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Matt Besser

  1. Inside Matt Besser’s Punk Rock Musical Podcast ‘Stolen Idea’Matt Besser has done all there is to do in comedy, but ask him and he’ll tell you about a life that could have been as a musician. In Stolen […]
  2. Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh Announce 2018 […]Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Ian Roberts,and Matt Walsh are bringing UCB’s popular long-running improv show ASSSSCAT to a very important stage […]
  3. How Matt Besser Combines His Love for Comedy and Music on ‘improv4humans’ A little-known fact about improv is that a lot of it used to be accompanied by music, specifically a piano. One comedian who actually began […]
  4. Matt Besser and Ian Roberts on Bringing the UCB Stages to the Screen with […] The UCB 4 – Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh, and Ian Roberts – have returned for a second season of the hosting The UCB Show, a comedy […]
  5. The Now Hear This Fest Brings 30+ of Your Favorite Podcasts Together The first annual Now Hear This podcast festival is taking over Anaheim October 28-30, 2016, bringing together 30+ of the biggest podcasts in […]
  6. Check Out Matt Besser and JASH’s New Short ‘Arkippiana’UCB cofounder Matt Besser recently made a new short film with JASH called Arkippiana, and this week it’s available to view for free over on […]
  7. Breaking Records with Matt BesserThe UCB Show isn’t the only project Matt Besser is behind at NBC’s streaming comedy channel Seeso – he also stars in his own hourlong standup […]
  8. Sketch Anatomy: Matt Besser on His Favorite Andy Kaufman Late Night AppearancesWe spoke with Matt Besser, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, on his favorite late night appearances of Andy Kaufman from the ‘80s.
  9. The Inside Story of Whiplash, One of New York’s Best and Most Influential […]“Whiplash is like a magical kingdom where laughs run free and jelly beans are the main form of currency,” says comedian Aparna Nancherla, of […]
  10. Improv’s Babel: Defining the Game of the SceneInterviews by Matt Visconage. Improv was doomed with a semantics crisis from the start. When long-form improvisation began to flourish as its […]
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    Watch Matt Walsh and Amy Poehler Discuss the History of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Rock CenterBriWi goes downtown for laughs.
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    See a Comprehensive Chart Detailing the Hardest-Working Actors in SitcomsIs there a show you love that hasn’t featured Megan Mullally? Nope. No, there is not.
  13. Freak Dance Review: No Butts Allowed That Ain’t WorkingIt’s pretty remarkable how many dance movies Hollywood has churned out over the years. What’s even more remarkable, though, is how godawful […]
  14. Checking In With the Cast of Upright Citizens BrigadeWhatever happened to predictability, the milkman, the paperboy, evening TV…and the cast and creators of Upright Citizens Brigade? The list of […]
  15. Life After Being a Part of a Human Centipede What happens to the victims in Human Centipede after they’re separated from each other? They’ve got a lot of interpersonal issues to deal […]
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    Watch a Cat-Fancying Scene From Matt Besser’s New Sketch ShowThe UCB co-founder is part of a new Comedy Central special, ‘This Show Will Get You High,’ airing October 27.
  17. Paul Rust’s Questionable Relationship with CatsCat FuckingUCBcomedy.comWatch more comedy videos from the twisted minds of the UCB Theatre at UCBcomedy.com I’ve posted a few sketches from […]
  18. Andy Richter Has a Blow Globe to Sell YouBlow GlobeUCBcomedy.comWatch more comedy videos from the twisted minds of the UCB Theatre at UCBcomedy.com Here’s another sketch from Matt […]
  19. Brett Gelman, Matt Besser and an Unfortunate Pee DripDrip DropUCBcomedy.comWatch more comedy videos from the twisted minds of the UCB Theatre at UCBcomedy.com Here’s another sketch from Matt […]
  20. Serena Williams Sex TipsSerena Williams Sex TipsUCBcomedy.com Original UCB member Matt Besser was tapped by Comedy Central to do a new sketch show pilot, and what he […]