UPDATE: I’m Tony Bruno– Ask Me Anything!

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Full transcript can be seen after the jump, split up by topic for easier readability.

Tony’s radio past:

What have you been up to since leaving 97.5?
Fixing up my mom’s house in South Philly where I grew up. Planning on moving back in when the expansion is done because she wants to go back to her own home.

What is Mike Miss really like?
Don’t really know him.

Ever gonna go back to 97.5?
Doubt it. They are more interested in saving money.

Was it all about the money or were you butting heads with the higher-ups at 97.5?
I don’t butt heads with anyone. They wanted me to leave to save money, thus the failure to negotiate a legit contract extension. I did all I was asked and beyond.

Any beef with Missanelli? He seemed like he always had it out for you.
I never had any issues with him. Don’t know what his apparent issues are with me.

Still keep in touch with Mayes?
Not really.

If given the opportunity, would you ever consider working at WIP again?
Of course. They are they dominant station and I was part of helping that morning show take off in the late 80′s.

What ever happened to Tim Cates?
He’s still in LA covering local sports on AM570 and you can hear him during national radio games as the studio host on NFL games. Great kid and dad to three lovely daughters.

TB, always loved your perspective. Hope you stay in the area. What was the most enjoyable part about working at the fanatic?
Doing live remotes and hanging with the fans at public places. A lot of hosts hate that, but it’s why we do this.

Any truth that since leaving the station, Charlie asked you drop by his office?
Yes, and I did meet up with Charlie at Tony Luke’s a couple of weeks ago.

Why did 97.5 have you and other hosts only work two-hour shifts a day? Was that all just a way to save money so they didn’t have to pay you much?
They paid me well, but never put me on the four hours they kept saying they would for three years. Why? You’ll have to ask them.

More annoying caller: Arthur Correct or Levi from Overbrook park?
Didn’t talk to Levi much. I love Arthur Correct because you can bust his chops and he comes back with a clever reply most of the time.

Do you have any gripe with the staff using your soundbites occasionally?
Nope. I count it as an “homage” to me. Like when Mike and Mike use my original “Stone Cold Lead Pipe Locks” from the 90′s.

Do you keep in contact with anybody from the Into The Night show?
Yep. Tim Cates, Raider Ryan and Magdaleno on twitter and Facebook. Petros and Money on AM570. I also go back and forth from time to time.

Really looking forward to this podcast. There’s been a void since you left and it’s finally about to end. When things went down with 97.5, what was Harry and Joe’s take on things? Did they back you? Have anything to say? The chemistry you three had I thought was hands down the best I’ve heard yet.
They were supportive, but could see the handwriting on the wall as to how they wanted me to leave so they didn’t have to pay me.

Been a fan since back in the day with Cannon and Company. Glad you’re looking to stay local. Do you still maintain ties with former colleagues?
Not as much as I should. So crazy the last decade trying to catch up with so many great people.

How is your relationship with Angelo Cataldi and Al at WIP. Do you keep in touch with those guys?
Don’t see Ang much, but had a nice chat in AC with him last summer. See Al and Rhea around more so.

Who was your favorite co-host you have gotten to work with in all of your years of radio?
So many great ones. ESPN radio with KO and Chuck Wilson was very satisfying and we did 7 hours 2 nights a week. Probably the best sports talk weekend radio shows ever produced.

Tony, looking back, what’s the best radio job (most fun) you’ve ever had?
This may come as a surprise, but it was being the morning host on the old WCAU 1210 in 1989. It was a full service show with news, sports, traffic, weather, interviews and phone calls. Unlike sports talk, we got to do fresh stuff every day.

Radio present/future and the Tony Bruno podcast:

How often will the podcasts be? Any set schedule yet?
Hope to do them at least once a week, two scheduled so far. You can see them here.

Will we hear you on local radio anytime soon?
Don’t know, not many local options. Have had tons of interest in other cities, but I don’t want to move.

What’s your take on the current state of sports talk radio, here and nationally? I would assume if your podcast venture is meant as an alternative to sports talk radio, then you find it to be as stale as most of us do.
I don’t listen to sports talk very much, it’s all micromanaged by PPM (Portable People Meter) crazed managers who react to weekly changes in the very flawed system.

Hey Tony. Been following your career for years and I will definitely be on top of these podcasts. Two-part question: What was the best part about working in national radio (Into the Night), and do you have any aspirations to return to national radio?
My agent looks around, but even national radio is loaded with so many shows that fill up time because there is too much of it. Very few hosts stand out and if I’m just another voice in the wilderness, I don’t want to do it.

