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The MEAT Improv with Josh Simpson and Jake Jabbour

Improv comedy based on meaty stories and topics with Josh Simpson, Jake Jabbour and special guests.

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97 – Matthew Brian Cohen and Mary Sasson in “Falling in Love with Meatballs...

Lovely couple and funny people Matthew Brian Cohen (Ethical Female Manipulation, Cool Shit/Weird Shit) and Mary Sasson (Hamilton 100, UCB Winslow), tell us how...
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96 – Don Fanelli and Laura Wilcox in “Rolling Heads and Curvy Backs”

Kicking off lovers month, is the incredible duo, Don Fanelli (UCB Stepfathers, PopTV's, Nightcap, The Need to Fail) and Laura Wilcox (The Jim Jefferies Show,...
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95 – Heather Woodward and Jake Sprague in “Choir Creeps and the Housing Collapse”

Former teammates on UCB Harold team Rococo and current friends Jake Sprague (PONY, Jim and Them) and Heather Woodward (YETI, Amelia Earhart The Musical)...
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94 – Courtney Sevener and Jeff Whitaker in “Blood, Sweat, and Therapy”

Courtney Sevener (Fuck this Week, Stuffed Crust) and Jeff Whitaker (Fuck this Week, Bad Example) pull up stools at the smokehouse to talk about...
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93 – Greg Wallace and Greg Gallant and Peter Banifaz in “Pet Sounds and...

From the UCB Harold Team Queen George, we have Peter Banifez (Shameless, Veep), Greg Gallant (Son of Zorn), and Greg Wallace (Execution of a...
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92 – Mary Holland & Holly Laurent in “Trucks & Da FUQs!?”

Mary Holland (VEEP, HBO's Animals.) & Holly Laurent (Drunk History, Key & Peele) had a good run at UCB's Cagematch, and now they are...
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91- The Holiday Sloppy Jo-sh and Jake – Best Slabs of 2017 – Part...

It's the New Year and we've got leftovers! But not any of the cold eggs no one wanted, we've got piping hot slabs of...
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90 – The Holiday MEAT-Tacular – Best Slabs of 2017 – Part 1

2017 was a big year for The MEAT. We put out over 50 episodes with over 100 guests. The boys took a choo choo...
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89- Paul Welsh and Madeline Walter in Holiday Extravaganza!

Meathead favs, and all around comedic genius' Madeline Walter (Weeds, The Defenders, Childrens Hospital) and Paul Welsh (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Broad City) talk holiday traditions...
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88 – Three Princes (Devin Field, Zac Oyama, Jacob Wysocki) in Broken Jaws &...

Fresh off their 18 week UCBLA Cagematch winning streak, the Three Princes bring their improv stylings to The MEAT. Zac opens with a story...
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87 – Lauren Robertson & Jessica Uhler in “Crotch Kicks & Mozzarella Sticks”

Lauren Robertson (Modern Family, Baskets) and Jessica Uhler (Linoleum City, UCB) are teammates on a team called Tush, and now they'll be immortalized together...
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86 – Fuckable (Will Hines, Jonny Svarzbein, Mel Cowan) in Shark Tunes!

We have Fuckable (Will Hines, Jonny Svarzbein, Mel Cowan) to talk shark camp, mortal kombat dates, and apologizing! These lead to scenes about seducing...
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85 – Cody Kopp & Londale Theus Jr. in “Hoop Dreams & Eulogies”

Cody Kopp (Selfie, UCB) & Londale Theus Jr. (Future Man, Comedy Bang! Bang!) were once teammates on the UCB Harold team Rococo, but today...
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84 – Allie Jennings and Mia Schauffler in “Caffeinated Christ and the Holy Ghosting”

Allie Jennings (UCB Dollhouse, Crumbs) and Mia Schauffler (UCB Dollhouse) come to share stories about one-acts about break-ups, church camp with butt butter, and college...
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83 – Lauren Palmigiano & Scott Rodgers in “Cocaine & Kiddos”

Lauren Palmigiano (Funny or Die, The Single Life) & Scott Rodgers (The Dramatics: A Comedy, Swords!) used to play with Josh on the "legendary"...
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Episode 82 Allyn Pintal and Erich Tamola in “Double Duty Hawks and Hideaways”

Erich Tamola and Allyn Pintal (UCB Harold Team Mondegreen and K3wlAZN420) visit to talk music festivals, side hustles and what to do when you quit...
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81 – Wayland McQueen & Clay Larsen in “Swingers & Peggers”

Wayland McQueen and Clay Larsen return to the show to talk about their teenage years! Josh, Jake, Clay and Wayland are collectively called Puddy...
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80 – Fresh Hell (Liz Guest, Hannah Garćes, Emily Durrett) in “The Improv Coach...

