Comedian and Storyteller: Lonnie Bruhn http://lonniebruhn.com Candid Stand Up Comedy Storytelling Sun, 14 May 2017 21:18:42 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 ]]> Lonnie Bruhn yes Lonnie Bruhn lonniebruhn@gmail.com lonniebruhn@gmail.com (Lonnie Bruhn) © 2012-2016 From The Nook Podcast [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED] Unconstrained Social Commentary TV-MA Portland, OR Weekly Prepare yourselves for an hour of hilarious untethered confessions http://lonniebruhn.com/prepare-yourselves-for-an-hour-of-hilarious-untethered-confessions/ Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:48:58 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1787 Prepare yourselves for an hour of hilarious untethered confessions from the nostalgic past, aging,our ageing parents becoming our children, heartbreak, and an increasingly outrageous sex life as if I was going down in a fiery plane crash and only had five minutes left before impact! Every year ...

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Prepare yourselves for an hour of hilarious untethered confessions from the nostalgic past, aging,our ageing parents becoming our children, heartbreak, and an increasingly outrageous sex life as if I was going down in a fiery plane crash and only had five minutes left before impact!

Every year it has been my tradition on the eve of Thanksgiving to perform a hour comedy special sprinkled in with a little of the old favs. It always takes place at one of my favorite bars in the Portland area, Cedarville Inn. This year is no different.

The 7th Annual Thanksgiving Eve Comedy Tradition The 8th Annual Thanksgiving Eve Comedy Tradition  is going to be extra special for me. This year my birthday falls just 3 days short of  the show. I am turning 45 years old and as we all get older we give less and less shit with each passing day. We make fewer rational choices, replacing our conventional wisdom with the necessity to shift our attention to accomplishing the remaining items on our bucket list.   We base most of what we want for our lot in life on the remaining years we have left; which we know to be short and can be seen just over the horizon as a dramatic drop downward all the way to the finish line.

This year’s theme: Signs Of a Midlife Crises.  (The list on the article could just as easily be the setlist for this year’s upcoming show).

My special guest comedians I have planned for the evening are some of the sharpest and talented comedians in Portland. First up is a transplant from Pittsburgh. Ben Harkins wields a calm calculated dry witted delivery; each new tangent is crafted with a brilliantly funny conclusion you’ll never see coming. Ben is one of Portland’s rising new prospects you’ll want to keep an eye on, because he’s going places.

My feature act won this year’s title of Portland’s Funniest put on by Portland’s Helium Comedy Club. This is with good reason too. Nariko Ott takers social commentary to new heights. It is one thing to spit the truth about observations in our life; it is entirely different when everything said makes us all stop (not to think) but to catch our breath from laughing.

Full details can be found over here.

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The launch of a brand new Lonniebruhn.com http://lonniebruhn.com/the-launch-of-a-brand-new-lonniebruhn-com/ Thu, 05 Nov 2015 21:14:21 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1454 I’ll make this sweet and simple.  Just before I left to go overseas to Japan, I was trying to tweek a few design issues with my tour page. Well, I ended up fucking the look of the entire site. I wasn’t surprised because back then, not ...

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I’ll make this sweet and simple.  Just before I left to go overseas to Japan, I was trying to tweek a few design issues with my tour page. Well, I ended up fucking the look of the entire site. I wasn’t surprised because back then, not a lot was going right. The site getting butchard was just another casualty.

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, right? No! That saying sucks sweaty ass. When you have a turd, the best you can do is polish up and douse it  with perfume. That’s my take on it.

So what do you think of my pretty smelling polished turd?

There is a lot that’s new but st the moment it’s mostly design and layout.

What can you expect in the very near future:

  • Brand new podcast episodes for starters. I’m reviving “FROM THE NOOK!” So be on the lookout.
  • I will have a photo gallery up in the next month. It is a collection of my own photography. Some people knit, I take photos and swear like a raging lunatic with Tourette when the shoot doesn’t go well.
  • I can’t give a definite answer to when I’ll have a new series of video shorts because I’m still playing with a few different ideas. I can say it will definitely happen.

Keep coming back because now that the site is up and running, I’ll be devoting a lot more time to it. I am excited to re-engage my fans just like the old days.

I can’t thank you all enough for your patience and your understanding.

