improv4humans on tour LIVE!

November 10 & 11 – St. Louis – Flyover Festival

Thursday, November 10

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM CST

The Improv Shop

3960 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Get tix now, and tell you friends in the St. Louis area!

photo from our last live i4h at the OLD ZOO in Griffith Park

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improv4humans w/ Matt Besser

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improv4humans shirt available at TEE PUBLIC
it’s on sale during the holidays so get it now…

improv4humans is an Earwolf/Stitcher podcast available on all platforms including Spotify, SiriusXM, iTunes, and everywhere. i4h features improv comedy done a lot like the UCB’s flagship improv show, “Asssscat”. We have on-going goal to make it the best comedy podcast in the universe. We can only do it with your help. Listen, subscribe, rate, spread the word, and keep being humon…

improv4humans has been recognized by WhatPods.com as one of the best comedy podcasts!

Paste Magazine recently wrote this article listing our 14 best episodes.

Huffpost review of our MOPES trilogy with Jon Gabrus, Jess McKenna, and Eugene Cordero.

i4h mugs

improv4humans merch

Rolling Stone magazine put us in their Top 20 best podcast list

http://www.earwolf.com/episode/improv4humans/

Get an improv4humans t-shirt with logo or the attractive robot

the latest BEST OF improv4humans Vol. 9 – you can get latest six months for free and the rest are on Stitcher Premium. Subscribe now for the free ones!

free greatest hit MUSIC episodes…

Best of Music Vol. 1 – features musicians David Bazan, Ben Lee, Hallelujah the Hills, Chris Farren, Austin Lucas, Joey Cape, Drag the River, and Cory Branan

Best of Music Vol. 2 – features music from Ryan Bingham, Allison Weiss, Murder by Death, Waxahatchee, The White Buffalo, The Milk Carton Kids, Dawes, Robbie Fulks, Frank Turner, Dave Hause and Dan Deacon.

Best of Music Vol. 3 – features music from Austin Lucas, Langhorne Slim, Jenny Owen Youngs, Michael Dean Damron, The Mowgli’s, Lydia Loveless, Jeff Rosenstock, Radical Face, The Staves, and Lucero.

Best of Music Vol. 4 – featuring music from The Family Crest, Laura Stevenson, Cory Branan, Worriers, Austin Lucas, San Fermin, The Smith Street Band, and K.Flay

Best of Music Vol. 5 – featuring music from Noah Gundersen, Colleen Green, Michael Dean Damron, St. Lenox, Ben Lee, Pedro The Lion, Sarah Shook, The Milk Carton Kids, Murder By Death, and Hop Along

some of my favorite episodes are on Stitcher Premium if you subscribe…

Like one of our narrative experiments called MOPES starring Eugene Cordero, Jon Gabrus, & Jess McKenna

or the very meta the WHIPLASH episode with Armen

or many of our many musical guest episodes like… LUCERO

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i4h theme music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.

We take suggestions off twitter, so follow me @mattbesser

Want improv4humans to come to your town or festival please  give me the heads up at mattbesser67@gmail.com

If you like the show make sure to subscribe and tell your cousin when we are on tour!

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POT HUMOR – Matt Besser’s latest standup special available now!

Great news!
The video version of my standup special is available NOW!
And also the audio album on Apple & Spotify!!!

If you have Amazon Prime it is now FREE on that platform.

I’m asking all my fellow humons to rent it, buy it, rate it, review it!
I’m really proud of how the taping of the special went, and also I’m excited for everyone to see how we edited it too. It gets REALLY trippy after I take the bong hit.

Links to VOD where you can see it…

Amazon Prime Video

AppleTV

Breaker

Comcast Xfinity

Google Play

Vimeo

Vudu

Microsoft XBOX

YouTube

Order on AppleTV (itunes)

Nothing helps me more than than a rating & review after you order, thank for being humon!

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POT HUMOR is the 70 minute one man show that Comedy Dynamics filmed as a standup special at the NW Cannabis Club in Portland, Oregon this spring. The audience was baked as shit and we really show that off in the first 8 minutes of the show. This topical show covers all things pot, weed, ganja, marijuana, and even cannabis. But it’s not all THC related! There’s also talk of blow jobs, eating dat pussy, and how much I hate Benihana. In the end, it’s all about family! We’re editing it now and it will be on a streaming video on demand platform near you very soon including: Amazon Prime, AppleTV, iTunes, DirectTV, Comcast Xfinity, Youtube, Microsoft Xbox, Vudu, Google Play,

POT HUMOR is on tour at a festival near you! Also known as “420 with Matt Besser” I’ve done this at SF SketchFest, SXSW Comedy, Just For Laughs, Grass Lands at San Francisco’s Outside Lands, and as an annual show every 4/20 at 4:20pm at the UCBSunset in Los Angeles.

I helped design this shirt for my show. You can buy it at TeePublic

Let me know if you are interested in the Pot Humor show at your festival event – @mattbesser

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improv4humans4music vol. 1

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improv4humans4music order here now!

