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Earwolf

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

Description:

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

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


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


318 Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews, Jesse David Fox

11/23/2017
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318 Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews, Jesse David Fox - Mike Mitchell, Alex Fernie, Chad Carter, Hillary Matthews and special guest Jesse David Fox join Matt Besser for scenes about a freegan IT worker, an extremely competitive grandfather, and a prank show that pranks pranksters. Plus, they take a peek into the comedy of the future, and the failure to analyze a stand-up set properly leads to disaster. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV).

Duration: 01:47:26


317 Scott Aukerman, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Zach Reino, Space Warrior

11/16/2017
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317 Scott Aukerman, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Zach Reino, Space Warrior - Scott Aukerman, Jessica McKenna, Seth Morris, Zach Reino, and Space Warrior join Matt Besser for another sing-a-long experiment on improv4humans! They join chorus on songs by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Elton John, and Bob Seger that inspire scenes about a renegade taxidermist on a quest to create a new animal, a man so charming he stops a plane from taking off, and an all-bass Sha Na Na cover band. Plus, an unaffiliated...

Duration: 01:15:29


316 Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, Joel Spence

11/9/2017
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316 Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, Joel Spence - Colton Dunn, Allan McLeod, and Joel Spence join Matt Besser for a special Movie Form double feature edition of improv4humans! First is “Fashiontown,” the story of a young haberdasher with dreams of making it big and an executive in need of killer new headwear. Then, a group of Indians scours the plains of Arizona for a serial killer and cultural appropriator in the western-style “Prairie Revenge."

Duration: 00:58:42


315 The Smith Street Band, Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, Dan Lippert

11/2/2017
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- Musical guest The Smith Street Band joins improvisers Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, and Dan Lippert for this week's improv4humans! They perform songs that lead to scenes about bringing a girlfriend to band practice, the worst fake laugh in the world, and a romantic evening on a freezing rooftop. Plus, a rock star has trouble explaining lyrics in an interview, and schoolchildren identify with animals for deeply existential reasons.

Duration: 01:50:05


315 The Smith Street Band, Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, Dan Lippert

11/2/2017
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- Musical guest The Smith Street Band joins improvisers Drew Tarver, Betsy Sodaro, and Dan Lippert for this week's improv4humans! They perform songs that lead to scenes about bringing a girlfriend to band practice, the worst fake laugh in the world, and a romantic evening on a freezing rooftop. Plus, a rock star has trouble explaining lyrics in an interview, and schoolchildren identify with animals for deeply existential reasons.

Duration: 01:50:05


314 Mookie Blaiklock, Brandon Gardner, Craig Rowin

10/26/2017
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- Mookie Blaiklock, Brandon Gardner, and Craig Rowin join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! We’ll meet a surveillance program for Catcher in the Rye fans, the world’s most obnoxious automated delivery service, and a dancer who loses his cool after seeing a fan’s ripped pants. Later, a Bar Mitzvah boy’s search for a more thrilling Torah portion takes his life in an unexpected direction.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: IMPROV).

Duration: 01:37:56


313 Jessica McKenna, Jon Gabrus

10/19/2017
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- Jess McKenna and Jon Gabrus join Matt Besser for a special improv3humans live from the Windy City! We meet extremely high-test opera singers, a stranger who buys dogs off the street, and actors performing dramatic Muppet scenework. Plus, Fake Ben Franklin goes to a frat party, and true love gets in the way of a robotic uprising.This episode is sponsored by HBO's Tracy Ullman's Show.

Duration: 01:08:04


312 Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne

10/12/2017
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- The Wild Horses are back! Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Lauren Lapkus, and Stephanie Allynne join Matt Besser this week for scenes about the aftermath of their worst show ever, a movie executive who won’t put on his pants, and auditions for a movie with a controversial male lead. Plus, Uber interviews inspire an America’s Got Talent contestant with a penchant for mocking impressions and a cab driver who spends too much time reassuring his riders.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace...

Duration: 01:28:00


312 Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Allynne

10/12/2017
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- The Wild Horses are back! Mary Holland, Erin Whitehead, Lauren Lapkus, and Stephanie Allynne join Matt Besser this week for scenes about the aftermath of their worst show ever, a movie executive who won’t put on his pants, and auditions for a movie with a controversial male lead. Plus, Uber interviews inspire an America’s Got Talent contestant with a penchant for mocking impressions and a cab driver who spends too much time reassuring his riders.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace...

Duration: 01:28:00


311 San Fermin, Matt Newell, Drew Spears, Mike McLendon

10/5/2017
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- Musical guest San Fermin joins improvisers Matt Newell, Drew Spears, and Mike McLendon for this week’s improv4humans! San Fermin plays songs off their new album that inspire scenes about using bait on a first date, staging heavy-handed plays about breakups, and a couple of teens sent to prank ISIS. Plus, they go after a puppet crime lord and pause during sex to think about really good peach cobbler.

Duration: 01:32:04


310 Tim Meadows, Dan Lippert, Don Fanelli

9/28/2017
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- Tim Meadows, Dan Lippert, and Don Fanelli join Matt Besser for this week's improv4humans! They improvise scenes about shoe-based instruments, a student with a highly unusual name, and the truth about the iPhone 9. Later, the finalists in the intern contest show off their promotional work, leading to scenes about John Williams' one-man show and celebrity masks for your dog.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV) and Audible (www.audible.com/IMPROV).

Duration: 02:02:11


309 Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, Shaun Diston, Adam Pally, John Gemberling, Anthony Atamanuik, Gil Ozeri

9/21/2017
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- Tim Meadows, Horatio Sanz, Chad Carter, Shaun Diston, John Gemberling, Adam Pally, Gil Ozeri and Anthony Atamanuik join Matt Besser for part 2 of improv4humans live from DCM 19! They perform scenes about a computer with a farting problem, an open house at Jeffrey Dahmer’s old place, and a McDonald’s customer demanding compensation after eating a chicken head. Plus, a wedding videographer takes the production too far and historical enthusiasts learn the terrible truth about George...

Duration: 01:16:19


308 Armen Weitzman

9/14/2017
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- It's Monday morning, the final day of cuts for the 53-man roster for improv4humans. It's an agonizing ordeal for humans, and it's come down to Coach Besser's final cut.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV) and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/IMPROV).

Duration: 01:26:42


308 Armen Weitzman

9/14/2017
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- It's Monday morning, the final day of cuts for the 53-man roster for improv4humans. It's an agonizing ordeal for humans, and it's come down to Coach Besser's final cut.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: IMPROV) and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/IMPROV).

Duration: 01:26:42


307 Ben Schwartz, Brian Huskey, Lou Wilson

9/7/2017
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- Ben Schwartz, Brian Huskey, and Lou Wilson join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about a father dealing with overly sarcastic children, ice cream scam artists, and super-boners during math class. Plus, Ben confronts the entire neighborhood about picking up dog poop and partygoers share alternative historical facts. This episode is brought to you by Bombfell (www.bombfell.com/IMPROV).

Duration: 01:28:33


306 Andy Daly, Bob Dassie

8/31/2017
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- Andy Daly and Bob Dassie join Matt Besser this week for scenes about a critic being confronted for snubbing a show, a hostel owner who charges in anecdotes, and an aggressive neighborhood mediation. Later, youths lose their innocence by way of playing cards, and a group of zealots neglect their hygiene in anticipation of the end times.This episode is brought to you by Wohven (www.wohven.com code: improv) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/IMPROV).

Duration: 01:33:19

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