In the hour, it's still April Fools Day, when Sgt. Lefty (Joe Bev) and Olive Pitts (Lorie Kellogg) are doing all the chores at Camp Waterlogg, leaving the others to goof off. Kenny Savoy is featured as Stinky and Luigi. Meanwhile, two Homeland Security officers (both Joe Bev) are searching the camp grounds for Adam Maxwell (also Joe Bev).
Also featured on the hour will be the 4th installment of the first new "Lum and Abner" comedy since 1954, written and performed by Donnie Pitchford, who also draws the "Lum and Abner" comic strip appearing at http://firstarkansasnews.net in a "Sunday strip" format with a new installment each Sunday.
The series is just one of four weekly hours produced, directed, written and voiced by Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev), who is the recipient of the 2013 Kean University Distinguished Alumni Award. Bevilacqua will accept the award at the reception being held at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, on Sunday, April 28, 2013. For more information, read: http://www.prlog.org/
The April 20th Joe Bev 3-Hour Block includes:
1. Comedy-O-Rama #56: "Camp Waterlogg-A-
2. Jazz-O-Rama #39: "Java Jive: Jazz About Coffee"
3. Joe Bev Experience #35: "Classic Cartoon Carnival #3"
Joe Bevilacqua began his career at Kean University, where he acted in many stage productions and created a weekly radio theater hour for WKNJ. Since graduating, Bevilacqua has created hundreds of hours of audio content for National Public Radio, WNYC-New York Public Radio, WBGO-Jazz88, KUT-Austin, TX, WBAI-Pacifica, Hawaii Public Radio, and other radio stations, as well as The Public Radio Exchange, Radio Spirits, Bear Manor Media, Audible, and Blackstone Audio--producing, directing, writing, acting and hosting a wide varieties of genres including drama, comedy, music, interview, biography, autobiography and documentary programs and specials.
Bevilacqua has acted in a number of feature films and TV shows. He can be seen as the first lawyer Abraham Lincoln met as a child in the soon to be released theatrical motion picture The Green Blade Rises directed by A.J. Edwards, and as an IRS Agent on the Lion TV series Deadly Devotions, soon to air on Investigation Discovery Channel.
He also has performed in many stage productions, including Black Comedy for The Shadowland Theatre, Ellenville, NY, The Case of the Murdering Microphone, which he also wrote and directed for 90 Miles Off Broadway, in New Paltz, NY, and "Vaudeville in the Catskills" at Bethel Woods and other venues for the Sullivan Count Dramatic Workshop. He has also performed at the Improv, Caroline’s on Broadway, Catch a Rising Star, the Comic Strip, opened for Uncle Floyd, worked with Al Franken, Shelley Berman, Lewis Black and Rick Overton. Joe has also MC’d shows featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Mahr and Gilbert Gottfried. He is currently touring as Bud Abbott with Bob Greenberg as Lou Costello in "A Tribute to Bud & Lou".
Lorie Kellogg is the co-producer. Kellogg started her education at the Kansas City Art Institute. There she studied painting, printmaking, photography, commercial design and video. She continued to Graduate School at the California Institute of the Arts where she received her MFA in Film/Video. Lorie is a graphic designer creating websites, logos, newsletters, newspaper & magazine layout, package design, ad design, and edits video & audio.
An announcement about Jazz-O-Rama #39: "Java Jive: Jazz About Coffee".
NEW VIDEO-Behind the Scenes Recording The Comedy-O-Rama Hour, part 3: