What's So Funny!

It’s the reboot of What’s So Funny! and there’s a new spin on things! Our host, Dave Schwensen, returns and this time he’s brought three of his friends: Kelly, Tom, and Logan. Join in as we listen to comedy albums from the 1950s, ‘60s, or ‘70s. We’ll take a look at the life of the comedian as well as the cultural relevance of the album then and now. So sit back, relax, and get ready to laugh!

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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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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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Let’s go back in time to Camelot with Vaughn Meader’s “The First Family!”

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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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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!"

Dave Schwensen
Dave Schwensen

Dave Schwensen is a nationally recognized comedy coach and author of “How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider’s Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy” Dave got his start at The New York City Improv. While there he coordinated talent showcases and auditions for major television shows, networks and film studios, and he has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy. Today he runs several comedy workshops out of both Cleveland and Chicago.

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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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