Mini-Fest: James and Waltien

Sat, Aug 27, 2022

Mini-Fest: James and Waltien

Kate James

Kate James writes for, and appears in, 'Work In Progress' currently airing on Showtime. She has also written for Comedy Central, NPR, Slate, The Second City, and numerous awards shows. She co-created and wrote for 'Schadenfreude' a comedy show on Chicago Public Radio which was syndicated nationally for two seasons. Other TV appearances include 'Easy' (Netflix), 'Playing House' (USA), and 'Shameless' (Showtime). Kate voices the characters Tricia and Alice P. Corn on the podcast Hello From The Magic Tavern (Earwolf) and once upon a time improvised a viral video where she played a very drunk Chicago Cubs fan. Kate is married to the other guy in this show.

Steve Waltien

Steve Waltien is a Peabody award winning writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, which has also earned him three Emmy nominations. He's an alum of The Second City Mainstage in Chicago and a member of The Improvised Shakespeare Company. Other TV and film credits include Mike Birbiglia's 'Don't Think Twice', 'The Opposition with Jordan Klepper', 'Klepper', 'The Second City Project' and 'Chicago PD'. He plays Tomblaine Belaroth on the podcast 'Hello From the Magic Tavern'. Twitter: @waltien