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Improv4Humans with Matt Besser Podcast

by Matt Besser

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Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to Earwolf with a fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.


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283 Live from SXSW w/ Jason Mantzoukas, Sasheer Zamata, Noel Wells, Horatio Sanz, Dan Deacon


Thu, Mar 23, 2017


- Jason Mantzoukas, Sasheer Zamata, Noel Wells, Horatio Sanz, and Dan Deacon join Matt Besser for live scenes about confusing coffee shop measurements, selling celebrity turds on eBay, and a low-budget rock tour. Plus, Lou Reed seeks snacks, and Dan uses his electronic stylings to supplement a trip through the dreamscape. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/improv).

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282 Adam McKay, Neil Casey


Thu, Mar 16, 2017


- Adam McKay and Neil Casey join Matt Besser for a special improv3humans! They perform scenes about a gourmet cook who uses Chef Boyardee sauce in his recipes, a boy with a talent for hiding and complaining, and a skydiver who is concerned about his vintage shoes. Plus, a Home Shopping Network agent is excessively judgmental, and the race for the title of World's Youngest Record Holder gets heated. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV).

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281 The Staves, John Gemberling, Eugene Cordero, Shaun Diston


Thu, Mar 09, 2017


- Special musical guests The Staves join John Gemberling, Eugene Cordero, Shaun Diston, and Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans. The Staves play songs that inspire scenes about a prison tattoo with terrible side effects, misunderstanding the concept of an Xbox, and a band that compliments every city but the one they're playing in. Plus, John has a hard time getting his name spelled correctly at Starbucks, and telekinetic children push the boundaries of acceptable behavior. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/improv) and MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.com/improv).

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280 Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver


Thu, Mar 02, 2017


- Dan Lippert and Drew Tarver join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They perform scenes about an impressive Japanese Starbucks, hiring a homeless man for entertainment, and getting matching airplanes for your anniversary. Plus, they jazz up the Olympic Pentathalon for a modern audience, search for the least offensive mascot name, and play "fuck, marry, kill" with the three stages of Jesus. This episode is sponsored by HBO's "Crashing."

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279 Live from SF Sketchfest w/ Ian Roberts, Jessica McKenna


Thu, Feb 23, 2017


- Ian Roberts and Jessica McKenna join Matt Besser for a live episode straight from the SF Sketchfest! They take audience suggestions which inspire scenes about hashing out the specifics of butterfly travel, hiding baldness through haircut enthusiasm, and a jockstrap salesman competing with a lemonade stand. Plus, Melania Trump tries to make the internet smaller, and a dying man has very specific musical requests for his caretaker. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV) and HBO's "Crashing."

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278 Joel Spence, Colton Dunn, Johnny Meeks


Thu, Feb 16, 2017


- Joel Spence, Colton Dunn, and Johnny Meeks join Matt Besser for this week's episode of improv4humans. They perform scenes about a ragtag group of retail freedom fighters, children's books that teach harsh life lessons, and a town up in arms about progressive snowmen. Later, they set unrealistic goals on their wish-boards, visit a shoe outlet that enforces a sock policy, and rescue their dogs from a rhino's headlock. This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/improv) and HBO's "Crashing."

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277 Charlie Sanders, Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox


Thu, Feb 09, 2017


- The Revenant Package - Charlie Sanders, Don Fanelli, and Laura Willcox join Matt Besser to experience a hardcore snow room on this week's improv4humans! A child services agent has issues with interior design, a congresswoman takes a stand against her own daughter's artwork, and an author is pressured to hunk up her protagonist. Later, we meet a teacher who gives fish for grades and a couple of spies that can't fathom a human birth. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace.com ( www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV) and MVMT Watches ( www.mvmtwatches.com/improv ).

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276 Colleen Green, Mary Holland, Kevin Dorff, Horatio Sanz


Thu, Feb 02, 2017


- Colleen Green and the Split Split High Five - Special musical guest Colleen Green joins Mary Holland, Kevin Dorff, Horatio Sanz, and Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans. Colleen's songs inspire scenes about impressing your disco friends, a child only capable of older references, and having a tough time in calendar class. Later, we find out what really goes on at a mayonnaise factory and why throwing your money away is the most punk rock thing to do. This episode is sponsored by CNN's The History of Comedy and The Harold Ramis Film School.

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275 The Best of i4h Vol. 7


Thu, Jan 26, 2017


- The Best of i4h Vol. 7 - The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2016. These performances feature James Adomian, Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Anthony Atamanuik, Neil Casey, Pam Murphy, Ian Roberts, Sean Clements, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino, Nicole Parker, Paul Rust, Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mookie Blaiklock, Seth Morris, Horatio Sanz, Shaun Diston, Adam Pally, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, and Danielle Schneider. This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/improv) and Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV).

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274 Seth Morris, Chad Carter, Anthony Atamanuik, Adam Pally


Thu, Jan 19, 2017


- Um Um Um: LIVE at UCB Sunset - Seth Morris, Chad Carter, Anthony Atamanuik, and Adam Pally join Matt Besser for a LIVE episode of improv4humans! Audience suggestions inspire scenes about hiding a legendary cow, a first-time gut wound, and three roommates posing as a demon. Youtube clips lead to an iPad with only mirror-related apps, an Amazon device that won't stop ordering Tide, and regular fuck-party problems. Plus, special guest Landlady sings a song that inspires everybody not to dance. This episode is brought to you by HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher and Harold Ramis Film School.

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273 Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna


Thu, Jan 12, 2017


- Bo Bice Lives Matter (feat. the Angry Elmo) - MVP All-Stars Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, and Jessica McKenna join Matt Besser this week for scenes about time-telling menstrual cycles, Hans Zimmer's worst movie score, and an airline taking extreme measures to make air travel fun. Later, Bo Bice has a tough time getting a soda, a young Apple genius goes way above and beyond, and a new boyfriend operates a finger-in-the-pie site. This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV).

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272 Radical Face, Dan Lippert, Jon Gabrus, Stephanie Allynne


Thu, Jan 05, 2017


- Radical Face and the Pillowcase Full O' Beans - Special musical guest Radical Face (Ben Cooper, Josh Lee) joins Dan Lippert, Jon Gabrus, and Stephanie Allynne along with Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans. Ben and Josh serenade the improvisers with tunes that inspire scenes about schoolkids that refuse to be buddies, the search for a time-traveling daughter, and the least badass dude in a bar. Later, a dead uncle tries to sell cars at a seance, and Stephanie has a hard time bringing her dog back to life.This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/improv).

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271 Live at UCB Sunset w/ Ian Roberts, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri


Thu, Dec 22, 2016


- Here Comes the Petroleum: Live at UCB Sunset - Ian Roberts, John Gemberling, and Gil Ozeri join Matt Besser live at UCB Sunset for this week's improv4humans. Audience questions inspire scenes about fine bathroom art, a greeting card writers' room, and the world's leading sexual engineer. Later, they open the very first private McDonalds, and a feudal lord roleplays as one of his filthy peasants. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/improv).

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270 Armen Weitzman, Mike Mitchell, Amanda Sitko, Mookie Blaiklock


Thu, Dec 15, 2016


- An Armen Brown Christmas - Christmas time is here, and its up to Charlie Brown (Armen Weitzman) to save the holidays by directing the annual Christmas Podcast for Mike Mitchell, Amanda Sitko, Mookie Blaiklock, Matt Besser, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. Will Charlie find the tolerance to keep Christmas cheerful? Does Pig-Pen harbor alt-right tendencies? Will Santa bring Sally the dildo she asks for? Tune in to find out!This episode is sponsored by Foot Cardigan (www.footcardigan.com code: IMPROV).

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269 Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Katie Dippold


Thu, Dec 08, 2016


- Remember 1980? - Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, and Katie Dippold join Matt Besser for this week's episode of improv4humans. They explore the origin of fake news and deal with unengaged cops before embarking on a time-traveling adventure that can't seem to get itself out of the year 1980. Later, a cheating spouse is exposed via donuts, and Katie searches for a dog to put inside her fridge.This episode is sponsored by Foot Cardigan (www.footcardigan.com code: IMPROV), MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.com/improv), and Harry's (www.harrys.com/improv).

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268 Jeff Rosenstock, Chris Farren, Chad Carter, Betsy Sodaro, Craig Rowin


Thu, Dec 01, 2016


- Jeff Rosenstock, Chris Farren, and the Fart Candle - Musical guests Jeff Rosenstock and Chris Farren join Chad Carter, Betsy Sodaro, Craig Rowin, and Matt Besser for a saga of mirth and song! Jeff and Chris perform songs that inspire scenes about completely misreading a break-up, being very determined to poop in public, and the needy husband of a surgeon. Plus, a local candleshop cashes in, and a restaurant patron gets his go at running the place.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace and MVMT Watches.

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267 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri


Thu, Nov 24, 2016


- Magic Quilt Party - John Gemberling and Gil Ozeri join Matt Besser this week for scenes about the origin of Speed Weed, quilting with the boys, and being forced to read during your formative experiences. Later, band groupies bestow excessive praise and a man avoids defending his wife from a verbal assailant at all costs. This episode is sponsored by MVMT Watches.  

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266 Jessica McKenna, Dominic Dierkes, Brandon Gardner


Thu, Nov 17, 2016


- Matt's First Locker-Room Talk - Jessica McKenna, Dominic Dierkes, and Brandon Gardner join Matt Besser this week to engage in consensual locker-room talk. Maggie Smith refuses to come out to sign for her packages, Tori Spelling lands a starring role as a boat, and the world's most annoying poker player inspires a scene that follows the life of man with mirrors in his eyes.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. 

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265 Adal Rifai, Arnie Niekamp, Matt Young


Thu, Nov 10, 2016


- Mirror Face with The Magic Tavern - Adal Rifai, Arnie Niekamp, and Matt Young pay a visit from the Magic Tavern to join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans. They put on a musical at the height of a pandemic, take the longest goodbyes, and avoid engaging in small talk about guacamole. Later, a gas station attendant crosses the line, and the Magic Tavern boys have to deal with some sorely offended fans.This episode is sponsored by Harry's.

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264 Live at the Now Hear This Festival with Wild Horses (Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead)


Thu, Nov 03, 2016


- Live at Now Hear This Festival with Wild Horses - The Wild Horses (Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland and Erin Whitehead) join Matt Besser for a live episode at the Now Hear This Podcast Festival in Anaheim, CA. Their scenes will include only having experiencing kissing the TV, what happens when everyone can hear your internal monologue, and reusing the Hunger Games’ Katniss cleavage for future Halloween costumes. Plus, everyone figures out whether they fall into the millennial or Gen X category.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Casper Mattresses.

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263 Jon Gabrus, Brian Huskey, Mookie Blaiklock


Thu, Oct 27, 2016


- Pillow Wizard - Jon Gabrus, Brian Huskey, and Mookie Blaiklock join Matt Besser in the improv boat this week for scenes about high-maintenance dog breeding, meeting your nemesis at a memorial service, and a Navy Seal team that trips balls during a mission. Later, a rollerskater uses violent means to pass favorable legislature, and a venom-filled twitter debate goes on-air during Case Closed.

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262 Lydia Loveless, Pamela Murphy, Dan Lippert, and Tim Meadows


Thu, Oct 20, 2016


- Lydia Loveless and the Mortgage Muse - Musical guest Lydia Loveless joins Pamela Murphy, Dan Lippert, Tim Meadows, and Matt Besser for a musical edition of improv4humans! Songs about dating an artist and moving on inspire scenes about an unsatisfactory muse and a therapist that uses his own relationship to help his patients. Later, they share some secrets with the Alley Ghost and try to return some Maggot Meat before feeling as many emotions as possible about a boyfriend.This episode is sponsored by MVMT Watches.

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261 Mookie Blaiklock, Anthony Atamanuik, Paul Rust, Danielle Schneider


Thu, Oct 13, 2016


- Sing A Long Experiment #2 - Mookie Blaiklock, Anthony Atamanuik, Paul Rust, and Danielle Schneider join Matt Besser for part two of the great Sing A Long Experiment! Songs by Billy Joel, Kenny Rogers, and The Doors inspire scenes about conducting an affair with your drink, a sponge-haired girl on a train, and the cool new trend of storm-riding. Later, we find out why cutlery should be taken a little more seriously and what to do when your boss wants to skype you in college. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Harry's.

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260 Live from DCM 18 Pt. 2: Gavin Spieller, Chad Carter, Tim Martin, Adam Frucci, Brian McCann, Shannon O'Neill


Thu, Oct 06, 2016


- LIVE from DCM 18 Pt. 2 - Part Two of the live edition from the 2016 Del Close Marathon arrives with Gavin Spieller, Chad Carter, Tim Martin, Adam Frucci, Brian McCann, and Shannon O'Neill! They build a film set around a four hundred foot canoe, share their summer exploits on the first day of school, and celebrate a visit from Pla-Santa. Then they get some assistance from the Callback Cyborg and ask the priest to fix mom and dad's marriage before finding out what it means to major in media.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Now Hear This.

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259 Live from LA Podfest: Ian Roberts, Sean Clements, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino


Thu, Sep 29, 2016


- Millenial Falcon: Live from LA Podfest - Live from the LA Podfest, Ian Roberts, Sean Clements, Jessica McKenna, and Zach Reino join Matt Besser to find out how hairy you have to be to soak up all the water in the pool. An IRS scam call inspires a scene about overly personal government notices, sound engineers deal with kickball-obsessed recording artists, and a virtual fish agency programs extremely realistic death scenarios. Finally, Eric the Paid Intern returns for street interviews that lead to scenes about a playful drug dealer and getting beaten with a boat.This episode is sponsored by Now Hear This.

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258 Allan McLeod, Mike Mitchell, Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox


Thu, Sep 22, 2016


- Gallant and Gallant - Allan McLeod, Mike Mitchell, Don Fanelli, and Laura Willcox join Matt Besser on this week's episode of improv4humans. They follow Mike as he strives to trap himself a wife, find out what Game of Thrones would be like if it followed a structure of improvised beats, and try to get the newest Nasty Boy to cut loose. Then, they check in with Slow Jimmy the Farmhand Who Talks to Animals, address Corey Feldman's recent Today Show appearance, and discover the perfect recipe for a revolution.

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257 Horatio Sanz, Colton Dunn, Eugene Cordero, Danielle Schneider


Thu, Sep 15, 2016


- Sing A Long Experiment #1 - Horatio Sanz, Colton Dunn, Eugene Cordero, and Danielle Schneider join Matt Besser for a special sing-a-long episode! Matt leads classic songs by Journey, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd and more, while they perform scenes based off of the timeless lyrics. They check in with the coolest talking songbird in town, Crazy Dante's Mattress Store, and a diner chef who pays his waitress in love coupons. Plus, we meet little Jackie Paper all grown up and find out what happens when David Bowie and Prince come face-to-face in the afterlife.This episode is sponsored by NatureBox and Audible. Come see us at the Now Hear This podcast festival: nowhearthisfest.com

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256 Charlie Sanders, Jeff Hiller, Pamela Murphy


Thu, Sep 08, 2016


- Postcops - Charlie Sanders, Jeff Hiller, and Pamela Murphy join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans. A delivery driver makes his own spagetti for his customers, members of Weight Watchers take a proactive approach to cutting their points, and a camera operator keeps the camera on the reporter at all costs. Later, they smoke some body-terror inducing weed and pay a visit to a theoretical sandwich artist.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace.

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255 Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri


Thu, Sep 01, 2016


- Plerk of Plersonality - Adam Pally, John Gemberling, and Gil Ozeri join Matt Besser for this week's episode of improv4humans. They navigate a convenience store that deals in specific kinds of tape, pick the best cereal to put in their kids' hair, and mount a less literal garage door ad campaign. Later, they explore the autotune dimension and then feel out a new house by its hardcore tunes.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Casper Mattresses.

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254 Live from UCB Sunset with The Mowgli's, Sean Conroy, Betsy Sodaro, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Aug 25, 2016


- The Mowgli's with The New Future: Live from UCB Sunset - Sean Conroy, Betsy Sodaro, Jon Gabrus, and special musical guest The Mowgli's join Matt Besser for a live edition of improv4humans. They champion the rights of water, sustain serious injuries after minor falls, and find out who has it the worst on a subway ride. Plus, The Mowgli's perform some of their favorite songs which inspire scenes about a vague band manager and a drug dealer who peddles love.This episode is sponsored by NatureBox and Blue Apron.

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253 Danielle Schneider, Don Fanelli, Dannah Phirman


Thu, Aug 18, 2016


- Happy Rain - Danielle Schneider, Don Fanelli, and Dannah Phirman join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans! They improvise scenes about the best reason to get the redshirt on a football team, wealthy homeowners engaged in serene shakedowns, and a hands-on approach to finding out where you shouldn't be. A street interview leads to the exploration of speed drama, tech problems are dealt with through rap, and finally, Matt teaches a radical new method of improvisational training.This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron.

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252 Live from UCB Sunset: Seth Morris, Horatio Sanz, Shaun Diston, Jessica McKenna


Thu, Aug 11, 2016


- Wiccan Birdhouse: Live from UCB Sunset - Seth Morris, Horatio Sanz, Shaun Diston, and Jessica McKenna join Matt Besser for a live edition of improv4humans! They'll take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about interrupting the national anthem, video games that encourage sex acts, and mastering nature through yelling. Plus, they follow a boy who expresses his love in unorthodox ways, find the best way to win an argument with a significant other, and meet a child who can't see gay people. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Now Hear This.

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251 Armen Weitzman


Thu, Aug 04, 2016


- Mattman vs. SupArmen - Following the events of Batman v. Superman, the two heroes meet up at a local diner to discuss just what exactly went down after their fateful duel. Among the super-topics discussed are what makes someone a vigilante, who gets to lead the Justice League, and the mystery of Kryptonian reproduction.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and NatureBox.

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250 Andy Daly, Bob Dassie


Thu, Jul 28, 2016


- Scallions, Stallions, Medallions - Andy Daly and Bob Dassie join Matt Besser this week for improvised scenes about a restaurant with lax standards on what constitutes fish, avoiding cheating through subjective truth, and a couple of Disney screenwriters with a fixation on parental death. Later, we meet the Hundred Acre Wood's resident extortionist and listen to the musings of a table-to-table poet.This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon.

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249 Austin Lucas, Fernando, Adam Faucett, John Gemberling, Billy Merritt, Brian Huskey


Thu, Jul 21, 2016


- Austin Lucas, Fernando, and Adam Faucett with The Wish Academy - Musical guests Austin Lucas, Fernando, and Adam Faucett return along with John Gemberling, Billy Merritt, and Brian Huskey to improv4humans with Matt Besser. Austin brings some talented musicians with him to play songs that inspire songs about a band that cannot emote and a record label that pays its artists in compliments. Later, we visit a future where nobody touches anything and meet a couple of parents that take wishes too seriously.Check out Austin Lucas’ music over at www.austinlucasmusic.com !

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248 Kevin Dorff, Seth Morris


Thu, Jul 14, 2016


- Choco Figgy Nut - Kevin Dorff and Seth Morris join Matt Besser this week for scenes about finding Michael Jackson on Dark Facebook, pitching bold new snack ideas, and taking a ride with your imaginary pal Hillary Clinton. Later, they explore the legal battles of tubular surf musicians and follow a nurse who needs to see someone die.

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247 Jon Gabrus, Nicole Parker, Paul Rust


Thu, Jul 07, 2016


- Marilyn Monroebot - Jon Gabrus, Nicole Parker, and Paul Rust join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans for scenes about the dangers of animal trading cards, an urban survivalist, and the trials of a horny ghost. Plus, we'll get to know the new interns, and Matt gets a call from a long-lost relative.

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246 Live from DCM 18: Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, John Gemberling, Ben Schwartz


Thu, Jun 30, 2016


- LIVE from DCM 18 - Live from the 18th annual Del Close Marathon in New York comes this week's episode of improv4humans! Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, John Gemberling, and Ben Schwartz join Matt Besser for a historic live recording where we'll hear scenes about peeing on your teacher's car, trying to find a shammy for your nipples, and getting someone to clean up after a Purge. Then, we'll find out what it takes to deal with trainees at a Greyhound station and why it's crucial to pronounce a name correctly.

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245 Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead


Thu, Jun 23, 2016


- Wild Horses IV: Please Stop Sign - The Wild Horses make their majestic return to improv4humans! Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead join Matt Besser for this week's episode where they explore the gritty part of Farm Camp, meet the little man in Lauren's mouth, and follow a crypt-keeper with a zombie problem. Plus, Matt reads a diary entry from Grandma's Memory Book and we find out what happens when you try to do some good at a dangerous crosswalk!

