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.
Backed by Kickstarter, Adams originally planned to release the film online but as he started meeting more people from the group, he grasped what the movie would really be about, which was the evolution of the group and the creative transitions from text to photo to HD video.
Joe Bonacci and Michael Canfield recently created a comedic, interactive Choose Your Own on Youtube that allows the viewer to botch a job interview over and over again. I recently met up with Michael and Joe to pick their brains about this quirky ideas.
In my limited experience, I've found that gender, sexual preference and race don't necessarily matter when it comes to funny. I have found that there are more male than female comics. There is a problem and it's not Adam Carolla's viewpoint.
Each week I count down my favorite online videos created by UCB performers and alumni. This week we have videos from John Lutz (30 Rock, Saturday Night Live), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation, Scott Pilgrim), and many more.
Tuesday was perhaps the best all-around night of comedy on the Esther's Follies stage this week, from a satisfyingly awkward episode of Pete Holmes' You Made It Weird podcast to a stellar set of improv from the UCB All Stars.
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.