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224: Beats & Eats Salutes John McCain

On the latest episode of Beats & Eats Nick and Ty share their feelings on the passing of Arizona Senator John McCain. Ty talks about why he crossed party lines to vote for McCain while Nick opens up about his admiration for the man who spent more than 5 years of his life being tortured in a North Vietnamese prison camp. The duo concludes the show by talking about the recent passing of Aretha Franklin. Nick and Ty list off their favorite Aretha songs. You can connect with Ty on Twitter...


223: Nick And Ty Celebrate 5 Years of Beats & Eats

On this edition of Beats and Eats Ty and Nick look back on some of the amazing guests and shows that have taken place in the virtual lounge over the last 5 years. It's a breezy twenty minutes as the duo reminisces on some of their amazing moments on the air. Plus, the duo look at the recent scandal involving Roseanne Barr. Don't forget you can follow the guys on twitter @coug88, @clns_nick, and the show @beatneats. Don't forget to check out our sponsor Step up your vape game...


222: Former White House Correspondent Dan Lothian Talks Trump On Beats And Eats

The virtual lounge is proud to welcome former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian for a discussion on the state of television news during the Trump presidency. On this edition of Beats and Eats Ty and Nick have a candid conversation with Lothian on the state of television news during the Trump Era. Having covered the White House under both Bush and Obama, Lothian has a unique window into today's current state of affairs on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Plus, Lothian will talk about his...


221: New England Rocker Charlie Farren Plays The Virtual Lounge

On this edition of Beats and Eats Ty is joined by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Charlie Farren. The music veteran shares his incredible stories from 40 years in the music industry. Farren, a New England native, talks openly about what it was like to sing lead for the legendary Joe Perry Project in the early 80's. Farren also shares great stories from the days when his band Farrenheit opened for rock icons Boston during their comeback tour in 1987. Farrenheit was an MTV staple back then...


220: The Hustle Podcast Visits The Virtual Lounge

The virtual lounge is open and we're talking all things music on this episode of Beats & Eats. Today, Ty is joined by Jon Lamoreaux, the host of The Hustle podcast. The show explores the ups and downs of the music industry with some of the famous and not so famous names in the music industry. During the episode, Jon discusses what inspired the podcast as well as his favorite guests. He also recalls some of the shows best moments during it 167-episode run so far. If you love music,...


219: Nick & Ty Discuss Media Coverage of Parkland Shooting

The virtual lounge is open for a somber edition of Beats & Eats. On this episode, Ty and Nick discuss the media coverage surrounding the Parkland School shooting leaving 17 dead. The examine the effectiveness of CNN's Town Hall as well as Trump's White House listening session. The duo give their take on whether or not the recent protests by students will have any impact on gun legislation. As always, Ty and Nick would love your thoughts on Twitter @beatneats @coug88 @clns_nick. Also, the...


208: Nick & Ty Discuss The Greatness Of Tom Brady

It's Super Bowl week so it's all football all the time in the virtual lounge. On this edition of Beats and Eats Ty and Nick discuss the greatness of Tom Brady. Is the Patriots quarterback the greatest athlete of all-time? Is Brady more dominant to his sport than Bulls legend Michael Jordan? Is Brady the biggest celebrity ever in the history of Massachusetts? These are just some of the questions the duo attempt to answer. Finally, the two discuss the state of the NFL's popularity. If you...


217: Nick and Ty Talk Escalating Tensions In The NBA

The virtual lounge is back open after a long absence and Ty and Nick are back on the mic. On this edition of Beats and Eats the duo discusses the rising tensions in the NBA between NBA players and referees. The two examine the recent altercation between the Rockets and Clippers. Plus, Ty looks back on the horrific fight between the Rockets and Lakers in 1977 that ended the career of Rudy Tomjanovich. To follow the guys on Twitter @coug88, @clns_nick, and @beatneats. You can also check them...


216: Actress Kelly Lynch Visits Ty On Beats & Eats

The virtual lounge is open and Ty is proud to welcome legendary actress Kelly Lynch to Beats & Eats. Lynch talks about her role in the new family film "Kepler's Dream." The movie is about the adventures of an 11-year-old girl who is sent away to live with her grandmother in New Mexico while her mother seeks cancer treatment. The girl learns about herself as well as why her family is so fractured. In addition to her new film, Lynch talks about her legendary roles in such movies as...


Chef Brian Duffy of Bar Rescue + Taste Food & Wine Festival in Lancaster + The Steak Company the Chefs Use

The Virtual Lounge is now open and Nick Gelso welcomes in TWO celebrity chefs to start wetting your appetite. Chef Kev Des Chenes of the Food Network and Chef Brian Duffy of Spike TV's Bar Rescue chill w/ Gelso in the "Virtual Kitchen." The two celebrity chefs discuss upcoming events, including Chef Kevin's appearance on NBC's TODAY SHOW in December. Duffy and Des Chenes are also very excited about the upcoming Lancaster (PA) TASTE Food and Wine Festival. Lastly, the guys heavily...


