Best 1940s podcasts we could find (Updated November 2017)
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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Early Years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)
 
The assassination of JFK through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. Alistair Cooke's fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life.
 
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Comedians: From the 1940s to Now
 
Listen to great comedy historian Paul Merton introduce the Comedians display at the National Portrait Gallery in London and talk about the history of comedy.
 
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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Early Years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)
 
The assassination of JFK through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. Alistair Cooke's fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life.
 
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Letter from America by Alistair Cooke: The Early Years (1940s, 1950s and 1960s)
 
The assassination of JFK through to Vietnam and America’s shame at the My Lai massacre. Alistair Cooke's fascinating social, cultural and political history of American life.
 
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Theater of Thrills
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Spooky Old Time Radio shows, inspired by "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" and featuring great audio Drama like "Suspense".
 
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Juke In The Back
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Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.
 
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This Day in Jack Benny
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A podcast of the greatest Old Time Radio ever, The Jack Benny Program! Starring Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Rochester, Dennis Day, and Don Wilson. The Jack Benny Show AKA The Jello Program AKA The Lucky Strike Program aired from the 1930's right through to the 1950's. Each week your host, John Henderson, brings an episode from that week 60-80 years ago. It's old, yet still as funny as ever. An OTR podcast.
 
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The Old Time Radio Superman Show
 
An Old Time Radio podcast of the 1940s Superman radio show starting Bud Collyer. All episodes shown believed to be in the public domain.This Podcast was created using www.talkshoe.com
 
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Classic Radio Drama
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Classic Dramas achieved widespread popularity within a decade of its initial development in the 1920s. By the 1940s, Drama on the radio was a leading international popular entertainment. The Radio Drama drew from the rich talent pool of Hollywood and the actors were able to bring the movie screen presence and talent to the radio.
 
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sherlock holmes
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Throughout the early 1940's on American Radio, Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce performed as Holmes and Watson, respectively, in several series of canonical and original Sherlock Holmes stories.
 
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Father Knows Best Podcast
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Father Knows Best a beloved family show that both parents and kids loved in the 1940's and later became a favorite on TV. Join us for each episode in the great family show.
 
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The Vintage Group Harmony Show
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The Vintage Group Harmony Show is presents the history,the people, and stories behind the ever popular oldies on the Radio Memories Network LLC. Sponsored by oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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INNews 1 Minute Podcast
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The news you need with the 1940s slang you want in just one minute! That's right, the news in just 60 seconds because that's all the time off America can afford for you to take.
 
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Decades of Horror The Classic Era
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The Gruesome Magazine podcast about classic horror and sci-fi films from 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
 
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Classic Hollywood MTC Podcasts
 
A selection of tales about the careers and lives of Classic Hollywood Movie Stars and other ad hoc subjects of the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's.
 
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Art and Visual Culture: Medieval to Modern - for iPod/iPhone
 
Have you ever wondered about the visual remains of past centuries that still survive in our cities and countryside today? Are you baffled by modern art? This collection provides you with insights into different aspects of art and visual culture between the Middle Ages and the present day. You will discover the wonders of medieval stained glass and learn how East meets West in a Byzantine icon. You will be introduced to the splendours of Baroque architecture and be taken on a tour of a specta ...
 
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Juke In The Back » Podcast Feed
 
Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock and roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.If you wanted to hear rhythm & blues during the 1950s, you couldn’t get it from the juke box in the front. No, no! In order to hear that glorious, down and dirty R&B, you had to go to the low-lit, spit-shined “Juke In The Back.” These songs are the building blocks of rock n’ roll. These are the records that inspir ...
 
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Never Kissed A Bear
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Jazz, exotica, esoterica, experimental and electronica for early evenings and dim lighting.
 
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The Comedic Genius of Martin and Lewis
 
In the late 1940s and early 1950s Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis created some of the most irresistible hilarity in the history of entertainment. Now you can enjoy the best of the Martin and Lewis Show, which aired on NBC Radio from 1949 through 1953. Listen in, and find out what all the fuss was about! Your ears will never be the same.
 
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The Cassettes: Radio Hour
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Washington, D.C.'s premiere Vaudeville-Western-Steampunk band monthly podcast. Programme 1 broadcasts their entire debut album in a classic 1940s radio style. Bluegrass, country, showtunes, rock n' roll, indie rock and more! Later podcasts feature interviews and other live performances and musical explorations of the band's archives.
 
