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.

The Comedian’s Way For Writers, Performers and Other Humans

Beth Lapides’ Comedian’s Way. It’s not just for comedians. Develop your funniest authentic voice and zero in on the projects most suited to it. Memoir, spoken word, stand up, one person shows, web series. Know who you are. Do something about it.

My Podcast – UnCabaret UnStaged

On UnCabaret’s podcast, UnCabaret UnStaged, Beth lapides ask guests: What makes you you? What are your essential stories? Weirdnesses. Defining characteristics. Biological. Geographical. Psychological. What makes you tick? What tickles you? At the end of the half hour conversation Mitch Kaplan sings the guest their own personal theme song. Guests have included Ana Gasteyer, Daniel Radcliff, Lili Taylor, The Sklar Brothers and more.

I Give Good Note

Over and over again I hear my Comedian’s Way students say that I give the best notes. I’m not saying I do, they are! And if they’re right, here’s maybe why.

Happy Healthy Wholly

I’m happy to get back to everything. But that seemed short didn’t it? Time is the greatest teacher that nothing is absolute. One minute is no longer than another – supposedly. Your age, your mistakes, your plan, your story. It expands and contracts. It sometimes reverses itself. Endings become beginnings. Tragedy becomes comedy. Sometimes comedy becomes tragedy. It all changes. … Read More

UnCabaret UpRising

On the occasion of her birthday, we are helping Jill Weiss raise money and awareness for UpRising Yoga – the very wonderful org of which she is the Executive Director.

Logan Heftel singing Beth’s Song (that’s moi!)

Obama’s election caused me to write an email that cause Logan Heftel to write this beautiful song which is called Beth’s Song and almost a year later it still gives me the chills. Logan will be part of an awesome line up at UnCabaret this Sunday.