Colby James West is a humorous man, however he’s a humorous man with three Winter X Video games medals. Colby’s well-known for impressions and now does voiceover work, primarily in snowboarding, snowboarding, and biking. Like nearly everybody in the mean time, he’s quarantining/isolating/social-distancing, so right here’s his information to getting by this robust time:
The place are you now and the way ‘locked down’ is it?
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Proper now I’m in my storage in Hermosa Seashore, California. It’s fairly locked down right here, they closed down the seaside, the piers, and all that sh*t, however I don’t know, I simply hang around at dwelling actually. Everybody appears sort of bored however I’m like: ‘F*ck I’ve acquired a lot sh*t to do!’
If you happen to might be wherever on the planet proper now, the place would you choose?
Properly usually, I actually wish to go to India, however in all probability not for quarantine! If I might be wherever proper now, possibly New Zealand? There wouldn’t be too many individuals round!
Are you utterly isolating or do you’ve gotten anybody to maintain you firm?
My girlfriend lives 4 blocks away and we sort of determined early on that if considered one of us was going to get it, we’d each get it, so we’d quarantine collectively. She has her personal place, I’ve my very own place, so we simply sort of travel.
Okay, when you might be caught with anybody alive or lifeless…
I’d say possibly Invoice Murray. If he couldn’t go wherever and I couldn’t go wherever I assume we’d have some fairly good conversations.
What are you listening to?
Punk is what I’ve been listening to essentially, so numerous NOFX.
Proper now we’re watching Rick and Morty.
How are you passing time, are you staying fairly lively?
Haha, not likely! I play numerous video video games, I work on my automotive. I imply I do have my bicycle and I simply realized tips on how to do wheelies. Plus I’ve my bike, which can also be enjoyable, so I assume you might say: ‘doing wheelies’!
What are you consuming?
My girlfriend’s a very good cook dinner, so final night time we had steak. I eat numerous Snus, however I don’t know if that counts for consuming.
What sort of individuals are you glad to maintain your social distance from…
You already know when you’ve gotten a roommate that doesn’t do the dishes? I wouldn’t wish to be caught in a home or one thing with somebody who doesn’t hold the frequent space clear. If we’re going to be caught right here, I don’t wish to be caught in another person’s sh*t!
What’s the very first thing you’ll do when that is over?
I’ll in all probability go crusing, simply right here in Redondo/Hermosa. One in all my buddies has a giant ol’ 60-foot boat that I’m form of on the crew for. Final summer time we did a bunch of races, however we clearly can’t do this now. That’s what I’m gonna do!
Do you’ve gotten any recommendation about tips on how to get by this time?
I believe folks ought to undoubtedly take the possibility to get on with tasks. My home is somewhat two-bedroom cottage. It’s tiny, so I can’t slot in a normal-sized sofa in. I’ve tried three or 4 totally different couches. Throughout quarantine I used to be like: ‘F*ck it, I’m gonna make my very own sofa!’
I went to the ironmongery store and acquired all of the instruments I wanted and I constructed a sofa from three totally different couches that matches within the nook of my home. I name it Frank as a result of it’s a Frankenstein sofa.
I ran out of fabric for the sofa so I took considered one of my outdated tall-tees, it’s acquired some loopy skeleton, scary-looking dude and use that for one of many cushions.
So principally simply discover one thing to do. Jossi Wells used to reside in California, a few years in the past, and when he went again to New Zealand he left a bunch of sh*t at my home. I’m really sitting beneath his surfboard and there’s his chopper over right here that he constructed and rode. Essentially the most precious factor that he left is his stitching machine, so I sewed all of the cushions with that.
I’ve additionally realized extra piano, my buddy left his bass guitar and amp, so I’ve acquired all types of devices. It’s a very good alternative to cram your self into one thing and do it time and again till you’re actually good at it.
Aside from that, ingesting is nice.
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