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67. Thomas Middleditch  

We really wanted in, just to see what goes on in there. The quick, pinging pinball machine that is Thomas Middleditch's brain seems a veritable bouncy house of voices, characters and jokes that might spit you out exhausted and a bit queasy, but having thoroughly enjoyed the ride. Long before landing the lead on HBO's Silicon Valley, he paid his dues in improv, sketch and standup, all while writing and making hopeful, hilarious use of the Internet. But Middleditch knows the most effective humor has bass notes of sadness, and his early years reverberated with them. In our talk, he opens up about the effects of a rather lonely and picked-upon childhood. If he rebounded with a bit of arrogance, well, sometimes hubris is the only thing that keeps you going in the face of half-empty theaters and failed auditions. Looking back, he says he doesn't regret a moment of his roundabout career path through the cafeterias, dog parks and high seas of comedy. To our followers, we extend an invite to board the Off Camera Fun Cruise with First Mate Tom Middleditch. To Darren Lindsay (wherever you are), we extend a kick in the arse.

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Thomas Middleditch  

Josh & Thomas Middleditch (Richard on HBO's "Silicon Valley") just do voices and giggle for an hour. It's just f*cking bonkers. You've been warned. MORE THOMAS! Twitter: @Middleditch / Instagram @Tombini

Thomas Middleditch: Talking with Tommy LIVE from RIOT LA (w/ Thomas Middleditch)  

Recorded LIVE from RIOT LA is another edition of Talking with Tommy! Thomas Middleditch welcomes renaissance woman Barbara Preen to talk coats, cat hunting, and dramatic relationships with some Hollywood celebrities. They also play a round of the...

Thomas Middleditch  

From HBO's Silicon Valley, Thomas Middleditch talks about working with the legendary Mike Judge and launches into a dead-on impression of a drunken Orson Welles.

ep 80: "The Lost Tapes Vol. 1" with Justin Long, Chris Pratt as "Lewis", Zachary Levi, Adam Pally, Zoe Lister-Jones and Thomas Middleditch!  

Attention dear listeners! We’ve got a very special episode for you this week loaded with never before heard recordings from past guests! In “The Lost Tapes Vol. 1”, the show is opened with a song by Eli Braden (Howard Stern Show), just before Anna and Sim go back in time, pre-Unqualified, to practice giving advice to a caller named “Lewis” (played by Chris Pratt) who accidentally slept with his cousin (6:00)! Then, they interview Justin Long (19:30) to discuss how he met Anna and to ask him some rapid fire questions (one word: anal?). Zachary Levi takes a meeting to brainstorm his next great role with the one and only, Karen Sarducci (41:20). Are Adam Pally and Zoe Lister-Jones ready to meet Kayla (50:30)? Find out what happens when Thomas Middleditch is approached by Chad, an app designer, who has an idea that's truly visionary (62:00)! Tune in and enjoy!

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22: Thomas Middleditch - Rectum for a Dream  

This week, Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) rides on (yes, ON) the trunk of a car all the way down the highway to Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man proves that when you’re drunk, inertia does not apply. The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Thomas about Captain Underpants, how Silicon Valley has grown, and how Idiocracy has come true, before diving into Story #2, in which a man performs lawn care during a natural disaster. Story #3 brings to light an "entrepreneur" who is "revolutionizing" the sex toy industry. A voicemail from Javier Bardem rounds out the show.

Speakeasy Special: Charlamagne Tha God, Aimee Mann, Thomas Middleditch  

Surprise! It’s an all-new Speakeasy Special — a bonus mid-week treat filled with unheard bits and bobs from our interviews. Listen as “Silicon Valley” star Thomas Middleditch flexes his improv muscle and invents an entire fictional food chain (with a signature drink!) in less than 60 seconds. Then, get a mint condition etiquette answer from […]

The CONAN Podcast: Charlie Hunnam, Thomas Middleditch, And Amanda Peet  

This week, Charlie Hunnam hates kissing scenes, Thomas Middleditch thinks kids are turds, and Amanda Peet can't stop swearing. PLUS: Eric Christian Olsen's epic cop story, Trump and Putin's leaked phone call, and more!

