10 episodes

A podcast by comedians on why and how ANYTHING can be funny when approached with the right intent, perspective, and delivery - no matter how irreverent, offensive, or taboo it is.

You Can't Laugh At That David Horning

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A podcast by comedians on why and how ANYTHING can be funny when approached with the right intent, perspective, and delivery - no matter how irreverent, offensive, or taboo it is.

    Episode 9: Suicide

    Episode 9: Suicide

    Comedian Joe Graham joins David and Steve to talk about suicide jokes and how to make the topic funny. We cover joke placement, punching down, intention, how to be ruthless onstage while still being likable, the power of pauses, we ponder the meaning of existence, and more.

    Featuring bits by Anthony Jeselnik and Drew Michael, we explore what’s funny, what’s not, why, and how to create a fresh and funny angle that proves you can laugh at that.

    Music: @producedbyzip.
    Thanks to Golden Ox Studios

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 8: Strip Clubs

    Episode 8: Strip Clubs

    David and Steve invite comedian Dwayne Duke onto the show to discuss strip club jokes. We break down bits by David Spade, Jim Jefferies, and Damien Lemon, exploring what’s funny, what’s not, why, and how to create a fresh and funny angle that proves you can laugh at that.

    We cover chain restaurants, word choice, guys’ weekends, getting the audience to buy in, Kiwi accents, punchline twists, keeping old jokes, developing your comedic voice, and more.

    Music: @producedbyzip

    Thanks to Golden Ox

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 7: Being a Child of Divorce

    Episode 7: Being a Child of Divorce

    David and Steve invite comedian Amber Maeda onto the show to talk about being a child of divorce and how to find the humor in it. We break down bits by Sam Morril, Alex Wood, and Jon DeWalt exploring what’s funny, what’s not, why, and how to create a fresh and funny angle that proves you can laugh at that.

    We cover sugar daddies, calling audiences out for not laughing, forgiveness, how to make tropes original, emulation, relatability, and more.

    Music: @producedbyzip

    Thanks to Golden Ox Studios

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 6: Death

    Episode 6: Death

    David and Steve invite comedian Brett Thomas onto the show to talk about a topic we've all dealt with: death. We break down bits by Dan Soder, Laurie Kilmartin, and Daniel Tosh exploring what’s funny, what’s not, why, and how to create a fresh and funny angle that proves you can laugh at that.

    We cover humor as a coping mechanism, funeral home Yelp reviews, using silliness as a tool, likability, self-awareness when using dark humor, and more.

    Music: @producedbyzip

    Thanks to Golden Ox Studios

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 5: Stereotypes

    Episode 5: Stereotypes

    David and Steve invite comedian Raj Suresh before he moves to NYC to talk about why his stereotype jokes work and how to make this taboo topic funny. We break down bits by Ronny Chieng, Michael Che, and Sam Morril exploring what’s funny, what’s not, why, and how to create a fresh and funny angle that proves you can laugh at that.

    We cover extreme ideologies, race, communication, conflicting POVs, making connections, Gheramy’s white wife, and more.

    Music: @producedbyzip

    Thanks to Golden Ox Stu

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 4: School Shootings

    Episode 4: School Shootings

    David, Steve, and comedian Liz Blanc discuss school shooting jokes. How can a topic so divisive be so funny with the right touch? Class is in session as we cover education, punching up vs. punching down, mental health, absurdity, intention in comedy, giving kids acid, and more as we break down school shooting jokes by David Cross and Louis CK exploring what’s funny, what’s not, and why, while proving you CAN laugh at that.
    Music by @Producedbyzip | Thanks to Golden Ox Studios

    • 1 hr 20 min

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