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But you're guided -- -- to -- -- confidence from the sit have you been a guy without confidence you have confidence to say stuff on the radio -- push the envelope.
And risk getting fired or not getting hired where does that come from great edges I guess it's it's my -- on air personality I mean -- you do the TV show on this you have to believe in what you're saying -- your opinions are.
And be able to back him up.
And -- -- real early -- radio that was you're gonna give an opinion.
By default a lot of people are -- agree with it whether to -- don't -- sports opinion.
A -- -- -- tech quarterback in Cleveland we'll have a claim is gonna hate you got four do you have the stones to back it up.
Islander and grown up in New York you know it's part of -- -- -- is about -- on the streets in New York I tell my kids all the time we're very sheltered that -- we live in New York's either like suburban minded kids.
You are gonna train at nine cop in -- Washington Square Park.
And nobody was looking for me right so you grow up that way you learn I guess either a thick -- -- or toughness where.
The other blockers -- hate my guts amount in my bothered by that now they listen right.
That's one thing about this job in particular if people like they think did you have a you they think -- -- -- Getting criticism -- the bases all have to do is -- to my email.
And you see that every fifth person -- that you guys in and by the way they want you to die and then you -- pilot shot -- I had.
Head or die peacefully your sleeve you should not like -- Rea.
Diet over the course of seven painfully players right exactly sure what you guys do look politically based.
You hasn't skated doors and I don't actually they hate you more as Bob definitely describe I'm pretty sure -- I've -- double akin so Craig is a very successful host WFA and you listen around the country military wherever.
You know Craig and him and -- glad it shoulder to shoulder.
And I have to ask you to quit quit his job the year and how do you get the respect of a guy that's had this type the success of -- size and I remember who Chris Russo -- a very successful -- posts and within two's exit Chris Russo given up his opinion say why -- you tell me about -- on the football player I've played the NFL I was the outstanding quarterback of Maryland.
And Russo had no comment what is Craig coordinate outstanding soccer player -- really can't comment about football oversized.
What I think Russo did which I've never done I never challenge -- on his football expertise I respect who -- is a football player he certainly knows.
Moore is out of football -- -- -- -- he's an NFL MVP for crime that.
But what I did with boomer -- -- -- -- reason here I humanize them I talked to -- like your regular guy.
I wasn't in all of -- I treated him like a radio partner the good thing for me was that.
Rumored although people may disagree this his -- wasn't big enough not to respect -- -- -- So I can as a radio guy who'd been successful over the country he came in as the football player and I.
And I allowed him to be him.
He allowed me to do and -- -- and we're both very blessed that 'cause as -- sure you have in your career you were with people that don't get you -- won't allow you do you think you need to do.
Rumor I have from jump street got it right just -- -- movie and TV series.
And analysts who would one jump street you're right now the movie was as good as -- TV show -- Johnny Depp wasn't and write it became a straight they could afford.
Is -- -- possibly -- Craig I have to ask you to.
As you look -- your career you -- -- it WFAN and the -- I was the only switch from 10:56 city I -- listener.
I think as a director and I yeah I Internet 71 anniversary you're right I mean it is it is it is the Tiffany network of Sports Radio stations you -- -- -- you fight if there's resentment from the guys are you very station.
They are ripping you -- your stage yeah opening -- Well -- Mike I mean they are spread so -- everyone other than Steve Summers who's if not -- and I know he is.
He's just a legendary New York radio broadcaster whose jurors until the doors -- just idols -- given that job.
Iraq so we come in and partially because we're the new guys and you know insecure in this world is -- drew not -- Us well yeah I'm sure I'm sure there's -- to meet you should I think I need that -- -- The new guy comes in and I still a voice in my head right away listen if a new guy comes as a better look in the -- of a younger if all you like is going to be worried about it it.
So we come -- anyway and we -- Imus obviously legendary radio guy.
And it was -- it's.
You know for the -- -- guys -- their legion yeah I wouldn't you want us to be successful and might get his own issues with us whatever that were I don't know.
And yet we came -- not only were trying to fight to build an audience.
He hit the other shows and the other shows made a point of saying when when asked on the -- he do you listen to the new -- -- boomer and carton they were flat out say no.
Year later we became number one and the highest rated show on the entire station and you know for -- -- right.
You know it was like screw you we did -- you talk to them.
I Joseph and I get along fine Mike and I don't.
But you know I kind of culture and art thing he does his thing we never see him because of the different but -- -- -- was you know to -- yeah.
Everybody I mean -- -- -- -- let me let it settle back he always says hi back hi hi and that's extent of our relations really.
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