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Tom Scharpling is ending The Best Show on WFMU after 13 years on the air. It will be missed — the show is typically one of the highlights of my week.

Click above to see Tom Scharpling’s new video for Kurt Vile, plus info on Kurt being given an award for being an all-around excellent Philadelphian.

All That Was On Purpose →

In honor of the 10th anniversary of Give Up, Tom Scharpling presents the never-before-seen auditions for the duo.

Fingerprints On My Imagination →

Tim Slowikowski interviews Tom Scharpling for Pop Matters.

The Best of Newbridge →

Nathan Rabin interviews Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster for The AV Club, asking them to talk about their three favorite episodes of Best Show Gems:

Because there will be these moments where we’re talking about calls, and we will start laughing, and then say, “That’s maybe the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard.” That’s the highest praise, in a way. Where it’s like, “Can you believe we might have thought of the dumbest idea yet on this phone call? We just created something so stupid.” [Laughs.] There’s a new level of stupid out there now that we just gave birth to.

Best Show Gems is a “best of” podcast for The Best Show on WFMU.  Best Show Gems is a great place to start with the Best Show if you’re not already a listener.

Bad Boys Make Wampum →

Tom Scharpling’s new video for the lead single off of Ben Gibbard’s solo record.

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