Clean Comedy Time

Clean Comedy Time

Listen to the Clean Comedy Time Podcast. Brian and Aaron chat about the good, the bad, and the funny with comedians from our Clean Comedy Time shows.

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Our Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Rik Roberts; a corporate entertainer, keynote speaker, Barney Fife tribute actor, and comedian’s mentor with over 250 episodes in his School of Laughs podcast. We’re going to talk with him about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Rik on his website RikRoberts.com And his School of Laughs Podcast.

Nov 22

1 hr 9 min

Our Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Vien Phommachanh. Doctor, Phommachanh is the #1 Ranked Laotian, Ear, Nose, and Throat Doctor/Comedian in Southwest Florida. Brian and Aaron talk with him about the good, the bad, and the funny. Yes, he is a real life doctor. Seriously. Dr. Phommachanh is a practicing ear, nose, and throat doctor in Sarasota, FL. During the daytime, Dr. Phommachanh is really helpful if you have an ear infection, runny nose, or sore throat. Call for an appointment. You can find Vien on his website: ComicDoc.com With links to his social media (mostly Comic Doc) found there.

Nov 8

50 min 5 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Andrea Caspari. Andrea is a Kansas City based comic, the 2019 Pasadena Clean Comedy Challenge Champion, and has recorded a Dry Bar special. We talk with her about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Andrea Caspari on Facebook. Whatever you do, don't expect much from her website: Andreacaspari.com From tales of plus-sized shopping to stories of her day job as a high school English teacher, Caspari brings a unique voice to comedy. She often incorporates poetry, rapping, and singing into her performances. Caspari recently won the Clean Comedy Challenge at the legendary Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena, California. Her Dry Bar special will be out in the next few months. She was named the Funniest Female Comedian in Kansas City, was the winner of 95.7 the Vibe's Big Break, and regularly produces and headlines her own showcases at clubs and colleges around the nation. She is a humorist and motivational speaker who performs for corporations and schools. Caspari has shared the stage with Arsenio Hall, Pauly Shore, Charlie Murphy, Leanne Morgan, Wendy Liebman, Joe "Mr. D" Dombrowski, Gina Brillon (AGT Finalist 2021), Colin Kane, Jen Kober, Devin Siebold (from Bored Teachers), Luenell, Jeffrey Ross, Ian Bagg, Fortune Feimster, Chris Porter, Robert Schimmel, Jo Koy, Eric Schwartz, Tommy Davidson, Jim Breuer, Bobby Lee, Lynne Koplitz, and many others.

Oct 25

1 hr 8 min

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Adam Degi. Adam Degi isn't just another straight white male comedian. He's bald, and his talent and joke writing separates him from the pack. Adam is a two-time cancer survivor and has a brand new album release on deck. We talk with Adam about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Adam Degi on his website: https://www.adamdegicomedy.com Where you'll find links to all his social media. Learn more about his cancer experience: https://www.skincancer.org/blog/uniting-to-fight-skin-cancer/ Download his first album: His Name is My Name Too: https://music.apple.com/us/album/his-name-is-my-name-too/1459285179 Adam's 2nd Album, ‘Limp Nodes’ will be available in November, 2021 on iTunes, Spotify and more.

Oct 11

57 min 30 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Chicago-based comedian and speaker, Michelle Krajecki. Michelle is a graduate of the Second City Training Program, and Zanies. Her comedy transcends gender, age, perspectives and blood types. Michelle is a former special education teacher, who brings a unique perspective from parenting her own two kids with ADD and on the spectrum. Brian and Aaron talk with her about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Michelle on her website: MichelleKcomedy.com And, Facebook

Sep 27

56 min 10 sec

Our Clean Comedy Time guest is Nishy XL, your clean dark comedian, immigrant mom with an MBa. Learn about her upcoming Hulu special, "Comedy Invasion" and how weird her husband's name is. Aaron and Brian talk with her about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Nishy XL on at her new website: NishyXL.com And, on Instagram: NishyXL

Sep 13

1 hr 7 min

Our Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Mark James Heath. Mark is a poet and comedian who was born and raised in Chicago, spent some time in Canada, and appeared on the NBC/Universal show, "Breakout Comedy Fest. Brian and Aaron talk with Mark about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Mark James Heath on Facebook and Instagram Or email him: markjamesheath@gmail.com

