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

Nov 2, 2016

Comedy Hack Day matches comedians with coders. Together, they figure out funny ideas for apps and websites. Then they build 'em. And then they present 'em.

This year, the grand finale for Comedy Hack Day DC is at the Improv on November 13. We're talking to Ross Nover, who helps organize the event, and Kasha Patel,...


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...


Nov 4, 2015

Cindy Kaza talks to dead people -- for a living. As an evidential medium, she helps people communicate with the spirit world, conveying messages from loved ones.

We had her on our stage in June, and she's back on November 18. In this interview, we talk about her view of the spirit world, whether ghosts can be...


Oct 6, 2015

Here's the concept: A comic does a seven minute set in a room by themselves, wearing noise-canceling headphones. A live video feed of their performance is watched by an audience they can't see or hear.

The guy who invented this experiment is comic Ian Abramson, and he brought it to the Improv on October 3 as part...


Jul 10, 2015

In this very NPR-ish episode, we're talking about the science of teaching the art of comedy. First we chat with Martie Cook, the woman behind the new Comedic Arts major at Emerson College in Boston. Then we've got Chris Coccia in studio with his perspective from teaching the DC Improv's stand-up comedy class.

And...