A Newbury Comics exclusive color vinyl pressing. All proceeds go to Save Our Stages

Improv4Humans is known as the best improv comedy podcast in the universe. That’s what you would expect from host Matt Besser, co-founder and legend of The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Training Center, and his limitless supply of all-star guest improvisers every week. What is lesser known is that in a quest for comedic inspiration, I4H has quietly amassed a vast catalog of some of the best, most intimate and well produced live musical performances ever captured on a podcast, by some of the most creative and exciting artists in music today.

Radio performances too often sound disposable, and podcasts are known to sound like a bedroom hobby, but producer and longtime Earwolf lead engineer Brett Morris saw an opportunity in the medium to produce each live performance more like a record than a broadcast. From classic singer-songwriters to seven-piece orchestral bands to digital avant garde, each artist sounds at their very best and many fans have considered these performances as essential versions.

For the first time ever, a curated set of these performances is now released on its own, remastered on beautiful colored vinyl with original artwork by Aaron Nestor. Better yet, every sale goes toward supporting #SAVEOURSTAGES, the mission by NIVA to rescue and assist independent venues devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Enjoy Volume 1 of improv4humans4music. Album includes a digital download.

  1. The Family Crest – Beneath The Brine
  2. Dawes – All Your Favorite Bands
  3. Ordinary Elephant – I’m Alright
  4. Lucero – Shelter
  5. Laura Stevenson – Bells & Whistles
  6. Frank Turner – I Still Believe
  7. San Fermin – Cairo
  8. Waxahatchee – Bathtub
  9. Austin Lucas – Somebody Loves You
  10. Ben Lee – Apple Candy
  11. Drag The River – Beautiful & Damned
  12. Dan Deacon – When I Was Done Dying

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My Dead Wife, the Robot Car

My Dead Wife, the Robot Car is a nine episode podcast series I did with Mary Holland and Brett Morris which explore AI divorce. Mary is so funny in it, and Brett’s sound design is amazing. Please check it out and spread the word to sci-fi fans. I was surprised to see this available on Spotify, and it is also available on SiriusXM archives. I thought it was only available on Stitcher Premium!

Also you can find on Spotify the first act of “Stolen Idea: the Punk Rock Musical”, another project I did with sound engineer genius Brett Morris.

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when am I coming back to Arkansas to do shows?

Sorry I had to cancel last year, which football game should I come back for this seaon? Woo pig sooie!

If you live in North West Arkansas check out this website NATURAL STATE COMEDY which supports comedy shows in the area!

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The Estates of Perfection – (limited run podcast series)

Welcome to The Estates Of Perfection. A comedy about the techno-utopian community of the future, where clones, drones and codes of living ensure nothing bad ever happens… From the mind of Matt Besser, produced by Brett Morris. Featuring an all-star cast of Mary Holland, Andy Richter, John Gemberling, Danielle Schneider, Mookie Blaiklock, Laci Mosley, Lou Wilson, Betsy Sodaro, Dan Lippert, Kenny Stevenson and more. Listen exclusively on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcher.com/premium, select a monthly plan and enter the promo code ESTATES

First episode available for FREE on Earwolf here

Estates of Perfection on Stitcher
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audio book available now – UCB comedy improvisation manual

Our improv book is now available on audio!

The Upright Citizens Brigade Comedy Improvisation Manual is a comprehensive guide to the UCB style of long form comedy improvisation. Written by UCB founding members Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh, the manual covers everything from the basics of two person scene work (with a heavy emphasis on finding “the game” of the scene), to the complexities of working within an ensemble to perform long form structures, such as “The Harold” and “The Movie”. 

A practical “how to” book, the guide provides exercises throughout to help the listener master each new concept and technique introduced. While the manual is written to be understood by beginners with no previous exposure to improvisational comedy, experienced improvisors will find it to be an excellent resource for honing their skills, clarifying concepts, and generally taking their work to a higher level.

AUDIBLE

CHIRP AUDIO BOOKS

GOOGLE PLAY

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SMOKE ME UP potcast

SMOKE ME UP potcast on these podcast platforms…

SUBSCRIBE NOW to our podcast and our Youtube channel!!!

Apple

Stitcher

Spotify

Why did it take so long? Finally a podcast about marijuana called “Smoke Me Up“. It’s being hosted by the super cool Starburns network. We review at least one new strain a week, and then we do our Highly Recommends of films, tv, and music we’re consuming while consuming. We tour cannabis grows, road trip to review dispensaries, and interview budtenders. Mostly we’re making each other laugh, so join in every Monday when we release a SMOKE ME UP potcast.

If you’re in the cannabis industry and would like to be on the show contact me on Twitter.

spread the word to all your stoner buddies, Smoke Me Up potcast is on the air!
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UCB Theater online

The UCB Theater training center is now teaching sketch, improv, character, and writing courses online! Sign up for this today. Also check out the special one hour Zoom Q&As we’re doing.

UCB training center courses now online
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