Even though this whole thing came to a sad conclusion it really shows both how amazing the UCB Community and how amazing people can be in times of crisis. Thanks to everyone that helped, and just know your support helped make a difference.
Adam Yauch died today at 47. The Beastie Boys were one of the first bands that I was obsessed with and I was lucky enough to get to see them when they were touring in 1998 (and man did they put on a hell of a show).
This might not be a well known song but it’s probably one of the few songs that MCA ever sang on and also one of the Beasties prettiest songs (which there also aren’t many of). For some reason when I heard that he died it was the first song that I thought of. So let’s all remember Adam and celebrate all the amazing years of music, videos (he directed a bunch as Nathaniel Hornblower) , and charity (the man started the Free Tibet Concerts) that he gave us.
Let’s face it, the holidays suck and receiving crappy gifts just makes them suck more. On December 27th, the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre presents the improvised comedy show ReGifted! A chance for audience members to trade unwanted gifts for needed laughs. The country’s best…
“We have changed our assumption on this because the majority of Republicans in Congress continue to resist any measure that would raise revenues, a position we believe Congress reinforced by passing the act.”—This is from S&P’s report of why they downgraded the USA. So basically they’re saying it’s the GOP’s fault. Expect the GOP to refuse to acknowledge this or somehow twist these words to blame Obama.
I think it’s safe to say that we should just let Bon Iver cover every song ever written. My first request, “Everywhere” by Fleetwood Mac. Someone start a twitter campaign to make this happen, I’m too lazy to do it myself.
Here’s something that improv made me do: ALWAYS HAVE AN OPINION on EVERYTHING in the show. Not as a comedy snob thinking about what it’s like to watch the show, but as a character in the show. Everything that is said, that happens — your character should notice it and be able to turn that into a…