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There's Laughter in the Air! Radio's Top Comedians and Their Best Shows by GAVER, Jack and STANLEY, Dave
 
There's Laughter in the Air takes readers on a sidesplitting romp through the world of old-time radio comedy. It gives a brief history of the medium and brief but intimate accounts of some of the biggest acts from the 1930s and 1940s. Gaver and Stanley give insight on several luminaries from the days of vintage radio: Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Fibber McGee and Molly, Burns and Allen, Amos 'n Andy, and more! (Summary by ChuckW)
 
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To The Letter
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Online Exhibits
 
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Speakeasy; Retro Radio Theater
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Each episode the Speakeasy cast brings back to life and recreates classic radio dramas from the 1940's and 1950's.
 
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Father Knows Best Podcast
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Father Knows Best a beloved family show that both parents and kids loved in the 1940's and later became a favorite on TV. Join us for each episode in the great family show.
 
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What's the Frequency?
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A psychedelic noir audio drama podcast set in 1940s Los Angeles. Recently radio broadcasts in the city have been reduced to static, leaving a popular radio serial as the only remaining show on the air. Even then the show finds itself continuously interrupted by a mysterious broadcast. A lone distorted voice reaching out for help. Follow Walter “Troubles” Mix and his partner Whitney as they search for a missing writer and navigate through a city quickly falling into madness. Could the mysteri ...
 
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Computing Conversations
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Much of modern-day computing can be traced to innovations starting in the 1940s - never before has a major field emerged and matured in a single generation. To better understand computing's potential future directions, it's important to know our past and how we arrived at our current state. This series is dedicated to meeting and talking to people who range from the early pioneers to current visionaries.
 
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NC WW II Experience | UNC-TV
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UNC-TV Presents North Carolina's WWII Experience: To Honor A Generation - In the early 1940s, they went from North Carolina farms to Fayetteville and then to France, from Edenton to Europe, the Pacific, and beyond in defense of our country and our values. WWII veterans are now dying as a rate of 40-50 a day, and as they die, their memories die with them. It is time to honor this generation and give them the opportunity to tell their stories You can subscribe to a MP3 version of the entire se ...
 
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Gunsmoke
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In the late 1940s, CBS chairman William S. Paley, a fan of the Philip Marlowe radio serial, asked his programming chief, Hubell Robinson, to develop a hardboiled Western series, a show about a "Philip Marlowe of the Old West". Macdonnell and Meston wanted to create a radio Western for adults, in contrast to the prevailing juvenile fare such as The Lone Ranger and The Cisco Kid. Gunsmoke was set in Dodge City, Kansas, during the thriving cattle days of the 1870s. Dunning, "The show drew criti ...
 
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Ride With Coyote
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Where the Golden Age of 1940's Cowboy Radio Theatre, meet the gritty gunslingers of the 1960's Spaghetti Western Films. Ride with Coyote is Dark & Dangerous.
 
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Meanwhile... In Comic Book Movies
 
Host James Thompson sets out on a quest to watch every comic book movie in order. From the serials of the 1940's all the way to the blockbusters of today. Listen and learn about our modest comic book roots.
 
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Thanks For The Memories
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Thanks For The Memories is another great podcast that will take you back to the early days of radio and entertain you with the best shows. Join us as we relive radio from the 1930s and 1940s. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Matinee Playhouse
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Matinee Playhouse visits the golden age of the silver screen and presents premiere movies from the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's. Return to the movies, those early days of cinema. Journey back when movies allowed the average person to escape into a new world each week.
 
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The Adventures of Lord Dinby Whitherspoon: Duke of Space
 
A 1940's style science fiction radio drama featuring the adventures of Lord Dinby and his companions as they travel through the British Space Empire aboard the rocket-ship 'the Wanderer,' with danger, adventure, and low cunning at every turn. Episodes will air Wednesday nights from July to December.
 
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ScarletPassage's podcast
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Scarlet Passage is a podcast of Sketch comedy and interviews done in the style of 1940's radio suspense program.
 
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Don Gossett Ministries
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God has something extraordinary for you in the dynamic ministry of DR. DON GOSSETT, preacher, teacher, author, broadcaster, missionary evangelist, family man, and one of God's "generals of the faith." Raised in a godless home, Don hungered for the purity of Jesus and was born again at age 12. Five years later, he answered the Lord's call to spread the Gospel and his goal was to win his own unbelieving family members to Christ. The Lord delivered Don from a life-long speech impediment and lau ...
 
