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Eric Zane Welcomes The Intersection Crowd to Wayland! [Video]

What an amazing night this past Saturday at The Intersection! Wayland ROCKED the place and the crowd was well over 1,300 people! It was amazing!

How do you welcome these guys home? Having Eric Zane from the Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show welcome the crowd!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Hot Wings’ GRD Radiothon Coffee Disaster From Friday [Video]

On Friday afternoon, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" crew took over afternoon drive on our home station, 97.9 WGRD, and held a radio telethon with our friends in the band Wayland to raise money and awareness for the A-T Children's Project.

For the GRD Radiothon, we took pay-for-play requests where people could pay money to hear us play ANYTHING at all.

Thanks to the generosity of our listeners, we were able to raise $10,000 in just four hours. But unfortunately, there was one casualty.

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GRD Radiothon Raises $10,000 for A-T Children’s Project! [Video]

It's amazing! It's astounding!

The first GRD Radiothon reached its goal, raising $10,000!

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Dean From Wayland Just Can’t Stand Rancid Ketchup [Video]

What would you do net $300 for AT Childrens Project?

Well, Dean of Wayland can't stand some rancid ketchup, so in order to grab $300 for AT, Dean did the unthinkable!

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Hot Wings, Producer Joe Sing ‘All About That Bass’ in German Accents! [Video]

If you're listening to the WGRD Radiothon, you may have caught this treasure that was sung on air by two German guys....aka Hot Wings & Producer Joe

Be careful, you may tear up from laughing.

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Watch GRD Radiothon Here [LIVE VIDEO]

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

TODAY from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST in the studios of 97.9 WGRD, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” crew is partnering with Wayland in taking over afternoon drive on WGRD for the first WGRD Radiothon!

The four-hour effort is being done to help raise money and awareness for the A-T Children’s Project, and is being broadcast live by 97.9 WGRD.

Callers can call in on the GRD Request Line at (616) 770-9473 or toll-free at (800) 947-3979.

Listeners can call in a request ANY SONG they want to hear, but for a price! The cooler the song, the better the price. So, if you want to hear something completely crazy or terrible, expect to pay out more.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Kevin Smith Talks Bill Cosby, Nearly Killing Producer Joe, Upcoming Projects [Audio]

We had the chance to talk to writer, director and actor Kevin Smith on the air during "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" today.

While Kevin is, perhaps, best known for his work on the "Clerks" movie series, he also has a million other things going on.

He called in to talk about his AMC series "Comic Book Men," which airs Sunday nights at midnight EST.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 21

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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Big Game Winner Revealed

Congratulations to Mark Elenbaas, of Lowell.

Channel 95.7, an affiliated station of 97.9 WGRD, is sending Mark and a guest to any professional football game of their choice this season.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Separated at Birth — Phil From Wayland and Glenn Close

For some reason, we started talking about Glenn Close's role in the 1987 film "Fatal Attraction."

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People Read Facebook Comments about Sexy Scarlett Johansson GIFs Out Loud [VIDEO]

A lot of these "hottest --insert celebrity name here-- GIFs" have been blowing up the internet. Recently there was a Sexiest Scarlett Johannson Naked GIFs post that got everyone all hot and bothered. I was not aware how hot and how bothered, until I started to read the comments on WGRD's facebook page. Wow. Just wow. Turns out, a lot of folks would eat Scarlett Johansson's farts.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Music Friday Songs for November 14

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today:

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