See you on the other side.
LB

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STILL STANDING: part one http://lonniebruhn.com/exposure-to-comunicate/ Thu, 05 Nov 2015 17:09:13 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1439 Exposure  To Comunicate I was first exposed to stand-up comedy between the age of 8 or 9 years old. All this time I thought the defining moment happened during the fourth grade, but after doing some math, I was wrong. Either it was my first try at ...

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Exposure  To Comunicate

I was first exposed to stand-up comedy between the age of 8 or 9 years old. All this time I thought the defining moment happened during the fourth grade, but after doing some math, I was wrong. Either it was my first try at the third grade or the second. It’s the same grade, so I’m right either way.

I guess if I’m going to dig into what will be a three part series.  I should probably hold off on theatrical and emotional bullshit. After all, isn’t it my job to first draw you in with the set-up. So instead, let’s start with my first run in with comedy.

“Richard Pryor: Live in concert” is the first live performance I watched. First released on vinyl in 1978 under its original title, “WANTED: Richard Pryor Live in Concert” . Both the vinyl and video were shot and recorded from Pryor’s 1978 tour. Then 1979 the video was released on Betamax. The first full length film featuring only stand-up comedy. Wikipedia, you’re the best, I never knew that.

Now thanks to my Uncle Ted for his inappropriate decision making, I was afforded the opportunity to see this video. Hell, I should give credit to my mom too because she’s the one most responsible. She forced me to tag along so she could see it, which took place at my Nonna’s house. As fate would have it, mom figured I couldn’t possibly fully comprehend Richard’s humor. Sorry, you couldn’t have been more wrong. Underestimating my intellectual thought process single handedly set the wheels of my future in motion.

Now, maybe because I wasn’t laughing with the rest of my family, mom figured she pulled it off. I did get it though. Every word coming out of his mouth was hilarious, brilliant and true. I was in complete awe and that’s the only reason for not laughing. I tried wrapping my head around the fact he was even doing it at all. I had a harder time comprehending that. It was a mind blowing concept to think someone with just a microphone could make thousands of people laugh until they were breathless. There wasn’t anything complex about it. He was simply breaking down the fabrics of life and then explaining it in a way everyone could relate to. This nearly popped my already compromised little cerebral palsy brain. I understood exactly what I was watching, and for me, his performance was literary magic. In that very moment, I was given all the necessary tools to cope with the cruelties nature throws our way.

Not long afterwards, I managed to secretly listen to, “George Carlin :Class Clown”. Although Richard Pryor was my true inspiration and driving force. It was Carlin that helped me practice fundamentally the most important piece of great comedy; comedic timing.

I listened to his album over and over until I could quote every line, with the same timing and unique nuances. I rode around the neighborhood on my big-wheel wearing a fucking stupid kettle over my head performing Carlin’s act to all the older kids. Only God knows why I was wearing a kettle, because it sure in the hell doesn’t make sense to me. I was Little Lonnie Appleseed ripping off Carlin. A weird boy still on a big-wheel because I couldn’t manage balancing while walking. Successfully riding a bicycle was never happening, not for many years to come. You never steal other people’s material, I learned that too. If  I hadn’t though, I wouldn’t have learned the timing I have today. The gritty streets of Sellwood became my first comedy tour. Me and Carlin were a huge hit.

Memories like this remind me, humor is a weapon. It’s used to fight back against nature’s cruelty; because isn’t life just one twisted joke anyway?

*Nonna: The Italian word for grandmother.

LB

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Good to be back! Dec 2nd Portland, Or http://lonniebruhn.com/good-to-be-back-dec-2nd-portland-or/ Mon, 02 Nov 2015 19:01:24 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1449 STOP! Before reading any further, I’m sticking the most important information at the top. It’s the part you’ll definitely want to read.  In celebration of my 25th year in comedy, For one night only on Dec. 2nd I’ll be taking the stage at Harvey’s Comedy club ...

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STOP! Before reading any further, I’m sticking the most important information at the top. It’s the part you’ll definitely want to read. 

In celebration of my 25th year in comedy, For one night only on Dec. 2nd I’ll be taking the stage at Harvey’s Comedy club with a brand new hour. Hosting for the night is the extremely hilarious Don Frost. Get your crew together and make it out, you don’t want to miss this show.  All the details are here.

Please join my mailing list because I’m going to be offering  promotional discounts exclusive to those who subscribe. Keep checking back here and also my facebook fan page. I have a lot of tricks up my sleeve. All through the month of Nov, I’ll be posting different ways to get tickets at a discount. 

