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Turn back the dial with the Firehouse Radio Players! Our cast of voice actors and sound effects artists present an evening of original comedies in the style of shows from the Golden Age of Radio. There's outer space excitement in "The Thrilling Adventures of Captain Fremulon," soft-boiled crime drama with "Cliff Hanger, Private Eye," and more! Recorded live at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, Virginia.
 
On The Rode Show Podcast, anything goes as long as it's about baseball. National Supervisor Nathan Rode and National Crosschecker Shooter Hunt discuss top prospects and news. On occasion, they're joined by Director of College Scouting David Seifert, President Sean Duncan, and various PBR state directors. Prep Baseball Report has evolved into one of the country’s biggest and most respected independent scouting services, with a singular focus of providing comprehensive year-round coverage in e ...
 
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Through the 40s and 50s, Margaret Whiting was one of America's most popular singing stars. She recorded and performed through the 90s, but she took on relatively few dramatic acting roles. Whiting did, however, lend her powerful voice to four episodes of "radio's outstanding theater of thrills." We'll hear her star (and sing) in the dramatic recrea…
 
Grand Final Preview and Predictions, NBL 1st and 2nd Teams, the fan drama in Perth and question time. Struggling? Reach out to Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14 Twitter: Joseph via @nblpocketpod and Andrew via @andrewcanion Patreon: patreon.com/nblpocketpodcast Booktopia: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/c/2324741/607517/9632 Join us on Twitch: https://ww…
 
Both Finals series are going the distance. Talking all things Game ones and twos plus a look ahead to who's winning Game three and why. Twitter: Joseph via @nblpocketpod and Andrew via @andrewcanion Patreon: patreon.com/nblpocketpodcast Booktopia: https://booktopia.kh4ffx.net/c/2324741/607517/9632 Join us on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/nblpp Spec…
 
Gerald Mohr's voice blasted like a .45 automatic when he starred as Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe in one of radio's best hard-boiled detective dramas. But the actor could also be heard as the glib gumshoe Archie Goodwin and an amorous French teacher on Our Miss Brooks. We'll hear Mohr in a pair of Marlowe mysteries: "The Heart of Gold" (origina…
 
Warren William, one of the kings of pre-Code Hollywood, won over audiences with his powerful portrayals of slightly unscrupulous characters. He was the first actor to play Perry Mason on screen, and he made nine films as The Lone Wolf, a reformed thief turned sleuth. For his one appearance on Suspense, William reprised the role of the Lone Wolf in …
 
A three man weave with Boti Nagy. We finally plucked up the courage to ask Boti for a threesome. We all came out on top though. We broke down every award, every Semi Final series, the impact of the A-League's $200-million TV deal on the NBL and cast an eye over the dead (ADL, NZB, BNE, SYD). Twitter: Joseph via @nblpocketpod and Andrew via @andrewc…
 
We're throwing an early birthday party for the great Bob Bailey, a radio legend who starred in a pair of long-running detective dramas. We'll hear him as George Valentine in "The Four-Sided Triangle" (originally aired on Mutual on March 21, 1949) and "Out of Mind" (originally aired on Mutual on May 2, 1949) from Let George Do It. Then, he's Johnny …
 
Character actor Keenan Wynn returns for his final appearances on Suspense in a pair of shows that show of the silly and serious sides of "radio's outstanding theater of thrills." First, Wynn co-stars with Hume Cronyn in a comedic tale of embezzlement - "Double Entry" (originally aired on CBS on December 20, 1945). Then, he stars in "The Night Revea…
 
We're celebrating Vincent Price's birthday with three of his radio performances - shows that feature him as both sinner and Saint. First, he stars as Simon Templar in "Marvin Hickerson, Private Eye" (originally aired on NBC on December 3, 1950) and "Next of Kin" (originally aired on CBS on February 18, 1951). Then, he's a murderer haunted by his co…
 
Phil Silvers broke out on Broadway before he became a household name as the scheming Sgt. Bilko on TV's The Phil Silvers Show. The funny man showed off another side of himself in "The Swift Rise of Eddie Albright" on Suspense (originally aired on CBS on April 3, 1947). Plus, we'll hear him welcome his buddy Frank Sinatra to an episode of radio's Th…
 
Selecting the Boomers team/squad, Cotton is gone but not forgotten, Mooney's MVP case, the realm of the relegated, laying the knives into the Bullets and some love for the loveable 'garbage men' of Trash Talk. Buy a copy of Mahervellous: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mahervellous-The-Brett-Maher-Story-by-Boti-Nagy-Paperback-2008/402587781926 Twitter:…
 
When Dashiell Hammett put pen to paper, he forever changed the genre of detective fiction. He created characters and stories that popularized the hard-boiled school, and those tales still entertain readers today. Hammett's works were adapted for successful films, television shows, and radio dramas. In this birthday salute to the author, we'll hear …
 
The star of Shadow of a Doubt and The Third Man returns for more old time radio thrillers. Joseph Cotten stars in two tales of Suspense and plays three different characters. First, he plays a pair of twin brothers with a deadly case of sibling rivalry in "The Pasteboard Box" (originally aired on CBS on January 17, 1946). Then, Cotten may hold the k…
 
This episode is the sporting podcast equivalent of finishing your homework on the bus ride to school the morning it's due. Half-ranting, half-pontificating. Buy a copy of Mahervellous: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mahervellous-The-Brett-Maher-Story-by-Boti-Nagy-Paperback-2008/402587781926 Twitter: @nblpocketpod and @andrewcanion Patreon: patreon.com…
 
