Author: Evan Elkins

On Radio: “Mirth, Music, and Mayhem”: In Praise of The Best Show on WFMU

Broadcast over Jersey City’s listener-supported radio station WFMU, The Best Show on WFMU with Tom Scharpling is what happens when many of commercial radio’s most noxious elements—bizarre callers, comedy routines, running gags, and irascible hosts—transform and coalesce into a singularly entertaining program perfectly calibrated for cult attraction.