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Bombing with Mike Dorval

He's eating it! She's dying! He's BOMBING! For a stand-up comic there's no pain quite like a joke that bombs. Every comic bombs and in Bombing with Mike Dorval we seek to find out WHY! Every week a new comedian joins Mike to dive into the nitty gritty of joke writing. They'll explore the mechanics of crafting of great joke and the agony of a watching a joke they loved, nurtured, and thought would soar come crashing to Earth. It's a deep dive into the agony and ecstasy of writing jokes.
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Now displaying: July, 2016
Jul 25, 2016

In addition to a stand up career that saw him on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson and Merv Griffin, Max Alexander co starred in the definitive movie about comedians, Punchline. We talk about all that AND Julio Iglesias on this weeks Bombing!

Jul 18, 2016

So many people move to Hollywood to succeed in comedy. This weeks guest moved from Hollywood to Pennsylvania to feel like a real success. It's a different story for Bombing that goes from Victoria's Secret all the way to World War I!

Jul 12, 2016

Benari Poulten is a senior producer for one of the hottest shows on TV, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. Before that? You could find him tweeting jokes as GI Jew when he was stationed in the Middle East. How do you go from hot young comic to the battlefield to the writers room of a late night comedy show? He'll tell us all about it and we'll talk about that controversial White House Correspondents Dinner on this week's Bombing!I 

Jul 4, 2016

I've known Tommy Rico since he first started. In addition to being a terrific comic, Tommy cares more about comedy than anyone I know and he's not afraid to tell you what he thinks. We talk about his journey from Boston to Hollywood with a quick stop in Texas along the way. 

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