Tax Day has come and gone, and hopefully your interactions with the IRS were as smooth and painless as possible. This week, we'll hear some old time radio stars contend with the tax man. First, Fibber McGee gets a jump start on his accounting (originally aired on NBC on January 11, 1944). Then, Lou Costello has to come up with some quick cash to pa…
 
Nathan Rode discusses his looks at Daylen Lile and Benny Montgomery, as well as Will Koger and Michael Morales, with Shooter Hunt. David Seifert comes on to talk about his trip to see Wake Forest at Virginia and then the crew talks about draft slots, pools and accounting.By Prep Baseball Report
 
On May 16, 1942, listeners heard the first strange story told by The Whistler. The sinister narrator presented tales of men and women plotting and committing murder, only to see their plans undone in a final curtain twist. Bill Forman voices the Whistler in three shows that will keep you guessing: "Boomerang" (originally aired on CBS on March 11, 1…
 
With her powerful, belting voice and inimitable stage presence, Ethel Merman became one of the biggest stars on Broadway and the queen of musical comedy. Her performances were acclaimed, and the songs she introduced onstage became standards - tunes like "I Got Rhythm" and "There's No Business Like Show Business." She made one visit to Suspense as a…
 
We're spending time with Phil, Alice, Elliott, Julius, and the kids in a pair of shows from one of radio's best sitcoms. First, a new start time for the show causes trouble between Phil and his musicians (originally aired on NBC on September 30, 1951). Then, the kids are pressing Phil for a pool (originally aired on NBC on May 17, 1953).…
 
A chaotic #NBL21 chat attack with @andrewcanion Topics: - Are the @PerthWildcats a lock for the title? - The @BrisbaneBullets say 'no pay, no way' Magnay - Does the Adel departure hurt Goorjian's Boomers case? - Apologies to the @Adelaide36ers - Low MELB attendances Buy a copy of Mahervellous: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mahervellous-The-Brett-Mahe…
 
Without Edith Meiser, Sherlock Holmes might never have found enduring success and popularity in the United States. It was Meiser, a writer and Broadway actress, who persuaded a network and a sponsor that Holmes could be a viable radio property and she singlehandedly wrote his radio adventures for years. Along with faithful adaptations of classic st…
 
Jeff Chandler returns to the podcast in another pair of old time radio thrillers. First, he stars in a story set to the lyrics of a haunting ballad in "My True Love's Hair" (originally aired on CBS on October 19, 1953). Then, Chandler is on trial for crimes committed to preserve the anti-Nazi underground in "Death at Skirkerud Pond" (originally air…
 
When Jack Benny came down with pneumonia in the spring of 1943 and he had to miss a month of shows, an unlikely guest host stepped in to fill his shoes. For four episodes, Orson Welles poked fun at himself and joined in the jokes with Benny's gang - Mary, Phil, Dennis, Don, and Rochester - and showed off his comedy chops on one of the funniest show…
 
Tyler Harvey's MVP case, a Luc Longley revisionist history, Bryce Cotton's slump, FREE Jack McVeigh! and roster rumours (Magnay & Adel). Special thanks to Nick Tan (Bryce Cotton logo) and Alex Canion (theme tune). Longley can't make the layup - 1995 ECF G6 (1:56:36 min mark): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmq3FHY5TYo Buy a copy of Mahervellous: h…
 
In the first part of a birthday salute to the great Orson Welles, we'll hear him co-star with My Friend Irma leading lady Marie Wilson in a screwball comedy-murder mystery from The Campbell Playhouse. They star as husband and wife private eyes in "There's Always a Woman" (originally aired on CBS on December 17, 1939). Then, Welles recreates his big…
 
Two-time Oscar nominee John Garfield broke out of the New York theatre scene, and his star burned brightly until he ran afoul of the House Un-American Activities Committee. Known for his intense performances and his battles with his studio to find stronger scripts, Garfield made memorable impressions in movies like The Postman Always Rings Twice an…
 
Kai Sotto first impressions, Josh Giddey declares for the NBA Draft, Patreon questions, Casper Ware's a stud, starting lineup dead spots and 'Dr Jois' is in session Special thanks to Nick Tan (Bryce Cotton logo) and Alex Canion (theme tune). Buy a copy of Mahervellous: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mahervellous-The-Brett-Maher-Story-by-Boti-Nagy-Pape…
 
The brilliant comedienne Eve Arden brought wit and charm to the role of Connie Brooks, Madison High School's favorite English teacher. She stood at the center of one of radio's best casts, and her performance makes Our Miss Brooks one of the best sitcoms of the era. In honor of her birthday, we'll hear a pair of episodes - first, there's a cafeteri…
 
David Seifert discusses his weekend at Miami (Ohio) vs. Kent State, with Nathan Rode and Shooter Hunt, which included big arms like Sam Bachman. The guys also discuss observations from the showdown between Mississippi State and Vanderbilt, while again debating Rocker vs. Leiter. The MLB Draft League is a month away from opening day, so a couple of …
 
On April 24, 1949, radio fans met Dick Powell as Richard Diamond, Private Detective. The only radio gumshoe who wrapped up his case of the week with a song, Diamond was one of the best sleuths to come out of the radio era thanks to scripts from Blake Edwards and the smooth, polished performance of Powell - an actor who could play both comedy and cr…
 
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