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On this weeks episode we have Mom's Missed Call on to perform a monoscene in Goldbar Coffee Shop.  Mom's Missed Call is the awesome team made up of Amanda Bonar and Sarah Malone!  So FUN!

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Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_058.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:08pm PST

This week on the podcast we celebrate friend of the podcast Julia Hay's birthday!  She invited on two of her favorite improvisers (Mark David Christenson and Ego Nwodim) to play with us.  We got a suggestion from our friend Franco and did a scene "On that mountain, you know, that Jesus went up on."  Everybody get in here!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_057.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:39am PST

In this episode we have two amazing improvisers, Kathryn Molloy and Kathy Yamamoto join the Improv Friend Zone and perform a monoscene next to a water cooler.  Subscribe on itunes and rate us!  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-improv-friend-zone/id587692332?mt=2

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_055.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:38pm PST

In our 51st episode, we have 1/2 of the indie team #noparents on the podcast!  We get a suggestion from Bryan's mom and perform a scene on the Sunset Strip.  Featuring: Julia Hays, Chris Raby, Jessica Steay-Klatt, and Bryan Truong.

GET ON IT!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_051.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:48pm PST

Boom baby! Fifty episodes!  And to celebrate, we have the amazing team Lilan and Wilder on to do some improv.  Lilan and Wilder is Lilan Bowden and Wilder Smith.  We get a suggestion from Lilan's mom and perform a monoscene in a garage.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_050.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In this episode, we have a very special guest, Richie Root! Richie sat in with us, and we did a monoscene set in a Victoria's Secret!  It gets weird.  Get on it!  Follow him @richieroooot!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_049.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:12am PST

On this episode of the Improv Friend Zone we have special guest team Ranger Danger and the Danger Ranger!  (Drew Coolidge and Luis Cortes)  We get a suggestion from Drew's mom and perform a monoscene in a car.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_048.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:01pm PST

In our 47th episode, we get a suggestion from Drew's brother and perform a scene at a local dive bar that literally is a pirate themed bar.  This is our second episode where AJ breaks out his pirate accent.  So, you've got that coming!  Our AMAZING guests this weeks are Ronnie Adrian (Tuesday Night Thunder at the Clubhouse,) Ally Beardsley (@allybeardsfest, Boom Chicago, Secrets.) Andrew Hansen (Secrets on Facebook, Monkey Butler,) and Drew Spears (@drewspurs.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_047.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:07pm PST

A special St. Patrick's Day Episode, all the way in the middle of November!  We have Karan Soni and Sarah Stoecker on and we get a suggestion from Sarah's friend David and perform a monoscene at Coney Island!  Subscribe on iTunes!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-improv-friend-zone/id587692332?mt=2

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_046.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:08am PST

Episode 45! This week we have Comrades, the host of the Manifesto show on the Improv Friend Zone!  Comrades is Mark David Christenson (www.markdavidchristensen.com, @hobbit138,) Farley Elliott (enjoyminutiae.com,) and Jen Krueger (Pre-popculture podcast, @hoorayjen).  We call Farley's friend Chelsea and perform a monoscene at a telethon!  Check them out at the Manifesto show Friday nights at the Clubhouse!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_045.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:50pm PST

Episode 44! We have special guest team Prussia playing with us this week!  We get a suggestion from Zac's friend Mathew and perform a one act play set the International terminal of LAX!  Prussia is an awesome team consisting of Tom Fox (@tomfoxtreme,) Zac Oyama (@zacoyama,) Kyle Parulski (@kyleparulski.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_044.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:15pm PST

Episode 43!  We have guest team Dr. Hugh Mentary on the podcast to play with us, and it's a blast!  Dr. Hugh Mentary is Jesse Benjamin, Matt Figueira, Sarah King, Katherine Palardy, and Drew Spears.  We get a suggestion from Jesse's sister and perform a monoscene in a small office, in a restuarant, and there are only two computers.

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Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_043.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:03pm PST

What's the answer to life, the universe, and everything?  It's Episode 42 of the Improv Friend Zone! We have guest team That's What She Said on to do a monoscene with us.  That's What She Said is Carmen Angelica, Stephanie Bentley, Diana Varco, and Lara Zvirbulis.  We get a suggestion from Lara's best friend Erin and perform a monoscene set at a Marina Brunch.

