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High-Status Characters: How The Upright Citizens Brigade Stormed A City, Started A Scene, And Changed Comedy Forever

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2014

    Katie

    "Never mind, I dont want to be nurse," she said then walked out.

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    Posted March 9, 2014

    HOSPITAL

    Looking for nurse

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2013

    Cast of Characters

    •Amrante Lee, &female, 17, Non-Bender<p>
    • Mahkah Nahele (Native American), 13, &male, earthbender<p>
    • Azriel Lee-Churchill ~ Half sister (American), 14, &female, airbender<p>
    • Nayeli, the earthbending-mole, &female
    [Nonbenders are the majority of the population, benders hide thier bending, because most Nonbenders do not know about it, not even the Avatar. Some have even been persecuted as a 'witch' or 'warlock' if caught bending.]<p>
    • Nikolai, 34, &male, war refugee who helps the Avatar. Waterbender.<p>
    • (Benders go to secret 'underground' bending schools often.)

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  • Posted August 2, 2013

    Entertaining and interesting

    The results of improv comedy can be seen everywhere on television and films these days, and much of it is the result of people trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade, which only got its start a dozen years ago. This is a fascinating oral history of UCB from the people who were in on it from the beginning and those who came in later or watched it grow.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

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    I found this book very interesting. When people think of comedy

    I found this book very interesting. When people think of comedy groups they tend to focus on Chicago's Second City and LA's Groundlings, but UCB gives them a run for their money. The stories are all very well written and highly addictive. Highly recommended.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2013

    Must-read for improvisers

    A definitive account that's way to easy to blow through.

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