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Ep. 141 The Challenge War of the Worlds 2 with Raegan Niemela and Elijah Holbrook   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 34 episode 7 of "The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2" with comedians Raegan Niemela and Elijah Holbrook. Raegan is a Milwaukee based comedian who hosts an open mic on Fridays at High Note and a monthly showcase at Uhle's Tobacco Company. She also has a podcast called "Sweet Little Ladies". Check her out on Instagram at Raegan Niemela and Sweet Little Ladies. Elijah is also a Milwaukee based comedian who hosts an open mic on Mondays at Bremen Cafe and a monthly showcase at the Pabst Milwaukee Tap Room on the 4th Friday and Saturday of the month. He will also be performing Oct. 31st-November 2nd at the Skyline Cafe in Appleton. Follow him on twitter @elijah_Holbrook and on Instagram at I don't remember your name. 

Ryan will be producing Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters on Oct. 24th and performing at Brew HaHa in Green Bay on November 1st. He will also be performing at I Should Know This at 88Nine Radio Milwaukee on November 2nd. 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. 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. 117 Naked and Afraid with Jeff Spankowski   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover season 10 episode 9 of  "Naked and Afraid" with comedian Jeff Spankowski. Jeff is a Milwaukee based comedian who recently performed in the Great Spirit Comedy Festival and will perform in the upcoming Cream City Comedy Festival. He runs The Twisted Laugh Comedy show and showcase at Twisted Path Distillery in Milwaukee on the first Wednesday of each month. He also hosts an open mic called Hey You Up every Thursday night at the Up and Under. For more information follow Jeff on Facebook and Instagram at Spanksspankowski. 

Co-host Ryan Mason will have a live album recording with J. Tyler Menz on April 26th and 27th at the Underground Collaborative. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 116 The Challenge: War of the Worlds with Devin Settle   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason cover "The Challenge: War of the Worlds" with Devin Settle. Devin is a co-producer of Cream City Comedy Festival and a dance artist in Milwaukee. An alumnus of Peck School of the Arts, she works as an independent choreographer creating her own dances for stage as well as performs with Panadanza, an intergenerational, all-women dance company. 

Co-host Ryan Mason has a live album recording with J. Tyler Menz on April 26th and 27th at the Underground Collaborative. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 108 Don't Be Tardy with David Louis   

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason discuss season 7 episode 1 and 2 of "Don't be Tardy" with comedian David Louis. David is a Chicago comedian who has performed all across the U.S. at festivals, clubs, and independent showcases. He's performed at Beast Village Comedy Festival in Des Moines, Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival in Columbus, and San Diego Comedy Festival and he's opened for acts like Michael Ian Black and Matt Braunger. He was also featured in the "Best of" issue of "Milwaukee Magazine". He will be at Skyline Comedy Club in Appleton, WI March 7-9th. For More Information, check out his website at davidlouiscomedy.com.

Co-host Ryan Mason is launching a new show called Deep Space at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Milwaukee. It is a live comedy show and we'd love for you to be there for the first show on March 21st. Go to Milwaukeecomedy.com for tickets. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 107 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills with Gary Zajackowski  

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason discuss season 9 episode 1 of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" with comedian Gary Zajackowski. Gary is the long running hots of the Irresponsible open mic at Bremen Cafe. Gary has been featured across the midwest, New York and Los Angeles and is a veteran of the Milwaukee comedy scene. Follow Gary on instagram and twitter @garolb. Co-host Ryan Mason is launching a new show at Hawthorne Coffee Roasters in Milwaukee. It is a live comedy show and we'd love for you to be there for the first show on March 21st. Go to Milwaukeecomedy.com for tickets. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.

Ep. 103 Ex on the Beach with Dana Ehrmann  

On this episode of Welcome to Reality, comedian Ryan Mason and host Nicole Toerpe-Mason interview comedian Dana Ehrmann about Ex on the Beach season 2 episode 3 from the MTV Network. Dana is a comedian performing in and around the Milwaukee area. She has recently performed at the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, Cream City Comedy Festival and Great Spirit Comedy Festival. She has upcoming shows at Comedy Sportz in Milwaukee and Carthage College in Kenosha. Please follow us on twitter @to_pod and on instagram at welcometorealitymke. Intro music from Joe Murphy and podcast artwork from Adam Toerpe.