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The MEAT Improv with Jake Jabbour and Josh Simpson

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A podcast where comedians tell true, "meaty" stories from their lives to inspire longform improv comedy. Hosted by Josh Simpson, Jake Jabbour Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-meat-improv-with-jake-jabbour-and-josh-simpson/donations

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A podcast where comedians tell true, "meaty" stories from their lives to inspire longform improv comedy. Hosted by Josh Simpson, Jake Jabbour Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-meat-improv-with-jake-jabbour-and-josh-simpson/donations

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Love the 'prov, bruh. Good stuff.

So funny

By RachDrum - May 11 2018
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Amazing stories and silly, joyful improv

iTunes Ratings

95 Ratings
Average Ratings
95
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'Prov

By mikeboxelder - Jul 27 2018
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Love the 'prov, bruh. Good stuff.

So funny

By RachDrum - May 11 2018
Read more
Amazing stories and silly, joyful improv
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The MEAT Improv with Jake Jabbour and Josh Simpson

Latest release on May 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 124 - Mary Anthony & Kale Hills in "Camps & Phantoms"

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Mary Anthony (UCB's Leroy, Fashion Show at Lunch) & Kale Hills (Adam Ruins Everything, UCB's PONY) join the MEAT to talk about growing up somewhere between the midwest and the south, as well as politics, religion and theater camps. Then we do improvised scenes about The Phantom of a Community Theater, a pious baby bottle company, children in Hollywood and more!

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Aug 21 2018

1hr 37mins

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Rank #2: 61- Ian Roberts & Heather Anne Campbell in "Cops & Kittens" (Recorded Live at UCB Sunset)

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Ian Roberts (UCB 4, Key & Peele, Teachers) & Heather Anne Campbell (SNL, Whose Line Is It Anyway, Corporate) kick off the MEAT TRAIN tour 2017 with a live show at the UCB Sunset Theater in Los Angeles! Ian tells a story about the time a man with a gun was running amok in his shitty apartment building in Milwaukee. Heather talks about some of her many horrific incidents with animals. These true stories inspire improvised scenes about a man determined to watch the NBA Finals, a time traveling apartment hunter, a group of farmers desperate to work at a glory hole and more! The MEAT is touring via train for all of JUNE 2017. If you live near Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans, Chicago, DC, Philadelphia or NYC get tickets for shows and info for improv workshops at www.boardwalkaudio.com/meattrain For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Jun 13 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #3: 196 - JOBuary - ER Doctor with James Mannion and special guest Brian

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For January, The MEAT is doing something new, we're interviewing people outside the comedy community to get a better sense of well the community. So for January we have Bria, an ER doctor talking emergency rooms, med school, and fighting to eradicate the Ebola virus. Joining us on the improv side is star improviser James Mannion (UCB Leroy)! We do scenes about teacups for solo dudes at Disneyland, getting dumped to have a glow up, the dangers of Einstein bagels and more!


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Jan 07 2020

1hr 35mins

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Rank #4: 135 - Paul Rust & Michael Cassady (Don't Stop or We'll Die) in "Trumpons & Tardiness"

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Individually they are Paul Rust (Love, Pee Wee's Big Holiday) & Michael Cassady (Drunk History, Love), but together they are the rock & roll band Don't Stop or We'll Die and they've got a new album coming out in November 2018! The boys start off with a chat about their early days in comedy, the big Hollywood house parties that Josh used to sleep over at and a time when Paul turned the tables on one Louis CK. Michael tells a story about a time he attended a wedding at one of Trump's country clubs. Paul talks about how he was once 10 minutes late to producing a Sunday morning radio show in rural Iowa and the backlash that followed. These true stories inspire improvised scenes about Spielberg's directing hats, mourning DJs, a wild anniversary party and more!

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Nov 06 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #5: 208 - Julie Brister & Zander Frost in "Jerks & Nuts"

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The MEAT is back with two of our favorites for week 2 of our quarantine recordings. Julie Brister (Goliath, UCB's Assembly) and Zender Frost (Bitchin', Dentists Suck) join the show to share stories, and talk a little bit about quarantine life. Julie tells a story about the worst roommate she ever had in NYC. Zander talks about his lifelong battle with nut allergies. These true stories inspire improvised scenes about Post Office Auctions, the fortune telling machines from BIG, traumatized TGIF stars and a whole lot more.

