Paul F. Tompkins

Paul F. Tompkins is a comedian and actor. He plays the role of “Dean Rosedragon” on Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ and provides the voice of “Mr. Peanutbutter” for the Netflix animated series Bojack Horseman.

He hosts the podcast Spontaneanation on the Earwolf network. He has also appeared on Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! more than any other guest (both the television and podcast versions!).

In the past Mr. Tompkins has hosted the television programs Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins and No, YOU Shut Up! His previous podcast work includes The Pod F. Tompkast, The Dead Authors Podcast, Superego, and The Thrilling Adventure Hour.

For a full list of Mr. Tompkins’ stage, television and film credits, ask your teacher or a policeman.

Host Information

SPONTANEANATION with Paul F. Tompkins

SPONTANEANATION WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS is a completely improvised show, from monologue to interview to narrative sketch. Join Paul, his special guests, his incredibly talented improviser friends, and accompanist Eban Schletter for an hour of comedy that none of them ever see coming.

Guest Appearances

Face Fox

Comedy Bang Bang #494June 26, 2017

Jon Hamm and Edgar Wright join Scott to talk about their new film “Baby Driver,” Edgar’s first film “A Fistful of Fingers,” water, and musicals. Then, vigilante hero JW Stillwater returns to seek help from Scott, Jon, and Edgar with an issue…


Emotional Dance Conference

Who Charted? #340June 7, 2017

Venerable comedian Paul F. Tompkins rejoins Howard and Kulap this week to talk appropriate beachwear! They count down Billboard 100's Top 5 Songs while pitching Ed Sheeran clogging routines, and Howard explains how to watch Jaws in real-time. Then, they celebrate the era of…


The Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ Elevator Pitch

Comedy Bang Bang #489May 29, 2017

The cast and crew of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ returns on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! Kulap Vilaysack, Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Ahdoot, Drew Tarver, Mandell Maughan, Eugene Cordero, Tawny Newsome, and Tim Baltz are in the studio ready to give listeners…


Paul F. Tompkins

Never Not Funny #2015May 18, 2017

Romancing the bean with Paul F. Tompkins. This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon ( code: PARDO) and Bombfell (


LIVE from Largo w/ Paul F. Tompkins and America Ferrera

Ronna and Beverly come at you live from Largo at the Coronet for an evening of conversation featuring comedian Paul F. Tompkins and actress America Ferrera! The girls chat with Paul about Fijian timeshares, hot on-set affairs, and why it's important to…


Social Media Camp (w/ Paul F. Tompkins)

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins comes ready in his Easter best for this week's episode of OMFG! He talks with Emily and Deanna about everything from the boldness of today's youth to his favorite fashion icon before the girls take him to task…


The 8th Anniversary Show!

Scott celebrates 8 years of Comedy Bang! Bang! with his intern Gino Lambardo, Buddy Valastro aka The Cake Boss, and show favorites. We’ll hear from the writer/singer of America’s Funniest Home Videos theme song, a community activist & her world traveling sister,…


Pre Chowder

Comedy Bang Bang #484April 24, 2017

Jason “Heynong Man” Mantzoukas is back to co-host along Scott on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! They’re joined by intern Gino Lambardo to chat about exploding breakfast, Winnie the Pooh, Talking Tang, and their favorite Billy Joel song of all time. Plus,…


Doing Spont, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #182April 18, 2017

Sean and Hayes host the show you love with their guest, Paul F. Tompkins. This episode is brought to you by ( code: HANDBOOK) and ZipRecruiter (


Mike Huckabee Has Blazer Sausages (w/ Paul F. Tompkins)

Hard Nation #54April 12, 2017

This week, Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (Paul F. Tompkins) joins the guys to teach them all about the art of comedy. Plus, Huckabee discusses his guacamole disguise, the importance of a good "bass face" and his love of full milk.  This episode is brought…


Spank Me With A Feather!

Comedy Bang Bang #478March 27, 2017

Little Orphan Blacks Kristian Bruun and Tatiana Maslany return this week to give the scoop on wrapping their hit show, the state of the Canadian military, and what it takes to get banned from Comic-Con. Then they reunite with man-woman radio combo…


Liquid Meal Spheres

Comedy Bang Bang #474March 6, 2017

"Love"-ers Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust join Scott to talk about grilling auditionees for their show and why fire hydrants belong in the New No-Nos. Plus, children's entertainer Big Chunky Bubbles returns to discuss his favorite chowders and the proper methods of…


Best of 2016 Pt. 4

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2016.4December 29, 2016

Finally, the conclusion of the Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2016 countdown with special co-host Paul F. Tompkins is here with your Top 3 episodes of the entire year and your number 1 on the Best of CBB Live 2016. Thanks for…


Best of 2016 Pt. 3

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2016.3December 26, 2016

Scott and Paul F. Tompkins continue counting down The Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2016 episodes as they go through numbers seven through four on the count down as well as number two on the Best CBB Live episode of 2016 as…


Best of 2016 Pt. 2

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2016.2December 22, 2016

The Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2016 count down continues as Scott and Paul F. Tompkins go through numbers eleven through eight on the count down as well as number three on the Best CBB Live episodes of 2016 as voted by…


Best of 2016 Pt. 1

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2016.1December 19, 2016

Another year, another special Comedy Bang! Bang! Best of Countdown with Scott and Paul F. Tompkins. Scott and PFT countdown numbers fifteen through twelve of the Best CBB episodes of 2016 and number four of the Best CBB Live episodes of 2016…


2016 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #463December 12, 2016

Scott is having the holiday blues and has some old friends and new friends join him to cheer him up on this year’s Holiday episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! Expect appearances by future CBB host Jason Mantzoukas, intern Gino Lambardo, John Lennon…


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…


Paul F. Tompkins, Scott Aukerman: Generations

Welcome to Generations: The Podcast with your hosts grandmother Rosalie Gardenia-House (Paul F. Tompkins), her 15-year-old granddaughter Buttercup (Scott Aukerman) and her 45-year-old son Rogers. It’s the podcast about several generations of one family all doing a podcast together. The family catches…


The Historic Rap

Comedy Bang Bang #456November 7, 2016

Jason “Hey Nongman” Mantzoukas is reunited with Scott and it feels so good! They chat about getting older, real acting, and whether subways should have bathrooms. Then, Cal Solomon, an original founding member of the seminal rap group The Sugarhill Gang arrives…


The CaseFiles of Columbo Ep 1: Paul F. Tompkins

Earwolf Presents #62October 26, 2016

USE promo code COLUMBO at checkout  to hear the entire series of The Casefiles of Columbo on Howl Premium. In this episode, The very amazing and hilarious Paul F. Tompkins (Bajillion Dollar Properties, Spontaneanation, Superego) joins Aaron Abrams and Kevin Seccia to investigate…


Bro v. Wade

Who Charted? #306October 12, 2016

This week, Howard and Kulap are joined by actor, comedian, and podcaster Paul F. Tompkins! They chat with Stard about which German delicacy is most like people before getting into the charts. They break down Lin-Manuel Miranda's performance on Saturday Night Live…


