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Apr 27, 2016

In 2001 a little movie called Wet Hot American Summer was released. It was a comedy about the last day of a Jewish summer camp in 1981. It got mixed reviews and faired poorly at the box office, but over time developed a strong cult following.  More

Under the Radar Announces August/September Issue with CHVRCHES on the Cover

Issue 54 Also Includes Interviews with New Order, Garbage, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, the Casts of Fear the Walking Dead and Wet Hot American Summer, and More

Aug 07, 2015

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the August/September 2015 issue, which is available digitally now (via Under the Radar's app and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug), has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It features CHVRCHES on the cover. Garbage's Shirley Manson discusses the 20th anniversary of the band's self-titled debut album. We talk to the creators and various cast members of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. Star Cliff Curtis and producer Gale Anne Hurd talk about The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead. The issue also includes interviews with Beach House, New Order, Foals, Beirut, Jesse Eisenberg, Low, FFS, Destroyer, Wolf Alice, Tamaryn, Telekinesis, Ducktails, DRINKS, Briana Marela, LA Priest, Jaakko Eino KaleviChelsea Wolfe, and more.  More

Read All Our “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” Interviews From This Week

Includes Interviews with David Wain, Lake Bell, Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, and More

Jul 31, 2015

All this week we have been posting interviews with various cast members (as well as the creators) of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, which started streaming on Netflix today. We interviewed David Wain, Lake Bell, Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Marguerite Moreau, Randall Park, and Kevin Sussman. Our next print issue will also feature an in-depth three-page article on the show. Here you can find easy links to each interview, as well as to our review of the show. More

We Are Posting “Wet Hot American Summer” Interviews All This Week (+ Watch New Featurette Video)

Prequel to Cult Movie Premieres This Friday, Read Our Interviews with Lake Bell and David Wain Now

Jul 27, 2015

All this week we'll be posting interviews with various cast members (as well as the creators) of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, which will start streaming on Netflix this Friday. Today we have posted interviews with co-creator/director/actor David Wain and actress Lake BellMore


Interviews

Wet Hot American Summer: Michael Showalter

Wet Hot’s Co-Creator and Star Heads Back to Summer Camp

Jul 31, 2015

In both the movie and the new prequel series First Day of Camp, co-creator Michael Showalter also stars as teenage camp counselor Gerald “Coop” Cooperberg, a lovesick young man with significant girl problems. More

Wet Hot American Summer: Joe Lo Truglio

On Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The State, and Returning to Wet Hot

Jul 30, 2015

In the cult classic comedy—as well as the new Netflix prequel series, First Day of Camp—Joe Lo Truglio played Neil, a geeky counselor forced to take heroic action when his friend abandons campers on a dangerous river rafting expedition. More

Wet Hot American Summer: Ken Marino

Victor the Virgin on Wet Hot, The State, and Other Cult Roles

Jul 30, 2015

It was as part of The State that Marino first worked with Wet Hot American Summer creators David Wain and Michael Showalter (as well as co-stars Joe Lo Truglio and Michael Ian Black.) In the film and its all-new prequel series, Marino plays camp counselor Victor Pulak, a closeted virgin. More

Wet Hot American Summer: Randall Park

Fresh Off the Boat Star Signs on as Camp Firewood’s Librarian

Jul 29, 2015

We chat with Randall Park about First Day of CampFresh Off the Boatand the dead-on Eminem impression he did on Scheer-RL. More

Wet Hot American Summer: Kevin Sussman

The Big Bang Theory Actor Heads Back to Camp Firewood

Jul 29, 2015

In Wet Hot American Summer, Kevin Sussman played Steve, an eccentric, socially-stunted resident at Camp Firewood who appeared to have the ability to control the weather.  More

Wet Hot American Summer: Marguerite Moreau

Katie Returns to Camp Firewood

Jul 28, 2015

In Wet Hot American Summer, Marguerite Moreau played teenage camp counselor Katie, Andy’s (Paul Rudd) girlfriend and the object of Coop’s (Michael Showalter) affections. In the Netflix prequel series First Day of Camp, we’ll learn just how these romantic entanglements became so entangled. More

Wet Hot American Summer: Lake Bell

The Actor/Director Joins the Staff at Camp Firewood

Jul 27, 2015

Following years of working with him on the Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital, Bell was invited by director David Wain to join the cast of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. In the eight-part prequel series to the 2001 cult film, Bell plays a new teenage counselor named Donna. More

Wet Hot American Summer: David Wain

The Filmmaker and Wet Hot Co-Creator On Bringing Back a Cult Classic

Jul 27, 2015

Nearly 15 years after making the original cult classic, David Wain and Michael Showalter have re-teamed for a follow-up—a prequel, actually—titled Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. More