Grandma's Ashes started out as an Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Harold Team. They were formed in January 2011.

Members of Grandma's Ashes have written and starred in projects for Comedy Central, NBC, MTV, Conan, CollegeHumor, Funny or Die, the Onion News Network, Jest, LandLine TV,  and The Chris Gethard Show. They have been featured in the NY Post, the Daily News, and The New York Times. Members can also be seen performing around the country with the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company and on your TV in various commercials.