Celebrating 20 Years of Comedy Duo Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster
For two decades, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster have proven to be one of the most consistently funny and hardworking teams in comedy. The pair performs their scripted phone calls each week on The Best Show and these segments remain as hilarious as they were when they started. The premise of each bit... [Read More]
Celebrating 20 Years of Comedy Duo Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster
For two decades, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster have proven to be one of the most consistently funny and hardworking teams in comedy. The pair performs their scripted phone calls each week on The Best Show and these segments remain as hilarious as they were when they started. The premise of each bit... [Read More]
Watch Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster's Newbridge Tourism Ad
by Megh Wright On Tuesday at 4:00am, Adult Swim aired the above tourism ad by Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster for Newbridge, the fictional New Jersey town from The Best Show. The ad features Scharpling, Wurster, Julie Klausner, Rob Cuthill, special guest Gilbert Gottfried (in a clip from Newbridge's ... [Read More]
'The Best of The Best Show' Boxed Set Comes Out in March
by Megh Wright Not long after announcing the return of his long-running music/comedy radio show The Best Show, Tom Scharpling has revealed another secret project today — a boxed set with over 20 hours of his calls with Jon Wurster from 2000-2013. Called Scharpling & Wurster: The Best of Th... [Read More]
Tom Scharpling announces the return of ‘The Best Show’
It’s back! Tom Scharpling’s wildly popular comedy/radio show The Best Show on WFMU is coming back. Host Tom Scharpling announced today via Twitter he would return sometime next month. “One announcement in three parts. RT it. Tell your friends. Scream it in the streets. Because THE ... [Read More]
Tom Scharpling's 'The Best Show' Is Returning Next Month
by Megh Wright The Best Show is coming back. Tom Scharpling — who hosted the comedy/music radio show The Best Show on WFMU for 13 years — announced today that the show is now set for a return sometime in November. "One announcement in three parts," he said on Twitter. "Tell your friends.... [Read More]
Tom Scharpling Directed Another Great Music Video for Real Estate
by Bradford Evans Comedian Tom Scharpling has been making awe-inspiring music videos for cool bands for years now, and his latest, the above video Scharpling wrote and directed for the Real Estate song "Crime," might be his best yet. Andy Daly's Tom Scharpling character totally gives Jon Hamm's Tom... [Read More]
Scharpling & Wurster Are Releasing a Vinyl LP of 'Rock, Rot & Rule' for Record Store Day
by Bradford Evans Record Store Day, the annual event to celebrate international record stores, is happening on April 19th, and Best Show on WFMU comedy duo Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster are putting out a red vinyl EP of their first phone call, "Rock, Rot & Rule." Originally recorded pre-Best Sh... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: 'The Best Show on WFMU' Says Goodbye
by Matt Visconage -The Best Show on WFMU ended its 13-year run, and we talked with host and professional chump-steamroller Tom Scharpling about the last days of the show. -SNL producers chose 11 black female performers as finalists to be the show's new cast member. -A group of ex-Onion wri... [Read More]
Dave Hill's WFMU Show Will Be Called 'The Goddamn Dave Hill Show'; Debuts January 7th
by Bradford Evans Tom Scharpling's comedy radio show The Best Show on WFMU ended its amazing 13-year run on Tuesday, and last month, comedian Dave Hill was named as the person who will take over Scharpling's timeslot on New Jersey-based station WFMU. Now, we're starting to get more details abou... [Read More]