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American Horror Story: Freak Show Review and After Show
 
Join Becca Scott, Germar Derron and Kyle Wallen every week, live and on demand, for review and conversation about each new episode of Agent Carter. Tweet in questions or comments to the hosts all week using the hashtag #AgentCarterASDon’t forget to follow @thestreamtv and the after show hosts on Tiwtter!Becca Scott - @thebeccascottGermar Derron - @aldeagermarKyle Wallen - @thekylewallentheStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Marvel’s Agent Carter After Show! Tune in each week, live and on dem ...
 
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Love Conquers All by BENCHLEY, Robert C.
 
Robert Benchley, 1889-1945, was a writer, humorist and actor of note during the 1920s through the early 1940s. Born in Massachusetts, he spent his early literary career in New York City as an editor, critic and columnist for many of the major magazines of the day. Along with George Kaufman, Dorothy Parker and Harpo Marx, he was an original "member" of the Algonquin Round Table. His popularity led him to a side career in radio and film, which took him to California in his later years. Writers ...
 
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TUBE TUNES
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This monthly podcast takes an in-depth look at the history of American television through the theme music that began and ended most every series from TV's earliest days in the late 1940s through to the present day. Biographies of the composers, lyricists and performers are included. The podcast also features brief biographies of the series' stars, a look at the series' broadcast history, a synopsis of each show, and fun facts about all of them. And, of course, full audio clips of the theme m ...
 
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Jitterbug Jukebox
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Jitterbug Jukebox is a podcast hosted by Duke Skellington and Professor Watson focusing on the subculture of the swing era music from the 1920s to 1940s and also its current state of electro swing which is being produced in the UK and around the world. We focus not only on the music but also on the culture; fashion, interviewing current artists as well as learning more about historical musicians and their place in time.Marshall Watson AKA Professor Watson:Marshall Watson is a professional Sw ...
 
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PLANET THREE RADIO
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Chicago blues is a type of urban blues. Urban blues evolved from classic blues following the Great Migration, or the Great Northern Drive, which was both forced and voluntary at times, of African-Americans from the southern United States to the industrial cities of the north, such as Chicago. Muddy Waters directly joined that migration, like many others, such as in Florida, avoiding the more harshly southern Jim Crow laws. Bruce Iglauer, founder of Alligator Records stated that, "Chicago blu ...
 
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Agent Carter Review and After Show
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Join Becca Scott, Germar Derron and Kyle Wallen every week, live and on demand, for review and conversation about each new episode of Agent Carter. Tweet in questions or comments to the hosts all week using the hashtag #AgentCarterASDont forget to follow @thestreamtv and the after show hosts on Tiwtter!Becca Scott - @thebeccascottGermar Derron - @aldeagermarKyle Wallen - @thekylewallentheStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Marvel’s Agent Carter After Show! Tune in each week, live and on dema ...
 
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Heartsong Fit With Vickie Maris | Healthy Ways to Address Stress
 
Heartsong Fit with Vickie Maris is conversation for the stressed and stretched-too-thin listener. I chat with interesting people I've met who handle life stresses in healthy ways. I also take you on hikes with the llamas; on visits to a remote fishing resort in Minnesota and back to the 1940s in conversations with my mom, Lucille Maris, and others who lived through the stresses of World War 2. In short segments at the end of several episodes, Lucille talks about life being married to a B-24 ...
 
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Goodwood Revival Meeting 8th - 10th September 2017
 
The Goodwood Revival really is a magical step back in time, a unique chance to revel in the glamour and allure of motor racing in the romantic time capsule of the world’s most authentic motor circuit. Leave the ‘Modern World’ Behind. The Revival is the world’s most popular historic motor race meeting and the only event of its kind to be staged entirely in the nostalgic time capsule of the 1940s, 50s and 60s. It is the biggest and best historic motor racing party of the year. The Revival offe ...
 
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Coin Street Chronicles - London's Vanished Old South Bank
 
Coin Street Chronicles is a memoir that paints a picture of Britain in the 1930s and 1940s, as seen though the eyes of one for whom it was the backdrop of her childhood. The story is set in and around Coin Street, on the south bank of the River Thames. The area is now a cultural showcase known as The South Bank, but was then a gritty, Cockney-like corner of London. Stories of its colorful characters are woven throughout the narrative as they cope first with the poverty of the Depression year ...
 
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Greenway Arts Alliance co-founders Whitney Weston, left, and Pierson Blaetz rehearse their remarks for the recent 20th anniversary celebration at Fairfax High School.; Credit: Marcos Nájera Marcos Nájera | The Frame What do you get when mix a flea market, a high school and 99 chairs? The answer, in this case, is the Greenway Arts Alliance. Star ...…
 
This week, The Film Comment Podcast welcomes back seminal critic David Bordwell to discuss his new book Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling. Instead of approaching the decade through the lens of one genre or auteur, Bordwell thinks about the stylistic hallmarks that distinguished the decade—for example, screen ...…
 
In the 1940s and '50s, lightning strikes killed hundreds of Americans each year. Now, that number's dropped to only a few dozen. What's changed?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
In the 1940s and '50s, lightning strikes killed hundreds of Americans each year. Now, that number's dropped to only a few dozen. What's changed?By applepodcast@howstuffworks.com (HowStuffWorks).
 
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Don't Touch That Dial!
 
Join Kat and Jamie this week as they hack the past! They journey back to 1985, then to the Viking Age, then to 1940s Nazi Germany (with a little help from a Norse God). Doesn't make sense? Guess you should check it out then. It's easy, just sit back, relax, and don't touch that dial.By DontTouchThatDialPodcast@gmail.com.
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1948 Name Artist Album Year Comments Another Op’nin’, Another Show Walt Strony Organ Stop Pizza Presents [OSP LP] 1978 4-27 Wurlitzer, Organ Stop Pizza, Phoenix, AZ Steppin’ Out With My Baby Rob Calcaterra Master of the Organ 4-22 Wurlitzer, Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, NY; RTOS, ex-RKO Palace, Rochester Everybody L ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1948 Name Artist Album Year Comments Another Op’nin’, Another Show Walt Strony Organ Stop Pizza Presents [OSP LP] 1978 4-27 Wurlitzer, Organ Stop Pizza, Phoenix, AZ Steppin’ Out With My Baby Rob Calcaterra Master of the Organ 4-22 Wurlitzer, Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, NY; RTOS, ex-RKO Palace, Rochester Everybody L ...…
 
Chatting With Sherri welcomes John Alsedek and Dana Perry-Hayes about their show Suspense! During radio’s heyday in the 1930s and 1940s, anthology programs were wildly popular. But even among classics such as ‘Inner Sanctum’, ‘Lights Out!’ and ‘The Whistler’, one series stood out: SUSPENSE. Featuring a virtual who’s-who of Hollywood royalty, SU ...…
 
It’s Wednesday and that means Father Thomas Koys joins us today and today he is not joined by Tony, but by Jim Coughlin, a very good, lifelong friend who Father Koys has known for a long time. As usual, Father Koys goes back into history, but only a few decades this time, around 1940s and due to Jim visiting today and visits the 1940s. Today Fa ...…
 
In this episode, I drive thirty minutes outside of Reykjavík to visit Gljúfrasteinn, the museum–and former home–of Halldór Laxness, writer and Nobel laureate. His remarkable life spanned almost the entire 20th century, from 1902 to 1998. He published his first novel at 17 and would go on to publish more than 60 books in his lifetime, mostly nov ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1947 Name Artist Album Year Comments Samba Sud Jelani Eddington Wurlitzer Fanfare [RJE Productions CD] 2010 3-11 Wurlitzer, Victoria Hall, Saltaire, Yorkshire Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes) Lyn Larsen, Jack Bethards and His Orchestra A Salute To The Swinging Years [Beldale CD] 2001 4-37 Wurlitzer, Plummer Auditor ...…
 
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Ambient Light
 
Ambient Light is a bi-weekly, personalized horror film recommendation podcast hosted by horror blogger Angela Harris. In this week's episode, Angi answers questions about Asian horror films, found footage films, and horror films from the 1920s through 1960s. Hi! I'm a big horror fan but have yet to venture into Korean and Japanese horror in a s ...…
 
You are reading Episode Two: Italian Coffee from Boise Coffee. Please share it with friends! Episode Two of Coffee Canon focuses on Italian coffee. We often associate Italy with espresso, but the truth is that true espresso didn’t exist until about 1950. Developing It took the work of key inventors, businesspeople, and visionaries who saw coffe ...…
 
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Thunder Radio
 
Baby Snooks and Daddy’s Halloween Show is a comedy show made famous by Fanny Brice in the 1940s. In this episode Daddy won’t let Snooks outside on Halloween so that she won’t get into any trouble; however, it’s D
 
Jennifer Egan is the author of five books of fiction, including her Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad. She work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, McSweeny’s and other publications. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to tal ...…
 
