Well, not just the end of the world. We also talk about Dan's conspiracy theory involving technology and aliens, the psychological torment that Jacqueline goes through whenever she picks up a dented can at the supermarket, how comedy is like alchemy and why all good jokes are inherently a little rude.
- Why Dan has a machete in his closet and plans to walk to Colorado.
- The pros and cons of being a blogger or comedian (ahem) during the apocalypse and why we should be envious of the gun-toting, bunker-building people we make fun of.
- A conspiracy theory that human technology and civilization is all part of an alien race's experiment gone wrong.
- The shelf-life of a joke and how comics get genuine laughter vs. self-righteous applause.
- "I want to shit on what you think is special, because to me, that's what's funny. That's what I can accomplish: taking your cherished little thing, and saying 'Fuck that! It's dumb -- and here's something funny to back up that thought process." - Dan Soder
- "I get uncomfortable when everyone agrees, even if I agree with it. There's something a little gross about the sense of belonging via agreeing" - Jacqueline Novak
- "Good jokes are always inherently a little rude" - Dan Soder
- "Comedy is alchemy" - Jacqueline Novak
- Why it's suspicious to a comedian if an entire room is laughing and no one is sitting with their arms crossed.
- Musings on such dark and literary-sounding phrases as, "A punch that felt like a kiss" and "The roses paid the price."