Columbus Dispatch features editor Ryan Smith and reporter Ken Gordon speak with Joshua Jay regarding the 2019 Columbus Magi-Fest. During this episode we discuss what makes magic so powerful, the history of this festival, and why Magi-Fest is home to Columbus, Ohio.
Crystal Griffith, a spokesman for the Akron-based fast-food chain Swensons that recently opened a restaurant in Dublin, talks about what makes a great burger - and how not to embarrass yourself when ordering at a drive-in.
The Columbus Museum of Art's Nannette Maciejunes discusses the Harlem Renaissance and the ongoing exhibition celebrating its centennial.
Exhibit: Centennial of black artists’ Harlem Renaissance celebrated at Columbus Museum of ArtPodcast: Author Wil Haygood tells story close to home in new book
Dispatch reporter Steve Stephens speaks with author Alexander McCall Smith on his new book being released. We further discuss the 19th book in the series, "The Colors of all the Cattle," and what readers have to look forward to. Finally, we talk about Smith’s thoughts on the United States, how he enjoys coming here, and list a couple places of where he has traveled throughout the world.
Dispatch features reporter Eric Lagatta speaks with Ashley Lomberger who gives a no holds barred view of the wrestling world. We further talk about how her career in wrestling got started, where it once was and where it’s heading.
Dispatch assistant features editor and movie writer Terry Mikesell speak with Jason Tostevin, co-founder of the Nightmares Film Festival taking place Thursday through Sunday at the Gateway Film Center. On this episode we go in depth on what we can expect to see at this year’s festival, what the screening process is like for Tostevin, and talk about the relationships that are built between filmmakers who are attending.
Dispatch weekend editor Terry Mikesell speaks with Joe Neff, co-producer of the Shock Around the Clock 24-hour horror-movie marathon at the Drexel Theatre in Columbus, Ohio. We discuss which films are going to be played at this event, which ones are favorites, and provide event information regarding this movie marathon.
Wil Haygood's book "Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart and a Magical Season of Healing" released earlier this week, and he stopped by The Dispatch to discuss why the story about East High School's basketball and baseball state championship teams might be more relevant now politically than when he began writing it two years ago. The author and Columbus native, who now lives in Washington, D.C., also talks about NFL anthem protests, the personal nature of the book and...
Former WCMH-TV (Channel 4) anchor Cabot Rea and his youngest daughter, Cassie Rea, both have leading roles in the musical "The Fantasticks" which opens on Friday at the Northland Performing Arts Center. Father and daughter talk about their shared love for musical theater and what it's like to perform with each other.