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The Year In Pop: 1979

The Year In Pop: 1979

December 13, 2019

In the eighth episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1979. The guys talk in depth about the launch of ESPN; the deaths of John Wayne and Thurman Munson; Magic Johnson entering the NBA; The Dukes of Hazzard; The Facts of Life; the Village People; Rocky II; The Jerk & The Muppet Movie.

The Year In Pop: 1978

The Year In Pop: 1978

October 14, 2019

In the seventh episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1978. The guys talk in depth about The Boston Massacre; the debuts of Mork And Mindy, Taxi & Diff’rent Strokes; Jonestown; the dominance of the brothers Gibb on the Billboard charts; Billy Joel’s 52nd Street album; Animal House and Grease. 

The Year In Pop: 1977

The Year In Pop: 1977

August 26, 2019

In the sixth episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1977. The guys talk in depth about Reggie Jackson’s three home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series; Seattle Slew’s winning The Triple Crown; Three’s Company; the groundbreaking mini-series Roots; the New York City Blacout; The Summer of Sam; the death of Elvis Presley; Billy Joel’s album “The Stranger”; Smokey And The Bandit & Star Wars. 

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1976

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1976

July 8, 2019

In the fifth episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1976. The guys talk in depth about the 1976 election of President Jimmy Carter; “The Greatest NBA Game Ever Played"; The Muppet Show; game shows of the 70’s; the emergence of disco music; The Bad News Bears; and Rocky.

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1975

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1975

May 28, 2019

In the fourth episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1975. The guys talk in depth about the end of the Vietnam War; Cincinnati’s “Big Red Machine”; “Thrilla In Manilla”; Welcome Back, Kotter; the first season of Saturday Night Live; Bruce Springsteen’s “Born To Run” album; The Rocky Horror Picture Show; and Jaws.

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1974

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1974

March 19, 2019

In the third episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1974. The guys talk in depth about President Nixon’s resignation, “The Rumble In The Jungle”, Hank Aaron’s breaking of Babe Ruth’s career home run record, Happy Days, Little House On The Prairie & Blazing Saddles.

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1973

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1973

February 4, 2019

In the second episode of The Year In Pop, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, TV, music and movies for the year 1973. The guys talk in depth about Triple Crown Winner Secretariat, Dark Side of the Moon, Schoolhouse Rock and The Exorcist.

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1972

PTBN’s Year in Pop: 1972

November 27, 2018

A brand new show comes to the PTBN Pop Feed: The Year In Pop. In the first episode, co-hosts Andy Atherton and Scott Criscuolo are joined by J Arsenio D’Amato and George Ribellino to discuss all of the goings on in the news, sports, and pop culture, including TV, music and movies for the year 1972.