The Comedy Bureau Field Report Ep. 198: Jeremy Culhane & What Makes for Good Improv

When one goes to see an improv show, the supposition is that your going to see comedy gold being born out of thin air, something that’s almost beyond a veritable comedy alchemy. If you’ve gone to enough improv shows or taken classes, you ought to know that there is a precision and structure applied to much of improv to make it seem magical. One of LA improv’s favorite sons, Jeremy Culhane, joins us on this week’s TCB Field Report to break down the importance of the Harold, what makes good improv (especially short form), and, most importantly, whether bad stand up or bad improv is worst (apologies for one of the mics cutting out for the last 15 min. or so and doing this podcast at our favorite Gelato place, Pazzo Gelato).

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Music by Brian Granillo
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