b'Striglwouldlatermoveoverto VH1wherehebeganworkingonaThe Fur Saloncountdownshowcalled100Great-estMetalMoments.IwaswritingCustom & Ready Madeand producing this show, which wasStorageperfect for me because Id always hadCleaninga love for loud rock and heavy metalGlazingmusic, he says. Towards the end ofAlterationstheproduction,itbecameapparent that there were holes in a lot of stories Cold storagethat needed to be told. My boss said I should get in front of the camera toThank you for supporting our business.help fill in the holes. That was the first15 VILLAGE PLAZA, SOUTH ORANGE | 973-763-2283time I really was broadcasting on air.As he started to become a recog-nized VH1 presence, the metal blog-gersbegantotakenote.AndtheyGeddy Lee, best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the startedwritingthingslike,Whorock group Rush, with Mark Strigl after an is this guy and what makes him theinterview.metal expert? I took that criticism to heart and felt that I needed to provewritethecodeforanRSSfeedthat myself, he says.would distribute a program in the formFeaturing Elevated Strigl recalls a 2004 keynote speechof an MP3 audio file to subscribers.by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs aboutBack in those days, podcasting wasAmerican Cuisinea technical innovation which would al- the Wild West, he says. Nowadays, low audio content to be downloadedanyone can start a podcast, but it wasntJoinusforourclassicandnew onto an iPod. I figured this would bethat easy back in 2005. We wrote theAmericancuisine,reinventedfor an easy way to get my own audio showcode and figured out how to get whatanapproachable,yetboldand that would be like a radio show and itat that time was the iTunes platformexciting dining experience in an would give me some street cred, hetodownloadtheshows,justastheyinviting and open atmosphere. says. Thats when he enlisted his friendwere setting up the podcasting sectionServing the same full menu, all day, in all of our spaces. JohnOstronomyOstroskytohelpof iTunes. Strigl estimates that there Indoor Dining at 50% Outdoor Dining, both covered in our tent and open airon the patio, with heaters at every tableWERETuesday - Thursday, 12 to 9 p.m. OPEN: Friday and Saturday, 12 to 10 p.m.Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.TAKE OUT OR DELIVERYFor take out, go to Or for delivery, go tothefoxandfalconnj.com Grubhub or Uber Eats.Mark Strigl with wife Emily, Harrison (on left) and Grant, Otis is their pug and Pearl is their19 VALLEY STREET, SOUTH ORANGE, NJ 07079 (973) 419-6773golden retriever.feature story /27'