These high-impact standup performances are all about violence. On the screen, in their dreams, and in their living rooms, these insightful comedians take a licking and keep on kicking whether they're getting advice from action-film master John Woo, confronting vicious dogs, or getting firebombed by terrorists!
What's it like to act with Johnny Depp and Tom Cruise? To direct Bob Dylan? More important, what's it like to live inside the minds of the inspired comedians telling these hilarious stories about celebrities?
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.
Check in to these hotel-based stories: attend the International Mr. Leather convention, try to find appropriate porn to rent on Easter when you're Catholic, and explore the mysteries of human nature poolside with Michael Patrick King, Scott Thompson, and Beth Lapides (rated R for racy content).
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.
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.
These inspired standup performances feature stories about being sort-of famous. Take an epic journey to the Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Show and into the depths of Julia Sweeney's soul. Watch Dana Gould get his pilot tested. Plus great snapshots of near-fame from Bobcat Goldthwait, Beth Lapides, and a gem of a song from Andy Dick with music by Andras Jones (we think).
These outspoken stand-up comedy performances from the Un-Cabaret are all about gayness.
"Very funny but too disjointed"
Take a correspondence course in comedy with Julia Sweeney as she tries to deal with a spurned lover long-distance, and Beth Lapides and Sue Murphy get mail that really pushes the envelope.
These soulful standup comedy performances are all about religious cults: Judy Toll's epic tale of her involvement with "The Church of Something-ology" and Taylor Negron's casual dip into a model cult.
"Un-cabaret I love you!"
Hilarious, one-of-a-kind standup comedy stories from a who's who of progressive comedians recorded live at LA's legendary Un-Cabaret....