Dead Pilots Society

In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).

DEAD PILOTS SOCIETY LIVE w/ GLENN HOWERTON, LAUREN LAPKUS, SAM RICHARDSON, AND MORE!

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Date: 
09/22/2018 - 14:00 - 16:00
City: 
Los Angeles
Venue Name: 
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth Theatre, 2511 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057

Dead Pilots Society: live reads of dead pilots by your favorite actors

Every year, hundreds of pilots are bought by television networks. Only a handful of those pilotsare produced. There are dozens of terrific, cherished, sweated-over passion projects that have never seen the light of day... until now.

Ben Blacker (co-creator, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) andAndrew Reich (Friends) bring you Dead Pilots Society, in whichpilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.

There are no notes, no one gets fired, and everyone has a good time.

We'll be reading pilots from...
MORGAN MURPHY (2 BROKE GIRLS, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, DOWNWARD DOG)
BRIAN GALLIVAN (THE MCCARTHY'S, HAPPY ENDINGS)
MEHAR SETHI (THE MICK, IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA)

OUR CAST SO FAR...
GLENN HOWERTON (AP BIO, IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA)
LAUREN LAPKUS (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK)
SAM RICHARDSON (VEEP, THE DETROITERS)
ELIZABETH HO(TWO AND A HALF MEN, DISJOINTED)
JANINA GAVANKAR (TRUE BLOOD, THE LEAGUE)
APARNA NANCHERLA (CORPORATE, NETFLIX)
KIRBY HOWELL BAPTISTE (BARRY)
EGO NWODIM (2 BROKE GIRLS, ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING)
MIKE KOSINSKI (IMPASTOR)
SCOTT MACARTHUR (THE MICK)
BRAD NEELY (ADVENTURE TIME)
MAMIE GUMMER (RICKI AND THE FLASH)
ROBERTA VALDERRAMA (THE PURGE: ANARCHY)
SUNKRISH BALA (CASTLE, THE WALKING DEAD)
GINGER GONAZAGA (TED)
GARY ANTHONY WILLIAMS (TEEANAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES)

TICKET LINK: https://www.dynastytypewriter.com/calendar/2018/9/23deadpilots

DEAD PILOTS SOCIETY LIVE SHOW!!

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Date: 
09/22/2018 - 14:00 - 16:00
City: 
Los Angeles
Venue Name: 
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth Theatre

Dead Pilots Society: live reads of dead pilots by your favorite actors

Every year, hundreds of pilots are bought by television networks. Only a handful of those pilotsare produced. There are dozens of terrific, cherished, sweated-over passion projects that have never seen the light of day... until now.

Ben Blacker (co-creator, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) andAndrew Reich (Friends) bring you Dead Pilots Society, in whichpilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.

There are no notes, no one gets fired, and everyone has a good time.

We'll be reading pilots from...
MORGAN MURPHY (2 BROKE GIRLS, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, DOWNWARD DOG)
BRIAN GALLIVAN (THE MCCARTHY'S, HAPPY ENDINGS)
MEHAR SETHI (THE MICK, IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA)

OUR CAST SO FAR...
GLENN HOWERTON (AP BIO, IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA)
LAUREN LAPKUS (ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK)
SAM RICHARDSON (VEEP, THE DETROITERS)
ELIZABETH HO(TWO AND A HALF MEN, DISJOINTED)
JANINA GAVANKAR (TRUE BLOOD, THE LEAGUE)
APARNA NANCHERLA (CORPORATE, NETFLIX)
KIRBY HOWELL BAPTISTE (BARRY)
EGO NWODIM (2 BROKE GIRLS, ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING)
AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!!

TICKET LINK: https://www.dynastytypewriter.com/calendar/2018/9/23deadpilots

Episode 29 - Suspended written by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker

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Guests: 
Matt Jones as Paul
Guests: 
Phil Lamarr as Principal Wendell
Guests: 
John Gemberling as Jake
Guests: 
Kira Kosarin as Cayley 
Guests: 
Carrie Wampler as Claudia
Guests: 
Nathan Anderson as Braden/Kid in Crowd
Guests: 
Ayden Mayeri as Diana
Guests: 
Lou Wilson as Steven/Gabe
Guests: 
Lauren Holt as Erika
Guests: 
Jason Genao as David/Sandeep

This month’s pilot is hilarious and it's written by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless, S#*! My Dad Said) It’s called Suspended and it centers around an honors English Literature teacher accustomed to teaching the best and brightest who winds up being put in charge of a bunch of students in in-school suspension. Andrew interviews Justin and Patrick regarding their dead pilot and you’ll also listen to a live table read of Suspended, performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors.  
  
