When carb-loving comedian Tom Papa isn’t doing stand-up, he is probably eating, thinking about or making bread (his specialty is sourdough), and he takes his passion for baked goods to the next level in his new series Baked. In his mission to find the country’s best breads and pastries, Tom hits cities from coast to coast to shine a light on how local bakeries make life a little sweeter. He kicks the series off in New York City, where he devours glazed donuts covered in everything bagel topping, takes a master class in old world baking and discovers the bready, eggy, cheesy dish khachapuri. Tom then heads to Detroit, Boston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New Orleans, New Jersey and Cleveland in subsequent episodes.
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 the new Head Writer and regular performer on the nationally syndicated radio 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 the 2.6 million fans of the weekly radio show. In 2019, Tom will be seen in Rob Zombie’s film, 3 From Hell, the sequel to The Devil’s Rejects.