The Ben and Skin Show

97.1 The Freak (KEGL-FM)

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The Ben and Skin show airs live from 10a-2p weekdays on 97.1 The Freak in Dallas/Fort-Worth. It’s a hilarious, chemistry-rich, nut-kicking, stroll though the biggest stories each day. Content includes everything from pop culture, to pranks, to local news, to sports, to parody songs, to game shows, and more.

Ben Rogers and Jeff "Skin" Wade have been friends since they were 12 and have been hosting radio shows together in DFW since 2001. Their popular show also features guitar-playing super producer Krystina “K-Ray” Ray and Stripmall Steve Shackleford.

Follow the gang on Twitter: @benrogers
@skinwade @krystina_ray & @stripmallsteve

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Ben & Skin Daily Download - Snow peens and FOMO

Why were these guys arrested for building a snowman?! Also, FOMO doesn't mean what you think it means.

6m
Feb 16
Just the Opening Tip: February 16, 2024

Skin is in severe pain, but is it karma? We have office renovations going on, and Ben & Skin had an awkward interaction with someone in the building this morning. We also get a late appearance by KT of the Downbeat!

19m
Feb 16
Office chaos & Cookie talk

Ben finishes his story of an awkward interaction this morning, which leads to a new product Skin is thinking about creating. Also, we get in to glorious cookie talk.

20m
Feb 16
Trending in Ben

We clean up audio from the week by listening to a fun clip of Luka on JJ Reddick's podcast. Stephen A Smith got hurt doing something he probably shouldn't be doing, and Ben is highly interested in both the future of Alan Ritchson and AI!

22m
Feb 16
Choctaw is for Lovers

It's the final round of our 'Choctaw is for Lovers' contest!! Listeners call in with their own unique love poems at a chance to win a weekend at Choctaw Casinos & Resort in Durant, OK!

19m
Feb 16
Super Sports Nooner

We vote for who we think is the sole winner of the Choctaw is for Lovers contest before getting into the Nooner - Mike Zimmer has brought up the effect social media can have on players, which leads to the discussion of the the good & bad of Parsons having a podcast.

22m
Feb 16
JR Bardwell Update

We hear an update from JR Bardwell and his sweet daughter 'Bug' in the hospital. Ben recaps the incredible Freak listeners rallying behind them before we turn to another GoFundMe that probably shouldn't exist.

12m
Feb 16
Weekday Update

Jail time for a snow penis? FOMO means something different than you think, and is the landline making a comeback?!

20m
Feb 16
1:40 Shorty

Wait, you can get scholarships for…what?! A discussion on leisure sports and if those who play them are considered athletes.

21m
Feb 16
Ben & Skin Daily Download - 80's Workout Video

Ben has uncovered an incredible workout video from the 80's, we play the audio and break it all down for you.

5m
Feb 15
Just the Opening Tip: February 15, 2024

We're all reeling off a Mavs-win high, especially Skin with his new best friend Kyrie. We have another round of Choctaw contesting to get to, AND, we explain why our Downbeat is making local news AGAIN!

22m
Feb 15
What's going on in Dallas Ft Worth?!

We have on special guest Seth Smith, owner of Lee Harvey's, to explain how an excited post about being in a Superbowl ad turned negative quickly, also, a local rabid coyote is making national news.

20m
Feb 15
Trending in Ben

A weird train story broke during the break, we have to discuss before getting into Trending in Ben - Ben's spreading the word on 'Factor' and their great meals, also, hear the audio of an AMAZING 80's workout video.

24m
Feb 15
Choctaw is for Lovers

The contest continues as listeners call in with their own unique love poems at a chance to win a weekend at Choctaw Casinos & Resort in Durant, OK!

18m
Feb 15
Super Sports Nooner

We recap the Mavs vs Spurs game last night - the greatness of Kyrie, and how awesome it is to watch Kyrie & Luka at their best! Also, is there an anti-Luka narrative in the media, and why?

24m
Feb 15
Billy Joel with Howard Stern

Everyone on the show (except K-Ray) has seen the new documentary on the making behind the song 'We Are the World'; Billy Joel was recently on Howard Stern's podcast and asks about his time in studio tracking the song.

19m
Feb 15
Weekday Update

Kato Kaelin reveals the horrors of the Big Brother house, couples are experiencing 'poopxiety', and Sharon Stone being in the news leads to movie ping pong chaos with Ben & Skin.

22m
Feb 15
1:40 Shorty

Ben & Skin start off cleaning up the mess they made of Sharon Stone movie talk before we get to the 1:40 Shorty - Skin's neighbor Verne Lundquist is in the news, and, should we be concerned about Skin's overall state of well-being?

19m
Feb 15
Ben & Skin Daily Download - Choctaw is for Lovers Poem contest

It's the first day for Poem contest where you submit your very own poem at a chance to win a weekend getaway at Choctaw Casinos & Resort in Durant, OK! Here is just the first two submissions of the day!

4m
Feb 14
Just the Opening Tip: February 14, 2024

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!! We discuss our plans, Skin details his early Valentine's date night, and we get ready for the first day of our Choctaw is for Lovers contest!

21m
Feb 14
Skin’s Wade Pool

Can food be invented?! We discuss after the loss of poptart 'inventor', William 'Bill' Post.

19m
Feb 14
Trending in Ben

Is DallasTX TV saving journalism? Ben talks about a video he saw today where a local rapper gets into a fight after a pickup basketball game; and we also hear Lisa Anne explain the origin of 'Nailin' Palin'.

20m
Feb 14
Choctaw is for Lovers Contest!

Listeners call in with their own unique love poems at a chance to win a weekend at Choctaw Casinos & Resort in Durant, OK!

21m
Feb 14
Super Sports Nooner

Have you heard the stats on this Japanese baseball prospect?! Skin fills us in before we get into the perception of the Dallas Mavericks in the media, Kuzma's excuse for turning them down, and Dinwiddie explaining why he chose the Lakers.

22m
Feb 14
Valentine's Day talk

What does this Barry Manilow song make you think of? Also, what does pregaming for sex actually mean and have you had to do it?

11m
Feb 14
Weekday Update

The UFO hotspots in America may surprise you, a lady gets kicked off a plane for using the bathroom too many times, and is this the death of the toy industry?!

19m
Feb 14
1:40 Shorty

Ben just found out a certain musician will be in the Roadhouse remake, will this ruin the movie for him?! Also, a recap of an incredible ending to the original Roadhouse, and is Tom Cruise's height the reason the Reacher movie flopped?

21m
Feb 14
Ben & Skin Daily Download - Kevin from Bonham

Things always get crazy when we go to the phones - here's one example when Ben opens up the phones for you to ask us anything you want, and Kevin from Bonham does NOT disappoint.

9m
Feb 13
Just the Opening Tip: February 13, 2024

We have ANOTHER Mavs win!!! And one Stripmall Steve was there to witness it! We talk about how great it is to watch a Luka revenge game, and also listen to some audio of Kyrie explaining why it's great playing with Luka.

21m
Feb 13
Loveshack

Do you believe in love at first sight?! We give our thoughts before diving into some of the signs that someone may have fallen in love with you immediately.

21m
Feb 13