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NEW LIVE SHOWS!

ConClave
Romulus, MI
October 8, 2011

$2.99

Almost an hour and a half on Tom's home turf.
Track list coming soon!

WindyCon
Lombard, IL
November 12, 2011

$2.99

Ah, the Chicago crowd. Love performing in the Windy City, and this performance shows it.
Track List Coming Soon!

ChamBanaCon
Champaign, IL
Nov. 26, 2011

$1.99

My first time at ChamBanaCon in fifteen years, and long overdue. A more intimate crowd than usual.
Track List Coming Soon

MillenniCon
Cincinnati, OH
March 17, 2012

$2.99

One of my very favorite cons. Two sets, the main concert and the Masquerade Halftime, with some incredible kids dancing off to the side -- over two hours of silly!
MillenniCon 1 2012 track list 1:36:14
Pre-Concert Safety Warnings* / Just Give The Money To Me / Who's Heard My Stuff?* / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / No Winter* / Hamster Brain / Bedtime* / 500 Hats / The Lorax* / Title Redacted To Prevent Spoilers / Honey-Glazed Ham / Mothra* / Space Squid / Hong Kong Denver (You Beat Up My Sensei) / Sorting the Lyrics* / Black Velvet Band / Pretending I'm Irish* / Belfast Linen (A Singing Commercial) / God Bless England / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / I Am the Most Trusted Man in Nigeria / Pacing* / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomnia Blues / Two Guys Kissin' Ruined My Life / Abortion Wrongs* / Happy Conception Day / A Little Close To The Edge* / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Fiddle-Dee-Dee?* / I Had A Shoggoth / The Movies/Heroes That I See* / My Sister Calls* / Happy Birthday, Anna / So Dumb Only I Could Do It* / The Ballad of Fenton / More Sheep Jokes/Christopher Stasheff* / I'm On Firefly / 307 Ale / Thanks To MillenniCon/Suck Up To the Sound Guy* Keepers of the New Millennium

MillenniCon 2012 2 track list 36:25
The Masquerade/St. Patrick's Day* / The Scotsman / The Old Dun Cow / Let's Diagram This* / Finnegan's Wake / Bill Marischiello* / All Around The Green Fields / How To Kill An Hour* / The Jedi Knight Blue Yodel (J For Jedi) / Finding Lyrics* / Schoolhouse Rock / Telly Taley Heart / Illuminati Polka / Breaking Aidan* / Dentist (excerpt) / Fast Judging* / Science Fiction Double Feature

*spoken

PenguiCon
Dearborn, MI
April 28, 2012

$1.99

The premier SF/fantasy/open-source gathering. Naturally, things almost went right.
Track List coming soon

MarCon
Columbus, OH
March 30, 2013

$2.99

The rambunction return to where it all began -- MarCon! Big honkin' hour and a half set.
Track List coming soon

Albums

All albums are MP3 downloads! Want FLAC, AAC or Ogg Vorbis? Visit

TomBoat

NEW! Pre-Order TOMBOAT (includes Instant Download of TomBoot) $10.00

At WindyCon 2010, something incredible happened. On Friday night, the house was rocked as it has never been rocked before, as Tom took the stage with filk-rock band Toyboat (ably assisted by Lizzie Crowe, Debbie Gates of Wild Mercy, and Amy McNally). The resulting madness was one of the best moments of our lives, and now we can share it with you!
We're still working on the final mix and packaging of the main album (including, natch, the main board audio)... but here's a little deal for you: Pre-order the finished album download from Tom, and you'll not only get it as soon as it's available, but you'll immediately get the audience recording Tom made with his trusty Zoom H4, the rough but energetic hour and a half that could only be called... TomBoot! More importantly, this has a few songs which will not make it to the final album, so here's your best chance to hear 'em!
Operation: Desert Storm / 500 Hats / Domino Death / Zombie Momma / I Want My Flying Car / This Island Earth / Rocket Launcher / Gimme Shelter / Return of the King, Uh-Huh / Dervish / Hellraiser / PQR / 307 Ale / Banned From Argo / Would You Like To Play A Game? / Rocket Ride: False Start / Rocket Ride

Who Let Him In Here?

$8.00

Tom's first tape, recorded at various cons in 1990. Somehow, you knew he was going to be trouble.
I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Curmudgeon's Son / Hellraiser / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / 307 Ale / Rotten Robin / A Boy And His Frog / Return Of The King, Un-Huh / Serial Killer / Walking Along The Beach... / The Worst Job There Is / Superman Sex Life Boogie / My Unicorn Song /PQR (You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet)

Domino Death

$8.00

The long-awaited follow-up to WHO LET HIM IN HERE? is possibly even weirder. More carnage, more love songs, more livestock. Additional vocals by Anne Schneider.
Domino Death / Temperature of Revenge / Starlight & Saxophone / Divine Irregularity / The Really Sick Note / Ho! for the Death of Time / Sheep Marketing Ploy / I Wish I Couldn't Read Her Mind / Storm Dancing / Operation: Desert Storm / Heat of the Blood

Plugged

$8.00

Now imagine Tom really wired. It's shticks, drums, and rock 'n' roll, celebrating family and freedom, partying in the Caribbean, invoking some Pretty Good Old Ones, waxing eloquent on spam, predicting your future by voicemail, and cramming in pun after pun after pun....

