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Earwolf and 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 featurin...Show More

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341 St. Lenox, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris, Janet Varney

1:17:52 | May 3rd, 2018

341 St. Lenox, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris, Janet Varney - Musical guest St. Lenox joins improvisers Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris, and Janet Varney for this week’s improv4humans! St. Lenox plays a selection of songs that inspire scenes about a ...Show More

386. LIVE from SXSW 2019: Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Horatio Sanz

1:15:10 | Mar 14th

Jessica McKenna, Horatio Sanz, James Adomian, and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser LIVE from SXSW! They’ll take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about dogs performing famous movie scenes, a Boy Scout going for their drone merit badge, and an engag...Show More

385. 88 Fingers Louie, Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, Betsy Sodaro, Adam McCabe

1:22:27 | Mar 7th

Musical guest 88 Fingers Louie joins improvisers Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, Betsy Sodaro, Adam McCabe, and Matt Besser! 88 Fingers Louie plays songs that inspire scenes about a gameshow for selling out, the sexual act all men are too af...Show More

384 Ali Ghandour, Ryan Rosenberg, Jacob Womack, Joel Jensen, Jessica Jean Jardine, Ronnie Adrian

1:27:13 | Feb 28th

Ali Ghandour, Ryan Rosenberg, Jacob Womack, Joel Jenson, Jessica Jean Jardine, and Ronnie Adrian of The Dragons join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll perform scenes about a child giving testimony for a fake illness, the search for a...Show More

383 Bobby Moynihan, Charlie Sanders, Ian Roberts

1:21:22 | Feb 21st

Bobby Moynihan, Charlie Sanders, and Ian Roberts join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll perform improvised scenes about a screenwriter overwhelmed with collaborators, terrorists that incorporate sightseeing into their plot, and Insta...Show More

382 Neil Casey, Katie Dippold, Colton Dunn

1:18:49 | Feb 14th

Neil Casey, Katie Dippold, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser this week for scenes about the newest apps on the market, taking a child to see cheap snow, and pedestrians who refuse to push the walk button. Plus, a certain senator earns a reputation for...Show More

381 The Best of Meta Vol. 1

2:23:11 | Feb 7th

Please enjoy volume one of the all-time best i4h scenes about improv, Matt Besser, Earwolf, and all things meta! This compilation features amazing performances by Tim Meadows, Joe Wengert, John Gemberling, Zach Woods, Colton Dunn, Charlie Sanders, Se...Show More

380 Patrick Noth, Alexandra Dickson, Sebastian Conelli

1:24:12 | Jan 31st

Patrick Noth, Alexandra Dickson, and Sebastian Conelli join Matt Besser this week for improvised scenes about making a bold fashion statement on the first date, a romantic chicken coop fantasy, and a family dispute over prophetic dreams. Plus, a foot...Show More

379 Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Paul Rust, Neil Campbell

1:18:27 | Jan 24th

Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Paul Rust, and Neil Campbell join Matt Besser for a special LIVE improv4humans recorded at SF Sketchfest 2019! They take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about a theatrical basketball team, a substitute wrestling...Show More

378 Austin Lucas, Peter Hulne, Charlie Sanders, Horatio Sanz

1:25:22 | Jan 17th

Special guest Austin Lucas joins Peter Hulne, Charlie Sanders, and Horatio Sanz for a musical improv4humans! Austin performs songs off his latest album Immortal Americans that inspire spectacular improvised scenes about a man who would die for anyone...Show More

377 Joe Wengert, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Betsy Sodaro, Jon Gabrus

1:11:08 | Jan 10th

Joe Wengert, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Betsy Sodaro, and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans from UCB Sunset! They’ll take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about a teacher with an extreme case of senioritis, a bunch of und...Show More

376 John Gemberling, Horatio Sanz, Gavin Speiller

1:17:00 | Jan 3rd

Gavin Speiller, John Gemberling, and Horatio Sanz join Matt Besser for a LIVE improv4humans! They’ll revisit holiday classics that inspire scenes about songs from the director’s cut of Frosty Returns, re-dubbing The Fat Albert Christmas Special, and ...Show More

375 The Best of Music Vol. 5

2:24:33 | Dec 27th, 2018

Enjoy volume 5 of improv4humans with Matt Besser’s best of music scenes, featuring music from Noah Gundersen, Colleen Green, Michael Dean Damron, St. Lenox, Ben Lee, Pedro The Lion, Sarah Shook, The Milk Carton Kids, Murder By Death, and Hop Along. T...Show More

374 Best of The Bible

3:36:08 | Dec 20th, 2018

In the beginning, Matty B created improv4humans. Then Matty B said, “Let there be a compilation of the greatest biblical improv scenes ever performed on this show”, and there was a compilation of biblical scenes. And Matty B saw the compilation, and ...Show More

373 Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg

1:10:15 | Dec 13th, 2018

Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, and Ryan Rosenberg of Big Grande join Matt Besser for a special unboxing episode of improv4humans! They’ll unwrap their best Earwolf merchandise while performing scenes about shopping for passive aggressive gifts, a person wh...Show More

372 Paul Rust, Michael Cassady, Mookie Blaiklock

1:29:03 | Dec 6th, 2018

Paul Rust and Michael Cassady are pop music sensation Don’t Stop or We’ll Die! They join Mookie Blaiklock and Matt Besser this week for a special improv4humans. Paul and Michael share sample tracks of their new album that inspire scenes about a first...Show More

371 The Best of Music Vol. 4

2:09:44 | Nov 29th, 2018

Welcome to the improv4humans Best of Music Vol. 4! Listen to incredible musicians The Family Crest, Laura Stevenson, Cory Branan, Worriers, Austin Lucas, San Fermin, The Smith Street Band, and K.Flay play their best songs as inspiration for improvise...Show More

370 Speedy Ortiz, Matt Apodaca, Vic Michaelis, James Mannion

1:10:02 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Musical guest Speedy Ortiz joins improvisers James Mannion, Vic Michaelis, and Matt Apodaca for a special improv4humans! Speedy Ortiz plays songs off their latest album “Twerp Verse” which inspire scenes about Satan discovering a human more evil than...Show More

369 Will Hines, Joel Spence, Brett Morris

1:47:15 | Nov 15th, 2018

Will Hines, Joel Spence, and Brett Morris join Matt Besser to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ White Album! They’ll pick apart their favorite tracks from the 2018 remaster, inspiring scenes about introducing a friend with a confusing am...Show More

