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The Wacky Week Podcast

The Wacky Week Podcast

By Tim Hunter
Tim Hunter shares moments from his Yakima and Seattle radio past, along with new laughs and interviews.
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The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 69
Bill Swartz plays along with us again this week, as Murdock, Hunter & Alice chat with Bob Robertson, our gardening expert Frisco and enjoy one of the "Hideous Consequences" from our Battle of the Sexes.
13:05
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 68
What do Bruce Murdock, Tom Cruise and Cher have in common? This episode.
22:51
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 67
Lord of the Rings silliness, and an interview with Ron Fairly, "Master of the Obvious", with buddy Bill Swartz.
09:45
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 66
Some KING-AM radio archives and the weeping portrait from the Murdock, Hunter & Alice Show on KLSY/Seattle.
14:50
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 65
Ever want to talk with a Swede?
09:33
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 64
Did Led Zepellin steal a song? And a chat with my buddy, ventriloquist Mark Merchant!
12:32
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 63
Kind of a sports theme going, with Ray Allen of the Seattle Supersonics playing the Murdock, Hunter & Alice Battle of the Sexes, Sports Shorts with Thick Scully and a return to the days of self-help cassettes.
14:24
February 22, 2021
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 62
This week, I take you along on a family vacation to Minnesota and South Dakota. The safest trip you'll take all year!
11:20
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 61
A call to the Michael Jackson hotline, an MH&A "Get You Ready For Summer" special, a flashback to one of my all-time favorite events, the "Keeney to Keeney 92.5-foot Fun Run" and Wayne Brady and Lisa Ling help up mess with Alice.
09:55
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episdoe 60
The Ichi store,  an interview with Elton John, the time ABC mentioned M&H on the national news and what if Alice left the Murdock, Hunter & Alice show and went over to work for KING-5 TV?
12:43
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 59
This week, I'm back in Ballard, but this time, to celebrate Syttende Mai--Norwegian Constitution Day. It's a two-day party in these parts.
15:32
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 58
Saying goodbye to Galway Traders, a cute little Irish store in Ballard that will soon be the site of another condo.
07:14
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 57
A Q13 Battle of the sexes, the quintessential summer songs and my son Tyson's prom.
15:27
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 56
It's my chat with one of my writing partners and a great character in my life, Stephanie Hilbert. Enjoy!
07:44
November 30, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 55
Another weirdo salad, including a return to a Seattle earthquake, an interview with Doris Roberts, a chat with J.A. Jance, a funny movie trailer, and a bit I did with Alice Porter, John Nixon, Jim Dai and Bryon Mengle in our demo, “The Guy Panel.”
23:37
November 16, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 54
The time I was hypnotized on air, a Gardening with Frisco bit, and they actually let me on KOMO Radio for a while. Here’s an aircheck.
16:43
November 16, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 53
Back for more and this week, we’re firing up the Wacky Week Wandering Microphone to catch up with my radio brother, Peter Lukevich.
10:34
November 16, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 52
More of the radio show that never happened, Burns & Hunter, along with Debbie Deutsch, a Sonics song I did, and a bit I did with my son, Tyson, so many, many years ago. 
12:59
November 16, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 51
Got a strange hodge-podge of bits for you this time, including Marty Rowe's 30th birthday celebration during my KQOT days, an odd song, a KQOT window sticker promotion, A KOMO Country jingle, and the Burns & Hunter Show that never was....including an appearance of the late Debbie Deutsch. Enjoy!
08:53
November 16, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 50
I forgot how fun these were. Thanks to Scott Burns putting on the Spandex (and he'll do that by request), Richard Simmons introduces me in this episode that takes us up to Everett for the time we threw out the ball at the Everett Giants (now the AquaSox) game.
10:02
January 31, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 49
Oh, what a fun blast from the past. TWO former "Lights Out" hosts from the post-Delilah days, Peter Lukevich and KLSY's Charlie Brooks. Both awesome people and great to catch up with them.
08:23
January 31, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 48
Wow, this one has all kinds of radio gems on it. The time at KLSY when we had Bryon the Producer try to stick a Zucchini on a famous porch; there's an appearance from Fran Baskerville, the singing psychic and from my Yakima radio days, a PSA for Discojerkannouncerous.
14:01
January 31, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 47
A hodge-podge of clips from the past, including Bill Swartz as Ron Fairly, and other assorted blasts from the past.
