Breaking The Ice PodcastJun 16, 2023
Greg Fitzsimmons Returns | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Greg Fitzsimmons returns to Breaking The Ice Podcast! Mike Hsu was not able to join this episode, so Greg joins Josh Dolan and guest co-host Corinne Kimball (103.3 AMP Radio) to talk about comedy, kids, and his shows at Laugh Boston on June 16th and 17th! Greg also tells some old comedy stories from back in the day when Greg, Bill Burr and Joe Rogan were new comedians doing shows in Worcester!
Comedian Jared Freid | Breaking The Ice Podcast
The hilarious comedian Jared Freid joined Mike Hsu and Josh Dolan on this weeks podcast! They talked to Jared about his two shows next month at The Wilbur, charcuterie boards, and Jared gives Hsu some hypothetical dating advice!
LUCAS CARR: ESPN, Matt Brown, and NHL | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Lucas Carr is a former Army Ranger, Boston Fire Fighter, frequent WAAF guest on air, badass, and owner of Pathfinder Tree Service. We talked to Lucas about his upcoming feature on ESPN 30 for 30 about himself & Matt Brown and The Matt Brown Foundation. Lucas also talks about his time fighting over seas, his inside NHL scoop and some old WAAF stories!
Worcester Railers NEW Head Coach & GM: Jordan LaVallée-Smotherman | Breaking The Ice Podcast
We are BACK from Summer break and hitting the ground running with our good friend and frequent guest, Jordan LaVallée-Smotherman! Last season Jordan was Capitan of the Railers, but now he's in charge and talks to us about his vision for the team going forward and his plans for building a tough and winning team. We also talk about bad coaching, Jordans new dog, and Josh Dolan seems ready to lace up his skates again. Will Jordan sign Josh Dolan to the Worcester Railers on a PTO? Nope. But it's funny to see Josh try to talk his way onto the team.. WELCOME BACK EVERYONE AND GO RAILERS! #Worcester #RailersHC #WorcesterRailers #JordanSmotherman #TableTalkPies
Be A Man | Breaking The Ice Podcast
We were join this week by #TikTok Celebrity @Boston Be A Man . We talked about man stuff and his two shows coming up.. June 23rd at The Chevalier Theater and June 24th at Foxwoods. Listen to this episode.. Be A Man.
Arcades, Daytime TV, and Throwbacks | Breaking Thew Ice Podcast
We were guest-less this week but we did cover a lot of ground. We talked about throwback items that aren't around anymore like VHS, Smoking Sections at restaurants and Josh Dolan's daughter turning one!
Comedian Jonathan Kite | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we were joined by comedian Jonathan Kite! Not only is he an amazing actor and hilarious comedian, he's one of the best impressionists out there! You may know him from best known for his role as Oleg Golishevsky on 2 Broke Girls and his show on Netflix with Jamie Foxx and David Allen Grier called "Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!" and many other shows such as Family Guy. We talked to Jonathan about bad interviews he's done, Wilt Chamberlin, and doing celebrity impressions. Isaiah and Jonathan have a mutual friend Isaiah have a mutual friend Chad and Jonathan explain how him and Chad first met. The show started in a Lyft until Jonathan was able to break into a house to use the wifi. (He didn't really break in.)
Dane Cook | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Worcester Railers Captain - Jordan Smotherman | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Worcester Railers Captain, Jordan LaVallée-Smotherman, came back on the podcast to talk about the end of the season and the Railers playoff push! Jordan also talks about going to the Masters TWICE, having minor heart surgery, hockey fights, bad team names, and Josh tries to convince Jordan to let him play for the Worcester Railers if they are ever short on skaters for a game.. (Nobody took Josh seriously). And we also learn that you can no longer go with no bucket during warmups.
Will Smith, Smoke Candy, and Billionaires | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we started off with talking about why Josh won't except food you offer him if you brought it from home, Billionaires, Will Smith's Slap, and Mike Hsu's Daughter teaches us the new words the cool kids are using nowadays, and how to use the words. We also talk about the BTI live music show on The AMP App!
Comedian Paul Mecurio | Breaking The Ice Podcast
We were joined this week Emmy & Peabody award winning comedian Paul Mecurio! We talked to Paul about his shows coming up March 25th & 26h at Off Cabot Comedy in Beverly, MA. You may know Paul from his several appearances on “The Late Show w/Stephen Colbert,” “The Daily Show,” "The CBS Late, Late Show," HBO, “The Tonight Show,“ ESPN, Showtime, NBC’s “Fridays,” and “The Joke Show” and VH-I Clip Shows and MUCH MORE! We also talked to Paul about his Rhode Island Italian family, political correctness, and we talk about Don Orsillo and it's not about what you think! To see Paul live and check out his podcast go to paulmecurio.com for TIX and more!
