The Best Show with Tom Scharpling (general)

Hey! CHRIS GETHARD is back and he's LIVE IN STUDIO! He talks about his new book coming out in October called LOSE WELL, THE CHRIS GETHARD SHOW and more! Plus, the return of AH, SHUT UP! and the debut of COUCH TALK! and also MORE!

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WOW! HUGE SHOW HERE! TIM HEIDECKER AND GREGG TURKINGTON call in about their upcoming ON CINEMA TOUR! BENNY FROM NEWBRIDGE AUTOBODY calls in! Plus, GARY THE SQUIRREL takes a call from SCOTT ROGOWSKY! MIKE KROL & ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD call in! The return of ALTERNATE UNIVERSES! MUCH MUCH MORE!!!

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A fun FUN show! Returning champion in-studio guest CLARE O'KANE brings the laughs and good chat! BENNY IN OUTER NEWBRIDGE calls in! And much much more? NO! TONS MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear the 2017 Podcast Hall Of Fame induction ceremony! With appearances by: JULIE KLAUSNER, ANDY KINDLER, CLARE O'KANE, HAYES DAVENPORT and MORE!

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WOW! What a show! Tom gets a call from TONY IN OLD NEWBRIDGE! Phones ring on the topic: CELEBRITY ENCOUNTERS! Plus, MARINA FRANKLIN and CONNER O'MALLEY call in and so much MORE!
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Tom is away on work but calls in long distance as the Best Show crew (Mike, Dudio, Pat and Kristen Bartlett) fill in from the studio! Twin Peaks actor and former David Lynch assistant, JAY AASENG calls in! Phones ring on the topic: STRANGE THINGS YOU'VE HEARD IN A BAR! Plus, a rousing game of HIT THE POST and much MORE!!!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Philly Boy Roy survives the eclipse!

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Phones ring on the topic: WHICH CELEBRITY WOULD YOU WANT TO BE HANDCUFFED TO AS YOU RAN THROUGH THE BAYOU TRYING TO EVADE THE AUTHORITIES? Tom gets a call from TV writer FRANK CUNNINGHAM! Plus, GARY THE SQUIRREL! Tom catches the E-CIGS FOR LEGS GUY! And MUCH MORE!!!

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Graphic novelist MICHAEL KUPPERMAN comes by the studio to talk about his new book: ALL THE ANSWERS!  MEL FROM NEWBRIDGE MEWS calls in and much more!

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It's the NIGHT OF A THOUSAND PARDOS! Featuring: a call from BETTY'S HUSBAND NICK! CLARE O'KANE! WHIP TALK, MISS ALEX WHITE from WHITE MYSTERY and MUCH MORE!

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WOW! SCOTT THOMPSON of The Kids In The Hall calls in to talk about his newly reissued book: Buddy Babylon: The Autobiography of Buddy Cole! DERRICK BECKLES calls in to talk about his new show: MOSTLY FOR MILLENNIALS! BASKETBALL GREG calls in from Newbridge! Talk of your first concert and R-rated movie and MUCH MORE!

 

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Phones ring on the topic: EVERYTHING MUST BE RE-EVALUATED! RICKY IN OUTER NEWBRIDGE calls in! Author of: ASTRAL WEEKS: A Secret History of 1968  Ryan H. Walsh calls in! And MUCH MORE!

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WOW! JON DALY and NICK THORBURN are IN STUDIO for this one! NATE IN NEWBRIDGE CORNERS calls in! GARY THE SQUIRREL slips in to the ALTERNATE UNIVERSE with YOU GOTTA REMEMBER THIS! Plus, DUMB DAVE and BEANIE BABY MARKET REPORT! Then, AP MIKE recaps his trip to the movies with Pat to see GOTTI! Also: a call from Jelloman, a sound collage and so much MORE!

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THE BEST SHOW IS BACK! MICK IN NEWBRIDGE calls in! Hear a world premier from the band SPIDER BAGS! Plus, a special SOUND COLLAGE and MORE!

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PHILLY BOY ROY calls in from The White House! Phones ring on the topic: THE DO-OVER! Those moments you wish you could do it over. The alternate universes continue with: ALDI TALK! AH, SHUT UP! and MORE! Plus, a special SOUND COLLAGE, Tom sends the crew for ice cream, and even MORE!

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A classic BEST SHOW! The Alternative Universes continue with a NEW BEST SHOW where A.P. MIKE is host and Tom is call screener! Mary Houlihan calls in to talk to Mike! More from WHIP TALK and BEATLES TALK! Plus, Laurie from Miami gets Tom to discuss who he can and can't beat up! All this, and MUCH MORE!

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The purple one RETURNS! An in-studio visit from the one and only WALLY WACKIMAN (AKA Zach Woliner)! Tom gets a call from STEVE IN ROPEBRIDGE! The ALTERNATE UNIVERSES continue with: DUMB DAVE! BEANIE BABY MARKET PRICE HOUR, UNCANNY MYSTERIES and GARY THE SQUIRREL!

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YES! The awesome and hilarious STEFANI ROBINSON swings by the studio! SCOTT ROGOWSKY calls in from an airport! Phones ring on the topic: TOP FIFTY REVENGE STORIES EVER! Plus, so much more!!!

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A GRAND BEST SHOW! Phones ring on the topic: I WAS WRONG! The Alternate Universes continue with more: PORNO HOME COMPANION and WHIP TALK! Plus, an AVALANCHE BOB call, a mini SOUND COLLAGE and much much more!!!

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Now that's what I call BEST SHOW! ANDY KINDLER calls in from Hollywood! VITO IN PORT NEWBRIDGE calls in! Phones ring on the topic: I WOULD PAY TO SEE THAT! Hear a brand new, dynomite SOUND COLLAGE! More from the alternate universes: WHIP TALK! and OH, SHUT UP! And much much MORE!

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The hilarious MARINA FRANKLIN comes by the studio to talk about her new podcast: FRIENDS LIKE US and more! Tom gets a call from MORTY FROM LOWER WEST NEWBRIDGE! Phones ring on the topic: I STUCK THE LANDING - the times that you said the exact perfect thing in a moment! Plus, much more! How much more? YOU GOTTA LISTEN!

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NICK THORBURN from the band ISLANDS swings by the studio to talk about his new podcast CRITICAL PODCAST! Phones ring on the topic: MOST BORING SUBSET IN AMERICA! The alternate universes continue with: GARDWUAR THE SQUIRREL SERVIETTE! PROG TALK WITH VANCE! BEATLES TALK! and MORE!

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Phones ring on the topic: WHAT IS THE BEST AND WORST SONG TO GET BEAT UP TO? MAGGIE SEROTA swings by the studio! A call from TIM AT NEWBRIDGE ULTRANATIONAL AIRPORT! Another chilling installment of PORNO HOME COMPANION! GREG NEEDHAM swings by! Plus a visit from OFFICER TOM and much much MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Steve in DC!

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Best show returns with the topic: I BELIEVE! I DON’T BELIEVE! More alternate universes with: PORNO HOME COMPANION! and BEATLES TALK! All this and MUCH MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from the one and only David Crosby!

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WOW! MARY HOULIHAN AND DAMIAN ABRAHAM OF F'D UP swing by the studio! MARY talks about her new album: DREAM PHONE, her work with Hungry Monk Rescue Truck and MORE! DAMIAN ABRAHAM talks about his upcoming wrestling show on Viceland, his podcast 'Turned Out A Punk', his amazing band F'D UP and some wild stories you don't want to miss! STEVIE IN NEWBRIDGE HILLS calls inPlus, a visit to WKRH to hear DUMB DAVE IN THE AFTERNOON and MORE!

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Tom tells an EPIC story and phones ring on the topic: SO NOW I’M THE ONE EVERYONE IS LOOKING AT! Tom gets a call from CHADWICK FROM NEWBRIDGE! Plus, MUCH MORE!

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WOW! Now THIS is a show! JO FIRESTONE and BRETT DAVIS in studio! LANCE BANGS swings by as well! GARY THE SQUIRREL debuts DENTIST GAMESHOW! Plus, HOW MANY PEOPLE IN AMERICA! DUMB DAVE and MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Danny in Newbridge Mews!

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PHILLY BOY ROY's long awaited post Super Bowl call! The return of the SOUND COLLAGE! MISS ALEX WHITE from the band White Mystery calls in to debut a song off their brand new record! Plus, the debut of AYYYYY SMR and MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this 100th episode, hear some in-studio fun from Adam Pally, Ken Katkin & Mary Houlihan!

