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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.

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.