Brother Wease has been a morning radio fixture in Rochester for over twenty years, in addition to hosting shows on XM Satellite Radio and WBUF in Buffalo.
Wease is known for his openness with listeners, including the sharing of much of his personal life. He is a war veteran, having completed three tours of duty in Vietnam. He has been married three times and has six children. He met his current wife, Doreen, when she was a guest on his show. He is a motorcycle enthusiast and an avid poker player.
His work history includes stints as a concert promoter, a mail carrier, and an overnight disc jockey. He is part owner of Physical Graffiti, a tattoo parlor on Ridge Road.
The champion of all things Rochester, Wease is adored by his listeners as the city's foremost proponent of cultural events and recreational activities. Brother Wease served as an emcee at Woodstock in 1994 & 1999.
Wease founded a charity called Wease Cares in honor of a friend who died after a long bout with cancer in 1998.
Gregg "Opie" Hughes of The Opie and Anthony Show has referred to Brother Wease as his mentor. Hughes worked with Wease at the same station in Rochester when he was first breaking into the business. Nationally syndicated talk radio host Stephanie Miller was once a co-host with Wease, using the on-air name "Sister Sleaze".
The Wease Show on 95.1 The Brew features nationally known comedian Marianne Sierk, sports with John DiTullio and news updates from 13 WHAM-TV's Doug Emblidge.
The show airs weekday mornings from 5am to 12 pm on 95.1 The Brew and is streamed online at http://www.951TheBrew.com/.
Did you watch "The Academy Awards" last night on ABC? If not, we have a recap with the Top Things We Learned From the Oscars.
--When he grew up, Peter Brady created "Family Guy" and then hosted the 85th Academy Awards.
--There is no bigger fan of Seth MacFarlane than Seth MacFarlane.
--Primitive man created gods and worshipped golden idols to give meaning to their empty lives. Centuries later, we haven't changed one bit.
--William Shatner no longer has a neck.
--Tommy Lee Jones looks more terrifying when he smiles than when he frowns.
--Jack Nicholson has no idea where the hell he is anymore.
--Whether she's an Oscar host or an Oscar winner, Anne Hathaway is annoying.
--Whoever did that to Anne Hathaway's hair should be fired from Supercuts immediately.
--A surefire way to make the naked breasts of actresses completely unsexy is to have Seth MacFarlane sing about them.
--Based on all those commercials, evidently J.C. Penney is still in business.
--For upsetting Steven Spielberg in the Best Director category, Ang Lee will soon be dead.
--Despite all evidence to the contrary, Amy Adams and Isla Fisher are apparently two different people.
--We'll never be able to conclusively determine whether Norah Jones is hot . . . or kind of weird-looking.
--"Amour" looks hiiii-larious!
--If you cried when Barbra Streisand sang "Memories", you're gay. If you cried when Barbra Streisand didn't sing more, you're even gayer.