Tue, 16 September 2014
Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy. The NFL has a problem with the way its players are handling themselves. SOTW delves into what exactly the league should do, what it says about society as a whole, and examine how the media has responded to everything that’s going wrong in the world of pro football. Also, Ty and Meredith go head-to-head in a blowout match of Google Feud.
0:00 – The Ray Rice problem.
27:17 – The media’s response.
45:13 – Google Feud.
Songs: Sweet - Ballroom Blitz, Drowning Pool - Bodies, W.A.S.P. - Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
Mon, 15 September 2014
Meredith returns for good this week, and what a wonderful week it is. First, Ty notices how the all-around ban on vaping seems to be gaining steam, a few thoughts on how people today basically have zero manners, and a little update on what’s going down in Ferguson. News centers around Scotland, who will be voting on whether or not they should leave the UK. SOTW discusses what this means to them, the world and what they think will ultimately happen.
5:53 – E-cigs are getting banned everywhere now.
14:07 – People are disgusting and rude.
21:54 – Ferguson update.
25:52 – Meredith is back.
33:17 – Sounds Of The Week:
- Ted Cruz thinks the government will shut down SNL.
- Jeff Goldblum sings the Jurassic Park theme song.
- Courtney Love is talentless.
- Zen Thoughts with Nick Offerman.
51:28 – Scotland is going rogue.
Songs: Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting, Rolling Stones - Street Fighting Man, Five Finger Death Punch with Tech N9ne - Mama Said Knock You Out
Tue, 9 September 2014
Television is the glue that connects all of our lives, so SOTW is here to give a completely inaccurate look at the history of the medium and what television means to our society. Then Ben walks us through the new shows of fall season, which ones we should look forward to and which ones we should avoid. This episode ends with Ty and Ben going at it in a round of “Movie Star, Porn Star, Loser”.
0:00 – The history of television.
25:02 – Fall TV preview.
1:14:41 – Movie Star, Porn Star, Loser.
Mon, 8 September 2014
Ty and Jay welcome Ben (also known as @camulus) on the show to talk about everything television. But first, Ty has a sad Labor Day weekend at Kauffman Stadium, an update on what’s going down in Ferguson, and a very star-studded Celebrity Death Pool update. News this week is about how a cancer research charity refused money donated to them because it was raised via Reddit.
12:53 – Ty has a bad time at the Royals game, and so did Kauffman Stadium security.
17:56 – Ferguson update.
20:00 – Celebrity Death Pool update.
41:48 – Sounds Of The Week:
- Duck Dynasty on ISIS.
- Every Mumford & Sons song ever.
- Jimmy Fallon & Adam Levine do impressions.
- Mean Tweets (NFL Edition).
1:07:00 – Pro-cancer is anti-Reddit.
Tue, 2 September 2014
Sadly, Kelly Klaymour is moving away from drab Kansas City and out to the west coast to follow her dreams. Ty and Jay talk to her about leaving home and sacrificing everything for her career, and then what homes mean to each of them, and what it means to leave your home behind. Today’s show ends with Ty and Kelly going one on one in the internet trivia game “Mouse”.
Be sure to follow Kelly on Twitter @KellyKlaymour.
0:00 – Chasing your dreams.
30:46 – What home means.
56:00 – Mouse.
Mon, 1 September 2014
Ty and Jay welcome back friend of the show and TS film star Kelly Klaymour. To start off the show, Ty talks about how his readers are obsessed with hurricanes, and SOTW gets some positive listener feedback, which Jay promptly sets out to destroy. News this week is about the world of vaping and e-cigs, and how their popularity with kids shows that you can never really stop smoking from being cool.
8:00 – Hurricane Watch 2014.
9:50 – Listener feedback.
21:08 – Sounds Of The Week:
- Megyn Kelly and Bill O’Reilly on white privilege.
- Capt. Page – St. Louis Oath Keeper
- Kirk Cameron on saving Christmas.
- Little boy goes off on pregnant mom.
53:52 – Vaping is cool. Apparently.
Tue, 26 August 2014
As Jay attempts to quit smoking, he starts a conversation with Ty and Mitch about the ritualistic nature of our habits an addictions. First, they look into the rituals of humans as a whole and why people have the need to provide order for themselves, and then the gang looks into their own personal rituals and habits. This episode ends with a special guitar edition of Name That Tune.
0:00 – Rituals as human nature.
32:33 – Personal rituals.
1:13:31 – Name That Tune: Guitar Edition.
Mon, 25 August 2014
Ty and Jay welcome back Mitch this week as Meredith is still stuck in the middle of Missouri somewhere. To start things off, Ty has a plan to get all new equipment by hawking cigarettes, billboards should be illegal and an all around complaining session about driving ensues. After a Ferguson-heavy Sounds Of The Week, news centers around a study that found one out of every three people are in the FBI database, which has SOTW wondering why our system has deemed damn near everybody to be a criminal.
7:45 - SOTW wants Camel cigarettes to be a sponsor.
11:14 - Ty hates billboards.
17:24 - Driving woes.
26:37 - Sounds of the Week:
- Anonymous has a scary video.
- Jake Tapper live from Ferguson.
- Sean Hannity is an awful person.
- Dr. Michael Baden on Michael Brown's autopsy.
- Keem's rap song about Ferguson.
- Little League World Series speech.
- Old people are gross.
1:05:13 - We are all criminals.
Tue, 19 August 2014
No story has hit as hard in recent memory like what’s happening right now in Ferguson, Missouri. Ty, Jay, Meredith and Ron discuss all aspects of the protesting, from what happened the day Michael Brown was shot, what the protesting is really about, and whether or not the police are just in using force. Then they talk about what possible solutions are available to not only end the violence, but to change these kind of situations going forward. This episode ends with a game of “Movie Star, Porn Star, Loser”.
0:00 – Discussing Ferguson.
44:16 – Solutions to the problem.
1:14:28 – Movie Star, Porn Star, Loser.
Mon, 18 August 2014
Meredith breaks her haitus and returns for one week to talk about the story that has dominated the news cycle: Ferguson. She is joined by friend of the show and long time listener Ron, who attempts to bring an older perspective to the show (also: burps). This week starts off with Mormon masturbation manuals and Meredith's hobo living, then moves to a special Sounds Of The Week, as Ty conducted interviews at the Kansas City protest for Ferguson, asking both black and white people how they view the police. Finally, news this week is about the death of Robin Williams, how we view suicide and depression, and how people on Twitter and Facebook are reacting to it.
8:28 - Ty is still upset how people treat their animals.
10:46 - Mormons are weird.
18:18 - Ty and Jay meet an awesome listener.
20:36 - Meredith is a hobo.
22:10 - Jay saw the gayest guy on Earth.
28:04 - Sounds Of The Week:
- Interviews from the Kansas City rally for Ferguson.
- The "apparently" kid gets autotuned.
53:08 - Robin Williams and social media's response.