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Big news! (If you are a Lost Moon fan and enjoy the medium of television.) TruTV has just announced the debut of a new half-hour series, Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack, presenting “a carousel of premium comedy segments curated by and premiering on TruTV.”

These segments include limo-based relationship advice from Alec Baldwin, a long-awaited star vehicle for Benjamin the Cat, and “Passive Aggressive History,” a painstakingly researched* series of docudramas chronicling every eye roll, backhanded compliment, and clench-toothed smile behind the iconic events that shaped our world — written by and starring the cast of Lost Moon Radio.

That’s us, you guys! We’re going to be on this show! On television! Adjacent to but not actually interacting with Alec Baldwin!

Honestly, we’re as surprised as you are. More details, teaser images, etc. coming soon. Late Night Snack premieres Thursday, March 3rd, at 11 p.m Eastern/Pacific, right after Those Who Can’t. So set your VCR’s and mark your paper calendars or whatever.

*By “painstakingly researched,” we mean 100% made-up.

In the spirit of the month of love, we’re excited to premiere our new video “You’re A Virgin,” starring Dan Oster and Lauren Flans, directed by the talented Kat Vondy! Be sure to share on all the social medias and, if you haven’t already, subscribe to LOST MOON RADIO on YouTube! And stay tuned for some exciting news on what we’ve been up to since the New Year!

And should this video only whet your appetite for more sensual Lost Moon Radio offerings as we approach the most romantic of weekends, we went ahead and put together a Valentine’s Day Playlist of our holiday-appropriate material. Enjoy it with someone you love.

Starring:
Dan Oster, Lauren Flans

Directed by Kat Vondy

Written by Frank Smith and Ryan Harrison
Produced by Samantha Niemoeller
Shot by Curtis Sherman
Cut by Kat Vondy
Sound Recorded and Mixed by Dave McKeever
Camera Operator was Michael Sherman
Boom Operator was Lisa Gumm
Original Music by Michael Wells
Color Correction by Kat Vondy and Curtis Sherman
Additional Visual Effects by Dan Oster
Special Thanks to Craig Harrison

May your days be merry and bright, and may you steer clear from that creepy uncle who makes everyone uncomfortable. You know the one. This holiday season, sing along with Lost Moon Radio to one of the unforgotten Christmas classics, UNCLE MORT!

Video by David McKeever
Music and Lyrics by Michael Wells, Frank Smith, Dylan Ris, and Ryan Harrison
Vocal Direction: Michael Wells
Sound Engineering: David McKeever

Vocal Performances: Jen Burton, Lauren Flans, Ryan Harrison, Brenton Kossak, Lauren Ludwig, Dan Mahoney, Martha Marion, Dan Oster, Rich Ramberg, Dylan Ris, Frank Smith, Michael Wells, Dan Berkowitz, Jennifer Daking, Dorothée Darville, Isaac Laskin, Jonah Levy, Christopher Ludwig, Gianna Masi, Victor Mazzone, Lara Meyerratken, Heather Ogilvy, Nikki Olivia, Josh Rachford, Rickard Roudebush, Rita Soultanian, Jeff Stone, Ben Tevik, and Ken Wells

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Join us, if you dare, for a night of hell-arious comedy and music. We begin with an All-Hallow’s-Eve-themed set from Lost Moon’s haunted house band The Doom Units!

Then, it’s laughs galore from local zombie and stand-up Matt McKenna!

The night culminates in a spook-tacular show by Lost Moon Radio, featuring all our most hair-raising sketches and songs of yore. It’s an evening you won’t soon survive– er, forget. HA-HA-HA-HA-HAAAAAAAA!

Costumes encouraged but not required!

Lost Moon Radio’s Undead Cabaret

Friday, October 30
The Virgil

4519 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90029

$15 – Seated Ticket
$10 – Standing Room Ticket*

*The Virgil is an awesome venue with limited seating, so if you want to guarantee a chair, buy one of our 25 Seated Tickets early!

7:30pmDoors open!
7:45pm – The Doom Units
8:15pm – Matt McKenna
8:30pm – Lost Moon Radio

10:00pm – Halloween Set spun by Virgil’s resident DJs Birdzone**

**Every patron of Lost Moon Radio is invited to stick around and enjoy the DJ set. (Your ticket guarantees admission!) Birdzone’s selections are all vinyl (just like Jupiter Jack likes it) and the set is Halloween-themed!

LMR Summer Block Party

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Slap on some sunscreen, crank up the Jimmy Buffett, and roll on over to the “Lost Moon Radio: Summer Block Party.” Full of new and classic sketches and songs on the theme of — you guessed it — summer. From the Boardwalk to Band Camp, from Summer School to the Kiddie Pool, we’ll be traveling every inch of wet concrete in this one-night-only event. Featuring Ryan Harrison, Frank Smith, Jen Burton, Martha Marion, Lauren Flans, Luke Barnett, and Will Greenberg. With the music of Dylan Ris, Mikey Wells, Eric Kalver, and Dave Lang.

