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

Nov 30, 2016

Teddy Roosevelt believed in "the strenuous life," and part of that was the strain of having so damn much fun. Wherever TR went, laughter was sure to follow.

Joe Wiegand (teddyrooseveltshow.com) is our excellent expert. As a "reprisor," Joe transforms himself into the president to educate and entertain audiences...


Nov 21, 2016

Lots of people have given John Quincy Adams the title of America's greatest diplomat. But could he negotiate his way to the title of America's funniest president?

Biographer James Traub ("John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit") is our excellent expert this week, and he tells us how Adams developed a personality to...


Nov 17, 2016

You can't deny that Woodrow Wilson was one of the most important presidents. But was he the funniest president?

Andrew Phillips, the curator of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, is our excellent expert. We talk about Woody's famously complex personality, his love of wordplay and some of...


Nov 17, 2016

Bob is hands down one of our favorites, and he's headlining the club November 17-20. On today's podcast, you get 35 FREE minutes of Bob. We talk about his blown opportunity to be the craisin guy, the time he got run over, his advice for people planning to move to Maine, and his family vacations.

Great times with a...


Nov 4, 2016

Adam Ferrara headlines the Improv November 4-6, and he stops in to chat with us again on the podcast. Comedy is a process, and Adam has fascinating perspective on the building of a joke.

Plus we're talking "Top Gear," getting tips for traveling, and mentioning Renaissance art. You know, same old same old.