Kirk Minihane hosts "Enough About Me," which features a collection of guests from the sports, media and entertainment industries.
The Dean of Harvard College recently chose not to bring back Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. as Faculty Dean of Winthrop House (a residential house for undergraduates). The decision was due to mounting pressure from student activists. Kirk talks with one of these student activists, Madeleine Woods, who explains what exactly they were actually protesting. Headlines would make it seem like this story was focused on the criminal defense of accused rapist Harvey Weinstein, but Madeleine articulates why she and other students were protesting.
Did we just become best friends?!?! NFL Insider Mike Lombardi joins Kirk to clear the air. The two rehash their time when Mike was a guest on Kirk's former show and talk about Mike's recent pod with Sporty R. McKenzie. They also discuss Lombardi's relationship with Bill Belichick and get into a brief discussion about music (which inevitably means Springsteen talk).
William Bendetson Patriots is an accomplished author, podcast host and sports writer. Get to know the the most recent addition to Kirk's entourage as they go behind the scenes on the Patriots beat, discuss growing up mass-hole and Kirk considers converting to Judaism.
After rejecting a rather generous donation from Robert Kraft, Deacon Patrick Moynihan, President of the Haitians Project maintains that he was morally obligated to turn down the money. Kirk and Deacon Moynihan get into it as they debate the decision to turn away enough money to operate the charitable foundation for an entire year because of Robert Kraft’s alleged prostitution solicitation charge. Is Deacon Moynihan in the right to reject this gift or does bread come before ethics,?
Kirk takes on two stories - one from the Boston Globe and one from the Boston Herald. First up, Patrick Moynihan is the president of The Haitian Project who recently refused a generous donation of $100,000 from Robert Kraft because he felt morally obligated to. Kirk unfolds the many layers of hypocrisy in this decision. Next, inspired by an article in the Herald, Kirk dissects a story from the former mayor of Boston that seems too good to be true.
Kirk talks with investigative journalist Turtleboy about the origins of Turtleboy Sports, getting deactivated on twitter, how he is able to break so many stories and are we living in the scariest most hypocritical time in history? He remains the only person in the media to have Kirk’s back.
Another mailbag episode complete with Kirk's favorite 80’s songs, an underwhelming bucket list and Kirk casts the remake of his favorite movie. All that and much more as Kirk answers your most compelling questions.
Amidst the controversy surrounding singer Kate Smith's performance of songs that included racist content back in the 1930s, Kirk speaks with human rights activist Dani Bostick about the mob's reaction. In response to this story, the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Flyers have stopped playing Smith's rendition of "God Bless America" and the Flyers took down a statue of Smith that had stood in front of their arena since 1987.
Kirk scrapes the bottom of the barrel of guests by having his borderline incompetent, stand in producer Mark Moroso on the podcast once again. Mark pitches a list of moronic thoughts that he calls "Ideas for the show" and Kirk finds out what some of his old coworkers have to say about him when he's not around.
As the anniversary of his parent's passing nears, Kirk opens up about his ongoing struggle with depression. He talks about his family life growing up and the experiences that molded who he is today. This may be a good listen for anyone dealing with the feelings of sadness and depression. It’s never too late to seek help.
Sue O'Connell is the host of necn's The Take with Sue O'Connell. Kirk appeared on her show shortly after he announced he was leaving WEEI. In this episode, the two of them talk about a Boston Globe column that suggested waiters could ‘tamper’ with Trump officials’ food. The Boston Globe revised the column a few times and eventually pulled it.
Kirk talks with Andrew Beckwith, President of the Massachusetts Family Institute and opponent of the gay conversion therapy ban recently placed into law by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Kirk and Andrew debate whether or not one is born gay or chooses to be gay, if God exists, what happens when we die and what it's like dealing with Andrew's opposition of the ban.
Kirk interviews Mike Boudet. Mike is the host and creator of the popular true crime podcast 'Sword & Scale'. Boudet discusses how his podcast took off, his rise to fame and then how it all came crashing down.
It's Masters week! Kirk is a big golf fan and previews the Masters with Riggs from Barstool Sports. To start the pod, Kirk talks with producer candidate Mark Moroso.
Kirk revists the Kevin Cullen story that he and his former producer Chris Curtis broke in April of 2018. It was determined that Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen fabricated details in his writing, suggesting that he was at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombing on Boylston Street when the bombs went off. After Kirk's report, the Globe placed Cullen on leave pending a review of his work. Cullen was later suspended for three months.
Christian Fauria finally makes his long awaited appearance on Enough About Me. Kirk and Christian talk about their past confrontations and how their friendship has grown since then. They also talk about movies, Christian's take on CTE, and the Ordway, Merloni & Fauria show moving to afternoon drive on WEEI.
This episode is packed. Kirk calls out one of his twitter trolls, gives his take on the DeMarcus Cousins and Boston Celtics fan story, wonders why Conor McGregor received so much praise during his visit to Boston and has a show update.
Kirk talks with Stuttering John Melendez. Melendez has been a comedian, actor, television writer, announcer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and now a podcast host. He is best known for being on The Howard Stern Show from 1988 to 2004. Stuttering John has a book out, "Easy For You To Say", and tells a number of stories from his time working with Howard.
Double interview! Lisa L. Thompson, Vice President of Policy and Research for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, talked with Kirk about the Robert Kraft story and her stance that he should be expelled from the NFL due to his conduct. Former WEEI and Enough About Me producer Ben Kichen reconnects with Kirk about the start of the podcast, regrets, highlights and why Ben left WEEI.
Richard Deitsch makes his third appearance on Enough About Me. Deitsch was a guest on episodes 6 and 54. Kirk also joined Deitsch on his podcast to announce his plans to move to RADIO.COM. The two talk about mental health, activism, the Monday Night Football booth, the rise of Tony Romo as a broadcaster and the health of ESPN.
This episode of Enough About Me features two interviews. The first is a Captain Marvel discussion with Alyssa Klein. The second is with Jake Brennan from the Disgraceland podcast. Kirk talked with Jake in episode 79 back in May of 2018.
John Ziegler returns to Enough About Me to analyze HBO's Michael Jackson Doc 'Leaving Neverland'. Ziegler and Minihane had previously sparred over the Penn State scandal in Episode 48.
Kirk enjoys talking about TV and is a huge Sopranos fan. In this episode, he gets to talk about both. TV critic and author of the new book "THE SOPRANOS SESSIONS" Alan Sepinwall returns to Enough About Me. The two chat about their favorite episodes and how the show stacks up against today's shows. Kirk also gives a brief update on his new RADIO.COM show.
WEEI.com's Alex Reimer joins Kirk this week to discuss his now three-month ban from the WEEI airwaves after his January comments about Tom Brady's daughter. Kirk and Alex discuss the national fallout from January and what Reimer's future at the station looks like, in addition to Alex's thoughts on what the Kirk & Callahan Show is sounding like without him.
With Wrestlemania approaching, Kirk brought in the nation's top wrestling expert to break down all the matches: his young son Harry Minihane. Harry talks all things WWE, while also weighing in on his least-favorite WEEI personality Mut.
Former Kirk and Callahan contributor Trenni joins Kirk after her trip to South Korea, and after her decision to take a break from the show. Kirk grills Trenni on her praise for Mike Tirico at the Olympics, her physical & mental health issues, and of course whether she plans on returning to K&C.
Kirk welcomes in fellow podcaster Jake Brennan, the creator of the new pod-series Disgraceland which examines drama and crime surrounding popular musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis, The Rolling Stones, Beck, Sid Vicious and more. Kirk talks with Jake about how the idea for Disgraceland came about and what goes into researching his episodes.
After some WEEI and K&C turmoil, Kirk is back to wade through listener questions as he fits in a mailbag podcast. Minihane discusses, among other topics: Gerry Callahan's voice problems, Gary Tanguay vs Mut, John Tomase's benching from the show, swim meets, ratings bonuses, Trenni Kusnierik and his Cartman-esque imitation, and perceived changes to the direction of the Kirk & Callahan show.
Kirk sits down with one of his Boston morning-radio competitors, Greg Hill from The Hill-Man Morning Show on WEEI's sister station WAAF 107.3FM. Kirk and Hill-Man get inside the radio biz to discuss different approaches to the business, behind-the-scenes fights with management and fellow hosts, as well as Greg's history of working his way up the Boston dial.
Kirk kicks off Season 3 of Enough About Me with America's most prolific author James Patterson to discuss his new book on Aaron Hernandez, 'All-American Murder'. Kirk also works in a few questions on one of his recent favorite books 'Filthy Rich' on the life of Jeffrey Epstein.
Kirk returns to the Mailbag format to wrap up Enough About Me in 2017, answering listener questions about his war with the Boston Globe, Michael Holley, his various recent spats with K&C co-host Gerry Callahan, the state of the weekly Tom Brady interview and much, much more.
Kirk gets away from WEEI drama this week to talk hoops with one of the greatest basketball writers of all-time, longtime SI writer Jack McCallum. Jack’s new book ‘Golden Days’ is out, contrasting the modern NBA with that of the 1970s as seen through the eyes of Jerry West. Kirk uses that as a jumping off point to discuss his hero Larry Bird and a Minihane literary favorite, McCallum’s ‘Unfinished Business’ chronicling the 1990-91 Celtics.
An emergency session of Enough About Me was called after a week of WEEI hostility playing out -- both on and off air -- between Kirk's friends Mike Mutnansky and Rob Bradford. Kirk attempts to come to a resolution of issues between the two parties and their conflicts over the Hot Stove Show and the percieved Minihanization of Mut at Night.