Why Didn’t They Laugh?
#84: I May Be Wrong But I’m Not Lying

#84: I May Be Wrong But I’m Not Lying

April 29, 2016

This episode I explore the psychology of a troll, I get an amazing joke from my friend Brian, and review a book about autism called "Switched On."

Joke by Brian Doyle Murray

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#83: Shane Mauss also wants a van

#83: Shane Mauss also wants a van

April 27, 2016

I'm joined by a man who: also loves the book Sapiens, is over 6'3, is obsessed with duck genitalia, and wants a van. Shane is a comic and psychedelic expert who takes us down topics of DMT and the origins of the universe. Awesome episode.

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#82: Family First

#82: Family First

April 23, 2016

Jokes by Theo Von and my Dad

This week we hear jokes from Theo Von as well as my dad. I analyze my parents lovingly hostile relationship with two voicemails my dad left on the day my son was born.

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#81: Who Is The Funniest Nominee?

#81: Who Is The Funniest Nominee?

April 20, 2016

This election all the candidates seem to be going for laughs, so let's judge them. I teamed up with nuclear physicist Kevin P. Hickerson (who showed up drunk) to objectively determine who's best at being funny. I spent all day assembling as many clips of joke attempts as I could find. No politician discussions just writing, delivery, and crowd control.

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#80: Summer of 1869 (joke by Sal Vulcano)

#80: Summer of 1869 (joke by Sal Vulcano)

April 15, 2016

Sal Vulcano star of the Impractical Jokers left a hilarious message on my voicemail.

I experiment with Facebook live streaming piano requests. It's choppy at first but it gets going and super fun. Topics include: the Mariners, a racist zoo keeper, snow in Hawaii, and a ton of other random stuff.

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#79: Chris Mancini

#79: Chris Mancini

April 13, 2016

Chris Mancini host of Comedy Film Nerds podcast joins me. He discusses his new graphic novel that he is funding on Kickstarter called LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY which sounds awesome and we have a MasterDebator contest (topics include: Jeopardy and maple syrup).

I use a heckler to my own advantage and wrestle with a joke.

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#78: Everyone Trusts the Weatherman (Joke by Kunal Nayyar)

#78: Everyone Trusts the Weatherman (Joke by Kunal Nayyar)

April 8, 2016

This episode the duck premise is really coming together, FitBit joins the sombrero joke, a podcast fan comes up with a great premise about the weatherman and I explain why noses look different.

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#77: Periscoping Drunk

#77: Periscoping Drunk

April 1, 2016

Periscoping drunk

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