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Mar 31 2020

1hr 40mins

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Rank #6: 22 - Jessica McKenna & Zach Reino in "Air Mattresses & Musicals"

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True, meaty stories about loaning an air mattress to Tony Shalhoub and traveling to Edinburgh with a high school theater group inspire improvised scenes about Stanley Tucci hating his own movies, a very lonely fireman, Hawaii horror stories & more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Sep 13 2016

1hr 32mins

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Rank #7: 154 - Rose O'Shea and Emily Fightmaster in "No Fly List and Oh My Trist"

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Emily Fightmaster (Hail Mary, Second City)  and Rose O'Shea (Queer World, PONY) come by to talk bringing a machete to the airport and finding love over the long haul. This leads to scenes about the bothersome flight list, flirting at work, and asking people out from the wing of a plane! Plus more! It's a spirited episode full of lots of Jake going "What the hell?" Support The MEAT at https://www.patreon.com/themeatimprov and help Jake publish his book at Training to be Myself

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Mar 19 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rank #8: 59 - Ellie Kovara & Brennan Lee Mulligan in "Divinity & Doo Doo"

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Ellie Kovara (102 in Dog Years, UCB's Zoo Zoo) & Brennan Lee Mulligan (Strong Female Protagonist, UCB's Teacher's Lounge) join The MEAT to talk about experiences that made them rethink their lives. Brennan shares a story about an inexplicable, perhaps divine experience he had in a Catholic church. Ellie talks about how a messy nightmare at the airport may have actually helped her heal and become the person she is today. These incredible, true stories inspire improv scenes about an annoying 10-year-old philosopher, the inner workings of a brain in crisis, crusty old men that will never die and much more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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May 30 2017

1hr 32mins

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Rank #9: 10 - Mary Holland and Dave Theune in "Knee Creaks & Internet Creeps"

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True stories about getting older and living in a studio apartment and meeting strangers on the Internet inspire scenes about the oldest elevator on Earth, the dark side of Medieval Times, a play called "Sad Greg" and more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Jun 21 2016

1hr 36mins

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Rank #10: 120 - Jack Allison & Joe Hartzler in Best Buy Believers & Thai Cave Retrievers

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Jack Allison (Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Funny or Die) and Joe Hartzler (Acting Tips, Brooklyn 99) are notorious for their spicy Twitter feeds, and we get into it on this episode of The MEAT. Jack tells the story of how he gave up on the entertainment industry and took a job at Best Buy. Joe talks about a time he got stuck in a cave not unlike the soccer players in Thailand. Then we do scenes about Twitter overlords, George Clooney becoming a "normal person", sharks with book deals and a whole bunch more.

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Jul 24 2018

1hr 28mins

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Rank #11: 18 - Suzi Barrett & Cissy F. in "Ouija Boards & Roleplay"

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True, meaty stories about summoning a spirit with a homemade ouija board and roleplaying rookies inspire improvised scenes about gross ghost games, the sexiest improv scene about improv ever, an guy who thinks he's the boss and more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Aug 16 2016

1hr 17mins

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Rank #12: 74- Lamar Woods and Chuck Maa in "Batman Blunders and Dave and Busters"

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Chuck Maa (SeventhGrade, Ke3lazn420, The Dial-Up Show) And Lamar Woods (New Girl, White Women, Your Token Friend) stop by to get wild at Spring Break and go to Dave and Busters for more than pizza! Chuck talks about his education background and defending his home from a robber, and Lamar talks about his religious background and dropping acid while camping. We go to Spain for Sprite, ask Batman about his injuries and get desperate during the apocalypse!

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Sep 05 2017

1hr 25mins

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Rank #13: 201 - MEAT CUTE 2020 - Brennan Lee Mulligan & Isabella Roland in "Bad Therapists & Nosy Nuns"

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Brennan Lee Mulligan (Dimension 20, CollegeHumor) and Isabella Roland (Roinky Roink, Mike Pence's Alien Butt Baby) are hilarious comedians that just so happen to have been dating for a little over 2 years! That makes them perfect candidates for the 2020 MEAT Cute series where we talk to real life comedy couples about love & relationships. First they share the story of how they met and accidentally ended up dating, and then they share the story of how Brennan thwarted a nosy nun during a very trying time for Izzy's family. These true stories inspire improvised scenes about a Grandma who tells very personal bedtime stories, a man who can't deal with his emotions, a man named Spike Sidewinder and a bunch more. If you like the show, you can support us and gain access to a weekly bonus episode about improv theory called The Potatoes at www.patreon.com/themeatimprov

