The Pod F. Tompkast

The Pod F. Tompkast

United States

Comedian PAUL F. TOMPKINS & Composer EBAN SCHLETTER Present Sketch, Conversation, And Stream-of-Consciousness Monologuery.


EXTRASODE: A Phone Call For Mr. Tompkins  

From The Paul F. Tompkins Show 10th Anniversary Special: "A Phone Call For Mr. Tompkins," featuring Brian Whalen.

GUESTRASODE! The Dead Authors Podcast Chapter 14 featuring Jen Kirkman  

Haven't checked out The Dead Authors Podcast yet? We'll bring it right to you!

Featuring our very own Southie! Jen Kirkman guests as Abbie Hoffman.

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EXTRASODE: The Holiday Play  

Merry Christmas! And... other things! From The Paul F. Tompkins Show, December 2010: "The Holiday Play," with Joshua Malina, Judy Greer and Tim Meadows. We'll be back in The New Year! Thank you for your support!

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 24: Live at Largo  

Episode 24: Recorded LIVE in front of An Audience at Largo at The Coronet on October 20th, 2012. The Golden Age of Italian Explorer Television. From The Paul F. Tompkins Show: "Advice to The Probably Dead" with Melissa Rauch, Beth Littleford and Janie Haddad Tompkins. The Inevitable Conclusion of The Great Undiscovered Project. It's Nice To Not Be Alone In Your Crumbles. 

The Pod F. Tompkast WILL Return.

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 23: Paul Scheer, Crissy Guerrero, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cake Boss, Mr. Brainwash  

Episode 23: The Great Undiscovered Project Goes Psycho. From The Paul F. Tompkins Show: "Scheer Vengeance," featuring Paul Scheer and Crissy Guerrero. Paul gets introspective and outrospective. Next: LIVE AT LARGO.

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 22: Scott Aukerman, Patton Oswalt, Matt Gourley, John Ross Bowie, Kimmy Gatewood, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ice-T  

Episode 22: Up, up, and also away with The Great Undiscovered Project. “The Dream Prisoners,” with Matt Gourley, John Ross Bowie, Kimmy Gatewood and Patton Oswalt. Scott Aukerman SINGS! Southie? SOUTHIE?!?!

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 21: Justin Kirk, Andy Daly, Rich Sommer, Laraine Newman, Ice-T, Garry Marshall, Cake Boss  

Episode 21: Whither The Home Piano? The Great Undiscovered Project Takes a Field Trip. From The Paul F. Tompkins Show: "The Uncanny Hollow," featuring Andy Daly, Rich Sommer and Laraine Newman. Justin Kirk retroactively walks the walk. 

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 20: Paget Brewster, Jessica St. Clair, John Lithgow, Mr. Brainwash, John C. Reilly  

Episode 20: Now, HERE be dragons?  Inspiration Alley. "A Little Off The Top," featuring Jessica St. Clair. Fabulous faubulist Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds, The Thrilling Adventure Hour) comparison shops for ancient weaponry. 

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 19: Thomas Lennon, John C. Reilly, Dave (Gruber) Allen,  

Episode 19: Good evening to you all. The first step is admitting you have a problem with someone. Choose Your Own Grube-venture, featuring Dave (Gruber) Allen. Talking about architecture is like Thomas Lennoning about podcasting. 

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 18: Garry Marshall, John C. Reilly, John Lithgow, Jen Kirkman  

Episode 18: WE HAVE RETURNED. The Great Undiscovered Project Steams Up. Advice To The Probably Dead, featuring Janet Varney, Scott Rodgers, and Janie Haddad Tompkins. LEAVE SOUTHIE ALONE! Strange Happenings. Remember! The Pod F. Tompkast happens LIVE on Saturday, October 20th! See for details.

EXTRASODE: Chik Tract  

A rarity indeed! Here is Paul's monologue from the July 2012 performance of The Paul F. Tompkins Show.

WARNING: Contains social commentary.

Silliness will resume next month. Promise.

Recorded Live at Largo at The Coronet in West Hollywood, CA.