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HOLY MOLY! MGMT come by The Best Show studio! Tom talks to the band about their new album, Little Dark Age and so much more! THEN! VANCE THE PUPPET talks to MGMT about Prog rock! Plus, Avalanche Bob gets some air play, a call from Jello Man and another episode of OH, SHUT UP!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear a call from Ratt's Bobby Blotzer!

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THE BEST SHOW RETURNS after a two-week hiatus! ANDREW SANDOVAL calls in to talk to Tom about the Pete Nesmith and Micky Dolenz tour and much more! Plus, loads of calls, laughs, and good times! A CLASSIC BEST SHOW! DIG IN!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear A Giant Dog Live in Studio!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Rick in South Newbridge calls in from Jail!

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 New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Tim Heidecker!

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Long-time friend of The Best Show and host of HQ, SCOTT ROGOWSKY swings by the studio! Tom gets a call from REX IN NEWBRIDGE COLONY CANYON! GARY THE SQUIRREL brings back his broadcasting boot camp! Plus, the return of OH, SHUT UP! and much much more!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Rick in South Newbridge!

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Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the thirteenth episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the twelfth episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


BEST SHOW DELIVERS! PHILLY BOY ROY butt dials Tom! TIM FROM NEWBRIDGE NEWS calls in! Tom gets to know the listeners with the topic: GETTING TO KNOW YOU! Plus, a brand new show-within-a-show... OH, SHUT UP!

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Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the eleventh episode of Friends.


Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the tenth episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the ninth episode of Friends with Buzzfeed writer Ruby Goodman (Brett Davis) & engineer Jason Gore.

The first Half Hour of Power of 2018! This episode was recorded directly after the January 2nd, 2017 episode of The Best Show with Tom Scharpling. The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Kristen Bartlett, and Pat Byrne!

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Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the eighth episode of Friends with Buzzfeed writer Ruby Goodman (Brett Davis) & engineer Jason Gore.

JAKE FOGELNEST calls to talk about the new Comedy Central show CORPORATE! DARREN FROM WORK calls in about his checkered past! Phones ring on the topic: THE WORST ADVICE YOU’VE EVER GOTTEN! ROXY LANGE swings by the studio and MUCH MORE!

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Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the seventh episode of Friends with Buzzfeed writer Ruby Goodman (Brett Davis) & engineer Jason Gore.

Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends, the ultimate Friends recap podcast, hosted by Tom Scharpling! Today Tom discusses the sixth episode of Friends with Buzzfeed writer Ruby Goodman (Brett Davis) & engineer Jason Gore.

Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends! Today Tom discusses the fifth episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Tom's step-nephew Chip!

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Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends! Today Tom discusses the fourth episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


Tom debuts a brand new Beatles show called: THE THINGS WE SAID TODAY! CHILLY B IN NEWBRIDGE HEIGHTS calls in! GRIFFIN NEWMAN and BEN HOSLEY swing by the studio! Plus, CLARE O'KANE and CONNER O'MALLEY call in and much more!

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Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends! Today Tom discusses the third episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


Welcome back to Meet My Friends The Friends! Today Tom discusses the second episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.


Welcome to the first episode of Meet My Friends The Friends! Today Tom discusses the pilot episode of Friends with engineer Jason Gore.
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The Love Doctors are in! Join Dr. Lust (A.P. Mike), Dr. Kurt Emotions (Jason Gore), Dr. Snuggle E. (Pat Byrne) and Dr. Lawyer (Kristen Bartlett in this debut episode as they take calls on love and relationship advice.

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THE BEST SHOW IS BACK FOR ANOTHER AMAZING YEAR! NED FROM NEWBRIDGE HOSPITAL calls in! Plus the return of THE SOUND COLLAGE and so much more!!!

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This special Holiday edition of The Half Hour of Power was recorded directly before the December 12th, 2017 episode of The Best Show with Tom Scharpling. The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and Terre T!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an in-studio set of music from Martin Courtney!

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IT’S THE BEST SHOW HOLIDAY PARTY! A CALL FROM PHILLY BOY ROY! JULIE KLAUSNER! CHRIS GETHARD! CLARE O'KANE! MARY HOULIHAN! BRETT DAVIS! JOSH KANTOR! FRED FROM HONOLULU! GARY SQUIRREL! TERRE T! J.PENRY! All in studio with TOO MANY MORE TO LIST!!!

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The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 28th, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne!

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It's here! DOGCEMBER IS HERE! GOOD N' POOCHY live in studio! A call from the one and only, COCO HAMES! Plus, BILLY IN SALT LAKE CITY! AVALANCHE BOB! And MUCH MORE!!!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Ortho Billings calls in from East Newbridge Junior High!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! This episode, features a visit from Dave Hill & Dave Wyndorf!

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TOM'S BROTHER IN LAW, MILT calls in about their recent thanksgiving dinner and more! The thrilling conclusion of NO DUDE VEMBER and MUCH MUCH MORE!

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JULIE KLAUSNER swings by the studio! TROY FROM NEWBRIDGE TOWERS calls in! GARY THE SQUIRREL debuts his new show: "Three Dimwits"! No Dude Vember continues and much more!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Bobby from the band Tables!

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WOW! GUESTS GALORE! CLARE O’KANE, NELLIE McKAY and KEVIN CORRIGAN all swing by the studio to hang with Tom on the continuation of NO DUDE VEMBER! RICK STANTON IN NEWBRIDGE calls in! GARY THE SQUIRREL pops by and much MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a live set from Sunshine & The Rain!

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The official start of NO DUDE VEMBER 2017! The great MARY HOULIHAN swings by the studio! Tom recaps the Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett Jersey City show and much more!!!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear some Halloween talk and a call from Rodney in Sub-East Newbridge!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Russ in Newbridge Plains!

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CAT-TOBER finally arrives!!! Listeners (and their cats) call in to see which cat can pur/meow the loudest and which has the best name! Even famous cat LIL BUB calls in! Hear a frantic call from COLE IN BOISE! Plus, a TON of guests! Including: FAYE! JEFF OWENS! MARCIA! and MORE!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear the original "Tom Can't Complain"!

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Tom opens the phones on the first ever COMPLIMENT-A-THON! CHRISTOPHER SEBELA author of "I LIVED IN A CLOWN MOTEL" swings by the studio! AVALANCHE BOB calls and more!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Jon Daly!

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Phones ring on the topic: COMPLAIN-A-THON 2017! JULIUS IN NEWBRIDGE FLATS calls in! Tom recaps his travels to NY COMIC CON! Plus, CONNER O'MALLEY and CLARE O'KANE call and much much MORE!!!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear two early calls from the show's return featuring Lisa Jane Persky and AC Newman!

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REBECCA SUGAR, the genius who created STEVEN UNIVERSE visits the studio to chat with Tom and take calls from the listeners! RATTY: THE NEWBRIDGE RATMEN MASCOT calls in! Plus, much much MORE!

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The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the September 26th, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and Perry Shall!

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It's finally here! THE 2017 PODCAST HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY! Featuring: JULIE KLAUSNER! ANDY KINDLER! HAYES DAVENPORT! and MORE! NATHAN FIELDER calls in to talk about the brand new season of NATHAN FOR YOU! DAVEED IN NEWBRIDGE MOORS calls in! Plus, Perry Shall from the band HOUND comes by the studio and much more!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Billy B in Newbridge Heights calls about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!

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Tom and the listeners begin rating the THE 50 ANGRIEST PEOPLE EVER! TOM'S BROTHER IN LAW, MILT calls in! Tom recaps his trip to Boston's Fenway Park and Red Sox organist, JOSH KANTOR calls in!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Kurt Vile calls in during the first episode of The Best Show!

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SABRINA ELLIS from A GIANT DOG swings by the studio to talk to Tom about their new album TOY and tour! Phones ring on the topic:
PERSONAL HELL/ PERSONAL HEAVEN! TOM recaps going to see ROGER WATERS with The Best Show crew and MUCH MORE!

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The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the September 5th, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Kristen Bartlett, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne!

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JON SPENCER and CRISTINA MARTINEZ swing by the studio to talk about Boss Hog, Pussy Galore and more! MISS ALEX WHITE from the great band WHITE MYSTERY swings by the studio as well! AND THEN... Tom debuts VAPETRILOQUISM with his new friend BILLY!

