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Scout's Honor

Comedian Whitmer Thomas remembers the summer he spent at Boy Scout camp — a 10-year-old skater kid without a single badge to his name. Whit shares a deeply personal tale of frosted tips, moms, ghosts, and gimp for Pop-Up Magazine’s Fall Issue, with shadow puppets and a synth-rock score by Manual Cinema.

Premiered Oct. 13, 2020

Produced by Pop-Up Magazine
Story & Narration by Whitmer Thomas
Video by Manual Cinema
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Credits

Produced by Pop-Up Magazine

Story & Narration by Whitmer Thomas

Video by Manual Cinema


For Manual Cinema

Puppetry Designed and Produced by Manual Cinema

Directed and Edited by Drew Dir

Original Score and Sound Design by Ben Kauffman and Kyle Vegter

Puppet Design by Drew Dir with Lizi Breit

Puppet Build Assistants Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller

Puppetry by Drew Dir, Sarah Fornace and Julia Miller


For Pop-Up Magazine

Story Producer: Anna Martin

Art Director: Annie Jen

Performance Consultant: Maureen Towey

Additional Production: Anita Badejo and Elise Craig


“Southern Girl” Written and Performed by Syn Twister

“In the Sun” Written and Performed by Syn Twister

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