The Fifth Hour with Ben Maller

The Fifth Hour with Ben Maller

Making the leap from radio to digital is now a reality for Ben Maller as he does it right before your eyes. The overnight host on FOX Sports Radio is double-dipping by featuring a weekly podcast with unique content and entertaining guests that can not be heard on his radio show. Not your garden-variety sports podcast, Ben mucks it up in a way that's not safe for work, but is sure to entertain. From sports to politics, science to trends, fascinating studies to prophetic parodies, this vehicle explores it all. A multimedia veteran, Ben helps solve life's problems one week at a time for all to consume.... Show More

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October 18, 2020 36 min

No weekend is complete without getting to your emails. Lots of wandering and wondering minds this week that demand answers from the guys.

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October 17, 2020 58 min

Always making himself relatable, Ben does his part by digging ditches and searching for random things. Something caught Ben's eye in recent days and he made sure to jump on the opportunity. All was not roses for him though when he returned to the Maller Mansion as a troublesome creature was waiting on his front porch. The fellas get back to pop quiz before they wrap things up.

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October 16, 2020 55 min

Bringing a uniqueness to the radio world, Andy Furman joins Ben and David to talk about his long and colorful career in sports. Andy shares a few fascinating stories about how he originally got involved with sports and then how that turned into a career behind the microphone. Andy's lengthy career has taken some unique turns and some of his antics would be eye-popping in today's environment.

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Click here to subscribe and download all of the latest Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre podcasts! On today’s episode, Jason shares his thoughts on The Tennessee Titans’ Tuesday Night Football demolition of the Buffalo Bills, and he wonders aloud if Josh Allen and the Bills were overrated all along. It’s impossible to come away from that game thinking that Buffalo is a legitimate Super Bowl contender or that Allen is a better quart...

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October 11, 2020 53 min

Screaming out the door as another weekend comes to a close, the fellas crack open the mail bag for a heavy dose of questions and some concerns. The fun is highlighted by a man who sings his praise from 30,000 ft. in the air.

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October 10, 2020 52 min

Pressed into pinch hitting duties, Ben's weekday radio show was ambushed by a familiar face and it was with good reason. The criticism was sharp and filled with anger, but the ratings told a different tale. So how was David's performance as Ben's executive producer?

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October 9, 2020 51 min

Staying inside the family, Ben and David welcome in longtime radio personality, Arnie Spanier for a few minutes. Having done it all, Arnie highlights some of the wild times in his long career and shares some intimate moments as a media personality working across the country,

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Click here to subscribe directly to the I Want Your Flex podcasts! The Official Fox Sports Radio Fantasy Football Podcast! Mike Harmon and Dan Beyer recap week 4 in the NFL that included a Double Header on Monday Night Football where Mike gets to peacock after telling owners to roster Packers Tight End Robert Tonyan who put up 3 TD's vs the Falcons. The guys tell you who to target this week on the Waiver Wire following the inju...

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October 4, 2020 70 min

Another weekend comes to an unfortunate close, but Ben and David do it in style. A mailbag edition that includes some empathic love from you and a strong dose of pop quiz escorts the guys into a new week.

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October 3, 2020 49 min

Even though he's not in studio, Ben's workplace has fallen under attack yet again. It's a different address with an unknown threat, making things uncomfortable at the Maller Mansion. Ben and David also look back at an old fling that randomly makes her return.

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October 2, 2020 45 min

A true artist in his own right, Peter Brown, a radio savant, joins the show to talk about his world tour through the radio universe. A man that has worked for many networks and with several personalities, chats with Ben and David about the highs and lows of radio (past & present). Peter also provides some insight to what has shifted in the radio industry compared to years ago.

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September 27, 2020 47 min

Closing out the weekend and starting a new one can only happen with you chiming in to grill the guys. Ben and David field questions and comments from the crowd since it's apparently the Sunday mailbag is a regular hit.

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September 26, 2020 63 min

Well it seems like members of the sports media have been taking shots at each other over the last two weeks on Twitter so Ben must join the fun. Not since the days of William Shatner has Ben called his militia to attack a washed up hack. Nevertheless, someone took a shot and now it's time for Ben to respond accordingly. Of course that doesn't mean he will do this alone, it's just a matter of who else will follow suit.

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September 25, 2020 48 min

There is nobody that hits the spotlight quite like Mr. Pat O'Brien. A FOX Sports Radio alum and legendary television personality, Pat joins Ben and David during a casual day above the clouds. Pat relives some of his fun at FOX along with digging into some of the theatrics that took place while traveling from coast-to-coast covering sports.

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September 20, 2020 44 min

The rose pedals continue to be thrown at Ben and it has nothing to do with his NFL picks in Week 1. The dunce cap is off and the bull testicles have been digested so now it's time to go inside the mail bag to see what listeners have to say.

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September 19, 2020 53 min

Different times are providing unique moments and that was on display in the heart of Los Angeles. Ben took a casual tour through the streets of LA to find a resting place for a loyal soul loyal. The guys also run through more random quirks while under a quarantine.

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September 18, 2020 54 min

From city to Sin City, Bernie Fratto has found a sweet spot amongst the degenerates in America. A longtime radio host, Bernie joins the show talk about his past stops and elaborates on how things are transpiring in the gambling world. With Las Vegas still getting plenty of action, Bernie gives Ben and David an idea of what is to come with sports gambling in 2020 and throughout the NFL season.

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September 13, 2020 57 min

Football is back in full swing so the big question looms over what Ben and David do next. A Sunday that is typically filled with audio glory now could be taking a backseat to the NFL. Is that a certain? Do they pivot to another medium in the fall?

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September 12, 2020 42 min

On a mission to find a rising star, Ben travels to the middle of American to find an internet sensation. Before all that fun, Ben and David study for a bit and do a little pop quiz. It's an appetizer that leads to the main course from Lincoln, Nebraska.

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September 11, 2020 42 min

Hack companies doing desperate things to get clicks is typical of 2020. Not one to go quietly into the good night, Tony Bruno returns to the show to chat with Ben and David about some manufactured drama that lead to his radio departure. All is not lost though for Tony as he continues to look at other things through a positive lens even while politics has infiltrated the sports world.

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