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Tom Scharpling

  1. great ideas
    The Story Behind the Grown Ups 3 Script That’s Taken Over Comedy TwitterTom Scharpling, a big Sandler fan, explains his surprise new project.
  2. start here
    Want to Try Tom Scharpling’s Meet My Friends the Friends? Start Here.The mind behind The Best Show also happens to be a master at parodying TV-recap podcasts.
  3. memoirs
    The Best Show’s Tom Scharpling Is Writing a MemoirTitled It Never Ends.
  4. Celebrating 20 Years of Comedy Duo Tom Scharpling and Jon WursterFor two decades, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster have proven to be one of the most consistently funny and hardworking teams in comedy. The pair […]
  5. ‘The Newbridge Wall’ Captures ‘The Best Show’ and Scharpling & Wurster at […] Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Jon Wurster’s work with Tom […]
  6. Not Allowing Tom Scharpling to Complain Made for an All-Time Classic […] Tom Scharpling has made righteous complaining a big part of his podcasting and professional persona. He’s elevated griping to an art form. […]
  7. ‘The Best Show’s Incredible ‘Mother 13’ Trilogy Ended with the Hilarity of […] Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. As recounted in the previous two […]
  8. On ‘Mother 13…The First Rock Band on Mt. Everest", ‘The Best Show’ Took […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Like pretty much everything they do, […]
  9. The ‘Mother 13’ Installment of ‘The Best Show Gems’ Delivered the […] Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Scott Weiland died recently at […]
  10. Tom Scharpling & ‘Hollywood Handbook’ Made Anti-Comedy for the AgesPod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. The elaborate mythology of The Best […]
  11. Tom Scharpling Has Some Great Advice for Struggling Comedy Writers and […]Tom Sharpling recently sat down with Dangerous Minds for an interview to promote the Best Show boxed set, and among the many insights from the […]
  12. ‘The Best Show’ Hit New Heights of Insane Hilarity with ‘The Newbridge […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Tom Scharpling, Jon Wurster, and The […]
  13. Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster Talked ‘The Best Show’ and Newbridge with […] The Best Show’s Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster were on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, where they talked about how most of what they […]
  14. comedy
    Hear a Track From Scharpling & Wurster’s Box Set“Darren Greasy Funk,” along with commentary from the comedy duo.
  15. Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster Are Going on Tour in MarchTom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are hitting the road to celebrate the release of The Best of The Best Show boxed set in March. The duo announced […]
  16. Tom Scharpling’s ‘The Best Show’ Returns Tomorrow at 9:00pmThe return of Tom Scharpling’s Best Show just got a premiere date. In a Twitter update today, Scharpling revealed that his hit radio show will […]
  17. Strapped In, Helmet On: Tom Scharpling Talks the New ‘Best Show’The last thing listeners heard during the final episode of The Best Show on WFMU was Black Flag’s “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie” – a sign-off but not […]
  18. Watch Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster’s Newbridge Tourism AdOn Tuesday at 4:00am, Adult Swim aired the above tourism ad by Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster for Newbridge, the fictional New Jersey town from […]
  19. ‘The Best of The Best Show’ Boxed Set Comes Out in MarchNot long after announcing the return of his long-running music/comedy radio show The Best Show, Tom Scharpling has revealed another secret […]
  20. Tom Scharpling’s ‘The Best Show’ Is Returning Next MonthThe Best Show is coming back. Tom Scharpling – who hosted the comedy/music radio show The Best Show on WFMU for 13 years – announced today […]
  21. Tom Scharpling Directed Another Great Music Video for Real Estate Comedian Tom Scharpling has been making awe-inspiring music videos for cool bands for years now, and his latest, the above video Scharpling […]
  22. Scharpling & Wurster Are Releasing a Vinyl LP of ‘Rock, Rot & Rule’ for […]Record Store Day, the annual event to celebrate international record stores, is happening on April 19th, and Best Show on WFMU comedy duo Tom […]
  23. Listen to Scott Aukerman, David Wain, Tom Scharpling, and More Cover ‘The […]Radio host Sean Cannon assembled an all-star team of celebrities to record a new version of sports novelty song “The Super Bowl Shuffle” for […]
  24. right-click
    Lil Bub & Comedians Covered ‘Super Bowl Shuffle’Featuring David Wain, Scott Aukerman, Tom Scharpling, and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James (on sax).
  25. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Best Show on WFMU’ Says Goodbye-The Best Show on WFMU ended its 13-year run, and we talked with host and professional chump-steamroller Tom Scharpling about the last days of […]
  26. Saying Goodbye to ‘The Best Show on WFMU’After 13 years, Tom Scharpling’s influential comedy/music radio show The Best Show on WFMU came to an end last night, with one final three-hour […]
  27. radio darling
    Tom Scharpling Talks Classic ‘Best Show on WFMU’ MomentsThe host of the long-running radio program dishes on the day of his final show.