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Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_042.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:19pm PST

On our forty-first episode, we have four amazing improvisers on the podcast.  We get a suggestion from Kathryn's mom and perform a scene on a private rail car!  Our guests this week are: Beth Alexandroff, Nina Concepción, Franky Guttman, and Kathryn Molloy.  Subscribe on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-improv-friend-zone/id587692332?mt=2

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_041.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:26pm PST

On our fortieith episode, we celebrating by having one of the funniest teams in the world on the podcast - Lilan and Wilder!  Lilan and Wilder is Lilan Bowden and Wilder Smith.  We get a suggestion from Wilder's dad and perform a monoscene at the Nordstrom's Sock Department.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_040.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In our 39th episode, we get a suggestion from Dave and perform a monoscene at a campground!  We have special guest team Secrets (shhhhh!) on and they crush it!  (Secrets is Ally Beardsley, Dennis Curlett, Danny Cymbal, Andrew Hansen, Josh Kaplan, Thomas O'Brien, and Rosie O'Shea.)  Subscribe on iTunes!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_039.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In Episode 38 we have some of Styx Martin over to do a monoscene!  Styx Martin is an awesome team, and we had three hilarious gentlemen of the team on to play with us: Scott Davis (@mrscottdavis,) Stephen Perlstein (Improv Obsession Podcast, @perlstein,) Jonny Svarzbein (@jjscomedy).  We get a suggestion from Stephen's mom (who's really fed up!) and perform a monoscene at a high school.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_038.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:58pm PST

EPISODE THIRTY SEVEN. We did it!  We have guest team Paparazzi on!  AJ's on that team!  Also five of the funniest people on the planet: Cole Fremed (@cfremed, jackpotimprov@gmail.com,) Chase McCown (@mchasemccown, thebitterwaiter.com) Sarah Stoecker (@sarahstoecks,) Ben Wells (@thebenwells, @LAIMPROV,) Katie Willert (cracked.com, @kawillert.)  They get a suggestion from Katie's friend Lee and perform a monoscene in a Waiting Room.  You won't be waiting for the comedy!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_037.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:30pm PST

On our thirty sixth(!!!) episode we have some amazing improvisers on and perform a monoscene (basically an improvised one act play in one location.)  We get a suggestion from Drew's friend Will and perform a monoscene at a funeral parlor.  Our AMAZING guests this weeks are Ronnie Adrian (Tuesday Night Thunder at the Clubhouse,) Ally Beardsley (@allybeardsfest, Mister Town City at UCB, Secrets.) Andrew Hansen (Secrets on Facebook, Monkey Butler,) and Drew Spears (@drewspurs.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_036.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:14pm PST

Episode 35!  Our Podcast is old enough to run for Podcast President.  Booyah!  And to celebrate we have Comrades, the host of the Manifesto show on the Improv Friend Zone!  Comrades is Mark David Christenson (www.markdavidchristensen.com, @hobbit138,) Farley Elliott (enjoyminutiae.com,) and Jen Krueger (Pre-popculture podcast, @hoorayjen).  We call Jen's roommate and perform a monoscene at a telethon!  Check them out at the Manifesto show Friday nights at the Clubhouse!

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_035.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

On this episode of the Improv Friend Zone we have special guest team Ranger Danger and the Danger Ranger!  (Drew Coolidge and Luis Cortes)  We get a suggestion from Drew's dad and perform a monoscene at a grocery store in Hamburg, Germany.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_034.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

On Episode 33 we have a special guest team - Wanna Sauna, the hosts of Monday night indie show Icky Pep!  Wanna Sauna is Matt Cordova (@mattdova,) Chris Duce (@chrisduce,) Luke Klompein (lukeklompein@aol.com,) Thomas Ouellette (@thomasouellette,) and Blake Walker (@mrblakewalker.)  They get a suggestion from Matt's dad and perform a monoscene at Graceland!  Submit at ickypep@gmail.com.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_033.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

YES! Awesome episode this week from the Improv Friend Zone.  This week we get a suggestion from Andrew's dad and perform a one act play at a swimming pool.  This weeks ASTOUNDING guests are Ryan Haley (facebook.com/rhaley,) Andrew Hansen (Secrets on Facebook, Monkey Butler) Erika Heidewald (@erikaheidewald,) Sarah Stoecker (@sarahstoecks.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_032.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:18pm PST

We have special guest team Prussia playing with us this week!  We get a suggestion from Tom's cousin and perform a one act play set on THE MOON!  Prussia is an awesome team consisting of Tom Fox (@tomfoxtreme,) Zac Oyama (@zacoyama,) Kyle Parulski (@kyleparulski.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_031.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In this episode, we have an amazing guest team on the podcast: Big Grande!  Big Grande is Dan Lippert (@danlippert,) Jon Mackey (@itsjonmackey,) Ryan Rosenberg (@chosenberg,) Drew Tarver (@drewtarver.)  We get a suggestion from Drew's sister and perform a one act play in a diner.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_030.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:09pm PST

In this episode we have a special party for AJ's birthday!  We get a suggestion from his friend Brian and perform a monoscene on the International Space Station (In space!)  Our FANTASTIC improvisers this week are Nick Mandernach (@nickmandernach, Room 101, the Upright Citizen's Brigade's John Velvet) and Richie Root (@richierooooot, the Upright Citizen's Brigade's Kid Grift).

