Have any of seen this new show â€œWorld of Jenksâ€ on MTV? Itâ€™s amazing.
Not like Kanye â€œAmazingâ€ or like the Amazinâ€™ Mets from 1969, but pretty darn good.
The short of it is this documentary filmmaker â€“â€“ Andrew Jenks â€“â€“ got MTV to give him a film crew and a bunch of cash to follow around interesting people and live like them.
Heâ€™s been a homeless girl from California, a punk vocalist on the Vans Warped Tour and a poker prodigy living in Las Vegas.
Basically, he has the best job in the world. And heâ€™s doing really interesting journalism. On MTV, no less.
This got me thinking: If I could be anything I want in the world, what would it be?
Really this weekâ€™s Top 5 regressing to back to me childhood, when I dreams and hopes. So just humor me, OK?
1. Rock star
Secretly Iâ€™ve always wanted to be a rock star. Still loudly I pretend to be a rock star drummer, much to my landlordâ€™s chagrin.
But I think being a rock star would be one of the most exciting, fulfilling, interesting jobs in the world.
I mean, not many professions allow someone to affect the masses as much as music.
Plus, think of all the reckless sex and intravenous drug use. Haha, just kidding. Iâ€™m no Tommy Lee.
2. Professional athlete
Think of all the reckless sex and intravenous drug use â€¦ wait, this is athlete. Ah ha, but think of Tiger Woods. Or like, anyone who played in the MLB from 1995 to 2005.
See. Told you.
But, again, this job would be pretty cool. You literally play a game for a living. And attractive women will listen to your stupid sports stories no matter how uninteresting they may be.
This one is kind of cheating. See, actors get to pretend being other people. And, in the right role, they could be any one of these occupations.
Sometimes actors play actors in movies and TV shows â€“â€“ see â€œEntourage.â€
But then again â€œEntourageâ€ is based off the early career of Mark Wahlberg, and he canâ€™t even pretend to act in real life.
Is it weird that I live vicariously through â€œThe Princess Diaries?â€ As if I need people to call my manhood into any more question.
It would be pretty cool to live as a prince or something though. Like Prince Harry or William have a really rough life of partying and being famous.
And the only requirement: being born into the right family.
The only hitch: inbreeding.
5. Video gamer
Basically this is just me being lazy. This category could just as well be â€œwebsite surferâ€ or â€œcouch sitterâ€ or â€œTV watcher.â€
I believe I have a remarkable skill set of awesomeness that would allow me to be successful as a gamer:
- I like Mountain Dew: Code Red,
- I can sit for an inordinate amount of time, and
- I have remarkably strong thumbs.
But I do have some weaknesses. I donâ€™t like yelling racial epithets at online gamers, and I donâ€™t use the word pwned.
Multimedia Editor Johnny Hart too loves being a journalist. Please send donations, for heâ€™ll never make any money, to firstname.lastname@example.org.