Aug 30

50 min 57 sec

Cam "Bigfella" Rowe is the Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest. Cam is a big fella and a Detroit area comic. Aaron and Brian talk with him about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Cam Bigfella Rowe on: Facebook and Instagram 

Aug 16

44 min 12 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast welcomes Kara Coraci. Kara is is a Detroit area comic who performed on our first showcase. Aaron and Brian sat down with Kara and talked about her involvement in the Motor City Comedy Festival, moving from improv to standup, and her husband's voice. More about Kara Coraci

Aug 2

34 min 2 sec

Dany Redwine is the Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest. Dany is a Grand Rapids based comedian and cancer survivor. Aaron and Brian talk with her about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Dany on Facebook And on Instagram 

Jul 12

42 min 49 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Allen Trieu. Allen is a comedian and sportswriter who grew up juuuust a bit outside Holland, MI. Aaron and Brian learn about how he and his wife started dating at the grocery store, PLU code strategies, and maintaining balance between so many different interests - and of course, the good, the bad, and the funny. Allen Trieu's album, "A Cry for Help" is available for sale on  Apple Music and  Amazon Music  Website: https://www.allentrieu.com And the socials: Twitter @allentrieu  Instagram  Facebook 

Jun 21

49 min 27 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is June Colson. June is a comedian, writer, and winner of the 2020 Clean Comedy Challenge. She was born in Indiana but raised in Kentucky, making her part Hoosier and part Hillbilly - a Hoobilly! June appeared at one of our first live shows in 2021 and before she headed out, talked with Aaron and Brian about the good, the bad, and the funny. Find June Colson at her website: JuneColson.com

Jun 7

41 min 29 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guests are Robert G. Lee and Rhonda Corey. Robert is a 30-year veteran comedian and writer, including sitcom warm-ups, books, and VeggieTales. Rhonda is the 2018 winner of the Clean Comedy Challenge and is getting ready to record her first DryBar special. Brian and Aaron got back to in-person performances and in-person podcast recordings where they had a pre-show conversation with Rhonda and Robert about the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find our guests on their websites - and everything else from there: Robert G. Lee Rhonda Corey

May 17

41 min 24 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Guest is Nardos Osterhart. Nardos comes to the Grand Rapids area from the far-away lands of Ethiopia, Nigeria, Germany, and Oklahoma. Along with her one-woman show, "Halfrican" Nardos has recently turned out her comedy album, "Nice Try." Aaron and Brian talk with Nardos about the good, the bad, and the funny.  Find Nardos Osterhart everywhere: Website Album Facebook

May 3

53 min 13 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is the "deliciously awkward" Derek Lee Feltner. Derek has an amazing comic mind that should really be experienced to fully appreciate. And, even then, you might find yourself saying "I think I like this" or "stop doing comedy." Either way, Derek had Aaron and Brian laughing throughout the good, the bad, and the funny. You can find Derek Lee Feltner on: YouTube Bandcamp Twitter @derek_feltner

Apr 19

1 hr 1 min

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Brian Atkinson. Brian is a Grand Rapids, Michigan based clean comedian and voice actor. He is the co-host and co-founder of Clean Comedy Time, who holds the stage with his voice and adult-smart but family-friendly comedy; his good guy persona gives way to surprising twists. No surprise - Brian had a great time doing most of the talking in this episode as Aaron asked him about the good, the bad, and the funny. Brian is easy to find on social media and his website as BrianAcomedian. Facebook - Twitter - Instagram https://www.BrianAcomedian.com/ Plus a newly updated website: TearablePuns He's recorded some Audio Books Available on Amazon and Audible: Sunstone  (over 40 voices) or Cuban Chickie Boom and appearing in the comedian directory: 200 Comedy Writers and Standups Walk Into a Book and of course - Clean Comedy Time and The Clean Comedy Time Podcast Available on: Amazon Music Anchor Apple Podcasts Breaker Google Podcasts iHeartRadio Spotify Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts.

