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Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to Earwolf with a fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to Earwolf with a fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Earwolf

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Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to Earwolf with a fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

Twitter:

@mattbesser

Language:

English

Contact:

P.O. Box 1421 Los Angeles, CA 90078


Episodes

331 Rich Fulcher

2/22/2018
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331 Rich Fulcher - Professor Rich Fulcher joins Matt Besser for the pilot episode of the new podcast, Marijuana Advice. They take listener calls about all things marijuana, from what the future of the cannabis industry looks like to the dangers of driving high to the best weed for an amazing sexual experience. Plus, they give tips on the best way to combat paranoia as well as how to get your pot brownies to kick in faster. This episode is sponsored by NBC's A.P. Bio, SeatGeek (code: IMPROV),...

Duration:01:29:43

330 Gavin Speiller, Dannah Phirman, Chad Carter

2/15/2018
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330 Gavin Speiller, Dannah Phirman, Chad Carter - Gavin Speiller, Dannah Phirman, and Chad Carter join Matt Besser this week for scenes about a new friend that can’t get acknowledged, a man who won't use any toilet but his own, and the theft of a neighbor’s BarkBox. Plus, a cafe goer demands a cereal straw for his milk, a mobile game gets in the way of a funeral, and a breast-exam rap group takes a closer look at their lyrics. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV) and...

Duration:01:16:53

329 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Curtis Gwinn

2/8/2018
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329 John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Curtis Gwinn - John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, and Curtis Gwinn join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans! They take a selection of Crap on YouTubes that inspire scenes about a disagreement over a clichéd joke, sharing a manhole fetish on the first date, and an intervention disguised as a Pokémon tournament. Plus, we hear the story of the first elf-reindeer hybrid and the inventors of YouTube share their very first captures. This episode is sponsored by MVMT...

Duration:01:25:36

328 K.Flay, Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris

2/1/2018
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328 K.Flay, Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris - Musical guest and Grammy nominee K.Flay joins improvisers Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris & Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! K.Flay performs songs off her latest album “Every Where Is Some Where” that inspire scenes about a cafe where people tell their sex stories, a gargoyle who can’t turn to stone, and a BDSM sub who can’t be pleasured by jerks. Plus, girls’ night gets ruined by a tag-along boyfriend and...

Duration:01:47:51

328 K.Flay, Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris

2/1/2018
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328 K.Flay, Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris - Musical guest and Grammy nominee K.Flay joins improvisers Eugene Cordero, Paul F. Tompkins, Seth Morris & Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! K.Flay performs songs off her latest album “Every Where Is Some Where” that inspire scenes about a cafe where people tell their sex stories, a gargoyle who can’t turn to stone, and a BDSM sub who can’t be pleasured by jerks. Plus, girls’ night gets ruined by a tag-along boyfriend and...

Duration:01:47:51

327 Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, Betsy Sodaro

1/25/2018
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327 Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, Betsy Sodaro - Bobby Moynihan, Dan Lippert, and Betsy Sodaro join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! A singer gets pulled out of retirement to perform a song about her greatest tragedy, a botched visit by the Men In Black has a long-lasting impact, and a boy with two pee holes learns how to use his gift. Plus, a flat-Earther finds himself in a world he never knew existed, and a special Case Closed with a Trump “shithole” defender leads to a scene...

Duration:01:54:19

326 Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox

1/18/2018
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326 Don Fanelli, Laura Willcox - Don Fanelli and Laura Willcox join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about PTSD after a bomb cyclone, Don’s mom’s obsession with the soundtrack from The Holiday, and a complicated audition for a Dr. Scholl’s ad. Plus, Lana Del Rey debuts a new song with a familiar tune, and a coffee mug slogan writer goes in for his big pitch. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV).

Duration:01:30:42

325 Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold, Ari Voukydis

1/11/2018
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325 Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold, Ari Voukydis - Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold and Ari Voukydis join Matt Besser this week for scenes about restaurant patrons ordering as a collective, injured schoolkids with fantastical excuses, and an attempted apology for driving through a barbershop. Plus, a teacher pays a visit to an archaic school board and a villager speaks out against the penis artwork spreading through his town. This episode is sponsored by HBO's Crashing...

Duration:01:16:16

325 Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold, Ari Voukydis

1/11/2018
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325 Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold, Ari Voukydis - Phil Rosenthal, Andy Daly, Katie Dippold and Ari Voukydis join Matt Besser this week for scenes about restaurant patrons ordering as a collective, injured schoolkids with fantastical excuses, and an attempted apology for driving through a barbershop. Plus, a teacher pays a visit to an archaic school board and a villager speaks out against the penis artwork spreading through his town. This episode is sponsored by HBO's Crashing...

Duration:01:16:16

324 Danielle Schneider

1/4/2018
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324 Danielle Schneider - Danielle Schneider joins Matt Besser this week for an improv2humans! They perform scenes about a mom who just wants a birthday card on time, a waiter who offers deep-cutting character critiques, and a doctor with acting career advice. Later, a cheerleader gets interrogated about her cheers after a car accident, and the sandwich-on-head bet turns into a flight risk. This episode is sponsored by Bombfell.

