Eban Schletter

Eban Schletter is a prolific composer and songwriter who has written music for countless television shows including Spongebob Squarepants, Mr. Show with Bob and David and the Academy Awards. His feature film scores include the 2005 remake of The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and New Line Cinema’s Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd. He has also maintained a steady output of solo albums which explore a broad range of musical genres.

Guest Appearances

Pediatrician Waiting Room

Paul F. Tompkins welcome's y'all back to this precious place called SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Emily V. Gordon of The Indoor Kids and author of Super You! They chat about what TV show Emily would live in for a week, denying…

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The First Class Cabin of An Aer Lingus 747 in The 1970s: Live from Largo

Paul F. Tompkins once again welcomes the wonderful real people of Los Angeles AND the internet to a LIVE episode of Spontaneanation, recorded at the world-famous Largo at The Coronet! This week, Paul's special guest is singer-songwriter Susanna Hoffs of The Bangles! They chat about her…

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Pet Store, Post Robbery

Paul F. Tompkins wishes all of you here and in heaven a Happy New Year and a grand return to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul's special guest is humorist David Rees of Going Deep with David Rees! They chat about the best gift David's ever given,…

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Inside a 40 Year-Old Woman's Purse

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all, the many, the few, the high, and the low back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul's special guest is comedian/improviser/writer Eliza Skinner of Turnt Up! and The Late Late Show with James Corden! They chat about the glamour…

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Saltwater Tuffy Shoppe: Live from LA Podfest

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes the beautiful people of Beverly Hills AND the internet to a LIVE episode of Spontaneanation recorded at the 2015 LA Podfest! This week, Paul’s special guest is Andy Daly of Comedy Central's Review! They chat about Andy's on-camera experience with lizards,…

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The Moon Landing Taping, 1969

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone back in three different tones to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Natalie Morales of Parks and Recreation and The Grinder! They chat about their thoughts on conspiracy theories, Donald Trump as "decoy," and the ins…

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TV News Control Room

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes you, him, her, and it back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Paul Scheer of The League and How Did This Get Made! They chat about who Paul Scheer would want to switch bodies with for…

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Storage Room In Back Of Hot Dog Stand

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone, including people not listening, back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is the Academy Award-winning Jim Rash of Community! They chat about Jim's greatest mistake, when he learned  that he was adopted, and what TV show he'd save with…

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Wine Tasting

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes longtime listeners, first time listeners, and Halloweeners back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Bruce McCulloch of The Kids in the Hall! They chat about the history of Tuesday, Bruce's complicated birth & extensive pajama collection, and which color would be assigned…

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Vent Haven Ventriloquist Museum

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all unseen visitors back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul's special guest is Laraine Newman, alumna of The Groundlings and Saturday Night Live! They chat about Laraine making sacrifices with her husband, a dinner party that was hijacked by vegans, and the first…

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Garden of Eden

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone around the world back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Tymberlee Hill from The Hotwives of Las Vegas! They chat about talking to cat therapists, being afraid of sex, and Tymberlee’s friend, the (perhaps) psychic. Paul is…

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10th Circle of Hell

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all creatures great and small back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Joshua Malina from The Thrilling Adventure Hour and hit TV show Scandal! They chat about meeting celebrities in steam rooms, the Malina family’s obsession with seasonal ice cream,…

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A Miami Record Store In 1967

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all of youse (as we said back in the Philadelphia times) back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Derek Waters of Drunk History! They chat about how Derek is brave for making himself get in a deprivation…

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A Clown Cemetery

Paul F. Tompkins compliments you with a sincere “good job” since you made it to this place called SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is comedian, actor, writer Bob Kerr of This Hour Has 22 Minutes! They chat about Bob’s dream career of…

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A Top Chef Finale Afterparty

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes fans of repeating words to this thing called SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton! They chat about phone etiquette,  thank-you notes, and what Jonathan's grandparent nickname would be. Paul is then joined by Janet Varney,…

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Malibu

Paul F. Tompkins sends the warmest of welcomes only to the SPONTANEANATION listeners who can handle it! This week, Paul’s special guest is exceedingly talented artist and podcaster Lisa Hanawalt of BoJack Horseman on Netflix and the Baby Geniuses podcast! They chat about scary naps, disturbing yourself with…

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A Theme Park Break Room

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes friends, family, cousin varietals, uncles not related by blood, and pets to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is creator of the Netflix original series BoJack Horseman, Raphael Bob-Waksberg! They chat about which reality competition show Raphael would have…

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An Urban Spelunkers Meeting

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes weary travelers, refreshed travelers, and sleepy travelers back to Spontaneanation! This week Paul’s special guest is author/star of stage and screen John Hodgman! They chat about naming cars, newspapers, Gasoline Alley, car culture, and his great grandmother. Paul is…

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A Dental Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona: Live from Largo

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes Los Angeles AND the internet to the first LIVE episode of Spontaneanation recorded at the world-famous Largo at The Coronet! This time Paul’s special guest is actor Colin Hanks of Orange County & Fargo! They chat about why Colin chose to wear the outfit he had on that…

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The Waiting Room at An Oil Change Place

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all his brothers he hasn’t met yet, including women, back to Spontaneanation! This week Paul’s special guest is hip-hop artist Open Mike Eagle! They chat about social anxiety, merch booths guidelines, and pizza day in high school. Paul is…

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The Student Lounge at A Performing Arts High School

Paul F. Tompkins extends his welcome to all the beloved people out there on their journey back to Spontaneanation! This week Paul's special guest is Justin Kirk of HBO’s Angels in America and Showtime’s Weeds! They chat about the earliest memory Justin has of doing something cruel, being…

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The Annual Ghost Sex Convention

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes ye, ye, and even little ye back to Spontaneanation! This week he is joined by special guest Michael Sheen of Masters of Sex! They chat about what animal Michael would save from extinction, tricking his sister into thinking he could…

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A Superyacht

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all travelers to the shores of Spontaneanation! This week he is joined by special guest Elizabeth Reaser of The Twilight Saga and Mad Men! They chat about what Elizabeth likes the most about herself, the compassionate noises she…

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A UFC Weigh-In

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes adults and children of all genders but NOT pets to Spontaneanation! This week he is joined by special guest Kaitlin Olson of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia! They chat about Kaitlin’s favorite invention, changing into soft clothes at home,…

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Savannah, Georgia

Paul F. Tompkins invites all you wondrous humans to Spontaneanation, and this week he is joined by special guest Melanie Lynskey of HBO's Togetherness! They chat about dropping out of college, what New Zealand looks like from space, and being humiliated in…

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A Secret Society

Paul F. Tompkins once again welcomes you all to Spontaneanation, and this week he is joined by special guest Jason Ritter of Gravity Falls and HBO’s Girls! They chat about Kurt Cobain being Jason’s hero growing up, how reading a Choose Your Own Adventure…

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A Mechanic's Garage

Paul F. Tompkins sends his greetings from the shores of Spontaneanation and this week he is joined by special guest Michael McMillian of True Blood! They chat about what perpetual age Michael thinks of himself to be, studying clowning in college, and…

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A Denny's Parking Lot

Welcome all in podcasting land to Spontaneanation with Paul F. Tompkins! Paul chats with his special guest Busy Philipps (Cougar Town, Thrilling Adventure Hour) about her favorite snack as a latchkey kid in Arizona. Then, special guests Craig Cackowski, Matt Gourley and…

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Eban Schletter's Fantastical Musicorium

Earwolf Presents #24September 9, 2013

Welcome to the musical world of Eban Schletter! What sonic art does Eban Schletter create when he isn't composing music for The Pod F. Tompkast and TV shows like Mr. Show, Drawn Together and SpongeBob SquarePants? And what is it that makes…

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Music Fun!

Love, Dad #15November 15, 2012

Join Jeff and special musical guest/co-host Eban Schletter as they delve into the world of fatherhood. Many topics are discussed including gender norms, the "other n-word," and environmental activism.  Also, Schletter gives Jeff advice about what to expect from older children and…

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