Friday, April 20, 2012

New Rendition of "Who's on First?" on This Saturday's Comedy-O-Rama Hour

Comedian Bob Greenberg returns as Lou Costello in part two of "Abbott & Costello Meet Ranger Joe," 
recorded before a live audience Listen to The Comedy-O-Rama Hour LIVE
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Joe & Bob's Bud & Lou webpage:

"Hey, Aaaaaabott!!" The Comedy-O-Rama Hour will present the second of two tributes to the legendary comedy team Abbott & Costello.

It is all part of this week's Camp Waterlogg-A-Go-Go segments, featuring special guest star Bob Greenberg.

The hour will also feature Joe Bev as Jimmy Durante, Laurel & Hardy, and James Finlayson. Lorie Kellogg is heard as Gracie Allen, among other characters. 

Listen to The Comedy-O-Rama Hour LIVE from anywhere at EVERY SATURDAY 1:00pm (EST) / 9:00am (PST)

The improvisational radio theater program is written by husband and wife Joe Bevilacqua (Joe Bev) and Lorie Kellogg and produced and directed by Bevilacqua. The couple voice 80% of the characters on the show each week


During the comedy hour, Ranger Joe goes back in time to 1938 and meets Abbott & Costello--played by Bevilacqua and Greenberg, respectively, in sketches performed and recorded before a live audience.

The hour will also feature Joe Bev as Jimmy Durante, Laurel & Hardy, and James Finlayson.

Next Saturday, April 28, The Comedy-O-Rama Hour will present the world premiere of Firesign Theatre's Philip Proctor and his tribute to fellow Firesign-ian the late Peter Bergman.

On May 5, Stuart Pankin guest stars on the show.

Upcoming Comedy-O-Rama guests include Julie Newmar (Batman), Janet Waldo (The Jetsons"), Chuck McCann (Let's Have Fun!) and Judy Tenuta (The Weird Al Show). Past guests have included Al Franken, Lewis Black, Shelley Berman, Rick Overton, and Bob Camp.

The Comedy-O-Rama Hour is available for free online by logging on to, this Saturday, April 21, at 1:00pm (EST) / 9:00am (PST).

JOE BEV'S BIO: Joe has performed at the Improv, Caroline's on Broadway, Catch a Rising Star, the Comic Strip, opened for Uncle Floyd, worked with Al Franken, Shelley Berman, Louis Black and Rick Overton. Joe has also MC'd shows featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Mahr and Gilbert Gottfried. He has been regularly heard on National Public Radio and Sirius-XM Radio. Currently, Joe host The Comedy-O-Rama Hour on Cult Radio-Go-Go! You can listen LIVE from anywhere - EVERY SATURDAY 1:00pm EST 10:00am PST - at

BOB GREENBERG'S BIO: This Improv Comic, Stand-Up, Legit Actor & Clown has been making people laugh for years. Film Credits include: Sad Sack Sally, Glow Ropes, Freax of the City, Heartbreak Hospital, Big Money Hustlas and Maid In Manhattan. TV Credits include: Saturday Night Live, The Next Best Thing, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, LateLine (starring Al Franken), Primetime Live (with Diane Sawyer), Guiding Light and Law & Order.

Please email Lorie to book Joe & Bob as Bud & Lou
or for more info at:
abbott-and-costello-booking @
or call 845-647-9475.

For more information, go to:

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Video of Joe Bev and Bob Greenberg doing "Who's on First?":


Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New "Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" released by Audible, Amazon and iTunes



Abbott & Costello in the Catskills: An Authentic Recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt Variety Show, Recorded Before a Live Audience in the Catskills

Length: 58 minutes


This audio title is an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show,  recorded before a live audience in the Catskills.

"Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" 
 on Amazon

Waterlogg Produced has released it's 24th audio title: "Abbott & Costello in the Catskills," an authentic recreation of a 1930s Borscht Belt variety show, recorded before a live audience in the Catskills.

The musical comedy hour is available online at Amazon, iTunes, and Audible for Kindle, Blackberry, Android, iPhone, iPod or iPad download, or CD purchase or rental. 

"Abbott & Costello in the Catskills" can be purchased at:

In this New Oldtime Radio Hour, Lou Costello (Bob Greenberg) follows Bud Abbott (Joe Bevilacqua) to the Catskills when Abbott is hired as sole Master of Ceremonies of a  Borscht Belt variety show. Meanwhile, guest stars George Burns and Cab Calloway miss their train forcing Abbott to sing and dance in their place! Guest stars who do show up include Gracie Allen (Lorie Kellogg), Harpo Marx (Kenny Savoy), Ruth Waters (DeLois House), and Sophie Tucker, Last of the Red Hot Mamas (Teri Paris).

Musical numbers are performed by Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra, Banjo Steve Levine, and Leon Sandow & His Columbia Captivators: Leon Hilfstein (Piano), Buddy Allen (Saxophone) and Bill Margargle (Drums).

Comedy sketches performed include: "Lambchops"
 (Bud Abbott & Gracie Allen)
"Who's on First?" (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello)
Comedy sketches performed include: "Lambchops" (Bud Abbott & Gracie Allen) and "Who's on First?" (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello)

During the curtain call, Bud Abbott sings Minnie the Moocher.
The show's line-up is as follows:
   MC: Bud Abbott - Joe Bevilacqua
   Lou Costello – Bob Greenberg
   Harpo Marx – Kenny Savoy
   Ukulele Elaine & The Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra
   Ruth Waters – DeLois (Cookie) House
   Lambchops (Bud Abbott & Gracie Allen)
   Joe Bevilacqua – Bud Abbott
   Lorie Kellogg – Gracie Allen
   Banjo Steve – Steve Levine
   Lou Costello's Act – Bob Greenberg
   Who's on First? (Bud Abbott & Lou Costello)
   Joe Bevilacqua – Bud Abbott
   Bob Greenberg  – Lou Costello
   Sophie Tucker  –  Last of the Red Hot Mama’s - Teri Paris
   Curtain Call - Bud Abbott  (Joe Bevilacqua)
             sings  Minnie the Moocher


   House Band - Leon Sandow & His Columbia Captivators
   Piano – Leon Hilfstein
   Drums – Bill Margargle
   Sax – Buddy Allen

More about the special:

A video promo for the show
Bud, Lou and Harpo



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Joe Bevilacqua is the Producer of The Comedy-O-Rama Hour
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EVERY SATURDAY at 1:00 pm (EST) 9:00am (PST)

Waterlogg Productions is a multi-media entertainment company founded by husband and wife team Joe Bevilacqua & Lorie Kellogg.

Their combined talents spanning over 40 years have garnered many awards in radio.
In 2009 Waterlogg Production ventured into the world of audio books and in 2011 video.

In 2010 Joe Bevilacqua signed a new deal with Audible to distribute all of his audio books including radio drama, science fiction, documentary, comedy and biography.
In 2011 Joe signed a deal with Sirius/XM [[Sirius XM Radio]] to broadcast his work on the Book radio Ch. 80. iPhone game out Christmas 2011 Joe Bevilacqua voiced Commander Crumpet for the Bob Camp co-founder of and director for Ren & Stimpy [Spümcø] designed iPhone game Tanks of Fury produced by Iversoft.

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