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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 ...
 
The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's. You will hear both classic and forgotten Big Band recordings and performances rescued from Old Time Radio Broadcasts (OTR), Soundies, V-Discs and other AFRS archives. If you are a fan of The Big Bands and Swing Music then check out The Big Band and Swing Podcast presented by Swing City Radio.com.
 
This is a podcast about US current events and how they relate to the history of the 1930s and 1940s. ​​Elusive Films believes that the fight for the soul of America depends on understanding our history and where we've been before—because every time history repeats, the price goes up. Join EJ Russo, Dr. Jason Weixelbaum and a whole host of guests discussing relevant historical topics to today's political climate. We have bestselling authors, Pulitzer Prize winners, and up and coming scholars ...
 
Welcome to Jerry's podcasts, a series of true stories from his life. These events and interactions offer glimpses into one man's quest to understand life's truths. They provide peeks into the development of American culture from the mid 1940's to the present. Having attended eight different public schools, lived in nine states, been in the army, held multiple work positions and obtained a doctorate in school psychology, he has found his way of living in the world.
 
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. "The Jack Benny program, starring Jack Benny with Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Rochester, Dennis Day, and yours truly Don Wilson"
 
The Time Traveler’s Radio Show is an original, family-friendly scripted podcast about time travelers who get stuck in the 1940s. Trapped in the ’40s and with communication systems to the future down, the team is forced to use the only communication then available: the radio! Telling their story as a 1940s style sci-fi radio adventure, they are desperate to have someone in the future hear and rescue them, as they hold the fate of the universe—a small pocket watch—in their very hands.
 
The traditional fairytale gets a modern racy twist animated in black and white with shades of - blood red - Blood Red flirts and teases the poor old wolf leaving him a gibbering, frustrated fool. Offering fresh and additive viewing featuring 1920s and 1940s style music with a 21st century injection, Blood Red is a ZAC Toons Production.
 
Stay safe, stay sane, stay queer (and stay home!) with WQUR: Queer Quarantine Radio, starring BenDeLaCreme, Jinkx Monsoon, Peaches Christ and Major Scales! This thrilling, hilarious, and oh so campy scripted comedy series is inspired by 1940s radio shows of yesterQUEER for the modern, quarantine era. WQUR promises you’ll THRILL at the drama and GAG at the eleganza. Support this podcast at anchor.fm/WQUR and Patreon.com/WQUR
 
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 ...
 
Salem's Ghosts is a chilling, genre-bending anthology series set in and around Salem, Massachusetts. It began production in the autumn of 2020 with the feature installment, "Salem's Ghosts: A Salem Witch Trials Paranormal Audio Drama." This story was set during the Salem Witch Trials and tracks some of that era's lesser-known players as they wrestle against or instigate the oncoming storm of witchcraft. The second installment is titled, "Salem's Ghosts: The Lynn Lady." This more modern tale ...
 
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 ...
 
The Crown After Show Podcast recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of Netflix's The Crown. Show Summary: Based on an award-winning play ("The Audience") by showrunner Peter Morgan, this lavish, Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of her father, King George VI.
 
The Nod tells the stories of Black life that don’t get told anywhere else, from an explanation of how purple drink became associated with Black culture to the story of how an interracial drag troupe traveled the nation in the 1940s. We celebrate the genius, the innovation, and the resilience that is so particular to being Black -- in America, and around the world.
 
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 ...
 
Be transported away to the time of Silver Age heroes, before TV and Film were available at the push of a button. Host Kristian Fenix proudly presents radio theater of the 1920’s, 1930’s, 1940’s, & beyond, highlighting the radio heroes that sparked the imaginations of so many children of that era. Without these groundbreaking radio plays from a simpler time, we may not be enjoying the rich superhero universes we do today such as the Marvel Cinematic Universe or DC Extended Universe!
 
