out the same thing, Mike. Mike was freak out. Then he realized he didnt look like the good guy on camera being defensive. If fact, he looked worst then Coral. She took going to the Gauntlet better than Mike. Then Mike calmed down and then he listen to Theo repeat everything we just said to him. Mike then warmed up to the Gauntlet, all that he was preaching to us for the last few weeks, he now needed to step in and make this win happen if he wanted to be here. We need to act like a team to win.
Well, we thought for sure it was Sarah going. I am mean, how could they lose Abe. Theo, I think was never a big fan of Abe. All the girls wanted him and think Theo saw this. I still dont know why they havent put Adam or Darrell in there.
So the Gauntlet comes down to big Mike and hot little Abe, Well in a few seconds, Abe is knocked out. Oh the girls who were getting it good in the pooper, burst into tears.
Back at the house, Coral, Nathan, and me are chilling out; the camera guys are on the steps. They have a remote viewing screen watching all the cameramen roam the 10,000 sq ft house. They are laughing on the steps outside our room, their eyes light up, like they have stuck gold, their greedy laughs sing out that they are going to get a raise, weeks of having to fight with us have now all paid off, Yes! The moments that B/M wet dreams for, the Gold Nuggets Orgies!
On the remote screen in front of the director are naked road rules cast mates, bounding around with full on, hard ons, tight asses, tits and lotion. Upstairs, Theo is walking around on the lst floor, southern pride between his legs, saying hello in a Santa hat and nothing else but bath bubbles. Soap all over his body in a Santa hat, Theo is saying cute things to the camera. David is walking up from the bottom bathroom in the buff. Big dick flopping around, much nicer than I thought, He passes me on the stairs, and what do you think? Smug. Nathan is like I am out of here. Alton cant handle all that stuff ether. Cara showing her stuff. Alton was like; if my friend were showing her titys to other guys she would be gone. Coral begins to bemoan the fact that we are not getting any sex so she leaves the room. Darrel snakes about. Trying to get some action. No one is playing his game. Coral is laughing hall above the directors watching what has now become porn. There on the monitor is Rachel/Veronica and Abe. The girls taking turns while the house went about its business, everyone almost naked. It was nuts. Coral then walked into the bathroom. Thats what you saw on the show. But it was heavy. The girls went with Abe to his hotel. After you get kick off, you have to pack your bags, and leave to the hotel, the girls went and screwed all night. Now when Abe passed me naked in the kitchen, he had won the best dick contest after seeing, Theo and David. After talking to Rachel and Veronica the next day. They said he won the performance award too. They just were all a glow and for Rachel the lesbian to love this cock was a big thing she said. Well you only live once and then its in repeats. I am sure B/M is already doing the outtakes XXX video.
Sorry folks I am setting up my art studio out in the desert. So I have no internet connection. I am in LA for the day so I am week behind here. lame sorry
Sarahs 5th Gauntlet
Cleaning up the mess.
Yes, this was the worst day I have ever been a part of. It was a sad day and it was sad to see so many people manipulated under very unfair terms and rules and false friendships. You see nothing. You know nothing and yet you all might have opinions and feelings and thoughts of what is going on. It was a learning experience for me and I was able to mend bridges that were burned down. I am glad for the most part they didnt air what would have been a dramatic nightmare of horrible words and tears that came to blow
The repelling mission
The day started like all of them, early. We were taken to the forest where we stood be low this step rock cliff towering a hundred feet over our heads on the rock were red and blue flags. We were all giving numbers to repel the cliff slide something most of us have not done. Thunderstorms interrupted the whole day. Cara was one of the 1st Road Rules off. She was not last like she was on the show and neither was Sarah. Once Cara and Sarah dropped the flags we knew that if we had good times we would win the mission. Road Rules knew that we had won the mission.
