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 1h11m. Bisher sind 283 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 13 hours 20 minutes


episode 1: Michelle Buteau's "Nobody Wanna See Your D*ck"

Good One relaunches with comedian Michelle Buteau, who you may know as host of the Netflix reality show "The Circle," or her roles in "Always Be My Maybe" and the "First Wives Club" reboot on BET+. Michelle’s about to bring her conversational, big-hearted stand-up to a worldwide audience with her first Netflix one-hour special. Host Jesse David Fox talks to Michelle about a joke featured in her 15-minute set from Netflix’s “The Comedy Lineup...


 February 25, 2020  1h4m

episode 2: Michelle Wolf's Otters

Our two-part series on “comedians named Michelle” continues this week with Michelle Wolf. Michelle has been known to comedy fans for years for writing and performing on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” But her headliner performance at the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner made her a household name and changed the expectations of the audiences that went to see her stand-up...


 March 3, 2020  1h18m

episode 3: Moshe Kasher's Crowd Work

On this week’s episode, we welcome back Moshe Kasher, a comedian who’s best known as an early podcast pioneer (R.I.P. the Champs, long live Houndtall and The Endless Honeymoon) and one-half of the standup power couple with wife Natasha Leggero, who he starred alongside in Netflix’s Honeymoon Stand Up Special. This time he’s discussing the much maligned art of crowd work, where the comedian talks to audience members in search of laughs or a funny story...


 March 10, 2020  1h20m

episode 4: Taylor Tomlinson's Virginity

On this week’s episode, standup comedian wunderkind Taylor Tomlinson (Self-Helpless podcast) talks about becoming one of the youngest comics ever to have their own Netflix one-hour stand-up special. Her path to taping her hilarious Quarter-Life Crisis at the age of 25 is an extremely nontraditional one: she started as a teenage Christian comedian, after taking a stand-up class with her father...


 March 17, 2020  1h11m

episode 5: Marc Maron's Tumeric

When veteran stand-up Marc Maron recorded his latest hour special, End Times Fun, back in October 2019, he had no idea how topical it would be. Seven months later, End Times Fun has proven to be bizarrely, morosely timely, as it deals with themes of uncertainty, fear, and isolation, in the face of a looming apocalypse...


 March 24, 2020  1h20m

episode 6: Ronny Chieng's Amazon Prime Now

On this week’s episode, Daily Show senior correspondent Ronnie Chieng talks about his journey to his first Netflix stand-up special, Asian Comedian Destroys America! Born in Malaysia, Ronny grew up in Singapore and began doing stand-up in Australia, where starting comedians quickly put together hour-long sets to perform at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival...


 March 31, 2020  1h7m

episode 7: Comedy Under Quarantine with Roy Wood Jr. and Maria Bamford

On this week’s special coronavirus-focused episode, stand-up comedians Roy Wood Jr. and Maria Bamford discuss how comedy has been affected and has adapted to COVID-19 and self-quarantining. First, Roy explains just how radically different it is for stand-ups to be unable to perform in front of audiences, and how the temporary closing of clubs (and the resulting recession) will cripple comedy club employees and touring comedians...


 April 7, 2020  1h11m

episode 8: David Wain's Taco Man

On this week’s episode, Jesse talks to actor/writer/director David Wain, whose wide body of work ranges from films Wet Hot American Summer, Wanderlust and Role Models to TV series Children’s Hospital and Medical Police. David’s career began in the late 80s in a comedy troupe called the State, which was started by a group of college friends at NYU...


 April 14, 2020  59m

episode 9: Chelsea Peretti's Late with a Coffee

In this week’s episode, Jesse talks to comedian Chelsea Peretti, who in early 2019 left her role as Gina Linetti on the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. After departing the show, she decided she wanted to spend time following her muse. And her muse turned out to be  With the help of her friend, music producer Kool Kojak, she recorded dozens, if not hundreds, of songs just about coffee that are not actually just about coffee but actually are definitely just about coffee...


 April 21, 2020  1h6m

episode 10: Daniel Sloss's Religion

This episode, Jesse talks to Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss, who made a name for himself at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which he started performing at as a teen and has since done 10 full shows. Daniel’s joke started as a tweet in 2012, was workshopped at multiple Edinburgh shows, evolving as he continued to have new experiences with it, including an eye-opening trip to America in 2014, finally ending as part of his 2015 show, titled Dark...


 April 28, 2020  1h17m