Why would you want to listen to comedy podcasts?
It is the same as asking: Do you want to be sad or happy?
If you are like most people, you want to be happy.
So, how do I become happy, you then ask.
Listen to comedy podcasts, I then answer.
If you regularly listen to uplifting and funny podcasts, you will undoubtedly become happier yourself.
But, which comedy podcasts are ensured to give you a chuckle?
Duh, read my list below you silly cow.
Here comes the 'Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast', spreading laughs like wildfire! Hosted by the wit beast, Scott Aukerman, this chuckle feast trades the ordinary for a joyride through the surreal comedy landscape. Aukerman (aka the Comedic Chiropractor), bends the realms of comedy to his will, leading to some extraordinary knee-slapping moments. His co-conspirator in humour, is a rotating cast of the funniest folks from around the globe! True to its cheeky title, Comedy Bang Bang, bursts your stress bubble. Prime example being the 'Celebrity Standoff Episode' that unpicks the seriousness of stardom with hilarious roleplays. Tune in for a healthy dose of belly-laughs! But beware, it's highly contagious - it’ll leave you wanting more hilarity! Designed for those who appreciate a comedic twist, it’s more delightfully psychedelic than your standard comedy show.
Welcome to 'My Favorite Murder,' a darkly delicious cocktail of true crime and comedy, stirred up by dynamic duo Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Listen as this gallant pair dive head-first into the chilling depths of the world's most horrifying homicides and mass murders, holding your attention hostage. Armed with a wicked sense of humor, they prove that laughter truly is the best medicine...even when talking about the macabre. The ideal listeners? True crime enthusiasts with a hunger for humor and an appetite for atrocity. In episodes like "Play Stupid Games, Win Stupid Prizes," the oddball charm and gruesome tales will captivate you. Buckle up, because this podcast is one hell of a wild, witty ride that makes whodunnit a real hoot.
Welcome to the madcap world of "The Monday Morning Podcast", helmed by none other than the irrepressible stand-up cynic, Bill Burr. Every week, Burr serves up a hot and hearty stew of random rambles, scathing sports analysis, and even the odd slice of unsolicited advice – a surefire formula that keeps listeners hooked, amused, and asking "what the hell did I just listen to?" The podcast effortlessly navigates between hilarious and troubling, raw and refined, poignant and absurd, and tops it off with a garnish of Burr's unapologetic ranting. Whether you're a fan of his onstage persona or simply a podcast enthusiast craving a healthy dose of humor, the Monday Morning Podcast is your weekly ticket to chucklesville! Buckle up, buttercup, because a Burr(ito) of laughter is guaranteed.
Welcome to the "comical classroom" of The Daily Show: Ears Edition! The self-proclaimed professor of political satire, Trevor Noah, hosts this witty podcast, unleashing hilarious insights on topical news and politics. The show includes extended interviews from The Daily Show's guests: a hotchpotch of celebrities, authors, and newsmakers. Packed with funny punchlines but also heaps of truth, the podcast tickles your funny bone as well as your brain cells. Targeted at a news-savvy audience with a funny streak, this "class" offers new perspectives on world affairs. So, step into Trevor Noah's satirical schoolhouse and discover a world where laughter truly is the best education. Fair warning, though; you might end up laughing so hard you'll need to pause your jog during your morning podcast session. Bing did mention carrying extra oxygen!
"Tickle your funny bones with Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4! This podcast brings the comedy club right to your ears, hosted by a surprising gang of witty, charming comedians from across the UK. Providing a much-needed weekly dose of hilarity, Friday Night Comedy targets all those craving for smart, satirical insights on the week's news. The show has a unique flavour of inclusivity, drawing chuckles from all age groups who appreciate a good laugh! Your funny bone will certainly thank you for tuning into lively episodes like 'The News Quiz.' In this episode, guest comedians mouth off about topical, often absurd news, showcasing their wit. So, buckle in for some of the most rib-tickling content ever aired on the radio. Give it a listen, it's un-BBC-lievably hilarious!"
