Winnnie Holzman gets honest about porn, her daughter and Suicide Girls.
This now out-of-print underground release captures the incredible energy, creativity, and hysteria of the Un-Cabaret's birth. The legendary show was hailed as the "mother-show of alternative comedy" as Beth and her friends forged a new style of comedy that was real, true, intimate, emotional, and sometimes painfully honest.
"Fragmented and poorly produced"
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.
Un-Cabaret assembled the entire Emmy-winning writing staff of Sex and the City, each reading their own work for this special sold-out edition of Say the Word at The Knitting Factory in New York. Meet the writers behind the hit show and hear the individual voices that came together to create a cultural landmark.
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.
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.
A mind-blowing collection of drug stories, illegal-substance-related rants and raves by a psychedelic posse of progressive performers. Proceeds benefit the Drug Policy Alliance, an awesome group of freedom fighters who believe that you shouldn't be punished for what you put in your own body.
"Stand-ups telling stories about drug experiences"
The definitive Un-Cabaret audio features seriously funny one-of-a-kind stories about sex, celebrities, inter-racial love, public humiliation, Hollywood horror stories, spiritual transcendence, and more! From the ground-breaking live show.
Michael Patrick King attends his first Bikram yoga class, and it doesn't go so well.
Julia goes wild in Ireland and lives in Greece on $1 a day.
Patton dishes out a little philosophy and a lot of funny in this classic Un-Cab set about a singular encounter with a NY cabbie.
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".
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.
Julia loses herself in the desert of Morocco and reclaims her sexuality, despite a chafing camel ride and a misfire with one of the tour guides.
Merrill Markoe reads two classic pieces from her book How to Be Hap-Hap-Happy Like Me. First, a piece about dealing with parties (written seven years before the Curb Your Enthusiasm episode that used the same idea). Then, another illuminating visit with her friends the dogs.
Margaret has a close encounter with a Hollywood monster. Her mother sees her perform live for the first time and tells Margaret about the best Mother's Day ever in this performance, recorded at the Un-Cabaret Anniversary Show.
Julia Sweeney reveals the dark secret of her Grandma's piano and has an encounter with an apocalyptic piano tuner, then goes on to visit a dog show and coin a new holiday: "Single Day."
Julia experiences the struggle for survival in nature and class struggle with her fellow travelers.
Julia Sweeney goes biking in Ecuador, earns the best massage of her life, and goes scuba swimming with dolphins.