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244 Mike Hanford, Mike Mitchell, Eugene Cordero, Joe Hartzler


Thu, Jun 16, 2016


- Corked-up Porcupine - Mike Hanford, Mike Mitchell, Eugene Cordero, and "Mellow" Joe Hartzler join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans. They learn what it means for a homeless person to live the good life, discover a magical realm in the forbidden part of the restaurant, and get stuck to the wall while making magic brownies. Plus, Matt shares stories from his grandmother's memory book.

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243 Michael Dean Damron, Will Hines, Mike Hanford, Anthony Atamanuik and Craig Rowin


Thu, Jun 09, 2016


- Michael Dean Damron with The Musical Toilet - Southern rock musician Michael Dean Damron joins Will Hines, Mike Hanford, Anthony Atamanuik, Craig Rowin and Matt Besser for a music episode of improv4humans. Michael's songs inspire scenes about a man who wants to take a woman's foot in marriage and a boy who pitches a musical toilet to his toys. Plus, restaurant employees get excited over a customer who finally says the name of their food combo.

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242 Live from UCB Sunset: Al Scorch, Charlie Sanders, Horatio Sanz and Seth Morris


Thu, Jun 02, 2016


- Al Scorch with Bear Foot: Live From UCB Sunset - Banjo player Al Scorch joins Charlie Sanders, Horatio Sanz and Seth Morris for a live episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser at UCB Sunset. Al's songs inspire scenes about a Coast Guardsman who struggles down the badass totem pole. A Crap on YouTube video helps create a scene about a feminist ladybug that transitions into a man bug. Plus, a comedian's career shows signs of improvement when he finds his perfect audience.

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241 Will Hines, Stephanie Allynne, Alex Fernie


Thu, May 26, 2016


- Guess the Bigfoot - Will Hines, Stephanie Allynne and Alex Fernie join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans. A ghost writer struggles to transcribe a vague musician, and a classroom discussion about a hypothetical flood gets out of hand. Also, Stephanie's friends try to convince her to partake in activities at abnormal times. Later, a Hillary and Bernie supporter debate if the presidential candidates should join forces against Trump during Case Closed.

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240 Mike Still, Paul Welsh, Jessica McKenna


Thu, May 19, 2016


- The Stegosaurus Challenge - Mike Still, Jessica McKenna and Paul Welsh join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans. They improvise about the musical number in Virgin Airlines' safety video and explore new weight loss challenges. People running for U.S. Senate inspire a scene about presidential candidates' opening statements in a debate. Also, an unhelpful employee starts a new job writing for improv4humans.

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239 The Best of Music Vol. 2


Thu, May 12, 2016


- The Best of Music Vol. 2 - Enjoy volume 2 of improv4humans with Matt Besser's best of music scenes, which were voted on by the fans. This episode features music from Ryan Bingham, Allison Weiss, Murder by Death, Waxahatchee, The White Buffalo, The Milk Carton Kids, Dawes, Robbie Fulks, Frank Turner, Dave Hause and Dan Deacon. Their music inspires scenes about regional girlfriends, bottomless bathtubs, a traveling jug band and much more. Be a good humon, and support these musicians by purchasing music off their websites.

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238 Live from Jashfesht: Brett Gelman, Betsy Sodaro, Danielle Schneider, Hillary Matthews


Thu, May 05, 2016


- Frozen Middle Finger: Live from Jashfesht - Brett Gelman, Betsy Sodaro, Danielle Schneider and Hillary Matthews join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans episode at Jashfesht. Valley girls get into an inaudible fight, a NASA support group discusses why they aren't allowed in space and a woman brings chicken everywhere for fun. Plus, a teacher diagnosed with Frozen Middle Finger tries to hide her hand from her students.

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237 Jenny Owen Youngs, Tim Meadows, Katie Dippold, Eugene Cordero


Thu, Apr 28, 2016


- Skin Cockroaches with Jenny Owen Youngs - Singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs performs on an improv4humans with Matt Besser music episode, featuring Tim Meadows, Eugene Cordero and Katie Dippold. Her songs inspire scenes about a detailed plan on stealing vinyl from a music store and dealing with a bad case of skin cockroaches. Also, we learn the real story behind Banksy. Buy Jenny's music at jennyowenyoungs.com . Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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236 420 Special Live from UCB Sunset: Matt Walsh, Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock and Billy Merritt


Wed, Apr 20, 2016


- 420 Special 2016: LIVE at UCB Sunset - Matt Walsh, Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock and Billy Merritt join Matt Besser for a special 420 episode live at UCB Sunset. The origin story of The Waldos inspire a scene about a Subway employee who decides to change his favorite order. A butter-loving couple discovers their super powers, and a scene with the lights off brings the improvisers to a ghostly coal mine. Plus, Besser shares his 1992 man-on-the-street interviews at a Bill Clinton election day rally. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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235 Live from UCB Sunset: Neil Campbell, Jon Daly, Seth Morris


Thu, Apr 14, 2016


- Death of a Gorgeous Shirt: Live at UCB Sunset - Jon Daly, Seth Morris and Neil Campbell join Matt Besser for a live episode of improv4humans at UCB Sunset. Political man-on-the-street interviews inspire scenes about voting for change and a struggling paid protestor. Also, a family has emotional last rites for an incredible shirt, and a new intern pitches Besser videos ideas for the next live show. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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234 Live from SXSW 2016: Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, Shannon O'Neill, Drew Tarver, Anthony Atamanuik


Thu, Apr 07, 2016


- Extreme Daggering: LIVE at SXSW 2016 - Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, Shannon O'Neill, Drew Tarver and Anthony Atamanuik join Matt Besser for a live episode from South by Southwest. A babysitter refuses to let a boy drink liquids or sleep because it wasn't on the parents' list. Jon's mom finds his secret box of bra straps, and Jesus discusses the creation of the toilet with his disciples. Also, a group of high school students take daggering to a new level. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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233 Neil Casey, Pam Murphy


Thu, Mar 31, 2016


- Why Kill the Golden Goose? - Neil Casey, Pam Murphy and Matt Besser explore the police investigation of Jack and the Beanstalk. An ocean thermometer barker tries to move up in the world and a grandpa tells incredibly long jokes to an impatient teenager. On a trip abroad, a couple argues with the hotel concierge about flushing their toilet paper. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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232 Langhorne Slim, Jon Gabrus, Drew Tarver, Dan Lippert


Thu, Mar 24, 2016


- Wolf Boy with Langhorne Slim - Singer-songwriter Langhorne Slim joins Matt Besser, Jon Gabrus, Drew Tarver and Dan Lippert for a music episode of improv4humans. Langhorne's songs inspire scenes about an actor without sports knowledge who auditions for a Gatorade commercial and a boy with a faulty birth who remains attached to his mother's vagina for life. Later, a stock broker hesitates to conform to his bloodthirsty co-workers. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA. Check out Matt, Drew and Dan in Besser's short film "Arkippiana" on the go90 app.

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231 The Best of i4h Vol. 6


Thu, Mar 17, 2016


- The Best of i4h Vol. 6 - Here is what you voted for as the best scenes of 2015, humons. These performances feature Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin, Chad Carter, Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler, Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Big Grande, Wild Horses, Chris Gethard, Sebastian Conelli, Shannon O’Neill, Susan Messing, Bob Dassie, John Gemberling, Brian McCann and Charlie Todd.

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Bonus: Beautiful/Anonymous with Chris Gethard Episode 1


Tue, Mar 15, 2016


- Bonus: Beautiful/Anonymous with Chris Gethard - On a bonus improv4humans, Matt Besser presents the new show from i4h regular Chris Gethard. Welcome to Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People! Every week, Chris Gethard opens the phone lines to one caller, for one hour, and he can’t hang up, no matter what. In this debut episode, Chris talks to a true underdog in Texas who has both a fascinating family history and a pent-up passion.

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230 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Anthony Atamanuik


Thu, Mar 10, 2016


- The Green Crew - John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri and Anthony Atamanuik join Matt Besser to take classes at a famous prank theater on this week's improv4humans. Donald Trump tries to be nice, and a couple ruins a film shoot with their constant scatting. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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229 Paul F. Tompkins, Drew Tarver, Tim Baltz


Thu, Mar 03, 2016


- Filibusting - Paul F. Tompkins, Drew Tarver and Tim Baltz join Matt Besser to improvise about using fighting moves from from video games in real life. They also create scenes about a fire marshal's interrogation with a child, the complexities of stating sports facts and a pitch meeting for a sketch show that doesn't go too well. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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228 Live with Wild Horses at UCB Sunset


Thu, Feb 25, 2016


- DARBA (Live with Wild Horses at UCB Sunset) - The Wild Horses (Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland and Erin Whitehead) join Matt Besser for a live episode at UCB Sunset. Their scenes include Mary being diagnosed with emailitis and a new gardener learning to adjust to the top donator's abrasive fetish. Later, a Crap on YouTube and interview with a former Uber driver inspire a scene about annoying passengers who actually know how to avoid all traffic. Lastly, the Wild Horses become the country's top secret agents. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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227 Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin


Thu, Feb 18, 2016


- Attitude-driven Apparel - Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock and Craig Rowin join Matt Besser on improv4humans this week. They improvise about losing track of time before attending a clock expo and loyal customers who dislike a restaurant's bizarre new staff. Also, valet drivers go out of their way to cover up locking keys in a car. Later, potential tenants pretend to be Christian to win over an extremely Christian landlord. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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226 James Adomian, Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus: Live from SF Sketch Fest


Thu, Feb 11, 2016


- Porta Squatty Potty: LIVE from SF Sketch Fest - James Adomian, Mary Holland and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser for a live episode at San Francisco Sketch Fest. Their scenes include a cat whisperer who thinks he's a cat, Mary trying to survive living in a drunken world and Guy Fieri's intense rhetoric during a commercial shoot. Later, a senile grandpa struggles with his driver’s test and a group of strangers speak to a medium about people who are most likely alive. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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225.5 Ask the UCB: Reddit AMA Follow-Up


Tue, Feb 09, 2016


- Ask the UCB: Reddit AMA Follow-Up - Besser gives a follow-up on his Reddit AMA where humons asked comedy-related questions and sent him their thanks. Someone serving in the military tells Besser about trying to form an improv group and listening to the greatest podcast in the world. Besser also talks about the importance of having life experience before delving into comedy. Make sure to sign up for Seeso.com to get Matt Besser's new standup special “Besser Breaks the Record” and the new live comedy show filmed at the UCB theaters called “The UCB Show.”

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225 Murder by Death, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Mookie Blaiklock


Thu, Feb 04, 2016


- The Jug-Galos with Murder by Death - Indie-rock band Murder by Death joins improvisers John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri and Mookie Blaiklock for a special music episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser. Their songs inspire scenes about a man who confesses how he really feels about his friends during his fever dreams and two toddlers who escape their crazy fathers to start a life of their own in New York City. Also, a travelling jug band struggles with their newly purchased haunted car that once killed several deer. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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224 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Anthony Atamanuik


Thu, Jan 28, 2016


- Cheeseball - John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri and Anthony Atamanuik deliver some good, fun and funny scenes on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser. They improvise about Rosie Perez playing Jeopardy!, a couple's fight about their sex noises and domesticating wild animals. Also, a conversation about lube inspires a scene about a former sex shop employee starting a new job at Subway. Sign up for Seeso.com to watch Besser’s new stand-up special “Besser Breaks the Record” and “The UCB Show,” which were filmed live in UCBLA.

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223 Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt: LIVE from UCBSunset


Thu, Jan 21, 2016


- Half-a-SWARM 2: LIVE from UCBSunset - Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, and Billy Merritt are members of the legendary improv team The SWARM and this week they join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB's Sunset theater in Hollywood California! Listen as they catch people swimming in MLK's reflecting pool burial ground, follow an employee who pushes the envelope on wearing what they want at their job, and work on their "Rock, Paper, Scissors" subliminals. Plus, We Need To Talk About Kevin shares the New Year's Resolutions of the humons on Hollywood Blvd and an audience member tells us a story about an unexpected visit from a family member he's never met before. Make sure to sign up for Seeso.com to get Matt Besser’s new standup special “Besser Breaks the Record” and the new live comedy show filmed at the UCB theaters called “The UCB Show”.

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222.5 Ask the UCB: Seth Morris, Eugene Cordero, Will Hines


Tue, Jan 19, 2016


- Ask the UCB: Playing Gay Improv Characters - In this bonus Ask the UCB episode, Matt Besser, Seth Morris, Eugene Cordero, and Will Hines discuss playing gay improv characters and improvising with what you know. Make sure to sign up for Seeso.com to get Matt Besser’s new standup special “Besser Breaks the Record” and the new live comedy show filmed at the UCB theaters called "The UCB Show".

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222 Seth Morris, Eugene Cordero, Will Hines


Thu, Jan 14, 2016


- Mr. Nice Guy - Seth Morris, Eugene Cordero, and Will Hines deal with the most bad ass nice guy on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They also see David Blaine upset over another magician stealing his trick, find out what 7-Eleven customers will do if they win the Powerball lottery, and follow the stand-up career of a comedian with a "fake Italian"  accent. Make sure to sign up for Seeso.com to get Matt Besser’s new standup special “Besser Breaks the Record” and the new live comedy show filmed at the UCB theaters called “The UCB Show”.

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221 Tim Meadows, Paul Rust, Stephanie Allynne, Anthony King: LIVE from UCBSunset


Thu, Jan 07, 2016


- Boyfriend Pillow: LIVE from UCBSunset - Happy New Years humons! Tim Meadows, Paul Rust, Stephanie Allynne, and Anthony King join Matt Besser to ask humons about the worst gifts they've received this holiday  season on a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB’s Sunset theater in Hollywood California! Listen as they explore the Ultimate Bath Experience, take you inside the writers' room of Wacky Packs, and participate in a spelling bee of naughty sounding words. Make sure to sign up for Seeso.com to get Matt Besser's new standup special "Besser Breaks the Record" and the new live comedy show filmed at the UCB theaters called "The UCB Show".

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220 The Milk Carton Kids, Mary Holland, Matt Newell, Seth Morris


Thu, Dec 31, 2015


- The Milk Carton Kids: The Musical Element - Singer-songwriters Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan together are The Milk Carton Kids and this week they join Mary Holland, Matt Newell, and Seth Morris for another musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! The Milk Carton Kids play us some select tracks off of their many albums that will inspire scenes about a new dog who learns how to fit in, heaven being much like life on Earth, and the incredible lengths a group of kids go to find out what kind of jean shorts a lady in their neighborhood is wearing. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and pick up The Milk Carton Kids music at www.themilkcartonkids.com !

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219 John Gemberling, Charlie Sanders, Colton Dunn: LIVE from UCBSunset


Thu, Dec 24, 2015


- Sweatshirt Boys: LIVE from UCBSunset - Merry Christmas humons! John Gemberling, Charlie Sanders, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB’s Sunset theater in Hollywood California! They’ll hear from Grames Taylor, a musician who parodies James Taylor songs, explore what it's like being around someone who brings up their love of Eggnog in casual conversation, and cut to Gemberling heckling a live Mickey Mouse show. Plus, We Need to Talk About Kevin arrives with a Holiday edition of Man On The Street Interviews in which we find out what are some of the worst gifts humons have ever given and received. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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218 Dawes, Danielle Schneider, Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, Joe Wengert


Thu, Dec 17, 2015


- Dawes in You've Been Invited to an Invite - Taylor Goldsmith, Griffin Goldsmith, and Wylie Gelber are together known as American folk-rock band Dawes and this week they join Danielle Schneider, Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, and Joe Wengert for a very special musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Dawes performs songs live in-studio that will inspire scenes about living in  a Mountain Town, Kanye West becoming close friends with a wedding invitation planner, and someone who fetishizes the name "Lily." Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and pick up Dawes' music at www.dawestheband.com!

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217.5 Ask the UCB: Rules vs. No Rules w/ Ian Roberts (Pt. 2)


Tue, Dec 15, 2015


- Ask the UCB: Rules vs. No Rules w/ Ian Roberts (Pt. 2) - Recorded LIVE at UCB Sunset’s Inner Sanctum, Ian Roberts, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, continues with a lecture on the topic of “rules” vs. “no rules” in improv comedy. Ian speaks on improvising with different forms, the rules Del Close used to develop The Movie form, how certain rules of improv are applicable to sketch comedy, and much more. For more info, consult the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual and check out part 1 of Ian's lecture here: http://www.earwolf.com/episode/ask-the-ucb-rules-vs-no-rules-w-ian-roberts-pt-1/ .

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217 Armen Weitzman, Amanda Sitko, Jon Gabrus, Brett Morris, Ele Woods


Thu, Dec 10, 2015


- A i4h Christmas Carol - On Christmas Eve, Matt is visited by the ghost of Armen Weitzman who helps guide him on a journey to the past, present, and future in hopes that he will become kindlier toward his fellow humons Jon Gabrus, Amanda Sitko, Engineer Brett Morris, talent booker Ele Woods, and improv4humans listeners. Will Matt be able to change? Tune in to find out! Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD and the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual !

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216.5 Ask the UCB: Rules vs. No Rules w/ Ian Roberts (Pt. 1)


Tue, Dec 08, 2015


- Ask the UCB: Rules vs. No Rules w/ Ian Roberts (Pt. 1) - Recorded LIVE at UCB Sunset's Inner Sanctum, Ian Roberts, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade, hosted a lecture on the topic of "rules" vs. "no rules" in improv comedy. It's Ian's position that rules are necessary for teaching, learning, and practicing improv and any other discipline. Listen as Ian presents his argument and engages with the audience. For more info, consult the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual and stay tuned for part two!

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216 Dan O'Brien, Danielle Schneider, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Jason Mantzoukas


Thu, Dec 03, 2015


- Grudge Justice - Playwright and poet Dan O'Brien joins Jessica St. Clair, Danielle Schneider, Lennon Parham, and Jason Mantzoukas for a special poetry filled edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Dan reads some poems from his Scarsdale and War Reporter collections to inspire scenes about the "hmmming" phenomenon in the poetry world, the prophecy of having to marry your improv scene partner after doing a proposal scene, and buying stolen items from raccoons. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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215 Robbie Fulks, Mary Holland, John Gemberling, Horatio Sanz


Wed, Nov 25, 2015


- Robbie Fulks in Rocky Road Pie Town - Chicago based singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks joins Mary Holland, John Gemberling, and Horatio Sanz for a very special musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Robbie performs songs live in-studio that will inspire scenes about marrying musicians in order to form a band, letting that special someone see what you could do to them in your mind, and a catfishing story taking place in Rocky Road Pie Town. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and pick up Robbie Fulks' music at www.robbiefulks.com !

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214 Wild Horses vs. Big Grande: LIVE at UCBsunset


Thu, Nov 19, 2015


- Wild Horses vs. Big Grande: LIVE at UCBsunset - It's a two-team spectacle as Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, and Stephanie Allynne of Wild Horses and Dan Lippert, Ryan Rosenberg, Drew Tarver, and Jon Mackey of Big Grande join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans from the UCB’s Sunset theater in Hollywood California! They'll explore what it would be like if home invaders entered a home of an old college buddy, being finalists at the Laundry Olympics, and Halloween was every day in October as they Crap on YouTube. Plus, musical guest Ivan Ives performs "California" which inspires a scene about adjusting to the chill California lifestyle. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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213 D'Arcy Carden, Craig Rowin, Neil Campbell, Danielle Schneider


Thu, Nov 12, 2015


- Dramatic Tornado - D'Arcy Carden, Craig Rowin, Neil Campbell, and Danielle Schneider discover the sexual double-meaning of pet adoption on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They'll also follow the career of an actor whose prime gig is pretending to be a monster in a child's closet, Wee-Man on his new prank show Cat Nuts, and a dramatic actor who regards himself as a Dramatic Tornado. Plus, humon Sarah Schultz stops by to interview Matt about becoming undeniably funny, honing your act, and being inspired by the work of other comedians in The Interview Challenge. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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212 Dan Deacon, Seth Morris, Lauren Lapkus, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Nov 05, 2015


- Dan Deacon and the Mighty Mighty Bosses - American composer Dan Deacon joins Seth Morris, Lauren Lapkus, and Jon Gabrus for a very special musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Dan performs songs from his latest album "Gliss Riffer" live in-studio that will inspire scenes about finding a tiny person inside a reverberating man, nerds and jocks becoming friends after the nerds beat a high school principal in a game of chess, and two couples one-upping each other at Make-Out Point. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and pick up Dan Deacon's music at www.dandeacon.com !