Debasement Tapes

$8.00

Warning: There are no soaring, dramatic lyrics here, no plaintive melodies, no heartstrings. It's a full hour of Tom at his most insane (with help from The Smithtones [Anne Schneider and Karen Foran] and a breathtaking amount of take-out BBQ). Recorded as a house concert in 1999, some of these songs cannot be obtained anywhere else. We're still trying to figure out if that's a good thing.

Live at GAFilk

$5.00

The first filk concert available for secure download! In this case, Tom's GOH set at GAFilk 2001. Wonderfully recorded by Gerry Tyra, lovingly re-engineered by Tom for clarity of both performance and audience, we've got over 70 minutes of music and madness, including:
Get Your Asses In Here / Domino Death / Sister Hazel Plays "Alien Autopsy" / Honey-Glazed Ham / Divine Irregularity / Excerpts from The Rocky Horror Muppet Show / Alien Adventures / Be Our GOH / 500 Hats / The Really Sick Note / Callisto / Time Plot (Aborted) / Five Years / OnLine Religion / Rocket Ride / Denver Does Elvis

Badgers and Gophers and Squirrels, Oh My:
The 24-Hour Project

Download it FREE!

The challenge: Write as many songs as he could in twenty-four hours, based on suggestions from his friends and fans. The final result: seventeen new songs! (Fourteen of which were recorded over the following three days.) Reggae, badgers, rock'n'roll, gophers, Mozart, squirrels, Klezmer, space squids, and a whole lot more... all new, never heard before! Now also includes the songs formerly in "Best of ChiCon 2000"!
Aluminum Dog/ Tamales of Death / Hung Out? Too Dry / Spam in the Street / Chevre No Vas / Pine Gia-Varnish / Badger Pajama / Pickled Gopher / Is A Little VPTR Okay? / Kiowa Timepiece Talking Blues / Pizza-Lovin' Squirrels / RastaMatrix.com / The Feud, The Proud / Theme From "Space Squid" / Aggressively Cute / Wokked Like Any Gypped Chen / Strontium Asp / A Different Kind of Survivor (I Want My Music On Napster) / Hee-Haw Field Earth / Twelve Days of Star Wars

And They Say I've Got Talent

$9.00

Not only featuring favorites like "The Illuminati Polka" and "A Dragon's Lullaby", new madness like "Bullet Time" and "The Ballad of Rupert", but also a multilevel marketing extravaganza:

Homecoming: MarCon 2005

$5.00

If you're not sure where to start with Tom's music, this is it: his Guest Of Honor concert at his 20th anniversary of attending MarCon in Columbus, OH. Fantastic crowd, able assistance from The Great Luke Ski, and award-winning American Sign Language from Judi Miller (you can't see it on the album, of course, but you can hear when she's about to bop Tom for some new verbal atrocity). This is sixty-seven minutes of love, madness, and great music.
Introduction by Trace Hagemann / Return of the King, Uh-Huh / Judi Miller/I Love My Life / Five Years / The Great Lobby Filk / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Smurfin' Safari / The Ladies/I Almost Know You / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / One Ring (Excerpt) / Redbone Does G&S / Lyrics / 24 Hour Comics Day / Badger Pajama / We Interrupt This Shtick / Cthulhu Fthagn / 24 Hour Comics Day 2 / Pirate Ninjas From Dino Island / Orange Lyrics / Talk Like A Pirate Day / That Was Fun / House At Cthulhu Corner / A Boy And His Frog / Rainbow Connection / Why We Love Jim Henson / Callisto / Dead Potters / 307 Ale / Goodbye and Thanks / Rocket Ride

The Last Hero On Earth

$9.00

Maxicron! Amazing Gracie! Fenderbender! These and many other famous heroes stick in the collective craw of the world's mad scientists. Frustrated with their numerous individual defeats, they've united under the diabolical leadership of Dr. Thaddeus Mallevo and Sir Wilfred P. Huffelbaggins III to get rid of the heroes forever with the terrible robot army known as The Sinister Sixty, led by the Kill-O-Tron! Now, only one hero wannabe -- the idealistic everyman who calls himself The Waffle -- stands between the people of Earth and total subjugation!
Pity he's just been zapped across the galaxy....
To hear the first four songs of the album for free, click here.

