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Glimpse into the lives of comedians, improvisers, comedy writers, and other funny people from business, science, and the arts. Host Dr, Peter McGraw—a behavioral scientist, business school professor, and Director of the Humor Research Lab (aka HuRL)—sits down with funny people for a wide-ranging discussion of their habits, motivations, and secrets to success.

I'm Not Joking Dr. Peter McGraw

    • Comedy
    • 4.6 • 17 Ratings

Glimpse into the lives of comedians, improvisers, comedy writers, and other funny people from business, science, and the arts. Host Dr, Peter McGraw—a behavioral scientist, business school professor, and Director of the Humor Research Lab (aka HuRL)—sits down with funny people for a wide-ranging discussion of their habits, motivations, and secrets to success.

    Curtain Call

    Curtain Call

    Welcome to the final episode of I'M NOT JOKING. Comedian JD Lopez returns from Episode 1 to debrief and reflect on Peter’s experience building a podcast and using it to seed his 2020 book, Shtick to Business: What the Master's of Comedy Can Teach You about Breaking Rules, Being Fearless, and Building a Serious Career. Please tune in to Peter McGraw's other podcast, Solo-The Single Person's Guide to a Remarkable Life.

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Dropping Babies With Anthony Jeselnik

    Dropping Babies With Anthony Jeselnik

    Anthony Jeselnik is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer. His most recent Netflix special is Fire in the Maternity Ward, and you can see him on his Comedy Central show, Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik.


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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Answering Business Questions With Shane Mauss

    Answering Business Questions With Shane Mauss

    Welcome to the second special dual taping of I’m Not Joking, and Here We Are, Shane Mauss’s science podcast. This episode coincides with the launch of Peter’s new book, Shtick To Business, which you can find out about at PeterMcGraw.org or buy directly from Amazon. Shane is a special contributor to the book, and Peter answers Shane’s and the audience’s questions about their business.

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Shtick to Business with Shane Mauss

    Shtick to Business with Shane Mauss

    Welcome to a special dual taping of I’m Not Joking and Here We Are, Shane Mauss’s science podcast. This episode coincides with the launch of Peter’s new book, Shtick to Business, which you can find out about on at PeterMcGraw.org or buy directly from Amazon. Shane is a special contributor to the book, and Peter and Shane talk about the serious lessons you can glean from the genius and madness of the world’s funniest people.


     


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    • 57 min

    Creative Help From The Masters Of Comedy

    Creative Help From The Masters Of Comedy

    Did you know that you can hire the world’s funniest people to help you with your company’s creative work? Meet the founders of a new company that helps you do just that. Peter McGraw chats with guests Stephanie Houng and Ben Willson. Stephanie is the co-founder and CEO of Komedy IO, a new platform that brings together brands and comedians to create creative content. Stephanie founded a media and marketing consultancy in Asia, working with clients such as Toyota, Doritos, and Disney. Ben is an accomplished marketing professional, including having founded a Dental Marketing Agency and Consulting for Fortune 500 companies.





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    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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Good Podcast and getting better

I've enjoyed every episode of this podcast so far and the episodes seem to be getting better as they go! Let's hope that trend continues!!

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This Podcast Has Sizzle

To quote the famous Ricky Bobby: “If you’re not first, your last.” This podcast is in FIRST!

Podcasts are hard, but Dr. McGraw finds a way to bring insight and humor simultaneously.

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