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  • Biweekly Bio: Jacob Hamill

            You may think he’s ~Just Jacob~, but he’s actually Jacob Hamill, a DJ who runs the Cabinet of Curiosities show every Tuesday from 2 – 4 PM.   As a senior, he’s stuck with WUSC throughout his time here at Carolina, and now you all can finally get a glimpse into his life outside of the station.

     

    Name: Jacob Hamill

    DJ Name: Just Jacob

    Where are you from? Charleston, SC

    What are you studying? History

    When did you join WUSC? Freshman year

    How would you describe your radio show? It’s a thematic free format show — I try to do some sort of idea, or have an argument that links songs together.

    What hobbies do you have outside of WUSC? I think I’m an okay chef and I like to cook (especially shakshuka). I also like films (particularly westerns) and video games

    What’s your favorite artist found from rotation? US Girls now, but all-time, Viet Kong, because they were one of the first post punk albums I listened to and were very influential

    What’s the first album you bought on vinyl? Children of Sanchez by Chuck Mangione

    What guilty pleasure do you listen to? Ghost, a Swedish heavy metal group with a gimmick going that they’re part of a Satanic cult

    What’s your favorite music venue? The Jazz Café in London.  The venue is two tiers, with a standing audience close to the band and an upstairs with small tables and chairs.

    What song would you delete from the world? Bohemian Rhapsody

    What’s your favorite board game?  Monopoly

    Zodiac sign? Capricorn

    How do you feel about pineapple on pizza? I respect it, but it’s not for me

    What’s your favorite place in Columbia? El Burrito (rip)

    What’s your favorite conspiracy theory? Either the frozen Walt Disney head, or the rumor that Marilyn Manson removed his own ribs so that he could give himself a bl**j*b.

  • Biweekly Bio: Rosie James

             Behold the first Biweekly Bio!  In this new portion of the WUSC Blog, we interview a member of the DJ body and give you guys a sneaky peek of the people behind the voices you hear on air.  This week, the spotlight is on Rosie James. A DJ and valued volunteer with the WUSC News Team, Rosie runs the Faith, Trust, & Pixie Dust Soundtrack Specialty show with her co-host, Chloe.

    Name: Rosie James

    DJ Name: (Princess) Rosie

    Where are you from? Rock Hill, SC

    What are you studying? Broadcast Journalism

    When did you join WUSC? Freshman Year

    How would you describe your radio show? Very different week to week / throw-back-y / Friday from 12 – 2

    What hobbies do you have outside of WUSC? Sleeping, Toddlers & Tiaras, and (fried) food

    CD or vinyl? vinyl

    What’s your favorite artist found from rotation? Jaymay

    What’s the best WUSC call you’ve gotten? One person called and said the beginning of the song scared him so much, he almost got in a wreck. Also had someone call in when we were playing tv music, and he said that us playing Fairly Odd Parents music made his day.

    What guilty pleasure do you listen to? Spongebob the Musical

    What have you been listening to lately? School of Rock the Musical (may be my new favorite, it’s very inspirational)

    Hannah Montana or Miley Cyrus? Hannah Montana

    What shampoo do you use? Johnsons & Johnsons Kids Coconut Shampoo & Conditioner in One

    Is a hotdog a sandwich? A hotdog is not a sandwich because you can eat a hotdog by itself and it is still a hot dog. If you eat ham without bread you’re just eating ham. Also, hotdog buns consist of only one piece of bread.