Ep. 58: Tom Scharpling of The Best Show

Tom Scharpling is an OG radio host and podcaster. He started to host and produce a radio show called "The Best Show" on WFMU back in 2003. The show featured call-ins from listeners, stories and special guests like comedian Patton Oswalt.

In 2014, The Best Show went off the air, and re-launched as a podcast.

Tom has paved the way with his old WFMU show for Marc Maron and WTF, to Chris Hardwick of Nerdist, and many other comedy podcasts in the modern day.

Listen to the Best Show: thebestshow.net/podcast/

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What we learned on the show:

The origins of The Best Show
How he and John Wurster collaborate on The Best Show
How hosts like Howard Stern inspired Tom
Where Tom sees the future of The Best Show going
What it's like transitioning from radio to podcasting

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