Jon Wurster

Jon Wurster has the rare classification as being as good at music as he is at comedy. As a drummer he has been a part of the bands Superchunk and The Mountain Goats and has contributed his talents to artists as diverse as Katy Perry, R.E.M., and Charlie Daniels. His comedy career is as half of Scharpling and Wurster with radio host Tom Scharpling. He and Tom have worked together on Tom’s show The Best Show on WFMU and he starred in the Scharpling-directed music video Your Moves.

Guest Appearances

Sklarbro County 149

Sklarbro Country #244.5March 31, 2015

Randy and Jason welcome to this week’s Sklarbro County the hosts of The Best Show Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster, who talk about great concerts they’ve attended, what the future beholds for them in comedy, and why the NBA is the best…



Jon Wurster of Superchunk & The Best Show on WFMU joins Jake to talk Philly, Power pop, and rock docs on this week’s edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Jon tells us about his history with The Dead Milkmen, joining the band The…


Rock 'n Roll Dreams

Comedy Bang Bang #70September 8, 2010

They say all musicians secretly want to be comedians, but today's guests do not seem to keep any secret of their comedic leanings. Aimee Mann, Ted Leo, and Jon Wurster all have serious comedy cred, between touring with Paul F. Tompkins, making…

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