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The Thrilling Adventure Hour By Acker & Blacker

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A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live, monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood. Starring all of your favorite stars from the worlds of television, film, comedy, animation, sketch, and the stage. Created and written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker.

A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live, monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood. Starring all of your favorite stars from the worlds of television, film, comedy, animation, sketch, and the stage. Created and written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker.
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Los Angeles, CA

Description:

A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live, monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood. Starring all of your favorite stars from the worlds of television, film, comedy, animation, sketch, and the stage. Created and written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker.

Language:

English

Contact:

c/o Largo at the Coronet 366 N La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048 310-855-0350


Episodes

A Word from The Thrilling Adventure Hour!

12/18/2017
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The Thrilling Adventure Hour's Nazi-Smashing Benefit is now available for download! Visit https://sellfy.com/thrillingadventurehour and get both parts 1 and 2! Starring Nathan Fillion, Autumn Reeser, Paul F. Tompkins, Paget Brewster, Jameela Jamil, Marc Evan Jackson, and all of your Thrilling Adventure Hour pals. Proceeds from download benefit the Anti-Defamation League of LA.

Duration: 00:01:18


Beyond Belief, "From the Vaults"

5/1/2017
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Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Hal Lublin as the Spooky Narrator; Marc Evan Jackson as the President; Crissy Guerero as the President's daughter; Mark Gagliardi as another president; Craig Cackowski as Agent Garvey; and Toby Huss as Buddy Holly. Recorded in 2006 Written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker Directed by Toby Wilkins Produced by Dave Gruber Allen Engineered by Tommy Chan with assistance from Jillinda...

Duration: 00:25:54


The Thrilling Adventure Hour Holiday Funaround 2016

12/25/2016
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Written by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker Directed by Aaron Ginsburg Starring the WorkJuice Players: Paul F. Tompkins, Busy Philipps, Marc Evan Jackson, Annie Savage, Hal Lublin, Mark Gaglirdi, Joshua Malina, Craig Cackowski, Autumn Reeser, and Paget Brewster. Guest starring Timothy Omundson, Chris Tallman, and Open Mike Eagle. Music by Jordan Katz and the Elements of Style, featuring composer Jonathan Dinerstein. New songs: "End of the Line" by Ted Leo and "Lullaby of the Rails" by Rhett...

Duration: 01:30:13


Beyond Belief, "Snakes in a Mane"

12/13/2016
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Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Hal Lublin as the Spooky Narrator; Annie Savage as a gorgon; Mark Gagliardi as Pterodactyl Jones; and Autumn Reeser as Bloody Mary. Music by Jordan Katz & the Elements of Style, featuring Jonathan Dinerstein. Written, produced, and directed by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker. Music by Jordan Katz and the Elements of Style. "Love Ain't No Billy Goat" written by Jonathan Coulton. Recorded...

Duration: 00:27:35


Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, "Still Alive"

12/5/2016
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Starring Marc Evan Jackson as Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars and Mark Gagliardi as Croach the Tracker. Also starring Hal Lublin as the folksy narrator; Paul F. Tompkins as the Gelato Stand; Jonathan Coulton and Paul & Storm as The Jonathan Coultons; Hal Lublin and Annie Savage as androids; Paul F. Tompkins as Paul's Character and Paul's Other Character; and Autumn Reeser as Virginia West. Music by Jordan Katz and the Elements of Style. Sparks theme by Eban Schletter. Written and produced...

Duration: 00:29:43


Amelia Earhart, Fearless Flier, "Venus on a Half Shell"

11/28/2016
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Starring Autumn Reeser as Amelia Earhart. Also starring Annie Savage as Abby Adams; Timothy Omundson as Reichmuth; Craig Cackowski as Cosimo de'Medici; and Jim O'Heir, Rob Benedict, and Richard Speight, Jr. as artists. Music by Andy Paley and the Andy Paley Orchestra, featuring Jonathan Dinerstein. Directed by Aaron Ginsburg. Written and produced by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker. Recorded November 8, 2014 at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles. Tickets are on sale NOW for the FINAL THRILLING...

Duration: 00:21:22


Beyond Belief, "Mannequin Episode"

11/14/2016
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Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Craig Cackowski, Autumn Reeser, Busy Philipps, and Janet Varney as mannequins; and Hal Lublin as a mannequin hunter. Music by Jordan Katz & the Elements of Style, featuring Jonathan Dinerstein. Directed by Aaron Ginsburg. Written and produced by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker. Recorded October 23, 2016 at Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles. PLUS: A bonus musical treat recorded at the...

Duration: 00:32:22


Bucatino Business.

8/8/2016
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Starring Craig Cackowski. Recorded March 7, 2014 at Largo at the Coronet.

Duration: 00:02:59


Beyond Belief, "Dead & Breakfast"

6/13/2016
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Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Hal Lublin as the Spooky Narrator Craig Cackowski, Annie Savage, Jenny Wade, Carla Cackowski, and Janet Varney as a creepy family; and Marc Evan Jackson as the bartender. Music by Andy Paley, Jonathan Dinerstein, and Becky Ward. Written and produced by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker. Recorded May 23, 2015 at the Opera House in Wellington, New Zealand. Tickets are on sale NOW for the...

