Category Archives: Podcast

PODCAST: Living Around Murder

Two authors join us today. First: an American author named Robert Andrew Powell, who spent a season in the murder capital of Mexico (and maybe the world) living the culture and following their major soccer team. The book, “This Love Is Not For Cowards”, is terrific, haunting work and you should buy it using the link… Continue Reading

PODCAST: Life In a Post-Pominville Buffalo w/ guests Jeremy White & Ken McKenna

What do we make of Darcy Regier’s dealings, the prospects he’s captured and the Sabres in general? We welcome WGR’s Jeremy White & Hockey’s Future’s Ken McKenna to talk life in a post-Pominville world. AB Podcast Number Seventy-Eight: Post-Pominville talk with WGR’s Jeremy White & Hockey’s Future’s Ken McKenna… Continue Reading

PODCAST: Here Comes Bobby Hurley

So we went to UB spring football practice and left with a new hoops coach. Hear from Paul Peck, Bobby Hurley, Danny White and Will Regan in an Alumni Arena-hosted podcast AB Podcast Number Seventy-Seven: Talking UB with Paul Peck, new hoops coach Bobby Hurley, AD Danny White and player Will Regan… Continue Reading

PODCAST: Talking with “Lincoln” actor Stephen McKinley Henderson

PODCAST: Talking with “Lincoln” actor Stephen McKinley Henderson

When Stephen McKinley Henderson moved to Buffalo, it was 30 years before he’d work alongside Daniel Day-Lewis on the Academy Award winning film, “Lincoln.” Here-in is a remarkable story of a tremendous actor and professor at the University at Buffalo doing what he loves. Go see him speak at Chef’s next Thursday as a part… Continue Reading

PODCAST: Talking sports with Jarrett Payton

He was offered a professional soccer contract overseas in high school, played college football at The U, won a World Bowl and oh, he’s the son of late NFL legend Walter Payton: Jarrett Payton of even tells us who from the NFL Draft fits the Buffalo Bills quarterback role. AB Podcast Number Seventy-Five: Talking… Continue Reading

PODCAST: “Brad Riter Should Be On The Radio Every Day”

Old friend Brad Riter of joins the fray by phone to talk shared and uneasy fan emotions about the Sabres after the firing of Lindy Ruff. AB Podcast Number Seventy-Four: Lindy Ruff’s fired &’s Brad Riter is talking with me about it…. Continue Reading

PODCAST: When Your Squirt Hockey Teammate Is On “The Amazing Race”

PODCAST: When Your Squirt Hockey Teammate Is On “The Amazing Race”

Nick has three guests: First, Nick’s former squirt hockey teammate Max Bichler and his wife Katie are contestants on “The Amazing Race 22” beginning this Sunday. Then, we bring back  a WECK interview from 2011 between Nick and actor Michael Kenneth Williams (“The Wire,” “Boardwalk Empire”). To start the show, Nick spends a few minutes… Continue Reading

PODCAST: NU coach Dave Burkholder & WECK throwback interview w/ 30 Rock’s Judah Friedlander

The Niagara Purple Eagles are now the No. 15 ranked men’s hockey team in the US heading into a weekend home-and-home with Canisius. I talk with head coach Dave Burkholder before playing back a very funny interview from back in the WECK days with 30 Rock cast member and “World Champion” Judah Friedlander. Enjoy! AB… Continue Reading

PODCAST: What’s The Musical Future For Garage Kids?

Every old man finds a day where they have trouble finding new rock and roll, but why does it feel like this is different? Are the days of packing your gear and friends in a van to play rock and roll across the country in trouble? We talk tunes with 103.3 The Edge program director… Continue Reading

PODCAST: Sabres Talk, Young Buffalo Athletes & Topps-foolery

Did your hear? 2013 has begun, and here’s our first podcast. Nick quickly delves into how he understands those who are hitting the Sabres panic button… but completely disagrees. Also: Nick has not one but TWO guests in his “Best of the Web” feature, including Jonah Bronstein from and Beau Abbott from the NSFW… Continue Reading