Feast your ears on 'The Dollop', a delightful dive into the absurdities of American history, hosted by comedy connoisseurs Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds. Imagine your whackiest history teacher amped up on espresso, or Monty Python does a lecture series - watching them unravel the most ludicrous, true tales that seem straight out of a fantastical fiction novel is a hoot! Targeting fans of humour, history, and histrionic theatrics, each episode covers a titbit of American arcana, all with a generous dollop of good-natured ribbing. So, buckle up, history buffs and light-hearted lovers of laughter alike, for a rollicking, historical hilarity ride, promising more twists and turns than a pretzel factory. And remember: in the words of Mark Twain, “Truth is stranger than fiction.” The Dollop is out to prove just that!
'Buried Bones' podcast is the brainchild of forensic anthropologist Dr. Skeleton Hunter (seriously, how cool is that name?) who decided to redirect his talent for unearthing skeletal secrets on a global scale. Teaming up with historian Dr. Time Traveler, they delve deep into the stories of yesterday told by the long-gone. Now, they didn’t just dig up old bones, but conjured a podcast to reveal what our ancient ancestors left behind. Targeted towards history buffs, crime junkies, or anyone who gets chills from a good mystery, Buried Bones serves a thrilling concoction of history, forensics, and true crime. Get ready to be part of their excavation crew in the episode "Skull in the Wall." Remember, in 'Buried Bones', the past never really dies.
Ready for a barrel of laughs? Tune in to the Spitballers Comedy Podcast, a hilarious listen where three amigos bring you the most absurd debates and hypotheticals known to humanity. Besties Andy, Mike, and Jason might be known in the fantasy football circuit, but here they're just your average Joes, solving the world's oddest problems - like the merits of donut for weight lifting. This mirthful melee is perfect for anyone who given up on seriousness in life and thrives on contagious laughter. Sprinkle in some life advice, crappy jokes – puns intended, and there you've got it – the ludicrous, laugh-out-loud universe of Spitballers. Remember, don’t take yourself too seriously – they certainly don't!
'Headed up by a dynamic duo of disease ecologists, This Podcast Will Kill You is infectious in the best possible way! Hosted by the contagiously enthusiastic Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke, this is basically Bill Nye meets CSI for the microbe-minded. Each episode is a deep-dive autopsy into some of the world's most deadly diseases. The two Erins don't sugarcoat their sickness stories and aren't afraid to inject humor into their hearty discussions about everything from flu to fungus. It's the perfect audio antidote for those infected with curiosity, serving up a healthy dose of education mixed with entertainment. Make sure to catch the hit episode “Diphtheria: Faux Membranes and Iron Curtains" - it will surely give you enough scientific yet spicy chatter to spread at your next social gathering!'
Welcome to TigerBelly- a wild rollercoaster ride helmed by comedian Bobby Lee and his blunt, no-filter partner, Khalyla Kuhn. Together, they push the boundaries of comedy, sharing their raw, real-life experiences, and creating a new definition of crazy-funny. The duo bares all, from their love-hate relationship, unpredictable anecdotes, to engaging chats with celebrity guests. Targeted towards anyone with an appetite for the unconventional, this podcast is your ticket to laugh-out-loud absurdity. As Bobby likes to say, it's, "A Circus of Insanity!" Take, for instance, their episode 'We're Poly and Saturated.' You figured it right! It's about their 'non-relationship.' Pay heed to this zany pair and get ready to question your sanity- in the funniest way possible, of course!
"Tickle your funny bone with 'Keith and The Girl', a comedy talk show podcast full of laughs, antics and enough snark to brighten your day. Hosted by the irreverent duo Keith Malley and Chemda, these two melt microphones with their comedic chemistry. Keith, a comedian, and Chemda, a singer, decided on a whim to embark on the jocular journey that is podcasting. Equal parts absurd and insightful, ‘Keith and The Girl’ targets anyone in dire need of a hearty laugh. Get ready to eavesdrop on gritty humour and candid stories, delivered with a healthy sprinkle of wit. Dive into sneaky peeks of their mischievous minds with episodes like 'The Best Worst Day.' Remember, laughter is the best medicine, and this podcast is practically health food for the soul!"
