This week we are joined by Massachusetts native, Shane Vitko! You may know Shane from the Deviant Gentlemen Podcast that he co-hosts with Bad Wolves' lead singer, Tommy Vext. He talked about his story coming from a troubled youth in Boston, MA to living his dream out in LA doing things he never thought he could. The guys talk about addiction, prison, staying positive, and the old school days of WAAF.. plus a whole lot MORE! Go check out Shane's Podcast with Tommy Vext at https://deviantgentlemen.com!!
Actor/Comedian Sue Costello joins Breaking The Ice Podcast this week. She talks to the guys about how toxic the entertainment industry can be for woman, her plans for the future, and her beef with Joe Rogan!
Our first ever live Zoom Bomb episode was a success! Guests included podcast listeners and former radio personalities such as Mistress Carrie, Corinne Kimball, Denny Doherty, Patrick Heenehan, Big Red and MUCH MORE!
WAAF Alumni, Doug Dave, joined Breaking The Ice this week. We talked about some old WAAF stories. Since leaving radio a few years ago Dave is now owner of Pinz. Pinz has five locations and is a great bowling, arcade, restaurant and bar. He has taken a huge hit with the MA rules for COVID reopening and talks about how tough it's been and what he thinks the future will hold.
Lebanese comedy superstar, Nemr, joins the guys on Breaking The Ice this week. We talked to Nemr about everything that has been going on in his home country especially with the recent explosion. We also talk to Nemr about how he single handily brought the art of standup comedy to the Middle East. So much was covered in this episode including cancel culture, political correctness, and Nemr says it's cool that NH kids call Beer Pong "Beirut"!
A lot was covered in this weeks episode! Mike Hsu has made his way back onto the air! Hsu announced the he's made his return to radio on 100.1 The Pike. The guys talk about some WILD radio stories, NHL playoffs, living in Worcester and Pumpkin Spice in August?!
This episode of BTI we are joined by comic Ray Harrington. We find out that Ray and Isaiah are fraternity brothers, and that Ray and Josh have the same fascination with Hitler.. but not in a weird way.. you just have to listen to piece this one together..
The hilarious Yannis Pappas joins BTI this week! Yannis Pappas is a standup comedian and co-host of the well known podcast, "History Hyenas". Yannis talked about how Ellen should go to prison, the future of the entertainment industry and did Bobby Orr's Family own slaves? Also at some point during this episode we play some "Drag-Mail"!
This episode of BTI we were joined by our guest Peter Kelleher (aka The Soupman). Peter tells us how he turned the loss of his son Travis into a positive. He tells us his story about how he got from the first bowl of soup that he gave to the homeless, to how he got national attention from the media and getting a phone call from New England Patriots owner, Robert Kraft. This is for sure one of the most inspirational episodes of BTI yet. After we said goodbye to Peter, Josh and Isaiah may have given the Racist Cock his heaviest work load on the show yet. This episode has a little bit of everything!
Kevin Barbare joined his former WAAF co-workers on Breaking The Ice Podcast. They talked about how Kevin acquired Getty Lee of Rushs' keyboard, movies that could be made today, and Morgan Freeman makes an appearance!
Mistress Carrie returns to Breaking The Ice Podcast! The last time everyone was in the same room together was right before the Rona-virus hit hard was at Mistress Carrie's house! So of course everyone had some catching up to do! They talked about Mistress Carrie's new podcast (The Mistress Carrie Podcast), Grabbing puppets boobs, names of generations, and what countries are listening to our podcasts! This episode gets wild!
This episode of BTI Mike Hsu and Josh Dolan were finally in the same room but Isaiah is still hiding from the COVID in his bunker in an unknown location. We play a few Drag-Mails and talk about Master Bedrooms, Hsu's family has new shirts, and Italian subs!
Russ & Luke from the band Town Meeting return to BTI! The have a new album out now and a new podcast that they co-host with MIKE HSU! We talked about the advice Hsu gave to Weird Al, Pam Grier's boobs, Josh Dolan's sniff, and what it's like to be in a band with family!
Fellow Boston radio personality, Corinne Kimball formerly of AMP Radio on 103.3, joined the podcast. We talked about the transition from radio to podcasting, the future of radio, NASCAR, strip clubs and her new podcast "Cut To Corinne"!
Gerry Callahan joined Breaking The Ice Podcast to talk about all the craziness going on in the world right now. They also talk about radio, Aaron Hernandez, Podcasting, and how bad baseball has become! This episode gets wild!
Bad Wolves lead singer, Tommy Vext, joined the podcast today to talk about his thoughts on everything going on in the news right now with Police, COVID19, Black Lives Matter, and we talk Bad Wolves! Tommy also has a new podcast out now with Shane Vitko called Deviant Gentlemen!
