Timothy Simons

Timothy Simons is an actor who currently plays the role of Jonah on HBO’s Veep.

Guest Appearances

August 10, 2020

The Boys welcome TIMOTHY SIMONS to do a character study of all his famous roles.

October 12, 2017

This week, Bryan discusses the failure of the US to vote for a UN Human Rights Council measure condemning the death penalty for homosexuality and Erin brings a story about an Obama-era wage gap initiative under siege by the current administration. Plus, guest Timothy Simons talks about transferring from Chicago to LA, working Frances Bean Cobain’s sixteenth birthday party, and the behind-the-scenes of his Pennywise audition process.


This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (code: SHADE) and Squarespace (code: SHADE).

July 1, 2016

Timothy Simons barges in not wasting any time and gets into a live reading of “I’m Comic Sans, Asshole.” by Mike Lacher. Then, Robyn Clark treats us to a reading of “I Saw Hamilton So Now I’m Going To Orphan My Son” by Katie Schorr. Later, Nate reads a chapter from the novel The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins. Finally, in honor of the 4th of July, Robert Baker walks through a patriotic reading of the Declaration of Independence. Make sure to pick up a copy of next month’s book for our book club, “The Girls: A Novel” by Emma Cline Once you’re done reading, call us at (702) 751-READ and let us know what you thought!

This episode is sponsored by Loot Crate.

June 3, 2016

Nate’s brother Rob Corddry reads Ken Kesey’s story about the death of his son which leads into Nate’s conversation with this week’s guest Timothy Simons of HBO’s Veep. Tim and Nate chat about the inevitable Grateful Dead phase, reading Stephen King books in 7th grade, and the ins & outs of Veep. Then, Tim reads an outrageously hilarious piece by Maura Quint entitled “How To Negotiate A Raise (If You’re A Woman).” Pick up a copy of next month’s book, “Geek Love” by Katherine Dunn! Once you’re done reading, call us at (702) 751-READ and let us know what you thought!

This episode is sponsored by Loot Crate.

April 22, 2016

Recorded LIVE from the LA Times Festival of Books 2016, Nate welcomes Reading Aloud all-stars Brian Huskey, Tim Simons, Aya Cash, and Rob Corddry as they read pieces by Elliott Kalan, Chuck Klosterman, Katie Brinkworth, and Ken Kesey respectively. Plus, Nate sits down to have a dream chat with Pulitzer Prize winning food critic Jonathan Gold. Start next month’s book for the Book Club, Kent Haruf’s “Our Souls at Night,” now and send a voicemail about what you thought by calling (702) 751-READ!

September 26, 2015

This week we have another star studded Reading Aloud! We open with friend-of-the-show Steven Weber reading “The Birthday Clown Consortium Price Guide”, by Luke Burns. Then we have Timothy Simons reading “Paloma” by Chad Simpson. Then Nate closes out the show reading a piece by Jay Caspian Kang entitled “What the World Got Wrong About Kareem Abdul Jabbar” Be sure to pick up “Purity”, by Jonathan Franzen, so you’re ready for next month’s book club!