The former "Mad Men" actor and Minnesota native gave us a prehistoric-themed icebreaker for our live show at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.
The grumpy "Sesame Street" Muppet cooks up a joke for his own amusement (not yours). He returns later in the show for our etiquette segment.
Author Heidi Julavits gives us an icebreaker fit for a stand up act at a grammar police convention.
Writer Amelia Gray tells perhaps the bleakest knock-knock joke in history. She learned it from a 5-year-old.
Actor Fran Drescher, who is starring as the wicked stepmother Madame in the musical "Cinderella" in Los Angeles, puts a spin on a biblical tale involving Eve's origin... and a little haggling.
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.