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Paul F. Tompkins Is Getting a New Podcast, Let’s Party
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Paul F. Tompkins is many things, not limited to being a “true gentleman,” a terrific standup and the originator of brilliant and terrifying portrayals of Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Cake Boss. His true genius, though, has always shone best in podcast form. He announced on Twitter this past Thursday that he’ll be hosting a new improvised podcast called Spontaneanation with musical accompaniment from pianist and collaborator Eban Schletter next month. More

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Harris Wittels’ Final Podcast Appearance Is Dumb and Wonderful
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Last week, Emerson alumnus and Parks and Recreation producer Harris Wittels passed away of a suspected heroin overdose at the age of thirty, sending waves of shock and grief through the comedy community. Wittels was a promising talent who had written for Parks and Rec, Eastbound and Down and The Sarah Silverman Program, performed brutally honest, aggressively silly standup for years and invented the now-iconic term “humblebrag.” More