Comedian, Writer And Bread Aficionado Tom Papa Visits Boise

Mar 29, 2019

Comedian Tom Papa is a man for all mediums. He has a television show, a podcast, is the head writer for NPR's Live From Here and recently wrote a book. Out of all his creative outlets, he says stand-up comedy remains his first love.
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Tom Papa’s resume is longer than a foot-long roll. He’s the head writer for NPR’s Live From Here, an author, has his own television show and is an accomplished baker. Papa came to Boise for a stand-up performance at the Egyptian Theater downtown.

Ahead of his debut at the Egyptian, Papa stopped by Boise State Public Radio. Everything from the thrill of appearing on stage to a crazy character he met in Cleveland to his love of quality bread was discussed. A short version of the interview appeared on air, but click below to hear the full conversation.

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