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Holy cow... the one and only DAVID CROSBY calls in! BART HENSHAW from Newbridge calls in! SIMON DOOM swings by the studio! Phones ring trying to get Tom to complain in: TOM CAN'T COMPLAIN PART II! Plus, the return of classic Best Show caller PETEY and much much MORE!!!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Philly Boy Roy calls from the DNC!

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PHILLY BOY ROY calls in about his eclipse experience! JELLO MAN checks in from some crazy festival! Twin Peaks actor, JAY AASENG calls in! A wild and fun show!

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Rick from Newbridge call about Mike Love and Sully.

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**EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THIS ONE!** KEVIN CORRIGAN comes back to visit the studio AND gets ANDREW DICE CLAY to call in! Tom gets a call from RUBERT THREADWELL! Phones ring on the topic: GIVE ME A BREAK, YOU DUNCE! This one is NUTS.

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New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear from Darren from Work on his honeymoon!

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JAMES MURPHY OF LCD SOUNDSYSTEM comes by the studio to talk to Tom about the upcoming LCD Soundsystem album, working at Maxwell's and City Gardens, and much much more! THOR calls in to talk about Filth Fest! Plus, calls from Avalanche Bob, Toddophonic Todd, and much much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear film director Jeff Feuerzeig and a call from Ron McCallister!

Direct download: Bests078.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Phones ring on the topic: ONE SONG DAYS! CHRIS GETHARD calls in about the new season of The Chris Gethard Show and MORE! BOYCE FROM NEWBRIDGE calls in! FAYE stops by the studio! CLARE O'KANE calls in and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170801.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Darren from Work tells Tom about his recent marriage!

Direct download: Bests077.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:58am EDT

JOE MANDE swings by the studio to talk to Tom about his new Netflix Award-Winning Comedy Special and more! KLIPH NESTEROFF author of The Comedians calls in! MARK IN LAKE NEWBRIDGE calls in about his new podcast school and much more!

Direct download: TBS_170725.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:47am EDT

A special Best Show! Plenty of talk about going down Bad Roads, which leads to more talk of flavored Oreos! A very funny episode, don’t miss it!

Direct download: TBS_210717.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44pm EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Sean in Westbridge!

Direct download: Bests076.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am EDT

JULIE KLAUSNER stops by to talk about the new season of Difficult People and much more! Tom gets a call from screenwriter STEVE RONSON! GARY THE SQUIRREL gives Dudio and A.P. Mike the business! Plus, Tom makes a very big announcement!

Direct download: TBS_170718.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from John Hodgman!

Direct download: Bests075.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

PEN WARD creator of ADVENTURE TIME swings by the studio along with JOSH KANTOR and LISA BASTONI who play LIVE MUSIC! BIRTRAM FROM SIOUX FALLS calls in! GARY THE SQUIRREL passes by for a special episode of the "Gary The Squirrel Show" and much more!

Direct download: TBS_170711.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Bob Mehr author of 'Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements' swings by the studio. Plus, a surprise visit from Replacements Steve!

Direct download: Bests074.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm EDT

Callers give Tom their own personal grades for 2017 so far. Tom tries to get calls from every US state during a shortened, surprise Best Show. If he fails, he has to do another Tom Can't Complain show.

Direct download: TBS_040717.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from flight attendant Billy Merkleworth!

Direct download: Bests073.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

GREGG TURKINGTON calls in to discuss summer movies with Tom and claims TIM HEIDECKER hasn't seen The Mummy! TIM HEIDECKER calls up to defend himself! MARK FROM NEWBRIDGE MEWS calls in! Phones ring on the topic: I CAN'T DEFEND IT and MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170627.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Nick in Upper Newbridge!

Direct download: Bests072.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT

Comedian, artist and all around good person MARY HOULIHAN returns to the studio to talk Tom about what's new and more! BRYCE PREFONTAINE calls in about the new Grateful Dead documentary! Phones ring on the topic: I WANT MORE! I WANT LESS! BRETT DAVIS CALLS and MORE!
Direct download: TBS_170620.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:21am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from singer Dayton Jessups!

Direct download: Bests071.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Jason Woliner and Jon Daly talk Tompressions and take a call from Bobby the Kid!

Direct download: Bests070.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

CHRIS TOMSON from Dams of The West and Vampire Weekend swings by the studio to perform a live set of music and hang out with Tom! Comedian CLARE O'KANE returns to update Tom on her adventures and more!

Direct download: TBS_170606.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:37am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Matthew Tompkins talks about some new shows on the Shout! Network.

Direct download: Bests069.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom welcomes KURT VILE and STEVE GUNN to the studio for a special live performance and more! JELLO MAN swings by as well! Will he perform too? Listen to this special episode and find out!

Direct download: TBS_170530.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the May 23rd, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Roxy Lange!

Direct download: HHOP_170526.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom gets the Best Show staff to AIR ALL THEIR GRIEVANCES anonymously in a hat! Plus SO MUCH MORE!!! A classic Best Show that is not to be missed!

Direct download: TBS_170523.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:05am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from YouTube Star, Ray Ray Hutchins!

Direct download: Bests068.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom gets a call from LARRY IN D.C. who tells him of some of the President's lesser known musical tastes! Phones ring on the topics COMEBACK REDEMPTION and WHAT IS THE ONLY EAGLES SONG THAT TOM LIKES?

Direct download: TBS_170516.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:17am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from "Joe in DC"!

Direct download: Bests067.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43am EDT

Tom calls up an INTERNET TOUGH GUY named THOR for advice! SUNSHINE & THE RAIN swing by to debut a song from their new album! Phones ring on the topic: UNFINISHED BUSINESS + a special SOUND COLLAGE and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170509.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Coach Hayes of the Newbridge Ratmen!

Direct download: Bests066.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EDT

Tom gets a call from football legend Dick Blevins! Phones ring on who should be paired up for the next season of FEUD! Calls from MARY HOULIHAN and AVALANCHE BOB and much MORE!
Direct download: TBS_170502.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Dr Feckler (featuring two Tompressions)!

Direct download: Bests065.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09am EDT

Phones ring on the topic: WHAT IS SO-AND-SO DOING RIGHT THIS SECOND? PHILLY BOY ROY tells tom about his new religion! Plus, a call from NEIL HAGERTY and so much more!

Direct download: TBS_170425.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Philly Boy Roy featuring Roy Jr!

Direct download: Bests064.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:40am EDT

An amazing Best Show! Phones ring on the topic: DUMB THINGS YOU THOUGHT AS A KID! Matthew Tompkins from the Shout Network calls up to talk about the new TV shows on their Spring line-up! Plus, much much more!

Direct download: TBS_170418.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:41am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a discussion of the show 'Vinyl' and A Call from Sick Manning (featuring Julie Klausner & Danielle Henderson)!

Direct download: Bests063.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am EDT

The great CLARE O'KANE swings by the studio! The director of the latest PEPSI COMMERCIAL calls in from Australia! GARY THE SQUIRREL writes a new sitcom staring: THE BEST SHOW CREW! Callers try to TALK TOM OUT OF LIKING WHAT HE LIKES (AND TALK HIM INTO LIKING WHAT HE DON’T LIKE) and much much MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170411.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the April 4th, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Rich Bradley and Dan McNamara!

Direct download: HHOP_170407.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53am EDT

BLYTHE HABERSHAFT calls in from down under! Tom debuts A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO PODCASTS and much much more!

Direct download: TBS_170404.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:56am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from King Mike in Newbridge Heights!

Direct download: Bests062.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EDT

TODD BARRY calls in to talk about his new book: "Welcome to Hattiesburg", life on the road, and more! DOUGIE MILLER calls in to talk about his new tell-all memoir! Phones ring on the topic: ROUGH TIMES!

Direct download: TBS_170328.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately BEFORE the March 21st, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Thom Bennett and Dan Kerstetter!

Direct download: HHOP_170324.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:21am EDT

Tom opens up the phones to EVERY TOPIC EVER! EVERY and ANY topic from 17 years of BEST SHOW history is opened back up for discussion! SHAWN IN NEWBRIDGE talks about "Peaches And Cream" and much MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170321.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a Drum-O-Gram from Mort!

Direct download: Bests061.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from extreme sports athlete Rad McKinney!