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Business for Breakfast
 
Today again Ken and Mark had a full day of exciting guests. First was NY Times Bestseller and ABC News Correspondent, Martha Raddatz. She was discussing her book that's turned in to a mini series on National Geographic called The Long Road Home. Rowlan Hillk of Blue Leaf Auctions talked about what should and should not be collected. Sean Connol ...…
 
If you visit Ireland, try to spend at least two days exploring Killarney. This town makes a great base for exploring the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula, and its many highlights warrant at least two days for exploring the town and the Killarney National Park. On your first day, take a walk or a horse and buggy ride through Killarney Nati ...…
 
Le Classique is a classic but are PSG too arrogant? Plus Neymar’s red, Bonucci’s red faced and let’s hear it for little Leganes. Plus the Valencia revival continues, here come Leipzig and who are the worst team in Serie A since the 1940’s?
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1946 Name Artist Album Year Comments I Don’t Know Enough About You Bill Vlasak Slow Boat To China [WJV CD] 1990 4-42 Wurlitzer, Paramount Music Palace, Indianapolis, IN; originally Paramount Oakland, Crawford Special 4/20 Anniversary Song Everett Nourse Memories Of The Fabulous Fox, Volume 1 [Doric DO 1416] 1979 4-36 ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1945 Name Artist Album Year Comments Atlanta, G.A. Lyn Larsen Vintage Classics Vol 2 – Renaissance [Musical Contrasts CD] 1975 5-21 Wurlitzer, William P Brown Residence, Phoenix AZ It’s Been A Long, Long Time Lee Erwin Moon River Revisited [Ohio Chapter ATOS LP-100] 1979 3-23 Wurlitzer, Emery Theatre, University of Ci ...…
 
BAKED and AWAKEEpisode 10- WiP Host: Steve Cominski Co-Host: G.W. Masters talktous@bakedandawake.com 13 October 2017 Welcome once again to Baked and Awake. This is Steve, with a few comments before we jump into this week’s debacle I mean- meticulously crafted episode! We are fortunate right now to have an episode at all, as we embarrassingly fo ...…
 
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Blues Unlimited - The Radio Show
 
ANNOUNCING THE BLUES UNLIMITED PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, now at Bandcamp. For an annual fee of $27, you’ll have “first dibs” on every new episode we produce — before it’s available to anyone else! PLUS, get instant access to more than a hundred episodes of Blues Unlimited — all in high quality audio — with many episodes NOT AVAILABLE FOR DO ...…
 
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Blues Unlimited - The Radio Show
 
ANNOUNCING THE BLUES UNLIMITED PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE, now at Bandcamp. For an annual fee of $27, you’ll have “first dibs” on every new episode we produce — before it’s available to anyone else! PLUS, get instant access to more than a hundred episodes of Blues Unlimited — all in high quality audio — with many episodes NOT AVAILABLE FOR DO ...…
 
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Memories of Auckland Past - Podcast
 
Noni Bell talks about the family's haberdashery shop that traded on Ponsonby Road in the late 1940s. She remembers the neighbouring shops in the area and recites a charming poem about Ponsonby Central, written by her mother 'Bobo' in the forties. To get in touch, email: planetnarcissus@yahoo.com
 
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Memphis Type History: The Podcast
 
In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin and Rebecca get on a boat. No, that's wishful thinking. Instead, Caitlin tells Rebecca about the history of steamboats and how these ships played a role in the growth of Memphis. This episode begins with an introduction to Caitlin's favorite steamboat captain, singer and songwriter J ...…
 
Release Date 52/08/16. In the late 1940s, CBS chairman William S. Paley, a fan of the Philip Marlowe radio serial, asked his programming chief, Hubell Robinson, to develop a hardboiled Western series, a show about a "Philip Marlowe of the Old West". Macdonnell and Meston wanted to create a radio Western for adults, in contrast to the prevailing ...…
 
Episode 039 - Rondo Hatton: The Pearl of Death (1944) / House of Horrors (1946) / The Brute Man (1946) NOTES, SOURCES, & FURTHER READING For an overview of Universal Horror in general, the bible remains Tom Weaver, Michael Brunas, and John Brunas’ Universal Horrors: The Studio’s Classic Films, 1931-1946 (second edition, McFarland & Company, Inc ...…
 
In the 1940s, Hedy Lamarr built a career in Hollywood after immigrating from Europe. Her lasting contribution to her adopted country, though, is a technological innovation that each of us still uses on a daily basis. Alexandra Dean joins us to tell Lamarr’s remarkable story, which she documents in her new film “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story. ...…
 
