Internet Radio: Live from Your Basement...

Dreaming of radio stardom, or at least a few real-live listeners, Dan Schulz and Scott Wirkus broadcast the first Dan & Scott Show from the basement of an empty retirement home in Jackson, Wis. It was April Fools' Day, 1996, and Schulz and Wirkus, then 31 and 30, had maxed out their credit cards, quit their jobs at an ad agency and printing plant, and moved in to produce an Internet radio show.

These days, the Dan & Scott Show, a polished but off-color tribute to goofy guys' prank calling from dorm rooms everywhere, airs to an audience of 100,000...

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