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211 Live from Politicon 2015 w/ Echo Kellum, Mike Still, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Oct 29, 2015


- Live from Politicon 2015 - Echo Kellum, Mike Still, and Jon Gabrus get political for an improv4humans with Matt Besser recorded LIVE from Politicon 2015 in Los Angeles! They'll show us what a debate between three Donald Trump like politicians would be like, recreate an episode of Scandal, and become a group of hunters who hunt drones for "Drone Season." Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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210 Wayne Federman, Betsy Sodaro, Brian Huskey, Ben Siemon


Thu, Oct 22, 2015


- Entering From the Rear - Wayne Federman, Betsy Sodaro, Brian Huskey, and Ben Siemon join Matt Besser for a sobering moment in sports science wherein they teach adults how to play professional football, in an attempt to avoid childhood death. Then, the gang explores the risks that our kids are exposed to each time they visit Google, an amusement park ride that's made entirely of our phone's apps, and the hardship of doing an opening act for a comedian that won't let you use any jokes. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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209 Frank Turner, Jon Gabrus, Mookie Blaiklock, Charlie Sanders, Ben Rodgers


Thu, Oct 15, 2015


- Frank Turner and the Popular Poets - English singer-songwriter Frank Turner joins Jon Gabrus, Mookie Blaiklock, Charlie Sanders, and Ben Rodgers for a stacked musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Frank Turner performs songs from his latest album "Positive Songs for Negative People" live in-studio that will inspire scenes about a personal poem about a relationship going mainstream, being cursed by an ex after a break-up, and artists meeting face to face with a terrible anonymous negative reviewer. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and pick up Frank Turner's "Positive Songs For Negative People" ft. “Get Better”, “The Next Storm” and “Josephine” at  http://fthc.cc/PSFNPdeluxe !

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208 LIVE from Hollywood Improv: Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh


Thu, Oct 08, 2015


- LIVE from Hollywood Improv - Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh join Matt Besser for an improv4humans recorded LIVE from the Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles! They’ll explore how apocalypse survivors believe that Ian's elementary school ability to make crystals will save them, the effects of getting a low star rating from other humans, and the night the two biggest Tom Stoppard fans finally meet him. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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207 LIVE from SF Improv Festival: Susan Messing, Bob Dassie


Thu, Oct 01, 2015


- LIVE from SF Improv Festival 2015 - Recorded LIVE from the 2015 San Francisco Improv Festival, improv legends Susan Messing and Bob Dassie join Matt Besser on this week’s improv4humans! They’ll explore meeting with a genius surgeon who likes to be addressed as a cat, an airline that allows sitting in the cockpit as an alternative seat, and wearing very revealing clothes to a wedding. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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206 The White Buffalo, Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne, Seth Morris


Thu, Sep 24, 2015


- The White Buffalo and the Bickering Duo - Singer-songwriter Jake Smith of The White Buffalo joins Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne, and Seth Morris on another musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! The White Buffalo will perform songs live in-studio from his new album “Love & The Death of Damnation” that will inspire scenes about entitled millennials taking positions in the Supreme Court, wanting more production value for the Birds and the Bees talk, and a popular duo of singers who are famous for bickering in their songs. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and pick up The White Buffalo’s music over at www.thewhitebuffalo.com !

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205 Chad Carter


Thu, Sep 17, 2015


- Flaming Mop and Tuxedo - Chad Carter is one of the original improv4humans all-stars and this week he joins Matt Besser for a historic improv2humans! Listen as they Crap On YouTube and create scenes about keeping the largest Garfield collection non-visible by any means, offering a hundred dollars in order to make someone be quiet, and Morrissey pitching ideas for protest signs. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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204 Alex Fernie, Alex Berg, Todd Fasen


Thu, Sep 10, 2015


- Convoy - Alex Berg, Alex Fernie, and Todd Fasen together are known as the infamous fast-paced three-person improv group Convoy. This week they join Matt Besser for an improv4humans that will keep you informed about what the f*ck is going on in the world. They’ll create scenes about monkeys & falcons being used to ward off birds from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, being a real anarchist, and the hidden easter egg Star Wars scenes that will be discovered in the future when DVDs become rare. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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203 D'Arcy Carden, Jill Donnelly, Craig Rowin


Thu, Sep 03, 2015


- Bitter Beer Face - D’Arcy Carden, Jill Donnelly, and Craig Rowin explore a new toothless gummy language society, follow the life of Marcy the Interrupter, and take us to the beginning of the Metal and Social wars on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, Matt explains how his experience at the Outside Lands Festival ended up with him running from security. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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202 Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock, Mike Mitchell


Thu, Aug 27, 2015


- No Joke Thieves Allowed (@FatJew) - Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock, and Mike Mitchell join Matt Besser to make a meal of joke thief Josh Ostrovsky aka “The Fat Jew” on this week’s improv4humans! Their discussion of the recent plagiarism backlash will serve as inspiration for improvised scenes about taking serious offense to a child re-telling a joke they heard at summer camp, the trace of anti-semitism that is allowed when posting hate against his moniker, and being a writer who makes rappers uncomfortable in interviews. Plus, Mike gets put in the Confrontation Corner in a scenario in which a sketch group he was a part of uses his idea for a TV show and doesn’t let him be in the show. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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201 Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin


Thu, Aug 20, 2015


- Surrounded by Passwords - Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, and Will McLaughlin are surrounded by passwords everywhere they go on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They also explore how nuns feel really feel about Katy Perry, a teacher giving their students a gentle ribbing, and what real American made products would look like. Plus, they encounter a couple of motherly cops during the Mope Report. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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200 Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman


Thu, Aug 13, 2015


- 200th Episode! - Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, and Brett Gelman have been around since the early days of improv4humans with Matt Besser and now they are back for the very special 200th episode! Listen as the greatest improvisers in the universe explore the secret code of Star Wars, the lives of the real Chemical Brothers, and whether you would judge a lion killer’s dentistry abilities. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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199 Billy Merritt, Mary Holland, Andy Secunda: LIVE from LA Indie Improv Festival 2015


Thu, Aug 06, 2015


- Don't Say Pineapple: LIVE from LA Indie Improv Festival 2015 - Recorded LIVE in Los Angeles, Billy Merritt, Mary Holland, and Andy Secunda join Matt Besser for an improv4humans that kicked off the 2015 LA Indie Improv Festival! They’ll explore the consequences of having family Skype into a wedding, why Mary would mention her childhood bathroom ritual in her application essay to Yale, and why you would have a ringtone for every moment in a relationship. Plus, a humon explains the real reason why pineapple is the most suggested word. San Francisco: Matt Besser will be in ASSSSCAT at the Outside Lands Festival this Saturday, August 8th. Go to www.mattbesser.com for more info. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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198 Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler


Thu, Jul 30, 2015


- Indonesian Hobbit - Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, and Joe Hartzler are on this week’s improv5humans with Matt Besser! They’ll encounter an Indonesian Hobbit, get into a coffee fight, and make each other fall asleep by talking about their problems. Plus, they follow the life of Scooge, a zany radio DJ who will eat anything. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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197 Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Drew Spears, Echo Kellum


Thu, Jul 23, 2015


- Summer Stache - Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Drew Spears, and Echo Kellum join Matt Besser for a jam packed improv5humans! They’ll look to a party hero for guidance when crisis hits, break the rock band norms, and pitch new Subway games. They also check in with Thomas the Milkman’s new summer look and Matt gives a speech of inspiration for the new improv group coming out of the University of Arkansas. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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196 LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 3


Thu, Jul 16, 2015


- LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 3 - Recorded LIVE at UCBeast from the 17th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 3 of a monumental improv4humans with Matt Besser featuring the greatest improvisers in the universe, John Gemberling, Brett Gelman, Brian McCann, and Charlie Todd. Listen as they explore a world where prisoners love long-form improvisation, Poseidon and Satan discuss why he still uses the pitchfork as an intimidation tool, and police officers who have a Good Cop/Bad Jewish cop routine. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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195 LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 2


Thu, Jul 09, 2015


- LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 2 - Recorded LIVE at UCBeast from the 17th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 2 of a tremendous improv4humans with Matt Besser featuring an incredible roster of improvisers which include Anthony Atamanuik, Alexandra Dickson, Connor Ratliff, Chad Carter, Natasha Rothwell, Tim Martin, Craig Rowin, Doug Moe, Charlie Todd, Shaun Diston, and Don Fanelli. Expect to hear a couple of praying mantises struggle with why they are praying, what would happen if you tried to impress a parent with your ability to fly a plane, and the result of lying to an entire baseball stadium that you know the words to the National Anthem. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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194.5 Ask the UCB: Success in Comedy


Tue, Jul 07, 2015


- Ask the UCB: Success in Comedy - In this bonus Ask the UCB episode, Matt Besser talks about the different kinds of success you can find in comedy. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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194 LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 1


Thu, Jul 02, 2015


- LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 1 - Recorded LIVE at UCBeast from the 17th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 1 of a colossal improv4humans with Matt Besser featuring an incredible roster of improvisers which include Ian Roberts, Adam Frucci, Ryan Haney, Joanna Bradley, Chad Carter, Sebastian Conelli, Chris Gethard, Shannon O’Neill, Jackie Jennings, Gavin Speiller, Brandon Gardner, and Anthony Atamanuik. Listen as they introduce us into the world of extreme wrestling, explore the worst way your family finds out about how you’ve been exploring your body, Sebastian & Chris continue the ball busting from last year, and much more! Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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193 Andy Daly, Peter Gwinn, Amanda Sitko


Thu, Jun 25, 2015


- Into the Thunderdome - Andy Daly, Peter Gwinn, and Amanda Sitko join Matt Besser and witness listeners get into the Case Closed Thunderdome and settle the Sun Kil Moon debate on this week’s improv4humans! We’ll also hear what it would be like if your name became slang for a curse word, if you had a teacher who enjoys watching you cheat, and the consequences of an uncle taking a birthday joke toward his nephew too far. New York: improv4humans with Matt Besser will be LIVE at the Del Close Marathon this Saturday (6/27) at the UCBeast from 1-5pm. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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192 Ryan Bingham, Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, Eugene Cordero


Thu, Jun 18, 2015


- Ryan Bingham and the Candy Colored Dreams - Oscar winning singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham joins Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, Eugene Cordero, and Matt Besser for a musical episode of improv4humans! Hear Ryan play some songs from his catalog that will inspire scenes about thinking twice before fighting with someone because you never know the tough things they are going through,  trying to hear the moonlight on a nice quiet night, and a deadly pop song. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Ryan Bingham’s music over at www.binghammusic.com !

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191 Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock


Thu, Jun 11, 2015


- Drizzle, No Apologies - Stephanie Allynne and Mookie Blaiklock return for a special improv3humans with Matt Besser! They’ll show what it’s like to be in marriage therapy with a husband who has participated in a purity ball, explore what it would be like to flirt with a complete stranger on a public bus, and do their best to introduce the new must wear goggles legislation during a porn shoot. Plus, everyone discusses apology culture in another edition of What’s Bothering You? Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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190 LIVE at UCBsunset: Ian Roberts, Zach Woods


Thu, Jun 04, 2015


- Postcoital Mess: LIVE at UCBsunset - Ian Roberts and Zach Woods join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans recorded from the new UCB Sunset theatre in Los Angeles. They’ll do their best to ignore the attention wanting guy with the cat on his head, come up with a fun solution for a postcoital mess, and explore a young man’s snake fetish. Plus, Eric the Paid intern returns along with We Need To Talk about Kevin to share their Man on the Street Interview at the Santa Monica Pier. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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189.5 Ask the UCB: Openings & Music Guests


Tue, Jun 02, 2015


- Ask the UCB: Openings & Music Guests - In this bonus Ask the UCB episode, Matt Besser talks about improv openings and answers questions about the musical guests on the show. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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189 Will Hines, Mike Still, Joe Wengert, Doug Levison


Thu, May 28, 2015


- Apes Will Fight If We Must - Will Hines, Mike Still, and Joe Wengert are humons living in the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! We’ll hear how an undercover cop infiltrates a group of 16 year-olds at a concert, the Tween Gay News as reported by Joe, and the best shitting in your pants story in American history. Plus, Doug Levison aka the Angry Trumpet Critic calls in to offer Matt advice on what to do about another improv teacher unfairly criticizing the UCB in another edition of Case Closed. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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188 Neil Flynn, Matt Walsh, Peter Hulne, Danielle Schneider


Thu, May 21, 2015


- Moon Madness - Neil Flynn, Matt Walsh, Peter Hulne, and Danielle Schneider are all on a out of this world episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Learn about the effects of moon madness, witness a forbidden love between a dot and a feather, and meet the new police force in town. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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187 Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead


Thu, May 14, 2015


- Wild Horses III: Gossipy Elephants - The Wild Horses cannot be tamed! Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead are back on improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll go on a road trip with an annoying honker, share a romantic handkerchief story reminiscent of Grease, and use metaphors to battle with some neighbors. Plus, the Wild Horses bring the gossipy elephants of Dumbo to life in an improv4humans Movie Review! Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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186 Waxahatchee, Seth Morris, Pamela Murphy, Jeff Hiller


Thu, May 07, 2015


- Waxahatchee and the Beige River - Singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee joins Seth Morris, Pamela Murphy, Jeff Hiller, and Matt Besser for a musical episode of improv4humans! We’ll hear Katie play some songs that will inspire scenes about whether you should hang out with the person you just broke up with, using too many pauses while speaking as a way of seduction, and mentioning your hometown in the lyrics of a song. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Waxahatchee’s music over at www.waxahatcheemusic.com !

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185 Drew Spears, Andrew Hansen, Beth Appel


Thu, Apr 30, 2015


- We Need to Talk About Kevin - Drew Spears, Andrew Hansen, and Beth Appel of the UCB-LA Harold team Cardinal Redbird all learn more about Thomas the Milk Man’s new intern Kevin on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! As we get to know more about Kevin, you’ll hear improvised scenes about a towel boy who’s eager to take over for a basketball coach, being unable to do any work due to being in a relationship, and PG rated movies that sound erotic. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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184 4/20 Special 2015: John Gemberling, Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus


Mon, Apr 20, 2015


- 4/20 Special: Clit's Alive - It’s time to once again celebrate 4/20 with Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus, and John Gemberling on a special 4/20 episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Get baked and tune in as the guys experience a performance by DJ Hand Dance, explore how Kelsey Grammer stays youthful, and meet a Frankenstein plastic surgeon. This show will definitely get you high. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! LA: Get tickets for Matt’s 4/20 Shows at UCB Sunset now at www.mattbesser.com !

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183 Drew DiFonzo Marks, Dave Theune, Ryan Meharry, James Mastraieni


Thu, Apr 16, 2015


- Tatertown - Drew DiFonzo Marks, Dave Theune, Ryan Meharry, and James Mastraieni regularly perform together as Tatertown and this week they join Matt Besser for a special improv5humans! We’ll hear what it’s like on a deserted island with a bunch of know-it-alls, when The Eagles perform for a bunch of tweens, and when a prank goes too far. Plus, Matt goes through some letters to figure out whether they are true fans or not. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! LA: Get tickets for Matt’s 4/20 Shows at UCB Sunset now at www.mattbesser.com !

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182 Dave Hause, Joe Wengert, Brian Huskey, Mary Holland


Thu, Apr 09, 2015


- Dave Hause Flip Flop Dip Dop - Singer-songwriter Dave Hause joins Joe Wengert, Brian Huskey, Mary Holland, and Matt Besser for a musical episode of improv4humans! We’ll hear Dave play some songs that will inspire scenes about the reality of being a Nobel poet laureate, an 80s late night talk show host dealing with his fleeting fame in a bar, and having a fetish for taking care of people. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dave Hause’s albums over at www.davehause.com ! LA: Get tickets for Matt’s 4/20 Shows at UCB Sunset now at www.ucbtheatre.com !

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181 Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver


Thu, Apr 02, 2015


- Don't Say Nothin' - Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Lippert, and Drew Tarver are caught in a door to door scavenger hunt, are haunted when a scary movie bleeds into reality, and make sure to not snitch about what’s really going on at the farmers market on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also call a PTA meeting to encourage bullying as it promotes bone strength, visit a snobby Crate and Barrel in Aspen, and meet Darryl, a drunk theatre fan. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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180 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Amanda Sitko


Thu, Mar 26, 2015


- #RaceTogether - John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, and Amanda Sitko show us exactly what it would be like if a Starbucks customer attempted to start a #RaceTogether conversation on today’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also explore why you shouldn’t mansplain, visit a new Woody Allen themed Starbucks, and find themselves in a real Groundhog’s Day situation. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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179 LIVE from SXSW 2015: Matt Walsh, Horatio Sanz, Shannon O'Neill, Austin Lucas


Thu, Mar 19, 2015


- LIVE from SXSW 2015 with Austin Lucas - Matt Walsh, Horatio Sanz, and Shannon O'Neill commend you for finding this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser recorded LIVE from SXSW on your favorite podcast app. Get ready to learn about the only beast noise app that you’ll ever want to own, why  a car prank can get you in a situation you don’t want to be in, and the origins of being a hype-man. Plus, Austin Lucas performs “Splinters” as inspiration for some more improvised scenes. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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178 Allison Weiss, Tim Meadows, Lauren Lapkus, Eugene Cordero


Thu, Mar 12, 2015


- Allison Weiss' Secret Sad Dance Party - Singer-songwriter Allison Weiss joins Tim Meadows, Lauren Lapkus, and Eugene Cordero in her secret sad dance party in musical episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Allison plays songs that inspire scenes about how the way people eat is the exact way they are in relationships, a day in the life of DJ Mofo, and a husband who finds everything he says funny. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Allison Weiss’ albums over at www.allisonw.com!

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177 Will Hines, Gilli Nissim, Dhruv Uday Singh, Kale Hills, Heather Woodward


Thu, Mar 05, 2015


- Marriage Money - Will Hines, Gilli Nissim, Dhruv Uday Singh, Kale Hills, and Heather Woodward join Matt Besser for an unprecedented improv6humans! We’ll see what it’s like when J.K. Simmons walks into the OZ writers room, find out what exactly is marriage money, and hear some personal stories from the Nerf injury ward. Plus, we explore what can go wrong when a city installs walking flags for crossing the street in another edition of The Mope Report. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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176 LIVE from SF Sketchfest: Scott Adsit, Lauren Lapkus, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders


Thu, Feb 26, 2015


- Kiss Cup: LIVE from SF Sketchfest - Scott Adsit, Lauren Lapkus, Colton Dunn, and Charlie Sanders receive kisses from the people of San Francisco on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser recorded LIVE from SF Sketchfest! They’ll follow some parents who think their baby has abandoned them, create a song celebrating the idea of having one universal language, and haunt a Disneyland ride. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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175 LIVE from UCB Sunset w/ Tim Meadows, Ian Roberts, Seth Morris


Thu, Feb 19, 2015


- Mad Screamer LIVE from UCB-Sunset - Tim Meadows, Ian Roberts, Seth Morris, and Thomas the Milk man join Matt Besser LIVE from the new UCB-Sunset in Los Angeles for an improv4humans episode filled with arm wrestling competitions, fart wars, and a detailed hookup story told from the third-person point of view. Plus, everyone experiences shock as they watch Sarah Palin’s teleprompter breaking during Crap on YouTube. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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174 Armen Weitzman, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Paul Rust, Neil Campbell


Thu, Feb 12, 2015


- Whiplash Ft. Armen - Matt finds Armen Weitzman hanging around the Earwolf studio and decides to have him sit in an alternate chair along with Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Paul Rust, and Neil Campbell. Will Armen flounder to initiate with a strong premise? Or will Armen prove to Matt once and for all that he can improvise with these improv4humans regulars? Tune in to find out! Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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173 Drew Spears, Neil Casey, Brian Huskey


Thu, Feb 05, 2015


- Decomposing Corpse TV - Drew Spears, Neil Casey, and Brian Huskey find a visor mirror that shows the ultimate truth on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also go on a romantic journey with an Autobot, meet an existential stoner, and become the group of people that submit visual videos to the improv4humans forum for Crap on YouTube. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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172 Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, Drew Tarver


Thu, Jan 29, 2015


- Big Grande - Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Ryan Rosenberg, and Jon Mackey are all best buds and together perform all around LA as the sketch group Big Grande. Today they join Matt Besser for a special improv5humans complete with pirate speakers, passionate waltzers, and a guy who lives in a mall. Plus, everyone shares their best Shaq story during Crap On YouTube. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! LA: Come see improv4humans LIVE at the UCB-Sunset on Tuesday February 3rd at 8:30pm. Go to www.ucbtheatre.com for tickets!

