Three hours of Mirth, Music and Mayhem hosted by Tom Scharpling. The home of Scharpling & Wurster. The former Best Show On WFMU is now The Best Show!

Friday, December 2, 2022
Chad Jennings
Friday, December 2, 2022 Chad Jennings

BEST SHOW BESTS! In this episode, Tom gets a call from Chad Jennings! (Originally Aired March 16, 2021)

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

THE VICTORY OF BEST SHOW 24!

You wanted a 24 hour best show and you GOT one! From Tuesday night July 26th into Wednesday night July 27th, we packed over 30 guests, surprises and so much more into one jam-packed extravaganza! Thanks to EVERYONE who made this very special event possible. You can now relive the magic as an eight-part podcast epic: thebestshow.net/podcast

OR via youtube.com/bestshow4life to not only hear it but SEE IT!

Lastly, many thanks to the kind folks at Pitchfork for this incredible review.

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LET THE NEW ERA OF THE BEST SHOW BEGIN!!!

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

TOP 50 SNACKS: The Complete List

  1. Buttered Roll
  2. Pineapple
  3. Coffee Crisp
  4. Entemanns Chocolate Donut (Refrigerated)
  5. Peanut Chews
  6. Lays All Dressed
  7. Goo Goo Cluster
  8. Cheese & Crackers
  9. Almond Snickers Bar
  10. Buttered Corn Muffin with grill marks
  11. Peach Rings
  12. Peaches
  13. Apple with peanut butter
  14. Snickers
  15. Date Shake
  16. Hummus & Warm Pita
  17. Peanut Butter Pretzels
  18. Cheez-It
  19. WAWA Soft Pretzel
  20. Fresh, warm, bake sale cookie
  21. Brownies (with or without nuts)
  22. Buttered Roll (with poppyseeds)
  23. Double Stuff Oreo
  24. Ritz & Peanut Butter
  25. Cheetos (Tight Crunchy Kind not the dumb puffy kind)
  26. Oatmeal Cream Pie
  27. Chocolate Covered Almonds
  28. Grapes
  29. Cold Pizza
  30. Cinnamon Raisin Bread
  31. Snyders Honey Mustard & Onion Pretzel Bites
  32. The gunk stuck to an Ice Cream Sandwich wrapper
  33. S’Mores
  34. Honey Roasted Peanuts
  35. Peanut M&Ms & Air Popped Popcorn
  36. Air Popped Popcorn
  37. That Blue Tin Of Butter Cookies That Everyone Gets Around Christmas
  38. Creamsicle
  39. Cool Ranch Doritos
  40. Zapp’s Voodoo Chips
  41. Raw Almonds
  42. Chocolate covered Oreos
  43. Cantelope
  44. Paleo Puffs, Himalayan Pink Salt
  45. Roll with Jelly (with or without butter)
  46. Hazel Nut Ritter Sport
  47. Plantain Chips
  48. Salmon & Cream Cheese On A Cracker
  49. Watermelon slice
  50. Peanut Butter Cups (Any Brand)
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

TOP 50 MASCOTS: The Complete List

  1. GOBBLEDOK
  2. GARY THE SQUIRREL
  3. DOGMO
  4. WAWA GOOSE
  5. CRAZY EDDIE
  6. POPPIN' FRESH
  7. RESIDENTS EYEBALL
  8. EDDIE FROM Iron Maiden
  9. VINNIE, THE VITNER’S CHIPS MASCOT
  10. BOILER MAN
  11. SONNY FROM COCOA PUFFS
  12. COORS LIGHT CAN
  13. CRIMSON GHOST (MISFITS)
  14. MR. ZIP
  15. MORTON SALT GIRL
  16. PHILLY PHANATIC
  17. SCABBY THE RAT
  18. MR. LITTLE
  19. KOOL AID MAN
  20. COOKIE CAT
  21. FLO
  22. ROWDY RED
  23. MR. CELERY
  24. PEPSI MAN
  25. SIX FLAGS DANCING MAN
  26. TRADEMARK PIG
  27. RICH UNCLE PENNYBAGS
  28. JUDY ROSEN NOSE PICKING LOGO
  29. MYSTERIOUS FISH
  30. DOCTOR CRONUT
  31. TALKING TOM
  32. HIP HOP
  33. LITTLE PENNY
  34. PHOENIX SUNS GORILLA
  35. PINK PANTHER
  36. FIGHTING OKRA
  37. SAUSAGE RACERS
  38. MAVMAN
  39. CLIPPY
  40. BOBBY BLOTZER AS NEWBRIDGE RATMAN
  41. THE GENERAL
  42. UTZ POTATO CHIP GIRL
  43. MICHELIN MAN
  44. JENNIFER LAWRENCE COUGAR
  45. OTTO THE ORANGE
  46. TILLY
  47. ROSCOE BED BUG SNIFFING DOG
  48. YOUPPI!
  49. KING CAKE BABY
  50. NAUGGY
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

A HUGE BEST SHOW! KURT VILE! J. MASCIS! MASCOTS! BEST SHOW BINGO!

