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.

01:27:55 2022-06-30
This week, host Jesse David Fox welcomes comedian, actor, writer, and producer Cristela Alonzo! Creator and star of the ABC sitcom Cristela, Alonzo was the first Latina woman to create, produce, write, and star in her own US primetime comedy. Her debut Ne...
01:26:09 2022-06-23
This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox gets ahold of A Black Lady Sketch Show creator, writer, and actor Robin Thede! After three strong seasons and working on a fourth, Robin came on the show to nerd out about sketch comedy. From her passionate expl...
00:49:19 2022-06-21
Hello and welcome to Good One: A Podcast About Jokes, on a Tuesday! This week in addition to our regularly scheduled Thursday programming, we're bringing you a special Tuesday bonus! If you're a Barry fan, you'll know the HBO Max show's season 3 finale ai...
01:41:33 2022-06-16
This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox invites writer and TV showrunner Liz Meriwether to the mic! Liz is best known for writing the 2011 romantic comedy No Strings Attached and developing and writing the Zooey Deschanel-led hit sitcom New Girl. More...
01:06:55 2022-06-09
Comedian Joel Kim Booster talks to Jesse about the evolution of his late night sets and career, focusing in partiuclar on his January 2019 performance on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Joel addresses Asian and gay stereotypes as they've appeared in...
01:06:34 2022-06-02
This week's episode of Good One is a bit of a doozy: it was recorded when host Jesse David Fox was still on book leave, and so we booked the indescribable Ms. Pat to talk to her good friend and fellow podcaster/comedian Bert Kreischer about a joke from he...
01:15:27 2022-05-26
This week, host Jesse David Fox talks to the one and only, the legendary Katt Williams, who is promoting his TWELFTH stand-up special, World War III. They discuss how and why Williams doesn’t work in clubs, how he’s maintained a close relationship wit...
01:11:04 2022-05-19
Celebrating the return of their beloved and influential sketch show, streaming now on Amazon Prime, this week’s guests are The Kids In The Hall… yes, seriously, we got all of them. Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott ...
01:52:17 2022-05-12
I know we say this a lot, but this week, host Jesse David Fox is bringing something a little different to the Good One feed: Instead of a comedian talking about a bit they wrote and love that explains what they're trying to do with their comedy, he brough...
01:05:07 2022-05-05
Last year, Henry Winkler put on a virtual acting class for us that blew our minds. Lucky for us, the time for virtual learning is over, and Professor Winkler is here to teach us all a thing or two *in person*. Winkler’s approach to the craft has earne...
01:11:11 2022-04-28
Vanessa Bayer stops in to discuss the creation of her character Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy. She talks about her formative years of comedy, Judaism, and how the process of writing a subtle and specific character evolved each time Jacob returned. Watch I Lov...
01:25:49 2022-04-21
This week, host Jesse David Fox is not only back in the hosting seat, but he's back in the studio, too! Recorded live and edited later in New York, Jesse is joined by musical comedian Craig Robinson. Known for his roles on The Office, Eastbound and Down, ...
01:38:23 2022-04-14
This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox is pleased to present another episode from his Patreon podcast, The Specials! Do you ever think to yourself, "hmmm, I wonder what Nanette discourse sounds like four years post-Nanette?" Well then you're in luck...
00:51:39 2022-04-07
This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox passes the mic to guest host Dulce Sloan and guest Solomon Georgio. Solomon is a stand up comedian who flawlessly intertwines biting social commentary with stories of his life as an openly gay African immigrant....
01:25:59 2022-03-31
This week, Good One has a new interview for you! Since host Jesse David Fox is still on book leave, he proudly presents to you, our faithful listener, a conversation between Chris Redd and Moses Storm. Former guest Moses Storm (Trash White, HBO Max) inter...
01:38:47 2022-03-24
This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox is doing something a little different. Instead of interviewing a successful comedian about one of their bits and how it fits into their comedy, Jesse sat down with fellow comedy journalist Jason Zinoman of the N...
01:02:39 2022-03-17
This week, we have another favorite we wanted to rerun: host Jesse David Fox sat down with Nick Kroll to discuss the difference between shame and guilt and how both concepts factor into writing a show like Big Mouth. Stream Big Mouth and Human Resources ...
01:12:33 2022-03-10
This week, we're rerunning the time host Jesse David Fox spoke to Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, the creators and co-writers of the tv-show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Despite the titular Mrs. Maisel being a fictional comedian, Jesse wants to ...
01:09:22 2022-03-03
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 a...
02:01:01 2022-02-24
This week, Good One features Drew Michael and is hosted by the one and only Jesse David Fox! Drew is a writer and stand-up, known for writing on Saturday Night Live and for his two HBO Max specials, Drew Michael (2018) and Red Blue Green (2021). Drew spok...
01:12:55 2022-02-17
Good One turns five today, and to celebrate host Jesse David Fox is giving you THE Laughning-Palooza: an amalgamation of all our favorite Laughning Round moments over the years. We combed through our repertoire to bring you the best of the best, all wrapp...
01:40:17 2022-02-10
This episode on Good One, we're doing things a little differently. Your beloved host Jesse David Fox is on book leave, so this week you're hosted by none other than Good One's favorite guest, Roy Wood Jr. Roy joins us today to interview the illustrious Mo...
01:05:44 2022-02-03
With a storied career spanning decades — in which he’s escaped dinosaurs, fought aliens, solved murders, and imprisoned Thor — it’s about time we realize we’re living in the world according to Jeff Goldblum. His wonder for the world knows no bo...
01:44:32 2022-01-27
This week on Good One, host Jesse David Fox takes a deep dive into one of his favorite topics: alt comedy! Called the godmother of alternative comedy by The LA Times, Beth Lapides is the creator and host of Los Angeles’ legendary storytelling show U...
01:41:25 2022-01-20
It's another new episode of Good One, and blessing the feed this week are the talented and hysterical Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton! Host Jesse David Fox sat down with these two-thirds of the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia brainchild in honor of their...
01:11:12 2022-01-14
Danny McBride walks Jesse through the opening scene of his new HBO series The Righteous Gemstones. Along the way, they also touch on the first scenes of his other series and films, including Eastbound & Down, The Foot Fist Way, and Vice Principals. Danny ...
00:39:00 2022-01-06
Happy New Year everyone! Here at Good One we're kicking off 2022 by throwing it back to 2021 and continuing our Vulture Fest series. This week, it's all about the fifth and final season of Search Party. If you were hoping Vulture Festival would offer you ...
01:09:10 2021-12-30
New York based Naomi Ekperigin is quickly becoming an influential voice in modern comedy. She’s worked as a staff writer for Broad City and Great News, and was listed as one of the "20 Comedians You Should and Will Know" by Vulture. Jesse talks to Na...
01:23:02 2021-12-23
This week, host Jesse David Fox brings you a gift fit for the holidays: a brand new episode of Good One with stand up comedian Aida Rodriguez! Aida Rodriguez is an American comedian of Puerto Rican/Dominican descent who is best known for her appearance as...
02:20:48 2021-12-16
A second, full year into these unprecedented times means another Best Specials lists that looks a little different from lists past. Join host Jesse David Fox and frequent Good One guest & Vulture staff writer Kathryn VanArendonk as they discuss (and for t...
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