Best Comedy Writing podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Using books as a jumping off point, hosts Josie Long and Robin Ince and a different special guest each week, dive into interesting, passionate and shambolic discussions. Part of the Cosmic Shambles Network.
Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law.
On Comedy Writing
Host Alan Johnson interviews working comedy writers about the business and craft of comedy writing.
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
This is a podcast about godawful books. Each episode, hosts J. W. Friedman and Chris Collision sit down with or without some guests to discuss books that all of them wish they hadn't read.
For anyone who writes comedy, makes comedy, loves comedy, or just has an interest in comedians and what makes them so annoying.
Book Fight
A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
Jack Shepherd and Tanner Greenring discuss the classic Baby-Sitters Club novels of Ann M. Martin in chronological order. Get ready to look with new eyes at the timeless adventures of Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, and I guess Dawn. And probably Mallory too. Fine, and Jessi.
British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children. Adam has appeared in films such as ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘Stardust’ and ‘Son Of Rambow’ as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted ‘BUG’, a live show that combi ...
Hear Me This Book
I haven't read that book that you think everyone should read. I haven't read many books at all. I know HOW, I just read many other things and do other things and STOP JUDGING. So, I'll have guests tell me their favorite book and what happens and why I dumb for not reading it. Enjoy.
The Basement Yard
The Basement Yard is a podcast ran by me, Joe Santagato. I would write a long description about what this podcast will be about but I'm not even sure.. Enjoy!
The Johnjay & Rich Show is a non-stop blend of pop culture, music news and events, and relationship advice, in addition to appearances by a wide range of music artists, newsmakers and celebrities. The show is a special brand of "reality radio," where you're able to interact with the crew from morning to night via every form of social media - Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, email and text messaging. There is never a dull moment for this show with dating segments such as "Second Date U ...
Mostly Lit
Join Alex Reads and Raifa Rafiq in their journey to keep up with the millennial experience, while exploring the intersection between literature, wellness and pop-culture. Tune in weekly as they discuss everything that is ‘lit’ in a fun and insightful way! #ShowDemBooks Manager and Executive Producer Clarissa Pabi Contact us
Conor Lastowka and Michael J. Nelson are reading books they're pretty sure they're going to hate. Read along with us for a podcast book clubs of Ready Player One, Armada, The Eye of Argon and more!
Literary Disco
Writers talk about reading. Hosted by Tod Goldberg, Julia Pistell, and Rider Strong.
This is the Official Page for "Hilliard Guess' SCREENWRITER'S RANT ROOM!" Our host is Hilliard Guess, a WGAW award-winning writer, a director and a very busy producer. Hilliard and his amazing team drop industry knowledge in this unfiltered, hilarious podcast series that delivers nothin’ but REAL TALK… from real working writers… while at the same time… puttin’ you on game! With co-hosts: award-winning Sci-fi/Horror “Fan Girl” writer and author, Lisa Bolekaja and Cinephile - Chris Derrick of ...
Sitcom Geeks
A podcast series for those interested in the mechanics of situation comedy. James Cary and Dave Cohen discuss the art of sitcom writing for TV and Radio.
William Shakespeare’s most well-known play is more than most people realize. While it is the story of star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, it is also the story of two families in the middle of a bitter feud. Many people avoid the story because they believe it will be too difficult to read, but this is not true at all. Within a few paragraphs, the play captures your imagination and attention. Juliet is 13 years old and is love with the son of her father’s enemy. Her father has promised that ...
Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Man's War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazi ...
Pop culture adjacent- The Team Tiger Awesome Show remixes popular movies, writes hilarious Avengers based Erotica and is not afraid to settle beef between nerds on questions like which Tom Hanks movie is the best for DC to rip off next? Hosted by tiny pieces of comedians Clint Gage (Cinefix), Nick Mundy (Conan, Screenjunkies) and Michael Truly (Why Would You Eat That). They all met during a hostage situation on a bus during which the bus couldn't drive slower than 50 mph or it would explode. ...
Home of the Alexandria Archives!Broadcasting @ 12 AM twice a month on Alexandria University student radio, the WHAU Signal!IA IA, Wendigos!
Amateur literary enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics.Find out more at and
Banished from his own lands by a usurping brother, Prospero and his daughter Miranda have been living on a deserted island for years, until fate brings the brother within the range of Prospero's powers. Will he seek revenge, or reconcilement?
