Well… that was unexpected. My intent with this show was to talk to someone who was an expert in tabletop gaming, but found a bank robber, author, filmmaker and a whole lot more!
Steve Wollett started off as an idiot (his words, not mine) and progressed into an honest-to-god bank robber in his early years. No joke. This guy made hundreds of thousands of dollars walking into banks and spending about 2 minutes, then walking out with a sack full of cash!
Eventually, Steve was caught, and ended up spending some time in prison where started a gaming party of 30 inmates. This is when things took a turn for Steve, and between gaming with his fellow prisoners and meeting a mentor that helped him see the error of his ways, he turned to gaming as a way to fill his time and his interest.
Out of prison, Steve went to school, got a legitimate job, and continued to game. Eventually, he started working in the movie industry and currently sits on judging panels for a number of festivals. If you are interested in gaming and Steve’s filmmaking, you can go to Amazon Prime and look up “A Word from a Gamer”, his award-winning film about gamers spoken by gamers; it is a really well put-together and interesting film.
These days, Steve spends time at his health food store and writing novels, which started out as a dare but has progressed into 10 different books! His latest, “The Gorgon’s Lament” is another thing I did not expect from Steve. (this is a REALLY interesting guy!) Find it here: https://amzn.to/2IV0bsQ
We then use these experiences to come up with a sketch. I don’t want to talk about it here, because the genesis is so shocking!
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- Crave: Roots of Evil - Help Produce the Movie on IndieGoGo! — Get over to IndieGoGo and get some cool swag while helping fund Steve’s latest cinematic adventure! It looks awesome and should have loads of lasers!
- “A Word From a Gamer” on Amazon Prime Video — Steve’s excellent in-depth exploration of the world of Tabletop gaming. You can watch it on Amazon Prime Video for FREE!
- Steve Wollett’s Books on Amazon — Here are all of Steve’s books on Amazon. His latest, “The Gorgon’s Lament” is at the very top! Also, all of his books are free to read if you sign up for Amazon Kindle Unlimited (Do that here and get 30 days for FREE!: https://amzn.to/2IPGsuz)