Ben McKee

Ben is a connoisseur of everything that rocks... Mostly drinks on them..   He grew up in Western Pennsylvania; after his High School Cheerleading Career didn't pan out.  His love affair with radio blossomed in college at the University of Pittsburgh...  
Ben moved to Northeast Ohio in 2013 via Corpus Christi, TX where he did mornings for 10 years.  He joined Rubber City Radio Group in 2016.  
Ben loves spending time with his family and friends while "trying" to keep up with his 8 year-old son and two dogs.  You can usually catch him at a Cleveland sporting event, concerts or comedy show.  
Hear Ben McKee Afternoons from 3-7pm on JenY107.3.
Monday, 29 March 2021 15:25

If You Missed It

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AJR went all out for their OK Orchestra Album Release Livestream.  If you missed it Friday here it is....  
Thursday, 25 March 2021 09:26

Love the Word Play

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The Cavs need a ball-er to compliment Colin and Darius... With March Madness in full swing... Check out (will.hartzell/instagram)  This guy seems fun!   LeBarn James really built his own rebounding machine ?(via will.hartzell/Instagram) — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 21, 2021
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 17:03

Ben's Ten

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Ben's Ten is like back in the day at the music store you would have the clerks pick of the week!   So here is my list.   1. AJR - Way Less Sad 2. DayGlow - Close To You 3. Mike Shinoda - Happy Endings 4. The Knocks ft. Foster the People - All About You 5. Phoebie Bridgers - Kyoto 6. Carolesdaughter - Violent 7. Mod Sun ft Avril - Flames 8. Frances Forever - Space Girl 9. Culture Wars - Leave Me Alone 10. Rise Against - Nowhere Generation Honorable Mentions:  Girl In Red - Serotonin        …
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 18:37

Mark! Why Don't You Join THE BAND!

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If you know what Rex Manning Day is then you are familiar with a little 90's movie called "Empire Records".  It is a cult classic.  After watching the movie I wanted to work at a record store so bad.  I think I am drawn to crazy characters like Kathy, Kris, Cherise and Pottsy.  Haha kidding my co-workers aren't crazy.. just characters! The movie starred Liv Tyler, Rene Zellweger and others... Toby McGuire and Gwar were even in it??  Oh and Rex Manning played by Maxwell Caulfield...  The story of a record store that was being bought out by a big…
Monday, 22 March 2021 18:08

90's Covered

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You have probably heard "All About You" the new collab from The Knocks and Foster the People.  Well the two are no strangers working together.  Their new EP "Melody & Silence" will take you back to the '90's with covers of some big songs.  Happy Listening! The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony Moby and Gwen Stefani - Southside  Beck - Devil's Haircut All About You  
Thursday, 18 March 2021 19:19

What Movie or Show Creation Would You Use?

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Serendipity Brands tapped Warner Bros. to do a collab of ice cream and television or movie themes? The ice cream will each be a creation that represents "Friends", "The Goonies", "Caddyshack" and most importantly to Cleveland "Christmas Story" it's called Oh, Fudge... My question is what show or movie would you spoof as an ice cream and what would the ingredients be? Three Amigos called El Guapo... made with salty toffee, crushed Whoppers and peanut butter swirl because everything was so dusty in that movie. Or Major League... call it Jobu a rum, coffee blend to wake up bats...  The…
Wednesday, 17 March 2021 21:47


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Well St. Patrick's Eve my son spent the evening making a Leprechaun Trap. At first, I thought he was just looking to catch one to say, he did it! I found out he was looking for the gold.  He used Lucky Charms (like the cereal) and fake coins of gold to draw the elusive characters. After all was said and done the traps were set and to no avail...  It was actually fun and impressive to see how the traps were made. Tell you the truth, maybe next year I will make one, that gold sounds pretty nice at this…
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 22:33


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I watched Kid90 the other night on Hulu.  It is the story of Punky Brewster (Soleil Moon Frye).  She ran tape of her life growing up with a group of 12 child stars that included... The Late Jonathan Brandis, Brian Austin Green and more.  It also delves into the friends they knew in Hollywood from Stephen Dorff, Perry Farrell, Mark Paul Gosselaar, Leonardo Dicaprio, Sara Gilbert, Mario Lopez, Joey Lawrence,  David Arquette, Charlie Sheen and a ton of others.   It was like a reality show which I thought was going to be an easy watch, but it turned out to…
Monday, 15 March 2021 17:54

Dogs are Like Kids

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In some cases dogs are like kids.  We all say they are part of the family.  You love and nuture both children and pets. You have to feed them, bath them, clean up after them, maybe dress them and they bark out info at the most inopportune times... This video made me laugh because it is on par with what my child would do in this situation.  
Thursday, 11 March 2021 10:14

Piggin' Out

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Maybe Piggin' SNout would be better. I would love to see this outside of the grocery store... It reminds me of the children's books... If You Give A Pig A... It would make my day...   Imagine: "Just 'piggin' up some peanut butter." "Oink you going to invite me over for some peanut butter..."  Okay I need to stop.
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