The Art of Bombing

In episode 197, Dan is joined by Rik Roberts (Dry Bar Comedy, TBN, School of Laughs) to discuss setting up successful virtual shows and approaching bookers.

Show Notes

Episode 197: Stop faxing strangers so early! In this episode, Dan is joined by Nashville-based comedian Rik Roberts (Dry Bar Comedy, TBN, School of Laughs). Rik talks about a recent corporate show that didn't go so well due to current Covid protocols. Dan and Rik discuss setting up virtual shows for success, being bookable, and Rik shares insight about approaching comedy bookers. Plus more! Please rate, review, and subscribe! 

Rik Roberts
After earning a degree in communications from Bethany College, Rik worked for Simon & Schuster in Columbus, OH. He joined a nationally touring comedy troupe “Midwest Comedy Tool & Die [MCTD] in 1992. Shortly thereafter, he decided to jump headfirst into stand-up comedy. He now has nearly 30 years of headlining experience across the United States and abroad. 

His comedy is 100% clean and appropriate for each audience. He’s appeared in his own episode of DryBar Comedy which features the nation's top "clean" comedians. He also appeared on “PureFlix Clean Comedy All-Stars”, Chonda Pierce’s “Stand-Up for Families”. 

Rik is the resident warm-up comedian for “Huckabee” on TBN. He is the International spokesman for “Bin There, Dump That”. And he is the host of the long-running “School of Laughs” podcast. 

Twitter: @SchoolOfLaughs

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What is The Art of Bombing?

Have you ever wondered what goes through a comedian’s mind when they tell a joke that doesn’t work? Whether you’re an aspiring comedian or a hardcore comedy nerd, The Art of Bombing Podcast has something for everyone. From useful comedy insight to entertaining stories of bombing and failure told by the comedians that lived through them. Join comedian Dan Bublitz Jr as he sits down with comedians of all levels from across the country to discuss what can be learned from ugly shows on the road. The Art of Bombing Podcast takes an in-depth look at bombing on stages around the world to turn failure into success, perhaps, with a laugh or two along the way.