Winter/Spring 2021 Chicken Wing Power Rankings (1-69) & Tiers

Winter/Spring 2021 Chicken Wing Power Rankings (1-69) & Tiers

May 10, 2021

Covid has really sucked. Obviously that statement holds true in more ways than be counted but for the purpose of this post I’m referring specifically to chicken wings.  Being a life-long Buffalonian currently (emphasis on that word “currently) residing in Florida, Covid severely hampered my ability to get back home to Western New York regularly … Read More

Chicken Wing Review/QB Comparison: The Yelling Goat

Chicken Wing Review/QB Comparison: The Yelling Goat

April 19, 2021

The Yelling Goat is located on Central Avenue in Lancaster and has been around for—actually I have no idea.  It feels like it’s been around for quite a while and is quite comfortable inside.  I went with a few friends who got things other than wings (blasphemy) including chicken fingers, calzones and a thin crust … Read More

Chicken Wing Review/QB Comparison: Prohibition 2020

Chicken Wing Review/QB Comparison: Prohibition 2020

January 20, 2021

Prohibition 2020 is located in Orchard Park, almost directly next door to Highmark Stadium (I still call it the Ralph but I digress).  It was former called Biergarten and Tailgaters and who knows before that. I’ve had wings there under previous regimes and quite frankly thought they kinda sucked. Will Prohibition suffer the same fate? … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#12) Wham – Make It Big

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#12) Wham – Make It Big

March 6, 2018

Year Released: 1984 Notable Songs: “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”, “Careless Whisper”, “Freedom”, “Everything She Wants” Album MVP: “Careless Whisper” Why I Loved It: This title is about as symbolic to an 80s act as it can get, because boy did Wham ever “Make It Big” with this album.  Staying on that symbolic word, … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#13) George Michael – Faith

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#13) George Michael – Faith

February 22, 2018

Year Released: 1987 Notable Songs: “I Want Your Sex”, “Faith”, “Hard Day”, “Father Figure”, “One More Try”, “Monkey”, “Kissing a Fool” Album MVP: “One More Try” Why I Loved It: During the mid-to-late George Michael was straight fire. With a black leather jacket, an earring and the memorable beard Michael stylistically became a heartthrob to … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#14) Cyndi Lauper – She’s So Unusual

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#14) Cyndi Lauper – She’s So Unusual

February 18, 2018

Year Released: 1983 Notable Songs: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Time After Time”, “She Bop”, “All Through the Night” “Money Changes Everything” Album MVP: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” Why I Loved It: Cyndi Lauper is the Gwen Stefani of the 80’s  — only far, far better. Whether they were happy-go-lucky jams like “Girls Just … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#15) Madonna – True Blue

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#15) Madonna – True Blue

February 12, 2018

Year Released: 1986 Notable Songs: “Live to Tell”, “Papa Don’t Preach”, “True Blue”, “Open Your Heart”, “La Isla Bonita” Album MVP: “Papa Don’t Preach” Why I Loved It: When I first started putting together this countdown I was pretty confident “Like a Virgin” would be my highest ranking Madonna album.  Turns out I was wrong.  … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#16) Janet Jackson – Control

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#16) Janet Jackson – Control

February 9, 2018

Year Released: 1986 Notable Songs: “What Have You Done for Me Lately”, “Nasty”, When I Think of You”, “Control”, “Let’s Wait Awhile”, “The Pleasure Principle” Album MVP: “Nasty” Why I Loved It: When it comes to vocals and funky beats to get down to, Control was nearly perfect. This was one of two Janet Jackson … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#17) Van Halen – 1984

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#17) Van Halen – 1984

February 8, 2018

Year Released: 1984 Notable Songs: “Jump”, “I’ll Wait”, “Panama”, “Hot for Teacher” Album MVP: “Jump” Why I Loved It: Admittedly I’m not a huge Van Halen fan on the whole,  or at least I didn’t think I was, but this is Van Halen’s second album to make my countdown (Ou812 started things out at No. … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#18) Billy Joel – An Innocent Man

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#18) Billy Joel – An Innocent Man

February 7, 2018

Year Released: 1983 Notable Songs: “Tell Her About It”, “Uptown Girl”, “An Innocent Man”, “The Longest Time”, “Leave a Tender Moment Alone”, “Keeping the Faith”, “This Night” Album MVP: “Uptown Girl” Why I Loved It: I’m hoping I can sneak this selection past my wife, who is literally one of the biggest Billy Joel fans … Read More