Hal Lublin

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Hal Lublin
Hal Lublin.jpg
Hal Lublin in The Thrilling Adventure Hour
Alma mater Syracuse University
Occupation Actor, comedian, voice-over artist
Years active 2001-present

Hal Lublin is an American actor, improv performer, and voice-over artist best known for his work on the Thrilling Adventure Hour and Welcome to Night Vale.

Career[edit]

Lublin has studied improvisational comedy with The Groundlings, The Second City, and iO West.[1] He does voice work, including animation, commercials, and video games. He voiced a lead character in the animated series Slammo & Sloshie. Since 2006, Lublin has been featured in a video series for Symantec as Hal, The IT Admin.[2]

Lublin co-creates UN-imations with Len Peralta, which are improvised pieces of art in which Lublin provides a voice and Peralta must create a drawing from scratch based upon that voice.[3]

It was announced in September 2015 that Lublin would be appearing in season six of The Venture Bros.[4]

He is a frequent guest on EW Radio's L.A. Daily on SiriusXM.[5]

Podcasts[edit]

Lublin has been a WorkJuice player on the Thrilling Adventure Hour starting in 2005, when it started as a stage show at M Bar in Los Angeles, through the end of its formal run in 2015.[6] His roles included the announcer for the segment Beyond Belief, Gummy to Craig Cackowski's Banjo in Mooonshine Holler,[7] Phillip Fathom, and numerous other recurring characters.

In October 2013 Lublin joined the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale, first voicing Steve Carlsberg in a live episode performed in Brooklyn.[8] Lublin has also been a frequent guest in The David Feldman Show.[9]

Lublin and fellow WorkJuice Player Mark Gagliardi launched We Got This with Mark and Hal, a podcast in which the two provide definitive answers to pointless debates,[10] in February 2015.[11][12] In July 2015 the podcast joined the Maximum Fun podcast network.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Originally from Philadelphia,[8] Lublin graduated from Syracuse University in 1999.[14]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Episode(s) Role
2001 Read or Die Otto Lilienthal, Eliot (voice)[citation needed]
2003 Hey Monie! Construction Worker
2003 Becker Sister Spoils the Turkey Mr. O'Neal
2004 Dead Leaves Blue Elephant; Mini Bluto; Mr. Coffee; Offspring;

Pedestrian; Ship Computer; Testicle Head (voice)[citation needed]

2005 Reeling in Reality Todd Lespinasse
2005 Gregory Shitcock, P.I. S01E01 Lumberjack[15]
2007 Slammo and Sloshie Sloshie/narrator (voice)
2008 Team Doctors TV movie Spencer
2009 See Dick Run Pawn Broker
2013 NerdHQ Thrilling Adventure Hour: Conversation with Cast & Creators Himself
2014 The Wil Wheaton Project Wil vs. Hedorah Reginald Borday
2014 Thrilling Adventure Hour Live WorkJuice Player
2014 Thrilling Adventure Hour: The Documentary Web Series Video Short Himself
2016 The Venture Brothers season 6 Wide Wale, Manolo[4]
Mighty Magiswords season 1, various episodes The Great Omnibus, Smashroom, Ice Posey, Pirate 01, 02, 08, Shopkeeper
2017 Adam Ruins Everything "Adam Ruins College" College Bears

Podcasts[edit]

Podcast Episode Date Role
Thrilling Adventure Hour All 2010-2015 WorkJuice Player
The Dead Authors Podcast Appendix A 2011/12/20 Charles Dickens[16]
Chapter 19 2012/12/24 Luke[17]
Chapter 41 2014/12/24 Dr. Seuss[18]
The David Feldman Show Various[9] 2013-2014
Hobcast #19 2013/03/13 Himself[19]
#36 2014/10/24 Himself[20]
Welcome to Night Vale #37.5, #49B, #53, #56.5, #110 2013/10; 2017 Steven Carlsberg
Brock Party #46[21] 2014/04/22
What Are You Reading? #36 2014/01/14 Himself[22]
Geek a Week 2014/04 Himself[23]
Spontaneanation #12, #21, #25, #33, #40,
#45, #50, #59, #65[24]
2015 Improv actor
We Got This with Mark and Hal All[25] 2015 Co-host with Mark Gagliardi
Nerd for a Living #38[14] 2015/05/18 Himself
The JV Club #167 2015/08/20 Guest[26]
Tights and Fights All[27] 2016 Host
Surprisingly Nice All 2017 Co-host with Travis McElroy[28]
Star Wars Minute Attack of the Clones minutes 76-80 2017 Guest
Trends Like These May 26, 2017 2017 Beyond the Headlines segment guest host

