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In which Hank Green takes you through a day in the just completed western US tour of Hank Green and the Perfect Strangers, Driftless Pony Club, Harry and the Potters, Rob Scallon, and Andrew Huang. It was ridiculously fun...thanks so much to everyone who came out to the shows.

For more tour vlogging check out Wheezy's daily vlog:

Rob Scallon:
Andrew Huang:
Hank: Good morning John, I just got back home to Missoula! Ooh, from tour. And I thought it might be interesting to share with you one full day in the life of the tour, what it's like on the road. So here we go:

Step 1 - Wake up stupid early in the morning.
Step 2 - Put on your awesome new belt buckle.
Step 3 - Everything, no matter how disgusting, goes in one bag.
Step 3 - Van Tetris.
Step 6 - Go exploring.
Step 9 - Breakfast.
Step 9.5 - Car breakfast. Keeps going.

Steps 10 through 800 is sit in the van. Andrew's in there somewhere.
What? Hi Paul!  
[All singing] She was looking kind of dumb with her finger and her thumb in the shape of an L on her forehead.

This is the part of the day where we try to get Ethiopian food, but it's closed. And now we're in a parking lot and it's a thousand degrees Kelvin. And now I have to pee!

Step Threeve - Arrive at the venue and comment on how it's different from other venues you've played at.

So they haven't been like this for the most part. I mean, I don't want to tell you what kind of bathrooms I've been spending time in, but they're not like this one. You get a riser today.

Rob: Yeah, I get to be really really high up.

Hank: Nice.

[Rob plays guitar]

Hank: That was the part where Rob Scallon plays me a personal concert. So I missed the step where we load everything into the venue. I feel bad about that. I don't know where I was. I had to do something? I was on a phone call.

Step 32 - Set up the merch stand.

Step 35 - Gimme my VIP bracelet! 

Sam: These aren't just made out of paper, these are made out of solid gold and platinum. 

Hank: What are the sparkles made of?

Sam: Splatinum!

Hank: This is the green room, which is purple here. You can tell this is a nice green room because I have not seen a single piece of pornographic graffiti.

Step 92 - Tune your guitar.

What are we doing now?!


Joe: [Singing] 'Baby baby when you touch me like this'

Hank: [Singing] -about what lies beneath these clothes just by looking at me-

Step 63 - Fog machine. Whoa yeah.

Step negative 8 - Dinner.

Step 801 - Meet friends.

Michael: Hi!

Step 4 - Make your set lists.

Step 5 - Paul takes off his shirt.

Step 25 - Pee. A bunch of different times before we go onstage.

This is the part I hate the most is the waiting to go onstage.

Driftless Pony Club just finished. I can tell because of how wet Sam is. 

Huddle up. Huddle up. 

Joe: Alright, goop on three. Goop.

Part 83 - Do your hair in your camera before you go onstage.

Part 84 - Go onstage.

I forgot the run of show. I don't go onstage yet. [music and cheers]

Part 6,082 - Finish the show.

Ah! Oh, that's nice! Ah! Whoo!

Part 8 million - I'm going out to sign and take pictures with people.

Step 94 - Get to the hotel, realize that you're starving, and try and figure out a place to eat.

Step 98 - Goof around.

Step 93 - Second dinners!

We just taught Andrew how to take off his VIP wrist bracelet, during which process he karate chopped his beer onto me.

Step 2 - Fall asleep in the van again.

Step thirty toof - Go to bed and do it all over again in the morning.

John, I'll see you on Tuesday.