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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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HYF kicks off today!

HYF kicks off today!

Nov 9, 2011

Today is the very, very (very) special kick-off day to Hell Yes Fest! We hope to see you at the Republic!

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An interview with Handbomb

An interview with Handbomb

Oct 31, 2011

Coming to New Orleans for Hell Yes Fest is a bit of a homecoming for the improv collective known as Handbomb, who will be one of the acts closing out Hell Yes Fest on its final day. Handbomb is comprised of three wonderful people from TNM Austin, who all are involved in the theater in a plethora of ways, teaching, coaching, running Halloween shows and everything else. Of course I’m talking about the wonderfully talented...

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An Interview with Adal Rifai from Whirled News Tonight

An Interview with Adal Rifai from Whirled News Tonight

Oct 30, 2011

Adal Rifai is one of the hardest working improvisers in the Chicago area. He couldn’t get enough of New Orleans the first time around during the Chicago Invasion as part of Pudding-Thank-You in September, so he’s back again as part of the improv collective Whirled News Tonight. As part of Whirled News, he improvises news stories into smart satire pieces. Adal drops some improv knowledge, while expressing his thoughts on the City of New Orleans...

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