Saturday, January 22, 2022

INTELLIGENT CONVERSATION

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PODCAST AUDIO VAULT

LOCAL DISCUSSION

Will the changing dimensions of Camden Yards really help the Orioles win?

Luke Jones and Nestor debate the great left field wall move of the Orioles at Camden Yards. Whose idea was this and what does it mean?

Did Angelos boys really measure the totality of Camden Yards left field overhaul?

Marty Conway educates Nestor on the history of the left field wall (and everything) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

One more way to make a Weis decision to help local schools at checkout

Alissa Evans joins Nestor to explain the Weis4School program and how to enroll your kids. Oh, and some new winter ice cream ideas.

Paving paradise to have more flyouts and less home runs?

Dennis Koulatsos and Nestor discuss who benefits from Camden Yards fence move

Reaching up and over the Camden Yards wall with “semi-retired” AP sportwriter Dave Ginsburg

Dave Ginsburg of The Associated Press joins Nestor for a Camden Yards history tour of left field from the press box

Landing a big score on the right avenue and joy of Monopoly

John Martin joins Nestor to monopolize and trivialize the fun of the old game with new twists!

For the love of Camden Yards, wasn’t it perfect already?

Leonard Raskin joins Nestor to discuss the universal love and joy of cherished baseball stadium Camden Yards

Creating a wall of doubt at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Baseball historian Rob Neyer tells Nestor about moving fences in and out and MLB team success in the aftermath

An old-school appreciation for Ravens contributions of Joe Hortiz and the life of a scout

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss value and contributions of Ravens executive Joe Hortiz, who interviewed for the New York Giants general manager job this weekend

Measuring and analyzing latest Gonzales poll on political appetites in Maryland

Pollster Patrick Gonzales brings some clarity on what Maryland Democrats and Republicans believe about Larry Hogan and Joe Biden. And who will prevail in the November elections in The Free State.

A Banner local acquisition as The Sun continues to set over Baltimore journalism

Baltimore Sun veteran journalist Liz Bowie discusses joining The Baltimore Banner this spring and why Stewart Bainum's idea just might work as a non-profit home for real journalism.

The significance of putting our valuable over-50 citizens into the modern workforce with dignity

Gary Officer defines goals and successes of Center For Workforce Inclusion for over-50 needing jobs here in Baltimore.

The price our kids are paying for COVID and how much longer?

Don Mohler and Nestor do the politics of COVID and schools and Maryland realities in an election year as candidates jockey for money and position in the races.

Sending and receiving the gift of kindness made easy by The Blade

Author and Storyteller Mark Brodinsky brings inspiration and tells Nestor why he matters in the New Year.

The money in the bricks

Leonard Raskin advises Nestor about the best way to go about purchasing his next home and not having money in the bricks.

When the new normal takes another change in Omicron times

Bill Cole and Nestor discuss the consequences of Omicron and another winter lockdown as we enter third year of masking and adjusting.

Who will be the next man up in College Park

Bruce Posner and Nestor turn the purple eyes toward Terps basketball and reality of who the next head coach will be.

Monopolozing the games as winter becomes spring

John Martin joins Nestor to add up the initial revenue of sports wagering in Maryland.
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Don Mohler and Nestor do The Recon on the politics of COVID and schools and Maryland realities
46:39
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Gary Officer defines goals and successes of Center For Workforce Inclusion for over-50 needing jobs
21:29
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Baltimore Sun veteran journalist Liz Bowie discusses joining The Baltimore Banner this spring
32:52
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Pollster Patrick Gonzales brings some clarity on what Maryland Democrats and Republicans believe
42:59
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Don Mohler and Nestor do The Recon on 23 years of love at every Baltimore Ravens game in Section 513
36:36
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Don Mohler quizzes Nestor on 30 years of radio on The Recon for Christmas
42:57
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Ron Cassie of Baltimore continues to investigate why Keith Davis keeps being tried for same crime
19:44
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Max Weiss of Baltimore Magazine does the pop culture and movies recap of 2021 with Nestor and Don
52:10
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Congressman Tom McMillen reminisces about Lefty, the 1972 Olympics how politics has changed in D.C.
44:24
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Ron Cassie of Baltimore Magazine tells us the story of the trials and acquittals of Keith Davis Jr.
26:38
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Faith, family and celebrating the holidays with Rev. David Jacobson of Catonsville United Methodist
27:14
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Ed Lovern of St Agnes Hospital joins Nestor and Don for a candid discussion about modern hospitals
30:17
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Four decades of Dundalk tales of gridiron glories with hoops coach James Thomas and Don Mohler
11:06
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Meghan Lynch of Catonsville Chamber of Commerce discusses trees, music and holidays for locals
17:36
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Maryland Crab Cake Tour tastes legendary Koco's Pub flavor with Mayor Brandon Scott
21:45
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Mayor Brandon Scott joins Nestor and Don to discuss state of Baltimore City
20:02
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Mayor Brandon Scott addresses crime in Baltimore and what is being done about it
18:53
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Senator Cory McCray discusses how infrastructure money will come home to Baltimore
24:53
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Just four Baltimore guys talking baseball, sports cartoons & Coppin State over crab cakes at Koco's
38:12
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The Recon goes back to old school with new schools at Faidley's
38:02

