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This week in Sam Pocker


  • I found out I was being used to teach ESL (English as a second language) in Brazil
  • I was interviewed for a podcast
  • I came up with an idea for a song and had it fully produced by lunch
  • I had a remix done the next day
  • I had "Sam Pocker Loves You" signs hung all around Los Angeles and New York
  • I leased billboards to say "Sam Pocker Loves You" on Monday
  • I held it together (as I was very sick) to go to the weekly event for the Fringe Festival
  • I survived an Uber driver singing his two songs to me at the top of his lungs (one was a cover of the Celine Dion song from "Titanic")
  • I was interviewed by the LA Times about being a customer of The People Walker
  • I spent my third consecutive Passover in LA alone at Canter's
  • A bunch of other things happened but they're all a blur.

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