C'mon, A.J., pick up the damn phone, Nick thought to himself.
"A.J., it's Nick, what's up?"
Scheduled to perform on Friday, August 26
"Hey, Nick, how's it goin'? Wait a sec, lemme mute the TV . . ."
"Oh, just this thing on the History Channel about Hitler invading Russia and how he fucked it up 'cause he didn't learn from Napoleon's mistakes -- you know, all that 'history repeating itself' crap."
"Oh, cool, I don't know much about the Vietnam War, I should check that out."
"Umm, yeah . . . anyways, what's up, Nick?"
"Check it -- I was talking to Brian, Kevin and Howie, and they wanna get the group back together."
"Yeah, what do you think?"
"That's a pretty good idea! I know we've been away for a few years, and that whole pop scene is dead, but we can bring it back. Dude, I know we won't be another New Kids on the Block."
"That's right, man, we've had huge hit songs and albums, we can sing, and we have a huge fan base that will never desert us. I know we can keep this thing rolling."
"Let's do it! What could possibly go wrong?"
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.