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  1. audioBoom / Episode 8 - Tom Scharpling (The Best Show)

    THE BEST SHOW LIVES! To celebrate, Turned Out A Punk is lucky enough to have the host of The Best Show: Tom Scharpling. Listen as Damian and Tom discuss discovering punk in small town New Jersey, and how Tom goes on to create a radio show empire that counts some of the best and brightest from the comedy and music worlds.

    Also touched on:

    • Husker Du as first contact.

    • Discovering Punk in isolation

    • The oppression of 80’s Springsteenmania in New Jersey

    • Frankie Goes To Hollywood: New Jersey’s PissChrist

    • REM rocks the lunchroom.

    • Conflict zine as inspiration for everything. (See, I told you Gerard!)

    • Too Fun Too Huge the lesser known pre-Matador Records zines

    • The wishing well of record mail-order back in the day.

    • Gerard Cosloy is AWESOME!

    • The label not even a MUTHA could love.

    • Sneaking to "Eating Clubs" to see icons of indie rock

    • Dinosaur Jr.

    • “EATING IT” the CBGB of comedy.

    • H. John Benjamin and Jon Glaser’s “Get Hyped”: the best performance of anything ever.

    • The importance of an early David Cross’ blessing

    • The Best Show as a band member’s secret handshake

    • Damian gushing about The Best Show

    https://audioboom.com/boos/2765082-episode-8-tom-scharpling-the-best-show

    —Huffduffed by sweewuder