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171 Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland, Gil Ozeri, Will Hines


Thu, Jan 22, 2015


- What's Your Profession? - Lauren Lapkus, Mary Holland, Gil Ozeri, and Will Hines are all participants on Survivor in a special improv5humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also visit an awful joke telling dentist’s office, experience the worst road rage, and explore what happens when a witness gets thrown into different disputes. Plus, Matt reads some questionable fan letters. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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170 Andy Daly, Pamela Murphy, Joel Spence


Thu, Jan 15, 2015


- Bring Your Dad In Day - Andy Daly, Pamela Murphy, and Joel Spence teach us about manners and the proper way to introduce yourself on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! You’ll also hear as they participate in Bring Your Dad In Day, confront a grandfather who loves Gunsmoke, and decide what will the new Hollywood sign look like. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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169 LIVE Xmas Special; Horatio Sanz, John Gemberling, Matt Walsh, Open Mike Eagle


Thu, Jan 08, 2015


- Open Mike Eagle LIVE Xmas Special at UCBsunset - Horatio Sanz, John Gemberling, and Matt Walsh welcome Open Mike Eagle to perform a song from his latest album Dark Comedy on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE from the new UCB Sunset theatre! They’ll also explore how ecstasy etchings become reality, bands who cannot be categorized, and what can go wrong while on a exotic zoo tour. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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168 Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders


Wed, Dec 31, 2014


- These Fat Crackers: The Final Battle - These Fat Crackers: The Final BattleHappy New Year humons! Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne, Colton Dunn, and Charlie Sanders return in the final part of a trilogy in which they explore narrative improv following the same characters who live in the same apartment building on today's improv4humans with Matt Besser! We'll follow these roommates as they prepare a breakfast of champions, gaze upon a 3 panel choose your own adventure mural, and try to break into the elevator that hasn’t been used since the years of Prohibition. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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167 Live in Vancouver 2014 w/ The Sunday Service


Wed, Dec 24, 2014


- Live in Vancouver 2014 w/ The Sunday Service - Merry Christmas humons! Matt Besser is joined by Ryan Beil, Caitlin Howden, Kevin Lee, Aaron Read, and Taz VanRassel of Vancouver’s award-winning improv group The Sunday Service for a special LIVE improv4humans recorded from Vancouver complete with scenes about parents with no boundaries, an upset man who interrupts everyone he runs by telling them of how he put his iPhone in a microwave, trucker’s CB radio slang, and more. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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166 Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne


Tue, Dec 23, 2014


- Deranged Penguin - Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, and Stephanie Allynne are back in part two of a trilogy in which they explore narrative improv following the same characters who live in the same apartment building on today’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also practice safe jacket rolling, taste the drink of Milfs, and follow a stand-up as they develop their dead penguin material. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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165 Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, Stephanie Allynne


Thu, Dec 18, 2014


- OkStupid - Jon Gabrus, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero, and Stephanie Allynne enrich their lives by learning how to whistle on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also follow an orgasm eater on a date, meet expert booger disposers, and get familiar with a guy who sells his vitamin filled urine. Plus, we figure out what were the steps that went through to put up a misspelled STOP sign in the return of the Mope Report. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! improv4humans will be back at the UCB Sunset LIVE on December 22nd with a Christmas special. Go to https://www.ucbtheatre.com / for tickets!This episode is sponsored by Naturebox. Delicious & nutritious snacks. Go to naturebox.com/IMPROV for a free trial box!

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164 Alex Berg, Dave Theune, Nick Mandernach


Thu, Dec 11, 2014


- Rudeness with Sassy Bluff - Alex Berg, Dave Theune, and Nick Mandernach are together known as Sassy Bluff. They join Matt Besser this week to look for the new mascot for Moscow, show what happens when the clothing optional rule at Vassar college goes too far, and worship Peter Fonda as a God. Plus, Amy Alkon, author of Good Manners for Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck , talks about the science based theory on why people are rude in general, web slamming, and random acts of kindness in another edition of the Confrontation Corner. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! improv4humans will be back at the UCB Sunset LIVE on December 22 with a Christmas special. Go to https://www.ucbtheatre.com / for tickets!

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163 LIVE from UCB Sunset w/ Horatio Sanz, Betsy Sodaro, Stephanie Allynne, Eric the Paid Intern


Thu, Dec 04, 2014


- Eric the Intern Returns: Live at the UCBsunset - Horatio Sanz, Betsy Sodaro, and Stephanie Allynne welcome back Eric the Paid Intern on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE from the new UCB Sunset theatre! Eric tells us about his recent break up with his fiance and shares a man on the street interview with an “ex-myanfrologist” which inspires scenes about meeting your significant other’s odd parents, being thrown into a mind prison, and the home life of a human platypus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! improv4humans will be back at the UCB Sunset LIVE on December 22 with a Christmas special. Go to https://www.ucbtheatre.com / for tickets!

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162 Best Of Music


Thu, Nov 27, 2014


- Best Of Music - Happy Thanksgiving and welcome to the improv4humans with Matt Besser best of music show! Listen to incredible musicians David Bazan, Ben Lee, Hallelujah the Hills, Chris Farren, Austin Lucas, Joey Cape, Drag the River, and Cory Branan play their best songs as inspiration for improvised scenes featuring an amazing roster of the greatest improvisers in the universe including Lauren Lapkus, John Gemberling, Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Seth Morris, Drew Spears, Joel Spence, Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Danielle Schneider, Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still, Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Alex Fernie, and Gil Ozeri. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and support these great musicians by buying their albums!

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161 Cory Branan, Jon Gabrus, Will Hines, Drew Spears


Thu, Nov 20, 2014


- Cory Branan and the Google Goggles - Special musical guests Cory Branan & Taylor Locke joins Jon Gabrus, Will Hines, and Drew Spears to create the next gen Google Goggles in a musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Cory & Taylor play songs that inspire scenes about feeling out of place in a skate rink, what happens when a girl who used to date bad boys starts dating an improv nerd, living arcade machines, and much more! Humans, watch Matt Besser & Rich Fulcher’s Adult Swim infomercial parody “In Search of Miracle Man” right now on YouTube . Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and check out Cory Branan’s music over at www.corybranan.com !

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160 Paul Rust, Pamela Murphy, Dan Lippert


Thu, Nov 13, 2014


- Funky Kong - Paul Rust, Pamela Murphy, and Dan Lippert check into a video game rehabilitation center on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also hear a first time concertgoer’s experience, get to the bottom of a grandma scam, and try to keep their cool around a cool kid’s above ground pool. Plus, we hear some hiking tips from a human by the name of Joey. Humans, watch Matt Besser & Rich Fulcher’s Adult Swim infomercial parody “In Search of Miracle Man” November 10th-14th at 4am. Program your DVRs now humans. LA: Head over to the brand new UCB-Sunset for a LIVE improv4humans on Saturday, November 29th. Get tickets at http://www.ucbtheatre.com/ ! Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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159 Baron Vaughn, Amanda Sitko, Joe Hartzler, Mookie Blaiklock


Thu, Nov 06, 2014


- Rainbow Bridge - Baron Vaughn, Amanda Sitko, Joe Hartzler, Mookie Blaiklock are ghosting the world on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also browse through the foggie section of a cellphone store, make their way to the rainbow bridge, and follow the life of a bragger. Plus, everyone debates a caller as they discuss Monica Lewinsky comparing herself to Tyler Clementi in another edition of Case Closed. Humans, watch Matt Besser & Rich Fulcher’s Adult Swim infomercial parody “In Search of Miracle Man” November 10th-14th at 4am. Program your DVRs now humans. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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158 Austin Lucas, Jon Snodgrass, Sean Conroy, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri


Thu, Oct 30, 2014


- Austin Lucas and the Fact Off - Special musical guest Austin Lucas as well as Jon Snodgrass of Drag the River joins Sean Conroy, John Gemberling, and Gil Ozeri for a Game of Thrones fact off in a musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Austin & Jon will play some songs that will inspire scenes about a grandfather who shares stories regarding the greatest generation, a wishy washy shoulder angel, and much more! Humans, watch Matt Besser & Rich Fulcher’s Adult Swim infomercial parody “In Search of Miracle Man” November 10th-14th at 4am. Program your DVRs now humans. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans NBC’s Marry Me & on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and check out Austin Lucas’ music over at www.austinlucasmusic.com !

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157 Tim Meadows, Matt Walsh, Peter Hulne


Thu, Oct 23, 2014


- IQ of a Corpse - Tim Meadows, Matt Walsh, and Peter Hulne show us what the first encounter between Bill Clinton & Monica Lewinsky was really like on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They'll also execute a poolside porn shoot, establish fight rules, and follow the life of a father with the IQ of a corpse. Plus, they'll travel to Australia in order to gather ideas for more episodes of Cosmos. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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156 Charlie Sanders, Betsy Sodaro, Ryan Meharry


Thu, Oct 16, 2014


- Frozen Wogurt - Charlie Sanders, Betsy Sodaro, and Ryan Meharry will show you what happens when you decide to live the no sock lifestyle on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also follow Batman’s brother as he fights crime, josh around as they tape promos for The Today Show, and try out a new shot chaser that comes from dogs. Plus, nothing gets in the way of a father’s hunt for his sociopathic son during another edition of Your Best Story. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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155 Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead


Thu, Oct 09, 2014


- Wild Horses Return - Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead all return as Wild Horses on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Listen as they show us what being apart of their book club would be like, search for the world's fastest toilet paper roll, explore the life of a one-eared woman, and much more. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it's all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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154 LIVE from LA Podfest 2014 w/ Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, Horatio Sanz


Thu, Oct 02, 2014


- LIVE from LA Podfest 2014 - Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, and Horatio Sanz join Matt Besser for a spectacular improv4humans recorded LIVE from the LA Podfest 2014! Equating sex to chinese food, encountering cocaine users in a bathroom, a live theatre experience complete with real dead bodies, and Lauren’s cookie time are all explored in an episode you won’t want to miss! Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !  Photos courtesy of Sam Varela.

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153 Katie Dippold, Anthony King, Billy Merritt


Thu, Sep 25, 2014


- Spider Mouth - This week's improv4humans with Matt Besser features humans Katie Dippold, Anthony King, and Billy Merritt visiting a daycare center where language is power, attending a dinner party complete with the unveiling of a terrible piece of art, and figuring out the correct way to discipline a child. It’s an episode that will make you think twice about your comfortability on an airplane and the gap between economy and business class. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! LA Humons: improv4humans will be LIVE at the LA Podfest on September 28th at 2pm with Ian Roberts, Horatio Sanz, and Lauren Lapkus. Go to www.lapodfest.com for tickets! If you can’t be there you can watch the show on the live feed over at www.lapodfest.com/live and use the discount code “4humans”

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152 Tim Meadows, Brian Huskey, Mary Sasson, Anthony Gioe


Thu, Sep 18, 2014


- High-Pitched Cavemen - Tim Meadows, Brian Huskey, Mary Sasson, and Anthony Gioe explore the high-pitched voice theory of Neanderthals on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also follow the spoiled rich Marissa Marriott as she enters the Land of Oz, check into a chaotic fancy hotel, and do whatever it takes to keep a Gym member to renew their membership. Plus, everyone discusses a Fremont sex-ed textbook with topics on bondage for 9th graders in another edition of Case Closed. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! LA Humons: improv4humans will be LIVE at the LA Podfest on September 28th at 2pm with Ian Roberts, Horatio Sanz, and more special guests. Go to www.lapodfest.com for tickets!

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151 Joey Cape, Seth Morris, Joel Spence, Eugene Cordero


Thu, Sep 11, 2014


- Joey Cape's One Week Records - The great Joey Cape of the seminal punk rock band Lagwagon joins Seth Morris, Joel Spence, and Eugene Cordero for a musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Accompanied by his experimental band (Chris Cresswell on guitar/vocals, Brian Wahlstrom on piano, and Serina Chang on the cello), Joey plays some songs which serve as inspiration for improvised scenes about a group of friends giving one of their buddies an end a friendship agreement, a musician who explicitly titles & writes songs with the name of a person they really know, a band that rocks the boat wherever they go, and much more! Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and check out the info for the One Week Records Tour over at http://www.oneweekrecords.com/ !

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150 Ben Schwartz, Gil Ozeri, Mookie Blaiklock


Thu, Sep 04, 2014


- Shoehorn A Shoehorn Story - Ben Schwartz, Gil Ozeri, and Mookie Blaiklock audition to be Disneyland characters on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They also get notes for their clothing choices when they perform onstage, explore the life of the refuser, and Gil shares his world-renowned shoehorn story. Plus, the Confrontation Scenario with Ben Schwartz returns this time taking place at the 2014 Emmys. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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149 Mary Holland, Matt Newell, James Mastraieni


Thu, Aug 28, 2014


- Stinky Sword - FUN FACT: Mary Holland, Matt Newell, and James Mastraieni are all on today's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Tune in to find out what it's like to have incredible luck, what would happen if the President of the United States were elected solely based on their funny name, and the many features of "Southern Siri." Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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148 LIVE from Just For Laughs and Outside Lands Festival


Thu, Aug 21, 2014


- LIVE from Just For Laughs and Outside Lands Festival - It's a double header of improv4humans with Matt Besser this week as we travel to Montreal for the Just For Laughs Festival with special guests Zach Woods, Horatio Sanz, Chris Gethard, and John Gemberling! Take a listen as they learn about the effects of Sitcom Syndrome, find out that whores really love podcasts, and participate in a science competition filled with an enthusiastic audience of Jamaicans. Then, we will travel to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco for the Outside Lands Festival with Lauren Lapkus, Seth Morris, and once again the incomparable Chris Gethard! We’ll meet someone who subscribes to the Japanese doll lifestyle, the famous Egyptian Mike, and a grandma who makes vulgar comments on the internet. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save 50% on your first purchase of delicious snacks.  Squarespace. To support the show head to  www.squarespace.com and use the offer code YESAND. 

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147 Paul F. Tompkins, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert, Ben Siemon


Thu, Aug 14, 2014


- Old Dread Ben - Attention humons, this is not a con. Paul F. Tompkins, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert, and Ben Siemon join Matt Besser this week for a special improv5humans! Ever run into someone you hardly remember? Have your ever wondered what the real deal is with bronies? Was there ever a time when a person pestered you about possibly being related to you because you share a last name? Well, step back and relax with a nice glass of lemonade as you tune in to hear improvised scenes about these instances and much more! Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series called Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s available now. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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146 Chris Farren, Colton Dunn, Pamela Murphy, Alex Fernie


Thu, Aug 07, 2014


- Fleeces & Jesus with Chris Farren - Colton Dunn, Pamela Murphy, and Alex Fernie are here along with special musical guest Chris Farren of Fake Problems for a musical edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Chris treats us by playing some songs which serve as inspiration for improvised scenes about a member of a band who only sits back & gets high, giving that special someone a gift that really benefits yourself, a store that specializes in “Fleeces & Jesus,” and much more! Humans of San Francisco, improv4humans with Matt Besser will be LIVE at San Francisco’s Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, August 9th at 2pm with special guests Chris Gethard, Lauren Lapkus, and Seth Morris! Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series called Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s available now. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Fake Problems’ music over at www.fakeproblems.com . This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save 50% on your first purchase of delicious snacks.

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145 LIVE from the Del Close Marathon 16 Pt. 2


Thu, Jul 31, 2014


- LIVE from the Del Close Marathon 16 Pt. 2 - Part 2 of the incredible improv4humans recorded LIVE from the 16th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is here! Featuring an amazing roster of improvisers that include Shannon O’Neill, Connor Ratliff, Sebastian Conelli, Chris Gethard, Morgan Grace Jarrett, Caroline Cotter, Brian Huskey, Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling, and Katie Dippold. Tune in as a classroom battles in a summer story slam, new wrestlers pitch their themes, a family takes a fake birthday present too far, and much more! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by:  Cards Against Humanity  Squarespace. To support the show head to  www.squarespace.com and use the offer code YESAND.

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144 LIVE from the Del Close Marathon 16 Pt. 1


Thu, Jul 24, 2014


- LIVE from the Del Close Marathon 16 Pt. 1 - Recorded LIVE from the 16th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 1 of an epic improv4humans featuring an amazing roster of improvisers that include Chad Carter, Seth Morris, Adam Frucci, Tim Martin, Michael Delaney, Shaun Diston, Gavin Speiller, Jeremy Bent, Sean Casey, Craig Rowin, Anthony Atamanuik, Langan Kingsley, and Kassia Miller. Listen as they become puppies who do whatever it takes to get adopted, their honest truth as children in a church is a little too honest, follow a man who is aroused by all things Harry Potter, and much more! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save 50% on your first purchase of delicious snacks. Squarespace. To support the show head to  www.squarespace.com and use the offer code YESAND.

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143 Joe Wengert, Will Hines, Neil Casey, Mitch Magee


Thu, Jul 17, 2014


- Gameface - Joe Wengert, Will Hines, Neil Casey, and Mitch Magee were all in a five man UCB sketch team in NYC called Gameface. Now they are a four man improv team that performs in Los Angeles and are on today's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Join them as they look into the future where students will do reports on emojis, visit an intense underground cooking class, and investigate the mystery behind a sweating glass of water. Plus, Matt shares the details for the new Case Closed Challenge. Humans, check out Joe Wengert's Comedy Central Half Hour on July 18th at 12:30 am PST & be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series called Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s available now. Also, improv4humans with Matt Besser will be LIVE in Montreal July 23-26th at the Just For Laughs Festival featuring John Gemberling, Horatio Sanz, and Zach Woods! Don’t forget to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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142 LIVE from the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa; Joe Wengert, Betsy Sodaro, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Jul 10, 2014


- LIVE from the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa - Joe Wengert, Betsy Sodaro, and Jon Gabrus expose the truth behind the platypus on today’s improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE from the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa! We’ll also take a peek into Willy Wonka’s idea room, see what 3rd graders would do to hear their teacher’s birthday clown voice, and visit the secret underground McDonald’s where no one feels embarrassed. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Attention humans, improv4humans with Matt Besser will be LIVE in Montreal July 23-26th at the Just For Laughs Festival featuring John Gemberling, Horatio Sanz, and Zach Woods!

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141.5 Best of Vol. 5: The Nasty Hits


Tue, Jul 08, 2014


- Bonus: Best of Vol. 5: The Nasty Hits - All the way from shitting robots to smegma cheese shops and beyond! It's the bonus best of improv4humans with Matt Besser aka the nasty hits featuring Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, Joe Wengert, Tim Meadows, Charlie Sanders, Betsy Sodaro, John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert, Mookie Blaiklock, Dan Klein, Paul Rust, Neil Campbell, Seth Morris, Chris Gethard, Owen Burke, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead. Warning: Things will get dirty fast. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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141 Best of improv4humans Vol. 5


Thu, Jul 03, 2014


- Best of improv4humans Vol. 5 - That time has come once again humans! The best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 5 is here featuring an amazing roster of the greatest improvisers in the universe including Joe Wengert, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St. Clair, Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still, Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Paul Rust, Mary Holland, Alex Fernie, Lauren Lapkus, Gil Ozeri, Johnny Meeks, Michael Delaney, John Gemberling, Zach Woods, Dan Lippert, Molly Bretthauer, and Paul Welsh. Plus, music from David Bazan and fucking with Eric the Intern. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !  This episode is sponsored by Cards Against Humanity .

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140 Charlie Sanders, Eugene Cordero, Dan Lippert


Thu, Jun 26, 2014


- Don't Be A Dork - Aloha! Charlie Sanders, Eugene Cordero, and Dan Lippert create an authentic Hawaiian experience on today's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also play a game of Dungeons & Dragons, meet the famous famous footwear hermit, and find out what really happens when someone gets erased from existence. Plus, everyone discusses the difference between nerd and dork in another edition of What's Bothering You. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Check out improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE at the Del Close Marathon on Saturday, June 28th at UCB East! Go to www.delclosemarathon.com for more info.

