The Dean of Harvard College recently chose not to bring back Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. as Faculty Dean of Winthrop House (a residential house for undergraduates). The decision was due to mounting pressure from student activists. Kirk talks with one of these student activists, Madeleine Woods, who explains what exactly they were actually protesting. Headlines would make it seem like this story was focused on the criminal defense of accused rapist Harvey Weinstein, but Madeleine articulates why she and other students were protesting.
Did we just become best friends?!?! NFL Insider Mike Lombardi joins Kirk to clear the air. The two rehash their time when Mike was a guest on Kirk's former show and talk about Mike's recent pod with Sporty R. McKenzie. They also discuss Lombardi's relationship with Bill Belichick and get into a brief discussion about music (which inevitably means Springsteen talk).
William Bendetson Patriots is an accomplished author, podcast host and sports writer. Get to know the the most recent addition to Kirk's entourage as they go behind the scenes on the Patriots beat, discuss growing up mass-hole and Kirk considers converting to Judaism.
After rejecting a rather generous donation from Robert Kraft, Deacon Patrick Moynihan, President of the Haitians Project maintains that he was morally obligated to turn down the money. Kirk and Deacon Moynihan get into it as they debate the decision to turn away enough money to operate the charitable foundation for an entire year because of Robert Kraft’s alleged prostitution solicitation charge. Is Deacon Moynihan in the right to reject this gift or does bread come before ethics,?
Kirk takes on two stories - one from the Boston Globe and one from the Boston Herald. First up, Patrick Moynihan is the president of The Haitian Project who recently refused a generous donation of $100,000 from Robert Kraft because he felt morally obligated to. Kirk unfolds the many layers of hypocrisy in this decision. Next, inspired by an article in the Herald, Kirk dissects a story from the former mayor of Boston that seems too good to be true.
Kirk talks with investigative journalist Turtleboy about the origins of Turtleboy Sports, getting deactivated on twitter, how he is able to break so many stories and are we living in the scariest most hypocritical time in history? He remains the only person in the media to have Kirk’s back.
Another mailbag episode complete with Kirk's favorite 80’s songs, an underwhelming bucket list and Kirk casts the remake of his favorite movie. All that and much more as Kirk answers your most compelling questions.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown, libertarian feminist journalist for Reason, talks to Kirk about the latest on the Robert Kraft story and how there are no trafficking charges in his soliciting prostitution case.
Amidst the controversy surrounding singer Kate Smith's performance of songs that included racist content back in the 1930s, Kirk speaks with human rights activist Dani Bostick about the mob's reaction. In response to this story, the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Flyers have stopped playing Smith's rendition of "God Bless America" and the Flyers took down a statue of Smith that had stood in front of their arena since 1987.
Kirk scrapes the bottom of the barrel of guests by having his borderline incompetent, stand in producer Mark Moroso on the podcast once again. Mark pitches a list of moronic thoughts that he calls "Ideas for the show" and Kirk finds out what some of his old coworkers have to say about him when he's not around.
As the anniversary of his parent's passing nears, Kirk opens up about his ongoing struggle with depression. He talks about his family life growing up and the experiences that molded who he is today. This may be a good listen for anyone dealing with the feelings of sadness and depression. It’s never too late to seek help.
Sue O'Connell is the host of necn's The Take with Sue O'Connell. Kirk appeared on her show shortly after he announced he was leaving WEEI. In this episode, the two of them talk about a Boston Globe column that suggested waiters could ‘tamper’ with Trump officials’ food. The Boston Globe revised the column a few times and eventually pulled it.
Kirk talks with Andrew Beckwith, President of the Massachusetts Family Institute and opponent of the gay conversion therapy ban recently placed into law by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Kirk and Andrew debate whether or not one is born gay or chooses to be gay, if God exists, what happens when we die and what it's like dealing with Andrew's opposition of the ban.
Kirk interviews Mike Boudet. Mike is the host and creator of the popular true crime podcast 'Sword & Scale'. Boudet discusses how his podcast took off, his rise to fame and then how it all came crashing down.
Kirk revists the Kevin Cullen story that he and his former producer Chris Curtis broke in April of 2018. It was determined that Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen fabricated details in his writing, suggesting that he was at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombing on Boylston Street when the bombs went off. After Kirk's report, the Globe placed Cullen on leave pending a review of his work. Cullen was later suspended for three months.
