It is not, the "United Christians Brigade," as my mother calls it. Close, but not quite. The Upright Citizens Brigade is the ultimate hub of comedic talent, a religion for some, and a cult classic for the young at heart.
Yes, it's cynical about the political process, it plays with the basic uselessness of the VP position, and it rests on the fundamental incompetence of D.C. power players. But its characters exist so far outside of reality that the satire lacks any teeth.
In an attempt to get Chicago celebs to give me their Oscar predictions via Twitter, Matt Walsh was the only one brave enough to do so (Thanks for nothing, John Cusack and Barack Obama!). Here are Walsh's bold predictions.