Interviews with future celebrities.
On The Cusp - Ep 004 - Jon Mackey27/11/2014 Duración: 01h17min
In Ben Greene’s third interview with members of the sketch comedy team Big Grande, he sits down with fellow UNC alum Jon Mackey. Jon is a writer/actor/improviser/editor who has been performing on UCB LA’s Harold night since October, 2011 (as a member of Winslow). He has written and directed many videos including content for Funny Or Die, CC Studios, and CollegeHumor. Additionally, Jon is one of the hosts of the monthly show “Freaks on a Leash" at UCB Theatre Sunset. In Ben’s interview with Jon you’ll get to hear him talk about editing “Boy Search!” for Funny or Die, his pre-comedy life as a musician in Los Angeles, and the thing he did in elementary school he still regrets.
On The Cusp - Ep 003 - Mary Sasson20/11/2014 Duración: 01h16min
Ben Greene interviews his old college friend and longtime comedy teammate, Mary Sasson. Mary is a writer/actor/improviser (not to mention stand-up comedian) who has been performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in Los Angeles since September, 2010. She is a member of the UCB house team Winslow, and one of the founders of the sketch team Hamilton 100. In Ben’s interview with Mary (recorded back in 2012) you’ll get to hear her talking about growing up with seven siblings, her experience opening for Lewis Black in a stand-up show in college, and how she almost left LA in the months before getting onto a UCB Harold team.
On The Cusp - Ep 002 - Dan Lippert12/11/2014 Duración: 01h13min
An in-depth interview with the absolute tallest member of Big Grande, Dan Lippert. Dan is a writer/actor/improviser who has been performing on UCB LA’s Harold night since October, 2011. He is 1/8th of the UCB house team Winslow (now performing every other Tuesday at UCB Theatre Sunset) and 1/4th of the sketch team Big Grande. He also can be seen performing the improvised “movie form” with his improv team Willhelm. In Ben’s interview with Dan you’ll get to hear him talking about his childhood love for Garfield books, his co-star role on “Workaholics,” and what it was like to develop “Friendship All-Stars of Friendship” with Justin Michael and Harry Chaskin.
On The Cusp - Ep 001 - Ryan Rosenberg07/10/2014 Duración: 01h12min
In the pilot episode of “On The Cusp” writer/actor Ben Greene sits down with his old pal Ryan Rosenberg. Ryan is a writer/actor/improviser who has has been a part of UCB LA’s Harold Night since November, 2013 (on Belmonte and The Dragons). As a member of the renowned sketch group Big Grande, Ryan has had two sketch shows featured at UCB, and he is now one of the hosts of the monthly show “Freaks on a Leash." In Ben’s interview with Ryan you’ll get to hear him talk about his childhood sports highlights, what it was like to play a stripper on the TV show “Playing House,” and his anxieties about his future in Hollywood.