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.

Sep 5, 2017

Hey baby! In this episode:

Tim talks mental health and about how he wants his news anchors well endowed.

Weather controlling devices.

Krispy Cream/Froggy Fresh.

Ryan doesn't understand Wyoming.

Improv troop vs Connor McGreggor

A new pool party?

And Ryan ruins Sword Art Online for Bowie.


Aug 31, 2017

Well this is a shorter one because we are almost at the limit of storage space for the month. Big Tim needed teeth more than he needed extra podcast space. So we will do an episode tomorrow when the site resets! Scammin' the system!

Aug 24, 2017

Hey baby, did you know they have bags of milk in Canada? Now you do.

Aug 18, 2017

Hey baby! We are back at it again! Now give me a dollar.


In this episode:

We discuss how we are not a political podcast

Ryan's anti Minnesota views

Big Tim vs Publix Abuela


How a beloved Christmas song is just a bunch of birds.

Aug 15, 2017

Hey baby! So we got white clawed up and just did an extra hour because we love ya'll. Now give me a dollar.

Join the Facebook Group: The Big Tim Happiness Club

Like the Facebook Page: Poking the Bear Podcast

Subscribe and rate FIVE stars on itunes!

Aug 10, 2017

Hey baby! In this episode:

Tim tries to send money electronically

We all try a speech jammer

Tim talks about working the Tom and Dan's Charity Footgolf Tournament

Tim finds a new favorite band.

Why Ryan and Charlie can't go to the Orlando Weekly party

Bad rap songs

YouTube celebrities

and the impending rise of the machines

Enjoy! Now give me a dollar.

Aug 3, 2017

Hey baby, top of the morning to you down under the south. Don't understand this sentence? Well get ready for a fun ride. Bowie and Ryan both give up at a certain point and Big Tim hosts his own radio show by himself an calls in to it as callers from another country. We all were cry laughing so I hope you enjoy this as much as we did.


Thanks baby. Now give me a dollar.

Aug 2, 2017

*Spoiler alert: it is.

Hey baby! The eternal entity known as Big Tim wants you to know he loves you and was saddened by the poor audio of the last episode, so he in all hs benevolent wisdom has decided to put out this very bonus episode that you are reading about right now!


So rate 5 stars, subscribe, and join the Big Tim Happiness Club on Facebook.


Thanks baby. Now give me a dollar.


Jul 27, 2017

Hey baby! What's your favorite chicken sandwich? Also other such things. Give me a dollar.


ALSO: come out to Big Tim's Wedding this Saturday's at Will's Pub at 3:00 pm!

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!

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