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 1h2m. Bisher sind 148 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 17 hours 45 minutes


episode 26: Cecily Strong's Jeanine Pirro

This week’s guest is Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong. A cast member since 2012, Cecily had one of the most active first seasons in the last 20 years. In addition to being a stunning performer, Cecily has grown into a fantastic sketch writer as well, co-writing some of the best SNL sketches of the last few years: her Erika Jayne parody (that caused episode host Larry David to break), Hot Tub Christmas, and 80s Music Video, to name a few...


 2020-08-18  1h18m

episode 25: Sam Jay's Fear of Flying

Originally from Boston, longtime stand-up Sam Jay is an Emmy-nominated writer for “Saturday Night Live” -- her most notable SNL sketches include “Them Trumps,” recent “Black Jeopardy”s, and “Released Early” (from the “At Home” editions). In 2018, she made her Netflix debut on “The Comedy Lineup” and released her first stand-up album, “Donna’s Daughter.” In this episode Sam talks to host Jesse David Fox about her airplane joke, birthed from a fear of death plus an increase in air travel...


 2020-08-11  1h9m

episode 24: Comedy Under Quarantine, Five Months In

Back in April, when most of the world had been in lockdown for about a month, we asked Roy Wood Jr. and Maria Bamford what it was like to try to perform comedy. At the time, the outlook for comedy (and the world) was uncertain and not especially hopeful. Four months later, Jesse David Fox checks in with five stand-ups to see how they’ve adapted, and how comedy has changed...


 2020-08-04  1h36m

episode 23: Dulce Sloan's New York

This week’s guest is standup comedian, The Daily Show correspondent, and host of the podcast That Blackass Show, Dulce Sloan. Dulce has appeared on Good One before, as part of a Clusterfest panel with Trevor Noah and The Daily Show correspondents. In this episode, Jesse David Fox talks to Dulce about her standup. The joke she chose to discuss is about New York City, which she moved to when she joined The Daily Show in 2017...


 2020-07-28  1h12m

episode 22: Best Standup Specials of the Year So Far

As we pass the halfway mark on this unprecedented year, host Jesse David Fox and Vulture staff writer Kathryn VanArendonk review her rankings of 2020’s best standup specials so far.  The specials discussed, in alphabetical order by first name: Dave Chappelle, 8:46, available on Netflix’s YouTube account...


 2020-07-21  1h39m

episode 21: Jenny Slate's Brain

In this week’s episode, host Jesse David Fox calls up stand-up comedian and actor Jenny Slate, who is known for her one-season stint on SNL and appearances on Kroll Show and Parks & Recreation, her breakout role in the 2014 indie film Obvious Child, her voicing the incredibly adorable Marcel the Shell, and much more...


 2020-07-14  1h29m

episode 20: Aidy Bryant's "Overnight Salad"

This week, host Jesse David Fox chats with Saturday Night Live veteran Aidy Bryant, who has been a highlight of the show since she joined in 2012. Bryant also currently stars in and executive produces the Hulu series Shrill, a show that is “about a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body.” In this Good One episode, Jesse talks to Aidy about her SNL sketch “Overnight Salad,” a digital short that aired in the last episode before quarantine shut down in-studio production...


 2020-07-07  1h20m

episode 19: Hasan Minhaj’s “We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd”

While an episode of Hasan Minhaj’s political comedy talk show “Patriot Act” usually takes weeks, if not months, of research and writing, after the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police on May 25th, Hasan felt he couldn’t wait -- he needed to speak out right away. The result was “We Cannot Stay Silent About George Floyd,” a powerful digital short released on Wednesday, June 3rd, which would eventually be uploaded on Netflix as a regular episode...


 2020-06-30  1h31m

episode 18: Yvonne Orji's Autopay

This week, host Jesse David Fox calls up comedian and actor Yvonne Orji. Yvonne appears on the HBO series Insecure as Molly, Issa Dee’s best friend, but this week Yvonne is on to talk about her new hour special, “Momma, I Made It!” Born in Nigeria and raised in Maryland, Yvonne took an unusual path to comedy. She was attending graduate school in Washington, D.C. for a master’s degree in public health when she decided to compete in a local beauty pageant...


 2020-06-23  1h9m

episode 17: Eric Andre's "Cops"

This week, host Jesse David Fox talks to comedian and prankster extraordinaire Eric Andre. You may know Eric from his Adult Swim show, The Eric Andre Show, but this week he’s on Good One to talk about his first hour stand-up special, Legalize Everything...


 2020-06-16  45m