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The 1950s & 60s saw a wave of radical movements. Che Guevara and the Cuban Revolution. The Black Panthers. Quebec and Canada had the FLQ — a showdown that dissolved into crisis. By October 1970, there were soldiers in the streets, communities on edge, kidnapping and terror in the headlines. But those frightening weeks were just the crescendo of a wave of terror and violence that was nearly a decade in the making. This series will reveal the stories of that time through immersive storytelling ...
 
With a wealth of musicals, westerns, sci-fi films, epics, comedies, character dramas and samurai movies, the 1950s was an exciting time for cinema. Here at Easy Riders Raging Podcast we're looking back at all the classics of the decade, discussing the films of Hitchcock, Wilder, Kurosawa, Kubrick and more. Aside from our discussions, each episode includes some of our trademark features such as Recastarama (where we recast the film using current actors) and Who Am I (where we work out who we ...
 
The best NEW rockabilly music alongside the greatest rockin' records of all time! Join Motorbilly Radio's DJ Del Villarreal for a lively blend of 1950's styled rock'n'roll, hillbilly bop, country boogie, western swing, raucous RnB, desperate garage & twangy hot rod music in each week's radio programs: hear exclusive LIVE interviews with the artists & organizers in our world-wide rockin' scene! "Good to the last BOP!™" Requests? Email: del@motorbilly.com
 
GODS to GHOSTS Volleyball is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the rich history of the sport of volleyball. It is our mission to provide a medium in which the legendary players, coaches, and instrumental figures of the sport from the 1950's through today can be acknowledged and remembered for their transcendent talent, colorful personalities, and countless contributions to the sport.
 
A bi-weekly look at the monster movies, TV shows, cult films, and horror stuff that keeps YOU up at night! In the days before syndicated stations and 24 hour programming, television stations often showed old monster movies hosted by local on-air talent. It is in this spirit that “Test Pattern” is made – a little bit spooky, a little bit silly, but always informative! Jacob and Tab have a new topic each week, with a focus on the macabre offerings shown on television starting in the mid 1950s, ...
 
Stories, poetry, histories and memories are all shared in our fortnightly podcast created by Lewisham libraries staff. We started collecting material at the beginning of Covid-19 lockdown in April 2020 and shared them with customers and residents through Facebook as the weekly series “Lewisham Voices”. We are now publishing them more widely through this podcast. There are memories from residents of growing up in Lewisham during the 1950s, and local author Caleb Azumah Nelson reflects on a mo ...
 
Sticky Notes is a classical music podcast for everyone, whether you are just getting interested in classical music for the first time, or if you've been listening to it and loving it all your life. Interviews with great artists, in depth looks at pieces in the repertoire, and both basic and deep dives into every era of music. Classical music is absolutely for everyone, so let's start listening! Note - Seasons 1-5 will be returning over the next year. They have been taken down in order to be ...
 
Drawing inspiration from 1950s radio serials and ghost stories, Midnight Radio follows two women finding love through an unlikely correspondence about community, leaving your small hometown, our relationship to the past, what it means to be haunted, and what we leave behind when we die. Remember: all ghost stories are love stories.
 
Weekly music show with music from the 1950's, 1960's, 1070's and 1980's. Enjoy a collection of doo wop, rockabilly, rhythm and blues, pop, oldies, rock n roll, disco and rock. With news of future science, medical and tech news on the half hour.
 
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"
 
You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the ...
 
Have you rediscovered your childhood baseball cards, or do you have that "90s nostalgia" itch you've been looking to scratch? Come take a trip down memory lane as we take a second look at some famous (and not so famous) baseball cards from the 1990s all the way back through the 1950s. Wax Ecstatic is hosted by long-time collector Matt Sammon, who always has a fun look back at some of that classic cardboard in your collection!
 
In this special podcast series called Merdeka Memories, listen to the stories of Singapore’s Merdeka Generation. Through the experiences of these men and women born in the 1950s, relive their struggles and opportunities while they grew up in post-independence Singapore. How their life has defined and strengthened the Singapore spirit?
 
Host, Dave Schwensen, and his friends Kelly, Tom, and Logan have chosen some of their favorite comedians from the 1950s, ‘60s, or ‘70s. They take a look at how they got started, their most successful comedy albums, and their lasting influence today! Sit back, relax, and get ready to laugh! *This podcast is a production of the Ohio Film Tax Credit.
 