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139 Seth Morris, Mary Holland, Stephanie Allynne


Thu, Jun 19, 2014


- Penis T-Zone - Seth Morris, Mary Holland, and Stephanie Allynne get into the difference between short form and long form improv on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Tune in to find out what the consequences are when you take your mother’s lucky pantyhose, the results of taking an acting role too far, and the repercussions of faking an alien demon possession in a court room. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Check out improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE at the Del Close Marathon on Saturday, June 28th at UCB East! Go to www.delclosemarathon.com for more info. This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save 50% on your first purchase of delicious snacks. Drinkwel. Go to www.drinkwel.com and use the offer code IMPROV to save.

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138 Billy Merritt, Sean Conroy, Brian Huskey, Joe Hartzler


Thu, Jun 12, 2014


- Old Boots - Join humans Billy Merritt, Joe Hartzler, Brian Huskey, and Sean Conroy as they search for an after hours club called Blowjobers, participate in a deadly game of chess with a short tempered player, and follow a student who is accused of being a vampire based on who he hangs out with on today’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, an i4h listener steps up to defend Mississippi in another edition of Case Closed. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Check out improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE at the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 14th!

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137 Paul Rust, Neil Campbell, Mookie Blaiklock, Dan Klein


Thu, Jun 05, 2014


- Porta Potty Sushi - Paul Rust, Neil Campbell, Mookie Blaiklock, and Dan Klein join Matt Besser for an improv5humans that will make you think twice about where your sushi comes from. They'll explore the lives of different people trapped inside a basement, why you shouldn't pet other people’s dogs, and what it's like to deal with snobby ArcLight members. Plus, an i4h listener defends drug store sushi in another edition of Case Closed. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Check out improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE at the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 14th! This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save 50% on your first purchase of delicious snacks. Drinkwel. Go to www.drinkwel.com and use the offer code IMPROV to save.

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136 Hallelujah the Hills, Lauren Lapkus, Mike Still, Jeff Hiller


Thu, May 29, 2014


- Hallelujah the Hills - Lauren Lapkus, Mike Still, and Jeff Hiller are here along with special musical guest Hallelujah the Hills for a magical musical episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! For the first time ever, the entire band Hallelujah the Hills have set themselves up in the studio to play some songs from their latest album Have You Ever Done Something Evil? to inspire some improvised scenes. Tune in to hear what it’s like for an automated phone attendant to become sentient, what lengths a person will take to win an argument, and what your favorite band is really saying if you listen closely to the lyrics. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Hallelujah The Hills’ new album at http://hallelujahthehills.bandcamp.com/ !

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135 Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham


Thu, May 22, 2014


- Ute of the Butte - Wake up sleepy head and tune into Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica St. Clair, and Lennon Parham as they throw on the cans for an improv4humans with Matt Besser that will make you say the Kool-Aid man's famous catchphrase! Listen as they look into the life of a married couple who are partners in the police force, investigate the Kool-Aid man murders, and participate in a NFL style prom draft. Plus, everyone tries to help Jessica face her fears of the 1991 thriller The Silence of the Lambs. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon's new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Check out improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE at the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 14th! This episode is sponsored by:  Bonobos . Use offer code IMPROV to get 20% off.  Cards Against Humanity

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134 Danielle Schneider, Neil Casey, Pamela Murphy


Thu, May 15, 2014


- Hubba Bubba Worthy - Danielle Schneider, Neil Casey, and Pamela Murphy get acquainted with a restaurant sitter, deal with an internet famous dad who tells bad raunchy jokes, and train to be Hubba Bubba worthy on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, we hear Doug Levison aka the Angry Trumpet Fighter give Eric the (un)paid Intern some much needed life advice. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by Bonobos . Use offer code IMPROV to get 20% off.

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133.5 Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, Joel Spence


Tue, May 13, 2014


- Bonus Cut: Perpetually High - Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, and Joel Spence haunt Matt Besser as a couple of high ghosts on this week's bonus episode of improv4humans! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon's new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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133 Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, Joel Spence


Thu, May 08, 2014


- King of the Dipshits - Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, and Joel Spence join Matt Besser for a cumpletely hilarious episode of improv4humans.  Tune in to hear these four humans talk about the nature of outsourcing art, why you should never dye your hair platinum blonde, and the need for separate baby flights. Plus, we'll hear how a divorced football coach handles his plays and where to draw the line with biggoted owners. Ten thousandnaires, send in your millions! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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132 Zach Woods, Casey Feigh, Ronnie Adrian


Thu, May 01, 2014


- Buttholes at the Reststop - Zach Woods, Casey Feigh and Ronnie Adrian join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans. Listen to this episode to hear the story of how Matt Besser entered college as an athlete and left as a weed smoker, how Casey Feigh lost his virginity, how to handle your invisible dick, and what to do if betrayed by a beautiful and deceitful woman. Remember, everyone is a liar!Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !Don't forget to check out the LA indie improv festival on May 24th at www.LAIIF.com This episode was sponsored by Squarespace. To support the show head to www.squarespace.com and use the offer code YESAND.

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131 Drag The River, Tim Meadows, Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Apr 24, 2014


- Squeakin' in Church with Drag the River - Tim Meadows, Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus, and the band, Drag The River, join Matt Besser for a special musically inspired episode of improv4humans. Using Drag the River's songs as inspiration, these four humans get into the greatest crazy-off of all time with a woman named Turkey Leg, share some great stories about how stupid people look doing coke, and see how far some will go for a real doll. Great group of improvisers and a great band; Don't miss this episode! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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130 4/20 Special; Horatio Sanz, Mike Still, Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling


Sun, Apr 20, 2014


- 4/20 Special - Celebrate 4/20 with Horatio Sanz, Mike Still, Jon Gabrus, and John Gemberling on a special 4/20 episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Get baked and tune in as the guys fulfill the prophecy of the Elder Scrolls, hunt shit ghosts, and follow the life of a man who believes he's a streaming media player who can talk. Warning: This show will get you high. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save on delicious snacks.

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129 LIVE at the Chicago Improv Festival; Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Betsy Sodaro


Thu, Apr 17, 2014


- LIVE at the Chicago Improv Festival - Betsy Sodaro, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh join Matt Besser LIVE at the Chicago Improv Festival. Tune in to this week's improv4humans  to hear where and when your boyfriend should be sexually relieving himself, what to do if your poo-loggers are on strike, and how to handle yourself if the CIA wants you, and and your body.  Safe duck hunting y'all! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !After the episode is over make sure to head to Naturebox.com/improv to retrieve your discount and support the show.

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128.5 Best of improv4humans Vol. 4


Tue, Apr 15, 2014


- Best of improv4humans Vol. 4 - Humans, it's time for the best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 4 featuring a tremendous roster of the greatest improvisers including Andy Daly, Lennon Parham, John Gemberling, Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, Katie Dippold, Seth Morris, Alex Fernie, Ben Rodgers, Anthony King, Todd Glass, Joe Wengert, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Neil Campbell, Brian Huskey, Jon Gabrus, Rob Huebel, Adam Pally, Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Mike Still, and Zack Pearlman. Make sure to choose the best scenes from episodes 90-127 and head over to the Earwolf forums to let us know for the next best of improv4humans episode! You can also now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon's new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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128 Andy Daly, Dan Lippert, Will McLaughlin


Thu, Apr 10, 2014


- Toothbrush Tommy - Andy Daly, Dan Lippert, and Will McLaughlin get heated at an all you can eat restaurant, use the expert toothbrush services of a man named Toothbrush Tommy, and find out that teens are actually Oompa Loompas on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They'll also create a new supernatural TV show, deal with a kid who plays games by his own rules, and explore a day in the life of a very famous hand model. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by: Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save on delicious snacks.  Squarespace . Use offer code YESAND for a free trial.

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127 Gil Ozeri, Lauren Lapkus, Johnny Meeks, Alex Fernie


Thu, Apr 03, 2014


- Bug Out Bag - Join Gil Ozeri, Lauren Lapkus, Johnny Meeks, and Alex Fernie for this week's episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser. Tune in to hear Lauren Lapkus' cure for cancer, how to make it in Hollywood using the prison system, vagina possums, and how to use a matrix to break down complex words like "rosasian".  Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !This episode is sponsored by Naturebox. Go to Naturebox.com/improv  to save on delicious snacks.

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126 David Bazan, Brian Huskey, Horatio Sanz, John Gemberling, Michael Delaney


Thu, Mar 27, 2014


- Their Name Is Korn - Welcome to improv4humans with Matt Besser! Join Matt Besser, 4 humans --Horatio Sanz, John Gemberling, Michael Delaney, and Brian Huskey-- and 1 musician, David Bazan, for this extra special musically inspired episode of improv4humans. On this episode you'll learn all about trying to connect on the 70s, corny poops and fluffy floaters, and what to do when shit goes down in Atlantis. When you're done listening to this make sure to go buy a full album, of David Bazan's music, and don't forget to TRY LIFE.  We'll see you all at the Chicago Improv Festival and make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! This episode is sponsored by Squarespace . Use promo code GAME for 10% off and a free trial. 

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125 LIVE from SXSW; Adam Pally, Jon Gabrus, Shannon O'Neill, Tim Meadows


Thu, Mar 20, 2014


- Live from SXSW! - Get ready for the most interactive show at SXSW, a live improv4humans with Matt Besser, Adam Pally, Jon Gabrus, Shannon O'Neill, and Tim Meadows. On this episode of improv4humans you'll learn about Morris code, the old Jewish form of communication, how to fix your kids' grades--The Jersey way--OH!, what happens when Jewish people get too tan, and how to tell the difference between an adult's brain, and say…a child's brain. This is a funny mothafu*kin episode. Tune in!This episode is sponsored by Squarespace : Use offer code GAME for a free trial. 

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124 Andy Secunda, Michael Delaney, Sean Conroy


Thu, Mar 13, 2014


- Half-a-SWARM - Andy Secunda, Mike Delaney, and Sean Conroy are at it again on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Tune in as half of the legendary team, The Swarm, discuss getting waffle boxed, the kind of friend you want on your death bed, and a de-cluttered Oscar the Grouch. Plus, they dissect several hilarious Crap on Youtubes, analyze some non-indigenous snowballs, and finally figure out--once and for all--who shit in the family bible.  Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Check out Improv4humans at SXSW and the Chicago Improv Festival!

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123.5 Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King


Tue, Mar 11, 2014


- Bonus Cut: New L.A. County Seal - Michael Delaney, Will Hines, and Anthony King are back to join Matt Besser for another edition of What’s Bothering You? in which they create a new L.A. County seal on this week’s bonus improv4humans. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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123 Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King


Thu, Mar 06, 2014


- Mikey Liked It - This precious episode of improv4humans is jam packed with the cutest improvisers in the universe, Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King and of course, your host Matt Besser. Tune in to hear about the REAL origins of the show 'The Walking Dead', Matt Besser's rules of driving, farting out babies, and becoming known as the whip cream whippets guy. Watch out for Mr. Sparkles y'all! Check out Improv4humans at SXSW this weekend and make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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Bonus Ep: Ask the UCB; Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King


Tue, Mar 04, 2014


- Bonus: Ask the UCB - Michael Delaney, Will Hines, and Anthony King join Matt Besser to discuss what's more important in improv. Raw talent? Or practice? Hear their thoughts in another edition of Ask the UCB! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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122 Ben Lee, Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, Danielle Schneider


Thu, Feb 27, 2014


- Ben Lee & the Seeing-Eye Lizards - Tune in for a special improv4humans with musical guest, Ben Lee, and the best improvisers in the universe Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, and Danielle Schneider. In this episode, pregnant with baby references, Ben Lee plays some great short songs that the improvisers use as inspiration for scenes. You'll learn how to score points on a first date and the T.S.A. will teach you how to protect America.  Of course by the time you listen to this episode, it will probably be out of date, still tune in to hear Ben Lee talk about his song writing process, and Eugene Cordero's single, "Welcome to the Booty Party". Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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121 Live from SF Sketchfest; Seth Morris, Chris Gethard, Owen Burke


Thu, Feb 20, 2014


- LIVE from SF Sketchfest - Seth Morris, Chris Gethard, and Owen Burke decide what sports will be included in the Olympics, deal with the world’s worst driver, and get emotional over fairy tales on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser recorded LIVE from SF Sketchfest! They’ll also find out what is the strangest thing to get aroused from, what happens when no one needs Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer anymore, and find what male attributes are attractive to women. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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120.5 Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead


Tue, Feb 18, 2014


- Bonus Cut: Male Mom - Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead aka Wild Horses are back this week to deal with baby leashes and a male mom on a bonus episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon's new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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120 Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead


Thu, Feb 13, 2014


- Wild Horses - Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne, Mary Holland, and Erin Whitehead are all friends, make up the improv group Wild Horses, and have been specially requested for your listening pleasure on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Join them as they take us to a unique library story time, show us how embarrassing it is to be overly prepared for a phone call to a crush, and describe why cheese is sometimes not for everyone. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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119 Joe Wengert, Paul Rust, Mary Holland


Thu, Feb 06, 2014


- Coward of the County - Joe Wengert, Paul Rust, and Mary Holland are back in the saddle on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll turn into big babies, confront a dying grandfather with some truths, and take us behind the scenes on James Cameron's action film “True Lies.” Plus, Besser Went Down to Twitter as he talks about his Twitter interaction with Charlie Daniels and we find out how yella one of Charlie’s Twitter supporters is in another edition of Case Closed. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Humans of San Francisco, there will be a LIVE improv4humans on Sunday, February 9th as part of SF Sketchfest. Go to www.sfsketchfest.com for tickets.

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118 Mookie Blaiklock, Fran Gillespie, Joe Hartzler, Ryan Rosenberg


Thu, Jan 30, 2014


- Ukraine Obese - Mookie Blaiklock, Fran Gillespie, Joe Hartzler, and Ryan Rosenberg quickly learn that there's something odd about Happyville, help each other go to the bathroom the correct way, and dine at a restaurant that specializes in placentas on today's improv5humans with Matt Besser! Plus, we hear how difficult it is to cancel a subscription service in another edition of What's Bothering You. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Humans of San Francisco, there will be a LIVE improv4humans on Sunday, February 9th as part of SF Sketchfest. Go to www.sfsketchfest.com for tickets.

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117.5 Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still


Tue, Jan 28, 2014


- Bonus Cut: Phallic Fetal Pig - Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, and Mike Still return to talk about childhood rumors and learn a couple of things about fetal pigs on today's bonus episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Humans of San Francisco, there will be a LIVE improv4humans on Sunday, February 9th as part of SF Sketchfest. Go to www.sfsketchfest.com for tickets.

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117 Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still


Thu, Jan 23, 2014


- Meaty Meaty Hands - Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, and Mike Still follow the journey of a man with meaty meaty hands, reveal their inner monologues when pressure arises, and see if the greatest directors can answer simple questions on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, we see what might happen if airlines allow cellphone usage in another edition of What's Bothering You. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Humans of San Francisco, there will be a LIVE improv4humans on Sunday, February 9th as part of SF Sketchfest. Go to www.sfsketchfest.com for tickets.

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116 LIVE from RIOT LA 2014; Lauren Lapkus, Andy Daly, Seth Morris


Thu, Jan 16, 2014


- LIVE from RIOT LA 2014 - Lauren Lapkus, Andy Daly, and Seth Morris join Matt Besser to find out what happens a prank phone call goes too far, become a boy band for a blimp captain, and explore why proposing on a ferris wheel could be the worst on this week's improv4humans recorded LIVE from the RIOT LA festival. Plus, Eric the previously (un)paid intern stops by to defend himself against being unreliable when it comes to giving others a ride. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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115.5 Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Joe Wengert


Tue, Jan 14, 2014


- Bonus Cut: Macbook Tree - Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, and Joe Wengert are back this week to check in with Thomas the intern and ask why his Macbook track pad looks like a tree is growing out of it. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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115 Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Joe Wengert


Thu, Jan 09, 2014


- Daniel the Miracle Beagle - Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, and Joe Wengert can't help but take a life ending leap, explore a rich teenager's terrible crimes, and witness curling magic on this week's improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, the vigilante of good taste, Doug Levison returns to discuss Daniel the Miracle Beagle in another edition of Case Closed. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Humans of Los Angeles, there will be a LIVE improv4humans on Friday, January 10th as part of the RIOT LA festival. Go to www.riotla.com for tickets.

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114 Live from UCB-LA w/ Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh, Rob Huebel


Thu, Jan 02, 2014


- Live from UCB-LA - Start off the new year right with Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh, and Rob Huebel in a next level improv4humans recorded LIVE from the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in Los Angeles! Shit detectives are on the case, terrifying camp legends are shared, and the day after a long night of drinking is explored in an episode you won’t want to miss! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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113 John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert


Thu, Dec 26, 2013


- Non-Descript Hole - John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne, and Dan Lippert do whatever it takes to party, experiment on a four arm freak, and search for the perfect vagina on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, they check in on the war on Christmas. Give the gift of the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com , and the new improv4humans sexy robot t-shirt at the Earwolf store !

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112.5 The Birthday Boys


Tue, Dec 24, 2013


- Bonus Cut: The Holiday Mope Report - Join Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, and Dave Ferguson of The Birthday Boys and Matt Besser for a bonus episode of improv4humans that revolves around the miracle of birth. Give the gift of the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com , and the new improv4humans sexy robot t-shirt at the Earwolf store !

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112 The Birthday Boys


Thu, Dec 19, 2013


- Christmas With The Birthday Boys - Welcome to a special Christmas family hour of improv4humans starring Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford, and Dave Ferguson of The Birthday Boys with your host Matt Besser! Get into the holiday spirit with improvised scenes inspired by tales of awkward classroom moments, Matt’s dad, and critical feedback from those closest to you. So grab yourself some dog bone stew and enjoy! Give the gift of the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com , and the new improv4humans sexy robot t-shirt at the Earwolf store !

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111.5 Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt


Mon, Dec 16, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Buy Good Sh*t - Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, and Billy Merritt join Matt Besser to discuss why improv4humans didn’t make any Top Podcasts of 2013 lists and why nobody buys any new music on another edition of What’s Bothering You. Remember that you can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com , and a new improv4humans t-shirt at the Earwolf store !

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111 Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt


Thu, Dec 12, 2013


- Six Inch Witch - Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, and Billy Merritt join Matt Besser for a monumental improv4humans where they hear from Doug Levison aka the angry trumpet fight guy in another edition of Case Closed. Plus, Matt will soon be immortalized in trading card form! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com , and a new improv4humans t-shirt at the Earwolf store !

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110 Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus, Mary Holland


Thu, Dec 05, 2013


- Tony the Pony - Join Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus, and Mary Holland as they search for the perfect improv group name, use their expertise to record a professional fire insurance commercial, and fend off a sentient Happy Birthday sign on this week’s improv4humans! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com , and a new improv4humans t-shirt at the Earwolf store !

