UnCabaret: We Make Sundays Better

It’s funny about Sundays. UnCabaret didn’t start out there. We were at various venues on various nights. But back in the day, when Jean Pierre called me to do something at his new club, Luna Park, I suggested doing UnCabaret for 3 Sundays. We ran for 7 years, from the Sunday they opened until the Sunday they closed. Kind of the Gilligan’s Island of comedy shows.


A live podcasting taping of UnCabaret;s podcast Life And Beth. Beth Lapides in conversation with hilarious Julie Goldman at the #weho library. A free event. Free dessert. Free parking. Free thinking.

A Cheat Sheet… Instructions on Wanting

Want what you have. And have a dream. Know that when that dream comes true it will include all sorts of things you might appear to not want. Want this dream to come true anyway. And want to have new dreams. And know the things you appear not to want are part of the golden crack.

RIGHT NOW 4/2/15

I don’t know why. Maybe it’s my friend Taylor Negron leaving this dimension, maybe not having had a drink in almost 5 years, maybe the drought/Isis/Indiana layer of things. Probably all the above. But as we round the corner to this Passover/Easter weekend I am steeped in the Mystery layer. Even as I buy groceries and write the script and … Read More

Happy New Year…..

Happy new year! I finally took my beloved Alexander McQueen jacket in for the lining redo. I didn’t want to. I love the lining. But it is ripped to shreds. New year new lining! So I went to buy the fabric and there was this wall. I love fabric stores. All that potential. All that bright promise. May your year … Read More


This week with Beth Lapides. Beth guests on Greg Walloch Eat Your Words on Wed 10/2/14. Hosts UnCabaret on Sunday 10/5/14. And appears on PBS. Makers, Women in Comedy. Premiering 9/30/14.