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    Paula Poundstone Wants You to Be Her Best FriendThe stand-up talks about her crowd-work mastery on this week’s Good One.
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    Martin Short’s Life As a Sketch-Comedy GodThe comedy legend talks late night, Only Murders in the Building, and more on Good One.
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    Gabe Liedman Won’t Close the Door Behind HimThe comedian and writer talks Q-ForceBig Terrific, and the next generation of comedians on Good One.
  4. 9/11: 20 years later
    How a Post-9/11 Heckle Shaped My Comedy for Years“I remember my heart racing, because I thought that he was going to come after me after the show,” Nick Youssef recalls.
  5. 9/11: 20 years later
    After 9/11, Marc Maron’s Friends Started Choosing Sides“At that time, our hand, as a community in a lot of ways, was forced to take a stand politically.”
  6. 9/11: 20 years later
    ‘One Giant Nerve That You Were Afraid to Touch’37 comedians remember their first time onstage after 9/11 and how the attacks changed comedy forever.
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    Rosebud Baker Wants to Be Honest But Not Ruin Birthday PartiesThe comedian discusses her new special on this week’s episode of Good One.
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    Rory Scovel Wants to Be the Phish of Stand-upThe comedian talks improv, connection, and growth on this week’s Good One.
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    Sam Richardson Will Always Defend Detroit and Poop JokesThe comedian talks positivity, cat buttholes, and his “comedic soul mate” Tim Robinson on Good One.
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    Tig Notaro: Cool, Hot, Changed Stand-up Comedy Forever#HotTig reflects on her legendary 2012 Largo set and her new animated HBO special.
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    Dan Harmon Knows a Community Movie Could Be Bad, and Yet …“A thing is happening. Logistically, the locks are coming away.”
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    Gina Yashere Is Waiting for That Big Netflix CheckThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to talk about coming to the U.S. and wanting to make “one really great special.”
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    Samantha Bee Reckons With Being a BossThe Full Frontal host talks paid family leave and what she’s learned from her job on Good One.
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    Fran Lebowitz Breaks Her Silence Over the Existence of AliensThe author talks Bowen Yang’s SNL impression, stand-up, and, yes, aliens on this week’s Good One.
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    Mae Martin Wants Queer Sex to Be As Funny on TV As It Is OffThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to discuss their Netflix series, Feel Good.
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    The Unusual Story Behind a Forefather of Stand-up ComedyLet Wayne Federman teach you about Artemus Ward on this week’s Good One.
  17. remembrances
    Sandra Bernhard Reflects on Her Friendship With Paul Mooney“When he walked onstage, no matter where you were in the club — in the hallway smoking, drinking — you’d stop and walk in and watch Paul.”
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    Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome Can Make Music About Anal Sex and TomatoesThe comedy-music duo join this week’s Good One to discuss their work and what’s next.
  19. stand-up
    Who Should John Mulaney Be Now?The comedian’s first post-rehab show serves as a reminder that he, like all of us, is coming out of the pandemic differently than he went in.
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    Vir Das Knows He’ll Be Arrested for a Joke EventuallyThe Indian comedian joins this week’s Good One to offer a fresh perspective on “freedom of speech.”
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    Howie Mandel Listened to the Audience, Not His Fellow ComicsThe comedian talks his career and The Tonight Show on this week’s Good One.
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    James Acaster Never Wants to Make an Audience Member Cry AgainThe comedian discusses his latest stand-up special on this week’s Good One.
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    Are Bachelorette Parties at Comedy Shows Actually … Good?Jamie Lee discusses her new show The Wedding Coach on this week’s Good One.
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    Do We Really Need Documentaries About ‘Women in Comedy’?On this week’s Good One, Vulture critic Kathryn VanArendonk discusses one of comedy’s most exhausting topics.
  25. holidays
    It’s Time to Make April Fools’ Day the Halloween of ComedyRIP, pranks.
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    Margaret Cho Is Proud of All Her ChildrenThe stand-up talks Atlanta, fighting for visibility in Hollywood, and her influence on the next generation of comedians.
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    Every Crowd Is a Fortune Feimster CrowdThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to talk stand-up, audiences, and Hooters.
  28. tea-mz
    Def Noodles Is Testing the Limits of YouTube SatireWhat Dennis Feitosa’s controversial channel has taught him about the perils of lost context on the internet.
  29. bffs
    The History of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s Best FriendshipFrom Chicago to SNL to the Golden Globes, in pictures, quotes, and video.
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    What Happened When Brian Regan Finally Joked About His OCD“I was worried everyone was just going to get up and leave right after that bit: That’s it. We don’t like you anymore.
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    Without Tony Woods, There Would Be No Dave ChappelleThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to discuss his influential style and performing all over the world.
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    Larry David Approved This Joke About Blowing Larry DavidBritish comedian London Hughes chats about her Netflix stand-up special on this week’s Good One.
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    On a Borat Shoot, Even the Director’s in DisguiseJason Woliner, a.k.a. “Chris,” goes inside Borat Subsequent Moviefilm on this week’s episode of Good One.
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    So, Was Trump Good for Comedy?Six different comedians, six different answers.
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    If You Were Katy Perry, You’d Demand to Kiss Bobby Moynihan TooThe SNL alum joins this week’s Good One to reflect on his favorite memories from the show.
  36. capitol riot
    When Jokes FailThe futile search for funny in a political crisis.
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    Kelly Conaboy Still Wants You to BlogThe writer joins this week’s Good One to discuss her new book and the lost art of blogging.
  38. a request
    It’s Time for Jimmy Fallon to Start Wearing GlassesWe even asked an expert to recommend the ideal pair for him.
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    David Sedaris Needs Your FeedbackThe humorist joins this week’s Good One to talk writing, The Simpsons, and more.
  40. the quarries
    The First (And Dear God, It Better Be the Last) QuarriesIn which we award the most original, absurd, scrappy, and ingenious works that shaped our year in quarantine.
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    Just Watch Nate, You ClownsNatalie Palamides joins this week’s Good One to discuss her provocative new Netflix special.
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    Hannibal Buress Grows Up and OutThe stand-up joins this week’s Good One to discuss his most recent comedy special.
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    Colin Quinn Will Never Stop BombingThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to talk about his COVID-era drive-in comedy special.
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    Bert Kreischer, the Man Behind the MachineThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to discuss his mega-popular joke.
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    How Lauren Lapkus Became the Queen of Podcast CharactersThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to dive deep into her creations on Comedy Bang! Bang! and beyond.
  46. obits
    The Rudy Giuliani Moment Going Viral Is Good for Borat 2 … NotAn obituary for the most enjoyable way one could have seen Borat 2.
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    How One Joke Changed the Way the World Saw Guy FieriStand-up Shane Torres returns to Flavortown on this week’s Good One.
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    How Stath Lets Flats Became the Smartest Stupid Comedy on TVJamie Demetriou joins this week’s Good One to chat about the best show you’re not watching.
  49. vulture lists
    What Is the Best Adam Sandler Movie?Ranking his 42 films to better understand what even defines an “Adam Sandler movie.”
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    Nicole Richie Is Parodying Her Life While Living ItThe actress joins this week’s Good One to talk comedy, reality, and Nikki Fre$h.
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