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In The News

August 5, 2012 - Canton Repository - The Bengal Bomb Squad's own Big John was photographed by The Canton Repository as he marched in the Grand Timken Parade (for the Pro Football Hall of Fame) as part of the 12th Man Float!

Big John marches in Canton
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July 26, 2012 - WKRC-TV, Channel 12 - At the Bengals' Pep Rally for season ticket holders (to kickoff the first-ever Training Camp held in Cincinnati), Local 12's news coverage features several shots of Bengal Bomb Squad members in attendance including: Big John, WhoDeyBaby, Chris W., Fireman Andy, The Drew, & New Rob!
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July 26, 2012 - WLW-TV, Channel 5 - At the Bengals' Pep Rally for season ticket holders (to kickoff the first-ever Training Camp held in Cincinnati), News 5 interviews Bomb Squad co-founder WhoDeyBaby!
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April 26, 2012 - WKRC-TV, Channel 12 - Local 12, WKRC-TV, the Bengals Nation was filming during the 2012 NFL Draft Party at Paul Brown Stadium and caught the Bengal Bomb Squad members on camera! The footage here was used as the background for the news report that aired that evening.
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April 2012 - WKRC-TV, Channel 12 - Local 12, WKRC-TV, the Bengals Nation station continued their TV ad campaign entitled "So Cincinnati!" The new spot is a full :30-second or :60-second jingle spot showing off all the favorites of Cincinnati! When it comes to "...feeling the home team pride...", there's only one way to represent the Who Dey Nation's pride ... by showing the cheers of the Bengal Bomb Squad!
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January 8, 2012 - Cincinnati Enquirer - The Bengal Bomb Squad's away game party for the Texans/Bengals Wild Card Playoff Game was visited by the Cincinnati Enquirer! The reporter's interview with Big John as well as other members/guests make-up the centerpiece to the article Most Bengals fans just happy to be here

Most Bengals fans just happy to be here
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Week of January 3, 2012 - WKRC-TV, Channel 12 - Local 12, WKRC-TV, the Bengals Nation station continued their TV ad campaign entitled "So Cincinnati!" This time, the new spot is promoting the city's excitement for the Bengals presence in the NFL Playoffs! The Bengal Bomb Squad tailgate and members are featured promiently throughout the spot!
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January 2, 2012 - Cincinnati Enquirer - The Bengal Bomb Squad's own WhoDeyBaby had his photo take up nearly half a page of the Cincinnati Enquirer's Bengals/Ravens spread the day after the final regular season game of the 2011/2012 season!

WhoDeyBaby looks on
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December 28, 2011 - NFL Network - Dan Hoard of the Bengals is interviewed during NFL Network's "Around The League". During the interview, the two discuss the Bengals/Ravens sellout and Bengal fans dedication. The cutaway shots reveal WhoDeyBaby, The Bengal Thing (in his Bengal Bomb Squad t-shirt), Jeff S., Tim R. (sporting his BBS membership button), and a host of others wearing Bengal Bomb Squad tailgate buttons!

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Week of December 26, 2011 - WKRC-TV, Channel 12 - Local 12, WKRC-TV, the Bengals Nation station continued their TV ad campaign entitled "So Cincinnati!" This time, a new spot was produced promoting the Bengals' need to win one more game to make it into the playoffs! The Bengal Bomb Squad tailgate and members are featured throughout the spot!
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October 13, 2011 - FoodRepublic.com - FoodRepublic.com's "Toe-to-Toe" article series featured the Colts vs. Bengals in 2011! Their tailgate of choice to showcase as they compare food recipes and tailgate style was the Bengal Bomb Squad! Even our popular TASTE OF THE TAILGATE competition earned a mention in the article!

Cincinnati Chili and the Bengal Bomb Squad!!
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October 3, 2011 - ESPN 1530 AM - ESPN 1530's Lance McAlister posts pics from the "Tailgate Like It's 1988!" Bengals/Bills tailgate! He includes the pic of our visiting friends from PFUFA who were in town to support their hometown Buffalo Bills!

