Audio by year 2018

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - D. Austin


52:36 minutes (48.16 MB)

# 243: 2017: It Was a VERY BAD Year


58:59 minutes (54 MB)

The World Party - Show 142 (January 9, 2018)


59:05 minutes (110.63 MB)

The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 9 (January 8, 2018)


58:07 minutes (108.69 MB)

# 244: 1978: Music & Headlines


2:00:52 minutes (110.66 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1978.

HEADLINES:
Coming Soon

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Washington Bullets
NHL: Montreal Canadiens
MLB: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys
FIFA: Argentina (who also hosted the FIFA World Cup)
NCAA Basketball: Kentucky Wildcats
NCAA Football: Alabama Crimson Tide (Associated Press) & USC Trojans (UPI and Football Writers of America)
Masters/U.S. Open: Jack Nicklaus
Big Ten Football: Michigan (Rose Bowl rep) & Michigan State

COLUMBUS in 1978:
- A Blizzard sweeps through Ohio in January with blinding snow drifts, shutting down the state for days.
- Governor Rhodes is re-elected.
- Columbus City Schools are desegregated following the 1977 Ohio Supreme Court ruling by Judge Robert M. Duncan.
- Columbus Alternative High School opens its doors.

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONS:
State Girls Basketball: Bishop Hartley Lady Hawks
State Football, Class A: Newark Catholic Green Wave

TONY AWARDS (Broadcast on CBS for the first time ever):
Best Musical: Ain't Misbehavin'
Best Play: Da (by Hugh Leonard)

EMMY AWARDS:
Best Comedy Series: All in the Family (CBS); Record eighth consecutive win in this category for CBS
Best Drama Series: The Rockford Files (NBC)
Best Limited Series: Holocaust (NBC)
Best Variety Series: The Muppet Show (Syndicated)
Best Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Best Drama/Comedy Special: The Gathering (ABC)
Best Game/Audience Participation Show: The Hollywood Squares (NBC)
Best Children's Series: Captain Kangaroo (Entertainment; CBS), Schoolhouse Rock! (Instructional; ABC), and Animals! Animals! Animals! (Informational; ABC)
Best Talk Show: Donahue (Syndicated)
Best Actor, Comedy: Carroll O'Connor, All in the Family (CBS)
Best Actor, Drama: Ed Asner, Lou Grant (CBS)
Best Actor, Daytime: James Pritchett, The Doctors (NBC)
Best Actor, Special: Fred Astaire, A Family Upside Down (NBC)
Best Actor, Limited Series: Michael Moriarty, Holocaust (NBC)

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - D. Austin


54:29 minutes (49.88 MB)

# 246: Showtunes of Love This Valentine's Day


59:45 minutes (54.71 MB)

Tonight on the show, love songs from Broadway musicals, including Fiddler on the Roof, Rent, 1776, Company, Grease, Pippin, the 1971 revival of No, No, Nanette, plus songs from recent revivals of The King & I and Hair.

The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 10 (February 12, 2018)


58:14 minutes (100.1 MB)

Tim Blender, Studio Manifesto, Professor Jake - Turn It Up 2018-02-11


2:00:23 minutes (275.55 MB)

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - D. Austin


57:08 minutes (78.47 MB)

# 248: Three Billboards Outside of Our Opportunity City


59:15 minutes (54.26 MB)

Tonight on the show, who will win Best Picture: Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri or The Shape of Water? Plus, where to watch the Oscars on the Big Screen (plus a Marathon of the Best Picture Nominees).

Plus, commentary on Louisville vacating the 2013 National Championship, and whether or not Michigan should be crowned 2013 "Honorary" National Champions in the NCAA Tournament.

In the Weekend Warrior, 30 Years of the Arnold (Sports Festival), plus the State of the City (Part V), the Gahanna State of the City, Off the Grid, the Experience Columbus Annual Meeting, and St. Patrick's Day in Downtown Columbus and Historic Downtown Dublin.