We were not aloud to know our times. I think the production want us to fight rather then vote someone off with the worst time. But we know that we had beaten Road Rules. Well, we are standing there waiting for the 10,000 check and Johnny unfolds the Road Rules check. We laughed and said Johnny you got the wrong check. He looked at us and said no. There was a pause and then a puzzled look on the Road Rulers faces and they walked up and took the check. We looked over to production and they had blank looks on their faces. Road Rules thought this was joke too at first. Then they started jumping around like they had won. We freaked out. We asked for the racing times and said nobody on our team was DQ? They had two people on their team that were DQ and their time plus the worst time of team which was Ronis time. Ronis time was longer than Corals or Irulins time. We got mad. We got screaming mad. So then production went of and got into a circle and talked and then they came back. Johnny step forward and said to us we need to shoot this over. Johnny once again said Road Rules. They jumped around with this false greedy sprit and we freaked out again. It was so bad, that we quit, everybody on the Real World team quit and we walked out said with loud FUs Fuck You. Road Rulers shouted back at us like we were swore losers and babies. This fight went on for an hour and we listed how many bad calls there were and how bad we had been hurt with these sloppy missions. I was pissed. I just couldnt believe it. The director of the show came over and was all shakening and he said our attitude towards the production was uncalled. I was thinking, what! There is money on the line and they are not let us having any times and they make shit up and lie and they are telling me that I am being out of line. I was like, hey buddy, you make a couple thousand a day shooting us and making us look like idiots. That money is in your bank account in fact the whole crew. You all laugh at us and the only way we make money is if we win these fuck up missions that you edit wrong . the list goes on. We cant win when you change the rules and screw us. Fuck you and we are leaving. Its starts to rain. Finally a head producer comes down and says she made a mistake and Real World won. We then re shoot the check, this time Johnny gives the check to us. We returned to the house. There was tension and so many bad things that have already been said. The Road Rulers had already said for the last couple of days that they would send Sarah. Well guess who comes back to the Gauntlet.
Now I bet you are wondering just what happened for that incredible 45 some minutes. Why and how did those guys all get in their underwear?
It was ugly. They said ugly things to Irulin they said ugly things to me. We did not go back into the house and in the morning of the next mission. We got into a fight so bad that we didnt move from the house to the next mission. The cameras love the fight and sucked it all up. But I guess them do thought it was to ugly. It was so sad to see the Road Rulers in their ultra fake world doing it for the cameras the money. The details still so stirring and real. It will be sometime in the future when I can comment here.
Lets do the time warp again .its just a step to the left and then a step to the rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrriiiight put your hands on your hips
So yes. The Gauntlet has come to an end. ( oh got brownies burning one moment, and you have waited so long) dash
Yummy, I got to lick the bowl too. I am going to jump back to that mission where the cars were hanging from the cranes and we need to jump out and race across this ladder.
Theo. Nicest boy. Our Theo. Nutty having too of them, they couldnt be any more different and nice at the same time. Our Theo is a very spritual religious man. Its interesting how Matt got the God rap and Theo was just in the background. Theo would also do prayers before each of our missions and would be reading the bible most of the day. Unlike Matt, he didnt make this an issues or an event for the cameras. Thats quality. Theo was a quality kind of guy. He did get into gay no gay church thing with Coral. I thought for sure that was going to go somewhere on the show, it had the makings of a real world moment where different thoughts collid for the bank account of B/M Productions and MTV. Its funny, when see something happening that could effect you in the room and the camera people zoom in. Its so showy, I wasnt going to waste my time over something like that to get camera time and start some religious- no gay- gay thing. Thats how I felt, the same thing when Darrell called my out on a fag thing during the last mission, which start a war between the two teams as Iruling was hanging above the pool. The cameras went to zoom mode and run over to me waiting for the Norman to comment. Its dumb, Theo is cool and so is Darrell. They aint haters, they would have look like that if I would have up put them on blast but I am too old for that show. So I roll away, but