During Mutual Radio broadcast of "The Adventures of Superman", starting in 1945 Superman and Batman, years before their comic book collaborations, really became a functioning team. But largely the team-up of Batman, and Superman provided some time off for an overworked Bud Collyer (Superman). These episodes called for Superman to be occupied elsewhere, and the crime fighting would be handled by Batman. Stacy Harris played Batman in this first team-up with the Man of Steel, and Ronald Liss wa ...
 
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 ...
 
The Riverdale Podcast is excited to present the classic Archie Andrews old time radio show. These classic tales from Riverdale were first broadcast back in the 1940's on the NBC radio network. Please note that the original broadcast recordings contained in these episodes are in the public domain. The Riverdale Podcast claims no ownership of the broadcast recording in this episode. Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, and all of the other related characters are owned by Archie Comic Publications.
 
WOSH is a podcast about skin health featuring the science behind the WOSH Mineral Bar. WOSH harnesses the incredible power of Kisameet Glacial Clay and its surrounding biome of 40+ minerals. First used by Coastal First Nations, Kisameet Clay has been considered a “healing clay” for topical and internal ailments for centuries. Studies on the clay began in the 1940s by MIT, and over six years of extensive research continues at UBC to support the clay’s remarkable healing properties. Each episo ...
 
Exuberance Is Beauty is a fiction podcast set in 1940s Oregon. Based on the book by the same name [by Donna Barrow-Green], this literary podcast is akin to a scripted audio book and retains the depth and breadth of the novel. The story follows a fallen woman and the man obsessed with her. Vacillating between desire and fear, the story unfolds in escalating suspense. Amazon Reader writes: "A Searing Tale - 5 Stars-This is a socially important and poignant tale of a war widow's seduction. She ...
 
Join Sherriff Erasmus Dagger as he defends the city of New Chicago in the year 2999! Complete with a femme fatale love interest, an evil villain, and an annoying landlady, Erasmus Dagger tells a comedic tale that simultaneously parodies and pays homage to the sci-fi and western radio plays of the 1940s and 50s.
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946-1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949-1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later, Steve Dunne) as Sam Spade and Lurene Tuttle as his secretary Effie, and took a considerably more tongue-in-cheek approach to the character than ...
 
Explores the unique history of Bisham Village, telling the story of those who lived in and around Bisham Abbey in Berkshire. Each episode recounts the history, a personal story or the impact of an event; based on interviews with people who lived here all their lives, local knowledge and documents from the last 300 years. The War Years episodes recount life in the village after the Great War from 1918-1924 based on the delightful Bisham Parish Reports. The Abbey History episodes tell the stor ...
 
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Host Nate Wilcox is joined by R.J. Smith to talk about his book "The Great Black Way: L.A. in the 1940s and the Last African American Renaissance." It was a pivotal place and time in American music history that brought together gospel, jazz and blues and brought forth Rhythm & Blues and modern jazz. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podca…
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946–1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949–1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later…
 
Host Nate Wilcox welcomes music biz veteran Michael Oberman to discuss his book “Fast Forward, Play, and Rewind” a chronicle of the touring musicians of the late 1960s including some legendary anecdotes about David Bowie’s first visit to the USA, a legendary Led Zeppelin gig that may have never happened at all, Frank Zappa at a college gym and havi…
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 1134 - The Atom Man Part 13 (10/29/1945) ~ Episode 1135 - The Atom Man Part 14 (10/30/1945) ~ Episode 1136 - The Atom Man Part 15 (10/31/1945) ~ Episode 1137 - The Atom Man Part 16 (11/01/1945) ~ Episode 1138 - The Atom Man Part 17 (11/02/1945) ~ Episode 1139 - The Atom Man Pa…
 
Air Week: June 21-27, 2021 The Swallows The Swallows were one of the most underrated R&B vocal groups of the early 1950s. Hailing from Baltimore, they only scored 2 top 10 R&B hits during their 3 year stint with King Records, but collectors and aficionados know their catalog inside and out. The Swallows’ original lead tenor, Eddie Rich, joins Matt …
 
