Mon, 20 March 2017
Geoff is gone this week so Ben and Terry skip the news and interview Keynote Speaker and National Champion Boxer Cam Awesome about literally everything. Also in 327:
0:00 - Back Patting Intro
10:00 - Terry Got Burned
11:35 - Iron Fist and the Role of Critics
29:50 - Sounds of the Week
57:22 - Interview with Cam Awesome
Songs: Nickelback "Burn It To The Ground" "Rockstar" and "How You Remind Me"
Mon, 13 March 2017
Terry is gone this week leaving Ben and Geoff to replicate the magic of the lost episode. The duo discusses how UMKC handled an incident of rape on the campus and what can be learned from their response. Ben Carson also makes a visit in sounds. Also in 326:
0:00 - Christmas Opening
07:20 Geoff saw Logan
9:30 - Feud on FX
11:40 - Kansas City
20:10 - Sounds of the Week
46:46 - UMKC's Handling of a Campus Assault
Songs: Blink 182 - "Going Away to College", Relient K - "College Kids", Death Cab For Cutie - "We Looked Like Giants"
Mon, 6 March 2017
Uber has had a "no good, very bad, awful week". The guys recap Uber's week and the problems with the service economy in general. Also in 325:
0:00 - Yet Another Sports Opening
5:35 - Roger Stone
8:00 - Saturday Night Live
14: 25 - SOTW Show Suggestion
21: 43 -Sounds of the Week
52:22 - Main Story: Uber's Bad Week
Mon, 27 February 2017
It's a short show but it's a good show! Some major retailers are closing a few hundred stores because of the changing economy. The guys discuss the effect on such moves and if there is a place for brick and mortar stores today. Also in 324:
0:00 - Flying Solo intro
7:55 - Sounds of the Week
40:00 - Main Story: Future of Retail
Songs: Black Flag - "Gimme Gimme Gimme" The Beatles - "Taxman" Ice-T - "New Jack Hustler"
Mon, 20 February 2017
It's the annual 2017 Oscars show! Ty returns from a month being off of the show to give his takes on the best picture nominations. Pat Robertson returns and Trump held a "Press Conference". Also in 323:
0:00 - Prodigal Son Intro
5:23 - Ty Reflects On Having Free Time
13:25 - Ben Voices His Concerns on the Upcoming Season of American Horror Story
24:15 - Sounds of the Week
1:04:14 - Main Story: Oscars 2017
Songs: Moana - "How Far I'll Go" La La Land - "Audition" Trolls - "Can't Stop The Feeling"
Mon, 13 February 2017
Over the week, The Independent published a story that blamed the millennial generation on being entitled because they get too many trophies. Is that true? The guys take a look at the story and the millennial generation as a whole and tries to decide what's really going on. Also in 322:
0:00 - KanderCast opening
8:05 - Geoff didn't get arrested
13:53 - Zelda The Ferret
19:05 - Terry Got a Job!
27:40 Sounds of the Week
1:09:12 - Millennials Are The Worst
Songs: Death Cab For Cutie - "Soul Meets Body" Chance The Rapper - "Somewhere In Paradise" Miley Cyrus - "We Can't Stop"
Mon, 6 February 2017
The ability to protest is a fundamental right and the cornerstone of democracy. With the resurgence of organized protests around the country one of the bigger questions is "How should you protest?" Ben, Geoff and Terry discuss the ethics of protesting and what is the right way to protest. Also, in 321:
0:00 - Kansas Lost at Home Opening
6:18 - Superbowl
8:15 - Trump Update
13:55 - Hidden Figures
24:53 - Sounds of the Week
59:30 - Remembering The Bowling Green Massacre
1:01:45 - The Ethics of Protesting
Songs: Sam Cooke - "A Change Is Gonna Come", Depeche Mode - "Where's The Revolution", Sepultura - "Refuse/Resist"
Mon, 30 January 2017
Terry comes on board as the new co-host of SOTW. We welcome him by forcing him to introduce himself. The guys discuss the streetcar and the future of development in Kansas City. Ben also gives his show suggestion for the month. Geoff tells us about Lunar New Year. 320 is Jam packed with lots of fun (And lots of sounds!) Also in Episode 320:
0:00 - New Intro!
10:20 - Terry's introduction
13:42 - Lunar New Year
17:20 - SOTW Show Suggestion: Colony
27:30 - Sounds of the Week
1:12:15 - Main Story: The KC Streetcar and City Development
Songs: Radkey - "Romance Dawn" Shooting Star - "You've Got What I Need" Beautiful Bodies - "Invincible"
Mon, 23 January 2017
It's Tyson's final episode of Soundtrack of the Week. In this episode Ty helps take an extensive look at the question "Is the American Dream Dead?" Also, Ben talks about the minimum wage drama in KC, Grizzly family, Betsy (Bill Bev) Devos and more! In Episode 319:
0:00 - Ty's Final Into
9:00 - KC's Minimum Wage Drama
14:17 - Ty's Grizzly Family
28:50 - Sounds of the Week
1:03:25 - Main Story: Is The American Dream Dead?
1:42:50 - Ty's Farewell Speech
Songs: The Offspring - "The Kids Aren't Alright" Toadies - "Quitter" Spacehog - "In The Meantime" 311 - "Sever"
Mon, 16 January 2017
"Trump tweeted" is probably going to be this era's buzzphrase. And that is how the whole L. L. Bean "controversy" started. The guys talk about corporate shaming and if it really is a tool for change. Geoff makes an announcement and Ty talks about his personal connection to the current problems with the ACA. Also in 318:
0:00 - Icepocalypse Intro
8:09 - Ben quickly talks about the TCAs because it has consumed his life (again!)
19:30 - Geoff got engaged
22:20 - Ty talks about the ACA
38:00 - Sounds of the Week
1:08:40 - Main Story: L. L. Bean boycott and corporate shaming.
Songs: Queen - "I Want It All" The Heavy - "Coleen" AC/DC - "Moneytalks"