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Upright Citizens Brigade

Who's The New Face Of Pepsi Next? You... Sort Of

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.03.2012 | Technology

The new face of Pepsi Next could be you, or at least a funnier version of yourself. As part of a new ad campaign for Pepsi Next, a soft drink that ...

LISTEN: Bill Burr's AMAZING Rant On 'Nerds' In Comedy

Posted 03.28.2012 | Comedy

Stand-up veteran Bill Burr went on a six-minute tirade against the rise of nerds, specifically neo-geek comedians, on "Monday Morning Podcast." Singli...

SXSW Comedy Recap: Day 4

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

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.

Voice To Voice: Brent Sullivan And Eliot Glazer Discuss Their 'It Gets Betterish' Webseries

Posted 03.09.2012 | Gay Voices

Note: The above video may contain language or content that is not safe for work environments. Our Voice to Voice series brings together two individ...

Chicago Actor, Comedian Predicts the Oscars

Chris Krapek | Posted 04.25.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

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.

WATCH: iPhone 4S Is Even For Crazy People

Posted 01.07.2012 | Comedy

(Warning, video is a bit NSFW for some slightly violent images.) When Steve Jobs wrote "Here's to the crazy ones" in the iconic Apple ad, we're pre...

WATCH: A Wedding Improv Everywhere Style

Posted 12.18.2011 | Comedy

Keeping with their black tie theme as of late, Improv Everywhere's latest mission took place at a wedding. Don't worry, though, the bride and groom we...

WATCH: I Was An Evil Baby

Posted 12.03.2011 | Comedy

Mild mannered storyteller, comedian, actor and talk show host, Chris Gethard -- the guy who got P. Diddy to come to the UCB Theater -- was an incredib...

A Brief History Of The UCB By New York Magazine

New York Magazine | Posted 11.26.2011 | Comedy

The Upright Citizens Brigade arrived with a mission: to make New York comedy smart again. And to get on TV. Fifteen years on, members of the scene tha...

Ross Luippold

WATCH: Improv Comedy Monologist Sparks Rape Allegations | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.26.2011 | Comedy

On Sunday, August 14, during the Del Close Marathon in New York City, an audience member, identified as Eric Angell, told an anecdote during the show ...

WATCH: Al Jaffee, Creator Of The Mad Magazine Fold-In

Posted 10.22.2011 | Arts

Al Jaffee, cartoonist and creator of the Mad Magazine Fold-In, was interviewed recently by the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. Jaffee's name might n...

'Live From UCB Theatre' To Launch On SiriusXM

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy

Fans of Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, which is widely recognized as a red-hot epicenter of comedic talent in New York and Los Angeles, will be ple...

WATCH: 'Sock Or Hat?'

Posted 07.24.2011 | Comedy

"Sock Or Hat?" is a game show created by Upright Citizens Brigade's Will Hines that has taken the country by storm. All of your friends watch every si...

Jordan Zakarin

Is This The New Stoner Classic? | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment

Hollywood tries again and again, often in vain, to paint a clear picture of the smoky haze that is the life of a pot smoker. But it's a new independen...

WATCH: Awesome Movie Titles In Movies Mashup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

A lot of us remember UCB's hilarious sketch about the guy claiming to have had the titular line in Star Wars ("Oh boy, I'm just so tired of all these ...

Seeing Comedy Get Made, and Made Better

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Danny Groner

It isn't just comedy, but really all creative arts, that asks artists to make everything seem effortless, natural, and completely ironed out.

Diddy Makes His Live Comedy Debut

Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ross Luippold

(L-R) Don Fanelli, Will Hines, Shannon O'Neill, Bethany Hall, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Chris Gethard. Photo courtesy Ari Scott. If you ever want to boo...

The Agenda: Burlesque, Ballet And Facebook Profiling

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

After you catch a showing of the buzzed-about Black Swan, meet real life ballerinas and shop for dance-inspired clothes at BCBG Max Azria on Rodeo Dri...

Matt Besser Protests L.A. Marathon For 'This Show Will Get You High' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Upright Citizens Brigade co-founder Matt Besser has taken to the streets for his new Comedy Central sketch special "This Show Will Get You High" -- sp...

Hollywood Nightlife: What To Do In Your 20s, 30s, & 40s

Los Angeles Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine. Think you've outgrown this nightlife capital? We surveyed what's out there and discovered haunts that'll pleas...

Social Media Week: Shift Will Happen

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Bonifer

For Social Media Week 2010, five cities will host a week-long series of free-admission events that will include workshops, panels, performances and games designed to explore the subject of social media.

WATCH: Self Attack Ad

Jon Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jon Gutierrez


Upright Citizens Brigade Hosts Sarah Jessica Parker Celebrity Funeral

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | William Winner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last night at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre on West 26th street, throngs of young New Yorkers came out to reflect on the life--and mock the de...

We Need Bloggers!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assignmen...

Chasing Laughter With Ben Schwartz

Nick Kreiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nick Kreiss

For as long as he can remember, Ben Schwartz has chased laughter. And it's a good thing, because the guy is flat out funny.