Duration:01:16:04

324 Danielle Schneider

1/4/2018
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324 Danielle Schneider - Danielle Schneider joins Matt Besser this week for an improv2humans! They perform scenes about a mom who just wants a birthday card on time, a waiter who offers deep-cutting character critiques, and a doctor with acting career advice. Later, a cheerleader gets interrogated about her cheers after a car accident, and the sandwich-on-head bet turns into a flight risk. This episode is sponsored by Bombfell.

Duration:01:16:04

324 Danielle Schneider

1/4/2018
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324 Danielle Schneider - Danielle Schneider joins Matt Besser this week for an improv2humans! They perform scenes about a mom who just wants a birthday card on time, a waiter who offers deep-cutting character critiques, and a doctor with acting career advice. Later, a cheerleader gets interrogated about her cheers after a car accident, and the sandwich-on-head bet turns into a flight risk. This episode is sponsored by Bombfell.

Duration:01:16:04

324 Danielle Schneider

1/4/2018
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324 Danielle Schneider - Danielle Schneider joins Matt Besser this week for an improv2humans! They perform scenes about a mom who just wants a birthday card on time, a waiter who offers deep-cutting character critiques, and a doctor with acting career advice. Later, a cheerleader gets interrogated about her cheers after a car accident, and the sandwich-on-head bet turns into a flight risk. This episode is sponsored by Bombfell.

Duration:01:16:04

323 Sam Wasson

12/28/2017
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323 Sam Wasson - This week, author of “Improv Nation” Sam Wasson joins Matt Besser for a far-reaching discussion about the history of improv. Sam and Matt outline the milestones of improvisational theatre as it evolved from a rehearsal exercise into the comedic performance art form that we know it as today. Learn more about Sam Wasson’s book “Improv Nation” here. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV).

Duration:01:52:11

323 Sam Wasson

12/28/2017
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323 Sam Wasson - This week, author of “Improv Nation” Sam Wasson joins Matt Besser for a far-reaching discussion about the history of improv. Sam and Matt outline the milestones of improvisational theatre as it evolved from a rehearsal exercise into the comedic performance art form that we know it as today. Learn more about Sam Wasson’s book “Improv Nation” here. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV).

Duration:01:52:11

322 Worriers, Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Brian Huskey

12/21/2017
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322 Worriers, Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Brian Huskey - Special musical guest Worriers join Mary Holland, Eugene Cordero, Brian Huskey and Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! Worriers play a selection of songs that inspire scenes about a vegan who sells animal-shaped jewelry, a party host who won’t leave the coat closet, and a cynical greeting card company. Plus, a teacher uses sarcasm to teach math and a father fondly reminisces about his kids’ worst summer ever. This episode is...

Duration:01:33:05

321 Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna

12/14/2017
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321 Jon Gabrus, Jessica McKenna - Jon Gabrus and Jessica McKenna join Matt Besser for part two of a live episode from Chicago! They take audience suggestions that inspire scenes about a team of nerdcatchers, a specialty toilet for a bad back, and a genie that gets wished into a relationship. Plus, teens make a high speed Taco Bell run and Jon has a hard time concentrating during his wife’s work stories. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV) and "Improv Nation" by Sam Wasson.

Duration:01:19:28

320 Horatio Sanz, Brett Morris, Mike Hanford, Will Hines

12/7/2017
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320 Horatio Sanz, Brett Morris, Mike Hanford, Will Hines - Welcome to the very first episode of Matt Besser's new podcast, Screw It, We’re Just Gonna Talk About How Twist And Shout Is The Worst Beatles Song. Matt is joined this week by engineer Brett Morris, rock and roll doctor David Fricke of Rolling Stone, and Beatles guitarist John Lennon as they call up notable Beatles podcaster Will Hines to help Will understand why Twist and Shout is not just the worst Beatles song, but also the...

Duration:01:23:55

319 Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, Kristen Studard

11/30/2017
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319 Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, Kristen Studard - Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, and Kristen Studard join Matt Besser for a special i7h Movie Form episode! First, we visit a nail-focused survivors collective, parents that don’t want their child to know it’s the zombie apocalypse, and a roadster who can’t get to his heat unless he performs social pleasantries in “Not Without My Gun.” Then, it’s the...

Duration:01:32:33

319 Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, Kristen Studard

11/30/2017
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319 Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, Kristen Studard - Sarah Claspell, Kimia Behpoornia, Devin Field, Travis Coles, Jake Sprague, and Kristen Studard join Matt Besser for a special i7h Movie Form episode! First, we visit a nail-focused survivors collective, parents that don’t want their child to know it’s the zombie apocalypse, and a roadster who can’t get to his heat unless he performs social pleasantries in “Not Without My Gun.” Then, it’s the...

Duration:01:32:33

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