Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh are two of the founding members of the legendary comedy group Upright Citizens Brigade. They've both had stints on Reno 911! and Arrested Development, as well as roles in a slew of films, from The Hangover to Bring It On.
They're pairing up once again to use their comic chemistry in a new sitcom on Spike TV called Players, in which they star as brothers who attempt to live the dream of co-owning a sports bar.
Jordan and I will be part of this show tonight at the UCB Theater here in LA. I'm expecting a lot of fun. The show is sold out, but you can pre-order the video at amazon.com/140tweets. All the proceeds go to pay for school-building in Haiti.
MaximumFun.org's 2010 MaxFunDrive ends on May 28th with a blowout eight-hour show hosted by Jordan and Jesse, with all kinds of amazing special guests. We'll have a live audience at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, and stream live audio and video to our adoring fans across the world.
Reservations for the show are currently full, and attendees with reservations will be seated first. However, there is ample space for overflow. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Scheduled guests include:
Jimmy Pardo & Matt Belknap
The Sklar Brothers
Sarah Thyre & Andy Richter
Paul Scheer & Rob Huebel
Jimmy Dore & Stef Zamorano
Clifford & Kidd
Plus, from Stop Podcasting Yourself, Dave Shumka!
See you May 28th!
Keith Phipps and Tasha Robinson of The AV Club join us once again to recommend some of the best in pop culture.
Tasha says to check out the touring show of the Oscar-nominated short films, and an amazing choose-your-own-adventure graphic novel called Meanwhile.
The MaxFunCon podcast continues apace... this time around it's a new video from our friends in the New York sketch group Elephant Larry, who'll be performing at this year's Con. It's a full-length parody of pre-film entertainment called The Wow. You can subscribe to the podcast in iTunes to download it to your portable media player. And while you're at it, check out last week's show, an interview I conducted with Merlin Mann.
Big Boi can still spit for serious. Hopefully this means that Sir Lucious Left Foot joint is coming soon.
Why are 75% of our youth reading magazines? / 'Cause they used to fantasy / and it's what they use to dream / call it fiction addiction / 'cause the truth's a heavy thing
Andy Richter was guest-hosting Regis & Kelly this week, and talked about the situation with NBC. Richter is not only really funny, he's also a class act all the way.