While their opposite personalities lead to inevitable humor and disagreement, both hosts insist their interaction is authentic. Which is another reason why they’ve resonated with Boston sports fans even when they couldn’t be heard here on the radio.
“My dad told me a long time ago when I first went into this business that you’ve got to be yourself, because if it’s an act, whenever people turn the microphone on they’re going to figure it out,’’ said Golic. “That’s truly how we are. Greenie truly is a germophobe. Greenie truly is high-maintenance. Greenie truly is a metrosexual. He is. And I mean that all in the nicest way.
“And I really am just a guy that sits around and eats and drinks and burps and whatever. So we really didn’t have to work on that. Maybe it’s evolved, but it is the way we are.”