Scharpling & Wurster

Tom Scharpling was the host of the wildly popular radio show The Best Show On WFMU from 2000 to 2013 and is is one half of the comedy duo of Scharpling & Wurster. Tom is also a director of music videos and commercials and was named Video Music Director of 2012 by SPIN. He writes for TV as well and was an executive producer on the Emmy Award-winning show Monk for the entirety of its eight year run. He is currently developing a bunch of things that he doesn’t want to talk about because he’s afraid he will jinx them. So don’t ask him about them.

Jon Wurster is…um…the other half of the renowned comedy duo Scharpling & Wurster, who have been…ah, forget it. Jon has been the drummer for indie-rock pioneers Superchunk since 1991. He’s also the drummer in The Mountain Goats and The Bob Mould Band. When he’s not making records or touring the world Jon lends his writing talents to the Adult Swim programs “Squidbillies” and “Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell” and appearing in videos by the likes of Aimee Mann, J. Mascis, The New Pornographers and The Postal Service.

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