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Double Threat with Julie Klausner & Tom Scharpling

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Podcasting icons Julie Klausner (Difficult People) and Tom Scharpling (The Best Show) team up for a fun show where they have fun and you have fun and everybody has fun. Each week, Tom and Julie careen through the best and worst of pop culture, giving the business to blockhead celebrities, rescuing s… read more

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1st Annual March Sadness Tournament (with Patton Oswalt)

March 27th, 2023


Patton Oswalt joins Tom and Julie for the 1st Annual March Sadness Tournament! A head-to-head battle of the top depression cures and depression …

Steampunk Name Generator

March 20th, 2023


Come on down to clip city with Tom and Julie as they watch Bruce Springsteen doing Three Stooges routines, the Iowa Husband Calling Competition, …

BONUS Captain Slurpee & The Hot Dog Kid (presented by Better Help)

March 17th, 2023


Enjoy this bonus clip courtesy of Better Help... Tom and Julie create their superhero alter egos, Captain Slurpee and the Hot Dog Kid.

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Is Frasier a PSYOP for Big Coffee? (with Langston Kerman & David Gborie)

March 13th, 2023


Tom and Julie are joined by the hosts of My Momma Told Me, Langston Kerman and David Gborie, for a deep dive into conspiracy theories. Was the TV …

1st Annual Fast Food Fantasy Draft (with Mike Mitchell) + Oscars Talk with Michael Schulman!

March 6th, 2023


Tom and Julie are joined by fast food king Mike Mitchell (Doughboys) for a fast food fantasy draft! Burger King Onion Rings, The Big Mac, Wendy's …

Our Bazooms Are Our Weapons! (with Ricki Lake)

February 27th, 2023


The one and only RICKI LAKE joins Tom and Julie to talk about John Waters, Divine, her daytime talk show, and the joy of dog adoption. Plus we watch …

Clownbo's Jum Room

February 20th, 2023


Tom and Julie play MAKE ME INTERJECT! the fun new game where they have to listen to 60 second diatribes designed to annoy them without interjecting. …

The Randy Rainbow Challenge

February 13th, 2023


Tom and Julie try to beat center left song parodist Randy Rainbow at his own game by making up impromptu Broadway song parodies about Marjorie Taylor …

Punxsutawney Phil Replacement Auditions (with Jersey Sparky & Chicago Donnie)

February 6th, 2023


Tom and Julie audition Jersey Sparky (a bed bug sniffing dog) and Chicago Donnie (a wise and confident cat) to replace Punxsutawney Phil as America's …

The January Oscars (with Matt Zoller Seitz)

January 30th, 2023


Tom and Julie are joined by film critic Matt Zoller Seitz to celebrate the best in Dump Month cinema and honor the movies that the studios don't care …

Double Threat AI v1.0

January 23rd, 2023


Double Threat makes history by alpha testing the first AI generated episode of a comedy podcast. Plus Jordan Peterson's suits, a Satanic toaster, David Crosby RIP, and much more!


The Rise and Fall of Liver King

January 16th, 2023


Tom and Julie learn about the meteoric rise and fall of Liver King, the TikTok fitness influencer who attracted a massive following by eating raw …

The Top 10 Ghosts of All Time (with Roz Hernandez)

January 9th, 2023


Roz Hernandez (Ghosted!) joins Tom and Julie to countdown the Top 10 Ghosts of All Time! Which spooky ghouls will make the list??? Plus a recently …

Who's Your Favorite Scientologist? (with Liza Dye)

January 2nd, 2023


HAPPY NEW YEAR! Tom and Julie are back with comedian/writer LIZA DYE to talk about Scientology, Trader Joe's corn pudding, Mark Jackson's rookie …

2022 Year in Review Livestream

December 20th, 2022


Tom and Julie countdown their Top 5 and Bottom 5 things of 2022! Plus the Top 10 Double Threat moments of the year as voted on by you.

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Die Crypto Scum (with Perry Shall & The Hot Topic Roundtable)

December 12th, 2022


Tom and Julie explore the history of vanity t-shirts with t-shirt collector Perry Shall and a roundtable of former Hot Topic employees. Also Tom and …

BONUS Which Sketch Comedians are Cats and Which are Dogs? (Presented by Better Help)

December 9th, 2022


Enjoy this bonus clip courtesy of Better Help... Julie tells you which sketch comedians are cats and which are dogs. A continuation of her Which …

If You Don't Come Back Wet, Don't Come Back

December 5th, 2022


Double Threat's first investigative report! Tom and Julie send Brett out onto the street to investigate a towering geyser of water on Lankershim Blvd …

The Totally Effed Up T-Shirt Company

November 28th, 2022


Tom and Julie and Producer Brett create a raunchy parody t-shirt company called TFU (Totally Effed Up) and come up with their first designs. …

PREVIEW Ask Julie #31: Rock 'n Roll Cats & Dogs Pt2

November 23rd, 2022


Enjoy this extended preview of this week's episode of ASK JULIE, Julie Klausner's podcast where she answers your questions and talks about what she's …