368 The Best of i4h Vol. 9

2:01:19 | Nov 8th, 2018

The humons have cast their votes, and here are your favorite scenes of 2018! These performances feature Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling, Curtis Gwinn, Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, Colton Dunn, Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Betsy Soda...Show More

367 The Purge: Earwolf

1:00:00 | Oct 31st, 2018

This is not a test. This is your emergency podcast system announcing the commencement of the Annual Purge sanctioned by the U.S. Government & Scripps. Weapons of class 4 and lower have been authorized for use during the Purge. All other weapons are r...Show More

366 Hop Along, Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Seth Morris

1:25:17 | Oct 25th, 2018

Special musical guest Frances Quinlan of Hop Along joins improvisers Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, and Seth Morris for this week’s improv4humans! Hop Along plays songs that inspire scenes about a kid under pressure to whistle well, an open house that attr...Show More

365 Beth Appel, Aman Adumer, Ali Ghandour

1:27:07 | Oct 18th, 2018

Beth Appel, Aman Adumer, and Ali Ghandour join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! We’ll meet a weed-obsessed border patrol agent, a principal determined to learn the newest schoolyard slang, and a teamwork-oriented superhero squad. Plus, a tr...Show More

364 Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock

1:09:32 | Oct 11th, 2018

Paul Rust and Mookie Blaiklock join Matt Besser for another improv4humans! They perform scenes about a child with a doglike cough, an office confrontation over using bottled water in the coffee maker, and the origin of the twins from The Shining. Lat...Show More

363 Sean Conroy

1:14:53 | Oct 4th, 2018

Sean Conroy joins Matt Besser for a special one-on-one improv4humans! They’ll search for the real definition of a Devil’s Triangle, follow a Bronx vs. South drinking game, and find out what happens when you fall behind in acting class. Plus, an impro...Show More

362 Murder by Death, Brian Huskey, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero

1:14:20 | Sep 27th, 2018

362 Murder by Death, Brian Huskey, Betsy Sodaro, Eugene Cordero - Special musical guest Murder by Death returns to improv4humans along with improvisers Brian Huskey, Betsy Sodaro, and Eugene Cordero! Murder by Death plays songs off their latest album...Show More

361 Ian Roberts, Mary Holland, Lou Wilson

1:27:13 | Sep 20th, 2018

361 Ian Roberts, Mary Holland, Lou Wilson - Ian Roberts, Mary Holland, and Lou Wilson join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll perform scenes about a sports fan with an obnoxious cheer, an extremely suspicious laundromat, and a diagnos...Show More

360 The Milk Carton Kids, Mary Holland, Seth Morris, Horatio Sanz

1:28:46 | Sep 13th, 2018

360 The Milk Carton Kids, Mary Holland, Seth Morris, Horatio Sanz - Singer-songwriters Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan aka The Milk Carton Kids return along with improvisers Mary Holland, Seth Morris, and Horatio Sanz for a special musical improv4hu...Show More

359 Zach Reino, Jess McKenna, Lou Wilson, Dhruv Singh, Laci Mosely, Ali Ghandour, Hillary Matthews, Aman Adumer, Kimia Behpoornia

1:40:18 | Sep 6th, 2018

359 Zach Reino, Jess McKenna, Lou Wilson, Dhruv Singh, Laci Mosely, Ali Ghandour, Hillary Matthews, Aman Adumer, Kimia Behpoornia - Earwolf has a new improv show, and all of the performers are YouTube stars! Matt Besser gets to know a slew of mult...Show More

358 Sarah Shook, Billy Merritt, Laci Mosley, Aman Adumer

1:18:55 | Aug 30th, 2018

358 Sarah Shook, Billy Merritt, Laci Mosley, Aman Adumer - Musical guest Sarah Shook joins improvisers Billy Merritt, Laci Mosley, Aman Adumer, and Matt Besser for a special improv4humans! Sarah performs songs that inspire scenes about having your fr...Show More

357 Andy Daly, Betsy Sodaro

1:20:47 | Aug 23rd, 2018

357 Andy Daly, Betsy Sodaro - Andy Daly and Betsy Sodaro join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll perform scenes about overcoming sexism in the magic industry, a dispute between a pair of independent inventors, and choosing from a sele...Show More

356 Victoria Longwell, Drew Tarver, Dan Lippert

1:33:47 | Aug 16th, 2018

356 Victoria Longwell, Drew Tarver, Dan Lippert - Victoria Longwell, Drew Tarver, and Dan Lippert join Matt Besser to check in with the executive producer of Seeso, meet a mom driven nuts by her family’s cries for help, and follow a YouTube-trained s...Show More

355 Kenny Stevenson, Mookie Blaiklock

1:12:25 | Aug 9th, 2018

355 Kenny Stevenson, Mookie Blaiklock - Matt Besser is joined by famed scientist Dr. Ian Malcolm, one of the early detractors of genetically recreating and re-engineering dinosaurs. Nearly killed at Jurassic Park many times, Dr. Malcolm is with us to...Show More

354 John Gemberling, Gavin Speiller

1:37:57 | Aug 2nd, 2018

354 John Gemberling, Gavin Speiller - John Gemberling and Gavin Speiller join Matt Besser to get stoked over a piñata at a bachelor party, take lessons in comedy from the Southern Momma, and conduct a crime scene investigation with lurid tactics on a...Show More

353 Mike Mitchell, Ego Nwodim, Craig Rowin

1:21:21 | Jul 26th, 2018

353 Mike Mitchell, Ego Nwodim, Craig Rowin - Mike Mitchell, Ego Nwodim, and Craig Rowin join Matt Besser this week for scenes about a birthday bash for a hamburger, the mental state of wearing pants, and a bitcoin scam. Later, we’ll visit the final r...Show More

352 Pedro the Lion, Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Jon Gabrus

1:16:05 | Jul 19th, 2018

352 Pedro the Lion, Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Jon Gabrus - Musical guest David Bazan of Pedro the Lion returns along with improvisers Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, and Jon Gabrus! David plays a selection of songs that inspire scenes about an apology ...Show More

351 Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Paul Scheer, Jessica McKenna, Jason Mantzoukas, Can't Tell Us Nothing

1:30:52 | Jul 12th, 2018

351 Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Paul Scheer, Jessica McKenna, Jason Mantzoukas, Can't Tell Us Nothing - Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Paul Scheer, and Jess McKenna join Matt Besser LIVE from DCM 2018! They take audience suggestions that inspire scenes ...Show More

350 Anthony Atamanuik, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling, Adam Pally, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Chad Carter, Jon Gabrus, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts

1:24:42 | Jul 5th, 2018

350 Anthony Atamanuik, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling, Adam Pally, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Chad Carter, Jon Gabrus, Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts - Anthony Atamanuik, Gil Ozeri, John Gemberling, Adam Pally, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Chad Cart...Show More

349 Tim Meadows, Toni Charline, Dan Lippert

1:31:39 | Jun 28th, 2018

349 Tim Meadows, Toni Charline, Dan Lippert - Tim Meadows, Toni Charline, and Dan Lippert join Matt Besser for scenes about a restaurant that specializes in celebrity favorites, a fireplace soundtrack recording, and a guru who sees his clients in a b...Show More

348 Ben Lee, Danielle Schneider, Rose O'Shea, Jacob Wysocki, Devin Field

1:12:59 | Jun 21st, 2018

348 Ben Lee, Danielle Schneider, Rose O'Shea, Jacob Wysocki, Devin Field - Special musical guest Ben Lee returns along with improvisers Danielle Schneider, Rose O’Shea, Jacob Wysocki, and Devin Field for this week’s improv4humans! Ben plays songs fro...Show More

347 Will Hines, Shaun Diston, Seth Morris

1:28:34 | Jun 14th, 2018

347 Will Hines, Shaun Diston, Seth Morris - Will Hines, Shaun Diston, and Seth Morris join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll introduce us to a human doormat, a registered poser, and a student who takes lunch wherever he pleases. Plus...Show More

346 Mary Holland, Matt Newell

1:33:20 | Jun 7th, 2018

346 Mary Holland, Matt Newell - Mary Holland and Matt Newell join Matt Besser to dig deep into the couple mind on this week’s improv4humans! They’ll disagree over the aspirations of Barbies, experience a beaver injection, and take a visit to laugh th...Show More

345 Ed Greenberg, Horatio Sanz, Ruth Silveira

1:40:14 | May 31st, 2018

345 Ed Greenberg, Horatio Sanz, Ruth Silveira - Ed Greenberg of the legendary improv group The Committee joins Matt Besser and Horatio Sanz for a special improv4humans! First, Matt interviews former vaudeville performer and Three Stooges rival Poo Ba...Show More

344 Ryan Walsh, Andy Daly, Danielle Schneider

1:34:43 | May 24th, 2018

344 Ryan Walsh, Andy Daly, Danielle Schneider - Musician and author Ryan Walsh of Hallelujah the Hills joins improvisers Andy Daly, Danielle Schneider, and Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! Ryan talks about his book Astral Weeks: A Secret Hi...Show More

343 LIVE from SXSW 2018: Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro, Horatio Sanz, Lauren Lapkus

1:33:33 | May 17th, 2018

343 LIVE from SXSW 2018: Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro, Horatio Sanz, Lauren Lapkus - Jon Gabrus, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro, Horatio Sanz, and Lauren Lapkus join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans from SXSW! They’ll take audience sug...Show More

342 Dan Lippert, Toni Charline

1:40:40 | May 10th, 2018

342 Dan Lippert, Toni Charline - Dan Lippert and Toni Charline join Matt Besser for scenes about a talk show host who gets physical during interviews, a confrontation over stolen newspapers, and a series of destructive prank phone calls. Later, a ric...Show More

340 Carl Tart, Hillary Matthews, Ali Ghandour

1:16:31 | Apr 26th, 2018

340 Carl Tart, Hillary Matthews, Ali Ghandour - Carl Tart, Hillary Matthews, and Ali Ghandour join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! We’ll hear about an extremely personalized wine bar, airplane passengers who rally against an obnoxious fart...Show More

339 420 Special w/ Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling, Gavin Speiller, Brett Morris

1:17:32 | Apr 19th, 2018

339 420 Special w/ Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling, Gavin Speiller, Brett Morris - Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling, Gavin Speiller, and Brett Morris join Matt Besser for this year’s special 420 edition of improv4humans! They perform scenes about introduci...Show More

338 Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, Colton Dunn

1:34:51 | Apr 12th, 2018

338 Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, Colton Dunn - Tim Meadows, Peter Hulne, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They’ll fact check a Peter Gabriel expert, take a homophobic uncle skydiving, and argue over the name of their gang....Show More

337 Michael Dean Damron, Mishka Shubaly, Joel Spence, Lou Wilson

1:29:51 | Apr 5th, 2018

337 Michael Dean Damron, Mishka Shubaly, Joel Spence, Lou Wilson - Michael Dean Damron returns to improv4humans along with fellow musician Mishka Shubaly and improvisers Joel Spence, Lou Wilson, and Matt Besser! Michael and Mishka perform songs th...Show More

336 Scott Aukerman, Horatio Sanz, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino, St. Lenox, Craig Rowin, Mookie Blaiklock, Peter Hulne, Laura Willcox, Don Fanelli, Brett Morris, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro

3:17:23 | Mar 29th, 2018

336 Scott Aukerman, Horatio Sanz, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino, St. Lenox, Craig Rowin, Mookie Blaiklock, Peter Hulne, Laura Willcox, Don Fanelli, Brett Morris, James Adomian, Betsy Sodaro - Scott Aukerman, Horatio Sanz, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino, C...Show More

335 The Best of i4h Vol. 8

1:45:39 | Mar 22nd, 2018

335 The Best of i4h Vol. 8 - The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Ga...Show More

334 Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Horatio Sanz

1:16:30 | Mar 15th, 2018

334 Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Horatio Sanz - Jess McKenna, Jon Gabrus, and Horatio Sanz join Matt Besser straight from SF Sketchfest! They’ll take audience suggestions that lead to scenes about a group of campers that turned to piracy, finding rea...Show More

333 Mookie Blaiklock, Neil Casey, Paul Rust

1:15:44 | Mar 8th, 2018

333 Mookie Blaiklock, Neil Casey, Paul Rust - Mookie Blaiklock, Paul Rust, and Neil Casey join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! We’ll hear scenes about getting stuck on a fence after eating mushrooms, a fake doctor who infiltrates a hospita...Show More

332 Noah Gundersen, Eugene Cordero, Toni Charline

1:32:15 | Mar 1st, 2018

332 Noah Gundersen, Eugene Cordero, Toni Charline - Musical guest Noah Gundersen joins Eugene Cordero, Toni Charline, and Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! Noah plays songs off his latest album White Noise that inspire scenes about how of...Show More