How 'Silicon Valley' stays current (Mike Judge, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanijani and more)  

The creators and most of the cast of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' talk with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview, recorded in San Francisco after the premiere of the first two episodes of Season Four. Executive Producer Mike Judge talks about the challenge of staying relevant and topical when the show is written and filmed so far ahead of when it airs; star Thomas Middleditch, who plays Pied Piper founder Richard Hendricks, says the past year has made him apprehensive about privacy, data collection and social media algorithms; and costar Amanda Crew, who plays venture capitalist Monica Hall, talks about investing in real tech companies with female founders. Also: Kumail Nanjiani, who plays Dinesh Chugtai, begs for free Apple products.

ep 70: Thomas Middleditch  

Thomas Middleditch (SILICON VALLEY) joins Anna and Sim this week to talk about Hollywood egos, spring cleaning, alternate careers and Anna pitches him a new app idea! Later, they call Kellie, whose family is having problems with her leaving the Mormon church with her husband, and Katie, whose friend is getting too involved with her dating life. Tune in! You don’t want to miss this one!    

381: Thomas Middleditch, Justin Simien, Cold War Kids  

“Silicon Valley” star Thomas Middleditch gets silly and waxes poetic on his days as a Dungeons & Dragons wizard… “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien tells us how to deal with a Northerner who says y’all… Two-fifths of Cold War Kids mix a sentimental playlist… and author Elena Passarello introduces us to Mozart’s favorite pet. […]

481 Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr  

Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, and Martin Starr of HBO’s Silicon Valley aka the Silly Con Vally Poo Crew return to give us the nits and grits of the 4th season of their show on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! They’ll also break down why boners are so weird, tell us about product placement, and share what are their go to drink choices. Later, inventor Don Donaldson enters the studio to talk about his new email invention and his surprising past.This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/CBB), Lyft (www.lyft.com/BANGBANG), Black Tux (www.blacktux.com/BANGBANG), and Legal Zoom (www.legalzoom.com code: BANGBANG).

473 Ben Schwartz, Thomas Middleditch  

Ben Schwartz aka the Elegant Mr. S and Thomas Middleditch aka star of Silicon Valley join Scott this week to make up a rap that is surely to become a number one hit! They also play To Tell The Truth as we figure out which one of them has a criminal record and give us a little taste of their audiobook work. Later, entrepreneur/ Alan Buchanan stops by to tell us the many jams, jellies and preserves he’s selling as well as his unusual wet crotch syndrome. Plus, aspiring superhero Markis Quiddlebit arrives to talk about being unsuccessful in his attempts to become a superhero.This episode is brought to you by Backblaze (www.backblaze.com/bangbang), DirtyLemon (www.dirtylemon.com), Crashing on HBO, and Black Tux (www.blacktux.com/BANGBANG).

Footnotes: Thomas Middleditch  

Emmy-nominated star of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Thomas Middleditch chats to the gang about the tragic character of Belinda, tries out a few character voices and tells all about filming with Keanu Reeves...

Paul F. Tompkins, Thomas Middleditch and Adam Nee guest  

Live from the UCB Sunset, Doug welcomes Paul F. Tompkins, Thomas Middleditch and Adam Nee to the show.

429 Jason Mantzoukas, Thomas Middleditch  

Jason "Hey Nong" Mantzoukas and Thomas "Middle-earth" Middleditch are back on Comedy Bang! Bang! Jason, Thomas, and Scott talk Smash Mouth, a risqué story overheard at the gym, virtual reality gaming, and Montell Jordan. Plus, an amateur barrister by the name of Edmond Carlyle stops by in the middle of his hot case to reveal some of his other hobbies and a possible connection to Scott.This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon, Leesa Mattresses, Bonobos, Stamps.com, and Black Tux.

416 Thomas Middleditch, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani  

Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, and Martin Starr of HBO's Silicon Valley are back to give us the inside scoop of what we can look forward to in the 3rd season of their show on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! They'll also take some calls from around the world, talk about Kumail's amazing experience on the set of The X-Files, and tell us about their "Rude Boys" scooter crew. Later, aspiring stand-up comedian Turd Dunkweed arrives to talk about the night Kumail discovered him while performing his act at an open mic at Meltdown Comics.

Noel Wells, Thomas Middleditch and Zack Perlman guest  

Live from the NerdMelt Showroom in LA, Doug welcomes Noel Wells, Thomas Middleditch and Zack Perlman to the show.

Live from the LA PodFest  

Today you get to hear the magic of a live podcast episode with Kumail, Emily, Jared Logan, and Thomas Middleditch! Middleditch has opinions about MGS and... politics! Jared talks Cthulu! We talk Until Dawn! It's so fun!

140 Andrew the Magic Carpet (w/ Thomas Middleditch)  

New friend Thomas Middleditch returns this week to join our heroes as they depart from the desert and head West atop of Andrew the Magic Carpet!

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