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Comic Accused of Rape Sues UCB for Reverse Gender Discrimination  Comic Accused of Rape Sues UCB for Reverse Gender Discrimination 

Aaron Glaser, a comic who was banned from the Upright Citizens’ Brigade amid anonymous allegations of rape, which subsequently went viral, has—as promised—sued UCB, UCB artistic director Shannon O’Neill, and managing director Alex Sidtis in federal district court for allegedly failing to conduct a formal hearing…

Reductress Is Devoting Its Entire Site to Rape Jokes That Punch Up Reductress Is Devoting Its Entire Site to Rape Jokes That Punch Up

In response to a sexual assault controversy that’s currently engulfing the New York comedy scene, women’s satire site Reductress has devoted its entire landing page to humor articles (primarily written by women) about rape.

Chicago's Woman Comedians Are Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment  Chicago's Woman Comedians Are Fighting Back Against Sexual Harassment 

Early this week, the founder of Improv Olympic (iO), one of the most important comedy theaters in the country, inadvertently lit a fire under the Chicago comedy community’s ass.

Amy Poehler Has Advice for Fame-Hungry Comedians Amy Poehler Has Advice for Fame-Hungry Comedians

At the Upright Citizen Brigade’s Del Close 17th Annual Marathon, Amy Poehler offered some wise words for comedians who aspire to make it big in the entertainment business. “If the goal is doing good stuff and working with your friends … if you’re doing that then you’re succeeding,” Poehler said. “If the goal is to be…

Sasheer Zamata Debuts on SNL with a Rihanna/Blossom Impression Sasheer Zamata Debuts on SNL with a Rihanna/Blossom Impression

Last night's return episode of SNL featured the newest cast member, totally normal regular everyday SNL hire Sasheer Zamata, formerly of the Upright Citizens Brigade. As with all brand new cast members who might not be prepared not to say "fuck" on live television, Zamata played a limited role on the show, her most…

CBS Is The Sexiest Network For Watching Sexy People Make Sexy Sex Jokes, Sexually CBS Is The Sexiest Network For Watching Sexy People Make Sexy Sex Jokes, Sexually

Finally, the lame "scandalized yet?" tone of CBS's sitcom sex jokes gets a send-up from the Upright Citizens Brigade's Leila Cohan-Miccio and Brandon Lisy. Because when you think "CBS," you definitely think, "intercourse!" CBS ain't no virgin T.V. network. From Two and a Half Men to 2 Broke Girls, that's like four…

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week 10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's TV roundup, we toast the return of Community, the Muppets make the rounds, Jessica Simpson is very pregnant, and Will Ferrell and Nick Offerman get drunk on Today while wearing bathrobes.

Amy Poehler's 30 Personalities Amy Poehler's 30 Personalities

Before Parks & Recreation and her time spent on Saturday Night Live, Amy Poehler was already well-known in the land of comedy for being hilarious during her time with the Upright Citizens Brigade. In 1998, the comedy troupe was given a television series that aired on Comedy Central, but the show only lasted for three…

The Triumph And Tragedy Of Lisa Frank The Triumph And Tragedy Of Lisa Frank

Pollock and Basquiat got their biopics — now it's time for another artistic visionary to lend her life to the silver screen. Brought to you by the Upright Citizens Brigade and Diamonds Wow, the story of Lisa Frank's misunderstood genius, meteoric rise, and heroic stand against the philistines of a school supplies…

Amy Poehler: "Best Ass" Contests Are Part Of Our Social Fabric Amy Poehler: "Best Ass" Contests Are Part Of Our Social Fabric

Imagine a world without Spring Break as we know it. A world where South Padre Island was more like Footloose's Bomont. Sound nice? In UCB's latest film, Amy Poehler and co. show us the dark side.

Guide To Mimicking Snooki's "Completely Unsexy Sexuality" Guide To Mimicking Snooki's "Completely Unsexy Sexuality"

In the video after the jump, UCB's Kate McKinnon offers step-by-step instructions for copying Snooki's Jersey Shore look. "Snooki's got the soul of a princess in the body of an orange garden gnome," notes the comedian. [N.Y. Daily News]

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