SPORTS

Will the changing dimensions of Camden Yards really help the Orioles win?

Luke Jones and Nestor debate the great left field wall move of the Orioles at Camden Yards. Whose idea was this and what does it mean?

Rutschman, Rodriguez headline five Orioles prospects on Baseball America’s top 100 list

Catcher Adley Rutschman enters 2022 as the top prospect in baseball, according to the respected publication.

Ravens re-sign veteran cornerback Seymour to one-year deal

Injuries and absences in the secondary led to plenty of snaps for Kevon Seymour down the stretch.

Twelve Ravens thoughts from wild-card weekend

Cincinnati's Joe Burrow could be stepping right into the nemesis role left behind by the retiring Ben Roethlisberger.

Luke and Nestor make NFL playoff picks for weekend on the couch

Luke Jones joins Nestor to preview NFL Divisional Playoff weekend and talk betting on QBs in January

Moving on from Martindale feels like “glass half empty” decision from Ravens

If Wink Martindale's dismissal was any indication, the Ravens are in for a facelift that goes beyond rebuilding the defensive line.

Did Angelos boys really measure the totality of Camden Yards left field overhaul?

Marty Conway educates Nestor on the history of the left field wall (and everything) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

What happened to Matthew Judon in New England?

Greg Bedard of Boston Sports Journal explains the mystery of Matthew Judon and Patriots hasty playoff exit

For the love of Camden Yards, wasn’t it perfect already?

Leonard Raskin joins Nestor to discuss the universal love and joy of cherished baseball stadium Camden Yards

Creating a wall of doubt at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Baseball historian Rob Neyer tells Nestor about moving fences in and out and MLB team success in the aftermath

After 10 years with Ravens, Don “Wink” Martindale out as defensive coordinator

Martindale, 58, had led Baltimore's defense since the 2018 season and had coached the linebackers before that.

Reaching up and over the Camden Yards wall with “semi-retired” AP sportwriter Dave Ginsburg

Dave Ginsburg of The Associated Press joins Nestor for a Camden Yards history tour of left field from the press box

DENNIS KOULATSOS

BILL COLE

LEONARD RASKIN

TODD SCHULER

BALTIMORE NEWS

For the love of Camden Yards, wasn’t it perfect already?

Leonard Raskin joins Nestor to discuss the universal love and joy of cherished baseball stadium Camden Yards

A Banner local acquisition as The Sun continues to set over Baltimore journalism

Baltimore Sun veteran journalist Liz Bowie discusses joining The Baltimore Banner this spring and why Stewart Bainum's idea just might work as a non-profit home for real journalism.

The significance of putting our valuable over-50 citizens into the modern workforce with dignity

Gary Officer defines goals and successes of Center For Workforce Inclusion for over-50 needing jobs here in Baltimore.

An old-school appreciation for Ravens contributions of Joe Hortiz and the life of a scout

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss value and contributions of Ravens executive Joe Hortiz, who interviewed for the New York Giants general manager job this weekend

Will the changing dimensions of Camden Yards really help the Orioles win?

Luke Jones and Nestor debate the great left field wall move of the Orioles at Camden Yards. Whose idea was this and what does it mean?

POLITICS

BALTIMORE POSITIVE TV

MUSIC CLASSIC

BUSINESS

Saving and planning for the future path to summer fun

Our financial guru Leonard Raskin loves the 4th of July holiday at the Delaware beach with his family. It's his goal to have you on a beach, too! It's a great time to start saving...

Local experts discuss mental health challenges of COVID and getting real help

Dr. Carmen Lopez-Avizu of Kennedy Krieger and Dr. Deepak Prabhakar of Sheppard Pratt discuss how COVID has impacted mental health in America and how local citizens in need can get immediate care.

The Weis rewards of holiday shopping locally

Think you're running out of time to find the perfect holiday gift? Alyssa Marsh of Weis Markets discusses late holiday gift ideas while shopping for your holiday feast!

