Barney The Dinosaur entertained kids and annoyed parents for years. Now that it's over, the man inside the costume can be an actual adult. And boy, is he.

David Joyner is the man who played Barney for 10 years on PBS. He graduated from ITT and got a job at Texas Instruments before becoming The Purple One.

Joyner claims he was into Tantra even back when he was Barney, and since the show ended he has followed that path religiously, so to speak.

There's a lot more to this story than I feel like writing, but it's interesting to say the least. If you want to read more, just click over to the Vice article where I learned about it all.

Or just click over to David's website and schedule a trip to LA if you need more Barney in your life than you ever thought possible.