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 - Post Malone's first song

Is this really Post Malone's first song ever? Is it satire? Regardless, it's fun! We discuss before Ben brings up pet chiropractors on the internet, are they legit?

6m
Feb 20
Just the Opening Tip: February 20, 2024

The whole crew is back after a holiday weekend! We call Ron Gilligan, an old friend/acquaintance of Mike Sirois, to see if we can get him to send us the beloved pit pass that was signed by two iconic race car drivers years ago.

20m
Feb 20
Sad Shaq audio

We bother poor Ron Gilligan again to get his thoughts on a piece of Shaq audio. Why does he sound so sad? A look at what all Shaq has done in his life that may have lead him to this point.

19m
Feb 20
Trending in Ben

Have you heard Post Malone's first song? Don't worry, Ben has found the audio for you, and it will give you hope for whatever goal you're trying to achieve. Also, are pet chiropractors legit, and will Jimmy Johnson be Jerry's new advisor??

21m
Feb 20
Most Googled Health questions

Can wearing a mankini get you banned from the Olympics? K-Ray will give you the answer before we dive into the "Most Googled Medical Questions by State", and the answers will absolutely surprise you.

19m
Feb 20
Super Sports Nooner

We get into serious Cowboy talk as Tyron Smith is a free agent and wants to return to the team. Would this be a smart move? Who else should the Cowboys plan to keep? Also, would Luka ever join Jokic?!

23m
Feb 20
What happened to the Concorde

NASA is developing a new plane that can travel from Dallas to Europe in 4 hours! This return of supersonic planes led Skin to ask the question - whatever happened to the Concorde from the 70s?!

10m
Feb 20
Weekday Update

A satellite is hurling towards Earth, that is reportedly the size of an adult rhinoceros. What other size references could they have used to put this in perspective for us? Also, Steve shares a story of a glory hole situation gone wrong, and a town is holding a vigil for a beloved Hooters.

23m
Feb 20
1:40 Shorty

A listener sets us straight on our cow testicle talk from the previous segment, we discuss before the 1:40 Shorty - Dez Bryant's betting reminds Skin of an old Cowboys story involving one Hollywood Henderson.

24m
Feb 20
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