the djbc happy hour

# 316 - 1999: Music and Headlines


59:35 minutes (54.55 MB)

Tonight on the show, we celebrate with Prince's favorite year, 1999. The last year of the 20th Century, 1999 capped out a decade and century both of highs and lows, and paved the gateway to the 21st Century.

HEADLINES:
- President Clinton is impeached and subsequently acquitted for his inappropriate relationship with White House Intern Monica Lewinsky.
- 12 students and one teacher are killed in the deadliest school shooting (at that time) at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.
- The International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague indicts Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity against the nation of Kosovo.
- John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Carolyn Bessette are killed in a plane crash in July.
- Russian President Boris Yeltsin announces his resignation in December, and Yeltsin is replaced by the 45th President of these United States, Vladimir Putin.
- East Timor announces a referendum on Independence from Indonesia.
- Ford purchases Volvo.
- Panama gains control of the Panama Canal from the United States on December 31.
- The Y2K Bug has people on edge.
- Napster, MySpace, and the Bluetooth were born.
- The longest-running Primetime Drama Series in Television History, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit makes its debut.

LOCAL HEADLINES:
- Bob Taft (R) takes office as Ohio's Governor. But, for 11 days, Maureen O'Connor (R) takes Office as Ohio's First Female Governor after Governor George Voinovich (R) resigns 11 days before the end of his second term to assume his seat in the United States Senate.
- The Easton Town Center opens its doors in Northeast Columbus, becoming Columbus's premier Shopping and Nightlife Destination for the Greater Columbus Area.

MB - "The Football Fever Promo: Free Chase Young"


2:27 minutes (2.24 MB)

"The Football Fever Promo: Free Chase Young" - a Cold Open Sketch Parody of the ABC6 "THE Football Fever" Promo, ripping the Chase Young Suspension from THE Ohio State Buckeyes.

From The DJBC Happy Hour, # 315, Unaired on WCRS (released on November 10, re-uploaded on November 12, 2019).

# 314 - The Prince of Broadway


1:03:13 minutes (57.88 MB)

Tonight's show is a musical tribute to the late Broadway director/producer, Harold Prince (1928-2019), a man who won more Tony Awards that any other individual in the history of the Tony Awards.

# 313 - Musical Dia De La Muerta IV: Day Sera Sera


1:00:14 minutes (55.15 MB)

Tonight on the show, a musical salute to artists that we lost in the last 12 months, from Doris Day to Nancy Wilson, and from Ric Ocasek to The Captain from Captain & Tennille, we've got all bases loaded in 60 minutes.

# 312 - The One After The Debate


59:15 minutes (54.25 MB)

Tonight on the show, a recap of the Westerville Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate, and a preview of the Ohio/Wisconsin & Notre Dame/Michigan games, and a speed read of the key Franklin County races this Election.

# 311 - Merry Debatesmas on Arawak City Day


59:12 minutes (54.2 MB)

Tonight on the show, a review of Bryan's article in this month's The Columbus Free Press on Columbus Day, plus a look ahead to the Democratic Presidential Debate on October 15 at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. And the weekend's events.

# 310 - The DJBC Italian Halloween Disco Happy Hour


59:05 minutes (54.1 MB)

Tonight on the show, the Short North's two fall events - Highball Halloween and the Columbus Italian Festival are highlighted. Highball Halloween moves up two weeks this year (October 11 & 12), and the Italian Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. Plus, other things happening this weekend.

# 309 - 2009: Music and Headlines


2:00:13 minutes (110.07 MB)

2009 was a year of Historic Highs and Lows. Barack Obama became the 44th President. The U.S. Economy was the worst since the Great Depression.

Here at Home, the Columbus Crew had a NEW Coach, and the Columbus Clippers got a NEW Home (and new Major League Affiliation). The Columbus Blue Jackets made the Playoffs for the Very First Time.

HEADLINES:
- Coming Soon

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers
World Series: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers
Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins
MLS Cup: Real Salt Lake
NCAA Men's Basketball: North Carolina Tar Heels
NCAA Women's Basketball: Connecticut Lady Huskies
College Football: Alabama Crimson Tide (the First of Many for Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa)
Ohio Division I Football: Hilliard Davidson Wildcats
Ohio Division I Boys' Basketball: Northland Vikings (most recent Title for Columbus City Schools)
Ohio Division III Girls' Basketball: Africentric Lady Nubians

CENTRAL OHIO HEADLINES:
- City Center Mall Closes in Downtown Columbus and is eventually razed.
- South-Western City Schools FAIL a Levy in August. ALL Extracurricular Activities are halted District-wide until an Emergency Levy got passed in November.
- The Columbus Clippers move from Cooper Stadium in Franklinton to the Brand NEW Huntington Park in the Arena District, and become the AAA Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
- Hilliard Bradley High School opens in Hilliard, the third High School in the Hilliard City Schools District.
- Kathy A. Krendl becomes the first Female President of Otterbein CollegeUniversity.
- Bob Kendrick replaces Gabe Spiegel as the Evening Anchorman at WSYX ABC 6/WTTE Fox 28.

GRAMMY AWARDS:
Album of the Year: ???, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
Record of the Year: Don't Read This Letter, Plant & Krauss
Song of the Year: "Viva La Vida", Coldplay
Best New Artist: Adele

TONY AWARDS:
Best Play: God of Carnage
Best Musical: Billy Elliot

# 123 - 1984: Music & Headlines: The Producer's Cut


2:00:29 minutes (110.31 MB)

This is the Producer's Cut to # 123: "This is NOT George Orwell's 1984" or "1984: Music & Headlines", split up between September 22 & 29, 2014. I replaced "In the Name of Love" and "Easy Lover" (The latter was more 1985, see Show # 156), plus off-topic voicetracks with "I Feel for You", "Everything She Wants", and "Let's Go Crazy", respectively.

Original Hour 1: http://wcrsfm.org/content/isnt-george-orwells-1984-1984-music-and-headli...
Original Hour 2: http://wcrsfm.org/content/isnt-george-orwells-1984-1984-music-and-headli...

Columbus in 1984:
- The Republicans Cleaned House in the November Elections in Franklin County Government
- Three Central Ohio Teams played for State Football Titles, with two coming up short, and the third winning the first of four in a row
- The Buckeyes beat That Team Up North and punch their ticket to Pasadena, with a little help from a couple of key players, including two future big name Freshmen
- Buck Rinehart becomes Columbus' 45th Mayor
- A suburban City Manager is ousted after accusations of embezzlement
- Columbus > Cleveland, in terms of population in Ohio
- WTTE Channel 28 takes the airwaves for the first time

SPORTS:
- The NBA Draft is remembered as one of the greatest drafts ever with future NBA legends Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, among those drafted.
- The Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis in the middle of the night.
- Boston College defeats the defending champions Miami on a "Hail Mary" on Thanksgiving weekend.

Sports Champions:
NBA: Boston Celtics
Super Bowl XVIII: Oakland Los Angeles Raiders
World Series: Detroit Tigers
NCAA Men's Tournament: Georgetown Hoyas
NCAA Women's Tournament: USC Lady Trojans
NCAA Football: Brigham Young (BYU) Cougars
NIT: Michigan Wolverines
Big Ten Football: Ohio State
(Central) Ohio High School Football: Newark Catholic Green Wave (Division V)
Heisman Trophy: Doug Flutie (QB), Boston College

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