Hour 3: Gio seeks some council on whether or not he needs to attend a retirement party for an old colleague, we get word that our very own Jerry Recco is the New Jersey Sports Broadcaster of the Year along with a guy named Tom Williams, Jerry downplays the accolades, a former winner of the award called in to provide some background, then Jerry delivered one of those award-winning updates of his, a News 12 Weatherman doesn't seem to be thinking things through, Lesley Visser sends Al Dukes a text with some meaning and Gio makes it very clear that he is not rooting for Aaron Rodgers to have any sort of success in the playoffs.
Hour 3: The Bills made easy work of the Patriots Sunday night and in the process Josh Allen pitched the first ever ‘perfect game' in NFL history, a cold studio leads to some complaining, the sun created some havoc in Dallas Sunday afternoon, the Cowboys come up short to the 49ers, Jerry Recco is always all about the update, plenty of NFL stuff to get too, Boomer was asked about his final walk off an NFL field as a player and in attempt to muzzle Al Dukes and his major issue with Nickelodeon broadcasting NFL games, the guys invited seven year-old Colton Tierney into the Built Ford Tough Studio – Colton is the son of Brandon Tierney, one half of the Tiki & Tierney Midday show on the FAN – and although he didn't get to see any of the live broadcast, young Colton certainly enjoyed all the slime filled Nickelodeon highlights he saw and was also sporting a great haircut.
Hour 2: Boomer & Al Dukes provide different takeaways from the bathroom remodel, could the Giants be considering trading for Deshaun Watson and hiring Brian Flores??? Ben Roethlisberger's career ups & downs, Jerry's action-packed update, Mike McCarthy tried to do some explaining, the Bucs won and Gronk was front & center, Sal Licata had some sound words of advice for a caller to his show, Kevin Durant will be out 4-6 weeks, the Knicks look to win their 4th straight in an MLK Day matinee, Boomer & Gio are officially part of the Tik Tok craze and welcome to ‘quarterback hell'…
Cannibalism was discussed during Tuesday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' and I think it's safe to say that Gio will sleep a little easier knowing that Boomer prefers lean meat to the fatty kind, although that doesn't bode well for poor Al Dukes. Enjoy...
Hour 4: After some serious convincing Alex Rodriguez is buying himself a co-op in Manhattan, some find duck livers delicious, co-op boards are the worst, Gio wonders what the future holds for CBS sideline reporter Evan Washburn, C-Lo was on-hand to deliver an update, we heard about a Knicks win, a Nets loss, how Georgia beat Alabama to win a National Championship, Tuesday's ‘Moment of the Day', MLB has no place on Apple TV, the Cowboys & 49ers have some rich playoff history and after recently being elected to his condo board, Al Dukes has bigger plans for retirement.
Hour 2: Al Dukes & Jerry Recco have a new photo to promote their wildly popular Postgame Podcast and the guys quickly concluded that Al looks a lot better than Jerry in the picture they chose, after Boomer took him to task for his take on how the Jets played in Buffalo on Sunday and Kirk Cousins' worth as an NFL quarterback Gio eventually had enough, we cvan't get enough of C-Lo's updates, Dave Gettleman's unceremonious departure from the Giants, Boomer concludes that ‘problems happen when you're fat' so there's that, the Knicks get a win over the Spurs, the Nets fell to the Blazers in Portland and an astute caller named Nick had a good question about all the people that roam around on the sidelines during a college football game.
Hour 1: The Knicks fought all the way back from a 25-point deficit to beat the Celtics Thursday night thanks to an RJ Barrett buzzer beater, Julius Randle takes on the fans, Gio's daughter pays tribute to Jerry Recco, then it was time for the ‘update maven' to strut his stuff, it sounds like the honeymoon is over for Aly & Sal, more dirt on Antonio Brown makes the news cycle, we hear the Booms talks about his love for butt implants, excitement surrounding legalized online gambling finally coming to New York and Al Dukes reveals his ‘cool games' for NFL Week 18.
Craig and Evan open their show talking about the reports that Jim Harbaugh would be interested in coming to the Giants if the job was open. They also discussed Boomer breaking a few stories on B&G this morning. And Craig also took a subtle shot at his main man Al Dukes.
Hour 3: Might the Giants have a choice between Daniel Jones or Baker Mayfield this offseason??? We heard from Jim the pharmacist who didn't care for Al Dukes' portrayal of his profession, Boomer's ideas to thwart the painting project at the station, Jerry gets on his horse and delivers an update, Kyle Rudolph admits this is not what he had in mind when he signed with the Giants, the Knicks get a win a look good doing it, Kyrie Irving is set to return Wednesday night when the Nets play in Indiana and we learn a little about the past of the Midday Show Producer, Pete Hoffman, aka ‘The Hoff', aka ‘Porno Pete'.
Hour 2: Julius Randle returned from ‘health & safety protocols' to help propel the Knicks to a win, more on the dangers associated with taking Afrin, Boomer gets a leg up on the supposed NFL insiders by dropping some Matt Nagy news right in their face, then it was time for another informative & entertaining update effort, Al Dukes talks about his past as a pharmacist assistant when he was in college, taking a closer look at the vote for NFL MVP & All-Pro and Gio recalls a memorable vet visit involving a bulldog.
Hour 1: After his awful performance on MNF, Evan wondered if Craig still wants the Giants to trade for Baker Mayfield. A discussion about dating shows led Craig to tell us which ones he would watch, and then he brought on Al Dukes to talk about the time he wanted to set him up with 7ft tall female wrestler. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: With the NFL going to a 17 game regular season record are sure to fall, Boomer gives Al Dukes to task of booking Dr. Dave Chokshi to be a guest on The Morning Show, Gio recalls some memorable guest booking experiences during his producing days, then Jerry got into delivering an informative & entertaining update, quite a sendoff for Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh if this does end up being his final season with the Steelers, Antonio Brown wasn't always making waves, Kevin Durant says look no further than him when wondering why the Nets are struggling, Kyrie Irving is set to return, preshow videos have become all the rage and Ken Rosenthal becomes part of a disturbing trend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 2: Boomer was delayed by Al Dukes & ‘the' Eddie Scozzare on Monday following the show and it made him feel a little uncomfortable on the inside, that reveal led to a discussion regarding some alternative methods to cleaning up after a bowel movement, natural immunity, an update courtesy of Jerry Recco, Joe Judge sticks to his guns, Robert Saleh is doing a good job endearing himself to Boomer, the Nets have now lost three in-a-row but Kyrie is coming back, Gio springs for a Cameo, no shame in watching some ‘garbage TV' and putting an end to the softball experiment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: A lot has happened since the last time Boomer & Gio were together in the Built Ford Tough Studio, starting with Covid wreaking all sorts of havoc, Boomer became a ‘Boompa' for the second time, Joe Judge had a lot to say after the Giants' latest loss, Al Dukes provides an on-air clinic on how to deal with audio problems during a show, Chris Lopresti joined us remotely to deliver his Monday Morning Update, we hear more on Judge & the Giants, Tom Brady refuses to give the Jets any sort of joy, Antonio Brown's in-game outburst quickly makes him a former Buc, the Packers clinched the NFC North, the red hot Bengals clinched the AFC North and we learn how a guy named ‘Danny Boy Hustle Hard' helped out the aforementioned Antonio Brown. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Al Dukes was asked if he ever counted the amount of flatulence he may have had in one day and of course the answer was no... that conversation however did spawn today's Moment of The Day See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: Turns out Gio will not be allowed to get his Vikings tattoo covered-up on the air, some gift giving protocols are covered, it was an adventurous time getting the Giannotti Christmas tree up, Jerry believes that Al Dukes is more famous than Southside Johnny – who Al recently rubbed elbows with in Bradley Beach, Boomer thinks Al could use a makeover of sorts, the we heard an action-packed update, the Knicks put up little resistance against Steph Curry & the Warriors, the Nets roll on KD's back and we are just one day away from the Morning Show Christmas Extravaganza!!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Al Dukes and Adam Schein both declined invitations to our makeup artist Ali's wedding over the weekend, both sighting the fact that it was on Long Island as being the deciding factor in their decision, but that is where the similarities end. After sending his regrets, Al followed up with what was described as a 'very generous' gift, while let's just say Adam's initial actions were less than admirable. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: The Rams topped the Cardinals on Monday Night Football in what Boomer described as Matthew Stafford's ‘signature moment' as the quarterback for his new team, it's starting to look like Joe Judge isn't going anywhere anytime soon, the Jets are all in on developing Zach Wilson - but at what cost??? Jerry Recco then delivered an update, turns out Al Dukes has a ‘very generous' side, the Knicks now have a ‘Kemba situation' on their hands and Boomer is warming up to the idea of bringing Ben Simmons aboard. All of that and more waits you, so get into it already... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gio was listening to Pete Hoffman while driving in Monday morning and heard a call that came from Lake Success and offered a not so subtle reminder of how disillusioned some of the people that call the station actually are. Needless to say, Al Dukes had a lot to say during this action-packed discussion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: Al Dukes shares the latest on the bumper sticker case his in the middle of in Bradley Beach and after talking to the investigators has learned that he may be a victim of harassment, the eldest Manning brother has carved out a nice life for himself, testosterone is all the rage, Bomer lays out some rules for the upcoming Holiday celebration, Jerry provides an abbreviated update before delivering Monday's ‘Moment of the Day' and the guys finished things off by wondering aloud if perhaps we have seen Daniel Jones take his last snap as a member of the New York Giants??? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Friday morning was not a very good one for the Executive Producer of this Boomer & Gio Show, as Al Dukes' parking issues were real and proved to be a major inconvenience, but as usual Al just took everything in stride. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: After hearing about the unrest Al Dukes is dealing with in his home town of Bradley Beach, the guys took a call from a friend of Al's, that would be Larry Fox – who just happens to be the Mayor of Bradley Beach and vowed to make things right for poor Al, speaking of Al he shared his desire to one day take his friend's job and become Mayor himself, Jerry Recco fancies himself the Mayor of WFAN and he delivered an update he had prepared, this after delighting the masses Thursday night with an unforgettable call of Rutgers upset win over #1 Purdue, Friday's ‘Moment of the Day' was informative and of course, the guys provided their Picks-Picks-Picks (Against the Spread) for Week 14 of the NFL season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: It was a Feel Good Football Friday from the Intrepid and it doesn't get much better than that unless of course your name is Pat McAfee, remote broadcasts have their fair share of hiccups, ‘the' Eddie Scozzare gets things done and makes no waves, Jerry Recco then tells us what's up, a Vikings win over the Steelers provided plenty of storylines, CC Sabathia isn't interested in hearing anymore about Clint Frazier and Al Dukes is currently working three cases in an attempt to make Bradley Beach a better place to live and one of said ‘cases' is a little personal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: Thursday Night Football turned into game but ultimately saw the Vikings hold-off the Steelers to earn a win, Gio got summoned home early to deal with some water issues that left him with a hole in his ceiling, Jerry Recco's play-by-play skills were in full effect Thursday night in New Jersey for a thrilling Rutgers' win, then we heard what's up in the world of sports, the guys are coming to you from the Intrepid as we prepared for Saturday's Army-Navy game, Al Dukes had a heck of a time finding parking Friday morning and a segment comes to a halt when Boomer has heard enough. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: The guys were getting some answers to kick things off this hour, as CBS Sport Network's own Stephen Waldron reluctantly chimed in on a video situation, then ‘Chicken Parm' Lou from the WFAN Digital Team dialed the guys up to face the music for a ‘snarky and inaccurate' tweet that he was responsible for, things seem to be piling up for the Blonde Bomber, Al Dukes revels that after three tries he has come to the realization that the Hare Krishna is not for him, updates are what Jerry Recco is all about and that was obvious with this effort of his, Gio has plans to get re-inked to cover his regrettable Vikings tattoo, Thursday's ‘Moment of the Day', Boomer's Christmas gift and capping the Secret Santa spending. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Gio & Al Dukes are in lockstep for their love of the Discovery streaming app, thanks in large part to a show called, '1000-lb Sisters' and Wednesday morning while talking about the reality television program they introduced us to a guy by the name of Phillip and explained his role in keeping one of the sisters enormous by being a 'feeder'. Give a listen, you might learn something. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Boomer couldn't wait to put Al Dukes on the spot Wednesday morning and that is exactly what he did when he had Al tell our makeup artist of nine years, Ali, why he will not be attending her wedding this weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: Boomer & Gio ae in agreement that Buck Showalter is the man to manage the Mets and according to some reports both Max Scherzer & Steve Cohen share similar feeling about the veteran skipper, Jerry Recco had his plate full with four wins for the locals to update us on, Shaquille O'Neal & Charles Barkley were at it again, Al Dukes gets his feet held to the fire for electing not to attend the wedding of the show's makeup artist, Ali and her fiancé Sal, we learned why ‘the' Eddie Scozzare is always so quick to respond ‘yes' to a wedding invite, Clint Frazier responds to a troll and in the process ticks off some Yankee fans and is hiring a former star player to coach/manage your team a good idea??? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While discussing the painful core surgery Jets wide-receiver Corey Davis is facing, Boomer asked Al Dukes about pelvic floor issues before Al revealed he has two noticeable scares following double hernia surgery, which Boomer asked to see. From there things just got weird. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There have been some legendary NFL team nicknames throughout the years, 'Greatest Show on Turf', 'Purple People Eaters', 'Monsters of the Midway' to name a few. Give a listen to the guys take a little stroll down memory lane with our good buddy Al Dukes, to talks about some NFL history. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: The deal to spray Shaun Morash with pepper spray officially falls apart, some odd on who will make & win the Super Bowl and who might take home the coveted NFL MVP Award – something the Blonde Bomber sure knows about, the pressure is on the folks at the CBS Sports Network to decorate the Built Ford Tough Studio for the Holidays, Bill Belichick & the Pats lead off this update effort from Jerry, Doug McDermott isn't on-board with showering Bill Belichick with all sorts of praise following Monday Night Football, Corey Davis will undergo core surgery which sounds very painful, Boomer asks to see Al Dukes' hernia scares, Al talks about his three inches, Tuesday's ‘Moment of the Day', preparing for a shortage of cream cheese, Larry called in with all sorts of rage and apparently there is some sort of football weather forum if you're into that sort of thing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 2: Joe Judge is still singing the praises of his 4-8 team's offensive output and the Giants quarterback situation is getting worse by the day, the guys got discussing some great NFL team nicknames from back in the day, Gio talks about letting a fart go and doing the right thing afterwards, is there an ideal football forecast??? Boomer hatches an idea to keep Al Dukes by his side on the day/night of the Morning Show Christmas celebration, Jerry provides all we need to know in the form of an update and the idea of testing pepper spray on a colleague was discussed at length. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Boomer was a little disappointed to learn that Al Dukes will not be attending this weekend's wedding when the show's makeup artist, Ali, will ties the knot. Even after hearing Al's honest explanation, Boomer still didn't seem satisfied. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: The guys are getting excited about Friday's remote show from the Intrepid to get everyone prepared for this weekend's Army-Navy game, you can gamble on just about anything these days, the Giants continue to turn off their fans, Boomer talks about all the Giants related texts he receives on any given Sunday, Jerry Recco then got into character and did some updating, Al Dukes talks about his feelings for his good girl Whimsy, Monday's ‘Moment of the Day', Joe Burrow's toughness, Bill Cowher's gestured chokes up the Booms and Esiason grandchild number is on the way. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 2: The Giants were without their starting quarterback on Sunday and the mystery surrounding Daniel Jones' status becomes more clouded, the guys look at some large point spreads for Week 14, Al Dukes explains why he will not be attending a wedding this weekend, Jerry Recco does some explaining during this update effort of his, we heard from a rather positive Joe Judge following another lackluster loss for the Giants, the Gardner Minshew led Eagles proved to be too much for the Jets to handle, Dan Campbell was thrilled after the Lions got their first win of the season at the expense of Gio's Vikings, the officiating in the NFL seems to getting worse, John Harbaugh went for the win and Al Dukes fancies himself a Tony Romo impressionist. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: The fine folks over at the CBS Sports Network are starting to feel the pressure to decorate the Built Ford Tough Studio right for the holidays, Gio's idea to give autographed Esiason jerseys to listeners went according to plan, Al Dukes channeled some of his ‘inner Boomer' and looked pretty good doing so, a Jets fan is worried about wearing a Jets jersey to a Jets home game, Gio wants to bring hockey to Long Island but it sounds like someone beat him to the punch, trying to get to the bottom of the hot water in the toilets and urinals, the Knicks continue to struggle, still not sure if we'll see Daniel Jones on Sunday or not and snoring a problem that many have to deal with. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: The guys started this Feel Good Football Friday edition of the Morning Show by welcoming two new members to the WFAN on-air talent stables, as Tiki Barber & Brandon Tierney will take over in the middays starting January 3rd, Boomer is looking forward to having another former professional athlete to rub elbows with on a regular basis, Al Dukes is excited that Tiki & Tierney are both bald fellas, Chris Lopresti was excited to deliver an update, another Knicks' effort fails to produce a win at MSG, the Cowboys kicked-off Week 13 with a win in New Orleans, Boomer's collection of Esiason jerseys is becoming too much and LSU new head coach Brian Kelly left quite an impression which led to Gio doing an impression of his own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Boomer & Gio took a call from a guy named Sam and he took it upon himself for the ban to be lifted on Dan in Carteret. That suggestion prompted the guys to ask Al Dukes what led him to ban Dan in the first place and what can one do to avoid the same fate and Al eagerly replied. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: With Boomer's Audacy Sports ‘Minutes' being drastically reduced he found himself with more to say about the plight of Chinese tennis star, Peng Shuai, who is facing serious safety concerns for being so outspoken about the Chinese government, Al Dukes will be tuned in when George Stephanopoulos' interview with Alec Baldwin airs, we all tune in when Chris Lopresti is delivering some of his update magic, Max Scherzer talked about what Steve Cohen said to him that made him want to be a Met, Robert Saleh walks back his comments about parking cars and shoveling snow for Brian Kelly, the Thursday Football Game between the Cowboys & Saints has it's fair share of story lines, Boomer managed to get some sustained Rangers talk in and Gio put ‘The Hoff' Pete Hoffman – who produces the Moose & Maggie Show and claims to be a ‘die-hard fan – to the test and *Spoiler Alert* he failed miserably. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: The Giants will be without Daniel Jones when they face the Dolphins this Sunday and perhaps even longer as he deals with a neck injury, Big Blue could be focused on bringing in a new signal-caller this offseason, Julius Randle & the Knicks withered down the stretch and lost to the Nets, Chris Lopresti was in for Jerry Recco all morning long, more of the same for the Yankees, too much baseball talk for Al Dukes' liking, Aaron Rodgers is still talking about his toe, we heard from Mike Tomlin which is always a treat and speaking of treats Boomer's pumpkin bread caused some technical difficulties and a comparison is made that Gio doesn't care much for. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Guy 'from Morristown' Adami is a huge fan of the show, particularly Al Dukes, but he called in Wednesday morning to air a grievance with regard to some of the content he heard on the radio program. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: After calling the show over 130 times on Tuesday morning a fella named Bubby had his prayers answered by Al Dukes, is there a correlation between NFL officiating and gambling legally on the sport??? Jerry Recco answered the update bell once again despite not feeling his best, a notable tweet on the Giants offensive struggles courtesy of Dan Orlovsky, how will Carmelo Anthony be received at MSG??? Can Evan Roberts keep his hands out of his pants during a Nets' game??? Tuesday's ‘Moment of the Day' was a good one, testosterone, HGH, friends of the Booms' getting waxed regularly. It's all just waiting for you folks… See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 2: The guys ran through some notable Hungerthon packages up for auction, the Giants at least tried to get a little creative on offense Monday night, Boomer is certain that Bill Parcells' Big Blue criticism on the Manning Cast will hit home, Al's hatred for the Giants tends to bleed through, Jerry began his update with the story surrounding the Giants' 30-10 loss to the Bucs, Baker Mayfield took a shot at Browns' fans, LeBron James' one-game suspension should benefit the Knicks and Noreen Springstead, the Executive director of WhyHunger, popped on to talk about the mission of the organization. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: Boomer was heard sharing his feelings Monday morning or at least the feeling he woke up with regarding Daniel Jones & the Giants beating Tom Brady & the Bucs on Monday Night Football, Gio passed gas and Al Dukes sure noticed, Boomer did some flatulence research, thus prompting 'the' Eddie Scozzare to jump into action, Jerry Recco then did some updating, the Joe Flacco led Jets lost to the Dolphins, the Knicks were bettered by the Bulls, getting excited for Thanksgiving and a call from Stu Feiner. Get into it already... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: Boomer's gut is talking and it's telling him that the Giants are going to win in Tampa Monday night, the Jets lost again and these days are really just playing for Draft Picks, Gio is starting to think that Gang Green might end up with the first two picks, Saquon Barkley could return Monday night with something to prove, surging teams are all the rage in the NFL, Jerry Recco's Monday Morning Update was a good one, plenty of NFL action to get to, Al Dukes is no longer following Zach Wilson's mom on Instagram, the Knicks lost to the Bulls, LeBron gets ejected, Boomer took Evan Roberts to task and Mike Francesa locked horns with Noah Syndergaard on Twitter – how ‘bout that?!?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Al Dukes was talking pretty tough during Thursday mornings wildly popular Warm-Up Show - which airs on WFAN every weekday morning from 5am-6am - because he was under the impression that Boomer & Gio would not hear what he had to say and at the time, they did not. But, Jerry Recco was out that day so he listened back and during this, Friday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' Al's cover was blown and Boomer heard the threat thrown in his direction. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11/18/21: 'the' Eddie Scozzare had his faith, or lack thereof, called into question during Thursday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' and thankfully Al Dukes was on-hand to clear things up. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.