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Food Sponsorships

Food Sponsorships

Nov 10, 2012

We want to thank all the local love and support we’ve gotten in the form of food donations throughout the festival!

Thanks to the following eateries for feeding our talented performers.

Stein’s Deli 2207 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130

The Joint 701 Mazant Street New Orleans, LA 70117

Naked Pizza 6307 S. Miro New Orleans, LA 70125

Milk Bar 1514 Delachaise Street New Orleans, LA 70115

Mona’s Cafe...

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A Serious Interview with Personality Plus

A Serious Interview with Personality Plus

Oct 27, 2012

Personality Plus is the often overwhelming collaboration of Grace Blakeman, Michelle DeMattina, and James Hamilton. Always wholesome, religiously sparkly, and accidentally sexy, Personality Plus takes on various forms from sassy moms and awkward strippers to youth group pastors and mustachioed fishermen.

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What’s With All the Musical Improv Comedy?

What’s With All the Musical Improv Comedy?

Oct 26, 2012

This Year Hell Yes Fest features 2 Musical Improv Groups including the Austin based sensation known as Water Park.

Let’s dig a little deeper and see what that is all about!

Jesse: Hey Justin Strackany. You are in the musical improv group Water Park! This is Jesse Spots, associate producer of Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans. I’m being overly formal here because I am shanghaiing you into an interview. Let’s jump right...

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An Interview with Michael Domangue

An Interview with Michael Domangue

Oct 12, 2012

Michael Domangue is the newest addition to the Hell Yes team. Everyone is real excited about the work he’s been doing on the film portion of the festival. So we had Mike Breese catch up with him for a brief interview.

What are you putting together for Hell Yes Fest this year?

My official title is basically Film Coordinator for the HYF comedy film festival. My job responsibility this year is putting on...

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Announcing our Partnership with Aline Pro!

Announcing our Partnership with Aline Pro!

Oct 2, 2012

We’re pleased to announce a partnership with Aline Productions for this year’s big event!

They’ll be assisting us with Public Relations and they’ll be assisting¬†you, comedy fans by helping make sure this year’s festival is the biggest comedy thing to happen in this beautiful city in forever.

Get excited. (We are)

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Coming soon: Interviews and more w/ HYF Talent!

Coming soon: Interviews and more w/ HYF Talent!

Sep 6, 2012

Keep those baby blue/brown diamond/green queen eyes near this space for interviews and more with all of the talent from this year’s big bad festival. We’re stoked you’re here – we’re even more stoked to see you this November.

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Moontower = Wild Success!

Moontower = Wild Success!

May 17, 2012

That was an incredible weekend. Funny, hardworking, good looking people just scrambling all over downtown Austin trying to consume as much top-notch comedy as possible. Hopefully you got to catch some shows because they were

incredible amazing a lot of fun

Good news for you is that we’re back to our old tricks (that aren’t really that old or tricky) – planning for November’s festival is underway!

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About the Hell Yes/Moontower Relationship

About the Hell Yes/Moontower Relationship

Jan 25, 2012

When we launched Hell Yes Fest in 2011, we wanted take a different approach to most improv/sketch/standup festivals that we’ve attended over the years. We had a very successful 2011, learned a lot and have been pretty excited about Year 2 for a long time. Part of that excitement is getting the chance to bring Hell Yes style booking to existing festivals, merge with other art events and of course, heighten the fun from our...

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Thank You!

Thank You!

Nov 14, 2011

We are exhausted and our face muscles hurt. Thank you to everyone who helped make this such a giant success.

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We are live!

We are live!

Nov 10, 2011

Comedians from all over the country are here. Venues are buzzing. People are talking. Shows are happening. Come see us!

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