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JanSport Launches YouTube Comedy Series “Disorientation” Hosted by Iconic Drag Queen Jan Sport
Hosted by TV starlet Jan Sport (the iconic drag queen not the bag) and starring some of TikTok’s brightest comedians including Caroline Ricke, Jay Love, and Noah Miller, “Disorientation” is a series of comedy skits covering the very real challenges of post-pandemic life and being optimistic in the face of the unknown.
Each episode of “Disorientation” showcases original sketches from each comedian and offers reassurance that when it comes to things like back-to-school jitters, family drama with your parents, and quarantine woes, you’re really not alone. Bringing her famous wit and sass to the party, Jan Sport offers commentary on each episode and introduces the comedians.
“As indicated by my name, working with JanSport has been something I’ve manifested for quite some time,” said Jan Sport. “I am honored to be taking part in this series—my hope is that anyone watching takes away one thing; keep your head up and when things feel a little disoriented, don’t forget to laugh.”
How and When To Watch Disorientation
The four, 10-minute episodes will be released on a weekly basis beginning July 19 on JanSport’s YouTube channel.
Episode 1 premiers on July 19, and features comedians Boman Martinez-Reid (@bomanizer) and Caroline Ricke (@richcaroline) in reality show format skits that offer the comedic relief that we’re all craving right now.
Episode 2, available from July 26, opens with Teen Rambling by Ashton Ray (@ashray), who encourages us to throw our worries to the wind. Then, Jay Love (@FlossyBaby) and Coco Jones (@cocojnoes) deep dive into the realities of everyday problems and pandemic life.
Episode 3 screens on August 2, and kicks off with a monologue by Jan Sport. The episode also features Brooke Averick (@ladyefron) and Ashton Ray (@ashray) who both remind us that even when life gets difficult or embarrassing, sometimes all you can do is laugh it off. Additionally, special guest Coco Jones (@cocojnoes) sings a post-quarantine ballad titled “Brunch is Back”.
Episode 4 airs on August 4, and begins with Rich Caroline’s ode to her JanSport bags. The finale of “Disorientation” also features comedy from Noah Miller (@nmillz1) and Charisma Stevens (@charismaticblackgal) and focuses on being optimistic in the face of the unknown following the unique circumstances of 2020.
Are You a Chief Mood Officer?
To provide additional fun and comedy to the JanSport social channels throughout this 2021-22 school year, JanSport is recruiting a Chief Mood Officer (CMO) to create weekly TikTok content inclusive of skits, creator interviews, product reviews, and so much more.
If your favorite pastime is sending memes to friends, if you’re an authentic advocate for self-care, and love to find funny, relatable ways to create content for your peers, then this just might be the role for you.
The CMO will receive a comprehensive package to set them up for their role, inclusive of $1,000 to put toward textbook payments, a monthly JanSport wellness package with new product and self-care items, a monthly creator stipend, and a home studio package to produce top tier content.
How To Apply for CMO
· Post a TikTok tagging @JanSport with #ChiefMoodOfficer , explaining why you should be CMO
· Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, age, social media handles, and link to your TikTok video
· Submit by August 7
· Applicants must be ages 16-24*
*guardian consent required for applicants under 18
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