McDonald's with Friends (Threatsgiving 2022)

November 21st, 2022


Tom and Julie and Producer Brett celebrate Threatsgiving 2022 by ordering McDonald's and giving each other thoughtful recommendations: which pro …

The Manager of Ronkonkoma's Cleanest Hooters

November 14th, 2022


Tom and Julie feast on a cornucopia of clips and headlines, including the Jerky Boys movie trailer, Scott Adams and Nick Adams on Twitter, and Bob …

He's Like Ryan Goosling in Jazz (with Anthony Atamanuik)

November 7th, 2022


Tom and Julie celebrate Producer Brett's 40th birthday with matching tattoos and a surprise appearance from famed Italian pastry chef Sal de Riso …

Double Threat Live!

October 31st, 2022


The greatest hits of Double Threat's 2022 live shows! Including guest appearances by Cole Escola, Jon Gabrus, Jon Daly, and the George Lucas Talk …

Something's Going On at Beefsteak Charlie's

October 24th, 2022


Tom and Julie recount their favorite moments from Double Threat's two night run at The Bell House and they travel deep into the seedy world of 1970s …

Jim Morrison's Livin' La Vida Loca

October 17th, 2022


Tom and Julie sing Livin' La Vida Loca in the style of Jim Morrison and watch the new Danny DeVito Jersey Mike's commercials. Steve Albini tweets …

PREVIEW Ask Julie #28: Scariest Song Ever, Best Halloween Costume, How Was Your Shriek

October 13th, 2022


Enjoy this extended preview of this week's episode of ASK JULIE, Julie Klausner's podcast where she answers your questions and talks about what she's …

Butts, Boobs, and Bras

October 10th, 2022


Tom and Julie pitch Forever Dog CEO Joe Cilio on Dirty Dog, a sexy new podcast network featuring shows like Butts, Boobs, and Bras; Wieners, Wieners, …

Ricky, Put Me in the Show!

October 3rd, 2022


Tom and Julie recall their favorite moments from last week's LA live show and they watch Brett's Little Lord Fauntleroy music video. Plus Lucy eats …

BONUS Brett's Weep List (Presented by Better Help)

September 30th, 2022


Enjoy this bonus clip courtesy of Better Help... Tom and Julie press Brett on the songs that make him cry now that's he a dad and they rewrite the …

PREVIEW Ask Julie #26: Beverly D'Angelo, Jimmy Jazz Water Ice, Caftain Earring Pairings

September 29th, 2022


Enjoy this extended preview of this week's episode of ASK JULIE, Julie Klausner's podcast where she answers your questions and talks about what she's …

Bros is Better than Nuts (with Billy Eichner)

September 27th, 2022


BILLY EICHNER ON DOUBLE THREAT! Julie and Tom talk with their old pal about his new movie Bros (in theaters this Friday 9/30), romcom meet cutes, …

SubGate (with Podcast: The Ride)

September 26th, 2022


The hosts of Podcast: The Ride (Jason Sheridan, Scott Gairdner, and Mike Carlson) address accusations that they ate a sub sandwich in the Forever Dog recording studio in this very special courtroom edition of Double …

Anatomy of a Lie

September 19th, 2022


It's the Back to School episode of Double Threat! Or at least it was supposed to be. Tom and Julie suspect that Producer Brett did not fully prepare …

Tell Them You're Jon Hamm and You Left Your Driving Gloves

September 12th, 2022


Tom makes a triumphant return to prank phone calling! Tom and Julie perform a Schlub Rescue on listener Justin! Brett gets a new LinkedIn page so he …

PREVIEW Ask Julie #24: Difficult People, Writing Habits, Art for Grief

September 8th, 2022


Enjoy this extended preview of this week's episode of ASK JULIE, Julie Klausner's podcast where she answers your questions and talks about what she's …

The Little Lord Fauntleroy Episode

September 5th, 2022


The book that rocked a nation. The boy who changed the world. Producer Brett presents Tom and Julie with an in-depth report on Little Lord …

PREVIEW Ask Julie #23: Guilty Pleasure Actors, Unpopular Opinions, Barenaked Ladies Diet

September 1st, 2022


Enjoy this extended preview of this week's episode of ASK JULIE, Julie Klausner's podcast where she answers your questions and talks about what she's …

Woke Roy Rogers and his Horse Trigger Warning

August 29th, 2022


Tom and Julie prepare a Woke Roy Rogers sketch for their SNL packet! And they rescue THREE podcasts by actor Jon Bernthal, rightwing loser Michael …

Tom & Julie Watch Easy Money

August 22nd, 2022


Tom and Julie watch the Rodney Dangerfield vehicle Easy Money (1983) start to finish. Tom sends Julie a mysterious package and she opens it on air.