SEASON TWO COMING 2021! A present day journalist uncovers the audio tapes of a 1950s private eye who cracked the greatest unsolved murder mystery Hollywood has ever known... and didn’t tell a soul. Starring Joe Manganiello, Alfred Molina, Constance Zimmer, Alan Tudyk, Camilla Luddington, Mike Colter, Misha Collins, Khary Payton, Nolan North, and Oliver Vaquer. "Angel Eyes" performed by Desi Dennis-Dylan. Directed by E. Ryan Martz. Written by Oliver Vaquer. Story by E. Ryan Martz and Oliver V ...
 
A podcast about five Polish jazz musicians who came of age in the 1950s and became mesmerized by the music they heard on the outlawed American radio station Voice of America. You’ll hear about difficult decisions, compromises, and longing for a better world. How they went from learning to play jazz from worn-out vinyls, to becoming icons that continue to inspire the music world today. Hosted by Paweł Brodowski, brought to you by Culture.pl, the flagship brand of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.
 
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the 1950s and early 1960s. It combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues and jazz..Researchers are looking to the salience network of the brain to develop music-based treatments to help alleviate anxiety in patients with dementia.
 
"Women in Tech across Asia" is an international development podcast that explores Asia's economic development since the 1950s. The show's episodes focus on what economists call the Asian Tigers and "Tiger Cubs," from Singapore to South Korea. With an emphasis on both high-tech and low-tech industries, the show tells the story of how women reformers have partnered with both workers' movements and governments since the 1950s to catalyze Asia's economic miracle. Politicians, policymakers, busin ...
 
Before political correctness, it was a bachelor's paradise! Bachelor's Paradise is a radio play (AKA podcast) about the misadventures of college freshman Robert Turner and his inappropriate best friend, Cornelius Crane, XVI. It's the 1950s. The Cold War rages on. Like Henry David Thoreau, Robert is living in a cabin in the woods in the middle of a harsh New England winter. His sex-crazed pal Cornelius is responsible for his situation. Will these spritely young lads possess the skills require ...
 
From the Archive is a British television blog that has an emphasis on British television preservation, restoration, archiving, and missing episodes of our favourite series. The podcast focuses on series generally from the 1950s to 1990s. If you have feedback or questions you would like to have read on the podcast or general inquiries, please contact us at feedback@fromthearchive.co.uk. This podcast is a co-production between From the Archive: A British Television Blog and Kaleidoscope. Thank ...
 
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In August of 1971, radio, television, and cartoon character actor Hans Conried sat for an interview with Dick Bertel and Ed Corcoran for their WTIC Golden Age of Radio program (full interview here - https://goldenage-wtic.org/gaor-17.html). During the interview Hans explained what/who killed radio drama in the 1950s.…
 
Straight Life - two Contemporary albums from the late 1950's by Art Pepper - Plus Eleven and Meets The Rhythm Section . .good alto, clarinet and tenor by Pepper with Jack Sheldon, Russ Freeman, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/john-clark49/support…
 
76. It's a real 50's rock n' roll party here on the "Go Kat, GO!" radio program! Tuesday night are all right with the Aztec Werewolf™, DJ Del Villarreal in control! Delivering a red hot selection of vintage & modern rockabilly sounds -we're grooving to the latest LP from Swedish/Danish combo The Kokomo Kings, "A Drive-By Love Affair" -out NOW on Rh…
 
Air Week: October 25-31, 2021 Spooky Halloween Rhythm & Blues This week, the ol’ Rockola Jukebox is haunted by a strange spirit of rhythm & ghouls. Where is Matt The Cat? We don’t know, but the spirit tells us he will return next week. In his absence, the “Juke In The Back” still fulfills the weekly promise of delivering a solid hour of 1940s and ’…
 
Season 2 is officially here! To get you in the fall spirit of horror, we're reviewing The Mutilator (a.k.a. Fall Break). You'll need a good sense of humor for this 1984 slasher. Get ready for some great kills, gore, and weaponry! Link to Original and Re-Released Movie Posters: https://www.pophorror.com/the-mutilator-1984-retro-review-were-going-on-…
 
