Here it is… my first ever published anything. Like ever, including high school newspaper-type stuff. They asked for it, and two days later, I turned it in.
“My Life as America’s Radio Sweetheart: On the cusp of his move to KUSP, ‘The Sound of Young America”s dearly beloved radio host reveals all” in this week’s Metro Santa Cruz. I hope you enjoy it, but more importantly, I hope that it makes me rich and succesful beyond my wildest dreams.
Here’s the introduction:
I was born in 1981. In 1982, I began composing my memoirs, with the able assistance of Presidential Historian, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Accused Plagiarist Doris Kearns Goodwin. Today, nearly a quarter-century later, I’ve created a 12,000-page tome that I think sums up the first 25 years of my amazing and inspiring life. I hope the book, when it appears, will help historians of the future understand my impact upon not only our nation but upon our world.
I’m currently in talks with a number of (largely imagined) publishers, but in the meantime, I thought I’d share a few excerpts from the larger text, which focus on my time in my adopted hometown of Santa Cruz. I expect these entertaining tales will cement my legacy as a Great Santa Cruzan, alongside other legendary locals like the guy from Survivor and the guy that decided to put a fiberglass caveman on the sky-tram at the Boardwalk.