Episode #25: Paul F. Tompkins

Paul F. Tompkins is Crying and Driving in his latest one-hour comedy special, but those are happy tears. After all, Paul has several projects ongoing as we met up once more in 2015 — from reuniting with his Mr. Show cohorts on a new Netflix series, W/ Bob & David, voicing Mr. Peanutbutter on BoJack Horseman and talking to puppets on his Fusion talk show, No, You Shut Up! He also stars in an improvisational podcast, Spontaneation with Paul F. Tompkins, and co-starred in The Thrilling Adventure Hour, a staged production and podcast in the style of an old-timey radio show. He might not be having the Best Week Ever, but he might, in fact, be enjoying much better.

PaulFTompkins_TheComicsComic_LastThingsFirstPFT and I spoke about love, marriage, how those two things have influenced his comedy career, getting the Mr. Show gang back together, and how he got from a hat shop in Philadelphia to the Tompkins 300 tour via Facebook to podcasting to here.

So let’s get to it!

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Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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