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It was more than few years ago I was scratching out a living pushing a mop at MIT. You know, running around with my buddies, chasing skirts, drinking beer and hassling Barneys.

So, it was out of sheer boredom that I completed that “unsolvable” theorem written on a hallway chalkboard. After all, I was always good at arithmetic, what you less geniusey-types refer to as “math.” (Between you and I, I thought I was doing a Soduku.) Who knew?

Anyway, my therapist, Sean, who was total doppelgänger for Robin Williams, wanted one thing for me. Professor Lambeau wanted another. He repeatedly told me to call him Gerry and would call me, drunk, and invite me to his place to show me his “Fields Medal.” He’d say over and over, “It’s really big and impressive.” Whatever.

I decided to follow Sean’s advice. I left behind several lucrative job offers to follow this girl, Skylar, to Stanford University. I’d only gone out with her, like, three times. She had freckles, I think and she thought she could play in the NBA. Bitch, please!?!?

I hopped in my beater, that my boys bought me for my 21st birthday, and headed west. Unfortunately, the POS broke down outside of Goshen, Indiana. I just stayed there. I eventually got a gig doing nights on Goshen College radio. (Go Leafs!!!)

I eventually did make it out west, albeit not to California, but to Las Vegas where I now co-host the Chet Buchanan & the Morning Zoo radio program. In addition, I write and produce comedy that airs nationally through Delicious Audio.

So you know, I haven’t completely gotten out of the math game. I’ve been known to balance an occasional check book and during tax time I do a little part-time work at Walmart in the Jackson-Hewitt kiosk.

Today, when people ask me, “How do I like them apples?” I respond, “In a pie with a golden brown flaky crust and maybe a dollop of Cool Whip.”

– Spence

Spence’s Challenge: Thursday, May 25th

Do you want a chance to win up to $2,048? Try playing Spence’s Challenge… It’s a five question pop culture trivia game, win the $1,048 in the Terrbible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot if you tie Spence and we’ll throw in an extra $1,000 if you can beat him! Practice, Play, Win!

98.5 KLUC–05/25/2017

Spence’s Song of the Week

You will never listen to the Justin Bieber, Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee collabo of “Despacito” the same way again. Spence parodied the remix with “Dos Burritos.”

98.5 KLUC–05/21/2017

Spence’s Challenge: Friday, May 19th

$948 is in the Terrible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot, and it’s approaching record heights! YOU can win all of that money and have your name remembered forever if you can tie Spence in Spence’s Challenge, and we’ll throw in an extra $1,000 if you can beat him! Practice, Play, Win!

98.5 KLUC–05/19/2017

Spence’s Challenge: Thursday, May 18th

356 wins… 34 wins in a row… 1 Spence to beat… Will you step up? Spence’s Challenge is a thirty second five question pop-culture trivia game, tie Spence and win the $923 in the Terrible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot. Oh, and we’ll throw in an extra $1,000 if you can beat him!

98.5 KLUC–05/18/2017

Spence’s Challenge: Monday, May 15th

Another $25 was added to the Terrible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot after Spence’s win today, for a new total of $848! Wanna chance to win it? Five Questions, thirty seconds, pop-culture trivia game… Tie Spence and we’ll give you all the cash in the Jackpot, Beat Spence and we’ll throw in an extra $1000!

98.5 KLUC–05/15/2017

Which City Fits Each of the Seven Deadly Sins?

If the seven deadly sins were cities…which cities would they be. I figured Vegas could win at least three; greed, lust and gluttony…How many did we take?

98.5 KLUC–05/15/2017

Spence’s Song of the Week

Spence went out of his way to create a Mother’s Day masterpiece. With the utmost confidence and humility, we think he may have done it. A special dedication to YOUR mother, see the video for “Say Hi To Your Mom for Me.”


Spence’s Challenge: Friday, May 12th

Dianna returned today to play Spence’s Challenge for the second time against Spence! Unfortunately (for her) Spence won again… Why don’t you try next? If you tie Spence you’ll win the $823 in the Terrible Herbst Spence’s Challenge Jackpot! We’ll also throw in an extra $1,000 if you can beat him!

98.5 KLUC–05/12/2017

How Many Classic “Mom Things” Does Your Mom Do?

There’s some magical force that immediately makes women ALL start doing the same “mom things” once they have kids. And sure, some moms skip a few of them…but no one is totally immune.

98.5 KLUC–05/12/2017

Spence’s Challenge: Thursday, May 11th

52 years ago Donna Pavey gave up her daughter Sharon Glidden for adoption after getting pregnant as a teenager. Sadly, Sharon’s adopted parents passed away recently, and Sharon learned through their deaths that she was adopted… Two days later, Sharon tracked down Donna on Facebook using her maiden name! It’s Today’s “Good Feeling Story of the Day”

98.5 KLUC–05/11/2017


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