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This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Michael Ian Black and Greg Proops Get Doug with High

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Getting Doug with High – Michael Ian Black & Greg Proops Pablo: For obvious reasons, Getting Doug with High works best when the guests are regular pot smokers. You [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: 'Happy Sad Confused' and "Denzelishness"

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Happy Sad Confused - Lisa Kudrow Leigh: While Happy Sad Confused may be one of the podcasts that has moved over to the new Wolfpop network, happy, sad and confused are also all [...]

Paul Scheer's New Podcast Network Wolfpop Launches Today

Great news for fans of Paul Scheer and pop culture podcasts: Today is launch day for Scheer's brand new podcast network Wolfpop, a media and pop culture-focused Earwolf spin-off of sorts from the same parent company Midroll Media. Wolfpop has launched with an initial lineup of 13 podcasts featuring W. Kamau Bell, Leonard Maltin, Sarah Thyre, Nate Corddry, and more all curated by Scheer with a focus on "presenting world-class and rising talent, providing them with an unfiltered platform to share their passions and stories with humor and depth. Wolfpop features host-driven programs that permit brilliant analytic and comedic minds to dig deeper into Hollywood and entertainment than [...]

Let Stephen Colbert Run You Through a Typical 'Colbert Report' Workday

Slate just launched a new podcast called Working that explores the typical workdays of various celebrities, and the very first episode features Colbert Report host and Late Show successor Stephen Colbert. Colbert offers a detailed run-through of his average day (and night) on his Comedy Central show, and you'll learn a lot about his views on scripts that don't work out (he calls them "bad girlfriends") and how he greets all of his guests: "I always say the same thing: 'I do the show in character. He's an idiot, he's willfully ignorant of what you know and care about. Please honestly disabuse me of my ignorance and we'll have [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Dan Harmon and Neil Berkeley Visit 'Nerdist'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Nerdist - Dan Harmon and Neil Berkeley

Elizabeth: This actually isn’t the first time writer/showrunner Dan Harmon has taped the Nerdist podcast, but it’s the first episode that [...]

Lorne Michaels Talks All Things 'SNL' with Bill Simmons

"The joke I used to do is I'd say 'You know, there will be a time when I realize that it can't be as good as it used to be, and that I don't have the focus or the passion to do it in the same way, and that the quality will suffer, and then three years after that I'll leave.'"

- Lorne Michaels comments on his SNL departure plans in an in-depth podcast interview with Bill Simmons, which covers everything from the creation of SNL to the early '80s years to Michaels's thoughts on recaps and reviews in the internet age.

This Compilation of Amy Poehler's 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Freestyle Raps Is a Thing of Beauty

In Amy Poehler's recent Reddit AMA she was asked to comment on her rap skills and had this to say: "Well, you know, look – do I think I'm the best in the game? No. But do I think I'm one of the best? Absolutely." All the proof you need is in the above compilation of Poehler's freestyle raps from Comedy Bang! Bang! that was recently uploaded to YouTube. From Paula Deen to dieting in America to butter pecan to bitches, Poehler's got a rhyme for everyone, and they're all equally delightful. (via Uproxx)

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: 'Monkey Shines' Is Not a Halloween Horror Classic

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

How Did This Get Made - Monkey Shines Rob: In what’s becoming somewhat of a Halloween tradition, this week’s How Did This Get Made is another special guestless episode. [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Gottfried and Weird Al Deliver a Punch

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast - Weird Al Yankovic Zoe:  “I’m the second lowest on the totem pole. It’s me and then Carrot Top,” says Weird Al Yankovic of [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Joe DeRosa Gets Down with Batman

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

You Made It Weird – Live From High Plains Comedy Festival

Scott: The live shows are always a good, weird, often uncomfortable time, and this one is no [...]

John Mulaney and Marc Maron Talk 'SNL,' Standup, and 'Mulaney' on 'WTF'

Marc Maron released a brand new episode of WTF today with guest John Mulaney, who talks with Maron at length about his work as a standup, former SNL writer, and creator and star of Fox's struggling freshman sitcom Mulaney. The whole interview is full of insight into Mulaney's career and many SNL memories, like writing monologue jokes with Mick Jagger, Paul McCartney, Elton John, and Danny DeVito. Here's what Mulaney had to say when Maron asked him about previously being the "heir apparent" of Weekend Update:

Did you want to do Update?

Sure. Of course.

And was it ever offered to you?

It was not offered like [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Wolfpop's Debut Shows Will Trigger Tears and Holiday Cheer

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

I Was There Too - There Will be Blood with Paul F. Tompkins Marc: How many podcasts can one man do? Or make that TWO men in this case of [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Pee-wee Herman Visits 'Nerdist'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Nerdist - Paul Reubens Zoe: This week, Paul Reubens visits The Nerdist to discuss the trajectory of Pee-wee Herman, from his conception at The Groundlings to the Saturday morning character [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Jim Gaffigan Tells Some Lies

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

Lies - Jim Gaffigan Got Cut Like an Abercrombie Model Leigh: Everybody, take your headphones out for just one second. You hear those cheers off in the distance? Those bursts [...]