Monthly Archives: November 2013

Mysteries of Old Time Radio

One of the charms of investigating Old Time Radio shows is the element of mystery that often crops up. We aren’t talking about Mystery┬áPrograms necessarily, (although they can be a lot of fun in their own right) but mysteries about … Continue reading






Posted in Fibber McGee and Molly, Old Time Radio, Omar Wizard of Persia | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Good Night, Shirley Mitchell

Classic TV fans are mourning the departure of the last surviving adult recurring cast member of I Love Lucy, Shirley Mitchell. Mitchell reportedly became friends with Lucille Ball while the famous redhead was working on radio’s My Favorite Husband. Joining … Continue reading






Posted in Obituary | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fibber McGee And Molly on the lookout for “German Spies”

Radio Espionage is deadly serious business, no matter how much fun popular culture and the media had fictionalizing the exploits of spies. The ancient Chinese text, Sun Tzu’s Art of War, which is required reading at West Point and Annapolis, … Continue reading






Posted in Fibber McGee and Molly, WWII | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment