Guests: Online Media

Rob Walker

Rob Walker

From Santa Christ to the Executor, Rob Walker always plays a big role in the creation of the show Nostalgia Critic.  He co-writes each episode, plays several hilarious characters, and also co-hosts the blog series Sibling Rivalry with his brother Doug.  Always having a quick comeback (except when he doesn't), he's there to entertain.

Malcolm Ray

Malcolm Ray

From telling you about the new McCafe items at McDonald's to tormenting the Nostalgia Critic as Satan, Malcolm Ray is an actor, and voice actor. His skills go beyond acting with professional training in film and video as his major at Columbia College Chicago. In the span of his Bachelor career at Columbia, Malcolm has successfully completed his Interdisciplinary Film Degree, been the casting director for a practicum film, interned at O'Connor Casting, and has begun a professional acting career. He's also studied courses in Columbia's Radio and Theatre Departments including; Voice Over, Voice Acting For Animation,Radio Production, Stage Voice and more. Malcolm is represented as talent at the Stewart Talent agency in Chicago. As a freelance actor, he is currently hired talent for the online production company Channel Awesome. For three years today, he's appeared alongside Doug Walker in many episodes of "Nostalgia Critic"

Tamara Chambers

Tamara Chambers

Tamara Chambers is an actress and comedian from California. She studied Acting at the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in California but now lives in Chicago where she spends her days hiding from snow. No. Wait. She is a theater and film actress who does stand up comedy. Yes. Tamara Is on the internet show The Nostalgia Critic alongside Doug Walker and is known mostly for her Character “Hyper Fan Girl”. Her favorite things are cats, comedy, and the Fallout franchise. Also microwaved popcorn. And lists.

Doug Walker (That Guy With The Glasses)

Doug Walker (That Guy With The Glasses)

Doug is best known for his character The Nostalgia Critic from ChannelAwesome.com, who reviews bad movies and TV shows from childhood. He's also noted for having a long standing "rivalry" with The Angry Video Game Nerd.  He's appeared on PBS, Entrepreneur Magazine, New York Times, 20/20, Rifftrax, and was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the Mashable Awards as well as one of the Best Youtube Critic by WatchMojo.com.  His fans include the late Roger Ebert, Mike Nelson, Mara Wilson, Dante Basco, Paul Dini, Tommy Wiseau, Andre Meadows, Rob Paulsen, Maurice Lamarche, Don Bluth, and the creators of Animaniacs. His image even appeared in the anime Zettai Karen Children.  He’s more than a God, but less than a man…or is it the other way around?  Either way, he’s here to entertain!

Sean Patrick Astin

Sean Patrick Astin

Sean Patrick Astin, born February 25, 1971, in Santa Monica, California, is well known for playing the title role in the critically acclaimed Rudy (1993), for his film debut portraying Mikey in Steven Spielberg's The Goonies (1985), and for the beloved Sam Gamgee in the Academy Award winning Triology - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)_The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring(2001)_ The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).

Sean is the son of Academy Award Winning actress Patty Duke, acclaimed actor John Astin,(famous for playing Gomez) in The Addams Family (1964).

At age 9, Sean starred with his mother in the after-school special Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981). Followed by Sean's feature debut The Goonies (1985) and since then, he has had a steady stream of roles. Starring in Toy Soldiers (1991),Where the Day Takes You (1991),Rudy (1993)and the Showtime movie Harrison Bergeron (1995). He directed and co-produced the short film Kangaroo Court (1994), which was nominated in the best short film category at The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995 )(TV)_. Sean's adoptive father John Astin was nominated for the same award in 1969.

Politically, Sean has been very active having served in two non-partisan Presidential appointments. Sean also hosts a live weekly 2 hour in-studio bi-partisan political radio talk show, 'Vox Populi Radio' which was made possible by a successful crowd-funding campaign in 2013.

In 2004, Sean broke into the publishing world and authored the NY Times Best Selling release of 'There and Back Again' a memoir of his film career (co-written with Joe Layden).

Brittany Lauda

Brittany Lauda

Brittany Lauda is a voice actress, casting director and director. Her voices can also be heard in both anime (Mirim in Queen’s Blade Rebellion, Cammot in Holy Knight, Katherine, Charlene and Lily in Pokemon XY, Daichi in Ladies versus Butlers, Plug in Juden-Chan, several unannounced Funimation titles,  and even background voices in episode one of YuGiOh Arc V, Seraph of the End and Shomin Sample ) and Video Games (Huniepop, HunieCam Studios, Strife, Norse Noir, Combat Core, Heroes of Newerth, Lovely Little Thieves, But I Love You, YIIK,Rosenkreuzstilette, Yandere Simulator). Brittany is even in education apps by Hasbro like My Little Pony and Transformers. A fan favorite role of hers is the iconic mean girl of Huniepop- Audrey Belrose. Additionally, Brittany was the voice director for the JRPG inspired title ‘YIIK’ the rouge combat game ‘The Silent Roads’, the award winning ‘Mind: Path to Thalamus’, casting assistant of 'Huniecam Studios', one of the ADR directors for Media Blaster’s first in house title ‘Holy Knight’, and ADR director for ‘Ladies versus Butlers’ and 'Juden-Chan'. Brittany has plenty of exciting news on the way this year, and she is excited to share with everyone her experiences from how she managed a voice over career while in college to what she looks for in her casting process. Outside of voice over & directing, Brittany enjoys playing with her Shiba Inu puppy named Raven, collecting Pinny Arcade pins, playing video games, reading comics, losing in League of Legends, squeeing at how cute Gon & Killua are in HUNTERxHUNTER and rewatching Katekyo Hitman Reborn.