Life and Beth (Comedy)





Keyword Search

July 2022
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30







Beth speaks to the legendary, deeply funny and deeply real Judy Gold about living in NY, hiking in LA with Meredith Vieira (sort of), the danger of secrets, the joy of stand-up and the magic of being ready when you get the chance. She has won Emmy awards, had her own specials on HBO, Comedy Central & Logo. She is also the host of her own podcast Kill Me Now. Judy and Beth share a lively, lovely conversation at the gorgeous West Hollywood Library as part of their Lesbian Speaker Series (yes, she is a lesbian). Oh, and she mentions her mother.

Direct download: __Life_and_Beth-JudyGold_1.1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:11am PDT

She is a life force, fashionista, celebrated actor and a spectacularly funny comedian. Margaret Cho gets into all of it with Beth Lapides in a special episode that was recorded live at the oh so beautiful West Hollywood Council Chamber. Beth and Margaret discuss tattoo's, politics, make-up, how to make up your mind about tattoos, the Chi of Cho and so much more including a brilliant resurrection of her dear friend Joan Rivers (she also reveals Don Rickles incredibly sweet side). Get into it, get into Life (and Beth)

Direct download: 01_Life_and_Beth_-_Margaret_Cho_L.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:08pm PDT

Seetle Washington is famous for several things-Marie's Salad Dressing, Microsoft, Amazon, Jimi Hendrick and most especially the iconic chanteuse and first lady of the staage Dina Martina. A little bit Liza, a little bit Silverback Gorilla, Dina is one of a kind. Sit back and listen to how Dina the little girl from Las Vegas became a treasured jewel of low, low budget cinema and stages the world over, or at least Seetle, Provincetown, New York and Los Angeles.

Direct download: 01_Life_and_Beth_-_Dina_Martina.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:26pm PDT

He is America's Gaysian Sweetheart and has been seen in Desperate Housewives, Devious Maids, Ugly Betty and his own Showtime special Baby Daddy. He is so deep, so funny & so wonderful to chat about Life with Beth and Life & Beth. 

Direct download: 01_Life_and_Beth_-_Alec_Mapa.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:05pm PDT

He is one of the most talented people in the game-the game of entertaining, of writing, of directing, of storytelling. He's directed, written or produced some of the most legendary television of the modern age from 30 Rock to The Comeback to The Larry Sanders Show. He is often on stage at UnCabaret spilling it and keeping it real. Beth and Jon chat it up in a great way. Enjoy!

Direct download: LifeandBeth-JohnRiggi.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:31am PDT

He is a brilliant mind, a raconteur and a connoisseur of glamour. He's been seen on The Comeback and is a brilliantly funny writer on Two Broke Girls. When he sing the blues it will make your blues go away. He's the author of the YA novel "Husky". He is Justin Sayre.

Direct download: LifeandBethJSayer.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:25pm PDT

She is fiercely funny and funnily fierce. Stand up and be counted, stand up for pits.Anger and Love and Spray Tans and Whole Foods. Comedy Central and Comedy in general. Comedy isn't pretty but Rebecca is.

Direct download: LifeandBethRC.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:20pm PDT

Julie Goldman, of Bravo's The Peoples Couch, Vanderpump Rules After Show and Big Gay Sketch Show sat down and talked to Beth Lapides live at the West Hollywood Library about Chicken Wings & TV's, Lesbian Role #1, 2 & 3 and Things She Lost in the Fire (or that Mom did). This was the first episode of Life & Beth recorded live with a wonderful audience and Julie & Beth really stunk up the joint (in the best way possible).

Direct download: LifeandBethJG.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:07pm PDT

Andy DIck

You've seen Andy Dick in Newsradio, The Andy Dick Show, and Zoolander. He is the wild man who loves to be a bad boy, is the king of social media and the coolest cat with more than nine lives. He is talented, funny, one of a kind and a brilliant survivor. Beth Lapides talks to the #New #Andy #Dick #weloveandy #soberlife

Direct download: LifeandBethAD.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:48pm PDT

From the legendary "Pat" on Saturday Night Live to the transcendent award winning "God Says Ha", Julia Sweeney has always brought truth, intelligence, humor and joy to everything she does. She has been seen, heard & read while being respected, adored and admired. She brings the questions to the answers and answers tot he questions. She is much beloved by the world of InCabaret and by the greater world at large. Ladies and Gentleman, It's Julia!