We welcome the power trio improv team Fresh Hell (Liz Guest, Hannah Garces, Emily Durrett)! We talk neighbors, team trips, and Emily tells a...
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79 – Mark David Christenson & Connie Shin in “Chairs & Affairs”

This week Mark David Christenson and Connie Shin, the hosts of I Will Watch Anything Once, come on The MEAT to tell their most...
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The MEAT – 78 – Pam Murphy and Frank Garcia-Hejl in in “Pimento Party...

Pam Murphy (Tales of a Juvenile Delinquent, UCB Tuesday Club) and Frank Garcia-Hejl (Mas Mejor, UCB Characters Welcome) stop by to spin yarns of...
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77 – Greg Gallant & Rachael Mason in “Fire Plans & The Candyman”

Greg Gallant (Son of Zorn & UCB's Queen George) and Rachael Mason (So This is the Place, UCB Teacher's Lounge) join The MEAT on...
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76 – Boss Jr (Jake Dunnington, Matt Rath, Naomi Villa) in “Bosses & Break...

This week we have indie darlings Boss Jr. on the show! Jake Dunnington tells the the origin story of the name Boss Jr. involving...
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Adam Frucci and Lydia Hensler in “Solitary Shrooms and the Leaving Lady”

Adam Frucci (Splitsider, Old Yorkers) and Lydia Hensler (Grandma's Ashes, Asssscat) make Josh and Jake pine for better times! In this episode Adam talks...
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74- Lamar Woods and Chuck Maa in “Batman Blunders & Dave and Busters”

Chuck Maa (SeventhGrade, Ke3lazn420, The Dial-Up Show) And Lamar Woods (New Girl, White Women, Your Token Friend) stop by to get wild at Spring...
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73 – Joan Haley Ford & Drew Spears in “Keggers & Crooks”

Joan Ford (Killing It, Nerdist) and Drew Spears (Tween Fest, Cardinal Redbird) for an episode filled with petty crimes and ponzi schemes. First, the...
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72 – Johnny Meeks and Santina Muha in “Sassy Sleepwalking and Accents Afoul”

We're back in the smokehouse with Santina Muha (Comedy Bang! Bang!, UCB Show) and Johnny Meeks (Sentimenal Lady, Boondoggle)! Johnny talks about his mishaps...
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71 – Lauren Adams and Abra Tabak in “Emergency Love and the Business Boys”...

Lauren Adams (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Onassis) and Abra Tabak ( GRANDMA'S ASHES: WE WON'T TELL, ASSSSCAT 3000) join Josh and Jake in NYC for the...
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70 – Frank Farrell, Annie Paradis & Amanda Sitko in “Loving Lifeguards & Sad...

Amanda Sitko (Brockmire, UCB) joins the MEAT boys along with Philly natives Frank Farrell (The Prince & PHIT) & Annie Paradis (The Slam, Good...
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Episode 69- Mikael Johnson and Eva Lewis in “Scavenger Scarfs and Jerk Yurts”

Chinese Menu Comedy hosts Mikael Johnson (WIT, ShawnMikael(s)) and Eva Lewis (WIT, Press Play) and The MEAT for a live episode in Washington D.C....
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68 – A Conversation With Charna Halpern

Charna Halpern founded the Improv Olympic theaters in Chicago and Los Angeles, she worked directly with Del Close and mentored many of the most...
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67 – Susan Messing & Emily Fightmaster in “Methods & Meth Heads” (Recorded live...

Susan Messing (The Annoyance, Messing with a Friend) and Emily Fightmaster (Second City, The Annoyance) join Josh and Jake for a night at the...
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66 – Peter Gwinn, Michael Brunlieb & Thomas Kelly in “Home Repair & Chinese...

Peter Gwinn (The Colbert Report) along with Michael Brunlieb and Thomas Kelly from the very popular team Sand join Josh and Jake for a...
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Ep 65 – Chris Trew & Emily Slazer in “Ghilli Suits & Goofy Poops”...

Chris Trew (Founder of The New Movement Theater) & Emily Slazer (Virginia's Harem) join Jake and Josh for a live episode recorded in front...
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64 – Dan Grimm and Tina Jackson “One if by Land, One if by...

