Early one morning, I padded down to my basement lair (AKA The Wig Shop), pressed “record” on my camera, and played my new ukulele for 36 minutes – pausing periodically to change clothes and hats. Then I went back upstairs to make breakfast for my children.
After editing the raw video down to 3 or 4 minutes, I decided that video editing was fun. In a fit of enthusiasm, I kept going, and set out to create a sort of combination “making of” video and blooper reel. I added some “behind the scenes” shots to the unused footage, created sound effects by mangling some of the original audio, and mashed it all into 2 1/2 minutes of…not the worst thing on YouTube, I hope: