VIEWSCAPES: EPISODE 14
October 19, 2022
Larkin Campbell calls himself an unknown actor. Now the Washington State University alum takes us behind the scenes of a life in Hollywood, not as a celebrity but as someone who loves the industry even if only a few recognize him.
What’s comedian and podcaster Kelsey Cook (’11 Comm.) listening to, and watching, during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s her list:
Middle of Somewhere—My favorite comedy podcast is hosted by two incredible comedians: Chad Daniels and Cy Amundson. Start from the beginning, and you’ll be hooked immediately.
Timesuck Podcast—This podcast is so hilarious and informative. Dan Cummins is one of my favorite comics and does a deep dive into everything from historical figures to serial killers to cults.
When Kelsey Cook ’11 was a junior in college she delivered her first stand-up performance during an open-mic night at a campus dining hall.
“You’re basically intruding on everyone’s dinner,” she recalls. Even if the crowd thought something was funny they had food in their mouth so she couldn’t really hear their reaction.
She was also back on the road performing stand-up, including a weekend last April at the Spokane Comedy Club where a … » More …
Kelsey Cook ’11 followed her comedic beacon to the stand-up world, with appearances on The Tonight Show and Comedy Central. She also co-hosts a podcast called “Self-helpless” with some fellow comedians. Read more about Kelsey in the Fall 2018 magazine and watch her funny bits below.
Check out more videos at Kelsey’s website.
Student theater and improv comedy thrive at WSU thanks to alumni and faculty like Ben Gonzales and Ray Franz.» More ...
Ted Tremper ’04 discovered his dream as a Washington State University student joining Nuthouse, WSU’s then fledgling improv group.
Now, more than a decade later, he’s an actor, a web television filmmaker, veteran of the improvisational comedy troupe The Second City, editor, director, and, in his words, “God knows how many other things.” Tremper finds that reality can be every bit as fun and funny as his dream.
Four years ago his web program Break-ups: The Series won critical acclaim for its originality. His five-minute scenes of break-up vignettes filmed around Chicago has drawn hundreds of thousands of views. He followed that up with Shrink, … » More …