Sins of Commission

$8.00

One of the coolest gifts you can get for someone is their very own song. Tom's been writing gift songs for awhile now, and the big trick has been to personalize them and make them good songs that anyone can enjoy. Now you can judge the results for yourself, with a full dozen tracks, as well as the slightly remastered "A Dragon's Lullaby". Some silly, some sweet, many romantic. Oh, and "The Very Secret Diary of Dark Wolf", which is just plain goofy.
Come Be My Love Forever / Creatures of the Night / A Dragon's Lullaby / Felis Draco / Kitsune and the Master of Zen / Mary Kelly (Radio Edit) / The Melody Is You / Old Time Movie Romance / Piratical Love / Slow Dance / The Very Secret Diary of Dark Wolf / Worth the Wait / Y.U.R.T. (Your Un-Resolved [sexual] Tension)

iTom 1.0: And So It Begins

$8.00

Funny thing -- you do a song a week for three months, and suddenly you've got enough for a whole new album! The iTom songs released during Aug.-Oct. 2006 are collected here in high-quality 192 Kbps MP3s.

iTom 2.0: Transitions

$9.00

The second iTom collection is complete! A crazed and eclectic mix of brand-new songs, mostly on the subject of change and transition -- from being awake to being asleep, from Republican control of Congress to Democratic, from your S.O. leaving to your self-image leaving, from how much you want to grow up to how much you want to stay a child. Also included is a bonus track, "An Ecclesiastes For Rose", that you can't get anywhere else!

iTom 3.0: True Love Waits

$9.00

Love permeates our existences, in more forms than we can easily recognize. Still, count on Tom to find some of the more bizarre ones. From fake Hallmark holidays to real religious movements, from sex droids to sexual identity crises, from battlefield passion to Renter's Rage, the third iTom collection has thirteen tracks covering love, sex, and romance from a unique point of view. Also included is a bonus track, "March of the PenguiCon", written for the popular Michigan science fiction convention and open-source expo.

iTom 4.0: Smith and Legend

$9.00

Before science, people explained how the world works with myth -- the sun was Apollo's chariot wheel, thunder was the dwarves bowling, Dick Cheney was the offspring of a cockatrice and Elmer Fudd, that sort of thing. Time marches on, but we still have legends and superstitions and weird beliefs of all stripes... and several of them got in Tom's face, or vice-versa, in new and interesting ways. From warning labels to Wikipedia, from sidekicks to space opera, and including two zombie apocalypses (apocalypsi?), Tom once again brings the weird, the wacky, and the occasionally poignant. The bonus track is a rockin' cover of Leslie Fish's seminal space anthem, "Hope Eyrie".

Songs of The FuMP, Vol. 1

$9.00

The Funny Music Project is changing the face of comedy music -- and Tom's the left nostril! This collection of all the songs written for The FuMP in 2007 includes "EULA Dancing", "Ultimate Ultimate Christmas", the viral hit "Cat Macros", "CYA" (with guest appearances by most of The FuMP), a live performance of "Spoiler Alert", and both the original version of "Tech Support For Dad" and a live version featuring Tom's dad! Also included is "Driving Through Ohio", previously only available on the Earpicac fundraising CD for Con On The Cob. You want The FuMP? You got The FuMP!

Sins of Commission 2

$9.00

Another collection of songs written on commission, including romance, fantasy, familial superheroics, gaming silliness, a tribute to the late Jim Baen, a theme for the online journal Anthrozine... and, at last, many of the songs Tom's written for some of today's coolest and most popular web comics, including Kevin & Kell, Accidental Centaurs, and Something Positive!

More Than FuMP:
Songs of The FuMP, Vol. 2

$9.00

Ready for this? About half the songs on this album are specifically for kids. ("Who The Fuck Is Matt" notwithstanding.) Truly, the Tom are a-changin'. Anyhow. here are all of the songs Tom did for The FuMP in 2008 and the first half of 2009, with a few non-FuMP ditties along the way. As usual, nothing is safe -- zombies, pirates, ninjas, Dr. Horrible, Death Note, research animals, bunnies, Jonathan Coulton, food, love itself. And Watchmen. Don't forget Watchmen. Also, "Stony Peak" and "I Had A Shoggoth" have been remixed from their original FuMP releases, with even a new joke here and there!

Old FuMP Guy: Songs of The FuMP, Vol. 3

$9.00

From girl-watching tech to really-low-end bionics, from comics plagiarism to the best/worst possible budgetary solution, and including the John Tech-As-A-MoFo cover of The Great Luke Ski's "Bacon". Also studio versions of "Cthulhu Fthagn", "307 Ale" and "Operation: Desert Storm"!
Track list coming soon!

