Mark McConville

Mark McConville is an actor, improviser, and musician living in Los Angeles. Mark hosts the Earwolf podcast Pistol Shrimps Radio, produces podcasts like The Complete Woman for Stitcher Premium, and is a part of Superego. He’s also made appearances on podcasts including The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project, Dead Authors Podcast, Spontaneanation, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, and more. Outside the podcasting world, Mark has been seen on Blindspot and Conan, and performs live around Los Angeles.

Host Information

Superego

SUPEREGO: Profiles In Self-Obsession. Improvised, analyzed, and brought to you by Drs. Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins. Guest appearances by Patton Oswalt, Neko Case, John Hodgman, Jason Sudeikis, Greg Proops, Erinn Hayes, Andy Daly, Jen Kirkman, Thomas Lennon, and many more.

Pistol Shrimps Radio

Pistol Shrimps Radio! Get the thrilling courtside action delivered straight to your ears by venerable sports acknowledgers Matt Gourley and Mark McConville. Brought to you weekly, but seasonally, wherever fine podcasts are downloaded. Support the Los Angeles Women's Rec Basketball League no matter which jersey you wear. 'Fight the rivalry, and feel the bleed. Live to dream, Die for your team.' - Shelly Long Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)

Guest Appearances

Shadowbanning with Superego

improv4humans #413September 18, 2019

Matt Gourley, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins of Superego join Matt Besser for scenes about the origin of Jingle Bells, the phantom of a high school theater, and manipulating the YouTube algorithms.  Plus, they’ll get turned on by hydration, a man steals…

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007 Shadow Draft

James Bonding #96June 24, 2019

The James Bond Fantasy Draft series continues with what we’re calling ‘007: Shadow Draft!’ Any pick for any Bond film element can come from anywhere but from within the 007 universe. Taran Killam, Shannon Locke, Dani Price, Marc Andreyko, and moderator Mark McConville join us for what will most certainly be an All Time High. Speaking of that, Townland (@Townlandband) sings us all a Bond Medley to get in the mood. The easy, easy listenin’ mood. VOTE HERE: https://www.mattgourley.com/james­bonding­survey SEE TOWNLAND 7/9 HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/townland­tickets­

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Superego (Paul F. Tompkins, Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville) in Oscars? I Barely Know Her!

Paul F. Tompkins, Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, and Mark McConville of Superego join Jess and Zach in-studio for an all new musical packed with the champagne of beer, your favorite friend Ding Dong, the animated short “Grumpy Mumps,” and more! With songs…

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James Bonding Fantasy Film Draft 2

James Bonding #91April 15, 2019

The James Bonding Fantasy Film Draft is back! And this time it's serious. Six contenders, six Bonds, and six films. Matt and Matt are joined by Taran Killam, James Bladon, Dani Price, and Shannon Locke. Mark McConville is your moderator, once more.…

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Episode 087: Season 3 Fantasy Bond Draft (w/ James Bladon, Mark McConville)

James Bonding #087February 18, 2019

James Bonding is back! And this time, the season opener is just that, a sporty season opener where we sit down with James Bladon and Mark McConville to draft our fantasy dream Bond team. Go to Twitter.com/JamesBondingPod to vote! Which of us will get…

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Mark McConville in Candy Crushin' It

Mark McConville of Superego and Pistol Shrimps fame joins Zach and Jess for the first in-studio episode of 2019 and an all new Portuguese vacation musical packed with Candy Crush, pickpockets, cops and more! With songs like “A Little Less Screen Time”, "It's A Famous Place That We…

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The Travel Bug Live! with August Lindt

Andy and Matt are giving ol’ August Lindt another shot with Travel Bug recorded live at The Largo in Los Angeles.  August is joined by other famous travel bugs, Werner Herzog, Pope Benedict XIII, and H.R. Giger to discuss their favorite travels. …

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Drivin' and F**kin' with Joe Bongo and Margot Chunk

Joe Bongo, Marina Del Rey's very own Sex Ed Teacher and drug survivor, is joined by his friend and replacement Drivers Ed Instructor Margot Chunk to answer your questions on Sex and Driving. They are joined by Marissa Wompler and her mentor…

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Bonanas For Bonanza with Dalton Wilcox

Dalton Wilcox is back to try his hand at another podcast pilot. This time, he is doing his own re-watch podcast of the classic tv show, Bonanza! On this episode Dalton is joined by his old old old friend, Bartleby Mokay, as…

