The Moisture Festival Podcast – Dr Owl

This week Matt takes the week off and Louie does a solo interview with Dr Owl Jester! They meet up in a dressing room at the Evergreen State fair where they both were performing.

In this podcast we learn about what kind of doctor Dr. Owl Jester is and the interesting places that the doctoring has taken him. We chat about how how he got into performing and doing just about ever job possible at the moisture festival from security, to lights to performing onstage!

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Coventry and Kaluza

The moisture festival podcast tries something they have never done before by interviewing two performers over zoom and who better to try it out with then the fabulous Coventry and Kaluza.

We learn about how clown college led to love and a career making people laugh. We also learn about the dynamics of working as a team and how they take things from their everyday life and add them to the show. A great conversation that we know you are gonna love

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Just Felice

In this episode of the Moisture Festival Podcast we triangulate locations over zoom and welcome in Just Felice. We learn about how she got started in magic, how she wrote her thesis on street performing and how that inspired her to start doing street shows herself.


We also learn about how she uses her comedy to turn stereotypes on it’s head and what inspired her to take that approach. She also teaches us what an Ethnographer is and how to pronounce it. A great conversation with a great mind in the performing world. 

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Backstage Interviews

We’re still hanging out backstage at the 2022 Moisture Festival chatting with the performers and people that make the festival happen!

The backstage hang out is one of the highlights for the performers, and we know you’ll enjoy hanging out via the podcast!

The Moisture Festival Podcast – A day at the festival

Today the Moisture Festival Podcast takes you behind the curtain of the 2022 festival! Matt and Louie take you through a day as an artist at the festival and we chat with the volunteers that make the festival happen!!

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The Moisture Festival Podcast – Leah Papernick

The Moisture Festival Podcast records on location at Hale’s Ales and we get to talk with the amazing Leah Papernick. Leah gives us a glimpse into all the different roles people play to make the Moisture Festival successful.



We learn that she has worked as a performer, stage tech, greeter, covid tester and has done just about everything there is to do at the fest. We also discuss her work as an actor and learn about British Panto. A super awesome conversation with a fantastic human being. 

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Jamy Ian Swiss

The Moisture Festival Podcast records on location at Hale’s Ales and welcomes in magician and historian Jamy Ian Swiss. Jamy discusses how he made the switch from selling animal products to performing magic around the world.

Also, we discuss his contributions to the magic world that include the creation of Monday Night Magic in New York City and some of his literary contributions. We hear some great stories from a prolific career that has spanned 40 years. A great conversation that we know you are going to love. 

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Android Allure

This week we chat with Android Allure in another podcast recorded at Hales! Android talks about Waacking, Voguing and the “underground” ballroom scene (which isn’t what we thought it was).

This is unique interview for the Moisture Festival Podcast as we talked with Android right before their very first Moisture Festival performance as part of the Libertease shows!

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Nox Falls

In this episode we welcome Nox Falls to Hales Ales. Nox discusses growing up in Texas and how burlesque was a way to combat shyness.

We learn about where some of the ideas for Nox’s routines come from and which ones get selected for shows. Nox also spits some spoken word poetry (which is a first on the podcast.) A really great conversation with a fantastic human being. You are going to love because we did. 

The Moisture Festival Podcast – Hilary Chaplain

In this episode we record on location at Hales Ales where we welcome in Moisture Festival favorite and clown extraordinaire Hilary Chaplain.

Hilary discusses how she develops her material and all the things that goes through her mind when she is debuting a new routine. We cover her over 30 year career that includes her one woman show, a play about a rat, appearing in the movie Forest Gump and clowning at children’s hospitals. We talk about almost everything from her birth in a car to how she came to perform at the Moisture Festival. A great conversation with an even greater performer.