What's So Funny!

What’s So Funny! is a comedy podcast originally recorded for radio which ran until 2008. The host of What’s So Funny! is Dave Schwensen, a former television talent coordinator in Los Angeles and New York, author of How To Be A Working Comic, and comedy coach for The Improv comedy clubs in Chicago, Cleveland and Tampa. In each episode, Dave interviews a guest comedian, discussing how that comedian got his start and tips of the trade. They listen to and comment on bits of his stand-up performances, as well as those of the comedy greats. What’s So Funny! is now being re-released as podcasts by The Front Porch People in seasonal format. Second 2 arriving Fall 2017.

What's So Funny! Episodes

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Griffin discusses different "comedy voices," and how you can find yours. He and Dave also play tracks and discuss the influence of other comedians, such as Jerry Seinfeld.​​​

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Nainan shares what makes him unique in the comedy world, how he made the switch to comedy, his secret talents, and his favorite comedians.​

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Jaffe tells us everything about writing comedy, from using his wife's career for inspiration to his time as a writer for Seinfeld.​

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Brill shares his view that comedy is simply truth, and he explains how this idea took him from lowly stand-up comedian to comedy agent for Letterman.​

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Wendy talks about everything from her relatives who composed Disney soundtracks to her inspiration for writing comedy.​

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Signature Shows

Heard That Song

Jazz musicians listen to and compare different renditions of a piece from the Great American Songbook. Hosted by Joe Hunter.

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Greenlight Reviews

Hosts Ann Elder and Les Roberts utilize their backgrounds in film and television to craft insightful and entertaining reviews.

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Novel Conversations

A show summarizing the world’s greatest works of classic literature: in 35 minutes you get the whole story from cover to cover.

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The Sound of Movies

Celebrating the joyful fusion of music and film, we give the whole story and soundtrack from opening scene to closing credits.

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