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 59m. Bisher sind 117 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 11: Natasha Leggero’s Burning Man

In this episode, Jesse David Fox and Natasha Leggero deconstruct a joke from her 2015 Comedy Central special. They talk about Burning Man, her process of trial and error, and how her persona has evolved over time.  


 2018-01-08  43m

episode 10: Bill Burr's Definition of Bravery

In this live taped episode of Good One, Jesse talks to Bill Burr about a joke from his most recent special Walk Your Way Out. Hear how a trip to India helped shape that joke, what Bill thinks about doing characters, and how he manages his relationship with offended audience members. 


 2018-01-01  42m

episode 9: Eugene Mirman's Portsmouth, New Hampshire Complaint Letter

In this live taped episode of Good One from the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, Jesse speaks with Eugene Mirman about his joke -- which is a real letter published in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire summer guide. 


 2017-12-18  57m

episode 8: Paul Feig's Spy Knife Fight

In this live episode of Good One from Vulture Festival LA, Jesse speaks with Paul Feig about a fight scene from his movie Spy, why he works best with women and the trials of editing a film. 


 2017-12-11  58m

episode 7: Saturday Night Live's "Wells for Boys"

Jesse David Fox talks to Julio Torres and Jeremy Beiler, the writers behind the Saturday Night Live sketch “Wells for Boys.” In this episode, you'll hear how it came together, how it was received in the studio, and whether political art is the only art that matters. 


 2017-12-04  46m

episode 6: Jeff Garlin Refuses to Pick a Joke

Jesse sits with Jeff Garlin for a somewhat flipped version of Good One. Jeff didn’t feel he’d be a right fit for the show as he's not one for dissecting his process. Hear why that is, why he thinks Eddie Murphy is the Babe Ruth of standup, and about making the latest season of Curb Your Enthusiasm. 


 2017-11-27  51m

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.


 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