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  • 01:01

    An Hour With Dobie Maxwell

    in Comedy

    Dobie Maxwell is one of the top touring comedians in North America. His live show is a whirlwind of words, a virtual verbal vortex. Every time he is on stage, Dobie tests the stamina of the audience. His slick ranting style has earned him a loyal and growing fan base, and his knack for saying what a lot of people think has kept him constantly booked from coast to coast. Dobie works very hard at his craft and has spent his whole life learning it.


    Originally from Milwaukee, Dobie has been on the road since 1985. He has “paid his dues” and continues to perfect his craft by performing as much as possible. “I love being onstage”, Dobie says. “Not many people I know can say they love to go to work every day, but I sure do. I live for it”.


    Bizarre luck and horrendous timing have followed Dobie since his birth. His life continues to be a struggle to overcome obstacles most others never have to worry about. “I don’t know what it is, but I just haven’t been able to get myself in the right place at the right time”, he laments. It’s very frustrating for him, but it sure has made audiences all over laugh like crazy. We all love to hear that somebody ELSE is doing WORSE, and Dobie is that guy.


    In and out of morning radio, Dobie has now totally focused on comedy. “I was fired in radio five times in four time zones”, he says. “I think that’s just about enough. At least in comedy if I’m going to work for a clueless idiot, that idiot is going to be ME. Plus, comedy’s hours are better”. Dobie’s also the exclusive teacher for comedy classes at Zanies in Chicago and he has developed a comedy “how-to” instruction series that has sold nationwide.

  • 01:00

    An Hour With Teresa Roberts Logan

    in Comedy

    The Laughing Redhead is Teresa Roberts Logan.


    She's made a living with humor for several decades, on page and on stage.


    Teresa writes and draws humor for publication, for standup comedy, for storytelling, for cartoons . . . as well as spooky stuff, and provides content for publishing, animation, books, and product.


    As a professional artist and illustrator, she has done thousands of paintings and drawings, kabillions (math!) of cartoons and jokes for products such as animations, cocktail napkins, partyware, tissues, and greeting cards. She was nominated for a Reuben Award by the National Cartoonists Society for her greeting cards. Currently she's working on a graphic novel, HAINT BLUE, (an autobiographical supernatural story), some horror short stories, and a web comic, FOG OF WORRY.


    Books which contain her funny stuff (cartoons and columns): “The Older I Get, The Less I Care” (Andrews McMeel Publishing), “Laughing Out Loud” (Hallmark Gift Books), “Humor for a Sister’s Heart” (Howard Publishing), “Mug of Woe,” “All Woe Great and Small,” “Woe of Dating,” (just released) “Wreck the Halls,” (Mug of Woe Publishing).


    Teresa has done a lot of standup comedy and storytelling, through such venues as: HBO, Comedy Channel, A&E, Catch A Rising Star, Gotham Comedy Club, The Metropolitan Room NYC, Zanies, and Comedy Works . . . and was an opening act for Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey, Drew Carey, and Paula Poundstone, as well as many other famous and not–so-famous funny people. "Rich Jeni called me 'the Meryl Streep of comedy' and I thought that was so cool that he loved my dialects and accents so much. But one day, when he found out that’s what I thought, he laughed really hard and told me, 'No, I meant you have the same NOSE!'"

  • 01:04

    Shay-Renae Comedy with Comedian Ambrose Jones

    in Comedy

    Ambrose Jones is a father, radio personality, writer and actor his style is inspired by real life experience. You can see Ambrose in (Uncontrolled Comedy) a comedy show that was hosted by Nephew Tommy ( Steve Harvey Morning Show) and Produced by Leslie Small. He will also be featured in a film called (Grace Of Jake) that was produce by Chris Hicky.  Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Comedy House, Looney Bin, Zanies, Jokes & Notes, and The J-spot (Jay Anthony Brown's Comedy Club). He just recently won 1st place at a comedy competition at the Stardome in Birmingham, AL. Don (DC) Curry, Damon Williams, Eddie Griffin, Kyle Grooms, Doule D, Lomax, The legendary Barkays, T-Rey and more. In July Ambrose will be appearing on NBC's Last Comic Standing.


    http://twitter.com/comedianambrose.com


    http://www.comedianambrosejones.com


    Download "I Am Awake" New Hit-Single by Shay-Renae by visiting  http://cdbaby.com/cd/shayrenae

  • 02:00

    "IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC DAMMIT!" Ft. Eric McAlister *EMAC*

    in Radio

    Funk, Classic R&B, Oldies..... and maybe some new music!! It's all right here for your ears DAMMIT! Join Eric McAlister for a trip down memory lane, get in the goofy chat room to hang out with the usual zanies. Every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm (pst) right here on the JKN! 

  • 02:00

    "IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC DAMMIT!" Ft. Eric McAlister *EMAC*

    in Radio

    Funk, Classic R&B, Oldies..... and maybe some new music!! It's all right here for your ears DAMMIT! Join Eric McAlister for a trip down memory lane, get in the goofy chat room to hang out with the usual zanies. Every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm (pst) right here on the JKN! 

  • 02:00

    "IT'S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC DAMMIT!" Ft. Eric McAlister *EMAC*

    in Radio

    Funk, Classic R&B, Oldies..... and maybe some new music!! It's all right here for your ears DAMMIT! Join Eric McAlister for a trip down memory lane, get in the goofy chat room to hang out with the usual zanies. Every Thursday from 7pm to 9pm (pst) right here on the JKN! 