214: Beats & Eats Examines National Anthem Protests

The virtual lounge is open and you're welcome inside for a lively conversation about the recent protests by NFL teams of the national anthem. Ty and Nick look at President Trump's possible motives for criticizing the protests. Plus, Gelso tells us first hand how Boston Celtics players feel about the recent events. Will the protests carry over into the NBA season? Nick and Ty discuss. Also, is it right for Trump to talk more about NFL player protests than the disaster following Hurrican...


213: Ty And Nick Discuss Network News Coverage Of Hurricane Irma

Ty and Nick take on a more serious tone on this edition of Beats and Eats. The duo discusses cable news coverage of powerful Hurricane Irma. Ray and Gelso praise CNN for their wall to wall updates on Irma. They also continue their examination of the CNN mini-series "The 90's." Follow the guys on Twitter @coug88 @clns_nick @beatneats. You can check them out on the web too at


212: Food Adventures With Writer and Social Media Influencer Stephanie Forrer

Ty's talking all things food on this episode of Beats and Eats. On today's show, he is joined by one Seattle's top food personalities-Stephanie Forrer. Forrer is a passionate food and travel writer and photographer and one of Seattle's most beloved social media personalities. She has spent the last four years eating and drinking her way through Seattle (and beyond!), and all the while photographing it, writing about it and sharing it with the world. Sharing food and experiences through her...


211: Nick And Ty Talk The 90's

The virtual lounge is back open and the dynamic duo of Nick Gelso and Ty Ray ride again. In this abbreviated version of Beats and Eats the two talk about Nick's upcoming move to Boston along with moving horror stories. The two also dissect the new CNN mini-series the 90's. Was it our best decade in recent memory? The virtual lounge is open come in and have a drink with Nick and Ty.


210: Gig Harbor Entrepreneur Shares Recipe For Success

The virtual lounge is open and we're talking healthy eats on this edition of Beats and Eats. Abbie Cates, owner of Gig Harbor Washington's Knife Fork Spoon joins Ty on the show to talk about how she gave up her comfortable career as a chemical engineer to start her own food business. Abbie's Knife Fork Spoon in Gig Harbor, Washington is preparing nutritional meals, sourced locally, at an affordable price. Abbie discusses how she came up with the idea of "freezing meals" and why nutrition...


209: Triathlete Daniel Henry Talks Life Changing Transformation On Beats & Eats

Podcaster and triathlete Daniel Henry joins Ty in the Virtual Lounge to discuss his transformation as a man through fitness. Henry opens up about why he turned his life around through exercise, family, and faith. The duo discuss his new podcasts "The Plant-Based Jock" and "New Strength." Both shows cover Dan's experiences as a vegan and personal trainer. Today's episode of Beats and Eats is a candid conversation with a man who did a one-eighty at mid-life and is now sharing his experiences...


208: A Candid Conversation With Ambrosia's Burleigh Drummond

On this edition of Beats and Eats host Ty Ray welcomes Ambrosia drummer Burleigh Drummond into the virtual lounge. Drummond chats about the band's nearly 50-year history. The two discuss Ambrosia's Grammy-nominated success that included the iconic songs "How Much I Feel," "You're The Only Woman," and "Biggest Part Of Me." In addition, Burleigh opens up about why Ambrosia went their separate ways in the early 80's only to reform, make music and continue touring. It's a fun interview with an...


207: Actor Spencer Garrett Talks Amazon's Hit Bosch On Beats And Eats

On this edition of Beats and Eats, veteran actor Spencer Garrett joins hosts Ty Ray and Nick Gelso to talk about his role on Amazon's critically acclaimed crime drama "Bosch." Garrett explains how the show captures the darker side of Los Angeles not portrayed in other shows. Garrett also updates Ty and Nick on his upcoming parts on the big and small screen. The trio also discuss Garrett's many roles as politicians. Garrett then weighs in on the current state of the White House. It's a...


206: Rock N' Roll Journalist Mitch Lafon Joins Ty Ray On Beats & Eats

On this edition of Beats and Eats it's everything rock! Veteran rock n' roll journalist Mitch Lafon joins Ty Ray in the virtual lounge to talk about his new Rock Talk podcast on the PodcastOne Network. Lafon talks about the new Queen tour with Adam Lambert as well as the lastest rock n' roll hall of fame induction of Journey and Steve Perry. Mitch opens up about his experiences with some of the biggest names in the music industry. Lafon and Ray share some of their best and worst interviews...


205: Donny Most Sings And Swings On Beats And Eats

The "Virtual Lounge" is proud to welcome tv legend Donny Most. On this very special edition of Beats and Eats, the "Happy Days" star talks about his new album "Donny Most-Sings And Swings." Hosts Ty Ray and Nick Gelso chat with Most about his love affair for everything Sinatra, Martin, and Darin. Plus, Most explains why he never got his shot to sing on "Happy Days." Before their chat with Most, Ray and Gelso discuss some of their favorite tv and movie stars who were recording artists. On a...