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_029.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In our newest episode we have guest team Thunderstruck, the hosts of the long running indie improv show Tuesday Night Thunder on to perform a monoscene.  We get a suggestion from our friend Dani and perform a scene at a gas station! Is that gas station in 2035?  You'll have to listen to find out!  Thunderstruck is made up of Ronnie Adrian, Harrison Brown, Jonathan Smith, Jonny Svarzbein.  We also have a TIFZ first, with Jonathan Smith appearing by phone from New York!  So much fun!  Follow TNT on Twitter at @TNTimprov.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_027.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:16pm PST

In this episode, our incredible gang of improvisers get a suggestion from Lindsey's husband and perform a monoscene in a Biker bar.  Are there some of the best impressions you'll hear all week? You be the judge! Our sensational guests this week include Mano Agapion (@manoagapion,) Lindsey Barrow (@lindseymbarrow,) Zach Fairless (instagram: @dingusbutt,) and Erin Whitehead (@girlwithatail).  Subscribe and rate us on iTunes.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_026.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:24pm PST

Hey gang! We made it to episode 25! We have an awesome cast for you, where our gang of improvisers get a suggestion from Alex's dad and perform a scene in Brooklyn, New York.  Our guests on this episode are Alex Catalano (@eatcute,) Dennis Curlett (@stilldreaming30,) Gilli Nissim0(@time2getgill,) Dave Theune (@davetheune.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_025.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:00am PST

In our Twenty-fourth episode, our awesome group of improvisers get a suggestion from Katie's grandmother and perform a monoscene in the lobby of the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City.  Our guests this week are Jonny Svarzbein (jjscomedy,) and Katie Willert (@kawillert, After Hours on Cracked.com.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_024.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:25pm PST

In Episode 23, Arr daring troop of improvisers get a suggestion from Thomas's dad and perform a monoscene at a garage sale at a Pirate's retirment home.  Arr incredible improvisaarrrs are Danny Cymbal (http://www.youtube.com/areyouchoking,) Ryan Meharry (@realryanmeharry,) and Charlotte Rabbe (@charlotterabbe.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_023.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:11am PST

In our twenty-first episode, we have special guest team Fiddler's Green back on the podcast to do a monoscene based on Mary's dad's suggestion of a tailgate before a football game.   Fiddler's Green is an amazing team consisting of Mary Holland (@mholland85) and Matt Newell (@mattnewell.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_021.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:09pm PST

In Episode 20, we read some listener reviews, and then our heroic troupe of improvisers get a suggestion from AJ's grandmother and do a monoscene at the Graduate.  Our guest this week is the host of Monday Night Improv - Josh Kaplan, and his frequent collaborator and teammate Ronnie Adrian.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_020.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:21pm PST

In our nineteenth episode, our squad of improvisers of get a suggestion from AJ's dad, who gets pretty specific, and they perform a monoscene in a hot spring, off the beaten path, in Oregon.  Oh yeah and they're a group of people who don't know each other and they're all naked.  Our amazing guests this week are Mike Carlson (@phatcarlson,) Cole Fremed (@cfremed,) and Timm Sharp (@timmsharp, Enlightened on HBO.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_019.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In our eighteenth episode, our gang of improvisers get a suggestion from Anthony's mom and perform a monoscene at a mall.  Our astounding guests this week are Anthony Gioe (@agioe,) Steve Szlaga (@steveszlaga,) and Jacob Womack (@womackattack.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_018.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In our seventeenth episode, our fantastic group of improvisers get a suggestion from Rosie's mom and perform a monoscene in Geneva, Switzerland.  Our absolutely astounding improvisers this week are Bart Folkerts, Nick Mandernach (@nickmandernach,) Taylor Mech (@taylormech,) Rosie O'Shea (@stoprosie.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_017.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In this episode, we have an amazing guest team on the podcast: Big Grande!  Big Grande is Dan Lippert (danlippert,) Jon Mackey (itsjonmackey,) Ryan Rosenberg (chosenberg,) Drew Tarver (@drewtarver.)  We get a suggestion from Ryan's mom, and perform a monoscene at the Manhattan Beach Pier.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_016.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:26pm PST

The Improv Friend Zone has a big surprise coming for you - one, we're switching days.  We will now release on Monday Monday Monday!  Second, we're changing up our format, so check in on Monday to see the new hot action.  But, to tide you Improv Friends over until Monday, we're releasing this short bonus episode with the amazing Katie Willert (kawillert) and Dennis Curlett (stilldreaming30).  We got a text suggestion from AJ's brother Nate.  Enjoy!

