Brett Gelman

Brett Gelman wrote iBrain and ruined many a Comedy Bang Bang with his foul language. If you can find it in yourself to forgive him, you’ll find that he’s a talented comedian, actor and (perhaps not surprisingly) rapper. His role as Brett in Eagleheart is pretty great, but not nearly as great as his one-man show One Thousand Cats. If you have any more questions, consult the internet which is teeming with Brett’s comedy.

Guest Appearances

Best of The Bible

improv4humans #374December 19, 2018

In the beginning, Matty B created improv4humans. Then Matty B said, “Let there be a compilation of the greatest biblical improv scenes ever performed on this show”, and there was a compilation of biblical scenes. And Matty B saw the compilation, and…


Brett Gelman, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #262October 29, 2018

The Boys and BRETT GELMAN have a little fun making a podcast festival.   This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn ( and Quip (


Return to Suicide House Part 666

Comedy Bang Bang #515October 23, 2017

As Scott goes out for another remote episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! he gets tricked into entering Suicide House once again by innkeepers Messmore and Bueford le Barron. Snot Squakerman, Messmore, and Bueford chat about the rules of Suicide House, Dennis Miller,…


Nobody Wants To Be Uncomfortable (w/ Brett Gelman, Janicza Bravo)

Yo, Is This Racist? #941September 13, 2017

Brett Gelman and Janicza Bravo of the film Lemon return to join Andrew to discuss whether Jewish people are White, why they are not on Twitter, and why it’s important to surround yourself with people who are not like you. As always,…


The Bigger the Percent the Better

Comedy Bang Bang #504August 17, 2017

On a very special episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!, Scott is in conversation with actor and comedian Brett Gelman of iBrain, Twin Peaks, and Mad Men fame for the entire show. They put their past tensions aside as they discuss the themes…


Brett Gelman

Kevin sits down with actor and comedian Brett Gelman (Married, Another Period) as they discuss Brett’s erratic relationship with Hollywood. Brett chats about his Marx Brothers influence, fear of the number 13, and his "Late Night" bar mitzvah theme. This episode is…


How To Lifeguard

Andrew Ti and special guest Brett Gelman (Brett Gelman's Dinner in America) finish the week off by discussing how to lifeguard without being racist. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.


Being Beat Up For Being Racist

Brett Gelman (Brett Gelman's Dinner in America) joins Andrew to talk about whether it's racist or not to assume that black people will beat you up for being racist. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist…


Ghost Pets Are Liars

Comedy Bang Bang #431June 30, 2016

Brett Gelman was previously banned on the show but Scott has since lifted the ban on his old friend in order for him to tell us about his new Adult Swim special "Brett Gelman's Dinner in America." However, Brett seems as though…


Redskins Mascot

Brett Gelman (Brett Gelman's Dinner in America) and Andrew talk about the Washington Redskins mascot. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.


Western vs. Eastern Medicine

Brett Gelman (Brett Gelman's Dinner in America) joins Andrew to talk about Western and Eastern medicine. Make sure to leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.


Calling Hillary Clinton Racist

Actor and comedian Brett Gelman (Brett Gelman's Dinner in America) joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they discuss if it's racist to call Hillary Clinton a racist. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask…


Frozen Middle Finger: Live from Jashfesht

improv4humans #238May 5, 2016

Brett Gelman, Betsy Sodaro, Danielle Schneider and Hillary Matthews join Matt Besser for a live improv4humans episode at Jashfesht. Valley girls get into an inaudible fight, a NASA support group discusses why they aren't allowed in space and a woman brings chicken…


The Best of i4h Vol. 6

improv4humans #231March 17, 2016

Here is what you voted for as the best scenes of 2015, humons. These performances feature Jon Gabrus, Joe Wengert, Will McLaughlin, Chad Carter, Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, Joe Hartzler, Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, Brett Gelman, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh,…


