Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp

by Tom Rhodes

Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 252
  • Last: 27 Feb 2018
Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp is a festival of ideas, knowledge, stories, books & adventures. I have been a comedian for more than 30 years. I travel the world doing comedy. I almost drowned in Thailand, got maced in Paris and had my own Late Night Talkshow in the Netherlands. Whenever I can I will share my adventures with you on this Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp podcast, on my RhodesTube, Twitter and FanPage. Oh yeah, I just got on Instagram. All the kids are doing it. If I got you interested go to my website tomrhodes.net where I laid it all out in Bio or see my Wikipedia page where things get more personal. Every Tuesday we cover - Mr. Martin Joke Time - What's Happening? Weekly news, stories, knowledge nuggets & wisdom, etc. - Book Time - Movie Time - Good News - Song of the Week Become a patron of the podcast and get exclusive goodies! https://www.patreon.com/tomrhodesradiosmartcamp

Episodes (252)

  • 251 Heroes Never Die with Lucie Pohl
    251 Heroes Never Die with Lucie Pohl
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:08:20
    I first met Lucie Pohl at the Edinburgh Arts Festival where we were both performing at the same venue. I may not have won the top prize at Edinburgh that year but my friendship with Lucie has been more valuable to me than any little statuet... Read more →
    I first met Lucie Pohl at the Edinburgh Arts Festival where we were both performing at the same venue. I may not have won the top prize at Edinburgh that year but my friendship with Lucie has been more valuable to me than any little statuet... Read more →

  • 251 Robespierre's End (III)
    251 Robespierre's End (III)
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:17:24
    This is part 3 of my French Revolution episodes celebrating the Stanley Loomis book Paris In The Terror. Have you ever wondered how people with differing political opinions would hate each other enough to have each other's heads chopped off... Read more →
    This is part 3 of my French Revolution episodes celebrating the Stanley Loomis book Paris In The Terror. Have you ever wondered how people with differing political opinions would hate each other enough to have each other's heads chopped off... Read more →

  • 250 The Terrors of Danton (II)
    250 The Terrors of Danton (II)
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: 03:19:43
    Get yourself a bowl of popcorn and pour some red wine for this epic episode of the French Revolution and the life of Danton and his eventual beheading by the guillotine. Danton said "Public opinion is a whore and posterity is nonsense!"    ... Read more →
    Get yourself a bowl of popcorn and pour some red wine for this epic episode of the French Revolution and the life of Danton and his eventual beheading by the guillotine. Danton said "Public opinion is a whore and posterity is nonsense!"    ... Read more →

  • 249 The Assassination Of Marat (I)
    249 The Assassination Of Marat (I)
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:25:09
    In this episode you will learn about the unsung hero of the French Revolution and all time bad ass woman Charlotte Corday. I just finished the brilliantly written book 'Paris In The Terror' by Stanley Loomis. The book was published in 1964 ... Read more →
    In this episode you will learn about the unsung hero of the French Revolution and all time bad ass woman Charlotte Corday. I just finished the brilliantly written book 'Paris In The Terror' by Stanley Loomis. The book was published in 1964 ... Read more →

  • 248 Time Flies
    248 Time Flies
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    Published: 2 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:05:27
    I am fresh back from Paris! In this episode Ashna and I talk about my quick trip to Paris, the amazing experience I had while performing at Theatre L'Oeuvre and how when I return there on October 15 I want to film it as my next one hour spe... Read more →
    I am fresh back from Paris! In this episode Ashna and I talk about my quick trip to Paris, the amazing experience I had while performing at Theatre L'Oeuvre and how when I return there on October 15 I want to film it as my next one hour spe... Read more →