"Are You Garbage Comedy Podcast" is a hilarious dumpster dive into the lives of your favorite comedians, hosted by the irreverent duo, Kevin Ryan and H. Foley. Tidying up the comedy scene with a uniquely assertive twist, they probe their guests with the very pressing question - 'Are you garbage?'. This trashy treasure targets a broad audience of comedy lovers, people with a penchant for the peculiar, and anyone wondering if they, too, might be a bit garbage. From questionable childhoods to tacky adult behaviors, there’s not a shiny trash bag left unopened. Did you grow up eating dinner on a couch? Sit back, have a laugh, and discover if you might just be a little rubbish yourself. Are You Garbage? It's Only Fun If It's True, is guaranteed to leave you in stitches.
Unleash your cheeky side with 'The Comedy Button', a podcast designed to tickle your funny bone and make your brain giggle. Hosted by a merry band of wit-slingers – Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, Max Scoville, and Kristin Van De Yar, the podcast is a rib-tickling romp through the unpredictable worlds of pop culture, bad dates, and childhood memories. Buckle up, because each episode offers shenanigans galore and takes you on a laughter-filled rollercoaster ride. Its hilarious, irreverent stories, weird trivia, and comedic takes on life prove it to be a lighthearted lounge for all humor-lovers. Fancy comical solace? Then The Comedy Button is your chuckle-filled ticket to a laughter-land to remember. Get ready to have your comedic senses tickled, teased, and thoroughly amused!
Ready to laugh while uncovering the world's deepest conspiracies? Tune into 'Lizard People Comedy and Conspiracy Theories'! Hosted by the hilariously skeptical Katelyn Hempstead, this podcast invites guests to argue all the whackiest theories – from lizards ruling the world to Beatles being immortal. Every episode is an uproarious journey full of entertaining debates and jest-filled analyses, making it the perfect choice for those who enjoy a generous helping of laughter with their mysteries. This wild ride isn't for the faint-hearted conspiracy theorists, but rather for those who can chuckle while pondering life's most elusive secrets. Brace yourself for witty exchanges and hilarious discussions, and remember, in this podcast, no theory is ‘too out there’ to be considered!
Say hello to 'The Bill Bert Podcast', a slice of comedic heaven brought to you by the comedic A-listers, Bill Burr and Bert Kreischer. This dynamic duo brings you their raw, undiluted humor, swapping intriguing stories and life experiences weekly. The stalwart stand-up comedians dive into eclectic topics, offering sparks of wisdom one moment, then veering into absolutely ridiculous waters the next. Nothing is safe from their humorous onslaught! From sports rants to celebrity gossips, it's a whirlwind of fun, laughter, and sometimes, pure, unadulterated madness. Perfect for fans of comedy with a side of cheekiness. Listen in, have a hearty laugh, then rinse and repeat -a riotous remedy for the mundane. Expect the unexpected, for you are now treading foolishly fun terrain!
"Dopey: On the Dark Comedy of Drug Addiction" offers a unique blend of humor and hard-hitting reality, hosted by Dave, a recovered drug addict with an uncanny knack for storytelling. Dave kicked his habit and now dishes out a serving of harsh truth, laced with laughter, to addicts and sobriety-seekers globally. This podcast is not just for those mired in addiction but anyone seeking a relatable human story. Expect guest appearances by illustrious personalities sharing their own journeys. Every episode is a roller-coaster, bouncing between the truly comedic to the downright tragic. "The Dark Night Returns", featuring Artie Lange, is a wild ride. But hey, don't take our word for it - get ready for your daily dose of "Dopey" and discover the hilarity in the heartache yourself.
'Wicked Words' from Tenfold More Wicked is a tantalizing podcast treat for your eardrums. The host, Kate Winkler Dawson, quit hunting ghosts to weave a tapestry of the most thrilling true crime stories from history. Imagine being at a murder mystery dinner party, but you're blindfolded, and everyone is a phantom. That's the charm this podcast delivers! Its likeminded audience? Those who get a kick out of forgotten felonies, unsolved enigmas, and chilling narratives like 'The Highway Hostage' that'd make Sherlock Holmes's blood run cold. So, brace yourselves, brave souls, because when Dawson whispers her wicked words, even the bravest will shiver! The full stop at the end of every thrilling tale? The sweet sound of your racing heartbeat.