Let’s not waste any time. It’s good to back in full force. Now, the question is, where was I and why did I go. To clear things up. I didn’t really leave completely. I still performed occasionally, the shows were just mostly off the grid. Rather than put a lot of unnecessary  pressure on myself, I just relaxed and let things happen on their own. My closest friends and family know, I’m not programmed to go with the flow. Everything in my life is rigid and must happen in a certain way, a certain order and according to plan.

Life, universe, the Cosmos, whatever you want to call it, plays by it’s own set of rules. Those rules are: There are no fucking rules! “I’ll shitstorm your entire life if I want to. If you have plans, goals, hopes, dreams; keep them flexible. There’s no telling what I’ll do because I’m a fucking sadistic prick.”

I’m paraphrasing, but if the powers that be can have creative liberties, than so can I. I don’t make the rules, I’ve just gotten better at playing by them. I had to learned the hard way.

Realistically, it is about as close as I’ve come to taking a long break from comedy. With the occasional shows to feed my addiction. Like when I went back east and performed in New York for the first time, or my first time performing overseas in Japan. Then there was my first appearance on Primetime TV. I was given the opportunity to be on Last Comic Standing and even though my actual aired spot was short. It was a moment I’ll never forget. I’ll leave that entry for another day.

I needed the break. 2014 was a terrible year for me personally. There was a lot of loss and I just didn’t give a shit about comedy. I didn’t even feel funny.  What many don’t know is that I nearly hung up the mic. I didn’t despise comedy. I was indifferent to it, which is worse.

The website going down, well that was just an unfortunate mishap. The design and layout got destroyed. I used it as an opportunity to give the site an all new look. After all, I’ve changed a lot since 2014, and I’m looking forward to performing again. It’s a new me, a new website, a new hour and in the near future, a new tour.

LB

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No Risk Comedy Tour April 26th http://lonniebruhn.com/no-risk-comedy-tour-april-6th/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:20:02 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1105 This Sat is an important performance for me. Last summer I sat down in my back yard with my good friend and amazingly talented comedian Chris Smith and had a conversation about the industry. Through this conversation we developed a tour concept based purely on ...

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NoRisk_poster_4_26This Sat is an important performance for me. Last summer I sat down in my back yard with my good friend and amazingly talented comedian Chris Smith and had a conversation about the industry. Through this conversation we developed a tour concept based purely on the idea comedy isn’t sold as an art form, comedians are products.

Unknown comedians like ourselves who aren’t household names never get to perform our full shows in the top comedy clubs in America or in big theaters because people buy tickets to see comedians they have heard of. They don’t want to pay for something that may or may not be funny.

There are lots of talented comedians and Chris and me are no different. For the first time we are launching a tour that is guaranteeing audiences will be entertained by this show or we will refund 100% of an audience member’s admission price. No strings attached.

It is for real, we are that confident .  We are also filming this first show to develop a commercial demo to use to get dates secured for the summer. I  need the support of my fans to make the journey up to Ridgefield, WA and be a part of something I know will finally get me the recognition so many have said I deserve. Welcome to the NO RISK COMEDY TOUR debut performance.

SAT APRIL 26th
$15 adv. $20 day of show
Tickets by phone at 360 887-7260
Doors open at 6:15 PM Showtime 7:00 PM showtime.

Old Liberty Theater: 115 N Main Ridgefield, WA

 

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Ep 70: Introspective moods. http://lonniebruhn.com/ep-70-introspective-moods/ Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:58:24 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1096 If you are listening to episode 70 because you want to laugh historically all the through it, you might want to skip this one. Is it funny in parts, yes. It is my nature to see the funny side of life. It is also in ...

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If you are listening to episode 70 because you want to laugh historically all the through it, you might want to skip this one. Is it funny in parts, yes. It is my nature to see the funny side of life. It is also in my nature to be very serious at times, analyzing everything happening to me. Anyone who knows me, understands this to be true. I am a passionate and sometimes deeply emotional man. I where them on my sleeve, but it is what keeps me connected to these experience which eventually end up on stage. If you truly want to witness my process in the raw, this is the episode for you. If not, load up a different podcast until I’m not in this introspective mood.

 

 

In this episode: Ep 70: Introspective moods.

  • The Walkabout update
  • STOP! This is a slow zone.
  • Getting filthy dirty in the moment
  • Comedy is what I do

As always share my podcast with friends, lovers and enemies

Lonald

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If you are listening to episode 70 because you want to laugh historically all the through it, you might want to skip this one. Is it funny in parts, yes. It is my nature to see the funny side of life. It is also in ...  
 
In this episode: 

* The Walkabout update
* STOP! This is a slow zone.
* Getting filthy dirty in the moment
* Comedy is what I do

As always share my podcast with friends, lovers and enemies
Lonald
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Ep 69: Lonnie’s Walkabout http://lonniebruhn.com/ep-69-lonnies-walkabout/ http://lonniebruhn.com/ep-69-lonnies-walkabout/#comments Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:08:19 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1093 After a very long hiatus, From The Nook has returned. I’ll be completely honest when I say, things finally became so bad, I just wasn’t in a space to be creative. I know a lot of regular listeners were disappointing I dropped the project. I’m ...

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After a very long hiatus, From The Nook has returned. I’ll be completely honest when I say, things finally became so bad, I just wasn’t in a space to be creative. I know a lot of regular listeners were disappointing I dropped the project. I’m sure it hurt my listening base,at least it looks like that by the stats. I promise I will rebuild it with your help. Share this episode with everyone because as bad as it has been over the last six to eight months, this episode will go down as my favorite to date.

In this episode: Ep 69: Lonnie's Walkabouy

  • Its episode 69 NOT episode 69
  • Wake up, you need to wake up
  • What is your problem?
  • Going on a Walk about

As always share my podcast with friends, lovers and enemies

Lonald

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http://lonniebruhn.com/ep-69-lonnies-walkabout/feed/ 1 After a very long hiatus, From The Nook has returned. I’ll be completely honest when I say, things finally became so bad, I just wasn’t in a space to be creative. I know a lot of regular listeners were disappointing I dropped the project. I’m ... In this episode: 

* Its episode 69 NOT episode 69
* Wake up, you need to wake up
* What is your problem?
* Going on a Walk about

As always share my podcast with friends, lovers and enemies
Lonald
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Ep68: Get it together, I am a grown ass man http://lonniebruhn.com/ep68-get-it-together-i-am-a-grown-ass-man/ Wed, 18 Dec 2013 19:11:10 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1085 I am freaking out even horses, I make babies cry and for whatever reason I cannot stop bawling over everything. I am unraveling at the seams. What the hell is wrong with me? In this episode:  Here’s a tissue baby Hey, What the hell is ...

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I am freaking out even horses, I make babies cry and for whatever reason I cannot stop bawling over everything. I am unraveling at the seams. What the hell is wrong with me?

In this episode: Ep68: Get it together

  • Here’s a tissue baby
  • Hey, What the hell is wrong with you
  • What I want for Christmas is a therapy horse.

As always share my podcast with friends, lovers and enemies

Lonald

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I am freaking out even horses, I make babies cry and for whatever reason I cannot stop bawling over everything. I am unraveling at the seams. What the hell is wrong with me? In this episode:  Here’s a tissue baby Hey, What the hell is ... In this episode: 

* Here’s a tissue baby
* Hey, What the hell is wrong with you
* What I want for Christmas is a therapy horse.

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Lonald
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You don’t get it, do you? http://lonniebruhn.com/you-dont-get-it-do-you/ http://lonniebruhn.com/you-dont-get-it-do-you/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:07:40 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1081 After an amazing preliminary week two (where I took top spot for the week) in the Seattle International Comedy Contest. I’ve returned to Seattle, WA to compete with the top 10 from both weeks and again I’m off to a slow start. I took 7th ...

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After an amazing preliminary week two (where I took top spot for the week) in the Seattle International Comedy Contest. I’ve returned to Seattle, WA to compete with the top 10 from both weeks and again I’m off to a slow start. I took 7th (third from last) in the first performance at the famous Seattle Comedy Underground.

Here is the interesting part.  I drew the basic same position in the lineup as I did last week. In the first round and on the first night, I went up 9th. This was right after the secret piss break intermission for the judges. In last night’s show I drew 6th but we only have ten comedians now. I was again going up right after the piss break for the judges. Not that it matters and I don’t feel it was why I placed in the position where I did.  I don’t think it had anything to do with in fact. Coincidentally, I also placed in the same spot as last week’s first show. In my first round, I took 13th, three from the last spot. As long as I have time to break down the coincidences; I tripped going up on stage last week which became a bit of a scene. I safely made it to the stage last night but after my show I had an incident with a woman who followed me back to our private green room, and it is this particular incident I wish to discuss in today’s post.

