Joe Hartzler is a sketch comedian and improviser who you may have seen on your television boxes as part of HBO’s Funny or Die Presents series. As far as his live UCB credits, we gotta go with CDR Sketch, Asssscat, Not Too Shabby, What’s Going On? with Mike Mitchell, and as part of the Maude team Up! Up! Up!! Sounds like Joe’s career is going Up! Up! Up!! Thank you, thank you, I’ll be here all week.
June 16, 2016
Mike Hanford, Mike Mitchell, Eugene Cordero, and “Mellow” Joe Hartzler join Matt Besser on this week’s improv4humans. They learn what it means for a homeless person to live the good life, discover a magical realm in the forbidden part of the restaurant, and get stuck to the wall while making magic brownies. Plus, Matt shares stories from his grandmother’s memory book.
March 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, Big Grande, Wild Horses, Chris Gethard, Sebastian Conelli, Shannon O’Neill, Susan Messing, Bob Dassie, John Gemberling, Brian McCann and Charlie Todd.
July 30, 2015
Neil Casey, Betsy Sodaro, Colton Dunn, and Joe Hartzler are on this week’s improv5humans with Matt Besser! They’ll encounter an Indonesian Hobbit, get into a coffee fight, and make each other fall asleep by talking about their problems. Plus, they follow the life of Scooge, a zany radio DJ who will eat anything. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!
November 6, 2014
Baron Vaughn, Amanda Sitko, Joe Hartzler, Mookie Blaiklock are ghosting the world on this week’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! They’ll also browse through the foggie section of a cellphone store, make their way to the rainbow bridge, and follow the life of a bragger. Plus, everyone debates a caller as they discuss Monica Lewinsky comparing herself to Tyler Clementi in another edition of Case Closed. Humans, watch Matt Besser & Rich Fulcher’s Adult Swim infomercial parody “In Search of Miracle Man” November 10th-14th at 4am. Program your DVRs now humans. Be sure to watch many of the stars of improv4humans on the new Hulu series Hotwives of Orlando. This is some funny shit and it’s all available now on Hulu Plus. Make sure to get the Upright Citizens Brigade television show season 3 now available on DVD, the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com!
June 12, 2014
Join humans Billy Merritt, Joe Hartzler, Brian Huskey, and Sean Conroy as they search for an after hours club called Blowjobers, participate in a deadly game of chess with a short tempered player, and follow a student who is accused of being a vampire based on who he hangs out with on today’s improv4humans with Matt Besser! Plus, an i4h listener steps up to defend Mississippi in another edition of Case Closed. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com! Check out improv4humans with Matt Besser LIVE at the Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 14th!
January 30, 2014
Mookie Blaiklock, Fran Gillespie, Joe Hartzler, and Ryan Rosenberg quickly learn that there’s something odd about Happyville, help each other go to the bathroom the correct way, and dine at a restaurant that specializes in placentas on today’s improv5humans with Matt Besser! Plus, we hear how difficult it is to cancel a subscription service in another edition of What’s Bothering You. Make sure to get the UCB Comedy Improv Manual, Matt Besser’s new comedy album at mattbesser.com, and Dragoon’s new album at dragoongalaxy.bandcamp.com! Humans of San Francisco, there will be a LIVE improv4humans on Sunday, February 9th as part of SF Sketchfest. Go to www.sfsketchfest.com for tickets.