Tom Dreesen | Sinatra, The Comedy Store, & Free Speech | Breaking The Ice Podcast
We were joined once again by comedian Tom Dreesen! We talk to Tom about the Showtime documentary he was is about The Comedy Store! Tom also tell some stories about Frank Sinatra and talks about his book "Still Standing..."!
LB PANT-LESS In A Bar, Internships, and The Comedy Store | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Mistress Carrie Answers The Bat-Signal | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Our big guest this week had to bail and then Mike Hsu ended up on a Milk-Carton because he went missing and was nowhere to be found once it was show time. So Josh and Isaiah sent out the Bat-Signal on social media to see who would come on the show.. and within a matter of seconds Mistress Carrie was in the chat! We apologize that we didn't end up getting to anyone else who joined the chat. We ended up doing a full episode with Carrie and before we knew it we were out of time! Also we located Mike Hsu later that day.. He's fine.
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Tuukka, Concerts, and Locker Rooms | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This episode we talk about Tuukka Rask retiring from hockey, old WAAF concert stories including Locobazooka & The Wallace Civic Center in Fitchburg and times we found ourselves in professional sports team locker rooms when we probably didn't belong. We also see a few appearances from our old friend the Racist Cock! We also welcome our new sponsor to the show ---> https://www.1worcesterhomes.com/
Joe Rogan vs. Neil Young | Breaking The Ice Podcast / Long May You Young Podcast
Samantha Ramsdell RETURNS | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Samantha Ramsdell makes her second appearance on BTI! Sam will be at Laugh Boston this weekend doing stand up as well as shoving food in her mouth & much more! We talk to Sam about her Butt Hole, Food, leaving the corporate world and we call Andy Ferg from North Shore Beefs for advice on what place Sam should hit up for some roast beef while she's in town! To see Sam live in Boston this weekend go to: https://wl.seetickets.us/event/Samantha-Ramsdell-800pm/451550?afflky=LaughBoston
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Greg Fitzsimmons | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Worcester Railers Captain - Jordan LaVallée-Smotherman | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Dan O'Connor of FOUR YEAR STRONG | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Four Year Strong vocalist and guitarist, Dan O'Connor, joined the guys this week to talk about the bands recent tour, their holiday show coming up, tour stories, Four Year Strongs first gig on an island in the middle of a swamp! We also talk to Dan about growing up in Worcester and how many people ask for free tickets when Four Year Strong is playing a show at home in Worcester! A lot more was covered in this episode.. but to find out what else we talked about you're just going to have to listen!
Everyone's Sick | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This episode got off to a slow start because everyone on the show was feeling under the weather.. but then things pick up as the episode moved along!
A.J. Galante & Danbury Trashers | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This episode we had A.J. Galante from the smash-hit Netflix documentary Untold: Crime and Penalties about his UHL hockey team the Danbury Trashers! A.J. talks about Drake asking for his jersey and posting it on IG, running a pro hockey team at age 17, and some of the other crazy stories in his life that was cover in the documentary, like the story of the time The Rock, Triple H and other WWF stars showed up at his 11th birthday party. We talk to A.J. about his life now in professional boxing and what may be new with the Trashers brand. If you haven't seen this documentary on Netflix yet, you need to go see it even if you aren't a hockey fan!
DRUGS & TIME TRAVEL | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Mike Hsu, Josh Dolan, and Isaiah talk about some drug adventures they have been on.. This episode explains the meaning of life apparently as well as what is coming up on the podcast now that we are back from break!
Micky Ward | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we were joined by The Fighter himself.. "Irish" Micky Ward!
Norm Macdonald, Netflix, & Drugs: Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we talk about Norm Macdonald and Josh coming out of standup comedy retirement! We also talk about what we've been watching on Netflix, drugs we've tried and what's coming up with the podcast!
Mistress Carrie | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we were joined by Mistress Carrie! Carrie apologizes to Celine Dion, talks about her feud with deer and being covered by coyote urine. We also talk about an event on Tuesday September 21, 2021 when Mistress Carrie has her 150th Cocktails in the War Room LIVE at The Boat in Dracut! Mike Hsu co-hosting the night with Carrie and Josh Dolan will be open the show with stand-up! Also Mike Hsu is still hangry and gets a little stoned at the end.
Mike Hsu Is Hangry | Breaking The Ice Podcast
First of all don't listen to this episode if you are hungry. This we we talk about a lot of crazy good food! Also we talk about the passing of former NHL player and fellow podcaster Jimmy Hayes and Josh tells a couple stories from when he first got to know Jimmy. Mike Hsu talks about his diet and all the food he has had to cut out of his diet. Isaiah does the podcast from the surface of the moon but manages to talk about why he wasn't allowed to use his real name on the air back in the 90's. Also this week we talk about a few live podcasts we will be doing!
Shane Vitko | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we welcome back Shane Vitko! We talk to Shane about his podcast with singer Tommy Vext, prison, beard oil, road rage and a whole bunch of other topics! We cover a lot of ground in this episode!
Charlie Moore | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we are joined by The Mad Fisherman, Charlie Moore!
Lenny Clarke | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we welcome back one of our favorite people in the world, LENNY CLARKE! We talk to Lenny about the show he is doing at Polar Park in Worcester of 7/20/21 to pay tribute to fallen Police Officer Manny Familia drowned while attempting to rescue someone in Green Hill Park. Lenny also talks about doing comedy in Worcester in the 80’s, his massive stroke, and how he got sober! This episode in shorter than normal but a lot was packed into this one!
Comedian Tony V | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we were joined by Boston comedy legend Tony V!
Comedian Corey Rodrigues | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we talked to comedian Corey Rodrigues! We talk about a man getting attacked by a bear, writing jokes & finding your voice as an entertainer, boxing, real and fake radio, and how politicians are all on the same team. Hopefully this episode is as fun to listen to as it was to record! Go check out Corey to watch his video and find out where he is performing at https://coreyrodrigues.com!
Comedian Jimmy Dunn | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This episode was for sure a wild one after taking a week off last week! Comedian Jimmy Dunn joined us this week to talk about comedy, writing on our favorite show Loudermilk, his sitcom, best and worst shows seen at Hampton Beach, seafood, water parks, and crazy small engine plane rides we've all been on! We also find out about how Josh almost died last (everyone is fine) and why a cop asked Josh about Mike Hsu.. AND MORE!
North Shore Beefs' Andy Ferg | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Andy Ferg from North Shore Beefs returns to the show! We covered the drama surrounding North Shore Beefs and what really happened. Andy calls out Isaiah for being creepy to one of our recent guests, and Mike Hsu tells us what he has to do now because he lost a bet!
Andrew Raycroft & Baby Dolan | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Former Boston Bruins goalie and NESN analyst Andrew Raycroft returns to the show to talk playoff hockey and Josh brings is new baby onto the show to meet everyone!
Samantha Ramsdell | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Samantha Ramsdell is a comedian/singer and has become a social media sensation for her fame on TikTok because of her huge mouth! Sam joined the guys to talk about what it’s like being famous because of shoving large amounts of food in her mouth, the crazy interviews she’s been doing, proving her mouth size to Guinness World Records, and they talk about her stand up comedy shows she have been selling out and her plans going forward for more live shows as things continue to open up!
Mike Wendt | Breaking The Ice Podcast
We talked to our pal Mike Wendt. You may remember Mike from his time on WAAF and WZLX as well as his show on NESN. We talk about Happy Hour, his podcast with Andy Ferg of North Shore Beefs, and what his plans are for TV since moving on from his #NESN show!
Joe Rogan, Crazy Band Requests, and Ellen | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Isaiah has been missing in Mexico for about a week now. Mike and Josh talk about weed, crazy band requests, having a baby, Mistress Carrie joining Hsu on 100.1 FM The Pike, Joe Rogan as president and MUCH MORE!
Comedian Will Noonan | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This week we are joined by comedian and actor Will Noonan!
Red Sox Opening Day Recap & Meeting Alice Cooper | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Mike Hsu, Josh Dolan, and Isaiah were one of the few people at Fenway Park to see Red Sox home opener! Not only was it the first game that allowed fans since the virus hit, it was also the the first time all three of the guys were in the same room at the same time! They also talk about meeting Alice Cooper, Beer, and Loudermilk!
The Call of Kilimanjaro: Jeff Belanger | Breaking The Ice Podcast
New England Legends Host and Podcaster Shares Message of Hope and Motivation in First Memoir: The Call of Kilimanjaro. Jeff climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro as part of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will go to LLS to help fight blood cancer. He join BTI once again to tell stories and talk about everything from what it’s like to write a book, what it’s like to find out the book store put your book in an awful place, and what goes through your mind when you get to the top of one of the biggest mountains in the world!
Danielle Murr - Leaving Radio & What's Next! | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Danielle Murr joined BTI to talk about her decision to leave WEEI's The Greg Hill Morning Show and radio all together for podcasting! Danielle talks about her new podcast called "I'll Have One Of Everything". She also talks about what else she has in the works plants, ASMR, animals, old WAAF stories and possible names for restaurants!
