Author Archives: Shap

Steve Perry has resurfaced with his first new material in 20 years!

Steve Perry has resurfaced with his first new material in 20 years!

It’s been decades, two actually, since former Journey singer Steve Perry has come out with new material.  So why now?   ‘Years ago, I disappeared. There were many reasons, but mainly… My Love for Music had suddenly left me….. One day, I began sketching some musical ideas with the creative freedom that I was the…Read more »

Say Hello to the ‘Sidewalk Urinal!’

Say Hello to the ‘Sidewalk Urinal!’

Now in Paris, men can just whip it out and go in public!  Apparently, there’s a big problem in Paris of men just going on the side of buildings, so now they’re encouraging men to use these Sidwalk Urinals instead, and putting them out in the open in some fairly popular places!  One is close…Read more »

Shap NERDS out with Pearl Jam Tribute-Chicago!

Shap NERDS out with Pearl Jam Tribute-Chicago!

Ottawa Riverfest talk has dominated the show this past week with Jack-FM Night coming up (8/4).  One of the bands playing is Pearl Jam Tribute Chicago!  Being the card-carrying TenClub member that I am, it was cool to chat with fellow Pearl Jammers and nerd out a bit!  Who’s the best PJ drummer?  Pearl Jam…Read more »

ART ALEXAKIS from Everclear joins Shap in the Morning

ART ALEXAKIS from Everclear joins Shap in the Morning

I’ve been doing radio professionally for close to twenty years.  I’ve had the chance to meet some cool people, interview some great musicians and athletes, but this interview was different.  Maybe it was because I was a fan of the band, because Sparkle and Fade was a big part of Senior year of High School (you’ll…Read more »

NICKELVANA!  The best trolling music story ever!

NICKELVANA! The best trolling music story ever!

How many people do you know that like both Nirvana and Nickelback?  I know a few, but not many.  Nirvana is highly recognized as one of the most influential bands in the last 30 years.  Nickelback…not so much.  They’re commonly the butt of jokes and made fun of by us snobby, ‘the bands I like…Read more »

Would this tattoo prevent him from getting a Job?

Would this tattoo prevent him from getting a Job?

After a recent Sean Says email about whether getting a tattoo on your neck could hurt your chances of getting you a job, comes this story….and no he doesn’t need to worry about getting a job.  Well, maybe if he wants to work in the kitchen in the clink. 24-year-old convicted felon Michael Vines crashed…Read more »

WEEZER covers TOTO but not Africa

WEEZER covers TOTO but not Africa

There’s a cool new cover floating around online today of ‘Rosanna,’ the 1983 Record of the year Grammy winner for Toto by Weezer!  It’s a cool version of the song, but even cooler is the story behind the cover.  A fan has been trolling Weezer to cover Toto’s most well known song, ‘Africa,’ going as…Read more »

Is this the Mugshot of the Decade?

Is this the Mugshot of the Decade?

I guess you have to give it to this guy for his commitment. 30-year-old Michael Bello from Lancaster, Pennsylvania got drunk early on St. Patrick’s Day and said ‘you know what?  I can drive!’ But the cops caught him.  It wasn’t too hard either.  I mean, when you see someone leaning out their car window…Read more »