  • 01:00

    Shay-Renae's Comedy Night with Ambrose Jones

    in Entertainment

    Ambrose Jones is a father, Pharmist, radio personality, writer and actor his style is inspired by real life experience. You can see Ambrose in (Uncontrolled Comedy) a comedy show that was hosted by Nephew Tommy ( Steve Harvey Morning Show) and Produced by Leslie Small. He will also be featured in a film called (Grace Of Jake) that was produce by Chris Hicky.  Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Comedy House, Looney Bin, Zanies, Jokes & Notes, and The J-spot (Jay Anthony Brown's Comedy Club). He just recently won 1st place at a comedy competition at the Stardome in Birmingham, AL. Don (dc) Curry, Damon Williams, Eddie Griffin, Kyle Grooms, Doule D, Lomax, The legendary Barkays, T-Rey and more.


     


    http://instagram.com/ambrosejonesiii


    http://twitter.com/comedianambrose.com


    http://www.comedianambrosejones.com

  • 00:45

    Ricky March, Chicago's Funny Man

    in Comedy

    Ricky March or Aric, to the people whom he owes money to, has always been a wise guy (not Soprano style either).When kids watched cartoons, Rick favored Burns and Allen reruns. When the Beatles were taking over America, Rick spun Bill Cosby and Allen Sherman records. A disk jockey in Syracuse, he first introduced the public to his menagerie of accents. He recorded voice over commercials for bug spray and wrote and produced a radio show called The World According to Myron Putchnick. A couple of decades and a lot of laughs later, he’s back on stage. From Zanies to The Improv to colleges and clubs aroung the country, Rick slings his sarcastic barbs and observations on the inane to make fun of everything stupid and everyone too serious about life.


    www.bestcomedyroasts.com


    www.twitter.com/crankyricky


    www.youtube.com/comicricky


    Mary E, is the creator/producer of ArtSees Productions.


     

  • 00:55

    Mental Toughness Catalyst, Dianne Young - We’re Too Smart to Live Like This

    in Current Events

    Janesville Community Radio proudly presents:


    Mental Toughness Catalyst, Dianne Young - We’re Too Smart to Live Like This


    The host, Dianne Young, is a Achiever who enjoys life and thrives on inspiring people to create a fufilling lifestyle!  She developed a passion for personal development after retiring from the Marine Corps and transitioning into "civilian life."  This show will make you stop and think about where you're at in life, if that's really where you want to be and how yu can start creating the lifestyle of your choice - starting today.


    GUEST SPEAKER:  Allen D. Edge is an ordained minister, a talented actor, director, producer, and comedian with over forty years in the performing arts. He’s worked with The Goodman Theatre, E.T.A. Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, The Black Ensemble Theatre Company, Portland Stage Company, First Stage Children’s Theatre, Court Theatre,The Steppenwolf Theatre Company,GEVA Theatre Center, and Lincoln Boyhood Drama Assn.

    Allen has performed his special brand of humor at Zanies in Chicago, Jokes & Notes in Chicago, U Got Jokes Chicago, Comedy Central’s “Comic Justice”, The Comedy Café in Milwaukee, The Apollo Theatre in New York, and as the opening act for Pattie La Belle, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, and The O’Jays. 


    Please join the Facebook page, "We're Too Smart To Live Like This" to provide feedback and find the replay once available.

  • 03:00

    A Hilarious Evening With Comedian Ambrose Jones

    in Comedy

    When it comes to comedy Ambrose Jones’s resume is impeccable. Comedian Ambrose Jones has had the privilege of performing at the following top spots in the country:  Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Comedy House, Looney Bin, Zanies, Jokes & Notes, and The J-spot (Jay Anthony Brown's Comedy Club). He just recently won 1st place at a comedy competition at the Stardome in Birmingham, AL.


    He is a former UPS package driver, who believes comedy is his God given destiny. Within three months of doing stand-up, he attended a workshop for comedians instructed by Eddie Brill (book comics for the David Letterman). He was told by Mr. Brill that he possessed a talent often not seen in comics who have been doing stand-up for 20 years. Also, Eddie told him that he has the poise and the ability to be one of the best stands up comedians around.


    He has already opened for some of the top comedians in the business. Don (DC) Curry, Damon Williams, Eddie Griffin, Kyle Grooms, Doule D, Lomax, The Legendary Barkays, T-Rey and more. Within only two years under his belt, he began coordinating comedy shows in Memphis, TN featuring comedians from BET Comic View, Def Comedy Jam and up and coming local talent.


    Tune in to this episode of The LanceScurv Show and catch a rare opportunity to speak to this rising star who is destined to fulfill a destiny of greatness!

  • 04:11

    Funny Mike - D&D Radio

    in Hobbies

    Check it out -- The Down and Dirty with Frank Fontana is back with another fantastic program!
    Up first is comedian and former HGTV host Mike Siegel. He has a ton of stories to share, and can pull from his extensive experience as a host, actor, and touring stand-up act. He'll be stopping by the studio to talk about his common past with Frank and more.
    During our Craftsmanship segment, we'll be checking in with Four Winds president and creative director Matt Vriesema. He built a working ice rink in his backyard, and created an amazing time-lapse video of the entire process.
    We're also chatting with our resident sports expert Bo Balogun about the Big Game this weekend, and we'll also hear from the current face of the Craftsman Facebook page -- John Turner, who built a very cool treasure box for his wife in honor of his mother-in-law.
    Sit back, tune in, and let's get Down and Dirty!

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