Ted Leo

Ted Leo is an indie rocker and frontman for Ted Leo & The Pharmacists. He frequently contributes to The Best Show on WFMU hosted by Tom Scharpling. Tom recently directed Ted’s video for “Bottled in Cork” which featured Paul F. Tompkins, John Hodgman, Julie Klausner, and other podcasting favorites.

Guest Appearances

Wet Boys (with Ted Leo & Hayes Davenport)

Supergroup #6March 12, 2019

Rock icon Ted Leo and Hollywood Handbook's Hayes Davenport join the final Supergroup of the season to write an unearthly song inspired by a conspiracy theory.


Life Drawing Class

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes adult men and women back to Spontaneanation! This week, Paul’s special guest is singer-songwriter Ted Leo! They chat about when was the last time Ted cried out of happiness, a story about a determined tortoise, and going from…


LIVE from The Bell House NYC w/ Eugene Mirman, Cole Escola, Amy Sedaris, Jodi Lennon, Jon Glaser, Ted Leo

Crybabies #41May 12, 2016

lt's a star-studded extravaganza as Eugene Mirman, Cole Escola, Amy Sedaris, Jodi Lennon, Jon Glaser, and Ted Leo join Sarah & Susan for a special LIVE Crybabies recorded at The Bell House in New York City! Our guests share their favorite tearjerkers: The Mountain…


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…



The Fogelnest Files #75January 30, 2014

Ted Leo joins Jake to chat about his early musical influences, his time with the punk rock band Chisel, and forming The Both with Aimee Mann. He also gives a musician's commentary for the music video “Bottled Cork,” plays an unreleased record…


Modern Chaka

Nocturnal Emotions #24February 20, 2013

The magnificent Ted Leo joins Har Mar today to talk about recording with Aimee Mann, drunk wrestling, and competitive yoga. They also chat about the insanity of touring alone, the brilliance of Phil Collins, and Ted shares a road story of a…


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…


Live from UCB NY!

Comedy Bang Bang #B3February 2, 2010

When Scott goes to New York to do a show, he gets the absolute best New York comedians out there. Scott and guest-host Todd Barry do some improvisation before they bring out their first guest, comedy nerd demi-god David Cross. Once he's…

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