Ends and Odds

$8.00

A whole bunch of convention recordings from the vintage of Who Let Him In Here? and Domino Death, mostly stuff Tom never does anymore. Products of their time that hold up surprisingly well, and a few puns guaranteed to strip the paint off the walls.
Alien Chain Gang / Anita Hill/ Australian Ramrod Trilogy / Brown and Quayle / The Cover of the Program Book / Dem Frank Hayes Blues / Duke's A Churl/ Generation Gap / Honeymoon Tonight / Iron Chef Improv / The Last Laugh / Making Buddha's Hard To Do / My Dinner With Lao Tze / PFMS / Jeopardy '91 / A Really Bad Pun / Scarlett / Sling And Thong / Tooned Within A Hare / Vampire Smurfs / The Witch In The Pumpkin Patch / Rowena / Barbie Doll / It's A PQR World

Live Shows

Each of these is one or two very large MP3s, from either conventions or house concerts. Apart from being minimally processed for clarity, these are pretty much as recorded, with all the shtick, banter, improv, and blown chords or lyrics intact.

ConFusion
Troy, MI
Jan. 20, 2007

$2.99

Good crowd, local con, lotsa silly (with some sad), and the first public performances of "Tech Support For Dad" and "Take Your Hands Off the Bear".
I Want My Flying Car / Lumberin' Bunny / Improv: Baby Ninja Mongols / Last Night I Had A Restroom Clean /Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Blue Screen of Death / Dead Potters / Dave / Storm Dancing / Walking Along The Beach / Tech Support For Dad / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Take Your Hands Off The Bear

House Concert
Louisville, KY
Jan. 27, 2007

$3.99

Over two hours. Many old favorites, many new songs, a few surprise covers, improv songs, and the mystery of What Was That One Song Tom Does?

Oasis
Orlando, FL
May 26, 2007

$3.99

Just under two hours of silliness, including the version of "Tech Support For Dad" guest-starring Tom's dad.
Track list coming soon!

DucKon
Naperville, IL
June 9, 2007

$2.99

Yet another eclectic set at the filk-friendly Chicagoland bash. Just under an hour.
Track list coming soon!

GenCon
Indianapolis, IN
August 18, 2007

$1.99

Fifty very fun, very loud minutes with a huge, enthusiastic crowd at the iconic gaming convention. Featuring The Great Luke Ski, dancing like one of those Asian cowboys in the video for John Michael Montgomery's "Sold".
Track list coming soon!

FenCon
Dallas, TX
Sept. 22, 2007

$2.99

Tom's first appearance at the remarkably fun Dallas convention. Very good crowd, with lots of fresh mea- er, people who hadn't heard him before. ;)
Code Monkey / The Ballad of Rupert / Illuminati Polka / Operation: Desert Storm / Spoiler Alert / Tech Support For Dad / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Honey-Glazed Ham / House At Cthulhu Corner / Blue Screen of Death / Badger Pajamas / What If? / When I Was A Boy / Take Your Hands Off the Bear

GAFilk
Atlanta, GA
Jan. 12, 2008

$2.99

Concom's Choice concert. ASL signing by Judi Miller.
Intro by Brian Richardson / Improv: The Man In the Moon Went Fishin' / Tech Support For Dad / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Undead Happy Trees / Zombie Blues / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Spoiler Alert / Dead Again / The Cthulhu Colada Song / House On Cthulhu Corner / Return of the King, Uh Huh / Take Your Hands Off the Bear / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

CapriCon
Chicago, IL
Feb. 15, 2008

$2.99

Another great crowd at a Chicago con. That happens a lot, actually.
Improv: Here At The Con / A Pirate Christmas / Ultimate Ultimate Christmas / Kwizatz Haderach / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Blog Like It's the End of the World / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Domino Death / Trans Poly U Fight Song / Take Your Hands Off the Bear / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

MillenniCon
Cincinnati, OH
March 15, 2008

$2.99

Almost an hour and a half of fun at one of Tom's "home" cons.
Track list coming soon!

EschaCon
Philadelphia, PA
Mar. 29, 2008

$1.99

Tom's gig at the liberal blogging event of 2008. A few favorites, but on the whole a rather different set. High energy, great crowd.

PenguiCon
Troy, MI
April 19, 2008

$2.99

A solid hour of silly. Hot crowd, many of whom hadn't heard Tom's stuff before. Listen for the literal physical collapse of the sound man -- he made a very agreeable thump.

WindyCon
Chicago, IL
Nov. 15, 2008

$2.99

A full hour and a half of Back In The Saddle Again! With special appearance by The Great Luke Ski.
Redneck Ninjas / Zombie Pirates In Love / Giant Monster / Blog Like It's the End of the World / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Honey-Glazed Ham / Walking Along The Beach / Everything Is Dangerous / I Had A Shoggoth / Domino Death / Shiver My Timbers / Still A Nerd / Brand New Day / Dr. Horrible / Bad Horse Chorus / I'm On Firefly / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Spoiler Alert / Dervish / House On Cthulhu Corner / Alternate Universe Lost & Found /307 Ale / Rocket Ride

