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SoundBits: Stand-up Guys Mike Jenkins and Jose Bacio

What can you say about two dudes from Salt Lake City, Utah, whose idea of a good time is stripping down to their skivvies and having their bodies slathered with hot wax while imbibing brews live on the air? First and foremost, you have got to tune in, because that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Each week on The Man Hour, host Mike Jenkins and his wacky Mexican sidekick Jose “The Baby Gorilla” Bacio go to epic lengths to elicit laughs from their fellow guys and (while you won’t catch many admitting it) way more than a few girls. But considering Mike and Jose’s training, it’s no wonder their show is a veritable guffaw-fest. For the past six years, they’ve been honing their comedy act alongside the likes of Dave Attell, Frank Caliendo, Lewis Black, Tommy Chong and Larry the Cable Guy. And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for, Mike and Jose

CAPTION: Jose and Mike: Getting their comic buzz on in the Beehive State...

Mike (right) and Jose: Getting their comic (and sugar) buzz on in the Beehive State...

Give us a 15-second pitch for your show—why should listeners tune in?

The Man Hour brings comic relief to our stressful, modern-day society. If the world is our playground, let’s dress it up like a womanand have it make out with Jose; let’s send a nursing student in to practice a colonoscopy on Mike; let’s put a tutu on and make everything spin!  And if you like watching the world spin (but don’t enjoy merry-go-rounds), tune in for a play-by- play by the world’s greatest duo since Abbott and Crosby, Martin and Costello or Hope and Lewis.

Tell us two things listeners would be surprised to learn about you?

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