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Chris Rhoads


I started my radio career in Ocala back in 1989. From there I went to Orlando for 17 years and then up to Jacksonville for 5. I love cranking the tunes here on The Hog, weekdays 10-3pm.

I play guitar and love hanging at the beach with my beautiful wife and two children. I’m into concerts, football, NASCAR, hockey, fgolf and riding motorcycles any chance I get. I pull for #24 and #48 in NASCAR,  the Canadiens and Lightning in hockey, the Bucs, Jags and Noles in Football and Phil and Adam when golfs on TV.  See you at the next concert!

I love to personalize my endorsements with real life experiences, always keeping the listener and clients best interest in mind.  I’ve been endorsing national and local clients on an annual basis my whole career.

NASCAR legend & Gentle Giant Buddy Baker dies

Elzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker Jr., the 1980 Daytona 500 champion and famed NASCAR commentator, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74  At 6 feet 6 inches tall, Buddy Baker was often called the “Gentle Giant,” though the nickname “Leadfoot” was more apropos due to the blistering speeds he often achieved during his 33-year career. In 1970, Baker ...

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WATCH: Did You Know Chris Farley Was Supposed to Be Shrek?!

  You may not have known this, but CHRIS FARLEY was originally hired to provide the voice of “Shrek”.  And he actually recorded a lot of his dialog before he died in 1997.  But it wasn’t enough. MIKE MYERS was brought in to replace him, the script was re-worked, and the rest is history. Well, a clip of Farley’s dialog ...

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Jon Stewart Had His Final “Daily Show” Last Night And it Was Awesome! Check Out the Highlights HERE!

JON STEWART ended his 16-year run on “The Daily Show” last night, so naturally there were a lot of goodbyes.  Here are some celebrity tributes: Jon’s longtime adversary BILL O’REILLY posted an “appreciation” on Deadline.com.  Among other things, he said, quote, “[Jon is] far more than a comedian dependent upon a squad of jaded writers, [he] actually thinks about things ...

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Is Bill Cosby Thinking About Fleeing the Country?!

“Star” magazine claims BILL COSBY may be preparing to flee the country.  A source says, quote, “He’s been so shady and flat-out dismissive of the amount of hurt he’s caused these women that they’re worried he’ll run rather than pay damages.  The longer this goes on, the more tempting exile becomes.” It’s still unclear whether Cosby can be prosecuted for ...

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Check Out Some of the Biggest Movies Coming to Theaters in the Next Few Years!

If you’re a “Bad Boys” fan, I bring good news:  WILL SMITH and MARTIN LAWRENCE are coming back for TWO sequels.  Sony announced release dates for some upcoming movies yesterday, including “Bad Boys 3” AND “Bad Boys 4”.  They’ll hit theaters in February of 2017 and July of 2019, respectively. Here are some other dates you might be interested in: ...

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Ted Nugent is Coming to Florida for the Bear Hunting Season!

Take cover, Central Florida bears, the Motor City Madman is coming for you. On the first day bear-hunting licenses became available in Florida, rocker Ted Nugent, known for searing guitar riffs and outspoken advocacy for hunting and gun rights, snapped up one to participate in the state’s first hunt in more than two decades. He is one of more than ...

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Tom Brady’s E-Mail’s Have Released…And There’s Some REALLY Good Stuff in There

Part of the prodigious information dump related to Tuesday’s NFLPA lawsuit against the NFL is a mammoth collection of Tom Brady’s emails, each carefully tagged by an expert as possibly relevant to the Patriots quarterback’s four-game suspension for allegedly manipulating footballs. The relevations therein turn up very little about deflating footballs, but a lot about Tom Brady the man, his ...

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Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Are Breaking Up…Again!

The Internet had a MELTDOWN yesterday after it was announced that KERMIT THE FROG and MISS PIGGYare breaking up.  Here’s their official statement: “After careful thought, thoughtful consideration and considerable squabbling, we have made the difficult decision to terminate our romantic relationship. “We will continue to work together on television and in all media now known or hereafter devised, in ...

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