Christian Fauria finally makes his long awaited appearance on Enough About Me. Kirk and Christian talk about their past confrontations and how their friendship has grown since then. They also talk about movies, Christian's take on CTE, and the Ordway, Merloni & Fauria show moving to afternoon drive on WEEI.
This episode is packed. Kirk calls out one of his twitter trolls, gives his take on the DeMarcus Cousins and Boston Celtics fan story, wonders why Conor McGregor received so much praise during his visit to Boston and has a show update.
Kirk talks with Stuttering John Melendez. Melendez has been a comedian, actor, television writer, announcer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and now a podcast host. He is best known for being on The Howard Stern Show from 1988 to 2004. Stuttering John has a book out, "Easy For You To Say", and tells a number of stories from his time working with Howard.
Double interview! Lisa L. Thompson, Vice President of Policy and Research for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, talked with Kirk about the Robert Kraft story and her stance that he should be expelled from the NFL due to his conduct. Former WEEI and Enough About Me producer Ben Kichen reconnects with Kirk about the start of the podcast, regrets, highlights and why Ben left WEEI.
Richard Deitsch makes his third appearance on Enough About Me. Deitsch was a guest on episodes 6 and 54. Kirk also joined Deitsch on his podcast to announce his plans to move to RADIO.COM. The two talk about mental health, activism, the Monday Night Football booth, the rise of Tony Romo as a broadcaster and the health of ESPN.
This episode of Enough About Me features two interviews. The first is a Captain Marvel discussion with Alyssa Klein. The second is with Jake Brennan from the Disgraceland podcast. Kirk talked with Jake in episode 79 back in May of 2018.
Kirk enjoys talking about TV and is a huge Sopranos fan. In this episode, he gets to talk about both. TV critic and author of the new book "THE SOPRANOS SESSIONS" Alan Sepinwall returns to Enough About Me. The two chat about their favorite episodes and how the show stacks up against today's shows. Kirk also gives a brief update on his new RADIO.COM show.
The Kirk Minihane Show will debut soon on national platform RADIO.COM. Kirk takes his first opportunity to answer listener questions about the new venture and his breakup from WEEI and the Kirk & Callahan Show
Kirk calls the new Tiger Woods biography one of the best he's ever read, and chats this week with the co-author Jeff Benedict about the research and writing of 'Tiger Woods', a thorough look at the American golf icon.
WEEI.com's Alex Reimer joins Kirk this week to discuss his now three-month ban from the WEEI airwaves after his January comments about Tom Brady's daughter. Kirk and Alex discuss the national fallout from January and what Reimer's future at the station looks like, in addition to Alex's thoughts on what the Kirk & Callahan Show is sounding like without him.
With Wrestlemania approaching, Kirk brought in the nation's top wrestling expert to break down all the matches: his young son Harry Minihane. Harry talks all things WWE, while also weighing in on his least-favorite WEEI personality Mut.
Former Kirk and Callahan contributor Trenni joins Kirk after her trip to South Korea, and after her decision to take a break from the show. Kirk grills Trenni on her praise for Mike Tirico at the Olympics, her physical & mental health issues, and of course whether she plans on returning to K&C.
Kirk welcomes in fellow podcaster Jake Brennan, the creator of the new pod-series Disgraceland which examines drama and crime surrounding popular musicians like Jerry Lee Lewis, The Rolling Stones, Beck, Sid Vicious and more. Kirk talks with Jake about how the idea for Disgraceland came about and what goes into researching his episodes.
After some WEEI and K&C turmoil, Kirk is back to wade through listener questions as he fits in a mailbag podcast. Minihane discusses, among other topics: Gerry Callahan's voice problems, Gary Tanguay vs Mut, John Tomase's benching from the show, swim meets, ratings bonuses, Trenni Kusnierik and his Cartman-esque imitation, and perceived changes to the direction of the Kirk & Callahan show.
Kirk sits down with one of his Boston morning-radio competitors, Greg Hill from The Hill-Man Morning Show on WEEI's sister station WAAF 107.3FM. Kirk and Hill-Man get inside the radio biz to discuss different approaches to the business, behind-the-scenes fights with management and fellow hosts, as well as Greg's history of working his way up the Boston dial.
Kirk kicks off Season 3 of Enough About Me with America's most prolific author James Patterson to discuss his new book on Aaron Hernandez, 'All-American Murder'. Kirk also works in a few questions on one of his recent favorite books 'Filthy Rich' on the life of Jeffrey Epstein.