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109 LIVE from Bumbershoot Pt. 2; Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey


Thu, Nov 28, 2013


- LIVE from Bumbershoot Pt. 2 - Be thankful today for having Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, and Matt Besser return for part two of a very special improv4humans recorded LIVE from Bumbershoot! Listen as they take a tour of the space needle, play a high stakes game of Pokemon, and take a 9 year old’s request for a mascot bar scene. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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108 Adam McKay, Mike Still


Thu, Nov 21, 2013


- I Do Muther-F-N-improv! - Warning: You are tuning into some muther-f-n unapologetic improv from Matt Besser, Adam McKay, and Mike Still on a special improv3humans! Things get mad crazy as they travel from unpronounceable camps to the trenches of the Pacific. Plus, Adam addresses being called out by Jim Breuer over his departure from SNL in another edition of Case Closed. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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107.5 Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Charlie Sanders


Tue, Nov 19, 2013


- Bonus Cut: My Body's My Board - Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, and Charlie Sanders return to finally find out who wins in the age old battle of body surfers and board surfers on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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107 Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Charlie Sanders


Thu, Nov 14, 2013


- Slime Boy - Wake up from that power nap and join Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, and Charlie Sanders on this week's improv4humans! Find out what happens when Boy Scouts take over America, the truth about french kissing, and how special types of ecstasy pills help you forget about the most trivial matters in life. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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106 Zach Woods,Nick Mandernach,Matt Newell,Erin Whitehead,Dan Lippert,Molly Bretthauer,Paul Welsh


Thu, Nov 07, 2013


- Rainbow Party Pitch - Grab some snacks and buzz juice and listen to a special VPN edition of improv4humans with Zach Woods and UCB-LA Harold team members Nick Mandernach, Matt Newell, Erin Whitehead, Dan Lippert, Molly Bretthauer, and Paul Welsh! They’ll soothe a crowd of rioters with horn instruments, record a anti-diversity PSA, and be utterly mystified by Eric the (Un)paid intern’s vivid description of a rainbow party. Check out the full video over at youtube.com/earwolf ! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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105.5 Wayne Federman, Eugence Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Alex Fernie


Tue, Nov 05, 2013


- Bonus Cut: 4, 2, Apple Pie - Wayne Federman, Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, and Alex Fernie are back with a robotic mannequin on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Plus, a letter from Matt’s grandma shows us how simple and beautiful life used to be. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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105 Wayne Federman, Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Alex Fernie


Thu, Oct 31, 2013


- Zombie Lisp - No tricks and instead all treats this Halloween on a special improv5humans with Wayne Federman, Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, and Alex Fernie! Take a listen as they explore Lithuanian fountains, experience some stressful massages, and be part of a realistic zombie movie. Plus, the Earwolf forum inspires some discussion on “bullying” Thomas the Intern for his love of milk. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at  mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at  dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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104 Andy Daly, Josh Simpson, Jeff Hiller


Thu, Oct 24, 2013


- A Hotel Tell - This week's improv4humans features humans Andy Daly, Josh Simpson, and Jeff Hiller playing Harry Potter nerds, running into an aspiring actor who works at a hotel, and dealing with an unqualified STD tester. It's an episode that’ll help you finally move out of that tepee! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser's new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon's new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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103 LIVE from LA Podfest w/ Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, Joe Wengert


Thu, Oct 17, 2013


- LIVE from LA Podfest - Put on your best sun pants and join Ian Roberts, Lauren Lapkus, and Joe Wengert for a spectacular improv4humans recorded LIVE from the LA Podfest! Infestations of forgotten junk, puppy pools, gifted children, and shitting robots are all covered in an episode you won’t want to miss! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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102 Ron Funches, Mookie Blaiklock, Ben Siemon, Joel Spence


Thu, Oct 10, 2013


- Satan's Face - Ron Funches, Mookie Blaiklock, Ben Siemon, and Joel Spence share what in The National Enquirer frightens them the most on today’s improv4humans! Read your copy of the Juggalo Times some other time and instead pour yourself a nice glass of milk as you tune in to the greatest podcast in the universe! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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101.5 Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, Drew Tarver


Tue, Oct 08, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Rose hip Oil - Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, and Drew Tarver love the smell of improv in the morning! They’re back to hunt for the one and only rose hip oil on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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101 Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, Drew Tarver


Thu, Oct 03, 2013


- Coma Counting - Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Mary Holland, and Drew Tarver are all on today’s special improv5humans! Listen as they break some shocking news to a recovering coma patient, visit a succulent and authentic chinese restaurant, and handle a swarm of homeless customers as Apple employees. Plus, Thomas the intern drops by for a segment we call “Having Fun with Squarespace!” Humans of Los Angeles, improv4humans will be a part of the LA Podcast Festival on October 5th! Go to http://lapodfest.com  for tickets! You can also now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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100 Best of improv4humans Vol. 3


Thu, Sep 26, 2013


- Best of improv4humans Vol. 3 - Join us in celebration of the 100th episode of the greatest podcast in the universe with some of your favorite improv4humans scenes featuring Seth Morris, Mookie Blaiklock, Will McLaughlin, Zack Pearlman, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Mike Still, Joel Spence, Stephanie Allynne, Ben Siemon, Matt Walsh, Paul Rust, Maria Bamford, Charlie Sanders, Rob Huebel, Jon Gabrus, Amy Poehler, Joe Hartzler, Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, and Billy Merritt. Plus, Matt takes us behind the scenes on the greatest scene of the year simply known as “Tom Petty’s Beard.” Humans of Los Angeles, improv4humans will be a part of the LA Podcast Festival on October 5th! Go to http://lapodfest.com  for tickets! You can also now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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Bonus Ep: Ask The UCB 3


Tue, Sep 24, 2013


- Bonus: Ask The UCB 3 - Matt Besser answers some of your questions in another edition of Ask the UCB! Matt elaborates on his comparison of independent improv shows to stand-up open mics, talks about how the UCB Comedy Improv Manual is helpful in writing comedy, shares what he really thinks about “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” discusses an improv school that brags about not focusing on the “rules of improvisation,” and gives a couple of book recommendations. You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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99 LIVE from Bumbershoot Pt. 1


Thu, Sep 19, 2013


- LIVE from Bumbershoot Pt. 1 - Be cool, don’t be that guy, and instead listen as Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, and Brian Huskey join Matt Besser for part one of a very special improv4humans recorded LIVE from Bumbershoot! Prepare yourself to hear what happens when Elvis Presley hosts a movie night, people get instantly offended by history, and Brian takes the bus for the first time. Attention humans, please go to the Earwolf forums to let us know which scenes should be in our next Best of improv4humans episode! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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98.5 Best of What's Bothering You? Special


Tue, Sep 17, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Best of What's Bothering You? Special - We’ve gathered some of our favorite What’s Bothering You? segments for this week’s special bonus episode of improv4humans which features an all-star roster of improvisers which includes Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Billy Merritt, Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, Chris Kula, Sean Clements, Neil Campbell, Dominic Dierkes, Amy Poehler, Seth Morris, Joe Hartzler, Lennon Parham, Danielle Schneider, Horatio Sanz, and Brian Huskey. We’ll look back at some of the topics that have been discussed such as the use of Twitter during the Boston marathon tragedy, Oscar Pistorius shooting his girlfriend, and the epidemic of ceiling fan suicides. Attention humans, go out and interview your fellow citizens and find out what is bothering them, then send it to the show so it can be played on an upcoming episode of improv4humans! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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98 LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 3


Thu, Sep 12, 2013


- LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 3 - Ian Roberts & Amy Poehler join Matt Besser for the 3rd & final installment of improv4humans LIVE from the 15th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York! Get ready for the most intense tickling of your life, beautiful French singing, and proof that the UCB Comedy Improv Manual is useful for any improviser. Attention humans, please go to the Earwolf forums to let us know which scenes should be in our next Best of improv4humans episode! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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97.5 Seth Morris, Mike Still


Tue, Sep 10, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Intern Wars - Seth Morris and Mike Still join Matt Besser for a special edition of improv4humans in which they have potential interns battle each other to see who has the best Man On The Street interviews. Plus, the original improv4humans intern, Eric the (Un)paid Intern returns via phone call from a dog park! Attention humans, please go to the Earwolf forums to let us know which scenes should be in our next Best of improv4humans episode! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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97 LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 2


Thu, Sep 05, 2013


- LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 2 - Recorded LIVE from the 15th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 2 of an epic improv4humans featuring an amazing roster of improvisers that include Mike Delaney, Anthony Atamanuik, Kassia Miller, Matt Dennie, Anna Rubanova, Charlie Todd, Ari Voukydis, Gavin Speiller, Molly Thomas, Tim Martin, Jim Santangeli  & Joanna Bradley. Listen as they pantomine hugs, take suggestions from the audience, discover what clementines are, riff on rock band fandom and so much more! You can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! 

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96.5 Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Neil Campbell


Tue, Sep 03, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Little Messiah - Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, and Neil Campbell quickly find out that taking care of a little messiah takes a lot of work on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! Attention humans, please go to the Earwolf forums to let us know which scenes should be in our next Best of improv4humans episode! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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96 Horatio Sanz, Neil Campbell, Brian Huskey


Thu, Aug 29, 2013


- Jackie Robotson - Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, and Neil Campbell share some embarrassing stories that inspire some amazing scenes on this week’s improv4humans! They’ll also tackle serious issues that include dealing with terrible nick names, figuring out how to fix the steroid problem in Major League Baseball, and finding out who will portray Batman. Come out and see improv4humans LIVE at Bumbershoot on Labor Day Weekend! For more info go to bumbershoot.org . You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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95.5 Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Billy Merritt


Tue, Aug 27, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Making Out - Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, and Billy Merritt discover that making out is not what it’s all cracked up to be on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! Come out and see improv4humans LIVE at Bumbershoot on Labor Day Weekend! For more info go to bumbershoot.org . You can now get the  UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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95 Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Billy Merritt


Thu, Aug 22, 2013


- I Pet A Tiger! - Step into the chamber with Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, and Billy Merritt on today’s improv4humans! They’ll run into a couple of citizens of Google town, bring back stoning, and create a makeover show like you’ve never seen before. Wowza! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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94 Paul Rust, John Gemberling, Lauren Lapkus, Brandon Johnson


Thu, Aug 15, 2013


- Hands In The Air - Paul Rust, John Gemberling, Lauren Lapkus, and Brandon Johnson are here to give us their take on The Bachelorette, watch a professional ice cream taster at work, and test out the female version of the “popcorn trick” on a special improv5humans! Plus, the bestiality debate with John Gemberling that will go down in improv4humans history! You can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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Bonus Ep: UCB 2 Brennan Mulligan, Ryan Haney, Carrie McCrossen


Tue, Aug 13, 2013


- Bonus: Ask The UCB 2 - Humans, welcome to another episode of Ask The UCB with Matt Besser! Get a peek into Matt’s workshop with the UCB’s Harold Teams as part of the 15th Annual Del Close Marathon featuring scenes by improvisers Brennan Mulligan, Ryan Haney, and Carrie McCrossen. Enjoy! You can now get the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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93 LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 1


Thu, Aug 08, 2013


- LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 1 - Recorded LIVE from the 15th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 1 of an epic improv4humans featuring an amazing roster of improvisers that include Chad Carter, Will Hines, Kate Riley, Chris Gethard, Jordan Klepper, Shannon O’Neill, Adam Frucci, Jeremy Bent, Brian Huskey, Craig Rowin, Natasha Rothwell, Neil Casey, Langan Kingsley, and Betsy Stover. Listen as they recreate the 70‘s game show Liar’s Club, travel in a van with a couple of interesting hitchhikers, find out what would happen if Hitler got accepted to art school, and much more! You can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , the  UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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92.5 Zack Pearlman, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Mike Still


Tue, Aug 06, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Breakfast Vouchers - Zack Pearlman, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, and Mike Still soon find out that almost any bad situation results in a free breakfast voucher on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! You can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com , the UCB Comedy  Improv Manual , and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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92 Zack Pearlman, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Mike Still


Thu, Aug 01, 2013


- Dead Man's Rock - Zack Pearlman, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, and Mike Still join Matt Besser in another special improv5humans episode filled with surfer barbers, foot rubs, and expired food. Plus, another edition of What Is Bothering You? helps them vent about stolen luggage, the Royal baby, and “pineapple” being used as an improv suggestion. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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91 Seth Morris, Mookie Blaiklock, Will McLaughlin


Thu, Jul 25, 2013


- Biohazard Acoustics - The hot streak continues as Seth Morris, Mookie Blaiklock & Will McLaughlin join Matt Besser on this week's improv4humans! They’ll talk about weird things they've done with family pets, which scary movies freaked them out in their youth and debate the existence of college steam tunnels.  After taking some suggestions from Twitter, they get to some particularly hilariously Crap on YouTube that leads to some great material regarding deer crossings. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon. You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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90.5 Casey Wilson, Betsy Sodaro, Sean Conroy, Chad Carter


Tue, Jul 23, 2013


- Bonus Cut: The Video Room - Casey Wilson, Chad Carter, Sean Conroy, and Betsy Sodaro find out that the local church’s video room has been used for other purposes on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Don’t forget to that you can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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90 Casey Wilson, Betsy Sodaro, Sean Conroy, Chad Carter


Thu, Jul 18, 2013


- Bear Suit - Casey Wilson, Betsy Sodaro, Sean Conroy, and Chad Carter join Matt Besser in an effort to continue to make improv4humans the best podcast in the universe! They’ll deal with an attempted bank robbery, hear the wisdom of a 102 year old grandmother, and try to make their way to an island wedding. Plus, Matt reads a recent Del Close Marathon article in another edition of What’s Bothering You. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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89 Martin Starr, Mookie Blaiklock, Amanda Sitko, Joe Wengert


Thu, Jul 11, 2013


- Authentic Redneck Dialect - Martin Starr, Joe Wengert, Amanda Sitko and Mookie Blaiklock stop by the studio on this weeks improv4humans! They share their best police encounter and natural disaster stories before getting into the real heavy stuff regarding hobbies. Matt learns the meaning of the abbreviation "RPG" before getting into some hilarious improv. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon. You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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88.5 Tim Meadows, Neil Campbell, Lauren Lapkus


Tue, Jul 09, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Fair Weather Fans - Lauren Lapkus, Neil Campbell & Tim Meadows are fair weather fans on this week's bonus improv4humans! Don’t forget to that you can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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88 Tim Meadows, Neil Campbell, Lauren Lapkus


Thu, Jul 04, 2013


- Rubber Band Stand - Celebrate Christmas in July with Tim Meadows, Neil Campbell, and Lauren Lapkus! Listen as they figure out who gets to go on a secret mission to Mars, feel uncomfortable with Jesus doing funny voices, and answer life changing questions as part of the Miss America Pageant. Plus, Matt reads from his grandmother’s college yearbook to inspire scenes about some of the old clubs. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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87.5 Maria Bamford, Mike Still, Charlie Sanders


Tue, Jul 02, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Mattress Removers - Maria Bamford, Mike Still, and Charlie Sanders need to get rid of a mattress by any means necessary on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Don’t forget to that you can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Attention humans, Matt Besser is recording a stand-up album at UCB-LA  on July 7th! Get your tickets at http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com /

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87 Maria Bamford, Mike Still, Charlie Sanders


Thu, Jun 27, 2013


- Fake Laughing - Maria Bamford, Mike Still, and Charlie Sanders have no time for introductions as they get right into it on this week’s improv4humans! They’ll practice their fake laughs, look for a new life in the middle of America, and take part in a boss swap. Plus, Matthew Love of Time Out New York asks them to share memorable stories of past Del Close Marathons. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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86.5 Lennon Parham, Danielle Schneider, Pamela Murphy


Tue, Jun 25, 2013


- Bonus Cut: A Fancy Lady - Lennon Parham, Danielle Schneider, and Pamela Murphy are back and find themselves in the presence of a real fancy lady on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! Don’t forget to that you can now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com ! Attention humans, Matt Besser is recording a stand-up album at UCB-LA  on July 7th! Get your tickets at http://losangeles.ucbtheatre.com /

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86 Lennon Parham, Danielle Schneider, Pamela Murphy


Thu, Jun 20, 2013


- Shane & Friends with Matt Besser - Improvisers Lennon Parham, Danielle Schneider, and Pamela Murphy bring the lady energy on this week’s improv4humans! They’ll deal with an obnoxious Arby’s customer, help support awkward loners, run into Lucifer in the woods, and ask themselves what exactly is a YouTube star. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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85.5 Matt Walsh, Paul Rust, John Gemberling


Tue, Jun 18, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Yo, Is "Yo, Is This Racist?" Racist? - Matt Walsh, Paul Rust, and John Gemberling once again join Matt Besser as they take a look at the generalizations made in the “ Stereotypes in Sitcoms ” episode of Yo, Is This Racist? on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans. Attention humans, be sure to pick up Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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85 Matt Walsh, Paul Rust, John Gemberling


Thu, Jun 13, 2013


- Animal Lovers - Join Matt Walsh, Paul Rust, and John Gemberling as they explore the world of animal lovers on today’s improv4humans! They’ll become a family of bonobos, treat you to a real special barbecued Thanksgiving, and get to the bottom of an incident that occurred during a Tom Petty concert. Plus, the return of the Mope Report! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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84 Todd Glass, Anthony King, Alex Fernie, Ben Rodgers


Thu, Jun 06, 2013


- Double or Nothing - It’s an episode of firsts as Todd Glass, Anthony King, Alex Fernie, and Ben Rodgers join Matt Besser for a special improv5humans! They’ll find themselves stranded in the middle of the ocean, explore the world of Civil War reenactors, and learn how to properly use social media. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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83.5 Andy Daly, Brian Huskey, Katie Dippold


Tue, Jun 04, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Grandpa Confessions - Andy Daly, Brian Huskey, and Katie Dippold have some things to get off their chest on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! Attention humans, be sure to pick up Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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83 Andy Daly, Brian Huskey, Katie Dippold


Thu, May 30, 2013


- Driving Yellow Jackets - This week’s improv4humans features humans Andy Daly, Brian Huskey, and Katie Dippold getting some clarification on the game of soccer, following the showbiz antics of 2 Minute Tony, and creating a more positive Twitter experience. It’s an episode that will make you think twice about yellow jackets! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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82.5 Amy Poehler, Seth Morris, Joe Hartzler


Tue, May 28, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Candy Land Life Lessons - Amy Poehler, Seth Morris, and Joe Hartzler are back to teach kids some life lessons through the game of Candy Land on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! Attention humans, be sure to pick up Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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82 Amy Poehler, Seth Morris, Joe Hartzler


Thu, May 23, 2013


- Apocalypse Crushes - Amy Poehler, Seth Morris, and Joe Hartzler are roommates, experiment with end of the world scenarios, and through the power of video games leap to a future with laser dollars on today’s improv4humans! Plus, Amy helps Joe send a special message to a certain special someone! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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81.5 Joel Spence, Stephanie Allynne, Ben Siemon


Tue, May 21, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Special Issues - Joel Spence, Stephanie Allynne, Ben Siemon return to share their special issues from detention on today’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy! Attention humans, pick up Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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81 Joel Spence, Stephanie Allynne, Ben Siemon


Thu, May 16, 2013


- Finger Fuckers - Humans Joel Spence, Stephanie Allynne, and Ben Siemon join Matt for a spectacular improv session filled with second date tips, baby delivering methods, and cub scout know-it-alls. Plus, The Ethicist’s Randy Cohen talks to Matt about what is considered bullying in a debate in a special edition of Case Closed. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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80 Sean Conroy, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still


Thu, May 09, 2013


- Do You Sell Fuck Pillows? - Ring the bell in celebration of another episode of improv4humans with improv addicts Sean Conroy, Jon Gabrus, and Mike Still! Along with a ton of great improv comes another edition of Case Closed with Matt debating with someone from Twitter who claims Jason Collins is not a hero for coming out. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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79.5 Horatio Sanz, Ben Schwartz, Lauren Lapkus


Tue, May 07, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Getting Gronk - Horatio Sanz, Ben Schwartz, and Lauren Lapkus join Matt Besser for a bonus improvised scene inspired by the drunk shenanigans of professional athletes. Pick up Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com and Dragoon’s new album “This Galaxy Is But A Nursery” at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com !

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79 Horatio Sanz, Ben Schwartz, Lauren Lapkus


Thu, May 02, 2013


- Psychedelic Sign Twirling - Horatio Sanz, Ben Schwartz, and Lauren Lapkus joined Matt Besser for another amazing livestreamed episode of improv4humans! Listen as they hear from some humans to inspire scenes that involve recording a dating service video, awful smelling library books, and drug tests. Check out the full video at youtube.com/Earwolf and be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com !

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78 Sean Clements, Neil Campbell, Dominic Dierkes


Thu, Apr 25, 2013


- The A Crew - Humans Sean Clements, Neil Campbell, and Dominic Dierkes join Matt Besser to share their observations on the Boston marathon tragedy on today’s improv4humans. They also explore the notion of naming your child after someone you have a special connection to, what kind of fan questions George Lucas would get in heaven, and the different people who claim to have known Hitler. Make sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com !

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77 Zach Woods, Charlie Sanders, Colton Dunn


Thu, Apr 18, 2013


- There, There My Bear Bear - Put down your bear poles and enjoy some great sound & movement scenes on today’s improv4humans! Zach Woods, Charlie Sanders, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser to break down Brad Paisley’s “Accidental Racist,” challenge the matrix, and help Zach apologize to rapper Asher Roth. Make sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com !

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76 Billy Merritt, Andy Secunda, Betsy Sodaro


Thu, Apr 11, 2013


- Foodie Terrorists - Join Billy Merritt, Andy Secunda, and Betsy Sodaro as they dive into a war between foodies on today’s improv4humans! They’ll do what it takes to look cool at a vampire rave, try to survive a life long game of assassin, and communicate with aliens through popular YouTube videos. Be careful of the fuck melons! Make sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “Woo Pig Sooie: Comedy for Atheists” at mattbesser.com !

