Jon Mackey is a writer/director/actor/editor/photographer/cool dude hailing from the somewhat decent state of North Carolina. Jon is a member of the UCBT-LA house team, Winslow, and has written and directed content for all your favorite comedy websites– Funny Or Die, CollegeHumor, and CC Studios to name a few. He is also one fourth of the sketch group Big Grande, hosts of the monthly sketch/variety show “Freaks on a Leash” at UCB Sunset (every third wednesday at 10:30p). Thank you for reading.
He is one of the hosts of Big Grande’s Teacher’s Lounge. Binge seasons 2-5 plus new weekly episodes from season 6 only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of listening, go to stitcherpremium.com/teacher
November 29, 2020
Actress/comedian/writer Natalie Palamides joins Scott to talk about her new special “Nate – A One Man Show” on Netflix, her unique voice, and the sound recording process during the filming of her special. Then, entrepreneurs Jeff and Mike stop by to promote products from their Men’s Wellness company Bold. Plus, sports legends Bill Walton and Wade Boggs drop by to promote their own Men’s products.
July 1, 2020
Dan Lippert, Drew Tarver, Ryan Rosenberg, and Jon Mackey are all best buds and together perform all around LA as the sketch group Big Grande. Today they join Matt Besser for a special improv5humans complete with pirate speakers, passionate waltzers, and a guy who lives in a mall. Plus, everyone shares their best Shaq story during Crap On YouTube.
Original airdate: January 29, 2015.
May 20, 2020
Please enjoy this compilation of some of the best scenes from 2019! These performances feature Suzi Barrett, Alex Fernie, Johnny Meeks, Mel Cowan, Tim Meadows, Danielle Schneider, Mary Holland, Chad Carter, Craig Rowin, Andy Daly, Owen Burke, Bob Dassie, Anthony Atamanuik, John Gemberling, Matt Gourley, Mark McConville, Paul F. Tompkins, Jon Gabrus, Horatio Sanz, Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, and Ryan Rosenberg. Let these humons know you love them on improv4humans!
November 13, 2019
Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, and Ryan Rosenberg of Big Grande return to improv4humans with Matt Besser for scenes about superpower puberty, a podcast about an Italian dish, a neighborhood emergency, single-word debate prompts, and more.
Check out Matt Besser’s new comedy album Pot Humor here.
October 28, 2019
Drew Tarver, Jon Mackey, and Dan Lippert of Big Grande join Zach and Jess for an all new musical packed with a hospital full of creeps, little larceny girls, birds, and more! With songs like “One, Two, Three, You’ll Fall Asleep”, “Satan Doesn’t Have A Car (God Has a Really Cool Car)”, and “Little Larceny Ladies”, it’s a musical full of monsters just in time to celebrate Halloween!