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The Other Side is the official podcast of a great comedy club, the DC Improv.

Apr 30, 2015

Comedy nerds, rejoice -- we're talking vaudeville, history, and political humor in this special two-part episode.

Part 2: If you're talking vaudeville, you gotta visit the Library of Congress, home to the Bob Hope Collection. Hope started out on the vaudeville circuit, but he went on to become one of America's...


Apr 30, 2015

Comedy nerds, rejoice -- we're talking vaudeville, history, and political humor in this special two-part episode.

Part 1: Woodrow Wilson House, just a mile from the DC Improv, is the last home that the president lived in. (woodrowwilsonhouse.org) They do a great "vintage game night" once a month, and we...


Apr 23, 2015

Rory Scovel got his comedy start in Washington, but he belongs to the world now: His bold and creative approach has taken him global. Rory is famous for doing some stunningly inventive things with stand-up, such as performing a whole show in a German accent, bringing audience members on stage to soundtrack his act...


Apr 17, 2015

The cartoonists are coming! On Memorial Day weekend, the National Cartoonists Society (reuben.org) descends on Washington. A series of great events for the public culminates with the Reubens -- the Oscars of the cartooning world.

Jason Chatfield (jasonchatfield.org) is the most widely syndicated Australian...


Apr 9, 2015

Story League is (probably) the only comedic storytelling contest in the universe, and it's coming to the DC Improv on 4/26! Story League founder SM Shrake gives us some history, tells us the keys to storytelling success, and explains why farts are always hilarious. As an added bonus, this episode includes a great...