SKETCH COMEDY

A Holiday Tradition Of Blood – KILLGORE

October 30, 2009

If you like laughing and you love blood then UCB’s Killgore is the perfect show for you.  It’s happening all weekend and it’s gross as hell.  Plus, at TheComedy Nerds we are all about supporting live comedy, or dead comedy.  I had to make one awful Halloween joke.  Sorry.

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Life Inside the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

October 11, 2009
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When it comes to comedy theaters there are few bigger that the Upright Citizens Brigade.  So many of today’s up and coming comedians have started on that stage and there are future stars beginning classes every day. This week we talk to UCB regular and all around great guy Mike Still about what it’s like […]

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September Is National Sketch Writing Month

September 3, 2009

Are you a sketch writer or have you been thinking about getting into it?  Well September is National Sketch Writing Month.  So get our your keyboards and start crackin’ people.  Sign up over at http://www.nationalsketchwritingmonth.com/ and join the party.  The goal is to write 30 sketches in 30 days.   You can share your sketches […]

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And Now A Word From Our Fake Sponsors…

August 30, 2009
Commercial Parodies

This week’s episode is brought to you by Mom Jeans, Bass-o-matic, Colon Blows and Old Glory Robot Insurance.  Oh commercial parodies, what can’t you convince me to fake buy? (Crystal Gravy!) But are commercial parodies comedy cheating?  After all, isn’t it mostly take an item, make something weird about it, and then you’re done.  Or […]

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Improv To Sketch

August 21, 2009

This week, we’re making it up as we go along. We’re joined by guest Jason Saenz, to discuss the process of using improv to generate ideas for sketch and stand up. How much adaption is needed to go from one medium to another? And does just doing improv improve your writing in general? We’ll also discuss […]

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Creating Your Own Sketch Group

August 7, 2009
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This week we reach into the mail bag to help out an enterprising young comedian looking to do sketch comedy at his new college.  We look at what goes into forming your own sketch team and how to avoid many of the common pitfalls. What do you do if you are a stranger in a […]

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Overcoming Writer’s Block & Who Is Fair Game

July 31, 2009
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Writer’s block is like an evil monster always waiting to attack and ruin the creative process.  I’ve seen it.  It’s got these big teeth and gross green skin that is always covered in ooze.  And it’s always saying, “That Idea is stupid.  Those words are stupid.  You are stupid.  You should have gone to grad […]

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