Direct download: Bests060.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

SAL VULCANO comes by the studio! BOBBY IN NEWBRIDGE calls in to tell Tom about his new book on flooring! GARY THE SQUIRREL talks TV with Sal and A.P. Mike! MUCH MUCH MORE, don't miss out!

Direct download: TBS_170307.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:21am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Steven Jennings!

Direct download: Bests059.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Oh my goodness! ANDY KINDLER in studio! KURT BRAUNOHLER calls in to talk about his new Comedy Central special and more! DAVEY FROM NEWBRIDGE HIGH tells Tom about the annual "Pop and Rock" concert at Newbridge High School! Hear an exclusive premier from the band FILTHY FRIENDS! GARY THE SQUIRREL catches up with Andy Kindler and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170228.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:41am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from FBI Special Agent Len Markowitz!

Direct download: Bests058.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:50am EDT

AN INSTANT CLASSIC! A world premiere song from SWEET SPIRIT! REPLACEMENTS STEVE calls in to talk to Tom about the interesting setlist on "Appetite for Democracy 3D". Hear amazing calls from: PAUL SCHEER! ANDY KINDLER! CLARE O'KANE! JAKE FOGELNEST! Plus, find out why #ScharplingStinson trended nationally!

Direct download: TBS_170221.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear four short calls featuring: a nervous listener, a threat, a funny-man, and a concert report!

Direct download: Bests057.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am EDT

KURT VILE and JELLO MAN are LIVE in the studio to play music, take calls and make Tom LAUGH! Hear a Best Show exclusive music debut: COCO HAMES and SUNSHINE & THE RAIN! STEVE IN D.C. calls Tom to talk about his brothers and then some! Tom recaps seeing JOHN WICK 2 on his birthday and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170214.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:21am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear a call from Tom's brother Ron!

Direct download: Bests056.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

GREG CARTWRIGHT swings by the studio to play a live set of music and take calls with Tom! DONNY IN BLACKBRIDGE FALLS calls Tom about his new musical project and more! Plus, phones ring on what people think the new JOHN WICK movie will be about!

Direct download: TBS_170207.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:01am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately BEFORE the January 31st, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne!

Direct download: HHOP_170201.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Phones ring to rank the TWENTY FIVE MOST COKED OUT PERFORMANCES of all time! DENNY IN NEWBRIDGE calls in and talks loitering! Tom goes to see Kris Kristofferson live in concert and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170131.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear a call from movie Reviewer Bert Morrow!

Direct download: Bests055.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am EDT

Tom forgives callers for burdens they've carried for years in THE GREAT UNBURDENING! GAIL BENNINGTON returns to the studio to talk about her new podcast and MORE! DANNY FROM NEWBRIDGE NEWS calls in with multiple problems involving multiple people!

Direct download: TBS_170124.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:35am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear an interview with author Kliph Nesteroff!

Direct download: Bests054.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am EDT

Tom and the listeners rank the TWENTY-FIVE BEST AND WORST ROBOTS OF ALL TIME! Drummer of Ratt, BOBBY BLOTZER AND HIS LAWYER call in to discuss the "Pottyman Empire"! Plus, a special SOUND COLLAGE! Do not miss this one!

Direct download: TBS_170117.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:11am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately BEFORE the January 10th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne!

Direct download: HHOP_170113.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38am EDT

JULIE KLAUSNER plus Hollywood Handbook's HAYES DAVENPORT and SEAN CLEMENTS are all IN STUDIO! 2017 PREDICTIONS are made! TOM GETS A DOG and you can find out her name! Plus, much much MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170110.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear Philly Boy Roy call in from jail!

Direct download: Bests053.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The Best Show returns with a soon to be classic! RICK IN SOUTH NEWBRIDGE calls in from jail! ANDY KINDLER checks in! The return of SPIKE! Plus, GARY THE SQUIRREL gives the Best Show crew performance reviews and MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBS_170103.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:15am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, hear an interview with Ileana Douglas!

Direct download: Bests052.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The BEST SHOW HOLIDAY PARTY! A star-studded show with JON DALY! MARY HOULIHAN! FRED FROM HONOLULU! and SO MANY MORE! RICK IN SOUTH NEWBRIDGE calls to talk about the latest Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame inductions and then gets Tom to narrate his new documentary! GARY THE SQUIRREL stages a reading of "A BAYONNE CHRISTMAS" with surprise guests and SO MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBS_161220.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:04am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear why ad man Chet from The Newbridge Estates loves drums!

Direct download: Bests051.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05am EDT

A special Best Show with JOHN HODGMAN AND HAYES DAVENPORT IN STUDIO! Musician MIKE ADAMS AT HIS HONEST WEIGHT swings by with JARED CHEEK of Flannelgraph Records to play his awesome new charity Christmas song!  Plus, A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT and much more!

Direct download: TBS_161213.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:14am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Marc Maron!

Direct download: Bests050.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45am EDT

The first ever DOG-CEMBER: a show that is DOGS ONLY! STEVIE B and his dog call in! The first installment of DOUGH DOGS: where dogs eat fast food! NICK FLANAGAN calls up about his new album WIPED PRIVILEGE! Plus, the return of JULIE FROM CINCINNATI and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_161206.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:10am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear how Philly Boy Roy is friends with The Pope.

Direct download: Bests161209.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:11am EDT

The last week of NoDudeVember! Tom’s STEP NEPHEW CHIP calls to talk about Thanksgiving. Phones ring on the topic: RIGHT ROAD/WRONG ROAD. Plus, AP Mike’s battle with the Long Island Serial Killer begins!

Direct download: TBS_161129.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 22nd, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, and Kristen Bartlett!

Direct download: HHOP_161125.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26am EDT

Tom gets celebrities of all stripes to call in and donates money to Community Food Bank of New Jersey for each call! A young man named Ortho calls in to interview Tom. AP Mike recounts his adventure as a wrestling manager. A bunch of other people call and more!

Direct download: TBS_161122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:56am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Toby Rafelson report from a Foo Fighters show!

Direct download: Bests161118.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

A SPECIAL CANADIAN EDITION OF THE BEST SHOW! Tom talks about his horrifying car crash! The amazing comic book artist and writer CHIP ZDARSKY (Howard the Duck/Sex Criminals) and long-time friend of The Best Show EMMA FROM TORONTO swing by the studio to hang out with Tom and list the Top 20 Canadians! BOBBY from the band "TABLES" calls Tom to talk about Oasis and MORE! Plus, a very special SOUND COLLAGE and MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBS_161115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Kevin McDonald!

Direct download: Bests161111.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:45am EDT

A classic "lost" episode of THE BEST SHOW! Originally aired June 27th, 2006 on WFMU! We hear a young Tom take on the hot topics of the day and then slightly lose it.. DARREN FROM WORK calls up with his thoughts on the Red Hot Chili Peppers and more! Plus: creepy predictions, mini revelations and MUCH MORE! Find out all the secrets and why this "lost" show never made it to the archives!
Direct download: TBS_161108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:41am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 1st, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Mitch Cady, and a Brett Davis!

Direct download: HHOP_161104.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20pm EDT

Tom only takes calls from non-dudes! RODNEY IN SUB-EAST NEWBRIDGE talks about Halloween! BROOKE VAN POPPELEN calls in to talk about her new album! Plus, Brett Davis and Pat Byrne give a live report from a special WRESTLING TRIP!
Direct download: TBS_161101.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:12am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Tom's doctor, Dr. Mannheim.

Direct download: Bests161028.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

Tom continues the Blowhard 100 list. Fred From Honolulu pays the Best Show studio a visit. Russ from West Newbridge calls in. A Wally Wackiman/Z-Man radio play makes its debut.

Direct download: TBS_161025.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:34am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Darren from work unearths 'The Newbridge Wall'!

Direct download: Bests161021.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:56pm EDT

Tom tallies the list of 100 people who talk like they know everything but don't in: THE BLOWHARD 100! BILLE B calls in about the new Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame Inductees with a surprise appearance by his uncle ZACHARY BRIMSTEAD! KURT VILE and HAYES DAVENPORT check in! Tom tells ANOTHER VEGAS STORY! Plus, surprise in-studio guest and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_161018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:24am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the October 11th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and a Martin Degrell!

Direct download: HHOP_161014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:49am EDT

This week TOM HAS A COLD that he got from COMIC CON! Hear the stories behind his trip to comic con and MORE! Plus, Tom decides to try stealing material for future podcast rip-offs!

Direct download: TBS_161011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from alleged sports legend Dick Norton!