Coral wanted to get me in on the god no gay/gay thing. This is what I say on this, ( the Matrix, which is god like to me in away) quote from the oracle: Neo, We are all here to do what we are meant to do. Smile and she follows it up with I like candy So cute so human, more than most, well here you go on the rank, being gay, well I see it, if this is sign of god and everything around us. Is just that. Funny loving people, who are interested in loving and are not reproducing. Yes, maybe that is a sign to think about. Its something I think about everytime I am rush hour traffic is that nice of me not to pop out 3 more kids that will join in on this traffic jam of life. Not reproducing and feeling good about it. Do I want to take care of people and make things better for the next soul. I would have to say yes! So I think gay people and single people and the whole kit and kabododdle have something to do with the fact theres a lot of people more than ever before on earth and with that is diversity and respondible to do better for ourselves and to start to share and wake up and see the what is around us before we fatten up and eating everything and poop ourselves into the ocean and wake up have to force people to stop making babies like China and suffer on the horrible quailites of life and make some war. So I love the babies and if you could have two, replace you and husband and help that other. Adopt for the 3rd kid. When we have more that 2 kids you in the world of over-production and those kids are going to fight with the many on the planet. Might not be pretty. So when there are homos they are helping the people who feel the need to create more than 2. Really. So love your fags and most important love the people that are here today. Love those kids and we can make a better world. We arent cows, but a some point we are going to start eating ourselves when the mad cow stuff its home.
Okay where was I Yes. I didnt want to bring all that and more above into the Theo/Coral Bible and gay environmental conversation with the lame cameras and super lame editors turning profits for buzz moments to sell the show as drama. We came to have fun and do sports and have competions and that stuff. I thought. Well thats what I was there to do.
So back to Theo and his performance, his track record was all over the place until towards the end, I think this is part of the reason and its the reason that give my friend Coral the non-vote for the Gauntlet that day. Theo had made plans not to be Colorado that long, he came along but had business affairs when the schudule started push us to the end he was a little freaked what to do. He was not planning on being on the team. You get paid to the show and its generally enough money to take and walk off the show in the 1st week and the 2nd week too, however when you start pushing into the 3rd and 4th then that money doesnt look as good. So here I am fully commented to this race and have been busting my ass as a 36 year old and I am on a team with people who have other stuff back home they need to get at. So when that information become known to me, it was a deciding factor, could Theo have tried harder earlier on in the Gauntlet, could we have had more money or more people. Was he playing at 100%? He was now, because we had passed that 2nd week into the 3rd. Now when I look at Coral, she came because she didnt have a car and she was here for the team a 100% and some. The Gauntlet was the first of these shows to have few prizes and to have so many missions hurt us, its hard to believe their wasnt a car or something offered up during one of these missions. I am sure Coral could have gotten that car and drove home happy. As I write this entry, I still dont have not much feeling in 3 fingers on right hand from the rope I held onto when we were being spun around.
So there we all sat, watching each other race across the ladder 100 ft in the air. This time we were allowed to use our stop watches. Production was still on edge from almost losing the Real World team from their admitted fuck up yesterday and caused the fight between the two teams. That mission was close. We won and I am not kidding, by 1 second. One second, there was a silence because of the fight we had been in the day before, even the production was so uncomfortable about handing this check over. For Road Rules now they had to stare down the team that was going to go into the final mission of 150,000.00. We had just won the last 3 missions and we were on a high. We were a smaller team mostly made up of men. We might vote Coral and I think that is what the Road Rulers are thinking at this point. Its funny how you see somethings in production that are second class. We break for lunch after the car ladder mission. We are never allowed to walk near production. These rules are so freaky Hollywood television bull shit, its funky and bad breeding on the human end of things too. All of production works like this. They see talent as some from of cow to milk and abuse and lie to you as they work with you. Contracts, contracts, contracts. Its the law that separates us from you. No its you and your lack of ownership and greed, They kiss your ass kiss ass to jump through hopes and really cant wait to spit on you as soon as that chance happens and they no longer need you. Mind you this is from people who are being paid everyday, have doors on their bathrooms and some kind of health insurance. Well all these factors boil down to a cast system. This goes all the way down to Potato chips. Silly. So back to the start of this little inside story, we break for lunch Production goes up the hill to table and shade we are giving a few bags of bad food and send to stand and eat near our vans in the mud and 90 degree temps, the vans van being so hot you would melt or kill dog inside them. We cant turn on the AC because of the contracts or whatever. Having won the mission you just blank out there in this reality and eat. ( now mind you, I have worked for 13 years in every dept for production, none of these people in production want to daring think that I directed a film or have produced commercials and list goes on. I understand this cast system, but there is level of being human that like give it up their potato chips. So we are eating away and one of the production people come down, pissed off bring this kettle of hate to us in her gut, some how the lowly idiots in the mountain village mixed up the order, the cheap food is for the people getting hurt and jumping through hoops, having there lives editing in every untruthful way and lie too. These chips and those sandwiches with the sun-dried tomatoes are for the production and production only. I was like wow, get out. Well like we knew there was a difference, now that we now 4 weeks into these that they have been eating high on the hog and we have been getting slop, really. Oh the pain of this women when she had to walk down from behind the cameras only to discover that we were already eating, not a clue there was food in the cast system at works. So she breaks down and freaks out like we have ruined the world and stomps back up the hill. I am thinking, these are the people who are looking after us. rather sad. Not very gay, mind you too.
Its amazing that so much great things can come out of television or motion pictures that at the core of this was some artist and someone that had a vision for something better in life and the really more than offen is that their are not some many good people making all of these. If these cameras were on those people no one would watch television ever again. It would be band and the market an the Martrix and the current in the land of oz would be pulled back to see figures like Homer Simpson boss at the Nuclear power plant pulling all these strings. These people are boring and mean and lie and take adavantage of anything good and without a thank you strand your ass in airport and jump on the next show and they do all again. I see this all happen as the days get longer. I wish we could vote some of them into the Gauntlet rather than Theo or Coral or Veronica or Sarah. So I finish up my lunch mad because I tasted the forbien fruit of a sun-dried tomato that was taken out of my mouth. I think this reason above is why you dont see not much of me, because at my age, I dont put out with much of this and I have no problem telling people you are being a little small right now. I share these thoughts with you, because they happened and every thing that happens as an effect. You however see how they want you to have an effect.
An hour later we find ourselves in the room, Alton with the I-saver and the tie vote breaker. Yes the final vote on the final mission comes down to a tie. Coral was not happy. We sit in the room, saying nothing, what was there to say, everybody had worked hard and someone might not come back if they go to that Gauntlet. What was good for the team? Who worked the most, who worked and desevered this more. All guys or one girl should this person lose. Coral had beaten most of all the other girls on the other team in most missions. She didnt better then RR Rachel in many missions and she was the gauge for a top player in this game. We dont know enough about what we are doing tomorrow, but its always something, something big. Now when we ran up that hill and wearing those fat suit things. Both Theo and Coral were on the fence with running. Theo passed out and I needed care him up the hill. That was really and I had to think about that. For me, I saw how much Coral had put in this and she was my friend, and she was right we need to have a well rounded team that meant having a women too. Yes that was a point coming from a fag folks, although in the edit its looks like that is a thought only from Coral and Mike. I would not have made it this far without Coral singing my praises and she and Alton and Irulin were like, Norman is old dog and his staying in the game. There for with there surport I was never once mentioned other then when I meantion myself and was injuried with stichess in my knee.
