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The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show

The show (no music, just entertainment) is hosted by cast including Gregg “Free Beer” Daniels, Chris “Hot Wings” Michaels, Eric Zane, Producer Joe and Steve. http://www.freebeerandhotwings.com/

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FREE BEER & HOT WINGS SHOW. The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show began as an afternoon show in Omaha, Nebr., at non-commercial radio station KIWR in March 1997. The show was comprised of two former Central Michigan University roommates who eventually moved to mornings several months later. They remained there until summer 2000, when they moved to WBON in Knoxville, Tenn. It was there that they met the show’s eventual third member and other CMU grad, Eric Zane, who at the time was their direct competitor at WIMZ. When Zane was fired, he immediately drove across town and joined “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show.” In June 2002, the show moved to New Jersey, where it was simulcast on WTHK in Trenton, N.J., and WCHR on The Jersey Shore. “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show” began full syndication in 2004 with the addition of 97.9 WGRD in Grand Rapids, and is now heard on radio stations in 15 states

WHERE DID THE NAME COME FROM? Instead of calling the show “The Gregg & Chris Show,” which by all estimations would have been the most boring sounding radio show in the world, the decision was made to call it “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show,” which seemed far more attention grabbing. It was admittedly nothing more than a cheap ploy to get people to listen under the false pretense that they may actually have a chance to win beer and/or hot wings. However, it was not intended that those two things would become permanently synonymous and attached to Gregg and Chris as nicknames, but that’s what happened and now they have to live with the consequences of their B.S. forever. Also, the reason Zane wasn’t given a food name is that, when he joined the show, he was already a well-known personality and, frankly, another food name would have just been an overkill of stupidity.

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Tim Meadows Joins Free Beer & Hot Wings in Studio [Video]

Free Beer & Hot Wings were joined in the studio by actor and comedian Tim Meadows Friday morning.

Tim spent 10 years on 'Saturday Night Live' and is now on the NBC sitcom 'Marry Me'. He has some shows this weekend at Dr. Grins Comedy Club in Grand Rapids, so he decided to stop by for a visit. .

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Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Former Intern’s Match.com Profile

So... none of us have been on the dating scene in a while, so maybe we don't get the nuances of online dating. But, we're pretty sure that our former intern is doing it wrong.

An anonymous tipster sent in these screenshots taken while browsing her matches on Match.com. That's former intern Loser Ben's profile.  

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Great Sportsmanship Displayed by an MMA Fighter [Video]

MMA fighters have one job - beat the crap out of their opponent until they're unconscious. Referees have one job as well - to determine exactly when a fighter becomes unconscious and is no longer able to fight.

One of those people completely failed at their job in this video.

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A Look Inside ‘Dumber Than Zane’ Trivia [Photo]

Each Thursday on the show, we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize. Due to some instances of cheating in the past, it's now required that all of our contestants be blindfolded and use GoToMeeting so we can watch them play and ensure that they are not cheating.

This is great because not only can we make sure that they aren't cheating, we also get to see what they look like. And since they're blindfolded, they mostly look ridiculous.

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Guy Hospitalized After He Tried To Kiss His Venomous Pet Snake And It Bit Him [Video]

Just because you love an  animal doesn't mean it loves you back.

18-year-old Austin Hatfield of Wimauma, Florida captured a four-foot cottonmouth snake (also called a water moccasin) last week and decided to keep him as a pet. He's been keeping it in a pillowcase in his girlfriend's house. A few days ago, he was cuddling with his new pet and decided to give him a kiss on the mouth. And (surprisingly) it bit him.

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Jay Feely Calls Tim Tebow The Worst Quarterback He’s Ever Seen [Video]

Tim Tebow was a great college quarterback, but he's proven that having a great college career doesn't mean that someone will automatically have a great NFL career.

While talking about Tebow signing with the Philadelphia Eagles on his Showtime show, Jim Rome asked NFL kicker Jay Feely to weigh in. First, having Jay Feely as an analyst isn't the best idea since he was a kicker and no one cares what they have to say. However, he said something recently that pretty much everyone would agree with, and that is that Tim Tebow is the worst quarterback he's ever seen. 

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This Is What Happens When You Squash A Pregnant Spider [Video]

This is what nightmares are made of. Seriously. We're never going to squash a spider ever again. 

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College Professor Screams At Bad Driver, Almost Gets Run Over [Video]

There's a computer science professor at Kent State University in Ohio named Linden Adkins, and he claims he saw a guy blow through a stop sign and almost hit a girl last week.

So, naturally, he went up to the guy's minivan and started screaming at him. It didn't end very well for Linden. 

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Video of Warren Sapp’s Booking After Being Busted With Hookers

Thinking about Warren Sapp doing anything sexual is enough to make someone vomit, and hearing him talk about it is even worse.

Months ago, the former NFL player was busted right after the Super Bowl with a couple of hookers and naturally, this was a big deal in the sports world. In this video, Sapp was being questioned about exactly what happened, and he goes into full detail about the incident.

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How to Do the Kylie Jenner Challenge [Video]

If you're not familiar with the #KylieJennerChallenge, here's a quick tutorial from Free Beer & Hot Wings if you're looking to get big, puffy lips like Kylie Jenner.

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Woman At Pirates vs. Cubs Game Drilled In The Head By Foul Ball

A woman at the Pirates/Cubs game Monday took a foul ball to the head.

She was standing behind home plate with her back turned, and the ball hit the safety netting. (Which is what the netting's there for, right?) Unfortunately, the net stretched enough that the ball hit her at almost full speed before it bounced off.

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Blocked Swingers’ Club May Open As A ‘Church’ Instead

What do you do when the swingers' club that you're trying to open gets blocked by the busy bodies in the surrounding community? You slightly edit your plans and call it a "church" instead!

Genius!

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