The boys have been watching a lot of their new favorite show Shark Tank, as well as its Canadian counterpart. It’s beginning bring out the inner-entrepreneur in everyone. Jack envisions a new social network; Kyle should probably get a new phone; and Spike wants save money on sports apparel. All of that plus new and improvised music throughout.
Spotting Waldo is an unorthodox trio of musicians who combine a driving, indie-style with elements of prog, funk and their own brand of face-melting Rock & Roll. This band has developed a sound that is full of variety and constantly evolving.
The boys draw comparisons between the fans of Jimmy Buffett and Sammy Hagar, respectively. Jack finds a new way to enjoy ACDC; Kyle gives up on steaming piracy; and Spike plans a new career in food service.
The boys discuss the fate of the couch in Waldorf Studio. Jack channels his inner-hunter; Kyle shares a similarity with Temple Grandin; and Spike defends his new hairdo. Also, the band has a VERY serious discussion about the treatment of animals and modern meat processing.
There are plenty of questions to be answered in this episode when a couple of bombshells are dropped in the studio. Spike has a big announcement that throws the organizational balance of the band into question… for at least a few minutes.
In this special installment of the podcast, the boys pay tribute to the most wonderful time of the year and create some Christmas-inspired music. Jack has an altercation while holiday shopping, Kyle wants to go caroling this year, and Spike gets an invite to Christmas Eve dinner with Jack’s family. Also, the band catches up with some old friends at the holidays during Segment of the Week.
The boys discuss the hidden messages behind the now-commonplace ED commercials. Jack shares a new take on the art of fashion, Kyle thinks too highly of his Abe Lincoln impression, and Spike attempts to jump-start band morale by hanging some motivational posters in the studio. Also, during Segment of the Week, Spike endures the development of a new sitcom based on his life.
Prepare yourselves; for the most appalling and monstrous edition of the podcast to date. This installment of the show is guaranteed to give you more nightmares than any ordinary episode already does. During this Halloween special: Jack sings a farewell to an old friend, Kyle attends his first summoning, and Spike has a potentially near-death experience. Also, the band gets more than they bargained for when they bring a particularly malevolent guest into the studio. It will be a graveyard smash!
There is no shortage of improvised music in this episode when our old friend Chris Schmidt stops by to jam out. Jack breaks down the ‘former-bandmate’ ranking system, Kyle defends The Donald, and Spike describes a haunting locale from his youth. Also, when a mysterious heckler blasts the Waldo inbox with emails, the band is left to search for answers during Segment of the Week.
The studio is full when band manager Brian comes by to give the boys a status report and Spotting Waldo is joined by musical comrad James Roche, who lends his services on guitar and shares stories about his past as an FM disc-jock. Jack has a theory about a TV-Land classic; Spike brainstorms some potential pseudonyms; and Kyle’s history of tactless behavior in the studio is further revealed.
The boys are again joined by conga man Jon Byrd. They play through a classic Waldo song and create a new jam in the moment.