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The Wacky Week Podcast

83 EpisodesProduced by Tim HunterWebsite

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 83

June 25th, 2022


Going political this week, with another chat with Fred Bugg putting on his Bob Dole persona, a visit from one of the characters on "24", a couple of …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 82

June 25th, 2022


In this week's collection, got a Halloween theme going, a check-in with the theater, some Casey Kasem clips you'll never hear again and "Bimbo #5."

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 81

June 25th, 2022


A Husky basketball promo from my KOMO days, a KLSY matchmaking website, Fred Bugg does his Bob Dole for us, and the time Alice & I spoke with …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 80

June 25th, 2022


Got a sports theme going on this week including former Mariner reliever Jeff Nelson, buddy Billy Swartz doing his dead-on Ron Fairly impression and Emerald Downs track announcer Robert Geller. Plus our salute to Garbage …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 79

June 25th, 2022


The Wacky Week Wandering Microphone takes us to the Pike Place Market for a catch up with one of KLSY's Promotional Goddesses, Denise Walz.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 72

June 25th, 2022


Our "On the Road Reporter" Mike Evans, an aircheck from "National Bosses Day" and an interview with the legendary, Pat O'Day.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 78

June 25th, 2022


We turn on the Wacky Week wandering microphone once again to share the shocking connection between me and the one and only Dan Molvar. 

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 77

June 25th, 2022


A chat with a reporter from Norway who rode his bike from Washington, D.C., to Seattle, as well as a classic "Battle of the Sexes", featuring former …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 76

June 25th, 2022


A couple of promos from the early days, including some of Fred Bugg's impersonations, and a clip of the late, great Keith Jackson.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 75

June 25th, 2022


We relive the final hour of KLSY radio and fire up the Wacky Week Wandering Microphone to chat with Donald Trump (back when we thought that was funny) thanks to my impersonation guru, Fred Bugg.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 74

June 25th, 2022


Our Wacky Week Wandering Microphone is at it again this week (I was on a roll) as we take the show to the Nickerson Street Saloon for a nice chat …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 73

June 25th, 2022


We fire up the Wacky Week wandering microphone for an interview with Mike Bettelli, who I connected with during my days wandering the halls of KOMO radio.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 71

June 25th, 2022


It's a special "Story Time" edition of this podcast. The unfortunate "Race for the Cure" incident and the Wayne Newton incident....a little bit of Ray Ramsey madness from my KOMO radio days and one of our Murdock, …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 70

June 25th, 2022


In this week's weirdo episode, the tale of Harvey Glick, we hear Survivor's Jeff Probst chat with Mariners Manager Lou Pinella, there's the dream interpretation hotline and my vacation to Arkansas.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 69

February 22nd, 2021


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 68

February 22nd, 2021


What do Bruce Murdock, Tom Cruise and Cher have in common? This episode.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 67

February 22nd, 2021


Lord of the Rings silliness, and an interview with Ron Fairly, "Master of the Obvious", with buddy Bill Swartz.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 66

February 22nd, 2021


Some KING-AM radio archives and the weeping portrait from the Murdock, Hunter & Alice Show on KLSY/Seattle.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 64

February 22nd, 2021


Did Led Zepellin steal a song? And a chat with my buddy, ventriloquist Mark Merchant!

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 63

February 22nd, 2021


Kind of a sports theme going, with Ray Allen of the Seattle Supersonics playing the Murdock, Hunter & Alice Battle of the Sexes, Sports Shorts …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 62

November 30th, 2020


This week, I take you along on a family vacation to Minnesota and South Dakota. The safest trip you'll take all year!

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 61

November 30th, 2020


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episdoe 60

November 30th, 2020


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?

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 59

November 30th, 2020


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 58

November 30th, 2020


Saying goodbye to Galway Traders, a cute little Irish store in Ballard that will soon be the site of another condo.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 57

November 30th, 2020


A Q13 Battle of the sexes, the quintessential summer songs and my son Tyson's prom.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 56

November 30th, 2020


It's my chat with one of my writing partners and a great character in my life, Stephanie Hilbert. Enjoy!

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 55

November 16th, 2020


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 54

November 16th, 2020


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 53

November 16th, 2020


Back for more and this week, we’re firing up the Wacky Week Wandering Microphone to catch up with my radio brother, Peter Lukevich.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 52

November 16th, 2020


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. 

