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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"
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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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True Crime South Africa — Serial killers are not a modern concept. These terrifying predators have been hunting victims for far longer than we know. In this episode, we explore some of the first cases of serial murder in South Africa, and find out how these "pioneers" of dastardly deeds, paved the way for those who would come after them. Support th…
 
This week Bill decided to give us a break and talk about some Looney Tunes from the 1940s! Duck Amuck, Rabbit of Seville, Duck Dodgers, Fast and Furry-ous, Feed the Kitty and The Dover Boys! How does Warner Bros stack up to Disney at the time? Are the cartoons still funny when you're old and bitter? Find out on this week's Tardy to the Party!…
 
Remembering Korla Pandit and revealing his secrets. Korla Pandit, the amazing musician who played entrancing exotic music as he silently stared into the television camera with his mesmerizing gaze was not what you were led to believe. Korla had a secret and if it was found out, he would have lost his career and quite possibly his family. Even after…
 
September 30, 1945 - It's daylight savings and Jack Benny is back from his USO tour and ready for a new season. Jack mentions his summer replacment, Wayne King, Phil Harris' song "That's what I Like About The South", radio programs like The Great Gildersleeve, Cass Daley, Kay Kyser, Edger Bergan and Charlie McCarthy, Fred Allen, The Lone Ranger (Al…
 
Ever wonder how artists to appear on the Grand Old Opry? Well, Jordan Pettit is the answer. He’s the artist relations representative who helps decide who gets onto the stage at the country music tradition, so he’s seen a little of everything over his years spent in the music industry in Nashville. In this episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Jordan si…
 
Air Week: September 21-27, 2020 Joe Liggins There were so many important figures in post WWII Rhythm & Blues that helped build what would become Rock n’ Roll. Today’s popular culture has left so many musical pioneers behind and this week the “Juke In The Back” features Joe Liggins, one such pioneer who’s been largely forgotten. Liggins scored one o…
 
The Mid-Modcasters Dave, Paula, and Craig dive into the Space Age with the Space Race, Space Age Bachelor Pad Music, and Googie architecture. Architecture. There are twists and turns; in the end, America wins the Space Race in the short term, but the international effort to expand our knowledge and exploration of space continues. Also - Congratulat…
 
Hello there Big Band Fans! This episode features some great songs by Jimmy Lunceford, Benny Goodman, Sam Donahue, Louis Jordan and more. Let's listen to some great Swing music together and maybe, just maybe, share some cupcakes. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Ban…
 
This week Bill and Daniel are talking about quite the mix of Disney shorts! This week starts off real show with: Mickey and the Seal, Pluto's Purchase, Bone Bandit, Mickey Down Under, then gets good with, All in a Nutshell and Winter Storage! Can they survive 4 Pluto shorts in a row? Find out on this week's Tardy to the Party!…
 
In this week’s episode of The Fred Minnick Show, Fred is joined by Jared Allen, a 12-year player in the NFL, a defensive who tallied 136 quarterback sacks and won a Super Bowl with the Carolina Panthers after having played for the Chiefs, Vikings and Bears. In this episode, they talk a little football and sip a little whiskey. Jared talks about how…
 
Air Week: September 14-20, 2020 The Heartbeats With so many wonderful vocal groups present during the 1950s, it took a few distinct ones to lead the pack and blaze the trail. The Heartbeats are always right up there with The Clovers, Harptones, Moonglows, Flamingos and the other leaders who carried the torch lit by the Orioles and Ravens during the…
 
“I have conquered science! Why can’t I conquer love?” That’s the age-old question, isn’t it? Join this episode’s Grue-Crew – Whitney Collazo, Chad Hunt, Joseph Perry, and Jeff Mohr – as they show some mad love for Peter Lorre’s performance in Mad Love (1935). Decades of Horror: The Classic EraEpisode 81 – Mad Love (1935) […]…
 
Greetings Swingers! In this episode we hear from Count Basie, Hal McIntyre, Raymond Scott, Woody Herman and Bing Crosby. Ronnaldo also discusses delicious canned meat. ...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 t…
 
True Crime South Africa — On the 2nd of March 2016, Eugeine Zane Nel didn't go to work. Home sick with a migraine, his girlfriend left him asleep in bed. He has not been seen since (24-hr trauma helpline 082-821-3447) (Support the show on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/truecrimesa) (Support the show on PayPal https://www.paypal.me/truecrimesa) (ht…
 
Mid Century Conveniences That We Want! MMC # 10 Living in the 21st century brings with it technological advances that were supposed to make our lives easier and give us more free time, but we seem to have become servants of phones, TVs, the internet, and so much more. The free time that we once had before being so “connected” seems to have faded aw…
 
January 17, 1937 - The Jack Benny / Fred Allen feud continues with Fred claiming that Jack's violin only had two strings. Plus Jack and the cast continue the Buck Benny saga with a special guest star - Universal Pictures western star Buck Jones. Plus Andy Devine. and references to William S Hart, Harry Cooper the golfer, and movies "The Good Earth"…
 
American rapper and activist Killer Mike (Michael Render) joins The Fred Minnick Show this week, checking in to do a tasting and chat with Fred about a variety of topics. Mike has appeared in several films and frequently speaks on issues such as social inequality and police brutality. As a musician, he has released five albums since 2003 and also f…
 
Hello Swing Fans! This episode features some great music by Chick Webb, Les Brown, Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters and more. By the way, count how many times I say "great" in the first segment. Yipes! ...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…
 
January 10, 1937 - After Jack Benny's little comment last week, Fred Allen really ramps up the feud on his show by asking each of his amateur guests about Jack's violin playing. Jack Benny also hosted the Paramount Silver Jubilee for Adolph Zukor. They mention Carole Lombard, Clark Gable, Fred MacMurray and Mary Boland. Plus some older terms - "fri…
 
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