50 episodes

Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to Earwolf with a fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)

improv4humans with Matt Besser Earwolf

    • Comedy
    • 4.9 • 2.6K Ratings

Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to Earwolf with a fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe. Music by Bobby Matthews and Dragoon.Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)

    Man Dog Pod Crossover

    Man Dog Pod Crossover

    Toni Charline, Dan Lippert, and Ryan Rosenberg join Matt Besser for a Man Dog Pod crossover episode of improv4humans! We’ll hear scenes about a run-in with The Ataris, soccer warm-up stories, initiating a 69-square, and more!

    Hear the last half hour exclusively on Man Dog Pod here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/man-dog-pod/id1480069613

    Check out www.mattbesser.com for info on the LIVE improv4humans event in Pasadena on April 6!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Devil Butts and Orchard Geese

    Devil Butts and Orchard Geese

    Jessica McKenna, Don Fanelli, and Zach Reino join Matt Besser this week for scenes about borrowing someone’s sides for an audition, coaching from the sidelines, baking one cookie for Halloween, the beep-boop section of a car dealership, regional phrases, and more!
    Get your tickets to see improv4humans live at SF Sketchfest here: https://sfsketchfest2023.sched.com/event/1DWTF

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Do the Minions Say Chiquita?

    Do the Minions Say Chiquita?

    Jon Gabrus, John Gemberling, and Lisa Gilroy join Matt Besser for scenes about a tanning expert, banana nostalgia, and Santa’s response to a child’s note. Plus, the Sci-Fi Encyclopedia gives us Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories and a soldier who doesn’t know his poker.

    Get your tickets to see improv4humans LIVE at SF Sketchfest here: https://sfsketchfest2023.sched.com/event/1DWTF

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Besser’s Best of Music 2022 w/ Howard Kremer & Rosy Overdrive

    Besser’s Best of Music 2022 w/ Howard Kremer & Rosy Overdrive

    Howard Kremer, engineer Brett Morris, and music blog Rosy Overdrive join Matt Besser for the annual Best of Music review! They share their top picks from the last year featuring tracks from GloRilla, Cardi B, First Aid Kit, Petey, The Staves, Weyes Blood, Haiku Hands, Mister Goblin, Wet Leg, The Smile, Paolo Nutini, Willow Smith, Kaitlin Butts, Phoenix, Flagman, Walker Hayes, The Beths, and more!


    Check out Rosy Overdrive’s best-of lists here.


    Follow Matt Besser's music blog here.

    Get your tickets to improv4humans at SF Sketchfest here.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    LIVE from St. Louis

    LIVE from St. Louis

    On a special LIVE improv4humans recorded in St. Louis, Ify Nwadiwe, Rafe Williams, and Kate Cole join Matt Besser for scenes about joining the army to discuss Space Jam, fighting climate change by buying a Tesla, a late-night vasectomy parlor, buying a landline phone, and more!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Xmas Special with Austin Lucas

    Xmas Special with Austin Lucas

    Austin Lucas and Sean Conroy join Matt Besser for a musical i4h Christmas special! Austin performs holiday twists on his own songs as well as some of the greatest classic carols that inspire scenes about the difference between divorced and divorcee, bad rhymes at Christmas mass, a tribute song that overtakes the original in popularity, an astronomy debate among wise men, and more!

    • 1 hr 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
2.6K Ratings

2.6K Ratings

aaron gets ideas ,

Simply the best improv podcast out there

Matt Besser is a legend. Thank you, human! 🙏

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