DAVY GARDNER | WRITER
What if you could make a museum about your life?
What if that museum was your dating profile?
Three friends make a mysterious yet simple choice,
and then have to make sense of the inconceivable results.
Spend a day among the many different theme park goers of Wonderworld, U.S.A.
A set of audio short stories in a hot and sweaty theme park.
Tatiana Vasquez, an MMA fighter, is eager for a rematch after her humiliating defeat. Will the
haunting memories of her loss get in the way?
In this special episode (kicked off with a sketch written by Davy Gardner), Jonathan Mitchell
and Davy Gardner answer listener questions about the show.
Written by Davy Gardner
COMMITMENT (PODCAST FICTION IN 60 SECONDS)
Radiotopia (from PRX)
Performed by Margaret Burrus,
Jack Frederick, and Mac Rogers
CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION
Davy Gardner is an audio and film producer. He is the associate editor of The Truth Fiction on Radiotopia from PRX, where he has helped developed and produced both serials and many stand-alone audio pieces, in addition to writing for the show. He is also the executive producer and showrunner of The Foundation Podcast.
He associate produced the serial "The Off Season", which was named one of The Atlantic's Best Podcasts of 2018 and stars Peter Grosz (HBO's Veep). He also associate produced the serial "The Body Genius", which was listed on the A.V. Club's list of The Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far, as well as the stand-alone audio piece "The Jesse Eisenberg Effect" starring (surprise, surprise) Jesse Eisenberg, among many others.
Davy has also produced multiple award-winning short films, including the short "Mountain", which won Best Dark Comedy and Best First-time Screenwriter at the Los Angeles Film Awards and is streaming on Discover.Film, as well as his short "You Hang Up" which won the 2019 Berlin Flash Film Festival.
Davy is also a production consultant and writer for Chloé Inc, a business talent affairs company that manages the production and celebrity negotiation of a number of major international multi-agency advertising campaigns.
The Off Season
Davy helped develop and produce "The Off Season" which was praised by the
New York Times as "subtle and slyly funny" and named one of The Atlantic's Best Podcasts of 2018.
The Body Genius
Davy helped develop and produce "The Body Genius", a neo-noir audio comedy serial
included on the A.V. Club's list of The Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far.
The Body Genius is about a physical trainer in Los Angeles solving a murder. It was written
by Hunter Nelson and produced by Jonathan Mitchell and Davy Gardner.
Davy is a writer for The Foundation, a weekend team (and currently the longest-running sketch house team) at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York. Davy is the showrunner and executive producer of The Foundation Podcast, which brings you comedy sketches written for audio based around a different theme each episode and is directed by Marina Tempelsman.
You Hang Up
The Mechanical Bull
Two Truths and a Lie
Mustard Nerd (from Best of Show)
Bad News Phone Call
Topplers Of Toppletopia
The Potato Chip
Watching Dogfighting Ironically
No You Tell It
American Airlines Focus Group
Friend on the Subway
Davy Gardner is a writer, director, producer, and a New York City native. He is a writer and the associate editor of The Truth Fiction on Radiotopia from PRX, and writes for a weekend house team at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre called, The Foundation. He won Best First Time Screenwriter and Best Dark Comedy at the 2019 Los Angeles Film Awards for his short, "Mountain", which also won Best Dark Comedy at the 2019 New York Film Awards. His short film, "You Hang Up", won the 2019 Berlin Flash Film Festival. You can see some of his work streaming on Discover.Film. Davy taught writing and comedy at The School of The New York Times alongside award-winning author and essayist, Meghan Daum.
Davy has written many audio comedy and drama pieces, including "The Other Fran", which stars comedian Jo Firestone. He associate produced the audio serial, "The Off Season", which stars Peter Grosz (HBO's Veep) and Erica Hernandez (CBS's The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and was named one of the The Atlantic's Top 50 Podcasts of 2018. He also associate produced "The Body Genius", which appeared on the A.V. Club's list of Best Podcasts of 2019 So Far, in addition to many other stand-alone audio fiction pieces. He created the digital sketch series, Season Two Show, and improvises with Boyf Comedy and the improv duo, Pork. He's also directed many live sketch shows, short films, and plays in New York City—including pieces at the 2018 All New Talent Fest at Ars Nova Theater and the 2017 Ice Factory Festival at the New Ohio Theater.
MANAGER: Karyn Feiner, Chloé Productions