As crazy as this seems, I was the person I think towards the end that everybody was looking up on my team for direction, I did my best to made my decession make sense and create the least amount of drama for the camera and show, through this process my team respected my words. I think Alton switched his vote back from Coral to Theo when he saw that both me and the Mizs votes were on Theo for the Gauntlet. I am not sure that Alton should have done this, infact I thought that he was going to keep his vote the way he did. I think Alton saw the Miz and Norman Vote for Coral and so he must have thought, they know something and change his vote. It was so torn, I didnt want to help him. I said all your decession are right if you feel you came up with the best one you could and it was yours. I am sure if the vote was secret like RRs than Coral would have gone to the Gauntlet and to further on that out come. If Coral would have gone to the Gauntlet than she would have beat Cara. This is why: Coral wanted that car and she wanted to win. Theo was there but could have been doing some speaking gigs and making more money somewhere else and he had a plan to be somewhere else. So the Gauntlet Mission which I feel was unfair. This one is guy to girl, so that means Theos horse is driven twice as fast speed. Now the girls on this mission shouldnt have the handcap here. No, they dont have nuts and they should have been the ones whos horses were driven faster not the guys with there balls being slamed around. Also we should have had the choice of horses. We had lost 2 people before Theo to this mission, mostly because the two horse werent not the same and lucky would have it that the bitter women whos sundried tomato sandwich we were giving by mistake was now running the controls on our team (great) I look at her and she is still pissed from having a cast members bite in her sandwich. So Theo was just thrown off that horse and they dont even mention on the show that the speeds were different making it seem like poor Theo was not as strong or good as Cara, who smiled and enjoyed the motion like she was in a parade. Had that mission have been Coral she would have won. We would have had both Theo and Coral on the final mission and what happened to Coral still would have happened. I know this in my heart and there is more I can tell you but be asured Theo did not have to run 4 miles up a 10,000 foot mountain, and hes still and winner.
And I am going to tell that story.
( Sorry this takes a little bit to write) Now, I am going to due several proofs on this which will take me about 40 minutes.( that took an hour shit) So I will have to finish with the rest of the story and dig up some pictures too. Then I have a dinner. Oh I moved out to Palm Springs. Yes its nice and I am working on a new series of art and the first painting is almost done. I am also schuduling a reg to vote thing with Norman Lear and getting some the real worlders and RRs to appear at these places and dates so. I just heard that Alton and Irulin did an amazing job and turn out at Keene State College in NH.
Sean and Rachel are going to South Carloina and Mike Lambert and Myself and Sean are doing the Florida dates.
Theres a list.
Check it out and I be posting the final gold bar mission soon. I know, I am really slow. Sorry about all that.
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January 26, 2004 Keene State College 229 Main Street Keene, NH 03435 Ph. (603)352-1909 www.keene.edu
February 3, 2004 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 29208 Ph. (803) 777-7000 www.sc.edu
February 5, 2004 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611 Ph. (352) 392-3261 www.ufl.edu
February 10, 2004 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 32306 Ph. (850) 644-2525 www.fsu.edu
February 12, 2004 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS 39762 Ph. (662) 325-2323 www.msstate.edu
February 16, 2004 University of Arizona, Tucson Tucson, AZ 85721 Ph. (520) 621-2211 www.arizona.edu
February 18, 2004 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287 Ph. (480) 965-9011 www.asu.edu
February 24, 2004 California State University, Fresno 5241 N. Maple Fresno, CA 93740-8027 Ph. (559) 278-4240 www.csufresno.edu
February 26, 2004 University of California Los Angeles 405 Hilgard Avenue Box 951361 Los Angeles, CA 90095-1361 Ph. (310) 825-4321 www.ucla.edu
March 1,2004 USC Los Angeles, CA 90089 Ph. (213) 740-2311 www.usc.edu
March 4, 2004 San Diego State University San Diego State University 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, CA 92182 Ph. (619) 594-5200 www.sdsu.edu
March 9, 2004 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1401 W. Green Street Urbana, IL 61801 Ph.(217) 333-1000 www.uiuc.edu
March 11, 2004 Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 43210 Ph. (614) 292-OHIO www.osu.edu
March 16, 2004 University of Michigan Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Ph. (734) 764-1817 www.umich.edu
March 18, 2004 University of Pennsylvania 3451 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Ph. (215) 898-5000 www.upenn.edu
March 23, 2004 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 13244 Ph. (315) 443-1870 www.syr.edu
March 25, 2004 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15260 Ph. (412) 624-4141 www.pitt.edu
March 30, 2004 Iowa State University Ames, IA 50011 Ph. (515) 294-4111 www.iastate.edu
feb 24 2004
Where oh Where has Norman gone?