Nasty Lyrics

Comedy Bang Bang #449October 10, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins of Spontaneanation and star of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ joins Scott on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! As Paul and Scott sing the National Anthem, they wonder what cavemen invented singing and we hear deets on the second season…


Scrounging and Lounging

Comedy Bang Bang #446September 19, 2016

Returning CBB champs Tatiana Maslany and Kristian Bruun of Orphan Black join Scott to chat about the times they broke their foot, the process of crying on camera, and exclusive monologues that will appear on their show. Then, Janice Cramps stops by…


Sully Goose

Comedy Bang Bang #445September 15, 2016

Comedian extraordinaire Michelle Biloon joins Scott in-studio for a bonus Comedy Bang! Bang! After looking through Michell's Kindle, they welcome American Hero Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger to speak on his hatred of geese, his favorite mode of transportation, and what he thought…


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…


Next Level with Chris Tallman

Earwolf Presents #56August 24, 2016

To hear more episodes of Next Level --  go to and use promo code NEXT which gives you a 1- month free trial. In this episode, Comedian and Literal "King" Of Podcasting Paul F. Tompkins shows us the best comedy the 70s had…


Hair Take It

Comedy Bang Bang #438August 8, 2016

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher of Put Your Hands Together join Scott to talk about the Olympics, baseball, and their brand new Seeso original show "Take My Wife." Later, Al A. Peterson aka The Smooth Criminal stops by the studio for the…


A Week for Solutions

Who Charted? #294July 20, 2016

Actor and comedian Paul F. Tompkins (SPONTANEANATION with Paul F. Tompkins) joins Howard and Kulap once again for this week's episode of Who Charted. They take to Periscope to talk bad band names while counting down Esquire's Top 5 Songs of the…


Collected Stories Vol. 2: The Best of I Was There Too

I Was There Too #40July 6, 2016

Matt gathered some of the best anecdotes told on I Was There Too about experiences on the set of Aliens, The Big Lebowski, Poltergeist, and many more. You'll hear from Paul F. Tompkins, Aimee Mann, Gilbert Gottfried, Lisa Jakub, Phil LaMarr and…


Time Bobby 4

Comedy Bang Bang #423May 23, 2016

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Scott reunite to chat about all the songs Lloyd Webber wishes he had written, what it's like to live with him, and his favorite playwright of all time. As they continue their conversation, a faint voice is…


The 7th Anniversary Show!

7 years is a wonderful amount of TIME! Scott celebrates 7 years of Comedy Bang! Bang! with Jason "Heynong Man" Mantzoukas, Paul F. Tompkins, and show favorites. We'll hear from one of the original members of The Beatles, a keeper of time,…


Ted Cruz Eats Lunch With Jesus

Hard Nation #3April 13, 2016

Sen. Ted Cruz (Paul F. Tompkins) talks about why he empathizes with candles and his fantasy Ghostbusters reboot. Plus: Pete plugs his children’s book "Even Starfish Can Consent."


Little Whittle Whistle

Comedy Bang Bang #412April 4, 2016

Cameron Esposito of Put Your Hands Together is back along with her new dad and vigilante J.W. Stillwater! We'll hear about Cameron shooting her new Seeso stand-up special on the day before her wedding and what it's been like now that Stillwater…


The Big Lebowski and Magnolia Live Show with Aimee Mann and Paul F. Tompkins

I Was There Too #33March 30, 2016

Recorded Live aboard the JoCo Cruise, Matt welcomes singer-songwriter Aimee Mann to talk about her role as Nihilist Woman, Franz's Girlfriend in The Big Lebowski. Aimee tells us about having to create dialogue in German, what it was like working with the…


Musical; Theater with Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber

Earwolf Presents #41March 29, 2016

Welcome to "Musical; Theater", a discussion of all things musical and theatrical! Join your host, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, and his protege, Comedy Bang! Bang! intern Gino Lambardo, as they tell the story of how Gino became the out-of-town director of "School…


LIVE at SXSW 2016

Comedy Bang Bang #408March 17, 2016

Intern Gino Lambardo tags along with Scott for a LIVE Comedy Bang! Bang! recorded at Esther's Follies in Austin, Texas as part of South by Southwest 2016! Ben Schwartz aka The Elegant Mr. S stops by to chat about the greatest deleted…


LIVE at SXSW: Marshall Arts

Who Charted? #276March 16, 2016

Scott Aukerman joins Kulap and Howard LIVE at SXSW for a special Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ edition of Who Charted. They break down the top 5 songs on iTunes and discuss if Kulap would ever take Scott's last name. Paul F. Tompkins stops…


Shut the Fuck Door!

Comedy Bang Bang #407March 14, 2016

The entire cast of Seeso's Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ joins Scott on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Ahdoot, Drew Tarver, Mandell Maughan, Ryan Gaul, Tawny Newsome, and Tim Baltz are in the studio ready to answer the important questions…



improv4humans #229March 3, 2016

Paul F. Tompkins, Drew Tarver and Tim Baltz join Matt Besser to improvise about using fighting moves from from video games in real life. They also create scenes about a fire marshal's interrogation with a child, the complexities of stating sports facts…


Highlights from 6 Years of The Wolf Den

The Wolf Den #99February 18, 2016

Just before The Wolf Den hits its 100th episode milestone, Adam takes a brief listen back to relive some highlights in what's been an exciting six years in the evolution and growth of Midroll, and podcasting. Adam shares early clips from podcast…


LOVE Is Thicker Than Water

Comedy Bang Bang #401February 15, 2016

The co-creator and co-stars of the new Netflix original series LOVE, Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs return on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! They'll talk all about their new show in full detail (including how many butts we will see), Gillian shares…


Best of 2015 Pt. 4

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2015.4December 31, 2015

At long last, the conclusion of the Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2015 countdown with special co-host Paul F. Tompkins is here with your Top 3 episodes of the entire year. Thanks for listening and Happy New Year!


Best of 2015 Pt. 3

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2015.3December 28, 2015

The Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2015 countdown continues with Scott and special co-host Paul F. Tompkins as they go through numbers six, five, and four on the list of the best episodes YOU voted for. Please enjoy and we will see…


Paul F. Tompkins: The North Pod 2 with Santa Claus

Ho! Ho! Ho! Welcome back to the North Pod with your host Santa Claus (Paul F. Tompkins) and returning special guest Ho Ho the naughty Elf. They'll read from the Naughty and Nice List, hear some North Pole gossip from Rudolph the…


Best of 2015 Pt. 2

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2015.2December 24, 2015

The best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2015 continues with Scott and Paul F. Tompkins as they count down numbers ten through seven of the best episodes YOU voted for! Merry Christmas to you all and we'll see you next week for Pt.…


Best of 2015 Pt. 1

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2015.1December 21, 2015

As we say farewell to another year of Comedy Bang! Bang! we look back at some of the favorite moments of 2015. Joining Scott is Paul F. Tompkins of SPONTANEANATION to countdown numbers fourteen through eleven of the Best CBB episodes of…


2015 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #391December 14, 2015

2015 Holiday Spectacular Ho! Ho! Ho! BLECH! It's the most wonderful TIME of the year, the Holiday episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! is upon us and our most dearest of friends (and a complete stranger) stop by including intern Gino Lambardo, John…