Missed our last live show at Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth?! We’re having another one on September 23rd! Buy tickets below:

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-live-reads-of-dead-pilo...

For more Dead Pilot Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram @deadpilotspod, on twitter @deadpilotspod, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com.

Episode 28 - Gold written by Jenji Kohan

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Guests: 
Justin Kirk as Bobby Gold
Guests: 
Lauren Lindsey Donzis as Gabby
Guests: 
John Gemberling as Judah Bloom
Guests: 
Yael Groblgas as Suzy Haven
Guests: 
Matt Jones as Lou Berger
Guests: 
Ayden Mayeri as Misty Wells/Karen
Guests: 
Phil Lamarr as Dan Rodale/Jamsheed
Guests: 
Carlos Alazraqui as Ken
Guests: 
Lauren Holt as Dahlia
Guests: 
Kira Kosarin as Amelia/Vera/Alynn

This month’s pilot is a special one written by the great Jenji Kohan! Jenji created Weeds, Orange is the New Black, and is the executive producer of the new hit Netflix series Glow. Her pilot this week is called Gold and it’s about a divorce lawyer named Bobby Gold and the volatile marriages he’s paid to break up. Listen to Andrew's interview with Jenji followed by the table read!!

Missed our last live show at Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth?! We’re having another one on September 23rd at 2pm! Buy tickets below:

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-live-reads-of-dead-pilo...

For more Dead Pilot Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram @deadpilotspod, on twitter @deadpilotspod, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com.

Episode 27 - Rob 5000 written by Caroline Williams

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Guests: 
Ayden Mayeri as Brenda
Guests: 
Yael Grobglas as Dani
Guests: 
Jason Ritter as Rob 5000
Guests: 
Carlos Alazraqui as Ivan/Acting Teacher
Guests: 
Justin Kirk as Richard
Guests: 
John Gemberling as Todd/Sloppy Guy/Handsome Dude/Just a Torso
Guests: 
Liz Cackowski as Connie/The Lady/Linda
Guests: 
Carrie Wampler as Jen/Linda’s Refrigerator/Angry Woman
Guests: 
Phil Lamarr as Silver Fox/Hiro/Sexy Voice
Guests: 
Lauren Holt as Kath

This month’s pilot is a special one written by Caroline Williams! It’s called Rob 5000 and it’s about two girls who buy a robot boyfriend and the chaos that ensues. Also in this episode, Andrew interviews Caroline Williams (Arrested Development) regarding, Rob 5000. You'll also listen to a live table read of it performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors.  
  
Missed our last live show at Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth?! We’re having another one in September!

TICKET LINK HERE: https://www.dynastytypewriter.com/calendar/2018/9/23deadpilots

For more Dead Pilot Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram @deadpilotspod, on twitter @deadpilotspod, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com.

DEAD PILOTS SOCIETY w/ JENJI KOHAN & MORE!!

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Date: 
06/23/2018 - 14:00 - 16:00
City: 
Los Angeles
Venue Name: 
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth

Dead Pilots Society: live reads of dead pilots by your favorite actors

On June 23, 2pm, we're thrilled to present dead pilots by Jenji Kohan (Orange Is the New Black; Weeds), Patrick Schumacker & Justin Halpern (Harley Quinn; $#*! My Dad Says), and Caroline Williams (Arrested Development).

Starring: Justin Kirk (Weeds), Yael Grobglas (Jane the Virgin), Ayden Mayeri (New Girl), Nicole Byer (Loosely Exactly Nicole), Kira Kosarin (The Thundermans), Carlos Alazraqui (Reno 911), Phil Lamarr (Futurama); John Gemberling (Broad City); Jason Genao (On My Block); Nathan Anderson (Richie Rich); Lou Wilson (American Vandal); Carrie Wampler (Austin & Ally); Lauren Holt (UCB); Lauren Lindsey Donzis (Liv & Maddie), and even more to be announced!

Every year, hundreds of pilots are bought by television networks. Only a handful of those pilots are produced. There are dozens of terrific, cherished, sweated-over passion projects that have never seen the light of day... until now.

Ben Blacker (co-creator, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) and Andrew Reich (Friends) bring you Dead Pilots Society, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.

There are no notes, no one gets fired, and everyone has a good time.

Cast announced in this space and @DeadPilotsPod on Twitter!

$15 in advance / $20 at door

*no item minimum

Venue Details
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth
2511 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-live-reads-of-dead-pilo...

