“I did jokes between the acts and I loved it. It stuck.” After graduating from Vanderbilt University, he worked in the school’s athletic department. One of his duties was sideline reporter for the football broadcasts. “We’re OK now in football,” he says, “but back then it was horrible, almost comical, so keeping a good sense of humor was important.” A brief stint in the marketing department of the Nashville Sounds baseball team allowed him to build up his bank account before becoming a fulltime comedian in the fall of 2001. “I haven’t looked back.” Through Sunday. $8-$14. Go Bananas Comedy Club, Montgomery. 513-984-9288, gobananascomedy.com.