The Wolf Den #94December 10, 2015

How does Paul F. Tompkins manage his email? Will there ever be another episode of the Pod F. Tompkast? What is it like to do more than 100 episodes of Comedy Bang Bang? All these questions, and more, will be answered on…


IWTT Classic: There Will Be Blood with Paul F. Tompkins

I Was There Too #IWTTC 1November 25, 2015

Matt Gourley digs back into the classic I Was There Too vault to bring out the very first episode with the King of Podcasting Paul F. Tompkins. Paul F. Tompkins joins Matt to discuss his role as Mr. Prescott in the film…


Titbit for Tatbit

Comedy Bang Bang #386November 16, 2015

It's Comedy Bang Bang's first ever Double Header! Some times, half + half just equals one, and this episode is one of those times. In the first half, Bob Odenkirk stops by to talk "Better Call Saul" and extra special guest Reverend…


Numbers Cannot Lie

Comedy Bang Bang #384November 2, 2015

Jason Heynong-Mantzoukas is back to co-host along with Ghost host Scott on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! Join them as they discuss important topics such as how boobs have changed over the years, experiencing concerts of the past & future as a…


Paul F. Tompkins and Joe Wengert Present Brandon Content, A WolfCool Exclusive Character

Hollywood Handbook #107October 27, 2015

On a very spoOoOky Halloween episode of Hollywood Handbook, Sean and Hayes tear away the cobwebs off the Teaser Freezer as they breakdown the new film "Burnt." Then JOE WENGERT, Head of Branded Content at WolfCool Industries returns to introduce a brand…


Live At UCB w/ Danny Pudi, Paul F. Tompkins

Ronna & Beverly #116September 25, 2015

Ronna & Beverly return to the UCB theater in Los Angeles with their special guests Danny Pudi of Community and Paul F. Tompkins of Spontaneanation! Tune in to hear about the Polish plays Danny starred in as a child, Paul’s thoughts on…


Good Night In The Morning

Comedy Bang Bang #377September 21, 2015

A couple of Canucks, Tatiana Maslany and Kristian Bruun give us the 'sclusies on the upcoming fourth season of their hit TV series Orphan Black on this week’s Comedy Bing Bong! They’ll also share the stylish ways they’ve been getting around LA…


Paul F. Tompkins

Never Not Funny #1706September 17, 2015

Making it work with Paul F. Tompkins.


The Brochelor

Comedy Bang Bang #370August 17, 2015

Earwolf and Wolfpop favorites Paul F. Tompkins and Matt Gourley join Scott to talk about some exciting news! Yes, we finally find out what their morning routines consist of in full detail but just as important, we get all the info on…


Bongo vs. Bongos

Comedy Bang Bang #365July 27, 2015

Jason Heynong-Mantzoukas couldn’t be happier with the worldwide reception to Heynong Man so he’s back to bro-out with Scott about summer, a 3rd gender, and Star Wars. After they discuss the possibility of making Jason a genie who can grant one wish…


Collected Stories Vol. 1: The Best Of I Was There Too

I Was There Too #20July 22, 2015

On a special episode of I Was There Too, Matt shares a compilation of some of the best stories from the last year’s guests. From the ups and downs of improvised lines with Paul F. Tompkins in There Will Be Blood, to…


Paul F. Tompkins - Spotlight On: Mike the Janitor

WOMP It Up! #7July 13, 2015

Wompler & Listler return to introduce the world to Mike the Janitor (Paul F. Tompkins) as he looks back at all the great times he’s had in his 1st year at Marina Del Ray High! Mike tells us about how running into…


Paul F. Tompkins: The North Pod with Santa Claus

Ho! Ho! Ho! Welcome once again to the North Pod with your host Santa Claus (Paul F. Tompkins) and this week’s special guest Ho Ho the naughty Elf. They will get into all the important business of the North Pole including reindeer…


Heynong Man

Comedy Bang Bang #356June 15, 2015

Jason "Zouks" Mantzoukas is back baby! J-Man talks to Scott about possibly taking over CBB if he happens to perish, his dating life, and his new podcast called “Talkin’ ‘Tang.” But heynong man, old friend Mike the Janitor also returns from cleaning…


The 6th Anniversary Show!

6 years ago and no score today a comedy podcast was born. My, oh, my how time has flown by! IT’S BEEN 6 years of Comedy Bang! Bang! The Podcast and old friends and new friends stop by to celebrate. Expect to…


Is Y'all My Daddy?

Comedy Bang Bang #348April 27, 2015

Y'all hear 'em sireens? That's right Cameron Esposito of Put Your Hands Together is back along with her new legal guardian vigilante J.W. Stillwater! They'll tell us all about living together, pitching projects in Hollywood, and J.W.'s missing father. Later, pool man…


Classic Switcheroo

Comedy Bang Bang #344April 9, 2015

Ryan Hansen and Jamie Chung of Hulu's Resident Advisors get it percolatin' on a B-B-B-ONUS-S-S Comedy Bing Bong! They'll tell us all about the fun they had while creating all these hours of content before The Hooray Show’s Horatio Sanz walks into…


Lake Placid: LIVE!

Reading Aloud’s Nate Corddry and HDTGM All-Star Paul F. Tompkins join Paul & Jason at Largo in Los Angeles to talk all about how Lake Placid shows that nature and man cannot co-exist. They’ll cover everything from the movie not reaching 90…


Don't Say Nothin'

improv4humans #181April 2, 2015

Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Lippert, and Drew Tarver are caught in a door to door scavenger hunt, are haunted when a scary movie bleeds into reality, and make sure to not snitch about what’s really going on at the farmers market on…


RuPaul F. Tompkins

Who Charted? #226April 1, 2015

Kulap and Howard welcome back Who Charted MVP Paul F. Tompkins who talks about his brand new podcast Spontaneanation (right here on Earwolf), why YouTube has a better comprehension of entertainment than Shakespeare, as well as why he would make a great mother. Then,…


A Silicon Valley P-Cast

Comedy Bang Bang #342March 30, 2015

The stars of HBO's Silicon Valley, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, and Martin Starr share some spoilers from both the first and the upcoming second season season of their show on today’s Comedy Bing! Bong! They also talk about the history of TV…


Deep Blue Sea: LIVE!

Director Evan Goldberg and HDTGM All-Star Paul F. Tompkins join Paul & Jason at Largo in Los Angeles to talk all about the insanity in the shark film Deep Blue Sea. They get into how Saffron Burrows is the villain of the…


Paul F. Tompkins presents Spontaneanation

Paul F. Tompkins (and Eban Schletter on piano) introduces you to his new completely improvised podcast featuring very special guests. 


Be My Guest, Literally!

