The 10th Annual Del Close Marathon Live Blog-a-thon: Saturday

Shows seen today: Rondo, Pass The Mic, MakeOut Clinic, Mailer Demon: Our Nuts Are Full, Hot Sauce, Penny, Derrick, The 1986 Mets’ Extravaganza, No Posers, To Catch A Predator: Improv Edition Volume 2, Working Girls, Worst Heckle Ever, UCBW: Kicking Ass and Taking Suggestions, Wicked Wicked Hammerkatz

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The 10th Annual Del Close Marathon Live Blog-a-thon: Friday

Cleaning up the posts  and putting them behind breaks because I shall be adding photos. Shows seen today: Police Chief Rumble, Mantzoukas Brothers, Tracers, The Stepfathers, The Signatures, Bangs, Tucker Max, and Glaser & Walsh.

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List of Things I’m Bringing with me for Three full days at the Del Close Marathon

A very important thing to consider for surviving the Del Close Marathon is having a good go bag I’m not saying I have a good one at all, but this is just how I’m preparing, it’s still a work in progress, but have you considered if your packing everything you need because I still am and I know I shall forget something.

  1. Myself (I’m really tired already, so give me a break, I know this isn’t funny)
  2. Laptop (To live blog this whole thing, or attempt to do so)
  3. iPhone (To live blog when my laptop is too awkward, noticeable, and rude to have out and it would be easier to do it stealthier)
  4. Canon 40d with 50mm 1.8 f-stop lens and other camera equipment (To photograph as much as possible)
  5. Flip Video Camera and batteries (Perhaps I can manage some on the street interviews or record some of the crazier morning shows)
  6. iPod, Headphones, and DS lite (For all the times I’ll be waiting on line at any of the theaters)
  7. Water Bottle
  8. Deodorant (I’ll be smelling very “earthy” after not going home for 2 nights straight)
  9. Every possible charger for every piece of tech I’m bringing and my power squid power strip (I’ve had to steal power from the UCB theater a couple of times I’ve gone to the DCM because eventually after the 1st day your equipment will lose there charge, and this year i’m going to be considerate and not try and hog an outlet)
  10. Tiny flashlight (for getting around the theater easily and for also just getting around outside in the dark at 3am)
  11. Regular Medication, Visine, and Advil (first time I tried to stay for all three days I got horrible headaches and had incredibly dry eyes even before Krompf’s considerate cooking, let’s try and avoid that this time, shall we?)

The HAROLDcast: The Del Close Marathon Preperation Geekout Spectacular Podcast

This has to be my fastest Podcast ever, recorded/edited/put up in a period of one Wedneday night. This special Podcast Episode features a special guest also! That guest is John Robert Wilson of the improv groups Thank You, Robot and The Spin; John can also be seen as the wrestler hatfield in the UCBW.

The HAROLDcast #8 – Escape from Long Island: The Christopher Camp Story

This is a very very very very late podcast, Chris and I recorded this the night before the iPhone release just so you know how truly dated this podcast is.

What is on this show:

Soce Featured on the Apiary

Kristen Schaal Kills Australia, Wins Top Prize at Melbourne Comedy Festival

Plug-A-Podcast: Improvisors and their Podcasts

Los Angeles Improv Comedy Festival

10th Annual Del Close Marathon August 8-10 2008

Paul Sills, a founder of Second City, dies at 80

The New UCB Theater Harold Team Line-Ups For 2008

And find out about the fight of the century between Chris Camp and some Douchebag (Image reenacted)