  • 247 Movie Talk
    247 Movie Talk
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    Published: 19 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:50:39
    Hooray for Hollywood! Forget that the world is falling apart and that our democracy has been sold to the highest bidder. In this episode Ashna and I discuss the year's best films and guide you to what is worth seeing just ahead of awards se... Read more →
    Hooray for Hollywood! Forget that the world is falling apart and that our democracy has been sold to the highest bidder. In this episode Ashna and I discuss the year's best films and guide you to what is worth seeing just ahead of awards se... Read more →

  • 246 Charlie Chaplin
    246 Charlie Chaplin
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    Published: 13 Jan 2018 Duration: 02:32:20
    "In the creation of comedy, it is paradoxical that tragedy stimulates the spirit of ridicule; because ridicule, I suppose, is an attitude of defiance: we must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature - or go insane... Read more →
    "In the creation of comedy, it is paradoxical that tragedy stimulates the spirit of ridicule; because ridicule, I suppose, is an attitude of defiance: we must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature - or go insane... Read more →

  • 245 Stuck in Switzerland
    245 Stuck in Switzerland
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:14:04
    I had the best day in my life at the Charlie Chaplin's museum just two days ago. But now I am stuck in Switzerland because of weather conditions. I got all the time to record this episode so I give you all my Switzerland knowledge nuggets a... Read more →
    I had the best day in my life at the Charlie Chaplin's museum just two days ago. But now I am stuck in Switzerland because of weather conditions. I got all the time to record this episode so I give you all my Switzerland knowledge nuggets a... Read more →

  • 244 Freezing In Paris
    244 Freezing In Paris
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    Published: 1 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:10:22
    Bonjour Y'all! It’s winter here so I am freezing but I'm thrilled to be back sauntering along the boulevards and I have lots of fun facts to share with you about Paris from the books that I have been reading and the life that I have been li... Read more →
    Bonjour Y'all! It’s winter here so I am freezing but I'm thrilled to be back sauntering along the boulevards and I have lots of fun facts to share with you about Paris from the books that I have been reading and the life that I have been li... Read more →

  • 243 Genghis Tom
    243 Genghis Tom
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    Published: 9 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:49:35
    I am proud to say now that my eyes do know the glory that is Mongolia. This past weekend I performed in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar and I now rank it among my favorite places. Like all great experiences you have in life it comes down to... Read more →
    I am proud to say now that my eyes do know the glory that is Mongolia. This past weekend I performed in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar and I now rank it among my favorite places. Like all great experiences you have in life it comes down to... Read more →

  • 242 Tokyo Rhodes
    242 Tokyo Rhodes
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 58:59
    I am reporting to you from Tokyo, Japan. Enjoy my observations on this trend setting capital and learn amazing facts about Japan and knowledge nuggets about the secret code of the Samurai. Enrich your life with wisdom and laughter as I send... Read more →
    I am reporting to you from Tokyo, Japan. Enjoy my observations on this trend setting capital and learn amazing facts about Japan and knowledge nuggets about the secret code of the Samurai. Enrich your life with wisdom and laughter as I send... Read more →

  • 241 MeToo
    241 MeToo
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    Published: 25 Oct 2017 Duration: 59:34
    Yes, #metoo. We both. Hear our stories and how it affected and changed us forever. Massage requests, butt squeezes, shame, blame, enablers & abusers. We go right into the Weinstein affaire and Tom's own #metoo story. How it affected him and... Read more →
    Yes, #metoo. We both. Hear our stories and how it affected and changed us forever. Massage requests, butt squeezes, shame, blame, enablers & abusers. We go right into the Weinstein affaire and Tom's own #metoo story. How it affected him and... Read more →

  • 240 Las Vegas Strong with Brad Garrett
    240 Las Vegas Strong with Brad Garrett
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    Published: 18 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:07:48
    I'm back in Las Vegas right after the worst mass shooting in US history. I sit down with Brad Garrett, the man who taught me to love Vegas and we talk about how this city responded, bounced back and showed the best that humanity has to offe... Read more →
    I'm back in Las Vegas right after the worst mass shooting in US history. I sit down with Brad Garrett, the man who taught me to love Vegas and we talk about how this city responded, bounced back and showed the best that humanity has to offe... Read more →