Duration: 00:28:54


The Cross-Time Adventures of Colonel Tick-Tock, "Refurbished"

6/6/2016
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Starring Craig Cackowski as Colonel Tick-Tock of Her Royal Majesty's Chrono-Patrol. Also starring Hal Lublin as his trick clock; Adam Savage as Springheeled Jack; Paul F. Tompkins as Bob McCrumbs; and Mark Gagliardi, John Roderick, John Ross Bowie, and Rhett Miller as Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Music by Jordan Katz and Phillip Krohngold. The new TickTock theme is by Paul & Storm. Written and produced by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker. Recorded January 9, 2016 at the Brava Theater at San...

Duration: 00:13:56


Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, "That's No Honeymoon"

4/11/2016
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Starring Marc Evan Jackson as Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars. Also starring Mark Gagliardi as his faithful Martian companion, Croach the Tracker; Janet Varney as his wife, Ginny West; Busy Philipps as the Red Plains Rider; Craig Cackowski as local yokel Felton; Joshua Malina as the Barkeep; Hal Lublin, Rhett Miller, Adam Savage, and John Hodgman as aliens.Music by Jordan Katz and Philip Krohnengold. Sparks theme by Eban Schletter.Written and produced by Ben Acker & Ben Blacker. Recorded...

Duration: 00:25:45


WorkJuice Presents: The Worst Scripted Event of All Time

4/4/2016
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Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, creators of the Thrilling Adventure Hour, teamed up with Tim Batt and Guy Montgomery, the creators/hosts of The Worst Idea of All Time podcast, in which the New Zealand-based comedians watched Grown Ups 2 every week for one year, to bring this one-of-a-kind live show to Los Angeles. After watching Grown Ups 2 for 50 weeks, Tim and Guy wrote their own version of the movie, with their own brain-addled commentary. Acker & Blacker produced this live read of that...

Duration: 01:38:29


A Christmas Treat

12/25/2015
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From the WorkJuice Holiday Funaround earlier this month, a selection of songs and silliness to bring you holiday cheer. Starring Janet Varney, Timothy Omundson, Petra Haden, Paul F. Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, and Michael McKean. Backing vocals by Annie Savage, Hal Lublin, Mike Phirman, Mark McConville, Paget Brewster, Busy Philipps, Schoolcraft & Murray, Becky Ward, Kimmy Gatewood, and Paul & Storm.The WorkJuice Holiday Orchestra was led by Jordan Katz with assistance by Jonathan Dinerstein...

Duration: 00:31:26


TAH Post-show #4: WorkJuice Players Paul F. Tompkins and Craig Cackowski

10/5/2015
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WorkJuice Players Paul F. Tompkins and Craig Cackowski discuss the trip Down Under, Todd Cooper, the April Fool's Funaround, and more with TAH co-creator Ben Blacker. Plus: A word from Bucatino Business starring Craig Cackowski.

Duration: 01:03:03


TAH Post-show #3

9/14/2015
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WorkJuice Players Paget Brewster and Autumn Reeser discuss the end of the monthly shows, the trip Down Under, and more with TAH co-creator Ben Acker. Plus: A word from Bucatino Business starring Craig Cackowski.

Duration: 00:29:12


TAH Post-show #2: Marc Evan Jackson and Janet Varney

8/26/2015
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TAH Post-show #2: Marc Evan Jackson and Janet Varney

Duration: 00:50:59


TAH Post-Show #1- Acker & Blacker

8/18/2015
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TAHnks from Thrilling Adventure Hour creators Ben Acker & Ben Blacker.

Duration: 00:53:58


#220: Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars, “Marshal on Mars”

8/17/2015
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Starring Marc Evan Jackson as Sparks Nevada, Busy Philipps as Marshal Red Plains Rider, and Mark Gagliardi as her faithful Martian companion, Croach the Tracker. Also starring Craig Cackowski as local yokel Felton; Joshua Malina as the Barkeep; Annie Savage as the Space-Saloon AI; Molly Quinn as Pemily Stallwark; Autumn Reeser as Dolores County; Timothy Omundson, Matt Gourley, Richard Speight, Jr, Rider Strong, Alexandra Barreto, Michael McMillian, Charley Koontz, and Nick Wechsler as...

Duration: 00:38:17


#219: Beyond Belief, “It’s a Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad Bad World”

8/10/2015
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Starring Paul F. Tompkins and Paget Brewster as those married mediums Frank and Sadie Doyle. Also starring Craig Cackowski and John Hodgman as frogs; Mark McConville and Autumn Reeser as otters; Parvesh Cheena as a turtle; Brendan Hines as a crab; Paul & Storm as badgers; Kirsten Vangsness, Melanie Lynskey and Maria Blasucci as witches; Yuri Lowenthal as a ghost; Annie Savage as a nosferatu; Steve Agee as a werewolf; Matt Jones as a skeleton; Riki Lindhome as a succubus; and James Urbaniak...

Duration: 00:48:10


#218: Down in Moonshine Holler, “The Hobo Princess”

8/3/2015
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Starring Craig Cackowski as millionaire-turned-hobo Banjo Bindlestuff and Hal Lublin as his hobo mentor, Gummy. Also starring Natalie Morales as Minerva; David Anders as the odious Mr. Bottfly; John Moe as the chauffeur, Remington; John Ennis, John Ross Bowie, and Mike Phirman as society gentlemen; Annie Savage, Amanda Lund, and Tara Platt as damsels no-longer-in-distress; Tom Kenny and Billy West as hobos; and Kate Micucci as Loretta, the Hobo Princess. Recorded April 11, 2015

Duration: 00:31:27

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