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Matt Besser

Adventures in Improv

A riveting conversation with UCB founding member–Matt Besser. Matt is one of the world's best improvisers but also an actor, voice actor, stand-up comedian, writer, producer, teacher, coach, story teller and podcast host. If you're not familiar with Matt's improv, sketch or one-man shows; you might recognize him from his TV appearances. He's been on The New Girl, Modern Family, Parks & Rec, How I Met Your Mother, Drunk History & Frasier to name a few. Films include Bad Teacher, Year One, Walk Hard: the Dewey Cox Story. He's done a ton of podcasts and, coinciding with this release, his podcast improv4humans will have completed its 500th episode. In this interview he will discuss his start in improv, beginning with the first ever iO show he went to in Chicago. He talks about his training with Del Close and the origin of several improv formats, including the Movie, the "Spineless Harold" and the Horror. He also talks about the importance of playing real (top of your intelligence) and how improv has changed his life. Visit MattBesser.com See Matt Besser's IMDb Listen to the audio series Estates of Perfection Order the improv4humans4music Vol 1 Exclusive LP

1hr 5mins

2 Jun 2021

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New from Matt Besser: Welcome to the Estates of Perfection

improv4humans with Matt Besser

Mark Belner and his wife Debbie arrive at The Estates hoping to escape the increasingly inhospitable life of the city. While Debbie is taking her entrance exam, Mark watches the orientation video and encounters his first service droid. Starring Matt Besser, Danielle Schneider, Mary Holland, John Gemberling, Laci Mosley, and Dan Lippert.  Listen exclusively on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcher.com/premium, select a monthly plan and enter the promo code ESTATES


28 Apr 2021

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25. “Goose Boys Legion” with Colin Matthews (Matt Besser)

YOU ARE WORTHY with LilMookieB

LilMookieB welcomes of the podcast, insurrectionist Colin Matthews (Matt Besser). They speak of such things of not receiving the recognition you deserve, not relying upon others for happiness, and the fine art of bellowing. Plus, Mookie answers a cry for help from a desperate fan.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lilmookieb/support


9 Feb 2021

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Football and the 5th Wife with Matt Besser


Coach Pat Dresser (Matt Besser, Improv4Humans podcast) leads the church football team after a stint in the Tik Tok house.Matt Besser: @mattbesser--SHOW INFORMATION  Instagram: @MegaThePodcast Twitter: @MegaThePodcast Support Us on Patreon For Mailbag Questions and Other Inquiries: megathepodcast@gmail.comMerchandise: https://store.dftba.com/collections/megaFollow Holly and Greg Holly Laurent: Twitter | Instagram Greg Hess: Twitter | InstagramMusic by Julie B. Nichols. Artwork by Geoff Tice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


30 Aug 2020

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Episode 9: Matt Besser

FatherGood Podcast

FatherGood morning everyone! It’s a new week and a new episode of FatherGood Podcast! Our guest this week is one of the founders of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Matt Besser. On this episode we really get into the weeds and talk about getting slapped in the face by an 11-year-old in a room full of 11-year-olds.  Follow Matt: @mattbesser Follow Kenny: @kennygstevensonFollow Marshall: @MrHappyGivens Beats by Hargrave: @hvrgrave HP 53 Productions #SouthSideDNA

1hr 14mins

28 Aug 2020

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Matt Besser and Danielle Schneider, Paul W. Downs and Lucia Aniello

Couples Therapy

In episode 98, Andy and Naomi bring us sets from married couple Matt Besser (@MattBesser) and Danielle Schneider (@Daniellestuff) and lovers Paul W. Downs (@paulwdowns) and Lucia Aniello (@LuciaAniello). Plus they play their own set from March live show. Check out our Twitter @NaomiandAndy and our Instagram @couplestherapypod for information on upcoming shows that will be live streamed on Twitch. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisersSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 3mins

19 May 2020

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Oingo Boingo's Only A Lad with Matt Besser

This Particular Album is Very, Very Important to Me

Actor, writer and comedian Matt Besser joins Deborah and Joel to talk about Oingo Boingo's 1981 album, Only a Lad. Besser talks about growing up in Little Rock, the impact new wave had on his life, spending summers in Santa Fe learning to break the rules, Rocky Horror Picture Show with friends and so much more! Plus Joel and Deborah's particular songs, Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac and Since You've Been Gone by Kelly Clarkson. Subscribe, Listen, Enjoy Rate and Review! *Fun side note! We recorded all of these episodes before the pandemic, so please trust that we are quarantined at home, living vicariously through our past selves. Hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home as well!* -- SHOW INFORMATION Facebook Page: @ThisParticularAlbum Instagram:@ThisParticularAlbum Twitter: @ParticularAlbum Email: ThisParticularAlbum@gmail.com Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Subscribe: Spotify

1hr 4mins

19 May 2020

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Matt Besser can improv eating my ass

Table For One Dumb Boy

UCB is a pyramid scheme. For the price of a class at UCB I will train you not to be a wimp in comedy and be a badass that smokes and listens to The Anthony Cumia show. Improv is for losers.


24 Apr 2020

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BA #029: Matt Besser

Box Angeles

Comedian Matt Besser (Parks and Recreation, Reno 911!) stops by the studio and discusses how people should gain life experiences before entering comedy, how improv has become 'corny' and more!Pics, vids -- boxangeles.com/029[Originally aired June 2014]


9 Dec 2019

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Matt Besser's TED Talk for Stoners

Forked Up

Matt and Michelle welcome Upright Citizens Brigade co-founder and comedy legend Matt Besser to the show for a conversation about grilling, our sense of smell and Matt's new weed-based comedy special POT HUMOR. Get it wherever you stream! Also, Matt and Michelle pay tribute to the original voice of Cap'n Crunch, deride plate dividers and caution against finding metal pieces in your chicken!

1hr 12mins

14 Nov 2019