Does it bother you that guys like Marks and Brace and Phil are not fit for college radio, yet they can have a regular slot in a market like Philadelphia?
I don’t root against other hosts. Anyone who gets a slot must be doing something to impress management to hire them.

Tony! I always loved your show. You always kept me entertained and I’ll be a fan no matter where you go. Always loved hearing you talk hockey. Any plans to do local radio in the near future? I know the two sports radio options aren’t ideal, but you definitely have fans out there.
Thanks Sean. I know that by my daily twitter and Facebook and on-the-street reactions. That’s why I’m doing the podcast.

Tony, your meeting with Andy Bloom a few months ago had to have had covered a possible gig back at WIP. Would you consider a part-time, weekend only thing? Would definitely help your Monday through Friday podcast too.
Don’t want to do part-time or weekend stuff at this stage of my career. Podcasts allow me to control my destiny.

TB, I miss your football picks this year.
I will start releasing them on my website and giving them away for free, despite no paycheck or health insurance in these tough economic times.

I want a Tony Bruno-Josh Elliott show on WIP!
I think Josh Elliott is busy moving up the food chain at NBC sports.

This Q&A has been more entertaining than entertaining that any Jon & Sean; Mike & Ike; Cuz & Rob; Mike & Mike; Cataldi Show: and most other sports talk in Phila. Be well, Bruno. Continued success.
It’s what I do. Thank you grasshopper!

Do you have a podcast?
Great question. I’ll get right on it!

Tony, do you believe that by and large, most sports talk hosts are credible in this city? When I listen to the radio now, it’s easy to think half the hosts have no clue what they’re talking about.
I don’t think athletes or coaches even know who 90% of the hosts doing sports talk are, so all you need is to get people to respond and generate ratings or your just another talking head.

Did you get to bring any sound bytes with you to your podcast?
Yep. I have my 360 sound machine and it will be used at the remote podcasts. Live Mic for the people and even phone calls.

How about a live remote from Lou Turks? Little Delco action and roast beef? YUMMM
Only if it’s the afternoon shift. The girls and food are much more real between noon and 6pm yo!

Going to miss 12 days of Bruno this year.
Hoping to do a 12 days on my website and podcasts to keep the tradition rolling. Stay tuned.

Ever think about doing local TV? You are great when you are on good day live. Your chemistry with those guys/gals is noticeable. Wish they would make a permanent spot for you there.
Thanks. That would be fun, but they never really expressed an interest

So clearly the only reason an idiot like Sean Brace has a job at 97.5 is because he is willing to work for peanuts while you actually have integrity and self-respect.
Is that a question or editorial comment?

Some friends stopped by:

From “Sean Brace”: I don’t have any talent. Can you help me?
Sorry. That is beyond my powers.

From “Mike Miss”: I am sorry for my jealousy towards you, as you know my college baseball career at PSU as a bat boy has made my ego ridiculously large and I do apologize to you.
Don’t sweat the small shit bro.

From anonymous: Biggest idiot in Philly sports. Cataldi, Eskin or Brace?
Sorry, I don’t answer Anonymous questions.

From “Howard Eskin”: Du U Phollow ME on Twwwiterr?
Yes, I love the breaking news and inside sources.

Some people actually asked about sports:

You know we got hockey action tomorrow night, yo. You ready?
Absolutely! didn’t watch any pre-season, but ready for real action!

Don’t you think that Shady McCoy has lost a step and that it’s time to give Chris Polk some carries?
Nope. I think the loss of Kelce and Mathis is the top reason they can’t run and Foles has been off and making bad throws. Foles hasn’t been good, but show me an immobile QB who plays well with bad blocking. Does Shady suck now after leading the league last year?

I love watching commercials but the NFL insists on trying to put a Thursday Night flag infested game on in between them. When will the NFL give up on these crap games?
When CBS decides to stop paying 34 million per game to air the non-stop sucky games.

I was thinking of flying to London next year to see an exciting NFL flag bowl in Wembley Stadium. Are you up for a road trip? Maybe we’ll get lucky and get to see the Bucs and Jaguars with Ed Hochuli refereeing.
Not to forget overpaying for bad British food and everything else in London. But sounds like a fun time for sure.