Old Friends (with Jackie Hoffman)

August 15th, 2022


The one and only Jackie Hoffman calls in from Toronto to talk poop cafes, kids in the hotel pool, Grease prequels, and not sexting on your wedding …

Our Guests Owe Us Money (with Sean Clements)

August 8th, 2022


The podcasting world was rocked by scandal last week when it was revealed that guests have been paying up to $50,000 to appear on podcasts. Which …

My Father Fought in the Burger Wars

August 1st, 2022


In Double Threat's most political episode yet, Tom and Julie revisit the Burger Wars, record an attack ad against Dr Oz, and wade into the …

My Tummy Hurts So You Two Are Stupid

July 25th, 2022


Tom and Julie chow down on a value meal of clips, including the Kid from Brooklyn on quaaludes, the Winklevoss Twins turning it up to 11, the creator …

Okay! I Guess This Gal Can Do Everything! (with Vanessa Bayer)

July 18th, 2022


The one and only Vanessa Bayer (I Love That For You) joins Tom and Julie to watch the best home shopping clips of all time! Plus the world premiere …

I Can't Drive 25 (with Jon Gabrus & Adam Pally)

July 11th, 2022


Party boys Jon Gabrus & Adam Pally (101 Places To Party Before You Die) join Tom and Julie to talk competitive eating and watch Queensrÿche lead …

Alec & Woody (with Dylan Farrow)

July 4th, 2022


Tom and Julie are joined by author and activist Dylan Farrow (Hush, Veil) to roast Alec Baldwin's Instagram, including a video where he lists all his …

Untitled Paris Movie (with Bridey Elliott)

June 27th, 2022


The wonderful Bridey Elliott joins Tom and Julie this week and she brought clips! Serge Gainsbourg's incest anthem! The premiere Orange County age …

1st Annual Dad Fantasy Draft (with Joe Cilio)

June 20th, 2022


Who are the greatest dads of all time? Tom, Julie, and Weekend at Bergman's co-hosts Joe Cilio and Producer Brett draft their all-time greatest dad …

1st Annual Tony Awards

June 13th, 2022


Tom and Julie hand out awards for achievements by people named Tony. Including Best Spy Shack, Best Headfirst Slide, and Best Member of The Oak Ridge …

Swimming in the Lake Of REMASTERED (Presented by BetterHelp)

June 12th, 2022


Last week Tom, Julie, and Jon Daly wrote and performed a Kidz Bop version of Rage Against the Machine's Killing in the Name Of called Swimming in the …

Kidz Bop Rage Against the Machine (with Jon Daly)

June 6th, 2022


The funniest guy you know JON DALY joins Tom and Julie to Kidz Bop a Rage Against the Machine song and talk about his new album DING DONG DELICIOUS! …

This is Adele Dazeem We're Talking About!

May 30th, 2022


Tom and Julie prepare for their first Double Threat live shows (Sept 28 in LA, Oct 20 in NY) by watching clips of memorable live events, including …

The Fast Lane to Eros

May 16th, 2022


It's a hot and heavy down and dirty week on Double Threat with clips of Sam Kinison singing Mississippi Queen, Joe Piscopo cracking jokes on CD-Rom celebrity poker, young Keanu Reeves and young Prince on local TV, and …

Podcast Rescue: Weekend at Bergman's

May 9th, 2022


Tom and Julie perform an emergency podcast rescue on Brett and Joe's new movie podcast Weekend at Bergman's. Tom recounts his Hawaiian vacation and …

It's Gross and I'm Starving

May 2nd, 2022


Tom and Julie listen to Pusha T's Filet-o-Fish diss track and Tom records a reply track. Tom and Julie learn How to Get a Greaser Nickname and …

The Top 10 Movie Scenes of All Time (Part 2)

April 25th, 2022


Tom and Julie conclude their definitive rankings of the Top 10 Movie Scenes of All Time with contenders from Head, Network, Happy Gilmore, and more. …

The Top 10 Movie Scenes of All Time (Part 1)

April 18th, 2022


Tom and Julie review the nominations for the definitive list of the Top 10 Movie Scenes of All Time. We're talking the good stuff. No "Here's looking …

I Smurf My Smurfy Smurf on the Smurfwalk

April 11th, 2022


Tom and Julie encounter a chaotic onslaught of clips this week on Double Threat including a Right Said Fred Smurfs crossover, a Sgt. Pepper tribute …

Mr. Belvedere is a Killing Machine

April 4th, 2022


It's a special April Fools episode of Double Threat as Tom and Julie react to listener pranks, share prank stories, prank each other, and crown the …

ASK JULIE! New Bonus Podcast on Forever Dog Plus

March 31st, 2022


Julie just launched a weekly bonus podcast on Forever Dog Plus called ASK JULIE! Julie answers YOUR questions every Wednesday! First episode is up …

Ernest Borgnine Looks for Dairy Queen

March 28th, 2022


It's time for Spring Cleaning at Double Threat as Producer Brett dusts off some old clips from the vault for Tom and Julie. Including Metallica vs …

The Jersey Mike's Cinematic Universe

March 21st, 2022


Live from New York and the new Forever Dog LA studio, Julie and Tom kick off the next 100 episodes of Double Threat with two plus hours of clips, …

100th Episode Livestream (with John Kassir & Anthony Atamanuik)

March 14th, 2022


It's the 100th episode of Double Threat! Let's celebrate with a star-studded livestream! Tom and Julie welcome long awaited guest John Kassir, the …

Everything's Coming Up Toilets! The Best of Tom's Impressions

March 7th, 2022


A compilation of Tom's best impressions from Episodes 1-50 of Double Threat, including Woody Allen, Popeye, Frank Zappa, and everything in between.

BONUS Gilligan's Island

March 3rd, 2022


Enjoy this bonus clip courtesy of Better Help... Tom and Julie talk about Gilligan's Island.

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The Dark Side of the Rainbow

February 28th, 2022


Tom and Julie watch The Wizard of Oz synced up with Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon to find out if the legend is true! Plus Venom Live at City …

Taking the Manson Family to Sizzler

February 21st, 2022


It's a bottomless pit of clips this week on Double Threat!! The celebrity impression on Pam & Tommy that NO ONE is talking about! Julie's TikTok …

The Double Threat Dating Game

February 14th, 2022


Colette Arrand returns to Double Threat for a record third time - and this time she's looking for love! Four listeners compete for a Zoom date with …

1st Annual Cat of the Year Pageant (with Martha Kelly)

February 7th, 2022


Martha Kelly (Baskets, Euphoria) joins Tom and Julie to celebrate the "Cat Days of Winter" with the 1st Annual Cat of the Year Pageant. Executive …

If Tory Yorgey Went On Tour with Oingo Boingo

January 31st, 2022


The co-star of this month's biggest viral video, West Virginia newscaster Tim Irr of WSAZ, joins Tom and Julie to break down that fateful night when …

The 30th Anniversary of George Bush Barfing

January 24th, 2022


Tom and Julie celebrate the 30th anniversary of George H.W. Bush barfing on the Japanese Prime Minister by chowing down on some listener clips, …

Top 10 Monsters of All Time (with Jim Gaffigan)

January 17th, 2022


The great Jim Gaffigan (Comedy Monster) joins Tom and Julie to determine the Top 10 Greatest Monsters of All Time! Godzilla, The Babadook, Monster …

I Gotta Get Me One of these Cyanide Tablets

January 10th, 2022


Double Threat returns for the Double Deuce with a rundown of 2022 New Year's Resolutions for the podcast as mandated by their network. Including - …

A Double Threat Christmas

December 20th, 2021


Tom and Julie and Producer Brett celebrate Christmas 2021 by opening presents from listeners and from each other! Including a commercial for a …

The Coen Brothers Tournament of Characters (with Griffin Newman & David Sims)

December 13th, 2021


Who is the greatest Coen Brothers character of all time? Marge Gunderson? Anton Chigurh? The Dude? Sy Ableman? The cat from Inside Llewyn Davis? Tom …

Tom & Julie Watch Annie Live! Brett Makes Dessert Live!

December 6th, 2021


Tom and Julie record Double Threat on a weeknight and watch Annie Live! while Brett attempts to make the classic Amalfi Coast dessert Lemon Delight. …

Thanksgiving Leftovers at Plato's Retreat (with Carl Tart)

November 29th, 2021


Carl Tart (The Flagrant Ones, XOXO Gossip Kings) joins Tom and Julie for Thanksgiving leftovers as they double dip on classic clips from Double …

Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific (with Margaret Cho)

November 22nd, 2021


Legendary standup Margaret Cho joins Tom and Julie to rank bread baskets, talk shampoo bottle aesthetics, and watch GWAR on Joan Rivers. Plus a …

All 9,000 Taste Buds

November 15th, 2021


Pucker up because this episode is a 10! Tom and Julie do what they do best - watching your clips and making you laugh. The world's premiere ice cream …

Live in Terlingua TX! Chili Cookoff Livestream!

November 8th, 2021


On Saturday November 6th 2021, Double Threat held its first ever livestream. Julie was in New York. Tom was in LA. And Brett was in Terlingua TX for …

Tom & Julie Become Ventriloquists (with Terry Fator & Tom Ladshaw)

November 1st, 2021


Tom and Julie fulfill their lifelong dream of becoming ventriloquists with help from America's Got Talent S2 Winner and renowned Las Vegas …

BONUS Halloween Playlist

October 29th, 2021


A playlist of listener recorded versions of new Halloween classics "Sexy Costumes," "Paula Deen Killed My Parents," and "The Monster Milk Crate …

Sliders: A Love Story (with Podcast: The Ride, Death, & Braedon Freeland)

October 25th, 2021


To make up for last week's John Kassir no-show debacle, Producer Brett surprises Tom and Julie with his long awaited episode about the Sliders of …

Waiting for Kassir

October 18th, 2021


After a year of trying, we finally book the voice of the Crypt Keeper, John Kassir, on the show. What happens next is Double Threat history. Plus …

Daddy and Me (and Leatherface Makes Three)

October 11th, 2021


Tom and Julie make up new Halloween songs with the help of pianist Eli Bolin, including "Paula Deen Killed My Parents," "Daddy and Me (and …

Soylent White is Pillows

October 4th, 2021


BREAKING NEWS! Double Threat reveals the complete playlist of show tunes that the White House official known as "The Music Man" used to subdue former President Trump's fits of rage! MYSTERIOUS PACKAGES IN THE MAIL! …

How Do I Play Richard Jewell When I'm So Cool? (with Paul Walter Hauser)

September 27th, 2021


Tom and Julie are joined by one of the best damn actors out there, PAUL WALTER HOUSER, to talk about donut improvisation on Richard Jewell, Clint …

BONUS Brett's Favorite Things

September 24th, 2021


Brett sings a song about his favorite things. Presented by Better Help.

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Joe Rogan Anti-Vax Charcuterie Board

September 20th, 2021


Tom and Julie create a multilevel marketing pyramid scheme called BrettJuTo and perform a podcast rescue on The Joe Rogan Experience. Plus White …

The Cats Are Coming to Get You

September 13th, 2021


Tom and Julie permit Brett a single week off to celebrate the birth of his child and grill Skyler Hanrath, the one-time fill-in producer, on whether …

The Best of 2021

September 6th, 2021


The best Double Threat moments from January to August 2021, including Martin Short, Walter B. Bad, Manson Night Live, and more!

10 - Alec Baldwin on Talking Sopranos (from Episode 63 "Alec Baldwin's Bathroom Story")

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Bald to Death (with Paul Scheer & Todd Barry)

August 30th, 2021


Tom and Julie chat with their old pal Paul Scheer (How Did This Get Made?) about UCB, Robert Forster's letter openers, and children's entertainment. …

A Tribute to Mooning

August 23rd, 2021


Tom and Julie explore the complex history and meaning of mooning. What is mooning all about? Who is mooning for? Why does mooning often happen in a …

BONUS Mr. Bill Lawsuit

August 21st, 2021


A bonus clip from last week's Double Threat presented by Better Help! Julie tells Tom a true story about a lawsuit in the 1980s pertaining to the SNL …

Top 10 Dogs of All Time

August 16th, 2021


Tom and Julie select the ten greatest dogs of all time! Who will make the cut? Dogbert? No. Mr. Peabody? No. YOUR dog??? Maybe. Listen to find out! …

The Character Actor Episode (with John Ross Bowie)

August 9th, 2021


Tom and Julie welcome character actor John Ross Bowie, host of the new podcast Household Faces, for a journey through the world of character actors! …

On the Third Day of Woodstock, Limp Bizkit Gave to Me

August 2nd, 2021


Tom and Julie talk about Woodstock 99, tweet at Scott Adams, and watch listener clips of The Offspring doing karaoke in a plane, the former …

Rocky & Mary Poppins & Titanic & Fight Club (with Cinco Paul)

July 26th, 2021


Tom and Julie are joined by writer Cinco Paul (Schmigadoon!, Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets) to watch the BIGGEST movies they've never seen! …

I Won't Do That Again: A Journey Through Time

July 19th, 2021


Tom and Julie travel the arc of time with seven special guests of varying generations - Greatest Generation Peg, Steve the Boomer, Gen X Alison, Alex …

The Offspring Karaoke

July 12th, 2021


Tom and Julie perform an Offspring karaoke medley with Brett on backing vocals! Plus Charles Manson's SNL audition, the Most Popular Boat Names of …

Julie's Surprise Party (with Columbo, Scott Thompson, & More)

July 5th, 2021


CELEBRATE! Tom and Brett throw a surprise party for Julie featuring a visit from Lt. Columbo and special guests Scott Thompson (Kids in the Hall), …

The Orson Welles Seance (with Psychic Medium Colby Rebel & Jon Daly)

June 28th, 2021


Tom and Julie are joined by Psychic Medium COLBY REBEL for a journey beyond as they channel the spirit of Orson Welles and talk about supernatural …

Tom & Julie Q&A

June 21st, 2021


Tom and Julie stage a spontaneous Meet and Greet for listeners and answer YOUR questions about John Wayne Gacy, celebrity seances, Double Threat …

Alec Baldwin's Bathroom Story

June 14th, 2021


Alec Baldwin on Talking Sopranos! An Australian furniture magnate starts the world's most successful spite store! And Extreme Sisters! That's right, …

Cruising 2: Cruise Control (with Danielle Henderson & Millie De Chirico)

June 7th, 2021


Danielle Henderson and Millie De Chirico (I Saw What You Did podcast) join Tom and Julie to talk movies, movie candy, TCM Underground, Green Book, …

Tom & Julie Watch Meatballs

May 31st, 2021


To celebrate the start of summer, Tom and Julie watch Meatballs (1979) in its entirety and talk about summer camp memories, Bill Murray vs. Chevy …

The Charles Grodin Episode (with Martin Short, Elayne Boosler, & Merrill Markoe)

May 24th, 2021


Tom and Julie celebrate the life and career of the legendary Charles Grodin (1935-2021) with help from legendary guests Martin Short, Elayne Boosler, …

Can I Pre-Pay For My Cremation?

May 17th, 2021


Scott Baio recites his IMDB page on a MAGA talk show! A parrot sings Blue Oyster Cult! A midwestern crematorium answers your questions! The Mighty …

Moms on Parade (with Jackie Hoffman)

May 10th, 2021


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! Legendary actress Jackie Hoffman (Feud, Difficult People, Fiddler on the Roof) joins Tom and Julie for a salute to moms, …

Double Threat Roulette (with 9 Surprise Guests)

May 3rd, 2021


Tom and Julie and Brett attempt to book guests in real time, frantically texting everyone they know and learning a thing or two about friendship in …

Drinking Soda through a Plague Mask

April 26th, 2021


Elon Musk on SNL, Ben Shapiro at Home Depot, Jerry Seinfeld Private Detective! It's a brand new Double Threat with Tom and Julie! Plus Jon Daly makes …

Mount Rushgore (with Fangoria Editor-in-Chief Phil Nobile Jr.)

April 19th, 2021


The Horror! The Horror! Tom and Julie are joined by Fangoria Editor-In-Chief Phil Nobile Jr for a deep dive into your darkest nightmares: Freddy …

2nd Annual NYC Fantasy Draft: Underground Edition (with Ann Magnuson & Lady Bunny)

April 12th, 2021


NYC downtown legends Ann Magnuson and Lady Bunny join Tom and Julie for the 2nd Annual NYC Fantasy Draft: Underground Edition, battling over top …

Get Off My Rope Bridge!

April 5th, 2021


Tom and Julie line up for a classic clip buffet and chow down on listener submitted clips of Marianne Williamson and James Cameron talking Avatar; …

The Cat Daddy vs. The Cat Fixer (with Jackson Galaxy)

March 29th, 2021


The Cat Daddy himself JACKSON GALAXY stops by to answer listener cat questions, meet Julie's cat Jimmy Jazz, and go toe-to-toe with Tom the Cat Fixer …

Double Threat 4 Kids

March 22nd, 2021


Tom and Julie talk to three cool kids (Roxanne, June, Desmond) about how to make Double Threat more interesting to the coveted under-10 demographic. …

Tom & Julie's Animule Kingdom

March 15th, 2021


Join Tom and Julie for a weird and wild journey through the animule kingdom, featuring farting seals, f*cking tortoises, shoebill storks, chipmunks, …


March 8th, 2021


The Zapruder film of rock band fights. A Satanic animatronic restaurant on Long Island. The Kansas City Kitler scandal. Tom and Julie go down a …

Schlub Rescue 3 (with Willam)

March 1st, 2021


Tom and Julie are joined by international Drag Superstar and Race Chaser co-host WILLAM for another round of Schlub Rescue! Featuring aspiring comedy …

The Nancy Meyers Talk Show (with The George Lucas Talk Show)

February 22nd, 2021


Anything you can do, Tom and Julie can do it better. At least that's the theory we put to the test as the hosts of The George Lucas Talk Show-- …

1st Annual Double Threat Erotic Fan Fiction Challenge

February 15th, 2021


We asked and you delivered. It's the 1st Annual Double Threat Erotic Fan Fiction Challenge featuring the listener submitted sexual escapades of The Cryptkeeper, Alec Baldwin, McDonaldLand mascots, Producer Brett, and …

Tales from the Crypto

February 8th, 2021


Settle in for a classic Tom & Julie episode featuring the queens of NYC public access television, Horowitz & Spector; the chaotic Handforth …

The Chilogy: A Journey of Redemption & Discovery

February 1st, 2021


It’s the third Double Threat episode with a focus on chili and this time Tom and Julie are going ALL IN BABY! After last week’s embarrassing Jack …

Tattoo U (with Keisha Zollar)

January 25th, 2021


Tom and Julie are joined by comedian/writer Keisha Zollar (Astronomy Club), tattoo artist Ella Sklaw, and a cavalcade of listeners for a deep dive …

Oh No, I've Seen Dilbert's Toilet

January 18th, 2021


It's a clips extravaganza on Double Threat this week as Tom and Julie plow through ten (count 'em TEN!) listener clips, including Scott Adams house …

Blocked by Alec Baldwin (with Andy Kindler & Kate Aurthur)

January 11th, 2021


Having recently been blocked by Alec Baldwin on Twitter, Tom and Julie are joined by frequently blocked comedian Andy Kindler and a panel of …

Julie and The Hot Guy

January 4th, 2021


HAPPY NEW YEAR! In the first Double Threat of 2021, Tom and Julie watch listener clips inspired by Brett's New Year's Resolutions, including Joel …

Double Threat Best of 2020

December 28th, 2020


It's the Top 10 Double Threat segments of 2020 as voted on by you! Thank you to everyone who supported and contributed to Double Threat this year. We love you and we'll see you in 2021!