Episode 26 - Adulting written by Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein

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Guests: 
Jessica Rothe as Penny
Guests: 
Scott Michael Foster as Matt
Guests: 
Lucas Neff as Gil
Guests: 
Katelyn Tarver as Ruth
Guests: 
Toni Trucks as Sabine
Guests: 
Jamie Denbo as Faye
Guests: 
Hank Chen as Dave/Cop #1
Guests: 
Marc Evan Jackson as Frandon
Guests: 
Ayden Mayeri as Colleen/Lady/Cop #2/Clerk

In this episode, Andrew Reich interviews Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein (Never Been Kissed; He’s Just Not That Into You) regarding their dead pilot, Adulting. You'll also listen to a live table read of Adulting, performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors.  

Do you want to come see Dead Pilots Society Live?! You can! Our next live show is on June 23rd, 2017 at Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth! We’ll be reading pilots from:

Jenji Kohan ( Orange is the New Black , Weeds)
Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless, $#*! My Dad Says)
Caroline Williams ( Modern Family , Arrested Development )

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-live-reads-of-dead-pilo...
  
For more Dead Pilot Society episodes and information about our live show, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram @deadpilotspod, on twitter @deadpilotspod, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com.

DEAD PILOTS SOCIETY LIVE w/ JENJI KOHAN and MORE!!

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Date: 
06/23/2018 - 14:00 - 16:00
City: 
Los Angeles, California
Venue Name: 
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth

Do you want to come see Dead Pilots Society Live?! You can! Our next live show is on June 23rd, 2017 at Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth! We’ll be reading pilots from:

Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black; Weeds)
Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless; $#*! My Dad Says)
AND MORE!!

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-live-reads-of-dead-pilo...

Location Details:
Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth
2511 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Episode 25 - Airport Marriott written by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi

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Guests: 
Jason Ritter as Adam Finn
Guests: 
Toni Trucks as Jamie
Guests: 
Scott Michael Foster as Guy in Toilet/Jose/T1 Guy/Royce
Guests: 
Ayden Mayeri as Sasha Marriott
Guests: 
Jessica Rothe as Erin
Guests: 
Hank Chen as Rudy
Guests: 
Brendan Hines as Karl
Guests: 
Marc Evan Jackson as Rick Parkman
Guests: 
Jamie Denbo as Yelena
Guests: 
Lucas Neff as Donald

In this episode, Andrew Reich interviews Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi (The Invitation; Ride Along) regarding their dead pilot, Airport Marriott. You'll also listen to a live table read of Airport Marriott, performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors.

Do you want to come see Dead Pilots Society Live?! You can! Our next live show is on June 23rd, 2017 at Dynasty Typewriter at The Hayworth! We’ll be reading pilots from:

Jenji Kohan (Orange is the New Black; Weeds)
Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless; $#*! My Dad Says)

Ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dead-pilots-society-live-reads-of-dead-pilo...

For more Dead Pilot Society episodes and information about our live shows, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram , on Twitter, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com

Episode 24 - Totally Laime written by Elizabeth Laime - Story by Elizabeth Laime and Tami Sagher

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Guests: 
Ayden Mayeri as Molly
Guests: 
Jason Ritter as Andy
Guests: 
Toni Trucks as Kendall/Yvette
Guests: 
Jamie Denbo as Molly’s Mom/Gate Agent/Pilot
Guests: 
Lucas Neff as Burditt
Guests: 
Scott Michael Foster as BDT
Guests: 
Brendan Hines as Julian
Guests: 
Marc Evan Jackson as Waiter/Mountain Man Dude
Guests: 
Katelyn Tarver as Wendy
Guests: 
Nola Bowie as 11 year old Molly

In this episode, Ben Blacker interviews Elizabeth Laime (Totally Laime; Totally Married; Totally Mommy) regarding her dead pilot, Totally Laime. You'll also listen to a live table read of Totally Laime, performed by some of today's funniest comedic actors.

We also want to thank all of our Max Fun members, new and old! We really couldn’t do this show without you! If you’re not a member, you can become one by going to maximumfun.org/donate. With your donation, you’ll get access to our awesome bonus content including a reading of The Mary Tyler Moore Show pilot, Steve Agee’s Weekend Dracula, and a special reading of a TV adaptation of the film Big, at The ATX FESTIVAL. Donate now and thank you again for all of the support!

For more Dead Pilot Society episodes, please subscribe to the podcast! Make sure to like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram , on Twitter, and visit our website at deadpilotssociety.com