The Backline - An Improv Podcast

105 - Jokes

May 31, 2017

In the context of improvisation, jokes can mean many things: a punchline, an out-of-place remark, a desperate attempt to get the audience to like you, or a straight up street joke (think Knock, Knock).  This week Rob and Adam deconstruct what it means to tell a joke and some of the biases improvisers have towards joke-telling.  Also we open up the Backline mailbag!