Under The Puppet

Two Live Recordings in August 2018 – Under The Puppet PROMO #002

http://www.underthepuppet.com – Join the fun at two LIVE Under the Puppet recordings in August 2018! The first is August 11, in Seattle, WA! The second is August 31, at Dragon Con in Atlanta, GA! Tickets and info at underthepuppet.com/live CONNECT WITH THE SHOW http://www.twitter.com/underthepuppet http://www.facebook.com/underthepuppet CONNECT WITH GRANT http://www.MrGrant.com http://www.twitter.com/toasterboy https://instagram.com/throwingtoasters/ Art by Parker Jacobs Music by…

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Steve Hall (Shotgun Red, Nashville Now, Hee Haw) – Under The Puppet #18

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – For 10 years, Shotgun Red served as the puppet co-host of Nashville Now. He also spent ten years on Hee Haw and hosted the first country music video program, Country Clips.  This episode I chat with Steve Hall about his amazing career puppeteering Shotgun Red.  After the interview I talk about local puppet television shows…

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Phillip Huber (Being John Malkovich, Oz the Great and Powerful, Muppets) – Under the Puppet #17

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Phillip Huber is internationally known as an “artist with marionettes.”  He has performed in venues and on cruise ships all over the world and is critically acclaimed for his work in films such as Being John Malkovich and Oz the Great and Powerful.  Phillip is no stranger to hand puppets either having worked with The Muppets.…

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Christine Papalexis (Muppets, Firefly, Men In Black, Amaterasu) – Under The Puppet #16

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – Christine Papalexis is a puppeteer, puppet designer, puppet and costume maker and an artist.  She’s worked on many projects including The Muppets, Firefly, Spongebob Square Pants, Annabelle 2 and Men In Black II.  She has produced and directed her on puppet film, Amaterasu and she’s heavily involved with the Los Angeles Guild of puppetry.  Also…

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Nina Conti (Family Tree, For Your Consideration, Live at the Apollo) – Under The Puppet #15

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This episode I speak with ventriloquist Nina Conti.  She was in HBO’s Family Tree and the Christopher Guest film For Your Consideration alongside her character Monkey.  She’s also performed her award winning shows to sold out crowds around the world.  In this interview I talk to Nina about her start in ventriloquism, how she developed her…

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Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop (daughter of Shari Lewis) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This episode we speak to Mallory Lewis, daughter of Shari Lewis, who took over performing the iconic character of Lamb Chop after her mother passed away.  In this interview we talk about the challenges in taking over performing such an iconic character, performing all around the world, winning the first ever ‘Mother-Daughter Emmy Award and more.…

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13 – Pam Severns (Stan Against Evil, Amazon, MTV) – Under The Puppet

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This month we speak with Pam Severns who has puppeteered for IFC, Amazon and MTV.  She also performs regularly live with her vaudeville-style comedic puppetry.  We talk about her journey into the world of puppetry, taking classes at the Puppet Showplace Theatre in Boston, going to the National Puppetry Conference and more.  After the interview I talk…

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12 Tim Blaney (Short Circuit, Men In Black, Mystery Science Theatre 3000)

http://www.UnderThePuppet.com – This episode I speak with puppeteer and voiceover artist, Tim Blaney.  Tim was Johnny 5 in the Short Circuit films and Frank the Pug in Men in Black.  He’s also worked for The Muppets, the Jim Henson Company and on Mystery Science Theatre 3000.  Tim and I talk about his beginnings, working with the legendary…

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