Inside the Weird but Wonderful World of Comedy Wrestling
If you have ever found yourself at the UCB Theatre in Chelsea at 11:00pm on a Thursday night, you’ve probably witnessed a comedy wrestling match. Since 2006, Upright Citizens Brigade Wrestling, or the UCBW, has nestled these campy and over-the-top comedy wrestling matches between two competing... [Read More]
Inside the Weird but Wonderful World of Comedy Wrestling
If you have ever found yourself at the UCB Theatre in Chelsea at 11:00pm on a Thursday night, you’ve probably witnessed a comedy wrestling match. Since 2006, Upright Citizens Brigade Wrestling, or the UCBW, has nestled these campy and over-the-top comedy wrestling matches between two competing... [Read More]
The Road to WrestleSlamMania IV
"Is there a name for the 'sit-ups to the groin' move?" asks Charlie Todd earnestly to a trio of guys who are blocking the devastating maneuver in question on the UCBT stage. Less than an hour ago in front of a large crowd at CageMatch, Charlie was shouting and fake-assaulting a foe with a golf club as he assumed the role of Chuck McMahon, the UCBW's smashmouth owner. Now, the scene is a bit less frenzied. He's settled into a seat, calmly directing his comedic wrestling federation's final run-thr... [Read More]
Uncle Eddie hypes his UCBW title defense at WrestleSlamMania IV
I think we all can remember a time in our lives when we not only watched professional rassling on the TV, but also maybe felt compelled to attend an event live in person or re-enact the moves with our friends in junior high school. But what if we embraced the sports-entertainment hybrid as adults and co-opted it into an underground live comedy event? [Read More]