Hip-hop legend Darryl McDaniels--DMC of RunDMC--joined us before his appearance at Boston Comic Con this weekend. He spoke at length about the beginnings of hip-hop, his role has a rapper, growing up reading comic books, and how Sarah McLachlan saved his life. It was an amazing bit of radio. Listen. More
Boston.com's Zuri Berry called in live from Virginia to recap the Patriots' joint practices with Washington and to preview their first preseason game Thursday night. Of course, I had to ask him if he got one of those cool t-shirts, too. More
"The clams don't stand a chance." This week's Henry in the grub kicked off with a visit from Adam Simha of MKS Knife. We talked about the amazing clam knife Adam just made for me and the art and skill that goes into making knives. More
As reported by BDCwire, Mayor Marty Walsh declared Wednesday, August 6 as “Godsmack Day” in Boston. Listen to me and BDCwire’s Perry Eaton explain why this is a bad, bad thing. Inspired by Stereogum’s “30 Essential Songs From The Golden Era Of Emo,” I put together an all-emo 4:00 Free-For-All. I played a few tracks from Stereogum’s list, a few faves of my own, some newer fare, and even some screamo. Take a look and a listen. And cheer up, emo kid! I’m not much for summertime TV. I’ve given up all hope on Season Two of “Under The Dome” (skip the whole thing; read the book instead) and I immediately felt guilty after watching “Sharknado 2.” The bulk of my summer screen time usually comes from watching the Red Sox, but they haven’t done much by... Read more » Lots to discuss this week, obviously. Chad Finn, Steve Silva, and I opened with a recap of how some of our favorite ex-Sox are doing with their new teams. We then rated the trades that sent them away and talked about how the time is coming to move on from Clay Buchholz. First Trade Union Bank and Life is good are making life really good for RadioBDC listeners and bank customers. The Boston-based, full-service bank and the lifestyle brand committed to spreading optimism and helping kids in need, have teamed up with RadioBDC to produce a three-concert series in the new Life is good Tavern, a... Read more » This Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd and 3rd, is the first-ever Nantucket Music Festival. Cynthia Dareshori checked in with me earlier to talk about the lineup (Guster! Edward Sharpe!) and more. Click through for all the details. Week 1 of camp is in the books. Zuri Berry checked in with first impressions on Darrelle Revis, Rob Gronkowski, James White, Jimmy Garoppolo, and more. Listen.