the djbc happy hour

# 267 - The Way It Is...


58:24 minutes (53.47 MB)

Tonight on the show...a bunch of stuff.

# 266 - Baldertrump (Or An Urban Scandal)!


59:29 minutes (54.47 MB)

Tonight on the show, a recap of the Special Election in the 12th U.S. Congressional District in Ohio (yeah, that one that stretches from the University District to Mansfield, and from Dublin to Zanesville). Plus, brief updates on the #UrbanScandal and #SaveTheCrew. And upcoming events around town.

- TedX Hilliard (August 15; 5:30PM at Hilliard Bradley High School: 2800 Walker Rd., Hilliard)
- Beyonce & Jay-Z OTR II Tour (August 16; Ohio Stadium: 411 Woody Hayes Drive, Ohio Campus)
- Columbus Food Truck Festival (August 17 & 18; Downtown Riverfront)
- St. Vincent Community Picnic (August 17; 3-6PM at St. Vincent Family Centers: 1490 E. Main St., Franklin Park) (Bus - # 2 or 11)
- CrestFest (August 18; 12-9PM; Crestview and Tulane Roads between East and Calumet Streets, Clintonville (Bus - # 2 or 4)
- African Village Festival (August 18; 11AM-7PM; 1275 Bryden Road, Franklin Park) (Bus - # 2 or 11)
- Near East Side Hop (August 19-26; Near East Side) (Bus - # 2, 7, 10, 11, and/or 22)
- 4th Friday (August 24; State Street between Home and Park Streets, Uptown Westerville)
- Grandview Hop (August 25; Grandview Avenue between 1st and 5th Ave.; Grandview Avenue is closed between First and Third Avenues, Grandview/5th by Northwest) (Bus - # 5)
- Harvest Festival (August 25; Kossuth Street Garden: 641 E. Kossuth St. and Ganthers Garden: 573 E. Whittier St., South Side) (Bus - # 4, 5, or 8P)
- Urban Scrawl XII (August 25 & 26; 400 West Rich, Franklinton) (Bus - # 3, 6, or 9)
- The Big Table (August 29; http://www.columbusfoundation.org)

The DJBC Happy Half-Hour - August 6, 2018, "Fire Urban Meyer"


29:45 minutes (27.23 MB)

Tonight on the show, The #UrbanScandal, involving Ohio B*ckeye Head Coach Urban Meyer and the fallout from former assistant coach Zach Smith and his ex-wife Courtney Smith's domestic violence situation. Why Urban needs to be fired.

Also, the Special Election in the 12th Congressional District. Why ALL the Nation's Eyes are on Ohio, and why every voter from Clintonville to Cardington, and from Mansfield to Muskingum County needs to take notice.

# 265 - 1980: Music and Headlines


2:03:26 minutes (113.01 MB)

1980. John Lennon Assassinated. The Miracle on Ice. The Olympic Boycott. The Iran-Iraq War begins. The Hostage Crisis and the Rise of the Reaganites. Who Shot J.R.? Pac-Man. Rubik's Cube. The Screen Actors Guild Strike of 1980. Those were some of the things that took place in 1980 as we transitioned out of the 1970s into the 1980s.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NCAA Football: Georgia Bulldogs
NCAA Basketball: Louisville Cardinals
Super Bowl XIV: Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers
Stanley Cup: New York Islanders
World Series: Philadelphia Phillies
Big Ten Football: Michigan

ENTERTAINMENT:
- The Screen Actors Guild goes on Strike, leading to a boycott of the Emmy Awards, where only ONE actor (the late Powers Boothe) showed up, and believe it or not, that actor won.
- Who Shot J.R.? brings "Dallas" to cult status. (Spoiler: It was Kristin. Seriously. You've had 38 years.)
- John Lennon is shot to death outside his apartment in New York. News of his death was broken live on Monday Night Football, as fans mourned all over the world.
- Evita dominates the Tony Awards. Best Play Children of a Lesser God and 1981 Tony Winners 42nd Street and Amadeus make their Broadway debuts. 42nd Street director/choreographer Gower Champion passes away on the morning of the show's opening performance.

EMMY AWARDS:
Comedy Series: Taxi (ABC)
Drama Series: Lou Grant (CBS)
Limited Series: Edward and Mrs. Simpson (Syndicated)
Drama or Comedy Special: The Miracle Worker (NBC)
Daytime Drama: Guiding Light (CBS)
Actor, Comedy: Richard Mulligan, Soap (ABC)
Actress, Comedy: Cathryn Damon, Soap (ABC)
Actor, Drama: Edward Asner, Lou Grant (CBS)
Actress, Drama: Barbara Bel Geddes, Dallas (CBS)
Actor, Limited Series or Special: Powers Boothe, Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (CBS) - the ONLY Actor to show up to accept their Emmy on Emmy night
Actress, Limited Series or Special: Patty Duke, The Miracle Worker (NBC)

# 264 - 1970: Music and Headlines


1:59:23 minutes (109.31 MB)

1970. Kent State. The Beatles break up. The U.S. invades Cambodia. Apollo 13. Monday Night Football. Love Story. The B*ckeyes Win a National Championship After Losing. The NFL and AFL become one NFL. These were some of the things that shaped 1970.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
College Football National Champions: Texas **NOT OHIO STATE** Longhorns
College Basketball: UCLA Bruins (for the fourth year in a row, and sixth out of seven)
Big Ten Football: Ohio State (**NOT NATIONAL CHAMPIONS**)
NBA: New York Knicks
World Series: Baltimore Orioles
Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins
Super Bowl IV: Kansas City Chiefs
British Open: Jack Nicklaus
Stagg Bowl: Capital Crusaders

ENTERTAINMENT:
- The Beatles and Simon and Garfunkel break up.
- Midnight Cowboy becomes the first X-rated movie (and only one) to win the Best Picture Academy Award.
- Room 222 upsets Sesame Street to win the New Series Emmy Award.

EMMY AWARDS:
Drama Series: Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)
Comedy Series: My World and Welcome To It (NBC)
Variety or Musical Series: The David Frost Show (Syndicated)
Dramatic Program: A Storm in Summer - Hallmark Hall of Fame (NBC)
New Series: Room 222 (ABC)
Actor, Drama: Robert Young, Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)
Actress, Drama: Susan Hampshire, The Forsyte Saga (NET)
Actor, Comedy: William Windom, My World and Welcome To It (NBC)
Actress, Comedy: Hope Lange, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (ABC)
Actor, Single Performance: Peter Ustinov, A Storm in Summer (NBC)
Actress, Single Performance: Patty Duke, My Sweet Charlie (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy: Michael Constantine, Room 222 (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Comedy: Karen Valentine, Room 222 (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Drama: James Brolin, Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Drama: Gail Fisher, Mannix (CBS) - first African-American winner in this category

ACADEMY AWARDS:
(For 1969 films)
Best Picture: Midnight Cowboy - only X-rated film to win this prize
Best Actor: John Wayne, True Grit

# 261 - The Summer Jam Tour of Historic Homes


59:15 minutes (54.24 MB)

Tonight on the show, The DJBC previews the Olde Towne East Tour of Historic Homes of Franklin Park, which is July 15. And Summer Jam West, July 14 at Westgate Park. Plus, other happenings in July around town.

# 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

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