Comedians James Creviston and Luke Lacoy discuss clean comedy topics in this weekly podcast. Topics include writing, performing, producing shows, and many more.
Summer nights, romance, music, comedy, pairs of lovers who have yet to confess their feelings to each other, comedy and more than a touch of magic are all woven into one of Shakespeare's most delightful and ethereal creations – A Midsummer Night's Dream. The plot is as light and enchanting as the settings themselves. The Duke of Athens is busy with preparations for his forthcoming wedding to Hippolyta the Amazonian Queen. In the midst of this, Egeus, an Athenian aristocrat marches in, flanke ...
On Comedy Writing
Host Alan Johnson interviews working comedy writers about the business and craft of comedy writing.
#GetSome is a weekly podcast published in audio and video (YouTube) formats, hosted by comedian-actor Gary Owen. Each episode Gary serves up a hefty dose of ADHD, barbershop-style storytelling focused on his most recent experiences on the road as a stand-up. Owen is sometimes joined by special celebrity guests to discuss the latest in popular culture, sports, and live entertainment.
Jay's Analysis
Jay Dyer is an author, lecturer, and television presenter known for his popular philosophy and film-focused site,, as well as writing Esoteric Hollywood: Sex Cults and Symbols in Film, and co-creating, co-writing and co-presenting the television series Hollywood Decoded with Jay Weidner on the Gaia network. Jay's graduate work focused in analytical philosophy and the interplay of espionage, geopolitics and propaganda, while in the last few years Jay has been a guest on count ...
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Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplace NBC Entertainment Podcast Net ...
Chrissie, Sam & Browny are the three people Melbourne most want in their ears every morning on Nova 100. Whether it’s the fact that between them, they’ve played 255 AFL games, almost taken home the chocolates on Big Brother, or something Sam once did, these three kids are just trying to bring their real life experiences to the people and have a few hundred laughs while doing it.
Worst. Show. Ever.
You'll probably want to avoid this podcast. It sucks. It's filled with neurotic tales of thieving bears, decoy wallets, and epic Olive Garden rants. It's irreverent and stupid and terrible, and the hosts should really be ashamed of themselves. You can also find archives of this travesty in the "Better Off Undead" podcast, which was just as bad but also had an even stupider name.
Partly Political Broadcast is a weekly comedy podcast dissecting the previous week's political news. Every show has in-depth looks at issues, interviews with people who know things and top level satirical commentary from comedian Tiernan Douieb who really doesn't understand politics all that much. One of The Observer's Top Ten Political Podcasts of 2018. ‘Very funny but fiercely political’ – Time Out
Deep In Pact
On the fifth year anniversary of Pact, Elliot and Reuben do a deep dive, chapter by chapter, into Wildbow's most unloved masterpiece.
The Unwritable Rant
Join author and occasional misanthrope Juliette Miranda for bourbon-soaked personal stories and celebrity interviews. From misadventures working in the music industry, dating disasters and an incautious life with "her guy," Juliette knocks back 30 minutes of relatable, revealing, and comically real stories. She occasionally invites top comedians, actors, and musicians to join her and share their own stories about life and more. Every episode is paired with a short bourbon review, because all ...
Medium Popcorn
"Medium Popcorn (a.k.a. Ni**as Spoiling Movies) might not be the most scholarly, civilized movie review podcast out there, but damnit to hell, it’s the funniest." (Craig Lindsey, AV Club)Film enthusiasts Brandon Collins and Justin Brown host this weekly podcast focused on reviewing various movies they recently watched and other random observations. This podcast has been featured by Rotten Tomatoes, Huffington Post, Splitsider, and TimeOut NY!
The Comedy @ The Carsloncast comes to you live from our studio located in one of Americas premiere stand-up clubs Comedy @ The Carlson in Rochester NY. Hosted by Vinnie Paulino (nationally touring comedian and television personality), Bryan Ball (nationally touring comedian and writer), the Carlsoncast will bring you interviews with some of the the biggest acts in the comedy world, give you chances to win great prizes and surprise you with extreme acts of nincompoopery.
A weekly conversation between Patrick Rothfuss (Name of the Wind) and Max Temkin (Cards Against Humanity).
Dream Tower Media's critically acclaimed monthly podcast featuring fascinating and fun conversations with authors and artists of fantasy, magic realism and science fiction, plus amusing skits, quips, and sound effects. In addition, approximately twice a year, fully produced audio adventures of fantastic stories are presented. Hosted by Robert Zoltan and his sidekick Edgar the Raven in the Dream Tower.