'Comedy Film Nerds' is the ultimate movie geek-out podcast hosted by lifelong cinema freaks and stand-up comedians, Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini. Ever heard of dissecting films with a hilariously nerdy twist? That's exactly what these guys do. They have an infectious passion for celluloid that would charm even your Grandma, let alone cinema buffs like themselves! The duo not only examines films through a comic lens, but also offer useful reviews, and hand-picked suggestions in multiple genres. The podcast invites a smorgasbord of comedic guests that keep the laughter rolling, while providing intriguing perspectives on the film industry. The gut-busting episode “Nerdsplosion of 2012” sums up their undying enthusiasm. Buckle up, listeners. This is movie madness on a whole new level, and hey, who said Nerds aren’t fun?! Movie spectacles await!
Consider Dumb People Town your comedy escape into the absurd. Hosted by humor-obsessed triumvirate, The Sklar Brothers and Dan Van Kirk, this podcast revels in humanity's less shiny moments. The hosts dive headfirst into unbelievable news stories, proving that dumb truly knows no bounds. Together, they explore the ludicrous, the bizarre, and the downright stupid with a whirlwind of hilarious banter. Targeting comedy-connoisseurs and those who love a good belly-laugh, Dumb People Town promises a rollicking good time. Nothing spells 'relief from normalcy' better than segments like "Dump People With Incredibly Poor Judgment." With its witty and side-splitting discussions, this podcast might just make you feel better about your own slip-ups! So buckle up and get ready for a joyride into the realm of the ridiculous with Dumb People Town.
"That Story Show Clean Comedy Podcast, a true gem in the realm of chuckles, reminds us that life itself is a hilarious narrative. It's helmed by James Kennison and John Steinklauber, lifes grammarians, who traded stable careers to skim the reality for funny accidents, embarrassing moments, and crazy life events. Aiming at those seeking good clean fun, they prove that life's best comedy script is unscripted. Our favourite highlight? 'Absent Absinthe Accident' where the mundane act of absinthe tasting turns into an amusing spin of events. Listen more, laugh more with That Story Show Clean Comedy and realize that the best humor is life being life, clean and pristine!"
'The Doug Stanhope Podcast' is a wild ride hosted by the one and only Doug Stanhope, the irreverent stand-up comedian who decided to hang up his mic for a bit and turn to podcasting. Why tell jokes to a drunken bar when you can share unfiltered hilarity with the whole world? The theme? Life in all its wonderful absurdity. The target audience? Anyone with a strong stomach and an even stronger sense of humor. From zany anecdotes to razor-sharp social commentary, this podcast serves up a hearty chuckle on life's silver platter. One notable episode, 'Never Trust a Man With No vices' breaks down the idea that saints are more trustworthy than sinners. Are you ready to take a walk on the wild and witty side of life with 'The Doug Stanhope Podcast'? Tune in and get ready to laugh your inhibitions away!
In a universe where The Daily Show and podcasts fuse, you'll find The Daily Show Podcast Universe—a gut-busting series that's as quirky as it is informative. This comedic contraption is birthed from the genius minds behind the Emmy-winning "The Daily Show". Each episode is a detour into the odd corners of the American news satire late-night talk show's universe, covering peculiar perspectives, behind-the-scenes tales, and hilarious mockumentaries. The main ingredients are satire, wit, and heaps of chuckles, making it a must-listen for fans of The Daily Show, humor enthusiasts, or anyone who just loves a good laugh. Factor in an episode about the cheeky antics of Trump’s tweets and voila! It's laughter therapy with a dash of enlightenment—one good-natured guffaw at a time!
Step right up, folks! Welcome to the 'Whats Up Fool Podcast', a hoot-fest helmed by the riotous comedian, Felipe Esparza. Felipe loves a good laugh as much as he loves Paw Patrol marathons, and that’s saying something! With a rotating cast of jolly jesters, he's transformed podcasts into a circus of hilarity. For those whose sense of humor broke the 'hilarity barometer', this is your prime destination. From recounting his nutty escapades to interviewing artists and comics, the content is as varied as the delightful lunacy of a Salvador Dali painting. One episode to catch is 'The Faded Phenomenon', exploring the mysterious allure of suddenly forgetting your own jokes. Tune in, folks! Laughter is just a 'Whats Up Fool Podcast' away! So buckle up, because this ride promises prime proof that sanity is overrated.
