Monthly Archives: October 2012

Arch Oboler: “The Dark” — Man turning inside out radio sound effects

It we consider radio drama as an art form, three great names stand out as masters; Orson Welles, Norman Corwin, and Arch Oboler. Of the three, Oboler could almost be counted as a forgotten or over-looked genius. Oboler was the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Joan Fontaine!

As much fun as Old Time Radio is, it is sad that we mourn the passing of so many marvelous talents. Even more distressing is that these occasions become less frequent, because so many of the talented people who worked … Continue reading

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John Dickson Carr Radio Plays

If one thing could be said about John Dickson Carr it was his love for England. It was prevalent in the mysteries he created, because the “blessed plot, this earth, this realm” of his writings was England. His character detectives … Continue reading

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Vote for Gracie 2012!

“My daddy was a Democrat, and my mother was a Republican, when I was born I was a Surprise!” The 2012 GOP and Democratic National Conventions are out of the way and the Presidential Debates are beginning; now the really … Continue reading

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