Comedy Bang Bang #338March 9, 2015

It’s a special co-host edition of Comedy Bing Bong with our favorite German film director Werner Herzog! Werner & Scott welcome guest of honor Michael Ableson, a NYC corporate litigator AND Origin Story documentary donator to tell us all about being the…


The Ying and the Yankovic

Comedy Bang Bang #337March 2, 2015

We command thee to listen to music titans "Weird Al" Yankovic & Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber on today’s Comedy Bing Bong! The Vicar of Yanks tells us all about his upcoming (potentially infinite) world tour and Lord Webber finally explains what's the…


The Wedding of Gilli and Garry

Comedy Bang Bang #335February 16, 2015

You're cordially invited to attend the wedding of Gillian Jacobs & Garry Marshall on this special episode of Comedy Bing Bong. Master singer-songwriter Colin Hay of Men at Work is playing songs from his new record “Next Year People” to celebrate their…


Paul F. Tompkins Again, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #66January 13, 2015

After a week hiatus, Sean and Hayes are back to discuss what they did with their time off and examine the top fails of last year. Then, podcast legend PAUL F. TOMPKINS stops by as the first ever repeat guest  to analyze the…


Best of 2014 Pt 4

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2014.4December 31, 2014

The exciting conclusion of the Comedy Bang! Bang! best of 2014 countdown with Paul F. Tompkins is here with numbers three to one of the best CBB eps that YOU have chosen! Happy New Year!


Paul F. Tompkins

Never Not Funny #1521December 30, 2014

Eyeing the sparrow with Paul F. Tompkins.


Best of 2014 Pt 3

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2014.3December 29, 2014

It's getting real close to the end with part three of the Comedy Bang! Bang! best of countdown as Scott and special guest Paul F. Tompkins get into the meat of the matter and count down numbers seven through four. Sit tight…


Best of 2014 Pt 2

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2014.2December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas to you all! The best of Comedy Bang! Bang! countdown 2014 continues with Scott and special guest Paul F. Tompkins as they count down numbers eleven through eight of the best episodes YOU voted for! Come back Monday for Pt…


Best of 2014 Pt 1

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2014.1December 22, 2014

Say bye bye to another year but say hello hello to the new year with the best of 2014 episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! One of our faves, Paul F. Tompkins joins Scott to countdown numbers fifteen through twelve of the best…


LIVE from UCB-Sunset

Ronna & Beverly #95December 19, 2014

Ronna & Beverly had a wonderful time at the new UCB-Sunset in Los Angeles and they are now sharing their great time with you! Jack Black and Paul F. Tompkins are your wrapped up Hanukkah and Christmas presents this year. Happy Holidays…


2014 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #326December 15, 2014

Ho! Ho! Ho! It's the year end holiday episode of Comedy Bean Bag with music from The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo) and guests galore! Director of the Underworld series, Len Wiseman is back for the CBB festivities that will include…


Ice Bucket Cure!

Totally Laime #252November 27, 2014

YOU GUYS!! The wonderful and dapper dude who needs no intro, PAUL to the F to the TOMPKINS is in the house to explain the origins of humble pie, to announce the recent cure that’s been discovered for Lou Gehrig’s disease, and…


Pie Quiz with Tears for Fears

Comedy Bang Bang #323November 24, 2014

The writers and performers of such iconic pop hits as “Mad World,” “Shout,” and “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” Tears For Fears are in the studio as well as Scott’s old pal Reggie Watts on this week’s Comedy Bing Bong! We’ll…


Paul F. Tompkins: Public Domain

As much fun as Paul F. Tompkins has had as an entertainer over the years he has felt that it’s time that he give back and get into public concerns. Joining Paul this week on Public Domain is teenager Traci Reardon to…


There Will Be Blood with Paul F. Tompkins

I Was There Too #1November 3, 2014

Welcome to the first episode of I Was There Too with Matt Gourley. The show where Matt will talk to people who were present in the great scenes of cinema history. Mayor of podcasts Paul F. Tompkins joins Matt to discuss his…



Comedy Bang Bang #317October 20, 2014

Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne makes her first appearance & dapper comedian Paul F. Tompkins makes a rare appearance on today's Comedy Bean Bag! Natasha, Paul, & Scott chat about silent films, the first time Natasha met Woody Allen, and…


Y'all Heard Any of These Names Before?

Comedy Bang Bang #314October 6, 2014

Comedian extraordinaire Cameron Esposito of Put Your Hands Together returns to tell us all about her new stand-up album Same Sex Symbol on today's Comedy Bing Bong! Cameron & Scott chat about eradicating men from the Earth, Portland food, and Cameron's old…


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…


Old Dread Ben

improv4humans #147August 14, 2014

Attention humons, this is not a con. Paul F. Tompkins, Stephanie Allynne, Dan Lippert, and Ben Siemon join Matt Besser this week for a special improv5humans! Ever run into someone you hardly remember? Have your ever wondered what the real deal is…


Puttering Around

Comedy Bang Bang #303August 4, 2014

Need an experience to keep you from puttering around your home? Well, this week’s episode has it all including a rare appearance from CBB favorite Paul F. Tompkins and returning champ/singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III! We’re treated to live songs performed by Loudon…


Hollywood Bowl

Analyze Phish #9June 25, 2014

Get ready to drop your beans everybody! The long awaited Hollywood Bowl episode is finally here! Join Harris Wittels & Scott Aukerman as they listen back and talk about their night of Phish LIVE at the Hollywood Bowl from the limo ride…


Commentary Special

It's time for Adam Scott Aukerman to look back at the episode that started it all in a special season finale commentary episode of U Talkin' U2 To Me? Past guests Harris Wittels, Lance Bangs, and Paul F. Tompkins return to finally…


The Exorcism of Cake Boss

Comedy Bang Bang #289May 26, 2014

Straight from the cake kitchen, our old buddy Buddy Valastro aka Cake Boss (Cake Boss!) returns to talk about the new changes in the Star Wars canon when suddenly his body is possessed. The spirit of the recently deceased narco-sculptor H.R. Giger…


His Beautiful Fabrics

Who Charted? #181May 21, 2014

The best dressed man in Comedy, Paul F. Tompkins, stops by the Earwolf studios to count down some Charts with your hostess with the mostess, Kulap Vilaysock, and your favorite guest host ever probably, Armen Weitzman. Don't miss PAUL F. GREATEST talk…


Time Bobby 3

Comedy Bang Bang #286May 12, 2014

The man, the myth, the music maker Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber returns to Comedy Bing Bong only to encounter a 90-year-old gentleman complete with a full white beard by the name of Fourvel. Could this old chap be the same stabby lil'…


A Thrilling CBB Adventure Hour

Uh oh! It looks like actor extraordinaire Marc Evan Jackson from The Thrilling Adventure Hour has his second visit to Comedy Bang! Bang! cut short as a portal appears in the Earwolf studio and has transported some of the characters from The…


The 5th Anniversary Show!

Comedy Bang Bang #283April 28, 2014

IT'S BEEN 5 years of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast and all your favorites have returned for a bro out sesh! Get ready to experience our unbelievable open door policy as friends of the show Marissa Wompler, Miss Listler, Jason Mantzoukas, and…


Slowing It Down

U Talkin’ U2 To Me? #9April 23, 2014

Adam Scott Aukerman slow things down by taking a break from discussing U2's discography and instead welcome the dapper Paul F. Tompkins to talk about his thoughts and opinions on U2. They also talk about U2 performing "Ordinary Love" at the 2014…


Sklarbro County 100

Sklarbro Country #195.5April 22, 2014

Celebrate the tremendous Sklarbro County 100th episode with Earwolf favorite Paul F. Tompkins! Paul classes things up as he tells us how it's never too late for anything as his life changed after learning how to drive 4 years ago and finally…



Comedy Bang Bang #280April 7, 2014

You're getting two Als for the price of one as "Weird Al" Yankovic & Alan Thicke return on today's Comedy Bean Bag! There will be talk of juke boxicals, what we should expect from the next "Weird Al" album, and Alan debuts…


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…


Paul F. Tompkins

Never Not Funny #1407March 20, 2014

Table reading with Paul F. Tompkins.   This episode is sponsored by BackBlaze: Online Backup Made Easy. Go to to save.


