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You have to listen to Robert Mac–he sets up a scene and takes you with him on the journey of the joke. Part of the fun is going along on this journey.
Robert Mac takes you along with him, delights you with imagery and kindly self-deprecation, and then pause. Great comic timing, within the jokes and between them, never rushed, always time to appreciate the cleverness of the routine.
Robert Mac gives you time to laugh and time to reflect about how he took you to this funny place.
Mary Beth Haralovich, Ph.D.
Professor of Film and Television History
University of Arizona
Robert Mac was a hit at Helium! His act is smart and different and thoroughly enjoyable. We look forward to having this clever up-and-comer back soon!
Marc Grossman, owner
Helium Comedy Club
“Mac the Xacto Knife casts a wide net of comic appeal.”
The Austin Chronicle
To whom it may concern,
Hiring Robert Mac for your upcoming event will be the best decision you could make to ensure its success. He is a pro: He’s prepared, has impeccable timing, is engaging with the audience and most importantly, he is very very funny.
We hired Robert Mac as the main act in our first ever “Comedy Night” at our church. Over three hundred people attended the event. He told lots of clever stories that appealed to everyone, young and old, and the reaction was a constant stream of boisterous heart-felt laughter.
Carolyn K. Thibault
Elder, Congregational Life First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu at Ko’olau
Robert Mac, YOU were the HIGHLIGHT of our Closing Event! I don’t remember ever LAUGHING so LONG and HARD! Thank you for reminding us that LAUGHTER is the UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE that bonds us!
Laurel Zakula, CMP
AZ-Meeting Professionals International
Director, Special Education Programs
I wanted to take a few minutes to express to you how happy I was with your performance for my client, NTF.
Before I met you, when a customer asked for a comedian (or live animals) I would cringe! Now, for the second time, you have not only met my expectations but surpassed them. Being funny without being raunchy or offensive is a truly wonderful skill that is few and far between.
Thank you for always making me look good…you’re the best!
Stephanie Sanders, CTA
Destination Services by Loews
Manager of Destination Services
I think the great thing about your persona . . . is that he can talk to anyone and any group and be a Funny-Arrogant Fool just like early Steve Martin persona. We can love him and laugh at him as he takes shots at us. He can even be sarcastically Right about his shots at us and we Still love him. Because he’s such a child. Even though he Talks real smart.
It is a great creation. Really.
Howard Allen, director, screenwriter
Coyote Moon Films
Robert was able to entertain our staff for 45 minutes. He kept the staff laughing and engaged throughout his presentation. We asked him to focus on customer service for our corporate event and he was able to deliver a clean and refreshing presentation.
Would highly recommend Robert Mac for any corporate event or gathering.
Ronda Saenz, RD, MPH
St. Elizabeth’s Health Center
Robert delivered an extraordinary speech (delivered with a tailored humble, self-deprecating mannerism) at my daughter’s graduation party. His 20-minute speech combined powerful messages with a great deal of clean humor. It appealed to all 150 guests in attendance, from high schoolers to baby-boomers. We were also impressed with his professionalism and overall personality. Thanks, Robert!
Kal and Vidya Raman, satisfied clients
Robert was our “opening act”! He was great to work with prior to and during the event. He arrived on time and was prepared for his presentation, very professional. The room wasn’t exactly set up as we thought it would be, he was able to make it work and just go with the flow. Most importantly he was very funny and quite entertaining.
We’ve had nothing but rave reviews from our members who attended the breakfast. Some comments we received: Quick witted, very funny, entertaining, good, clean, funny humor, intelligent and Robert was great! Thank you, Robert. Everyone needs to laugh and you are the man for the job!
Lisa Rugloski, Director of Events & Education
Robert was hilarious!! He had a few jokes that were aimed at our crowd which made it very personal instead of just the normal jokes he may tell otherwise. We had a great experience and everyone is saying how great he was. If he ever has shows in our area we will certainly go see him perform.
Kyla Martin, Gold’s Gym
Robert personalized his humor to our event. Our team members came up to me many times following dinner and the next meeting day to tell me how funny they found Robert’s show to be. The personalizations of his humor really added to his success with our group. Thanks.
Sita Morantz, President & Chief Administrative Officer
St. Paul, MN
Robert Mac provided our group with great intelligent subtle humour. Our delegates talked positively about his performance and repeated his jokes over the following days of the conference–always a sign that they have been well entertained. We would be glad to have Robert Mac back in subsequent years of our conference.