The woman who followed me back, she tried to find the right words and with watery eyes. Now I’m thinking maybe she was about to tell me I was an inspiration. This was not the case. She explained she works with children who have special needs—ah fuck! Here we go. I was informed that because she works with special needs children, she felt passionate about advocating for them.  To make it easier on me, for the rest of this blog entry, I’ll refer to this woman as, “God’s special helper.” Anyway, G.S.H tells me she enjoyed the bulk of my material but she felt obligated to let me know we don’t use the word retard any longer and I should remove it from act forever. Mind you, this was in the green room with four other comedians sitting in the back with me and watching this slow moving train wreck heading right towards me.

You may be asking yourselves right now, how I would react to such an awkward confrontation? Well I calmly let her speak. I did not interrupt, and in fact as she complained to me about how this is a word which has been abolished from the English language, I took a sip of my beer.

After what seemed like five long and painful minutes. After paying her respect by listening to her struggle for the right words just to explain her position and her disdain for the word used in my act, it was my time to speak.

Calmly I explained, I understood why she might be offended and I respected her for making such a difficult career choice but that I have a right to dictate how I tell my story because I am disabled and I am the one who lives with my challenges. I continued to argue my position.  “While you may be upset, you also do not have a right to speak on any of your client’s behalf  because you are not disabled.” I told her, she simply couldn’t tell me what offended them and only they had the right to speak with me about it. “You have the right to be offended but NOT offended for them.”

GSH then got more worked up. “I have been working as a care taker for 40 years and I do have a right to be upset for them.”

My rebuttal, “I am actually disabled and have been for 42 years of my life. I do not get paid for my struggles in life and neither do any of your patients. They live it, I live it. It is offensive to me you would speak on their behalf and then try to tell me what I should and shouldn’t say and we are obviously not going to agree on this issue. So if you feel this passionate, you could complain to management.”

The moment ended with agreeing with this option and then she left.  The comedians seemed stunned and I just kept thinking, I hope she isn’t a judge.

Here what bothers me: It is inevitability ALWAYS someone who works with the disabled or a family member of the disabled that get offended. It is ALWAYS something they must declare too. It isn’t the work of the lord if you have to tell us what you do. Sacrificing comes without bragging rights.   So you clean their asses,  and feed them. Now all of a sudden you think you should speak for them and think for them. THEY’RE NOT FUCKING RETARDS! Isn’t this your argument?

These labels are NOT abolished from our language. Neither is nigger or fagot. So as long as I am alive and have an opportunity to tell my side of the story, I’ll remind you all that you were the ones that first came up with these words. In fact, it was the medical industry who started using this offensive term. I didn’t come up with the word retard, I didn’t come up with the word crippled but I sure in the fuck have a right to use them to make my point. Did you know lady, when I was a child and being helped by one of your colleague GSH’s, it was at a hospital called, “Crippled Children’s Hospital”? Yes. It was on the top of the fucking building in big brass lettering.

People just can’t wrap their mind around the fact that just 33 years ago, the medical community was extremely misinformed about the disabled. They were frightfully ignorant and these were dark times. My parents were told I would always be sickly and I might die. I was put in a hospital bed as a small 5 year old child in lightless hallway. I was left alone, covered in wires and strobes and left to cry and scream at the top of my fucking lungs while they observed me behind a glass window to see if stress would induce seizures. That’s RETARDED!  And to this day, I vividly remember the mid-evil practice.

Oh, and the bit I do, I mention “retard strength” in an argument with a bully. Why, because that is how children actually talk.

I think the most disgusting fact in this entire ordeal I went through is that she had to point out how offended she was with the word retard but completely ignored at one point in my last bit,  I also used the word “Fagot”. I guess the word fagot is fine though because fagots aren’t, “One of God’s specially chosen children.”  Just in case you are still confused, I was often described as “special”. If we are going to discuss offensive and derogatory terms, I’ll start with that word and will continue using the words crippled and retard until all you retards are dead.

LB

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Ep67: A Very Special Emerald City http://lonniebruhn.com/ep67-a-very-special-emerald-city/ Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:34:11 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1078 Seattle has it all. Huge Hills, cobblestone alleys with famous gum walls, dangerous phone thieves and all I have to worry about is placing in the Seattle International Comedy Contest.  Welcome to my world. In this episode:  A broken Shoestring will give anyone perspective. I ...

