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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: October, 2016
Oct 31, 2016

How may people can die in a joke before it stops being funny? What if they're family members? My guest this week is Chris Pennie and we'll deal with this controversy while breaking down a bomb that explores the age old feud between doctors and mechanics while trying to see what competitive bodybuilding can teach us about stand-up!

Oct 25, 2016

Jordan Handren-Seavey took one for the team this week. His voice was ragged, he was about to do a show, and he STILL stepped up to talk about his new album, his favorite bomb, and what it's like to wear the best chapeau in Boston. 

Oct 19, 2016

This week we have a group chat following a special show at Megan's House which is a group treatment facility for women. How is it different from a typical show? Kelly McFarland, Emily Ruskowski, Jack Burke, Eric Taylor, and Phoebe Angle take the time to talk about a really cool and unique kind of comedy. 

Oct 10, 2016

If I'm on. Show with Kenice Mobley I check where she is on the lineup so I never miss her. Some comics bring pure heat. Comedy fastballs. Kenice is great because she throws curve and changeups that surprise you and always find the strike zone. Today we talk about her past and future and she even spends time grilling me!

Oct 3, 2016

If you could buy stock in a comic, I'd be buying stock in Sam Evans. I got talk to him after he headlined a show and I left very impressed. He was just featured on New Faces in the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival and is going on the road all the time. I caught up with him after he headlined a show in Massachusetts and we got to talk all things comedy...

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