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Breaking Bread with Tom Papa

English, Comedy, 1 season, 217 episodes, 3 days, 13 hours, 35 minutes
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World Famous Comedian Tom Papa sits down with his friends, who are also World Famous Comedians. Join him and the biggest names in comedy as they discuss stand up, life, or whatever the hell they feel like.
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Episode 215 - Greg Fitzsimmons

Greg Fitzsimmons joins the podcast fresh off running the 2 Bears 5k with Tom. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Greg: Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, an Emmy Award winning writer, and host on TV, radio and his own podcast. Greg is host of the hugely popular FitzDog Radio podcast and The Greg Fitzsimmons Show, on SiriusXM’s "Howard 101”. A regular with Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Kimmel, Greg has made more than 50 visits to The Howard Stern Show. Greg’s one-hour standup special, Life On Stage, was named a Top 10 Comedy Release of 2013 by LA Weekly. The special premiered on Comedy Central and is now available as a CD, DVD and download. Greg’s 2011 book, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons, climbed the best-seller charts and garnered outstanding reviews from NPR and Vanity Fair. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
6/18/20241 hour, 29 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 214 - Carrie Morey

Carrie Morey talks all things bread and breaks in our studio's oven. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Carrie: Carrie Morey founded her handmade biscuit business in 2005 with the goal of making the tender, buttery, made-by-hand biscuits of her mother accessible across the country. Over 15 years later, Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit is widely recognized as an iconic Southern brand with national retail exposure, grab-and-go eateries and a food truck in Charleston, as well as a cult-like national following. Carrie is the author of two cookbooks: Callie’s Biscuits and Southern Traditions, a cookbook and narrative on entrepreneurship and life in the Lowcountry, and Hot Little Suppers, a guide to cooking with families and friends. She also stars in the culinary docu-series, How She Rolls, about biscuits, business, and balance in her life as an entrepreneur streaming now on PBS, AppleTV, and Prime Video. Touted by Saveur, Food & Wine, Southern Living, The New York Times, Bake from Scratch, and Oprah among others, Carrie and her small team of bakers are keeping the tradition of Southern biscuit making alive. Carrie has appeared live on the NBC Today Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Fox & Friends, The Hallmark Channel, Top Chef About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
6/13/202453 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 213 - Ilana Glazer

Ilana Glazer joins the table to talk about her new movie 'Babes!' ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Ilana: Ilana Glazer is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer, producer, director, and activist. She co-created and co-starred, with Abbi Jacobson, in the Comedy Central series Broad City, which is based on the web series of the same name. She was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for the series. Glazer also starred in the 2017 film Rough Night and released her debut stand-up comedy special, The Planet Is Burning, in January 2020. In 2022, she won the Tony Award for Best Musical for serving as a producer for the Broadway show A Strange Loop. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
6/11/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 212 - Steven Rogers

Steven Rogers joins the table and offers his take on hotel fitness centers, hairless cats and marrying another comic. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Steven: Originally from Syracuse, NY Steven Rogers is comedian based in NYC who has been making others laugh for most of his life. Performing in clubs and theaters all over the country, Steven has opened for comedians such as Brian Regan, Joe List, Tom Papa, Nate Bargatze and Taylor Tomlinson.Steven’s clever rapid fire material full of observations about his life and the world around him has lead him to appearing on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show with James Corden and Dry Bar Comedy. His debut album/special “Before He Was Super” quickly hit #1 on iTunes and was named one of Paste’s Top 12 Best Comedy Albums of 2022 and one of Vanyaland’s Favorite Comedy Releases of 2022 and can be heard regularly on Sirius Radio.When not touring all over North America, Rogers is a regular at clubs throughout New York City. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
6/6/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 211 - Daniel Thrasher

Daniel Thrasher breaks down his experience starting in YouTube, the Internet's place in comedy today and wasting his question with James Gandolfini. Catch him in "Dinner with the Parents" now on Prime/Freevee! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you to our sponsor Wild Grain! Any combination of breads, pastas and pastries shipped to you, plus $30 off the first box and free croissants when you go to https://www/wildgrain.com/papa. About Daniel: Daniel Cole Thrasher is an American internet personality, comedian, actor, and musician. He primarily uploads piano-based comedy sketches to his self-titled YouTube channel. As of May 2024, his main YouTube channel has accumulated more than 1.2 billion views with more than 4.9 million subscribers. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
6/4/20241 hour, 28 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 210 - Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson joins the table to regale his 'Late Late Show' hosting days, growing up in Scotland and the future of comedy. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Craig: Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-American comedian, actor, writer, and television host. He is best known for hosting the CBS late-night talk show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005–2014), for which he won a Peabody Award for his interview with South African archbishop Desmond Tutu in 2009. After leaving The Late Late Show in December 2014, he hosted the syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game (2014–2017), for which he won two Daytime Emmy Awards, and Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (2016) on History.[2] In 2017, he released a six-episode web show with his wife, Megan Wallace Cunningham, titled Couple Thinkers.[3][4] In 2021, he hosted The Hustler, television game show that aired on ABC from 4 January to 23 September 2021. After starting his career in the UK with music, comedy, and theatre, Ferguson moved to the US, where he appeared in the role of Nigel Wick on the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show (1996–2004). Ferguson has written three books: Between the Bridge and the River, a novel; American on Purpose (2009), a memoir; and Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations & Observations (2019). He holds both British and American citizenship. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
5/28/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 209 - Rachel Feinstein

Rachel Feinstein joins the table and talks about Tom officiating her wedding, marrying a firefighter, and her Netflix special "Big Guy," streaming now on Netflix! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you to our sponsor https:/www.tompapa.com! About Rachel: Rachel Feinstein is an American actress and stand-up comedian. Feinstein was a finalist on season 7 of Last Comic Standing (2010). In 2011, she released her first comedy album, Thug Tears. Her first comedy special, Only Whores Wear Purple, was released in 2016. Her latest special "Big Guy" is streaming now on Netflix! About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
5/21/202452 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 208 - Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr joins the table dressed to the nines and ready to talk all things comedy, parenting and his new special "Natural Born Killer" on Netflix now. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you to our sponsor Wild Grain! Any combination of breads, pastas and pastries shipped to you, plus $30 off the first box and free croissants when you go to https://www/wildgrain.com/papa. Thank you to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/PAPA. About Jimmy: Jimmy Carr is an award-winning comedian, writer and television host, famous for his dark humour and one-line jokes. You’ll think of him as either a politically incorrect equal opportunities offender or a fake-toothed donkey-laugh plastic-haired comedy mannequin. Either way he was scientifically proven to be the funniest comedian in the UK. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Jimmy Carr returns to Netflix with his latest stand-up special Jimmy Carr: Natural Born Killer out now. Jimmy’s brand-new international tour Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny and his double headline show with Jim Jefferies, The Charm Offensive Tour are on sale now. For tickets and info visit jimmycarr.com. Website: https://www.jimmycarr.com Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@jimmycarr Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jimmycarr Threads: https://www.threads.net/@jimmycarr Twitter/X: https://twitter.com/jimmycarr Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
5/14/20241 hour, 35 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 207 - Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman joins the table and talks moving to LA, his podcast Games with Names and answers a question from Matt Damon. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Julian: Julian Edelman is a twelve year NFL veteran, three-time Super Bowl champion, and Super Bowl LIII MVP. He played with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. Away from the field, he’s a producer, content creator, TV personality, and co-founder of Coast Productions. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
5/7/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 206 - Caitlin Peluffo

Comedian Caitlin Peluffo joins the table! We hear what life opening for Matteo Lane and Fortune Feimster is like, and get into her sporty roots.  About Caitlin: Originally hailing from San Francisco, CA, Caitlin Peluffo is a comedian based in NYC. After a brief six year stint in art school studying performative video art (no, really…that’s a thing) Caitlin expanded her talents to the stage. She’s opened for comedians, Maria Bamford, Fortune Feimster, Matteo Lane, and Brian Regan. She’s been featured everywhere from the world famous Comedy Cellar in the Big Apple to clubs nationwide talking about how she came to be such a lovable loose cannon. Caitlin has been featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show with James Corden, 2022’s Just For Laughs Festival, and has hosted her weekly podcast, Good Time Gal with Caitlin Peluffo for over three years. She has also been featured on Comedy Central’s “Featuring” series, and has a Don’t Tell Comedy Set with over 150k views on YouTube. With Caitlin, no subject is off limits, however, she did make a promise to her mother that she would never, ever discuss that one time she took those ‘whorish, yet tastefully executed’ photos for a guy she used to bang in the military. She may be a patriot, but a promise is a promise. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
5/2/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 205 - Neal Brennan Returns

