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

May 29, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! Some of Benjamin Harrison's contemporaries ridiculed him as a "human iceberg," and the nickname stuck. This episode, we're thawing him out to see if there's a great sense of humor buried under that reputation.

Charlie Hyde, the head honcho at the Benjamin...


May 23, 2016

We're searching for the funniest president -- but focusing on laughs can obscure the less-pleasant parts of a president's legacy. For example, lots of the early presidents had slaves. And no one had more than George Washington.

So let's get into it! Our guest is Azie Dungey. Currently a writer for "The Unbreakable...


May 16, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues! Herbert Hoover unfairly takes the rap for the Great Depression ... but if we look past all that economic moping, was he actually a funny guy?

Tom Schwartz, the director of the Hoover Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa, helps us find out. We discuss...


May 13, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson headlines the club May 13-15. We asked him to do a podcast, and true to his style of comedy he just sat down and started having a conversation. It's pretty amazing to watch the tightrope act live ... you get a unique comedy experience show after show.

Also chatting: feature act Mike Finoia, who is...


May 9, 2016

The search for the funniest president continues!

James K. Polk is legendary for getting stuff done -- his four years in office featured a war with Mexico and tremendous territorial expansion of the United States. But did Polk do it with a smile?

John Bicknell, the author of "America 1844," joins us to chat about...