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Monday’s Three For All roundup: HS football player chugs mustard during game; Suge Knight shot during VMA party

08.25.14 at 1:43 pm ET
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Here are the highlights from Monday’€™s Three For All on Middays with MFB with Christian Fauria and guest host Danny Picard. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

Auburn commit Kerryon Johnson opted for something a little bit more extreme than Gatorade in order to stay sharp during a high school football game Friday. The running back chugged a bottle of mustard at the sidelines at one point in order to avoid cramps.

“€œI have never seen anything like that in my entire life,” Picard said. “€œIf you had told me that this was a true story, I would say, ‘€˜No, no way.’ ”

“So every time I eat a hot dog, I’€™m also hydrating,” Fauria remarked.

While Fauria never chugged mustard before games during his NFL career, he did opt for another unusual beverage to stay cramp-free.

“€œI used to drink Pedialyte. I would drink, almost felt like a gallon, of Pedialyte before each game,”€ Fauria said. “After doing it for like 13 years, some researcher said, ‘€˜You know, you’€™re not getting any benefit from that.’€™ ”

“€œYou were in the NFL, and you were drinking Pedialyte?” Picard asked.

As is the case seemingly every year, drama and controversy surrounded MTV’€™s Video Music Awards, even during the event’€™s pre-show parties.

Shots rang out during an event hosted by singer Chris Brown during the early morning hours Sunday in West Hollywood. Music producer Suge Knight was shot six times in the attack.

“œThis is not the first time this has been news,” Picard said, as Knight was previously involved in the drive-by shooting that claimed the life of rapper Tupac Shakur in 1996.

While Knight was wounded, reports emerged that the assailant was aiming for Brown and pop star Justin Bieber.

“œHow did they miss?”€ Fauria joked.

“€œLook, I know people hate Biebs, but they’€™re trying to take him out with bullets?”€ Picard said.

Read More: Chris Brown, Justin Bieber, Suge Knight, Three for all

Monday’s Headlines recap: Previewing the Emmys

08.25.14 at 8:34 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Monday’€™s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with John Dennis, Gerry Callahan and guest host Jerry Thornton. To listen to the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

For the second day in a row, an awards show is slated to air on TV Monday, as the 66th annual Emmys will be broadcasted just a day after the MTV Video Music Awards.

“€œI think they need award shows,” Thornton said. “If there’€™s one thing my life lacks, it’€™s there aren’t enough chances for these guys to congratulate themselves.”

“If we don’€™t do an awards show once a week, then the terrorists win,” Callahan remarked.

One of the biggest contenders Monday night will be HBO’€™s “Game of Thrones,”€ which has a staggering 19 nominations, including a Best Support Actor in a Drama Series nomination for Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister.

“€œIt’€™s a show where, I don’€™t know if you guys watch it, but nobody is above being killed,”€ Thornton said. “But the producers of that show are on notice that if this character gets killed off, the whole country is going to look like Ferguson, Missouri. We’€™re all just going to riot and loot and it’€™s going to be horrible.”

Another favorite on Monday night is AMC’€™s “€œBreaking Bad,” which earned seven nominations for its final season, including acting nominations for Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn.

“When is it going to stop winning awards?”€ Callahan said. “I feel like 20 years from now, ‘Breaking Bad’ is going to be nominated for an Emmy and it’€™s going to win.”

“It ended at exactly the right time,”€ Thornton said. “It was to TV what Pedro Martinez‘€™s Red Sox career was on. Not too soon, not too late. They didn’t drag it out.”

Another AMC series, “Mad Men,”€ once again will be a big presence Monday, as the advertising period drama has eight nominations.

“œAs someone once said to me, ‘€˜That show was a lot of subtle nuance.’€™ Yeah, too much subtle nuance,”€ Thornton said. “Give me dragons, give me swords, give [Breaking Bad'€™s] Hank [Schrader] getting killed.”

Read More: Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Headlines, Mad Men

Friday’s Three for All roundup: V. Stiviano claims Donald Sterling is gay; Christian Fauria feels guilty for watching movie without girlfriend

08.22.14 at 1:44 pm ET
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Here are the highlights from Friday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

– V. Stiviano claimed she never had sex with Donald Sterling because he’s a homosexual. She said she was simply used as the billionaire’s “beard.”

The allegations come in response to a prior lawsuit filed by Sterling’s wife, Shelly Sterling, according to reports. Shelly Sterling’s original lawsuit depicted Stiviano as someone who convinced the former Clippers owner to get her a Ferrari, $240,000 in cash and a $1.8 million house on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.

Stiviano claims it was all for the price of covering up Sterling’s sexual orientation.

“The gift that keeps on giving, isn’t it?” Fauria said.

Said Benz: “You thought for a while that Donald Sterling would just be allowed to fade off into anonymity, literally crawl under a rock and die. But stuff like this is not going to let it happen.

“She’s suing, by the way, for $10 million. The cost of being a beard in Los Angeles is $10 million on top of whatever she’s been given already.”

Fauria asked Benz if he’s ever been a beard for a girl.

“I’ve never been a lesbian beard,” Benz said. “But the closest I think I ever came to that situation was I did go on a date with a WNBA player once. She was like a 5-foot-5 point guard.

“I’m pretty sure she was a straight WNBA player, though. It was a legitimate date. That’s not a beard situation. That’s why I said it was close.”

– Fauria asked for Benz’s opinion on a situation he encountered when he was in Washington, D.C., two weeks ago.

“Kids were going crazy, I was talking to my girlfriend out here when I’m on the road and things are going crazy,” Fauria said. “I have some down time so I’m thinking, ‘I’m going to watch a movie.’ But I feel guilty telling her that I’m going to have 2 1/2 hours of downtime to watch a movie that we both agreed we would watch together.”

Fauria asked if he should feel guilty about it.

“Yes,” Benz said. “Just putting it out there. Not so much guilty. You should feel stupid about it because she’s going to hold it against you now.”

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Friday’s Headlines recap: Emmys set for first Monday broadcast; Donald Sterling’s former mistress claims billionaire is gay

08.22.14 at 8:37 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Friday’s Headlines with Kirk MinihaneJohn Dennis and guest host Steve Buckley. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– The Emmys will air Monday marking the first time the awards show has aired on a Monday in 38 years.

The decision reportedly was made in order to allow NBC to air Sunday Night Football.

“I think we talked about this before, I don’t think it’s possible to have a better year in television than we’ve had this year,” Minihane said.

Minihane listed the names of the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, which includes Bryan Cranston of “Breaking Bad,” Jon Hamm from “Mad Men” and Matthew McConaughey of “True Detective.”

“It’s hard to imagine any other year producing that kind of talent,” Buckley said.

– V. Stiviano, former assist of Donald Sterling, claimed the former Clippers owner is a homosexual who used her as his “beard” to hide his lifestyle.

“You didn’t think you could go away quietly, right?” Dennis said.

Stiviano claimed to have never slept with Sterling and said she was simply used to take out in public to hide that he “enjoys sexual acts and or sexual congress.”

“Now Donald Sterling is gay?” Minihane said.

Said Dennis: “She is such a standup, classy individual isn’t she?”

“I have a feeling about those two kids, I think they’re going to work it out,” Buckley said.

Read More: Donald Sterling, Emmys,

Thursday’s Headlines recap: Montana man’s 911 call about an uncooperative prostitute backfires; former Maine hermit readjusts to society

08.21.14 at 8:37 am ET
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Here are the highlights from Monday’€™s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To listen to the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

– A Montana man ended up in jail after calling police to claim that a stripper refused to have sex with him after he paid her $350, according to Billings’ KTVQ.com.

William McDaniel, 53, called 911 Saturday night to report the woman from Sagebrush Sam’s Exotic Dance Club in Rocker, Montana. McDaniel, who has a history of arrests for DUI and drug possession, was taken in by Butte-Silver Bow police for soliciting prostitution, a misdemeanor.

“If you’re in Rocker, Montana, wouldn’t you think something like this would be OK?” Callahan wondered. “It’s kind of a lawless [area]. … I’ll bet you people there, they think this is OK. They’re real libertarians out there, not phony ones like [Minihane].”

– The unarmed black teenager who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, had punched the officer and shattered his eye socket prior to being shot, according to a report out of the St. Louis suburb.

Officer Darren Wilson suffered an orbital blowout fracture to the eye socket, Gateway Pundit reported.

“He crushed the guy’s face,” Callahan said. “Does this mean we call off all the looting?”

Said Dennis: “It’s not fair to bring this up, Gerry, at this time. It’s character assassination.”

Continued Callahan: “You’re 300 pounds and you crush someone’s face, and they are, I assume, on the defensive here, I think the officer was probably fearing for his life. Wouldn’t you fear for your life when a 300-pounder crushed your face? So, do we call off the looting? No more looting?”

– The Maine man who lived in the woods for 27 years until being arrested for stealing from area homes and camps is readjusting to life in civilization.

Christopher Knight, known as the “North Pond Hermit,” talked about his situation with GQ as he goes through a special court program that provides treatment and counseling following a stint in jail.

“Some people want me to be this warm and fuzzy person,” the 48-year-old told the magazine. “All filled with friendly hermit wisdom. Just spouting off fortune-cookie lines from my hermit home.”

Said Callahan: “If you want to be a hermit living in the woods, wouldn’t you choose like, Virginia? I mean, Maine? Maine in your house in the winter is cold.”