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 1h6m. Bisher sind 189 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 2 hours 17 minutes


episode 72: Best Specials of the Year So Far with Kathryn VanArendonk

As we pass the midpoint in this our year of 2021, host Jesse David Fox and Vulture staff writer Kathryn VanArendonk review her rankings of the best comedy specials so far (yeah, it's a short list). The specials discussed, in alphabetical order: James Acaster, Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999, (self-released, Bo Burnham, Inside (Netflix) Vir Das, 10 on 10 (Youtube) Josh Johnson, # (Hashtag), (Comedy Central) You can follow Kathryn on Twitter...


 2021-07-08  1h34m

episode 73: Dan Harmon's Community Payday Rap

This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox had the absolute pleasure to travel to L.A. and sit down with the one and only Dan Harmon. Dan is an American writer, producer, actor and comedian best known for creating and producing the NBC sitcom Community, an co-creating the Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty and its subsequent franchise. The pair sat down and chatted about story structure, being a bad (and then better) boss, and what it might take to get a Community reunion...


 2021-07-15  1h50m

episode 74: Tig Notaro's Sixth Grade Music Class

On this week's episode of Good One, we have the exciting return of the stand=up, writer, and actor Tig Notaro! Host Jesse David Fox sat down with Tig IRL to discuss her sixth grade music class joke, also known as the closer for her 2015 special Boyish Girl Interrupted. Then they discuss her newest special, Drawn, which is not only animated, but dropping via HBO Max later this month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


 2021-07-22  1h14m

episode 75: Detroiters' "Sam the Man" (with Sam Richardson)

In this episode of Good One, host Jesse David Fox sits down with the co-creator and co-star of one of his top two favorite shows of all times: Sam Richardson! And if you're wondering the show, it's Detroiters, and if you're wondering what joke Sam and Jesse are going to talk about, it's the episode of Detroiters where Sam accidentally becomes an escort...


 2021-07-29  1h26m

episode 76: Rory Scovel's Masturbating

This week, host Jesse David Fox sits down with Rory Scovel, who you might know from his multiple appearances on Conan, roles in movies like I Feel Pretty, the Apple TV plus series Physical, his Comedy Central show Robbie, and his Netflix special Rory Scovel Tries Standup for the first time. They discuss Rory's decision to book a slate of six shows back to back in Atlanta in 2018 where he showed up with no material...


 2021-08-05  1h39m

episode 77: New Girl Boys

This week on Good One, we're bringing you something a little different! The 10 year anniversary of the premiere of New Girl is right around the corner, and to celebrate, Host Jesse David Fox is excited to present the New Girl Boys! Also known as a panel from last year’s virtual Vulture Festival with the New Girls boys, meaning Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris, Damon Wayans Jr, and Max Greenfield, moderated by the creator of New Girl, Liz Meriweather...


 2021-08-12  1h2m

episode 78: Rosebud Baker's Sister

This week, host Jesse David Fox zooms with NY-based comedian, actor, and writer Rosebud Baker! Known as the Just For Laughs 2018 New Face of Comedy, Rosebud is known for her intensely personal, dry, and remorselessly dark brand of humor. And that's going to be on display today, as Jesse and Rosebud dive deep into a joke Rosebud wrote about her sister's death. Watch Whiskey Fists on the Comedy Central YouTube channel...


 2021-08-19  1h41m

episode 79: The Specials - Bo Burnham's Inside

This week, host Jesse David Fox decides to give the people what they want: some Bo Burnham's Inside content! BUT Bo isn't doing any interviews, so an episode of Jesse's Patreon podcast, The Specials, will have to suffice. The Specials is a podcast devoted to the fine and noble art of stand-up comedy, hosted by journalist and comedy expert Jesse David Fox (Vulture, Good One); writer and critic Kathryn VanArendonk (Vulture); and producer/comedy fan Jessamine Molli...


 2021-08-26  1h39m

episode 80: Gilbert Gottfried's The Aristocrats (Rerun)

This week, we have a rerun! Host Jesse David Fox deconstructs the legendary joke "The Aristocrats" with the help of its most infamous teller, Gilbert Gottfried. This one's marked explicit for a reason, folks. You'll hear Gilbert's personal history with the joke, along with his retelling of his set the night of the Hugh Hefner roast, where he launched this joke into the public eye. Jesse asks Gilbert about the evolution of his onstage persona and his relationship with audiences...


 2021-09-02  1h20m

episode 81: Gabe Liedman's Q-Force

This week, host Jesse David Fox welcomes Gabe Liedman—co-creator of Netflix's new animated series Q-Force—and more importantly, the third and final member of the former Williamsburg comedy show Big Terrific to be a guest on the show! Gabe is a stand up, but he's also an actor, writer, producer, show runner, etc. He's best known for his work on PEN15, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Kroll Show, and Inside Amy Schumer...


 2021-09-09  1h35m