Not an April Fool's Joke--Andrew W.K. Brings His Positive Work Ethic to Irvine
He's not only had the last laugh, but his overall career since then has been the ultimate in confounding expectations every step of the way, too. How? Basically just by doing whatever he wants to as he goes, from convoluted in-jokes about celebrity that beat the crap out of Joaquin Phoenix's supposed attempts at same to hosting Destroy Build Destroy for the Cartoon Network, a mere scraping of the surface of everything he does. Trust us, the Wikipedia page goes on forever for very good reason.
The core to it all has been his joie de vivre in all he does, something time has made even more apparent. There's an honest-to-god glee he demonstrates time and time again--not a horrible Up With People cheeriness or saccharine sweetness, but a lust for life that's infectious if you're willing to let you're your guard down a bit.
When he hit Twitter, it was another example of how well he works--his near-endless stream of "PARTY TIPS" (recent sample: "Partying is our defense against the pain of the universe") are both funny as hell and serious at the same time, a true acknowledgment of the human comedy.
The Acrobatics Everyday crew that's putting this on will have more information later regarding ticket arrangements, exact locations and more, so stay tuned to its website for that and much more--and if you're still thinking a motivational performance sounds kinda boring, consider these samples:
And in perhaps the ultimate meeting of the minds, what happens when Andrew W.K. and his Canadian cousin-in-positive-energy Nardwaur get down: