Episode 12: Our Show of Shows Goes HOLLYWOOD!

Episode 12: Our Show of Shows Goes HOLLYWOOD!

Click Here To Listen To This Episode  Years ago, when we recorded Season One, we finished up with an episode about movies on old time radio. Then, disaster struck; Tom had an apartment fire, and his hard drive was destroyed. This was so disheartening that we spent the next several years… you know, not doing …

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Our Show of Summer Replacement Shows

Our Show of Summer Replacement Shows

We’re about to release the last episode of this season of our little podcast, and we’ll promptly begin recording new episodes for release in Autumn. In the meantime, Tom just came up with a great idea for our “Summer replacement series.” We’re going to pick individual episodes of the various old time radio series we’ve …

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Episode 11: Gems from the Archive: The Damon Runyon Theatre.

Episode 11: Gems from the Archive: The Damon Runyon Theatre.

Click Here To Listen To This Episode  Another brief episode, in which Tom and Dan discuss Damon Runyon’s stories of lovable mugs, mobsters, guys, dolls, citizens and characters, all of whom speak in the present tense without contractions. Our digressions this episode include the Roller Derby Hall of Fame and rushing into production before the …

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Episode 10: Gems From The Archive: Yiddish Radio

Episode 10: Gems From The Archive: Yiddish Radio

Click Here To Listen To This Episode Dan and Tom take a look at Yiddish Radio, the community radio stations that not only fostered a people but helped spread an emerging musical morphing. Links From The Episode https://www.yiddishradioproject.org/exhibits/ https://archive.org/details/cd_music-from-the-yiddish-radio-project_yiddish-radio-project https://storycorps.org/listen/yiddish-melodies-in-swing/ https://archive.org/details/Singles_And_Doubles_Singles_T-Z/

Episode 08: Gems From The Archive: The Les Paul Show

Episode 08: Gems From The Archive: The Les Paul Show

Click Here To Listen To This Episode Stop me if you heard this one before…the grand pappy of multi track recording cuts an amazing radio show in his apartment with his talented wife. Pioneering the skills that would go on to foster a new musical era all while tossing about the mad bants, Les Paul …

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The Return of Our Show of Shows

The Return of Our Show of Shows

Dan here. Tom and I have been making calls back and forth for the past few weeks to get the podcast rebooted instanter, and I’m setting up our Patreon, ordering pinback buttons, writing and re-writing show notes, learning new streaming tech, etc, etc. Some of the benefits for our patrons will be: I’ll put your …

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Old Time Radio Advent Calendars

Old Time Radio Advent Calendars

The Cinnamon Bear was a wildly popular radio serial adventure for children which began its initial run in 1937. It was a 26-episode, daily, 15-minute transcribed show, which was intended to run from just after Thanksgiving until Christmas. And talk about long-running — the show appeared on commercial stations well into the 1980s, and even …

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Some Streaming OTR Stations to Tide You Over Until Our Next Episode

Some Streaming OTR Stations to Tide You Over Until Our Next Episode

Tom and I will be back with a new episode eventually. Tom’s hard drive with our most recent episode (“Our Show of Shows Goes HOLLYWOOD!”) was lost in an apartment fire, so we figure we’ll take the opportunity to make a new version sometime soon. New and improved. Shorter, tighter episodes. It’ll be a challenge, …

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