32. Voicemail Theatre
November 1st, 2020

Paul F. Tompkins - Google Voice Transcripts
(File under: comedy, podcasts, nonsense)

Listen: youtu.be/cwIjP_FKJuM

Here’s a short piece of silliness from Paul F. Tompkins. Specifically, an excerpt from his exquisitely named podcast The Pod F. Tompkast, which involves a dramatic reading of the hopelessly butchered voicemail transcriptions offered by Google Voice, with musical accompaniment.

Computers attempting to be useful and accidentally writing avant-garde poetry is right up my alley—having that poetry read by PFT, convivial goofball and the comedian I have likely listened to more than any other in my lifetime? A gift.

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