An Hour of Your Life
An Hour of Your Life
Join us as we tell stories that you may not have heard, talk with people who have jobs you may not be experienced with, and uncover the bits of history you may not have thought about. Nominated Best Local Podcast in Dayton for 2019.
May 12 2021
Introducing The 937 Podcast
Welcome to The Miami Valley's most useful podcast!! Each week we'll bring you all the news about what's happening in the Greater Dayton area. Find out more at the937podcast.com, and look for our first episode beginning May 19!
Feb 12 2023
Ep 130: Super Bowl Cities
This may become a tradition for An Hour of Your Life. This episode is dedicated to the cities from where the teams playing in the Super Bowl are from. This year we are featuring Kansas City and Philadelphia.
Feb 6 2023
Ep 129: The Grid
In this episode we get into the power grid in the United States and North America. Complicated, bureaucratic, vulnerable and vital. Plus, as a bonus, we talk about the Zimmer Power Plant near Cincinnati, Ohio.
Jan 29 2023
Ep 128: The History of Tailgating
This is another one of those topics that you don't know what you don't know. Who would have thought there is a history to the practice of Tailgating. Go Bengals!!!
Jan 23 2023
Ep 127: Heists!
We decided this week to talk about some of the more infamous heists in recent and semi-recent history.
Jan 16 2023
Ep 126: Epilepsy: Nora’s Journey
Nora is a six year old little girl who has intractable epilepsy. On this episode, Steve and Kim talk to her mom about the challenges that the disorder presents to a family, some resources, and a wealth of information about epilepsy awareness. Here is a list of resources: https://www.dannydid.org/about-us/ https://hannahtopia.com/ https://www.brainrecoveryproject.org/ https://charliefoundation.org/ https://www.epilepsy.com/ https://realmofcaring.org/ Do No Harm (Film) The Great Katie Kate Explains Epilepsy (Book)
Jan 9 2023
Ep 125: The Witness Protection Program
Do you need to get out of town? Do you have any relevant testimony? Listen to this week's episode about the Witness Protection Program. Disclaimer: Sorry if we doxxed anybody. We sincerely apologize!
Jan 3 2023
Ep 124: Victorian Slang
We are back after our sabbatical. Our return episode is Victorian Slang. We came up with this idea while driving back from Florida and Steve made up a word to describe something. Kim went the next step and started looking up other slang terms and the episode was born.
Jun 21 2022
Ep 123: Flight 19 and the Bermuda Triangle
With this week's episode about the flight of Navy Avengers called Flight 19 and the mysterious Bermuda Triangle. You get to choose if you are on Team Steve or Team Kim. Rational and plausible or supernatural forces at work. Whichever, Steve dug up some fascinating details and did his best to piece together multiple accounts of Flight 19 to give you one complete account. Kim was able to explore the supernatural and "other" theories to what causes so many dissaperances within the Bermuda Triangle. Both go into their own conclusions and analysis.
May 31 2022
Ep122: Strange Laws Part II
Who would have thought it would have taken two episodes to get though the strange laws in the United States! In this episode we finish up by starting in Kentucky wind up in Wyoming.
May 9 2022
Ep121: Strange State Laws, Part 1
Every state has some peculiarities. Some of these peculiar things are so peculiar the state saw fit to make a law about it.
Apr 23 2022
Ep 120: The San Fransisco Earthquake of 1906
This week is the anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake 1906. On April 18th of 1906 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9 hit San Fransisco. The damage from the quake and the resulting fires nearly destroyed the city killing an estimated 3000 people. In this episode we try to tale the stories of the survivors and capture the human side of the disaster.
Apr 17 2022
Ep 119: Custer Part II
This week we continue our tale of George Armstrong Custer. Listen and decide for yourself, hero or villain while you try and sort out what is fact and what is fiction.
Mar 29 2022
Ep 118: Custer, Part I
This week we take on such a colorful character that it is going to take two episodes to fit it all in. We are talking about George Armstrong Custer. Hero or villain? Listen and decide for yourself.
Mar 9 2022
Ep 117: Ukraine Primer
We thought we should talk about the war in Ukraine. In this episode we break down the key players and organizations and their roles in what is happening as we speak. Join us in our hopes and prayers for peace.
Feb 23 2022
Ep 116: The Bonus March of 1932
Here is a story you may have never heard. This episode tells the story of the WWI Veterans and their fight to claim the bonuses they were promised after the war. The Army was sent to clear them out of their camps in Washington D.C. A very sad day in American history.
Feb 8 2022
Ep 115: Murder & Mayhem in Dayton and the Miami Valley
This week we interview local author and blogger Sara Kaushal, the writer of "Murder & Mayhem in Dayton and the Miami Valley". What happens when forensic science goes wrong? Listen and find out!
Feb 3 2022
Ep114: Groundhog Day
Everything you ever wanted to know about the beast and the tradition of Groundhog Day!
Jan 20 2022
Ep 113: Original Fairy Tales
So you think you know the fairy tales? This week we read you the original version of some fairy tales as written. If you don't feel like reading to your kids tonight we suggest don't play this podcast for them to put them to sleep...
Jan 5 2022
Ep112: Somebody’s Gotta Do It, Historical Edition
There were some pretty nasty jobs back in the day. That is all I need to say about this episode.
Dec 24 2021
Ep 111: The Twelve Days of Christmas
In my wildest dreams I never dreamed there would be so much about this song. We thought we record a quick episode to take it easy for Christmas and the holidays. We ever wrong!!!