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

Apr 27, 2016

When you work in a specialized field, you ALWAYS have to keep on learning new job skills ... even if you're a medium! Cindy Kaza returns to the podcast to tell us about her travels to Indonesia, as she tries to understand mediumship and spiritual connections in other parts of the world.

Cindy is back on our stage...


Apr 26, 2016

Ian Bagg is one of the great road warriors of comedy -- stand-up has allowed him to circle the globe. The road brings him to DC May 5-8, so we're catching up with him before he gets to town.

Ian tells us how his experiences playing hockey helped shape his humor, shares his thoughts on chatting with an audience,...


Apr 25, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! Today, most people just know Taft as the heaviest president -- but in his day the big guy was one of the most lovable public figures in America.

Our guest is Jon Lurie, a professor emeritus of legal history at Rutgers University who published a Taft biography in...


Apr 18, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! Martin Van Buren took the rule book for American politics, set it on fire and wrote his own. He more or less invented the notion of professional political parties, then used his amazing creation to get Andrew Jackson elected president. When Jackson retired, MVB...


Apr 11, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! FDR rewrote the rule book for presidential behavior ... including the use of humor. His deeply personal connections with voters, reporters and fellow world leaders produced a lot of laughs (and also a bunch of government programs, but who's counting?).

Bill Harris...