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How To Write Funny
How To Write Funny
Scott Dikkers

Scott Dikkers, founder of TheOnion.com and The Onion's editor-in-chief for most of the last 25 years, interviews celebrities, writers, and other people... more

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Episode 49 | Dan Povenmire

Writer, director, cartoonist, and voice artist Dan Povenmire talks about his adventures in Hollywood creating the enormously successful Phineas and... more

11 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Episode 48 | Alex Stevenson

Cartoonist and writer Alex Stevenson talks about developing her web comic “Cartoons Hate Her” on social media, pushing boundaries, and... more

13 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Episode 47 | JaMarr John Johnson

“Entrepremedian” JaMarr John Johnson talks with Scott about how comedians can exploit Web3 and Crypto to make more money, starting... more

07 May 2022 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Episode 46 | Sean Tejaratchi

LiartownUSA.com is the Internet’s funniest, most original, and most undiscovered treasure. Scott chats with its creator, Sean Tejaratchi, to find... more

19 Sep 2021 · 57 minutes
Justine Bateman

Actress, writer, and director Justine Bateman talks about fame, being on the top sitcom in the country, getting older in... more

20 May 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt is an Emmy- and Grammy-winning comedian and actor known for insightful comedy specials and roles in hit TV... more

03 Mar 2021 · 56 minutes
Mike Sacks

Mike Sacks is the bestselling author of Stinker Lets Loose, Passable in Pink, and the excellent comedy-writer interview books Here’s... more

17 Sep 2020 · 57 minutes
Anne Libera

Founder of the Comedy Studies program at Columbia College and comedy professor Anne Libera talks comedy history, comedy theory, and... more

24 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Michael Gerber

Michael Gerber talks about his hard-won career in comedy writing for TV, writing parody novels, and finally editing and publishing... more

22 May 2020 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Margaret Cho

Veteran stand-up comic, writer and actress Margaret Cho talks about getting started in the 80s comedy boom, her TV show,... more

30 Apr 2020 · 47 minutes
How To Write Funny
Episode 49 | Dan Povenmire
How To Write Funny