The Last Laugh

By The Daily Beast

Welcome to ‘The Last Laugh’: Real conversations with really funny people. Every Tuesday, The Daily Beast’s Matt Wilstein interviews some of the biggest names in comedy—as well as the new voices crashing the party—about what it’s like to make people laugh during this current cultural and political moment.

  1. 1.
    Taylor Tomlinson Got ‘Canceled’ by Church
    51:08
  2. 2.
    Gary Gulman Goes From the Psych Ward to Carnegie Hall
    57:00
  3. 3.
    ‘Daily Show’s’ Josh Johnson Grabs the Mic
    56:46
  4. 4.
    Martin Short on SNL, Steve Martin and ‘Only Murders in the Building’
    50:53
  5. 5.
    Simon Rich, From SNL to Pixar and Beyond
    58:16
  6. 6.
    Nicole Byer Is the Bob Saget of Her Generation
    57:27
  7. 7.
    Kathy Griffin on Trump, Don Jr., SNL, CNN, TMZ and More
    59:40
  8. 8.
    Jake Johnson’s ‘Weird Ride’ From Stoner Bro to Action Star and Back Again
    40:47
  1. 9.
    Kristen Schaal Always Knew Her Voice Was ‘Special’
    53:21
  2. 10.
    Nikki Glaser Would Rather Be ‘F*ckable’ Than Funny
    58:50
  3. 11.
    ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Director David Wain, 20 Years Later!
    51:51
  4. 12.
    Rory Scovel Has No Idea What He’s Doing
    50:59
  5. 13.
    Mindy Kaling on ‘The Office,’ ‘Never Have I Ever’ and SNL
    47:10
  6. 14.
    ‘Tooning Out the News’ with R.J. Fried
    43:06
  7. 15.
    Busy Philipps Came This Close to Giving Up Acting
    48:12
  8. 16.
    Jim Gaffigan on Trump, Fox News, #MeToo and God
    1:11:39
  9. 17.
    Why Gina Yashere Fled Britain’s ‘Subtle’ Racism for ‘In Your Face’ America
    53:23
  10. 18.
    Could Joel Kim Booster Be the First Gay Male Stand-Up Superstar?
    48:48
  11. 19.
    Tig Notaro on Louis C.K., Jennifer Aniston and ‘The Office’
    46:52
  12. 20.
    David Alan Grier Dishes on ‘In Living Color’ vs. SNL
    41:54
  13. 21.
    Mike Schur Returns to Tackle the Culture Wars
    54:42
  14. 22.
    ‘Bad Trip’ With Eric Andre and Lil Rel Howery
    40:49
  15. 23.
    ‘Bridesmaids’ Director Paul Feig, 10 Years Later
    56:05
  16. 24.
    Abbi Jacobson Celebrates 4/20!
    53:49
  17. 25.
    The Lucas Brothers Crash the Oscars!
    50:29
  18. 26.
    Jo Koy Takes Down Asian Hate
    49:08
  19. 27.
    Lisa Lampanelli Leaves Behind the ‘Queen of Mean’
    53:51
  20. 28.
    Roy Wood Jr. Cleans Up Trump’s ‘Skid Marks’
    51:36
  21. 29.
    Nate Bargatze Is Back! (And Better Than Ever)
    44:43
  22. 30.
    Comedy Under Quarantine: One Year Later
    41:36
  23. 31.
    Nathan Lane Opens Up About ‘The Birdcage’ and Oprah
    56:44
  24. 32.
    Preview: Nathan Lane Teases ‘The Birdcage’ Sequel
    5:40
  25. 33.
    Blaire Erskine Exposes MAGA Insanity
    47:18
  26. 34.
    Larry Wilmore on Obama, Jon Stewart and ‘The Office’
    47:41
  27. 35.
    Bobby Moynihan Fanboys Over SNL
    44:09
  28. 36.
    An Exclusive Interview With God (AKA David Javerbaum)
    25:25
  29. 37.
    Natasha Leggero Would Rather Roast Houses
    43:02
  30. 38.
    Sam Morril Is the ‘Taylor Swift of Comedy’
    50:24
  31. 39.
    Sarah Cooper Celebrates the End of Trump
    55:20
  32. 40.
    Preview: Sarah Cooper Calls Trump a ‘Petty Bitch’
    5:24
  33. 41.
    Colin Quinn Is ‘Actually Glad’ He Got COVID
    54:37
  34. 42.
    ‘Borat 2’ Director Jason Woliner Reveals All!
    57:10
  35. 43.
    Phoebe Robinson Says Good Riddance to 2020
    48:35
  36. 44.
    SNL, Borat and Sarah Cooper on ‘The New Abnormal’
    23:48
  37. 45.
    The Funniest Performances of 2020!
    55:06
  38. 46.
    Jason Mantzoukas Is Comedy’s Go-To ‘Maniac’
    55:37
  39. 47.
    ‘Daily Show’s’ Michael Kosta Can Be Funny Anywhere
    40:06
  40. 48.
    Jessica Kirson Can’t Stop Being Funny
    48:14
  41. 49.
    John Michael Higgins, From ‘Best in Show’ to ‘Saved by the Bell’
    51:30
  42. 50.
    John Wilson Demystifies ‘How To With John Wilson’
    36:57

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