E15 – Conversation With My Mother

I sat down with my Mom after Thanksgiving to talk about her perspective on the whole thing. The parents of comics have an interesting vantage point on our material. Plus, if you pay enough attention, you can learn what the “Boomers” are looking for comedy and why clean comedy can help you with that generation.

This interview was recorded in their home, on my phone. You may hear my step-father and husband chatting in the background. Maybe some noises from my kiddo, too. It’s an honest, kitchen table, conversation between mother and daughter. Enjoy!

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E14 – Chatting with Jessica Taylor

Jessica is a staple in the Bend comedy scene! We talk about her first open mic, advice for new comics and dating life! We were going to record this live, but the weather took a sh*t on Central Oregon. So, we are both cozy in our own homes!

You can find Jessica on Instagram at @therealjesstaylor!

Got a question for your comedy mom? E-mail us at comedymompodcast@gmail.com!

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E11 – What You Should Record Every Set

When sports teams want to get better the coach sits them down and makes them watch game footage. Watching yourself play is the best way to see what your doing and where you can improve. Comedy is exactly the same way. The best way to see where you can get better as a performer is to watch (or listen) to your sets. Truly and honestly analyzing your sets will help you grow your talent and skills. Seriously. Record every set.

E10 – How To Act Like A Pro In This Funny Business

This episode could also be titled “How To Stay On A Booker’s Good Side. ‘ Acting professionally isn’t dependent on your talent and/or skill level. Whether you are an open micer or on the road, you can follow this guidelines and behave like a true professional. You are probably an open micer if you are listening to this, so definitely get into these habits now. “Practice How You Play” is great advice for sports teams, but also great advice for comedy.

Roast of 2019

Roast of 2018

The 4th annual End of Year Roast! This tradition started in 2016 because that year sucked. Every year since has said “Hold My Beer.” 2019 was not to be undone. Come down and watch local comedians and special guests talk sh*t about a year that has managed to bend everyone over. Why lie, there will be a lot of roasting each other, too. Please wear your cocktail attire. Or don’t. Let’s be honest, after a year like this, no one is going to blame you for wearing your sweats. We won’t impeach you for it.

Door opens at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. $7 Online at BendTicket.com. $10 At The Door. 21+.

Special Guests:
Madame Richard Tucker from The Cult of Tuck
Stephanie Von Aydan from the local Theater Scene
Brian Mobley from Radio

Featuring Local Comics:
Jubal Chaplin
Conner Satterfield
Johnny Alfredo
Stan Whitton
Mark Rook
Jodi Compton
Cody Parr
Gina Christopher
Cody Michael
James Harnois
Jamal Thomas
Danny Hoffmann
Michael Daidone

This show will be explicit and probably offensive for some. Expect a lot of jokes about politics, social issues, and anything else that has been in the news the last year. And, Epstein didn’t kill himself. Ok, Boomer?

Sounds and Lighting provided by Chris Ossig Productions.

Comedy Open Mics in Bend Oregon

Ipockolyptic Productions has open mic every Tuesday and Wednesday night at Craft Kitchen and Brewery. Sign up at 7:30pm. Starts at 8pm.

Comedy Open Mics are a great way to try stand up comedy for the first time! Anyone is welcome at an open mic to have the rockstar experience of performing stand up comedy!

The rules of our open mics are very simple.

  • Everyone gets 5 minutes on stage. The host of the mic will show you a light at 4 minutes. You should wrap up whatever joke you are telling. When you hit 5 minutes the host will show you another light. If you don’t stop talking by the time the host gets to you, they will take the mic from you.
  • Our sign up lists fill up! Get to the open mics right around 7:30 if you want to be early in the night.
  • We have no content restrictions on our open mics. That being said, please don’t be intentionally be offensive. There should be punchlines. You should be attempting to make people laugh, not angry.