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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.

Ep. 128 The Hills New Beginnings with Carly Malison   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 1 episode 2 of "The Hills New Beginnings" with comedian Carly Malison. Carly is a Milwaukee comedian who has performed at Gilda Radners's Laughfest in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Lady Laughs Festival in Madison, Wisconsin, Alternating Currents in Davenport, Iowa, Cleveland Comedy Fest, and North Carolina Comedy Festival. She has also opened for Steve-O, Jordan Carlos, and Dave Stone. Carly also hosts the open mic, Dandy which is the 3rd Saturday of the month. You can follow her on twitter @CarlyMalison and on Instagram at Carly Malison. 

Ryan will be performing at Zanies in Rosemont on July 5th, at Voyager in Milwaukee on July 9th and at End of the Line Comedy in Chicago on July 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. 127 sMothered with Judd Reminger and Ashley Syse   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover Season 1, Episode 3 of "sMothered" with comedian Judd Reminger and his reality TV buff partner, Ashley Syse. Judd is a Milwaukee comedian who produces and performs shows throughout the Milwaukee area. You can see Judd on June 29th at Don't Tell Comedy, on July 17th at Twisted Laughs at Twisted Path Distillery, and in July for Live On Air: Stand-Up Comedy. Look for an Anodyne Show coming in fall too! 

Ryan will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee on Thursday, June 27th. 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. 126 Ghost Adventures with Mike Berg   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover Ghost Adventures episode "St. Ignatius Hospital" with comedian Mike Berg. Mike is a Milwaukee based comedian who has been featured at the Cream City Comedy Festival and the Alternating Currents Arts Festival in Iowa. He will be performing at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival July 30-Aug 3- all information at milwaukeecomedy.com. Follow Mike on Instagram and Twitter @bigmikeberg. 

Ryan will be performing at Verified Laughs at Laugh Factory in Chicago on Wednesday, June 26th. Also, he will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee on Thursday, June 27th. 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. 125 Real Housewives of New York with Sara Nelson   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 11 episode 15 of "The Real Housewives of New York City" with comedian and improv performer Sara Nelson. Sara has been producing Bad Company, an improv/standup showcase for 8 months. She has performed at History Schmistory, Book Club, Search History and the Shindig. She has also performed comedy on the MCTS bus at the Newaukee Night Market. You can see her at Summer Solstice on June 22nd, Comedy Sportz on July 11th, and in a guest spot on Corrupt Comedy August TBD and at Chicago Women's Funny Festival. Also follow her on instagram at serrasartia and on Twitter @serrarose__. 

Ryan will be performing at Twisted Laughs at Twisted Path Distillery on June 19th and Verified Laughs at Laugh Factory in Chicago on Wednesday, June 26th. Also, he will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee on Thursday, June 27th. 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. 124 90 Day Fiancé The Other Way with William Krolowitz  

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 1 episode 1 of "90 Day Fiance the Other Way" with comedian 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. William can be seen at Steak and Comedy night at The End Zone this Saturday, June 8th with Chastity Washington and Mario Robinson in Delafied, Wisconsin. He will also be competing in the World Series of Comedy at Rick Bronson's House of Comedy in Phoenix on July 10th-13th, and at Fort Wayne Comedy Club with Nathan Timmel on July 20th. Follow William on instagram at krolowitz. 

Co-host Ryan Mason will be performing at Voyager at Landmark Lanes on June 11th, at Laughing Liberally on June 15th at Comedy Sportz, and at Twisted Laughs at Twisted Path Distillery on June 19th. 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. 123 Texicanas with Tom Klein   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 1 episode 4 of "Texicanas" with Tom Klein. Tom is a comedy booking agent and communications director for Twisted Dreams Film Festival. He co-hosts the podcast "Movies with Mark" and runs the podcast "Off the Rails with Tom and Mark". Be sure to check out his facebook contest! Tom is giving away a VIP Summerfest experience pair of tickets for July 6th Captains Deck at the Briggs and Stratten stage where he will be podcasting. Free drinks with a private bar catered by Saz's, meet and greet with the cast of Lake Michigan Lake Monster, and with the Appletones. See Tom's face book for details on the contest and follow him on twitter @offtherailstm and online at www.offtherailstm.com. 

Co-host Ryan Mason will be performing at Voyager at Landmark Lanes on June 11th, at Laughing Liberally on June 15th at Comedy Sportz, and at Twisted Laughs at Twisted Path Distillery on June 19th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 122 The Bachelorette with Tim Higgins   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 15 episode 2 of "The Bachelorette" with comedian Tim Higgins. Tim is a Comedy Sportz performer and instructor from 1992-2017 and Midnite Show founding member from 2001-present. Tim has been a part of the Milwaukee comedy scene since the early 90s and is still going strong. You can see him perform every Saturday at The Midnite Show at Comedy Sportz and the second Tuesday each month at Voyager at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters. On the weekends he gives tours for the Milwaukee Brewing Co. He is a part of Red Letter Media and their Best of the Worst movie reviews. In August he will perform at Milwaukee Chamber Theater's opening show of their 45th season. If that isn't enough, he will be in a movie called "The Field" that will be released this fall through Gravitas Ventures in which he got to work with Barry Bostwick, Mark Metcalf, and Veronica Cartwright. 

Co-host Ryan Mason  will be headlining the Historic Pabst Taproom on May 24th and 25th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 121 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills with Tyler Maas   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 9 episode 14 of "The Real Housewives of Beverly HIlls" with Tyler Maas. Tyler is the co-creator, editor, and contributor to the Milwaukee Record. Milwaukee Record if a web publication from Milwaukee, Wisconsin focused on all things Milwaukee. It features food, music, comedy, sports and news to creatures pulled from nearby lakes and streams. Tyler recently started an amazing new podcast called "My First Band", a long-form interview style podcast that features notable musicians and all the projects that preceded what you know them for. Follow Tyler on twitter @TylerJamesMaas. 

Co-host Ryan Mason will be producing and hosting\ Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on May 23rd and will be headlining the Historic Pabst Taproom on May 24th and 25th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 120 Real Housewives of Potomac with Avery Rapier   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 4 premiere of "The Real Housewives of Potomac" with Comedian Avery Rapier. Avery is a former MMA fighter who got into comedy after he was done competing. In addition to having the most viewed podcast in the midwest, he is a high level Jiu Jitsu practitioner and video gamer. He is performing at Nomad World Pub in Madison on Friday May 10th, Roast Battle at the Underground Collaborative on May 17th and The High Note Comedy Showcase on May 30th. Check out his podcast Milwaukee Mayhem and follow him on twitter @averyrapier and Instagram at MilwaukeeMayhem414.  

Co-host Ryan Mason will be hosting Voyager at Landmark Lanes in Milwaukee on May 14th and producing and hosting\ Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on May 23rd and will be headlining the Historic Pabst Taproom on May 24th and 25th. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.