Justin and Allison showcase some of the best and most interesting comedy written by artificial intelligence (often with the help of humans) and also attempt to write some themselves.
Bestselling author Danielle Trussoni and editor-in-chief and author Panio Gianopoulos co-host WRITERLY, a weekly podcast about all things pertaining to the art and business of writing. From writing the first draft to getting a publisher, from editing your manuscript to marketing your masterpiece, the WRITERLY PODCAST will guide you through every step of the process.
A comedy storytelling podcast in which Rufus attempts to read everything that Howard wrote when he was a child, while Howard listens and feels increasingly ashamed.
Join an internationally bestselling children's book author and her down-home husband and their dogs as they try to live a happy, better life by being happier, better people . You can use those skills in writing and vice versa. But we’re not perfect, just like our podcast. We’re cool with that.
How To Be a Person
Comedy writers Mike Drucker ("The Tonight Show," The Onion, Marvel) and Jess Dweck ("The Tonight Show", "Late Night") invite fellow comedians, writers, and other interesting people to teach them how to be normal human beings. Logo by Bryan Brinkman. Theme by Eric Gersen.
A weekly conversational comedy show where Isaiah and Jon talk about life, popular culture and Zay's progress as he directs his first feature film, ROLLERS, a dramatic comedy about a struggling concert venue.
An intimate conversational podcast hosted by comedian Chelsea Skidmore. Chelsea Skidmore is a comedian, writer and actress currently based in Los Angeles, California. Chelsea was born and raised in New York... just letting you know immediately because that’s what people from New York do. After wasting 6 years in college partying - at a 4-year school - she graduated from Pace University with a BA in Communications that will never ever be used. Chelsea performs nightly at venues including The ...
Stop and Fangirl
Stop and Fangirl is an entertainment, media, and television review podcast headed by Lizzie, Lyra, and Lynnie, (L3), that reflects, jokes about, and dares to question the writing, fandoms, and sensibilities of current television, movies, sports, books, and writing. With backgrounds in law, writing, and human rights' activism, we are a diverse bunch looking to change the conversation about the things we love. Above all, we hope to have fun, share laughs, and talk about the media we consume in ...
Join comedians Sean Conroy, Jamie Flam, Amber Kenny, and Joe Wagner as they take a weekly look at their lives, discussing the struggles, misfortunes, and general terror of everyday life… Taking a page from Charlie Chaplin, proving once and for all, “life is a tragedy when seen in close up, but a comedy in long shot.” It’s a comedy podcast.
A Writer's Life Podcast is not for you. Don't listen. You're going to absolutely hate it. For the love of God, man, look away. Stop reading this. The literary world hates humorous approaches to their Kraft. That's right, Kraft. See what I did there? That's what we call metaphoric subversion. A term I just made up along with everything else I say on this horridly un-classy podcast. So if you know what's good for you, put "NPR" and "literature" in the podcast search field and listen ...
The greatest talents in comedy sit down with Ron Bennington to talk about their craft, and their creativity. Artists talk about how they work, how they write, their career arcs, and their comedy in front of a live studio audience. The in-depth hour long interviews are widely regarded as the best comedy interviews in the business. The biggest names in comedy– writers, directors, filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, satirists, political comedians, comedic musicians and a long list of the best st ...
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Brian Wysol (Hot Streets, Rick and Morty) joins Alan to talk about doing Channel 101, making animations on his own, and creating his own show.
