Damon Scott

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After years at 96.5 TIC-FM, Damon has worked his way up from men’s room attendant to afternoon drive personality. His morning show-style afternoon gig has earned him many accolades, including being voted “Most Likely to Dissuade Future Broadcasters” by the Connecticut Radio Association. He owns his own creative services business, providing voiceover services for clients ranging from high-end customers like Madison Square Garden to lower-end jobs like the Time-Life books on tape series Performing Simple Surgical Procedures at Home. You might also have seen Damon at the Hartford Wolf Pack home games where he serves as master of ceremonies, or dancing under the name “Thor Thunderpants” at Beefcake Charlie’s in Moodus.



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Carolyn Phillips: 10 ‘Healthy’ Foods That Aren’t Very Healthy

Just because a food claims to be healthy, doesn’t mean it actually is. Carolyn assembles a list of ten culinary culprits who are nowhere near as good for you as you might think.


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: The Martian, Hotel Transylvania 2 & More

Did you wonder why the Golden Globes called The Martian a comedy at this week’s award show? Sam Hatch has the answer, and more picks for movies new to home video this week!


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Go Inside the Consumer Electronics Show with The Gadgetista

The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is taking place right now, and the Gadgetista shares some of the highlight products shown at this year’s event.


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Project Closet: Debbie Wright’s New Year, New You!

If you have a closet that you stand in front of and struggle to decide what to wear, you need to clear this clutter and ask the important questions– do I love it? Is it flattering? Does it suit my world today?


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Carolyn Phillips’ Top Fitness Trends For 2016

The New Year is the busiest time of year for personal trainers and physical fitness, as everybody resolves to get in shape and lose weight. Carolyn has compiled this year’s biggest fitness trends, to help accomplish those goals.


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Sicario, The Visit & More

We’re sensing a theme to this week’s new movie releases… there might not be a lot of stuff for the kids, but there’s plenty of intense drama, scares, thrills and mayhem for the grown ups! Get the whole scoop from Sam Hatch!


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The Gadgetista Explains How Not To Be a Victim of Public Wifi

Public Wifi sounds great, but can be very problematic. Whether you’re traveling, in a hotel, or come across a major network from a company like Xfinity, it can leave your identity potentially unsafe and insecure. Here’s how to stay safe on public wifi.


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The Gadgetista’s Top Tech Gifts For the Holidays

Looking for a great gift for the techie on your shopping list? The Gadgetista is here to help, with some ideas that range from $9.99 to $399!


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Mission Impossible Rogue Nation, Ted 2 & More

There’s some cool new not big-screen movies this week, including one of the best action movies of the year… get the whole scoop from Sam Hatch!


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All-Star Interview: Charlie Puth On Award Nominations & More

Charlie Puth is up for a GRAMMY and a Golden Globe this year… so after those kind of accolades is he still the nice guy he was when he stopped by 96.5 TIC studios a few weeks ago? Let’s find out!


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All-Star Interview: Nick Fradiani On Life After Idol & More

All-Star Christmas was a homecoming for the Holidays for Nick Fradiani, and the Guilford native gave an update on his life after American Idol backstage at All-Star Christmas.


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All-Star Interview: Nate Ruess Talks Going Solo, Stardom & Paul McCartney

Nate Ruess moved beyond fun. in a big way in 2016, and he spoke about his first year as a solo act backstage at All-Star Christmas.


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All-Star Interview: The Band Perry Talk Rockefeller Tree Lighting & More

The Band Perry checked in with Damon Scott backstage at All-Star Christmas, and talked about their most memorable Christmas gift ever, the Rockefeller Tree Lighting they just performed, and more.



All-Star Interview: Rob Thomas Talks Tennis, Teenagers & Johnny Rzeznik

Rob Thomas spoke with Damon Scott backstage at All-Star Christmas. The Matchbox 20 singer looked back on the good old days of touring, tennis, his teenage son and lots more.


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YES! There Was a Proposal at All-Star Christmas!!

Right before Nate Ruess took the stage, Shawn had a very special question for his girlfriend Kylie… You guessed it– he asked for her hand in marriage, and she said yes! See photos of the proposal as it happened… Congratulations Kylie and Shawn!!!


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Carolyn Phillips: Healthy Holiday Gifts

If you have a health nut on your Christmas list or love companies that give back, here are some of Carolyn’s gift ideas!


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Minions, Ant-Man & More

This week’s new movie releases are all about the little guys… yellow, or otherwise! From Minions to Marvel’s Ant-Man, there’s a bunch of new movies to enjoy on home video. Here’s the full story…


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Carolyn Phillips: Everyday Products Connected To Health Issues

When most people approach weight loss, they look at their diet or their exercise… but there’s more factors– namely, hormones. There are certain chemicals that affect your hormones and destroy your metabolism. Here’s some of the biggest offenders.


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Terminator Genisys, Trainwreck & More

One of this movies is a total “trainwreck,” and it’s NOT the new comedy from Amy Schumer… though that’s out too! Get a look at this week’s new releases for home entertainment from Sam Hatch!


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Charlie Puth Stops By To Visit Damon Scott

All-Star Christmas artist Charlie Puth paid Damon and Gina a visit today at the 96.5 TIC studios! What was Charlie thinking about when he posed for this pic with Damon?


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The Gadgetista Talks Live Feeds & Social Media

She knows all things technologically, uh, technological.  She’s smarter than Damon when it comes to stuff… she’s The Gadgetista! Everybody is live streaming now, and The Gadgetista shines the spotlight on some of the top […]


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Inside Out, Vacation & More

Pixar is going to dominate the new releases of the week, with Inside Out! There’s lots more movies hitting home entertainment, too… get the whole scoop from Sam Hatch!


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Project Closet: How To Pull Off The Oversized Sweater

We’re living in a big trend for women right now… the oversized sweater! Debbie Wright has some tips on how to pull this look off perfectly.


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Trunk or Treat at Blue Back Square

Damon Scott stopped by the Trunk Or Treat event at Blue Back Square last weekend to marvel at the awesome costumes and fun times. Check out his video from Trunk or Treat now!!


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Pixels, The Gift & More

Whether you want suspense, comedy, heroic animals, or oldies but goodies… there’s a new movie out for home viewing perfect for you. Here’s the lowdown, from our movie man, Sam Hatch!


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Jurassic World, Paper Towns & More

There’s one GIANT-sized release this week, and some more movies that might be worth watching, too. Get the BIG new release and all the rest in Sam Hatch’s weekly movie rundown!


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Project Closet: Debbie Wright’s Fashion Rules That Need To Be Broken

Sometimes, rules are made to be broken… and that applies to fashion, too! Debbie Wright shares some insight into when it’s best to go against the grain, in terms of your wardrobe.


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: San Andreas, Tomorrowland & More

There’s new action, family-friendly sci-fi and lots more coming to home viewing this week. get the rundown on all this week’s movie releases with Sam Hatch!


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Carolyn Phillips’ Tips To Avoid Treats & Goodies Over the Holidays

We’re approaching the Holiday season gauntlet– Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years… and Carolyn has some tips on how to avoid those treats and goodies that are all too present this time of year.


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The Gadgetista: Apps To Help Fix Parking Tickets

Tired of getting tickets for parking your car? Whether you’re resolving an issue or trying to avoid your next fine, the Gadgetista has some cool apps that will help you find the perfect– and perfectly legal– parking space.




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