Direct download: Bests161007.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:42am EDT

AT BEST SHOW, the worlds best hashtag game returns with STAR WAS ACTORS! Tom recaps his trip down to GONER FEST! Plus, an epic and extra long SOUND COLLAGE!

Direct download: TBS_161005.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15am EDT

The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the September 27th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Jim Murphy and a special call from Beverly Ginsberg!

Direct download: HHOP_160930.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

The night that proves NONE OF US ARE PERFECT! Tom asks for the dumbest story ever with a winner getting tickets to Goner Fest! Tom shares another special flashback from when he recorded with THE BEACH BOYS! Photographer JIM MURPHY stops by to show Tom his years of interesting celebrity photos and stories galore!

Direct download: TBS_160927.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, a call from Peyton Reed!

Direct download: Bests160923.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

BIG! HUGE! SHOW! Live in studio with CHRIS GETHARD and SAL VULCANO! Tom shares a special flashback from when he recorded with THE BEACH BOYS! An all new episode of the GARY THE SQUIRREL Show and MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBC_160920.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:20am EDT

The third installment of GARY THE SQUIRREL'S BROADCASTING BOOT CAMP! Hear the real inside scoop from a storied broadcast professional as he takes on a few amateurs in a rigorous head-to-head training session! This episode features: AP Mike, Jason Gore and Pat Byrne. With special co-host: Terre T!

Direct download: GSBC_160916.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:55am EDT

Tom comes home from LAS VEGAS with an epic celebrity filled story you need to hear to believe! RICK FROM NEWBRIDGE calls in about Mike Love! The return of Fredericks from New Port Richie and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160913.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Toby Rafelson give a concert report from a Death Cab for Cutie show!

Direct download: Bests160909.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom's long anticipated review of SAUSAGE PARTY! Phones ring on the topic: I GIVE UP! I'LL NEVER GIVE UP! Plus, an unexpected call from someone who says he's in a big rock group! And much MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160906.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the August 30th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, Jason Gore, Eric White, Scott Teplin, and Jon Solomon!

Direct download: HHOP_160902.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

A classic Best Show! Tom recaps his summer! Avalanche Bob writes a song for The Best Show! The pros and cons of Barb! And more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:52am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Yo La Tengo!

Direct download: Bests160826.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

A special MINI SHOW! Tom Scharpling and the Best Show crew talk about SUMMER and what SUMMER is all about! Callers chime in on their BEST and WORST summer and MORE!

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Shuggy in Newbridge.

Direct download: Bests160819.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Director JEFF FEUERZEIG swings by the studio to talk about his new film: AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY and MORE! RON MCCALLISTER talks about his family business! AT BEST SHOW returns on the subject of: STAR WARS FAST FOOD! Plus, GARY THE SQUIRREL and so much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:42am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the August 9th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Kristen Bartlett, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Mary Houlihan!

Direct download: HHOP_160812.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

MARY HOULIHAN in studio! DARREN FROM WORK calls back about his honeymoon! Tom recaps his trip to Tennessee! Phones ring on the topic: WHAT IS THE DUMBEST FIRST NAME? Plus, Tom's review of the movie SUICIDE SQUAD and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160809.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:37am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Philly Boy Roy talks about his reality show and his open heart surgery!

Direct download: Bests160729.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

A star studded BEST SHOW! ANDY KINDLER calls in to discuss his latest "State of the Industry" address with GARY THE SQUIRREL! J. PENRY and JUDI ROSEN come by the studio for many many laughs! DARREN FROM WORK get's married! Plus, the beginning of everything getting ranked in: THE ORDER OF THINGS 2016!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the July 26th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Kristen Bartlett, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne!

Direct download: HHOP_160729.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

PHILLY BOY ROY calls in from the Democratic National Convention!The debut of POKEMON GO FOR TRUCKERS! The topic is THE WORST DECISIONS MADE BY OTHERWISE SMART PEOPLE! Plus, the continuing saga/debacle of the DREYFUSS 100!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:51am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Jack Black!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:39am EDT

GABE DELAHAYE in studio! SEAN IN WESTBRIDGE calls in to talk to Tom about motorcycles! Tom brings up the topic UNPOPULAR OPINIONS, including his opinion on Bryan Cranston! The debut of STAND UP TALK! And can Tom get Richard Dreyfuss to call up in part one of THE DREYFUSS 100? Listen and find out!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:44am EDT

The second installment of GARY THE SQUIRREL'S BROADCASTING BOOT CAMP! Hear the real inside scoop from a storied broadcast professional as he takes on a few amateurs in a rigorous head-to-head training session! This episode features: Therese Mahler, AP Mike, Jason Gore and Pat Byrne. With special co-host: JULIE KLAUSNER!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:54am EDT

JULIE KLAUSNER live in studio! Julie chats with Tom about the brand new season of DIFFICULT PEOPLE and so much MORE! NICK IN UPPER NEWBRIDGE calls in to ask Tom about his favorite astronaut! A special LIVE PERFORMANCE by SABRINA AND ANDREW FROM A GIANT DOG and SWEET SPIRIT! GARY THE SQUIRREL debuts his new show "Gary On Garywood"! One of the best episodes ever, do not miss the Woody Allen ending!

Direct download: TBS_160712.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:44am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Mikey from South West Newbridge calls about Fuzz Fest.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

A classic BEST SHOW! JOHN HODGMAN calls from his vacation in Maine! The TOM SCHARPLINGS SHOW, with Tom going deep into his own psyche, changing his emotions at the ring of a bell. Plus, a call from famous artist COOP and MARY HOULIHAN!
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:26am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the June 28th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Terre T, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Sunshine & The Rain!

Direct download: HHOP_160701.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:33am EDT

SUNSHINE & THE RAIN swing by the studio for a special set of music and a LIVE SOUND COLLAGE! Tom gets a call from BILLY MERKLEWORTH, a pilot/stand up comedian! AT BEST SHOW, the Best Show hashtag program returns! Phones ring on the topic: NOT IN THIS LIFETIME! Plus: a rousing game of "TRU TV BINGO", with calls from Adam Conover, Brooke Van Poppelen and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160628.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:03am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with the lead singer of Blue Savage, Jake Tempest.

Direct download: Bests160701.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

SHARON HORGAN and HAYES DAVENPORT swing by the studio! DAYTON JESSUPS calls in with his Best Show theme song submission! ANDY KINDLER and NEIL HAGERTY check in! Plus, phones ring on the topic: TOP 50 PEOPLE YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO BE HANDCUFFED TO!

Direct download: TBS_160621.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32am EDT

The first installment of GARY THE SQUIRREL'S BROADCASTING BOOT CAMP! Hear the real inside scoop from a storied broadcast professional as he takes on two amateurs in a rigorous head-to-head training session! This episode features Jason Gore and Pat Byrne.

Direct download: GSBC_161706.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom asks the big question: WHAT IS THE BEST CANDY BAR EVER?! We hear a call from famous YouTuber RAY RAY HUTCHINS! Plus the triumphant return of the SOUND COLLAGE!

Direct download: TBS_160614.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, an anonymous 'Muppets' writer who may or may not be Tim Heidecker calls in.

Direct download: Bests160617.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

WOW! KURT VILE live in studio! BOB MEHR, author of Trouble Boys: The True Story of The Replacements, live in studio! A visit from REPLACEMENTS STEVE, the biggest Replacements fan to ever live! And COCO HAMES from the Ettes is live in studio! Plus NEIL HAGERTY calls from Geneva! Don't miss this historic episode!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Adam Resnick live in Studio!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:26am EDT

HAYES DAVENPORT from Hollywood Handbook live in the studio! TIM HEIDECKER calls up and tell us all about his new album IN GLENDALE! COACH HAYES recaps Tom throwing the first pitch at the Newbridge Ratmen game! The exciting conclusion of AT BEST SHOW! COMMENTS SECTIONS are dramatically read by Tom and Hayes! Plus, exciting announcements and MORE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:22am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the May 24th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Pat Byrne, Gail Bennington, and Jack!

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am EDT

A star studded show with GAIL BENNINGTON live in studio! JOE BIDEN tells Tom about his DC hardcore roots! NEIL HAGERTY and NELLIE MCKAY also call in! Plus, find out which great people half-assed it to an insane degree on the topic: PHONING IT IN!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:19am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Bryce calls about the final Grateful Dead show.

