NightSide with Dan Rea

NightSide with Dan Rea

Dan is Rea is the host of NightSide on WBZ News Radio1030 every weeknight from 8:00pm to midnight.Full Bio

White Christmas? (11 p.m.)

The Double Agent (10 p.m.)

*Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide*

Enter the world of espionage as author William Christie introduces the character Alexsi Smirnoff who is a Russian/German double agent, loyal only to himself. Intrigue is his middle name, and Christie joined Morgan to chat more about this compelling novel.

Radio Through The Years - Part 2 (9 p.m.)

*Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide*

Whether you listen on the radio, the internet, or an app, something entertaining or informative is always broadcasting. It’s always there when you need it and doesn’t require much effort. Joining Morgan to share some of his experiences in radio and its history is Joe Goldman, who has worked at several New England radio stations over the years.

Radio Through the Years - Part 1 (8 p.m.)

*Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide*

Whether you listen on the radio, the internet, or an app, something entertaining or informative is always broadcasting. It’s always there when you need it and doesn’t require much effort. Joining Morgan to share some of his experiences in radio and its history is Joe Goldman, who has worked at several New England radio stations over the years.

Choo-Choo Charlie - Part 2 (11 p.m.)

Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide:

Continued conversation about those catchy and classic radio and television commercial jingles with Morgan and his guest Media Historian Donna Halper.

Choo-Choo Charlie - Part 1 (10 p.m.)

Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide:

Were you a licorice Good & Plenty fan? Then you probably still remember its catchy jingle from the early 1950s! How about “Plop, plop, fizz, fizz…oh, what a relief it is!”? Then perhaps one of the most recognizable commercials from 1968 boasts getting rid of that “ring around the collar”! Morgan chatted with Media Historian Donna Halper about all those classic TV and radio commercials and jingles.

The Bradley Jay “BradCast” (9 p.m.)

Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide:

For 38 years, Boston on-air radio personality and talk show host Bradley Jay has entertained the world, from broadcasts to podcasts, from travel experiences to personal experiences. He joined Morgan to share some stories, some laughs, and to answer any questions listeners may have had about being a disc jockey, talk host, world traveler, podcaster, or YouTuber.

Founded in 1630 (8 p.m.)

Morgan White Jr. filled in on NightSide:

Originally called Tremontaine for the three hills in the area, Boston became its official name in honor of the many Puritans who came from a town with the same name in Lincolnshire, England. Once established, Boston was shaped by many events including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Paul Revere’s ride, the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Great Molasses Flood, the Cocoanut Grove Fire, and most recently the Boston Marathon Bombing. Joining Morgan to outline more of Boston’s historic past was Operations Manager for Boston Top Deck Trolley Tours and WBZ Radio Traffic Reporter, Jack Harte. 

What Are You Thankful For? (11 p.m.)

For Thanksgiving Eve, Dan asked the listeners what they were most thankful for this year. Was it family? Health? Friendship? Dan shared his message of thanks.

Comedian Jimmy Tingle Checks In! (10 p.m.)

New England based comedian and WBZ NewsRadio podcaster Jimmy Tingle joined Dan to talk comedy and politics.