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 51

November 16th, 2020


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 50

January 31st, 2020


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 Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 49

January 31st, 2020


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 48

January 31st, 2020


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 47

January 28th, 2020


A hodge-podge of clips from the past, including Bill Swartz as Ron Fairly, and other assorted blasts from the past.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 46

January 28th, 2020


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!

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 45

December 13th, 2019


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."

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 44

December 13th, 2019


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 43

December 13th, 2019


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!

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 42

December 13th, 2019


I sit down for a walk down memory lane with Bryon Mengle, aka "Bryon the Producer."

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 41

November 15th, 2019


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 40

November 15th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast----Episode 39

November 6th, 2019


More fun from Holiday Seasons past.....

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 38

November 6th, 2019


Hope you're ready to go all Christmas!  Ho ho ho!

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 37

August 27th, 2019


More holiday madness including a visit from Robert Stack and a call to that theater down the street.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 36

August 27th, 2019


Hang the lights (even if they're not guilty) 'cause here comes a holiday edition of the podcast. Ho friggin' Ho.....

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 35

August 19th, 2019


The late Husky Football Coach Don James, the KQOT Sticker Man strikes again, and Murdock, Hunter & Alice to the rescue!

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 34

August 19th, 2019


That time Tom Bergeron and Miss Piggy played "Battle of the Sexes" and Steve Pool is the winner in our Apple Cup Bet.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 33

August 19th, 2019


A fun interview with Sarah McLachlan and some Thanksgiving stuff from Larry Nelson.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 32

August 19th, 2019


A chat with Dick Clark. What a legend!

The Wacky Week Podcast-- Episode 31

August 19th, 2019


My gosh, "Werewolves of Enron", Robert Stack, vampires and the Singing Psychic Fran Baskerville all pop up in this week's episode.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 30

August 6th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 29

August 6th, 2019


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."

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 28

August 6th, 2019


A sit down with my brother from a different mother, Skip Tucker. See what kind of people I used to hang out with?

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 27

August 6th, 2019


A chat with Jeff Probst, the host of "Survivor", Michael Jackson stops by, and the "Harper Valley PTL" makes its triumphant return.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 26

August 6th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 25

July 26th, 2019


Here comes a KLSY aircheck and that time when I stayed at the Thornewood Castle down by Fort Lewis. Yes, it was haunted.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 24

July 26th, 2019


Enjoy the Bill Clinton apology hotline and a catch-up with my former KMWX Yakima news brother, Tony Miner.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 23

July 26th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 22

July 26th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 21

July 26th, 2019


Enjoy the demo for the radio show that was not meant to be, the "Hunter & Alice Show" with Bryon the Producer.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 20

July 18th, 2019


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. 

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 19

July 18th, 2019


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

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 18

July 18th, 2019


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."

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 17

July 18th, 2019


Oh, this is fun. A Larry Nelson breakdown, "Watching Paint Dry", a Gary Owens clip and musical memories of my trip to Hawaii.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 16

July 18th, 2019


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 15

July 7th, 2019


What a collection--Larry Nelson and Stan Boreson doing a Ballard Seafoodfest commercial; The KQOT Stickerman returns; and Mr. Classy, Dana Horner, …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 14

July 7th, 2019


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 13

July 7th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 12

July 7th, 2019


An episode of "Big Fat Liar" and an interview with Gary Myhre and our days together at a Yakima radio station.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 11

July 7th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 10

July 7th, 2019


Ah, the legendary Rug Doctor adventure with Alice, Pat Buchanan swings by (the talented Fred Bugg) and my song, "Do the Ichiro."

The Wacky Week Podcast---Episode 9

June 20th, 2019


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 8

June 20th, 2019


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.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 7

June 13th, 2019


Some fun KLSY memories, including the listener that found love at one of our events and the Titanic Theme song, Simpsons style.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 6

June 13th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 5

June 7th, 2019


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 …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 4

June 7th, 2019


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."

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 3

June 7th, 2019


More holiday fun, including "Baby Got Nuts", a Harry Potter Christmas, and the Disgruntled Elf Hotline.

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 2

June 7th, 2019


It's a Christmas spectacular, with moments from my Murdock, Hunter & Alice days at KLSY, including "The Buttcracker", "Reindeer #5" and some bad …

The Wacky Week Podcast--Episode 1

June 7th, 2019


Here's the one that launched this podcast back in 2007.

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