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The Other Side podcast

One the best parts about running a comedy club is that we get to talk to a ton of funny people. Whenever comedians sit down to chat with us, you can listen in for free on The Other Side.

The most recent episodes are below. To browse the full archives of The Other Side, check out our Libsyn page.

Bob Marley, the Warren Buffett of stand-up (3.7.18)

One of our favorite guests is back in advance of his shows at the club March 8-11, 2018. He explains why he is the Warren Buffett / Albert Einstein of stand-up. Also we discuss waterskiing.


Jessica Kirson, pun and games, Bob Marley (2.28.18)

Jessica Kirson headlines the lounge showroom March 2-4, so we say hello in advance. Also: a Pun DMV sample and a Bob Marley throwback.


Ringside with Jim Ross (7.24.17)

The wrestling legend brings his show to the club August 10. Here he chats about what the show means to him, President Trump's wrestling stint, DC's Dave Batista and more.


John Heffron pops and locks (7.6.17)

The Last Comic Standing champ talks about summer vacations, digital detox and (naturally) breakdancing. Catch him headlining July 6-9 ...


Beltway Pundits Sampler (5.9.17)

Check out these soliloquies from our May 2 pun competition! Featuring Dana Fleitman, Alex Snider, Gail Ballantyne, Rachel Gross, Libby Bowers and Aaron Schwartzbaum.


Clayton English takes it higher (4.21.17)

The reigning "Last Comic Standing" champ is back at the Improv to headline April 21-23. We talk about repping his hometown of Atlanta, the intersection of pot and comedy, and naturally which exotic pet he would want.


Mike Speirs rides the wave (4.10.17)

As part of our 25th anniversary celebration, we asked great headliners to recommend rising stars that DC needs to see. Bob Marley picked Mike Speirs, so we're getting to know him before he headlines the lounge April 15.


Ms. Pat tells her story (4.7.17)

We all dream about having our own sitcom ... but what are the actual challenges of translating amazing life stories into a TV show? Ms. Pat stops in to the lounge to share her thoughts.


Brad Williams thinks big (3.3.17)

Brad made his DC Improv headlining debut on March 2. The next day, he stopped by to talk about his path through the stand-up world, his upcoming wedding and more.


Tom Rhodes rings it in (12.30.16)

Tom's in town to headline the New Year's Eve shows, so he's back on the program! We talk about celebrations around the world, looking sharp on stage, setting up shop in L.A. and lots more.


Orny Adams brings the energy (12.2.16)

One of the best observational comics in the business stops in the lounge to talk about his amazing hair, memories of 20 years performing at the DC Improv, the "Comedian" documentary and more.


Bob Marley has a field day (11.17.16)

Bob is hands down one of our favorites. 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.


Adam Ferrara builds a better joke (11.4.16)

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.


Brian McDaniel brings it home (9.16.16)

The PG County native talks to us about his very eclectic and very cool career in the entertainment industry, from "TMZ" to a touring stand-up comedian.


Tony Perkins laughs it up (9.13.16)

You know him as a great newscaster. But did you know that he worked for a decade as a stand-up comedian? He stops into the Improv to tell us about his experiences on the DC comedy scene.


Sean Patton branches out (9.8.16)

The great storyteller tells us about his amazing comedic powers and shares a drinking story.


Roy Wood Jr. puts in the work (9.1.16)

People know Roy from "The Daily Show," but that's only the latest phase of his career. He's one of the great working road comics, who spent his 20s driving hundreds of thousands of miles to comedy gigs around the South and Midwest.


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