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The Virtual Lounge is open as we continue our celebration of all things “Rocky” on Beats & Eats.  Ty and Nick welcome Holly and Chris Nabil from the website TotalRocky.com to the show.  Chris and Holly are a real life Rocky and Adrian story.  The two found love after connecting through the Rocky website Holly started back in 2004.   During the episode, the couple discuss their reaction to new movie “Creed.”  Here’s a hint, they like it, a lot.  They also talk about their love for Sly Stallone, and what the story of Rocky means to them personally.  They also share details from their wedding! No, it wasn’t Rocky themed, but the soundtrack does make an appearance.  So sit back, relax, and enjoy a very entertaining episode with two of Rocky’s biggest fans.

 
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The Virtual Lounge is open and it’s a debate that has raged for more than 40 years.  What Sylvester Stallone films are the best? Rocky? First Blood? Cop Land? On this episode of Beats & Eats Ty and Nick are joined by film critic John Wayne Colwell to discuss the movies of Sly Stallone.  The trio give their top 5 films from the actor/director’s Oscar-winning career.  As you’ll hear, there are some real surprises.  Some movies, we bet, you haven’t seen in years that deserve a second look.  What are your favorite Stallone films? We want to know.   Tweet us @beatneats and we’ll read them on the air.  If you love Sylvester Stallone.  If you thought Cobra was the next best thing to Citizen Kane, than this episode of Beats & Eats is a must listen.

 
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The Virtual Lounge is open and it's Stallone Central this week on Beats and Eats.  Ty and Nick celebrate the amazing career of superstar actor/director Sylvester Stallone.  The duo are joined on today's show by film critic John Wayne Colwell.  The three discuss the best films of Sly's illustrious career including the new box office hit “Creed.“
It's a fun conversation covering everything from Rocky to Rambo and beyond.  The trio highlight the punches and punch lines that made Stallone a worldwide superstar. If you love everything Rocky, this episode isn't to be missed.
So put on your sweats, swill down that egg, and prepare to run up those steps, because this is a “a happy hour for the mind“ for the ages.

 
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The Virtual Lounge is open and it’s another 80’s edition of Beats and Eats as Nick and Ty welcome a rock n’ roll legend.  The duo are joined by the Mickey Thomas of Starship.  In this episode you’ll hear all the great stories behind the groups huge hits “We Built This City”, “Sara” and more.  Plus,  Thomas talks about his relationship with the one and only Grace Slick.  Thomas and Starship will be part of the upcoming 80’s Cruise.   Later in the show,  Ty and Nick will visit with 80’s Cruise Director of Operations Dane Butcher.  You’ll hear the latest on the big event coming up February 28-March 6. For more details check out the www.the80scruise.com.  So put on your best neon, spray your hair with some Aqua Net, get out your walk man and enjoy this bitchin’ happy hour for the mind.

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The Virtual Lounge is open and you're welcome inside to hear great conversation about 90's R & B.  Nick and Ty are joined on this edition of Beats and Eats by Delious Kennedy, a member of the Grammy-winning group All-4-One.


The three discuss the groups monster hits “I Swear" and "I Can Love You Like That" and much much more. The trio also talk about the groups new album Twenty plus, and upcoming tour dates. Finally, Ty and Nick ask the question; Where have all the R & B groups gone? It's a fun episode looking back at a very cool time for American music-the early 90's. 

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The Virtual Lounge is open and Ty and Nick are privileged to welcome one of rock n roll's all-time great guitarists to Beats and Eats.  Carl Verheyen joins the duo to talk the current state of SuperTramp, his solo projects, and more.

It's a rare conversation with one of the most talented players in music. You'll hear the stories behind many of the songs you know and love. Besides performing with one of the most popular groups in the 70's and 80's, Verheyen played on classic commercials and such hit tv shows as "Happy Days" and "Cheers."

If you're a fan of SuperTramp and a fan of the guitar, you won't want to miss this interesting episode of Beats and Eats.

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The Virtual Lounge is open and you’re welcome inside to talk the 2016 presidential campaign with a political legend-Roger Stone Jr.  Ty and Nick talk with Roger about his new book The Clinton’s War on Women- Purchase here.”  The author alleges that former President Bill Clinton has been assaulting women since his college days at Oxford and his wife has been covering it up for years.   In the episode you’ll hear why Stone thinks Hillary isn’t a “shoe in” to win the Democratic nomination.  The trio also discuss Stone’s departure from the Donald Trump campaign.  Was he FIRED or did he quit? You’ll hear all about it during the show.  The episode concludes with another Stone bombshell-there was a second gunman that shot Ronald Reagan!  Stone dishes on his new book that he says is all about the “Bush Crime Family.”  Whether you agree with Stone or not, you won’t want to miss this lively episode of Beats & Eats. Pre order Roger Stone's new book, Jeb and the Bush Crime Family here

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The Virtual Lounge is honored to welcome 80's acting icon Diane Franklin to this edition of Beats and Eats. Ty and Nick talk with her about her legendary performances in "Last American Virgin", "Better off Dead", and Amityville Horror 2."  The trio candidly discuss her controversial roles in those films and more.  If you're a fan of 80's movies you won't want to miss this inside look at what it was like to be a child star more than 30 years ago in Hollywood. So sit back, relax,  pour your drink of choice, and enjoy a rare interview with a film legend.

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