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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.

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@petermcgraw

Language:

English


Episodes

Curtain Call

12/30/2020
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. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share!...

Duration:01:15:57

Dropping Babies With Anthony Jeselnik

4/3/2020
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. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Solo community today: petermcgraw.orgPeter McGraw TwitterPeter McGraw LinkedIn

Duration:01:21:44

Dropping Babies With Anthony Jeselnik

4/3/2020
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. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the I’m Not Joking community today: petermcgraw.org Peter McGraw […]

Duration:01:21:44

Answering Business Questions With Shane Mauss

4/2/2020
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. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! https://www.petermcgraw.org/im-not-joking-podcast/

Duration:01:31:06

Answering Business Questions With Shane Mauss

4/2/2020
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 […]

Duration:01:31:29

Shtick to Business with Shane Mauss

4/1/2020
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. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s...

Duration:00:57:12

Shtick to Business with Shane Mauss

4/1/2020
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 […]

Duration:00:57:37

Creative Help From The Masters Of Comedy

3/31/2020
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...

Duration:01:09:48

Creative Help From The Masters Of Comedy

3/31/2020
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 […]

Duration:01:09:48

All Your Single Friends With Daliya Karnofsky And Avra Friedma

3/30/2020
Welcome to a special dual taping of my podcasts. Both episodes are coming out just before my book, Shtick to Business, which launches on April Fool’s Day. The first is “I’m Not Joking,” the podcast that looks at the lives of funny people. The other is my recently launched podcast “SOLO,” the single person’s guide to a remarkable life. In addition to a dual taping, I have dual guests. The first guest is Daliya Karnofsky, a comedian, performer, and dating coach. She works...

Duration:01:03:41

All Your Single Friends With Daliya Karnofsky And Avra Friedma

3/30/2020
Welcome to a special dual taping of my podcasts. Both episodes are coming out just before my book, Shtick to Business, which launches on April Fool's Day. The first is "I'm Not Joking," the podcast that looks at the lives of funny people. The other is my recently launched podcast "SOLO," the single person's guide to a […]

Duration:01:03:41

Man In Cargo Pants

3/29/2020
Alex Berg is an LA-based comedian, actor, writer, and producer. Before coming to LA, he studied psychology at Vassar College. You may have seen him on Terriers, The Goldbergs, and Reno! 911. He is a team member of UCB mainstays Convoy or Sentimental Lady and a regular audience member of the Saturday Night Sentimental Lady show called Guilty Pleasures. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Solo community today: petermcgraw.orgPeter McGraw TwitterPeter...

Duration:01:15:02

Man In Cargo Pants

3/29/2020
Alex Berg is an LA-based comedian, actor, writer, and producer. Before coming to LA, he studied psychology at Vassar College. You may have seen him on Terriers, The Goldbergs, and Reno! 911. He is a team member of UCB mainstays Convoy or Sentimental Lady and a regular audience member of the Saturday Night Sentimental Lady […]

Duration:01:15:02

Man In Comedy Suit With Ryan Stout

3/28/2020
Ryan Stout is a comedian who has appeared on CONAN, HBO’s Funny as Hell, Comedy Central’s @Midnight, and his own half-hour special: Comedy Central Presents… Ryan Stout. He was also a regular panelist on E!’s Chelsea Lately. He most recent comedy albums is Man in the Suit. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Solo community today: petermcgraw.orgPeter McGraw TwitterPeter McGraw LinkedIn

Duration:01:23:07

Man In Comedy Suit With Ryan Stout

3/28/2020
Ryan Stout is a comedian who has appeared on CONAN, HBO’s Funny as Hell, Comedy Central’s @Midnight, and his own half-hour special: Comedy Central Presents… Ryan Stout. He was also a regular panelist on E!'s Chelsea Lately. He most recent comedy albums is Man in the Suit. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! […]

Duration:01:23:07

Developing A Character With Emily Pendergast

3/27/2020
Emily Pendergast is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Main Company. She was most recently seen in the final season of the Emmy Award winning HBO series Veep as Jonah’s wife, Beth Ryan. She will next be seen as the lead of the EKO interactive series Damage Control, which had its premiere at Sundance this year. You may have seen her in Indebted, Love, Unreal, You Can Do Better, Mike Tyson Mysteries, Search Bar, and Funny or Die. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and...

Duration:01:00:28

Developing A Character With Emily Pendergast

3/27/2020
Emily Pendergast is a member of the prestigious Groundlings Main Company. She was most recently seen in the final season of the Emmy Award winning HBO series Veep as Jonah’s wife, Beth Ryan. She will next be seen as the lead of the EKO interactive series Damage Control, which had its premiere at Sundance this […]

Duration:01:00:28

The Irishman With David Nihill

3/26/2020
David Nihill is the author of the best-selling book Do You Talk Funny? and the Founder of FunnyBizz Conference. His work has been featured in Inc., Lifehacker, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Forbes, NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Solo community today: petermcgraw.orgPeter McGraw TwitterPeter McGraw LinkedIn

Duration:00:52:09

The Irishman With David Nihill

3/26/2020
David Nihill is the author of the best-selling book Do You Talk Funny? and the Founder of FunnyBizz Conference. His work has been featured in Inc., Lifehacker, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Forbes, NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How » Join the I’m Not […]

Duration:00:52:09

Unverified with Ari Shaffir

3/25/2020
This episode was taped prior to Ari Shaffir’s controversial tweet about Kobe Bryant. Ari Shaffir is a stand-up comedian. He is producer and host of the Skeptic Tank podcast. He also co-hosts the podcast Punch Drunk Sports, and he created and previously hosted and produced the television series This is Not Happening, an adaptation of his monthly stand-up show. Love the show? Subscribe, rate, review, and share! Here’s How »Join the Solo community today: petermcgraw.orgPeter McGraw...

Duration:01:02:23