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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.

Schedule

M-F 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Sa 6:00 am - 10:00 am

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Australian Guy Freaks Out When He Sees Hail for First Time [Video]

So, apparently it doesn't hail much in Australia.

Either that or it hails all the time and this guy has somehow has never seen it before.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Old Man Beats Up Some Young Hippie in Boxing Match [Video]

Every now and then, we are treated to a good old-fashioned harshing of some young punk who wants to argue and fight with the older generation.

While sometimes it is in the form of a bus driver punch, sometimes it comes in a boxing ring.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Columbus Blue Jackets Fan Really Likes to Dance [Video]

Hockey fans are a special breed.

Near or far, they always seem to bring out the quirks when in an arena.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Man Wanders Brooklyn Streets on Fire [Video]

It might be hard to imagine being so in shock that you don't even know you're on fire. It sounds like it might be out of a zombie movie.

Just imagine seeing a guy walking down the street with smoke billowing off his back looking like he is out of it entirely.

That is exactly what happened in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: San Francisco Giants’ Hunter Pence Gets Real Awkward with Fox’s Erin Andrews [Video]

Postgame interviews aren't easy to do, but that doesn't make them any less miserable to listen to.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Footage of Canadian Parliament Shooting Caught On Cell Phone [Video]

We live in a day and age where a lot of people have their cell phones on them constantly and at the ready. While frustrating sometimes to see that, it has given us some shocking images of current events.

The most recent were the shootings Wednesday at the Canada's Parliament Hill and the War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ESPN’s Skip Bayless Has Weird Perspective On Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (Video)

ESPN's Skip Bayless has always been known as a bit of a blowhard.

He is in the sports news constantly, but almost always for being a lightning rod that nobody agrees with.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: What Exactly Is the Spinning Beam of Terror? [Video]

Have you ever wondered what it might look like if a thousand people ran into a meat grinder?

Apparently, so did the producer of this video.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Andy Richter Fires Perfect Comeback to Fat Joke [Video]

Chelsea Handler was always a different kind of late-night talk show host and has always had a bit more of an edge to her comedy.

On "Conan," she has always made a few sly remarks to sidekick Andy Richter about his weight.

Andy finally decided he had enough.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: UFC Fighter Takes Trash Talk to Different Level [Video]

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighters are known for beating the living hell out of each other with their fists.

But it's a rare treat when they beat the living hell out of each other with their words.

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Kristoffer Tripplaar/ Sipa via The White House pool and Getty Images
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Guy Tells President Obama Not to Touch His Girlfriend [Video]

Being president means countless photo opportunities and public appearances, most of them probably ones that one doesn't want to do.

When President Barack Obama was at a polling location in Chicago promoting the midterm general elections and casting his ballot, he probably didn't plan on being threatened by someone about their girlfriend.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Guy Finds Two Bugs Buried Inside His Ear [Video]

One of the more ear wrenching sound clips played on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" is Hot Wings mimicking a moth chewing on the inside of Eric Zane's ear.

What if that moth and a tick were stuck inside the ear, though, just to double down on the gross?

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