Ham Radio With Brett Hamil is a sketch comedy podcast for people who like their comedy both pretentious and dumb. Featuring imaginary game shows, movie trailers, dueling monologues, voicemails from the future, and moments of extreme pathos, Ham Radio is written and performed by Brett Hamil, a standup comic who lives in Seattle with his wife and a dog.
August 3, 2011
We end the week as we do every week with an elimination. Hear which three podcasts had the hardest time with the challenge and who will be subsequently eliminated. Don’t forget to check out the Earwolf Blog where each eliminated contestant is asked to write about their experience. Beginnings and The Complete Guide to Everything both have great insights into the contest and on Friday you’ll hear from today’s eliminated podcast.
August 2, 2011
It’s time to see what the contestants have come up with for their recurring segments! Matt Besser is joined by Matt Gourley from Superego and Paul Scheer from How Did This Get Made? to judge the podcasts’ submissions. Let us know which segments you liked and which didn’t work for you on Facebook and on the Earwolf forums.
August 1, 2011
Comedy Bang Bang has Would You Rather?, Sklarbro Country has Sklarbitration, and this week we ask our contestants to show us their recurring segments. Through the coaching sessions we’ll learn what constitutes a recurring segment and how a non-conversation podcast can seamlessly introduce these refillables. Will they be able to do it? Find out tomorrow with guest judges Paul Scheer and Matt Gourley.
July 27, 2011
It’s elimination time again, and it isn’t getting any easier to say goodbye. Matt, Jesse, and Paul have chosen the three weakest submissions and will ultimately say goodbye to their least favorite. Be sure to let us know on Facebook and the Earwolf Forums what you think of the eight remaining contestants.
July 26, 2011
Jesse Thorn and Paul F. Tompkins both host popular podcasts with unique concepts and compelling content, so who better to judge this week’s challenge? No topic is left uncovered as the judges critique the submissions for their originality, sound quality, sketch writing, likeability, and more. Will your favorite show make it to Week 4? Tune in tomorrow to hear the judges’ final ruling.
July 25, 2011
It’s Week 3 of The Earwolf Challenge and we’re down to nine contestants who will compete this week over show content. Meaning? There must be a reason for someone to listen to your podcast, and some reasons are more compelling others. In today’s coaching session you’ll hear some contestants struggle to explain their podcast or wonder how they can consolidate the theme into two minutes. Listen tomorrow to hear their submissions with guest judges Paul F. Tompkins and Jesse Thorn.