The Travel Bug with August Lindt

You're in for a treat as Andy Daly & Matt Gourley bring you a remarkable festival of German accents in a travel themed podcast pilot hosted by pretzel maker/world traveler August Lindt. August is in fantastic German company as he welcomes legendary…


Sex Party Season

Comedy Bang Bang #272February 17, 2014

IT'S BEEN a long time since the previously married Garry Marshall & Gillian Jacobs have been on Comedy Bean Bag but now they're here to set things straight. Will Gilli (sorry!) ever get stinkin' rich? What gets Underworld series director Len Wiseman's…


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…



Comedy Bang Bang #265January 16, 2014

Recorded LIVE from the Downtown Independent Theater as part of the RIOT LA festival, it’s a b-b-b-onus episode of Big Bang Theory Comedy! IT’S BEEN quite a while since high school student Traci Rearden has been on the show as she catches…


Best of 2013 Pt 4

And now the exciting conclusion to the best of 2013 countdown with special guest Paul F. Tompkins. What will be the number one episode of 2013? You'll have to tune in to find out!


Best of 2013 Pt 3

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2013.3December 30, 2013

It's getting real close to the end with part three of the Comedy Bang! Bang! best of countdown as Scott and special guest Paul F. Tompkins count down numbers six through four as well as some b-b-b-bonus-s-s-s clips. Sit tight and look…


Best of 2013 Pt 2

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2013.2December 26, 2013

The best of Comedy Bang! Bang! countdown continues with Scott and special guest Paul F. Tompkins as they go count down numbers eleven through seven of the best episodes YOU voted for along with additional b-b-b-bonus-s-s-s clips. Much love!


Best of 2013 Pt 1

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2013.1December 23, 2013

Alas, we say farewell to another year but never fear because the best of 2013 episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! is here! There were sooo many good episodes this year that we had to step up the countdown to the next level.…


2013 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #262December 16, 2013

Ho! Ho! Ho! Surfing Santa wipeout! It’s time once again for the year end holiday episode of Comedy Bing Bong! with guests galore! Jason Mantzoukas returns with singer-songwriter Nick Lowe who’ll play some festive songs from his new Christmas record “Quality Street:…


Nuts As A Pile Of Nuts

Comedy Bang Bang #257November 21, 2013

SNL alum Will Forte is back to tell us a bit about his exciting role in Alexander Payne’s dramedy Nebraska on this week’s b-b-b-bonus-s-s-s episode of Comedy Bing! Bong! Will begins to read the entire plot of Nebraska when the sudden sound…


Paul F. Tompkins, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #5November 5, 2013

Sean and Hayes share some of their stories from their friendship with Louis Reed and why they are the only ones who have the right to be sad about his death. Then they reopen the Teaser Freezer to dish on the teaser…


Redeemed or Unredeemed, Hashtag!

Who Charted? #151October 23, 2013

Professional humorist Paul F. Tompkins returns fresh off the CBB LIVE tour to count down some charts y'all! While counting down Billboard's Alternative Songs Chart, Paul describes the one thing he would put on his backstage rider, tells us about his Jaws…


Poehler Ice Caps

Comedy Bang Bang #245September 23, 2013

Cancel all your plans because Amy Poehler is back along with co-host Neil Campbell for a post-Emmys chat on today’s Comedy Bing Bong! Amy gives us a sneak preview of the new season of Parks and Recreation, tells us about the reality…


Best Of Year One

The Fogelnest Files #53September 5, 2013

Jake compiles his favorite moments from the first year of the show on this week's Best Of edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Fantastic moments like Megan Amram's Rosie O'Donnell story, Jen Kirkman's breakdown of Royce & Marilyn, Cheech & Chong explaining the…


Murderer Heaven

Comedy Bang Bang #236August 5, 2013

Rob Corddry finds his way to the Earwolf studios once again on today’s Comedy Bang! Bang! Rob talks to us about Hot Tub Time Machine 2, the 5th season of Childrens Hospital, and Herve Villechaize. Suddenly the ghostly presence of Richard Harrow…


Concert Buddies

Comedy Bang Bang #235July 29, 2013

If you don’t already know, Doug Benson hates candy wrappers, screaming children, and sticky seats. Although, he loves movies and he joins Scott on today’s Comedy Bang Bang to talk about Broadway, the first time they met, and being concert buddies. Our…


Two Thumbs & Not Much Else

Comedy Bang Bang #229July 8, 2013

Ben Schwartz and director extraordinaire Werner Herzog both return to the studio on today's Comedy Bang Bang! Scott shares his enthusiasm for season two of the Comedy Bang Bang TV series, which premieres on IFC this Friday July 12th, and Ben and Scott…


Acapella Cuddle Puddle

Comedy Bang Bang #228July 1, 2013

The immensely talented & hilarious John Hodgman stops by the studio for the first time EVER on today's Comedy Bang Bang! Scott asks John all the hard-hitting questions and finds out everything you need to know, like where he isn't from, and…


After Earth

Giant birds, weird wheelchairs, and ghosting are just some of the unbelievable things that are found in the Will & Jaden Smith vehicle After Earth. Paul, June, Jason, and Paul F. Tompkins discuss future British accents, an emotionless Will Smith, and animals…


A Peanut In The Rain

Comedy Bang Bang #222June 3, 2013

Take a break from grabbing that tasty air and enjoy a fresh episode of Comedy Bing Bong! The iconic Garry Marshall is back with Gillian Jacobs to deal with some unfinished business that occurred since the last time they were on the…


The Cake Council

Comedy Bang Bang #221May 27, 2013

Announcer extraordinaire Andy Richter makes his record breaking 25th appearance and uses his co-hosting duties to get into the origins of Cake Boss (Cake Boss!) on today’s Comedy Bang Bang! We’ll hear about his earliest cake memory, he’ll reveal some secrets of…


The 4th Anniversary Extravaganza!

