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.
In this bonus episode of Good One, host Jesse David Fox sits down to talk to Hollywood Handbook podcast host and former comedy writer Hayes Davenport about pivoting from a career as a sitcom show runner to working in local politics.
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This week is President-Elect Joe Biden's Inauguration! And President Donald Trump's final days in office. In honor of this presidential transition, host Jesse David Fox sat down with five different comedians to discuss how Trump changed the nature of comedy—for better or for worse.
Guests featured by order of appearance:
Jenny Hagel: twitter
Sarah Cooper: twitter & instagram
Anthony Atamanuik: twitter & instagram
Roy Wood Jr...
This week, host Jesse David Fox sits. down with former SNL cast member, Bobby Moynihan. Bobby started out in improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC, and spent 9 seasons on SNL. In addition to being a prolific voice actor, Bobby also stars in the new Tina Fey and Robert Carlock NBC sitcom, Mr. Mayor.
Bobby and Jesse unpack his Janet Peckinpaugh sketches, chat about some highs and lows of working at SNL, and more.
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This week, host Jesse David Fox previews his new Patreon podcast, The Specials. Along with his co-host, Dave Schilling, and producer, Jessamine Molli, each episode they watch a noteworthy stand-up special from the history of comedy and have as much fun as possible analyzing it as deeply as they can.
The first episode, which we are sharing here, is a breakdown of Dave Chappelle's 2000 HBO special, Killin' Them Softly...
As this crazy year comes to a close, host Jesse David Fox and Vulture staff writer Kathryn VanArendonk review her rankings of the best comedy specials of 2020.
The specials discussed, in order of Kathryn's ranking:
10. Taylor Tomlinson, Quarter-Life Crisis (Netflix)
9. Hannah Gadsby, Douglas (Netflix)
8. Leslie Jones, Time Machine (Netflix)
7. Patton Oswalt, I Love Everything (Netflix)
6. Hannibal Buress, Miami Nights (Youtube)
5. Kevin Hart, 0 F**ks Given (Netflix)
This week, for part two of Good One's series on comedy in book form, host Jesse David Fox sits down with beloved blogger and personal friend, Kelly Conaboy! Kelly is a Brooklyn-based writer who most recently was writer-at-large at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Before that, she was a writer at the Hairpin, Gawker, and Videogum...
This week is part one of Good One’s two-part series on written comedy, you know, comedy in ~book form~
Host Jesse David Fox’s guest this week is humorist David Sedaris, the bestselling author of the books Calypso, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and many more. He is also a regular contributor to The New Yorker...
This week, host Jesse David Fox sits down with comedian, writer, and voice actor Natalie Palamides! Natalie is known for voicing Buttercup in the most recent Powerpuff Girls iteration, and for winning Best Newcomer at the 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Awards...
This week, host Jesse David Fox talks to one of his favorite comedians, Chicago-native stand up, actor, and producer Hannibal Buress!
Hannibal has racked up a myriad of credits ranging from his Comedy Central show Why? With Hannibal Buress, to the 2018 Baywatch reboot, and many more. In this episode, Jesse and Hannibal chat about his 2020 special Miami Nights, which comes after a four year gap after his last special, Comedy Camisado...
This week, host Jesse David Fox sits down with the Comics’ Comic, Colin Quinn. Colin is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He’s best known for being an SNL cast member in the late 90s where he also anchored Weekend Update, with other credits including roles in the films Trainwreck and Grown Ups...