Kirk returns to the Mailbag format to wrap up Enough About Me in 2017, answering listener questions about his war with the Boston Globe, Michael Holley, his various recent spats with K&C co-host Gerry Callahan, the state of the weekly Tom Brady interview and much, much more.
Kirk gets away from WEEI drama this week to talk hoops with one of the greatest basketball writers of all-time, longtime SI writer Jack McCallum. Jack’s new book ‘Golden Days’ is out, contrasting the modern NBA with that of the 1970s as seen through the eyes of Jerry West. Kirk uses that as a jumping off point to discuss his hero Larry Bird and a Minihane literary favorite, McCallum’s ‘Unfinished Business’ chronicling the 1990-91 Celtics.
An emergency session of Enough About Me was called after a week of WEEI hostility playing out -- both on and off air -- between Kirk's friends Mike Mutnansky and Rob Bradford. Kirk attempts to come to a resolution of issues between the two parties and their conflicts over the Hot Stove Show and the percieved Minihanization of Mut at Night.
On what would have been his dad’s 69th birthday, Kirk brings in his brothers Adam and Ryan to talk about the life of their late father. Peter J. Minihane passed away on May 4, 2017 after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. In this podcast, his sons discuss some of their most vivid memories of Peter’s life and final years.
Kirk heads back to the isolation booth of emotion to answer listener questions, as he is still is tired of talking to other human beings. In this week's Mailbag Kirk lays into Curtis, Mut, and Dino - among others - as only Minihane can.
Minihane is back for another 'Answer the Question Kirk'-style edition of Enough About Me, responding to various listener queries. Kirk addresses parting ways with his EAM producer Ben Kichen, staying away from working on TV, the process of adopting his daughter and much more.
Kirk and Tom E. Curran sit down to discuss Tom's upcoming book with Julian Edelman, "Relentless: A Memoir." Of course Kirk can't help himself and has to tell Tom his issues with Comcast's Boston Sports Tonight show. Tom decides to pick a fight with Kirk over Bruce Springsteen, never a wise idea if you want Kirk to promote something for you.
Kirk brings TV critic Alan Sepinwall back on the podcast to talk about his new book all about "Breaking Bad" and the upcoming fall lineup of television. You will be informed about which new shows you should be watching and which shows to avoid because they flat out stink (we're looking at you "Wisdom of the Crowd". Kirk and Alan also talk about the upcoming 20 year anniversary of "The Sopranos" and what is the future of Netflix and Hulu.
Part Two of Kirk Minihane's sit down with WEEI afternoon host Dale Arnold. Kirk and Dale discuss the differences between their shows, philosophical differences on how to run one, Rich Keefe, Mike Mutnansky, Dale's thoughts on the Kirk and Callahan Casting Couch, and much more.
Kirk Minihane sits down with his radio father, Dale Arnold for an extensive two part interview. Kirk and Dale talk about Dale's start with WEEI, his 6 years as a co-host with Eddie Andelman, his firing from the station in 2011, and their differing philosophies on radio. This is a fantastic look behind the scenes from two people who have had very different careers.
Former program director Jason Wolfe joins Kirk Minihane for part two of their extended conversation. Kirk and Jason speak about why Jason told Kirk he would never be a regular host on the radio, what Jason's thoughts on the Kirk and Callahan show are now, and the dismissal of Glenn Ordway.
Kirk sits down with our former Program Director, Jason Wolfe. Kirk and Jason talk about his start at WEEI, dealing with the personalities as a producer and then as a PD, and how he had to make the difficult decisions to fire Dale Arnold and Glenn Ordway. This is a fascinating look at the earliest days of WEEI, the massive highs and the unfortunate lows.
Kirk Minihane's parents both passed away within the last two months. On this episode Kirk reflects on his relationship with his parents and how their deaths have impacted him so far. Kirk is sad, angry, confused, and hurt. You will hear a man on the edge who is trying to work through the most difficult period of his life.
Kirk Minihane talks to Jonathan Hoch, Celtics/Lakers Best of Enemies 30 for 30 Executive Producer. Kirk and Jonathan debate why they decided to spend an extended amount of time talking about Boston's issues with racism in the 60's and 70's. Jonathan tells Kirk about the process of developing the film, how he got every major star to participate, and how the end product turned out. There is a segment of Kirk and Jonathan screaming at each other.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins the show to talk about his new book "Coach Wooden and Me". The interview doesn't go as planned, so Kirk gives us a peek behind the scenes and talks about where things went wrong in the interview. You'll hear the interview in its entirety with Kirk stopping to comment along the way.
