Poking The Bear Podcast

Three working comics based out of Orlando, Florida who talk with other comedians, artists, and musicians in a very conversational, non interview format.
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Poking the Bear Podcast are three working Orlando based comedians: Ryan Holmes, Charlie Bowie, and Big Tim Murphy, They talk about pretty much anything from Puppetry to The Rockford Files to bear armor and random animal facts. Recent guests include: Josh Blue (Last Comic Standing), Dustin Diamond (Saved By the Bell) as well as several lesser known comics.

Jul 21, 2017

Does anyone actually read these descriptions? Post in the Facebook Group "Big Tim Happiness Club" and let me know

Jul 13, 2017

Hey baby! (give me a dollar) Well this one took 3 tries at recording it. The full episode is over two hours but we lost the first 40 minutes. Maybe we will release it as a super crappy audio quality bonus episode. So enjoy!

Jul 7, 2017

Hey baby, we had Samantha from Samantics (and some other podcast) in the Bear Cave. She is awesome and you should listen to her podcast if you don't.


Thanks for downloading please subscribe and rate and review 5 stars!


Thanks baby!

Jun 30, 2017

Hey Baby! Ryan here. Ok so this episode came out late because the universe is an evil evil wicked thing that hopefully Big Tim will one day conquer. Just a fun where we talk about the crazy pool party we had and goes off the rails from there. The end of this episode is especially amazing to me. So enjoy!

Jun 22, 2017

Hey baby! Off the rails we go! This episode is so all over the place Big Tim almost hit everyone with a hammer. (True story). So check it out and make sure you subscribe and rate 5 stars (4 stars) on iTunes.

Jun 16, 2017

Hey Cul... er, I mean, Club Members! Today we talk about Big Tim and his adventures in evicting people. BDMs know this story so hear the live first person account here! Annnddd then it devolves into the usual stuff. So enjoy this bonus episode. Thanks for listening and remember to subscribe!

Jun 15, 2017

The boys are back, so grab a sippy cup of juice, a beanbag chair, and come hang with us.

Jun 8, 2017

Hey baby, it's your favorite trash bag full of pillows Big Tim, back with a new episode. We discuss how we are absolutely, 100% not a cult, buuut if we were a church, what it would be like. So grab your dog, grab a bandana, sit on your favorite bean bag chair, and settle in. Also if you know Jason Derulo, we'd like to speak to him.

Jun 1, 2017

Hey baby,

Thanks for listening tot he show. This one follows our general off the rails non sence. We discuss the Planeteers, transformers, and a rattlesnake fair.

May 25, 2017

Hey baby! Tim is now a professional actor and want the respect a Tony level actor deserves! This show goes completely OFF THE RAILS, you'll see why. Sorry for all the puns ahead of time.

May 18, 2017

Hey Baby!

We talk cheap billboards in obscure places, buffalo chicken pasta (AND HOW IT SHOULD BE ON EVERY MENU) and making Big Tim an Instagram model.

Use the hashtag #Timsagram and we will make recrations of top models with Big Tim!

May 16, 2017

Hey baby! Well this is a random Tuesday episode where we drink White Claw and talk S. Big Tim gives advice on what you need to do if you want to start comedy and Charlie and Tim try to convince Ryan that Fast and Furious is a good movie... spoiler alert: they didn't. Also congrats to Sam fro winning the Publix gift card!

May 11, 2017

Hey baby, its Thursday so lets get weird.Finally someone won the Soh-Pie challenge find out if it was you! We discuss ancient aliens and stories of Big Tim's "uncles" from his childhood.

May 4, 2017

Hey baby! We are at it again and try to win you some money in another Big Tim scam. Join the "Tim Happiness Cult" on Facebook in the Poking the Bear group. Special thanks to White Claw for giving us a case and if you listen carefully, the truth is in there.

Apr 27, 2017

Hey baby! We are hanging out on a Thursday drinking Lagunitas. Find out of you won Big Tim's money, or a Publix gift card for correctly guessing how many times So-pie was let out. We are also doing another give away so find out how to win!


- A Snapping Turtle Asking for a Favor

Apr 20, 2017

Big Tim wants you to win his money baby! Join the Poking the Bear group on Facebook and find out how!

Apr 13, 2017

Hey baby, Big Tim is tired but powers through this amazing episode. Enjoy!

Apr 6, 2017

This was just a fun episode. Tim joined 5 different flat earth groups, including a dating one. We also discuss why we are not ont he list of the 12 funniest comedians in Orlando (spoiler alert: its not a real thing)

Mar 30, 2017

Thanks for listening. Still working on the audio quality issues now that we have moved the podcast to Big Tim's so expect that to be fixed next time. Big Tim talks pizza, Deep rising, and Tim didn't strangle Charlie, so that's a win!

Mar 23, 2017

Hey baby, we are back! New and Improved! (not really) but now we do the show in Big Tim's cave where a tap dancing dog is happening in the background the whole time.


Tim talks going on the Tom and Dan cruise among other things.


Rate 5 stars and subscribe! Thanks baby.

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