Best 1940s podcasts we could find (Updated September 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
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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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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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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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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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Speakeasy; Retro Radio Theater
 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...…
 
What was Casablanca really like during World War II? An interview with Anita Bohbot, the 93-year-old author of “Rebel,” the memoirs of a rebellious Jewish girl in 1940s Casablanca, who breaks the rules of her own society in pursuit of her own truth. Anita takes you from war-torn Morocco, to the wreckage and marvels of postwar Europe and, finall ...…
 
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 ...…
 
GB2RS NEWS Sunday the 17th of September 2017 The news headlines: Latest RadCom Plus now available Please keep clear of hurricane nets Tunisia legalises individual amateur licences The latest issue of RadCom Plus is now available. It contains features on vertical phased arrays, an APRS tracker and looks at how to get a professional finish to you ...…
 
Jump on board as Chris and Mackenzie venture through the Disney Animated Canon! Part 2 takes them into the 1940’s and the Not-So-Golden Age of Disney animation! We go into The Three Caballeros and the anthology series of films from through the 40’s. Donald gets some friends! What is problematic about an animated duck being attracted to women? W ...…
 
How has western vegetarianism risen, within living memory, from fringe to mainstream choice? And how has veganism gone from nowhere to everywhere? Episode 15: Liberation This final episode recounts the growth of veganism, vegetarianism, and the modern animal advocacy movement. Ian treads in the footsteps of the handful of pioneers who set up th ...…
 
Remembering The Village Voice, Jay Thomas, Tobe Hooper, Felo Ramirez, Bea Wain For 62 years, The Village Voice was New York City’s premier alternative newspaper. It featured stories uncovering corruption, classified ads, and the writings of such luminaries as Nat Hentoff and Norman Mailer, as well as the drawings of Jules Feiffer. Jay Thomas wa ...…
 
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Remembering The Passed
 
Remembering Jerry Lewis, Barbara Cook, Dick Gregory Jerry Lewis was one of the most recognizable show business figures in America for over seven decades. In the late 1940’s and early 1950’s he was paired with Dean Martin as one of the most popular duos in show business. Then he became a solo act and starred in his own brand of comedy movie. Fin ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1941 Name Artist Album Year Comments Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Lew Williams Give My Regards To Broadway [OSP CD] 2000 4-78 Wurlitzer, Organ Stop Pizza, Mesa AZ; basis originally 3-15 Denver Theatre, Denver CO Daddy Bill Vlasak Slow Boat To China [WJV CD] 1990 4-42 Wurlitzer, Paramount Music Palace, Indianapolis, IN; ori ...…
 
Release Date 52/07/19. 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 ...…
 
Mary had stern messages when she visited two places in Germany in the 1940s. “The world must drink the cup of wrath to the bottom because of the countless sins that offend her Sons’s heart.” You may view the illus
 
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Tales of Times Square, The Tapes by Josh Alan Friedman
 
Pee Wee Marquette was the caustic M.C. at historic jazz club, Birdland, during the 1940s and ’50s.The short-tempered midget spent the last 25 years of his life as doorman-greeter for Hawaii Kai, a schlock tourist restaurant next door to the Winter Garden Theatre in Times Square. Come bend your ear to another voice of Lost New York.…
 
Captain America On today’s show we discuss Captain America! You may recognize him as the patriotic super soldier that fights off evil armed with his indestructible shield, But did you know he also possesses the power to wield Thor’s Hammer? Our own, sketch comedians Imran and Phil are back live on the drawing boards. Captain America is a fictio ...…
 
Things start off with a bit of scandal this week as Todd leads the gang on a journey of discovery about how dating was in the 1940's and 1950's.Todd gets a little upset when his title gets devalued, Google's #1 user is Lauren, Mitch's chair is broken and he's still stuck in 1920's Boston, the gang can't tell the difference between Han Solo and ...…
 
1940s: A Decade in Music ~ 1940 Name Artist Album Year Comments Tuxedo Junction Eddie Osborn Fabulous Eddie Vol. 2 [Replica 515] 4-24 Wurlitzer, Replica Studio, Des Plaines, IL (William Huck) I Concentrate On You Jim Riggs Paramount On Parade 1989 4-26 Wurlitzer, Paramount Theatre, Oakland, CA How High The Moon Barry Baker A Barry Baker Concert ...…
 
