Podcast

 

The Best Show takes place each and every Tuesday night from 9pm till midnight and recordings of the live shows are posted right here. Unlike so many other shows, The Best Show is FREE! We don’t make you subscribe and we don’t hide the show behind a paywall.

And the ONLY thing we ask of you is that you download the episodes. That is how you can support the show. It’s simple – download the shows (ALL THE SHOWS!) and tell other people to download the shows!

Episode Play About Songs Download
Jul 26, 2017 JOE MANDE! KLIPH NESTEROFF! MARK IN LAKE NEWBRIDGE!
JOE MANDE swings by the studio to talk to Tom about his new Netflix Award-Winning Comedy Special and more! KLIPH NESTEROFF author of The Comedians calls in! MARK IN LAKE NEWBRIDGE calls in about his new podcast school and much more!
Jul 22, 2017 SURPRISE FRIDAY SHOW!
Tom talks with callers on the topic of BAD ROADS during this shortened, surprise Best Show.
Jul 21, 2017 Best Show Bests #76 – A Call from Sean in Westbridge
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Sean in Westbridge!
Jul 19, 2017 JULIE KLAUSNER! STEVE RONSON! GARY THE SQUIRREL! BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!
JULIE KLAUSNER stops by to talk about the new season of Difficult People and much more! Tom gets a call from screenwriter STEVE RONSON! GARY THE SQUIRREL gives Dudio and A.P. Mike the business! Plus, Tom makes a very big announcement!
Jul 14, 2017 Best Show Bests #75 – A Call from John Hodgman
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from John Hodgman!
Jul 12, 2017 PEN WARD AND JOSH KANTOR IN STUDIO! BIRTRAM FROM SIOUX FALLS! GARY THE SQUIRREL!
PEN WARD creator of ADVENTURE TIME swings by the studio along with JOSH KANTOR and LISA BASTONI who play LIVE MUSIC! BIRTRAM FROM SIOUX FALLS calls in! GARY THE SQUIRREL passes by for a special episode of the "Gary The Squirrel Show" and much more!
Jul 7, 2017 Best Show Bests #74 – Bob Mehr and Replacements Steve
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Bob Mehr author of 'Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements' swings by the studio. Plus, a surprise visit from Replacements Steve!
Jul 4, 2017 SURPRISE SATURDAY SHOW!
Callers give Tom their own personal grades for 2017 so far. Tom tries to get calls from every US state during a shortened, surprise Best Show. If he fails, he has to do another Tom Can't Complain show.
Jun 30, 2017 Best Show Bests #73 – Flight Attendant Billy Merkleworth
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from flight attendant Billy Merkleworth!
Jun 28, 2017 TIM HEIDECKER! GREGG TURKINGTON! MARK FROM NEWBRIDGE MEWS! I CANT DEFEND IT!
GREGG TURKINGTON calls in to discuss summer movies with Tom and claims TIM HEIDECKER hasn't seen The Mummy! TIM HEIDECKER calls up to defend himself! MARK FROM NEWBRIDGE MEWS calls in! Phones ring on the topic: I CAN'T DEFEND IT and MUCH MORE!
Jun 23, 2017 Best Show Bests #72 – A Call from Nick in Upper Newbridge
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Nick in Upper Newbridge!
Jun 21, 2017 MARY HOULIHAN! BRYCE PREFONTAINE! I WANT MORE! I WANT LESS!
Comedian, artist and all around good person MARY HOULIHAN returns to the studio to talk Tom about what's new and more! BRYCE PREFONTAINE calls in about the new Grateful Dead documentary! Phones ring on the topic: I WANT MORE! I WANT LESS! BRETT DAVIS CALLS and MORE!
Jun 16, 2017 Best Show Bests #71 – A Call from Singer Dayton Jessups
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from singer Dayton Jessups!
Jun 9, 2017 Best Show Bests #70 – Jason Woliner and Jon Daly Talk Tompressions and Take a Call from Bobby the Kid
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear Jason Woliner and Jon Daly talk Tompressions and take a call from Bobby the Kid!
Jun 7, 2017 CHRIS TOMSON! CLARE O’KANE! MORE!
CHRIS TOMSON from Dams of The West and Vampire Weekend swings by the studio to perform a live set of music and hang out with Tom! Comedian CLARE O'KANE returns to update Tom on her adventures and more!
Jun 2, 2017 Best Show Bests #69 – Matthew Tompkins Talks About Some New Shows on the Shout! Network
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, Matthew Tompkins talks about some new shows on the Shout! Network.
May 31, 2017 KURT VILE! STEVE GUNN! JELLO MAN! MORE!
Tom welcomes KURT VILE and STEVE GUNN to the studio for a special live performance and more! JELLO MAN swings by as well! Will he perform too? Listen to this special episode and find out!
May 26, 2017 THE HALF HOUR OF POWER EPISODE 41
The Half Hour of Power is the bi-weekly overtime show for The Best Show with Tom Scharpling, recorded immediately after the May 23rd, 2017 program. Completely unscreened phone calls moving at a rapid fire pace! The cast of characters for this episode are Tom Scharpling, A.P. Mike, Jason Gore, Pat Byrne, and Roxy Lange!
May 24, 2017 THE AIRING OF BEST SHOW GRIEVANCES!
Tom gets the Best Show staff to AIR ALL THEIR GRIEVANCES anonymously in a hat! Plus SO MUCH MORE!!! A classic Best Show that is not to be missed!
May 19, 2017 Best Show Bests #68 – A Call from Ray Ray Hutchins, YouTube Star
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from YouTube Star, Ray Ray Hutchins!
May 17, 2017 LARRY IN D.C! COMEBACK REDEMPTION! WHAT’S TOM’S FAVORITE EAGLES SONG?!
Tom gets a call from LARRY IN D.C. who tells him of some of the President's lesser known musical tastes! Phones ring on the topics COMEBACK REDEMPTION and WHAT IS THE ONLY EAGLES SONG THAT TOM LIKES?
May 12, 2017 Best Show Bests #67 – A Call from “Joe in DC”
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from "Joe in DC"!
May 10, 2017 INTERNET TOUGH GUY! UNFINISHED BUSINESS! SUNSHINE & THE RAIN! SOUND COLLAGE!
Tom calls up an INTERNET TOUGH GUY named THOR for advice! SUNSHINE & THE RAIN swing by to debut a song from their new album! Phones ring on the topic: UNFINISHED BUSINESS + a special SOUND COLLAGE and MORE!
May 5, 2017 Best Show Bests #66 – A Call from Coach Hayes of the Newbridge Ratmen
New to the Best Show? Check out Best Show Bests, the greatest hits of The Best Show! In this episode, we hear a call from Coach Hayes of the Newbridge Ratmen!
MORE EPISODES

LIVE



Every Tuesday



9PM EST



thebestshow.net