Direct download: Bests160520.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

DUH BEST SHOW makes it debut! Then, callers try their best to impersonate Tom! We hear from DR. FECKLER, Tom's personal MD who revels a bit too much info on Tom! Plus, JASON WOLINER and JON DALY live in studio, and an exclusive music premier from the band SPRAY PAINT!

Direct download: TBS_160517.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:25am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Philly Boy Roy interview Paul Rudd!

Direct download: Bests160513.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55am EDT

Callers suggest a few actors and a genre, then Tom creates an entire movie! The premiere of TALKING THRONES, the GAME OF THRONES recap show for people who have never seen the show! Phones ring on the topic of embarrassing FINAL ROLES for famous actors! Plus, a music premier from Modern Baseball!

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:45am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the May 3rd, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Alex Brizel, and Scott Rogowsky!

Direct download: HHOP_160506.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:27am EDT

Tom asks who would make the new world better aboard SCHARPLING’S ARK! Rock god KURT VILE checks in about hanging out with Neil Young in Nashville and more! AT BEST SHOW makes it's return with the topic: #STARWARSCANDYBARS! Plus, another installment of WHO SUCKS IN PODCASTING!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:07am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an In-Studio Conversation with Kevin Corrigan!

Direct download: Bests160429.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

Tom tries to set-up listeners with other listeners in the first ever BEST SHOW LOVE CONNECTION! Meanwhile, Tom sends the Best Show crew to the nearest Burger King to each try the ANGRIEST WHOPPER! And another installment of: WHO SUCKS IN PODCASTING!

Direct download: TBS_160426.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the April 19th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Rob Hatch-Miller! Hear the FINAL chapter of the origin of Jason's "Slaw Dog" nickname!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

For one hour, Tom is NOT allowed to complain! If he does, $10 goes to one of the producers and a matching amount goes to an animal shelter! VANCE returns to The Best Show in the return of THE VANCE AND GARY SHOW! ANDY BRECKMAN calls in to talk to Tom about his new board game and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160419.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Tom's Brother Ron Calls Tom in LA (featuring Patton Oswalt and Lisa Jane Persky)!

Direct download: Bests160415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom and the listeners rank the 50 BEST DUOS OF ALL TIME! A recap of Tom's recent trip to California! Plus, a special SOUND COLLAGE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:35am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the March 22nd, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Lisa Chandler, and Alex Scordelis.

Direct download: HHOP_160408.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In a special pre-recorded episode of The Best Show, Tom talks to JON DALY about his new Adult Swim special! Plus another edition of WHO SUCKS IN PODCASTING and more!
Direct download: TBS_160405.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:53pm EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Newbridge Ratmen Centerfielder, Percy Hobart!

Direct download: Bests160401.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Phones ring on the topic of COMEBACKS! Which ones have been good? Which ones bummed you out? Who do you want to come back? Who do you want to never come back? A review of BATMAN V SUPERMAN and Tom’s review of the LCD Soundsystem reunion shows and MUCH MORE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:32am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the March 22nd, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Kristen Bartlett. Hear the gang in a guessing game for the origin of Jason's "Slaw Dog" nickname!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:52am EDT

Mathew Tompkins from the SHOUT! Network calls Tom with some new and exciting TV shows in development! Phones ring on the topic WHO SCARES YOU? And so much MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160322.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear  three short calls from 80's Rick, Thaddeus in Oldbridge, and Pip from West Newbridge!

Direct download: Bests160325.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45am EDT

A classic BEST SHOW! PHILLY BOY ROY checks in with a rare appearance from his son, ROY JR! Hear the world premier of two great new songs from the band ISLANDS! Phones ring on the topic of ALTERNATE UNIVERSES! Tom takes calls from The Best Show crew's parents... and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_160315.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the March 8th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, & Roxy Lange!

Direct download: HHOP_160311.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

JULIE KLAUSNER and DANIELLE HENDERSON in studio! SICK MANNING calls in to talk about his new record! Hear a KIDS AND SENIORS call-in special! Plus... GARY THE SQUIRREL auditions for AC/DC!!!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:17am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Paul Scheer Calls In About the Top 100 Fictional Characters!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:32pm EDT

GAIL BENNINGTON from the SiriusXM radio show, Bennington, swings by the studio for her second Best Show visit! LANCE BANGS & CLARE O’KANE also swing by to talk about their new Vice show, 'Flophouse'! PLUS, phones ring on the topic: LUCKIEST PEOPLE ALIVE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:53am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Newbridge legend Raccoon Face (featuring Adam Resnick)!

Direct download: Bests160226.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20am EDT

JONAH RAY visits the studio to talk about his new Seeso series: HIDDEN AMERICA! KING IN NEWBRIDGE HEIGHTS calls up and explains his CULT to Tom! Plus, ANDY KINDLER calls and gets the business from GARY THE SQUIRREL!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:33am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the February 16th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Pat Byrne, Kristen Bartlett, & Jason Gore.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:16am EDT

Tom solves callers mysteries in THE EVALUATING! A belated birthday DRUM-O-GRAM is delivered to Tom from MORT! Plus, Tom's review of DEADPOOL and MUCH MORE!
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:22am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Yo La Tengo Super Fan Billy (featuring Yo La Tengo!).

Direct download: Bests160212.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm EDT

A classic Best Show! Phones ring on part 2 of MOST OFFENSIVE SONG! A brand new SOUND COLLAGE! Hear the latest from AVALANCHE BOB! Plus, Tom compares his take on the Superbowl and Mike Francesca!

Direct download: TBS_160902.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:30am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the February 2nd, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Pat Byrne, and Jason Gore.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Tom gets a call from extreme sports athlete RAD MCKINNEY on his grinding DVD series! All the Coen Brothers movies are ranked BEST to WORST! Plus, what is the MOST OFFENSIVE SONG ever?

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:38am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear from Mark in Newbridge Lows who has a hat situation.

Direct download: Bests160205.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a voicemail from guitarist Rip Chrysle.

Direct download: Bests160122.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am EDT

Chris Gethard swings by Best Show studio to talk about TCGS season 2 AND to pitch Tom a Best Show/Gethard Show cruise! Steven Jennings from Entertainment Weekly calls to talk about David Bowie! Vacation Jason speaks on the Impractical Jokers Cruise and MORE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:46am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the January 12th, 2016 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Pat Byrne and a special call from ANDY KINDLER!

Direct download: HHOP_160115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

Tom honors David Bowie with personal reflections and a special sound collage! Phones ring on the topic of HEROES! Plus, FBI special agent Len Markowitz calls in to give Tom a life audit and share some news on EL CHAPO!

Direct download: TBS_160112.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:20am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, the Best Show is in LA with Carl the Sound Engineer, Lisa Jane Persky, Joe Mande and Gabe Delahaye.

Direct download: Bests_160108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The first BEST SHOW of 2016! Callers suggest the songs to get pumped for the new year! BIG BROTHER RON calls in to discuss his new tattoos and MORE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:12am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Matthew Tompkins Presents the Latest Projects from the Shout! Network.

Direct download: Bests160108.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

Join A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne as they run down their favorite Best Show moments from 2015.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:53am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the December 22nd, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, Neil Hagerty, AP Mike, Terre T, Jason Gore, Fred From Honolulu, Judi Rosen, Martin Celis, J. Penry, Pat Byrne, and MORE!

Direct download: HHOP_151225.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50am EDT

It's the Best Show holiday party with Adam Pally, Neil Hagerty, Mary Houlihan, J. Penry, Terre T, Ken Katkin, the Best Show Crew, and MORE! Plus, a call from movie reviewer BERT MORROW, Gary The Squirrel and A.P. Mike sing a special Christmas song… and MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBS_151222.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Philly Boy Roy Reads 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Direct download: Bests151225.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11pm EDT

A star-studded show with live music from NELLIE MCKAY! HAYES DAVENPORT from Hollywood Handbook and JO FIRESTONE from Dr. Gameshow swing by the studio to take calls as #HOLIDAYPROBLEMSOLVERS! PLUS, a brand new concert report from TOBY RAFELSON!

Direct download: TBS_151215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:18am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Tom interviews Molly Shannon.

Direct download: Bests151211.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38am EDT

Part 2 of #BESTOFBOTHWORLDS with DAVE HILL in studio! Dave Wyndorf of MONSTER MAGNET calls in! NATHAN FIELDER chats with Tom on the season finale of Nathan For You! Plus a prison phone call from PHILLY BOY ROY!