*10* Every Single Song That’s Ever …

Tom & Julie's Top 10 Things

December 21st, 2020


It's the ultimate year-end list! Tom and Julie pick their Top 10 Things of 2020, including Febreze, Jon Daly's Snowman song, not having to be jealous …

Erotica for Hanukkah (with Janelle James)

December 14th, 2020


THE NSFW EPISODE! Tom and Julie are joined by the hilarious Janelle James (You In Danger Gurl podcast) to listen to a selection of erotic audiobooks …

Improv 101 (with Monique Moses & Alex Song-Xia)

December 7th, 2020


Tom and Julie take an improv comedy class with improv experts Monique Moses & Alex Song-Xia! They even do their own Harold! Tom pitches his …

From ABBA to Zappa to Pinhead to Jackson Galaxy

November 30th, 2020


It's Franksgiving on Double Threat, babyyyy! Tom and Julie talk the new Frank Zappa documentary (directed by Alex Winter), compete head to head in …

1st Annual Threatsgiving: A Tribute to McDonald's (Not Sponsored by McDonald’s)

November 23rd, 2020


In lieu of Thanksgiving with your family this year, celebrate Threatsgiving with Tom and Julie, where they talk about McDonald’s for two hours! It's …

Talk About Overwhelmed with Raccoons

November 16th, 2020


COME AND GET IT! IT'S A CLIP BONANZA ON DOUBLE THREAT! Tom and Julie watch The Raccoon Whisperer, Leta Powell Drake, adult fast food mascot Mr. …

Schlub Rescue 2 (with Joe Mande)

November 9th, 2020


HAPPY NEW PRESIDENT!!! Tom and Julie say goodbye to the Trumps! The hilarious Joe Mande (The Good Place, Parks and Recreation) stops by for another …

Three Bowls of Chili and Six Pounds of Candy

November 2nd, 2020


Tom and Julie and Producer Brett eat chili and Halloween candy to deal with their pre-election anxiety and then they write another email to Hecker's …

1st Annual Spookoween Spooktacular (with Butch Patrick)

October 26th, 2020


EDDIE MUNSTER ON DOUBLE THREAT! Tom and Julie celebrate Halloween with Butch Patrick (The Munsters, Lidsville) in the 1st Annual Double Threat …

The Raniere Home Companion

October 19th, 2020


Garrison Keillor, Keith Raniere, The Cryptkeeper, and more on this episode of Double Threat! Tom and Julie give The Business to disgraced radio host …

That's the Body of Augustus Gloop

October 12th, 2020


Tom and Julie give The Business to Fatman and Rifkin's Festival and they honor the latest scientific discovery in the field of funny voices - this …

Listen to Double Threat Ad-Free on Forever Dog Plus

October 7th, 2020


Forever Dog just launched a premium subscription service that gives you immediate access to ad-free versions of your favorite Forever Dog podcasts, including DOUBLE THREAT! It's fast, easy, affordable, AND it's …

Zappa Driver (with Patton Oswalt)

October 5th, 2020


The great Patton Oswalt joins Tom & Julie to discuss the best director cameos and director acting performances of all time - including Sydney …

Greetings from Popeye Village

September 28th, 2020


Tom and Julie plan their escape to Popeye Village (an actual theme park in Malta!) and give The Business to Dennis Quaid (again), Drew Barrymore, and …

Late Nights at The Magic Castle (with Larry Wilmore)

September 21st, 2020


The wonderful Larry Wilmore joins Tom and Julie to listen to Alan Dershowitz's podcast and talk about The Magic Castle, the Marx Brothers, Michigan …

Fun Time 2020 (with Rian Johnson & Karina Longworth)

September 14th, 2020


Tom and Julie welcome Hollywood power couple Rian Johnson (Knives Out) and Karina Longworth (You Must Remember This) and Tom plays them a recording …

That's a Wrap on SICO

September 7th, 2020


Tom and Julie rock and roll through the best clips of the week, including The Three Stooges on vinyl; the voice of the pharaoh; the end of SICO (the …

Carry On, My Wayward Yoink (with Shakina Nayfack)

August 31st, 2020


Tom and Julie welcome actress and transgender activist Shakina Nayfack (Difficult People, Connecting) for a scene-by-scene analysis of the Netflix …

We've Got Your Cat's Ventriloquist Dummy

August 24th, 2020


Tom and Julie learn that Dennis Quaid adopted a cat named Dennis Quaid! They listen to MAGA recording artist Meade Skelton! PLUS lots about …

Physician, Heal Thyself (with Bob the Drag Queen)

August 17th, 2020


Tom and Julie are joined by Bob the Drag Queen (We're Here, Sibling Rivalry) to talk Rap Snacks, karaoke night at Cheers, and Anaconda, and to …

1st Annual NYC Fantasy Draft (with Desus & Mero)

August 10th, 2020


Tom and Julie are joined by Desus Nice and The Kid Mero for the 1st Annual NYC Fantasy Draft, battling over top prospects like Travis Bickle, Al …

Forget It, Ronald. It's McDonaldland.

August 3rd, 2020


Tom and Julie investigate the politics of McDonaldland and recast Magnolia with cats and dogs. Plus they give The Business to anti-masker Yakov …

Our Scraps Beat Your Haps

July 27th, 2020


Basement Tapes, B-Sides, Deep Cuts... Whatever you want to call them, we've got them this week on Double Threat as we crack open the vault for some …

Gaines Recognizes Gaines

July 20th, 2020


Tom and Julie give The Business to country music superstar Garth Brooks and dream about breaking into the Criterion Closet. Plus more Munsters talk, …

This Episode is Not Sponsored by SCOOB!

July 13th, 2020


Tom and Julie recap the Summer's best movie-- SCOOB!-- even though they failed to secure an official sponsorship deal for the podcast. They also give …

Epstein's Little Black Book of Impressions (with Anthony Atamanuik)

July 6th, 2020


Tom and Julie dig through Jeffrey Epstein's Little Black Book to find a new signature impression for Anthony Atamanuik (The President Show) now that …

From the People who Brought You YOU

June 29th, 2020


Tom and Julie give the Business to YOU!, Sammy Hagar (again), Pete Holmes, a chess set, and G.I. Joe PSAs. Plus a very important correction from the …

Puddy Tat Shoots the Squirt When He Feels Stressed

June 22nd, 2020


Tom and Julie review a list of animals that spray and give The Business to Animal Crossing. Plus updates on the Merry Melodies end credits …

Every Single Song That’s Ever Won Best Song at the Academy Awards (with Cole Escola)

June 15th, 2020


Cole Escola joins Tom and Julie to talk getting kicked off Twitter for impersonating NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and to review all 85 winners of the …

On a Zoom Call with Woody Allen

June 8th, 2020


Woody Allen was on Alec Baldwin's podcast this week. Tom and Julie give it the Business. Plus Dennissance redux, walking out of Iron Man, Julie's …

Old McDonald's In His Car E-I-E-I-O

June 1st, 2020


Tom and Julie perform a Podcast Rescue on Dennis Quaid's "The Dennissance" and give the Business to Papa John (again) and Elon Musk on Jay Leno's …

Prairie Home Companion Turmoil and Other Good News

May 25th, 2020


Tom and Julie are in need of some good news in these dark times. Good news like the Prairie Home Companion Cruise scandal, the YouTube film critic …

Schlub Rescue (with Ayo Edebiri)

May 18th, 2020


Tom and Julie and special guest Ayo Edebiri (Iconography) conduct the first ever SCHLUB RESCUE on Double Threat listener Eric. Follow Eric …

Hollywood Handbook vs Double Threat

May 11th, 2020


Tom and Julie go toe to toe with one of the best podcasts in the biz as Hayes Davenport, Sean Clements, and Chef Kevin from Hollywood Handbook join …

The Abel Ferrara Rancid Milkshake Challenge

May 4th, 2020


Abel Ferrara dumps rancid milkshakes on himself for charity. Robert Loggia advertises for orange juice. Joe Biden eats a corncob the size of an …

Here Comes The Crybaby (with Chris Gethard & Robin Colombo)

April 27th, 2020


Tom and Julie are joined by not one but TWO GUESTS this week, comedian Chris Gethard and star of the HBO documentary McMillions, Robin Colombo. Tom …

Little Shop of Harvey Weinstein

April 20th, 2020


Tom and Julie give the Business to Harvey Weinstein's disturbing cameo in a 2005 straight-to-video Barbie cartoon. Plus a Podcast Rescue for the …

I Like to Flaunt My Dinners

April 13th, 2020


Tom and Julie give the Business to #VirusBoy, issue a Stroppology, and record a podcast soundboard to be used in the event of their demise.


BONUS Cape Fear Lenny & Squiggy

April 8th, 2020


Enjoy this Laverne & Shirley-themed Bonus Clip from Episode 1! Tom tries to get to the bottom of Lenny and Squiggy, guest Martha Kelly recounts …

One of the Stroppelgangers (with Martha Kelly)

April 6th, 2020


Tom and Julie are joined by guest Martha Kelly (Baskets) to talk cats, Cameo, and Cats on the first episode of Double Threat! Plus they give The …

PREVIEW Losing My Tuition

April 1st, 2020


Enjoy another sneak preview of what you can expect on DOUBLE THREAT with Tom Scharpling and Julie Klausner PREMIERING MONDAY APRIL 6TH!!! In this …

PREVIEW Duplass, You Did It Again

March 26th, 2020


Enjoy a sneak preview of what you can expect on DOUBLE THREAT with Tom Scharpling and Julie Klausner PREMIERING MONDAY APRIL 6TH!!! In this clip, …

PREVIEW The Mysteries of Ohio

March 23rd, 2020


Enjoy a sneak preview of what you can expect on DOUBLE THREAT with Tom Scharpling and Julie Klausner PREMIERING MONDAY APRIL 6TH!!! Including The …

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