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Each episode comedian and actor Blaze Mancillas reads a chapter from the H.G. Wells 1898 Science-Fiction classic The War of the Worlds and comedians provide their jokes, commentary, questions and anything that pops into their head. Nothing is off the table! The novel is read in it's entirety so listeners are welcome to pick up a copy and join with us or just laugh along to the story while you continue to go about your human activities. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letsgetlitwithblazemancil/support

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    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Each episode comedian and actor Blaze Mancillas reads a chapter from the H.G. Wells 1898 Science-Fiction classic The War of the Worlds and comedians provide their jokes, commentary, questions and anything that pops into their head. Nothing is off the table! The novel is read in it's entirety so listeners are welcome to pick up a copy and join with us or just laugh along to the story while you continue to go about your human activities. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/letsgetlitwithblazemancil/support

    Chapter 27. Epilogue with Joanne Filan

    Chapter 27. Epilogue with Joanne Filan

    The final chapter! Comedian Joanne Filan joins the story right at the exciting conclusion. Joanne makes all the connections between the story and our current pandemic. Also, has Joanne Filan ever been to a strip club? Does she even know what a strip club is? Find out!

    Follow Joanne on instagram!

    @joannefilan

    Follow Joanne on twitter!

    @joannefilan

    Check out Joanne's website!

    http://m.upstreamcomedy.com/

    Music by Gilv.


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    • 30 min
    Chapter 26. Wreckage with Vannessa Jackson

    Chapter 26. Wreckage with Vannessa Jackson

    Comedian, host and late night writer Vannessa Jackson joins the exciting near conclusion of our alien adventure. After all our protagonist has been through, Vannessa thinks it's a shame he didn't acknowledge all those that helped him along the way. The point of doing good deeds is to get that sweet shout out, right?



    Follow Vannessa on Instagram!

    @Nnessleigh



    Follow Vannessa on Twitter!

    @Nnessleigh



    Check out Vannessa's website!

    https://www.veryvannessa.com/



    Music by Cosmic Sound.


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    • 38 min
    Chapter 25. Dead London with Marcela Onyango

    Chapter 25. Dead London with Marcela Onyango

    Brooklyn based comedian, writer and proud anarchist Marcela Onyango is all for the social restructuring that the Martians have forced on society. In a post apocalyptic world will cities be overrun by adorable pure bred pups? Who knows, but Marcela doesn't think it would be so bad.



    Follow Marcela on Instagram!

    @Majua88



    Follow Marcela on twitter!

    @MarcelaAjua



    Music by Ioseb Tverdsky.






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    • 53 min
    Chapter 24. The Man on Putney Hill with Ophira Eisenberg

    Chapter 24. The Man on Putney Hill with Ophira Eisenberg

    Ophira Eisenberg, Brooklyn based comedian, author and host of NPR's Ask Me Another joins this dialogue filled chapter. Yay dialogue! If you had the chance to start a new society after an apocalypse, what would it look like? Our protagonist meets a survivor who has a lot of thoughts and Ophira is skeptical.



    Follow Ophira on instagram and twitter!

    @OphiraE



    Listen to Ophira on NPR!

    https://www.npr.org/programs/ask-me-another/



    Check out Ophira's website!

    https://www.ophiraeisenberg.com/



    Watch Ophira on HULU!

    https://www.upearlytonight.com/p/1



    Check out Ophira's book!

    https://www.amazon.com/Screw-Everyone-Sleeping-Way-Monogamy/dp/1580054390/ref=sr_1_1?crid=16FAZKRXQXTG0&dchild=1&keywords=ophira+eisenberg&qid=1615052332&sprefix=ophira%2Caps%2C158&sr=8-1





    Music by Gilv.


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Chapter 23. The Work of Fifteen Days with Gus Constantellis

    Chapter 23. The Work of Fifteen Days with Gus Constantellis

    Native New Yorker, comedian and TV writer Gus Constantellis has very little faith in our protagonist's ability to survive, but is he hot? Gus asks the burning questions of our cowardly hero who has been hiding in an abandoned building from the Martians.



    Check out Gus on twitter, instagram and tiktok!

    @ConstantlyGus





    Music by Ashot Danielyan.


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    • 28 min
    Chapter 22. The Stillness with Nina Kharoufeh

    Chapter 22. The Stillness with Nina Kharoufeh

    Comedian, actor, producer and children's book author Nina Kharoufeh joins the alien adventure. Nina, a devoted animal lover, admit she could never harm a cute puppy, even if it meant her own survival was at stake. How sweet! Nina also tells a tale about being saved by a famous rapper while river rafting with Dave Chappelle.



    Follow Nina on Instagram!

    @Ninakharoufeh



    Buy Nina's book!

    https://www.amazon.com/Im-Princess-Too-Nina-Kharoufeh/dp/1728321921/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=im+a+princess+too&qid=1614639760&sr=8-1





    Music by Ferenc Gyetvai


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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

BLAZEM6 ,

Nothing else like it !!

I think it’s a pretty darn great idea for a podcast.

Gdseyhgdduhffkigf ,

Such a great way to read!

Who knew HG Wells could be so entertaining? Blaze Mancillas put together the PERFECT podcast (IMO) with classic literature and banter. I love tuning in every week. Readers and non readers alike will love the conversation and Blaze's amazing vocal style.

Anonymous2* ,

Amazing!

So much fun to listen to! Blaze and his guests always make me laugh & bring a smile to my face!

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