Direct download: TBS_151208.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the December 6th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Kristen Bartlett.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

Callers try their best to MAKE TOM LAUGH, Tom reviews the trailer for "DIRTY GRANDPA", and a brand new AT BEST SHOW gives us #SUPERHEROCOMEDIANS!

Direct download: TBS_151201.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Sheldon Jennings Calls In for Wonderkid Toby Jennings.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

Tom takes on Google over the theft of "Come On Y’All It’s Time To Have Fun"! Chet from The Newbridge Estates calls in to talk about the greatest band theme songs! Plus the conclusion of NODUDEVEMBER and more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:27am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 17th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Jason Gore, Drennen Quinn, Hannah Marcus, and Fred from Honolulu.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:47pm EDT

Actor and author ILLEANA DOUGLAS calls in to talk about her new book "I BLAME DENNIS HOPPER" and more! Fred from Honolulu swings by the studio! The debut of Gary The Squirrel's "TRIVIA NIGHT IN AMERICA!" A brand new SOUND COLLAGE and MUCH MORE!

Direct download: TBS_151117.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Bryce Calls about The Grateful Dead.

Direct download: Bests151113.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54am EDT

The second week of all female callers! MARY HOULIHAN swings by the studio to reveal her paintings of AP Mike and Dudio! Author KLIPH NESTEROFF tells stories from his great new book THE COMEDIANS! Plus the debut of @BESTSHOW!

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:08am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the November 3rd, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Pat Byrne, Jason Gore, and Kristen Bartlett.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:53am EDT

The first ever LADIES NIGHT - no dude callers! MATT WALSH calls in to discuss his new film, A Better You! TOBY RAFELSON calls in with a Foo Fighters concert report! A brand new episode of Gary and Mike at The Movies!

Direct download: TBS_151103.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:46am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear from tribute band booker, Alder Lansingdon.

Direct download: Bests151030.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm EDT

Martin Courtney of the band REAL ESTATE swings by for the first ever live music session at the new Best Show studio! The hilarious Gail Bennington of the Sirius/XM radio show BENNINGTON swings by to chat with Tom on the topic #BestShowWorstTheme! PLUS, an epic call from Darren from work uncovering the long lost "NEWBRIDGE WALL" cassette tape!

Direct download: TBS_151027.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:28am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the October 20th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, & Pat Byrne.

Direct download: HHOP_151023.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:08am EDT

Nathan Fielder, star of "Nathan For You" on Comedy Central, calls in to chat with Tom on the new season and whether Sully Sullenberger makes his lovers call him hero! Tom's doctor calls from his vacation in Memphis, a brand new sound collage, and phones ring on what people misunderstood as kids with the topic: #WhenIWasAkid!

Direct download: TBS_151023.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:35am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Kristen Schaal.

Direct download: Bests151016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25am EDT

Julie Klausner of Difficult People and Hayes Davenport of Hollywood Handbook swing by the studio to hang with Tom and take calls! Sports legend Dick Norton talks about being a champion, and more!

Direct download: TBS_151013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:57am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call a call from Bruce in Rumson, NJ!

Direct download: Bests151002.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:51am EDT

Hear the first installment of: "Gary and Mike At The Movies"! Phones ring with true tales of embarrassment on the topic: I Was Lied To! Someone who may be Tim Heidecker calls in... and more!

Direct download: TBS_151006.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the September 29th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, & Jason Gore.
Direct download: HHOP_151002.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am EDT

Philly Boy Roy talks about his friendship with the Pope! The topic is "Identify It" and the listeners help you identify the song or movie you don't know the name of! An epic sound collage, a peeper and more!

Direct download: TBS_150929.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:53am EDT

Kevin McDonald from Kids In The Hall calls in to discuss his new album, Making Faces! Keith & The Girl & their producer, Danny Hatch, stop by the studio. Discover the BoDeans Peeper! And more!

Direct download: TBS_150923.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12pm EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the September 15th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, AP Mike, Kristen Bartlett, & Jason Gore.

Direct download: HHOP_091815.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59am EDT

 

50 GREATEST ANIMALS IN ENTERTAINMENT HISTORY! Lil Bub calls in! Toby Rafelson reports live from the Newbridge Death Cab For Cutie show! Pat Byrne, Mike Krol, & Mac McCaughan call in from the road! Lisa Jane Persky! And the debut of APMike’s new hit song!

Direct download: TBS_091615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Tom's brother, Ron Scharpling!

Direct download: Bests150911.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am EDT

Tom sits down for an awesome one-on-one with Damian Abraham from F*cked Up! New Scharpling & Wurster tour dates are announced for Toronto, Boston and Philadelphia, Staten Island Garbage Rats is revived and more!

Direct download: TBS_150908.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:24am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Andy Kindler!

Direct download: Bests150904.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44am EDT

A crazy one: the first half is Tom in SF, interviewing ANTHONY BEDARD, JACK BOULWARE and DANNY PLOTNICK! The second half is Tom calling the studio to talk to AP MIKE, DUDIO and KRISTEN BARTLETT. Plenty of talk about Mike fainting at a Southside Johnny show and Tom's fear of being stabbed!

Direct download: TBS_150901.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the August 25th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne.

Direct download: HHOP_150828.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

David Willis talks about the series finale of Aqua Teen Hunger Force and more! Shuggy from Newbridge asks the listeners to send thoughts to his terrible friend, the return of Gary The Squirrel, and Tom helps callers deal with what sucks in their lives!
Direct download: TBS_150825.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Philly Boy Roy reveal his secret friendship with Bruce Springsteen.

Direct download: Bests150828.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel are live in the studio to hang with Tom and promote their new comedy special Crash Test! Mikey from South West Newbridge calls in with some very specific complaints and threats, and the search for a new Doctor Who begins!

Direct download: TBS_150818.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Matt Walsh!

Direct download: Bests150814.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

The one and only Jack Black calls in to the show! Phones ring on the topic of: I'M SICK OF IT! Michael K of the band The Cynics checks in. Plus a chilling threat from El Chapo!

Direct download: TBS_150811.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the August 4th, 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, Charlie Hankin, and Dave from Knoxville.
Direct download: HHOP_150807.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Julie Klausner calls in to talk on the premier of Hulu's DIFFICULT PEOPLE! Jake Tempest calls in to discuss his time in the band Blue Savage! Andy Kindler checks in on his State of the Industry Address and Tom reviews showbiz crimes with a real criminal lawyer!





Direct download: TBS_150804.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:19am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Ty Monroe Calls from Jail.

Direct download: Bests150731.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Adam Resnick swings by the studio to discuss his book WILL NOT ATTEND and more! A chilling call from Newbridge legend Racoon Face! And folks call in to talk on things they've tried to like but just don't get!
Direct download: TBS_150728.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54am EDT

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Ant Man Director, Peyton Reed calls in to talk on Tom's deleted scene and more! Philly Boy Roy talks about his reality show and his open heart surgery! The thrilling finale of the Worst 100 Characters of all time!

Direct download: TBS_150721.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:44am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Zachary Brimstead Calls about barbershop prog.

Direct download: Bests150717.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:50am EDT

Best Show, Best Calls is a sample of some of the best and most memorable calls into The Best Show with Tom Scharpling. This episode features: Paul Rudd with Charley Morgan, Name My Band with Julie Klausner, the first appearance of Avalanche Bob, and MORE!

Direct download: BSBC150714.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the June 23rd 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Kristen Bartlett, Pat Byrne, and J. Penry!

Direct download: HHOP_150710.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Bryce calls up to discuss the final Grateful Dead show! The continuation of the Worst 100 Fictional Characters of All Time! Charley Morgan tells stories and drops the first F bomb on The Best Show, J. Penry stops by and more!

Direct download: TBS_150707.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:50am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an Interview with Ellie Kemper!

Direct download: Bests150703.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

An epic episode from Los Angeles! Patton Oswalt and Lisa Jane Persky are in studio, Tom's brother Ron calls in to discuss his podcast, Gary the Squirrel moans about his career, Hayes Davenport and Sean Clements from the Hollywood Handbook podcast say funny stuff, an amazing sound collage and more! A show for the ages!

Direct download: TBS_150630.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:34pm EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the June 23rd 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Kristen Bartlett,
Will Gallagher, and Pat Byrne

Direct download: HHOP_150626.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:09am EDT

Part One of the Best Show ranking the Worst 100 characters of all time! Newbridge Ratmen centerfielder Percy Hobart calls in with the shocking truth about baseball, rocker Mike Krol announces new record, AP Mike debuts his song, and MORE! A great one!

