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

Jan 25, 2017

Was Zachary Taylor the funniest president ever? If any experts out there know, they ain't talking.

So on a very special episode, we're going straight to Zachary Taylor himself. Get ready for seven minutes of stand-up comedy from the 12th president. Old Rough and Ready is back from the dead and on the mic. Will you...


Jan 17, 2017

Would it be prudent to call George Bush funny?

This episode of Headliner of State, we're joined by Bush speechwriter Curt Smith, who tells us about the 41st president's personality and character. We cover the kind of humor that Bush enjoys, the "rules" he lives by as a public figure, and how he uses laughter to...


Jan 2, 2017

Tragedy brought Gerald Ford to the White House ... but did humor help define his presidency?

Our excellent expert is Ron Nessen, an accomplished journalist who served as Ford's press secretary. Ron talks about Ford's character and his sense of what was "needed" from the president in the post-Watergate era. And we...