Eric Andre Show

Where in the Hell is the Lavender House? w/ Major Entertainer Mike H

Mike Hickey aka Major Entertainer Mike H is a seasoned entertainer and professional opening act. We had the honor of meeting Mike on the Eric Andre Show tour. He was the opening act each night and definitely had appropriate material representing that position.

During this interview, Mike discusses his experience on his current tour with Neil Hamburger. Mike is also working on various other projects including the full length documentary “Where in the hell is the Lavender House? The Story of Longmont Potion Castle” that will focus on the popular anonymous prank caller Longmont Potion Castle..

Mike is a hilarious comedian and a super nice guy. We love having him on the show! Don't miss this interview!

Major Entertainer Mike H on the Eric Andre Show Experience

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Mike Hickey aka Major Entertainer Mike H is a seasoned entertainer and professional opening act. We had the honor of meeting Mike on the Eric Andre Show tour. He was the opening act each night and definitely had appropriate material representing that position.

During this interview, Mike discusses his experience on the Eric Andre Show live tour. Mike also discusses the work that he has done on the Tom Green Show. He has been working with Tom Green for many years and even fills in as co-host periodically.

Mike is also working on various other projects including the full length documentary “Where in the hell is the Lavender House? The Story of Longmont Potion Castle” that will focus on the popular anonymous prank caller Longmont Potion Castle.

Mike explains how his friendship with Gregg Turkington aka Neil Hamburger started and the various projects that they have worked together on over the years.

You can catch Mike at the upcoming Festival Supreme event that will feature acts such as Jack Black, Eric Andre, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Flight of the Concords, Sarah Silverman, and many more. This event will take place on Saturday October, 29th 2016. You can find tickets here. 

Mike is a hilarious comedian and a super nice guy. We were honored to have him on the show! Don't miss this interview!

The Eric Andre Show Experience

Mythicist Milwaukee (MM) team members have spent the past four days on the road in support of comedy TV show "The Eric André Show." MM helped the show's tour manager line up guests for their live shows in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan - putting atheist activists and mythicists in front of ranch-dressing-loving crowds of up to 1,500 and connecting them with two very well-connected actors. Activist Melissa Pugh and mythicist Dr. Richard Carrier were among the guests the MM team lined up for the show.

Now in its fourth season, The Eric Andre Show is a late night talk show on the Adult Swim network. A parody of low-budget, 1980’s public access talk shows, the series is hosted by comedian Eric André (Man Seeking Woman, 2 Broke Girls) along with comedian Hannibal Buress (30 Rock, Broad City, Neighbors), who serves as André's deadpan sidekick.

MM's president and co-founder, Sean Fracek, has been reaching out to the tour's managers to find collaboration opportunities after he learned that André was an open atheist. Penn Jillette even had a cameo on Season 4 of the show (chanting, "Magic, Magic, Atheism!"). The tour's manager took MM up on the offer - asking for support to find guests for their upcoming shows. “This event marks another major step in the continual transition of secularism into the modern mainstream and popular culture.  The Eric Andre Show is bringing to new and younger audiences a unique and creative way to collaborate with atheists with humor but without ridicule.,” says MM co-founder Fritz Blandon.

Sean Fracek, Hannibal Buress and Fritz Blandon backstage in Milwaukee at The Eric Andre Show Live.

Sean Fracek, Hannibal Buress and Fritz Blandon backstage in Milwaukee at The Eric Andre Show Live.

Melissa Pugh, Eric Andre, Fritz Blandon and Sean Fracek backstage in Minneapolis at The Eric Andre Show Live

Melissa Pugh, Eric Andre, Fritz Blandon and Sean Fracek backstage in Minneapolis at The Eric Andre Show Live

Melissa Pugh, grassroots and outreach coordinator for the United Coalition of Reason, was a guest on the Minneapolis show.  “It was so much fun. Eric made the point to highlight the fact that there are atheist activists out there, which brings this topic to the attention of these younger audiences who are more-often-than-not, non-religious. His antics may be whacky, but just having atheists guests on the show gives this audience proof that they are not alone in their non-belief.”

 

Dr. Richard Carrier, historian, author, atheist activist and leading scholar on the Christ Myth Theory, appeared on the Milwaukee show. “Andre's show is a parody, and as such, intentionally subverts the corporatized nature of talk shows as mutual promotion festivals. He does everything possible to prevent guests from using the show as a venue for their own promotional goals. And yet, even in that environment, a huge, young audience is nevertheless being exposed to the very idea that atheists exist as scholars and authors, can endure a roasting with aplomb, and aren't ‘above’ being entangled in the stage humor of avant-garde artists. But even more subversively, we're actually acknowledged as existing by the whole production, side by side with the same status as artists and celebrities. Notably, of all the jokes told at my expense on stage, none of them made fun of my being an atheist. I was as humanized as everyone else who ever occupies that same hot-seat.”