I have been out on the road to many campuses getting the vote out! It has been great and I have had the chance to hang out with Alton and Irulan and Mike and Miz and Coral and Melissa and I am looking forward to the upcoming dates over the next month or two. So the Inferno has heated up and the Gauntlet now seems so far in the past and Summer seems so far away as we hear winter roaring past us.
As many might have read, Coral was taken out by a spiders bite before the race. So lets go back to that day. So some might not know, but I think Mike and Trishelle had quite a thing going on the real puppy love stuff in there eyes. We were really happy for them too and I think Trishellle really like Mike and there seems to be more. Trishelle decided to surpise Mike and fly back to Telliuride and be a part of the last few days. Mike was very happy about that. Coral, well she didnt get it and I could see the seeds of bigger problems to come. Coral had found some not so great photos of Trishelle doing some spread eagle stuff sent to her from a skin mag shoot. She got them send to her on the Kyoccea phones that we would play Mystic Chang on.(FYI Mystic Chang hinted that we wouldnt win) Coral wanted to show Mike the nudies, because he thought that Trishelle was such a good girl he wouldnt be able to handle it. And Trishelle is really a sweet person and when you are around her she really is super nice to get a long with. If I was straight I would be into her. I think I might be into her being a mo. Well Coral and the gang thought it was best not to show Mike and let him live out his fanstay.
The mission came upon us and we were brought up a mountian dirt road. There was nothing but Johnny and the start line. We had to wait for about 20 minutes before starting the race. There was nowhere to go to the bathroom and it was hot. For the guys it was easy to pee, however for the girls they need to climb down into the bushes and well pee. We then came back and Johnny went over the rules under the hot sun. We formed a stagery, Nathan and I would run ahead and see what problems were needed to be solved. We started out and things went wrong almost 5 mins into the race. Coral just couldnt do it. I looked at the road rules team and they were struggling but not walking. Mike was yelling for Coral to get it together, Alton was incouraging her. Nathan and I were becoming concerned we would yell down and back to them to pick it up. Road Rules started a huge lead. Then Mike starts to Carry Coral. He is mad. I turn back run a mile back and then start to carry Coral too. Mike and I carry Coral and run up the hill. Now I am doing twice the work. I had run so far up the mountain then back down and then switching off with Mike. Do you see this on the show? No. So we get up to the first point. We are not far behind Road Rules. They are always insight. But we know that with the 10 minute penltiy if we are neck in neck we wont have a chance so we cary Coral and she keeps blanking out. She isnt making any sense. I am thinking she has heat exhustion that I have seen runner gets. I know we are up 10,000 feet so that isnt great. So we keep pushing. Then Coral finally gives way. Mike has been so determined not to leave her. I keep saying that we should leave her and go for it and do what we can. It is so hard to think that we could have had an all male team for this very physical mission and that now we have a player down. We leave Coral and the guys are not happy but they stay foucused and have more engery we are tried from having to have carried Coral. We dig and we dig at the next mission and we can see some people down the hill where we left Coral talking to her. We get the box and that was the last time we saw Coral until later that night. We had no idea and nobody told us nothing and we ran to catch up to the Road Rules team. We caught them and then we passed them. We had a good lead but we didnt have a 10 minute lead. When they got to the puzzle we solved it seconds behind them and even with the minute we could have had we didnt have a chance with the 10 minutes.
