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

Mar 31, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! When presenting himself to the public, Lyndon Johnson tried to be the stiff, serious model of a president. But as a politician, LBJ had a remarkable gift for humor. Many of his friends (and foes) remember him as the ultimate storyteller. Armed with an endless supply...


Mar 28, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! Rutherford Hayes was a good lawyer, a fine soldier and a world-class beard-grower. But was he also the funniest president?

Kristina Smith of the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums (located in beautiful Fremont, Ohio) get us acquainted with the 19th president and...


Mar 21, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! William McKinley had a pretty amazing political career. But after an assassin voted Bill out of office, Theodore Roosevelt stole his spotlight, his thunder and a lot of his legacy. The American public has forgotten a lot about the 25th president.

Should we try to...


Mar 14, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! William Henry Harrison is the closest thing we have to a punchline president. After a lifetime of public service, he became the commander-in-chief, then died one month later.

But does that make Harrison the funniest president? Our guest this week is Megan Amram, a...


Mar 7, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! Barack Obama is currently the leader of the free world … but when he changes jobs in a few months, will he have a future in comedy?

Two great guests stop by the Improv to break down the humor of the 44th president. Brad Jenkins worked in the White House Office of...