Tony, what Philly franchise wins the next world championship, and what’s the reasoning behind your answer?
Right now, the Eagles are building something that could win in the near future. Flyers always go for it every year, Sixers and Phillies have a lot of building to do.

Will I see you at any Sixers games this season?
Hope to get out to some. I want to see this thing come together and hope it happens in my lifetime.

Tony – glad to hear you’re doing well. The Tony & Harry Show is greatly missed. Can we expect to see you doing any tailgating on Saturdays at the Linc to support your alma mater? Any thoughts on the on-campus stadium rumor?
I think they should build an on campus stadium and lots of folks and students I know suggest its going to happen.

Are you a fan of Chip Kelly? And opinion on Nick Foles? Is he right for the birds?
Don’t know if Foles will win a SB, but most immobile QBs look bad when their O line is bad.

Tony, what do you think of the current state of the Eagles?
Despite stats, defense plays big but is on the field too much and secondary gets torched a lot. Special teams best in the league, but until they can get the O line straightened out without Kelce and Mathis, teams will go after Foles and shutdown Shady and that leads to rushed and confused Foles play.

Do you think Ed Hochuli throws more flags in the flag infested NFL than most Refs because he wants to get is giganto steroid enhanced biceps on TV?
Absolutely!

Umm … other?:

What’s been the most rewarding part of moving back home?
Being closer to my family: My 90-year old mom, 2 sisters, and 3 kids. It was tough being three thousand miles away for 11 years.

Is Jose from Norristown at the jug handle?
Don’t know. He is invited but would need a ride since he doesn’t drive.

Best bar in Philly?
Wow, so many great ones. Paddywhacks is nearby and solid at 2nd and South.

Best wings in Philly?
Biggest and best ones still at the Jughandle Inn in Cinnaminson, NJ.

Nicest athlete you ever covered?
Wow. Gotta go with Charles Barkley. Always kind and has something to say.

What strip club would you scooter to first on Delaware Ave., Risque, Pennsport, or that other one?
Risque is stumbling distance and I know the owner and GM. Don’t go to many establishments.

What’s Kyle smell like?
I think it’s either canoe or Hai Karate.

What do you think of the new chick on Good Day Live?
She’s very nice. Very tiny in person and perky.

I look forward to hearing the podcasts-you are missed on the airwaves. Will you come to my Halloween party? Costume only. Who would you dress up as?
Either Heisenberg (very easy) or Friar Tuck.

Walk to Syracuse. Fraud!
Guess the 10-year-old news travels slowly in your household!

Who’s got better boobs: Sheena or Cecily T?
Have not done enough investigative reporting to offer an articulate answer on that. Journalism is serious!

Oral or Anal?
Depends on the mood.

Did you do the ice bucket challenge this past summer?
I guess you missed this!

What color is your underwear?
Green. Boxer-briefs so I have both sides covered.

Do you realize partnering up with Kyle and this website will destroy your reputation?
Yes. I relish that new phase of my life.

Who’s hotter: Big titty Julie Doronbos or Susie Celek?
Both!

Seriously how big of an a-hole is Keith Olbermann?
Not to me because we have mutual respect and have been friends for 30+ years.

Tony, who do you think Liv should be with on Scandal, the President or Jake?
I think terrorists should break into the show and behead the entire cast. Then, I might tune in to see the ending. 🙂

John’s Roast Pork or DiNic’s?
Don’t want to sound like I’m copping out. Johns is legendary, but when I’m near the Reading Terminal Market, I gotta get a DiNics.

Is the scooter mafia going strong?
Still going, even though many days it’s a 1-bike motorcade thru the city.

Any potential Olbermann / Bruno alternative weekly radio? Old days reinvented.
You never know.

Which porn star milf would you pick (if you had to choose) Kendra lust, Courtney Cummings or Lisa Ann?
All 3 isn’t an option? Know Courtney and Lisa Ann in the flesh. Never met Kendra, but she seems very awesome too.

How is it living at Dockside?
As a great man once said “beautiful man!”

How do you think Olbermann’s show has gone so far?
It’s been a ton of fun and the fact they keep bringing me back – even with the new 5PM 1/2 version – means they like it. Feels good to walk into a place where everyone respects what you do. Also nice to head to NYC every week and work in Times Square studios.

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194 Comments

  • Sean Devlin October 7, 2014 at 11:58 am

    What’s been the most rewarding part of moving back home?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

      Being closer to my family. My 90-yr old mom, 2 sisters and 3 kids. It was tough being 3-thousand miles away for 11 years

      Reply
  • jlooooo October 7, 2014 at 11:58 am

    What is Mike Miss really like?

    Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Any radio gigs in the works?

    Reply
  • Butler October 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    How do you think Olbermann’s show has gone so far?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:43 pm

      It’s been a ton of fun and the fact they keep bringing me back – even with the new 5pm 1/2 version – means they like it. Feels good to walk into a place where everyone respects what you do. Also nice to head to NYC every week and work in Times Square studios.

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Ever gonna go back to 97.5?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm

      doubt it. They are more interested in saving money.

      Reply
  • Joe S October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Was it all about the money or were you butting heads with the higher-ups at 97.5?

    Reply
    • Joe S October 7, 2014 at 12:02 pm

      PS: you and harry were above and beyond the best show on that station. Hard to believe they let you walk.

      Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm

      I don’t butt heads with anyone. They wanted me to leave to save money, thus the failure to negotiate a legit contract extension. I did all I was asked and beyond.

      Reply
  • Dave October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Will we hear you on local radio anytime soon?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:05 pm

      don’t know. Not many local options. Have had tons of interest in other cities, but don’t want to move.

      Reply
  • Vic Vinegar October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Do you prefer wiping while standing up or sitting down?

    Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    What happened with The Fanatic that caused you to leave?

    Reply
  • TR October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Did you bet fired because you are a hard headed Italian and thought your manhood wss questioned

    Reply
  • Calling Bullshit October 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Tony,
    A few for you:

    -Are you willing to offer an opinion on why in the hell Sean Brace has a job in radio?

    -When you left 97.5, did you have anything lined up?

    -Without getting yourself in trouble, is morning drive at another Phila sports station on the table?

    Reply
  • Rbrizzle October 7, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    What do you do all day? Any radio jobs in the works?

    Reply
  • Alex October 7, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Barba Walters, Oprah, miss robin.

    U need to fuck one marry one and kill one …go..

    Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    will the podcast have a producer? will there be drops? will there be phonecalls?

    Reply
  • Let's Go uhhh have a ham sandwich October 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Favorite sound drop of all time?

    Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Any beef with Missanelli? He seemed like he always had it out for you.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm

      I never had any issues with him. Don’t know what his apparent issues are with me.

      Reply
  • Lasher October 7, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Still keep in touch with Mayes?

    Reply
  • Dan October 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Any beef with Missanelli? Seems like he always had it out for you.

    Reply
  • The Coke Head Reunion on 10/18/14 October 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Is Jose from Norristown at the jug handle?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:09 pm

      don’t know. he is invited but would need a ride since he doesn’t drive.

      Reply
  • Chris October 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    What’s your take on the current state of sports talk radio, here and nationally? I would assume if your podcast venture is meant as an alternative to sports talk radio, then you find it to be as stale as most of us do.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:09 pm

      don’t listen to sports talk very much. it’s all micromanaged by ppm crazed managers who react to weekly changes in the very flawed system.

      Reply
  • Rich October 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Do you have any gripe with the staff using your soundbites occasionally?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:34 pm

      nope. I count it as an “homage” to me. Like when Mike and Mike use my original “Stone Cold Lead Pipe Locks” from the 90’s.

      Reply
  • Calling Bullshit October 7, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Tony,

    If you are going to do this, you might want to make sure the questions get posted. If you won’t or can’t answer them then fine.

    But Kyle putting questions without any vulgarity or slander into “awaiting moderation” is crap.

    Reply
    • Kyle Scott October 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

      We’re putting as many as we can. There are A LOT. If we didn’t moderate it, it would be completely unreadable.

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    Will you be on WIP at all?

    Reply
  • Derpy October 7, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Best bar in philly?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:13 pm

      Wow, so many great ones. Paddywhacks is nearby and solid at 2nd and South

      Reply
      • Benny Blanco October 7, 2014 at 12:21 pm

        Paddywhacks is terrible

        Reply
  • Ryan October 7, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    If given the opportunity, would you ever consider working at WIP again?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm

      of course. They are they dominant station and I was part of helping that morning show take off in the late 80’s

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Biggest idiot in Philly sports. Cataldi, Eskin or Brace?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm

      sorry, I don’t answer Anonymous questions.

      Reply
  • sean October 7, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    Tony! I always loved your show. You always kept me entertained and I’ll be a fan no matter where you go. Always loved hearing you talk hockey. Any plans to do local radio in the near future? I know the two sports radio options aren’t ideal, but you definitely have fans out there.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

      Thanks Sean. I know that by my daily twitter and facebook abd on-the-street reactions. That’s why I’m doing the podcast.