10:22
January 28, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 46
In this episode, I reconnect with a fellow former KOMO-kateer, Keith Shipman, who is now the president of the Washington and Oregon Association of Broadcasters.  Great talking with you, Keith!
14:40
January 28, 2020
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 45
Some Mix jingles you may never have heard or have tried actively to forget, Cisco Morris and Meeghan Black, and my song, "Tired of the Snow."
08:48
December 13, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 44
A visit from President Bush (senior), the Sonics in the playoffs against Phoenix, and a Woody Allen Top Five List among the treasures you'll experience. Hang on.
17:29
December 13, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 43
Wow, here you go. Lots of names from the past (and their matching voices) including Anna D, Dana Deardan, Rick the Peanut Guyand even Richard 'friggin' Simmons!
23:55
December 13, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 42
I sit down for a walk down memory lane with Bryon Mengle, aka "Bryon the Producer."
09:55
December 13, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 41
Hear someone win a boat, my "Drivers in the Snow" song and Olympic Gold Medal Winning Skier Picaboo Street and, as they say, a lot more.
13:39
November 15, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 40
This could be called the "What could have been" podcast, as we give you a sneak listen into a pilot for a "Hunter & Alice Show" demo, we hear about Alice's Thanksgiving weekend and Sarah McLachlan stops by our studio
15:05
November 15, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast----Episode 39
More fun from Holiday Seasons past.....
20:33
November 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 38
Hope you're ready to go all Christmas!  Ho ho ho!
15:57
November 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 37
More holiday madness including a visit from Robert Stack and a call to that theater down the street.
16:20
August 27, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 36
Hang the lights (even if they're not guilty) 'cause here comes a holiday edition of the podcast. Ho friggin' Ho.....
13:18
August 27, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 35
The late Husky Football Coach Don James, the KQOT Sticker Man strikes again, and Murdock, Hunter & Alice to the rescue!
12:53
August 19, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 34
That time Tom Bergeron and Miss Piggy played "Battle of the Sexes" and Steve Pool is the winner in our Apple Cup Bet.
11:48
August 19, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 33
A fun interview with Sarah McLachlan and some Thanksgiving stuff from Larry Nelson.
12:54
August 19, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 32
A chat with Dick Clark. What a legend!
09:58
August 19, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast-- Episode 31
My gosh, "Werewolves of Enron", Robert Stack, vampires and the Singing Psychic Fran Baskerville all pop up in this week's episode.
12:47
August 19, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 30
The time I dragged Tyson into one of my radio bits, the history of the Stanford fight song from one of our KOMO Husky Tailgate parties, some alcohol-inspired Yakima radio humor and more.
11:18
August 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 29
Some Yakima radio memories, a Waterbeds Unlimited commercial from long ago, that time Rich Little brought his impressions into KOMO radio and my contribution to Halloween, "Bimbo #5."
11:49
August 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 28
A sit down with my brother from a different mother, Skip Tucker. See what kind of people I used to hang out with?
13:13
August 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 27
A chat with Jeff Probst, the host of "Survivor", Michael Jackson stops by, and the "Harper Valley PTL" makes its triumphant return.
13:32
August 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 26
Oh, my. Lots of little nuggets here.  My Mariners song, "Faith", from that magical year of 1995, Scott Burns gives us his Tom Brokenjaw, Bill Swartz gives us a two-fer: Frisco the gardening expert and Bob, the Cougar broadcaster. Oh, there's more, but start listening....
12:22
August 6, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 25
Here comes a KLSY aircheck and that time when I stayed at the Thornewood Castle down by Fort Lewis. Yes, it was haunted.
16:57
July 26, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 24
Enjoy the Bill Clinton apology hotline and a catch-up with my former KMWX Yakima news brother, Tony Miner.
14:02
July 26, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 23
I call this a radio salad, because there's a little of everything here. A Murdco commercial I put together during my early days at KLSY, but the coolest thing contained in this episode: When I first started doing radio at KQOT in Yakima, I worked with Skip Tucker...who had gotten to know Ichabod Crane, who graciously agreed to critique one of my airchecks. He did, by playing it, pausing it and then jumping into it. Forever grateful.
