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Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp

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.

May 15, 2018

I have been friends with Carrot Top since 1986 when he first starting coming around to open mic nights in Orlando, Florida.

One of my happiest memories with my Dad was watching Carrot Top's show at the MGM with him and I'll never forget how hard my Dad laughed at him.

Carrot Top's Dad worked at Nasa and grew up in Cocoa...


May 9, 2018

On October 2, 1866 Mark Twain invented stand up comedy, or as he called it "platform speaking." He did not enjoy "mounting the platform" but by 1895 the famous author of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn was in debt from bas investments and publicly disgraced due to his bankruptcy. So to pay off his mountain of debts and restore...


Apr 24, 2018

Craig Campbell is a beautiful lunatic and a comedy legend.

He is from Calgary, Canada but has been living in London for the past 20 years and crushing it. I first met and worked with Craig 20 years ago when I first started going to London and have since performed with him all over the world.
Last month we toured in Asia...


Apr 18, 2018

Ashna and I are fresh back from spending a week in Hong Kong.

In this episode we give the history of the opium wars and the origins of the dragon boat festival. We also talk about the highlights of our visit and the best travel tips of for visiting the city. I also give the history of Adidas vs. Puma because I had a...


Apr 11, 2018

This episode was recorded in Singapore.

The first time I came to Singapore I hated it because it is so clean and orderly.
Now I love it because it is so clean and orderly and that there are no homeless people or street children begging you for money. 
In this episode I enumerate the many strange and interesting laws...