August 10, 2015
EP. 20 — Death Valley
Paul F. Tompkins welcomes friends, strangers, mutual friends, work friends, acquaintances, and more back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Real Time with Bill Maher Executive Producer and playwright Scott Carter! They chat about Scott’s fury at Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes, being a childhood baseball card grifter, and unpleasant BBQ associations. Paul is then joined by Jessica Chaffin, Michael Oosterom, and Colleen Smith to improvise a story set in Death Valley. As always, Eban Schletter, only the best, scores it all on piano!
The next LIVE SPONTANEANATION will be recorded at Largo on Saturday, September 12th, with special guests Kristen Schaal & Superego! Last time, Thomas Lennon and Paul covered a Joy Division song for the live audience ONLY. What will happen before your very eyes next time? Get your tickets now: bit.ly/SPONT915
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June 29, 2020
EP. 200.6 — Spontaneantion Presents: The Neighborhood Listen!
On the very first episode of The Neighborhood Listen, local CVS pharmacist / host Burnt Millipede (Paul F. Tompkins) and local realtor / host Joan Pedestrian (Nicole Parker) discuss a lost green parrot, a mystery whistler, and all things Doug (Brett Morris). Plus, we meet Vanity (Maria Blasucci), a suspicious “carrot red-haired” woman who was caught snooping on potted plants. Make sure to listen and subscribe to THE NEIGHBORHOOD LISTEN, Tuesdays on Earwolf!
December 31, 2019
In honor of Superego’s Sixth season (out Wednesday 1/8 only on Stitcher Premium), we are releasing another episode of Superego Forgotten Classics into the free feed! Plus stay tuned for a sneak peak of season six of Superego. Superego Forgotten Classics is a bold interpretation of Emily Bronte’s ‘Wuthering Heights.’ with Paul F. Tompkins as Heathcliff and Nelly Dean, Matt Gourley as Catherine and The Messenger, Mark McConville as Edgar Linton, Dr. Joseph Mellancamp, and Zilla, James Bladon as Lockwood and Landlord Earnshaw, and Narrated by Jeremy Carter.
January 21, 2019
EP. 200 — Charleston, South Carolina
Guest Busy Philipps Carl Tart Craig Cackowski Maria Blasucci Eugene Cordero Amanda Lund Colleen Smith Janet Varney Jean Villepique Shaun Diston Tawny Newsome
Paul F. Tompkins says hello and goodbye on this edition of Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s very special guest is Spontaneanation’s first and final guest, Busy Philipps of Busy Tonight! They chat about what Busy’s themed restaurant would be and why. Then, they are joined by improvisers Maria Blasucci, Craig Cackowski, Eugene Cordero, Shaun Diston, Amanda Lund, Tawny Newsome, Colleen Smith, Carl Tart, Little Janet Varney, and Jean Villepique, to improvise a story set in Charleston, South Carolina. And as always, Eban (only the best) Schletter scores it all on piano!
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