Direct download: Bonus_Episode_01_-_TIFZ.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:06am PST

In our fourteenth episode, our collection of improvisers get a suggestion from Victoria's dad and perform a scene at the carousel in Central Park.  Our stupendous guests this week are: Charlotte Rabbe (@charlotterabbe,) Hector Santa-Cruz (Room 101,) and Victoria Tate (@Victoriatate.)  Also special guest appearance by Donald Trump?  You decide! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-improv-friend-zone/id587692332?mt=2

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_014.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:52am PST

In our unlucky thirteenth episode, our conclave of improvisers get a suggestion from Mark David Christenson's mom and perform a scene in a movie theater.  Our stupendous guests this week are: Mark David Christenson (@hobbit138), Zach Fairless(@dingusbutt on instagram), and Joe Weber (@BZUKAjoe).

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_013.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:18am PST

In our eleventh episode, our squadron of improvisers get a suggestion from Jon's mom and perform a scene at Tommy's Pizza.  Hosted by AJ Berna and Thomas O'Brien, guests this week include Anne Lane (@anniellane,) Jon Mackey (@itsjonmackey,) and Drew Tarver (@drewtarver.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_011.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:00am PST

In our tenth episode, we have a special Valentine's Day event for you the listener.  Our unit of improvisors get a suggestion from Jacob's sister, DJ Ladyfingaz, and perform a sexy scene at the nude section of Baker Beach in San Francisco.  Our marvelous guests this week include: Alex Catalano (@eatcute, eatcute.net), Anthony Gioe (@agioe,) Steve Szlaga (@steveszlaga,) and Jacob Womack (@womackattack.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_Episode_010.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:44pm PST

In our ninth episode, we have a special guest group Fiddler's Green on the podcast performing with our hosts.  Fiddler's Green is an amazing team consisting of Mary Holland (@mholland85) and Matt Newell (@mattnewll.)  We get a suggestion from Matt's brother and perform a scene in a bar.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_009.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In our eighth episode, our conglomerate of improvisers get a suggestion from Mano's mom and perform a monoscene at the Island of Chios.  Our sensational guests this week include Mano Agapion (@manoagapion,) Lindsey Barrow (@lindseymbarrow,) Zach Fairless (instagram: @dingusbutt,) and Erin Whitehead (@girlwithatail).  Subscribe and rate us on iTunes.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_008.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

In our seventh episode, our gang of improvisers get a suggestion from Danny's mom and perform a scene in a McDonalds.  Our friendly neighborhood guests this week are Ryan Meharry (@realryanmeharry,) Charlotte Rabbe (@charlotterabbe,) and Danny Cymbal (http://www.youtube.com/areyouchoking).

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_007.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:00am PST

In our sixth episode, our troop of improvisers get a suggestion from Katie's mom and perform a scene in a bowling alley.  This week's amazing guests include Katie Willert (@kawiller,) Jonny Svarzbein (@jjscomedy,) and Josh Kaplan.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_006.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:38am PST

In our fourth episode, our band of improvisers get a suggestion from AJ's mom, and perform a monoscene set in Yellowstone National Park.  This week's amazing guests include Ally Beardsley (@allybeardsfest,) Richie Root (@richierooooot,) and Tamar Stevens (@thetamartian.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_004.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

Episode 003 - Gilli Nissim, Dave Theune, Dennis Curlett - "Kibbutz"

In our third episode, our quintet of improvisers get a suggestion from Gilli's father and perform a scene in a kibbutz.  Hosted by Thomas O'Brien and AJ Berna, guests this week include Gilli Nissim (@Time2GetGill,) Dave Theune (@davetheune,) and Dennis Curlett (youtube.com/user/othersideofhollywood.)

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_103.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:30am PST

Episode 001 - Bart Folkerts, Nick Mandernach, Taylor Mech, and Rosie O'Shea - "Bus Station, Mexico City"

In our first episode, our team of improvisors get a suggestion from AJ's dad, and perform a scene at a Bus Station in Mexico City.  Hosted by Thomas O'Brien and AJ Berna, our amazing guests this week include Bart Folkerts, Nick Mandernach, Taylor Mech, and Rosie O'Shea.

Direct download: The_Improv_Friend_Zone_Ep._1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:00pm PST

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