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Seattle has it all. Huge Hills, cobblestone alleys with famous gum walls, dangerous phone thieves and all I have to worry about is placing in the Seattle International Comedy Contest.  Welcome to my world.

In this episode: 

  • A broken Shoestring will give anyone perspective.
  • I thought the hills were tough, but try losing a battle with a garage door
  • A steep cobblestone alley next to a gum wall, someone should start filming
  • Perspective on the industry, comedy competitions, and a crushing blow to my critics

 

As always share my podcast with friends, enemies, and please help donate to my habits.
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Lonald

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Seattle has it all. Huge Hills, cobblestone alleys with famous gum walls, dangerous phone thieves and all I have to worry about is placing in the Seattle International Comedy Contest.  Welcome to my world. In this episode:  A broken Shoestring will giv... In this episode: 

* A broken Shoestring will give anyone perspective.
* I thought the hills were tough, but try losing a battle with a garage door
* A steep cobblestone alley next to a gum wall, someone should start filming
* Perspective on the industry, comedy competitions, and a crushing blow to my critics

 
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Lonald
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Ep66: Sex Drive http://lonniebruhn.com/ep66-sex-drive/ Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:09:33 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1075 The power of sex is real. It fixes everything gloriously bad in life. Hell, it even cures a hangover, even if only for a brief moment. In this episode:  Date night with Rufus: Hallelujah, a dying man and wet envelope to save the day. After ...

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The power of sex is real. It fixes everything gloriously bad in life. Hell, it even cures a hangover, even if only for a brief moment.

In this episode: ep66: Sex Drive

  • Date night with Rufus: Hallelujah, a dying man and wet envelope to save the day.
  • After further review, Japanese men might have the answer to a Utopian existence.
  • This could change politics forever. That cute purl truly has power.

 

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Lonald

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The power of sex is real. It fixes everything gloriously bad in life. Hell, it even cures a hangover, even if only for a brief moment. In this episode:  Date night with Rufus: Hallelujah, a dying man and wet envelope to save the day. After ...
The power of sex is real. It fixes everything gloriously bad in life. Hell, it even cures a hangover, even if only for a brief moment.
In this episode: 

* Date night with Rufus: Hallelujah, a dying man and wet envelope to save the day.
* After further review, Japanese men might have the answer to a Utopian existence.
* This could change politics forever. That cute purl truly has power.

 
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Ep65: State of The Union http://lonniebruhn.com/ep65-state-of-the-union/ Sun, 27 Oct 2013 07:00:17 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1071 Only in America can you get paid to remove a child’s imperfections, perform comedy while you serve time and get payed to do a job you clearly don’t intend on doing correctly. In this episode:  Cropping out the ugly What are you in Jail for? ...

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From The Nook Podcast

Only in America can you get paid to remove a child’s imperfections, perform comedy while you serve time and get payed to do a job you clearly don’t intend on doing correctly.

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In this episode: 

  • Cropping out the ugly
  • What are you in Jail for? I’m here to tickle your funny bone Mister
  • Why don’t you just call a cab?
  • You’re a mean one, Mister Glitch

 

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Lonald

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Only in America can you get paid to remove a child’s imperfections, perform comedy while you serve time and get payed to do a job you clearly don’t intend on doing correctly. In this episode:  Cropping out the ugly What are you in Jail for? ...
Only in America can you get paid to remove a child’s imperfections, perform comedy while you serve time and get payed to do a job you clearly don’t intend on doing correctly.

In this episode: 

* Cropping out the ugly
* What are you in Jail for? I’m here to tickle your funny bone Mister
* Why don’t you just call a cab?
* You’re a mean one, Mister Glitch

 
As always share my podcast with friends, enemies, and please help donate to my habits.

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Lonald
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Lonnie Bruhn yes 54:57
Ep64: Rumur Has it http://lonniebruhn.com/ep64-rumur-has-it/ Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:34:52 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1054 If our country gets to a point where just a small rumor can cause 89 people to be trampled to death, then and only then will I become concerned about the direction we are heading in In this episode:  India, you don’t need to be ...

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From The Nook Podcast

If our country gets to a point where just a small rumor can cause 89 people to be trampled to death, then and only then will I become concerned about the direction we are heading in

In this episode: Ep64: Rumor has it

  • India, you don’t need to be powerful, you can just be convincing.
  • China, Baby Schmaybe. Like old computer monitors. How do you dispose of them when there is one to many?
  • This baby is broken, I demand a new one.
  • Here mom, take this piss bucket and lock yourself in the Garage.

