Monday, April 15, 2024

WNST Classic

The Peter Principles (Ch. 9) – Albert was not the Belle of Baltimore

Dinner with Fidel Castro in Havana, breakfast with Albert Belle in Baltimore and many years of losing ahead for King Peter as the Great Orange Malaise sets in on a generation of awful Orioles baseball led by poor ownership.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 8) – That time Peter Angelos tried to buy the Washington Redskins

Intent on buying the Washington Redskins and watching baseball in Cuba with Fidel Castro, Peter G. Angelos was enjoying his new found fame and dalliance in sports after spending a lifetime not caring much about the local teams. The Orioles owner was enjoying destroying the franchise on the field at the turn of the century.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 7) – A Ray of darkness, not zen for Wren and a Frank malaise sets over Orioles

Peter G. Angelos was developing a well-earned reputation as a supreme meddler, an intimidating life force and a bad guy to work for in Major League Baseball. He was making the antics of George Steinbrenner circa 1978 look like a sick, reprised role in Baltimore.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 6) – Wire to Wire, champagne and the Dumb Dumb divorce

Davey Johnson faxed The Baltimore Sun. Peter Angelos faxed The Washington Post. Both of their letters were published. Life was never the same for Orioles fans at Camden Yards. Read the history of the Angelos era and learn...

The Peter Principles (Ch. 5) – King Peter silences Jon Miller and anyone else who doesn’t bleed Orioles orange

Peter Angelos never cared for Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller. Angelos thought Miller was too critical of the Orioles. But mostly, his old world sensibilities didn’t like the style of Jon Miller as the voice of his baseball franchise.

Hot yoga, great football and giving back and living in Baltimore as a Ravens alum

Our resident Super Bowl XXXV champion and hot yoga devotee Femi Ayandabejo joins Nestor for a spirited debate about mental fitness, personal strength and Ravens football and the importance of giving back on Crab Cake Row: A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl from Faidley's for the Maryland Food Bank.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!

Remembering Lefty

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles to rule local sports scene

Tom McMillen: Talking Terps, Lefty’s 90th birthday and what ever happened to those ’72 silver medals?

Congressman Tom McMillen reminisces about Charles "Lefty" Driesell , the 1972 Olympics and how politics has changed in Washington. This was a 2021 chat before honoring Lefty Driesell in College Park.
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Twelve Orioles Thoughts following series loss to Milwaukee

Despite a rough weekend, Baltimore could exhale upon avoiding the sweep on Sunday afternoon.

The Key to getting business back on peninsula after bridge tragedy

Councilman Todd Crandell joins Joe Gold of Key Brewing at Costas Inn on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour to discuss the issues around life, work and transportation for everyone in Sparrows Point and Dundalk affected by the collapse of the Key Bridge.

Reading the book on the past and future with Kyf Brewer of The Ravyns

Musician Kyf Brewer of The Ravyns comes home to Baltimore to discuss his role in Nestor's new documentary, his amazing voice work, band history and the fun duo "Cavern Club" show with Rob Fahey set for Big Falls Inn in White Marsh on Friday night. We're still "Ravyn Maniacs" here!

We proudly present the “new” Faidley’s Seafood at Lexington Market

It took a little longer than we thought but the "new" Faidley's Seafood at Lexington Market is now open. We were thrilled to hear the story of the move and how Damye and Alicia packed the new location with everything you remember about the original space on Paca Street. Luke Jones and Nestor Aparicio broadcast live each Friday (2-5pm) that the Orioles are home this spring and summer.

Holliday gets first hit to help Orioles rally for 6-4 win over Milwaukee

Baltimore avoided being swept despite a rough series against the Brewers.

Search no further for better words of wisdom for David Rubenstein and “Next Chapter” of Orioles baseball in Baltimore

If you want to know the real history of Baltimore baseball, you ask the folks who authored the story of Orioles Magic. Charles Steinberg comes back to Baltimore to hail Larry Lucchino and the real heroes of Camden Yards and saving the Orioles – and offers his best wisdom and native advice to new owner David Rubenstein from his Worcester Woo Sox seat at Polar Park.

Twice as lucky?

John Martin of Maryland Lottery tells unlikely tale of same person with two million dollar winners

Two Dundalk boys come home to discuss tragedy, triumph and Good Ol’ Rock and Roll

As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour gets back on the road for the spring, musician and lifer friend John Allen joins Nestor at Costas Inn in Dundalk to discuss Key Bridge memories, the legacy of Brian Jack and getting the music of Child's Play back on stage at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 4th at the annual M3 Festival for local rockers.
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