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Q&A: Dominic Michalec and Ron Holgado of A Day Of Random

The concept for “A Day of Random” is so simple, organizers Dominic Michalec and Ron Holgado have found it difficult to articulate. Michalec and Holgado hope to make Columbus the happiest city in the United States through a grassroots effort to spread cheer through random acts of kindness throughout the Columbus area, and encourage others to do the same. At 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 30, Goodale Park will serve as home base for the pair and other “A Day Of Random” participants before they break off into groups and work to spread happiness, in whatever way they feel is best. Both Michalec and Holgado hope the sentiment spreads, and the Arch City becomes a hotbed of civic engagement.
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Editor's picks: 21 things to do this Labor Day Weekend

Including FMMF, Femmefest, OSU football and Bike the Cbus, among others
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Sketch in the City: Liz Valasco #1

Wherein our narrator debates the best pizza in Columbus
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Things We Love: DJ Pos2’s picks

Derrick Hill (or DJ Pos2 as most know him in Columbus’ hip-hop community) has been around the scene for a while. He deejayed during the infamous Bernie’s days and was a member of the DJ crew the Fonosluts. Now he’s deejaying some of the city’s more underground events like the bi-monthly show series Buggin’ Out and the newly created Vibes N Stuff.
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Pop Culture: Gossip This

Rap producer Suge Knight was shot at a pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown. Brown tweeted afterward, "It's disappointing that we as a society can't have fun or enjoy ourselves without any altercations sometimes." It's disappointing as a society that Chris Brown has millions of Twitter followers.
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Q&A: Dominic Michalec and Ron Holgado of A Day Of Random

The concept for “A Day of Random” is so simple, organizers Dominic Michalec and Ron Holgado have found it difficult to articulate. Michalec and Holgado hope to make Columbus the happiest city in the United States through a grassroots effort to spread cheer through random acts of kindness throughout the Columbus area, and encourage others to do the same. At 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 30, Goodale Park will serve as home base for the pair and other “A Day Of Random” participants before they break off into groups and work to spread happiness, in whatever way they feel is best. Both Michalec and Holgado hope the sentiment spreads, and the Arch City becomes a hotbed of civic engagement.
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17 Ohio State traditions that (probably) won’t get anyone fired ... and the stories behind them

The Ohio State University Marching Band — otherwise known as The Best Damn Band In The Land — has typically been a source of pride for the Buckeyes, perhaps never more than in recent years as the band’s elaborate halftime productions made national headlines and even made an appearance in an iPad commercial. This offseason, TBDBITL’s sterling reputation was marred significantly when OSU fired marching band director Jon Waters.
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Editor's picks: 15 things to do this weekend

Featuring Funny Bone, Zauber, Urban Arts Space, Urban Scrawl and more
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Sketch in the City: Diabolical X #6

Wherein our supervillian turns superhero?
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Pop culture: Gossip this!

In addition to the news that actor Robin Williams had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, "sources" also revealed he was devastated his TV show "The Crazy Ones" was cancelled after one season. :/
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