“Trying to explain The Best Show on WFMU to someone who hasn’t heard it can be one of the most frustrating tasks on the planet. It’s a radio show. Let’s at least start there. It airs out of listener-supported station WFMU in Jersey City, New Jersey, and it’s one of those rare things in pop culture — like, say, The Wire — that you actually get angry with your friends for not knowing about.”
This Spin magazine story covers one of my favorite things: “The Best Show on WFMU,” something I couldn’t possibly even know about without the Internet. But I’m very glad I do.
Why Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster of WFMU’s ‘Best Show’ Are Punk Genuises