Doug Lussenhop

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DJ Douggpound in 2009

Doug Lussenhop (born March 8, 1973), known professionally as "DJ Douggpound", is an American musician, video editor, and comedian.[1][2] Doug is best known as the editor for Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, that features his trademark editing style, which the show is known for.[3] Doug edited and acted in many Tim & Eric projects including Tom Goes to the Mayor, Tim and Eric Nite Live, and their feature film, Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie.

Early life[edit]

Doug was born and raised in Darien, Illinois.[4] His early work includes collaborating with Eric Fensler in the creation of his GI Joe PSA's parodies.[5] Doug attended the College of DuPage[6] and Columbia College Chicago where he studied film.[7] After college Doug and David Dobie founded Heaven Gallery, a small art gallery in Chicago.[8][9] During this time, Doug was a creator of video art, even having his work showcased at MoMA PS1 in New York.[10]

Television career[edit]

Doug has had a lengthy career in television editing, specifically as an editor for comedy programs. Notable programs include Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, The Eric Andre Show, and Portlandia.[11] In 2015, Doug co-developed and co-wrote with Daniel Weidenfeld, an 11-minute live-action pilot for Adult Swim created by Weidenfeld and starring himself, called The Pound Hole; TBS in 2017 greenlighted it as a TV series which its premiere is still unknown.[12]

SuperDeluxe[edit]

In 2007, Doug created and starred in "The Poundcast" a sketch series that aired on SuperDeluxe.com. The series featured surreal sketches, each with a musical theme.

Podcasting career[edit]

Along with fellow comedians Neal Brennan and Moshe Kasher, Doug cohosted The Champs podcast, where Doug interrupted and guided the interviews with well-timed musical cues, and audio drops.[13] After departing from The Champs, Doug started his own podcast, "The Poundcast" which he hosts with Brent Weinbach.[14] Lussenhop is also a co-host of "Office Hours with Tim Heidecker" along with Vic Berger.[15]

Pound House[edit]

In 2013, Doug created and starred in the web series "Pound House", alongside frequent collaborator Brent Weinbach.[16] The series was produced by Jash, and was filmed largely at Doug's Los Angeles home.

Musical comedy[edit]

Along with creating original music for television programs, Doug is a self-described "Joke DJ" and creates songs that combine music and comedy.[17][18] Doug was the opening act for Tim & Eric during their various international tours.[19][20] In 2009 Doug released "Pound It" an album that featured original songs, many of which Doug had created for sketches in his "Poundcast" series.[21] As the comedy trio "2 Wet Crew" Doug Lussenhop, Mikey Kampmann and Jay Weingarten create sketches and host a live comedy show in Los Angeles.[22][23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fastcocreate.com/3043472/then-and-now/how-the-guy-who-helped-define-tim-erics-editing-style-has-edited-his-career-eve
  2. ^ "Comedian Doug Lussenhop, aka DJ Douggpound, gives stand-up a remix". Southern California Public Radio. 2015-01-16. Retrieved 2015-10-15.
  3. ^ "How The Guy Who Helped Define Tim & Eric's Editing Style Has Edited His Career Ever Since". Fast Company. 2015-03-12. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  4. ^ "An Interview with Editor and Writer Doug Lussenhop". The Hundreds. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  5. ^ "Body Message: GI Joe and the invention of the viral video". The Verge. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  6. ^ "Douggpound - Sex Magazine". sexmagazine.us. Retrieved 2015-10-15.
  7. ^ http://www.heavengallery.com/?q=node/1017
  8. ^ "Doug Lussenhop | Heaven Gallery". www.heavengallery.com. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  9. ^ Camper, Fred. "Projections in Heaven". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  10. ^ "MoMA PS1: Exhibitions: B Hotel". momaps1.org. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  11. ^ "Doug Lussenhop". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  12. ^ "UPFRONT 2017: TBS and Super Deluxe to launch interactive late-night block - Turner". Turner. May 17, 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2018.
  13. ^ Westhoff, Ben (2012-10-30). "DJ Douggpound Mines Pop Culture for Gold Nuggets". L.A. Weekly. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  14. ^ Audio, Feral. "The Poundcast". Feral Audio. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  15. ^ Audio, Starburns. "Office Hours with Tim Heidecker". starburns.audio/. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
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  17. ^ "The Myriad Talents of Doug Lussenhop | Secret Cave". Secret Cave. 2017-07-09. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  18. ^ "Doug Lussenhop". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  19. ^ Company, The Frontier Touring. "DJ Douggpound 2017 Australia Official Tickets, Concert Dates, Pre-sale & Comedy Tour Information | Frontier Touring Australia & New Zealand". Frontier Touring Australia & New Zealand. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  20. ^ "Tim and Eric at Ace Hotel". latimes.com.
  21. ^ "Pound It, by DJ Douggpound". DJ Douggpound. Retrieved 2017-09-17.
  22. ^ "Watch Mac DeMarco's Epic Cameo In 2 Wet Crew's River Crack Short". Stereogum. 2017-02-13. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  23. ^ "2Wet Crew Live Hosted by DJ Douggpound and Mikey Kampmann with Nick Kroll, Brent Weinbach, Nick Rutherford, Kyle Mizono plus more special guests - Tickets - The Satellite - Los Angeles, CA - August 9th, 2015". The Satellite-live music venue in Los Angeles. Retrieved 2017-09-19.

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