Look -- up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Old Fan's Commentary On SUPERMAN! This week we flip back-and-forth between 1940 and 1948 to watch two different incarnations of Superman!----more---- We'll watch the earliest (and arguably best) animated adventures of Superman. Produced by Max and Dave Fleischer, the 1940s animated Supe ...…
 
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When Big Jim was governor in the 1940s, there no interstate highways, a lot of roads weren't even paved. It took longer to get around the state by car than it does now...By byoung@APR.ORG (byoung).
 
Where I grew up Little League baseball was king. In fact, baseball was one of the most popular sports for boys at that time. Or at least it was for me. I think I started playing baseball when I was five or six years old. My childhood was forged by the friendships built and the competition played to win and to lose. Some of my most fondest memor ...…
 
Release Date 52/07/05. 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 ...…
 
SHAZAM!The Dark Knight Really Begins! Today on Tales From SYL Ranch, we slip back in time once again to the early 1940s. Our first film is the first adaptation of any comics superhero to film: The Adventures of Captain Marvel. We'll then go on to the first adaptation of Batman to the screen with Batman. The two serials are classic examples of w ...…
 
ExploreTraveler Presentshttps://exploretraveler.comADVENTURE AHEAD!Adventure Ahead Episode 14 Storm On The SeaAdventure Ahead! was a brilliant Summer feature for 1944. Comprised of fourteen stirring adventure novels and stories from among America's greatest fiction writers, its somewhat more masculine orientation may have kept some of the young ...…
 
DEAR FOLKS: A MEMOIR OF 500 LETTERS by Richard Leighton The book is a collection of letters that recount the personal and professional life of Dr. Richard F. Leighton, M.D., Sc.D. (Hon) a cardiologist and physician educator. This is a very personal book based on four decades of letters written to his family from the 1940s to the 1980s. Unbeknow ...…
 
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Neil Milton on Radio Kampus
 
Catching up by uploading the last couple of shows, I don’t have much to say other than this is a great show this week, from new Dream Wife to something from the 1940s… enjoy. radio.neilmilton.co.uk facebook twitter neil@radiokampus.fm
 
ExploreTraveler Presentshttps://exploretraveler.comADVENTURE AHEAD!Adventure Ahead Episode 13 GreenmantleAdventure Ahead! was a brilliant Summer feature for 1944. Comprised of fourteen stirring adventure novels and stories from among America's greatest fiction writers, its somewhat more masculine orientation may have kept some of the young fema ...…
 
Karyn and I bumped paths while still working in a hostel in Costa Rica. She is hard to miss between her immeasurable height, voice, and personality to match. As boisterous as her presence is, she is attracted to the relaxed, Caribbean sway that is hard to come by in frigid Minnesota. I bring her on initially to tell a regional American joke tha ...…
 
ExploreTraveler Presentshttps://exploretraveler.comADVENTURE AHEAD!Adventure Ahead Episode 12 Hill LawyerAdventure Ahead! was a brilliant Summer feature for 1944. Comprised of fourteen stirring adventure novels and stories from among America's greatest fiction writers, its somewhat more masculine orientation may have kept some of the young fema ...…
 
As children, both Dr. Leonard Richardson & I, Etienne A. Gibbs, knew Mr. Amadeo Estrill as the friendliest man on St. Thomas who wasn't shy to walk up to anyone and spark a friendly conversation after a greeting of "Good morning!" or "Good afternoon!". Everyone on Main Street in Downtown Charlotte Amalie knew Mr. Estrill by his unique features: ...…
 
ExploreTraveler Presentshttps://exploretraveler.comADVENTURE AHEAD!Adventure Ahead Episode 11 One of the 28thAdventure Ahead! was a brilliant Summer feature for 1944. Comprised of fourteen stirring adventure novels and stories from among America's greatest fiction writers, its somewhat more masculine orientation may have kept some of the young ...…
 