      Reply
  • Ray October 7, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    Been a fan since back in the day with Cannon and Company. Glad you’re looking to stay local. Do you still maintain ties with former colleagues?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm

      not as much as I should. So crazy the last decade trying to catch up with so many great people.

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    How is it living at Dockside?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:31 pm

      as a great man once said “beautiful man!”

      Reply
  • Rob October 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Any interest from 94 wip in giving you some air time?

    Reply
  • Drew October 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    What have you been up to since leaving 97.5?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm

      fixing up my Moms house in South Philly where I grew up. Planning on moving back in when the expansion is done because she wants to go back to her own home.

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    So clearly the only reason an idiot like Sean Brace has a job at 97.5 is because he is willing to work for peanuts while you actually have integrity and self-respect.

    Reply
    • Sean "Short Bus" Brace October 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm

      As long as I have enough cheddar to cover my half of da rent, all is good in da hood.

      Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:30 pm

      is that a question or editorial comment?

      Reply
  • GC October 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Ever think about doing local TV? You are great when you are on good day live. Your chemistry with those guys/gals is noticeable. Wish they would make a permanent spot for you there.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:29 pm

      Thanks. That would be fun, but they never really expressed an interest

      Reply
  • PT October 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Looking forward to this. How frequent will the pod casts be?

    Reply
  • gthmbt October 7, 2014 at 12:12 pm

    Does it bother you that guys like Marks and Brace and Phil are not fit for college radio, yet they can have a regular slot in a market like Philadelphia?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm

      I don’t root against other hosts. Anyone who gets a slot must be doing something to impress management to hire them.

      Reply
  • Commercial Man October 7, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Do you think Ed Hoculi throws more flags in the flag infested NFL than most Refs because he wants to get is giganto steroid enhanced biceps on TV?

    Reply
  • TT Boy October 7, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    best wings in philly??

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:18 pm

      Biggest and best ones still at the Jughangle Inn in cinaminson NJ.

      Reply
  • johnny carwash October 7, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Nicest athlete you ever covered?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm

      Wow. Gotta go with Charles Barkley. Always kind and has something to say.

      Reply
  • johnmatrix October 7, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Have you ever thought about starting a sports blog? the ones we have now really suck.

    Reply
    • Kyle Scott October 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm

      Totally agree. They blow.

      Reply
  • Brian October 7, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    do you miss Tim Cates. he seemed like a really good guy. bright future in the business.

    Reply
  • Kalafut From The Shack October 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    Tony, your meeting with andy bloom a few months agao had to have had covered a possible gig back at WIP. Would you considered a part time, weekend only thing…would def help your Monday through Friday podcast too

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:20 pm

      don’t want to do part time or weekend stuff at this stage of my career. Podcasts allow me to control my destiny.

      Reply
  • Bob October 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    Tony, looking back, what’s the best radio job(most fun) you’ve ever had?

    Thanks

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:27 pm

      this may come as a surprise, but it was being the morning host on the old WCAU 1210 in 1989. It was a full service show with news, sports, traffic, weather, interviews and phone calls. Unlike sports talk, we got to do fresh stuff every day.

      Reply
  • Candy from the Oak October 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    what strip club would you scooter to first on Delaware ave Risk, Pennsport or that other one

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:21 pm

      Risque is stumbling distance and I know the owner and GM. Don’t go to many establishments

      Reply
  • Andy's Reed October 7, 2014 at 12:19 pm

    Tony, what do you think of the current state of the Eagles

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:23 pm

      despite stats, defense plays big but is on the field too much and secondary gets torched a lot. Special teams best in the league, but until they can get the O line straightened out without Kelce and Mathis, teams will go after Foles and shutdown Shady and that leads to rushed and confused Foles play.

      Reply
  • Sir Sean Connery October 7, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    How long do you think Chip allows that nancy Foles to embarrass himself? And do you think what he needs is a good strong smack?

    Reply
  • Brian October 7, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    what ever happened to Tim Cates?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:23 pm

      he’s still in LA covering local sports on AM570 and you can hear him during national radio games as the studio host on NFL games. Great kid and dad to 3 lovely daughters

      Reply
  • Kevin Matuszak October 7, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    Tony,

    Do you need an edgy, somewhat funny guy who will work for cheap/potentially free to do the podcast with you? We could be great pals.

    xoxo,
    Kevin

    Reply
  • Bobby October 7, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    Are you a fan of Chip Kelly? and opinion on Nick Foles? is he right for the birds?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:24 pm

      don’t know if Foles will win a SB, but most immobile Qbs look bad when their O line is bad.