Lance's Blog after the Bengals victory over the Bills!!
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September 30, 2011 - WKRC-TV, Channel 12 - Local 12, WKRC-TV, the Bengals Nation station compiled a TV ad entitled "So Cincinnati!" Using shots from various tailgates, they're promoting just how strong & dedicated Bengals fandom ran on gameday! Several shots from the Bengal Bomb Squad tailgate appear including: The Who Dey Heroes Bus (:03), AirGrafx gameday facepainting (:06), BBS members cheering & screaming (:23), and our Bengals flag flying high (:26)!

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September 13, 2011 - ESPN 1530 AM - ESPN 1530's Lance McAlister gets into a discussion about Bengals fans and their tailgates. After he hangs up with the caller, he sends a shout out to the Bengal Bomb Squad and gives the group full props!

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November 8, 2009 - Cincinnati.com - A video (produce by Stacy Doose) about Jay the Tailgate Guy & Beer Pong features the Bengal Bomb Squad tailgate and our Beer Pong players extensively! Of note, this video was picked up by AOL and USA Today, taking the Bengal Bomb Squad national!

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November 8, 2009 - Journal News (Hamilton, Middletown) - Big John & the Who Dey Hero Bus appeared in an article discussing local Bengal fanatics! Article began on the issue's front page and featured information on the Bengal Bomb Squad!

The article was accompanied by an online photo gallery which extensively showcased the Who Dey Hero Bus!

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October 18, 2009 - GrowlZone.com - Members of the Bengal Bomb Squad gathered for a group shot by the GrowlZone after the Bengals & Texans game.

Relaxing Bomb Squad members pose for GrowlZone.com.
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September 28, 2009 - Cincinnati.com - A video (produce by Stacy Doose) about tailgating for the Bengals & Steelers game features an interview with Big John (on the Who Dey Hero Bus) and WhoDeyBaby (discussing superfan make-up)!

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September 28, 2009 - SI.com - WhoDeyBaby & Mini-WhoDeyBaby make SI.com's photo spread of Cincinnati Bengals Fans at the Bengals/Steelers game (at PBS).

The ultimate Bengals fans on SI.com
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September 10, 2009 - Lance McAlister's blog - The Metromix article makes Lance's blog! In addition, Lance promotes the website on his show on September 4, 2009, when Rachel calls in to invite Lance & his son (Casey) to attend the Broncos tailgate.

We made Lances blog!
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September 11, 2009 - 700 WLW - Lance McAlister of 700WLW & ESPN 1530 invited Big John for a phone interview after reading the article in Metromix! The two discuss The Who Dey Heroes Bus, The Bengal Bomb Squad, the weekly menu, and more! The interview was actually done while Big John was waiting on a flight delay to get worked out in the Atlanta airport as he struggled to get home to Cincinnati in time to prepare for Sunday's tailgate!

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September 9, 2009 - Metromix - Bengal Bomb Squad members - Bengal Thing, Big John, Meg, Rachel, Jason, Dan & others (as well as the Who Dey Heroes Bus!) are featured in the photo & article "Tailgaters always winners"

Tailgaters always win!
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August 27, 2009 - Metromix - Photographer grabbed a shot of us at the Bengals & Rams preseason tailgate! We were the first tailgaters of the year!! (This was also the tailgating debut of the Who Dey Heroes Bus)

First tailgate of 2009!
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October 19, 2008 - AdamsFootballTrip.com - Adam from Enland decided to make the trip "across the sea" and check out every NFL stadium! Throw in the game in London, and Adam saw 35 NFL games in just 32 weeks!! While visiting Paul Brown Stadium for the Bengals & Steelers game, Adam dropped by our tailgate for part of the afternoon! We introduced him to his first-ever Cincinnati 3-way! Some photos and details made it to his trip website! (Click on the image for his full blog entry)

The Bengal Bomb Squad poses for AdamsFootballTrip.com!
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October 8, 2008 - Tailgater Monthly - Tailgater Monthly featured Bengal Bomb Squad members The Bengal Thing & WhoDeyBaby in their article (and photo) about the bomber cups from HurricaneShooters.com! The photo is from the Cleveland @ Cincinnati tailgate of 2008.

Wonder where the name Bengal Bomb Squad comes from??
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September 28, 2008 - Metromix - The very first Ballenger-Big John-Bengal Thing tailgate was captured by CinWeekly/Metromix photographer! Featured as the "biggest group award" on the site that week.

The beginning ...
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