DJBC OSCAR PICKS:
Best Picture: Three Billboards...
Best Director: Guillermo Del Toro, The Shape of Water
Best Actor: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards...
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards...
Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Best Original Screenplay: Jordan Peele, Get Out
Best Adapted Screenplay: James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name
Best Foreign Language Film: The Insult (Lebanon)
Best Animated Feature: Coco
Best Original Song: "Remember Me", Coco (Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez, the couple behind "Let It Go" from Frozen)

DJBC RAZZIE PICKS:
Worst Picture: Transformers: The Last Knight
Worst Director: Tony Leonidis, The Emoji Movie
Worst Actor: Tom Cruise, The Mummy
Worst Actress: Katherine Heigl, Unforgettable
Worst Supporting Actor: Mel Gibson, Daddy's Home 2
Worst Supporting Actress: Laura Haddock, Transformers: The Last Knight
Worst Screen Combo: Any TWO Sex Positions, Characters, or Sex Toys, Fifty Shades Darker
Worst Remake/Rip-Off/Sequel: Baywatch
Worst Screenplay: Baywatch

OSCAR PARTIES AROUND TOWN:
DREXEL: 6:30PM at Drexel Theatre, 2250 E. Main St. (Bexley)
GATEWAY: 7PM at Gateway Film Center, 1550 N. High St. (University District)

The World Party - Show 143 (February 27, 2018)


57:28 minutes (104.9 MB)

The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 11 (March 5, 2018)


59:31 minutes (115.99 MB)

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - D. Austin


56:36 minutes (77.73 MB)

Future Sabotage - Episode 4 - Space Mines


1:00:24 minutes (73.57 MB)

# 249: March Madness, Columbus Style


59:37 minutes (54.58 MB)

Tonight on the show, things happening around town, from the Upper Arlington Centennial Celebration, to the NCAA Women's Final Four. Plus, where did BOTH Ohio and Michigan end up in the NCAA Tournament?

KEY EVENTS AROUND TOWN:
- Upper Arlington Centennial Birthday (3:30-6:30PM; Tuesday March 20; Upper Arlington Public Library MAIN Branch & Northam Park: 2800 Tremont Rd. & 2070 Northam Rd., Upper Arlington; http://www.uaoh.net; COTA: Lines 3 & 13)
- NCAA Women's Final Four (March 29-April 1; Columbus)
- Kick Butt Columbus (March 24; Starts/Ends at Wolfe Park: 105 Park Drive, "Near" East Side)
- Shamrock Club St. Patrick's Day Parade (March 17; Starts at St. Patrick Church and ends at Greater Columbus Convention Center, Downtown Columbus)

Columbus Youth Boxing . . . In the Footsteps of Legends . . .

Big Barking Dog Alternative Radio salutes Columbus Youth Boxing. Sincere thanks to the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department for all their good work in our community. This afternoon we offer interviews from the Barack Recreation Center intercut with musical conversations with the late, great Muhammad Ali. We also congratulate the 2018 Columbus Boxing Legends including: Tony Cupe, Bill Dynamite Douglas, William C. Hodge, John Johnson, Hilmer Kenty, Steven U. Scarver, Troy Speakman, John Summerall, Edward Williams, Lee Williams and Forest Winchester. Opening Track is "Ready for the Fight" by The Young Punx. Closing song is "Take Care of Business" by Nina Simone.

59:53 minutes (82.25 MB)

# 250: 1988: Music and Headlines


1:59:22 minutes (109.3 MB)

1988 is where the time machine is headed tonight. Songs from Michael Jackson, Terence Trent D'Arby, Robert Palmer, Taylor Dayne, Carly Simon, and The Phantom of the Opera.

COLUMBUS in 1988:
- The Saga of Wexley Continues...
- The Columbus Foundation is born
- John Cooper becomes the Head Coach of the Ohio State Football Buckeyes, leading them to a 4-6-1 season.

CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers
World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers
Super Bowl XXII: Washington Redskins
AFC: Cincinnati Bengals
NFC: San Francisco 49ers
Heisman Trophy: Barry Sanders, OSU
College Basketball: Kansas
College Football: Notre Dame
The Masters: Curtis Strange
High School Basketball: Wehrle (Boys, Division IV) and Upper Arlington (Girls, Division I)
High School Baseball: Bishop Watterson (Division II) and Newark Catholic (Division III)
The Game/Big Ten: Michigan

EMMYS:
Comedy Series: The Wonder Years (ABC)
Drama Series: thirtysomething (ABC)
Soap: Santa Barbara (NBC)

OSCARS (for 1987 films):
Best Picture: The Last Emperor

TONYS:
Best Musical: Into the Woods The Phantom of the Opera

LINKS:
http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1988.html
http://www.liketotally80s.com/2007/08/80s-capsules-1988/
http://pop-culture.us/Annual/1988.html
https://www.topendsports.com/world/timeline/1988.htm

The World Party - Show 144 (April 3, 2018)


58:23 minutes (79.41 MB)

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - Progressive Mood Music


56:22 minutes (77.41 MB)

# 251: We Almost Had It All


58:37 minutes (53.67 MB)

Tonight on the show, events around town, a look back at March Madness, a look back on the legacy of Dr. King, and as part of National Volunteer Week/Month, why volunteer? Tonight on the show.

The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 12 (April 16, 2018)


59:03 minutes (79.93 MB)

# 252 - When It Spring Games, It Pours...NOT!


59:42 minutes (54.66 MB)

# 253 - Restart Is The Name of This Game


59:48 minutes (54.76 MB)

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - Progressive Mood Music - D. Austin


56:02 minutes (76.94 MB)

The World Party - Show 145 (May 8, 2018)


59:20 minutes (100.93 MB)

# 256: 1954: Music and Headlines


59:56 minutes (54.87 MB)

1954....
McCarthyism reaches its boiling point.
The Vietnam War begins.
Brown vs. Board of Education.

At home, The Ohio State won the National Championship in College Football. The Cleveland Browns were NFL Champions.

Rock and roll was born.

# 257: Summer in the CBus 2018: Supersized Edition


1:33:20 minutes (85.46 MB)

Tonight on the show, a preview of summer in the Capital City. There's so much to do in so little time between now and the end of September.

Summer Calendar: http://djbcadventures.tumblr.com/post/174016886597/2018-summer-events-ca...

# 258: The Ed Sullivan Show


1:00:02 minutes (54.97 MB)

Tonight, a stand alone tribute to the Ed Sullivan Show, guest hosted by Ed Sullivan himself, with songs that were made famous during his 23 year run on Sunday nights on CBS.

The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 13 (May 28, 2018)


58:25 minutes (109.96 MB)

# 259 - 1963: Music and Headlines


2:00:10 minutes (110.02 MB)

Tonight on the show, we're going back to 1963, which was a very turbulent year here at home. President Kennedy was assassinated. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington. The Vietnam War starts to heat up. A woman goes into space.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Boston Celtics
NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs
World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
NFL: Chicago Bears
AFL: San Diego Chargers
College Football: Texas
College Basketball: Loyola of Chicago (yup)
Big Ten Football: Illinois
Master's: Jack Nicklaus (first-ever major golf win for Nicklaus)
Ohio High School Basketball: Columbus East High Tigers

TONYS:
Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Musical: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

EMMYS:
Comedy: The Dick Van Dyke Show (CBS)
Drama: The Defenders (CBS)
Program of the Year: The Tunnel - NBC News (NBC)

LINKS:
1963, The Year The Beatles Found Their Voice: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/06/the-year-the-beatle...
The World in 1963: https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2013/02/50-years-ago-the-world-in-1963...
Sports in 1963: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/classof63/sports.html
Arts & Entertainment in 1963: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/classof63/ae63.html
(More) Headlines from 1963: http://www.angelfire.com/az2/classof63/headlinesof63.html
The People's History, 1963: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1963.html
(Yet More) Headlines from 1963: http://www.the60sofficialsite.com/The_Headlines_of_1963.html

WCRSFM.org - 9th Column - D. Austin


57:12 minutes (78.56 MB)

2018 WCRS Comfest Preview


29:39 minutes (27.16 MB)

This 30-minute special is a preview of the 2018 Community Festival (or Comfest), June 22-24 at Goodale Park.