14:43
July 26, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 22
You'll hear an ancient clip from my KQOT days in Yakima, and I walk down KLSY Memory Lane with Amy Yamada. I am SO proud of what she has accomplished and done in her lifetime. Just one of the great people I had the chance to work with at 92.5-KLSY. If you want to see what she did with her life, visit www.amyyamada.com
08:38
July 26, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 21
Enjoy the demo for the radio show that was not meant to be, the "Hunter & Alice Show" with Bryon the Producer.
19:35
July 26, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 20
Here's part two of our "Go Date Yourself" series. Yeah, brief series. Three single women talk about their adventures (and misadventures) in the world of dating. 
14:32
July 18, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 19
Oh, you'll like this one--we call it, "Go Date Yourself"--a panel of three single women talk about their challenges in the dating world. Here's part 1
12:05
July 18, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 18
Another nice assortment. A few campaign ads, an interview with Tom Hutyler--the Mariners' stadium voice and a former KLSY-kateer and my Soundie Award nominated song, "I guess I farted."
12:01
July 18, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 17
Oh, this is fun. A Larry Nelson breakdown, "Watching Paint Dry", a Gary Owens clip and musical memories of my trip to Hawaii.
14:07
July 18, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 16
More memories from the KLSY reunion we had several years ago, an episode of Roman Theater and One Man's Opinion.  No puns were injured in the making of this podcast.
17:42
July 18, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 15
What a collection--Larry Nelson and Stan Boreson doing a Ballard Seafoodfest commercial; The KQOT Stickerman returns; and Mr. Classy, Dana Horner, dishes a bunch of history about KLSY.
11:39
July 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 14
Some clips of KOMO radio's Larry Nelson and Ray Ramsey playing around at that legendary 6:55am break...and audio of my very first professional day on the air at KQOT, Yakima. Scary stuff.
13:50
July 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 13
This one's really fun. You'll hear "Nick and Sam's Wedding List Draft"...a bit I put together with Scott Burns about my step-son and his wife having to choose who got to go to their wedding.....and, a classic radio pass-around:  a recording of the late comedy genius Jonathon Winters, going all improve in a radio station recording studio. What a mind!
14:05
July 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 12
An episode of "Big Fat Liar" and an interview with Gary Myhre and our days together at a Yakima radio station.
12:24
July 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 11
Another all-over-the-board adventure including some of my more forgettable moments when I cut my radio teeth at KCMU, there's an episode of Roman Theater in there (one of my personal favorites) and the lovely and talented Scott Burns shows off his Tom Brokaw impersonation.
09:42
July 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 10
Ah, the legendary Rug Doctor adventure with Alice, Pat Buchanan swings by (the talented Fred Bugg) and my song, "Do the Ichiro."
15:59
July 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 9
Another episode that's all over the board including some Bhagwan madness, a clip from a Husky Tailgate party during my KOMO radio days, and a dash of Groundhog's Day fun.
09:51
June 20, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 8
I drag my radio brother Scott Burns into this one, you'll hear an episode of "The Lion Food" and my "Where's Springsteen?" bit in honor of the graduates.
11:16
June 20, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 7
Some fun KLSY memories, including the listener that found love at one of our events and the Titanic Theme song, Simpsons style.
13:25
June 13, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 6
Episode 6 of my Wacky Week Podcast includes "The Big Seattle Goat Show", memories of Larry Nelson as we traced the history of the Stanford fight song and "Werewolves of Enron".  Remember, more Wacky stuff at www.wackyweek.com!  
10:16
June 13, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 5
More fun from the KLSY days, including Bryon the Producer talking about speed-dating, a Memory medicine, our sponsor, "The Dollar an Eye Store" and a call to that movie theater down the street.
10:02
June 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 4
Some more wacky madness with KLSY's Alice Porter explaining why she spends new $20 bills first, plus a couple of songs, including "Wishing Well" by Ronald Reagan and my Soundies-nominated song, "I guess I farted."
09:43
June 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 3
More holiday fun, including "Baby Got Nuts", a Harry Potter Christmas, and the Disgruntled Elf Hotline.
12:17
June 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 2
It's a Christmas spectacular, with moments from my Murdock, Hunter & Alice days at KLSY, including "The Buttcracker", "Reindeer #5" and some bad piano Christmas songs. Enjoy!
10:07
June 7, 2019
The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 1
Here's the one that launched this podcast back in 2007.
08:60
June 7, 2019