100 episodes

True stories about life, love, and Hollywood from legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.

The Tobolowsky Files David Chen and Stephen Tobolowsky

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 1.6K Ratings

True stories about life, love, and Hollywood from legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky.

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 99 - My Possible Future (Season Finale)

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 99 - My Possible Future (Season Finale)

    If life is perplexing just remember: It’s almost always about the guitar.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 98 - The Creature’s New York Adventure

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 98 - The Creature’s New York Adventure

    One afternoon in New York, I was a winner. Lucky for me - I still have the proof.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 97 - The Show Does Not Have To Go On

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 97 - The Show Does Not Have To Go On

    This picture was taken before I knew I was going to be a character actor. Every disaster, at one point, looked like a success. Unfortunately, every success also can look like disaster. That’s why there are so many bars in New York.

    • 1 hr
    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 96 - The Creature Returns

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 96 - The Creature Returns

    How do you make a merry-go-round more like a roller coaster? You ride closer to the edge.

    • 53 min
    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 95 - The Last Cat

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 95 - The Last Cat

    A love letter and a prayer for a beautiful girl with short legs. I am referring to Belle. Pictured is
    Ann and Belle sleeping together. Unfortunately, I am not in the bed, but someone had to write
    the story.

    • 59 min
    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 94 - The Persistence of Vision Part 2: Two Dreams

    The Tobolowsky Files Ep. 94 - The Persistence of Vision Part 2: Two Dreams

    Life can be hard. Sometimes we have to be unconscious to know what’s happening.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

jujubean1958 ,

A balm for these times

So glad to find this podcast updated. I listened to Stephen years ago and after hearing his play, “A Good Day at Auschwitz,” I looked it up and am delighted to find more episodes! Stephen’s everyday miracles and wonder restore my sense of gratitude! I have needed the beauty and wisdom, the laughter and tears found in this podcast. Thank you!

Pregood ,

Tobo!

I’m late to the re-release but happy I can listen to an entire season! You’re back—as promised! I am very pleased. Like no time passed! I hope we can make this profitable (donations, media, etc.) it’s so much amazing work! Truly inspiring. I love the YouTube videos too (audio is my most accessible format).
I love the story about you paying for school writing theses! It brought it all together, that is unfathomable to me, but now I know how you can write and storytell like you are unstoppable. The brain! So great to have this show.

PeaceLover08 ,

It’s that voice!

From the Actor that had been in everything; comes a delightful podcast of stories about Tobolowsky; from mute man himself. Keep them coming please!

The stories are thoughtful & funny, enduring & encouraging, helpful & wise.

Thank you Stephen for sharing your life and the sage wisdom you share.

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