Direct download: LifeandBethJS.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:15am PDT

Pablo Schreiber

From his iconic "Pornstache" on Orange Is The New Black to his work on the legendary show The Wire to his portrayal of a true hero in the hit film 13 Hours, Pablo Schreiber is always ready to explore, reveal and illuminate the world around him. He is a great actor, a great dad and a fearless adventurer. He and Beth Lapides talk about life and so much more, including purple LA Eyeworks glasses. Get ready to collect the experience!

Direct download: LifeandBethPS.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:22pm PDT

Beth Lapides asks Sasha Alexander (Rizzoli & Isles, Dawson's Creek, He's Just Not That Into You, Shameless) what makes you you? They get into the nature of change, arranged marriages, college applications and of course, TV. A deeply delightful episode. 

Direct download: SA-MOREBLEEP-FINALMIX.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:19am PDT

Missi Pyle is an actress, singer, comedian and also your best friend. She has appeared in Gone Girl, The Artist, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Jennifer Falls and Bringing Down The House (for which she and Queen Latifah were nominate for MTV Movie Award Best Fight). 

Direct download: MP-UNCAB_FINALMIX.wav
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:42pm PDT

Playwright, Director, Actor, Writer.  Del Shores does all this and more. Creator of the LEGENDARY play & film "Sordid Lives" and "Daddy's Dying, Who's Got the Will", Del has done his part to make sure the naughty heart & soul of small town southern living is given its due, along with the people that make that heart beat happen.  A super fave of the UnCabaret shows, Del Shores talsk to Beth Lapides about a life well sorted, even if it's a bit sordid.

Direct download: UnCab_Del.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 2:32pm PDT

Justin Willman's credits are varied and impressive, from his numberous appearences on the Tonight Show & Chelsea Lately to hosting the legendary Food Network show "Cupcake Wars", as well as "Win, Lose or Draw" on the Disney Channel.  As a magician he is even more impressive and has to be seen to be believed.  But what is most impressive about Justin is who he is as a person and how well he knows himself. He opens up to Beth and talks about what makes him him and the magic found around all of us. Magician, actor, comedian, host & fantastic man, Justin Willman.

Direct download: UnCab_Justin_Willman.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:16pm PDT

The Sklar Brothers

Two of the funniest guys in the game, Randy & Jason Sklar can honestly lay claim to the title of Comedians, and also Sportscasters, and also Actors, and also Husbands and Dads, and also Twins. What we are saying is that they are so much of so much that we love. Beloved member's of the UnCabaret family, they have been seen on everthing from their own Comedy Central specials to Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage & It's Always Sunny in Philidelphia, The United Stats of America and UnCabaret's own Amazon episode's. They are double the fun (yes we went there) as they tell Beth Lapides what makes them them.

Direct download: UnCabaret_Sklars.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 2:26pm PDT

Beth Lapides asks Emmy Award winning comedy writer Merrill Markoe: what makes you you? Merrill's answer, is like all things Merrill, simutaneously analytical and whimsical. She covers negative zen, stupid pet tricks, the secret to writing and inventing the format for Late Night with David Letterman.

Merrill, while best known for her Emmy Award winning writing on Late Night with David Leterman, has also written for Sex and the CityNewhartMoonlightlng and HBO's Not Necessarily the News, for which she won a WGA award. She also wrote for and appeared on Michael Moore's TV Nation, wrote comedy specials for HBO and Cinemax,  appeared on FriendsSpace Ghost Coast to Coast, and in The Aristocrats.

Merrill is a prolific writer. Her books include Cool, Calm and ContentiousHow To Be Hap-Hap-Happy Like Me and What The Dogs Have Taught Me. She has written for Rolling Stone, The New York Times and Glamour, among others. She appeared in Friends, has worked as a radio host and appears regularly at UnCabaret and its spinoff show Say The Word. 

Direct download: MM-FINAL_MIX1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:27pm PDT

Beth asks the much loved Tim Bagley: What makes you, you? Tim is a comedic actor with a gift for behind the scenes stories and a knack for a non-self indulgent introspection. You recognize him from his appearances on Monk, 2 Broke Girls, Will & Grace, Ellen, $#*! My Dad Says, This Is 40 and Web Therapy. He was a member of The Groundlings, appears frequently at UnCabaret. His one man show, "Clean Boy, Dirty Stories" is about working as a butler at The Playboy Mansion and he won the Jury Award at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado for his one person show , "Happy Hour." 

Direct download: TB_FINAL_MIX.wav
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:49pm PDT

Jackie Kashian - After Dork

Jackie Kashian is a driven, mesmerizing storyteller. Her album "It's Never Going to be Bread" was named one of the top comedy albums of 2010 by Amazon. Her DVD, "This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux" is just out and we get the story behind the story of these two titles as Jackie answers Beth's unanswerable but provocative question: What makes you, you? Jackie has been a guest on Conan, Late Show with David Letterman and This American Life. She is also the host of the popular podcast, Dork Forest, and it's a pleasure to hear on the other side of the podcast mic. Jackie gets into her life as a married person, the importance of hacky sacks, video games and the long road from heckling in the shadows, to storytelling in the light.

Direct download: JK_FINAL_MIX.wav
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:01pm PDT

She's been everyone from Celine Dion & Martha Stewart on Saturday Night Live, Elpheba on Broadway in Wicked and is currently uber-mom Sheila Shay on the hit ABC show Suburgatory. She is also the queen of Weight Watcher's online.  She is funny, ferociously talented and can not only land a funny but hit a high note singing. Ana Gatseyer talks to Beth Lapides about coffee, food, quaking and a life well lived. 

Direct download: UU-AnaGasteyer.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:27pm PDT

She was the American girl who kidnapped Precious in Silence of the Lambs and is now in the super-hit show Ray Donovan. She is a traveler, never a tourist and was punk before it became a marketing tool. She's a great mom, wife, daughter & actor who has not one but two true Hollywood legend's she can say are her Godfather's. She is brave, funny, fierce and we love her. Brooke Smith answers the unanswerable question, "What makes you you?" 

Direct download: UnCabaret_UnStaged-Brooke_Smith.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:08pm PDT

Rebecca Corry-A Near Necco Experience

Comedian, Actor, Activist & one of the funniest, most electric performers on the UnCabaret stage, Rebecca Corry opens up to Beth about SO much. Only she could make a near death experience involving Necco wafers hilarious. Where there is funny, there is often deep and you definitely won't want to miss Rebecca talking about the one and only Angel, her rescued Pit Bull Terrier and the inspiration for Stand Up for Pits and the upcoming One Million Pibble March on Washington. We love Rebecca and you will as well.

Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:52pm PDT

Producer, writer, director & comedian extraordinaire John Riggi speaks to Beth Lapides about convertible cars, Lost in Space, "John's Phone", Italy & the brilliance of Rebel Wilson and their new TV show "Super Fun Night".  He also gives a very special recipe for French Onion Soup. He's made magic on 30 Rock, Will & Grace & The Comeback to name just a few legendary television shows he's been a part of.  You won't want to miss one of the funniest men in Entertainment try and answer the UnCabaret UnStaged question "What Makes U You?".

Direct download: JOHN_RIGGI-FINAL_SHOW.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Daniel Radcliffe Tickles Your Brain

The one and only Daniel Radcliffe chats with UnCabaret's Beth Lapides about song & dance, English Panto (google it), Cricket (google it), American Football (some may need to google it), art, the art of poetry and playing legendary poet Allen Ginsburg. He answers as best as anyone can the unanswerable question "What Makes U You"?.

Direct download: UnCabaret_UnStaged.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

Beth Lapides asks the amazing Lili Taylor the un-answersable question "What Makes U You"?  Find out how Lili flies through the air with the greatest of ease and how she listens to the call of the wild (birdcall of the wild that is).

Direct download: UnCab_UnStaged_LiliTaylor.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:30pm PDT