Growing up in Norwood, Massachusetts, Tom Shillue was a funny kid with a passion for the story. It wasn’t until his high school superintendent made him sign a contract to attend college, that Tom’s colorful course began to unfold. After taking a year off, Tom attended Emerson College to purse a career in entertainment. It was there that his true passion for storytelling was realized. Tom loved the story, just as much as the punchline. It was his attention to both that began to set him apart from his peers.
Now, an accomplished comedian and the host of Fox’s Red Eye, Tom finds himself at the helm of a fruitful and versatile career. Join Mike and Tom as they talk about the early years, developing an artistic identity and being in a barbershop quartet with Jimmy Fallon and Sting in Time & The Mystery: Conversations with Tom Shillue. This is part 1 of a 2 episode conversation.