Good One: A Podcast About Jokes

Good One: A Podcast About Jokes is a podcast about - well - jokes, and the people who tell them. Each week, a comedian will play one of their jokes and then break it down with Senior Editor Jesse David Fox.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h5m. Bisher sind 171 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 23 minutes


episode 69: Samantha Bee Wants to Take Your Guns

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox sits down with Samantha Bee! You know, longest running Daily Show correspondent (12 years!) and current host and Executive Producer of her own Emmy-award winning show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. The pair spoke about her show's recent special, Full Frontal Wants to Take Your Guns; specifically about the process of buying a car and converting it into a death machine...



episode 68: Fran Lebowitz

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox has a different kind of guest on the show: American author and public speaker Fran Lebowitz! Fran is known for her sardonic social commentary on American life as filtered through her New York City sensibilities. She is known for her books Metropolitan Life and Social Studies, and is the subject of two projects directed by Martin Scorsese, the HBO documentary film Public Speaking, and the Netflix docu-series Pretend It's a City...



episode 67: Mae Martin's Susan Sarandon Sex Scene

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox welcomes Canadian-born, UK-based comedian, actor and writer Mae Martin! Mae started their stand up career in Toronto at the age of 13, moved to the UK at age 24, and has been living there as a "UK comic" for the past decade. On today's episode, the pair talk about a scene from Feel Good, Mae's semi-autobiographical Netflix series. You can watch Feel Good and Mae’s DOPE as part of the Comedians of the World specials on Netflix...



episode 66: The History of Stand-Up with Wayne Federman

This week, we decided to do something a little bit different. Instead of sitting down with a comedian and talking about one of their jokes, host Jesse David Fox decided bring writer, podcaster, comedian, and professor Wayne Federman into the (virtual) studio to help walk us through the history of stand-up. Follow Wayne on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Jesse David Fox on Twitter and Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit



episode 65: Bo Burnham's Can't Handle This (Rerun)

This week, Jesse David Fox talks to Bo Burnham, comedian and writer/director of the critically acclaimed Eight Grade, about the closing number from Burnham's Netflix special titled 'Make Happy.' Recorded live at Vulture Festival, they dissect Bo's relationship to the audience, comedy, authenticity, and performance- and how that informed his vision as he makes his directorial debut. Follow Bo on social media @BoBurnham. Follow Jesse David Fox on Twitter and Instagram...


 2021-05-20  1h5m

episode 64: Garfunkel & Oates' The Loophole

This week, host Jesse David Fox sits down with the dynamic duo behind Garfunkel and Oates: Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci! The actors and comedy singer-songwriters first came together to write and record music as a result of the Writer's Guild of America strike of 2008...


 2021-05-13  1h13m

episode 63: Vir Das's Religion vs Comedy

This week, Good One goes international with the Indian comedian and actor, Vir Das! Since 2017, Vir has released four specials on Netflix. In 2021, Vir started doing something called 10 on 10, 10 minute specials released on the 10th of every month. Filmed in a secret stage, deep in the forests of Goa. Jesse zoomed Vir to discuss the first special in the series, which was about religion. As noted in the interview, India is experiencing record high covid cases...


 2021-05-06  1h23m

episode 62: Howie Mandel on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

This week's Good One features Howie Mandel! Celebrated stand up comedian and TV host, Howie got his start at the Comedy Store in LA in the late '70s. He's known for roles in St. Elsewhere, Bobby's World, Deal or No Deal, America's Got Talent, and so much more. You can stream his podcast, Howie Mandel Does Stuff, wherever you get your podcasts. Follow Howie on Twitter and on Instagram. Follow Jesse David Fox on Twitter and Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices...


 2021-04-29  1h21m

episode 61: James Acaster's Great British Bake Off

This week, host Jesse David Fox sits down with English comedian James Acaster. James has a record breaking number of consecutive nominations for Best Show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a four hour stand up mini series named Repertoire, and in 2019 completed an insanely long tour for his most recent and hugely successful show, Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999. He and Jesse dissect a ~20 minute story from this newest special regarding James's infamous stint on the Great British Bake Off...


 2021-04-22  2h13m

episode 60: Kenan Thompson’s Lavar Ball Impression (Rerun)

Kenan Thompson and collaborator Bryan Tucker have been working on SNL together for years. In August 2017, they debuted Kenan’s take on NBA personality Lavar Ball. It went over so well that the impression returned for three additional Weekend Updates. Jesse asks Kenan and Bryan about how they come up with their best work that spans 16 seasons of SNL. Watch Kenan and SNL on NBC or stream them on Peacock. Follow Kenan Thompson on Twitter and on Instagram. Follow Bryan Tucker on Twitter...


 2021-04-15  1h13m