Friday, January 30, 2009

Me & Vinie Super Bowl Halftime Show

Sirius/XM is offering extensive coverage of Super Bowl XLIII this Sunday. So extensive that you can listen to play-by-play in Hungarian! Jakab Orsos, a member of the New York Hungarian Cultural Center, joins us in studio to teach us about Hungary and Magyar, the Hungarian language. If you're in the New York area, be sure to check out Extremely Hungary, the Hungarian culture festival. And if you ever get a chance, go visit Hungary. It's a beautiful country.

Enjoy this video from the Super Bowl XX Halftime show, staring Up With People. Tim Lane, Vice President of Up With People, performed in all four Up With People halftime appearances. He joins us today with memories of the performance.

See the pictures of real Super Bowl hookers at Andrew's website, the Smoking Gun.

And don't forget to enter our Super Bowl pool.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Legal Insanity Thursday

Philip K. Howard, author of Life Without Lawyers, says we have too much law and it's ruining our society. We're all afraid to trust our common sense because we're all so afraid of getting sued. Will Vinnie, a trained lawyer, agree with him?

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Super Bowl Pool

Phil Maymin

Phil Maymin, the smartest guy we've ever had on the show, has discovered an incredible relationship between the stock market and the pop charts. He's written a paper about the discovery; you can read it HERE.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Governor Rod Blagojevich speaks to a hologram of Barbara Walters on the View.

Also today Blondie keyboard player Jimmy Destri--Rock legend/Drug counselor.

Here's the diabetes rap from Youtube.

Daryn Kagan has found the perfect solution for the Obama dog dilemma.

Paula Duffy, founder of, specialized in teaching women how to enjoy football. She joins us today to give sportscaster Michael Billy a hand. You can download Paula's audio book, A Woman's Guide to Football: How to Talk His Language, HERE.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Don't Forget...Tomorrow Is Problem Solvers

Post your questions here. We'll solve them tomorrow morning on Problem Solvers.


Scientists at the Smithsonian are trying to identify the species of bird responsible for bringing down flight 1549 last week, although we here at Me & Vinnie suspect we've found a photograph of the culprits.

To identify a birdstrike culprit, scientists rely on samples of snarge.

Another new vocabulary word for the day: Milliner

The crew from Philippe restaurant was here to celebrate Chinese New Year. Next time you're in Manhattan check out this restaurant. The food is fantastic. We recommend the green prawn.

Friday, January 23, 2009


"Black is in," says Larry King. One of these kids is Cannon King.

Plus, Kevin Polowy, editor at is here to talk Oscars, Razzies, and the most anticipated films of 2009. Read the full list at

Is Dick Cheney and Mr. Potter from It's a Wonderful Life? Discuss.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

I've Got a Crush on Joe Biden

Is this for real? Is Joe Biden hot? Yesterday Megan Kustra, our Hollywood correspondent from Cosmo Radio, shocked us all by singing the praises of Scrappy Joe. Is she nuts or is there someone out there that agrees?

Thursday's Show

Al Gore says there's nothing funny about global warming. Comedian James Gregory thinks it's a hilarious myth.

Alexander Wolff writes about Basketball for Sports Illustrated. His latest article is about President Obama's game. What does his play on the court tell us about his leadership skills?

The 2009 Razzies have been announced. What's your vote for the worst movie of 2008?

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The V-List: Prepubescent Crushes

Vinnie's Top 5 Pre-pubescent crushes:

5. Donna from Zoom
4. Susan Dey from the Partridge Family
3. Nancy McKeon from Facts of Life
2. Karen Valentine from Room 222
1. Isis!

Obama Inauguration

The real star of yesterday's show.

Obama takes the oath.

The crowd at the Lincoln Memorial, two miles from the Capitol.

Inauguration day facilities.

Sasha Obama

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Obama v. Lincoln

Who looks better in a hat?

Obama v. Lincoln

Who's wife is hotter?

Inauguration Day

It's inauguration day. We'll listen to clips of past inauguration speeches and examine the promises made, promises kept. Plus presidential trivia.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Me & Vinnie Problem Solvers

Got problems? Get free advice from an all-american dad, a gay man, a DJ and an ivy leaguer. Every Tuesday we answer your questions and solve your problems.

Call in at (866) 994-6343. Need to protect your identity? Call in with a fake name....Or leave your question in the comments section below. We'll get to your problem tomorrow morning.

FOLLOW-UP: Here's a link to the NJOY's (the electronic cigarette maker) Canadian website: NJOY. Here's a link to the Electric Slide.

Me & Vinnie Superbowl Pool

It's Arizona v. Pittsburg. In the comments section below, predict the final score. Closest wins a Me & Vinnie prize package.

Me & Vinnie Realizes Dr. King's Dream

It' s Martin Luther King Day and today's show is bastion of unity. Maz Jobrani, Janell Weinstein and Alicia Quarles (live from the inauguration in DC!). Plus Daryn Kagan with hopeful news.

This kid's name is Adolph Hitler Campbell. The state of New Jersey removed him from his parent's custody last week. Is a bad name reason enough to take a kid from his parents? Family lawyer Janell Weinstein joins us with details and analysis.

Friday, January 16, 2009


My 1985 Dodge Ram Van all suped up with spoiler, visor, lighted running board, chrome wheels and of course a booming sound system... Sweet Ride for DJ Vinnie.

On Today's Show

Ken Solin, author of The Key to the Men's Room, says men should get together to talk more often. It could make your life happier. Lots of advice on his website.

Pilot, newsman and former NASA Spokesman David Waters talks about Captain Sully, life on Mars and Marcus Schrenker, the Indian businessman who faked his death in a planecrash, but is now in custody. David has beed deputized as the Me & Vinnie Aviation and Extra Terrestrial Correspondent.

Captain Sully, We Salute You!

Flight 1549 did not "crash." American hero Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, III performed an astonishing emergency landing. Andrew Goldberg from the Smoking Gun has lots of information about the man behind the miracle. And queen of the AP Alicia Quarles was an eye witness!

Thursday, January 15, 2009