Tom Rhodes is a world traveling comedian who is now celebrating his 34thyear as a stand up comedian. The New York Times describes him as “A mostly natural intellect with a knack for reporting the harsh realities of life with a dark and absurdly optimistic cynicism.”
An adventurer forging his own path, Rhodes has built a career that not only includes stand-up specials, a sitcom, a travel show, a late night talk show, numerous live CD’s & DVD’s, his critically acclaimed podcast Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp, as well as being a travel writer for the Huffington Post.
Fresh from releasing his latest live album All Hail Laughter (2017) Rhodes has had a long raucous career covering every corner of the globe. Other recordings released are Colossus of Me, Live in Paris and Hot Sweet Ass. In 2009 Laughspin.com named his DVD Rhode Scholar the Number One Comedy DVD of 2009. His one hour stand up special Light Sweet Crudepremiered on Netflix.
His latest TV appearances include Montreal's Just for Laughs gala performance,IFC's Comedy Bang Bang and Sullivan and Sons. Tom is a regular guest on Comedy Central's @midnight.Rhodes was featured in Comedy Central Comedy Underground with Dave Attellseries and inthe Showtime stand-up series, Live From Amsterdam. His three half hour stand-up specials include two Comedy Central Presents... and Raw, recorded in Stockholm for Swedish television.
He had his own sitcom television show on NBC called Mr. Rhodes, his own Late Night Talk show on Dutch television Kevin Masters starring Tom Rhodes, and traveled the world as a TV presenter on the Dutch travel program Yorin Travel. As a featured travel writer for Huffington Post his travel story ‘A Tragedy, A Miracle And A Brawl...Welcome to Ireland’ got awarded by the Huffington Post one of the Top 10 Best Travel Stories of 2011.
His podcast Tom Rhodes Radio Smart Camp was named one of the Top 10 ofBest Podcasts of 2011 by Matador Network and was praised as the best newcomer in The Onion AV’s Club. Tom Rhodes Radio joined Bill Burr's & Al Madrigal's All Things Comedy Network. Tom has been a guest on The Joe Rogan Experience(#248, 364, 420 & 500), The Adam Corolla Show, Marc Maron's WTF, Aisha Tyler's Girl On Guy, London Real, The Artie Lange Show, Ron & Fez Show, NPR Snap Judgment, Unmasked with Ron Bennington on Sirius XM.