Sam Miller tests out a coffin that he built friends to be buried alive for a stunt one evening in Corydon, IN. The group, which refers to themselves as Cramp The Stupid, pushes their bodies to the physical and mental limits for entertainment in the small rural town. Miller and his friends have become somewhat known around the town for their stunts, pranks and behavior.
Gary Graves shows off his new tattoo on the inside of his bottom lip soon after getting it done at a local tattoo parlor. “Cramp The Stupid is a lifestyle”, Graves said.
Sam Miller gets hit over the head with a picture frame by close friend Josh Zimmerman one night while at a party in Corydon, IN. The pair makes up two of the three members in Cramp The Stupid, and are constantly trying to outdo each other with the crazy behavior. “Nothing sucks anymore”, Sam said after getting hit. “It’s just become entertaining”.
Sam Miller hangs around outside of the local grocery store with his girlfriend Lindsey Turner (left), as well as with friends Jenifer Mellon and Kenneth Abell one night while attempting to figure out a plan for the evening. Corydon is a small rural town, which leads many of it’s youth hanging around in parking lots during weekend nights.
Sam Miller airs out of a bowl while skating nude late one night at the Extreme Park in downtown Louisville, KY. While much of the Cramp The Stupid members behavior goes unrecorded, Gary Graves filmed the skateboarding stunt from down below. The group has been stockpiling footage for years, and hopes to release a full length film of their daily endeavorers sometime in the future.
Jeremy Simmons shows off a bruise for the cameras created only moments after performing a stunt. Members of Cramp The Stupid often take pride in their wounds and will show their scares proudly to anyone interested in looking.
A group helps Sam Miller lift his friend Zach Hawkins up so he can chug a beer late one night while at a party. Alcohol typically helps encourage wild behavior from the members of Cramp The Stupid, and often leads to a performance for the rest of the party goers.
Sam Miller has his face written on by a Sharpie after passing out during his 21st birthday party. Many of the group’s members will often fall victim so various parks, as well as anyone around their general vicinity.
Lindsey Turner holds her boyfriend Sam Miller while hanging around outside of the Corydon public pool after it closed for day. The two have been dating for over a year, and Lindsey often tags along with the rest of the Cramp The Stupid members. “She loves it”, Sam said. “I think she just likes the daily mixup we create.”
Sam Miller and his girlfriend Lindsey Turner ride the slide at the Corydon County Fair late one summer evening. The fair is a big event in the county every summer, and it’s residents often visit with multiple trips while it is ongoing.
Sam Miller walks into his friendÕs house while partying one night covered in fake blood with the intention to scare the females inside.
Gary Graves runs into the street wearing a lit firecracker vest while filming for their video in downtown Corydon. Many of the local business’s customers came out to view the stunt as it slowed passing traffic in the area.
Jenifer Mellon and her boyfriend Gary Graves share a moment while on the couch at a birthday party. Soon after the two started dating, Mellon started to help with the stunts and filming of the daily antics.
Sam Miller flies through the air after a moving Jeep knocked him off a ladder while partying at his sister’s house in Corydon. “You have to go faster”, Sam yelled at the driver. “We have to go harder!”
Completing his 47th visit to the emergency room, Gary Graves lays back in his chair as Sam Miller gives his own personal opinion about Gary’s injury. Gary was struck in the chin by a lit firework, and had trouble moving his jaw for a couple hours afterward. Despite the constant injury and pain, the members of Cramp The Stupid do not plan on stopping their behavior anytime soon. “We’re not doing it to impress anybody”, Gary said. “We’re just doing it for our own kicks.”