331 Rich Fulcher

1:29:43 | Feb 22nd, 2018

331 Rich Fulcher - Professor Rich Fulcher joins Matt Besser for the pilot episode of the new podcast, Marijuana Advice. They take listener calls about all things marijuana, from what the future of the cannabis industry looks like to the dangers of dr...Show More

330 Gavin Speiller, Dannah Phirman, Chad Carter

1:16:53 | Feb 15th, 2018

330 Gavin Speiller, Dannah Phirman, Chad Carter - Gavin Speiller, Dannah Phirman, and Chad Carter join Matt Besser this week for scenes about a new friend that can’t get acknowledged, a man who won't use any toilet but his own, and the theft of a ...Show More

329 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Curtis Gwinn

1:25:36 | Feb 8th, 2018

329 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Curtis Gwinn - John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, and Curtis Gwinn join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans! They take a selection of Crap on YouTubes that inspire scenes about a disagreement over a clichéd joke, sharing a m...Show More

328 K.Flay, Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris

1:47:52 | Feb 1st, 2018

328 K.Flay, Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris - Musical guest and Grammy nominee K.Flay joins improvisers Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris & Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! K.Flay performs songs off her latest albu...Show More

327 Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, Betsy Sodaro

1:54:19 | Jan 25th, 2018

327 Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, Betsy Sodaro - Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, and Betsy Sodaro join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! A singer gets pulled out of retirement to perform a song about her greatest tragedy, a botched visit by the ...Show More

326 Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox

1:30:42 | Jan 18th, 2018

326 Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox - Don Fanelli and Laura Willcox join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about PTSD after a bomb cyclone, Don’s mom’s obsession with the soundtrack from The Holiday, and a complicated audition...Show More

325 Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold, Ari Voukydis

1:16:16 | Jan 11th, 2018

325 Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold, Ari Voukydis - Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold and Ari Voukydis join Matt Besser this week for scenes about restaurant patrons ordering as a collective, injured schoolkids with fantastical excus...Show More

324 Danielle Schneider

1:16:04 | Jan 4th, 2018

324 Danielle Schneider - Danielle Schneider joins Matt Besser this week for an improv2humans! They perform scenes about a mom who just wants a birthday card on time, a waiter who offers deep-cutting character critiques, and a doctor with acting caree...Show More

323 Sam Wasson

1:52:11 | Dec 28th, 2017

323 Sam Wasson - This week, author of “Improv Nation” Sam Wasson joins Matt Besser for a far-reaching discussion about the history of improv. Sam and Matt outline the milestones of improvisational theatre as it evolved from a rehearsal exercise into ...Show More

322 Worriers, Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Brian Huskey

1:33:05 | Dec 21st, 2017

322 Worriers, Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Brian Huskey - Special musical guest Worriers join Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Brian Huskey and Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! Worriers play a selection of songs that inspire scenes about a ve...Show More

321 Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna

1:19:28 | Dec 14th, 2017

321 Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna - Jon Gabrus and Jessica McKenna join Matt Besser for part two of a live episode from Chicago! They take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about a team of nerdcatchers, a specialty toilet for a bad back, and a g...Show More

320 Horatio Sanz, Brett Morris, Mike Hanford, Will Hines

1:23:55 | Dec 7th, 2017

320 Horatio Sanz, Brett Morris, Mike Hanford, Will Hines - Welcome to the very first episode of Matt Besser's new podcast, Screw It, We’re Just Gonna Talk About How Twist And Shout Is The Worst Beatles Song. Matt is joined this week by engineer Brett...Show More

319 Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, Kristen Studard

1:32:33 | Nov 30th, 2017

319 Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, Kristen Studard - Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, and Kristen Studard join Matt Besser for a special i7h Movie Form episode! F...Show More

318 Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews, Jesse David Fox

1:47:26 | Nov 23rd, 2017

318 Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews, Jesse David Fox - Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews and special guest Jesse David Fox join Matt Besser for scenes about a freegan IT worker, an extremely competiti...Show More

317 Scott Aukerman, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Zach Reino, Space Warrior

1:15:29 | Nov 16th, 2017

317 Scott Aukerman, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Zach Reino, Space Warrior - Scott Aukerman, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Zach Reino, and Space Warrior join Matt Besser for another sing-a-long experiment on improv4humans! They join chorus on songs ...Show More

316 Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, Joel Spence

58:42 | Nov 9th, 2017

316 Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, Joel Spence - Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, and Joel Spence join Matt Besser for a special Movie Form double feature edition of improv4humans! First is “Fashiontown,” the story of a young haberdasher with dreams of making ...Show More

315 The Smith Street Band, Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, Dan Lippert

1:50:05 | Nov 2nd, 2017

315 The Smith Street Band, Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, Dan Lippert - Musical guest The Smith Street Band joins improvisers Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, and Dan Lippert for this week's improv4humans! They perform songs that lead to scenes about bringing ...Show More

314 Mookie Blaiklock, Brandon Gardner, Craig Rowin

1:37:56 | Oct 26th, 2017

314 Mookie Blaiklock, Brandon Gardner, Craig Rowin - Mookie Blaiklock, Brandon Gardner, and Craig Rowin join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! We’ll meet a surveillance program for Catcher in the Rye fans, the world’s most obnoxious automate...Show More

313 Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus

1:08:04 | Oct 19th, 2017

- Jess McKenna and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser for a special improv3humans live from the Windy City! We meet extremely high-test opera singers, a stranger who buys dogs off the street, and actors performing dramatic Muppet scenework. Plus, Fake Ben F...Show More

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

1:28:00 | Oct 12th, 2017

- The Wild Horses are back! Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Lauren Lapkus, and Stephanie Allynne join Matt Besser this week for scenes about the aftermath of their worst show ever, a movie executive who won’t put on his pants, and auditions for a movie...Show More

311 San Fermin, Matt Newell, Drew Spears, Mike McLendon

1:32:04 | Oct 5th, 2017

- Musical guest San Fermin joins improvisers Matt Newell, Drew Spears, and Mike McLendon for this week’s improv4humans! San Fermin plays songs off their new album that inspire scenes about using bait on a first date, staging heavy-handed plays about ...Show More

310 Tim Meadows, Dan Lippert, Don Fanelli

2:02:11 | Sep 28th, 2017

- Tim Meadows, Dan Lippert, and Don Fanelli join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They improvise scenes about shoe-based instruments, a student with a highly unusual name, and the truth about the iPhone 9. Later, the finalists in the intern...Show More

309 Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, Shaun Diston, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Anthony Atamanuik, Gil Ozeri