  28. Inside the Last Days of ‘The Best Show’ with Tom ScharplingIn October, Tom Scharpling announced that his long-running comedy/music radio show, The Best Show on WFMU, would be ending its run […]
  29. Here’s an Animated Retelling of Tim Heidecker and Tom Scharpling’s Twitter […] Back in May, Tim Heidecker and Tom Scharpling got into a super funny fight on Twitter. Now, Titmouse Animation and JASH present this animated […]
  30. Dave Hill Will Take Over Tom Scharpling’s ‘Best Show’ Slot on WFMUTom Scharpling announced last month that his beloved, long-running radio show/podcast The Best Show on WFMU will be ending its run on December […]
  31. Tom Scharpling Is Voicing the Dad on a Cartoon Network ShowComedian and Best Show on WFMU host Tom Scharpling has broken into voice acting. He’s playing a regular character on the new Cartoon Network […]
  32. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Pete Holmes Show’ Premieres, and NBC Orders 13 […]-NBC ordered 13 epsiodes of a comedy starring Ellie Kemper and co-created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The show is tentatively […]
  33. This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Tom Scharpling Tributes Lou Reed and […]The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  34. The Theme From ‘The Best Show on WFMU’ Was Played on the Organ at Fenway […] After yesterday’s depressing news that The Best Show on WFMU will end its run in December, the show got a nice tribute at the final game of […]
  35. After 13 Years, ‘The Best Show on WFMU’ Will End in DecemberTom Scharpling announced on the air last night that his long-running radio show/podcast The Best Show on WFMU will end its run with a final […]
  36. 9 Funny People Who Direct Great Music VideosQuick history lesson: if a music video was funny in the 1980s, it was probably completely unintentional. In the first half of the decade, the […]
  37. Watch Tom Scharpling’s New Music Video for Kurt Vile, Philly Royalty Comedian Tom Scharpling, host of The Best Show on WFMU, has been directing excellent, funny rock music videos for years now, so it’s no […]
  38. 10 Comedy Podcasts That Would Make Great TV ShowsTV is Dead, Long Live TV. While television is rapidly decaying on the business end of things, simultaneously it is consistently evolving, more […]
  39. new developments
    IFC Orders Pilot From Garfunkel and Oates, MoreSo many comedies, so much time.
  40. Patton Oswalt Is Auctioning Off a Bunch of ‘King of Queens’ Artifacts for […] Tonight is the final night of the 2013 fundraising drive for The Best Show on WFMU, Tom Scharpling’s hilarious radio show/podcast, and […]
  41. The Best Show on WFMU’s Fundraising Marathon Begins TonightThe Best Show on WFMU, Tom Scharpling’s hilarious radio show/podcast, holds an annual pledge drive every March to keep the show and its […]
  42. Watch Tom Scharpling’s New Funny or Die Video: ‘The Postal Service […] The Best Show on WFMU’s Tom Scharpling wrote and directed this new video that just dropped on Funny Or Die today. It follows the audition […]
  43. clickables
    Watch Terrible Auditions for the Postal ServiceAimee Mann kind of sounds great.
  44. Fred Armisen and Other Comedy/Music People Discuss the Intersection of […]“Comedy has run alongside rock and indie rock for a long time. John Lennon was funny, so were David Bowie, Ween, Lou Reed, and Devo. The Clash […]
  45. Julie Klausner Rings in 100 Episodes of ‘How Was Your Week’Julie Klausner’s excellent podcast How Was Your Week celebrated its 100th episode today with The Best Show on WFMU’s Tom Scharpling serving as […]
  46. The ‘Entourage’ Movie Might Be Worth It Because Tom Scharpling Is Writing […] News came in yesterday morning that a movie based on the HBO show Entourage has been greenlit, but more importantly, Tom Scharpling, host of […]
  47. Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster Walk You Through Their Best ‘Best Show’ BitsThe AV Club has a nice long interview with Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster today, as the duo walks us through their favorite bits from The Best […]
  48. Tom Scharpling’s Aimee Mann Video Is ‘Time’s #2 Video of the Year, Right […] Time magazine put out its list of the 9 Best Music Videos of the Year today, and coming in at #2 is the video for Aimee Mann’s “Labrador,” […]
  49. Tom Scharpling Made Another Hilarious Music Video, for Ben Gibbard This […] Tom Scharpling directing hilarious, polished videos for indie rockers is nothing new, but he continues to excel with the form. Here’s the WFMU […]
  50. Tom Scharpling Totally Nailed this Aimee Mann Video, Man That’s what’s so fun about radio: You have no idea what the host looks like. Who would’ve guessed Tom Scharpling was such a hunk? He is also […]
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