The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest and longest running Comedy and Varieté festival in the world. The festival presents the top variety and burlesque performers from around the globe.
Each week comedians Matt Baker and Louie Foxx (Odd and Offbeat Podcast) interview the performers, producers and everyone that helps make this four week festival unforgettable! You'll get a peek behind the curtain and a look into the lives of these colorful characters.
The Moisture Festival Podcast – Tim Furst
Moisture Festival founder, Tim Furst, joins the Moisture Festival Podcast. Tim talks about how being a conscientious objector to the war in Vietnam led him to learn to juggle and, subsequently, perform in the famous juggling troupe the Flying Karamazov Brothers. We hear some great stories about Tim’s tours with the Flying Karamazov Brothers across … Continue reading "The Moisture Festival Podcast – Tim Furst"
The Moisture Festival Podcast – Joey Pipia
Just like magic, it’s time for another Moisture Festival Podcast! This week we have magician Joey Pipia joining Matt and Louie in the Moisture Festival Podcast studio. He teaches Matt how to say his name correctly and talks about how he learned magic from the famed magician Slydini. He also talks about how he used … Continue reading "The Moisture Festival Podcast – Joey Pipia"
The Moisture Festival Podcast – Patrick McGuire
This week on the Moisture Festival Podcast we have award winning juggler and Cirque du Soleil performer Patrick McGuire! In this episode we chat about how he got into performing with Cirque du Soleil, learning from the legendary Michael Moschen, and juggling being a father and a professional juggler! As promised in the podcast, here’s … Continue reading "The Moisture Festival Podcast – Patrick McGuire"
Charlie Brown – The Moisture Festival Podcast
This week the Moisture Festival Podcast is back on the road visiting with legendary juggler Charlie Brown! We talk about the Oregon Country Fair, and how he got into juggling! You’ll also hear about inciting riots in foreign countries!
Jennifer Wensrich – The Moisture Festival Podcast
This week Jennifer Wensrich drops by the Odd and Offbeat studios to chat with Matt and Louie. We chat about how she became the Director of Smooth Operations at the Moisture Festival and what it takes to put on the festival every year! We also get into her background in dance and learn a little … Continue reading "Jennifer Wensrich – The Moisture Festival Podcast"
Christian Swenson – The Moisture Festival Podcast
Physical movement virtuoso Christian Swenson joins Matt and Louie in the Moisture Festival Podcast Studio. They talk about his early life studying dance, his interest in movement and how that led him to create his unique style of performance called “Human Jazz.” They cover the variety of performance masters Christian has studied under and how … Continue reading "Christian Swenson – The Moisture Festival Podcast"