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Between the Fur: Benny’s Secret Retirement

Kenn sits down with John Nunez, the former embodiment of the iconic “Benny The Bull” Mascot for eight thrilling years.

#66 Benny’s Bow: Unmasking the Secret Retirement of a Mascot Superstar 

Kenn sits down with John Nunez, the former embodiment of the iconic “Benny The Bull” Mascot for eight thrilling years.

From donning the beloved costume at a young age to facing the intense pressure of maintaining a character with an immense reputation, John shares the highs and lows of his journey as the famous Mascot.  

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Highlights:

  • 2:40 – All About Aubie
  • 12:05 – Being a Celebrity and a Nobody
  • 17:07 – John’s First Year as Benny
  • 20:24 – Working with Celebrities / Leaving The Fame
  • 25:29 – Building Millions of Followers
  • 29:12 – Pet Peeves
  • 40:32 – Popcorn Skits

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Between the Fur Podcast:

Kenn Solomon is a mascot in the NBA speaking to past and present professional mascots from around the league and other pro sports. This series reveals our bizarre, funny, and inspirational stories from behind the mask and gives an exclusive insight on what it’s like behind the scenes and between the fur.

Between The Fur is the pro Mascot podcast where past and present professional Mascots from around the NBA and other leagues reveal their bizarre, funny, and inspirational stories from behind the mask and give an exclusive insight on what it’s like behind the scenes and Between The fur. Produced by Solo Clips.

The Between the Fur Podcast is a production of Kenn Solomon.  Kenn Solomon is responsible for its content. © Kenn Solomon 2024.

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