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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 119 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After with Reagan Niemela and Elijah Holbrook   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 4 episode 1 of  "90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After " with comedians Raegan Niemela and Elijah Holbrook. Raegan is a Milwaukee based comedian who hosts her own comedy show called Baroque & Trebled at the High Note in Milwaukee. She has performed at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, the Milwaukee Punk Festival and was a finalist in this year's 2019 Madison's Funniest competition at Comedy on State. Raegan will also be launching a new showcase called Jokes and Smokes at Uhle's Tobacco Company on Saturday, May 18th. Elijah hosts the monthly Blue Ribbon Comedy Show at the Pabst Brewery and Taproom as well as the Irresponsible Open Mic every Monday at Bremen Cafe in Milwaukee. 

Co-host Ryan Mason will be producing 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. 106 Sister Wives with Greg Bach   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason go it alone for season 13 episode 2 of "Sister Wives". We forced hilarious comedian Greg Bach to watch all two hours of this beauty but unfortunately, we live in a nightmare of 50 below zero so we were unable to get him over to record. However, Greg graciously recorded his thoughts for us. Greg is a producer with Milwaukee Comedy, comedian, sketch writer, and producer. Greg can be found across the midwest and beyond. He has performed with W. Kamau Bell, BD Freeman, Godfrey, Tom Clark, Shane Mauss, and Chastity Washington. Greg will be opening for Carmen Morales at Pasquali's in Nagaunee, Michigan on February 15th and Oddessy Fun Center in Sheboygan on February 16th.  Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 102 90 Day Fiancè with Elijah Holbrook and Raegan Niemela   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason interview comedians Elijah Holbrook and Raegan Niemela about 90 Day Fiancé season 6 episode 13 from the TLC Network. Elijah is a comedian originally from Northern Wisconsin who has performed throughout the Midwest, most recently at the Cleveland Comedy Festival. He is the host of the Blue Ribbon Comedy Show and a weekly show at Bremen Café, both in Milwaukee. Raegan is a rising star in the Milwaukee scene, starting her own show this month called Baroque & Trebled at the High Note on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.