Kirk Minihane is back after a brief hiatus and answers questions from listeners about various things including WEEI personalities, the state of the K&C Casting Couch, his rift with John Dennis and more.
Kirk Minihane talks to the author of the best selling book "The Stranger in the Woods" Mike Finkel. It is a crazy story of a hermit leaving in Maine. Mike is also the author of "True Story" which was made into a movie staring Jonah Hill and James Franco. Mike talks about how the movie came out, his thoughts on Jonah Hill portraying him, and if it was true to the book.
Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.
Kirk Minihane, future radio hall of famer, sits down with current radio hall of famer Howie Carr. Kirk and Howie talk about Howie's latest book Kennedy Babylon. If you like famous people engaging in sex scandals, hard drug taking, and murder this is the podcast for you. Its a fascinating look at Boston's most famous family and the problems that took the family down.
Kirk Minihane, host and overlord of the morning show, brings Gerry Callahan and producers Chris and Ken into the studio to hear his show proposal. Kirk is thinking about making some changes to the morning show and wants to hear his crew's opinion.
SI's Richard Deitsch returns to the podcast to talk with Kirk about the K&C casting couch, how ESPN wimps out when they are called out for slander, what's going on with Bill Simmons, and the rise of podcasting.
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be. You will not find a better look behind the scenes of radio.
Kirk sits down with the legend Glenn Ordway to talk about when Glenn got fired here at WEEI, his start with the station, the controversial decisions he made when he was the Program Director, and he relationship with Eddie Andelman.
Kirk chats with David Duchovny about his current music tour, which takes him to the Wilbur on February 22nd, how David got his start in television, from his first stint on Red Shoe Diaries, becoming a superstar on the X-Files, and his hilarious appearances on the Larry Sanders Show. This is a fascinating discussion about show business and controlling your own career.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Michael Holley for the first time on the podcast. Kirk and Michael have hosted shows together in the past but have never had a candid conversation about WEEI. Kirk and Michael talk about Holley's career in radio, his best selling books, and what his assessment of the current WEEI is. There are a lot of interesting behind the scene nuggets for anybody who has listened to WEEI over the years. This episode is brought to you by hellofresh.com. For Enough About Me listeners go to hellofresh.com and use the promo code kirk35 for $35 off your first week of deliveries.
Kirk Minihane brings Chad Finn back to the show to talk about the Charlotte Wilder story about the relationship between the Pats and Trump. Chad defends Charlotte for some of the story and her previous articles, Kirk still has problems with what he thinks is lazy reporting. Kirk and Chad also talk about whether a third sports station in Boston would be viable and if Curt Schilling will ever make it into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Kirk Minihane has a loud and very confrontational argument with media personality John Ziegler about the guilt or innocence of Jerry Sandusky. Kirk believes him to be guilty, John believes beyond a shadow of a doubt that Sandusky is innocent. Yes, it may be an old case, but you all remember it and this episode may change your mind about some of the things you previously thought with regards to Penn State, Jerry Sandusky, and Joe Paterno.
Kirk Minihane wants to sit down with both sports editors at the major newspapers in Boston. Only Boston Herald sports editor Sean Leahy took Kirk up on the invitation to join the show. What you will hear is a great conversation between two people who are very interested in the newspaper business and how that business has changed over the years and what the future holds for newspapers. Kirk and Sean talk about the ongoing and longstanding rivalry between the Herald and Globe.
Kirk talks with basketball legend Kevin McHale about his Celtics career, as well today's NBA and the current Boston team. Kevin analyzes the theoretical clash of the '86 Celtics and today's Golden State Warriors in addition to how C's heroes of the past would perform in today's game. Also featured: a podcast intro from Kirk's children Cate and Harry.
Kirk chats with former Police Officer wounded in the hunt for the Marathon Bombers, Dic Donohue about the upcoming movie "Patriots Day", his problems with how the movie portrayed a couple of things, how his life has changed in the past three years, and what he is doing now.
Kirk Minihane and Rich Keefe sit down to talk about what its like to join an already established show, how his start with the station has been received, and Kirk tries to get Rich to dish on his relationships with his former co-workers. For you listeners who think they may want to get into radio, Kirk gives Rich advice that could pertain to you as well.
Kirk Minihane, WEEI Podcast King, talks to the Podcast Godfather Adam Carolla about his new documentary about Le Mans, the backlash from the Election, and his time with Donald Trump on the Apprentice. The audio quality isn't great but the conversation is.