 

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If our country gets to a point where just a small rumor can cause 89 people to be trampled to death, then and only then will I become concerned about the direction we are heading in In this episode:  India, you don’t need to be ...
If our country gets to a point where just a small rumor can cause 89 people to be trampled to death, then and only then will I become concerned about the direction we are heading in
In this episode: 

* India, you don’t need to be powerful, you can just be convincing.
* China, Baby Schmaybe. Like old computer monitors. How do you dispose of them when there is one to many?
* This baby is broken, I demand a new one.
* Here mom, take this piss bucket and lock yourself in the Garage.

 
As always share my podcast with friends, enemies, and please help donate to my habits.

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Lonald
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Ep63: Sit and Spin http://lonniebruhn.com/ep63-sit-and-spin/ Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:10:10 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1032 The thought of devoting an entire episode of my podcast to the subject of being disabled may seem like something everyone would probably like to avoid. Yeah, me too. Well strap yourself into the nearest wheelchair because we are going for a ride. You are ...

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From The Nook Podcast

The thought of devoting an entire episode of my podcast to the subject of being disabled may seem like something everyone would probably like to avoid. Yeah, me too. Well strap yourself into the nearest wheelchair because we are going for a ride. You are going to learn a lot about how incredibly stupid people are when it comes to disability awareness.

In this episode: Ep63: Sit and Spin

  • Public Radio Pledge Drive
  • Sorry Steve, sorry your legs don’t work.
  • Disabled parking symbols getting a redesign
  • Disabled Parking Permits expire

 

Lonald

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The thought of devoting an entire episode of my podcast to the subject of being disabled may seem like something everyone would probably like to avoid. Yeah, me too. Well strap yourself into the nearest wheelchair because we are going for a ride.
The thought of devoting an entire episode of my podcast to the subject of being disabled may seem like something everyone would probably like to avoid. Yeah, me too. Well strap yourself into the nearest wheelchair because we are going for a ride. You are going to learn a lot about how incredibly stupid people are when it comes to disability awareness.
In this episode: 

* Public Radio Pledge Drive
* Sorry Steve, sorry your legs don’t work.
* Disabled parking symbols getting a redesign
* Disabled Parking Permits expire

 
Lonald
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Lonnie Bruhn yes 53:52
Ep62: Politics as usual http://lonniebruhn.com/ep62-politics-as-usual/ Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:24:12 +0000 http://lonniebruhn.com/?p=1022 It isn’t that I don’t think comedians can’t talk about politics and make it funny. Many are really good at, but most of the time I ever see it work consistently is in satirical show like The Daily News or The Colbert Report. I guess ...

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From The Nook Podcast

It isn’t that I don’t think comedians can’t talk about politics and make it funny. Many are really good at, but most of the time I ever see it work consistently is in satirical show like The Daily News or The Colbert Report. I guess what I’m getting at is that I’m not good at it; maybe because I am informed and a little close to it. The question, can I take the government shut down and make it relatable to our everyday life? You let me know because I’m going to give it a try.

In this episode: Ep62: Politics as usual

  • The worst fiscal cliff hangover.
  • Way to let your son down, Lonnie
  • If I were a superhero
  • America’s pocketbook? Try being a comedian
  • Governments are run by gross creepy ugly old men
  • Get up inside that lady
  • One day, I’ll be able to talk,but it will not be today
  • When spend your capital you loose the article

 

Lonald

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It isn’t that I don’t think comedians can’t talk about politics and make it funny. Many are really good at, but most of the time I ever see it work consistently is in satirical show like The Daily News or The Colbert Report. I guess ...
It isn’t that I don’t think comedians can’t talk about politics and make it funny. Many are really good at, but most of the time I ever see it work consistently is in satirical show like The Daily News or The Colbert Report. I guess what I’m getting at is that I’m not good at it; maybe because I am informed and a little close to it. The question, can I take the government shut down and make it relatable to our everyday life? You let me know because I’m going to give it a try.
In this episode: 

* The worst fiscal cliff hangover.
* Way to let your son down, Lonnie
* If I were a superhero
* America’s pocketbook? Try being a comedian
* Governments are run by gross creepy ugly old men
* Get up inside that lady
* One day, I’ll be able to talk,but it will not be today
* When spend your capital you loose the article

 
Lonald
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Lonnie Bruhn yes 46:39