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Behind the Scenes of 'The Thrilling Adventure Hour' with New Nerdist Web Series

Nerdist today debuted this new web series, which takes viewers behind the scenes of the podcast/live comedy show The Thrilling Adventure Hour as actors Paul F. Tompkins, Paget Brewster, James Urbaniak, and more prep for the show and explain its origins alongside and creators Ben Acker and Ben Blacker. It's the best behind-the-scenes web series about a podcast/live comedy show in the style of old timey radio you'll see all day.

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Tom Scharpling Tributes Lou Reed and Announces the End of 'The Best Show'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

The Thrilling Adventure Hour #140 - Beyond Belief, “Touch of Keeble”

ROB: It’s [...]

Inside 'The Thrilling Adventure Hour' Podcast with Ben Acker and Ben Blacker

The LA-based monthly short-form comedy and variety show The Thrilling Adventure Hour is entering its ninth year in March, and as a self-proclaimed “new-time podcast in the style of old-time radio,” the show is ever-gaining in popularity and expanding into media beyond its live show roots. Last fall, creators Ben Acker and Ben Blacker released a graphic novel adaptation of the show, bringing their idiosyncratic sensibility that regularly mixes vaudeville humor, the tropes of old genre serials, arch wordplay, and catchphrase humor all wrapped in good-natured whimsy to the page and realizing characters like Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars and the time-traveling, Nazi butt-kicking Amelia Earhart in a [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts

Did you hear, did you hear? The Oscar nominations came out this week and woof. You call these movies, Hollywood? More like move-these pieces of ssshhhhh out of my face. War Horse!? More like bore horse or snore horse or I roar (booooo) horse. Anyway, podcasts. Podcasts are good nay great. It can be argued (and is currently being argued by me right now with these words) that movies have grown worse because the talent that might have once made cinema is now spread out amongst other media like television and podcasts. Call me crazy but The Help is really only one or two Scott Aukerman punch-ups away [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Paul F. Tompkins Returns for 'Beyond Belief' on 'The Thrilling Adventure Hour'

The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.

The Thrilling Adventure Hour – Beyond Belief, “Basil's Day”

ROB: For those who aren’t familiar, "Beyond Belief" [...]