Join us as we celebrate the Four Year Anniversary of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast! Acclaimed director David Wain returns with co-host Traci Rearden to experience the high capacity of our open door policy as a furious Marissa Wompler & a disinterested…


Time Bobby 2

Comedy Bang Bang #215April 22, 2013

IT’S BEEN quite a while since Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has been on Comedy Bean Bag and this time he’s here for a special comprehensive interview of his entire career! Shortly after expressing his love for Vampire Weekend, Scott & Lord ALW…


Zombie Candles

Comedy Bang Bang #208March 18, 2013

The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun joins the Bang! Bang! universe along with today’s co-host/lover of movies Doug Benson! After a chat about hair in movies/tv, haunted hotels, and what we can expect on the upcoming episodes of The Walking Dead, our old…


Kevin Pollak's Chat Show Sizzle Reel

Earwolf Presents #23March 13, 2013

Jon Hamm, Paul Rudd, Paul Scheer, and the Sklar Brothers are among the guests who have appeared on Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. In this episode of highlights, we hear some of the show's most memorable guests and moments. Check out the video…


Fake Girl Voice

the reality SHOW show #18February 26, 2013

Sean and Hayes are excited about taping their Reality Show Show pilot, give their impressions of the new cast of The Amazing Race, and then talk about the drastic format changes made to the Top Chef finale. Eventually, PAUL F. TOMPKINS graces…


The Vicar of Yanks

Comedy Bang Bang #203February 25, 2013

Two immense stars from the world of music, “Weird Al” Yankovic & Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber are on today’s Comedy Bean Bag! After chatting with Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber about English accents, the Little Prince, and nautical bed bugs, the Vicar of…


Analyze Fish Pt. 2

Analyze Phish #6February 18, 2013

Paul F. Tompkins, Howard Kremer, and Shelby Fero aka The Jaws Family are back for the thrilling conclusion of Analyze Fish! After something shocking happened during Shelby’s first viewing of Jaws, she decided to watch it a couple of more times in…


Garry Unmarried

Comedy Bang Bang #199February 6, 2013

Old pals Gillian Jacobs and Garry Marshall return to give us an update on their relationship on today’s Comedy Bing Bong! Want to know what went wrong in their marriage? How about the truth behind Garry’s deceased wife Barbara? Will there be…


Analyze Fish

Analyze Phish #5January 17, 2013

Harris Wittels and Scott Aukerman are back to catch up on Harris’ recent Phish experience and to pass the figurative torch. Paul F. Tompkins and Howard Kremer are comedians who love the 1975 classic film Jaws. Paul & Howard have decided to…


Best of 2012 Pt 2

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2012.2December 31, 2012

Wait no longer as the conclusion of the Comedy Bang Bang Best of 2012 is here! We’re counting down the top five episodes as chosen by the listeners and of course more special b-b-b-bonus clips. Join Scott Aukerman and Paul F. Tompkins…


Best of 2012 Pt 1

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2012.1December 24, 2012

Another year has flown by, so what better way to celebrate than to revisit some of the best Comedy Bang Bang moments that YOU voted for! Special guest Paul F. Tompkins makes a rare appearance as he helps Scott Aukerman countdown numbers…


The Live Hanukkah Special

Ronna & Beverly #42December 21, 2012

Ronna and Beverly give us a holiday treat with the Live Hanukkah Special recorded LIVE at UCB-LA! Guests Paul F. Tompkins, Paget Brewster, and Angela Kinsey let us know what they do to celebrate the holidays, take a whack at the Hanukkah…


2012 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #191December 18, 2012

It’s that time of year where you try to not get burned when roasting chestnuts over an open fire and have the whole family gather round the ol’ computer for a special holiday podcast treat! Scott welcomes fan favorite Harris Wittels as…


Yo, Is This Racist?

Earwolf Presents #18December 14, 2012

Yo, what up race cars! Special guest Paul F. Tompkins stops by to help Andrew Ti solve racism. Along their journey they answer questions regarding how to address people of color, society’s view on slavery today, Native American sports mascots, using the…


The Pancake Man

Comedy Bang Bang #189December 3, 2012

One of our favorite film directors Werner Herzog and one of America’s favorite comedians Chris Fairbanks are here on today’s Comedy Bang Bang! Werner lets us know about his upcoming acting debut and Chris reveals the truth behind pancakes and flapjacks. Will…


New York Mainstays

Comedy Bang Bang #186November 12, 2012

Fellow podcasters and first timers Julie Klausner and Jake Fogelnest are here on today’s Comedy Bang Bang! Jake & Julie recall the first time they met, each describe their podcasts “The Fogelnest Files” and “How Was Your Week” respectively, and share their…


100th Episode LIVE from UCB-LA

Who Charted? #100October 31, 2012

Join Ku-Ku & Wie-Wie as they celebrate 100 episodes of Who Charted! Recorded LIVE at UCB-LA, our first guest Steve Agee returns to share stories of the origin of Who Charted and gets up on all the latest musical trends with the…


Guest Host: Paul F. Tompkins

Comedian/actor/writer Paul F. Tompkins takes on hosting duties to interview the host of Shortwave, the voice of Grant Lee Buffalo, and the Gilmore Girls beloved town troubadour Grant-Lee Phillips. Grant-Lee talks about his writing process, the fear of possibly recording the final…


Yikes Ahoy!

Yo, Is This Racist? #16October 25, 2012

Yo, what up race cars! Special guest Paul F. Tompkins stops by to help Andrew Ti solve racism. Along their journey they answer questions regarding how to address people of color, society’s view on slavery today, Native American sports mascots, using the…


Friends Without Words

Comedy Bang Bang #180October 15, 2012

Community’s Gillian Jacobs returns to bury the hatchet with Scott on today’s Comedy Bang Bang! Gillian brings awareness to the fact that the Zynga corporation is out to get her and wedding bells are heard when she falls for co-host Garry Marshall.…


The World of Cinema

The Fogelnest Files #2September 18, 2012

Be sure to get into your watching positions for this edition of The Fogelnest Files! Recorded live at UCB-LA, Jake Fogelnest welcomes special guests Jon Daly and Paul F. Tompkins to dive into the world of Cinema. Jake, Jon, and Paul discuss…


Mop Water

Comedy Bang Bang #175September 10, 2012

The Fall Season is upon us and who better to join us other than star of stage and screen Justin Kirk! Justin stops by to talk about his new show Animal Practice, working on Angels in America, and his first role in…


Ride Like Hell

Comedy Bang Bang #173August 27, 2012

This week’s Comedy Bang Bang is a special co-host edition with none other than Werner Herzog! We’re also treated to the R&B stylings of the crowd pleasing Brent Weinbach! That’s not all, producer Scott Jeffries drops by to help keep the show…


Immortal Mustache

Comedy Bang Bang #169July 30, 2012

The owner of one of the five one-way tickets used to board the Rocket Ship to Fame, Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar makes his first appearance! He talks about his early sketch days, the importance of mustaches, how Super Troopers almost never existed,…


G the D a C

Who Charted? #78May 30, 2012

He's back! Paul F. Tompkins, the suited gentleman you all know and love, has returned to the chartist's chair and ready to dish on The Billboard Digital Singles Chart, The Movie Chart, and a fancy game of P.T. Chart Darts. Paul advises…


God Bless America

You love Bobcat Goldthwait for his stand-up comedy, his performance of Zed in Police Academy, and as the director of movies like Shakes the Clown and World's Greatest Dad. You're about to fall in love with him for his showbiz secrets and…


Anniversary Party!