What The Hell Con
Greensboro, NC
Feb. 6, 2009

$3.99

An intimate con on a small college campus with a big ol' auditorium and an enthusiastic audience, many of whom hadn't heard Tom before. Over 1-1/2 hours.
Improv: Welcome / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Illuminati Polka / Pygmalion 2.0, SP1 / Happy Conception Day / Kwizatz Haderach / Trans Poly U Fight Song / Blog Like It's the End of the World / Telly Taley Heart / Improv: Ben the Artist / Improv: Jerry / Redneck Ninjas / Stony Peak / Great Idea For A Song / "Kidnapped By Pirates" Is Good / Talk Like A Pirate Day / A Boy And His Frog / The Rainbow Connection / Dervish / Take Your Hands Off the Bear / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Spoiler Alert / Aloha / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / Dead Again / Commercial / The Here and Now

CapriCon
Chicago, IL
Feb. 20, 2009

$1.99

A shorter set in the Cabaret. Includes a new shaggy dog for "Spoiler Alert".
Trans Poly U Fight Song / Illuminati Polka /Pygmalion 2.0, SP1 / Dead Again / Spoiler Alert / Dervish / The Here and Now / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

DucKon
Chicago, IL
June 13, 2009

$2.99

Jan DiMasi, the filk goddess of DucKon, likes eclectic. Eclectic it is.
Cruisin' For Chicks On Google Maps / Intro / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / Happy Conception Day / Pygmalion 2.0, SP1 / Everything Is Dangerous / Garlic Is For Lovers / Contessa / Storm Dancing / Undead Happy Trees / Take Your Hands Off the Bear / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

LibertyCon
Chattanooga, TN
July 10, 2009

$2.99

Another excellent Southern con, with a fine crowd. This is the Friday night set, just over 1-1/4 hours.
Blue Screen Of Death / Hamster Brain / Improv: Nailing Jiminy / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Redneck Ninjas / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Kwizatz Haderach / The Cthulhu Colada Song / Honey-Glazed Ham / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / 500 Hats / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Warner Bros.' Lord Of The Rings / Operation: Desert Storm / Spoiler Alert / Divine Irregularity / House On Cthulhu Corner / Dead Potters / Badger Pajamas / Gamera / When I Was A Boy / The Ballad of Fenton / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

LibertyCon
Chattanooga, TN
July 11, 2009

$2.99

Another excellent Southern con, with a fine crowd (and a repeat, by request, of "When I Was A Boy"). This is the Saturday afternoon set, just about an hour.
Illuminati Polka / Talk Like A Pirate Day / Destroyer Of Worlds / Zombie Pirates In Love / When I Was A Boy / Cthulhu Lite FM / Tech Support For Dad / Return of the King, Uh Huh / Zombie Blues / I Had A Shoggoth / Dervish / The Here and Now

LibertyCon
Chattanooga, TN
July 10 and 11, 2009

$4.99

Both LibertyCon sets at a special price.

WindyCon
Lombard, IL
November 13, 2009

$2.99

Okay, this one is just unbelievable. The Friday night set, about 1-1/2 hours, had a large and enthusiastic crowd, lots of silly banter, and able assistance on "PQR" from Eric Coleman and Jason Neerenberg of Toyboat on the drums and bass, respectively. Eric also joins in for "Rocket Ride" and "Trans Poly U. Fight Song", and Amy McNally brings her incredible violin work to "Dervish".
Improv: Sound Check / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Hamster Brain / The Worst Job There Is / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomnia Blues / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / PQR / Zombie Blues / Domino Death / Storm Dancing / Dervish / Rich Fantasy Lives / Trans Poly U. Fight Song / Mechanicsburg Tourism Song / Dead Potters / Badger Pajamas / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

WindyCon
Lombard, IL
November 14, 2009

$2.99

The Masquerade set, seventy-five minutes of silly with lots of fresh mea- er, people who hadn't heard Tom before, and a Very Special Version of "I Had A Shoggoth" (no lyrics sheet to lean on).
Spoiler Alert / I'm On Firefly / The Ballad of Fenton / The 12 Days of Star Wars / Operation: Desert Storm / When I Was A Boy / 500 Hats / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / Telly Taley Heart / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / Hey, It's Can(n)on / I Had A Shoggoth / Take Your Hands Off The Bear / Talk Like A Pirate Day / Rocket Ride

WindyCon
Lombard, IL
November 13 and 14, 2009

$4.99

Both WindyCon 2009 sets at a special price.

