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Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

Marc Maron, Weird Al, Moby and more all once tried out for The Postal Service (Video)

By | March 6, 2013 at 11:51 am | 2 comments

In this brilliantly produced video, radio host, writer and champion of great comedy Tom Scharpling expands his ever-growing resume of music projects by incorporating comedians like Marc Maron, Weird Al Yankovic and DC Pierson into the imagined 2002 audition process for...

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Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

Read Tom Scharpling’s complete live Tweeting of Chris Christie at Starbucks

By | February 20, 2012 at 6:28 pm | No comments

This afternoon, Tom Scharpling, host of every comedian's favorite free-form radio program, The Best Show on WFMU and the director of some of the coolest and funniest music videos, started live Tweeting his experience at a New Jersey Starbucks, where Gov. Chris Christie sat two...

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Watch Tom Scharpling’s newest, brilliant music video featuring Chris Gethard and more!

Watch Tom Scharpling’s newest, brilliant music video featuring Chris Gethard and more!

By | January 10, 2012 at 2:43 pm | No comments

If there was such a realm of music videos that could have a ruler, Tom Scharpling would undoubtedly be king. The host of The Best Show on WFMU and podcast Low Times has made his mark bridging some of the best in comedy with some of the best in music in unforgettably funny music...

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John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

John Hodgman and every funny person in the world is in this video

By | October 26, 2011 at 2:44 pm | One comment

Back in 2005, John Hodgman released his first book titled The Areas of My Expertise, a satirical almanac who’s success landed him as a recurring contributor to The Daily Show as the “resident expert.” Since then, he’s appeared in bit roles in television and film, was the...

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Watch Kurt Braunohler, Wyatt Cenac in Tom Scharpling’s latest music video

Watch Kurt Braunohler, Wyatt Cenac in Tom Scharpling’s latest music video

By | October 4, 2011 at 10:01 pm | One comment

If you're the type of person who thinks music videos are dead, especially since MTV and VH1 hardly play them anymore, you're mostly right. However, celebrated free-form radio host (WFMU's The Best Show), writer, director, producer and comedy expert Tom Scharpling is bringing...

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Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

Patton Oswalt plays Tom Scharpling in new Ettes music video

By | August 25, 2011 at 8:36 am | No comments

I am a huge music nerd as well as being a comedy nerd, and The Ettes are one of my favorite bands as of late. The Tennessee band is made up of Lindsay “Coco” Hames, Maria “Poni” Silver, and Jeremy “Jem” Cohen - best. nicknames. ever. They're fun and their sound is...

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