LIVE recordings of new, previously unreleased David Sedaris stories!
"I Wish There Was More"
Julia Sweeney says she was a "happy Catholic girl" when, one day, she walked into church and signed up for a Bible-study course. "What an eye opener that was!" she says. Equally comedic and insightful, Letting Go of God is Sweeney's brilliant one-woman show about her struggle with her faith.
"A Brilliant Personal Journey of Discovery"
"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown...." Garrison Keillor first did his monologue in 1974 to an audience of 20 in a St. Paul theater. Today, more than 2.2 million people tune in each week to hear the tall tales and sweet stories about the citizens of this small Minnesota town. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
"Response to whole show question"
Patton Oswalt falls in love. This is a classic Un-Cabaret performance, in which Beth's questions push the performer to go deeper and find all kinds of funny.
Patton Oswalt is a brilliant comedy writer and the ringleader of Comedians of Comedy on Showtime and on tour. In fact, he's probably appearing at a club in your area right now. You've probably seen him on King of Queens or Balls of Fury and heard him as the voice of Rattatouile.
Michael Patrick King attends his first Bikram yoga class, and it doesn't go so well.
These red-hot standup performances from the Un-Cabaret feature stories about live sex acts. No kidding! Visit a live sex show with David Cross, a porn movie shoot with Greg Fitzsimmons, and go behind the scenes to see what life is like for a phone sex operator when that operator is Margaret Cho! Insightful and hilarious, these performances are also very, very dirty.
Julia Sweeney went to Vegas for the film festival, but she stayed for the lap dance.
Take off with these high-flying stories about air travel that go a lot deeper than jokes about airline food (although one of the stories is, in fact, about a food-related revelation). They're also about crazy travelers and horribly awkward interactions with the stranger in the next seat.
A deeply funny story by Rob Cohen about his encounter with America's foremost fitness guru. The third installment of Cohen's 'Trilogy of Celebrity Terror' (along with "Jerry Lewis Called Me a Faggot" and "Delivery for Ms. Kellerman").
Carl Reiner - legendary comedian, actor, novelist, and director - was a creator, writer, and producer for The Dick Van Dyke Show. In 1999, he was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor by the Kennedy Center and was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
Gifted comedian Dana Gould takes us to the heart of darkness of insomnia.
Judy's obsessed search for a husband continues. In this episode, she becomes a hot property on the online Jewish dating services.
Here are the original performances of Julia Sweeney's stories about adopting a baby from China, which later become In the Family Way. JULIA SWEENEY launched her career by playing Pat on Saturday Night Live. She has gone on to write and star in acclaimed one-person shows, including God Said Ha!, In the Family Way, and Letting Go of God, all developed at the Un-Cabaret.
A deeply funny story by Kevin Nealon about his pre-nuptial insomnia and worse at a Mexican resort.
Original comedy material from some of the best comedy writers around! These audio programs feature highlights of the onling monthly reading series "Say the Word".
This very special Un-Cabaret collection includes four deeply funny stories about Jews and Jewishness: "The Day I Got Caught Playing with Myself in Hebrew School", "Hitler's Willing Executioner, Me?", "The Ish Factor", and "Bar Mitzvah Boy".
These hilarious standup comedy performances from the Un-Cabaret are all about work. Stories of embezzlement, existential dread, and Hollywood horror are just some of the benefits of being on the job with these inspired comic storytellers.
Before Julia gave up on God and embraced atheism, she was on a desperate search for the right venue for her spirituality - as you'll hear in this hilarious and heartfelt performance.
Dan Bucatinsky explores the meaning of love. He wonders why the Eskimos have 200 words for snow and we have only one for love. DAN BUCATINSKY is the writer, director, and star of All Over the Guy, and executive producer of The Comeback. He is Lisa Kudrow's producing partner and is currently writing for Lipstick Jungle.