I was promoting comedy shows, so I got the idea of recording a joke on an answering machine, then saying where the next gig was going to be and then telling another joke. The exposure led Martling to star in a designated joke segment for Dees, who went on give Martling his nickname, "The Joke Man". So I knew my dial-a-joke could get dirtier and dirtier. What made you start it in the first place? Let's go over to our Dick Nixon, our own ex-president.