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Jackie the Joke Man

March 4, 8 pm10 pm.

Comedian, Radio Personality, Actor, Author, Singer/Songwriter, and Former Head Writer Howard Stern Show!

For eighteen years (1983-2001) Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling was Head Writer and a cast member on radio & television’s Howard Stern Show. His autobiography, “The Joke Man: Bow To Stern” was released October 2017 & his podcast “Stand-Up Memories” with fellow comic Peter Bales is in its third season.

In 1982, after founding “Governor’s Comedy Shop” in Levittown on Long Island and touring as a national headliner, on a suggestion from a Washington DC comedy club owner, he blindly sent his three LP’s to Howard Stern upon Howard’s arrival at WNBC-AM in New York City. Howard called him to make a guest appearance on his radio show. In 1986, Jackie became a full-time cast member and the head writer of Stern’s show.​

Jackie left the Stern show in 2001 after fifteen-year run as head writer of the radio show, four television series, and three Pay-Per-Views. He’s released six dirty joke CD’s … “The Joke Man,” “Sgt. Pecker,” “Hot Dogs & Donuts,” Come Again?!,” F. jackie,” and “snart,” as well as three videos, five joke books, and countless joke gadgets of all kinds for children as well as adults.


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