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Posted on Fri, Jul 27, 2012 : 1:42 p.m.

Pat Stansik back with new video, starring U-M hoops star Zack Novak

By Jenn McKee

Pioneer and U-M grad Pat Stansik - a local up-and-coming comedy writer/filmmaker who’s gotten serious attention online for videos like “Bros vs. Hipsters,” “I’m 24,” “Were You Listening to ‘Call Me Maybe’?” and “I Love You Denard” - has a new video starring U-M basketball star Zack Novak.

Called “NARPS” - which stands for “non-athletic regular person” - the short video tells the story of Novak going to a gym with his buddy (played by Kyle Anderson) only to learn that, to his horror, the place is crawling with NARPS.

The video debuted on YouTube on July 25. It has thus far has received nearly 3,500 views.

As for Stansik’s next project, he said in an email, “I'm also finishing up filming a music video for ‘I Love You Denard’ that will be premiering the week of the Alabama game,” so locals should stay tuned for that.

Jenn McKee is the entertainment digital journalist for Reach her at or 734-623-2546, and follow her on Twitter @jennmckee.


Chim Richalds

Fri, Jul 27, 2012 : 11:49 p.m.

Wow ... speechless. Literally one of the worst attempts at comedy I've seen in awhile. Can't even blame Novak for his robotic acting ... I wouldn't call this guy a comedy writer by any stretch of the imagination. I'm assuming all of the views are from ex-PHS and UM grads who know this kid. And I'm not being harsh here, the "I'm 24" video was stale but at least a little bit humorous. Everything since then makes me blush for the sheer fact that he puts this stuff out thinking its remotely funny. Hey Pat, how about "NERFS" Not Even Remotely Funny Slackers


Fri, Jul 27, 2012 : 11:34 p.m.

That was awful. Better start thinking about a real job Pat.

Kevin Fielder

Fri, Jul 27, 2012 : 6:03 p.m.

Wow... there's two and a half minutes of my life that I'll unfortunately never get back.