      Reply
  • Commercial Man October 7, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    I love watching commercials but the NFL insists on trying to put a Thursday Night flag infested game on in between them. When will the NFL give up on these crap games?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:25 pm

      when CBS decides to stop paying 34 million per game to air the non stop sucky games.

      Reply
  • RY October 7, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Is the scooter mafia going strong?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:19 pm

      still going, even though many days it’s a 1-bike motorcade thru the city.

      Reply
  • Mike October 7, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Any potential Olbermann / Bruno alternative weekly radio? Old days reinvented.

    Reply
  • Ned October 7, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Who was your favorite co-host you have gotten to work with in all of your years of radio?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:18 pm

      so many great ones. ESPN radio with KO and Chuck Wilson was very satisfying and we did 7 hours 2 nights a week. Probably the best sports talk weekend radio shows every produced

      Reply
  • Calling Bullshit October 7, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Tony,

    Appreciate that you won’t rip current radio hosts.

    But..

    Would you rather partner with one from either station, or do a show alone?

    Second question: John’s Roast Pork or DiNic’s?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:16 pm

      don’t want to sound like I’m copping out. Johns is legendary, but when I’m near the Reading terminal market, I gotta get a DiNics.

      Reply
  • Buggy Goodell October 7, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    If you were a first round draft choice would you let Goodell give you a big hug?

    Reply
  • Coach Bud Kilmer October 7, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    TB, always loved your perspective. Hope you stay in the area. What was the most enjoyable part about working at the fanatic?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

      doing live remotes and hanging with the fans at public places. A lot of hosts hate that, but it’s why we do this.

      Reply
  • Lee October 7, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    You know we got hockey action tomorrow night, yo. You ready?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:25 pm

      absolutely! didn’t watch any pre season, but ready for real action!

      Reply
  • Quinn October 7, 2014 at 12:24 pm

    any truth that since leaving the station, Charlie asked you drop by his office?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:27 pm

      yes, and I did meet up with Charlie at Tony Luke’s a couple of weeks ago.

      Reply
  • Candy from the Oak October 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    what’s Kyle smell like?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:46 pm

      I think it’s either canoe or Hai Karate

      Reply
  • The 100lbs mole on Sue Serio's Ass October 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    What do you think of the new chick on good day live

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:37 pm

      she’s very nice . Very tiny in person and perky.

      Reply
  • Transgender Bob October 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Don’t you think that Shady McCoy has lost a step and that it’s time to give Chris Polk some carries?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:33 pm

      Nope. I think the loss of Kelce and Mathis is the top reason they can’t run and Foles has been off and making bad throws. Foles hasn’t been good, but show me an immobile QB who plays well with bad blocking. Does Shady suck now after leading the league last year?

      Reply
  • The 100lbs mole on Sue Serio's Ass October 7, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    More annoying caller arthur correct or Levi from Overbrook park?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:31 pm

      didn’t talk to Levi much. I love Arthur Correct because you can bust his shops and he comes back with a clever reply most of the time.

      Reply
  • shoe connection October 7, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Tony,
    How often will the podcasts be? Any set schedule yet?

    Reply
  • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    I can’t tell if its Canoe or Paco Rabanne

    Reply
  • George Costanza October 7, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Do you keep in contact with anybody from the Into The Night show?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:34 pm

      yep. Tim Cates, Raider Ryan and Magdaleno on twitter and facebook. Petros and Money on Am570 also go back and forth from time to time

      Reply
  • Dr. Rob October 7, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Tony,
    I look forward to hearing the podcasts-you are missed on the airwaves.
    Will you come to my Halloween party? Costume only. Who would you dress up as???
    Love,
    DR

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm

      Either Heisenberg(very easy) or Friar Tuck.

      Reply
  • Calling Bullshit October 7, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    TB

    Did you expect this much response to this Q&A?

    Reply
  • Adio Royster October 7, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    Any thoughts about the way the NBA is “witch hunting” the whole tanking issue in regards to the plan that the Sixers are executing — quite well, I might add?..

    Reply
  • Ryan October 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    Tony, will you do a podcast from my house? If so, how can I make this happen?

