Freak Weather Feels Different

  • by Un-Cabaret
  • Narrated by Beth Lapides, Janeane Garofalo, Bobcat Goldthwait, Greg Behrendt
  • 1 hrs and 14 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

This now out-of-print underground release captures the incredible energy, creativity, and hysteria of the Un-Cabaret's birth. The legendary show was hailed as the "mother-show of alternative comedy" as Beth and her friends forged a new style of comedy that was real, true, intimate, emotional, and sometimes painfully honest.


Sound Check by Beth Lapides
Role Models by Beth Lapides
Bang by Taylor Negron
Help by Judy Toll
Bullfrogs by Henriette Mantel
Feels Different by Beth Lapides
Now I'm Annie Sprinkle by Janeane Garofalo
Pillow Talk by Kathy Griffin
This Cat's in Heat by Dana Gould
The Mineshaft by Terry Sweeney
A Know-It-All-Nude-Dirty-Curvey-Model Girl by Beth Lapides
464-Fece by Taylor Negron
A Violent Interruption by Beth Lapides
Stupid Noise by Rick Overton
Don't Be Schticky on the Slate by Andy Kindler
Throw the Fag Out the Window by Terry Sweeney
Whoopie Roast by Bobcat Goldthwait
Rock Star by Greg Behrendt
The Forbidden Emotion by Beth Lapides
Last Thursday by Julia Sweeney
Man of the House by Bob Odenkirk
Info-Dad by Merrill Markoe
Labor Pains by Andy Dick
Moth in Ear by Dana Gould
96 by Beth Lapides
Censored by Conan by David Cross
The Church Of Something-Ology by Judy Toll
Baby-Talking Smack-Addict by Andy Kindler
Steak & Whiskey by Bob Odenkirk
I Am What I Hate by Bobcat Goldthwait
Freak Weather by Taylor Negron
The Comic's Song by Dana Gould

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Audible Editor Reviews

What started out as a response to the suffering comedy club scene in Los Angeles quickly turned into one of the hottest tickets in town. Beth Lapides’s Un-Cabaret has hosted some of the biggest and funniest names in the business, and this production is another prime example of her amazing work. Featuring such comics as Janeane Garofalo, Andy Kindler, and David Cross, Freak Weather Feels Different is a hilarious recording that is a must-listen for all fans of standup and alternative comedy.

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What the Critics Say

"Consistently brilliant...super-now comedy!" (LA Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Fragmented and poorly produced

I am a huge fan of live storytelling podcasts and recordings so I was more than a little let down by the choppy, patched-together content contained in this compilation. There were a lot of little recorded snippets thrown into the mix and the overall effect was like flipping through channels on the TV without staying on one long enough to catch more than a sentence.

Also : I'm not super picky about crowd noise or less than optimal recording quality but this recording contained waaaaay too much cackling laughter directly into the microphone by the host and I was glad when the hour+ was over. The host leaves her mic on the entire time and peppers the performances with her own comments and grating laughter - it was obnoxious and I would liken it to heckling in some cases. I've listened to several other Uncabaret recordings which had some of the same interruptions - however, not to this extreme and not as grating as this one.
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- Kim "Addicted to audiobooks & podcasts. 5 Stars=I Loved It, 4 Stars=Enjoyed it Thoroughly, 3=Kinda Good, 2=Bad/Boring, 1=Complete Waste of Credit"

Awful don't waste your money

What disappointed you about Freak Weather Feels Different?

So, I was totally bummed when I downloaded this book because you can't HEAR!!! It's a mash up of comedian performances that would otherwise be hilarious I'm sure but the audio is so terrible you can't hear what they are saying even if it is turned all the way up to MAX! Waste of money because it is worthless when you can't even hear the audio.


How could the performance have been better?

If I could HEAR IT!


What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Total disappointment


Any additional comments?

I wish they could redo it and make it so I can hear it better and actually hear the jokes and be able to laugh!

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- Nellie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-18-2006
  • Publisher: Un-Cabaret