Radio actor John Gibson of Casey, Crime Photographer and Terry and the Pirates (seen here, far left, with Dick Bertel and Ed Corcoran) was a guest of the pair for their WTIC Golden Age of Radio Program in September of 1970 (full episode here https://www.goldenage-wtic.org/gaor-06.html). During the course of their interview he told a story of when h…
 
“Humboldt, you will pay for this with your life. I curse you, Humboldt! And I curse your descendants. I will hunt you to your grave!” No brag, just fact. Join this episode’s Grue-Crew – Chad Hunt, Whitney Collazo, Daphne Monary-Ernsdorff, and Jeff Mohr – as they hang out in an Italian castle with Barbara Steele […]…
 
On Wednesday October 15th, 1947 at 6:30PM over ABC's New York City flagship station WJZ (today WABC), New York Tonight signed on with emcee Allen Prescott.Prescott was born in St. Louis in 1904. By the post-war years he was an ABC panel host and radio commentator. This evening program featured news, his personal reflections, and music. It mentions …
 
X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various time slots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one o…
 
This is a snipper from Breaking Walls Episode 119: Radio and The Diner (1937 - 1965)___________The American Broadcasting Company never overtook NBC or CBS in ratings or revenue during the Golden Age of Radio. But by 1964, the only network drama airing was part of vignettes on NBC’s Monitor. That spring, ABC announced they were launching a new show.…
 
We're so excited we're howling at the moon because we watched An American Werewolf in London and The Howling! Sources: An American Werewolf in London (1981) Beware the Moon, documentary "I Walked with a Werewolf", featurette "Making An American Werewolf in London", featurette "An Interview with John Landis", featurette "Makeup Artist Rick Baker on …
 
Boston Blackie is a fictional character created by author Jack Boyle (October 19, 1881 – October 1928). Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in Boyle's stories, became a detective in adaptations for films, radio and television—an "enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend." Actor Chester Morris was the best-known Bl…
 
In 1956, Dmitri Shostakovich wrote: “I am now writing my 11th symphony, dedicated to the First Russian Revolution...I would like in this work to reflect the soul of the people who first paved the way to socialism.” Soviet loyalists were thrilled with the piece, but his friends were disappointed at this seemingly blatant act of propaganda. But quick…
 
Throughout its reign, the British Empire stole a lot of stuff. Today those objects are housed in genteel institutions across the U.K. and the world. They usually come with polite plaques. This is a series about the not-so-polite history behind those objects. Hosted by Marc Fennell. More episodes are available at: smarturl.it/stuffthebritishstole…
 
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. Wh…
 
Alan Discusses: - A memorable story from the '64 Laguna Beach Open where he witnessed what he considers to be one of , if not the greatest matches he's ever seen (Dave Bordwell & Nate Parrish vs. Ernie Suwara & Keith Erickson), a classic story of Chester Goss, his recollection of the best players at each beach up and down the coast from San Diego t…
 
This is a snippet from Breaking Walls Episode 120: Radio and The Harvest (1936 - 1954)____________________Jim Jordan was born on a farm near Peoria, Illinois on November 16th, 1896. He met Marian Driscoll, a coal miner’s daughter, at choir practice. She was born on April 15th, 1898. Both wanted a life in the theater. He studied voice and she played…
 
Hi, Angel of Vine fans! It's officially #spookyseason and it doesn't get spookier than with 13 Days of Halloween - the limited-run podcast from Aaron Mahnke's Grim & Mild and Blumhouse TV. The alluring new season counts down to Halloween with an episode each day starting October 19th. Here's a sneak peek into the exciting new season! About the show…
 
Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s and the highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is one of the best-known come…
 
Alan Discusses: - Growing up as a kid in the 50's in South Mission Beach, San Diego, and becoming a part of the surf and volleyball culture there, including hanging out with surfers like Mike Hynson (from the Bruce Brown film "The Endless Summer", and Skip Frye), the Mission Beach volleyball crew consisting of Nate Parrish, George Stepanof, Jack He…
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946–1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949–1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later…
 