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Dallas

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes you, no matter near or far, back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is winner of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee, Karthik Nemmani! Karthik chats about whether or not he pretends to like/read famous writers…

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Season 2, Ep 65 - Usidore’s House (w/ Matt Gourley, Amanda Lund and Mark McConville)

An episode recorded from Usidore’s House on top of the hill, dramatically interrupted by real estate agent Axelrod Remax and two of his clients. Credits: Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Axelrod ReMax: Mark McConville Chamblin Bunnycuddle: Matt Gourley Bunny Bunnycuddle: Amanda Lund Mysterious Man: Tim…

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Kiss Me, I'm Patrick McMahon LIVE!

The time has come for the season finale of The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project as Andy Daly & Matt Gourley present a star-studded event hosted by Irish Storyteller Patrick McMahon LIVE from Molly Malone’s Irish Pub in Los Angeles! Tune in…

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The Moon

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone who loves being pranked to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special return guest is Jon Hamm of Mad Men! Jon chats about one of the biggest failures in his life, pushing through the fear when he first…

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Get Fit Now with Bill Carter

On today's episode, Andy Daly & Matt Gourley have chosen a unique interactive podcast experience in a pilot hosted by 91-year-old Personal Trainer to the Stars Bill Carter. Bill will lead you through the steps needed for the workout of a lifetime,…

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Scent Of A Woman with Jordan Katz

I Was There Too #83March 27, 2018

Trumpet player/banjo player/composer Jordan Katz (Drop the Mic) joins Matt and guest co-host Mark McConville to discuss being one of the students in the climactic school scene in 1992’s Scent of a Woman. Jordan talks about his experience watching Al Pacino reaching…

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The Wit and Wisdom of the West with Dalton Wilcox

Andy Daly and Matt Gourley kick things off with a bang as they bring us the first podcast pilot hosted by Poet Laureate of the West Dalton Wilcox. Expect a true story from Dalton's week out on the range, a chat with…

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Episode 066: Bond and Star Wars with Pete The Retailer, Alex Robinson, James Bladon and Mark McConville

James Bonding #66March 12, 2018

Alex and Pete from Star Wars Minute and Mark McConville and James Bladon join Matt and Matt to discuss which actors have been in both franchises, complete with Power Point presentation!

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A Dance Club In Reykjavik

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes time traveling listeners back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is comedian and fellow Earwolf podcaster Negin Farsad of Fake the Nation! Negin chats about whether she’s ever had a religious experience, a moment in which…

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Episode 048: Timothy Dalton's 3rd Bond Film w/ Chris Klimek and Mark McConville

James Bonding #48October 31, 2017

Chris Klimek and Mark McConville sit down with the Matts to discuss the never produced Bond 17. Timothy Dalton's third outing as James Bond was deep into pre-production when the project was shelved. We talk all about it and even try to…

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Ghostbusters with Michael Ensign and guest hosted by Mark McConville

I Was There Too #64June 21, 2017

While Matt is off getting married and honeymooned, I Was There Too will feature a special run of guest hosted episodes! This week actor Michael Ensign joins guest host Mark McConville to discuss the 1984 film Ghostbusters. Michael tells us about the…

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Ep. 6 - Checking In, Again…Again

Marabel checks in with the neighborhood gals on their Complete Woman journeys. They practice roleplaying some common relationship scenarios, but things get frisky when a few very special guests crash their meeting. With: Amanda Lund, Stephanie Allyne, Angela Trimbur, Maria Blasucci, Mark…

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Ep. 3 - Sex, Salad & Sharon

Marabel helps you put the sizzle back in your marriage with her bedroom tips and fun costume ideas, told from a Christian perspective. Learn the most erotic scent for a man, and the joy of eating a banana. Take it from Martha,…

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Ep. 1 - Home Is Where The Wife Is

Meet Marabel May, creator of The Complete Woman Course. Listen, as Marabel describes the origins of her technique and then teaches you the importance of organization in the household and how To-Do Lists can save your marriage. Plus: get to know your…

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An Interstellar Colony Ship w/ Superego

Paul F. Tompkins continues cross-over month on Spontaneanation! This week, Paul’s special guests/improvisers are his Superego pals Jeremy Carter, Matt Gourley, and Mark McConville. They chat about what age they would choose to remain for their entire life, Mark ruining a group…

