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.
Tue, 12 August 2014
Since everyone is on vacation this week, Ty decided to air an interview he did for Our City Radio with comedian Rod Reyes. Reyes has been in the comedy scene for many years and has performed alongside many notable names as he was starting out in New York City. Now in Kansas City, Rod shares his stories and thoughts on comedy with Ty and now you.
Tue, 5 August 2014
The basis of all religions and the meaning of life comes from the biggest question of all: how do you view death? Ty, Jay and Tiffany discuss how they feel about death and dying and the various ways they’ve learned to accept their impending doom. The second segment focuses on the afterlife, and how their beliefs on the subject affect the way in which they live their lives. This episode ends with Ty an Tiffany going head to head in the internet trivia game “Mouse”.
0:00 – Death and dying.
26:31 – The afterlife.
46:51 – Mouse.
Mon, 4 August 2014
Meredith is on hiatus, so this week SOTW welcomes back former guest and current Twitter Bracket champion Tiffany, or as you might know her, @mommyloveswine, to cohost the show. The front end is loaded as Ty talks about how Meredith got him in trouble with his girlfriend, and how he spent the weekend drunkenly hopping trains with porn stars. News this week is about a controversial story centered around a Keith Urban concert, and whether or not there was actually a rape that occurred in the audience.
8:00 – Ty gets caught not cheating.
12:00 – Ty’s epic night.
32:00 – Celebrity Death Pool update.
43:23 – Sounds Of The Week:
- Keith Olberman goes off on Ray Rice.
- Michelle Bachman on the gays.
- Chad Dukes radio promo.
- Pat Robertson returns.
- Every Samuel L. Jackson “motherfucker” ever.
1:08:27 – Keith Urban concert gone wrong.
Fri, 1 August 2014
After 200 episodes, it's time for Ty, Jay and Meredith to reflect. In the first segment, they look back at their favorite moments of the show and what talking nonsense for three hours a week has meant to them. Then they look to the future to talk about what they want out of SOTW going forward. To end the show, Ty unveils a special edition of Name That Tune.
0:00 - The past.
38:00 - The future.
56:11 - Name That Tune: Drums Edition.
Mon, 28 July 2014
Five years. Four studios. Six different hosts. 600 hours later. SOTW celebrates its 200th show this week, which is both impressive and sad. After a few ramblings about the prior week, a special Sounds Of The Week is brought to you by many of the show's prior guests, as they call in to talk about their experiences with being on and listening to the show. News this week is about the news since September of 2009, when this whole thing began, and how much things have or have not changed since then.
13:50 - Comcast repsonds to last week's viral video.
16:00 - Ty runs a 5k.
26:00 - Jay tries to not run over pedestrians.
34:33 - Sounds Of The Week:
- Past guests call in to congratulate the show.
- Jay compiles a best-of compilation of the last 100 shows.
1:06:43 - The news of the last five years.
Tue, 22 July 2014
Two comedians have felt the wrath of social media disasters recently. First, Jay details the case against Bill Maher, whose tweet about Irsael and Hamas turned into a giant feminist outrage. Then Ty explains how Anthony Cumia got fired for his Twitter rant and how everybody is projecting their own ideas onto what others say. Today's show wraps up with Name That Tune.
0:00 - Bill Maher.
31:58 - Anthony Cumia.
1:04:49 - Name That Tune.