A Reboot of Comedy Classics

Host, Dave Schwensen, and his friends Kelly, Tom, and Logan listen to comedy albums from the 1950s, ‘60s, or ‘70s. They take a look at the life of the comedian as well as the cultural relevance of the album then and now. Sit back, relax, and get ready to laugh!

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The Unstoppable Shelley Berman

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Our final episode of the season features the one, the only, Shelley Berman and his album “Inside Shelley Berman!” Before becoming a comedian Shelley worked quite a few odd jobs, but he didn’t let that stop him from becoming the comedian we know of today!
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The Funniest Woman in the World, Moms Mabley

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In this episode of What’s So Funny! we are listening to the one and only Moms Mabley and her 1970 album “Live at Sing Sing.”
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The Original One Hit Wonder, Vaughn Meader

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Let’s go back in time to Camelot with Vaughn Meader’s “The First Family!”
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The Comedy Duo Nichols and May present “An Evening With Nichols and May”

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In this episode of What’s So Funny! we take a listen to the live recording of their Broadway show “An Evening With Nichols and May,” by Mike Nichols and Elaine May.
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Lily Tomlin the Performer

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In this episode of What’s So Funny, we meet Lily Tomlin’s famous character Ernestine the Telephone Operator in her 1971 album "This Is A Recording!"
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Steve Martin is a Wild and Crazy Guy

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We all know Steve Martin as an actor, but in this episode we go back in time to his comedy roots with the album “A Wild and Crazy Guy.”
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The original sicknick of comedy, Lenny Bruce, and his 1961 album “American”

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One of the most controversial comedians of his time, Lenny Bruce, was the original bad boy of comedy. In this episode we will be listening to his 1961 album “American.”
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The Political Satire of Mort Sahl in “The Future Lies Ahead”

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Find out how Mort Sahl transformed the comedy scene one newspaper at a time!
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We'll be Back!

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It’s the reboot of What’s So Funny! and there’s a new spin on things!
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