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 1h6m. Bisher sind 184 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 19 hours 39 minutes

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episode 4: Weird Al Yankovic's "Word Crimes"


Weird Al Yankovic explains his parody process and the story behind creating "Word Crimes." 


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 2017-03-06  43m
 
 

episode 4: "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Word Crimes" (Rerun)


In Jesse's first "holy shit, I'm interviewing this person" interview, "Weird Al" Yankovic explains what went into his song "Word Crimes" from his 2014 album Mandatory Fun. Based on Robin Thicke's multiplatinum, misogynistic club theme "Blurred Lines", Al's parody goes the educational route and confronts the multitude of offenses committed against proper grammar and syntax...


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 2019-09-23  40m
 
 

episode 6: Tig Notaro's Taylor Dayne Story


Jesse David Fox and Tig Notaro sit down at her house to talk about her Taylor Dayne story, her noteworthy performances of it, including on Conan andThis American Life, and her many run-ins with Taylor Dayne. 


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 2017-03-20  51m
 
 

episode 6: Tig Notaro's Taylor Dayne Story (Rerun)


Tig Notaro has been one of the most requested Good One guests, so we're replaying our interview with her from Season 1. Tig and Jesse talk at her house about her breakthrough Taylor Dayne joke, in which Tig chronicles her various run-ins with singer/songwriter/actress Taylor Dayne. We walk through a few different performances of the joke, specifically from her album Good One (ha), her appearance on Conan, and a small, little-known indie podcast called This American Life...


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 2019-09-30  48m
 
 

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
 
 

episode 7: Jen Kirkman's Cure for Street Harassment (Rerun)


In this episode from Season 1, Jen Kirkman looks at the closer of her 2017 special Just Keep Livin'? She and Jesse start at the very kernel of this joke, going back to its inciting incident in a Starbuck's parking lot in North Carolina. Jen took that event and incorporated it into her act that night, and kept reworking it at subsequent shows. From there, Jen built a whole drama around the character she encountered in that parking lot...


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 2019-10-21  54m
 
 

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...


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 2017-04-24  48m
 
 

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 podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-05-01  34m
 
 

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 podcastchoices.com/adchoices


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 2017-05-08  52m
 
 

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
 
 
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