Apr 5

52 min 20 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Dwayne Brake! Aaron and Brian talk with this New Jersey-based comic about his family, where he wants to perform comedy, how he got the nickname "D-Smooth," and of course, the good, the bad, and the funny. Find Dwayne (D-Smooth) Brake on Facebook. Dwayne Brake on YouTube:  Funny & Amen Playlist  D-Smooth Dwayne Brake

Mar 22

1 hr 1 min

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Jeff Shaw! Jeff has brand new number one comedy album, a couple decades of performing on cruise ships, plus his first DryBar special with a second one on deck. Jeff delivers a master-class on the comedic voice, while Brian and Aaron talk with him about the good, the bad, and the funny.  You can find everything you can imagine about Jeff Shaw on his website: https://jeffthefundude.com Facebook  Twitter New Album: Jeff with Two F's Current DryBar special: Manly Girly Man Pick up his book: The Fun Dude's Guide to Cruising: A Humorous Handbook for Taking Your First Cruise and Living to Complain About It 

Mar 8

1 hr 3 min

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest this week is Ryan Roe. Ryan is a fresh-faced young comic from Philadelphia. Brian and Aaron talk with him about the good, the bad, and the funny. Of course his career took a stutter when the pandemic hit - but as an Eagle Scout, and olympic curling expert, Ryan persevered. You can find Ryan Roe in lots of different places: Website: https://www.ryanroeisfunny.com YouTube Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ryanroe.pdf/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ryanroecomedy/

Feb 22

51 min 17 sec

Leslie Battle is a 26-year veteran of the United States Army, and that's not the only thing she's survived. But, not just a survivor, Leslie is a resilient thriver and bonafide superhero. As a comedian, and guest of the Clean Comedy Time Podcast, Brian and Aaron talk with Leslie about the good, the bad, and the funny from her amazing life of tree climbing to Juneteenth and her blue-eyed kids.

Feb 8

58 min 51 sec

The Clean Comedy time Podcast is celebrating our first season, and first year, with a best-of show. This episode includes some of our favorite moments with our guests over the entire first season, and we look back at our first year of doing comedy shows in clubs, halls, and churches. Our comedians reflect on their material, how things changed during the COVID-19 quarantine, and how we can't wait to get back out there. You'll find us on our websites:  Clean Comedy Time The Unemployed Alcoholic  Brian Atkinson Comedian And all sorts of social media.

Jan 25

1 hr 1 min

Kyle Yamada was born in California, raised in South Dakota, and lives in Minnesota. Kyle is a nationally touring comedian who just shot his first DryBar Comedy Special. Brian and Aaron talk with him about growing up half-Japanese, the worst sushi, and an unexpected experience at a steakhouse.  You can find Kyle Yamada on his website: https://www.kyleyamadacomedy.com

Dec 2020

45 min 1 sec

Gerrit Elzinga is the (furloughed) House MC at Dr. Grins Comedy Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brian and Aaron talk with him about the on-again, off-again nature of the comedy world right now, his magnificent beard, and how social media makes us angry.  There are so many ways to find Gerrit Elzinga! One link to rule them all... Linktree Or all these individual links: Website: GerritElzinga.com YouTube: GerritElzinga22 Twitter: @gerritelzinga Facebook: Gerrit Elzinga Instagram: Gerrit__Elzinga Buy his albums on Bandcamp This Better Be Good Podcast The Kerrit Podcast

Dec 2020

47 min 7 sec

Jon Houser is a touring comedian who calls Grand Rapids, Michigan home and specializes in American Legion shows to benefit our veterans. Aaron and Brian talk with Jon about how old school technology influences today's dating, weird movie lines, and how his time in the Boy Scouts prepared him for the pandemic. Check jonhousercomedy.com for show and sponsor information.

Nov 2020

42 min 7 sec

Grand Rapids born and raised comedian Abbie Lemke joins the Clean Comedy Time Podcast and talks with Aaron and Brian about tips for dating while living paycheck to paycheck, her one-woman show, famous family, and losing her eyesight in Australia. Plus, we bust out our Bibles and talk scripture.  You can find Abbie on Facebook Can you guess what Brian's early-20s poor man diet included and want some swag? Contact Brian.

Nov 2020

49 min 32 sec

Detroit area comic and whole-hearted person, Jay Hunter, talks with Brian and Aaron about the good, the bad, and the funny. And this episode goes nuclear! Find Jay on his website Podcast Facebook Instagram Did you recognize the TV theme song and want some swag? Contact Brian.

