“My mom one day said, ‘You know, you think you’re so damned funny, why don’t you go down to the comedy club and find out?’ ” She even gave him a lift. “I was hooked instantly. … I knew that it was something I wanted to pursue.” These days, another of his kinfolk works with him on his material. That writing partner happens to be his non-comedian brother. “He should be (a comic),” Johann states. “My brother’s probably funnier than I am, to be honest with you. A lot of things that he says I’ll take to the stage.” $10-$15. Through Sunday, March 3. Funny Bone on the Levee, Newport. 859-957-2000, funnyboneonthelevee.com.