BTI was joined by our former co-worker and WAAF friend, Nick Stevens, from the Matty & Nick Show! You may know him from his character Fitzy from TownieNews.com & Sh*t Pats Fans Say! Nick is currently co-host of the Greg Hill Show on WEEI!
This episode the guys get into it about how nobody wants to hang out with Josh Dolan, how Mike Hsu ruined two Mothers Days, and they try to come up with a new name for the voicemail segment and somehow come up with "Drag-Mail".. you'll just have to listen to hear what it means!!
Back in March Dr. Bernard came on the show when this whole COVID19 thing was new. We wanted to talk to an expert on everything that was going on. We talked to him about locking down and now we had Dr. Bernard back on the show to talk about the country reopening.. and ask if we are out of the woods with this whole thing? Dr. Bernard goes by the name "Chubbyemu" on Youtube and social media.
Trapt lead singer, Chris Taylor Brown, joins Breaking The Ice Podcast for the second time in a month! This time Chris came on to talk to the guys about the recent news of a petition to get Trapt’s song “HEADSTRONG” banned from the new Tony Hawk Pro Skater video game. Did it get removed from the playlist? Was it ever on the playlist? Chris also talks to the guys about Trapt’s new music, Twitter, and how the band got the name “TRAPT”. We also debut the new voicemail segment! We still have some that didn't get played, but don't worry those will be played next episode!
WE HAVE A NEW PODCAST INTRO! The new Breaking The Ice website is up and the guys talk about what's new with that and the show and how you can be involved. They also talk about Netflix cheating, Rock Hudson, and Isaiah found kittens!
Former Boston Bruins goalie and former Breaking The Ice co-host, Andrew Raycroft, joins the show and talks about a possible NHL return this summer, how he's been doing during quarantine and later on the in the episode we are joined by one of our sponsors, Chris from Garage Doors Plus!
Matty Blake from the former afternoon show of WAAF, Matty & Nick, checks in with his former WAAF co-workers Josh Dolan, Mike Hsu, and Isaiah! They talk about WAAF being sold, Treats, COVID-19, and Mike Hsu got a new shirt!
Trapt lead singer, Chris Taylor Brown, has been in the news lately for his tweets. We mentioned Chris and Trapt in our last podcast episode with All That Remains singer, Phil Labonte. Chris saw the video of the discussion when Josh Dolan tagged Trapt in his tweet and felt Josh's comments were unfair and agreed to come on the show and join Josh, Mike Hsu, and Isaiah as well as Phil Labonte for the second episode in a row! This one goes DEEP!
Lead singer for All That Remains, Phil Labonte, joined the guys on a very special bonus episode of Breaking The Ice! They talked about Covid-19 and when things will go back to normal, The lead singer of Trapt having a mental breakdown on Twitter, Guns, Nickelback, Taylor Swift, movies, and there was even a rubber chicken! So every topic was basically covered! #RadioRehab
We were joined by the always entertaining former Red Sox and baseball legend, Bill 'Spaceman' Lee!! Bill Lee has been off the grid his whole life so we wanted to check in with him to see how or even if this COVID-19 pandemic has affected him and his way of life. Spaceman talked about COVID-19 testing, thinning the herd, baseball, Gronk, and much much more!
BONUS EPISODE! Mike Hsu and Josh Dolan were lucky enough to be able to speak with their new pal Tom Dreesen on the podcast. We could have listened to Tom Dreesen tell stories ALL DAMN DAY! We feel like we just got to talk to a former president.. Dreesen told old stories about his friends Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, David Letterman and more! He talked about getting his start in show business over 50 years ago, being apart of, Tim and Tom, the first biracial stand-up comedy duo in the United States which he has written a book about and also talks about his appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and the 14+ years he toured across the country with Frank Sinatra.
You may know Dustin Ybarra from We Bought A Zoo, Gotham, Us, and Hop, or his many time as a guest on WAAF. Dustin checked in from Los Angeles to talk about having to cancel tour dates, TV & movie gigs and talked about how things are in Hollywood during this pandemic.
Russ and Luke Condon from the band, Town Meeting, joined Mike Hsu and Josh Dolan to talk about COVID19 canceling their gigs and income, WAAF, the music industry today, and bands they've opened for, and much more! They just released a new single and they have a new album coming out soon! CHECK THEM OUT and keep up with Town Meeting at https://www.townmeetingmusic.com/
Today we had former WAAF co-worker and current WEEI Morning Show Co-Host, Danielle Murr, on the show! Danielle talks about working from home, her new podcast, and of course, we had to talk about Tiger King, Tom Brady, and coronavirus! Also, we find out Mike Hsu's daughter is very disappointed in him.
This episode we had to get serious for a second and talk to an expert on everything that is going on in the world right now. Mike Hsu was able to line up an interview with Dr. Bernard, who also goes by the name "Chubbyemu" on Youtube and social media. We talked about our new reality, podcasting from different locations, what we can be doing to stay safe and the actual science behind the coronavirus!
A lot has happened since the last time we have spoken to you.. Josh Dolan, Mike Hsu, and Isaiah try to do their first episode of this #RadioRehab edition of Breaking The Ice Podcast in preparation for a lockdown. It started out promising just like the year 2020 but it just turned into a shit show! Here's what happened.. there are just no rules anymore!
Ken Casey from the Dropkick Murphys called Josh Dolan on the podcast today for an "Emergency Quickie Episode" of Breaking The Ice during this weird time we find ourselves in. Josh Dolan, Mike Hsu and Isaiah are planning some bonus episodes of the podcast to help take everyone's mind off of the news and the world coming to an end, but today we had to take time to plan and prepare for the worst. Ken Casey called to talk with Josh and the fans about the concert tomorrow and how everyone can find it!
This week Mistress Carrie joins the #RadioRehab with her former WAAF coworkers Josh Dolan, Mike Hsu, and Isaiah! They talked about how hard it was to not swear on the radio, what the new WAAF would have looked like, the future of rock radio & radio, Porn Stars, Weapons, Booze, zombies, coronavirus preparation and SO much more. This episode covered a lot of ground and got kinda wild!
It's the second edition of Breaking The Ice's #RadioRehab episodes, and today we have MIKE HSU! Hsu chats about dealing with the death of WAAF, his wife's bra, free weed, the radio business, and weed again!
The first of many #RadioRehab episodes recapping the death of WAAF. Josh and Isaiah talk about their time on-air at WAAF, the last days, and who is coming up on the podcast. BTI was scheduled to be back this week anyway, but now we have a few things to talk about and one of them is talking about a subject we’ve been getting hundreds of messages about.. we start the radio rehab NOW! We’re on to podcasts!!
Andrew Raycroft and Josh Dolan talk about the Bruins playoff run to the Stanley Cup Finals, The Blues vs. Sharks series, and they may disagree on the goaltender interference call against Jake DeBrusk just a tad.
This episode may be a little bit more aggressive than you're use to as Isaiah Moskowitz from WAAF fills in for Andrew Raycroft. We know, we've been missing for a hot minute but we are back at it and the Boston Bruins are in the conference finals! They talk about why Isaiah bailed as a Boston Bruins fan and is now a die hard Colorado Avalanche fan. They also get into talking about the comedy, radio, and Josh may have offended Andrew Raycroft by mistake at the end..
Andrew Raycroft and Josh Dolan preview the NHL playoffs and who they think will come out on top between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs. They also talk about bad facial hair, media nightmares as well as The Love Guru and Drake!
Andrew and Josh talk about what they did during their time away from the podcast for a few weeks! They catch up on how their past few weeks on the road were and talk about the NHL playoffs coming up. Also Razor thinks Josh should go see a doctor before he dies like a wild animal.
Andrew Raycroft and Josh Dolan look at the trades the Boston Bruins made at the trade deadline and talk about Razors TV interview with Charlie Coyle. They also talk about concerts and where to get the best wings in town!
This week Josh Dolan got a new car and a new dog.. Andrew Raycroft is back from Aruba and gives an update on the Bean Pot and his role at NESN. Also we dive into a story about Razor involving his former teammate Darcy Tucker, a jacket, and the band Nickleback! All this and a lot MORE!!
Before the NHL All-Star break, Tuukka Rask was injured and had to leave the game, leaving Halak with no back-up goalie.. so the Bruins had to call on Andrew Raycroft for help. Also Josh thinks he'd do well in a shoot-out with Andrew and he doesn't think Josh has the skills to score on him!
Josh and Razor talk about Rick Middleton being on their show and his number going up into the rafters. Then they talk about Christmas shopping, Catholic schools, and Sgt. 1st Class Eric Michael Emond who Razor got to spend some time with a few years ago but tragically lost his life over seas recently.
Andrew Raycroft and Josh Dolan have Rick Middleton on BTI today as their first guest ever! In just about a week the Boston Bruins will be raising Nifty's #16 to the rafters. It was an honor to have him on to talk about what his emotions have been like leading up to the big day, old NHL stories, and the time he drove a motorcycle around the inside of a bar in Long Island!
Former NHL goalie Andrew Raycroft has joined Josh Dolan as co-host on Breaking The Ice podcast. This is their first episode together as they talk about their summer and Raycroft's NHL career and what is coming up this hockey season!