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 5: Roy Wood Jr.'s Black Patriotism

In this live taped episode of Good One, Jesse speaks with Roy Wood Jr. about his joke about black patriotism and his deliberate style. 


 2017-11-20  1h2m

episode 4: Will Forte's MacGruber Sex Scenes

Jesse speaks with Will Forte about what it was like to make the sex scenes in MacGruber (the SNL Macgyver parody turned '80s action movie) movie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2017-11-13  52m

episode 3: Why Thor: Ragnorok Is So Damn Funny

Jesse David Fox talks to Taika Waititi about making Thor: Ragnorak and how a $200 million budget couldn't stop him from embracing his inner six-year-old. 


 2017-11-06  53m

episode 2: Ron Funches's "F*ck Linda" Neck Tattoo

Jesse David Fox sits down with Ron Funches to discuss his “f*ck Linda” joke, which he wrote towards the beginning of his stand-up career -- and later told on Conan. They talk about the art of cursing, the stigma of laughing at your own jokes, and his evolution as a comedian.


 2017-10-30  43m

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. 


 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.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 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. 


 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." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 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.)  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 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.  Learn more about your ad choices...


 2017-04-24  48m