MarsCon
Williamsburg, VA
January 15, 2010

$2.99

The sets at MarsCon in Williamsburg, VA were intimate and fun, with lots of audience interaction. The first one, from Friday night, is just over an hour.
Tech Support for Dad / Hamster Brain / Honey-Glazed Ham / The Cthulhu Colada Song / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Return of the King, Uh Huh / The Ballad of Fenton / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / The Wild West Show / I'm On Firefly / Spoiler Alert / When I Was A Boy / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

MarsCon
Williamsburg, VA
January 17, 2010

$2.99

Another intimate set -- over an hour and twenty minutes -- with a nice, chatty audience, and just enough people who hadn't been there the previous night that Tom repeated a few songs.
Illuminati Polka / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Redbone Sings G&S / Tech Support For Dad / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomnia Blues / Honey-Glazed Ham / Kwizatz Haderach / Everything Is Dangerous / When I Was A Boy / Pavarotti Sings KISS / Blue Screen of Death / Making Buddha's Hard To Do /Hey, It's Can(n)on / Talk Like A Pirate Day / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Cruisin' For Chicks On Google Maps / Redneck Ninjas / Badger Pajama / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

MarsCon
Williamsburg, VA
January 15-17, 2010

$4.99

Both MarsCon 2010 sets at a special price.

ConFusion
Troy, MI
January 23, 2010

$1.99

Home court advantage! Over fifty minutes of silly with the local crew in S.E. Michigan.
Improv: The Disclaimer Song Etc. / Zombie Pirates In Love / Jim Croce Sings Iron Butterfly / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / Honey-Glazed Ham / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomnia Blues / Hamster Brain / Alien Adventures / Operation: Desert Storm / Pavarotti Sings KISS / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / Badger Pajama / The Cthulhu Colada Song / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale

ConFlikt
Seattle, WA
January 30, 2010

$2.99

Tom doesn't get to the Pacific Northwest very often, and this time was really worth the wait. A fantastic hot crowd carries a dying throat through almost two hours of silly, serious, and everything in between, complete with a fake encore!
Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Illuminati Polka / Tech Support For Dad / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomnia Blues / Blue Screen of Death / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Honey-Glazed Ham / Redneck Ninjas / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Dead Potters / Everything Is Dangerous / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Spoiler Alert / The Ballad of Fenton / I'm On Firefly / Dervish / 500 Hats / Badger Pajama / What If? / Talk Like A Pirate Day / I Had A Shoggoth / The Here and Now / 307 Ale / Rocket Ride

What The Hell?! Con
Greensboro, NC
February 5, 2010

$1.99

Tom zips back down to the welcoming arms of Guilford College in Greensboro, NC for another fantastic weekend with the small but amazingly cool crowd at What The Hell?! Con. Great crowd, and a lotta reverb in that hall. Unfortunately, the batteries died on the recorder, and the last ten minutes were lost -- but they were "307 Ale" and "Rocket Ride", so you've probably got them. ;)
Hey, It's Can(n)on / Two Guys Kissin' (Ruined My Life) / Hanster Brain / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Redbone Sings G&S and Lehrer / Pavarotti Sings KISS / Denver Does Elvis / Honey-Glazed Ham / Tech Support For Dad / Smurfin' Safari / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Domino Death / The Cthulhu Colada Song / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Return of the King, Uh Huh / The Ballad of Fenton / WB's Lord Of The Rings (excerpt) / Operation: Desert Storm / Badger Pajama / House On Cthulhu Corner

What The Hell?! Con
Greensboro, NC
February 6, 2010

$2.99

An even bigger and better crowd for Saturday night, with the best crowd reaction to "The Wild West Show" ever.
Improv: Lecture Announcement / A Pirate Christmas / Everything Is Dangerous / Alternate Universe Lost & Found / Stony Peak (excerpt) / The Ballad of Rupert / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomnia Blues / Oh, Joy! Raptor / Brundle Love / Telly Taley Heart / I'm On Firefly / Spoiler Alert / PQR / The Wild West Show / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / Redneck Ninjas / Dervish / Take Your Hands Off The Bear / I Had A Shoggoth / When I Was A Boy / A Boy And His Frog / The Rainbow Connection Improv: Shiny Red

What The Hell?! Con
Greensboro, NC
February 5 and 6, 2010

NEW! $3.99

Both What The Hell?! Con 2010 sets at a special price.

CapriCon
Chicago, IL
Feb. 13, 2010

$2.99

Almost an hour and a half in the Cabaret, with an excellent crowd and so much shtick it's labeled below.
Improv: Mike Check and Don't It Make / Exclusive! Extended Banter / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Tom On Tour / Illuminati Polka / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Spoiler Alert / Hamster Brain / Improv: Woke Up This Mornin' / Irprov: Eric Coleman Woke Up This Mornin' / The Ballad of Fenton / Death Sheep and Merch / Domino Death / The 12 Days of Star Wars / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Dead Potters / I'm On Firefly / For Certain Values Of Local / Turnpikes / Operation: Desert Storm / Tech Support For Dad / The Cthulhu Colada Song / O Yog Sothoth / Worship Cthulhu / 24 Hour Comics Day / Badger Pajama / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / Talk Like A Pirate Day / Rocket Ride

DemiCon
Columbus, OH
May 15, 2010

$2.99

Eric Coleman coerces Tom out into the Wide Open Spaces for one of those definitive sets he plays whenever he's somewhere he's never been before. All your faves, and of course a few surprises.
Track list coming soon!

