Sufferfests on the Adam Carolla Show

Comedian Adam Carolla holds a Guinness World Record for the most podcast downloads in history. About a million people tune into each episode of The Adam Carolla Show. So I was obviously psyched to talk bedwetting, ball gags, Bill Cosby, and yes, sufferfests with him. Here’s a link to the episode. The whole episode is […]

Sufferfests on BBC Breakfast

BBC Breakfast, the UK’s biggest morning news program, produced a segment surrounding the 30th anniversary of Tough Guy. The segment features key footage from Rise of the Sufferfests as well as interview clips with Mr. Mouse, James Appleton, Ed Gamester and… yours truly. (Hi Mom!)  

Rise of the Sufferfests: Official Trailer

We released our trailer last month. The people of Facespace approved. It got all sorts of love. The organic reach was rather staggering, actually. It was shared over 3000 times, and within 24 hours, brought 1500+ fans to our FB page. All organically. That was a good day at the office. Here it is. I hope you dig…

The Making of a Movie Poster

First things first, THANK YOU to the supremely talented friends who generously donated their input, advice, time and skills in the creation of our movie poster. Let’s start with this little firecracker, Danielle Levitt. A video posted by Danielle Levitt (@daniellelevitt) on Jun 2, 2016 at 7:36am PDT Though we’d never met, I’d been writing commercial […]

I met Morgan Spurlock!

We went to Sundance in January. Not to show our movie. But to shoot our last interview. I was more or less terrified of interviewing him. It felt like challenging LeBron to a game of one-on-one. That said, he was funny and approachable and had all sorts of interesting things to say about the rise of the sufferfests. Which made […]

Look ma! I’m in ‘Entrepreneur’!

    I’m legitimately honored to be featured in Entrepreneur’s roundup of Top Creatives. Matt Villano’s cover story features a handful of “inventive people” dishing their secrets to success. What’s my secret? YOU! “I work best when others are counting on me. So when I decided to make a feature documentary about the obstacle race phenomenon, I knew […]

STFU: Confessions of a Reluctant HIIT Man

If you happened to read my essay for Outside about quitting a 3-mile obstacle race, you’d know I’m a confessed beta male. Walking off the course was an affront to the Spartan ethos. Fortunately, I have a sense of humor about it. But for a variety of reasons — including the birth of my son […]

Sufferfests: A Sponsorship Opportunity

After months of writing, designing and revising – and many sleepless nights – I’m psyched to finally share my Partnership Prospectus for ROSF. While it’s sure to evolve as we engage potential brand partners, this should be enough to get the conversation started. I hope you dig. And needless to say, if you know someone […]

Hunter McIntyre is OCR’s Unbeatable Ego

I’ve met a lot of characters through the years, but few are as wild and entertaining as Hunter McIntyre. The Reebok-sponsored athlete is a hard-partying former male model who has been taking obstacle racing by storm, and the subject of my first piece for Men’s Journal. With the help of a sub-16 minute 5k that defies his linebacker […]

Yes, I married up. (Way up)

To the casual observer, Amber and I may seem like an odd couple. I mean, let’s be honest: THIS… …isn’t for everyone. While that look has its place (ie. drum circles), it’s certainly not on the arm of a girl that looks like this in a magazine. Or this… And it’s a fact I’ve been (repeatedly) […]