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.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 9 hours 8 minutes


episode 11: Sara Schaefer's Hobby Lobby

This episode, Jesse talks to stand-up comedian and TV writer Sara Schaefer. Back in 2013, Sara and fellow comedian Nikki Glaser adapted their podcast “You Had to Be There” into the MTV late night show Nikki & Sara Live, which ran for two seasons. Since then, Sara has written for numerous TV programs, including The Fake News with Ted Nelms, The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, and Problematic with Moshe Kasher...


 2020-05-05  1h38m

episode 12: Aparna Nancherla’s Anxiety

This week, Jesse revisits his interview with comedian Aparna Nancherla of Comedy Central's Corporate and Netflix’s The Standups. The joke is from her debut album, Just Putting It Out There, which came out in 2016. Aparna first started doing this joke when she moved to New York from L.A. in late 2012 to work on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Around then, Jesse would see her perform her deeply silly act around Brooklyn. And then, he distinctly remembers when her material shifted...


 2020-05-12  57m

episode 13: Patton Oswalt's Cereal

This week on Good One we have a sequel! That’s right. We’re joined again by Patton Oswalt, nearly two whole years since his Good One debut in May 2018. In that episode we discussed his special Annihilation, which we touch on again today.  But this episode is mainly about the evolution of a joke about breakfast cereal from his new special, I Love Everything. When preparing, we found him doing a version of the joke on Conan in August 2018...


 2020-05-19  1h12m

episode 14: Oh, Hello

This week, Jesse David Fox welcomes Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland to the show! Gil and George are two 70-year-old jerks slash roommates slash Alan Alda fans, living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, best known for their fish-themed prank show “Too Much Tuna...


 2020-05-26  1h5m

episode 15: Hannah Gadsby's Prepositions

This week, host Jesse David Fox goes global, calling comedian Hannah Gadsby all the way in Melbourne, Australia. Hannah began her career in comedy in 2006, but found international success in 2018 when her special Nanette debuted on Netflix. Nanette won the top prizes at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017, and its Netflix release won Hannah an Emmy and a Peabody Award...


 2020-06-02  1h23m

episode 16: Judd Apatow’s The King of Staten Island

This week, host Jesse David Fox calls up legendary comedy writer/director/producer Judd Apatow. You know, Anchorman, Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Step Brothers, Bridesmaids, Girls, Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday, Popstar, The Big Sick, Love -- any of these ring a bell?  In this episode, Jesse talks to Judd about his return to the director’s chair. Judd got his start as a director in 1998 on The Larry Sanders Show and went on to direct episodes of Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared...


 2020-06-09  1h23m

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

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 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 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