Comedy Bang Bang #156April 30, 2012

What do you need to throw the perfect anniversary party? You need some tunes, you need some bros, and if you're Comedy Bang Bang you need some celebrity guests! Put on your party hats and boogie shoes for an hour and a…


Time Bobby

Comedy Bang Bang #150March 26, 2012

It's a tale as old as time: A precocious orphan with a heart of gold and a love for musical theater meets a living legend of Broadway. Such is the story of Fourvel and Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, an unlikely pair who…


Raisin Norman Bates

Comedy Bang Bang #147March 5, 2012

You are entering Comedy Bang Bang, a magical place not far from Planet Centaur where 40 year-old raptors hail cabs and the object of your affection is alive in your wallet. A place where Ice T and Jesse Ventura can seek tough answers…


P. F. Toddler

Who Charted? #63February 15, 2012

Methinks it's time to have Paul F. Tompkins back on Who Charted?! That's just what we did this week as the artist previously known as Suit McGoo jams with Kulap and Howard over Billboard Digital Downloads, Movies, and Chart Piñata.  Where are Kelly…


Ronna and Beverly

Earwolf Presents #7January 24, 2012

Ronna Glickman & Beverly Ginsberg are the best-selling co-authors of You'll Do A Little Better Next Time: A Guide to Marriage and Re-marriage for Jewish Singles ("It says Jewish in the name -- but it's for everyone!").   These outspoken fiftysomethings from…


Ghost Protocol

Comedy Bang Bang #138January 2, 2012

If you Googled "A funny podcast to start 2012" than you're in the right place! And before you go Googling "Who are the guests?" I'll tell you: Andy Richter and Werner Herzog! And instead of using Google to find out if they play Would…


Best of 2011 Pt 2

Comedy Bang Bang #137.5December 29, 2011

And now the thrilling conclusion of the Comedy Bang Bang Best of 2011! We're counting down the top five episodes as chosen by the listeners and throwing in some of your favorite segments and characters like The New Year Chicken, Vampire Jesus,…


Best of 2011 Pt 1

Comedy Bang Bang #137December 26, 2011

As the year winds down, let us revisit some of the highlights from Comedy Bang Bang in 2011. Joined by audience favorite Paul F. Tompkins, Scott Aukerman is counting down numbers ten through six of the viewer selected top episodes of the…


2011 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #136December 19, 2011

It's that time of year again! You've hung up your proverbial podcast stocking and Comedy Bang Bang is here to stuff it full of your favorite guests, characters, games, raps, and more! Happy Holidays!


Scavenge and the Wisemen

Comedy Bang Bang #135December 12, 2011

We have a lot of fun here on Comedy Bang Bang, but this week we'd like to share an important holiday message with you all. You see, the holidays are a time for friendship, giving, forgiveness, cakes, and Would You Rather?! This…



Professor Blastoff #28November 8, 2011

Paul F. Tompkins is remarkably dapper, hilarious, and creative. If you'd like to be more like him you can buy a nice suit and write some good jokes, but can you teach yourself how to be creative? Today on Professor Blastoff we…


Suicide is Painless

Comedy Bang Bang #126October 10, 2011

The leaves are falling, there is a chill in the air, the kids are at school so it's time to curl up with a brand new Comedy Bang Bang. Our guests are the always charming Jon Hamm, the hugely influential Nick Lowe,…


Shanghaied by Irene

Comedy Bang Bang #122September 12, 2011

Welcome to Comedy Bang Bang! As today is our first day on Funny Or Die, we've pulled out all the stops and brought in some of the most talented folks we know. Folks like Zach Galifianakis from The Hangover and Between Two…


The Return of Suit McGoo

Who Charted? #38August 24, 2011

Remember how much fun we had last time Paul F. Tompkins graced the chartlands? We simply had to have him back to discuss summer songs, cable television (not movies!) and for a sumptuous game of roulette. Paul climbs off of his icy…


Concept & Content: Day 3

Earwolf Challenge #3.3July 27, 2011

It's elimination time again, and it isn't getting any easier to say goodbye. Matt, Jesse, and Paul have chosen the three weakest submissions and will ultimately say goodbye to their least favorite. Be sure to let us know on Facebook and the…


Concept & Content: Day 2

Earwolf Challenge #3.2July 26, 2011

Jesse Thorn and Paul F. Tompkins both host popular podcasts with unique concepts and compelling content, so who better to judge this week's challenge? No topic is left uncovered as the judges critique the submissions for their originality, sound quality, sketch writing,…


Fat Food Jokes!

Totally Laime #76July 16, 2011

The Man, The Legend, The Dapperest Dude of them all, PAUL F TOMPKINS came over to TLP's  humble abode and charmed the bejesus out of everyone. Elizabeth is still in puddle form. So is Ruby. Enjoy!


Since You've Been Gone

Comedy Bang Bang #112July 5, 2011

It's been five long months since "Weird Al" Yankovic last left his mark on Comedy Bang Bang. In that time he has released his highest charting album to date with Alpocalypse and he's in studio to discuss the recording of the album…


Paul F. Tompkins

Ronna & Beverly #2June 10, 2011

Ronna & Bev cover such broad-ranging subjects as the post-Oprah landscape, switching the tags on a pair of underpants at Marshall's, and whether or not Paul F. Topmkins could play Hitler.


Our First Time

The Apple Sisters #1May 30, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the first ever episode of The Apple Sisters! Candy, Cora, and Seedy are so happy to perform for you for the very first time. Since this is the inaugural episode, we thought we’d have an extra special…


It's A Fucking Podcast: Pt. 2

By now you've had a week to dream up possibilities for this episode. Will Cake Boss be able to reach Chewbacca? Will he be bitten by a radioactive cake animal? Will Buddy and Andy Richter play Would You Rather and figure out…


It's a Fucking Podcast: Pt 1

Comedy Bang Bang #106May 23, 2011

If you aren't yet glad you survived the rapture, you will be once you hear this episode of Comedy Bang Bang! Not only do we have the hilarious and talented Andy Richter, but we receive a visit from Earwolf's very own Harold…


Customer Appreciation

Who Charted? #22May 15, 2011

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through these things called Charts. Specifically, the iTunes Singles Chart, the Movie Chart, and Chart Goose. Paul F. Tompkins, one of the greats of living, lends his talents to a discussion of Adele's…


These Times They Are A-Changin'

Comedy Bang Bang #103May 15, 2011

It's finally here: The Two Year Anniversary Celebration of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast! There are big changes afoot in the CBB universe about which you will hear in this episode, but many things are staying exactly the same. You can still…


Who's Your Gateway Guest?

The Wolf Den #14April 21, 2011

This episode of The Wolf Den is dedicated to the listeners worried about the show being too funny. Our guest is the famously somber Paul F. Tompkins who is here to discuss his role as a leading Gateway Guest (among other things)…


Garry Marshall Presents

Comedy Bang Bang #91February 7, 2011

When you have your own talk show on IFC, you can get some pretty huge guests from the world of entertainment. This week Scott shows off his showbiz credentials with former Monk writer Tom Scharpling, gay marriage advocate Gary Marshall, and future…


That's One Way of Doing It

Comedy Bang Bang #85December 20, 2010

If you asked for festive characters and heavy-handed puns in your letter to Santa, than Christmas is coming early for you! Scott welcomes Colin Hanks to this special episode, along with a slew of popular guests. Cake Boss and El Chupacabra present…


Johnny B. Goode

Sklarbro Country #17November 19, 2010

Troublemakers and Evil Twins of the world, this is the show for you! Whether you're the type to beat up an eight-year-old at a football game, to wear pink cleats in opposition of your coach, or to commit the heinous crime of…


Enigma Force Five Reunion

Comedy Bang Bang #80November 15, 2010

Thank you Reggie Watts! This week Adam Scott makes his second appearance on Comedy Bang Bang and this time brings along his ever-evolving character of Gerry. Scott and Adam discuss the pop culture phenomena of U2, Top Chef, and Piranha 3D. Ice…


Don't Cry Rolling Skate Train

Comedy Bang Bang #76.5October 19, 2010

After all the goofing around of the previous hour, the guys get some business done the second half of the show. Not only do they play What Am I Thinking?, Jukebox Jury, and Would You Rather?, but Dame Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber…


Can He Sing, Jeremy Piven?