1:16:19 | Sep 21st, 2017

- Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, Shaun Diston, John Gemberling, Adam Pally, Gil Ozeri and Anthony Atamanuik join Matt Besser for part 2 of improv4humans live from DCM 19! They perform scenes about a computer with a farting problem, an open h...Show More

308 Armen Weitzman

1:26:43 | Sep 14th, 2017

- It's Monday morning, the final day of cuts for the 53-man roster for improv4humans. It's an agonizing ordeal for humans, and it's come down to Coach Besser's final cut.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV)...Show More

307 Ben Schwartz, Brian Huskey, Lou Wilson

1:28:33 | Sep 7th, 2017

- Ben Schwartz, Brian Huskey, and Lou Wilson join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about a father dealing with overly sarcastic children, ice cream scam artists, and super-boners during math class. Plus, Ben confronts th...Show More

306 Andy Daly, Bob Dassie

1:33:19 | Aug 31st, 2017

- Andy Daly and Bob Dassie join Matt Besser this week for scenes about a critic being confronted for snubbing a show, a hostel owner who charges in anecdotes, and an aggressive neighborhood mediation. Later, youths lose their innocence by way of play...Show More

305 Live at UCB Sunset w/ John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Jen D'Angelo, Colton Dunn

1:35:05 | Aug 24th, 2017

- John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Jen D'Angelo, and Colton Dunn join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans! They take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about anti-drug performance artists, a down on his luck checkers champ, and stuffed animals that...Show More

304 Cory Branan, Will Hines, Sean Conroy, Mary Holland, Seth Morris

1:40:50 | Aug 17th, 2017

- Cory Branan returns along with Will Hines, Sean Conroy, Mary Holland, and Seth Morris for a musical improv4humans! Cory plays songs off his new album “Adios” that inspire scenes about toilet paper slogans, goofy high school sports nicknames, and an...Show More

303 Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Will Hines

1:47:50 | Aug 10th, 2017

- Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, and Will Hines join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about a group audition involving jetpacks, having your name drawn out by an improv coach, and a couple that won’t tolerate peeking ...Show More

302 Paul Rust, Danielle Schneider, Craig Rowin

1:43:08 | Aug 3rd, 2017

- Paul Rust, Danielle Schneider, and Craig Rowin join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They take suggestions that inspire scenes about an anti-hypochondriac, terrible baby nurse candidates, and carving your name into a whale for love. Plus,...Show More

301 Eugene Cordero, Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna, Gavin Speiller, Sean Conroy, Mookie Blaiklock

1:53:50 | Jul 27th, 2017

- Sean Conroy, Gavin Speiller, and Mookie Blaiklock join Jessica McKenna, Eugene Cordero, Jon Gabrus, and Matt Besser for the final installment of The Mopes! Gene, Jon, and Jess perform more jobs than ever before in their attempt to earn their inheri...Show More

300 Chad Carter, Ian Roberts, Sean Conroy

1:44:25 | Jul 20th, 2017

- Chad Carter, Ian Roberts, and Sean Conroy join Matt Besser to celebrate 300 episodes on this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about a variety show performer with terrorist inclinations, President Martin Van Buren’s upbringing as a bubble b...Show More

299 The Family Crest, Jon Gabrus, Mary Holland, Drew Spears

1:23:31 | Jul 13th, 2017

- The Family Crest joins improvisers Jon Gabrus, Mary Holland, and Drew Spears for this week’s episode of improv4humans! The Family Crest plays a few of their favorite hits which inspire scenes about forgetting the army band, family troubles resultin...Show More

298 Eugene Cordero, Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Drew Tarver

1:27:32 | Jul 6th, 2017

- Eugene Cordero, Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, and Drew Tarver join Matt Besser for the next chapter of The Mopes Trilogy! Gene, Jon, and Jess continue their quest to complete fifty jobs in fifty weeks and inherit the fortune o...Show More

297 Dad Van, Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter

1:27:47 | Jun 29th, 2017

- Live from Del Close Marathon, winners of the nationwide improv4humans contest Dad Van (Rafe Williams, Eric Christensen, Ben Lyons, and Melissa Darch) join Matt Besser along with Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, and Shaun Diston! They take au...Show More

296 Scott Aukerman, Anthony King, Alex Fernie

1:34:53 | Jun 22nd, 2017

- Scott Aukerman, Anthony King, and Alex Fernie join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They turn suggestions from Twitter into scenes about getting blacklisted from alarm clock stores, the consequences of celebrating Kid's Day, and pragmatic...Show More

295 Eugene Cordero, Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Dan Lippert, Zach Reino

1:41:56 | Jun 15th, 2017

- Eugene Cordero, Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus, Dan Lippert, and Zach Reino join Matt Besser for part one of a new improvisational saga! Join wealthy twin heirs Jess and Jon along with personal assistant Gene as they attempt to inherit billionaire San...Show More

294 The Best of Music Vol. 3

2:22:33 | Jun 8th, 2017

- Enjoy volume 3 of improv4humans with Matt Besser’s best of music scenes, which were voted on by the fans. This episode features music from Austin Lucas, Langhorne Slim, Jenny Owen Youngs, Michael Dean Damron, The Mowgli's, Lydia Loveless, Jeff Rose...Show More

293 Austin Lucas, Brian Huskey, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Stephanie Allynne

1:30:42 | Jun 1st, 2017

- Musical friend Austin Lucas returns to improv4humans this week along with Brian Huskey, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, and Stephanie Allynne. Austin plays a few of his favorite songs which inspire scenes about a punk rock birthday party for a six ye...Show More

292 Mookie Blaiklock, Lou Wilson, Jacob Wysocki

1:18:49 | May 25th, 2017

- Mookie Blaiklock, Lou Wilson, and Jacob Wysocki join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They perform improvised scenes about fattening your son into a basketball player, making up new curse words to use on the schoolyard, and an Uber that g...Show More

291 Peter Hulne

1:20:55 | May 18th, 2017

- Peter Hulne joins Matt Besser this week for a special improv2humans! They practice their Spanish audition accents in public, seek password help from a starstruck Apple genius, and load their paintball guns with something a little more dangerous. Pl...Show More

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

1:44:56 | May 11th, 2017

- Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, and Drew Tarver of Big Grande (Teacher's Lounge) join Matt Besser this week for improvised scenes about hiding your shitty car from your girlfriend, going with the Conehead look for your headshot, and findin...Show More

289 Laura Stevenson, Joe Wengert, Mary Holland, Craig Rowin

1:19:38 | May 4th, 2017

- Musical guest Laura Stevenson joins improvisers Joe Wengert, Mary Holland, and Craig Rowin for this week's improv4humans! Laura plays a selection of songs that inspire scenes about coffee-focused wedding vows, a four-dollar milk scam, and a headach...Show More

