You may know him as simply Paul F. Tompkins
from Mr. Show with Bob and David
or Best Week Ever
but fans of now-defunct Comedy Death Ray Radio
, Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast
, and the Comedy Bang! Bang!
TV series know that there is more to him than meets the eye. Much
As a regular guest
and occasional fill-in host of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast
(formerly known as Comedy Death Ray Radio)
Tompkins also appears as an eclectic collection of some of the biggest names in show business (and one mysterious janitor.) Sometimes appearing as multiple personalities at once, he infuses each one with his smart and hilarious storytelling style.
Hosted by comedian/writer
Hot Saucerman Scott Ahxerman Scott Auckerman
, Between Two Ferns
) the cavalcade of stars in these unscripted shows include a who's who of comedians, non-comedians who are funny anyway, like Jon Hamm and Weird Al Yankovic, and special guests like "Phillip Seymour Hoffman", "Jesse Ventura" and "Bill Cosby". Here is a small sampling of Tomkins' appearances on various CBB shows. ((previously previously previously previously)
Where possible I've included audio and live stream links to YouTube to cue directly to PFT, along with links to original source and episode. It's worth checking out the videos just for the costumes. Assume all are NSWF.
COMEDY DEATH RAY / COMEDY BANG! BANG!
CBB Podcast 208
Episode 208 Live Stream (SLYT)
CBB TV Show "Episode 4"
CBB Podcast 70
CDR Radio (SLYT)
CBB Podcast 122
Episode 122 (SLYT)
CBB Podcast 147
Episode 147 (SLYT)
CBB Podcast 222
Episode 222 LiveStream (SLYT)
Mike the Janitor
CBB Podcast 175
CBB Podcast 218
John C. Reilly
CDR Radio Part 1 (SLYT)
CDR Radio Part 2 (SLYT)
Andrew Lloyd Weber
CBB Podcast 150
CBB TV Show "Episode 109"
CDR/CBB podcasts on iTunes
MORE PAUL F. TOMPKINS
The Pod F. Tompkast
Award-Worthy Comedian PAUL F. TOMPKINS Presents Sketch, Live Recordings and Conversation, All Whilst Taking a Healthy Dip in The Stream of Consciousness. Featuring Clips from Mr. Tompkins's Largo Variety Show, The Music of Eban Schletter and Absurd Portrayals of Ice-T, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Cake Boss and Others of Notoriety.
The Dead Authors Podcast
Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun!
Thrilling Adventure Hour
A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood.
The web series features Paul F. Tompkins chatting over drinks with Hollywood's most iconic men.
Paul F. Tompkins on Comedy Central's CC:Stand-Up
Video clips and jokes from different stand-up specials
Paul F. Tompkins Is Online
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The Paul F. Tompkins Show at Largo
Guests include everyone from Dave Foley and Zach Galifianakis to Ed Helms and Weird Al Yankovic.
Thrilling Adventure Hour
A staged production in the style of an old-time radio show, also at Largo.
Upright Citizen's Brigade in L.A.
Monthly "Dead Authors" show in support of the nonprofit 826LA organization. Tomkins plays show moderator H.G. Wells. Past shows have included Jen Kirkman as Abbie Hoffman, Matt Walsh as J.R.R. Tolkein, and James Adomian and Paul Scheer as Friederich Nietzsche and H.P. Lovecraft.