Comedy Bang Bang #76October 13, 2010

With Zach Galifianakis's hectic schedule these days, he hasn't had a chance to drop by the studio lately. Well, he makes up for it in this TWO PART EPISODE! In the first half, Zach discusses with us all the pressing issues in…


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…


What Happens In Vegas

Comedy Bang Bang #67August 19, 2010

Rob Corddry and Lake Bell take a break from rehearsing the movie What Happens In Las Vegas, Nevada STAYS in Las Vegas, Nevada (which I believe is some sort of Japanese shadow puppet theatre) to talk to Scott about their Adult Swim…


Serious or Sarcastic?

Comedy Bang Bang #62July 16, 2010

What a great episode! Now tell me, am I being serious, or sarcastic? The boys from Don't Stop or We'll Die stop by for some crazy mad jams, and Andy Richter makes his first appearance since that whole….kerfuffle he was involved with.…


Free Subarus for Moms!

Comedy Bang Bang #59June 25, 2010

Important Message: We here at Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast are giving Todd Glass' mother a new car! For free! As long as her credit is good! And it's only for lease! And…we cannot guarantee she'll get the car! Also, on an…


Is Dave Foley Here?

Comedy Bang Bang #56June 4, 2010

While Scott always gets interesting guests on the show, Comedy Bang Bang gets its first television mega-star in the Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro. He, along with David Higgins, wait patiently for Dave Foley to show up (spoiler alert: he doesn't) by…


One Year Anniversary Party

Comedy Bang Bang #51April 30, 2010

Scott starts his year-end celebration off with a bang. And by a bang, I mean a story about the meeting (or should I say meetings) of the great Tig Notaro and the even greater Taylor Dayne. Some of our friends (or should…


Curb Your Suicide Attempts

Comedy Bang Bang #46March 26, 2010

Isn't it great in life when you get unexpected surprises? Like the surprise of a 2-hour episode, or the surprise of Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Man of the Year Ben Stiller? How about of Jeff Garlin from TV's Shorty McShorts Shorts? What would…


We Got a Caller on the Line

Comedy Bang Bang #44March 12, 2010

This episode is a global episode if ever there was one. Repping for the U.S. of A. is Jason Woliner of Human Giant, and honestly, who else would you WANT representing this country? To represent our neighbors down south is El Chupacabra…


Happy Valentines Day

Comedy Bang Bang #40February 12, 2010

Harris Wittels comes to save face after his last appearance, and gets some great tips from comedy legend Doug Benson regarding the jokes he stores in his phone. Notorious grump Christopher Hitchens shows up to let us know why Valentine's Day, the…


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…


Live from SF Sketchfest!

Comedy Bang Bang #B2January 18, 2010

In the first Doug Loves Movies/Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast cross-over event, Scott brings on his friends Doug Benson, Dana Gould, Paul F. Tompkins, Michael Ian Black, and of course the theme-song composer Reggie Watts. The show gets its first ever appearance…


The Best of 2009

Comedy Bang Bang #BO2009December 27, 2009

Scott asked us all to vote, and we did. Only, not for him. Listen in on what fans decided were the most memorable moments of 2009 on Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast. Because nobody wants to be alone during the holidays, Scott…


Have a Merry Christmas...

Comedy Bang Bang #34December 18, 2009

If Santa asked ME what I wanted for Christmas, I'm sure Jon Hamm, Nick Kroll, James Adomian, and Paul F. Tompkins would be involved. Well, Scott answers this nerd's Christmas dreams with a commercial for Masculinidad, a peek into Jesse “The Mind”…


Welcome to Jamrock

Comedy Bang Bang #33December 11, 2009

Welcome to Jamrock, I mean Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast! Scott counts down the best songs of the year, and of the Christmas season, with his friends Paul F. Tompkins and Kyle Kinane. They wind down the year discussing their favorite Christmas…


Happy Black Friday!

Comedy Bang Bang #31November 27, 2009

The day after Thanksgiving, most people are too hung-over and full to do anything hilarious. This is not true for Michael Cera, James Adomian, Jimmy Pardo, Nick Kroll, and Paul F. Tompkins. Also, Harris is there. Learn about the history of Thanksgiving…


Did Somebody Sit on a Duck?

Comedy Bang Bang #28November 6, 2009

Theme-episodes aren't Comedy Bang Bang's forte, so why Scott wanted to have a Philly episode we'll never understand. I mean, Paul F. Tompkins and Todd Glass I get, but (the great Dr.) Bill Cosby? And he's become such a shill! Well, listen…


Paul F. Tompkins

Kevin chats with Paul F. Tompkins.


No Such Thing as Shirter!

Comedy Bang Bang #24October 9, 2009

This episode features some of the best acting known to man. Nick Swardson from Comedy Central's Reno 911 guest hosts, and Academy Award winner Gary Busey steps in for a chat (while James Adomian steps out). Don't miss a peek into the…


Guest Host Paul F. Tompkins

Comedy Bang Bang #23October 2, 2009

Many nerds dream about the meeting of Paul F. Tompkins and “Weird Al” Yankovic. Well, now you can know just exactly how it happened! Spoiler alert: It's hilarious! And I know we all heard about the mysterious pink-lining of Tig Notaro in…


Live from Vancouver!

Comedy Bang Bang #B1September 25, 2009

When Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast goes in front of a live audience, you never know what to expect! Like an audience not really understanding just what it is that Todd Barry is doing. Or that Ice T might look nothing like…


Jimmy Pardo's Back

Comedy Bang Bang #13July 24, 2009

Pardo is back! While most fans loved his last appearance, a certain country disc jockey named A.J. Christopher had some issues with it and came on to give Jimmy advice. But it isn't all hate for Pardo, The Shaman performs an original…


R.I.P. Michael Jackson

Comedy Bang Bang #9June 26, 2009

While the death of Michael Jackson put a damper on the comedy community, Scott Aukerman bravely decided to do his show anyways, if nothing else than to put a smiling face on all the grievers and mourners out there. I'm pretty sure…


Double Co-Hosts

Comedy Bang Bang #7June 5, 2009

An episode with two co-hosts? It cannot be! Well, it is…but, when they're The Sklar Brothers you can hardly call them two separate entities. With the comedic force of Scott, Jason and Randy, and Paul F. Tompkins, you'd think unfunny was impossible…that…

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