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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"
 
Craig, Paula and Dave explore all things cool as kitschy from mid-century America, 1940s to the early 1970s. We talk about art, culture, architecture, entertainment, food, drink, you name it. Subscribe now and give us a great review! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-mid-modcast/support
 
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.
 
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 classic recordings, performances, and radio remotes from artists like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, The Andrews Sisters, Cab Calloway and many, many more. Vinyl pops and crackles are included. Don't forget to subscribe.
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
A serialized fiction podcast set in 1940s Oregon. Amazon Reader writes: "A Searing Tale - 5 Stars-This is a socially important and poignant tale of a war widow's seduction. She is impregnated and then abandoned by a clinically slick and selfish bastard, a married man without conscience. As the book moves on, I hoped he had done his worst, I hoped he would move on to other conquests. But he kept coming back." Story: Eve Miller, a young war widow, rebels against the ordinariness of womanhood i ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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)
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
Scarlet Passage is a podcast of sketch comedy and interviews done in the style of a 1940's radio suspense program. Performed by: Kelly Bolton, Caroline Neff, Brad Helm, Tony St. Clair written/produced/Edit: Brad Helm Art Work: Brad Oexeman Special Thanks: Columbia College Chicago, James Chafin, Brandon Campbell, Lacy Campbell, Dark Eyed Strangers, Brad Coxswain, Hansum Products
 
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 #AgentCarterAS Dont forget to follow @thestreamtv and the after show hosts on Tiwtter! Becca Scott - @thebeccascott Germar Derron - @aldeagermar Kyle Wallen - @thekylewallen theStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Marvel’s Agent Carter After Show! Tune in each week, live and on ...
 
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 #AgentCarterAS Don’t forget to follow @thestreamtv and the after show hosts on Tiwtter! Becca Scott - @thebeccascott Germar Derron - @aldeagermar Kyle Wallen - @thekylewallen theStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Marvel’s Agent Carter After Show! Tune in each week, live and o ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay:• Matthew Herder on why Canadians deserve greater transparency from the federal government• Samuel Veissière explains why we gather• Ibram X. Kendi on race and racism in the U.S. under the Trump presidency• Marilynne Robinson explores the legacy of segregation in the U.S.For more, visit:…
 
Hey there everyone! This episode features music by Bunny Berigan, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and more. We also hear a classic live recording from Duke Ellington and learn all about Goodyear Lifeguard Tires. ...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 …
 
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…
 
At 20 years old, Desiree Reid was doing her best to navigate the tumultuous waters of adulthood. She was on the right track and doing well, and then, she vanished. For 20 years her family has not given up hope of finding her, but the mystery endures: Where is Desiree Reid? (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://ww…
 
Every era had its music, the mid 20th century had several kinds from Jazz to crooners to rock. It was one of the most musically prolific times in history. Join Craig, Paula and Dave as they take a musical journey back to post WWII America and play the tunes of their lives from Brubeck to Bacharach and of course Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. Tell us…
 
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…
 
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…
 
For the final episode of October, it's time to sit down and watch the blue zombie cavalcade that is Dawn of the Dead! Who gave that zombie a whole cow bone to chew on? Why are so many robots farting on the soundtrack? Why didn't they just hide in their hiding spot from the bikers? Who had to mop up all that poster paint? Find out on this week's Tar…
 
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…
 
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 Week: October 26-November 1, 2020 NEW Halloween Rhythm & Blues Special Halloween has always been a frightfully good time of the year for the “Juke In The Back.” This year, Matt The Cat, along with Miss Rosie and Bobby The Bobcat bring you a completely new cauldron of ghoulishly spooky tunes from the 1940s and ’50s. The program is heavy with dev…
 
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay:• Maria Hinojosa shares the nuances that inform the Latino vote in the U.S. 2020 election• Yuval Noah Harari on his graphic adaptation of Sapiens and humanity's biggest challenges today• Exploring the power and peril of hope with Katie Stockdale…
 
“Father, the bullet. Pepe the watchman has a silver bullet. Get it and use it. Use it on me, father! You must use it — do you hear? You must use it! You must!” Yes. He heard. Join this episode’s Grue-Crew – Whitney Collazo, Chad Hunt, Jeff Mohr, and listener guest host Alistair Hughes – […]By Jeff Mohr
 
The Mid-Modcasters - Paula, Dave, and Craig re-live the Halloweens of their youth. The tastes of the candies, the sounds of the Haunted Mansion, and the sights of the TV specials, we have it all! Join us and live your favorite Halloweens all over again as we take a Tip Top Terrific and Splendidly Prolific Waltz Down Memory Lane! TTTSPWDML - We're n…
 
Hello there people! In this episode of the Big Band and Swing Podcast, Ronnaldo plays music by Ray Anthony, Jimmy Mundy, Wilbert Baranco, Jimmy Lunceford, Red Norvo and more. Dinah Shore also recommends to See the USA in Your Chevrolet. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your…
 
"—And the Moon Be Still as Bright" (June 2001/2032) First published in Thrilling Wonder Stories, June 1948. "—And the Moon Be Still as Bright" is the story of the Fourth Expedition after it lands on Mars. Shortly after landing, crewman Hathaway surveys the planet and reports that he could not find a living Martian among the modern and ancient citie…
 
The Lake Arrowhead Repertory Theatre Company and Foley Marra Studios presents Quiet Please: The 1940's Radio Plays Reimagined. Our Director, Chuck Marra, introduces our new series of classic radio plays and what listeners can expect. Written by Wyllis Cooper Directed by Chuck & Megan Marra Sound Design by Todd Gajdusek Quiet Please Theme licensed t…
 
DNA is thought to be the touchdown of criminal investigation. If you find it at a scene, you're all set for a speedy arrest and conviction, right? In this minisode, we discuss the reality behind DNA processing in South Africa, and why it may not be the tool we think it is (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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…
 
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 Week: October 19-25, 2020 Unsung Ladies of R&B This week, the “Juke In The Back” solutes the Unsung Ladies of R&B! We’ll dig deep into a stack of shellac from some women you know, like Varetta Dillard, Ann Cole and The Cookies, as well as from some that you may not know, such as Gwen Johnson and Bonita Cole. Matt The Cat will also feature an au…
 
This week on The Sunday Magazine with host Piya Chattopadhyay:• The U.S. 2020 election, according to Facebook• The Toronto Raptors turn 25• Word Processing: The election edition• A 'viral' birdsong makes new revelations about animal culture• Canada's unsung healthcare heroes: Minnie AkparookFor more, visit: www.cbc.ca/1.5764900…
 
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