In this episode, we talk about two things: an archeological discovery in the 1940s that corroborated the books in the Catholic Bible, and work that the two Churches are doing to become one again!
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1944 Name Artist Album Year Comments You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You Dick Schrum Plays The Seattle Paramount Wurlitzer [Relay R-101] stereo 1966 4-20 Wurlitzer, Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA Moonlight In Vermont Tony Wilson At the Organ Loft 5-34 Wurlitzer, Organ Loft, Salt Lake City, UT Evelina Everett Nourse ...…
 
Just outside Miami University in the small town of Oxford, Ohio, something strange occurs in the night. In the dark. It’s said that in the 1940s a tragedy occurred at the intersection of Oxford-Milford and Earhart Road. Did this tragedy really occur? Many residents of the town say yes, and there’s a way to prove it. Others say this is mere supe ...…
 
Release Date 52/08/09. In the late 1940s, CBS chairman William S. Paley, a fan of the Philip Marlowe radio serial, asked his programming chief, Hubell Robinson, to develop a hardboiled Western series, a show about a "Philip Marlowe of the Old West". Macdonnell and Meston wanted to create a radio Western for adults, in contrast to the prevailing ...…
 
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Nonfiction4Life: Compelling True Stories & Great Ideas
 
Fred E. Woods researched the story of leprosy in Hawaii, where the Board of Health exiled people with Hansen’s disease (leprosy) to Kalaupapa, an isolated spot on the island of Molokai. Neither fatal nor highly infectious, leprosy became treatable in the 1940s when Dr. Hansen discovered an antibiotic cure for the pathogen. Though not contagious ...…
 
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Broadway Binge
 
This week we discuss 1940's Pal Joey with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Lorenz Hart, book by John O'Hara, based on a series of short stories he published in the New Yorker, directed by George Abbott (the Hal Prince of his day). We discuss the songwriting team of Rodgers and Hart, the most popular hit-writers of the 1930s, in their most ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1943 Name Artist Album Year Comments Things Ain’t What They Used To Be Candi Carley Candi [Minx MXRC2001] 2 1978 2-15 Wurlitzer, Great American Wind Machine Restaurant, Reseda, Los Angeles; formerly 2-10 Beverly Hills Theatre; Candi’s first LP While We’re Young Guy Melendy Pop Pipe Organ in Hi-Fi [RCA Camden CAL 414] ...…
 
TV In Space podcast features the Star Trek: The Original Series season 2 episode: Mirror, Mirror. In this episode Phil talks like a 1940s movie star while Ian make a sound that would scare Sand People. We discuss the logistics of the Mirror Universe command structure, the character of Marlena, bad ass Uhura and her fan dancing, and stunt double ...…
 
Release Date 52/08/02. In the late 1940s, CBS chairman William S. Paley, a fan of the Philip Marlowe radio serial, asked his programming chief, Hubell Robinson, to develop a hardboiled Western series, a show about a "Philip Marlowe of the Old West". Macdonnell and Meston wanted to create a radio Western for adults, in contrast to the prevailing ...…
 
Episode 66: Part 2 – IDA LUPINO In which your hosts ‘deep dive’ into the works of golden age actress and pioneering film director Ida Lupino. From the toast of 1940s Hollywood, acting opposite Bogart, to carving out a career in the 1950s as a film director handling taboo subjects. From her best performances on screen to her strongest work behin ...…
 
On this episode, Melissa and Cheyenne take us from the illicit porn sets of the Bronx to the cascade of billboards of Times Square in the 70s. Our special guest is former Manhattan borough president Ruth Messinger. Listen and download. Subscribe in Apple Podcasts. On this episode Does David Simon not fully understand his own show / Communism? / ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1942 Name Artist Album Year Comments Pennsylvania Polka Doreen Chadwick Presenting Doreen Chadwick [Audicord Cassette AC228] 1994 3-13 Compton-Christie, Town Hall, Ossett, Yorkshire I Wish You Love Buddy Cole Modern Pipe Organ [Warner Bros. WS 1533] 1964 3-27 Wurlitzer-Morton, Buddy Cole Studio, North Hollywood (3-17 ...…
 
Release Date 52/07/26. In the late 1940s, CBS chairman William S. Paley, a fan of the Philip Marlowe radio serial, asked his programming chief, Hubell Robinson, to develop a hardboiled Western series, a show about a "Philip Marlowe of the Old West". Macdonnell and Meston wanted to create a radio Western for adults, in contrast to the prevailing ...…
 
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