LIVE at UCB-Sunset w/ Brett Gelman, Zack Pearlman

Get Up On This #55November 10, 2015

Recorded LIVE from UCB-Sunset, comedian, actor, rapper Brett Gelman and TV's Zack Pearlman joins Jensen and Matty to talk about getting into Hip-Hop late, pitching Dinner with Friends with Brett Gelman and Friends, Not Your Father's Root Beer, Cooler on the Go,…


Return to Suicide House Part Boo

Comedy Bang Bang #383October 26, 2015

A frightening occurrence has fallen upon the Earwolf Studios once again to turn it into the Werewolf Studios deep within the Suicide House! The ghoulish brothers Beuford and Messmore le Barron are back to make Scott KnottsScaryMan's life a living hell and…


200th Episode!

improv4humans #200August 13, 2015

Andy Daly, Sean Conroy, and Brett Gelman have been around since the early days of improv4humans with Matt Besser and now they are back for the very special 200th episode! Listen as the greatest improvisers in the universe explore the secret code…


Bits, Riffs, and Friendships

Comedy Bang Bang #367August 6, 2015

The three best friends of comedy, Brett Gelman of Married & Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman's Family, Tim Heidecker of Decker & On Cinema, and Jon Daly of Kroll Show & The Secret Life of Walter Mitty are…


LIVE from DCM 17 Pt. 3

improv4humans #196July 16, 2015

Recorded LIVE at UCBeast from the 17th Annual Del Close Marathon in New York is part 3 of a monumental improv4humans with Matt Besser featuring the greatest improvisers in the universe, John Gemberling, Brett Gelman, Brian McCann, and Charlie Todd. Listen as…



How Did This Get Made? #103February 13, 2015

Brett Gelman of Adult Swim’s Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman’s Family joins Paul & Jason to talk about John Boorman’s fever dream Zardoz. They’ll discuss everything including the multiple floating heads, Sean Connery oozing sexuality in a red…


Return to Suicide House Part Gore

Comedy Bang Bang #319October 30, 2014

Welp, it appears that Scott's car broke down once again outside a spoOoOoky house on 1122 Boogie Woogie Avenue which can only mean one thing. Rot Awfulman has again stumbled upon the Werewolf Studios and is in the presence of the ghoulish…


Collecting The Coats

Sklarbro Country #181January 10, 2014

Tremendous actor, improviser, and comedian Brett Gelman finally makes his way to the calming shores of Sklarbro Country! Brett shares some incredible stories which include the one time he went trick-or-treating at Michael Jordan's house, his experience on NBC’s Go On, and…


Return to Suicide House

Comedy Bang Bang #183October 29, 2012

It looks like Scott Achingman has stumbled upon the Werewolf Studios once more to find himself inside of Suicide House with none other than the dreadful Beuford and Messmore le Barron. After some catching up, they are joined by Caine Sherman of…


Best of improv4humans Vol. 1

improv4humans #45September 20, 2012

We took to the Earwolf Forums and asked YOU which were the best scenes in the past episodes of improv4humans and had so many to choose from that we split them into two very special sampler episodes. Enjoy this pu-pu platter of…


Live from Bridgetown 2012

Who Charted? #85July 18, 2012

We've been saving a good one for you! Brett Gelman and house band Brody Stevens bring positive energy and pinata-beating skills to Portland. The gang covers the top music acts that moved to Portland and the top films shot in Oregon. We're…


Live from Bridgetown!

improv4humans #26May 10, 2012

For the first ever LIVE improv4humans we've gathered up three of the "bad boys" of improv: Jon Glaser, Brett Gelman, and Joe Wengert. It gets tropical, biblical, sexual, and medical. So put on your favorite pair of sweats, cozy up in a…


Anniversary Party!