ExploreTraveler Presentshttps://exploretraveler.comADVENTURE AHEAD!Adventure Ahead Episode 10 The Talking DrumsAdventure Ahead! was a brilliant Summer feature for 1944. Comprised of fourteen stirring adventure novels and stories from among America's greatest fiction writers, its somewhat more masculine orientation may have kept some of the youn ...…
 
Listen to a recent book talk by author Elizabeth Poliner whose novel As Close to Us as Breathing takes us to the 1940’s when Connecticut’s beach colonies were segregated by ethnicity and religion. Poliner masterfully weaves the story of a multi-generational Jewish family and a fatal accident in 1948, all set in “Bagel Beach” a real Jewish beach ...…
 
The gang gets together, apologizes for Episode 3, learns a little Italian, Kuykendall tries to redeem himself (not so successfully), and then Lauren takes us on a trip back to turn of the 20th century for look at how people dated from the 1900's to the 1920's. We learn a lot about the origin of modern dates, early forms of birth control, and th ...…
 
Patrick Lower started his audio engineering career of recording and producing sound in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With his sight keenly set upon a career in the recording industry, he furthered his experience by working as an audio engineer at Artisan studios. Patrick’s engineering career which has spanned a eight year period has allowed him to work w ...…
 
Release Date 52/07/12. 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 ...…
 
Release Date 52/05/31. 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 ...…
 
Golden Age, here we come! Journey back to the early 1940s with the adventures of THE BLACK OWL! Who? Bad puns aside, listen and find out about this forgotten hero of a bygone era. Find us on Twitter @CoffeeComicsBlg or email coffeeandcomicspodcast@gmail.com Website is coffeeandcomicspodcast.blogspot.com Check out this issue online at https://di ...…
 
Lauren and Jetta review the wrestling document Lipstick and Dynamite, Piss and Vinegar: the First Ladies of Wrestling. It focuses on women's wrestling in the 1940's and 1950's and circles around controversial (read: fucking asshole) figure Fabulous Moolah, and other greats like Mae Young, Joyce Grable, Gladys Gillem, and Penny Banner. Figure ou ...…
 
The Edinburgh Festival was founded 70 years ago in the aftermath of World War Two. 1947 was a year of shortages and rationing, and the idea of starting an arts festival in Scotland's capital city must have seemed highly ambitious. Yet with the support of the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Rudolf Bing, the general manager of Glydenbourne Festival Op ...…
 
Travel Fever! Name Artist Album Year Comments On The Road To Mandalay Al Melgard At The Chicago Stadium Vol. 1 [Audio Fidelity AFSD 5886] 1958 6-51 Barton, Chicago Stadium Blue Hawaii Dan Bellomy Pipe-Pourri [Beldale CD] 1986 3-23 Wurlitzer, Robert Trousdale Studio, Santa Ana, CA; M.B. Gordy, percussions Russian Rag Lyn Larsen Vintage Classics ...…
 
Release Date 52/06/07. 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 ...…
 
In the first part of our three part discussion, Prince Hal and I examine the history of Blackhawk the title, the character, and the team, from their creation at Quality Comics in the 1940's, through the many cancellations and reboots of the 60's and 70's at DC Comics, and the events that led to the 1982 reboot of the title by Mark Evanier and D ...…
 
In Episode #3, Alex, Kim, and Rad Chinese folks brainstorm ways to guide friends and family to see and discard their role in perpetuating model minority myth, in the context of its early history discussed in Episode #1. How do you re-define success in the context of white supremacy, immigrant parents, and anti-blackness? Tune-in to hear how Ale ...…
 
In Episode #2, Alex, Kim, and Rad Chinese folks reflect on the nature of model minority myth in the context of their family history and experience, in response to its early history discussed in Episode #1. When your family immigrated to the US gives the model minority myth a different flavor, but does that make it less anti-black or classist? T ...…
 
In Episode #1, Alex Au and Kim The discuss the model minority myth’s historical origins for Chinese in America in the 1940s. The Myth asserts anti-blackness and classism through erasure, even back then before it was given a name. Understanding the history and especially Chinese people’s complicity in the making of the Myth gives us a foundation ...…
 
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