Essayist Meghan Daum, whose new anthology "Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids" is out on March 31, does a little horsing around with her icebreaker.
Swedish soul singer Seinabo Sey, who recently gave us a soundtrack with spice, jokes about why pirates might need a help navigating the alphabet.
Tania James – author of the acclaimed new novel "The Tusk That Did The Damage" – offers up a (fittingly) elephantine joke.
"Chappie" and "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" star Dev Patel attempts to torpedo his own career with a terrible joke.
Tracee Ellis Ross of "Black-ish" gives us a joke that is blue and white. She stopped by to tell a story about how she has been doing this comedy thing for a while.
Corin Tucker, one of the dual singer-guitarists of seminal rock band Sleater-Kinney shares a joke about staying connected to family in modern times. They are currently on tour supporting "No Cities to Love," their first new album in a decade.
Issa Rae shares a joke which combines art, culture, and food, so obviously we approve.
A joke from a joke book that one two year old thinks is a story book, read by author/autuer Miranda July. After a list of story collections, films, and creative projects, she returns to the show this week to discuss her first novel.
Comedian Nick Kroll serves up a juicy joke... about grapes (and prunes).
Author Thomas Pierce tells an insightful joke about the consequences of an out-of-date eyeglass prescription. He joins us this week to discuss his new short story collection, "Hall of Small Mammals."