Billy here!!! My girlfriend pointed out to me how out of date my bio is, and suggested I change it just a little.
I'm not the new guy on 95.1 The Brew's "Wease Show" anymore. In fact in terms of senority I'm second only to Wease.
I'm no longer single, living alone with my cat Geraldine (a tribute to one of my comedy idols, Flip Wilson). Geraldine and I have been joined in my house by my girlfriend Susan (#BestGirlfriendEver) and the cats she brought with her when she moved to Rochester from Akron Ohio, Dora and Precious. One of the great things about Susan is she's as silly as me, and we've made up voices for the cats, and speak to each other in those voices. At least we don't have voices in our heads.
Susan has also helped me rediscover my love for comic books, superheroes, and other nerdy things I enjoy. I've started rebuilding my collection of books, toys, statues, figures, etc... and actually display them in our house.
Before I was asked to come back to The Wease Show I spent ten years working at a sheet metal factory called Barthelmes Manufacturing as a shipping clerk and machine operator. It was a good job, and worked with lots of great people, but I can't tell you how happy I am to be here instead. One day I was getting dirty and sore lifting heavy, sharp steel... the next day I'm getting paid to do something I love.. To quote Yakoff Smirnoff (when was the last time his name was mentioned)... "WHAT A COUNTRY!"
In my spare time I enjoy listening to music (obviously), going to concerts (obviously, again), movies, reading, writing, tv channel surfing to see if I'm missing something more entertaining than what I'm already watching, and am especially good at taking naps... To quote the great Ralph Wiggum "When it comes to sleep I'm a Viking".
I'm also a huge fan of baseball and football. I try to go to 5-10 Rochester Red Wing games a year, and am an insane fan of the NY Mets... during the season while normal people are out enjoying warm weather there is a good chance I'm sitting in front of a television watching my favorite team break my heart. During the fall and winter I spend lots of time on the weekends watching football, and managing my fantasy teams.
Favorite musical acts include.... Elvis (both Presley and Costello), The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Barenaked Ladies, Counting Crows, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, Steven Kellogg and the Sixers, Eddie From Ohio, U2, Old Crow Medicine Show, and many, many more. Motown music from the 60's is the best.
Favorite movies... I once wrote a whole blog about my ten favorite movies. I just looked at it, and it still holds up. Check it out. Scroll about half way down the page to see the list.
Favorite TV shows... Comic Book Men, The Simpsons, The Office, Rescue Me, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Freaks and Geeks, MASH, and 24 are all among my favorite shows in TV history. Netflix will help me someday catch up with stuff like Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, and maybe even some shows that aren't on AMC.
You're still reading this? Wow. Even I'm not that interested in me. Thanks for checking out my page, and for listening to The Wease Show.
The FCC received more than 150 complaints after MILEY CYRUS made a fool of herself at the "VMAs". And some of them are pretty classic. We collected a few of the best ones for you.
(There's some bad spelling and grammar, but we thought it would be funnier if we left it in.)
"Had I wanted my family to see a hooker perform a live sex show, I would have taken her to Tijuana."
"She backed up against her male co-singer's genitals in a doggy-style position and humped him like a [B-word] in heat."
"She has shown what she is acting like a devil flicking that tongue as deamons do." (???)
"She put her face in a fake butt."
"[She] touched the genitals of an older man while performing music."
"[She was] grabbing her croutch, using a foam finger like a dildo and licking the butt of a stuff bear."
"Miss Miley Cyrus should be fined and jailed."
"I suggest 12 months in a convent!"
"Miley Cyrus needs to be spanked."
"Dressed in a skimpy latex bikini, she bent over to rub her buttocks against Robin Thicke's groin which caused him to have a slight erection which can be easily noticed through his pants."
"The scars on our childrens minds cannot be easily erased."
"Much worse than that disaster at the super bowl with one of the jackson girls."
"[Miley left] much of her lower buttocks hanging out of the bikini bottom."
"She should be banned from all TV performances in the future!"
"Just disgusting and almost made me want to puke."
"I thought I was watching child porn!"
"She groped a woman's posterior-without hesitation. In addition, she made very sexually suggestive gestures, using a giant foam-like 'fanatic's finger' as if it was a phallus."
One viewer was also upset that, quote, "MTV was also airing condum commercials." (???)
Just in case you somehow missed what the controversy is about....