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hal Lublin". Dragoncon. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Hal, the IT Admin". Symantec. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "UN-imation Films". Youtube. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  4. ^ a b DragonCon 2015 - Venture Bros. Team Misaki Studios. 10 September 2015. 
  5. ^ Radio, E. W. (2017-09-29). "#LADaily is live now! We have @DanMacPherson @KPSull @hallublin and @MarkGags up next!pic.twitter.com/Z5J9Q60kp2". @EWlive. Retrieved 2017-11-03. 
  6. ^ Yarbrough, Beau (9 July 2015). "Comic-Con 2015: 'The Thrilling Adventure Hour' leaps from stage to comics and screen". Los Angeles Daily News. 
  7. ^ Biese, Alex (25 August 2015). "'Thrilling Adventure Hour' plots New York City return". Asbury Park Press. 
  8. ^ a b Biese, Alex (9 January 2015). "Thoughts on Steve Carlsberg of 'Welcome to Night Vale'". Asbury Park Press. Retrieved 21 September 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Hal Lublin". DavidFeldman.com. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  10. ^ "No Need of a Laugh Track: An Interview with Hal Lublin, Mark Gagliardi, and Timothy Omundson from The Thrilling Adventure Hour at C2E2". The Geekiary. 27 April 2015. 
  11. ^ "We Got This with Mark and Hal: Episode 0.5: The Promo". Libsyn. 27 February 2015. 
  12. ^ Hershon, Marc (28 March 2015). "Podcast Reviews: We Got This and Always Been Silly". Huffington Post. Retrieved 20 December 2015. 
  13. ^ @MaxFunHQ (29 July 2015). "Please join us in welcoming Can I Pet Your Dog? and We Got This to the MaxFun family!" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 
  14. ^ a b "Episode #38: Hal Lublin, Voice Actor". Nerd for a Living. 18 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "Channel 101 - Talent - Hal Lublin". Channel 101. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  16. ^ "Appendix A: Charles Dickens and O. Henry, featuring Hal Lublin and Marc Evan Jackson". Libsyn. 20 December 2011. 
  17. ^ "Chapter 19: The Authors of The Gospels, featuring Craig Cackowski, Mark Gagliardi, Hal Lublin and Matt Gourley". Libsyn. 24 December 2012. 
  18. ^ "Chapter 41: Dr. Seuss, featuring Hal Lublin". Libsyn. 24 December 2014. 
  19. ^ "Episode 19 Hal Lublin". Hob the Troll. 13 March 2013. 
  20. ^ "Episode 36: Hal Lublin". Hob the Troll. 24 October 2014. 
  21. ^ "Episode 46: Naomi Grossman, Hal Lublin". Podbean. 22 April 2014. 
  22. ^ Debenham, Matt (14 January 2014). "WAYR #36: HAL LUBLIN". 
  23. ^ Peralta, Len. "Geek A Week Year Five Two: Hal Lublin". Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  24. ^ "Hal Lublin on Earwolf". Earwolf. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  25. ^ "We Got This with Mark and Hal". Libsyn. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  26. ^ Levine, Katie (20 August 2015). "The JV Club #167: Boys of Summer - Hal Lublin". Nerdist. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  27. ^ "Tights and Fights | Maximum Fun". maximumfun.org. Retrieved 2016-11-21. 
  28. ^ "Hal and Travis (@TheNiceCast) | Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 2017-01-28. 

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