Blake and Rose make their plans to tackle the third and final Conquest challenge. Luckily they’re both on the same page about everything. (more…)
Adam talks with actor, writer, and British TV panel show king, David Mitchell about bad habits, bad driving, bad small talk at school gates, the technical challenges of filming 'Peep Show', David's comedy influences and other important stuff. Thanks to Séamus Murphy-Mitchell for production support, Matt Lamont for additional editing and Dan Haw ...…
This is very frisky business as we take your suggestions and jam out some hilarious erotica along the theme of Avengers EndGame. You Tittens sent us your favorite marvel character, any sort of leader and a place where four or more people meet and we did the rest. Pairing 'em up, beddin' em down and makin' em smooch. From Clint's meet cute betwe ...…
It was a tough day for Chrissie, who, despite sending her two older boys off to school was struggling to get through the day without tears now her youngest daughter, Peggy has started her primary education. She shared with us the details of her day, from the initial strength of her daughter, through to losing her composure in the kiddie's toile ...…
Sean's girlfriend is named Casey. One night, he was at home and needed batteries and SOMEHOW stumbled upon her diary. He opened it and found a list of names. What are they for? We're going to find out! Learn more about your ad-choices at
Johnjay got a big suprise this morning courtesy of Suzette! The noise that came out of him is the more shocking part! TODAY ON THE SHOW: Kyle's got a first world problem! WAR OF THE ROSES! Suzette tells us how and what we should de-clutter with! A BEYONCE edition of the SINGALONG SONG CHALLENGE and SOmuchMORE! Learn more about your ad-choices a ...…
This week one of our Shambles bloggers, Pete Etchells, joins Robin and guest co-host Bec Hill, to talk about his brand new book Lost in a Good Game. They chat about the book, video games, Douglas Adams, the Stanford Prison Experiment and much more. Pete's book is out now and you can read his blog at S ...…
Sean rings a bell, Jamie doesn’t wear a mask, and Amber gets married!
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Inspired by the classic 'There Is Nothing Like a Crown' commercials, Browny noticed that the words 'Brown' and 'Crown' rhyme and was inspired to write himself a jingle, you know, for promotion. THEN he noticed that 'Brown' also rhymes with 'Crown', which reminded him of his lucrative deals plugging Crown Lager. A second jingle was born. Listen ...…
Steve cries and talks to Brenton about The Masters, the NHL playoffs, and opens some new baseball cards. Subscribe to What's The Odds? on iTunes, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts!
Every time Delaney opens her mouth, the more we realize how much she hates cleanliness. TODAY ON THE SHOW: Johnjay's crazy Starbucks trip! Kyle witnesses an accident! WHAT'CHA WANNA KNOW WEDNESDAY! 5 Second Rule and SOmuchMORE! Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Ally has been roommates with Tatum for about a year. All of a sudden, Tatum put a lock on her door. Ally wants to know why. And since it's Wednesday, it's the perfect time to find out because that's when we do this bit. WHAT'CHA WANNA KNOW WEDNESDAY. Get it? Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Be sure to watch the video! The tragic event of the burning of the cathedral signifies more than most are aware of. Back to the time of the French Revolution, churches have been burned and even recently many churches in Europe have been burned and marked with Satanic symbolism. At the same time, other sites caught fire, but this was overlooked. ...…
Blake and Rose are back to bickering about things, but I’m sure Blake will actually listen to what she has to say for once. (more…)
On this week's episode, Brandon (@americancollins) and guest host Gordon Baker-Bone (@bakerbone) breakdown the new "Pet Sematary" remake. They discuss the mother's crazy memories of her sister, burying the dead and evil ass cats! Be sure to sign up for our Patreon page! Also join us in May for #PodinLiveNYC! Leave a five star review, subscribe ...…
Comedian Brian Simpson joins Chelsea to discuss roommate etiquette, cloaking, getting passed at The Comedy Store, his time as a marine, and standup.
Brian Wysol (Hot Streets, Rick and Morty) joins Alan to talk about doing Channel 101, making animations on his own, and creating his own show.
#mandy #beyondtheblackrainbow #moviesBe sure to watch the video analysis! I was asked for years to do an analysis of Panos Cosmatos' first film, Beyond the Black Rainbow. Not only is the film a full revelation of the New Age front that MK functioned behind, but even suggests much more, as it also become a gnostic allegory, like we saw in my Man ...…
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Lynnie tortures Lizzie and Lyra with making them choose their all-time-favorite characters in the MCU. There may be tears.Find us on Twitter @stopandfangirl3
Jay Dyer is known for one of the premier film and philosophy sites on the net. Jay’s graduate work focused on the interplay of film, geopolitics, espionage and psychological warfare. Jay is a public speaker, lecturer, comedian and author of the popular title Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Symbols in Film, which made it to Amazon’s No. 1 spo ...…
We weren't ready for this one! Eric Bana dropped by to tell us about Dirty John, which hits Netflix on Valentine's Day. We also talked footy, and Sam got lost in his eyes... listen up!
Back in the saddle. We return from a hiatus to yak and talk Rollers. Updates and poems abound!