AnthroCon
Pittsburgh, PA
June 24, 2010

$2.99

80+ minutes of silly times at the premier Eastern-Midwest furry con. A more intimate crowd than usual.
Improv: Drawing A Lion By Heck / The Cthulhu Colada Song / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / *Smurf Smackers / Divine Irregularity / Honey-Glazed Ham / *Singing For The Dorsai / Domino Death / Spoiler Alert / *24 Hour Comics Day / What If? / Badger Pajama / *But I Want To Direct / The Ballad of Fenton / Tech Support For Dad / *Sleeping To Classical / I'm On Firefly / Blue Screen of Death / *First Trip To Chicago / Trans Poly U Fight Song / Rich Fantasy Lives / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / *FIAWOL / Hey, It's Can(n)on / *The Slashfic Flows Free / Two Guys Kissin' Ruined My Life / 307 Ale / *My Boss / Rocket Ride

Maker Faire Detroit
Dearborn, MI
July 24, 2010

$1.99

45 minutes of open-air insanity -- songs you've all heard before, but this time Tom was doing 'em at the Henry Ford Museum as part of Maker Faire Detroit! One big honkin' MP3.

NASFiC
Raleigh, NC
Aug. 7, 2010

$1.99

Almost an hour's worth of extreme silly at this year's NASFiC.

NASFiC
Raleigh, NC
Aug. 8, 2010

$2.99

More at this year's NASFiC, about an hour and twenty minutes. Includes "A Boy And His Frog".

Pi-Con
Enfield, CT
Aug. 20, 2010

$2.99

Almost an hour and a half with a brand new crowd, some of whom did the right counterpoints on "House At Cthulhu Corner" -- it's pretty! No, really!
Improv: I Can Play My Guitar and Sound Check / *Let's Get Ready To Rhumba / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Hamster Brain / *On Hold With Domino's / Honey-Glazed Ham / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Spoiler Alert / *You're My Project / Pavarotti Does KISS / I'm On Firefly / *Want Some 307 Ale? / The Cthulhu Colada Song / *Which Large-Breasted Neo-Blond Is In Trouble? / The Ballad of Fenton / *The Magic Stack of Paper / Pirate Ninjas From Dino Island / Badger Pajama / Alternate Universe Lost & Found / 500 Hats / Take Your Hands Off The Bear / House On Cthulhu Corner / 12 Days of Star Wars / Bad Horse Death Note / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / *Gesundheit / Rocket Ride

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 3, 2010

$2.99

The first of several lively concerts at this year's Dragon*Con.
Improv: Sound Check / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Fat Ol' Hippie / Leon Gaga / *The Law Of 5-2-1 / Hamster Brain / The Illuminati Polka / *Rowdy / Honey-Glazed Ham / *A Problem With Cute & The Van Story / Operation: Desert Storm / Pavarotti Sings KISS / *Banquet / Tech Support For Dad / *Tech Support For Mom / Spoiler Alert / The Ballad of Fenton / PQR / *Silly Kids Songs / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / *The Commercial Portion Of Our Show / Rocket Ride 04:20

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 4, 2010

$2.99

The second of Tom's concerts at DragonCon 2010.
Track List coming soon!

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 5, 2010

$2.99

The third major concert Tom had at this year's DragonCon.
Track List coming soon!

ConClave
Romulus, MI
Oct. 9, 2010

$2.99

Tom's afternoon concert at one of his home cons -- and this time, his sister's family finally gets to see what all the shouting is about. Tom hopes to get back on the Christmas Card list soon.
*Family and Friends / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / 500 Hats / Improv: Denard Robinson / Tech Support For Dad / Improv: Rhymes For The Kids / Hamster Brain / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / The Ballad of Fenton / *Con Stuff / The Mickey Mouse Club Theme / Spoiler Alert / Hyperspace Cryogenic Insomniac Blues / *The Van Story / Operation: Desert Storm / *The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year / A Pirate Christmas / *Controlling the Audience / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / *Con Stuff Redux / Rocket Ride

House Concert
Dayton, OH
Oct. 16, 2010

NEW! $2.99

A surprise party, complete with gift song, for a wonderful fellow named Grafton. Lots of banter, much silliness. A .zip of two files, totalling well over an hour.
Track List coming soon!

House Concert
Dayton, OH
Dec. 11, 2010

$3.99

A different "house" concert in Dayton, the second annual one held at the Ronald McDonald House. Good friends, silly songs, Toys For Tots. A .zip of two files, totalling over two hours!
Track List coming soon!

MarsCon
Williamsburg, VA
January 16, 2011

$2.99

So much fun was had in 2010 that Tom eagerly accepted MarsCon's invitation to return. The farewell show on Sunday afternoon, just before saying goodbye (and going for a last hit of barbecue).
Track list coming soon!