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Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm.

The Virgil is a standing room venue. Tickets guarantee a space in the event but not an assigned seat.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Yes. The Virgil is a 21+ venue.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? There is street parking in the area and valet at the venue.


SPECIAL PROMOTION

If you bring a friend to our July 25th show who has never seen a Lost Moon Radio show before, then you get to come for free. Here’s how it works:

• Get your friend to buy a ticket for the show.

• Email lostmoonradio[at]gmail[dot]com once the ticket is purchased. You must include your friend’s name and email address. Once we confirm they have purchased a ticket, you will be added to our comped ticket list for the evening and receive a confirmation email.

• Then come see the show on July 25th!

Questions? Email lostmoonradio[at]gmail[dot]com.

Still need more convincing?

Enjoy this video profile of Terry Chivers, beloved singer-songwriter and beach lifestyle ambassador, one of the many great artists we’ll be featuring at the event.

The Virgil Exterior - NightAfter a sold-out performance at Westside Comedy last month, we’ve decided to bring back our Rebels & Outlaws show for one more night, this time on the Eastside in our first appearance at a fantastic comedy and music venue: The Virgil.

An hour of sketches and songs exploring the ne’er-do-wells and game changers that we love to misunderstand, Lost Moon Radio: Rebels & Outlaws features castmembers Frank Smith, Lauren Flans, Ryan Harrison, Dan Oster, and Jen Burton, with Will Greenberg as Jupiter Jack. Live rock n’roll by our house band, The Moon Units, featuring Dylan Ris, Brenton Kossak, Eric Kalver, and Dave Lang.

The Virgil
4519 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Saturday, May 30, 2015
8:00pm

$10 (+ $1.54 ticketing fee)

All event ticket holders are invited to stay after the show to enjoy The Virgil’s house DJ.
Parking in the area is metered.
Valet available.

The Lost Moon Rebel Video Contest

But hey, maybe you’re like, “This all sounds great, but can I see the show for free?” Okay, you’ve convinced us. Post a video of yourself doing something rebellious (10 seconds to 1 minute) on the Lost Moon Radio Facebook page with the hashtag #lostmoonrebels, and we’ll give you a FREE TICKET to our May 30th Rebels and Outlaws show. Whether you shoot it on an iPhone or an Arri Alexa, all videos are welcome. This rebellion display can be something small (like drinking white wine with steak) or significant (overthrowing a government). It can be funny or it can be brave. We leave it in your hands.

AND if your video gets the most likes by Thursday the 28th at midnight, Lost Moon will pay your bar tab for the evening (up to $50). So, share your video with your friends and we’ll see you at The Virgil on May 30th!

This is it, guys. The shocking Season Finale of DAN’S CAT VIDEOS. A new foe emerges, and DeNiro faces his greatest challenge yet – it’s the cliffhanger you’ll be talking about all summer! #danscats

Obviously, we’re sad to be leaving these lovable felines for the time being, but there’s more from Lost Moon Radio on the horizon. You can see the show live in LA on Saturday, May 30th. Click here for details.

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new series DAN’S CAT VIDEOS! The first two are live now. We’re releasing more every Wednesday for the next two months. Enjoy! #danscats

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Monday, March 30th, at 8pm

Live show update! We’re bringing one of our favorite episodes, “Rebels and Outlaws,” back to the stage for the first time in three years. It’s a full hour of some of our very best sketches and songs at our favorite venue west of the 405, Westside Comedy.

Westside Comedy
1323 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(Yes, that is in the alley between 3rd and 4th. This is cool and not sketchy.)

Monday, March 30th
8:00pm
$15
BUY TICKETS NOW >>

On Monday, March 9th, at 8pm, Lost Moon Radio will perform a short set in one of Los Angeles’s most unique and inventive variety show events, campfireball. Built very loosely around a theme, in this case “the lonely rovers of Mars,” campfireball is a fully immersive, community experience where the audience has no idea what’s around the corner.

Past campfireballs have included musicians, comedians, storytellers, short films, online dating, ponies, the world’s largest deliverable pizza, haircuts, campfire flavored ice cream, school bus field trips and more. We don’t know anybody who’s seen it who didn’t find the whole thing magical. (Yes, we said magical. Don’t be a dick about it.) And the whole show is free.

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Golden Road Brewing
5410 W. San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90039
(The show is in the very cool back room that you probably didn’t even know was there, entered through the Pub.)

Monday, March 9th
8:00pm
FREE

(No reservation necessary. Awesome food and beer available on site.)

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