Star of "The Thick Of It" and "In The Loop", and award-winning director of "Veep", comedian Chris Addison is the director of new feature film "The Hustle", starring Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway. We talk about his apprenticeship under Armando Iannucci, how he handles the very first day on set, and the difference between a perfect version and a ...…
The city of Jackson, Mississippi is having a weird situation. To be fair, Jackson has had weird situations before. People left Christmas trees in potholes. They decorate road signs in ways road signs aren’t supposed to be decorated. But now what’s happening in Jackson is about something sacred. It’s about the mashed potato. People are leaving b ...…
For authenticity and power, there’s nothing like a great family story… but how do you spill family secrets and still survive Thanksgiving? Danielle Trussoni and Panio Gianopoulos wade into the messy art of writing about family.
John and Craig talk big numbers, from the latest developments in the WGA/agency situation, to the announcement of Disney+ and the final installment of the Star Wars non-ology. We also answer listener questions about writers who aren’t in the guild and how to spend your time writing. Links: Timelapse of the Entire Universe by John Boswell Disney ...…
This week Gary covers all of the latest happenings in the sports and entertainment worlds; from Tiger Woods going bald, to getting free shit at events. TOPICS INCLUDE: 1. Tiger Woods wins his 5th Masters 2. The return of Game of Thrones, Season 8 3. Tour schedule 4. Filming Boogie Comedy Special in Oakland 5. Raiders fans vs. 49ers fans 6. Free ...…
Daniel went out with Kathryn. Everything seemed like it was going well. She even put him in her Instagram stories AND tagged him. Since then, though, she's been pretty much blowing him off. Why? WELL, THAT'S WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO FIND OUT SO STOP BEING SO PUSHY, OKAY?!? Learn more about your ad-choices at…
Welcome back to another special edition of The Writer Files focused squarely on creativity and how to keep the creative juices flowing under duress. New York Times bestselling author, Austin Kleon, returned to talk about his journey, a wariness of technology, and his new book. "Writers aren't born, they are made." - Austin Kleon Austin Kleon ha ...…
This week, things get a little steamy up in here while we read some WikiSexts. Then, we return to one of our new favorite random generators and flesh out some characters using some creative charts from Alignment Chart Bot. WikiSext NPC Generator Alignment Chart Bot Email Us: Follow us on Twitter: @RobotTypewriter Follow Allis ...…
Gold. Just pure gold. TODAY ON THE SHOW: Joey Bradfisch is taking on a new business venture! 2nd DATE UPDATE! Delaney has INCREDIBLE news! Suzette's got scopes! BEAT SHAZAM and so much more!! Learn more about your ad-choices at
Adam Cozens - Writer, Comedian, and creator, joins us on The Clean Comedy Podcast. Check out his comedy special, "Anyway...Here's Adam Cozens" on Dry Bar Comedy.
Today we head back to a classic of English literature as Julia, Rider, and Tod read and discuss one of Jane Austen’s enduring novels of manners and marriage, Sense and Sensibility. Tod and Rider also give an update on their recent experiences at the AWP and Emerald City Comic Con conferences, respectively, and the debate on who is the favorite ...…
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After a moment last week where Browny had no idea what was going on, and simply said 'Thank You', Sam got wind of the remix trend happening in classic and current pop music. The stars! The artists! The Thank Yous! Don't worry, Browny, the royalties will be coming your way!
Episode 139 - Its a normal sized episode, there's no Brexit till Halloween, Assange did one good but is still a twat and Tiernan (@tiernandouieb) speaks with Clare Farrell at environmental movement Extinction Rebellion (@ExtinctionR). Donate to the Patreon at Buy me a coffee at Watch Tiernan ...…
SPECIFICALLY when you're coming off a juice cleanse. TODAY ON THE SHOW: Game of Thrones recap! Delaney's Downloads! MISSED CONNECTIONS! Rich calls the fire department and SOMUCHMORE!! Learn more about your ad-choices at
Blake finally beats Duncan, escaping from the police station, and hey wait what what’s he doing he’s going back in? (more…)
On this episode, Danny & Joe talk about wether they've tried their own bodily fluids. ALL of them.
Liz wants to connect with a guy in her mass communications class from last semester, Michael. When they met, she had a boyfriend and gave him a fake number. Now boyfriend is out of the picture and she wants to see if something is there, but doesn't know how to get ahold of him. That's where we come in... Learn more about your ad-choices at http ...…
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