Neal Brennan thanks drugs for his latest special.    About Neal: Neal Brennan is a director, writer, actor, and comedian known for co-creating and co-writing the Comedy Central series Chappelle's Show with Dave Chappelle. Chappelle and Brennan wrote and produced virtually every sketch themselves. In the second season, Brennan was allowed to officially direct, and helmed such sketches as “Charlie Murphy/Rick James,” “The Racial Draft,” “Charlie Murphy/Prince,” and the “John Mayer Sketch.” Brennan received three Emmy nominations for Chappelle’s Show; one for directing “Rick James,” the other two for writing and producing. Chappelle’s Show is the number one selling television show DVD of all time, selling nearly nine million units. Ask your parents what DVDs are. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage! Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
4/30/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 204 - Sarah Silverman

We welcome Sarah Silverman to the table where we explore the curious case of non-magnetic refrigerators, ponder the convenience of modern can designs, and much more. 
4/23/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 203 - Dusty Slay

Tom Papa chats with comedian Dusty Slay about his comedic journey and personal life. They discuss Dusty's unique experiences and insights from performing across different states, the significance of personal connections, and his approach to comedy. Dusty also shares anecdotes from his tours, reflecting on the blend of humor and life lessons he's encountered along the way.Thank you to our sponsors. Go nuts.com/papa for a free gift and free shipping for an order of $29 or more. Go to wildgrain.com/papa $30 off your first box and free croissants.  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Dusty: Dusty Slay transformed from a community college dropout and blue-collar worker into a celebrated comedian with a distinctive flair for storytelling. His breakthrough came after a standout performance at the Just For Laughs Festival in 2018, leading to major success. Slay's comedy, honed through years of hard work and personal struggles, resonates with audiences for its authenticity and humor rooted in his early life experiences in Opelika, AL. Today, he captivates fans with his performances on major platforms like Netflix and maintains a strong connection to his Southern roots, living in Nashville with his family and embracing a comedy style that's clean yet relatable. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/Website - http://tompapa.com/Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapaTwitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapaFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa#TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapaReplyForwardAdd reaction
4/16/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 41 seconds
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Barbara Corcoran Turned $1000 into a Billion Dollar Business | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #202

Tom Papa talks with Barbara Corcoran about her extraordinary journey from a humble beginning to becoming a real estate mogul. They delve into Barbara's early life challenges, her transition into the real estate industry with just a $1,000 loan, and how she navigated her way through the ups and downs to build a successful business. Barbara shares insights into the importance of resilience, the power of believing in oneself, and the significant role that luck and timing played in her career. This episode not only highlights Barbara's professional achievements but also her personal philosophy on life and success.   Thank you to our pals at AURA.COM. Go to AURA.COM/PAPA to sign up for a 14-day trial and start protecting yourself and your loved ones today,   Also, thank you to our pals at HELIXSLEEP.COM. Go to HELIXSLEEP.COM/PAPA to get up to 20% off your mattress and two free pillows.   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Barbara: Barbara Corcoran, Founder of The Corcoran Group & Shark and Executive Producer on ABC’s "Shark Tank" Barbara Corcoran’s credits include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time she turned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country: She borrowed $1,000 and quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. The Corcoran Group, the largest and best-known brand in the brokerage business, building the largest and best-known brand in the business.   Corcoran is the author of the best seller “Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business!” and host of top business podcast “Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran.”   Corcoran is a motivational and inspirational speaker. She is a frequent small business and real estate contributor on every major network. Corcoran has been an investor/Shark for the past eleven seasons on ABC’s four-time Emmy award winning show, Shark Tank, investing in over 100 businesses to date. Follow Barbara on Twitter, TikTok and Instagram @BarbaraCorcoran.   About Tom:  Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.   Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.   Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!   Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa   #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
4/9/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 33 seconds
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Beth Stelling: From Minimum Wage Barista to Netflix Specials | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #201

Tom Papa sits down with Beth Stelling to explore the nuances of comedy, from early influences and defining moments in their careers to the intricate process of crafting a joke. They delve into Beth's journey in the comedy scene, her approach to stand-up, and her reflections on the evolution of her comedic voice. The conversation offers a deep dive into the challenges and triumphs of a life dedicated to making people laugh.   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Beth:  Beth Stelling is a trailblazing stand-up comedian and writer who kickstarted her career in Chicago, quickly becoming a local favorite and earning the title "Best Stand-up Comedian in Chicago" by The Chicago Reader in 2010. Her journey in improv and stand-up led to her involvement in the acclaimed show Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche. After moving to Los Angeles, Beth made a name for herself with appearances on CONAN, Comedy Central’s @midnight, and Jimmy Kimmel Live, among others. She has released several critically acclaimed specials, including “Boner Appétit to You” and “Girl Daddy,” produced by Conan O’Brien and Team Coco, with her most recent Netflix special, "If You Didn’t Want Me Then," receiving high praise. Beyond stand-up, Beth’s diverse talents extend to writing for television and film, with credits on notable shows like I Love You America, The Last O.G., and Rick and Morty, as well as acting roles in series such as Rutherford Falls and Red Oaks.   About Tom:  Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.   Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.   Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!   Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa   #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
4/2/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 59 seconds
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Dulcé Sloan on The Daily Show & Dating Liars | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #200

Dulcé shares insights into the complexities of navigating spaces as a black woman, her experiences with racism from a young age, and the importance of asserting oneself. She also discusses her creative process, her work on "The Daily Show," and the nuances of comedy and representation. Highlighting her new book, "Hello, Friends! – Stories of Dating, Destiny, and Day Jobs." -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------About DulcéDulcé Sloan, known for her six-year stint as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" and her role as a guest host, has made a mark in comedy with her Netflix special praised by The New York Times for its impactful set in under 15 minutes. Apart from her success on television, including voicing "Honeybee" in FOX’s "The Great North," Sloan has ventured into authorship with her new book and remains a celebrated figure in comedy, recognized by Rolling Stone as one of the comedians to know. She has a new book called: "Hello, Friends: Stories of Dating, Destiny, and Day Jobs." About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/Website - http://tompapa.com/Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapaTwitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapaFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa#TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
3/26/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 10 seconds
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David Cross on Arrested Development, Parenting, & Loving NYC | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #199

David Cross discusses making birria, David’s Podcast "Senses Working Overtime", the good, bad and the ugly of "Arrested Development," the possibility of David's kid being in showbusiness, David’s new special "Worst Daddy In The World", loving his NYC life, and his standup strategy going forward.   ***Thanks to our sponsor FactorMeals.com! FactorMeals.com is offering 50% off with the code PAPA50. Go to FactorMeals.com/PAPA50***   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About David: David Cross’s new special "Worst Daddy In The World" is out now. David is an Emmy Award winner and two-time Grammy Award nominee, has established himself as a versatile talent in the entertainment industry, excelling as a performer, writer, and producer across stage and screen. Known for his inventive comedy, Cross has recently taped a comedy special for 2022 release, made guest appearances in HBO Max's "Station Eleven" and the film "8-Bit Christmas," and portrayed Jerry Wexler in "Genius: Aretha." His role as Dr. Tobias Fünke in the critically acclaimed and Emmy Award-winning series "Arrested Development" further cemented his status as a comedic force, showcasing his unique ability to bring quirky, unforgettable characters to life. With a career that includes critical acclaim for roles in dramatic films like "The Dark Divide," leading comedy specials such as "Oh Come On," and significant contributions to television and film, Cross continues to be a prominent and influential figure in comedy and beyond.   About Tom:  Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.   Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.   About Kira Kira Soltanovich is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, with a career spanning nearly a decade as a correspondent on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," where she became known for the Phony Photo Booth segment, the show’s longest-running comedy piece without Jay Leno. Her collaboration with Leno continued in the reboot of the "You Bet Your Life" game show, now syndicated on FOX. Soltanovich has also made her mark with stand-up specials on Showtime and Amazon, titled "Here Comes Trouble" and "You Did This To Me," respectively, and has served as the sidekick to Donald Faison on Netflix's game show "Winsanity." Her recurring roles on FOX's "Punchline" and "The Drama," regular appearances on TruTV’s "How To Be A Grownup," and her work on the Facebook series "The Turndown" highlight her versatility as a comedian and actress.   Beyond her television work, Kira has been a staple in the comedy scene, from her early days on "Girls Behaving Badly" to being featured on Comedy Central and winning the Big Sky Comedy Festival. Her comedy has also been celebrated at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. A unique aspect of her career includes writing jokes for Joan Rivers and her origins from the former Soviet Union, adding depth to her comedic perspective. Currently, Kira is focusing on creating and producing her own talk show, "Let’s Get Sweat!," set in a sauna, and preparing to record a new comedy album. This journey from a Soviet emigrant to a celebrated figure in American comedy showcases her remarkable adaptability and creativity in the entertainment world.   Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!   Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/ Website - http://tompapa.com/ Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapa Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapa Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa   #TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
3/19/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 18 seconds
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Mike O'Malley started standup with Tom & created Extended Family | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #198

Tom reconnects with his old friend Mike, delving into their shared history in the comedy scene and how their careers have evolved over time. They reminisce about the early days, the camaraderie that supported their growth, and the pivotal moments that shaped their journey in comedy and show business. As they discuss Mike's venture into acting and content creation, the conversation reveals insights into the challenges and triumphs of adapting to the evolving landscape of entertainment, underscored by the importance of balancing it with their home, family lives. Mike also talks about his current NBC sitcom "Extended Family."***Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/PAPA.***-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------About Mike:Mike O'Malley, a versatile talent in the entertainment industry, began his career hosting Nickelodeon's "GUTS" and gained fame with roles in "Yes, Dear," "My Name Is Earl," and "Glee," where he received an Emmy nomination. His filmography includes "Eat Pray Love" and "R.I.P.D.," and he's also recognized for his writing, notably for the Starz comedy "Survivor's Remorse." Residing in Los Angeles, O'Malley balances acting with writing and producing, currently creating "Extended Family" for NBC, showcasing his multifaceted contributions to theater, film, and television.About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/Website - http://tompapa.com/Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapaTwitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapaFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa#TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapaReplyForwardAdd reaction
3/12/20241 hour, 23 minutes, 28 seconds
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Donnell Rawlings on Dave Chappelle Producing His New Special | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #197

Tom and Kira engage in a candid and humorous conversation with guest Donnell Rawlings. They kick off with playful banter about Tom's bread-baking endeavors, leading into discussions on a variety of topics including the intricacies of comedy, personal growth, and the nuances of navigating the entertainment industry. Donnell shares insights from his journey in stand-up comedy, touching upon his new special, the impact of historical context on comedic content, and reflections on fatherhood and personal identity. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Donnell: Donnell Rawlings is a force both on and off the stage as a comedian, actor and podcaster and this year, Donnell is fire -- debuting his first stand-up special A NEW DAY on February 27th for Netflix produced by his long-time friend Dave Chappelle. This is one of four specials Dave is producing for Netflix who stated, “I’ve been doing this a long time and comedians like Donnell are not only friends but have inspired my own career. Anyone in the comedy community knows these names and knows their time to shine is long overdue. I am proud to be a part of this moment.”   About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix.Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. About Kira: Kira Soltanovich is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, with a career spanning nearly a decade as a correspondent on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," where she became known for the Phony Photo Booth segment, the show’s longest-running comedy piece without Jay Leno. Her collaboration with Leno continued in the reboot of the "You Bet Your Life" game show, now syndicated on FOX. Soltanovich has also made her mark with stand-up specials on Showtime and Amazon, titled "Here Comes Trouble" and "You Did This To Me," respectively, and has served as the sidekick to Donald Faison on Netflix's game show "Winsanity." Her recurring roles on FOX's "Punchline" and "The Drama," regular appearances on TruTV’s "How To Be A Grownup," and her work on the Facebook series "The Turndown" highlight her versatility as a comedian and actress.Beyond her television work, Kira has been a staple in the comedy scene, from her early days on "Girls Behaving Badly" to being featured on Comedy Central and winning the Big Sky Comedy Festival. Her comedy has also been celebrated at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. A unique aspect of her career includes writing jokes for Joan Rivers and her origins from the former Soviet Union, adding depth to her comedic perspective. Currently, Kira is focusing on creating and producing her own talk show, "Let’s Get Sweat!," set in a sauna, and preparing to record a new comedy album. This journey from a Soviet emigrant to a celebrated figure in American comedy showcases her remarkable adaptability and creativity in the entertainment world.Get in touch with or go see Tom live on stage!Radio, Podcasts and more: https://linktr.ee/tompapa/Website - http://tompapa.com/Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/tompapaTwitter - https://www.twitter.com/tompapaFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/comediantompapa#TomPapa #breakingbreadwithTomPapa
3/5/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 30 seconds
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Moshe Kasher on Fatherhood, Burning Man, Judaism, & Magic Energy

Tom Papa and Moshe Kasher discuss Moshe's poignant journey while writing about his daughter in his book.Moshe then takes us through his time in AA, and he reflects on his unique upbringing in all-black Oakland, questioning the effectiveness of his therapy and his fascination with history's subjective truths. TThe conversation then shifts to Moshe's love for people, the energy of crowds, and his experiences at Burning Man. They explore the magical moments life offers, like surfing, and circle back to Burning Man's profound impact.The discussion weaves through Moshe's connection to Judaism, pandemic life with his wife Natasha, and his childhood experiences, touching on the theme of grieving within Jewish traditions after the death of his father.They ponder what unites comedians and delve into the process of creating Moshe's book and audiobook.The episode concludes with a look at Moshe's future aspirations and reflections on fatherhood.
2/27/20241 hour, 23 minutes, 39 seconds
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Death, Passwords, & Raising Kids | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #195

Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/PAPA.    Tom and Kira kick off this week’s episode by discussing the nuances of saying people's names, spotlighting Kumail Nanjiani. Kira shares a poignant yet amusing story about a sad dream, weaving in her fantasy of faking a gig and the comfort found in coffees. The conversation takes a deeper turn into themes of death and the digital legacy of passwords, lightened by Kira's riff on Only Fans and Tom's ASMR ventures. Russian superstitions and Tom's wife's OCD quirks bring a cultural and personal flavor to the mix, segueing into heartwarming tales of Kira's kids in "Wizard of Oz" & "Oliver," and the ups and downs of raising kids, complemented by lighter notes on Mike’s nuts and Tom’s Led Zeppelin shirt when he was a boy. Clothing and jeans serve as a metaphor for life's fits and misfits, punctuated by Tom's hilarious Jiminy Glick story. Revisiting death and funeral arrangements, they candidly discuss the practicalities of wills, funeral costs, and organ donation, offering a grounded perspective on life's inevitable end. But really, how many dead bodies are there on planes?
2/20/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 9 seconds
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Is Kira Soltanovich a gypsy, a witch, or a sorcerer? | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #194

Tom and Kira chat about Kira’s vomiting from sublingual vitamins. Kira calls out Tom for witch-hating. Tom shares some hot fitness news and Kira tries wall sits. Kira talks about her new Krav Maga class. Tom explains how he never gets full. Tom and Kira talk about the Laugh Factory and comedians, and Kira tells a Keith Robinson story. Tom and Kira talk about comedians like Dave Chappelle aging and the popularity of comedians like Matt Rife. Tom discusses his hosting of the Pollstar Awards & Kira shares her hosting stories from an event in Cannes. Finally, they follow up on the previously posted dog people video. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking. About Kira Kira Soltanovich is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, with a career spanning nearly a decade as a correspondent on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," where she became known for the Phony Photo Booth segment, the show’s longest-running comedy piece without Jay Leno. Her collaboration with Leno continued in the reboot of the "You Bet Your Life" game show, now syndicated on FOX. Soltanovich has also made her mark with stand-up specials on Showtime and Amazon, titled "Here Comes Trouble" and "You Did This To Me," respectively, and has served as the sidekick to Donald Faison on Netflix's game show "Winsanity." Her recurring roles on FOX's "Punchline" and "The Drama," regular appearances on TruTV’s "How To Be A Grownup," and her work on the Facebook series "The Turndown" highlight her versatility as a comedian and actress. Beyond her television work, Kira has been a staple in the comedy scene, from her early days on "Girls Behaving Badly" to being featured on Comedy Central and winning the Big Sky Comedy Festival. Her comedy has also been celebrated at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. A unique aspect of her career includes writing jokes for Joan Rivers and her origins from the former Soviet Union, adding depth to her comedic perspective. Currently, Kira is focusing on creating and producing her own talk show, "Let’s Get Sweat!," set in a sauna, and preparing to record a new comedy album. This journey from a Soviet emigrant to a celebrated figure in American comedy showcases her remarkable adaptability and creativity in the entertainment world. 
2/13/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 9 seconds
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Ryan Hamilton Avoids Sugar & Finds Happiness On the Lonely Road | Breaking Bread with Tom Papa #193

Tom and Ryan take a deep dive into the intricacies of a comedian's life, including the challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle amidst the demands of touring. The conversation touches on dietary choices, the impact of certain foods on mood and performance, and the struggle to find balance in a constantly moving career.They also explore the peculiarities of travel and performance schedules, shedding light on the personal sacrifices and adjustments comedians make to deliver their best on stage. About Ryan: Ryan recently released his first stand-up special. The one-hour Netflix original Happy Face follows a wealth of television appearances and a non-stop headlining tour. Armed with the unique perspective of growing up in rural Idaho to become a favorite in the New York stand-up comedy scene, he’s one-of-a-kind. He’s been named one of Rolling Stone’s Five Comics to Watch, and recent appearances include The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, and opening spots for Jerry Seinfeld as well as Gad Elmaleh at Carnegie Hall. Ryan is endearing stand-up lovers, and his future is bright. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.
2/6/20241 hour, 12 minutes
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Episode 192 - Should Dogs Be Using the Airplane Bathroom?

Tom sat next to a farty French Bulldog on a bathroom and they witness the cranky owner take the dog to use the airplane bathroom. This leads to the debate of what makes a “dog person” and how many people are OK with getting kissed on the lips by a dog Tom and Kira also discuss their recent cooking endeavors, including making challah and gluten-free lasagna. Kira recounts the chaos of volunteering at her child's school and how being in charge of a 'rock star cart', where students exchange earned points for prizes, isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. They they try to give Joey some health advice because they’re concerned about the impact of lifestyle choices.
1/30/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 191 - Kyle Kinane

Kyle Kinane On Leaving LA for the Oregon Woods and His Recent Return.   Today’s guest is Kyle Kinane, who has a brand new special coming out soon called "Dirt Nap." But first, Tom recounts to Kira his recent travel experiences with Joey and Paul Morrissey, including the challenges of navigating bad weather and flight changes. Tom and Kira interview Kyle Kinane about his life, career, and his latest special, "Dirt Nap." Kinane shares insights into his creative process, personal anecdotes, and his unique perspective on standup. He also talks about his dietary choices and lifestyle, providing a glimpse into his daily routine and philosophies. The conversation further delves into Kinane's approach to dealing with life's irritations and challenges, highlighting his ability to find humor in everyday situations, but struggles most when it comes to home renovations and road rage. About Tom: Tom Papa, a celebrated stand-up comedian with over 20 years in the industry, has made significant strides in film, television, radio, podcasts, and live performances. Notably, he's a regular on "The Joe Rogan Experience" and various late-night TV shows. Papa's literary skills are evident in his books “We’re All In This Together” and "You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons To Stay Alive," a collection of essays, and "Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas," a comedic look at family life. His latest stand-up specials are “Tom Papa: What A Day!” and "Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!" on Netflix. Beyond comedy, Papa's engagements extend to hosting "What A Joke With Papa And Fortune" on SiriusXM and appearing on NPR's "Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me." His love for baking led to hosting the Food Network series "Baked." As an actor, he's worked with notable figures like Rob Zombie and Steven Soderbergh and has appeared in several films and TV shows, including the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Additionally, Papa has contributed as a writer to projects like "Bee Movie" and various TV series. Residing in Los Angeles with his family, Papa continues to balance his professional life with personal interests like baking.
1/23/20241 hour, 29 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 190 - Brad Williams

The hilarious Brad Williams joins the table as the first guest of the new year!    Thank you to the good people at Factor Meals! Factor’s delicious ready to eat meal delivery takes the stress out of meal planning. Head to https://www.factormeals.com/papa50 and use code ‘Papa50’ to get 50% off.   
1/16/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 189 - Soft Opening

Breaking Bread is back with a soft launch of the new restaurant.
1/9/202455 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 188 - New Year Same Us

Breaking Bread for the new year. 
1/4/202445 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 187 - Merry Christmas, One and All!

Christmas is all about making memories.    Thank you to our sponsor Wild Grain! Any combination of breads, pastas and pastries shipped to you, plus $30 off the first box and free croissants when you go to https://www/wildgrain.com/papa. 
12/26/202357 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 186 - Tommy DeVito Fever

Tommy Papa - The Original Tommy DeVito. 
12/19/202358 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 185 - Extra Family at the Table

Hannukah Hack!  Thank you to our sponsor TodayTix! The best value on tickets to Broadway and beyond. Take $20 off your first purchase at https://www.todaytix.com/papa and use the code 'PAPA.' And thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at https://www.Nuts.com/PAPA.
12/12/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 184 - Matt Wilpers

Without Peloton Instructor Matt Wilpers Tom is Fat.
12/5/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 183 - It's Family Time!

Home for the sleepless holidays.   Thank you to our sponsor Wild Grain! Get $30 off the first box plus free croissants in every box at https://www.wildgrain.com/papa or use the promo code 'PAPA' at checkout.
11/28/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 182 - Thanksgiving Vibes!

We love you all.  Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at https://www.Nuts.com/PAPA.  
11/21/202349 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 181 - Mike Finoia

Hide your butts. Mike Finoia is here and he has a new special! Watch it here: (13) Mike Finoia | Don't Let Me Down (Full Comedy Special) - YouTube   Thank you to our sponsor TodayTix! The best value on tickets to Broadway and beyond. Take $20 off your first purchase at https://www.todaytix.com/papa and use the code 'PAPA.'
11/14/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 180 - Breaking More than Bread

The opinions of Kira are her own, and not endorsed by Breaking Bread.    Thank you to our sponsor Wild Grain! Any combination of breads, pastas and pastries shipped to you, plus $30 off the first box and free croissants when you go to https://www/wildgrain.com/papa. 
11/7/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 179 - the new Dave Hill Book Is Here! And he brought it to the pod

For the love of grown up things!    Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/PAPA. 
10/31/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 178 - "Can I Papa?"

Next round is on me. Formerly titled 'Colorado.' Thank you to our sponsor Caldera + Lab! Get 20% off top tier skin products at https://www.calderalab.com/papa
10/24/202348 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 177 - Scary Mom

How to scare the children.    Thank you to our sponsor TodayTix! TodayTix is the place for you to discover, explore and engage with the best shows, arts and cultural entertainment your city has to offer. Go to https://www.tix.com/papa and use the promo code 'PAPA' to get $20 off your first purchase.
10/17/202357 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 176 - Anthony Giglio #3

Two husky Italians sit down for a podcast.    Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/PAPA. 
10/10/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 175 - Strange Beds

We're only as old as we make other believe.    Thank you to our sponsor Hexclad! For a limited time only our listeners get 10% off at https://www.hexclad.com/papa on amazing pans and other kitchen accessories. 
10/3/20231 hour, 5 seconds
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Episode 174 - Gary Gulman

Gary Gulman has always been a great comedian and now he's written a great book - Misfit, Growing Up Awkward in the 80s - that he shares with us.    Thank you to our sponsor Green Chef! Green Chef is your one stop shop for nutritious, grab&go breakfasts, lunch kits and more. Go to https://www.greenchef.com/60papa and use code 60PAPA for 60% off and free shipping.
9/26/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 173 - Jesse Joyce

When Jesse Joyce isn't writing for TV he's writing the funniest historic fiction I've ever read. Get 'Killing the Guys Who Killed the Guy Who Killed Lincoln' on Scribd, at https://try.scribd.com/jessejoyce/   Thank you to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/PAPA. 
9/19/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 172 - Giant Spiders and Tangled Families

Mr. Papa meets Mr. Rogers.    Thank you to our sponsor Caldera + Lab! Get 20% off top tier skin products at https://www.calderalab.com/papa
9/12/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 171 - Kira Brings Out Some Voodoo

Kira helps out Tom with some voodoo.    Thank you to our sponsor AG1! Get a free one year supply of vitamin D and free AG1 travel packs with your first purchase at https://www.drinkag1.com/papa
9/5/202358 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 170 - Hurricanes and Bone Broth

We find Comfort Food during the Hurriquake!   Thank you to our sponsors! Green Chef is your one stop shop for nutritious, grab&go breakfasts, lunch kits and more. Go to https://www.greenchef.com/60papa and use code 60PAPA for 60% off and free shipping. And thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at https://www.Nuts.com/PAPA. 
8/29/202356 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 169 - Alisha Wainwright

We know Alisha Wainwright is a great actor but it's the baking that makes her a star on Breaking Bread.   Thank you to our sponsor Caldera + Lab! Get 20% off top tier skin products at https://www.calderalab.com/papa
8/22/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 168 - Fat Dad on a Horse

Does coffee go with EVERYTHING?   Thank you to our sponsor AG1! Get a free one year supply of vitamin D and free AG1 travel packs with your first purchase at https://www.drinkag1.com/papa
8/15/20231 hour, 32 seconds
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Episode 167 - Kira Soltanovich is Back and She Refuses to Leave

Kira Soltanovich loves Killer Whales but hates Bread!   Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at https://www.Nuts.com/PAPA. 
8/8/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 166 - Paul Morrissey Returns!

Comedian Paul Morrissey returns and he still has never eaten an egg.    Thank you to our sponsor AG1! Take ownership of your health at https://www.drinkag1.com/papa for a free one year supply of vitamin D and five AG1 travel packs. 
8/1/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 165 - Lara Beitz Returns!

Lara Beitz always makes me laugh and in this episode she'll do the same to you. Thank you to our sponsor Caldera Lab! Get 20% off top tier skin products at https://www.calderalab.com/papa
7/25/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 164 - Erin Foley

Despite her mom's cooking Erin Foley grew into a hilarious comedian, writer and the ultimate women's sports advocate.  Thank you to our sponsor Green Chef! Get meals that work for you and not the other way around. Get 50% off at https://www.greenchef.com/papa50 and use the code 'PAPA50'
7/18/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 163 - Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson, Producer of 'Crooked City: The Emerald Triangle Podcast' shares tales of weed, murder and good Jersey eats. 
7/11/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 162 - Jay Leno

Jay Leno comes back to the safety of comedy - no helmet required!    Thanks to our sponsor Nuts.com! Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at https://www.Nuts.com/PAPA. 
7/4/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 161 - Ali Macofsky Returns

The always funny Ali Macofsky is back and she's eating all the bread.
6/27/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 160 - Kira Soltanovich #6

Kira Soltanovich is back! And doesn't get bread!
6/20/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 159 - Jay Larson

Jay Larson joins the table and he brought his own bread...sort of.
6/13/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 158 - Mike Vecchione

What are you, an idiot?
6/6/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 157 - Emma Lovewell

One of my Peloton heroes Emma Lovewell climbs off the bike and joins me at the table to talk about her new book 'Live, Love, Well.'   
5/30/202359 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 156 - Tom Papa - our host is our guest and he has a new book!

Our guest this week is Tom Papa talking about his latest book 'We're All in This Together...So Make Some Room.'    Pre-order here: We're All in This Together . . .: So Make Some Room by Tom Papa, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble® (barnesandnoble.com)    
5/23/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 155 - Harland Williams

Harland Williams is not only funny but he grew up eating funny things.
5/16/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 154 - Dan Ahdoot

If you love comedy and food as much as I do get Dan Ahdoot's new book 'Undercooked!' Listen and we'll tell you why. 
5/9/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 153 - Chris Porter

The very funny Chris Porter has a new special on YouTube 'There's No Money in Babies' but man he hates vegetables. 
5/2/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 152 - Ian Bagg Returns

My pal, the great Ian Bagg is back! Naturally funny and full of bread!
4/25/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 151 - Gesine Bullock-Prado

I daydream about moving to Vermont and baking happily ever after. Gesine Bullock-Prado made her dream come true and shares it all in her new cookbook 'My Vermont Table.' Thank you to our sponsor Aura! Take the 14 day trial plus a check of your data to see if anything's been leaked online, all for free at https://www.aura.com/papa.   
4/18/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 150 - Big Jay Oakerson

My pal Big Jay Oakerson stops by with his big heart, hilarious stories and a new special 'Dog Belly' on YouTube.   Thank you to our sponsor Helix Sleep! Take the two minute sleep quiz to match you with the perfect mattress, and save up to $200 off your order at https://helixsleep.com/papa 
4/11/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 149 - Maz Jobrani Returns!

Maz Jobrani gets into The Birds and the Bees at our table and on his new YouTube special! 
4/4/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 148 - Jeremiah Watkins

Jeremiah Watkins has a new special on YouTube called 'Daddy.' I gave him sourdough bread and now I'm his. 
3/28/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 147 - Alonzo Bodden #3

The great Alonzo Bodden stops by again to talk about his dog, ordering food vs cooking, and of course, he gets some bread. 
3/21/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 146 - Ms. Pat

I gave the glorious Ms. Pat a delicious bread and she gave us a fresh new season of The Ms. Pat Show on BETPlus. 
3/14/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 145 - Colin Quinn

Colin Quinn hates sourdough bread but we we love his new show Small Talk coming to the Greenwich Theater in NYC.  FYI he's never had MY sourdough.
3/7/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 144 - Kathleen Madigan

Kathleen Madigan is Hunting Bigfoot in her new Amazon special and trying to get me to make her some biscuits.
2/28/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 143 - Erik Griffin

The lean, mean, fighting comedy machine, Erik Griffin stops by for some bread. 
2/21/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 142 - Kelsey Cook

The very funny Kelsey Cook doesn't eat bread but for a very good reason. 
2/14/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 141 - Noah Galuten Returns

Let's rummage through the pantry with Noah Galuten and his amazing new cookbook. 
2/7/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 140 - Tom Dreesen

The great Tom Dreesen serves up legendary comedy stories with a big healthy side of Sinatra. 
1/31/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 139 - Vir Das

Vir Das talks about his new Netflix special, Landing, and tells us what you should never see at an Indian Restaurant.
1/24/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 138 - Andrew Santino

Andrew Santino has a new Netflix special called ‘Cheeseburger’ let's hope he brings one.
1/17/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 137 - Kira Soltanovich #5

Starting the year off right with the low calorie, high laughs of Kira Soltanovich. 
1/10/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 136 - Come To Papa Xmas

It's a Christmas miracle! It's a star-studded celebration recorded live 12/6/21.
12/20/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 135 - Stavros Halkias

Tom did it all for the cookies and Stavros Halkias.
12/13/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 134 - Maeve Higgins Returns

No one makes me laugh harder than Maeve Higgins.  I brought her a sandwich and she brought me rat stories.  Watch her new special A Very Special Woman.
12/6/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 133 - Byron Bowers

Byron Bowers gets a special bread for his new Hulu standup special "Spiritual Ni**a."
11/29/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 132 - Joey Diaz Returns

My good pal Joey Diaz is coming in like a gravy covered Thanksgiving Day Parade.
11/22/202259 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 131 - Neal Brennan

Neal Brennan invites us to his gigantic, messy family table. Check out his new standup special Blocks on Netflix.
11/15/20221 hour, 59 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 130 - Anthony Jeselnik

The secret fuel to Anthony Jeselnik's great jokes just might be his mother's tacos. 
11/8/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 129 - Nimesh Patel

It’s time for the always funny, somewhat spicy Nimesh Patel.
11/1/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 128 - Tommy Johnagin

I use bread to lure the hilarious Tommy Johnagin back to the road.
10/25/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 127 - Morgan James

I traveled to New York to spend some time with the beautiful and talented Morgan James.
10/18/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 126 - Duncan Trussell 4

It's time to get our heads right with the all-knowing Duncan Trussell.  
10/11/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 125 - Robert Kelly Returns

Robert Kelly is back as a lean, mean fighting machine.
10/4/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 124 - Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt has a new Netflix special, We All Scream, and his reward is a special treat from Tommy Biscotti.
9/27/20221 hour, 32 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 123 - Rory Scovel

The always creative Rory Scovel keeps things fresh on the latest Breaking Bread.
9/20/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 122 - The Sklar Brothers Return

Two breads for the Sklar Brothers who have given us a new show, The Nosebleeds on UFC Fight Pass.
9/13/202253 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 121 - Sam Morril

The hilarious Sam Morril talks about his new Netflix Special 'Same Time Tomorrow' and ate half his bread by the time he left the table.
9/6/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 120 - Chad & JT

Chad and JT Go Deep into a box of donuts. Check out their new hilarious show on Netflix. 
8/30/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 119 - Jade Catta-Preta

Jade Catta-Preta brings her new Netflix show Hotties to the table. It might not be what you're thinking.
8/23/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 118 - Leanne Morgan Returns

The hilarious and lovely Leanne Morgan returns with great stories and diet advice.
8/16/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 117 - Ryan Hamilton

Everybody loves Ryan! We take a road trip from San Diego to NYC. 
8/9/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 116 - Katie Parla

Katie Parla is a New York Times Best Selling cookbook author based in Rome where she is waiting for me to deliver bread to her! 
8/2/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 115 - Andy Kadin Returns

Bub and Grandma's Bread is opening its doors to you and me and everybody and Andy Kadin is here to tell us all about it! 
7/26/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 114 - Gabrielle Reece

Gabrielle Reece is an athlete, model, and host of The Gabby Reece Show podcast. She makes the world better and for that she gets bread! 
7/19/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 113 - Pig Beach BBQ

Let's fire up the smoker with the boys from Pig Beach BBQ - Matt Abdoo and Shane McBride have the cookbook that will save your summer. 
7/12/202244 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 112 - Josh Scherer

Josh Scherer joins me at the table and takes some bread back to his Mythical Kitchen. 
7/5/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 111 - Anthony Giglio Returns

The great Anthony Giglio comes by to teach us about wine and save our summer! 
6/28/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 110 - Ali Macofsky

Ali Macofsky is a very funny comedian who dares to turn my bread into pepperoni pizza! 
6/21/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 109 - Kira Soltanovich #4

Welcome back Kira Soltanovich but don't wake her up early! 
6/14/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 108 - Kwame Onwuachi

Kwame Onwuachi, the author of 'My America - Recipes From A Black Chef' shares the ingredients of his life and career. 
6/7/202259 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 107 - Kevin Bludso & Noah Galuten

Kevin Bludso and Noah Galuten teach us the power of barbecue, friendship and sh*t talking at the table in their new book Bludso’s BBQ Cookbook. 
5/31/202256 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 106 - Phil Rosenthal Returns

It's time to feed Phil Rosenthal who's traveled the world on his way to our table. Season 5 of Somebody Feed Phil is available now on Netflix!
5/24/202255 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 105 - Judd Apatow

Mr. Comedy, Judd Apatow shares his new doc 'George Carlin's American Dream' and I share bread and Ciambella! Also check out Judd’s new book of interviews ‘Sicker in the Head!’ 
5/17/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 104 - Leanne Morgan

Destiny brings Tom together with the beautiful and hilarious Leanne Morgan.  Two yummy comedians and one yummy bread.  
5/10/20221 hour, 41 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 103 - Rainn Wilson

The great Rainn Wilson drops off some avocado, some great stories and takes home some bread.
5/3/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 102 - Joe DeRosa

Joe DeRosa, the funniest sandwich making comedian in the game, takes a break from Joey Roses in NYC to join us at the table.
4/26/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 101 - Marc Forgione

New York chef and restaurateur Marc Forgione brings us into the fire at Peasant and beyond.
4/19/202258 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 100 - Takahiro Sakaeda

Taka Sakaeda, the talented chef and owner of Nami Nori, shares his true artistry and badass knife skills. 
4/12/202251 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 99 - Paul Virzi

The very funny Paul Virzi comes by and we bond over pepperoni and cheese.
4/5/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 98 - Jeff Ross

When my pal the Roastmaster General Jeff Ross comes to the table I had no choice but to break TWO loaves! 
3/29/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 97 - David Neuman

All our olive oil questions are answered when we are visited by David M. Neuman who literally wrote the book on olive oil - Extra Virgin Olive Oil - The Truth In Your Kitchen.
3/22/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 96 - Tom Rhodes

The great and soulful  comedian Tom Rhodes joins me at the table for Ukrainian sweets and some mighty bread.
3/15/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 95 - Food IQ

It's time to get smarter in the kitchen with Dan Holzman and Matt Rodbard, authors of Food IQ available now everywhere!
3/8/202254 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 94 - Judy Gold

My good friend Judy Gold aka The Challah Queen drops for some good Italian/Jewish love! 
3/1/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 93 - Maeve Higgins

This week the very funny and insightful Maeve Higgins has a new book, 'Tell Everyone On This Train I Love Them' and a new friend - me! 
2/22/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 92 - Ari Shaffir

Only the great Ari Shaffir could share his insights on kosher baked goods and ayahuasca in a single visit.
2/15/20221 hour, 30 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 91 - David Cross

The great David Cross shares his new standup special 'I'm From The Future' (available February 12th at OfficialDavidCross.com) and wisdom about drinking and eating.
2/8/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 90 - Misunderstood Whiskey

It's a Happy Lunar New Year with Misunderstood Whiskey and a Quick Bite with Ronny Chieng in the middle of his Hope You Get Rich Tour!
2/1/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 89 - George Motz

The king of burgers George Motz helps save America and keep us well fed. 
1/25/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 88 - Jim Gaffigan

The perfect guest has arrived! My good friend Jim Gaffigan comes by to eat donuts, get bread and talk about his new Netflix special Comedy Monster!  
1/14/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 87 - Dan Richer

Dan Richer, the pizza master and owner of Razza in Jersey City, promises to be my Yoda and show me the way to the perfect pie. We can do this! 
1/11/202259 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 86 - 2022 Kick Off

We kick off the new year with the best rigatoni recipe, the best books and the best resolution to eat more! 
1/4/202256 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 85 - Duncan Trussell Returns

12/28/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 84 - Anthony Giglio

Anthony Giglio is one of the funniest wine experts in the world, so naturally we are good friends and we reunite at the table this week, just in time for the holidays. https://www.anthonygiglio.com/
12/14/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 83 - Alonzo Bodden Returns

The great Alonzo Bodden returns to the table but leaves his Great Dane at home. 
12/7/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 82 - Kira Soltanovich #3

The great Kira Soltanovich returns to the table because she KNOWS things.
11/30/202159 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 81 - Fielding Edlow & Larry Clarke

Meet Fielding Edlow and Larry Clarke - the definition of marital bliss and the stars of Bitter Homes and Gardens. 
11/23/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 80 - Lidia Bastianich

The legendary Lidia Bastianich stops by with her new Book - A Pot, A Pan and A Bowl and we grab a quick bite with the angelic Morgan James whose new album 'A Very Magnetic Christmas' is out now.
11/16/202149 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 79 - Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich shares Treasures of the Mexican Table and helps Tom add some flavor to his Thanksgiving. 
11/9/202157 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 78 - Jackie Kashian returns!

Jackie Kashian is super smart, super funny, and makes a super chili. Look for her new album, Stay-Kashian, launching on YouTube Nov. 16th. 
11/2/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 77 - Ricky Velez

Tom shares pastries and laughs with Ricky Valez as his standup special, Here's Everything, launched on HBO. 
10/26/202156 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 76 - Laurie Woolever

Tom is joined the prolific and wonderful writer Laurie Woolever who brings us Bourdain The Definitive Oral Biography.  
10/19/202152 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 75 - Tony Hale

Tom is joined by former cater-waiter and current actor extraordinaire Tony Hale, who also makes a mean rope bowl. 
10/12/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 74 - Scott Conant

Tom is joined by chef and restaurateur Scott Conant who shares secrets from his new book Peace, Love & Pasta.And it's time for a Quick Bite with martini loving Dave Hill.
10/5/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 73 - Ian Bagg

Tom is joined by one of his very first comedian pals, the mighty Canadian comedian Ian Bagg! They return to the days in New York when they were new comics living the life one diner at a time. 
9/28/20211 hour, 16 minutes
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Episode 72 - Maz Jobrani

Tom learns some secrets of Persian cooking from his pal, Maz Jobrani.  Maz is a very funny comedian and host of the Back to School with Maz Jobrani Podcast. Enjoy! 
9/21/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 71 - Leslie Jones

Tom breaks bread with his biggest bread fan, the super funny comedy force, Leslie Jones. We learn about mystery owls, creepy eels and what makes her so funny. Look for Leslie on the new season of Supermarket Sweep Sundays on ABC. 
9/14/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 70 - Sarah Tiana

Tom breaks bread and drinks Chianti with the brilliant Sarah Tiana who has a surprising Italian center.
9/7/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 69 - Pete Holmes

Tom shares bread and donuts with spiritual everyman and hilarious comedian, Pete Holmes!
8/31/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 68 - Atsuko Okatsuka

Tom welcomes Atsuko Okatsuka and gives her a glorious bread. Rachel Feinstein surprises Tom with a Quick Bite. 
8/24/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 67 - Sara Singer Schiff

Tom gets Canadian treats from Sara Singer-Schiff, his co-host on the new podcast of Stars, Stripes and Maple Leafs. And we get a Quick Bite with Canadian super comedian, Ian Bagg! 
8/17/20211 hour, 37 seconds
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Episode 66 - The Sklar Brothers

It's time for hilarious stories and big meals with the Sklar Brothers! And we grab a Quick Bite with Andrew Heaton, the author of Los Angeles is Hideous. He really means it... 
8/10/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 56 seconds
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Stars, Stripes and Maple Leafs - Trailer

New podcast hosted by Tom Papa (American) and Sara Singer Schiff (Canadian). Each Wednesday, Tom and Sara will debate what makes each country different but so much alike. From food, politics, celebs, culture, and all things Candiaid/American.  Subscribe to never miss an episode. https://bit.ly/StarsStripesMapleLeafsPodcast
8/4/20211 minute
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Episode 65 - Jessimae Peluso

I'm joined by an Italian American angel, comedian and host of The Sharp Tongue Podcast, Jessimae Peluso. We talk comedy and all things Italian food and family. And look for her new show, Tattoo Redo, on Netflix.
8/3/20211 hour, 27 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 64 - Taylor Tomlinson

The hilarious and soulful Taylor Tomlinson joins me at the table and we grab a Quick Bite with the mighty Stavros Halkius!
7/27/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 63 - Andre Gaines & Dr. Christian C. Gregory

Filmmakers Andre Gaines and Dr. Christian C.Gregory break bread and discuss the making of 'The One and Only Dick Gregory' on Showtime. Amazing people and an amazing film! 
7/20/202158 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 62 - Ian Edwards

Global citizen and funny comedian Ian Edwards stops by and we grab a Quick Bite with Chris Distefano, who is on a food rampage.
7/13/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 61 - Lara Beitz

Lara Beitz is a truly original comedian who I immediately had to break bread with. You are going to love meeting her and we try not to chew too loudly.
7/6/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 60 - Billy Gardell

Comedy powerhouse Billy Gardell comes by for some beautiful bread and we grab a Quick Bite with Rory Scovel who just released "Live Without Fear" on YouTube.
6/29/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 59 - Dan Ahdoot

Fellow food lover, actor and comedian Dan Ahdoot stops by and we grab a Quick Bite with the hilarious Ali Kolbert.
6/22/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 58 - Duncan Trussell Returns

LOVE this one! Two of my favorites - the great Duncan Trussell helps with an existential bagel crisis and the lovely Lizzy Cooperman puts peacocks on the menu. Scones! 
6/15/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 57 - Nick Schreiber

Let’s break bagels in LA with Nick Schreiber from Belle’s Bagels and grab a quick bite with New York’s favorite son, Colin Quinn. 
6/8/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 56 - Phil Rosenthal

The great Phil Rosenthal (co-creator of Everybody Loves Raymond and host of Somebody Feed Phil) who loves all things comedy, food, and family comes to the table and inspires a Quick Bite with my meatball-loving cousin Michelle. 
6/1/202151 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 55 - Todd Barry

This week we break bread with the smoothest comedy cat of all, Todd Barry, and grab a quick bite with coffee crazy Kira Soltanovich.  This episode is brought to you by Credit Karma Dot Com. Open your free account at creditkarma.com/win money and start winning Instant Karma. 
5/25/202151 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 54 - Jim Serpico

It’s time to break bread with Jim Serpico, show biz big wig and founder of Side Hustle Bread! Robert Kelly stops by for a Quick Bite after I finally track him down!
5/18/202147 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 53 - Lodge Bread

Bread meet bread! Today I sit down with the co-founders of Lodge Bread, Or Amsalam and Alexander Phaneuf.  They are two amazing bakers who have all of LA raving about their bread and with good reason!   Today's podcast is brought to you by Helix Sleep - Go to Helixsleep.com/PAPA, take their two minute sleep quiz and find your perfect mattress.
5/11/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 52 - Inon & Natalie Shampanier

I'm in a movie called Paper Spiders out now!  I sit down with the filmmakers Inon and Natalie Shampanier, who are smart and talented and bring me humus! I call Joey Diaz for a Quick Bite and advice on a great lasagna! 
5/4/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 51 - Rich Vos

When it comes to finding food on the road as a touring comedian no one is more detailed or funny that Rich Vos. And then we grab a quick bite with Bonnie McFarlane to find out why Rich is so crazy! I love them both. 
4/27/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 50 - Wayne Federman

Bread and laughs with Wayne Federman who has an amazing new book The History of Stand-Up: From Mark Twain to Dave Chapelle! And a Quick Bite with the hilarious cold brew lovin' Erin Foley! 
4/20/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 49 - Mikey Alfred

Mikey Alfred, Illegal Civ filmmaker and director of North Hollywood brings me donuts! And we grab a Quick Bite with one of my favorite people Marina Franklin! 
4/13/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 48 - Erica Rhodes

It's time to break bread with the hungry and hilarious Erica Rhodes, the amazing journalist H. Claire Brown, and a Quick Bite with the mighty funny Jo Koy!
4/6/20211 hour, 35 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 47 - Jesus Trejo

It's time to break pan with the very funny Jesus Trejo and learn his family capriotada secrets and love of tacos. And we grab a Quick Bite with Nate Bargatze who's new special Greatest Average American is streaming on Netflix. 
3/30/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 46 - Sam Sifton

It's a big one! We break bread with New York Times Food Editor, Sam Sifton, who has been a friend and guide during my food and bread journey. He has a great new book No-Recipe Recipes. And we get a Quick Bite with the great Colin Quinn, even though he hates sourdough!
3/23/202149 minutes
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Episode 45 - Kira Soltanovich Returns

Breaking bread live and in person with one of our favorite people, the very funny Kira Soltanovich and we grab a Quick Bite with our good pal Dave Koechner who drops a bombshell on us!
3/16/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 44 - Ronny Chieng

We are off to Malaysia with the hilarious Ronny Chieng and grab a Quick Bite and some Spaghetti Carbonara tips from Matteo Lane! 
3/9/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 43 - Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias gets to the bottom of the burger wars and the talented Matt Walsh reviews almost a year of working with my sourdough starter offspring. 
3/2/202158 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 42 - Rodney Scott

It's world class barbecue time with the one and only Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott's Whole Hog Barbecue! And we grab a Quick Bite with the hilarious Sam Morril!
2/23/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 41 - Joey Ryan

We break bread with the talented and funny Joey Ryan from the Milk Carton Kids and grab a Quick Bite with the one and only Tom Segura. 
2/16/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 40 - Joel McHale

This week we break bread with the mighty Joel McHale. He's not snobby, he just likes nice things. And we catch a Quick Bite with the one and only Duncan Trussell! 
2/9/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 39 - Negin Farsad

The funny and talented Negin Farsad shares the joy of growing up with Persian food and we grab a Quick Bite with Ryan Hamilton in Idaho, who answers all my potato questions. Spud Money! 
2/2/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 38 - Tig Notaro

We break bread with the incredibly funny Tig Notaro and learn what it's like to survive on pickles and American Cheese. And we catch a Quick Bite with the one and only Jeff Garlin who has BIG plans for comedy in 2021.
1/26/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 37 - Binging With Babish aka Andrew Rea and Joey Diaz

Super Fun with Andrew Rea, the creator and host of the YouTube sensation Binging with Babish and the Babish Culinary Universe and we grab a quick bite with Joey Diaz, who is living in a New Jersey food paradise.
1/19/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 36 - Nikki Glaser

The great Nikki Glazer has been spending time back home with her first chefs, her mom and dad. And it's time for a quick bite with Mike Birbiglia who seems to be eating everything he can.
1/12/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 35 - Apollonia Poilâne

This week we fly to Paris and enter the Poilâne bakehouse with Apollonia Poilâne. She not only leads this legendary bakery but also has a new MasterClass 'Apollonia Poilâne Teaches Bread Baking' And we get a Quick Bite with the great actor and food lover Greg Grunberg. 
1/5/202150 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 34 - It's the End of the Year!

Let's talk about the Feast of Seven Fishes, making a BIG dish during this final week and a Quick Bite with Mr. New Year's Eve himself, Dave Hill. 
12/29/202035 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 33 - This is big!

Meet Kate Pepper, founder of Kate's Bread in Ojai, CA. She's an amazing and inspiring artist and was kind enough to let us into her bakeshop! And one of the funniest people on earth, Kathleen Madigan, stops by for a Quick Bite, that's mostly about drinking. 
12/22/20201 hour, 31 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 32 - Chris Thile, Bert Kreischer, and Cooking on Sundays.

Chris Thile is a Grammy award-winning musician, host of Live From Here, and a lover of great wine, food, and coffee. Bert Kreischer is a hilarious comedian who is working on the perfect salmon dish. And we talk about why it's important to cook on Sunday. 
12/15/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 31 - Donna Lennard

Let's spend some time with Donna Lennard, the heart and soul of New York's legendary Il Buco restaurant and get a quick bite with the funniest man in quarantine, Gary Gulman. 
12/8/202054 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 30 - Guilia Rozzi

This week we discover what makes a great sandwich, uncover the childhood fuel of the great comedian Guilia Rozzi, and have a quick bite with Ryan Hamilton.
12/1/202057 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 29 - Jackie Kashian

It's time to give thanks for my spicy cranberry sauce and break bread with the hilarious Jackie Kashian who has a deep and profound love for baked chicken. https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1015348-spicy-red-pepper-cranberry-relish?action=click&module=RecipeBox&pgType=recipebox-page&region=sides&rank=24
11/24/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 28 - Matteo Lane

Welcome the great Matteo Lane! If you want to speak Italian, make spaghetti carbonara like a master chef and enjoy your life then listen to this one. 
11/17/202049 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 27 - Rachel Feinstein

It's time to talk about making a simply perfect Focaccia and we break bread with the great comedian, my good friend, Rachel Feinstein. Recipes here:http://www.cookstr.com/recipes/focaccia-with-onions-genoese-stylehttps://www.linsfood.com/basic-focaccia-recipe/
11/10/202054 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 26 - Chris Bianco

Chris Bianco is the owner of Pizzeria Bianco and has been called America's best pizza maker. He also tells amazing stories and finally solves the great canned tomato mystery once and for all! 
11/3/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 25 - W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu

W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu have reunited for their Politically Re-Active podcast and are ready to save the world. Two great comedians breaking one bread! 
10/27/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 24 - Jonathan Waxman

The great Jonathan Waxman stops by to talk about his lifetime of breaking bread and The Barbuto Cookbook, that puts his California-Italian style from his West Village restaurant right into your hands. It's time to eat! 
10/20/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 23 - Joe Rogan

This week I flew to Austin, TX to break bread with my good friend, comedian and podcast giant Joe Rogan. In many ways Joe is responsible for spreading the word about my bread and starting us on this fun journey and now we share it with you! Our pals at Wine Access and Helix Mattresses come along for the ride. Check out Wine Access Unfiltered wherever you listen to podcasts – premiering on 10/22!
10/13/20201 hour, 18 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 22 - David Koechner

Please welcome David Koechner, one of the funniest people alive and not just because he eats peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwiches.
10/6/20201 hour, 10 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 21 - Robert Kelly

We sit and smoke and enjoy the company of the great Robert Kelly - He's a Grill Master - Brilliant Comedian - And a great friend. You're going to invite him to your next barbecue.
9/29/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 20 - Greg Fitzsimmons

Today I host my comedy brother, Greg Fitzsimmons. We go deep into the world of Irish holidays and transcend into the world of Transcendental Meditation. Greg is an amazing comedian, friend and podcaster. Check him out at gregfitzsimmons.com
9/22/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 19 - Andy Kadin

Andy Kadin is the passionate owner of Bub and Grandma's Bread, who provides the most amazing bread to the most amazing restaurants in the amazing city of Los Angeles. Andy and I first met on my Food Network show and have been pals ever since. Enjoy his amazing story. 
9/15/20201 hour, 29 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 18 - Kira Soltanovich

Kira Soltanovich and I have been in steam rooms, saunas and Russian Baths and today we break bread, drink wine and treat ourselves to Russian pastries.  She's a great comedian and has a new season of Let's Get Sweat out now on YouTube! 
9/8/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 17 - Mark Flanagan

Mark Flanagan, aka “Flanny” is the founder/owner of The Largo Theater. I trade a loaf of sourdough for amazing stories about Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and how he created one of the best places for comedy and music on the planet.
9/1/20201 hour, 26 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 16 - Kevin Nealon

Come along as we chat with the very funny Kevin Nealon about food and wine and Europe. And check out Hiking with Kevin on YouTube!
8/25/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 15 - Al Madrigal

It’s a Mexican/Italian cook off with the hilarious and always charming Al Madrigal! 
8/18/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 14 - Open Mike Eagle

It’s time to break bread with hip hop artist, comedian and all around creative force Open Mike Eagle. We travel from the early days in Chicago to his current Pop Tart struggles. Pull up a chair and enjoy!And check out his new podcast What Had Happened Was.Got to WineAccess.com/papa to get $20 off your first order of $50 or more!
8/11/20201 hour, 20 minutes
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Episode 13 - Ken Forkish

Let's go to Ken's Artisan Pizza in Portland, Oregon and break bread with one of my bread gurus, Ken Forkish. Ken has an amazing story and is the author of the bestselling book, 'Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast'. The breads from Ken's Artisan Bakery became an inspiration across the country and in my kitchen. Passion, bread and pizza! 
8/4/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 12 - Nate Bargatze

We break bread with the ice cream loving Nate Barghatze. Nate is a great comedian, his Netflix specials are hilarious and he has a new podcast - Nateland. Got to WineAccess.com/papa to get $20 off your first order of $50 or more!
7/28/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 11 - Paul Morrissey

We found Paul Morrissey! Our hilarious comedy friend and co-host of Come to Papa is back and he's cooking so much in his quarantine apartment that dare we say he's become a chef?! 
7/21/20201 hour, 1 minute, 52 seconds
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Episode 10 - Bill Burr

Time for a cigar and a scotch as we break bread with the great Bill Burr. He’s one our greatest comedians and has a hilarious animated show ‘F is for Family’ on Netflix. Got to WineAccess.com/papa to get $20 off your first order of $50 or more!
7/14/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 9 - Vito's Pizza

Come along to Vito's Pizza, the best New York Style pizza in LA! Vito shares a lifetime of stories and experience and sends me home with his secret dough. Give a listen and stop by 846 N. La Cienega Blvd. You'll love me forever. 
7/7/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 8 - Dave Hill

Break out the cool glassware. This week my good friend and great comedian Dave Hill comes by as we continue our quest for the perfect martini. This one will turn your day into the perfect cocktail hour. Dave has a hilarious new album, The Pride of Cleveland.
6/30/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 7 - Fortune Feimster

Today we break bread with Fortune Feimster. Not only is this southern belle one the funniest people alive she is also my co-host on What a Joke with Papa and Fortune on Netflix Is a Joke radio on SiriusXM Channel 93. Join us now for some good deep fried southern flavor. 
6/23/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 6 - Jo Koy

Let’s break bread with the great Jokoy! Not only is he spreading comedy love but he’s teaching the world about Filipino food and culture with his new Netflix special In His Elements. 
6/16/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 5 - Joey Diaz

Take a Cuban-American comedian wrap him up in a northeastern Italian American neighborhood and you get the great Joey Diaz. The perfect food-loving man to break bread with!
6/9/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 4 - Greg Grunberg

Welcome to the family! This week Tom breaks bread with actor/producer Greg Grunberg. Greg takes us to his grandmother's kitchen for an amazing chicken sandwich and off to outer space as his co-pilot in Star Wars. Enjoy!
6/2/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 3 - Duncan Trussell

Tom breaks bread with the hilarious Duncan Trussell. While becoming fast friends, Duncan talks about the spiritual act of sharing food and his love of Southern Rice. Watch Duncan's new show The Midnight Gospel streaming on Netflix.
5/26/20201 hour, 25 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 2 - Alonzo Bodden

Tom is joined by Alonzo Bodden, host of the podcast Who's Paying Attention? also on All Things Comedy. He is also a regular on Wait Wait Don't Tell Me.
5/19/20201 hour, 54 seconds
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Episode 1 - Tom Segura

Tom is joined by comedian Tom Segura, host of Your Mom's house podcast.
5/12/20201 hour, 40 seconds
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Breaking Bread with Tom Papa Trailer

​I used to do the typical comedian podcast ​like everybody else but then I realized that all of the great conversations I've ever had involved family, friends, and food! Somehow sharing a table together opens up memories of times unlike anything else. So now, I'm launching Breaking Bread with Tom Papa. A mix of all the things I love great guests, comedy, food, and wine. Join us for episodes every Tuesday!Make sure to subscribe to Breaking Bread on Apple Podcast, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts! I can't wait to see you there.Subscribe on Apple Podcast!https://bit.ly/BreakingBreadApplePodcastSubscribe on Spotify!https://bit.ly/BreakingBreadSpotify
5/9/202050 seconds