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This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Music Talk With Judd Apatow and Mike Myers

Rounding up our favorite comedy-podcast episodes of the week.
comedians you should know

Christina Catherine Martinez Prods the Bog of Consciousness

The part-comedian, part-critic talks starting out in comedy and her earliest childhood memory.
comedians you should know

All of Alyssa Limperis’s Characters Are Losing Their Minds

The comedian talks processing loss through her work and the best advice she ever got.
  1. long lists
    Sarah Cooper’s Netflix Special to Feature Many, Many Guest StarsWhoopi Goldberg! Megan Thee Stallion! Jon Hamm! Other people!
  2. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Music Talk With Judd Apatow and Mike MyersRounding up our favorite comedy-podcast episodes of the week.
  3. last night on late night
    Bruce Springsteen Plays Tennis-Racket Guitar in Front of His Bedroom MirrorWe demand a livestream.
  4. comedians you should know
    Christina Catherine Martinez Prods the Bog of ConsciousnessThe part-comedian, part-critic talks starting out in comedy and her earliest childhood memory.
  5. comedians you should know
    All of Alyssa Limperis’s Characters Are Losing Their MindsThe comedian talks processing loss through her work and the best advice she ever got.
  6. comedians you should know
    Jeremy Levick and Rajat Suresh Are Comedy’s Cutest Couple“I love seeing Rajat every day. When quarantine ends, I hope I continue to see Rajat every day.”
  7. before they were stars
    Cecily Strong Made Cigarettes Look Very Cool When She Was 16The Illinois Department of Public Health knows talent when it sees it.
  8. comedians you should know
    Yassir Lester Never Needed Your Validation“I think that performers are finally waking up to the idea that they are in control of how they reach their audience.”
  9. tv review
    The Great How to With John Wilson Defies ExpectationIt’s incredibly poignant with a surprising number of dicks.
  10. obits
    The Rudy Giuliani Moment Going Viral Is Good for Borat 2 … NotAn obituary for the most enjoyable way one could have seen Borat 2.
  11. two friends
    Lauren Lapkus and Arden Myrin Have Their Bachelor Entrances PlannedThey also share their thoughts on this whole Clare Crawley situation on this week’s Two Friends.
  12. it's about time
    Iconic Alert: Ziwe Fumudoh to Star in Showtime Variety SeriesYes, please.
  13. movie review
    We Should Be Glad Borat Still ExistsHe might be a fake, but we’re still real, and that should be cause for concern.
  14. comedians you should know
    If You Can’t Write a Good Joke, Jay Jurden Isn’t Listening“I say that both to be silly and catty.”
  15. comedians you should know
    Joyelle Nicole Johnson Is an Abortion Rights StanThe stand-up talks quarantine and comedy’s role in her activism.
  16. last night on late night
    Dolly Parton Made Stephen Colbert Cry With a Folk SongIf you’ve also been going about life on the verge of tears, maybe skip this clip.
  17. last night on late night
    Adam Sandler Forgot the Word ‘Holiday’ Because 2020 Has Broken Our Brains“What’s that called again? What’s Halloween again?”
  18. comedians you should know
    Robby Hoffman Gives the Best Advice“Before you go off that I’m completely unqualified, I have a business degree from McGill University, it’s not nothing!”
  19. comedians you should know
    Caleb Hearon No Longer Has a Backup PlanThe comedian talks online versus live comedy and his alternate life as a youth pastor.
  20. now streaming
    The 30 Best Comedies on Hulu Right Now Spaceballs, Sorry to Bother You, Booksmart, and more.
  21. good one podcast
    How One Joke Changed the Way the World Saw Guy FieriStand-up Shane Torres returns to Flavortown on this week’s Good One.
  22. comedians you should know
    Ziwe Fumudoh’s Comedy Is Iconic, FolksThe comedian talks Instagram, quarantine, and the worst advice she ever got.
  23. comedians you should know
    For Chris Fleming, No Good Idea Is Too Absurd“I’m still very much alone making things, terrified that people won’t relate to them.”
  24. comedians you should know
