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Arts & Entertainment, Modern Audio Theater, Wikipedia Brown »

[1 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 3,093 views]
Wikipedia Brown: ‘Rue Britannica’ (conclusion)

Back in September 2011, First Arkansas News aired the first (and so far, only) episode of Wikipedia Brown – a bit of modern audio theater that was a blatant rip off of Encyclopedia Brown and featured a teen detective who got simple facts terribly wrong.
First Arkansas News owner/editor Ethan C. Nobles wrote some scripts for the series, banged out some music on a Fender Telecaster and cheap, no-name bass and got some actors from the Royal Theater in Benton to supply the voices for the project. After hours of recording, …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[18 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,435 views]
Weekend OTR: The Falcon

Yes, it’s another weekend and that means it’s time for a dandy installment in our Weekend OTR series.
What classic show from the Golden Age of Radio is available for your listening pleasure this weekend? How about a detective story from the files of The Falcon? Fun stuff, to be sure, and just the thing to keep you entertained and relaxed.

Before you listen to this week’s program that, why not take a minute or two and visit the good folks at OTRCat.com? You’ll find a huge selection of old time radio …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[23 Jul 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,279 views]
Weekend OTR — The Bishop and the Gargoyle: Jennifer Botts Case

Oh, you lucky, lucky thing.
Why are you so lucky? Because you’ve got a weekend of fun in store for you here at First Arkansas News. Our friends over at OTRCat.com are having a sale on old time radio detective shows and that makes for a good excuse to post programs all weekend long for y’all to enjoy.
Yes, all detective shows at OTRCat.com are on sale (10 to 40 percent off) for a limited time. That’s good news — those old shows are a lot of fun and The Cat is …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[1 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,398 views]
Weekend OTR – Philip Marlowe: Lady in Mink

Having demonstrated an interest in old time radio (OTR), I’ve decided that few things could be more fun than putting up a weekly show in hopes that people will enjoy them and also develop such a similar fascination with those programs I’ve enjoyed over the years. Every Saturday night, then, I’ll post a new show. Those will remain on this site permanently, so hopefully I’ll eventually develop a pretty good sampler for those who are curious about OTR and liked to learn more about it. The weekly shows …