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Tuesday’s Three for All recap: Reporter in Alaska quits on-air to run marijuana business; Rob Bironas allegedly threatened other drivers before fatal crash; Texas HS football player gives memorable interview

09.23.14 at 1:31 pm ET
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Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

– A television reporter in Alaska admitted to secretly running a marijuana business and that she would be leaving to run the business full-time and push for the legalization of the drug in the state. During an on-air report, Charlo Greene said, “As for this job, well, not that I have a choice, but [expletive] it, I quit.”

Benz recounted an incident early last year when he quit a radio job on-air after being told shortly before he went live that he could no longer debate the gun-control issue, a topic that had dominated his program the previous two days.

“They tried to censor what I was going to talk about on the air, so I quit,” Benz said, noting that there were other issues as well.

Asked what he said to his listeners during his farewell, Benz recalled: “I just said, ‘This is my last show. This hasn’t gone the way I wanted it to. This show has kind of gotten away from me and my design, and that’s it. I’m done.’ ”

Benz eventually returned to the program.

– More details have emerged about the events leading up to the death of former Titans kicker Rob Bironas, who died when he crashed his SUV near his home in Nashville.

Other drivers called 911 to complain about Bironas’ driving leading up to the crash. The 36-year-old, who was cut by the Titans in March after nine highly productive seasons, allegedly threatened to kill one driver and proceeded to chase the college student’s vehicle.

“I don’t know what was going on with Rob Bironas, but two nights in a row, road rage, trying to run people off the road,” Merloni said.

– A high school football player in Texas gave an incredibly motivational speech during an interview after his team’s comeback victory. Apollos Hester, a wide receiver for East View High School in Georgetown, praised his team’s guts, attitude and belief in each other during his passionate diatribe.

“Would you buy a blender from him?” Fauria said. “This guy’s got a future.”

“Sometimes you wish you could invest in humans,” Merloni said, adding: “He’s got the right personality. He’s got the right attitude. Do you think he’s going to suck at life? I don’t.”

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Tuesday’s Headlines recap: Florida woman claims to have third breast; Miss America was expelled from sorority; TV reporter quits on air to run marijuana business

09.23.14 at 8:27 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– A Florida woman said she spent $20,000 for a third breast so that she will be unattractive to men.

A 21-year-old massage therapist who goes by the name Jasmine Tridevil said she had the procedure because, “I don’t want to date anymore.”

“She should have saved the money,” Dennis said.

Added Callahan, “Aren’t there other ways to make yourself unattractive to men? Get your hair cut, get a tattoo, don’t brush your teeth?” Callahan also suggested she could talk about her fantasy football team, a round of golf or a dream she had.

Further reports indicate the story might be a hoax. The woman appears to be using a fake name and is pushing a self-produced reality show. The only photos of her are ones she provided.

“I am totally calling B.S.,” Callahan said. “Do you think you can find a doctor to do that?”

– Kira Kazantsev, who last week was crowned Miss America, was expelled from her sorority in college last year for abusive hazing of pledges, according to multiple reports.

Kazantsev was head of recruitment for Alpha Phi at Hofstra University when she was ousted for bullying after pledges allegedly were physically and emotionally abused. She was barred from attending any sorority events.

Said Callahan: “I’d let her paddle me.”

– A television reporter in Alaska admitted to secretly running a marijuana business and that she would be leaving to run the business full-time and push for the legalization of the drug in the state. During an on-air report, Charlo Greene said, “As for this job, well, not that I have a choice, but [expletive] it, I quit.”

“How are you going to [sign off] when your day comes?” Minihane asked Dennis.

Interjected Callahan: “In chains.”

– Omar Gonzalez, the Army veteran who scaled a fence and ran into the White House, had 800 rounds of ammunition in his car in addition to two hatchets and a machete. His family said he is suffering from post-traumatic stress.

Minihane, as he did Monday, said the White House does not seem like it would be a great place to live.

“It seems like a prison,” Minihane said. “I know it’s big, but it seems like a prison.”

Monday’s Headlines recap: Colin Farrell to appear in ‘True Detective’; White House fence-jumper to appear in court; Florida man sentenced 5 years for raping puppy

09.22.14 at 9:02 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Monday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and guest host Jerry Thornton. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– Colin Farrell confirmed that has committed to appear in the second season of “True Detective,” the highly regarded HBO show that starred Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey this year.

Minihane called this development “promising.”

“I can live with that,” Minihane said. “I’m going to miss Woody and Matt, but it’s what it is.”

Dennis said McConaughey’s voice creeps him out, specifically referring to the actor’s Cadillac commercial that runs seemingly nonstop during football games.

“The voice is starting to wear on me, because I don’t think it’s original. I don’t think it’s legitimate,” Dennis said.

– The man who scaled the fence surrounding the White House and ran up to the front door before being arrested is due to appear in court Monday. Omar J. Gonzalez, an Army veteran who served in Iraq, fees charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon.

“How does this possibly happen”” Dennis wondered. “He went into the White House.”

“See, Obama has proven that fences don’t work,” Thornton said. “You don’t need one on the border, because see, even the White House.”

Dennis questioned why the fence is not electrocuted, and he noted that snipers could have shot the man.

Minihane said the presidential palace does not seem to offer much appeal to kids.

“It doesn’t seem like a lot of fun to live in the White House,” Minihane said. “I think of these kids. … It just seems like a trap. You’ve always got the guards around you. I know it’s a big house. It just doesn’t seem like a lot of fun to me.”

– A Florida man was sentenced to five years in state prison after being convicted of raping an 8-month-old pit bull puppy in March. James Guy Bell, 62, of Daytona Beach, was repeatedly spotted fondling the dog and later having sex with the emaciated animal.

“I think we all agree that if it’s between two consenting mammals and they’re in a committed relationship that it’s a beautiful thing,” Thornton joked. “But eight months — what’s the age of consent for a pit bull?”

Minihane noted his disdain for cats and said he would support a plan to send them all to another planet or island.

“Cats are useless,” he said. “They eat mice, right? OK, but that’s it. That’s not enough for me.”

Added Thornton: “If you die, your dog will stay by your body until someone comes. A cat, you’ve got 24 hours before they’re eating you. They will pick your bones clean.”

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Friday’s Three for All recap: NESN hires new reporters; Christian Fauria reconsiders karaoke song; Joan Rivers’ Facebook page sends message about iPhone

09.19.14 at 2:02 pm ET
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Here are the highlights from Friday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

– The segment began with a discussion of the game the guys played Thursday, when they placed the three morning hosts into categories: one to party with, one to live with and one to kill. On Friday’s Dennis & Callahan show, the D&C hosts turned the tables and slotted the midday team into the same categories.

There was some discussion about a comment from producer Joe Zarbano, who said Callahan was likely to die before Minihane, because he’s older.

“I would feel bad if Callahan somehow dropped dead,” Fauria said, although he noted that Callahan competes in road races and charity bicycling events and likely is in better shape than all the other hosts.

– Benz talked about NESN’s new anchors/reporters, including another import from Canada, Toronto native Nikki Reyes. Guerin Austin, a former Miss Nebraska, will handle Bruins sideline reporting duties.

“The girl from Toronto’s not doing hockey, but the girl from Nebraska is?” Merloni wondered, adding: “Does that make sense to you?”

Reyes replaces fellow Canadian Leah Hextall, who now is an NHL studio host with Rogers Sportsnet in Canada. Austin takes the spot vacated by Jamie Erdahl, who left to handle college football sideline reporting duties for CBS Sports Network.

– Fauria is reconsidering his song choice for Friday night’s karaoke competition vs. Zarbano at the Hong Kong restaurant in Faneuil Hall.

Fauria played “Love Song” by Tesla, but it was not well received by the rest of the crew.

“This is a long-hair power ballad,” Benz said. “You want a fun party song.”

After hearing more criticism from Benz, who suggested Fauria go back to “The Pina Colada Song,” Fauria said he was torn.

“You can’t hit these notes,” Benz said while the Tesla song played.

“I can’t hit any of the notes, so what does it matter,” Fauria replied, adding, “I’m a little down now.”

– A message was sent from Joan Rivers’ Facebook page Friday morning promoting the new iPhone 6. Rivers died earlier this month.

“This morning, Joan Rivers, back from the dead and posted about the new iPhone 6 and how much she loves it,” Merloni said.

“Now that’s an endorsement right there,” Benz said.

Said Merloni: “How freaky is that? If you’re following Joan Rivers on her Facebook page you wake up and you’re like, ‘What is this? Wait a minute, what is going on here. How is she … why does she like the iPhone 6 right now?’ “

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Friday’s Headlines recap: Pa. man calls 911 citing loneliness; Quincy woman sentenced for terrorizing Kevin Spacey

09.19.14 at 8:58 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Friday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– A Pennsylvania man was charged by police on Wednesday because he repeatedly called 911 on July 30, telling first responders that he was lonely. Gregory L. Shaffer told emergency personnel different stories why he needed help each time they arrived on the scene.

Said Callahan: “I’m sure there’s a number you can call if you’re lonely. … Call the Samaritans, they’ll talk to you.”

Replied Minihane: “How pathetic is this?”

– A woman from Quincy was sentenced to prison for four years after she terrorized and threated actor Kevin Spacey for two years through mail and social media. A judge also ordered Linda Louise Culkin to pay Spacey $124,000 for the bodyguards he used during that time to protect himself.

Culkin already has served more than 18 months for her actions against Spacey.

“Which is more than Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Jonathan Dwyer, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy combined,” Callahan replied. “They won’t do as much time as this stalker lady.”

Joked Dennis: “She sounds like fun. Give her my number.”

– Wednesday was 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. It was revealed that only 36 percent of Americans can name the three branches of the government.

Dennis: “I’m surprised it’s that high. That does seem high.”

Two years ago, only 15 percent of Americans could correctly name John Roberts as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, but 37 percent knew Randy Jackson was a judge on “American Idol.”

“I bet 98 percent of people know who Jay-Z’s wife is,” said an incredulous Callahan.

– Michelle Obama has pushed for high schools to offer students healthier food options. Part of the plan is to reduce sugary snacks from vending machines.

“Kids are too hungry, weak, gaunt,” Callahan said. “They’re like crawling to McDonald’s, Subway.”

Despite the First Lady’s health crusade through the nation’s schools, a vending machine in the White House has bags of Jumbo Honey Buns that contain 590 calories each.

Said Dennis: “There’s a lot of sugar there.”

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