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75 Adam Pally, Rob Huebel, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Apr 04, 2013


- The Dark Side of the Moon - Adam Pally, Rob Huebel, and Jon Gabrus made their way to the dark side of the moon, got caught in an Albino census conspiracy, and helped a Southern gentleman follow his dream of scat in another livestreamed episode of improv4humans! They also explored Adam’s worst concert experience, Jon’s most embarrassing discussion with his mom, and the awful college job that Rob quit after one day. Check out the full video at youtube.com/Earwolf and be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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74 Jeff Hiller, Jill Donnelly, Gil Ozeri


Thu, Mar 28, 2013


- We R Michelle Shocked - What’s that? More improv4humans? Well, you got it! Today Matt Besser is joined by humans Jeff Hiller, Jill Donnelly, and Gil Ozeri and they’ll get shocked by Michelle Shocked, explore who would want the newly unearthed Titanic violin, and say thank you to Mississippi. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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73 Sean Conroy, Mike Still, Scott Rodgers, Bobby Matthews


Thu, Mar 21, 2013


- Inquisitive Triplets - Sean Conroy, Mike Still, and Scott Rodgers join Matt Besser for a very special musical episode of improv4humans! Bobby Matthews of Dragoon aka the i4h house band is in the studio to perform some songs that will inspire improvised scenes about an old school dating game, Christmas time, and a Pink Floyd theatre production. Sean, Mike, and Scott will also use their musical improv chops to sing songs that hold significance to them and inspire more improv! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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72.5 Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, Chris Kula


Tue, Mar 19, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Doomsday Preppers - Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, and Chris Kula join Matt Besser once again for a bonus episode of improv4humans inspired by the reality show Doomsday Preppers. Enjoy!

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72 Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, Chris Kula


Thu, Mar 14, 2013


- Blue Cash - Have you ever endured an aggressive tickling before? Andy Daly, Stephanie Allynne, and Chris Kula are here to improvise some scenes inspired by a listener’s cupcake eating competition incident, Stuff You Missed In History Class, and Oscar Pistorius. It’s enough to make you feel even better baby! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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71 Pamela Murphy, Mookie Blaiklock, Greg Tuculescu


Thu, Mar 07, 2013


- Ironic Hitler Teapot - Cool it with the road rage and buckle up for this week’s improv4humans with humans Pamela Murphy, Mookie Blaiklock, and Greg Tuculescu! Listen as they improvise scenes about island creatures, car wrecks, and ironic random humor. We also have a special Case Closed involving an item from Matt’s dad’s old teapot collection. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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70 Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, Paul Rust


Tue, Mar 05, 2013


- Freaky The Rasta Clown - improv4humans continues to be the best podcast in the universe as Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, and Paul Rust joined Matt Besser for another livestreamed episode! Listen as they take a listener’s call, crap on some YouTube videos, and use a listener’s best story to inspire scenes about Titanic, Kenny Loggins fans, and a group sex party. Check out the full video at youtube.com/Earwolf and be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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69 Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Sean Conroy


Thu, Feb 28, 2013


- Fill My Butt With Air! - Protect your cats from cat shavers and tune into today’s improv4humans with incredible improvisers Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, and Sean Conroy! Stop kicking those pigs and listen to improvised scenes about drone boobs, smiling for pictures, and cum weighing. Check out the full video at youtube.com/Earwolf and be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com ! Watch an all new live streaming improv4humans at 9pm EST/6pm PST this Thursday, Feb. 28 at http://YouTube.com/Earwolf

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68.5 Kevin Dorff, Robert Dassie, Fran Gillespie


Tue, Feb 26, 2013


- Bonus Cut: 8th Grade Whore - Kevin Dorff, Robert Dassie, and Fran Gillespie are back to talk about high school plays and what is considered a whore in 8th grade in a bonus episode of improv4humans! Enjoy!

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68 Kevin Dorff, Robert Dassie, Fran Gillespie


Thu, Feb 21, 2013


- Devil's Penis Pass - Blow your nose and tune into the best podcast in the universe! Kevin Dorff, Robert Dassie, and Fran Gillespie use things that are bothering them and Twitter suggestions to inspire scenes about ski courses, John Wilkes Booth, and Fabio. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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67 Lennon Parham, John Gemberling, Joe Wengert


Thu, Feb 14, 2013


- Fish Hook - We made improv4humans history as Lennon Parham, John Gemberling, and Joe Wengert joined us for the first livestreamed episode of improv4humans with Matt Besser! What could make this any better? Well, we had one of our regular listeners call in to give us their best story to inspire a scene and had Eric the Paid Intern return to tell us about a failed date & to share some of his Superbowl Man On The Street Interviews! Check out the full video at youtube.com/Earwolf and be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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66.5 Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, Will McLaughlin


Tue, Feb 12, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Cougie - Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, and Will McLaughlin are back this week for a bonus episode of improv4humans! They explore the world of cougies and cougars. Enjoy!

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66 Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, Will McLaughlin


Thu, Feb 07, 2013


- Cop Donkey - Take a break from catfishing that special someone and listen to today’s improv4humans with Sean Conroy, Eugene Cordero, and Will McLaughlin! It’s better than getting a massage from a cat masseuse and you’ll learn a thing or two about defending yourself. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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65 Charlie Sanders, John Gemberling, Colton Dunn


Thu, Jan 31, 2013


- Computer Strength - Charlie Sanders, John Gemberling, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for another edition of Case Closed on today’s improv4humans! They have a discussion with a listener about what is considered too soon, finding a scene from the Gun Control episode to be in poor taste, and the importance of tackling recent issues. This episode is also filled with airplane babies, loud theatre goers, and robot pizza commercials. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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Bonus Ep: UCB 1 Ian Roberts


Tue, Jan 29, 2013


- (bonus) Ask the UCB 1 - Matt Besser is joined by another member of the UCB 4, Ian Roberts for the first ever Ask the UCB! They discuss how and why they started the UCB theatre in New York, the UCB philosophy, and the economics of the theatre.

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64.5 Pamela Murphy, Mike Still, Alex Fernie


Tue, Jan 29, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Krumping & Improv Show - Pamela Murphy, Mike Still, and Alex Fernie return for a bonus cut of improv4humans! Listen as they do their best to explain improv to a Krumping team. Enjoy!

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64 Pamela Murphy, Mike Still, Alex Fernie


Thu, Jan 24, 2013


- Blowjob Accident - We are so grateful to have Pamela Murphy, Mike Still, and Alex Fernie join us this week for a fantastic episode of improv4humans! Listen as they compete in a pepper eating contest, explain what Grunge is, and teach us some sex tricks. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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63 Billy Merritt, Joe Hartzler, Scott Rodgers


Thu, Jan 17, 2013


- Malibu Ayahuasca Tea Party - Join humans Billy Merritt, Joe Hartzler, and Scott Rodgers as they take you on an improv laced journey that includes all the big drugs today’s improv4humans! They’ll strut their asses, freestyle ad jingles, and throw a Malibu Ayahuasca Tea Party with some celebs! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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62.5 Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, Lauren Lapkus


Tue, Jan 15, 2013


- Bonus Cut: Leave Tebow Alone: Besser's New Year's Resolution - Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, and Lauren Lapkus are apart of a Tim Tebow edition of Case Closed on today’s bonus cut of improv4humans. They get into a discussion about ass kissing on Twitter, talk with a Tebow fan about Besser’s tweet toward Tebow, and Besser resolves to not be mean to Tebow anymore. Enjoy!

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62 Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, Lauren Lapkus


Thu, Jan 10, 2013


- Presidential Marriage Proposal - Wedding bells are in the air as humans Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus, and Lauren Lapkus join Matt Besser to share their stories of marriage proposals on today’s improv4humans! Listen as they create improvised scenes about the worst marriage proposal, secret drinking songs, and prank calling impressionists. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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61 Ben Siemon, Will McLaughlin, Johnny Meeks, Jacob Womack


Thu, Jan 03, 2013


- Your Safety Word Is... - You’ll shit your pants with laughter as Ben Siemon, Will McLaughlin, Johnny Meeks, and Jacob Womack join Matt Besser today for a special improv5humans episode! They create scenes based on stories of perfume jobs, dominatrix visits, and a New Year’s secret. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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60 Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, Joel Spence


Thu, Dec 27, 2012


- Holiday Sex Rules - Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, and Joel Spence join Matt Besser to give you all the gift of improv this holiday season! Listen as they discuss the worst Christmas gifts they’ve received and for some improvised scenes on everything from straight edge punk to holiday sex rules. Don’t be a grinch and enjoy! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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59.5 - Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, Joel Spence


Tue, Dec 25, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Small Boxes - Don't cry, humans! We got you a Christmas present... a bonus cut with Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, and Joel Spence! Speaking of presents, we're talking about gift disappointment today. Unwrap it, and try to enjoy!

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59 Paul Rust, Dominic Dierkes, Sean Clements


Thu, Dec 20, 2012


- Gun Control - The recent events in Connecticut have inspired us to discuss the topic of gun control. Guests Paul Rust, Dominic Dierkes, and Sean Clements debate gun control with a human who Matt had a short dialogue with on Twitter. This episode’s also full of movie theater heroes, gun cars, and body occupying demons. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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58 Ian Roberts, Alex Berg, Jon Daly


Thu, Dec 13, 2012


- Basset Hound Lips - Katt Williams has been in the news so much lately that it has inspired Matt Besser to invite improvisers Ian Roberts, Alex Berg, and Jon Daly to dedicate a whole episode to Mr. Williams. They will explore the use of Oakland cocaine, consider getting basset hound lip injections, and the examine the exploitation of celebrities on the news. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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57 Mookie Blaiklok, Allan McLeod, Joe Hartzler


Thu, Dec 06, 2012


- The Front of the Shoe Is White Rubber - Mookie Blaiklock, Allan McLeod, and Joe Hartzler join Matt Besser for some improv and they mean business. Will they talk about nicknames, pubes, and butt chugging? You bet they will! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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56 Best of improv4humans Vol. 2


Thu, Nov 29, 2012


- Best of improv4humans Vol. 2 - Once again we asked YOU which were some of your favorite scenes from the past episodes of improv4humans and we put together volume 2 of this special collection of improvised scenes. Listen to an all star cast of improvisers create scenes based off suggestions from Twitter, Man On The Street Interviews, and horror stories. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon . You can also now get Matt Besser’s new comedy album “The Six Most Important Sets in the History of Standup” at mattbesser.com !

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55 Matt Walsh, Lauren Lapkus, Sean Conroy


Thu, Nov 22, 2012


- Pussy Snacks - Enjoy your Thanksgiving with a helping of improv from Matt Walsh, Lauren Lapkus, and Sean Conroy! They join Matt Besser to light shit on fire, get fined in smiles, and enjoy some pussy snacks. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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54 Charlie Sanders, Eugene Cordero, Jon Gabrus


Thu, Nov 15, 2012


- Why or Why Not? - Charlie Sanders, Eugene Cordero, and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser to improvise scenes inspired by Eric the formerly paid Intern’s Man on the Street Interviews with some very intimidating voters. They will explore topics such as fast paced game shows, the Russian government, and political commercials. Will you enjoy this episode? Why or why not? Let us know! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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53 LIVE from RIOT LA w/ Horatio Sanz, Jon Daly, Ben Schwartz, Ian Roberts


Thu, Nov 08, 2012


- Live from RIOT LA - Recorded LIVE from the Smell during the RIOT LA Comedy Festival is an improv4humans that will make you believe in magic! Horatio Sanz, Jon Daly, Ben Schwartz, and Ian Roberts cover everything from Hitler mustaches, dueling Bill Cosbys, and the Borat epidemic. Thanks to RIOT LA  for providing the wonderful photos of the evening!

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52 Betsy Sodaro, Jeff Hiller, Colton Dunn


Tue, Nov 06, 2012


- It's Your Choice To Suck A Dick - Betsy Sodaro, Jeff Hiller, and Colton Dunn are here to say it’s your choice to suck a dick on today’s improv4humans! Victoria Jackson bailed so the gang decided to create scenes based on clips from her interview on Howard Stern. Everything from gay marriage to squarriage will be covered. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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51 Tim Meadows, Joe Wengert, John Gemberling


Thu, Nov 01, 2012


- Too Soon - Today’s episode of improv4humans with Tim Meadows, Joe Wengert, and John Gemberling is not for those who get offended easily. Join them as they use their expert improvisational skills to create scenes about maintaining a friendship with a past lover, potty mouth pets, and Edgar Allan Poe’s ghost. Will they go too far for the sake of comedy? Listen to find out! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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50.5 Matt Walsh, Seth Morris, Brian Huskey


Tue, Oct 30, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Antique Cars Are Not Lame - Matt Walsh, Seth Morris, and Brian Huskey hear out a listener’s case and learn about the world of Antique Cars on today’s bonus episode of improv4humans. Strap in and have yourself some good clean historical fun!

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50 Matt Walsh, Seth Morris, Brian Huskey


Thu, Oct 25, 2012


- Shits and Giggles - If you’re curious about people’s digestive systems then today’s episode of improv4humans is for you! Matt Walsh, Seth Morris, and Brian Huskey give each other nick names, learn to listen & appreciate one another, and meet their curious neighbors. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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49.5 Zach Woods, Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford


Tue, Oct 23, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Big Red Boat - Join Matt Besser, Zach Woods, and Birthday Boys Mike Mitchell and Mike Hanford as they talk Mickey Mouse and reverse bullying in a Texas town with a naughty name.

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49 Zach Woods, Mike Mitchell, Mike Hanford


Thu, Oct 18, 2012


- App Talk - Turn the lights off, relax, and enjoy today’s smooth episode of improv4humans! Allow Zach Woods, Mike Mitchell, and Mike Hanford to entertain you with scenes involving an insect support group, Hollywood squirrels, and murderous sex organs. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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48.5 Matt Walsh, Kevin Dorff, Pamela Murphy


Mon, Oct 15, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Need for Speed - Matt Walsh, Kevin Dorff, and Pamela Murphy are back with a bonus cut of improv4humans! We've all had run-ins with the cops, but nothing compares to this!

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48 Matt Walsh, Kevin Dorff, Pamela Murphy


Thu, Oct 11, 2012


- Up Ass Wound - Matt Walsh, Kevin Dorff, and Pamela Murphy cook up a buffet of scenes on today’s improv4humans! They cover everything from emergency rooms, highlander golfers, and the presidential debate. Plus, Eric the unpaid Intern returns for some Man On The Street Interviews from the USC game. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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47.5 Danielle Schneider, Jackie Clarke, Dannah Phirman


Tue, Oct 09, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Sports Radio - Danielle Schneider, Jackie Clarke, and Dannah Phirman take some exciting calls on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Join us as we take a look at some Crap on YouTube that inspires today’s improvised scene about sports radio.

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47 Danielle Schneider, Jackie Clarke, Dannah Phirman


Thu, Oct 04, 2012


- Why You Jabber Jabber? - We’re kicking things off Gangnam Style on this week’s episode of improv4humans! Our guests Danielle Schneider, Jackie Clarke, and Dannah Phirman join Matt Besser to create scenes inspired by stories involving Danielle’s first kiss, Matt’s nightmarish day with a horse, and Dannah’s clothes borrowing step mom. Plus, Crap on Youtube makes everyone discuss why they hate their assholes. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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46 Sean Conroy, Andy Secunda, Billy Merritt


Thu, Sep 27, 2012


- Splooge Marooge - Go out into the woods and have some alone time with today’s improv4humans! This week we are joined by members of the legendary improv group the Swarm; Sean Conroy, Andy Secunda, and Billy Merritt! Listen as they meet the pope, sing role playing karaoke, and explore the rules of Splooge Marooge. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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45 Best of improv4humans Vol. 1


Thu, Sep 20, 2012


- Best of improv4humans Vol. 1 - We took to the Earwolf Forums and asked YOU which were the best scenes in the past episodes of improv4humans and had so many to choose from that we split them into two very special sampler episodes. Enjoy this pu-pu platter of some of your favorite scenes from an all star cast of improvisers and stay tuned for Volume 2! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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44.5 Lauren Lapkus, Dave Theune, Eugene Cordero


Tue, Sep 18, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Bump It - It’s time to get warmed up for this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Our guests Lauren Lapkus, Dave Theune, and Eugene Cordero go to work with a scene inspired by a story about a rival town.

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44 Lauren Lapkus, Dave Theune, Eugene Cordero


Thu, Sep 13, 2012


- Straight Holes - You’ll want to give someone a Christian Hug after listening to this week’s improv4humans! Lauren Lapkus, Dave Theune, and Eugene Cordero join Matt Besser to make purple with a special Lauren Lapkus Birthday episode filled with scenes about tripping on mushrooms, the fork cartel, annoying customer service representatives, and murder house tours. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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43.5 Zach Woods, Brian Huskey, Jill Donnelly


Tue, Sep 11, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Little Work Arounds - You wouldn’t believe what we have in store for you on this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Our guests Zach Woods, Brian Huskey, and Jill Donnelly join Matt Besser for scenes involving religious loopholes and an extra Man On The Street Interview. Plus, we give our Sound Opinions on Punk Rock.

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43 Zach Woods, Brian Huskey, Jill Donnelly


Thu, Sep 06, 2012


- Topless UFO Cult - Take your top off and join Zach Woods, Brian Huskey, and Jill Donnelly on this week’s improv4humans! They cover everything from gifts on dates, filthy managers, and the Grateful Dead’s magic secrets. We are also joined by Eric the former paid intern for some Man On The Street Interviews from the recent International Topless Day in Venice. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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42.5 Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St. Clair


Tue, Sep 04, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Childhood Rivalry - This week’s bonus episode of improv4humans is filled with scenes from Twitter suggestions & Crap on Youtube! Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, and Jessica St. Clair discuss weird donut places, getting 2nd place, and dumb chickens. Don’t use your high voice when listening!

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42 Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St. Clair


Thu, Aug 30, 2012


- Quadruple Mix-in - Here to fill your ear holes with comedy are Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, and Jessica St. Clair! They join Matt Besser to create a special mix-in of scenes which include an investigation of fecal blow through, pitching new words for the Oxford dictionary, and eating “Da Poo Poo.” We also get into why Todd Akin is bothering us and a letter from Matt’s dead dad. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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41.5 Joe Wengert, Danielle Schneider, Mike Still


Tue, Aug 28, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Show Me Your Business Card - Joe Wengert, Danielle Schneider, and Mike Still have some unfinished business cards to attend to. So make yourself some garlic nachos and enjoy this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans!

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41 Joe Wengert, Danielle Schneider, Mike Still


Thu, Aug 23, 2012


- Surf Lingo - Take a vacation in a nice hotel and enjoy this week’s improv4humans! Our guests Joe Wengert, Danielle Schneider, and Mike Still will keep you company as they join Matt Besser to create scenes about the funniest rabbi at a funeral, surfers explaining their lingo, Joe’s personal BBQ ritual, knock-off movie pitches, and seducing dogs. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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40.5 Seth Morris, Adam Pally, Gil Ozeri


Tue, Aug 21, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Aggressive Petting - Are you ready for some hard strong love for pets today? This week’s bonus episode of improv4humans has guests Adam Pally, Seth Morris, and Gil Ozeri discuss if cats are a feminine pet and search for a pet of their own that they can show some aggressive love to.

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40 Seth Morris, Adam Pally, Gil Ozeri


Thu, Aug 16, 2012


- Over Hard - Adam Pally, Seth Morris, and Gil Ozeri join Matt Besser for a venture through the pussy mines on this week’s improv4humans! Along the way they make up names for gum, get better acquainted to living without technology, debate about proper egg cooking terms, and are approached by a vengeful Bob Dylan. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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39.5 Sean Conroy, Brian Huskey, John Gemberling


Tue, Aug 14, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Portable Wood - You’ll find yourself humming during this week’s bonus episode of improv4humans! Guests Sean Conroy, Brian Huskey, and John Gemberling bring the superheat to these cool portable scenes complete with a great soundtrack! The End.

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39 Sean Conroy, Brian Huskey, John Gemberling


Thu, Aug 09, 2012


- Baby Gate - Want to pass something along to a friend but don’t want to have an awkward conversation about returning it later? Pass along this week’s episode of improv4humans as guests Sean Conroy, Brian Huskey, and John Gemberling create scenes about dinosaur museums, questionable fast food chain policies, and peanut butter creatures. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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38 Charlie Sanders, Anthony King, Lennon Parham


Thu, Aug 02, 2012


- Star Power - Lennon Parham, Charlie Sanders, and Anthony King take you on an improv journey through history with scenes involving a dirty BBQ joint, juggalo babysitters, and uni-poops Yo dog, so don’t be a Barton Fink and listen to this week’s episode of improv4humans!! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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37.5 Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, Danielle Schneider


Tue, Jul 31, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Bucket of Sand - Watch out! Everything around you could be an instrument of death! Guests Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, and Danielle Schneider join Matt Besser in this week's bonus episode, and perform two scenes inspired by fan-suggested YouTube videos. These ruthless improvisers will use household items, tiny peanut grenades, and cutthroat game show tactics to make you laugh! Don't forget to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon .

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37 Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, Danielle Schneider


Thu, Jul 26, 2012


- Calm Down! - What do we do improv for? Freedom? Babies? Urine-soaked potato salad? Colton Dunn, Jeff Hiller, and Danielle Schneider use worst summer stories submitted by improv4humans fans and crazy YouTube clips to inspire scenes about dance shoes, rainbows, and strip searches. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon .

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Bonus Cut: Live from DCM Part 2


Tue, Jul 24, 2012


- Live from DCM Pt. 2 - And now the thrilling conclusion of improv4humans LIVE from the Del Close Marathon! More improvisers (like Mike Delaney from The Stepfathers and The Swarm), more stories, more scenes, more laughs! How can you go wrong?

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Bonus Ep: Live from DCM Pt 1


Tue, Jul 17, 2012


- Live from DCM Pt. 1 - Del Close Marathon is a 14 year old tradition of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Every year, the finest improvisers gather in New York City to perform improv all day and all night. So since all these great improvisers are all in one place, why not get them on the podcasts? Hear over 30 improvisers try their hand at this whole podcasting thing, and stay tuned for part two!

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35 Lennon Parham, Pam Murphy, Ben Siemon, Chris Gore


Thu, Jul 12, 2012


- I Fixed It! - Hey, all you stupid, fat little girls. It’s time to redeem your rock n’ roll gift card for some great guests... Lennon Parham, Pam Murphy, and Ben Siemon! They cover everything from cancer to coal mines to Schindler’s List. We also hear listener summer stories, and talk to Chris Gore about whether improv is for pussies. Don’t forget to submit YOUR worst summer story  for a chance to be featured on an upcoming episode! Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon .

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34 Eric the Paid Intern


Thu, Jul 05, 2012


- Eric the Paid Intern - Eric the Paid Intern is leaving Earwolf to take a job in facial recognition software (because he's a genius) so here are some awesome Eric interviews and improv scenes that we've saved up from past episodes. Hear improv from Horatio Sanz, Adam Pally, Sean Conroy, Mookie Blaiklock, Danielle Schneider, and your other favorite improvisers.

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33 Mookie Blaiklock, Amanda Sitko, Will McLaughlin


Thu, Jun 28, 2012


- Agree to Disagree - Wouldn't it be funny if you guys, I don't know, like, listened to today's episode of improv4humans or whatever? Our humans for the week are Amanda Sitko, Mookie Blaiklock, and Will McLaughlin who get a vocab lesson and get to know some men on the street. It's more pleasant than lasik and more thrilling than your first shot of whiskey.  Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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32.5 Horatio Sanz, Sean Conroy


Tue, Jun 26, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Balloon Baggage - Time to board your flight to this week's bonus episode. Horatio Sanz and Sean Conroy join Matt Besser to discuss airport frustrations. Oh, that 5'6" human-shaped balloon filled with helium? That's nothing. Pay that no mind.

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32 Horatio Sanz, Matt Walsh, Sean Conroy


Thu, Jun 21, 2012


- Michael Cock Duncan - How about you go speed dating with four of the best improvisers on the planet: Horatio Sanz, Sean Conroy, Matt Walsh, and of course, Matt Besser. They may give you the third degree, but they will also provide you with aural bacon and pancakes. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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31 Adam Pally, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling


Thu, Jun 14, 2012


- Cyborgs - If your wheelchair doubles as a bed and toilet, does that make you a cyborg? What if you're just a head on a box? Guests Gil Ozeri, Adam Pally, and John Gemberling debate human vs. cyborg with improv4humans fan Neclord. This episode's also full of oak tag, dry lattes, and phantom penis. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Dragoon .

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30 Scott Aukerman, David Koechner, Will Forte, Danielle Schneider


Thu, Jun 07, 2012


- Toast Points - After a night of loud love making, it's nice to wake up, enjoy some toast points, and listen to a new improv4humans. That's only if there's no fear of a Nazi invasion, of course. This week we have Scott Aukerman, David Koechner, Will Forte, and Danielle Schneider joining us, all of whom will appear on this season of Comedy Bang! Bang! on IFC, premiering Friday, June 8. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon .

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29.5 Adam McKay, Chris Gethard


Tue, Jun 05, 2012


- Bonus Cut: 30th Monkey - Are you a 30th monkey? Find out by listening to Adam McKay and Chris Gethard in this week's bonus cut. Just make sure you're on the right side of history, or you'll end up living like a hobo in the woods.

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29. Adam McKay, Chris Gethard


Thu, May 31, 2012


- No Joking Around! - Sometimes in life it's just improv3people. But when those three are Matt Besser, Chris Gethard, and Adam McKay and they're talking about The Avengers, Vince Carter, and prosthetic principals, then you're in safe hands. Sure, those hands are on broken wrists, but don't be a baby about it! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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I4H 28.5 Craig Cackowski,Robert Dassie,Rich Talarico


Tue, May 29, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Walkabout - In this bonus cut, Bob Dassie, Rich Talarico, and Craig Cackowski, of the improv troupe Dasariski, show us that abandoned kids don't always replicate Lord of the Flies. Just be sure to keep your pants on.

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28 Craig Cackowski,Robert Dassie,Rich Talarico


Thu, May 24, 2012


- My Hometown Sux - Bob Dassie, Rich Talarico, and Craig Cackowski make up the philosophically influential improv troupe Dasariski and they are here on improv4humans to reveal some of the secrets in their attics. As improvisers, they are just and fair and will definitely make whatever Top 10 lists you're working on. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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27 Paul Rust,Neil Campbell,Mike Mitchell


Thu, May 17, 2012


- Mustard Girl - Fans of Gron Jovi, condiment-inspired tunes, and Pearl Jam are in store for a musical treat on improv4humans. Allow Paul Rust, Neil Campbell, and Mike Mitchell to entertain you. Just hope for their sakes that their comedy swords are of this era. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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I4H 26.5 sean conroy,andy secunda,danielle schneider


Tue, May 15, 2012


- Burn Victim Anonymous - It's time for your mid-week improv bathroom break! This week we have Sean Conroy, Andy Secunda, and Danielle Schneider stealing, dating, auditioning, and lighting shit on fire all for the sake of comedy! You don't have to steal this episode, we're giving it to you for free! Check out  Freak Dance  when it comes to your town and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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26 Jon Glaser,Brett Gelman,Joe Wengert


Thu, May 10, 2012


- Live from Bridgetown! - For the first ever LIVE improv4humans we've gathered up three of the "bad boys" of improv: Jon Glaser, Brett Gelman, and Joe Wengert. It gets tropical, biblical, sexual, and medical. So put on your favorite pair of sweats, cozy up in a coffin and enjoy!

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Bonus Episode 3


Tue, May 08, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Evil Breath - Are you prepared for the healing power of improv? This week's bonus cut features Katie Dippold, Chris Kula, and Billy Merritt experiencing life-and-death miracles of pale skin and evil breath.

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25 Chris Kula,Katie Dippold,Billy Merritt


Thu, May 03, 2012


- Hiroshima Orgies - Chris Kula, Billy Merritt, and Katie Dippold are three members of the improv team The Smokes and they are showing their true colors this week on improv4humans! At times, this episode is a crime thriller. At other times it'll teach you about evolution and the public school system. There will be NO lewd magic acts though, so strap in and enjoy!  Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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I4H 24.5 Chad Carter,Tim Meadows,Lennon Parham


Tue, May 01, 2012


- Bonus Cut: God Bless You - We have some spillover from last week's improv4humans featuring Lennon Parham, Tim Meadows, and Chad Carter. Be sure to blow your nose before you listen.

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24 Chad Carter,Lennon Parham,Tim Meadows


Thu, Apr 26, 2012


- Humanzee - Why go to a boring dunk contest or drive through a lame game reserve when you can listen to improv? This week's guests on improv4humans are the hilarious and talented Chad Carter, Lennon Parham, and Tim Meadows. It is more fun than summer camp, more fulfilling than a high-five, and more sexually rewarding than 1,003 kisses. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the  Earwolf Store  and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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Bonus Episode 2


Tue, Apr 24, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Construction - The guys from Sentimental Lady were so phenomenal on the podcast, we didn't have time to include all the great stuff they did. So here we are once again with an improv4humans bonus cut featuring Mel Cowan, Alex Fernie, and Johnny Meeks. What exactly is a construction consultant? Who knows?!

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23 Mel Cowan,Alex Fernie,Johnny Meeks


Thu, Apr 19, 2012


- Sentimental Lady - If you live in Los Angeles, you have no excuse not to see the excellent improv troupe Sentimental Lady. If you aren't so lucky, you can get a taste of the magic as three of the members of this phenomenal group join Matt Besser this week on improv4humans. Alex Fernie, Mel Cowan, and Johnny Meeks have brushed and flossed their teeth and are ready to discuss hard hitting topics like tea vs. coffee and proper concert decorum. We can't give you any psychoanalysis, but we can give you hilarious improv! As always, pick up an  improv4humans shirt  from the Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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Bonus Episode 1


Tue, Apr 17, 2012


- Bonus Cut: Letters from Camp - In an effort to keep the podcast tight, some scenes are left on the cutting room floor. Rather than banish them to obscurity, we're releasing them as improv4humans bonus cuts! Today's scene features Amanda Sitko, Joe Wengert, Andy Daly, and Matt Besser as we look back at Matt's childhood indiscretions at summer camp. Come back on Thursday for another full episode of improv4humans!

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22 Andy Daly,Amanda Sitko,Joe Wengert


Thu, Apr 12, 2012


- Fart Scientist - At the risk of rambling on and on like a woman, let me just say that we have a phenomenal improv4humans for you today. Joe Wengert, Amanda Sitko, and Andy Daly are the guests as we meet shitty bullies and dumbass counter culture kids. Warning: This episode MIGHT send you into a hospital rage! Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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21 Stephanie Allynne,Allan McLeod,Joe Wengert


Thu, Apr 05, 2012


- Broken Mother's Back - Did you know that if you don't listen to improv4humans, your mother will have seven years of bad luck with a black cat? Okay, so that might not be true, but you absolutely should tune in to hear Allan McLeod, Stephanie Allynne, and Joe Wengert join Matt Besser and turn into rude rock stars, avant-garde make-up artists, and carnival barkers. Plus, we get into the age old debate: What does "alt comedy" mean exactly? Be sure to pick up an  improv4humans shirt  from the Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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20 Lauren Lapkus,Brian Huskey,Seth Morris


Thu, Mar 29, 2012


- Darker Than Nougat - Today's improv4humans will be with you for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health, even if you have your genitals ripped off, and even if you have your eyes replaced with baby eyes. Isn't that what love really is? Our guests are Seth Morris, Brian Huskey, and Lauren Lapkus who treat you to a round of improv more exciting than a helicopter ride and more erotic than a rainbow blow job.  Be sure to pick up an  improv4humans shirt  from the Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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Bonus Tebow Episode: Chad Carter,Sean Conroy,Anthony King


Fri, Mar 23, 2012


- Tim Tebow Bonus Episode - Following the tragedy that is Tim Tebow going to the Jets, we felt all you mourners needed some extra improv to cheer you up. Chad Carter, Sean Conroy, and Anthony King join Matt Besser this week to discuss the all important topic of the Mr. Tebow as well as Morgan Freeman, Tycho Brahe, and Ms. Pac-Man. No amount of flirting or vagina sacrificing will get you on our good side, Tim!  Be sure to pick up an  improv4humans shirt  from the Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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19 Sean Clements,Dominic Dierkes,Horatio Sanz


Thu, Mar 22, 2012


- Twirly Burrito - Put down that Cookie Crisp and listen to improv4humans! While we couldn't afford to get Lindsay Lohan on the show, we were able to track down Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, and Horatio Sanz who join Matt Besser for a game of college basketball, a trip to a parent-teacher conference, and a snack at the most passive-aggressive restaurant you've ever been to. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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18 Robbert Dassie,Billy Merritt,Mike Still


Thu, Mar 15, 2012


- Time Traveling Bathtubs - Are you a human? Well how about instead of a taking boring trip to a spook house or going on a neverending flight to Bangladesh, you escape your daily monotony with an episode of improv4humans?! Joining Matt Besser are Mike Still, Billy Merritt, and Robert Dassie who will care for you and love you like an estranged family member. Don't be a shit sucker, listen to improv4humans! .Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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17 Kevin Dorff,Alex Fernie,Paul Rust


Thu, Mar 08, 2012


- Chili and Cigarettes - Surprise! You are listening to impov4humans, a playground where all are welcome, even those with fat ankles. Matt Besser, Kevin Dorff, Paul Rust, and Alex Fernie are here to improvise scenes to make your long waits in traffic, the post office, and coffee shops fly by.Pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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16 Chad Carter,Katie Dipold,Gil Ozeri


Thu, Mar 01, 2012


- Memorabilia - This week's podcast features prime improv for pilgrims, servants, strangers, and most importantly, humans. Our fearless guests are Katie Dippold, Gil Ozeri, and Chad Carter who will put you at ease like a thorough bedbud inspection! Listen in: It's better entertainment than a demolition derby! Pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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15 Seth Morris,Brian Huskey,Danielle Schneider


Thu, Feb 23, 2012


- Where'd That Hat Go? - Come one come all for the miraculous magic trick that is improv4humans! This week Danielle Schneider, Brian Huskey, and Seth Morris join Matt Besser for a playful romp through grief counseling, a savage look at Valentine's Day, and a finale that can only be described as a full bang out! Pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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14 Sean Conroy,Jon Gabrus,Matt Walsh


Thu, Feb 16, 2012


- Pubes on 3! - This week's improv4humans is fit for all cliques: Nerds, jocks, meatheads, spitballs, fluff-eaters, time-traveling cyborg uncles, and Tahitian hotel workers. Our guests are Sean Conroy, Matt Walsh, and Jon Gabrus who take your suggestions from Twitter and transport you from Irish pubs to haunted suburban households. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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13 Ben Schwartz,Jill Donnely,Charlie Sanders


Thu, Feb 09, 2012


- Ego Vs. Nature - Look, I don't want to be confrontational but you should probably listen to improv4humans this week. Our guests are Jill Donnelly, Charlie Sanders, and Ben Schwartz and they'll teach you a thing or two about antisemitism and car repair. It's more pleasant than being stuck in an elevator without any arms.Be sure to pick up an  improv4humans shirt  from the Earwolf Store and follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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12 Eugene Cordero,Brett Gelman,Will McLaughlin


Thu, Feb 02, 2012


- Airport Pat Downs - Don't be such a baby! Listen to improv4humans featuring Brett Gelman, Will McLaughlin, and Eugene Cordero. It's more refreshing than a crisp, cool bottle of water and more thrilling than getting candy from Michael Jordan. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans shirt from the Earwolf Store and follow @MattBesser on Twitter to send in your improv suggestions. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

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11 Sean Conroy,Tim Meadows,Seth Morris


Thu, Jan 26, 2012


- Mars Hopping - Listen closely when we tell you that there is a brand new improv4humans out and ready for your enjoyment! This week's guests are Tim Meadows, Seth Morris, and Sean Conroy who take you on a tour of The Vatican before sailing away on a cruise ship made of funk and soul. It'll be like listening to your favorite classic Three Stooges bits! Follow  @MattBesser  to send suggestions for future episodes and find music like the stuff you heard today by visiting  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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10 Horatio Sanz, Andy Daly, Joe Wengert


Thu, Jan 19, 2012


- Man with a Can - We're back once more with improv4humans and we have three rare, endangered species in the studio this week: Joe Wengert, Andy Daly, and Horatio Sanz. They join Matt for an in-depth discussion of Dodi Fayed, a look at the day in the life of a pharmacist, and a visit to the weirdest brothel you've never seen. Follow  @MattBesser  to send suggestions for future episodes and find music like the stuff you heard today by visiting  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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9 Chad Carter,Kevin Dorff,Robert Dassie


Thu, Jan 12, 2012


- Dudicle - Oh no, I think we died and went to improv heaven! Chad Carter, Kevin Dorff, and Robert Dassie are taking a break from their parasailing and porno watching to perform some improv4humans with Matt Besser. From islands with exotic cuisine to dogs with unique tricks, we're exploring the depths of the improv world with only an inspirational quote from Kafka and your Twitter suggestions to guide us. Follow  @MattBesser  to send suggestions for future episodes and find music like the stuff you heard today by visiting  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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8 Sean Conroy,Brett Gelman,Curtis Gwinn


Thu, Jan 05, 2012


- Goon Fight - This week's improv4humans is brought to you by skirt steak, martian invasions, and bad parenting. More accurately, it is brought to you by Curtis Gwinn, Sean Conroy, and Brett Gelman who join Matt Besser to relive childhood tragedies and lost love all for the sake of comedy.  As always, follow  @MattBesser  to tweet your suggestions and visit  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon  to hear more music like the stuff you heard today.

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7 Brian Huskey,Ian Roberts,Matt Walsh


Thu, Dec 29, 2011


- Battleship Strap-On - If all you got for Christmas was a dumb snow globe or a dumb daughter, here is your belated present! An hour of improv with Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Brian Huskey and your host Matt Besser. From restraining orders to asshole nuns, this episode has enough fun stuff to fill a Wikipedia page (however that works). As always, follow @MattBesser to tweet your suggestions and visit Bobby Matthews and Dragoon to hear more music like the stuff you heard today.

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6 Ben Schwartz, Danielle Schneider, Alex Fernie


Thu, Dec 15, 2011


- Apple-tini - This week on improv4humans we take you to the dark world of dumpster diving hobos, unsanitary restaurants, pathological liars, and confrontational assholes. Our tour guides on this trip are Danielle Schneider, Ben Schwartz and Alex Fernie. As always, follow  @MattBesser  to tweet your suggestions and visit  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon  to hear more music like the stuff you heard today. This episode is sponsored by audible. Support the improv4humans and get a free audiobook at http://www.audiblepodcast.com/improv

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5 Sean Conroy,Jill Donnelly,Colton Dunn


Thu, Dec 08, 2011


- Wistfulness & Kevin - Welcome to improv4humans! Join us this week as Jill Donnelly, Colton Dunn, and Sean Conroy travel to Australia, light shit on fire, and have fun with accents while desperately trying to remember each other's names. Follow @MattBesser to tweet your suggestions and find music like the stuff you heard here from  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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4 Andy Daly,Billy Merritt,Danielle Schneider


Thu, Dec 01, 2011


- Desert Vacation - Welcome back to improv4humans! Danielle Schneider is not an alien, Billy Merritt is not a robot, and Andy Daly is not an animal so they have been assembled for one purpose and for one purpose only: For improv! As always, you can keep up with Matt on Twitter @MattBesser - and if you like the music you heard this week, check out Bobby Matthews and Dragoon .

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3 Chad Carter,Joe Wengert,Charlie Sanders


Wed, Nov 23, 2011


- Sassy Baby - It's time once more for improv4humans! Our human guests this week are the always funny Chad Carter, the ultra talented Joe Wengert, and the definitely-not-an-alien Charlie Sanders. As always, you can keep up with Matt on Twitter  @MattBesser  - and if you like the music you heard this week, check out  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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2 Chad Carter,Sean Conroy,Brian Huskey


Thu, Nov 17, 2011


- Masquerade - Welcome back to improv4humans! Sean Conroy and Chad Carter join us once again this week with Brian Huskey making his debut performance. Bad auditions, George Harrison, working with farm animals, we get into all of it!! As always you can follow  @MattBesser  on Twitter to contribute suggestions and be sure to  subscribe on iTunes  to get your weekly improv fix! Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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1 Andy Daly,Sean Conroy,Chad Carter


Thu, Nov 10, 2011


- Eurythmic - Welcome to improv4humans! Each week Matt Besser will invite his favorite improvisers to come in and build scenes based on suggestions from Twitter and shooting the shit. This week's guests are Chad Carter, Sean Conroy, and Andy Daly. Be sure to follow @MattBesser on Twitter and look for when he asks for suggestions! Music by  Bobby Matthews  and  Dragoon .

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