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 CakeMama

ICING: We talk to UCB Alum HESLEY HARPS About Her Dark Comedy Series ‘LIVE IT UP LEMONADE’

ICING: We talk to UCB Alum HESLEY HARPS About Her Dark Comedy Series ‘LIVE IT UP LEMONADE’

Did you ever love something so much you’d go to unfathomable depths to keep it? In HESLEY HARPS’s NEW Dark Comedy series LIVE IT UP LEMONADE, Rhonda is a determined woman with a mission and a few prison bars aren’t going stop her. Each episode the recently incarcerated lemonade saleswoman, played by Harps, shares her […]

 Noah Britton

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part II

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part II

It’s time for PART II of Asperger’s Are Us’ member Noah Britton’s interview with the esteemed humorist MAL SHARPE. Check out PART I before you sink your teeth into the fascinating conclusion: NOAH BRITTON: Was that one of the reasons you guys split, was his weird control stuff? MAL SHARPE: Well, he got married, I […]

 CakeMama

Icing: Have A Blast in the Past with “TV Guidance Counselor” Podcast’s KEN REID

Icing: Have A Blast in the Past with “TV Guidance Counselor” Podcast’s KEN REID

Before the Internet, it was much more difficult to compile and get your hands on information. You couldn’t just type something on your phone and be instantly satiated. There was real work involved! Back then, if we needed to find out when a TV program was on, we had to sift through a digest made […]

 CakeMama

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part I

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part I

In 1961, MAL SHARPE, along with his partner, the late James P. Coyle, began recording put-ons on unsuspecting strangers. After two albums of hilarious pranks, a TV pilot, and what turned out to be a very tumultuous personal relationship, the two split up, and Mal began doing solo TV spots, ads, and his own radio […]

 CakeMama

Icing: JANELLE JAMES Crushes It in Her New Debut Album BLACK AND MILD

Icing: JANELLE JAMES Crushes It in Her New Debut Album BLACK AND MILD

Hey kids, we made it to FRIDAY! To add to the end of the week celebrations, you can listen to JANELLE JAMES’ debut album, Black and Mild, now out on Audible Comedy and anywhere comedy is sold and streamed. The album was recorded at Acme Comedy Co. in Minneapolis and features Janelle speaking the bold […]

 CakeMama

Icing: We Talk to Absurdist Comedy Troupe ASPERGER’S ARE US About Their Upcoming CALIFORNIA Tour

Icing: We Talk to Absurdist Comedy Troupe ASPERGER’S ARE US About Their Upcoming CALIFORNIA Tour

Not many people can say they’ve had a Mark Duplass produced documentary made about them. Even fewer can say they are the first comedy troupe composed of performers on the autism spectrum. ASPERGER’S ARE US can totally brag about both. Lucky for you Californians, the troupe is touring the state this fall and will be […]

 CakeMama

Icing: Award-Winning Solo Performer PETER MICHAEL MARINO Talks About His Encore Run of SHOW UP

Icing: Award-Winning Solo Performer PETER MICHAEL MARINO Talks About His Encore Run of SHOW UP

Hey kids, PETER MICHAEL MARINO’s improvised, socially anxious solo comedy SHOW UP is currently running at New York’s Under St. Marks Theater through September. The critically acclaimed show had a sold out run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe and will be returning to St. Marks for a bevy of encore performances. SHOW UP, directed […]

 CakeMama

Icing: JEN KIRKMAN Talks with Us About Her “All New Material, Girl” Tour & More

Icing: JEN KIRKMAN Talks with Us About Her “All New Material, Girl” Tour & More

Comedian and author JEN KIRKMAN kicks off her All New Material, Girl comedy tour TOMORROW at San Francisco’s Cobb’s Comedy Club. As you might guess, Kirkman will be presenting all new jokes and stories for the adoring public around the country and a little outside it until the end of the year. Some lucky New […]

 CakeMama

Icing: JOSH JOHNSON Talks About His Solo Show at This Year’s SPEAK UP, RISE UP Fest

Icing: JOSH JOHNSON Talks About His Solo Show at This Year’s SPEAK UP, RISE UP Fest

Yesterday, we told you about a couple of the shows happening THIS WEEK at the first SPEAK UP, RISE UP storytelling festival in New York. One of the shows we mentioned is JOSH JOHNSON’s solo show Awkward Hugs with Beautiful Women, taking place TOMORROW at The Connelly Theater. At the show you can expect stories […]

 Cody Ziglar

Icing: Breaking Down “Broken Up”: The Binge-able Web Series About Dealing with Heart Break

Icing: Breaking Down “Broken Up”: The Binge-able Web Series About Dealing with Heart Break

In June 2017, UCB’s writer/performer Kerry O’Neill (Karate Karate) released her six episode web series Broken Up,which you can watch all six episodes at www.brokenup.cool. Broken Up follows Kerry’s grieving process after a particularly brutal break up. In each episode, Kerry gets a visit from a new friend hoping to help her recover. It’s a […]