Varsity Fanclub Discuss Debut CD’s Release Delay

Drew Ryan Scott, Jayk Purdy, Bobby Edner and David Lei Brandt of Varsity Fanclub sit down for an interview

Katie and Karleigh sat down with Varsity Fanclub in Los Angeles, minus Thomas Fiss, talking with the boy band about their CD getting pushed back to help do an international release and add a few tracks.

The guys also shared who they felt had the best hair and smile, who’s the funniest and most gullible, who’s the shyest, who is the most athletic and who is the biggest flirt.

Watch the interview below.

Jayk Purdy Interviews Varsity Fanclub Dog Winston

Jayk Purdy checked in with fans on Varsity Fanclub’s YouTube channel, talking about fan interest in the boy band. Jayk said he was “sick of that” and instead wanted to interview the group’s dog Winston. The pooch said he’s been “eating, chillin. I’m just gonna relax and take a lot of poops.”

Video at YouTube has since been removed.

Who Should Varsity Fanclub Tour With?

Jayk Purdy of Varsity Fanclub updated fans on the boy band’s blog at MySpace (@varsityfanclub) on Monday (March 2). Purdy writes:

So I just got back from the gym and it’s yet another rainy day in Los Angeles.. Don’t get me wrong I love the rain but I swear it’s been monsoon season in L.A. for the past month haha.. Well, anyways I was driving back to the house and started thinking who would be a cool artist or band to go on a tour with.. I had a few ideas but I really wanna know who you all would like to see us with on tour.. So ya let us know, we always love your opinions! Later

Varsity Fanclub Launch Word Of The Day

Drew Ryan Scott of Varsity Fanclub checked in with fans talking about how he’ll be twittering the “word of the day” a la Pee Wee Herman, and is wanting fans to “go to some random location, and videotape you getting some random person working at some place to say the word of the day… when they say it, you go crazy.” Drew demonstrated the concept with a couple friends, going to Quizno’s and getting the person working there to say “chocolate”.

Video of what happens at YouTube has since been removed.

Varsity Fanclub’s Jayk Purdy Upset After Cardinals’ Super Bowl Loss

Jayk Purdy of Varsity Fanclub and his buddy Michaelangelo got together to watch Sunday’s Super Bowl, munching on Doritos and not feeling too happy about the Arizona Cardinals losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers after a last minute go ahead touchdown.

Video of the pair before the game and as it ended has since been removed.

Drew Ryan Scott In The Studio Working With Ace Of Base

Drew Ryan Scott of Varsity Fanclub was in the studio with Damon Sharpe in Malibu working on a song with Ace of Base, posting a video clip talking about the experience and enjoying the beach view from the luxury home on the boy band’s YouTube channel.

“We’re actually in the studio right now,” Drew said. “Me and Dymon Sharper are doing a song with Ace of Base. We have a song for you. I just want to say hi.”

Watch video below.

Varsity Fanclub Celebrate 9 Million MySpace Plays

Varsity Fanclub

Jayk Purdy of Varsity Fanclub checked in with fans on their blog at MySpace (@varsityfanclub) on Friday (January 16), thanking them for listening to music on their MySpace player enough to cross the 9 million play milestone.

Wow so we were just checking the MySpace page to do our daily writing back of messages to some of you great fans and looked and realized that we had just passed 9 million plays on our music player!!! Holy cow that’s a whole lot! We gotta thank you all for playing our music like crazy, and we promise we have so much new stuff lined up for all of you in 09… New tour dates will be posted very very soon and we will be hitting the road again till the album really officially releases, no stops this time… Sorry but we had to get a few more ducks in a row before we dropped our tunes .. Again, thank you for all of your love and support, trust us when we say we’re always thinking of you fans.. YOU MAKE US, US :)
Jayk of VFC

Varsity Fanclub Interview & ‘Future Love’ Performance

Bobby Edner, Thomas Fiss, David Lei Brandt, Drew Ryan Scott and Jayk Purdy of Varsity FanclubKatie and Karleigh Santry caught up with Varsity Fanclub members Bobby Edner, Thomas Fiss, David Lei Brandt, Drew Ryan Scott and Jayk Purdy for an interview and acoustic performance.

The guys talked about how they formed, the guys living in the same Los Angeles home except for Bobby – who lives with his parents nearby, their original plans to name themselves just “Varsity”, dealing with the chilly weather at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the long process of recording their debut album, their musical influences, celebrity crushes, and much more.

Watch the interview and performance of ‘Future Love’ below.

Varsity Fanclub Popstar! Magazine Photo Shoot

Highlights of Varsity Fanclub from their Popstar! Magazine photo shoot has been posted at the publication’s YouTube channel. The guys talked about what they first notice with girls before posing for pictures, including a jump shot that they reviewed for vertical leap. The clip ends with the guys singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Popstar!. Watch it below.

Varsity Fanclub’s David Lei Brandt Home For The Holidays

David Lei Brandt of Varsity Fanclub

David Lei Brandt of Varsity Fanclub is back home in Indiana visiting his mother for Christmas. David wished fans happy holidays, as did his fudge baking mother and his dog Tasha. “Happy holidays to you, it’s a little bit of my hometown,” David said. “First parent you actually got to meet. Maybe you’ll get to meet the other one, I don’t know.”

The video at YouTube has since been removed.