288 Dan O'Brien, Tim Cummings, Brian Henderson, Mike Hanford, Don Fanelli, Sean Conroy

1:24:17 | Apr 27th, 2017

- Playwright Dan O’Brien and actors Tim Cummings and Brian Henderson join improvisers Mike Hanford, Sean Conroy, and Don Fanelli for a theatrical episode of improv4humans! Dan, Tim, and Brian present selections from Dan’s new stage play “The House in...Show More

287 420 Special w/ Jon Gabrus, Gavin Speiller, Brian Huskey, Horatio Sanz

1:34:58 | Apr 20th, 2017

- Jon Gabrus, Brian Huskey, Gavin Speiller, and Horatio Sanz join Matt Besser for this year’s special 420 edition of improv4humans! They deal with rocks falling off of the roof, call in some unhelpful officers of the law, and let an agent’s son take ...Show More

286 D'Arcy Carden, Gavin Speiller, Chad Carter

1:42:38 | Apr 13th, 2017

- D’Arcy Carden, Gavin Speiller, and Chad Carter join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They take suggestions from listeners that inspire scenes about putting Da Vinci’s garbage on display, a combat instructor who can’t deal with tiny injuri...Show More

285 Lucero, Mookie Blaiklock, Gil Ozeri, Chad Carter

1:22:10 | Apr 6th, 2017

- Musical guest Lucero joins Mookie Blaiklock, Gil Ozeri, Chad Carter, and Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! Lucero performs a selection of songs that inspire scenes about a family taking up too much of the prayer quota, the stress of short-...Show More

284 Andy Daly, Will Hines

1:36:46 | Mar 30th, 2017

- Andy Daly and Will Hines join Matt Besser this week for scenes about knock-off telemarketers, defeating an improv team with clever suggestions, and the “realest” Goofy at Disneyland. Later, we get an update on the Amherst mascot nominations, and a ...Show More

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

1:25:28 | Mar 23rd, 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 ...Show More

282 Adam McKay, Neil Casey

1:43:56 | Mar 16th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:23:58 | Mar 9th, 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 co...Show More

280 Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver

1:28:54 | Mar 2nd, 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...Show More

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

1:24:34 | Feb 23rd, 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...Show More

278 Joel Spence, Colton Dunn, Johnny Meeks

1:33:27 | Feb 16th, 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 p...Show More

277 Charlie Sanders, Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox

1:24:25 | Feb 9th, 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 h...Show More

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

1:20:43 | Feb 2nd, 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 ch...Show More

275 The Best of i4h Vol. 7

2:08:40 | Jan 26th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:24:58 | Jan 19th, 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 roo...Show More

273 Mary Holland, Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna

1:35:10 | Jan 12th, 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 meas...Show More

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

1:30:17 | Jan 5th, 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 improvise...Show More

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

1:30:23 | Dec 22nd, 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, ...Show More

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

1:04:28 | Dec 15th, 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 Peanu...Show More

269 Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Katie Dippold

1:49:24 | Dec 8th, 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...Show More

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

1:27:03 | Dec 1st, 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 c...Show More

267 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri

1:17:59 | Nov 24th, 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...Show More

266 Jessica McKenna, Dominic Dierkes, Brandon Gardner

1:20:10 | Nov 17th, 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 rol...Show More

265 Adal Rifai, Arnie Niekamp, Matt Young

1:32:31 | Nov 10th, 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 avo...Show More

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

1:26:55 | Nov 3rd, 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 exper...Show More

263 Jon Gabrus, Brian Huskey, Mookie Blaiklock

1:39:19 | Oct 27th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:25:06 | Oct 20th, 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 unsatisfac...Show More

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

1:30:15 | Oct 13th, 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 a...Show More

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

1:24:49 | Oct 6th, 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, sha...Show More

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

1:33:07 | Sep 29th, 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 s...Show More

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

1:39:04 | Sep 22nd, 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 fol...Show More

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

1:33:12 | Sep 15th, 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 of...Show More

256 Charlie Sanders, Jeff Hiller, Pamela Murphy

1:16:47 | Sep 8th, 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...Show More

255 Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri

1:43:04 | Sep 1st, 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, a...Show More

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

1:24:35 | Aug 25th, 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...Show More

253 Danielle Schneider, Don Fanelli, Dannah Phirman

1:25:10 | Aug 18th, 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...Show More

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

1:36:02 | Aug 11th, 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...Show More

251 Armen Weitzman

1:28:23 | Aug 4th, 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 get...Show More

250 Andy Daly, Bob Dassie

1:48:52 | Jul 28th, 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 screenwr...Show More

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

1:43:15 | Jul 21st, 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 talent...Show More

248 Kevin Dorff, Seth Morris

1:37:46 | Jul 14th, 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 le...Show More

247 Jon Gabrus, Nicole Parker, Paul Rust

1:57:45 | Jul 7th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:08:29 | Jun 30th, 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 scene...Show More

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

1:48:17 | Jun 23rd, 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 C...Show More

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

1:37:59 | Jun 16th, 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 forbid...Show More

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

1:46:35 | Jun 9th, 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...Show More

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

1:25:33 | Jun 2nd, 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 st...Show More

241 Will Hines, Stephanie Allynne, Alex Fernie

1:29:01 | May 26th, 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, ...Show More

240 Mike Still, Paul Welsh, Jessica McKenna

1:31:04 | May 19th, 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 fo...Show More

239 The Best of Music Vol. 2

2:51:32 | May 12th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:07:37 | May 5th, 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...Show More

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

1:46:47 | Apr 28th, 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 st...Show More

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

1:30:54 | Apr 20th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:30:35 | Apr 14th, 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 struggli...Show More

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

1:44:10 | Apr 7th, 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'...Show More

233 Neil Casey, Pam Murphy

1:43:06 | Mar 31st, 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 teen...Show More

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

1:24:41 | Mar 24th, 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 ...Show More

231 The Best of i4h Vol. 6

1:36:30 | Mar 17th, 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, B...Show More

Bonus: Beautiful/Anonymous with Chris Gethard Episode 1

1:07:14 | Mar 15th, 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 c...Show More

230 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Anthony Atamanuik

1:39:04 | Mar 10th, 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. ...Show More

229 Paul F. Tompkins, Drew Tarver, Tim Baltz

1:38:19 | Mar 3rd, 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 st...Show More

