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Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk cast in comedy horror flick Kitchen Sink

Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk cast in comedy horror flick Kitchen Sink

By | August 20, 2013 at 10:11 am | One comment

Patton Oswalt, Bob Odenkirk and Upright Citizens Brigade founding member Ian Roberts have been cast in the upcoming comedy-horror flick Kitchen Sink, according to Deadline. The trio joins an already robust comedy cast including Keegan-Michael Key, Denis Leary, Joan Cusack,...

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Controversy over Upright Citizens Brigade flares, but is it much ado about nothing?

Controversy over Upright Citizens Brigade flares, but is it much ado about nothing?

By | January 30, 2013 at 11:56 am | 14 comments

What started as one comedian’s off-the-cuff vocal displeasure over the way a well-respected comedy institution runs its business evolved into a needlessly divisive, hostile online battle fought via Facebook updates and Tumblr posts. I’m not including screengrabs or...

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A few thoughts on the Del Close Marathon and the original UCB crew’s closing performance

A few thoughts on the Del Close Marathon and the original UCB crew’s closing performance

By | July 6, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments

For 14 years, improv comedians nationwide have flocked to New York City for one weekend to celebrate the best of their craft and the founding father of long form improv, Del Close. The Del Close Marathon was started by the original members of the Upright Citizens Brigade and the...

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UCB founders Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts talk about their new Spike comedy, ‘Players’

By | March 1, 2010 at 3:08 pm | No comments

Matt Walsh, co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade and actor in films such as The Hangover and the brilliant UCB Comedy Central series, is returning once again to television with the new half hour comedy "Players", debuting tomorrow at 10:30 pm EST on Spike. The show...

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