    Reply
  • NFL bank account manager October 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    I was thinking of flying to London next year to see an exciting NFL flag bowl in Wembley Stadium. Are you up for a road trip? Maybe we’ll get lucky and get to see the Bucs and Jaguars with Ed Hoculi Refereeing .

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:40 pm

      not to forget overpaying for bad British food and everything else in London. But sounds like a fun time for sure.

      Reply
  • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    don’t know what to expect. I’m happy to answer all questions honestly

    Reply
  • Kyle's Mom October 7, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    Can you tell my son to get a real job for me?

    Reply
  • Tom October 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Can we count on Mr. Thursday night releasing any picks during this NFL season?

    Reply
  • Otto October 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Walk to Syracuse. Fraud!

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:41 pm

      guess the 10 year old news travels slowly in your household Otto!

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    I want a Tony Bruno-Josh Elliott show on WIP!

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:49 pm

      I think Josh Elliott is busy moving up the food chain at NBC sports

      Reply
  • Saunders October 7, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    TB, I miss your football picks this year

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:42 pm

      I will start releasing them on my website and giving them away for free, despite no paycheck or health insurance in these tough economic times.

      Reply
  • Sean "Short Bus" Brace October 7, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    My man, Tonnn-ayy. Da Linc will be rockin dis Sunday night! Agree or disagree?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:14 pm

      Let me check? Are you serious?

      Reply
  • Shit on Debra's Desk October 7, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Tony,
    What is going on back there???

    Reply
  • Tom Evans- The Animal October 7, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Who’s got better boobs sheena or ceicly T?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm

      have not done enough investigative reporting to offer an articulate answer on that. Journalism is serious!

      Reply
  • Anonymous October 7, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    Why did 97.5 have you and other hosts only work two hour shifts a day? Was that all just a way to save money so they didn’t have to pay you much?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:44 pm

      They paid me well, but never put me on the 4 hours they kept saying that would for 3 years. Why? You’ll have to ask them.

      Reply
  • Faux Kyle October 7, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Oral or Anal?

    Reply
  • Teri October 7, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Tony, who do you think Liv should be with on Scandal, the President or Jake? lol

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:08 pm

      I think terrorists should break into the show and behead the entire cast. Then, I might tune in to see the ending. 🙂

      Reply
  • Tom Evans- The Animal October 7, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Going to miss 12 days of Bruno this year. Man god wtf

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:10 pm

      hoping to do a 12 days on my website and podcasts to keep the tradition rolling. Stayed tuned.

      Reply
  • Calling Bullshit October 7, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    This Q&A has been more entertaining than entertaining that any Jon & Sean; Mike & Ike; Cuz & Rob; Mike & Mike; Cataldi Show: and most other sports talk in Phila.

    Be well, Bruno. Continued success.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm

      It’s what I do. Thank you grasshopper!

      Reply
    • TR October 7, 2014 at 12:52 pm

      Fuck you dude he’s only answering the softballs and the responses he does give to hard questions are cop out answers.

      We want real answers Bruno!

      Reply
      • Kyle Scott October 7, 2014 at 12:53 pm

        We’re putting throw almost everything at this point.

        Reply
      • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:10 pm

        Dude, I’m answering every question that comes my way. What cop out answers?

        Reply
  • Major October 7, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Do you have a podcast?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:49 pm

      great question. I’ll get right on it!

      Reply
  • Ryan October 7, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Hey Tony, do you agree with Olbermann’s 7 minute rant about Jeter and how he is an overrated Yankee and how he should not have received all that press in his final season?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:07 pm

      he made a lot of valid comments but most younger fans only know Jeter because he’s been the best Yankee they’ve seen. Historically, Keith is right and if Jeter played in a small market with the same career, it wouldn’t have been a big deal.

      Reply
  • Lisa October 7, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Did you do the ice bucket challenge this past summer ?

    Reply
  • Mike October 7, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Tony-

    Really looking forward to this podcast. There’s been a void since you left and it’s finally about to end.

    When things went down with 97.5… What was Harry and Joe’s take on things? Did they back you? Have anything to say? The chemistry you 3 had I thought was hands down the best I’ve heard yet.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:50 pm

      they were supportive, but could see the handwriting on the wall as to how they wanted me to leave so they didn’t have to pay me.

      Reply
  • DA DELCO DOG October 7, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    TB,

    How about a live remote from Lou turks? Little delco action and roastbeef?? YUMMM

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:12 pm

      Only if its the afternoon shift. The girls and food are much more real between noon and 6pm yo!