BEST SHOW TONIGHT - KV MASCIS

TONIGHT IS A VERY BIG BEST SHOW! We honestly don't know how we will fit it all in!

TONIGHT:

Tom and KURT VILE will team up to interview the one and only J. MASCIS!

We will attempt to complete the TOP 50 MASCOTS list!

AND SO MUCH MORE!

And if all of this wasn't enough, we will also play BEST SHOW BINGO throughout the night! How do you play? I'm glad you asked!

Click here to generate your Best Show Bingo card. Listen throughout the show and mark your card if your squares happen! If you have the square "I'LL SAY THIS" and Tom says "I'll say this," MARK IT! If Dudio claims he met someone famous and you have the "Dudio Has Met Someone" square - mark it! Complete a line and declare bingo by emailing a screenshot of your card to bestshowbingo@outlook.com and we will verify it!

Tonight's hashtag is #BESTSHOWBINGO!

You can listen live at TheBestShow.net and then download the podcast the next day on iTunes or your RSS feed or wherever!

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

DESIGN A MCDONALD’S CELEBRITY MEAL

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BEST SHOW TUESDAY NIGHT! And we're back with an ALL NEW LIVE SHOW!

DESIGN A MCDONALD'S CELEBRITY MEAL!

We all know what meals Travis Scott and J Balvin created. But what kind of meal would Danny DeVito design? What about Tom Arnold? Or Tom Brady? Or any Tom for hat matter?

Tonight's hashtag is #McBestShow.

You can listen live at  TheBestShow.net and then download the podcast the next day on iTunes or your RSS feed or wherever!

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

THE 50 BIGGEST CRABAPPLES OF ALL TIME, PT II! FREAKY FRIDAY!

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Last week, we only listed 40 of the 50 BIGGEST CRABAPPLES. So tonight, we complete the list! ONLY TEN MORE TO GO!

THE 50 BIGGEST CRABAPPLES OF ALL TIME, PART II!

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FREAKY FRIDAY!

You swap places with them, they swap places with you, just like in the movies. Who would you want to FREAKY FRIDAY with and why?! Call Tom tonight at 201-332-3484!

Tonight's hashtag is #50Crabapples.

You can listen live at  TheBestShow.net and then download the podcast the next day on iTunes or your RSS feed or wherever!

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

TONIGHT! THE 50 BIGGEST CRABAPPLES OF ALL TIME!

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It's the first BEST SHOW LIST OF THE YEAR! And it's a BIG ONE!

TONIGHT'S TOPIC:

THE 50 BIGGEST CRABAPPLES OF ALL TIME!

Who will be crowned the grumpiest of the grumpiest?! Call Tom tonight (201-332-3484) AND WE WILL FIND OUT!

Tonight's hashtag is #50Crabapples.

You can listen live at  TheBestShow.net and then download the podcast the next day on iTunes or your RSS feed or wherever!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

JASON WOLINER! JERSEY WEED STRAINS!

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THE BEST SHOW IS BACK with a very special guest, the director of BORAT SUBSEQUENT MOVIEFILM and longtime friend of the show, JASON WOLINER!

TONIGHT'S TOPIC:

JERSEY WEED STRAINS

We came up with this topic during last week's show and tonight, we're gonna name them all! Even Bong Jovi!

Tonight's hashtag is #BestShow4Life

You can listen live at  TheBestShow.net and then download the podcast the next day on iTunes or your RSS feed or wherever!

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

TONIGHT’S BEST SHOW: SEQUEL MANIA! MERRILL MARKOE!

Tonight we're back with an ALL-NEW BEST SHOW!

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TONIGHT'S TOPIC:

SEQUEL MANIA!

Do you have an idea for a movie or TV sequel or reboot?! CALL TOM tonight (201-332-3484) and together, you'll turn it into pure Hollywood GOLD!

Tonight's special guest is the legendary comedy legend MERRILL MARKOE! She'll chat with us about her new graphic novel, "We Saw Scenery."

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Tonight's hashtag is #SequelMania

You can listen live at TheBestShow.net and then download the podcast the next day on iTunes or your RSS feed or wherever!

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