I the guys were pissed. It was so in the bag for us. It was so there. But then it wasnt and I stood on this mountain and a huge thunderstorm came in and we were rushed off not to get hit by lighting that was everywhere. I looked at Alton and we made it. We made it to the end. I made it to the end. I who was 36, the oldest Real Worlder, the gay guy made it up the mountain and through many missions finishing near top all the time. I did it and I felt great, and there were so many great stories here. Sarah! and many other Road Rules that were winners too. We all were winners and I couldnt feel bad with how it could have gone. I was there and it was great. The rain fell and the prizes and the money sunken for the other guys. I felt the need to go over and talk to them and show them the positive. How its so dumb that we have to jump through all this hoops to be rewarded by MTV, That has much as we have made this show a success how little we are thought off. Real World like Road Rules we dont get anything to what we bring. I am happy to see the little bit go out. I am happy for Roni and Vericona who never wins. Theo who wanted to win so bad after losing in Cabo. Even Cara and Dave they might have a little nest to grow with and make some yummy puppies. It was time to celebrate. We didnt hear from Coral and the guys thought the worst. We went out for drinks. Trishelle was there and she could feel that she wont have let us down. We rage on in town. I found Coral later back at the house in the Road Rules Den. She was so upset. I had called my dear friend Coral many times and her phone was busy or no signal. We had no voice mail and we told she was taken down to hostipal to be looked at. She wasnt breathing was the answser I got. So I was drinking in town and one of the female premedics came up to me after Johnny and his women bought me a drink. She told about all the missions and how she was not happy with how we were getting hurt, she had made recommendations not to do the mud ball where I got stichess. She said there were do many rocks and we were without protection. Production afterwards when were all hurt and we lost Tonya came up with Pads and stuff. So this paramedic told me by far the worst thing she say was Coral and that they lost her and she stop breathing and how bad it was. She was so worried that they werent going to save her. Still at this point it was not told to me or the others what had happened. The poison to the heart was so bad then us taking up that hill. Well the whole thing made me sick, how terrible for Coral and she almost died. I am mean she stopped breathing. I watch the show. I cant watch it again. In fact I think the reason writing all this has taken so long is because I am rather mad. Later that night I went back to the house where Coral was, puffy eyes from crying and two bite marks on the ankle. How could something so small do something life threathen. Well I have seen some friends almost die to bee stings. She was trying figure how and where and when. Was it back at the house , but then she would have had a reaction by then. Was it. Then I remember watching all the girls walk down the dirt road and step into deep grass and hide behind some bushes. That is where it happened. If you get in a spiders area they will get you. They dont come after you like other insects. Wow. And still if we were giving places to go to the bathroom this would have happenend. Coral would have cross the finish line and Coral would have that new car.
I give my Coral a hug and said there was a rap party in town and she need to come. She was so sad and didnt want to. She felt that she let everybody down and she has such a voice people want her to fall. She has this voice because everybody else doesnt have the balls to put it out there. I like that about Coral, its something I dont have Unless back into a corner. Coral and I and a group of other went into town, It was one of those moments when we could talk to the production and they could talk to us. It was over. The drinks were flowing and the crush between the cast and crew were in full swing. Its funny this werid family I am part of.
The next day I wanted to see some of these great part of the world. I rented a jeep and Mike/Trishelle/Nathan and I took it out. It was a wonderful trip, one of those days were the music from the radio stays in your mind. The view was great. We drove over to see some hot springs under a hotel in a cave. Old people were nake and we got some ice cream and drove up to Sliverton, the mountain was ruined by mines and the water was many acid colors. We got to the Silverton and Trishelle and bought Veinson and Elk Jerky we look for chicken fried steaks and took pictures. We Drove off to the ruins in New Mexico were all the trees were burned. I must say I have traveled a lot in the country these past two years and many things are burned. I dont think so much should be burned. It rained well we drove back and we didnt have a top on the jeep but it didnt matter. We were young and I felt young to be luckly enough to young out with the hot MTV young kids. Sexy Miz and Nathan and the vixen Trishelle. I would trade if for anything. So I dropped them off and I went to drop the Jeep off at the airport. Nobody was there. I sat went for a taxi to pick me up and has I stood on a concrete wall a herd of Elk came over the ridge and surrounded me. They snorted and eat the grass. I looked up to see the Mars bright in the sky and thought damn I am lucky I am really really lucky