On the road again, The MEAT stops at the Bexar Stages in San Antonio, TX to play with the theatre's founders and performers Dan...
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63 – Carlos LaRotta and Yamina Khouane in “Camping Close-Calls and Magical Maniacs” (Recorded...

Carlos LaRotta (Movie Riot, Fuck This Week) & Yamina Khouane (Fuck This Week) join us for a live episode at the Coldtowne Theatre in...
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62 – LIVE in Phoenix at The Torch with Jose Gonzalez & Jacque Arend...

Live at the Torch Theatre in Phoenix, The Meat makes their first stop on #meattraintour17 to play with the Torch's own Jose Gonzalez and...
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61 – Ian Roberts & Heather Anne Campbell in “Cops & Kittens” (Recorded Live...

Ian Roberts (UCB 4, Key & Peele, Teachers) & Heather Anne Campbell (SNL, Whose Line Is It Anyway, Corporate) kick off the MEAT TRAIN...
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60 – Nina Concepción & Kristen Studard in “Gamblin’ Dads & Naive Grads”

Nina Concepcion (The Good-ish Girl, UCB's Zoo Zoo) and Kristen Studard (Kristen Does Her Best, UCB's Zoo Zoo) join The MEAT for a very...
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59 – Ellie Kovara & Brennan Lee Mulligan in “Divinity & Doo Doo”

Ellie Kovara (102 in Dog Years, UCB's Zoo Zoo) & Brennan Lee Mulligan (Strong Female Protagonist, UCB's Teacher's Lounge) join The MEAT to talk...
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58 – Edgar Momplaisir & Jacquis Neal in “Weed Trips & Cruise Ships”

Edgar Momplaisir (Buzzfeed, UCB's DiCaprio) and Jacquis Neal (Some Kinda Monster, Dramedy) host their own podcast called Against The Grain, but today they're getting...
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57 – Julia Meltzer & Joel Spence in “Biker Bros & Efficient Loads”

Joel Spence (Big Little Lies, Boondoggle) and Julia Meltzer (Modern Family, Honey podcast) join the Meat for what can only be described as Mother's...
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56 – Seth Morris & Mary Sasson in “Jewel Thieves & Kitty Killers”

Seth Morris (Love, Veep) and Mary Sasson (Step 13, UCB's Winslow) have both encountered some very shady people in their lives. Mary tells a...
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55 – Wayland McQueen & Greg Nix in “Weed Busts & Ball Games”

Wayland McQueen and Greg Nix host a brand new baseball podcast called Ducksnort, but today they get meaty with Josh and Jake. Greg tells...
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54 – Chad Carter & Jessica Seay-Klatt in “Skinny Dips & Awful Gifts”

Chad Carter (The Daily Show, The Detour) and Jessica Seay-Klatt (UCB's Old Flame, This is Trevor) join Josh and Jake for a very rare edition of...
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53 – Joe Hartzler & Allen Loeb in “Foul Balls & Flapjacks”

Joe Hartzler (DRIB, Funny or Die) and Allen Loeb (Somewhere in Palm Springs, UCB) played together on teams like Flap Jackson and Them Do This many...
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52 – James Mastraieni & Dhruv Uday Singh in “Coke Floats & Fugitives”

The hosts of the I'm Too Effing High podcast, James Mastraieni and Dhruv Uday Singh, join The MEAT for a very special crossover episode! Dhruv tells...
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51 – Colin McGurk & Ruha Taslimi in “Psychics & Soho”

Colin McGurk (Varmint, Taught in Cold Blood) and Ruha Taslimi (THE SCORE, Trish) tell stories about life on both coasts. Ruha talks about her experience managing...
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50 – Jessica Elaina Eason & Josh Brekhus in “Cops & Robbers”

Jessica Elaina Eason and Josh Brekhus are on the show to talk about their various experiences in the world of crime. Josh talks about the time...
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49 – Heather Woodward & David Kantrowitz in “Weirdos & Wolves”

The newly engaged couple Heather Woodward (The Elite Daily Show, UCB's Rococo) and David Kantrowitz (@midnight, Improv Artvice) join Jake and Josh to share...
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48 – Jill Donnelly & Greg Tuculescu in “Young Drinkers & Elderly Drivers”

Jill Donnelly (Veep, New Girl) and Greg Tuculescu (Bridesmaids, I Love You, Man) are UCBNY transplants and teammates with Josh on the UCBLA team...