ANNOUNCETRASODE: Come See Paul And Eban Record A Pilot For Television!!!  

Will you be in the Los Angeles are on Thursday, June 28th, 2012A.D.?

YOU SHOULD BE! Because then you can attend a taping of NIGHTCAP WITH PAUL F. TOMPKINS!

“Comedy Central’s 'Nightcap with Paul F. Tompkins' is a humorous and interactive look at the world of popular culture as Paul and a recurring group of his funny friends offer their unique take on the most talked-about stories of the day.”

Paul is hosting this sumbitch and Eban is doing the music LIVE.


6 & 9PM


Go to for tickets! Use the code “nightcap” so you can get tickets before anyone else!

You are cordially invite you to get in on the ground floor of your new favorite TV show.

EXTRASODE: The Trip, Part II  

Remember when John Lithgow dropped peyote and went on a vision quest?  Here is the audio of the vision he quested!

EXTRASODE: From Minnesota Public Radio, it's WITS with John Moe and Aimee Mann!  

A first! We are excerpting another program! John Moe's WITS is a variety show on the radio in St. Paul, MN. Paul guested recently, with his ole pal Aimee Mann, and they were forced to do creative battle against each other! Recorded live at The Fitzgerald Theatre on May 11, 2012.

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The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 17: Werner Herzog, Garry Marshall, John Hodgman, Jen Kirkman  

Episode 17: Who's Worse, Our One Listener or All Birds? The Great Undiscovered Project Has Gone Fishin'. "Sounds Fun!" with John Hodgman (recorded live at San Francisco SketchFest 2012). Are You Ready To Go Back To Fake Titanic, Jen? 

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 16: Gillian Jacobs, Judy Greer, Jen Kirkman, Cake Boss, Werner Herzog  

EPISODE 16: Peasants, We Miss You. The Great Undiscovered Project, Lost in The Wilderness with Werner and Cake Boss. From The Paul F. Tompkins Show, "Lice Capades," with Judy Greer (recorded live at San Francisco SketchFest). Community's GILLIAN JACOBS Visits The Internet, and Is Probably The Only Person In Her Family Who Could've Survived The Trip! Jen Kirkman Bids a Farewell To Nana (including her arms). IF YOU'RE PERSPIRING, TURN THIS OFF IMMEDIATELY.

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 15: Cake Boss, Mr. Brainwash, Martha Plimpton, Chris Hardwick, Jen Kirkman  

EPISODE 15: The Origins of The Potter's Field. The Great Undiscovered Project Brings You The Boss of Cakes and a Washer of Brains. From The Paul F. Tompkins Show: Advice To The Probably Dead, feat. Martha Plimpton. Nerdist Host Chris Hardwick Visits and Curses, a Lot! Jen Kirkman Sings The Ballad of Baskin-Robbins Bob. Be Careful What You Wish For.

EXTRASODE: Sign, Sign, One Specific Place a Sign  

Here is a bit of security chat that simply didn't fit in the Jen call from Episode 14. But we liked it, still. So here. HERE.

Stay through the plugs at the end to hear Nick Fury recriuit Jen for the Phone Call Avengers!

The Pod F. Tompkast, Episode 14: John Lithgow, Ice-T, John C. Reilly, Mr. Brainwash, Paul Scheer, Jen Kirkman  

EPISODE 14: The Great Undiscovered Project Moves Forward-- Literally! From The Paul F. Tompkins Show: Home Sick with Special Guest Paul Scheer. Jen Kirkman is Alarmingly Disarming! And Plenty of Rambles. I Mean, PLENTY.

EXTRASODE: We're Coming Back! featuring the Telemarketer Who'd Been Hit in The Head With a Brick  

We know we've been away for a while.  We miss you, too.  Life is complicated, you guys!  So complicated, in fact, that sometimes you will call someone up and pretend to be a guy who got hit in the head with a brick!  JUST LISTEN, IT WILL ALL MAKE SENSE OR IT WON'T, MAYBE!

The Pod F. Tompkast WILL return.

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