Loomings

Conversations about art, life, and the city

Hosted by Tom Knoblauch

 

 

Episode Twenty-seven: Civilian Answers

10/17/2017

Sheri Hoye has been an English teacher for three decades, one semester of which included teaching a creative writing class to previous Loomings guest Will Wright and Tom. Will, after being on the show a few weeks ago, invited Hoye to join to hash out some of the tensions from the class and nerd out over books, teaching, and how to incorporate art in the classroom. 

Sponsor: The Prairie Lights Film Festival

 

Episode Twenty-six: Appsky Labs

10/9/2017

Taylor Korensky tells the story of his interest in tech, design, and app creation that led to his multiple Omaha companies and becoming CEO of Appsky Labs, as well as the growth he sees in the company's future.

Sponsor: Life After Ex

 

Episode Twenty-five: The Big 25

10/6/2017

On the latest fun Friday show, we celebrate 25 episodes of Loomings. Leah pitches a moral conundrum, Chris tells his story of seeing immersive theater for the first time, and Tom pitches a new Mike Judge reboot.

Sponsor: ife After Ex

 

Episode Twenty-four: Walk the Night

10/2/2017

Spencer Williams discusses his upcoming immersive theater adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Walk the Night: Death Marked Love which runs from October 5-29 at the Neale Woods Nature Center in Omaha. Actress Leah Cardenas and production designer Homero Vela also stop by to talk about the efforts put into the production and what they hope audiences take away from the unique experience.

Sponsor: Our Town at The University of Nebraska at Omaha

 

Episode Twenty-three: This One's For Abe

9/29/2017

The Friday Fun Show returns at the last minute for the fans. Particularly, for Abe. Chris and Tom talk spicy food, immersive theater, Blade Runner 2049 reviews, and participation anxiety.

Sponsor: Stuck Season 2

 

Episode Twenty-two: Small Story, Big Idea

9/25/2017

Will Wright is a teacher, director, actor, and award-winning playwright. He talks about how he fell in love with the stage and became confident enough in his craft to diversify his talents and he reflects on directing The Last Night of Ballyhoo.

Sponsor: The Omaha 48 Hour Film Festival Screening/Awards

 

Episode Twenty-one: International Treasure

9/22/2017

On this week's fun Friday show, Chris and Tom talk Mother, returning to a live broadcast, and attempt to gain a bigger audience by studying Seth MacFarlane. 

ponsor: The Prairie Lights Film Festival

 

Episode Twenty: Like Real Life

9/18/2017

Rachel Dinan tells the story of falling love with acting, her work on plays and as the star of Green on Green, and becoming comfortable enough to pursue it as a career.

Sponsor: Stuck Season 2

 

Episode Nineteen: The Whale

 

Episode Eighteen: The Second Movie

 

Episode Seventeen: Wow!

 

Episode Sixteen: Just a Matter of When

 

Episode Fifteen: What's Best for Omaha

 

Episode Fourteen: Leah's Last Transmission

 

Episode Thirteen: Techno Hot Sauce

 

Episode Twelve: Stuck on Stuck

 

Episode Eleven: The Great Friday Experiment

 

Episode Ten: Colors

7/31/2017

David Remus tells the story of his original passion for dancing and how he found his way into acting as he prepares for the starring role in the upcoming mini-series Dangerously Frank.

Sponsor: The Backline Comedy Theater

 

Episode Nine: Fictional Appropriation

7/24/2017

Tom talks about his new short movie, The Nuanced Side, and how it appropriates elements of reality from Chris Fago's life into a fictional comedy. 

ponsor: The Bagman Died First

 

Episode Eight: Finding the Strike Zone

7/17/2017

Jacob Philip Anderson chats about his filmmaking philosophy as he manages the production of Stuck season 2, works on his upcoming directorial projects Bump in the Night and Second Chances, and chases that big break into the mainstream.

Sponsor: Prairie Pints - A Nebraska Craft Beer Documentary

 

Episode Seven: Dip Out

7/10/2017

Tom plays a clip from a probably abandoned short movie then catches up with Chris on life, movies, Seth Rogen impressions, and the critical reception to The Book of Henry.

Sponsor: Stuck - A Webseries by Faustus McGreeves

 

Episode Six: Miss DC Universe

7/3/2017

Leah Cardenas talks about her experience watching Wonder Woman and the feminist discussions surrounding the movie.

Sponsor: The Prairie Lights Film Festival

 

Episode Five: Katie Gets Excited About Things

6/26/2017

Katie Otten looks back at her voice work, acting in the upcoming second season of Stuck, modeling, and her philosophy as she started her YouTube channel.

Sponsor: Shakespeare on the Green

 

Episode Four: A Lone Troubadour and His Guitar

6/19/2017

Bach Mai chronicles his passion for music and journey to find his place in the music world. His debut album, We're Gone .. We Begin is available now on CD Baby. 

ponsor: White Wolf T-Shirt

 

Episode Three: A Mumblecore Postmortem

6/12/2017

Ben Matukewicz and Tom Knoblauch tell the story of their first film, Almost a Weekend, and working under a mumblecore philosophy in Omaha.

Sponsor: Flyover Country now on Amazon Prime

 

Episode Two: Battles Lost and Won

6/5/2017

Leah Cardenas discusses how she was drawn to becoming a director and the struggles of crafting her immersive theater Macbeth adaptation: Battles Lost and Won

Sponsor: We're Gone .. We Begin by Bach Mai

 

Episode One: On Reboots and Hiatuses

5/29/2017

Tom Knoblauch speaks to Chris Fago about their history in radio and podcasting as well as his intentions to take a hiatus after finishing his next film, Green on Green