Flash In the Pan

Phillip Kerman hosted the Flash In the Can awards show last weekend in Toronto. I was last there (along with Phillip), speaking at the newMedia ’98 conference. Not the final conference I was ever invited to speak at but it’s been a while.

Phillip got the gig because he’s been producing a lot of geek-funny videos. He bounced ideas off of me for the past couple of months while he was working material up for the show, I helped write and edit a couple of pieces, and did main voiceover on the piece above.

He also got a lot of people to do cameos. Some were quite involved, but he also had a few Flash “personalities” in brief expressions of cluelessness about the conference and the awards show. I take all credit for my portrayal in this video, which didn’t actually stray too far from the truth: