Tom is excited to be coming home to New Jersey to tape his fifth hour and first original Netflix Comedy Special.
With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, TV, radio and podcasts as well as on the live stage. Tom is a regular performer on the nationally syndicated NPR show, Live From Here, the newest incarnation of the legendary radio show, A Prairie Home Companion. Tom is featured on the show in his own regular segment, Out. In. America. With Tom Papa, heard by over 2.6 million fans. Further to his presence on NPR, Tom is a recurring panelist on NPR's #1 rated show, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! and has recently stepped into the role as the show's guest host. Tom is also the new co-host of What a Joke with Papa and Fortune, the first daily program to exclusively broadcast on the newly launched Netflix Is a Joke radio station on Sirius XM Radio. This is Tom's second show on Sirius XM as he is also the host of the weekly Sirius XM show & podcast Come To Papa.
Tom's 2018 book debut, Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas, from St. Martin's Press was an instant success and went thru four printings in its first four months in release. The comedic book takes a hilarious look at the host of characters in our families with bizarre, inescapable behavior. Anyone who has a family, grew up in a family, or has spent time with another human being has loved this book. A regular on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Conan, Tom's recent stand-up special, Human Mule, is now available to rent or buy on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other major outlets having aired originally on EPIX.