Hearing the sounds of the great Catonsville local experiment

Our Crab Cake Tour stop in the 21228 isn't complete without Kirby Spencer telling the story of how bricks and mortar and people and food and shopping and music can still power a local community.

EDUCATION

The real value of investing in community colleges in America

Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis of CCBC discusses community colleges lost opportunity with cuts to Build Back Better.

Dogs days of summer and learning new computer skills

Our tech and digital insider Mike Rosenfeld of Web Connection joins us to discuss growing technology and learning some new tools this summer for post-pandemic mobile and desktop life.

Message to LBGTQ community from McIntosh always ‘We Can Do This’

A leader on the issue for three decades, McIntosh discusses her journey and love and life in our middle segment with Madame Chair

HEALTH

Bojanowski is focused on how we feed the masses during a pandemic

Continuing our exploration of how life has changed for all of us during this pandemic and national crisis...

Making a Weis choice for mom on Mother’s Day

The fresh organic strawberries of spring and some love for Mom as Sunday approaches.

I’ll Be Home For Christmas takes on a whole new meaning

The holidays are a time for being with the ones we love. Bill Cole and Nestor discuss holidays and the lingering pandemic bringing family together.

ARTS

Nils Lofgren talks about Bruce Springsteen calling “audibles” on stage

Guitarist Nils Lofgren of the E Street Band talks about life with Bruce on stage when he's taking impromptu requests night after night.

After all of these years, finally eating Scunny’s Nacho Mama’s Crab Cake.

It got a little emotional as Nestor told some Scunny tales from Canton and some Nacho Mama's memories while later admitting he really needed a Natty Boh to wash it down. We'll save that one for Mama's On The Half Shell in Canton later on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.

Checking in with The Babe: just a long fly ball from Camden Yards

Baseball and Babe Ruth historian Michael Gibbons invites Orioles fans back to Emory Street in time for Opening Day.

LEADERSHIP

WNST CLASSIC

Gathering the Maine points of baseball gospel with Mike Bordick

The Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery stopped at Pappas Restaurant in Cockeysville, which got Orioles Hall of Famer Mike Bordick in the mood to discuss modern baseball with Nestor. An instant classic!

Guitarist Mark Bryan tells Nestor about Hootie And The Blowfish hiatus in 2015

Over the years, the local sports and rock and roll connection of Nestor and Hootie And The Blowfish has led to several visits from the boys from South Carolina via the D.C. burbs. It gives him a chance to crush them about the Redskins.

The Itch of a new solo album from Kix legend Steve Whiteman

With M3 looming and the return of live music to the Symphony Woods of Merriweather Post Pavilion, Nestor welcomed his personal vocal coach and the greatest frontman in local music history from Hagerstown to discuss "You're Welcome" and his new music.

Former Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman catches up on music to sports radio transition

A recurring guest in recent years as he left the drum kit of The Black Crowes to become a sports radio host at Fox Sports Radio, Gorman and Nestor catches up on Orioles, NFL and life in Nashville with the new band Trigger Hippy.

Ripken reflects on incredible career as he marches to Cooperstown

When Cal Ripken was headed to the Hall of Fame, he sat down with Nestor to chat about life and reflect in 2007.

Ain’t no fooling around when you’re trying to be funny during a plague…

Legendary local comedian Mickey Cucchiella joins Nestor to share and poke fun of three decades of friendship and history and tales about growing up on a Baltimore stage after meeting backstage at Hammerjacks during the glam rock era of the 1980s.

Is Nils Lofgren the offensive coordinator of the E Street Band?

Longtime Bruce Springsteen zealot Nestor Aparicio of WNST.net continues his chat with the great Marylander Nils Lofgren of the E Street Band.

Ogden and Stokley discuss Dilfer and Grbac and aftermath of Super Bowl XXXV quarterback shuffle

Fifteen years after the fact on Radio Row at 2016 Super Bowl in San Francisco, Nestor wound up having an impromptu gripe session with two guys who have strong opinions on the 2001 Baltimore Ravens.

Lead singer of Kansas Ronnie Platt joins Nestor again to discuss the Point of Know Return

When classic rock bands stay on the road and change members, sometimes it can be bumpy. This is an incredible tale of a band that Nestor discovered at "Leftoverture"...

Nothing is better than a Super Bowl parade

Cue "We Are The Champions"! Or, in this case, "Who Let The Dogs Out!" This is the lost Mike Flynn videotape of Super Bowl XXXV parade through streets of Baltimore.

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