Tom Dreesen is an American actor, and stand-up comedian.
Tom Dreesen (Comedian, Author "Still Standing Today," Over 60 Appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Dozens of episodes of Letterman, Opening Act for Sinatra 14 Years) has been in show business for over 50 years, a career rich in stories. Today Tom shares stories about his years with close friend, Frank Sinatra. This is an insanely GREAT episode! Enjoy!Look what’s new! The Story Worthy Hour Of Power is EVERY Sunday night on Zoom at 6:00pm pacific time. Watch and hear Story Worthy’s best talents telling true stories! The Ticket Link is here! PLUS, we play Story Smash in the After Show with Blaine Capatch and Danny Zuker! It's an All-Play and you can spin the wheel and tell a true 1 minute story too! It’s a blast! More info on the website, Story Worthy. And please subscribe for free, rate, and review Story Worthy on Apple Podcasts here. It really helps. Plus, check out the funniest game show in Los Angeles, Story Smash! It's EVERY month at the Hollywood Improv when we’re not in a pandemic, and now we play in the After Show of The Story Worthy Hour of Power EVERY Sunday! Follow Christine and Story Worthy on Social Media- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and at Thanks guys!
In the final hour, Zach Zaidman and Tom Thayer were joined by Cubs Radio analyst Ron Coomer for the full hour to discuss the latest gloomy news regarding the MLB labor negotiations. Later, stand-up comedian and Chicago native Tom Dreesen joined the show to share some stories about the 1985 Bears and Frank Sinatra.
Now that Tom Dreesen has 50 years in show business under his belt, he wants to enjoy life. He’s earned it because he’s already experienced enough for five lifetimes. Tom takes Marc all the way back to when he was a kid in suburban Illinois, holding on to a life-changing secret. After wandering aimlessly through jobs in construction, private investigation and the military, he started doing comedy with his partner Tim Reid. Tom talks about going to LA where he became a regular at The Comedy Store, helped the comics organize and eventually was the face of the famous comics strike. He also remarks on his long friendships with David Letterman and Frank Sinatra. This episode is sponsored by Starbucks Tripleshot Energy and Good Boys from Universal Pictures.
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Sep 11th, 1939
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3 hours, 58 minutes
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