Wally’s World hosted more than 100 shows over three years, but after a nine-day good-bye blowout, it’s waiting for the wrecking ball.
During their 13 years on WFMU, Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster devised a virtual small town of fictional weirdos. Now they’re back with a studio of their own, a new box set, and a touring live act.
To help celebrate the return of The Best Show, the Reader asked Tom Scharpling and Jon Wurster to revisit their first collaboration, the famous “Rock, Rot & Rule” sketch, which predated the show by several years—and still stands as one of the great moments in the history of trolling. Wurster played fictional blowhard Ronald Thomas […]