<![CDATA[waltbatycki.com - Walt Blog.]]>Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:10:07 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Unfortunately- An improv experiment with pictures and words.]]>Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:23:56 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2014/02/unfortunately-an-improv-experiment-with-pictures-and-words.html ]]><![CDATA[Wow! I have been busy!!!]]>Wed, 12 Feb 2014 06:22:07 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2014/02/wow-i-have-been-busy.htmlSorry for the lapse in updates (again!) but I have been popular and in demand!

On December 23rd I was honored to be the Master of Ceremonies for the WGXC Winter Pageant, a variety show that performed before an audience and was broadcast live! It was a blast! I got to do some fun improv with my fellow PGIC member, Josh Bate, as well as create monologues inspired by audience suggestions and perform both physical and verbal comedy an even hoop dance!

In January, I was an extra in a TV pilot. I will share more about that in the near future when that project gets closer to release.

The book for children I am co-authoring and illustrating reached another milestone this month as well, and I hope to be finished by mid-March, when I will release details! Very exciting!

I also received grant money to teach a six week improv workshop for teens this March at the Catskill Community Center! This program is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Greene County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grant Fund. It is FREE and open to teens from 13 to 19 years old!

Here's a link to the Facebook Page! https://www.facebook.com/TeenImprovCatskill

Or Just click the logo below!
I'm also still running a weekly improv workshop for adults at the Catskill Community Center, and that has been going great! We have started to move into doing long-form and have recruited new members!

Visit out group on meetup.com to learn more about that! The link is below!

http://www.meetup.com/Catskill-NY-Comedy-Improv-Practice/
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<![CDATA[Come hear me perform family friendly improv!]]>Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:39:56 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/12/come-hear-me-perform-family-friendly-improv.htmlPicture
I am "appearing" at A Frosty Fest, in Ulster, NY this season as Evan Greene the talking Holiday tree!

Come and banter with me and enjoy the Holiday magic!

Click the image to learn more about this fun experience!

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<![CDATA[Audio improv hijinks!]]>Thu, 05 Dec 2013 22:35:47 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/12/audio-improv-hijinks.html
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<![CDATA[Facebook Halloween Profile/Cover Photo Fun!]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:14:19 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/10/facebook-halloween-profilecover-photo-fun.html
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<![CDATA[Cool Gargoyle Designs In my Zazzle Store!]]>Fri, 13 Sep 2013 07:40:31 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/09/cool-gargoyle-designs-in-my-zazzle-store.htmlPicture
I just added lots of cool ways to purchase some of my cartoon gargoyle designs on Zazzle! There are stickers, mugs, shirts, and even baby clothes! They would all be great treats for Halloween!

   



www.zazzle.com/absurdaholic?rf=238879891240636224

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<![CDATA[My new rig!]]>Wed, 04 Sep 2013 08:46:11 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/09/my-new-rig.htmlPicture
Duct tape, bungie, and old shelving have helped me transform an old forgotten treadmill into a state-of-the-art(ish) treadmill desk!

I am still making minor adjustments, but it works great at low speeds (.5 MPH or so) . The trick was having a monitor large enough to save my eyeballs from strain. I tried this before with a laptop and it was too darn small for me to focus on while I walked.

I just need to flatten out the desktop area, as it is on an angle and it is bad for my wrists.

The basement storage area is creepy and chilly, but is a great new office because it motivates me to keep moving, get crap done, and get the hell out of there! ;)

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<![CDATA[Yes, I am still alive!]]>Mon, 02 Sep 2013 05:51:22 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/09/yes-i-am-still-alive.htmlWow! I can't believe it's been about 7 months since I posted an update!

Well, I have been busy multitasking like a maniac. Two books will hopefully be completed and published by early next year: Shadow Rabbit (my dark fantasy for grown ups), and No! No! It's For the Birds!, a children's book I co-authored and illustrated.

I will post details when both projects are more solidified.

Other ideas that were in development (such as the game projects) had to be shelved temporarily, as there were freelance dollars that needed to be made. I have been a haunted ghost writer of late.


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The above photo is of me, deep under the surface of the Earth, spelunking with my son, under Rosendale, NY.  This is proof that I still get outside, but not proof that I know what sunlight looks like anymore.

By the way, that expression on my face is my "The creature is behind me, isn't it?" look.

TTFN! And no, that is not a chant from a Cthulhu Mythos story! Though I am sure we heard the echoes of one deep beneath the dripping stones...
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<![CDATA[Wow. I am bad at the internetz!]]>Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:41:49 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/02/wow-i-am-bad-at-the-internetz.htmlSorry this page has been like a ghost town...well a creepy abandoned shack, anyway. I have been super busy with the fundraising campaign on indiegogo.com for my novel, Shadow Rabbit.

You can click the link to help out. I only have until March 5th, 2013 to raise money for the book!

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/shadow-rabbit-a-novel-of-dark-dreams-bunny-rabbits/x/2205954

Also I had these darned blog settings messed up and I didn't get notification that comments were made! Oops!

Now I am finding I cannot reply to comments...I need a helper robot. No time to futz with this now, but I DO appreciate your stopping by!

Cool stuff is happening. Soon it will manifest here too!

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<![CDATA[Absurdaholic.com is limping out of the gate.]]>Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:09:02 GMThttp://waltbatycki.com/2/post/2013/01/absurdaholiccom-is-limping-out-of-the-gate.htmlPicture
My humor site is up, but right now there's really just the blog and the home page. I am opening a new store on Zazzle soon, to sell products that tie in with the Absurdaholic site content. I have been meaning to do this for a long time!


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