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Darren Collins

Waxahachie, Texas, United States

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Swahili
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • I perform comedy shows and telecommu...
  • High School biaaaaaaaaatch. And tons...
  • From Port Angeles, WA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Setting up a charity USA in Kenya to do HIV and AIDS prevention education in East Africa.

ABOUT ME

I used to have a house and things to fill it. But, since I travel constantly. I've decided to ditch the house and live on the road. Well, I mean, not on the actual road, that would be uncomfortable and truckers toss jugs of urine out the window. No one wants to live like that. But I am booking gigs around the country, and visiting friends and family, and checking out roadside attractions.

PHILOSOPHY

Trying to live in the moment, make lists, make people smile, be cool. I am most comfortable when I am in a brand new place. I like that most of my small talk conversations include someone saying "are you f^%&^%ing with me?" or "is that true?" "Oh you aren't kidding?" "I can't tell if you are making this up." People just don't often believe that I get to do what I get to do. There is fun to be had, let's have it!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Um, sorry, I found this site very late in the game. I've had a killer spare bedroom for YEARS, and now that I am hopping on here, I'll no longer have my house. You can sleep in my car if you want.

Interests

Worlds' Largest Things, Roadside Attractions, Oddball Museums, Antiques, I also am mostly friends with clowns, jugglers, magicians, mimes, stand up comedians, and very strange people.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Smuggled cigars out of Cuba inside puppets Shipwrecked on a deserted island in Cambodia Saw a midget kickbox a child in Thailand Performed an exorcism (long story) Won the World Championships in "long distance knife throwing" in 2010 Peed off of the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls (not at the same time) Has the only outside exhibit in Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum Juggled for over 4,000 people (at the same time) in Bogota, Colombia Owns over 400 PEZ dispensers

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach puppetry. (live, muppet style puppetry) I can teach an adult male to juggle 3 beanbags in 11 minutes or less. I can give you knife throwing lessons.

Countries I've Visited

Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Republic of, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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