The Barnyard Calamity Players was founded in Kinderhook, NY around 1997 as an over-arching group name for various projects and videos in collaboration with Joe Pienta, Zeb Millett, Rob Dybas, Ross Farrell and whoever's around.

Below are some of our published press releases as well as documentation from the "Agricultural Comptroller Election" we fabricated in 2001 including letters to the editor, campaign flyers we put in thousands of mailboxes, and finally an article in the local paper which interviewed community farmers and New York and US officials in search of answers.