Sherry Schmidt, Project Administrator, Innovation and Development
After seeing Robert Mac headline San Francisco’s Comedy Day, we knew he would be the perfect entertainer for our wedding. He spent a lot of time listening to our objectives and designing a routine, including a virtual tour of San Francisco that would appeal to ages 8-80, natives and first-time visitors, a rainbow of a political spectrum, and even a blind person who couldn’t see the slideshow. It’s been two years, and our wedding guests are still raving about how much they laughed . . . We highly recommend Robert!
Camden Stoddard, satisfied client
San Francisco, CA
Robert emceed a wedding game that everyone enjoyed. People were surprised to learn some of the things about us that were asked in the game. Comedy show was low key and diverse enough that there was something for all of our guests to laugh about. Robert was very good about matching show to our guests tastes.
Mary Mahn, satisfied client
Robert was great! We had multiple conversations (phone and email) to discuss what the performance would be like and to get details about the event and couple to make it personal. He came a little early so that the event went off smoothly.
Most importantly he was fun and funny, he had a hard time leaving because so many of my guests were asking him for his business card for future events (which I have to admit made me smile – knowing that I had picked a performer that they too wanted)
Crystal Leyla, satisfied client
First, it is not only your intelligence, but the depth of your bits and the layers of pop culture references that I love . . .
I saw somewhere sometime somebody diagrammed all the relationships from the play ‘Our Town’ by Thornton Wilder. You’d have to know the play to get the reference. There were so many links among friends, families and lovers, the diagram looked like a lantana thicket. Your references are all linked like that, but not confusing. It all works because [you] lay it out for us, just right.
Nate Shelton, media specialist, videographer
. . . the first thing that struck me about you was how professional you were in our dealings. Frankly, my assumption regarding comedians (maybe unfair?) was that they might be a bit flaky! You had great follow through and were very responsive. Coming from someone who works the contract and relationship side of the house for our firm, that is major points for you! I also appreciated the time you took to get to know the venue and audience you would be performing for.
I loved your act (could you tell?). Your humor was slightly subtle, but you are definitely a quick wit and are quick on your toes with the come-backs. I loved how you bantered with the audience. I would definitely recommend you. [W]e hope to work together again in the near future.
Cheryl Bertini, Director of Operations and Contract Oversight
iSOA Group / IBM Impact Conference
Las Vegas, NV
The reason I like your act, first and foremost, is because I like you. You are willing to be flexible . . . it’s obvious to me that you love what you do, and that passion shows in your presentation.
And then the other reasons–you have great timing. When you say something funny that takes a little time to realize what you have said, you wait for it. Let’s the audience know you have said something that they need to chew over, and gives them time to laugh and you time to know they got it.
Also, you are very smart–a clean Dennis Miller. He is erudite, and so are you. I love listening to you and hearing how you put phrases and concepts together, and yet not speak over anyone’s head.
And then, the fact that you are clean–you could go in front of any corporate group and not upset even the most puritanical of the crowd.
Oh, yeah–and you are FUNNY!
Devon Sloan, CMP, CTA
Director of Events
Hilton El Conquistador
Fun to laugh with and laugh at.
Unique blend of self deprecation and misplaced confidence.
Masterful use of language.
Lori Gibbs, comedian and award-winning writer
in brief for right now, here are some things i think about you and your comedy:
smart, subtle, hilarious, fun for the whole family if the family likes great comedy, quick, witty, quick-witted, and i’ll see what else i can come up with
Myq Kaplan, comedian
finalist, NBC’s Last Comic Standing
I find that you illuminate funny truths about things we take for granted. I like that you lead your audiences to AHA! moments through your gift for story construction and delivery. I especially like that you can produce humor without resorting to shocking or lewd or crude language and gestures.
Your comedy is a welcome mix of cerebral wit and silly absurdities–something for everyone.
Camden Stoddard, satisfied client
San Francisco, CA
Since I hired you to MC my wedding, which is more similar to a corporate event than a club gig, I can testify that you go to great lengths to customize a program to suit the needs of the organizers and their audience. You conducted several hours of research, and you offered several great suggestions to help us improve our agenda. You arrived early, prepared and fully stocked with all the equipment you needed. You also treated all audience members with respect and kindness.
Kym Stoddard, satisfied client
San Francisco, CA