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 Vulture.com Senior Editor Jesse David Fox.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 59m. Bisher sind 117 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 1: Maria Bamford Wants You to Know How Much Money She Makes


Jesse David Fox talks to Maria Bamford about the commencement speech she gave at her alma mater the University of Minnesota. And about money, a lot about money. 


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 2017-10-23  53m
 
 

episode 15: Tim Minchin's "Stuck"


Tim Minchin created the music for the musical Groundhog Day. He joins Jesse David Fox to talk about the musical and about one song in particular called "Stuck." Plus he plays a us little keyboard. 


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 2017-06-05  56m
 
 

episode 14: Jerry Seinfeld


In this proto-episode of Good One, hear the interview with Jerry Seinfeld that inspired this whole thing. 


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 2017-05-15  1h2m
 
 

episode 13: Moshe Kasher's Personal Hell (It's Heaven)


Jesse David Fox and Moshe Kasher deconstruct a joke about heaven from Moshe's 2013 Live From Oakland special-- It's a bit that's evolved over time, as he first tried a much shorter version of the joke on his 2009 album. They talk about religion, Moshe's new show Problematic on Comedy Central, and how he mastered the art of "highbrow-lowbrow."


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 2017-05-08  52m
 
 

episode 12: John Early's Wedding Toast


Jesse David Fox and John Early recorded a special, live episode of Good One during SXSW at TBS's In Search Of Pop-Up. John picked a scene from his episode of Characters on Netflix, in which he is giving a wedding toast and hijacks the room for way too long. He breaks down why he chose to play this type of character, why he loves upstate New York, and closes with he next best impersonation. (His best is Britney.) 


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 2017-05-01  34m
 
 

episode 11: Dear White People's Shonda Rhimes Parody


Jesse David Fox sits down with Justin Simien, the director of the movie Dear White People and creator of the new TV show premiering on Netflix this month. They talk about a scene from the first episode in which a group of students are gathering to watch Defamation a parody of Shonda Rhimes' Scandal. Simien offers thoughts on his process, the benefits of adapting the movie to television and how the show fits into today's political landscape. 


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 2017-04-24  48m
 
 

episode 10: What It's Like to Write Jokes for Barack Obama


David Litt is the former senior presidential speechwriter for President Obama and he wrote his jokes, too. On this Good One, Litt shares about what it's like to write for the former president, why Obama is pretty good at delivering jokes and how they finally managed to incorporate Keegan-Michael Key's character of Luther, Obama's anger translater, into the White House Correspondence dinner. 


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 2017-04-17  59m
 
 

episode 9: Horatio Sanz's Don's Apothecary Sketch


Horatio Sanz debuted his "Don's Apothecary" sketch during his fifth year on SNL. He sits down with Jesse David Fox to talk about the inspiration for the sketch, his SNL days and why he sometimes laughs at his own jokes.


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 2017-04-10  54m
 
 

episode 8: Kyle Kinane Wakes Up in the Morning and Believes in Himself


Jesse David Fox and Kyle Kinane talk about a joke from Kyle's 2010 special Death of the Party and how it was so pivotal in his stand-up career. And we highly recommend staying for this laughning round. 


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 2017-04-03  46m
 
 

episode 7: Jen Kirkman's Street Harassment Closer


Jen Kirkman closes her Netflix special Just Keep Livin' with a joke about street harassment. She and Jesse David Fox talk about how she conceived and composed this multi-layered piece. 


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 2017-03-27  44m