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Interviewing celebrities, breaking national stories, blogging daily, and offering candid commentary on pop culture is just a small sample of what he does. Ralphie Aversa is the relentless, tireless, non-stop-always-go host and executive producer of “The Ralphie Radio Show.” Check out his links above, and his blog below - and thanks for swinging through!

8.01.2008

joe bros giveaway inside the mall at steamtown

just bananas. gracias to everyone who showed up and stuck it out. 'ppreciate ya!




thank you thank you thank you.

i understand what's going on.

as a teenager growing up in niagara falls, i constantly dragged parents and friends to concerts and autograph signings. from toronto to rochester, i left no stone unturned. a wwe wrestler in canada? there. buffalo sabres flying in to the niagara falls airport at 2a? c'mon dad, time to go.

furthermore, i lived with a younger sister that experienced the rise of boy bands. so i watched as she called radio stations frantically attempting to score backstage passes, while eventually offering a little help when i could, now that i'm surrounded by the access.

i'm sure as a parent or guardian, aunt or cousin, nothing pleasures you more than to see your beloved child happy. and whether "happy" means meeting the jonas brothers or simply attending the show on the lawn, you're willing to go to almost any parameter to make it happen.

at bht, and as someone who experienced this personally, it's understood that this isn't an easy task. to some extent, i can imagine what the past few weeks have been like. moments of hope, moments of failure - times when you smiled, and others when you wanted to cry.

all we ask is that at the end of the day, you put things in to perspective - realize what matters most in life - and understand that there's only so much bht, or for that matter, any entity can do - and trust me, we did everything in our powers to make sure the most amount of people could enjoy tonight's jonas brothers show. plus, we were sure to act in a fair and understanding manner throughout.

thank you for listening, and reading - and please - enjoy the show.

ralphie.

7.31.2008

dating lindsay lohan is good business...

apparently dj samantha ronson is billing around $20,000 per event she spins at. ridiculous!

this article on abc news explains more, including why samantha isn't necessarily the best DJ in the world as far as mixing and working the wheels, yet picks all the right songs.

ronson recently spun at my old stomping grounds of central new york, throwing down at lava nightclub inside the turning stone casino and resort in verona, ny.

and these kids look way too happy.

7.30.2008

texting leads to hurting...

becareful as you txt "jb" to 62582 in an attempt to win joe bros front row tix... wouldn't want you to get hurt or anything.

yes, this is an actual news story.

chris brown & ne-yo snag fresher breath...

chris breezy & ne-yo just threw the remix on jingles for doublemint and big red gum respectively. rumor is that forever was a jingle first, hit song second. double the pleasure, double the fun!

download the forever doublemint remix here.

download ne-yo's big red remix here.

RALPHIE REWIND: boobies or groupies in PCD track?

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When PCD grows up, do they want boobies or groupies? Ralphie asks what you think the Dolls are saying in their new song.

Judge for yourself below!

7.29.2008

bennigan's in nepa still open...

apparently the company that owns bennigan's filed for bankruptcy. however, because the restaurants in wilkes-barre and dickson city are franchised, both will remain open and unscathed. times-leader write-up is here.

chris crocker to leave youtube alone...

there is a god.

olbermann + mchale = awesomeness.

enjoy.

bluetooth is insecure...

ha! take this! all you soccer mom's that find yourselves inseperable from the little earpieces... WHILE YOU'RE WALKING AROUND IN A SUPERMARKET!

travis mccoy of gym class heroes interview...

Travis McCoy opens up to 97 BHT's Ralphie about - everything! Hear Travie talk about everything from his girlfriend (Katy Perry), to tattoos, the new LP, and kicking his substance abuse problem.

sara bareilles inside the mall at steamtown...


photos are here.

we the kings interview...

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We The Kings provided Ralphie Aversa with shelter from the rain, water, towels, and an interview about their recent success!

katy perry interview...

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Katy Perry invited Ralphie Aversa on to her tour bus for an exclusive interview after the Vans Warped Tour at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain. Katy chats with Ralphie about her hit song, her boyfriend, and meeting Barbara Walters!

For full Warped Tour Coverage - click here. Or, view Ralphie's recap below:

counting crows interview...

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Ralphie Aversa chatted with guitarist David Immergl├╝ck and drummer Jim Bogios of the Counting Crows backstage before the band's show at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain. Topics include the deterioration of music quality, Mr. Jones, Accidentally In Love, & more!

Immie, Jim-Dog, & Ralphie clown around inside The Counting Crows' Wardrobe Room...

maroon 5 interview...

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Ralphie Aversa and special backstage correspondent Jen sat down with Jesse Carmichael of Maroon 5 before the band peformed at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain!

photos from my weekend that was...

the uber-exclusive facebook album viewed here.


so i went home two weekends ago...

and i finally posted the photos here.

seriously, my bad.

i don't sleep. i might eat. i have no social life.

yet, i will still apologize for the lack of content/abscence on this blog as of late.

if it's any consolation, this is what my workstation looked like about 24 hours ago...

how many items of food/beverage/electronics do you spy?
anyways, prepare to be overwhelmed with audio, video, and pictures. good morning.