The only fast and funny webseries redefining green media - doing for environmental topics what The Daily Show does for politics. Read more
This project's funding goal was not reached on June 18, 2012.
About this project
RANDY BY NATURE IS CHANGING THE DEFINITION OF NEW MEDIA.
Comedian Randy Kagan created and stars in this groundbreaking environmental comedy show. We are ready to take this show to the next level, will you be a part of it?
RANDY BY NATURE DOES FOR ECO TOPICS WHAT THE DAILY SHOW DOES FOR POLITICS.
We use every comedy weapon to deal with serious issues, creating comedy from all angles. RBN transforms the mundane and depressing to fast, funny and accidentally educational. This show is for everyone.
The very funny Sarah Silverman
RANDY BY NATURE WILL BE A POWERFUL WEBSERIES.
Designed for those with short attention spans, RBN uses jokes, running characters, girls-going-green and fake commercials to help the eco-medicine go down. While broadcast television shows cater to the interests of their corporate sponsors, we want to deliver a show FOR the people, BY the people. We are not comfortable with censored comedy. Guardrail issues mean less jokes. (How would you feel if you couldn’t say “light bulb”?) Your pledge is funding the ULTIMATE free-expression.
On the street in NYC
RANDY BY NATURE TAKES YOU WHERE THE STORY IS.
From Arizona, where they are re-introducing the Mexican Gray Wolf, to Canada, where they are interested in “Dirty Sand Tar”. Randy By Nature has the potential to travel worldwide. The environment is GLOBAL! The more funds we raise, the farther we can investigate.
Randy and Judah Friedlander
RANDY BY NATURE IS AN EVERGREEN SHOW.
Will RBN run out of ideas for future episodes? Let's just say that National Geographic has been around since 1888, and has not run out of interesting things to print. The list of environmental topics is endless!
Randy on tour with Ferguson, 2011.
HOW WILL THE SHOW BE FORMATTED?
Our next batch of episodes will have a stricter format, but still maintain flexibility.
Each episode will be 5-6 minutes in length, and will include the following:
1. “Introduction / opening monologue” by Randy Kagan.
2. “Field Piece” - Randy takes you where the story is.
3. “Character” (or guest) - Anyone from Sarah Silverman to the Eco Zombie.
4. “Topic-related Skit” or “Fake Commercial”.
5. “Call to Action” - Where you can find out more about the topic and how to contact RBN.
THE BIGGER THE BUDGET, THE BETTER THE SHOW!
The legendary Don Rickles, 2010
WHERE CAN YOU FIND OUT MORE ABOUT RANDY BY NATURE?
see previous episodes here:
or email me questions anytime at kimberly.grob.159(at)my.csun.edu
Randy and Jeff Ross
Randy in makeup for ECO ZOMBIE
WHAT AM I FUNDING?
10(+) episodes of RANDY BY NATURE
Much-needed equipment such as cameras, microphones, and lighting
Minimum travel costs for on-location shoots
Hair/ Makeup / Wardrobe
Special Effects (including the Eco Zombie)
RANDY BY NATURE Website
Advertising and Publicity
Crew (On Set)
FREE EXPRESSION AND UNCENSORED COMEDY!
WHO IS RANDY KAGAN?
Randy Kagan is a stand-up comedian and former writer for The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS. He toured North America with Ferguson for five years, in venues from Cobb’s Comedy Club to Carnegie Hall. Kagan headlined Showtime’s Green Collar Comedy Show and Ferguson’s International House of Comedy Show in Montreal (2011). He has also performed on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and a season of Punk’d. Before touring with Ferguson, Randy was a regular opener for comedy legend Mitch Hedberg. He just finished the webseries FUNNY BY NATURE (a sponsored project) and his own short comedy documentary Jewphoria. His talents have also been unleashed on his own podcast, The Randy Kagan Show, on iTunes. He currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.
RANDY BY NAME, RANDY BY NATURE
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