Well, I’m currently writing this from a charity guest house thing in Southampton, following my 3rd course of chemotherapy treatment.
During my stay here a bloke came to my hospital bed with a video camera and a grin on his face. He said he was from an organisation called Jimmyteenstv (absolutely no idea what that’s about), which is basically kind of like a special YouTube.
If you don’t know me, you probably won’t know that I have a kind of bone cancer called Ewing’s Sarcoma. However, the chances are that if you’re reading this page, you do know me because I told you about it personally.
Anywho, this jimmyteenstv site thing is basically where a bunch of kids like me with cancer upload videos and stuff. This could either be really pretty cool, or really pretty lame, but I’m thinking and hoping the former, so I might just give it a go.
There’s a bit more to jimmyteenstv, though. They did, after all, hand me a video camera to use, so they obviously have some kind of budget. The guy that told me about it also mentioned something that I thought was pretty cool – in the past, they’d done a music video for someone, with proper cameras and everything (Jack, if you’re reading this, we ought to discuss this on MSN :P).
From the looks and sounds of this website, it’s a bit more than just “YouTube for kids with cancer” – the guy did kind of suggest that I put some effort into editing stuff. This will probably involve me “procuring” a copy of Adobe Premiere, and spending a lot of time cursing at a computer screen. But the end results will be worth it. I hope.
But anyway, how much do you want to see an Army Field Chicken music video (that’s the band I’m in, by the way)?!