      Reply
  • Bob October 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    what color is your underwear?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:52 pm

      Green. Boxer-briefs so I have both sides covered.

      Reply
  • 3 Finger Lenny October 7, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    Who’s hotter big tity Julie Doronbos or Susie Celek?

    Reply
  • Zack October 7, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    Hey Tony. Been following your career for years and I will definitely be on top of these podcasts. Two-part question: What was the best part about working in national radio (Into the Night), and do you have any aspirations to return to national radio?

    -Zack

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:03 pm

      My agent looks around, but even national radio is loaded with so many shows that fill up time because there is too much of it. Very few hosts stand out and if I’m just another voice in the wilderness, I don’t want to do it.

      Reply
  • Dave October 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    How is your relationship with Angelo Cataldi and Al at WIP. Do you keep in touch with those guys?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:52 pm

      don’t see Ang much, but had a nice chat in AC with him last summer. See Al and Rhea around more so.

      Reply
  • Kyle Scott's Small Penis October 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Seriously how big of an a-hole is Keith Olbermann?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:55 pm

      not to me because we have mutual respect and have been friends for 30+ years

      Reply
  • Pat October 7, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    Tony, predictions for the Flyers this year?

    Thanks

    Reply
  • Grant October 7, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Do you realize partnering up with Kyle and this website will destroy your reputation?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:54 pm

      yes. I relish that new phase of my life

      Reply
  • Tommy from Philly October 7, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    Tony – glad to hear you’re doing well. The Tony & Harry Show is greatly missed. Can we expect to see you doing any tailgating on Saturdays at the Linc to support your alma mater? Any thoughts on the on-campus stadium rumor?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:05 pm

      I think they should build an on campus stadoum and lots of folks and students I know suggest its going to happen.

      Reply
  • Kyle Scott October 7, 2014 at 12:46 pm

    We’ll be wrapping up shortly. If you have any questions, get them in now.

    Reply
  • Sean Brace October 7, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    I don’t have any talent. Can you help me?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:54 pm

      sorry. That is beyond my powers.

      Reply
  • Mike Miss October 7, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Tony,

    I am sorry for my jealousy towards you, as you know my college baseball career at PSU as a bat boy has made my ego ridiculously large and I do apologize to you.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:53 pm

      don’t sweat the small shit bro.

      Reply
  • Howard Eskin October 7, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    Du U Phollow ME on Twwwiterr?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:56 pm

      Yes, I love the breaking news and inside sources.

      Reply
  • MM October 7, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    Tony, what Philly franchise wins the next world championship, and what’s the reasoning behind your answer?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:01 pm

      right now, The Eagles are building something that could win in the near future. Flyers always go for it every year, Sixers and Phillies have a lot of building to do.

      Reply
  • Christopher M October 7, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Tony, do you believe that by and large, most sports talk hosts are credible in this city? When I listen to the radio now, it’s easy to think half the hosts have no clue what they’re talking about.

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:59 pm

      I don’t think athletes or coaches even know who 90% of the hosts doing sports talk are, so all you need is to get people to respond and generate ratings or your just another talking head.

      Reply
  • shoe connection October 7, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Tony,
    Will I see you at any sixers games this season?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 1:00 pm

      Hope to get out to some. I want to see this thing come together and hope it happens in my lifetime.

      Reply
  • Davis October 7, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Did you get to bring any sound bytes with you to your podcast?

    Reply
    • Tony Bruno October 7, 2014 at 12:59 pm

      yep. I have my 360 sound machine and it will be used at the remote podcasts. Live Mic for the people and even phone calls.

      Reply
  • South Philly Sean October 7, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    Tony, where’s the best cheesesteak in Philly? Miss you man, loved listening to you on my lunch break……

    Reply
  • Kyle Scott October 7, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    That’s all the questions we’re taking. Tony will go back through and get some of the ones he missed. We’ll be posting the full transcript shortly.

    Reply
  • The real Ms. CB October 7, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    “moderate” this, Kyle, you fucking cock-gobbler. you will never stop me, do you understand?

    Reply
  • Steve October 7, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    Tony,

    Does it matter to you that no one who reads this site has any respect for the silver-spoon raised, socially inept computer jockey who is in charge? This site is click bait, nothing more. Frankly this seems to be a desperate move by you. As a fan, I sincerely find it disappointing.

    Reply
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