Adam McCabe

Adam McCabe is a writer/performer/teacher at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Los Angeles. His UCB credits include vet house team, Bangarang!, two one-man shows, Conversations With Sad Idiots and Pitiful Creatures, Maude Night (w/ The Space Program and Oh, Brother!), Harold Night, UCBcomedy original videos and an infinite amount of bit shows. His non-UCB credits include the Funny or Die webseries, “Cleve Dixon: Terrible Detective, writing jokes for some of his favorite stand-up comedians, punch up work for TV and film, writing for Adult Swim, starring in the award-winning comedy feature, Detective Detective Detective and lots of weird commercials. Adam has performed in The Del Close Marathon in NY, SketchfestNYC, Chicago Sketchfest, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, SF Sketchfest and many other fun places. Catch Adam at UCB Franklin every week with Bangarang!!

Guest Appearances

March 6, 2019

Musical guest 88 Fingers Louie joins improvisers Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, Betsy Sodaro, Adam McCabe, and Matt Besser! 88 Fingers Louie plays songs that inspire scenes about a gameshow for selling out, the sexual act all men are too afraid to ask for, and apologizing to turn the tables on a bully. Plus, we’ll find out who still eats boogers at a school reunion, what really happened to Van Gogh’s ear, and which dish at the Last Supper was Jesus’s favorite.

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace ( code: IMPROV) and Dropout ( code: IMPROV).

July 7, 2017

Hey Campers! Welcome back to Camp Wony Pony’s Weekly Wrap-Up Podcast where we talk about the news, scares, and whose Hot or Not at our camp this week! Join campers Ralpha, Tabitha, Alpha, Cynthia, Ricky, Markisa, and Goop (Adam McCabe, Betsy Sodaro, Ryan Stanger, Toni Charline, Jacob Reed, Ryan Meharry, Dave Theune) as they welcome special guest camper Scarene to tell us about why she was sent to Troubled Kids Camp, share their dreams, and do Headlines. Then, everyone’s favorite camper Traci Reardon stops by to give listeners camp advice.

This episode is brought to you by Modcloth ( code: LAPKUS) and The Audible Comedy Series: Hold On with Eugene Mirman.

September 30, 2016

Welcome to When You Wish Upon A Cast with your host Handy Bobbit (Adam McCabe) recorded live inside the ceiling crawl space in his mother’s (Jackie Johnson) house which is next door to Disneyland in beautiful Anaheim, California. This week Handy is joined by infamous songwriters Little Carol and her older sister Smudge DuBois best known for writing hundreds of songs for Disney films which ultimately didn’t make it into many of the films. They treat us to special performances of cut songs from classic Disney films such as Dumbo and Aladdin. Later, Traci Reardon stops by to offer Disney related advice to her Twitter followers in another edition of “Help Me, Rhonda.”

This episode is brought to you by BioClarity and Modcloth.

September 11, 2015

Greetings mortal! Welcome back to Ghost Calls Close Calls, haunting you LIVE from Bakersfield with your host Michael Jack-Son (Adam McCabe). Michael and his mute brother Henk bring you a ghost cast that acknowledges and welcomes spirits, ghosts, and creatures from the great beyond. This week they are joined by special guest and previous psych ward employee Jeannie Lumpskin. Jeannie shares some of the most frightening things she’s seen working at the psych ward, helps Michael decipher ghost noises in the EVP Corner, and attempts to be controlled by a spirit in the Possession Corner. Later, Traci Reardon arrives to answer paranormal tweets in another edition of “Help Me, Rhonda.”