Monday, November 23, 2020

Intelligent Conversation

Music

Tom Johnston of The Doobie Brothers invites Nestor to listen to the Hall of Fame music

When the Doobie Brothers were coming to the Modell Lyric in Spring 2019, Tom Johnston gave Nestor a chance to discuss four decades of brilliant music.

Being a Styx ‘Renegade’ long before it was the Steelers battle song

After almost a half century on the road, what happens when a band has too much time on its hands? For Styx guitarist and founder James Young, it was a "mirror, mirror on the wall" chat and a time to make history answering all of the hard questions Nestor ever had since he saw them on the Cornerstone tour in February 1980.

Reading, writing and rock and roll all the way to Japan with my favorite teacher’s daughter

Continuing our Teacher Appreciation Month with an homage to Miss Carolyn Houk, the best reading teacher ever! And you'll get some awesome Jinokoya music and tales of the Far East in this one from Melissa Houk...

Searching for the legend of Eddie Van Halen

Before the death of the guitarist virtuoso, Van Halen historian Greg Renoff discussed his journey in writing about how four kids from Southern California got signed and became the biggest rock band in the world. Little dreamers, indeed...

Drummer Todd Sucherman of Styx tells Nestor about life during pandemic and lights in a rock and roll band

The last remaining member of Styx that Nestor has never chatted with joined him during the downtime of humanity to talk about singing for the first time and drumming for a long time with his Chicago elders. Oh, and...

Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats challenges Nestor to Strat-O-Matic baseball dice down

Sometimes we are at the intersection of where sports and music meet. Dummer Slim Jim Phantom of Stray Cats had a Zoom game slated with Drew Carey and joined Nestor to discuss great music and how much we loved the baseball dice board game as kids.

Latest News

Ravens running backs Ingram, Dobbins test positive for COVID-19

A bad day for the Ravens turned worse late Sunday night with multiple members of the organization testing positive for COVID-19.

Ravens announce multiple COVID-19 positives three days before scheduled game in Pittsburgh

The Owings Mills training facility has been closed and all activities are being conducted virtually as contact tracing is completed.

Inability to finish against Tennessee puts Ravens on ropes at Thanksgiving

Each side of the ball looked to the other to finish the game with neither getting the job done for Baltimore.

Tackling the issue of tackling for Ravens

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss what happens when Lamar Jackson doesn't run all over the field and the defense has to step up and win a football game.

Searching for leaders of men Thursday night in Pittsburgh

After a different kind of meltdown against the Tennessee Titans, Luke Jones and Nestor look for the "leadership council" in Ravens locker room as undefeated Steelers await for Thanksgiving dinner.