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Encyclopedia > Brandon Novak
Brandon Novak

Brandon Novak from
MTV's "Viva La Bam"
Born December 10, 1978
Baltimore, Maryland

Brandon Novak (b. December 10, 1978) is a skateboarder and friend of Bam Margera from Baltimore, Maryland and is a prominent member of the CKY Crew. Novak is referred to many nicknames in the CKY works, including Dream Seller (which is tattooed on his back), for "selling dreams left and right," referring to his reputation for being extremely promiscuous. Novak's first child was born on December 5, 2005. Image File history File links Brandon_Novak_VLB.jpg Summary Brandon Novak in Viva La Bam (MSN Groups: BRANDON NOVAK PICS) http://groups. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Motto: The Greatest City in America,[4] Get in on it. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... Nickname: Motto: The Greatest City in America,[4] Get in on it. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... From left to right: Brandon Dicamillo, Jess Margera, Rake Yohn, Raab Himself (falling), Bam Margera, and Ryan Dunn make up the core of the CKY Crew. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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DVD, TV, and Radio appearances

Novak makes appearances in the CKY videos, Bam's film Haggard, Viva La Bam, and Bam's Unholy Union. In Haggard, Novak plays a friendly drug dealer named Dooli, which was the real nickname of Novak's dealer in northwest Baltimore. He appears regularly on the SIRIUS Satellite Radio show, Radio Bam on Faction 28. Cover of CKY2K DVD The CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) videos are an invention of West Chester, Pennsylvania boys Bam Margera and Brandon DiCamillo. ... Viva La Bam was a reality television series which starred Bam Margera and his crew. ... Bams Unholy Union is a TV series that aired on MTV and MTV Canada. ... This article or section seems to contain too many examples (or of a poor quality) for an encyclopedia entry. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ... Radio Bam is a Sirius Satellite Radio show on channel 28, Faction. ...


Radio Bam controversy

On December 26, 2005, Novak arranged to engage in sexual activities with two prostitutes from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Bam's SIRIUS Satellite Radio show Radio Bam. The show was cut off just as the act was starting. is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ... Radio Bam is a Sirius Satellite Radio show on channel 28, Faction. ...


Other Projects

Brandon has finished working on a book called The Dream Seller which is based on his life and experiences with heroin in Baltimore. The book was co-written with Joseph Frantz. A movie of the same name was supposed to be in-production in early 2007, but was stopped when Novak began using heroin again. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... From left to right: Brandon Dicamillo, Jess Margera, Rake Yohn, Raab Himself (falling), Bam Margera, and Ryan Dunn make up the core of the CKY Crew. ...


Battles with drug abuse

When Novak was 14 he was offered a skating contract by Tony Hawk, but lost his opportunity due to what he says was a long bout with psychoactive substance abuse. Novak has admitted to being a former heroin user and was clean for almost four years from 2003 to 2007. His best-friend Bam Margera recently claimed on Radio Bam that Novak relapsed in March 2007 and was seeking treatment in a rehabilitation clinic.[1] As seen in the bonus features in Haggard he has a tattoo on his stomach that says "No More Fucking Heroin." Tony Hawk and Lhotse Merriam This article is about the American skateboarder. ... A psychoactive drug or psychotropic substance is a chemical that alters brain function, resulting in temporary changes in perception, mood, consciousness, or behaviour. ... Heroin (INN: diacetylmorphine, BAN: diamorphine) is an opioid synthesized directly from the extracts of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... March 2007 is the third month of the year. ...


HIM lead singer Ville Valo has stated that the song "Killing Loneliness" was inspired by Novak's claim that his heroin addiction was caused by a need to "kill the loneliness."[2] This article refers to the Finnish band. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Killing Loneliness was the second single released by HIM, a Finnish alternative metal band, and was released in February 2006 in Germany and in April in the UK 2006 from their 2005 breakthrough Dark Light. ...


Resurgence of drug addiction

Novak was absent from the January 23, 2006 episode of Radio Bam on SIRIUS Satellite Radio while he attended rehab for addiction to pills.[3] On February 26, 2007, Novak admitted on Radio Bam that while he had quit using heroin, he still regularly abused cocaine and pain medication and frequently drank alcohol.[4] Bam Margera announced on the April 3, 2007 episode of Radio Bam that Novak had a relapse with his addiction to heroin and was back in rehab.[5] On the July 30, 2007 episode of Radio Bam, Bam Margera and Chad I. Ginsburg were discussing heroin and announced that Novak's addiction was "the worst [Bam] had ever seen [Novak]," and that he was "killing himself now". He was kicked out of rehab in Scranton, Pennsylvania, because they found heroin pills in his bag. Novaks claimed that they were "planted" on him. [6] is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ... Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. ... An analgesic (colloquially known as painkiller) is any member of the diverse group of drugs used to relieve pain and to achieve analgesia (literally, absence of pain). Analgesic drugs act in various ways on the peripheral and central nervous system; they include paracetamol (acetaminophen), the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... Chad Ginsburg in the CKY Documentary Chad I. Ginsburg (born April 24, 1973 in New Hope, Pennsylvania) is the guitar player and mixer/producer of the modern rock band, CKY. He also plays some bass on the albums. ... The City of Scranton is the county seat of Lackawanna CountyGR6 in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 (2003 estimate: 74,320). ...


References

  1. ^ March 12, 2007 episode of Radio Bam
  2. ^ May 11, 2006 episode of Loveline
  3. ^ January 23, 2006 episode of Radio Bam
  4. ^ February 26, 2007 episode of Radio Bam
  5. ^ April 3, 2007 episode of Radio Bam
  6. ^ July 30, 2007 episode of Radio Bam

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Brandon Novak - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (453 words)
Novak has admitted to being a former heroin user and has been clean from heroin since 2003.
Brandon is currently working on a book and movie called The Dream Seller which are based on his life and experiences with heroin in Baltimore.
Novak's first child, son Jackson Andrew, was born on December 5, 2005.
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