About Happyjoel

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Here’s a little about me:

I have worked over 40 styles of job in my life.

Since leaving Dayton, Ohio at age 18, I have bounced around. Currently I’m either living in Yellow Springs, Ohio or Los Angeles, California. The Los Angeles time is spent vigorously pursuing my dream of being a comedy writer and also the weather’s nice.

My last regular job was working a graveyard shift front desk job at a 24 hour fitness. Making less money than I made at my first job out of high school.

And I find contests. Online video contests. Now I do that for a living. I have visited 6 continents on all-expense paid trips (if you can find one to Africa, PLEASE TELL ME! I NEED IT FOR THE COLLECTION!) The way I see it, learning to get people to vote for me in online video contests and building my contest army is just to pave the way for my eventual run for President of the United States.

Click my links, join my contest voting army, help me live the dream.

Or just leave spam comments on my blogs. Whatevs.

If you want to get in touch with me, drop an email to: happyjoel[at]mac[dot]com


  1. when I knew you, you were a little kid, but a funny one at that 🙂

  2. Hey Joel, I flipped a coin and you won the “Which Blog Shall I Read Today?” contest — well done, it’s in your genes.

    (Bad luck TechCrunch.)


  3. Hi Joel – can you please email me and let me know how I can reach you? Thanks.

  4. You’re a an inspiration – great work, talent and vision!

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