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Ryan Dillon

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EP#23: Noel MacNeal/Injury Corner (Ryan Dillon)/Not Puppets (Jennifer Barnhart)

Below The Frame with Matt Vogel

On this episode of Below The Frame we are talking with Muppet Performer and author, Noel MacNeal! And, yes, we’ll talk about Bear in the Big Blue House! Plus, we’ll be dropping by the "Injury Corner" and asking a puppeteer about NOT puppets! It’s that time again -- it’s time to go Below the Frame with Matt Vogel!

1hr 44mins

3 Nov 2021

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True Blood with Ryan Dillon

Pilot Fighters

Fright School: Puncturing Pilots continues as the fighters talk with Ryan Dillon (Just For Laughs) about regional accents and the most they’ve ever bled when they discuss the first episode of the True Blood. Plus, they guess if lines are from a vampire show or cop show in True Blue Bloods.

1hr 21mins

13 Oct 2021

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S21E06: Ryan Dillon

Comedy Above the Pub Podcast (CATP)

Getting thankful with Ryan Dillon. Friend and friend-of-the-show Ryan joins us for a lovely, funny chin-wag. Join Ryan, Producer Darcy and TVA as they boot through the following: – Comedy’s Back!– So’s Mental Health!– Enjoy some Eastern hospitality Check out the video of this episode on our Facebook page! Thanks and enjoy!

1hr 4mins

5 Jul 2021

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The Barretta Brothers

On this episode, The Barretta Brothers welcome Director, Puppet Designer, Emmy-Award-Winner Puppeteer, and Co-Founder of DillonGale. ABOUT OUR GUEST: Ryan Dillon Ryan Dillon is the performer of Sesame Street’s Elmo. Inspired by the Muppets since childhood and encouraged by his family and teachers, Dillon did shows wherever he could. In his senior year of high school, he was asked to join the cast of Sesame Street and has been a Muppet Performer for the past fifteen years.  Ryan’s Daytime Emmy winning work as Elmo can be seen globally on television and the internet, with appearances on morning and late-night talk shows, CBeebies' The Furchester Hotel, as well as in toys, apps, live Sesame Street touring shows, and more. In addition to performing Elmo, Dillon has taken on performer duties for Sesame fan favorites Don Music, and Lefty the Salesman, as well as countless Anything Muppets. When he’s not working on the Street, Dillon is a puppet designer, director, and puppet consultant. His work can be seen in national commercials and other television shows including work for The Jim Henson Company and Disney’s Muppets. Dillon built and performs several original puppet characters, and with his creative partner Mark Gale, produces online puppet content for DillonGale (IG : dillongaleidiots)

1hr 28mins

24 Jun 2021

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E66 - How To Overcome Creative Atrophy with stand-up comic Ryan Dillon

The Constant Struggle

In this episode, Nick & Brie interview stand-up comic Ryan Dillon, who before the lockdown, had big plans for a booked comedy tour of the East Coast of Canada. But when the pandemic hit, all those plans evaporated quickly. We ask Ryan about how a stand-up comic can cope and continue working on his craft in a time where live shows are no longer possible.  We learn about how Ryan got into comedy, about how he uses comedy to heal painful wounds from the past.  Find out more about Ryan’s writing process and some of the ways he manages audience expectations. Key Creative Tips: Writing, stand-up comedy, performance, starting out in Comedy, finding your Voice, performing on Zoom, performing with anxiety & depression, setting and achieving goals.  Nick's Update: Submitting his short story by mail to the Toronto Star’s short story competition. Brie's Update: 100 Days of Improv &  news from The Second City. Thanks for listening.  Thinking about starting your own podcast? Click HERE to get one free month of hosting. Follow Ryan Dillon on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok & check out his comedy album Violently Nice! #StruggleOn! 

1hr 28mins

22 Feb 2021

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EP#18: Eric Jacobson/"Good Eye Focus"/Not Puppets (Ryan Dillon)

Below The Frame with Matt Vogel

On the Season One finale of Below The Frame with Matt Vogel, we hear from Muppet Performer Eric Jacobson (Miss Piggy, Grover, Fozzie, Bert, Animal) about what made him realize that he needed to work for The Muppets, what he learned from Frank Oz, and of course, we’ll talk about the many characters he plays. We also learn about "Good Eye Focus" and ask Sesame Street Muppet Performer Ryan Dillon (Elmo) a question about NOT puppets!

1hr 52mins

2 Dec 2020

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Taking one for the team w/ Ryan Dillon | Fckgirls Episode 55

Fckgirls Podcast

Today, on this beautiful fall day we are joined by the hilarious and kind Ryan Dillon! We talk about hiring people to be your friend and empathy! We can’t get enough of empathy!  Follow Ryan on Instagram @theryandillon AND check out his comedy album Violently Nice!! Produced by Eggplant Picture and Sound. Brought to you by Ana-Marija Stojic, Jordanne Brown and the Mind Refinery. And a part of the Sonar Network! 


4 Oct 2019

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Puppet Tears, ep 019 — Ryan Dillon

Puppet Tears: Puppetry Shop Talk

Ryan Dillon stops by the show this week for a jam-packed episode of Puppet Tears! Ryan is a Muppet performer on Sesame Street, best known for performing Elmo since 2013. Along side Mark Gale, he is also the creator of the Dillon Gale Idiots, his original cast of surreal television puppets. We'll talk with Ryan about his beginnings as a tireless Muppet Show fan, beginning his career as a Sesame Street puppeteer at the age of 17, and the responsibility of taking over such an important legacy character. Don't miss this in-depth conversation about following your artistic passions and creating new work every day! For show notes and mentions, visit www.PuppetTears.com/RyanDillon To support the show, visit www.Patreon.com/PuppetTearsPod Release date: March 27, 2019 Hosted by Adam Kreutinger & Cameron Garrity

1hr 36mins

27 Mar 2019

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Ryan Dillon

Head, Heart & Hustle

In this episode, I interview Ryan Dillion (@oysterpig), a classically-trained chef, punk rock and hardcore musician who's been creative his whole life. Growing up in Virginia, Ryan worked in restaurants and played music throughout his formative years, then studied at Virginia Tech and went to culinary school. He's lived in Boston, Raleigh, and earlier this year returned to his hometown. No matter where he's been, though, he's partnered with other creatives in both music and food. If you like creating things with other people, this episode's for you.  Visit us at HeadHeartandHustle.com and subscribe to our newsletter. 

1hr 1min

21 Nov 2017

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79: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (with Ryan Dillon)

Talk From Superheroes

This month we're going to be taking you through the entire new Planet Of The Apes series and we're starting off with Rise Of the Planet Of The Apes with guest, comedian Ryan Dillon. We break down the acting of James Franco as best we can, the worst neighbor ever, the death of humanity off screen, and we create our own cross over film canon for the world that this takes place in. This episode is brought to you by TeePublic. Check out www.TeePublic.com and discover your next favourite Tee. Psst... they also have nerdy hoodies, sweaters, baseball tees and long sleeves. Check out our favourite designs at www.TeePublic.FromSuperheroes.com Do you want insanely breathable underwear? Of course you do, everybody does. Visit Buddha Boxers at www.BuddhaBoxers.com and get a pair of ecologically sustainable, soft, breathable, and comfortable bamboo underwear at 20% off just by using promo code SUPERHEROES to let them know we sent you. Want access to a special secret episode of the podcast every month? Then donate to the show on Patreon. You can gain access to secret podcasts, jokes from the future, and Q&A's. Visit www.patreon.com/fromsuperheroes and become our Patron.

1hr 26mins

17 Jul 2017