History of the Joke

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George Carlin

Dave Attell

Shelley Berman

Kathleen Madigan

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In his quest for the secret ingredients of a great joke, host Lewis Black consults some of the funniest comedians around--including George Carlin, Shelley Berman, Robert Klein, Kathleen Madigan, Penn & Teller, Kathy Griffin, Dave Attell to get their thoughts on the origins of the joke and how they discovered comedy was their calling.