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Ep. 138 90 Day Fiancé the Other Way with Ben Hofman   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 14 episode 5 of "90 Day Fiancé The Other Way” with comedian Ben Hofman. Ben is a comedian based in Milwaukee. Ben has opened for Tom Clark and Johnny Beehner and was selected to compete in Madison’s Funniest Competition this year. His material is a mix of humor about personal tragedy and insights about life. Check him out at BenHofmanComedy on Instagram. 

Ryan will be at Zanies on September 17th and will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on September 26th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 137 Real Housewives of Orange County with William Krolowitz   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 14 episode 5 of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" with William Krolowitz. William is a comedian based in Milwaukee who has been a 5 time participant in the World Series of Comedy, finalist in the Big Easy Laff Off, and Carnival Comedy Challenge. He has worked in Comedy Cafe, Jokers, Zanies, and Brad Garrett's Comedy Club Vegas. He has worked with George Lopez, Tracy Morgan, Gilbert Gottfried, Tom Clark, Josh Blue, Joe List, Frank Caliendo, and many others. To find out more about William’s dates, please check out his Facebook page. 

Ryan will be at Voyager in Milwaukee on September 10th and at Comedy at Cabernet on August 12th in Madison at 8pm. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 136 The Family Chantel with Jon Waldbauer  

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 1 episode 6 of "The Family Chantel" with Jon Waldbauer. Jon has been a player at ComedySportz for 5 years and a teacher there for 3.5 years. You can see him at the Midnight show every Saturday at 11:59pm at ComedySportz, Voyager on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Landmark Lanes, Deep Space on the 4th Thursday each month at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters. He also hosts Trivia at Vintage every Sunday at 5pm. Follow Jon on twitter and instagram @jonwaldbauer. 

Ryan will be performing at Let's Comedy in Indianapolis on September 1st and at Dandy in Milwaukee on September 6th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 135 Racing Wives with Christopher Schmidt   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 1 episode 3 of "Racing Wives" with comedian Christopher Schmidt. Christopher is a Milwaukee comedian knows as the best bit machine. He's beloved by comedians and audiences alike for his ability to craft the perfect one liner. Follow him on Twitter @Thechrisschmidt. 

Ryan will be performing at Shots and Giggles at the Drunken Donut in Joliet Illinois on August 24th and at Comedy Night at TG's in Kenosha on August 29th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 134 Alaskan Bush People with J. Tyler Menz   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover "Alaskan Bush People” with comedian J. Tyler Menz. Tyler is a Milwaukee based comedian, producer, and performer who has toured with Todd Barry. He is currently producing Voyager with Ryan and Deep Space on August 22. Follow him at twitter and Instagram @jtylermenz. 

Ryan will be producing and performing at Deep Space on August 22nd and at Shots and Giggles at the Drunken Donut in Joliet Illinois on August 24th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 133 90 Day Fiancé Before the 90 Days with Elisa Salvat  

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 3 episode 1 of "90 Day Fiancé Before the 90 Days" with comedian Elisa Salvat. Elisa is a Milwaukee based comedian who can be seen performing around the state and the midwest. 

Ryan will be performing at Windsor Pizza Parlor in Rockford, Illinois on August 10th and will be producing his show Voyage at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on August 13th, Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 132 Real Housewives of Potomac with our Moms!   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 4 episode 12 of "Real Housewives of Potomac" with our moms! We are on location in Sister Bay, Wisconsin with Lisa Toerpe and Debbie Mason. 

Ryan will be performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival on August 4th and at Windsor Pizza Parlor in Rockford, Illinois on August 10th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 131 Big Brother with Drew Flagge   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 21 episode 12 of "Big Brother" with comedian Drew Flagge. Drew is the host of Roast Battle, the premiere Milwaukee Roast Competition as well as two local open mics. He has also opened for the Mean Boys (Keith Carey, Tom Goss, Connor McSpadden) and opened for Mike Recine and Adam Friedland. You can catch him at the Roast of Milwaukee on July 29th at 7:30pm, The High Note Showcase on July 31st at 9pm, and The Milwaukee Comedy Festival on August 2nd at 10pm. 

Ryan will be performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival on August 4th.  Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 130 Dance Moms with Dana Ehrmann  

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 8 episode 8 of "Dance Moms" with comedian Dana Ehrmann. Dana is a regular feature for Charlie Behrens and the Manitowoc Minute.  She has been featured on countless shows and festivals, and is an all around funny lady.  She is also starting a podcast with fellow comedian and friend of the pod Raegan Niemela called Sweet Little Ladies that will launch on August 5th. Dana will also be performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Fest alongside Todd Barry on August 1st at Shank Hall in Milwaukee. 

Ryan will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on July 25th and will be performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival on August 4th.  Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 129 The Bachelorette with Jared Wing   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 15 episode 9 of "The Bachelorette" with comedian Jared Wing. Jared is a Milwaukee based comedian and host of Pourman's Presents Laughs in the Garden, You can find him this Saturday July 13th at Uhle's Cigar Shop and at the Capitol Comedy Hour in Madison on July 19th. Follow him on twitter and instagram at Billybobporkin. 

Ryan will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on July 25th and will be performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival on August 4th.  Please follow us on twitter @to_pod on instagram at welcometorealitymke and subscribe to our YouTube page Welcome to Reality. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.