The Upright Citizens Brigade Explains Why NYC Is The World’s Funniest City

July 15, 2013 | Andy Cush

A few members of the Upright Citizens Brigade, an an institution of American comedy that has counted Amy Poehler, Adam McKay, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, and Donald Glover among its members, stopped by the offices of Mother New York, ANIMAL’s benefactor. We took the opportunity to chat with them about the history of the UCB, the makings of good comedy, and what about NYC makes it the funniest city in the world.