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 1h9m. Bisher sind 219 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 10 days 16 hours 55 minutes


episode 116: How The Right Makes Comedy Work For Them

I know we say this a lot, but this week, host Jesse David Fox is bringing something a little different to the Good One feed: Instead of a comedian talking about a bit they wrote and love that explains what they're trying to do with their comedy, he brought two academics into the (digital) studio! Meet Matt Sienkiewicz and Nick Marx, authors of the new book That's Not Funny: How The Right Makes Comedy Work For Them...



episode 115: The Winkler Method: A Henry Winkler Acting Class (Vulture Festival Version)

Last year, Henry Winkler put on a virtual acting class for us that blew our minds. Lucky for us, the time for virtual learning is over, and Professor Winkler is here to teach us all a thing or two *in person*. Winkler’s approach to the craft has earned him a career that’s spanned almost 50 years as an actor, producer, and director...



episode 114: Vanessa Bayer's Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy (rerun)

Vanessa Bayer stops in to discuss the creation of her character Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy. She talks about her formative years of comedy, Judaism, and how the process of writing a subtle and specific character evolved each time Jacob returned. Watch I Love that For You, Fridays, on Showtime. Listen to Vanessa's podcast HOW DID WE GET WEIRD? wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow Vanessa on Twitter and Instagram. Follow Jesse David Fox on Twitter and Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices...



episode 113: Craig Robinson's Def Jam Debut

This week, host Jesse David Fox is not only back in the hosting seat, but he's back in the studio, too! Recorded live and edited later in New York, Jesse is joined by musical comedian Craig Robinson. Known for his roles on The Office, Eastbound and Down, and more, Craig made his mark in stand up with his trademark suits, keyboard, and deadpan delivery...



episode 112: The Specials - Hannah Gadsby's Nanette

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox is pleased to present another episode from his Patreon podcast, The Specials! Do you ever think to yourself, "hmmm, I wonder what Nanette discourse sounds like four years post-Nanette?" Well then you're in luck! Because today's episode is all about Nanette; Nanette then, Nanette now, Nanette forever!!! Listen in as hosts Jesse David Fox, Kathryn VanArendonk, producer Jessamine Molli, and guest (Skidmore College Associate Professor and Comedy Expert)...


 2022-04-14  1h38m

episode 111: Solomon Georgio’s Pocahontas Conan Set (featuring Dulce Sloan)

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox passes the mic to guest host Dulce Sloan and guest Solomon Georgio Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2022-04-07  51m

episode 110: Chris Redd's Mayor Eric Adams Impression (featuring Moses Storm)

This week, Good One has a new interview for you! Since host Jesse David Fox is still on book leave, he proudly presents to you, our faithful listener, a conversation between Chris Redd and Moses Storm...


 2022-03-31  1h25m

10 Years Covering Comedy with the New York Times's Jason Zinoman

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox is doing something a little different. Instead of interviewing a successful comedian about one of their bits and how it fits into their comedy, Jesse sat down with fellow comedy journalist Jason Zinoman of the New York Times! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2022-03-24  1h38m

episode 108: Nick Kroll’s Big Mouth Shame-Filled Dirty Talk (rerun)

This week, we have another favorite we wanted to rerun: host Jesse David Fox sat down with Nick Kroll to discuss the difference between shame and guilt and how both concepts factor into writing a show like Big Mouth. Stream Big Mouth and Human Resources on Netflix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2022-03-17  1h2m

episode 107: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Catskills Set (rerun)

This week, we're rerunning the time host Jesse David Fox spoke to Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, the creators and co-writers of the tv-show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Despite the titular Mrs. Maisel being a fictional comedian, Jesse wants to know where she might draw her material from, and how she might write and perform comedy within the context of the show. Jesse asks Amy and Daniel about Mrs...


 2022-03-10  1h12m