Joshua Hale Fialkov

Purveyor of sheer awesomeness.

Joshua Hale Fialkov is the Harvey, Eisner, and Emmy Award nominated writer of graphic novels, animation, video games, film, and television, including:

THE LIFE AFTER, THE BUNKER, PUNKS, ELK'S RUN, TUMOR, ECHOES, KING, PACIFIC RIM, THE ULTIMATES, I, VAMPIRE, and JEFF STEINBERG CHAMPION OF EARTH. He's also written for NBC's CHICAGO MED and SYFY's upcoming INCORPORATED.

The Scott Baio Story.

Cut and Pasted from an IM in which I tell the Scott Baio story.

Joshua Hale Fialkov: I was at a UPS store in toluca lake. (20:20:36) Joshua Hale Fialkov: sending packages to PIttsburgh for the con. (20:20:53) Joshua Hale Fialkov: I very purposefully and clearly wrote my address and shipping info on the slip. (20:21:05) Joshua Hale Fialkov: but, while i'm getting it taken care of, Scott Fucking Baio walks up to the counter. (20:21:21) Joshua Hale Fialkov: and suddently everyones all "Oh scott! Charles in Charge was my favorite show ever!" (20:21:30) Joshua Hale Fialkov: and not paying attention to me, and my shipping. 20:21 (20:22:05) Joshua Hale Fialkov: I kept asking her to double check the address as it was REALLY important it arrived on time and didn't get lost. And she read me the address from my slip and printed my receipt. (20:25:32) Joshua Hale Fialkov: THe address on my slip and receipt was correct. (20:22:27) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Then I get to PIttsburgh, the box never comes. (20:22:34) Joshua Hale Fialkov: I track it down, and it was SENT TO THE WRONG ADDRESS. (20:22:37) Joshua Hale Fialkov: WHY? (20:22:40) JLU969: that totally and completely sucks (20:22:40) Joshua Hale Fialkov: WHy did I get fucked like this? (20:22:42) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Scott. (20:22:43) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Fucking. (20:22:44) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Baio. (20:23:01) Joshua Hale Fialkov: So I had to go the people's house who it got accidentally shipped to, and they thought I was a thief, as I tried to explain what happened. (20:23:05) JLU969: you now have Baio-bias (20:23:14) Joshua Hale Fialkov: They said "UPS is coming back to get it, you can't take it." (20:23:19) Joshua Hale Fialkov: and I'm like "It's FOR ME." (20:23:23) JLU969: show em ID? (20:23:26) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Yes. (20:23:32) Joshua Hale Fialkov: They wanted to make a photocopy of it. (20:23:34) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Fuck. (20:23:35) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Scott. (20:23:37) Joshua Hale Fialkov: Baio.