The Bender

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Step inside THE BENDER lounge with your host Ben Harvey, on-air personality at SiriusXM's BPM channel and 92.3 Now in NYC. Unwind and rewind through the past week's pop culture buzz and music beats along with special guest comedians, EDM DJs, and off-the-wall celebrities. This is one Bender you'll want to remember. www.benderlounge.com

Just Getting Started Dec. 21, 2013

New blood is bad blood. That's what Renee Graziano says about the new season of "Mob Wives" on VH1. What better way to end the year than with a pill- popping Staten Island gal whose family has alleged ties to the mob! Actually, Renee gives us a heartfelt insight into her addictions and tells us about the toll the show has taken on her. Then we delve into "Best of The Bender," as any year-end show should, with year-end hijinks from Andy Cohen, Kristin Johnston, Ryan O'Connell, and more. Plus, speaking of new blood, Ben has a big announcement about …

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Older Episodes

Evacuate The Dancefloor Dec. 12, 2013
The final MixTape of 2013 is here, thanks to Atlanta's own Ian Yack (@definitelyian). To celebrate the January launch of the 90s/2K Dance channel on SiriusXM, Ian put together his favorite 90s/2K dance tracks into this end- of-year mix. Tune in to the...
At The End of The Day Dec. 5, 2013
The cast of Hunting Season is here to give us a taste of what you can expect from season 2, which will happen once you donate to their Kickstarter campaign! Stars Ben Baur, Jake Manabat, Marc Sinoway, and the show's brainchild Jon Marcus also crowd...
Los Feeling Nov. 21, 2013
Comedian John Early is back, bookending this episode of The Bender with his boyish charm and incredible wit. Find out all about his "revealing" photoshoot with a baby, as well as news about where you can see John live and in the flesh. Then Xosha...
It's only November and already there's snow across the country! Winter is coming, but DJ Will Calder from Power 96 in Miami is here to heat us up again. It's another edition of The Bender MixTape!&nbsp_place_holder;
It's only November and already there's snow across the country! Winter is coming, but DJ Will Calder from Power 96 in Miami is here to heat us up again. It's another edition of The Bender MixTape!
Miss Mood Nov. 7, 2013
Kristin Chenoweth is headed to Vegas to ring in the new year, so consider her appearance on The Bender as practice for sin city. Hear about Kristin's new Twitter-trending haircut, her thoughts on Britney, and her affection for hairless cats. Then...
Miss Mood Nov. 7, 2013
Kristin Chenoweth is headed to Vegas to ring in the new year, so consider her appearance on The Bender as practice for sin city. Hear about Kristin's new Twitter-trending haircut, her thoughts on Britney, and her affection for hairless cats. Then...
Boys Oct. 31, 2013
Happy Halloween! There's not much scary about Shalyah Evans, star of MTV's Girl Code (possibly Ben's favorite guilty pleasure on TV). The very funny comedienne discusses her comedy improv roots and coaches Ben on how to deal with love in the Internet...
Boys Oct. 31, 2013
Happy Halloween! There's not much scary about Shalyah Evans, star of MTV's Girl Code (possibly Ben's favorite guilty pleasure on TV). The very funny comedienne discusses her comedy improv roots and coaches Ben on how to deal with love in the Internet...
Dear Boy Oct. 24, 2013
It's a full house on this episode, as comedians Dave Coulier and Eliot Glazer join the show! Former Uncle Joey from Full House star Dave Coulier calls in to come clean about whether or not he's the man Alanis Morrissette wrote about in "You Oughta...
Dear Boy Oct. 24, 2013
It's a full house on this episode, as comedians Dave Coulier and Eliot Glazer join the show! Former Uncle Joey from Full House star Dave Coulier calls in to come clean about whether or not he's the man Alanis Morrissette wrote about in "You Oughta...
MixTape: ATL Pride Oct. 16, 2013
Who says Pride is over once summer is? Atlanta sure doesn't. The Bender journeyed down to ATL Pride to celebrate with Chevrolet, a proud Pride sponsor. From the Georgia Aquarium to Piedmont Park to the parade down Peachtree, Atlanta Pride doesn't...
MixTape: ATL Pride Oct. 16, 2013
Who says Pride is over once summer is? Atlanta sure doesn't. The Bender journeyed down to ATL Pride to celebrate with Chevrolet, a proud Pride sponsor. From the Georgia Aquarium to Piedmont Park to the parade down Peachtree, Atlanta Pride doesn't...
Take Your Mind Off Oct. 10, 2013
Dave Karger, Meghan McCain, and Mike Tyson all join the 40th episode of The Bender! Chief Fandango correspondent (and the very handsome) Dave Karger explains the pressure involved in being a famed "oscarologist" and whether or not he gets nervous...
Take Your Mind Off Oct. 10, 2013
Dave Karger, Meghan McCain, and Mike Tyson all join the 40th episode of The Bender! Chief Fandango correspondent (and the very handsome) Dave Karger explains the pressure involved in being a famed "oscarologist" and whether or not he gets nervous...
MixTape: Royals Oct. 3, 2013
Los Angeles superstar DJ Drew G brings us his debut Bender MixTape this week. We'd give you a track-listing but there are soooo many songs packed into this mix you'll have to tune in to digest them all. Happen to be in Sydney, Australia? Go check him...
MixTape: Royals Oct. 3, 2013
Los Angeles superstar DJ Drew G brings us his debut Bender MixTape this week. We'd give you a track-listing but there are soooo many songs packed into this mix you'll have to tune in to digest them all. Happen to be in Sydney, Australia? Go check him...
Check Their Fridge Sept. 26, 2013
Mo Rocca goes on his first official Bender with Ben, and they cover both high- brow (The New Yorker, Breaking Bad) and low-brow (Miley Cyrus vs. Cher). Plus Mo reflects on what his on-air "coming out" moment was like and how the media reacted to it. Be...
Check Their Fridge Sept. 26, 2013
Mo Rocca goes on his first official Bender with Ben, and they cover both high- brow (The New Yorker, Breaking Bad) and low-brow (Miley Cyrus vs. Cher). Plus Mo reflects on what his on-air "coming out" moment was like and how the media reacted to it. Be...