April 25th, 2023 | Season 11 | 56 mins 22 secs
awesomecast, capcut workflow, cloud, dave podnar, debris, dust, efficiency, generative ai features, hosts, iphone, katie dudders, mac, michael sorg, opera one, pittsburgh marathon app, productivity, spacex starship launch, spacex., steam, tech news, texas, trends, untitled goose game, video editing tool
Welcome to the latest episode of AwesomeCast, where we dive into the latest and greatest tech news and trends. Join hosts Katie Dudders, Dave Podnar, and Michael Sorg as they explore a range of interesting topics.
In this episode, Dudders shares her experience playing the popular game "Untitled Goose Game" on Steam, while Podnar talks about how he's using the Pittsburgh Marathon app to stay updated on the latest news and events related to the marathon. Sorg also shares his brand new CapCut workflow between Mac, iPhone, and the cloud, and our hosts discuss the benefits of using this powerful video editing tool.
Next up, our hosts talk about Opera One, a new browser that's designed for generative AI features. They explore how they've been using the browser and share their experiences of responding to articles as a grumpy cat.
In the next segment, our hosts discuss how they're using AI in their daily workflows, and how it has impacted their productivity and efficiency.
Finally, the hosts explore the recent SpaceX Starship launch that went wrong, leaving a Texas town covered in debris and dust. They share their thoughts on what might have gone wrong and what SpaceX could have done differently.
Join us for this exciting episode and stay tuned for more awesome tech news and trends.
ScareHouse Podcast 134: Design Manager Nicole & Operations Manager Nino Discuss Spreadsheets & Show Flow
February 8th, 2019 | 30 mins 55 secs
design, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, nicole, nino, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scenic design, scott simmons, spreadsheets, tech, the scarehouse
Dudders sits down with her haunt siblings, Design Manager Nicole and Operations Manager Nino, to discuss spreadsheets, show flow documents, misconceptions of working at a haunted house, and more spreadsheets.
ScareHouse Podcast 133: 2018 ScareHouse Season Recap with Scott Simmons, Katie “Dudders”, and Nino Balistrieri
December 20th, 2018 | 57 mins 56 secs
a creepy christmas, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, krampus, night of the living dead, pittsburgh, podcast, popup bar, romero lives, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, zombie den, zombies
Scott, Nino, and Dudders look back on the craziness that was the 2018 ScareHouse season. From creating a zombie themed pop up bar, appearing all over the season, and super fun season, this has been an amazing haunt season!
October 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
analog, beer, brian mendelson, comedy, dudders, haunt, haunted house, horror, jack black, katie dudas, katie dudders, movies, pittsburgh, podcast, row house cinema, row house of horrors week, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, vcr, witches week
Molly and Travis sit down with Scott Simmons and Katie “Dudders” Dudas to discuss Row House Cinema.
July 20th, 2018 | 44 mins 6 secs
deadnecks, dudders, faceoff, fx, haunt, haunted house, jordan patton, katie dudas, katie dudders, monsterpalooza, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, special effects, the scarehouse
Jordan Patton, a well-liked competitor from Syfy’s FaceOff, sits down with Scott Simmons and Katie “Dudders” Dudas to discuss FaceOff, his early beginnings at ScareHouse, and DeadNecks.
April 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
assistant director, behind the scenes, concussion, downward dog, dudders, fear the walking dead, foxcatcher, george romero, gone, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, location scout, outsiders, pa film tax credit, pittsburgh, pittsburgh movies, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, silence of the lambs, steve parys, the scarehouse
Creative Director Scott Simmons and Katie "Dudders" chat with Assistant Director and Pittsburgh native Steve Parys. Steve has worked on television shows and movies filmed in Pittsburgh and around the world including Silence of the Lambs, Fear the Walking Dead, and Outsiders. Steve discusses his diverse background and experiences and even shares an incredible story from the set of Silence of the Lambs.
March 30th, 2018 | 55 mins 35 secs
behind the scenes, chainsaws, clowns, dudders, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the scarehouse, zombies
Before Creative Director Scott Simmons and Director of Sales and Marketing Katie "Dudders" left for Transworld, they recorded a live Q&A podcast where they answered fan questions at Sorgatron Media Studios. Fans submitted questions beforehand on Facebook and live during the recording on Facebook and Instagram.
March 15th, 2018 | 35 mins 16 secs
adam johnston, convention, dudders, fabrication, haunt, haunted house, katie dudas, katie dudders, pittsburgh, podcast, poison props, props, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, special fx, the scarehouse, transworld
Creative Director Scott Simmons and Katie "Dudders" chat with Adam Johnston from Poison Props. Adam has been preying on customer fears and creating haunted house animatronics for 11 years. They discuss how Adam got his start, prepping for a major trade show, and sound design in haunts. Poison Props will be at Transworld later this month.
February 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
christmas town, dudders, haunt, haunted house, howloscream, katie dudas, katie dudders, pittsburgh, podcast, robbi lepre, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, tampa, the scarehouse, transworld
Creative Director Scott Simmons introduces Katie "Dudders" to the amazing and inspiring live entertainment shows and events legend, Robbi Lepre. Robbi talks about her almost 40 years of experience in the industry, learning from other haunted attraction experts at trade shows, celebration Robbiween, and the importance of positive connections. You can support Robbi's wellness fund at https://www.gofundme.com/robbi-lepre-wellness-fund
January 19th, 2018 | 43 mins 55 secs
dudders, haunt, hauntcon, haunted house, immersive theater, katie dudas, katie dudders, new orlean, pittsburgh, podcast, scare house, scarehouse, scarehouse scott, scott simmons, the basement, the scarehouse
Creative Director Scott Simmons and Dir. of Sales and Marketing Katie “Dudders” visit Basement Manager Tracy’s house to chat with her and Basement Assistant Manager (BAM) Kevin about last season of The Basement, transitioning from actor to manager, and planning for Valentine’s Day in The Basement. Wigz, The Basement character Patti’s cat, makes a special guest appearance.