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

    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, Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Fadem, Joan Cusack and others. The movie, co-executive produced by Jonah Hill, takes place in Dilford, a small town, wherein class warfare erupts between vampires, zombies and

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

    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 quoting from those comments here, because, honestly, it’s not going to move the discussion further in any meaningful way— regardless of how poorly or well thought-out each opinion is. It’s enough to

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

    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 24-hour a day event continues to grow each year with an ever increasing number of talented teams from around the world

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

    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 -created, produced and starred in by Walsh- is the latest addition to Spike’s roster, sporting a cast of UCB alumni, most notably fellow co-founder

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