Kirk Minihane is a non-believer, Larry Johnson is a preacher, when Larry found Kirk doesn't believe in God he challenged Kirk to allow him on to the podcast to talk about religion and faith. Kirk and Larry have a tremendous conversation about God and Larry tries to convert Kirk into a believer.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Barstool Sports contributor and podcast host John Feitelberg. Kirk and Feitelberg talk about the rise of barstool, the sale of the website, what it is like to work for Dave Portnoy, and their live podcast shows at the Wilbur Theater.
Kirk Minihane and Jerry Thornton have tossed insults at each other on the radio in the past. Today they sit down to discuss some of this digs at each other, Thornton's time at WEEI, and the recent news of his upcoming return to Barstool Sports.
As everyone knows Kirk Minihane is a massive Howard Stern fan. Kirk's favorite period of the show included Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, he served as the head writer from 1986-2001. Kirk and Jackie talk about his career in stand-up comedy, his tenure with Howard Stern, and his post Stern career.
Kirk Minihane has taken Dave O'Brien to task during the entire baseball season. Kirk has critiqued O'Brien for a number of things over the season, his chemistry with Jerry Remy, his soliloguy at the start of the season, and of course accusing him of dying his hair. O'Brien defends some of his tactics of how he calls games and is adamant that he does not dye his hair.
Kirk Minihane, avid runner, talks to Charlie Engle about the passion of running, how running became an addiction that replaced drug related addictions, and Charlie's time in jail. Kirk and Charlie have had similar paths through life and they discuss how a passion for running changed their lives.
Kirk was scheduled to interview Jeff Pearlman but the connection sucked and we called a late audible and interrupted the K&C Post Show podcast. Kirk takes over the K&C podcast and turns into Enough About Me and an epic bitchfest ensues.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Red Sox legend Mo Vaughn to talk to Mo about his playing days here in Boston, why the Sox couldn't have won a World Series in the 90's, and what life has been like since his playing day's have ended.
Kirk Minihane's first career dream was to work in Hollywood, so today Kirk sits down with somebody who actually made it in Hollywood, John Krasinski. Kirk and John have a fascinating conversation about John's rise to fame as Jim in the Office, John's transition from TV to movie star, and what is on the horizon for Newton native John Krasinski.
Kirk Minihane sits down with the Boston Globes Sports Media Columnist, Chad Finn. Kirk and Chad talk about the long and storied feud between WEEI and the Boston Globe and the ongoing ratings war between WEEI and the Hub.
Kirk Minihane loves TV and movies, he sits down with TV critic and author of the new book "TV (The Book)" Alan Sepinwall to discuss the best TV shows of all-time and which show should be number 1. Kirk and Alan disagree on which show is the best of all-time and they both have compelling arguments. Kirk and Alan talk about "Cheers" being one of the most underrated and forgotten TV shows of all-time.
Kirk Minihane is joined by author James Andrew Miller to discuss his latest book Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency. Kirk and James also talked about his books on Saturday Night Live and ESPN in a wide-ranging interview.
Kirk Minihane is joined by his long time nemesis Bart Hubbuch. Kirk and Bart discuss the incident between the two that led to Kirk being let go from Comcast and the long standing issue of deflategate. Bart annoyingly wouldn't get of his speaker phone. This is an explosive interview between two guys who admittedly dislike each other.
Kirk Minihane sits down with former producer Chris Curtis? Or is it current producer Chris Curtis? Either way, Kirk and Chris talk about what happened in their previous tenure together, where it went wrong, and why Curtis is now back with the show.
Kirk Minihane and Gary Tanguay sit down together on Enough About Me for the first time. These two divisive figures talk about Gary's career and his late evolution into a controversial broadcaster. Nobody is spared from Kirk and Gary's wrath on this episode and it will surely make some people at the two sports radio stations very uncomfortable.
Kirk Minihane sits down with Mut to answer questions from the fans. Kirk and Mut get into the issues with Dino, the other hosts at the station, Kirk's issues with drugs in the past, and the love fest between Kirk and Mut.
Mut fills in for Kirk Minihane on this episode of Enough About Me and sits down with Bob Neumeier. Mut and Bob talk about his time at WBZ feuding with 5 & 7. Bob talks about his job at WEEI, why he didn't talk to the other hosts and his exit from the station. Bob talks in depth about his stroke and recovery.