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

Mar 31, 2015

When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated 150 years ago, he was watching a comedy. Did Lincoln die laughing? How funny was the president? Was he ever able to relax? All this and more in the Lincoln Death 150th Spectacular!


Erin Mast (5:00) is the executive director of Lincoln's Cottage in Washington, one of Abe's...

Mar 27, 2015

Pablo (headlining March 26-29) has a special in the works that's part stand-up, part cartoon -- which is also a pretty solid description of Pablo. You're in good hands with this episode of The Other Side.

Plus: A shoutout to Aasif Mandvi and the AMERICAN Castro brothers for their work at the RTCA dinner.

Mar 26, 2015

On March 25, 2015, Jake Johannsen did a stand-up set on David Letterman's talk show for the 46th time. Thanks to Letterman's retirement, it's also the last time. Jake ( stopped by the Improv on March 26 to talk about what Letterman has meant to him. And as an added bonus, Jake renames the Internet,...

Mar 25, 2015

Zeb Hogan hosts "Monster Fish," a National Geographic series that documents his very cool efforts to study and preserve enormous freshwater fish. And now there's a Monster Fish exhibit at National Geographic's Explorer's Hall -- one block from the Improv! We talk about his work, his hopes for the exhibit, and great...

Mar 16, 2015

Mixed martial arts involves people smashing faces with knees and elbows. But other than that, is it funny? One of the best MMA journalists, Luke Thomas of SB Nation (@SBNLukeThomas), stops in to talk about jokes, humor and severe beatings in the MMA universe.