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Feb 11 2020

1hr 37mins

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Rank #14: 52 - James Mastraieni & Dhruv Uday Singh in "Coke Floats & Fugitives"

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The hosts of the I'm Too Effing High podcast, James Mastraieni and Dhruv Uday Singh, join The MEAT for a very special crossover episode! Dhruv tells a story about going to Jamaica and being offered every sinful thing you can imagine. The James tells an incredible story about fugitives, threesomes and life and death decisions. These stories lead to improvised scenes about ding dongs that ding-a-ling, coke dealers on floats, awkward "I love yous" and more! After you listen to this, listen to Josh and Jake's episode of I'm Too Effing High out now! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Apr 11 2017

1hr 31mins

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Rank #15: 67 - Susan Messing & Emily Fightmaster in "Methods & Meth Heads" (Recorded live at The Annoyance in Chicago)

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Susan Messing (The Annoyance, Messing with a Friend) and Emily Fightmaster (Second City, The Annoyance) join Josh and Jake for a night at the Annoyance Theater. They start off with a discussion about the methods taught at the UCB Theater and The Annoyance theaters. Josh gets called a bitch with skinny thighs. Then Emily tells a true story about a time they took "good speed" in Europe and had a big time comedown in Barcelona. Susan talks about being with her dad as passed away, and a supernatural experience she had during that time. These true stories inspire improvised scenes about a new brand of Tab soda by Emily, a newscast gone horribly wrong, a dying man who will never get an oyster and more!

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Jul 25 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #16: 14 - Will Hines and Jen Krueger in "Kids & Cats"

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Meaty stories about field trips and kittens inspire improvised scenes about James Bond on the beach, a Looney Tunes safari, Josh's pet wolf and more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Jul 19 2016

1hr 25mins

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Rank #17: 189 - Ronnie Adrian & Artoun Nazareth in "Models & Loners"

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Ronnie Adrian (Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, The Dragons) & Artoun Nazareth (GHOST, Quiet Kids) join the meat to tell a couple of true, tragic stories revolving around food. Josh shares a the story of his short-lived modeling career. Artoun tells a story about a volunteer trip to build houses in Armenia which included bad breakfasts and cooking vodka. Ronnie talks about a time he got a friend to leave a sleepover with his empty pantry. These true stories inspire improvised scenes about popping & locking, a model employee named Pierre, Josh's new son and a whole lot more! If you like The MEAT, consider becoming a patron at patreon.com/themeatimprov where you can get access to our discord channel and our weekly episode about improv technique called The Potatoes.

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Nov 19 2019

1hr 36mins

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Rank #18: 13 - Kale Hills and Kirby Howell-Baptiste in "Lovers & Brothers"

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Meaty stories about Christian guilt and a selfish brother lead to scenes about strict dorm rooms, circus kidnappings, crapping yourself at the company picnic and more! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Jul 12 2016

1hr 36mins

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Rank #19: 186 - Dan Hodapp and John-Michael Sedor in "Sedate the Dog and Sleep with my Mom"

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This week we have two exceptional humans, first time guests, Dan Hodapp (The Scene, Assembly) and John-Michael Sedor (Spunky Daniel, Springfield Tornados) to come get weird with stories of loose dog attacks and drunk dialing moms. Dan talks about moving to LA and getting attacked by a dog in front of police and John-Michael drinks Fireball and drunk dials his mom. These lead to scenes about an overzealous fire department, a book of drunk dials, Interviews for bus smashings and more!  If you'd like to support the show, join our discord channel and get a weekly bonus episode about improv theory, become a patron at www.patreon.com/themeatimprov

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Oct 29 2019

1hr 28mins

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Rank #20: 148 - MEAT-Cute 2019 with Katie Plattner and Wayland McQueen in "Stage Fright and Chit Chat"

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Kicking off our annual Meat-Cute couples month we have married couple Wayland McQueen (Ducksnort, UCB's Vulture) and Katie Plattner (Katiedoodlehands) talk about meeting in summer camp and then reigniting that flame more than a decade later! Plus all day texting, party paralysis, and second cousin faux weddings! Some of that is the meat and some of that is the improv. Listen to find out which is which!

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Feb 05 2019

1hr 21mins

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