Walt Jaschek killed by zombies in “Planet Gone Mad” AKA “Spirits of Jupiter” 1984 Action Movie

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Click for a few scenes from “Planet Gone Mad” AKA “Spirits of Jupiter”

Walt Jaschek gets killed by zombies! Walt the actor appears as Harold Pilgrain in the 1984 indy action movie “Planet Gone Mad,” also known by its original title, “Spirits of Jupiter.” Filmed in Canon City, Colorado, the movie was directed by Russell S. Kern, with cinematography by Steve Flanigan. Walt played the nebbish, nervous supervisor of the mine, just as the planet starts going mad. He did own stunts, including jumping out of a moving airplane, as you will see. Here are the full IMDB credits.

Class Photo: Improv Shop Level 1, Summer, 2019

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“SCENE!” So closes Level 1, my first-ever improv comedy class at the Improv Shop in St. Louis, an 8-week learning experience and personal stretch. Was it challenging to keep up with the keen, comic minds you see here? “Yes, and…”

…great fun!

(That’s me top row, center. And that’s instructor Ben Noble upper left. He’s amazing and this class is highly recommended.)

Public Nudity Spoofed: Walt Jaschek Enters “Offices in the Raw”

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Click and watch “Offices in the Raw,” directed by Rick Zahradnik and directed by Walt Jaschek.

Public nudity? Office nudity? As in, a clothes-optional office? Imagine it! In the 1980s, Walt Jaschek was working as a creative director at The Flynn Group advertising agency in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Meanwhile, Rick Zahradnik, a writer and director in the same city, was concocting a video parodying the kind of mundane office-rental videos both Rick and Walt were creating. The result was “Offices in the Raw,” a Rick-directed comedy video, starring Walt as the curly-haired newcomer to a very nude office. It’s all PG-13, though. This is the version of the video that appeared on the syndicated “Video Challenge” TV show in the 80s. Oh, the 80s! We miss you!

Walt Jaschek and Randy Rosenbaum Enjoy a Pre-Muny Picnic

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You can’t work all the time!

Here’s a short video of creator at large Walt Jaschek (aka Walt Now) and his wife, the funny and brilliant Randy Rosenbaum, enjoying a “Pre-Muny” picnic in St. Louis Forest Park on Randy’s birthday, June 24, 2019. Watch for the comical “chair fail” near the video’s end.

P.S. You don’t see as much of Randy as you should on this site, and Walt is going to change that.

92-Year-Old Walter Jaschek Sr. Sings “Happy Fathers Day”

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We just went with it.

On a June 16, 2019 Fathers Day visit to Cape Albeon Senior Living , Walt Jaschek asked his 92-year-old Dad, Walter Jaschek Senior, to “SAY Happy Fathers Day” to the camera. When Walter Senior began to SING “Happy Fathers Day” instead, Walt and his wife Randy just went with it and started singing, too. Happy Fathers Day, everyone!

Ant-Man Cosplay @ Wizard World 2019: Walt Jaschek Does Hank Pym

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Walt Jaschek loved his very first Cosplay experience at St. Louis Wizard World 2019: as “Dr. Hank Pym,” of Marvel’s Ant-Man 1 and 2, he “re-united” with Ant-Man and the Wasp, and interacted with dozens of other heroes, friends and fans — many of whom recognized the character and asked for pics, to Walt’s relief. “I was afraid they’d just think I was an old guy in a lab coat.” Here are some pics of what Walt called “wacky comic-con fun.”

Dr. Pym (Walt Jaschek) re-unites with Ant-Man and the Wasp. Anybody know the name of these Cosplayers! Walt wants to re-unite for a video.

Is this a new super-group? If so, Disney just bought DC.

Wonder Woman was more interested in Scott Lang than Dr. Pym (Walt Jaschek). Figures.
Dr. Pym (Walt Jaschek) teaches Wonder Woman the thoughtful, hand-to-chin pose.
In this reality, Dr. Strange still has a gemstone not in possession of Thanos. Dr. Pym (Walt Jaschek) is relieved.


This Deadpoool was completely in character. When Dr. Pym (Walt Jaschek) handed him the action figure, Deadpool said, “Oh, the places I could put this.”
Mrs. Pym (Randy Jaschek) wore a t-shirt that Dr. Pym (Walt Jaschek) designed. It says: “I visited the quantum realm and all I got was this lousy t-shirt.”

Dr. Hank Pym (of “Ant-Man”) to Visit Wizard World St. Louis (If Walt Pulls Off His Cosplay Idea.)

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Dr. Hank Pym, founder of Pym Technologies and creator of the Ant-Man suit, will be attending the Wizard World Comic-Con in St. Louis, Mo, on April 6, 2016. Joining Dr. Pym will be the new Ant-Man, Scott Lang, in miniature form.

There’s Scott in Dr. Pym’s pocket.

This famous physicist, known for his discovery of the Microverse and the Quantum Realm, could be of great service to the Avengers as they attempt to reverse the devastating effect Thanos had on…

on…

Oh, heck, who are we kidding? This is Walt Jaschek, of course, attempting to pull of a Hank Pym look for his very first Cosplay experience! He’s leaving for the con any minute. Wish him well — and hope that his attempted goatee grows out, fast!

(And visit the parody site Walt created just for the occasion: PymTech.info.)

St. Louis Copywriter Walt Jaschek Creates Cool Content in Many Media. Cheers!

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Walt Jaschek toasts you with his “Route 66” mug. It runs through St. Louis, you know.

Walt Jaschek is a renowned, St. Louis-based copywriter, known mostly for funny, award-winning ad campaigns for national brands. (For that body of work, he was inducted into the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame.) But Walt also has another “comic” side: crafting comic books and strips with his own characters. And now he’s displaying an additional side: writing long-form articles about St. Louis innovators.

Walt engages audiences globally – often without leaving his home office. Watch for yourself: here are a few scenes from his typical writing day of writing, pacing, brainstorming, pacing, producing and pacing. 

Now, pace yourself – and enjoy his often award-winning work in four main categories.

Entertainment: Comics & Movies

Copy: TV, Radio, Print, Web

Content: Long-Form Articles

Content: YouTube Videos

Need great writing? A project produced? A funny performer? Pick up the pace! Contact Walt.

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#STLMADE Writer Walt Jaschek Showcases St. Louis Stories for TheSTL.com

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Walt Jaschek and wife Randy at the launch of the #STLMade Movement and the website TheSTL.com, at Venture Cafe in St. Louis, March 14, 2019.

I’m Walt Jaschek, and I’m #STLMade: born and raised in St. Louis. I’ve built a blessed life here, and have enjoyed a decades-long writing career here. I crafted work of which I’m proud, and which gained some attention from peers and associates; in 2018, I was inducted into the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame. Needless to say, I dig this city like rock ‘n’ roll.

That’s why I was delighted to be invited to contribute articles to the new website TheSTL.com, part of the new #STLMade movement, which intends to “shine light on St. Louis thinkers, doers and makers.” A noble cause. I’m for it.

The site is now alive and my first article is published in it. Headlined Niche of Time, it spotlights a cool company in St. Charles, Masterclock, whose high-tech timepieces are sold globally. The firm is run by a dynamic CEO, John Clark, who is also, you will see, a one-man quote machine! Read the article.

Stay tuned for more articles as assignments arrive, and see what it means to be truly #STLMade. Like me. Meanwhile: Cheers!