228 Live with Wild Horses at UCB Sunset

1:25:57 | Feb 25th, 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 ...Show More

227 Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin

1:21:38 | Feb 18th, 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 st...Show More

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

1:36:13 | Feb 11th, 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 i...Show More

225.5 Ask the UCB: Reddit AMA Follow-Up

26:47 | Feb 9th, 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...Show More

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

1:35:07 | Feb 4th, 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 confess...Show More

224 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Anthony Atamanuik

1:47:18 | Jan 28th, 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 dom...Show More

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

1:31:43 | Jan 21st, 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! L...Show More

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

21:16 | Jan 19th, 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...Show More

222 Seth Morris, Eugene Cordero, Will Hines

1:19:18 | Jan 14th, 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 customer...Show More

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

1:36:34 | Jan 7th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:39:48 | Dec 31st, 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 M...Show More

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

1:22:23 | Dec 24th, 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 mus...Show More

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

1:34:32 | Dec 17th, 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 ver...Show More

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

1:25:28 | Dec 15th, 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 spe...Show More

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

1:24:45 | Dec 10th, 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, Engi...Show More

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

1:26:11 | Dec 8th, 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 posi...Show More

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

1:15:10 | Dec 3rd, 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...Show More

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

1:40:52 | Nov 25th, 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...Show More

214 Wild Horses vs. Big Grande: LIVE at UCBsunset

1:22:48 | Nov 19th, 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 ...Show More

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

2:13:26 | Nov 12th, 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 pre...Show More

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

1:27:42 | Nov 5th, 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" li...Show More

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

1:00:12 | Oct 29th, 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...Show More

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

1:49:08 | Oct 22nd, 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, ...Show More

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

1:38:53 | Oct 15th, 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 l...Show More

208 LIVE from Hollywood Improv: Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh

1:22:01 | Oct 8th, 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 crys...Show More

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

1:05:22 | Oct 1st, 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 ...Show More

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

1:11:15 | Sep 24th, 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 ...Show More

205 Chad Carter

1:23:19 | Sep 17th, 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-...Show More

204 Alex Fernie, Alex Berg, Todd Fasen

1:34:47 | Sep 10th, 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 ...Show More

203 D'Arcy Carden, Jill Donnelly, Craig Rowin

1:40:10 | Sep 3rd, 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 M...Show More

202 Paul Rust, Mookie Blaiklock, Mike Mitchell

1:34:04 | Aug 27th, 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 ...Show More

201 Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin

1:42:39 | Aug 20th, 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 thei...Show More

200 Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman

1:49:26 | Aug 13th, 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 t...Show More

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

1:11:56 | Aug 6th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:21:47 | Jul 30th, 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 p...Show More

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

1:14:16 | Jul 23rd, 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 che...Show More

196 LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 3

1:05:35 | Jul 16th, 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 ...Show More

195 LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 2

1:17:36 | Jul 9th, 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 ...Show More

194.5 Ask the UCB: Success in Comedy

21:50 | Jul 7th, 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 ...Show More

194 LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 1

1:31:16 | Jul 2nd, 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 ...Show More

193 Andy Daly, Peter Gwinn, Amanda Sitko

1:51:42 | Jun 25th, 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 yo...Show More

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

1:28:57 | Jun 18th, 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 in...Show More

191 Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock

1:29:15 | Jun 11th, 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...Show More

190 LIVE at UCBsunset: Ian Roberts, Zach Woods

1:12:49 | Jun 4th, 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, c...Show More

189.5 Ask the UCB: Openings & Music Guests

19:51 | Jun 2nd, 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...Show More

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

2:01:43 | May 28th, 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 co...Show More

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

1:30:28 | May 21st, 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 ...Show More

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

1:21:57 | May 14th, 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...Show More

186 Waxahatchee, Seth Morris, Pamela Murphy, Jeff Hiller

1:23:57 | May 7th, 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 ab...Show More

185 Drew Spears, Andrew Hansen, Beth Appel

1:06:21 | Apr 30th, 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 ab...Show More

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

1:32:03 | Apr 20th, 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...Show More

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

1:14:19 | Apr 16th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:16:42 | Apr 9th, 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...Show More

181 Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver

1:27:18 | Apr 2nd, 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 th...Show More

180 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Amanda Sitko

1:16:19 | Mar 26th, 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 shoul...Show More

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

1:18:23 | Mar 19th, 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 n...Show More

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

1:27:48 | Mar 12th, 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...Show More

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

1:05:56 | Mar 5th, 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 m...Show More

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

1:10:18 | Feb 26th, 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 par...Show More

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

1:07:48 | Feb 19th, 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 de...Show More

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

1:09:00 | Feb 12th, 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 ...Show More

173 Drew Spears, Neil Casey, Brian Huskey

1:23:15 | Feb 5th, 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, an...Show More

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

1:28:24 | Jan 29th, 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, passio...Show More

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

1:31:14 | Jan 22nd, 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...Show More

170 Andy Daly, Pamela Murphy, Joel Spence

1:09:29 | Jan 15th, 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...Show More

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

1:36:57 | Jan 8th, 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 th...Show More

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

1:42:14 | Jan 1st, 2015

- 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 expl...Show More

167 Live in Vancouver 2014 w/ The Sunday Service

1:15:52 | Dec 25th, 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 impr...Show More

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

1:31:41 | Dec 23rd, 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 improv4huma...Show More

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

1:32:45 | Dec 18th, 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...Show More

164 Alex Berg, Dave Theune, Nick Mandernach

1:42:33 | Dec 11th, 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 go...Show More

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

1:24:42 | Dec 4th, 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 ...Show More

162 Best Of Music

1:56:46 | Nov 27th, 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 Bran...Show More

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

1:28:24 | Nov 20th, 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 so...Show More

160 Paul Rust, Pamela Murphy, Dan Lippert

1:22:33 | Nov 13th, 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 tr...Show More

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

1:45:38 | Nov 6th, 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 bri...Show More

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

1:25:45 | Oct 30th, 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! A...Show More

157 Tim Meadows, Matt Walsh, Peter Hulne

1:35:18 | Oct 23rd, 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 f...Show More

156 Charlie Sanders, Betsy Sodaro, Ryan Meharry

1:22:10 | Oct 16th, 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 ar...Show More

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

1:22:50 | Oct 9th, 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 th...Show More

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

1:19:33 | Oct 2nd, 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...Show More

153 Katie Dippold, Anthony King, Billy Merritt

1:12:30 | Sep 25th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:26:24 | Sep 18th, 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...Show More