Welcome to the KunstlerCast: Suburban Sprawl, A Tragic Comedy, the podcast that paints the burbs in a hilariously tragic light! Hosted by urban gadfly, James Howard Kunstler, this is your suburban wakeup call- drenched in wit and dripping with sarcasm. Kunstler serves suburban myths on a platter for his audience who are ex-urbanites, urbanites and wannabe-urbanites searching for the truth behind the picket fences. Find hilarity in episodes like 'The Great American McMansion Disaster' as Kunstler turns the microscope on our cookie-cutter culture. Dive-in, folks, if you're ready to laugh and learn about the clown-car convoy that is suburban sprawl. But remember, keep that laughter on the down-low, we wouldn't want to disturb the neighbours, would we?
Comedy Trap House, in true comedic fashion, decks out your earlobes with chuckles galore. Hosted by all-acclaimed trifecta Romel, Cam and Emmanuel of Dormtainment, the fellowship of the jest. They hung up their YouTube hats in favour of podcast slippers for a chance to tickle more funny bones worldwide. Their modus operandi? Disarming laughter, veiled in the everyday banter and anecdotes of three fellas navigating life. They serve humour à la carte to anyone in need of a chuckle-charge. Like an uproarious episode titled 'Panda Express: A Love Story' that showcases their culinary affairs. Comedy Trap House, where comedy isn't just served, it's home-cooked. The perfect show if you're into bursting into random laughter while sipping your coffee. So tune in, kick back and let the good times roll!
'Cackles and cheers, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to 'All Things Comedy Live,' a podcast extravaganza that zips from one comedic high to another. Hosted by a rotating lineup of jesters, charmers and laugh-generators, all nestled under the comedic superstar umbrella of All Things Comedy Network. This podcast, without a doubt, is designed to brighten your day like no other could. Essentially, it's a giggle-fest for those who delight in a sharp-witted satire and laugh-out-loud funny bones. The comedy aficionados who appreciate a good belly laugh, this is your never-ending happy hour. Besides the jokes, you'll also dabble in conversations featuring comedians discussing life on and off the stage. And for the finale? High-profile guest interviews that are nothing short of a comedic masterclass. So tune in, chuckleheads, and let's live life laughing!'
"That's Messed Up: An SVU Podcast" is a brilliantly dark dive into the wild world of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit". Hosted by comedic virtuoso's Kara Klenk and Liza Treyger, they've taken a detour from stand-up to dissect one of television's longest-running dramas. These two SVU addicts hilariously discuss every twist, turn, and miles-long plot hole from each episode. They even chat with actual cast members, trying to answer the question we all have - what is it like to find a dead body in Central Park? This podcast is targeted at die-hard 'Dun-dun' fans and even those loosely intrigued by the show's cult status. It's like a crime scene you can't look away from but garnished with sarcasm and six degrees of Kevin Bacon style connections to SVU guest stars!
Buckle up, lovelies! "Do You Need A Ride" is the quirky, satirical gem of podcasting hosted by comedians Chris Fairbanks and Karen Kilgariff. Trading chiropractic adjustments for rib-tickling humor, our hosts' mission isn't good health, but good cheer! They whisk unsuspecting comedians through LA's notorious traffic - exchanging anecdotes, observations, and irreverent banter. The podcast, like a shared UberPool, welcomes folks who appreciate wit served with windshield views. Topics zigzag from everyday hilarities to reflective life lessons. A standout episode? Definitely the one featuring Marc Maron. Through snort-worthy moments to introspective insights, it’s a ride you wouldn't want to miss. So, need a lift? Hop in every Monday and let the laughter lead the way!
Strap in for a hilarious, no-holds-barred education on life in "Adulting" with Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos. Delving into the unspoken mysteries of grown-up living, this dynamic duo uses humor to deftly dissect everything from filing taxes, to balancing work-life chaos. Essentially, it's boot camp for those battling adulthood, with hilarious lessons from seasoned adulting experts like Phoebe Robinson and Jim Gaffigan. A comic pairing for the ages, Buteau and Carlos offer up an audio cocktail of wit straight from their urban jungle. One notable episode - 'Stop Pleasing, Start Living,' has fashion icon Tan France teaching us all about the art of saying NO. So, buckle up and let Michelle and Jordan guide you through this wild ride called being a grown-up. Trust us, it's more fun this way.