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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Aug 29, 2016

Who's the best comic in Boston? Al Park can make a really good case for the title. The Improper Bostonian named him the best AND he won the Boston Comedy Festival. So how do you from a Stand Up class to being one of the best in just a few years. Let's find out...

Aug 22, 2016

Poor Will Noonan has been haunted by a chicken wing joke he just can't fix for years now. Sure, during that time he's also appeared on Gotham Live, released multiple albums, hosted a hit podcast and been power-bombed by a pro wrestler...but he still can't let go of that chicken wing joke. We'll also talk about whether or not Joe Rogan is the new Johnny Carson on this weeks Bombing!

Aug 15, 2016

You may know Tammy Twotone from Glee or The Nightly Show but I know her from being on my very first show at the Comedy Studio 15 years ago. And I still remember her opener! What's changed and what's stayed the same in that time? Let's find out...

Aug 8, 2016

How did Brian Longwell become "Brian Longwell"? It's a fun journey that started with an ill conceived comedy contest and ended with a brilliantly conceived character that brings his wisdom to corporations and comedy clubs worldwide! 

Aug 1, 2016

Shane Mauss is a great comedian. He's had his own specials on Comedy Central and Netflix, done late night TV, sells out comedy clubs, everything you'd expect from a successful stand-up. But my favorite thing about Shane is when he decides to spend an hour doing a deep dive into one subject and pulling every bit of meat on the bone, like with his current one man show on psychedelics. It's a long strange trip on this weeks Bombing.