Direct download: TBS_150623.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Skip Magellan, Tom's Mailman.

Direct download: Bests150619.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Paul Rudd swings by the studio and talks about Ant-Man, Anchorman, Paul McCartney and more! Philly Boy Roy asks Rudd some hard-hitting questions and more!!!

Direct download: TBS_150616.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15am EDT

One On One with Gary The Squirrel is a free and open interview show with today's leading entertainers, politicians and news makers. There's only one rule when it comes to Gary... there are no rules! This week's guest is Jake Fogelnest.

Direct download: GARY_110615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Actor Kevin Corrigan swings by the studio and talks about his new film Results, Gary The Squirrel asks for acting tips, Ricky from Newbridge has a nervous phone call, Tom describes seeing the Entourage movie and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_150609.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:17am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:41am EDT

The wonderful Yo La Tengo swing by the studio to talk about their new album and more! Super Fan Billy calls in and explains "Bassbation" to YLT, the return of Spike and more!

Direct download: TBS_150602.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:10am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the May 26th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Pat Byrne, and Jason Gore.

Direct download: HHOP_052715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41am EDT

More Bowling Alley Confessions, Mark in Newbridge Lows calls to talk about his hat situation, and the worst caller in the history of The Best Show discusses his "cute vandalism".

Direct download: TBS_150527.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:54am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Thor from Newbridge Heights talks to Tom about Elevator Shame.

Direct download: Bests150522.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40am EDT

Chris Gethard talks about the return of The Chris Gethard Show for Fusion TV! Matthew Tompkins fills Tom in on all the latest projects from the Shout Network! Tom tries to #ReplaceHarry Shearer's Simpsons characters! And more!

Direct download: TBS_150519.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:47am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the April 14th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Pat Byrne, and Jason Gore.

Direct download: HHOP_051215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Marc Maron talks on his third season of Maron on IFC and then some, Sheldon Jennings calls in for Toby Jennings, Tom asks who the luckiest person alive is, we meet Avalanche Bob 33, and MORE!

Direct download: TBS_150512.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:48am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with Brett Gelman and Jason Woliner!

Direct download: Bests150508.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:59am EDT

An amazing conversation with the amazing MOLLY SHANNON, Alder Lansingdon talks about his tribute band booking agency, callers suggest ways to Mold Tommy, and more! A fun one!

Direct download: TBS_150505.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:16am EDT

One On One with Gary The Squirrel is a free and open interview show with today's leading entertainers, politicians and news makers. There's only one rule when it comes to Gary... there are no rules! This week's guest is Andy Kindler.

Direct download: GARY010515.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom does The Best Show from Los Angeles with an all-star panel! Jon Daly curses a few times, Lisa Jane Persky talks about Bea Arthur, Nick Thorburn gives Tom a present, Mikal Cronin discusses his new album, Rebecca Sugar talks about why she hired Tom for STEVEN UNIVERSE and Ian Jones-Quartey talks about Cal Tech! A fun one!

And a SLIGHT WARNING: there is some PG-13 language used in this one!

Direct download: TBS_150428.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:23am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Chad Gufton, session drummer from Pepperbridge!

Direct download: Bests150424.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Jake Fogelnest swings by the studio, Tom searches for the worst celebrity iPod and 80's Rick checks in! Plus, a brand new sound collage!

Direct download: TBS_150421.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the April 14th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Julie Klausner, AP Mike, Pat Byrne, and Jason Gore.

Direct download: HHOP_041415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Tom welcomes Julie Klausner as his first in-studio guest! Thaddeus in Old Bridge checks in, stupid achievements are reviewed and the Top 100 Fictional Characters of All Time list is revised!

Direct download: TBS_150414.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear an interview with John Oliver!

Direct download: Bests150410.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:31am EDT

Tom runs down the definitive list of the Top 100 Fictional Characters of ALL TIME with the help of Paul Scheer, Pip From West Newbridge, and a cavalcade of Best Show callers!

Direct download: TBS_150407.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:38am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the March 31st 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne.

Direct download: HHOP_033115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Matt Walsh calls in to talk about the upcoming season of VEEP, Bruce Springsteen checks in to discuss the Bee Gees, the return of the Sound Collage and more!

Direct download: TBS_150331.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:02am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Darren from work calls Tom to talk about the Newbridge Comedy Festival.

Originally recorded on 2/4/14.

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The Best Show does a show from Los Angeles! Joe Mande, Lisa Jane Persky, Gabe Delahaye, Gary The Squirrel, & Carl The Engineer all stop by!

Direct download: TBS_150324.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the March 16th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and artist Scott Teplin.
Direct download: HHOP_031715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:13pm EDT

Tom talks to Ellie Kemper about UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT and THE OFFICE, Zachary Brimstead calls in to talk about his new band, and the debut of Bowling Alley Confessions!

Direct download: TBS_150317.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:53am EDT

New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Tom gets a call from Junior League baseball player Mark 'The Arm' Rample."
Direct download: Bests150312.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:44am EDT

Tom & John Oliver talk Last Week Tonight, the Mets, & the unfortunate voice of David Beckham. Bryce calls in to talk all things Dead. Tom lays down the law regarding bad calls.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:14am EDT

The hilarious KRISTEN SCHAAL talks about The Last Man On Earth and Bob's Burgers, Philly Boy Roy reveals that he's secret friends with The Boss, the debut of "The Wheel Of Crystal" and more!

Direct download: TBS030315.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the February 24th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Terre T, AP Mike, Jason Gore, and Pat Byrne.

Direct download: HHOP3_022415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:41am EDT

Jerry Ferrara from Entourage calls in & discusses podcasting, fixing the Knicks, & sandwiches. Thor from Newbridge Heights plugs his podcast, Elevator Shame.

Direct download: TBS022415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:26am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the February 17th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and Kristen Bartlett.

Direct download: HHOP2_021715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:24am EDT

Ty Monroe calls to discuss being in jail, Tom tells a mortifying Patti Smith story that leads to the topic "I Wish I Could Take That Back", Coop tells an Uber story and more!

Direct download: TBS021715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:38am EDT

The Half Hour Of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show, recorded immediately after the February 10th 2015 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are AP Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne and Marcia Neumeier.

Direct download: HHOP1_021015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:51am EDT

Brett Gelman & Jason Woliner check in to talk about the latest Dinner With Brett Gelman special. A call from Skip, Tom’s Mailcarrier. A hashtag is revealed AND MORE!

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:56am EDT

The Return of Spike! Tom chats with Gregg Turkington & Tim Heidecker from Adult Swim's ON CINEMA! Darren From Work talks about the Newbridge Comedy Awards.

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:43am EDT

Tom makes a big announcement! Chad Gufton in Pepperbridge leaves a voicemail. Tom asks the listeners to help identify the one untagged song in his iTunes.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:54am EDT

 

Tom pays tribute to his father & speaks with Mark “The Arm” Rample about grunge & baseball. Tom also talks about Billy Joel & the deletion of M*A*S*H. 

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:39am EDT

The Best Show crew sits in for Tom and plays some of the great moments in the history of show, both the past and current incarnations. Captain Sully Sullenberger! Tom vs Billy Crystal! AP Mike vs Gary the Squirrel! Plus, highlights from the past three weeks!

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:28am EDT

Tom's brother Ron calls in to discuss his new podcast and recount his pro football career! Tom tells the story of getting robbed at Ikea and wonders if he's getting dumber! Big plans for 2015, a call from AC Newman and more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:05am EDT

It's the first ever Best Show Holiday Show. Philly Boy Roy calls to recap how his year went and to recite "Twas The Night Before Christmas Future Philly Style." Tom talks about Ringo Starr, Gary the Squirrel sings a song to AP Mike, Andy Kindler checks in and so much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am EDT

The long wait is over and The Best Show is back! Matthew Tompkins calls in to welcome Tom back! Kurt Vile checks in! Gary the Squirrel discusses his one-squirrel show and more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:21am EDT

It's all coming back. Tom's back. Jon's back. Gary's back. Mike's back. The callers are back. Newbridge is back! The Best Show is back and it's coming to get you! Listen live, Tuesday nights at thebestshow.net or subscribe here to this podcast and listen whenever you want. Get ready. Chumps are about to be steamrolled. 

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