MillenniCon
Cincinnati, OH
March 19, 2011

$3.99

Over two hours of hanging with friends and being silly, including both Tom's afternoon GOH concert and his turn at the Masquerade. Featuring the new MillenniCon theme song, "Keepers of the Millennium".
Track list coming soon!

PenguiCon
Troy, MI
April 30, 2011

$2.99

A relaxed and silly set with Tom and a bunch of his friends. Also featuring his mini-set at the Masquerade.
Track list coming soon!

World Steam Expo
Dearborn, MI
May 28-30, 2011

$3.99

Costumes! Manners! SCIENCE! And they had no idea what they were in for when The World's Fastest Filker invaded. Two sets, mostly different, with lots of sill and some obscure stuff.
Bugs & Daffy* / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / What Have You Got On Your Back, Suh? / We Got Chairs Up Here* / Tech Support For Dad / Been There, Done That* / Honey Glazed Ham / 500 Hats / The Cthulhu Colada Song / Makin' Buddha's Hard To Do / What's At The Movies?* / I Want To Be Peter Lorre / Hey, It's Can(n)on / Later This Weekend* / Trans Poly U. Fight Song / Spoiler Alert / Twelve Days of Star Wars / I Have A Plan* / The Ballad of Fenton / What To Sing?* / I Had A Shoggoth / 307 Ale / Commercial* / Rocket Ride
Trans Poly U. Fight Song / Illuminati Polka / Wake Up* / I'm On Firefly / Rich Fantasy Lives / Steampunk: All About Politeness* / Smash the Frickin' Fairies / Return of the King, Uh Huh / The Wizard of Oz In Concert* / Oh, Joy! Raptor / Politics* / Seven Drunken Nights In Space / Our Sherpas Have Abandoned Us* / PQR / A Boy And His Frog / The Rainbow Connection / When I Was A Boy / Domino Death / Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert / Dead Potters / 24 Hour Comics Day* / Badger Pajama / 307 Ale / Thanks Again* / Rocket Ride

Contata
Parsippany, NJ
July 2, 2011

$2.99

An incredibly silly set at the Floating East Coast Filk Con. See if you can identify friends and family by their shout-outs in the audience. :)
Track list coming soon!

Ba-Con
Columbus, OH
July 9-10, 2011

$3.99

Two completely different sets, except for laughs and silly and Judi Miller doing the signing. Almost two hours of music. Including the John Denver As A Mofo version of The Great Luke Ski's "Bacon"!
Track list coming soon!

ConText
Columbus, OH
Aug. 27, 2011

$2.99

Yet another small yet excellent crowd at one of Ohio's premier literary cons.
Track List Coming Soon!

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 2, 2011

$2.99

Three very different sets at The Big One, available individually or together at a special price. Friday night's set featured an incredible crowd, huge and boisterous... and an equally huge and boisterous panel nextdoor, who either loved Tom right through the wall or were too caffeinated to be believed.
Track list coming soon!

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 3, 2011

$2.99

Three very different sets at The Big One, available individually or together at a special price. Saturday's show was very deliberately different from Friday's, although just as silly.
Track list coming soon!

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 4, 2011

$2.99

Three very different sets at The Big One, available individually or together at a special price. Tom caught the con crud on Sunday, but still managed to get through a wild and crazy set, including a new version of "Drunken Sailer" specifically for Talk Like A Pirate Day.
Track list coming soon!

Dragon*Con
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 2-4, 2011

$6.99

Three very different sets at The Big One, available individually or together at a special price.
Track list coming soon!

Sounds Familiar -- 99 each

Back in Cretaceous days, Tom released two cassette tapes, Who Let Him In Here? and Domino Death (which you can download in digital form near the top of this page). Thing is, he's always had these studio versions of his songs in the back of his head. Well, finally, he found the little hatch at the base of his neck, opened it up, and is working those songs out one by one. New arrangements, new vocals, and maybe even some new jokes!
SF05 - Wish I Couldn't Read Her Mind Listen Download
SF04 - Barbie Doll Listen Download Free
SF03 - My Unicorn Song Listen
SF02 - Crystal Gayle Killed Frank Herbert Listen
SF01 - Sheep Marketing Ploy Listen

Talk Like A Pirate Day
99 FREE!

ARRR! The official chanty fer Talk Like A Pirate Day, approved by Cap'n Slappy an' Ol' Chumbucket themselves. Perfect fer drivin' the whole blamed office crazy! This is the full studio version, an' on top o' that ye can get two raucous live versions -- th' one from PenguiCon 2004 with special guests Steve Jackson and The Great Luke Ski, and th' one from CapriCon 2008, with the ultimate special guests, Cap'n Slappy an' Ol Chumbucket! And all free, free, gloriously free!
AVAST, ye swab! This chanty be on Cap'n Smitty's album And They Say I've Got Talent, so if ye like this ye might want t' buy that. If'n yer feelin' generous, that is. Always warms the cockles of me piratical heart.
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