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Encyclopedia > Dave Carnie
Dave Carnie

Born December 14, 1969
Residence Northern California

Dave Carnie (born December 14, 1969) is a former editor-in-chief of Big Brother Magazine and current writer for numerous publications. Carnie writes freelance and has had articles published in Rolling Stone, Hustler, The Skateboard Mag, Snowboard magazine, and Bizarre.[1] Carnie also helped co-write a couple of short films with Spike Jonze (whom he met through fellow Big Brother Editor Jeff Tremaine). Through his work on the Big Brother videos he was also one of the original creators of the television show Jackass and has appeared in numerous Jackass episodes. During his time at Big Brother Dave can be credited with launching the careers of numerous Jackass stars, including Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, and Chris Pontius, and has brought fame to hundreds of skateboarding stars.[2] Carnie currently writes articles for Fran magazine and has created his own publication, The Future Magazine. December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... This article or section needs additional references or sources. ... A freelancer or (freelance worker) is a self-employed person working in a profession or trade in which full-time employment is also common. ... This article is about the music magazine. ... For other meanings, please see Hustler (disambiguation) Hustler is a United States published pornographic magazine. ... Bizarre is a sister publication to Fortean Times. ... Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel on October 22, 1969), is an American director of offbeat music videos and commercials, and an Academy Award-nominated director and producer in film and television, most notably the 1999 black comedy film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation. ... Jeff Tremaine is an American film and television producer/director, and, along with Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, one of the creators of MTVs Jackass. ... Big Brother was a skateboarding magazine founded by Steve Rocco [1], which was notable for ushering in street skating and promoting Rocco brands and companies Rocco favored. ... Look up jackass in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Johnny Knoxville (born Philip John Clapp on March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American comic actor and daredevil. ... Steve-Os mug shot courtesy of The Smoking Gun. ... Chris Pontius has been married to Claire Nolan since October 2004. ...

Carnie was hailed for his work on exposing the dangers of the modular skateparks that many cities across the United States were installing, and was recognized by the Austin Public Skatepark Action Committee for his work.[3]

Dave also has his own brand of skateboard decks named Whalecock Skateboarding.[4]



  • Dave was a secret character on the Playstation game Grind Session. His character farted while grinding.[5][6]
  • Dave has a cat with no tail named "Gary" that has become a recurring feature in his writings and interviews.[2][7]

The Sony PlayStation ) is a video game console of the 32/64-bit era, first produced by Sony Computer Entertainment in the mid-1990s. ... Grind Session was a skateboarding game released on the PlayStation in 2000. ... A skateboarding trick A skateboarding trick, or simply a trick is a maneuver performed on a skateboard while skateboarding. ...


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  1. ^ http://www.mnskateboarder.com/minnesota/carnie.php
  2. ^ a b http://www.smalltimeskates.com/sts/20-qs-dave-carnie-interview/
  3. ^ http://www.austinpublicskatepark.org/modules.php?name=News&file=print&sid=12
  4. ^ http://www.morrissey-solo.com/features/01/06/01/0849245.shtml Big Brother Issue 74, June 2001
  5. ^ http://www.us.playstation.com/Content/Sites/119/Info/matty/index.html
  6. ^ http://www.gamespot.com/ps/sports/grindsession/review.html?sid=2577967
  7. ^ http://www.getunderground.com/underground/features/article.cfm?Article_ID=910

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Main Cast
Johnny Knoxville | Bam Margera | Steve-O | Chris Pontius | Ryan Dunn | Jason "Wee Man" Acuña | Preston Lacy | Dave England | Ehren McGhehey
Supporting Cast
Brandon DiCamillo | Theodore "Rake Yohn" Webb | Chris "Raab Himself" Raab | Phil Margera | April Margera | Jess Margera | Don Vito | Manny Puig
Jeff Tremaine | Spike Jonze | Dimitry Elyashkevich | Rick Kosick | Lance Bangs
Television shows
Jackass | Wildboyz | Viva La Bam | Homewrecker | Bam's Unholy Union
Jackass: The Movie (stunts) | Jackass Number Two (stunts)
Big Brother | Corona | Jackass: The Game | CKY Crew | CKY Videos | Gnarkill | Radio Bam | Haggard: The Movie
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