Thursday, February 19, 2015

Go Go Time with...Hank Lin

Name: Hank Lin

Hometown: North Haven, CT

Education: B.A. in Theatre Arts from Brandeis University

Who do you play in Kapow-i GoGo?: Master Masterwhiskeys

Describe your character(s) in three words: Blind, drunk sensei

Tell us about Kapow-i GoGo: It's anime for the stage

Describe Kapow-i GoGo in three words: Sailor-Moon meets Ellen-Ripley

What’s the wildest costume you wear in Kapow-i GoGo?: My Hawaiian shirt

What’s your favorite all-time afterschool cartoon?: "Batman: The Animated Series"

If you could be a character from any anime or cartoon, who would you be?: Sena Kobayakawa (Eyeshield 21)

Which company member has the most larger than life personality?: Cristina Pitter, her supervillain laugh is a muted version of her real life laugh

Which company member is most likely to get lost in this world?: Evan Maltby, the Roronoa Zoro of the group (most likely to get lost). Five thousand entrances. Five thousand and one exits. Somehow he'll have to make it work.

Most likely to actually be a cartoon character in real life?: Karsten Otto. The world is something he dreamed up, and we're all just trying to wake him up. I fear the day we do.

Most likely to be a super villain?: Eliza Simpson. Nobody smiles that much and means it.

Most likely to go on an epic journey?: Andy Miller. Lady has legs that could ribbon dance five hundred miles.

Who’s the best fighter?: Tara Pacheco. Sickness is the real killer.

Revenge or vengeance?: Or.

What would be your victory song?: It Smells Like Wet Fur in Here! - Spelunky OST (

What is your signature move?: Whiskey Dick. Sometimes art imitates life, which in this case it doesn't.

What’s the biggest inside joke at Kapow-i GoGo?: Props Fight Sound Effects Master Captain Maltby

What is your favorite moment in Kapow-i GoGo?: Anytime characters talk in unison or evil marionettes

Why should we come see Kapow-i GoGo?: You'll definitely lock eyes with someone in the audience, Dreamlover will start playing your head, Poetic Justice will play in theirs, and you'll know it's real, and you'll hook up epically and passionately. And Kapow-i GoGo will have done that for you. That's definitely exactly what will happen.