St. Patricks Day, Radio Wars, and Lucas Carr | Breaking The Ice Podcast
For the second year in a row St. Patricks Day was canceled and nobody could go out. But that didn't stop us from having a party on this show! We we were also joined by our old friend Lucas Carr. Lucas was an Army Ranger, Boston Firefighter, former Edmonton Oiler (Kind of) and Chuck D's new best friend! So many topics were covered in this episode from old radio war stories, Nirvana, Bacon, and how Lucas's Army Ranger jacket ended up becoming the Boston Bruins good luck charm during their 2013 Stanley Cup run!
Comedian Jackie Flynn | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Comedian / Actor Jackie Flynn joined Breaking The Ice Podcast this week to talk about his show, LOUDERMILK, which will be available on Amazon Prime on Friday. You've probably seen Jack in movies such as Stuck On You, There’s Something About Mary, Kingpin, Me Myself, and Irene, Here Comes The Boom, The Heart Break Kid, Mall Cop, Shallow Hall and MORE.. We talk to Jack about comedy, TV, and first time getting drunk and one of Jackie's old childhood neighbor's checks in the show! REMEMBER: Be sure to check out Jackie's show now in it’s 3rd season called Loudermilk which premieres on it new home Amazon Prime Friday of this week! #Loudermilk #JackieFlynn #BostonComedy
Phil Labonte of All That Remains RETURNS! | Breaking The Ice Podcast
All That Remains lead singer, Phil Labonte, returned to the podcast this week! Phil is our first three peat guest on the show.. so Phil has scored the first BTI hat trick! We talked to Phil about the struggles of planning a tour and getting back on stage even for a well known band like All That Remains. We also talked about Phil's move to Texas, his love and marriage proposal to Taylor Swift, All That Remains baby merch, Dr. Seuss, and clearing up some comments that were made about him from some recent news and metal blog who tend to target Phil. We also talked to Phil about going viral worldwide for comments he made about Nickelback and Metallica last time he was on our show!! We covered a lot of ground in this episode and we were so happy to once again have Phil on with us!
Mike Hsu Has A New Morning Radio Show! | Breaking The Ice Podcast
Mike Hsu is back on the air full time and he debuted his new morning show this week on 100.1 FM The Pike! We moved our guest to next week because we felt we just needed to talk with Hsu about his new show, what he has planned, and we also chat about how crazy it's been that it has now been over a year since WAAF went off the air! We also talk about NASCAR fans, Hsu's green drink, and getting old! #RadioRehab #MikeHsu #ThePike #WAAF
WAAF & Serial Killers | Breaking The Ice Podcast
This episode we talk about how it's crazy that's it's been almost a year since WAAF went off the air. We had our Day 1 OG sponsor Chris Riggs from Garage Doors Plus on the show who was in the AAF studio with us the day the station went off the air. We also talk about how Josh Dolan's wife is doing with pregnancy and we get into it about serial killers and creepy places you can stay over night!
Never Wake A Pregnant Woman | Breaking The Ice Podcast
The title of this episode explains it all, Josh Dolan learned a few days ago that it is not a good idea to wake up his pregnant wife, and it may have something to do with why he didn't drink during this weeks episode. Mike Hsu talks about how his gig at 100.7 The Pike is going while drinking FIVE BEERS at once out of a glass boot. We get a look behind the scenes of the Breaking The Ice World Headquarters and we hear the story of the time Josh chose sandwiches over saving a life?! Hsu's daughter drops in to say hello, and the guys also talk about the new Foo Fighter album! Yeah we covered a lot in this episode. Give us a #Cheddah if you listen to the whole thing!
Breaking The Ice with Andrew Raycroft
Andrew Raycroft returns to the podcast. Some of you maybe know Razor from his time minding the net for the Boston Bruins, rookie of the year in 2000, or as a NESN analyst for Boston Bruins games. Or maybe you remember him during his time as co-host of this podcast in the early years! We talked to Andrew about how weird this season must be for the players, Zdeno Chara going to the CAPS, Sandwiches, concerts and the Natick Mall!
Breaking The Ice with Rick Middleton
Its the beginning of the NHL season and the Boston Bruins have a new captain, Patrice Bergeron! So who better to have on the show than a former Boston Bruins captain who has his number hanging in the rafters of the Boston Garden. Nifty talks about what it takes to be a captain of a hockey team in the NHL, The Bruins Alumni, his movie "Tough Sledding" that's in the works, how he found out the Boston Bruins were retiring his number, and how Derek Sanderson got him shipped out of New York when the Rangers traded Nifty to the Boston Bruins.