  • 239 Fantasyland
    239 Fantasyland
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:22:35
    This episode was recorded in room #4 at the Mill Valley Inn. All important information about America's past and future are answered under the canopy of the ancient redwood trees. Ashna and I talk about the Kurt Anderson book 'Fantasyland" a... Read more →
    This episode was recorded in room #4 at the Mill Valley Inn. All important information about America's past and future are answered under the canopy of the ancient redwood trees. Ashna and I talk about the Kurt Anderson book 'Fantasyland" a... Read more →

  • 238 Status Anxiety
    238 Status Anxiety
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    Published: 22 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:14:31
    This episode is a roller coaster of emotions for me because I just received bad news an hour before recording that I am still processing. Not every podcast episode can be happy and cheerful but thankfully, Ashna pulls me back from the brink... Read more →
    This episode is a roller coaster of emotions for me because I just received bad news an hour before recording that I am still processing. Not every podcast episode can be happy and cheerful but thankfully, Ashna pulls me back from the brink... Read more →

  • 237 Steve Hughes
    237 Steve Hughes
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 02:12:18
    Steve Hughes is a comedy legend. He has sliced and diced up some of the best stages that the world comedy circuit has to offer. I've worked with Steve many times, I was even working with him on the night that I met Ashna. Several years ago ... Read more →
    Steve Hughes is a comedy legend. He has sliced and diced up some of the best stages that the world comedy circuit has to offer. I've worked with Steve many times, I was even working with him on the night that I met Ashna. Several years ago ... Read more →

  • 236 Mickey D
    236 Mickey D
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    Published: 6 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:39:40
    Mickey D is the only comedian I know of who has climbed Mount Everest. I met Mickey while doing the Edinburgh festival several years ago and he personifies everything that I love about Australians. He is brash, ballsy, and good humored abou... Read more →
    Mickey D is the only comedian I know of who has climbed Mount Everest. I met Mickey while doing the Edinburgh festival several years ago and he personifies everything that I love about Australians. He is brash, ballsy, and good humored abou... Read more →

  • 235 Wil Anderson
    235 Wil Anderson
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    Published: 29 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:22:51
    Hello from the other side of the planet! This episode of Smart Camp comes to you from Sydney where I talk with charming Australian comedy superstar Wil Anderson. I first met Wil at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in 2000. Since then we have w... Read more →
    Hello from the other side of the planet! This episode of Smart Camp comes to you from Sydney where I talk with charming Australian comedy superstar Wil Anderson. I first met Wil at the Melbourne Comedy Festival in 2000. Since then we have w... Read more →

  • 234 Playboy Laughs with Patty Farmer
    234 Playboy Laughs with Patty Farmer
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    Published: 23 Aug 2017 Duration: 01:11:36
    Patty Farmer is an entertainment historian who has authored the new book 'Playboy Laughs' chronicling the history involving Playboy magazine and stand up comedy. The recently deceased Dick Gregory got his big break performing at the Playboy... Read more →
    Patty Farmer is an entertainment historian who has authored the new book 'Playboy Laughs' chronicling the history involving Playboy magazine and stand up comedy. The recently deceased Dick Gregory got his big break performing at the Playboy... Read more →

  • 233 War & Peace
    233 War & Peace
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    Published: 16 Aug 2017 Duration: 02:16:40
    Ashna and I are fresh back from Europe (Paris, The Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, Norway) and we are full of stories to share! This episode is all about war & peace. We talk about our visit to the Nobel Prize center in Oslo. Who decides who... Read more →
    Ashna and I are fresh back from Europe (Paris, The Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland, Norway) and we are full of stories to share! This episode is all about war & peace. We talk about our visit to the Nobel Prize center in Oslo. Who decides who... Read more →