Oct 2020

59 min 13 sec

Aaron and Brian welcome comedian Colton Beveridge to the Clean Comedy Time Podcast! This time, in the good, the bad, and the funny, we learn all about video games, backpacking and hiking, barbecue and the seriousness of a soda pop addiction. Oh, and it’s “squeaky-clean.” You can find Colton Beveridge on social media and other channels: Twitter: @Cold_Brew45 Snapchat: Cold_Brew45 Instagram: Cold_Brew45 Facebook: Kava Comedy Night and YouTube: Colton Outdoors Cookpad App: Cold Beveridge

Oct 2020

44 min 19 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast catches up with Kalamazoo (yes, it's a real place) comic Gary Augustine. Brian Atkinson and Aaron Sorrels talk with Gary about sculpting material for a specific audience, and the downfalls of fitness and haircuts.  You can find Gary Augustine on Facebook: Gary Augustine Comedy and Twitter: @Gary_Augustine

Sep 2020

38 min 23 sec

Our Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is traveling comedian, Luis Valencia! Of course, we get down to the good, the bad, and the funny while Luis shares some expert travel tips. Aaron and Brian talk with him about where to find cookies, how to combat pizza cravings, and being a nice person.  Send Luis a friend request on Facebook. See him at Ghosts In The Graveyard: A Backyard Halloween Show, Oct 29 at 8 PM – Oct 31 at 11 PM

Sep 2020

38 min 5 sec

Our Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is an addiction recovery speaker, and comedy first-timer Dan Hall. Brian and Aaron talk with him about helping people with their recovery, and of course, the good, the bad, and the funny. You can get in touch with Dan Hall about being a speaker, or your own recovery, by email: drhall4134@gmail.com If you’re looking for a speaker, please put SPEAKER in the subject of your message.

Aug 2020

34 min 13 sec

When you think "podcast" - you gotta think - "juggler!" The amazing Will Juggle talks with Brian Atkinson and Aaron Sorrels on the Clean Comedy Time Podcast. We talk about how Will learned his craft and what it's like, now that he's out of prison. And of course, we get down to the good, the bad, and the funny. More about Will Juggle

Aug 2020

33 min 20 sec

Shari Savage joins the Clean Comedy Time podcast and talks with Brian Atkinson and Aaron Sorrels about the good, the bad, and the funny. We find out all about her big projects, gratitude, gardening, and beach building. More about Shari Savage

Aug 2020

38 min 32 sec

This episode: Aaron Sorrels is also our guest as Brian Atkinson interviews his cohost on the Clean Comedy Time Podcast. Of course, we still talk about the good, the bad, and the funny, but this time, Aaron gets a taste of his own medicine. The Unemployed Alcoholic 

Jul 2020

36 min

Matt Harper joins Aaron Sorrels and Brian Atkinson on the Clean Comedy Time Podcast. We celebrate Matt's own long-running podcast, the comedy rooms he runs, and talk about the funny side of clothes-shopping and hitting rock-bottom. Matt Harper Jokes

Jul 2020

32 min 58 sec

This episode of the Clean Comedy Time Podcast shows off the comedy of Justin Connor. Brian Atkinson and Aaron Sorrels talk with Justin about how he's spending his time these days, and what's funny about gardening, ghosts, and fast-food. Follow Justin Connor on Twitter

Jun 2020

30 min 57 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast guest is Mike Logan! Mike is a nationally touring professional comedian based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can find him on all sorts of social media as "Ice Cold Comedian" plus regular weekly and monthly shows throughout the area. Aaron and Brian talked with Mike about schooling his daughter on TikTok, what’s going well, what’s a struggle, and how he's a sucker for puns. Ice Cold Comedian on Facebook

Jun 2020

40 min 57 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast welcomes Simon Carlson. Simon is a standup comic in Grand Rapids, Michigan who performed on our first Dr. Grins showcase. Aaron and Brian talked with Simon about his writing method, what’s going well, what’s a struggle, shopping at Walmart, and his cat. Simon Carlson on Twitter

May 2020

36 min 31 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast welcomes Kara Coraci. Kara is is a Detroit area comic who performed on our first showcase. Aaron and Brian sat down with Kara and talked about her involvement in the Motor City Comedy Festival, moving from improv to standup, and her husband's voice. More about Kara Coraci

Apr 2020

31 min 51 sec

The Clean Comedy Time Podcast welcomes our first guest, Evan Tarence. Evan is is a Grand Rapids, MI native who performed on our first showcase, on June 12, 2019. Aaron and Brian sat down with Evan and talked about how Preachers Kids (PK) are just like regular kids... or are they? Evan Tarence on Facebook

Apr 2020

30 min 2 sec

Founders Aaron Sorrels and Brian Atkinson produce comedy shows, events and fundraisers featuring comedians that are both funny and clean. Then, we interview the comics and make a podcast.

Mar 2020

1 min