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Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, he was a safecracker, a hardened criminal who had served time in a California prison. Prowling the underworld as a detective in adaptations for films, radio and television, the detective Boston Blackie was "an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend." The Boston Blackie radio series, starring Chester Morris, began June 23, 1944, on NBC as ...
 
Gunsmoke was a long-running American old-time radio and television Western drama created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. The stories took place in or about Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The radio version ran from 1952 to 1961, and is commonly regarded as one of the finest radio dramas of all time; the television version ran from 1955 to 1975 and still holds the record for the longest-running U.S. prime time fictional television program.
 
The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, was a radio-TV comedy series which ran for more than three decades and is generally regarded as a high-water mark in 20th-century comedy. Jack Benny (February 14, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois â December 26, 1974 in Beverly Hills, California), born Benjamin Kubelsky, was an American comedian, vaudeville performer, and radio, television, and film actor. He was one of the biggest stars in classic American radio and was also a major television personalit ...
 
X Minus One is widely considered among the finest science fiction dramas ever produced for radio. The first 15 episodes were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder were adaptations of newly published science fiction stories by leading writers in the field, including Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein, Frederik Pohl and Theodore Sturgeon, along with a few original scripts. For baby boomer's that liked The Outer Limits and The Twilight Zone and for ...
 
Old Time Radio Network Detectives Stories, continues America's love affair with private eyes. Each week we give you "Just the facts" with all detective and cop shows. We will listen to Dragnet, unraveling another murder mystery, Richard Denning and Barbara Britton in Mr. and Mrs. North telling the story of intrigue. Crime dramas include Treasury Men in Action, Dick Tracy, Sherlock Holmes, Broadway is My Beat,Night Beat,Richard Diamond, Boston Blackie, and The Adventures of Sam Spade.
 
Counterspy was an espionage drama radio series that aired on the NBC Blue Network (later the ABC) and Mutual from May 18, 1942 to November 29, 1957. David Harding (played by Don MacLaughlin) was the chief of the United States Counterspies, a unit engaged during World War II in counterintelligence against Japan's Black Dragon and Germany's Gestapo.
 
Our Miss Brooks starring Eve Arden Who played the fun-loving but sometimes frazzled English teacher at Madison High School, Our Miss Brooks . Probably the most famous teacher ever on radio, Connie Brooks was a wonderful combination of sincere and smart, and Eve Arden played her perfectly. From the very beginning of the radio run in 1948, Our Miss Brooks became a favorite of women, high school kids and parents across the nation.
 
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Informed by his direct experience with stigma and the mental health care system, Mark Henick dedicated his life from an early age to opening minds and creating change. He has previously served as the youngest president of a provincial Canadian Mental Health Association division in history, the youngest member of the board of directors for the Menta…
 
Erik Raschke received an M.A. in Creative Writing from the City College of New York. His first novel, The Book of Samuel (St. Martin's Press in 2009) was translated into Italian and nominated for the prestigious Printz award. His short stories and essays have been published in, among others, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Hazlit…
 
Deana Driver is an award-winning author, editor, book publisher, and retired journalist. She was a freelance journalist for 30 years and, in 2008, founded DriverWorks Ink publishing, which specializes in inspiring non-fiction books about Prairie people and publishes other genres connected to non-fiction stories. Deana (pronounced dee-na) has writte…
 
Kaj Hasselriis is a Canadian journalist, community activist and politician. Kaj has a journalism degree from Toronto's Ryerson University. Kaj worked as a reporter and producer for CBC Television. Hasselriis served as the Manitoba campaign manager for Jack Layton's leadership bid in 2002. He also played a key role as a member of Toronto mayor David…
 
Morgan Murray grew up on a farm near the same backwoods central Alberta village as figure-skating legend Kurt Browning. He now lives in the backwoods of Cape Breton with his wife, cartoonist Kate Beaton, Mary the baby, Agnes the dog, Reggie the cat, Peggy the ditch kitten, and six chickens without names because they all look alike. He has a BA in C…
 
Kevin Major (born September 12, 1949) is a Canadian author who lives in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador with his wife. He writes for both young people and adults, including fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, and plays. The novels were usually set on the island of Newfoundland. In 1992, he was awarded the Vicky Metcalf Award for his body o…
 
Check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/talkingbooksandstuff1 Melissa was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario. When she was 19, she was returning home from a night out with her friends in Detroit, Michigan. She became stranded on the freeway just minutes away from the Detroit-Windsor tunnel. She was subsequently robbed at gunpoint, kidnapp…
 
Check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/talkingbooksandstuff1 H. Paul Doucette is a widower living Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He spent his life travelling and working in dozens of countries as a transportation specialist. A self described 'hippie' he hitch hiked all over North America and parts of Mexico. He was active during the civil rights…
 
Check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/talkingbooksandstuff1 Billy Newton-Davis grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and as a teenager he was one of two lead singers in a local soul band called “The Illusions”. Billy received Junos for best R&B/soul recording for his first two albums "Love Is a Contact Sport" (1986) and "Spellbound" (1989), a…
 
Check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/talkingbooksandstuff1 Mary Harelkin Bishop has lived in Canada for most of her life, she was actually born in Hillsdale, Michigan, on April 30, 1958. Even though Mary has authored four books about the adventures of a contemporary teenager, Andrea Talbot, and her younger brother, Tony, in the tunnels …
 
Clint Malarchuk is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) between 1981 and 1992. He has been a coach for four NHL teams and two minor league teams, most recently the Calgary Flames. He was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta, raised in Edmonton, Alberta, and lives in Alberta and Nevada.…
 
Diane Bator has been a writer since she was able to hold a pencil and tell a story. An avid hiker, Reiki Master and martial artist, she loves to make a mess in the kitchen and putters in the garden at will. Joining the Headwaters Writers' Group in 2007 was the catalyst for unearthing several old writing projects. Her first murder mystery, Murder on…
 
In her book "Extraterrestrial Contact" she helps any "Contactee" or "Experiencer" come to terms with their encounter and gives a lot of advice on how to deal with these, sometimes, deeply unsettling experiences. Kathleen spearheads a new frontier into ET contact and actually helps you come to terms with the psychological affects many encounter, and…
 
Author of Owl Eyes: A Fairy Tale (Fire & Ice YA, 2018) and Lentils in Black Rice: Myths and Fairy Tales (2019), Molly holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and English from the University of Pennsylvania. From 2004 until 2008, she was an editor at Marvel Comics, where she worked on comic books such as Fantastic Four, Captain America, and New Av…
 
Fleury was born on June 29, 1968, in Oxbow, Saskatchewan. Fleury is of Métis heritage, as his grandmother Mary was Cree. Fleury was subject to racism for being of the Metis descent throughout his playing career. A Canadian former professional ice hockey player, Fleury played for the Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, New York Rangers, and Chicago …
 
Check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/talkingbooksandstuff1 There are plenty of "oldies but goodies" shows on the radio that like to countdown the hits. Dave the Rave's Relics and Rarities Show doesn't count down anything. Most of the tunes played on Dave's show are not focused on the same repetitive oldies that placed in the Top 20. Dav…
 
Check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/talkingbooksandstuff1 Wide Mouth Mason is a Canadian blues-based rock band, consisting of Shaun Verreault (Lead Vocals, Guitar) and Safwan Javed (Percussion, Backing Vocals). Former bassist Earl Pereira was also co-founder of Wide Mouth Mason. The band hails from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and has been …
 
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