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The Imaginary Radio Show

Welcome to The Wag’s Imaginary Radio Show, a podcast that combines conversation with music, humor and the life experiences of four struggling musicians from New Jersey.

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Show #24: Flat Tires.

The Wag and friends discuss: flat tires; song: “What You Get“. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews.


Show #23: Mystery Record and Jeff Thaxton.

The Wag and friends discuss: mystery record; play Brian O.’s Musical Quiz; discuss: redneck census; song: “It Takes So Much”; discuss: Jeff Thaxton; Christmas shopping; Lisa’s Mom. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews, Lisa Withers, Diadra Marsch and Bill Boudiette.


Show #22: Jersey Accents and Creamer Shots.

The Wag and friends discuss: food/drink ratios; singing in the morning; Jersey accents; attractive features; life; silence; attractive features again; height & arm lengths; bare feet; creamer shots; music cable bag; song: “Driving”. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews and Lisa Withers.


Show #21: Imaginary People and Lefties.

The Wag and friends discuss: imaginary people; sticky; Brian M.’s cyst; chewing gum; Pez dispensers; made-up languages; being late; lefties; getting gas; living in a cemetery; cat walking; song: “Always So Beautiful”; Colin Hay & Billy Joel Q&As. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews and Lisa Withers.


Show #20: Wheatgrass and Babe Ruth.

The Wag and friends discuss: not dying on a Thursday; coma haircut; record experiment; song: “Writing on the Wall”; kindergarten memories; wheatgrass; baseball mud; Babe Ruth; play D.O.T.S. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews, Lisa Withers, Diadra Marsch and Bill Boudiette.


Show #19: Burping and Museums.

The Wag and friends discuss: burping for Alex; bucket lists; Brian M.’s lucky rock; song: “Often”; a scary movie; play Brian O.’s Musical Quiz; weird museums; collections. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews, Lisa Withers, Diadra Marsch and Bill Boudiette.


Show #18: Bathrooms and Ancestors.

The Wag and friends greet their listeners; discuss: calculators; flowers; song: “C.C. Surf”; bathrooms; Ostering’s ancestry story; song: “Can You Hear Me?”; sleeping in the car; Mowery’s ancestry story; Lisa’s awkward moment; T.V. dinners. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews and Lisa Withers.


Show #17: In Search of Tommy.

The Wag and friends play a Wag song: “Stress”; discuss and try to “find” New Jersey musician Tommy Monarque; song: “Memories of You” by Tommy Monarque. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews and Lisa Withers.


Show #16: Brian O.’s Bells and Falling Down.

The Wag and friends discuss: Brian O.’s bells; Brian M.’s manual transmission car; song: “I’ll Never Leave You Again“; falling down; famous guest; the Alamo; play Brian O.’s Musical Quiz. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews and Lisa Withers.


Show #15: Amelia Earhart and The Holmdel Police.

The Wag and friends discuss: Old words; Amelia Earhart; Oswald’s coffin; play Brian O.’s Musical Quiz; song: “Hold Me Now”; discuss: The Holmdel Police; directions; The Chiffons on the radio; school talk; Sheri MacGyver. Featured IRS players: Brian Ostering, Brian Mowery, Alicia Van Sant (all Wag members); Sheri Mathews.