Memorial Day Plans

For those of you in the Dunkirk/Fredonia, New York, area, I will be performing with the Erie Thunderbirds tomorrow in Dunkirk’s Memorial Day parade. The parade starts at 11:30 AM on Lake Shore Drive West at Memorial Park. Full details for the parade can be found at More information about the Erie Thunderbirds can […]

2010 DCP Box Center Podcast Returning June 1st

Now that I’m done ripping on American Idol every Tuesday night (Crystal should have won!), I’m ready to get the podcast back together. Starting this coming Tuesday, June 1st, the Drum Corps Planet Box Center podcast is back! I’ll be recording the podcast starting at 8PM Eastern/5PM Pacific. You’re welcome to join in by going […]

2010 American Idol – Top Two

[Howard Cosell voice] This is it, ladies and gentlemen. Crystal Bowersox versus Lee DeWyze for the American Idol Heavyweight Title. My name is Kevin Gamin and I welcome you to The Medi-Nerd website and blog. This is a magical night for all involved, especially for the two remaining contestants, but, most of all, for Simon […]

2010 American Idol – Top 3

Just two more weeks before another season of American Idol ends. Personally, I’m ready for it to go away.  I’ve got a podcast to do and Tuesday night’s my regular night. Any show that decides that Casey’s a better singer than Mike is a show that I really need to rip apart. This week has […]

2010 American Idol – Top 5

We’re a month away from finding out who’s career will be destroyed by becoming the next American Idol. Personally, I see either Crystal Bowersox or Michael Lynche winning it all. Crystal’s been the most consistent, while Michael has really improved throughout the season. I don’t feel championship vibes from Lee, Casey, or that other guy […]

2010 American Idol – Top Six

And then there were six…Too bad won’t go Agatha Christie and shrink it down to NONE. This week’s mentor is Shania Twain. She’s a country singer, which I don’t care about, and she has a nasally voice, which I don’t care for. She’s also incredibly successful, which is what this show is really about, so […]

2010 American Idol – Top 7

Oh, yeah, Idol Gives Back week has returned. I guess the AI team feels that the economy has recovered enough that they don’t feel bad about asking people to donate. Of course, with Haiti and all the other earthquakes which have happened already this year, this money could do some good. With an Idol Gives […]

2010 WGI World Percussion Finals Results

Percussion Scholastic World: 15. Center Grove High School – 86.125 14. Fishers High School – 86.588 13. Long Lake High School – 86.825 12. King Philip Regional High School – 87.588 11. Forsyth Central High School – 88.325 10. Centerville High School – 89.163 9. Los Alimedos High School – 89.538 8. North Glenn High […]