    Jordan Firstman Is Chasing the Light“I’d like to see more positivity, more depth, more joy, more fun. More things that connect people.”
  25. comedians you should know
    Sarah Cooper Knows How to Turn a Dream Into a BusinessThe comedian talks writing, TikTok, and her upcoming Netflix special.
  26. last night on late night
    Borat Stops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to Administer a COVID-19 Exam, Steal His PantsWhich is hard to do while maintaining six feet of social distance, but he does it.
  27. not shitty news
    John Oliver Christens the John Oliver Memorial Sewer PlantWell played, Danbury.
  28. calice
    Watch the SNL Sketch That Has All of Quebec Going Tabarnak!The uproar over “Bonjour Hi” ultimately proves the sketch’s main joke: Canada has some really slow news days.
  29. comedians you should know
    Karen Chee’s Favorite Quarantine Comedian Is Her MomThe comedian talks writing for Late Night and finding joy during times of terror.
  30. comedians you should know
    You Can’t Put Quinta Brunson in a Box“I’m proud of myself and happy with myself and not a lunatic stuck in one phase.”
  31. comedians you should know
    Mary Beth Barone Is Looking Forward to (Metaphorically) Showering AgainThe stand-up talks comedy, quarantine, and livestreaming from her bathtub.
  32. comics to watch
    The Comedians You Should and Will Know in 2020These are the 20 comics who industry insiders expect to break out soon.
  33. last night on late night
    John Oliver Wants You to Spare No Thoughts for ‘Totally Complicit’ Melania TrumpAnd her tacky Christmas decorations.
  34. last night on late night
    SNL’s 5-Hour Empathy Is Here to Help You Understand Systemic OppressionSo … why haven’t you tried it yet?
  35. live from new york it's...
    Hello, Adele Is SNL’s Next HostYup, host. Not a typo.
  36. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Rae of LightFirst-time host Issa Rae seems at home on the SNL stage, in an episode that blends relatable material with some sharper-than-usual satire.
  37. last night on late night
    Pandemic Dining Somehow Isn’t the Worst Part of Issa Rae’s SNL DateWe counted three “titty meat” references.
  38. last night on late night
    Tiffany ‘Notvanka’ Trump Is SNL’s Relatable Millennial“Daddy’s always taken the six-foot social-distance rule with me.”
  39. last night on late night
    Issa Rae Goes to Prom in Her SNL MonologueWe’re all her dates.
  40. last night on late night
    It’s a Tale of Two Town Halls in SNL’s Cold Open“I’d like to start by tearing you a new one.”
  41. very nice!
    Sacha Baron Cohen Hid in a Bathroom for 5 Hours to Prank Mike Pence“We were surrounded by Secret Service and police and internal security.”
  42. postmortems
    Leslie Jones Doesn’t Exactly Miss Her SNL Days“I wasn’t very free there.”
  43. last night on late night
    Ethan Hawke’s Biggest Influences Were Denzel Washington and Charlotte’s WebAlso: What does Good Lord Bird even mean?
  44. extremely online
    Savannah Guthrie Says Trump Can’t Act Like ‘Someone’s Crazy Uncle’ on TwitterThe morning after his NBC town hall, he proved her wrong and did exactly that.
  45. now streaming
    The 50 Best Comedies on Netflix Right NowMy Best Friend’s Wedding, Boomerang, Eurovision, and more.
  46. two friends
    Baroness von Sketch Show Promotes Eating Pie in a Witch CostumeAurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen are Two Friends with a bunch of great ideas for fall quarantining.
  47. unexpected outcomes
    Local-News Anchor Fired for Appearing in Hubie HalloweenMaybe Adam Sandler has some job openings?
  48. trailer mix
    Tim Heidecker Announces His First-Ever Stand-up SpecialAn Evening With Tim Heidecker debuts on October 23.
  49. this week in comedy podcasts
    This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Super Scary StoriesRounding up our favorite comedy-podcast episodes of the week.
  50. chat room
    With Ted Lasso, Hannah Waddingham Trades ‘Shame Nun’ for ‘Iron Queen’“Trust me, I did wonder if that day was ever going to come — of people being able to see me without my wimple.”
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