Whiskey Business Presents: The Premise

Part podcast, part comedy show, part game show, THE PREMISE is ALL FUN, with a night of laughter and surprises. Tune into this episode to hear former Premise winner, Jeff Gage compete against writer, comedian, Mike Larsen and also enjoy a hilarious comedy set from Bobbie Dodds. Then stick around for some very irreverent and funny panel discussion between Dino and all his guests. Sure…there’s one winner before it’s all said and done, but nobody really loses. The Premise returns to the Upfront Stage for another round on Thursday, November 14th.


The Premise is the comedic podcast offspring of the award-winning podcast, WHISKEY BUSINESS, the podcast not so much about whiskey as it is one with whiskey. With THE PREMISE, two comedic performers are handed a comedy premise which they haven’t seen or heard until that night. Then they 20 minutes to write 3-5 minutes of standup which they perform in front of a live audience on The Upfront Stage at Shadowbox Live in Columbus, Ohio. While the competitors are busy writing, the audience is entertained by a special guest comedian, who then sits with our host, Dino Tripodis for a chat until “Time is up” and our comedians perform what they’ve come up with.