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An Evening With Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling & Special Guest Peter Bales

September 30, 2023 / 8:00 pm

Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling
Jackie MartlingJackie is a comedian, radio personality, actor, author and singer/songwriter. For eighteen years (1983-2001) he was head writer and a cast member on radio & television’s nationwide Howard Stern Show. Jackie has headlined comedy shows coast-to-coast since 1979 and has been seen in multiple films and on countless television shows. Born and raised in East Norwich, Long Island, Jackie graduated in 1966 from Oyster Bay High School and earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1971. His autobiography, “The Joke Man: Bow To Stern,” was released October 2017. Currently, you can hear Jackie on tiktok.com/@jackiemartling or by “Using Your Finger” and dialing Jackie’s joke line, (516) 922-WINE. You can follow Jackie on Twitter, @JackieMartling. IKA Collective’s “Joke Man,” a feature-length documentary about Jackie’s life & career, was released on July 18, 2023. Jackie’s appearances are always on jokeland.com, and to make personal contact, you can always drop him a line, jokeland@aol.com.

Peter Bales
Peter BalesAudiences across the country laugh hysterically when comedian Peter Bales shares his observations on life, love and everything else on his mind.  Peter’s roots in comedy can be traced back to his alma mater, Northwestern University, where he founded the Mee-Ow comedy troupe.  Peter has also performed with Chicago’s Second City, where he learned the art of Improvisation. Peter is a native of Long Island and has worked as television news reporter for News 12. Fans of comedic prose enjoy Peter’s satirical contributions to New York’s Nightlife magazine. Peter is co-host of “Voices and Views, Inc.” a weekly radio phone- in talk show where Long Islanders can call and sound off about everything and anything that is on their minds. Aside from stand-up comedy, Peter has earned his doctorate from S.U.N.Y. Stonybrook. Dr. Bales currently teaches History at L.I. University.