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

Cody Kopp (Selfie, UCB) & Londale Theus Jr. (Future Man, Comedy Bang! Bang!) were once teammates on the UCB Harold team Rococo, but today they are getting meaty with Josh and Jake. Londale tells the true story of how his Division 1 college basketball career came to an early end. Cody talks about the time he performed stand up at his grandmother's eulogy in front of a church filled with strange...
Lauren Palmigiano (Funny or Die, The Single Life) & Scott Rodgers (The Dramatics: A Comedy, Swords!) used to play with Josh on the "legendary" Harold team Flap Jackson, but now they are guests on The MEAT. Scott is fresh off an intense month of eloping, having a daughter and losing a cousin. Lauren, or LP tells the tale of a time her mom thought she was on cocaine. These true stories lead to i...
Wayland McQueen and Clay Larsen return to the show to talk about their teenage years! Josh, Jake, Clay and Wayland are collectively called Puddy and they host a show called Shapeshift Improv on the first Thursday of the month at The Clubhouse in Los Angeles. First they talk about Josh's struggles being the only single one in the group. Then Clay tells a story about a time he asked out his crush ...
This week Mark David Christenson and Connie Shin, the hosts of I Will Watch Anything Once, come on The MEAT to tell their most exciting chair stories! It's the chair episode! First we talk about the shooting in Las Vegas and the twisted ways of the NRA. Then Dave tells a story about a time a lawn chair messed up a very important high school outing at the drive in. Connie talks about her original c...
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 the anniversary of 9/11 to share memories from that day. Rachael then tells a story about how her SOHO loft was lightly haunted which spurns ghost stories from everyone. Greg tells the story of his housing burning down as a kid, and lo and behold Rachael ALSO had her ...
This week we have indie darlings Boss Jr. on the show! Jake Dunnington tells the the origin story of the name Boss Jr. involving a kid named "Randy" he knew in high school. Matt Rath and Naomi Villa talk about how they met and eventually got together in the midst of Matt's whirlwind relationship with a lawyer coincidentally named "Randy." These true stories inspire improvised scenes about churchgo...