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

1:01:12 | Sep 11th, 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 Cressw...Show More

150 Ben Schwartz, Gil Ozeri, Mookie Blaiklock

1:17:23 | Sep 4th, 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...Show More

149 Mary Holland, Matt Newell, James Mastraieni

1:10:27 | Aug 28th, 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 ele...Show More

148 LIVE from Just For Laughs and Outside Lands Festival

1:07:14 | Aug 21st, 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 ...Show More

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

1:23:44 | Aug 14th, 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 th...Show More

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

1:19:50 | Aug 7th, 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 w...Show More

145 LIVE from the Del Close Marathon 16 Pt. 2

1:26:17 | Jul 31st, 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, S...Show More

144 LIVE from the Del Close Marathon 16 Pt. 1

1:31:26 | Jul 24th, 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 Mart...Show More

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

1:06:31 | Jul 17th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:14:36 | Jul 10th, 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 i...Show More

141.5 Best of Vol. 5: The Nasty Hits

1:12:59 | Jul 8th, 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, Cha...Show More

141 Best of improv4humans Vol. 5

1:18:21 | Jul 3rd, 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 D...Show More

140 Charlie Sanders, Eugene Cordero, Dan Lippert

1:14:17 | Jun 26th, 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...Show More

139 Seth Morris, Mary Holland, Stephanie Allynne

1:16:42 | Jun 19th, 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...Show More

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

1:05:27 | Jun 12th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:15:13 | Jun 5th, 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 bas...Show More

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

1:16:10 | May 29th, 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 th...Show More

135 Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham

1:17:57 | May 22nd, 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...Show More

134 Danielle Schneider, Neil Casey, Pamela Murphy

1:12:57 | May 15th, 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 ...Show More

133.5 Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, Joel Spence

11:19 | May 13th, 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...Show More

133 Colton Dunn, Mookie Blaiklock, Joel Spence

1:05:58 | May 8th, 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 h...Show More

132 Zach Woods, Casey Feigh, Ronnie Adrian

1:14:32 | May 1st, 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 Feig...Show More

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

1:10:42 | Apr 24th, 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...Show More

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

1:17:52 | Apr 20th, 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,...Show More

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

1:01:47 | Apr 17th, 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, ...Show More

128.5 Best of improv4humans Vol. 4

1:26:48 | Apr 15th, 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 Di...Show More

128 Andy Daly, Dan Lippert, Will McLaughlin

1:26:08 | Apr 10th, 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 improv...Show More

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

1:14:30 | Apr 3rd, 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 possum...Show More

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

1:24:15 | Mar 27th, 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 improv...Show More

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

1:16:50 | Mar 20th, 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...Show More

124 Andy Secunda, Michael Delaney, Sean Conroy

1:24:48 | Mar 13th, 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,...Show More

123.5 Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King

30:09 | Mar 11th, 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 g...Show More

123 Michael Delaney, Will Hines, Anthony King

1:12:55 | Mar 6th, 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 'T...Show More

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

17:09 | Mar 4th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:20:45 | Feb 27th, 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 Le...Show More

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

1:25:50 | Feb 20th, 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 ...Show More

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

12:49 | Feb 19th, 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 Come...Show More

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

1:29:19 | Feb 13th, 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! Joi...Show More

119 Joe Wengert, Paul Rust, Mary Holland

1:25:40 | Feb 6th, 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 Jame...Show More

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

1:08:21 | Jan 30th, 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...Show More

117.5 Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still

15:29 | Jan 28th, 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  I...Show More

117 Jeff Hiller, Jon Gabrus, Mike Still

1:32:52 | Jan 23rd, 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 improv4...Show More

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

1:17:29 | Jan 16th, 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 t...Show More

115.5 Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Joe Wengert

12:12 | Jan 14th, 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 ...Show More

115 Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Joe Wengert

1:29:37 | Jan 9th, 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 vigila...Show More

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

1:18:25 | Jan 2nd, 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 leg...Show More

113 John Gemberling, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert

1:10:04 | Dec 26th, 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 o...Show More

112.5 The Birthday Boys

11:09 | Dec 24th, 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 Ma...Show More

112 The Birthday Boys

1:38:33 | Dec 19th, 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 scen...Show More

111.5 Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt

48:47 | Dec 16th, 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 tha...Show More

111 Paul Rust, Sean Conroy, Billy Merritt

1:15:31 | Dec 12th, 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 i...Show More

110 Seth Morris, Jon Gabrus, Mary Holland

1:27:57 | Dec 5th, 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 impr...Show More

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

1:29:43 | Nov 28th, 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, ...Show More

108 Adam McKay, Mike Still

1:32:08 | Nov 21st, 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 th...Show More

107.5 Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Charlie Sanders

14:20 | Nov 19th, 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...Show More

107 Tim Meadows, Betsy Sodaro, Charlie Sanders

1:19:12 | Nov 14th, 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 ...Show More

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

1:16:35 | Nov 7th, 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! T...Show More

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

20:18 | Nov 5th, 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 u...Show More

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

1:17:08 | Oct 31st, 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, an...Show More

104 Andy Daly, Josh Simpson, Jeff Hiller

1:17:37 | Oct 24th, 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 h...Show More

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

1:30:59 | Oct 17th, 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 rob...Show More

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

1:10:53 | Oct 10th, 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 gla...Show More

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

11:26 | Oct 8th, 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 UC...Show More

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

1:11:48 | Oct 3rd, 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 ...Show More

100 Best of improv4humans Vol. 3

2:04:30 | Sep 26th, 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, ...Show More

Bonus Ep: Ask The UCB 3

22:44 | Sep 24th, 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 wri...Show More

99 LIVE from Bumbershoot Pt. 1

56:09 | Sep 19th, 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 ...Show More

98.5 Best of What's Bothering You? Special

1:25:30 | Sep 17th, 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 Cord...Show More

98 LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 3

1:02:11 | Sep 12th, 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 si...Show More

97.5 Seth Morris, Mike Still

1:22:54 | Sep 10th, 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 improv4human...Show More

97 LIVE from DCM 15 Pt. 2

1:18:11 | Sep 5th, 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 ...Show More

96.5 Horatio Sanz, Brian Huskey, Neil Campbell

12:27 | Sep 3rd, 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 fo...Show More

96 Horatio Sanz, Neil Campbell, Brian Huskey

1:04:39 | Aug 29th, 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, figurin...Show More

95.5 Eugene Cordero, Pamela Murphy, Billy Merritt

12:00 | Aug 27th, 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 Labo...Show More