Episode Archive: The Hornet's Nest

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Dr. Hornet runs a contest - if a listener can guess his favorite album of the year 1974, they’ll win a special prize. The prize? Two tickets to Dr. Hornet’s greatest and most ambitious scheme yet: his own rock ‘n roll club! Featuring Slade, Neil Young, and an in-depth discussion of Ringo’s Starr’s classic “Goodnight Vienna.”

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It's the night after WRGW's Beach Bash, the station's annual summer event, and Dr. Hornet is in high spirits after getting to show off his DJ skills. However, he can no longer turn a blind eye to one of his worst blunders - booking the offensive Classic Rock Comedian, whose off-color jokes ruined the entire night. As listeners call in to voice their displeasure, the Doctor of Rock has no choice but to confront his terrible mistake.

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Dr. Hornet is in dire straits after an uncomfortable encounter with the New Haven police, brought on my his incendiary rant at the end of the Greta Van Fleet show. Scared yet defiant, he copes the only way he knows how: by taking to the airwaves with a tribute to legendary British rock band Badfinger. Featuring puppy talk, an impromptu review of the John Cena vehicle “Bumblebee,” and a murderer’s row of Badfinger deep cuts.

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The Hornet’s Nest welcomes its first guest: Greta Van Fleet bassist Sam Kiszka. Dr. Hornet is thrilled to have a member of the hottest young rock band in the world on his show, but he finds himself wavering on how he feels about their music. When a shocking turn of events occurs, the show threatens to fall apart completely. Can Dr. Hornet keep it together? Will Rock Survive?

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In an unprecedented move, Dr. Hornet encourages the victims of his supervillain schemes to call into the show and tell him how he wronged them, live on the air. As an act of atonement, Dr. Hornet will play a song of their choice - even a song he hates. Will this begin a much-needed healing process and set the Doctor of Rock on the path of redemption? Or will forcing himself to sit through Dave Matthews Band’s “Jimi Thing” just push him over the edge?

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Dr. Hornet announces the Hornet’s Nest’s first giveaway: two tickets to see his cover band, the Doctors, opening for Pink Floyd tribute band The Machine at legendary New Haven venue Toad’s Place. While he’s excited to finally share his bass-playing prowess with his listeners, he can’t help but wonder… what if the tickets end up in the wrong hands? Featuring Thin Lizzy, Montrose, and an in-depth discussion of Wes Montgomery’s guitar technique. 

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Dr. Hornet unveils his most nefarious creation yet: his controversial list of the Top 20 Greatest KISS Tracks, full of left-field picks and bold omissions (that’s right, no “Detroit Rock City” or “Love Gun”). Featuring the Gene Simmons Vault, an in-depth discussion of KISS’s 1981 boondoggle Music from the Elder, and the appearance of a former arch-nemesis.

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Former supervillain Dr. Hornet kicks off the *Hornet's Nest* by unveiling the Hornet Manifesto, a list of rules for the show - including a list of songs he will never play.