Break out some Dad jokes or share a laugh with this comedy podcast round-up to celebrate National Tell a Joke Day on August 16. Tune in for bite-sized jokes from comedians with Netflix specials like Iliza Shlesinger, Amy Schumer, David Spade, and Margaret Cho – just to name a few.
Hear interviews with funny folks on podcasts like “The Last Laugh,” “Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart,” and “Good One: A Podcast About Jokes.” For pop culture-centric convos, tune into “Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang.” Relive classic Saturday Night Live moments and hear behind-the-scenes scoop with cast, crew, and alum. Scroll through our complete list of LOL-worthy picks to celebrate.
Good One: A Podcast About Jokes
“Good One: A Podcast About Jokes” features comedians unpacking one of their jokes on weekly episodes with host and Vulture.com Senior Editor Jesse David Fox. Kate McKinnon recently joined the podcast to talk about her time on SNL, playing characters like Close Encounters sketches’ Colleen Rafferty, and more. This series is presented by New York Magazine.
Netflix is a Daily Joke
Check out short and sweet jokes in episodes under 5 minutes from comedians’ Netflix specials. Tune in for jokes from Dave Chappelle, Margaret Cho, Paul Virzi, Jerry Seinfeld, Amy Schumer, and more in over 550 episodes.
The Last Laugh
On “The Last Laugh,” The Daily Beast’s Matt Wilstein chats with funny people ranging from new voices to big names. They’re digging into their craft and how they make people laugh in our current cultural and political climate. Recent episodes featured Abby Elliott, Jo Koy, D’Arcy Carden, Henry Winkler, and Desus and Mero – just to name a few.
Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart
From SiriusXM comes “Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin Hart.” The weekly series highlights comedians like Whitney Cummings, Ms. Pat, Trevor Noah, Chelsea Handler, and many more sharing anecdotes along with previews of new material.
Mike Birbiglia’s Working It Out
Every week, comedian Mike Birbiglia is joined by fellow comedians and creators to sample their new, original material and sometimes get into “uncomfortable topics.” Recent releases featured Taylor Tomlinson, Jimmy Fallon, Jack Antonoff, Joe Birbiglia, Ira Glass, and more creatives in over 100 episodes.
Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade
Reminisce with SNL’s cast, crew, writers, and more on “Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade.” Dana and David sit down with guests like Chris Rock, Rob Lowe, Tom Hanks, Tina Fey, Darrell Hammond, Kevin Nealon, Jon Lovitz, Martin Short, Melanie Hutsell, Ana Gasteyer, Tim Meadows, Laraine Newman, and Will Forte. They’ll share the most memorable sketches they’ve worked on, experiences writing incredible moments for TV, and dig into the iconic variety sketch show.
Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang
Big Money Players presents “Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang.” The hosting duo and culture consultants explore buzzy pop culture moments with guests like Trixie Mattel, Jenny Slate, MUNA, and Josie Totah. Check out 320+ episodes and you might become a “Culturista” too!
Comedians Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger debate chain restaurants and food with guests on Headgum’s “Doughboys.” Guests like Judd Apatow, Rob Lowe, and Sarah Silverman join episodes to chat about food, sit-down restaurants, and other casual food establishments. They’ll rate restaurants on a scale of 0 to 5 forks and share plenty of laughs each episode.
Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me
Test your weekly news knowledge with NPR’s quiz show “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me.” Episodes are jam-packed with guests having a good ol’ time playing games, riffing, and making y’all laugh. Tune in for semiweekly episodes.