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INTERLUDE - Scenes from Foon

The Mysterious Man and Craig listen in on Arnor the Warrior, Axelrod the Real Estate Agent, Princess Belaroth the Play Producer and more. Arnor: Blaine Swen Soul Walker: Ross Bryant Axelrod ReMax: Mark McConville Couple Being Shown the Castle: Matt Gourley and…

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Bonus: The Pilot Episode

In anticipation of the 100th episode SPONTANEANATION with Paul F. Tompkins, we present to you the never-before heard pilot episode! Featuring Matt Gourley, Mark McConville, Chris Tallman, and special interview guest Rich Sommer. They chat about how Mad Men is going to…

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The 50th Episode Squib Spectacular

I Was There Too #50November 23, 2016

On this very special 50th episode of I Was There Too, Matt invites you all along on his journey to fulfill a lifelong dream of getting professionally squibbed. Substitute host and podcast brethren Mark McConville interviews Matt and andrew from J&M Special…

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Real Estate Agent

You should never cross a dragon, a wizard, a flower, or my next guest... Credits: Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Axelrod ReMax: Mark McConville Tannakin the Pinglet: Sarah Fineout Mysterious Man: Tim Sniffen Craig: Ryan DiGiorgi Producers: Arnie…

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A Summer Theatre Camp in Michigan

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all citizens with different voices to this week's episode of Spontaneanation! This week, Paul’s special guest is Nicole Parker of MADtv and the Broadway stage! They chat about what small business Nicole would like to own, having terrible…

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Superego: Cinema ALIEN

Earwolf Presents #57August 31, 2016

GO TO THE HOWL.FM WEBSITE AND USE PROMO CODE SUPEREGO AT CHECK OUT TO GET 1-MONTH OF HOWL FOR FREE!  COMMENTARY BY: Director Ridley Scott, Actor John Hurt, (Kane) and Designer H.R. Giger. WITH: Dr. Mark McConville, Dr. Paul F. Tompkins, and…

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Minnesota State Fair

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all with his impressive vocal range to this week’s episode of Spontaneanation! This week, Paul’s special guest is Cedric Yarbrough of Reno 911! and HBO's Ballers! They chat about how Cedric pronounces "data," getting into a fist fight as…

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Houston's Restaurant in Houston TX

Paul F. Tompkins graciously welcomes all NOT to the DMV, but back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is stand-up comedian Retta of Parks and Recreation! They chat about why a suit may be purple, believing that hookers were imaginary, and Retta's…

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The Last Blockbuster Video Store

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes people in the world and beings from outer space back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is improviser and writer of the upcoming Ghostbusters Katie Dippold! They chat about what it would be like leading a cult,…

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Laundromat

Paul F. Tompkins sends a special welcome to you (and only you) to this magical place called SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Judy Greer of Married, Archer, and Arrested Development! They chat about New Year's resolutions, who's at fault in…

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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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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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Parking Garage: 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 Kristen Schaal of Flights of the Conchords, Bob's Burgers and…

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Field of Dreams with Dwier Brown

I Was There Too #28November 11, 2015

Celebrate the one year anniversary of I Was There Too featuring Dwier Brown, aka Kevin Costner's dad, John Kinsella in 1989's Field of Dreams. Dwier tells us about how he prepared emotionally for his heartfelt father/son scene not long after his father…

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Episode 029: Octopussy

James Bonding #29August 27, 2015

Mark McConville and James Bladon join the Matts to talk about how Octopussy works!

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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 Intergalactic Performing Arts School

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all the important people back to this sacred place known as SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Canadian actor Aaron Abrams of NBC’s Hannibal! They chat about reasons Aaron would give to never talk to his cousins again, question why people make…

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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 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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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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Superego: Loose Beginnings, Tight Ends

Comedy Bang Bang #308September 1, 2014

You're in luck this Labor Day because Matt Gourley, Mark McConville, Jeremy Carter, and Paul F. Tompkins of the Superego podcast are all here to celebrate their new 4th season! What is the origin story behind Superego? What lead to PFT joining…

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Paul F. Tompkins Steps In

Comedy Bang Bang #38January 29, 2010

While it is impossible to replace Scott Aukerman, Paul F. Tompkins does a better job than any. On this episode he does the whole Paul-F-Tompkins-thing until his grandma's get there to teach us a little bit about Paul's upbringing. Paul also brings…

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