10 episodes

Two wacky guys broadcast a hilarious blend of political commentary, weird news, and stand-up comedy. Mel & Floyd were voted Madison's favorite radio personalities in the Isthmus reader's poll in 2009.

Mel & Floyd Mel & Floyd

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    • 4.9 • 44 Ratings

Two wacky guys broadcast a hilarious blend of political commentary, weird news, and stand-up comedy. Mel & Floyd were voted Madison's favorite radio personalities in the Isthmus reader's poll in 2009.

    Shut Up & Get Back To Talking

    Shut Up & Get Back To Talking

    This week on Mel & Floyd: WORT’s birthday fundraising show & a visit from Esty; A WORT Family Feud recap; Rating cartoon characters; Revisiting the promo for the Star Wars Holiday Special nearly a half century later; A mac and “cheese” lawsuit; Utility problems in Texas; And other random topics; Subscribe to the Mel & Floyd Podcast on itunes and never miss another episode [Unless the power goes off again] – It’s FREE!; Passersby were amazed at the unusually large amounts of blood.

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    • 56 min
    Pass the Sliders, Please!

    Pass the Sliders, Please!

    This week on Mel & Floyd: Tales of turkeys, geese and cranes; A plot to “off” a royal uncovered centuries later; A discussion of languages culminating in Klingon; Parisian bubble tea; The symbolism of pumpkins; The eternal question: werewolf or vampire?; Juggling on the radio; More cost cutting at Twitter; And other random topics; Subscribe to the Mel & Floyd Podcast on itunes and never miss another episode [Unless the power goes off again] – It’s FREE!; Passersby were amazed at the unusually large amounts of blood.

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    • 57 min
    Yay, The Dinosaurs Are Here!

    Yay, The Dinosaurs Are Here!

    This week on Mel & Floyd: A gathering of Coots; Opening the Mel & Floyd Mailbag; Election denialism karma; Crackerization in Ohio; Trump’s low-energy speech to a captive audience; Cawthorn clears out his office; Beer banned at world cup; Crypto schadenfreude; New Jersey road signs, you got a problem with that?; Usain Bolt vs a Wombat; And other random topics; Subscribe to the Mel & Floyd Podcast on itunes and never miss another episode [Unless the power goes off again] – It’s FREE!; Passersby were amazed at the unusually large amounts of blood.

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    • 58 min
    Luckily, I Invested In Pitchforks

    Luckily, I Invested In Pitchforks

    This week on Mel & Floyd: A “Great War” analogy on Armistice Day; Sarah Palin loses again; Watermelon futures plummet; Parody accounts & financial woes at Twitter; Louisiana fails to abolish slavery; Mixed results on marijuana referenda; Once again Wisconsin Democrats garner more than 50% of the votes resulting in 30% of gerrymandered state legislative seats; And other random topics; Subscribe to the Mel & Floyd Podcast on itunes and never miss another episode [Unless the power goes off again] – It’s FREE!; Passersby were amazed at the unusually large amounts of blood.

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    • 58 min
    More Rainbows in Our Future

    More Rainbows in Our Future

    This week on Mel & Floyd: Ruby visits while Mel tests his buzzer and critiques his neighbors’ Halloween “candy”; Musk goes on a firing spree; Twitter’s loss may be Tumblr’s gain; “Unintentional” weapon discharges in Milwaukee; A prizewinner from Minnesota; Foiling porch pirates; Cap’n Crunch advisory -don’t use water!; Minions outflank Kanye; And other random topics; Subscribe to the Mel & Floyd Podcast on itunes and never miss another episode [Unless the power goes off again] – It’s FREE!; Passersby were amazed at the unusually large amounts of blood.

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    • 58 min
    Speaking of Eating Flies…

    Speaking of Eating Flies…

    This week on Mel & Floyd: Family Feud trash talking; Putin proselytizing; Conservative state mortality rates; Math & reading test results; Exploding rats in Madison, Crime rates in Oklahoma, Potemkin’s homecoming; A Martian seismic event; Chimpanzee-gorilla interactions; Toys for bumblebees; And other random topics; Subscribe to the Mel & Floyd Podcast on itunes and never miss another episode [Unless the power goes off again] – It’s FREE!; Passersby were amazed at the unusually large amounts of blood.

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    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

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