Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 66 – Wanderlust: Tales of Travel, Love, and Longing

Scott Hearne interviews Ruby Willman, Aaron Saenz, and Manuel Duran from The Hideout mainstage show, “Wanderlust: Improvised Tales of Travel, Love, and Longing”. Every week, Wanderlust features two different improvisers in the role of leads, mixing gender, age, and relationships – ensuring a new experience in every performance. Catch “Wanderlust” at The Hideout Theatre Saturdays at 8 PM in January and February 2015.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 65 – Love Me Tinder: A Musical Sketch Revue

Scott Hearne interviews Adrienne Dawes, Minerva Villa, and David Nguyen from “Love Me Tinder: A Musical Sketch Revue”. See the show, Thursday, February 5th, 8:00 PM at Hyde Park Theater in Austin, TX.

Heckle Her presents “Love Me Tinder,” a musical sketch revue that pops the ultimate Valentine’s Day question – swipe left or right? “Love Me Tinder” Featuring Minerva Villa, Cené Hale, Jillian Summar, Jared Robertson, Chris Hatcher, and David Nguyen, accompanied by Brian Kremer, musical direction by Ammon Taylor, and directed by Adrienne Dawes.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 64 – Ed Hill

Scott Hearne interviews Ed Hill.

Originally from Taiwan, Ed is an emerging young comic who moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 18 years ago, thinking he was on vacation at his father’s discretion.

Since then, Ed has performed all over the world. He has appeared on Bite TV’s “Stand up & Bite Me”, XM Radio’s “Laugh Attack”, West Coast Comedy TV on Hulu, and 2 appearances on Comedy Time TV. He was also invited to perform at Comedy Masala in Singapore, Live Comedy Club in Taiwan, the Hong Kong Comedy Festival, NXNE, San Francisco Comedy Festival, Austin Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, the Vancouver Comedy Festival and many more.

Ed is still currently on vacation with his potato-like dogs.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 63 – Jamie Campbell

Scott Hearne interviews Jamie Campbell. Jamie Campbell was named Chicago’s “Best Stand-Up” in 2013 by The Chicago Reader. He has performed at the TBS Just For Laughs Festival, The New Orleans Comedy Festival, The Chicago Improv Festival, and more.

He is a cast member of 100 Proof Comedy in Chicago and host of the critically acclaimed, late-night talk show Talk Hard. Jamie has shared the stage with Time Meadows, Hannibal Buress, Neil Hamburger, and Laurie Kilmartin. As an improviser, he is a member of The Annoyance Theatre’s House Ensemble, ComedySportz Chicago, and The Stevens Family.

Jamie is one of the stars of the upcoming feature film “Dirtbags” and you might recognize him from KFC and Cousins Subs commercials or from his appearance on the Improv Nerd Podcast.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 62 – It’s Saturday Night!

Scott Hearne interviews Frank Netscher (Director) and Cene Hale (Performer/Writer) from “It’s Saturday Night!”.

“It’s Saturday Night!” is performed at 8:30 PM every Saturday night in September at Coldtowne Theater. “It’s Saturday Night” pays homage to the classic TV show Saturday Night Live. Inspired by shows like “30 Rock”, “The Larry Sanders Show”, and “The Muppet Show”, the Not Ready for Any Time Players will combine sketch and improv into live comedy performance unlike anything else in Austin.

Drawing from over 30 years of comedy history, cultural icons, and social commentary, the cast of “It’s Saturday Night!” will perform new sketches each week, as as give the audience a peek at the improvised behind-the-scenes antics of the cast and crew as they struggle to put together live TV. Who knows what could happen?!?!?!

The Not Ready for Any Time Players are Emma Holder, Bryan “Lubu” Roberts, Jared Robertson, Lacy Cox, Adrienne Dawes, Rachel Austin, Chris Sebilia, Katie Ellin, Cene Hale, Justin Dehn, Ian Townsend, and Eli Eidson.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 61 – Eva Gilliam

Scott Hearne interviews Eva Gilliam.

Eva Gilliam is an improviser, freelance television and radio journalist/producer based in Cape Town, South Africa. She studied improv at The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater (UCB) in New York City and is currently a member of The Long Shots – a talented international troupe of improvisers, blending the comedy styles of South Africa, the UK, and the United States.

Scott Hearne interviews Eva Gilliam below.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 60 – Chrissy Swinko

Scott Hearne interviews Chrissy Swinko at the 2013 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival.

Chrissy Swinko is a writer, producer, and performer in Los Angeles, CA. She recently performed at the Comedy Central Stage in LA with her sketch comedy partner, Gina Nicewonger, in “Chrissy & Gina Take Over a Strip Club”. This show was also performed as a UCB Spank Show in 2014. Her solo show, “#UGH: All of my Disappointments Located Conveniently in One Show” was performed as a UCB Spank in 2013, at the 2013 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, and at the 2013 LA Scripted Comedy Festival. Her voice has been heard on the radio in numerous commercials. She has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and in videos for BBQ Committee, her video sketch comedy group. She also created a website: Sad Hot Guys.

Scott Hearne interviews Chrissy Swinko below.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 59 – Anna Drezen

Scott Hearne interviews Anna Drezen at the 2013 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival.

Anna Drezen is an actor, comedian, and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has been featured on MTVu, the front page of CollegeHumor, TheOnion.com, Funny or Die, WitStream, Thought Catalog, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, and Splitsider. Anna has performed at Joe’s Pub, the PIT, the UCB, the Del Close Comedy Festival, and the Women in Comedy Festival. Her solo show SPOOKY JERKS was featured at the PIT.

Scott Hearne interviews Anna Drezen below.

Theft Forum Podcast Ep. 58 – Kat Timpf

Scott Hearne interviews Kat Timpf at the 2013 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival.

Katherine Timpf is a reporter, columnist, personality, commentator and comedian from Detroit living in New York, NY. She currently works as a reporter at CampusReform.org covering waste, fraud, bias, and abuse on college campuses. She is also a stand-up comic, and has performed at clubs throughout the country, including Gotham Comedy Club in New York and The Improv in Los Angeles.

Scott Hearne interviews Kat Timpf below.