The shape of the village and tudor brickmaking, From parliament to the church, illegitimacy saves the day, the start and end of the Hoby Baronetcy of Bisham, the succession finally falters and fails. The Bisham estate passed to Edward and Thomas Posthumous Hobye, in 1609, a map of the estate was drawn up. The outline of the village is still similar…
 
“Signs of a pending eruption? hmm. Forbid access around the crater? Understood. In effect until further notice? I’ll send out a bulletin right away.” Sounds like something serious is going down. Join this episode’s Grue-Crew – Whitney Collazo, Chad Hunt, Daphne Monary-Ernsdorff, Joseph Perry, and Jeff Mohr – as they go old school a trip […]…
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 1126 - The Atom Man Part 5 (10/17/1945) ~ Episode 1127 - The Atom Man Part 6 (10/18/1945) ~ Episode 1128 - The Atom Man Part 7 (10/19/1945) ~ Episode 1129 - The Atom Man Part 8 (10/22/1945) ~ Episode 1130 - The Atom Man Part 9 (10/23/1945) ~ Episode 1131 - The Atom Man Part 10…
 
Episode 66 features music from Les Brown, Glenn Miller, Dinah Shore and no, I don't have that high energy delivery of Ernie Bubbles Whitman. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Co…
 
X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of…
 
After a terrible deed that rocked the very foundations of the space/time continuum, an intrepid band of time travelers tracks the one item that can restore balance to it all--a small pocket watch--to Victorian London. There, an encounter with the future Queen of England and an old nemesis leaves them scrambling to know what to do. This episode was …
 
Today Nate and Ryan continue their discussion of “Last Night A DJ Saved My Life - The History of the Disc Jockey” by Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton. This week’s episode focuses on the massive cultural impact of Acid House on Great Britain. Let It Roll is proud to be part of Pantheon Podcasts.By Pantheon Media
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 1118 - The Scarlet Widow Part 8 (10/05/1945) ~ Episode 1119 - The Scarlet Widow Part 9 (10/08/1945) ~ Episode 1120 - The Scarlet Widow Part 10 (10/09/1945) ~ Episode 1121 - The Scarlet Widow Part 11 (10/10/1945) ~ Episode 1122 - The Atom Man Part 1 (10/11/1945) ~ Episode 1123 …
 
Boston Blackie is a fictional character created by author Jack Boyle (October 19, 1881 – October 1928). Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in Boyle's stories, became a detective in adaptations for films, radio and television—an "enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend." Actor Chester Morris was the best-known Bl…
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 1110 - The Meteor Of Kryptonite Part 2 (09/25/1945) ~ Episode 1111 - The Scarlet Widow Part 1 (09/26/1945) ~ Episode 1112 - The Scarlet Widow Part 2 (09/27/1945) ~ Episode 1113 - The Scarlet Widow Part 3 (09/28/1945) ~ Episode 1114 - The Scarlet Widow Part 4 (10/01/1945) ~ Epi…
 
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. Wh…
 
Podcast host John Henderson and his wife Stephanie talk about the podcast and the recent passing of Jack Benny's daughter Joan Benny. October 15, 1950 – In real life Jack Benny is married to Mary Livingstone, in this episode Jack Benny dreams he is married to Mary. the special guest is their real life daughter Joan Benny. In the episode they mentio…
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 1102 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 8 (09/13/1945) ~ Episode 1103 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 9 (09/14/1945) ~ Episode 1104 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 10 (09/17/1945) ~ Episode 1105 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 11 (09/18/1945) ~ Episode 1106 - Dr. …
 
Today, we discuss The Blackburn Cult, one of the most bizarre and brutal groups to ever call The City Of Angels 'home'. Sign up for our newsletter at AmericanHauntingsPodcast.com Check out our new shirts at AmericanHauntingsClothing.com Follow us on Twitter @AmerHauntsPod, @TroyTaylor13, @CodyBeckSTL Follow us on Instagram @AmericanHauntingsPodcast…
 
Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s and the highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is one of the best-known come…
 
What a long, interesting spring it’s been! Elusive Films recorded a 10 episode series and we are excited to start sharing it with you. In the first episode EJ and Jay talk about dogs, Joe Biden, the American Rescue Plan, and the concept of the “first 100 days” of a presidency. We invite Dr. Allan Lichtman to discuss FDR and the New Deal to get an e…
 
Host Nate Wilcox is joined by musician and music historian Brooks Long to kick off their David Ritz book club with a discussion of his first book “Brother Ray: His Own Story” the classic autobiography Ritz co-wrote with Ray Charles. The conversation covers Charles' difficult childhood, his rise to fame with Atlantic Records, how he combined gospel …
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 383 - The Headless Indian Part 17 (11/18/1942) ~ Episode 1095 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 1 (09/04/1945) ~ Episode 1096 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 2 (09/05/1945) ~ Episode 1097 - Dr. Blythe's Confidence Gang Part 3 (09/06/1945) ~ Episode 1098 - Dr. Blythe's Co…
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946–1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949–1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later…
 
Air Date: June 14-20, 2021 The Story of Deacon Jones & Fanny Brown This week, we take a look at two of the most famous “characters” from 1940s and ’50s R&B: Deacon Jones and Fanny Brown. Sometimes these two were referenced in the same song, as in “Good Rockin’ Tonight” and sometimes they got their own songs, as in Louis Jordan’s “Deacon Jones” and …
 
Episode 65 includes recordings from Ella Fitzgerald, The Ink Spots, Larry Clinton and more. Ronnaldo thanks some new Hepcats for supporting the podcast. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are…
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 375 - The Headless Indian Part 9 (11/06/1942) ~ Episode 376 - The Headless Indian Part 10 (11/09/1942) ~ Episode 377 - The Headless Indian Part 11 (11/10/1942) ~ Episode 378 - The Headless Indian Part 12 (11/11/1942) ~ Episode 379 - The Headless Indian Part 13 (11/12/1942) ~ E…
 
Cool Vintage Music Released Now MMC 00038 The Mid-Modcasters Dave, Paula and Craig are joined by author and music producer David Gasten. Did you know about the "The Is Vintage Now" CDs and Exotica Moderne Magazine? Join the Mid Modcasters as they talk music and play some songs from the second CD. Do you have memories of exotica and Jazz from the da…
 
X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various timeslots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of…
 
Today hosts Nate Wilcox and Ryan Harkness continue their discussion of “Last Night A DJ Saved My Life - The History of the Disc Jockey” by Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton. This week’s episode focuses on Ibiza and the unique Balearic sub-genre it spawned as well as Belgian new beat and other Euro dance trends of the late 80s. Let It Roll is proud …
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 367 - The Headless Indian Part 1 (10/27/1942) ~ Episode 368 - The Headless Indian Part 2 (10/28/1942) ~ Episode 369 - The Headless Indian Part 3 (10/29/1942) ~ Episode 370 - The Headless Indian Part 4 (10/30/1942) ~ Episode 371 - The Headless Indian Part 5 (11/02/1942) ~ Episo…
 
Boston Blackie is a fictional character created by author Jack Boyle (October 19, 1881 – October 1928). Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in Boyle's stories, became a detective in adaptations for films, radio and television—an "enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend." Actor Chester Morris was the best-known Bl…
 
On this edition of Silver Age Heroes Radio Theater: Superman - ~ Episode 349 - Mystery In Arabia Part 2 (10/01/1942) ~ Episode 350 - Mystery In Arabia Part 3 (10/02/1942) ~ Episode 351 - Mystery In Arabia Part 4 (10/05/1942) ~ Episode 352 - Mystery In Arabia Part 5 (10/06/1942) ~ Episode 353 - Mystery In Arabia Part 6 (10/07/1942) ~ Episode 354 - M…
 
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. Wh…
 
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