Scoop's Corner

Utica Comets Play By Play Voice Andy Zilch Says New Coach Trent Cull Likes A Fast Team…

Comets play by play guy Andy Zilch stopped by to give us the lowdown on new Comets coach Trent Cull. Rainman from brother station KROCK joins in the discussion…


Kevin Harvick Gets His 1st Win At Sonoma…Daytona Is Next!

We recap the racing at Sonoma plus Kevin Harvick’s 1st win of the season and his 1st ever at Sonoma. Plus we make our picks for Daytona…


96 St. Mark’s Place, NYC Led Zeppelin ‘Physical Graffiti’ & Scoop

This is the legendary building in NYC on the cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Physical Graffiti’, and that’s me in the Iron Maiden t-shirt.

Utica Comets Coach Travis Green Talks To Scoop…

Coach Travis Green of your Utica Comets talks about the upcoming weekend of hockey, the run for the playoffs, and talks about what Cole Cassels, Jake Virtanen, and Alexandre Grenier need to do to be NHL players.


Kelly Hansen of Foreigner: Interview…WOUR’s Rock The Amp July 11th At The Lakeview Amp

Kelly Hansen of Foreigner talks about the upcoming tour, the upcoming book ‘A Foreigner’s Tale’, what he’s making in the kitchen, and more…




Meet Utica Comet Colby Robak!

Stay warm, toasty, & cyberslack with my conversation with Colby Robak of your Utica Comets. Colby talks about Friday’s Galaxy Cup game with the Crunch, surviving Stella in Utica, and snow days in Canada as a kid…



Scoop Talks With Utica Comets Goalie Thatcher Demko…

Earlier this season I talked with Comets Goalie Thatcher Demko on Comets Insider heard Monday nights at 7 on ESPNUR about the transition from college hockey to the AHL, his relationship with fellow G Richard Bachman, and more…


Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: Grateful Dead ‘In The Dark’ & ‘Tough Of Grey’



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Coach Boeheim On 1,000 Wins: “I Had A Lot Of Great Players And They Mean The World To Me.”

I talked to Coach Jim Boeheim about his 1,000th win, that big 15th win vs. Virginia, and we get a quick scouting report on Clemson.


WOUR Rock The Amp Headliner: Foreigner-Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities

This is my original well-played copy of ‘Double Vision’ along with an autographed copy of ‘Can’t Slow Down’ which my daughter bought at a Foreigner concert a few years ago. I’ve passed on my love of vinyl to her, and she even likes a classic rock band or three. WOUR’s Rock The Amp is July 11 at the Lakeview Amp with Foreigner, Cheap Trick, & Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. Tickets are available at &


Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: The Ramones ‘Eaten Alive’ Live In Utica

This is a record I picked up at Other Music, a very cool record store in Greenwich Village which unfortunately just closed earlier this year. A couple years ago as I thumbed through the racks of vinyl, I was amazed to find this Ramones concert recorded in Utica at 4 Acres! The sound quality is pretty good for being an unofficial release, and I have since seen this with a different cover…Maybe you were there???


Hear The High Kings With Scoop!

The High Kings, in town to perform at The Great American Irish Festival at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds, rocked out on air with Scoop! Click the player to hear it!


Austin Chef ZZ Tom Recreates & Eats Mexican Food Spread From ZZ Top’s ‘Tres Hombres’

Austin chef Thom Mickelthwait recreates and eats the magnificent spread of Mexican food from the inside cover of ZZ Top’s ‘Tres Hombres’ album…You WILL be hungry after watching this!

Tommy DeCarlo Interview

Utica native Tommy DeCarlo talks about getting the opportunity to sing for Boston, a band he loved growing up.


Joe Bonamassa Interview

Upon the release of ‘Different Shades Of Blue’ in 2014, I talked to Joe Bonamassa about the album, and he shared some thoughts on the late Johnny Winter as well.


George Thorogood Interview

In this interview from June of 2014, George Thorogood talks about his musical heroes, giving everything he’s got on stage, getting advice from Joe DiMaggio & Chuck Berry,  & how he digs The Black Keys…


Leslie West Interview

On October of 2013 I talked to guitar legend Leslie West about his album ‘Still Climbing’…


Judas Priest Interview

A conversation I had with Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, & Richie Faulkner of Judas Priest in July of 2014…