Stand-Up Memories S2 Ep9 ”Discovering New Jokes With The Joke Man”

Stand-Up Memories

31-08-2022 • 15分

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Standup Memories with Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling & Peter Bales is a look at the world of standup comedy through the eyes and collective memories of two men who have lived through the evolution of standup and comedy clubs from the late 1970s through the modern era.

Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is best known for his 16 years as head writer and on-air personality for the Howard Stern Show. He is a veteran of the Long Island, NY comedy scene and has been a successful standup comedian and joke writer for more than 4 decades. The list of comedy legends he has worked with includes Rodney Dangerfield, Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Bob Nelson, Richie Miniveri, Rob Bartlett, Dave Hawthorne, Jim Myers, Paul Reiser, and Jackie Mason, and many more. Martling started a telephone joke line (516) 922 Wine, that has been in operation since the early ’80s and has recorded 4 comedy albums, and been featured in the films Private Parts and The Aristocrats.

Peter Bales has appeared as a stand-up comedian at countless comedy clubs, corporate functions, and colleges across the country and has appeared on a variety of television networks including FOX, A&E, Comedy Central, Lifetime, MTV, VH-1, and, most recently, "The New Rascals Comedy Hour" podcast for XM Satellite Radio. Peter has also hosted his own radio programs on NYC's WABC (770 AM) and WEVD (1050 AM). He has studied at Chicago's famous "Second City" and in the eighties directed The Laughter Company, an improvisational comedy group that helped launch the careers of Rosie O'Donnell and Bob Nelson.