Comedy Bang Bang #156April 30, 2012

What do you need to throw the perfect anniversary party? You need some tunes, you need some bros, and if you're Comedy Bang Bang you need some celebrity guests! Put on your party hats and boogie shoes for an hour and a…


Airport Pat Downs

improv4humans #12February 2, 2012

Don't be such a baby! Listen to improv4humans featuring Brett Gelman, Will McLaughlin, and Eugene Cordero. It's more refreshing than a crisp, cool bottle of water and more thrilling than getting candy from Michael Jordan. Be sure to pick up an improv4humans…


Critter Sandusky

Who Charted? #58January 11, 2012

Can humanity ever truly understand Brett Gelman? He's a comedian, actor, rapper, improviser, podcaster, and he knows a thing or two about the charts! We gave into demand and invited him over this week to discuss dance music and movies, play with…


Live from Sklarbro Country!

Sklarbro Country #76January 6, 2012

Saturday Night Live is such an institution that it's hard to know which myths are true. Enter legendary cast member Laraine Newman who joins us on Sklarbro Country to show off her comedy hipness, delight us with her stories from New York,…


Goon Fight

improv4humans #8January 5, 2012

This week's improv4humans is brought to you by skirt steak, martian invasions, and bad parenting. More accurately, it is brought to you by Curtis Gwinn, Sean Conroy, and Brett Gelman who join Matt Besser to relive childhood tragedies and lost love all…


2011 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #136December 19, 2011

It's that time of year again! You've hung up your proverbial podcast stocking and Comedy Bang Bang is here to stuff it full of your favorite guests, characters, games, raps, and more! Happy Holidays!



Earwolf Presents #3October 31, 2011

This is not a podcast. This is Gelmania. Whatever you do, don't listen to this.


Comedy Fang Fang

Comedy Bang Bang #129October 31, 2011

It seems as though every year around this time something awfully spooky washes over this podcast and takes it in a devilish direction. I'm sorry to say that this year is no different, with guests like the dreadful Beuford and Messmore le…


Hi, How Are You?

Comedy Bang Bang #111July 1, 2011

Two Comedy Bang Bangs in one week? Why, this must be a Christmas miracle! I bet this is how all those homeless people felt when David Guy Levy, producer of the upcoming film Terri, generously gave to the LA Food Bank this…


Is This Sexual Harassment?

Comedy Bang Bang #90January 30, 2011

We know that many of you are not ready to forgive Brett Gelman for the way he made a mockery of Comedy Bang Bang in 2010. However, we let him back this week solely to bring along Michael Gladis (aka Professor Kinsalot…


The Best of 2010

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2010December 26, 2010

'Tis the season to relive your favorite comedy bits from the year! You voted and the answers are in for the best characters, guests, songs, and episodes of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast 2010. Scott and some of Earwolf's closest friends count…


That's One Way of Doing It

Comedy Bang Bang #85December 20, 2010

If you asked for festive characters and heavy-handed puns in your letter to Santa, than Christmas is coming early for you! Scott welcomes Colin Hanks to this special episode, along with a slew of popular guests. Cake Boss and El Chupacabra present…


Crappy Howl-o-ween!

Comedy Bang Bang #77October 26, 2010

Listeners beware, you're in for a scare this week on Comedy Bang Bang!First of all, what could be scarier than a CYBER-THUG TAKEOVER!?!!? The Thuggy One and his buddy Miles Archer take over the show to talk about the spooky world of…


Cool Whip Play Challenge

Comedy Bang Bang #66.5August 16, 2010

And now, the exciting conclusion of EPISODE 66! Scott, Brett, and Bob try working out their differences and trying to heal the past with a performance of a touching recreation of past events. I won't spoil how it ends, but I will…


And a Happy New Year!

Comedy Bang Bang #35January 8, 2010

I made some New Year's resolutions this year: 1. Catch up with my old friend, Lil' Gary, and see how his health is.2. Do some reading, maybe Sci-Fi or Romance?3. Listen to Patton Oswalt speak. I was glad Comedy Bang Bang: The…


Doing Laundry with Sarah

Comedy Bang Bang #6June 5, 2009

You'd expect a show like Comedy Bang Bang to be able to get at least one popular movie star each episode, but TWO? That's unheard of! Until now that is, with Billy Crystal and James Gandolfini both showing up on this episode.…

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