Air Week: October 18-24, 2021 Dinah Washington, Pt. 5 – 1954-59 Dinah Washington was more than just the “Queen of The Jukeboxes,” “Queen Of The Blues” and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on her. Dinah was the real deal. As one of the best selling artists of the 20th Century, Dinah was no pop sensation or flash in the pan. She w…
 
WETF Show - Solo Hop - early Glenn Miller arrangements for the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, The Ray Noble American Orchestra and Miller's first recording session. Charlie Spivak, Bunny Berigan, Pee Wee Erwin, George Thow, Tommy Dorsey, Jack Jenney, Johnny Mince, Jimmy Dorsey, Skeets Herfurt, Eddie Miller, Bud Freeman, Claude Thornhill and others! ---…
 
Wild Women - Ida Cox . .the "Uncrowned Queen of the Blues" in recordings from her most famous period in the 1920's featuring Lovie Austin, Jesse Crump, Tommy Ladnier and Jimmie O'Bryant along with two later appearances in the 1940's with Hot Lips Page, JC Higginbotham, Edmund Hall, James P. Johnson, Charlie Christian, Artie Bernstein, Lionel Hampto…
 
X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various time slots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one o…
 
In our latest episode, we're sensing the ghostly presence of a child. We watched The Haunting of Julia and The Others! Sources: The Haunting of Julia (1977) "An Interview with Colin Towns" by Kier-La Janisse, Spectacular Optical Strong Language & Violent Scenes Podcast - Episode 123: The Haunting of Julia (with Sam Zimmerman) The Others (2001) "The…
 
Boston Blackie is a fictional character created by author Jack Boyle (October 19, 1881 – October 1928). Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in Boyle's stories, became a detective in adaptations for films, radio and television—an "enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend." Actor Chester Morris was the best-known Bl…
 
Wagner is probably the most admired AND the most reviled composer in Western Classical Music history. I've always been uncomfortable with Wagner's music, so I decided to sit down with the wonderful conductor(and my brother-in-law), Rafael Payare to try and understand how to embrace Wagner. We talk about emotional manipulation, the length of his ope…
 
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television. Wh…
 
October 26, 1952 - Louella Parsons is back to write a gossip article on Jack Benny. This is a recycled script from April 2, 1944. References include Johnny Ray singer of "The Little White Cloud That Cried", Florence Chadwick who swam the English Channel, movies like "Francis Goes to West Point", exiled King Farouck of Egypt, and the presidential ca…
 
Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of comedians Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s and the highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II. Their patter routine "Who's on First?" is one of the best-known come…
 
This is a snippet from Breaking Walls Episode 120: Radio and The Harvest (1936 - 1954)____________________Hal Peary spent the 1940s starring on radio and in films as Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve. Gildersleeve began as a character on Fibber McGee and Molly. Peary joined the cast in 1937, first playing every kind of bit part imaginable. In the late 1…
 
The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective was a radio series based loosely on the private detective character Sam Spade, created by writer Dashiell Hammett for The Maltese Falcon. The show ran for 13 episodes on ABC in 1946, for 157 episodes on CBS in 1946–1949, and finally for 51 episodes on NBC in 1949–1951. The series starred Howard Duff (and later…
 
Air Week: October 11-17, 2021 Dinah Washington, Pt. 4 – 1951-53 Dinah Washington was more than just the “Queen of The Jukeboxes,” “Queen Of The Blues” and any other prestigious but vacant title you could pin on her. Dinah was the real deal. As one of the best selling artists of the 20th Century, Dinah was no pop sensation or flash in the pan. She w…
 
Simon, Tobi and Vaughn head to Los Angeles for the final episode of the American on Film series (at least for now - more coming next year!). We start the episode with a brief modern history of the city from Vaughn, before we then dive into the 9 films we have selected that are set in the City of Angels. Also, one of the films selected in this episo…
 
“I am Dracula and I welcome you to my house.” Are you falling for that old trick? Join this episode’s Grue-Crew – Chad Hunt, Whitney Collazo, Daphne Monary-Ernsdorff, and Jeff Mohr along with special guest Dick Klemensen (since 1972, the editor and publisher of Little Shoppe of Horrors Magazine – The Journal of Classic British […]…
 
X Minus One is an American half-hour science fiction radio drama series that broadcast from April 24, 1955 to January 9, 1958 in various time slots on NBC. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one o…
 
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