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Dan W Miller

Dan W. Miller

Joined 2 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona. Last activity 51 minutes ago.

"The Vanilla Godzilla" is a "monster presence" on popular social networking sites and actually where ever I go at over six feet five inches tall. Two time award winning internet comedian including Funniest male as voted by the facebook public 2011. Began writing and stand-up comedy after age 50 then hosted and produced my own successful comedy shows in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. All after surviving near death from SJS/TENS Stevens-Johnson Syndrome in 2008-2009. (1 in 4.5 die.)

Cancer surgery survivor 2012.  Voted FUNNIEST (male) on facebook at the 3rd Annual 2011 Dave Monsterburg Awards Show© broadcast (sort of) live on YouTube.

Former Search & Rescue U.S. Navy Corpsman Desert Storm Era Veteran. Father, Step-Father, Grandfather and considerate human being. Originally from Southern California living in Arizona since 1998.

"Only by proving what my heart is set on accomplishing and never giving up on that dream is what pleases my toughest critic - Me."

 ~ Me

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    Meet The Real Rocky Balboa

    10 hours ago

    Meet the real "Rocky Balboa." Not many know that he's a real person named Chuck Wepner and was the inspiration for the Rocky movies. A small time boxer got the chance of a lifetime and inspired many.

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    My Search For Dean Tolson - The College Grad Who Couldn't Read Nor Write

    7 weeks ago

    My buddy, ex-NBA star Dean Tolson graduated college with a degree, played in the NBA secretly illiterate. Addicted to Vicodin, he just "fell off the radar." I found him nearly three years later.

  • 0

    How I Talked My Way Into Another Job

    10 hours ago

    Want to know how to be the every man's "every man" (literally?) Take some tips from this "jack of all trades!" It takes some convincing and a brimming self-confidence .

  • 9

    Learning Social Skills From "The Master" - My Father

    10 hours ago

    Learning social skills from "The Master." Dad took me along to meet real "Good Fellows" to American icons like Arnold Palmer. Yet he always had time to listen to our mailman.

  • 7

    Our Soldier Finally Makes It Home

    11 hours ago

    A hometown hero finally makes it home and everyone is there to greet him at the train station. But there's something missing...

  • 0

    How To Handle That Heckler

    10 hours ago

    How to properly interact with your audience (even the dreaded heckler) and still kill 'em on stage.

  • 2

    "I Feel Great!" How Pete Maravich Learned To Accept Jesus

    10 hours ago

    The incredible "Pistol" Pete Maravich was always a one man team striving for something greater than just accomplishments and that one elusive championship. He was preparing for his immortality.

  • 0

    A Baseball Love-Hate Story

    10 hours ago

    I'm the guy you want on your baseball team and despise when I'm your opponent. Pitcher Don Drysdale said he'd even throw a brushback pitch at his grandmother "if she was crowding the plate."

  • 9

    I Woke Up Afraid Today

    3 hours ago

    Social and political correctness has made me leery to even just "be myself"

  • 3

    One Day That Changed My Life Forever

    10 hours ago

    We didn't take the responsibility and honor quite to heart while in U.S. Navy Corpsman school training. Until a grizzled, old guy they called, "Doc" told our class the cold, hard truth about the job.

  • 2

    Three Lives Forever Linked - Hank Gathers, Bo Kimble, Paul Westhead

    10 hours ago

    It was very early one morning at the airport when I spotted one of my true idols. Paul Westhead coached one of the most dynamic NCAA basketball players ever - HANK GATHERS. A star burned out too soon.

  • 2

    You Just Can't Insult A Tall Guy

    10 hours ago

    People will say the strangest things to me. People I have never even met! Fascination, jealousy, envy, fetish you name it. The last time I got my feelings hurt was grade school.

  • 6

    An American Social Studies Lesson

    10 hours ago

    From The Goat to The Hero of The Class! The author's teacher connects fun with a lesson to be learned. After all, this was a big event in social studies for some.

  • 0

    A Message From Saul, Santa's Corporate Elf

    10 hours ago

    Modern hiring issues have affected Santa's helpers. Jolly Ol' St. Nick, Inc. had to hire Saul, the Yiddish elf. Besides he was the only Jewish elf to apply. He has some current events to forward.

  • 17

    I Could Have Died - Surviving SJS Stevens-Johnson Syndrome by Dan W. Miller

    11 hours ago

    The author is just released from the VA Hospital after ten days of agony. The painful journey has just begun. As soon as he gets home he writes down his thoughts of the future and his fears.

  • 14

    Top 5 Hilarious Ways Of Saving Money

    10 hours ago

    The author goes to great lengths to help you waste money later. Yes, here are some ridiculous ways to help you save money and all so you can spend it (un)wisely on the "important stuff."

  • 0

    Confessions of a "Hoodlum"

    11 hours ago

    Might as well "sow your wild oats" before you're of legal age. Oh, I did more than my share of it. I was just the one that never got caught.

  • 8

    How To Avoid A Bar Fight

    4 months ago

    Follow these unwritten rules and you too can go through life with your front teeth still intact in your old age. Best place to get into a fight? A bar has two of the worst elements - people and booze.

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