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[19 May 2013 | One Comment | 4,117 views]
Awesome Site of the Week: OTRCat.com

In our never ending quest to highlight some of the best sites on the Internet, First Arkansas News launched its Awesome Site of the Week series a couple of weeks ago. The goal here is simple — there are some pretty darn great sites out there that may have escaped your attention. We want to brag on the sites that are incredibly useful, informative or entertaining but might not get the attention they deserve.
So, stop in every week and see what awesomeness you might have missed. You can thank us …

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

[3 Dec 2011 | 3 Comments | 3,061 views]
Holiday OTR: Jack Benny — Jack Buys Don Cuff Links

It’s December and you know what that means — it’s time to go wacky over classic, old time radio entertainment.
Christmas and OTR go hand in hand, so we at First Arkansas News naturally enjoy presenting some of these fine shows to help our readers celebrate the holiday. We also encourage old time radio fans to head on over to OTRCat.com and buy a Christmas collection or two this time of year so they can spread the joy to friends and family.The Cat has provided the shows that have been essential …

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

[11 Jun 2011 | One Comment | 2,194 views]
Weekend OTR: Jack Benny — Hillbilly Feud

Yes, it’s the Saturday once again and that means it’s time for another installment in the Weekend OTR series here at First Arkansas News.
We’ve picked out a dandy Jack Benny episode for you good folks today. Before getting into that, however, it’s important to remind everyone that this is a pretty big weekend for the site. Why? Because we kick off our Lum and Abner comic strip in earnest on Sunday. Stop in to give it a look. We’ve written a lot about the strip already, but we finally have …

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

[1 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 1,910 views]
Weekend OTR — two programs featuring New Year’s Day and the Rose Bowl Parade

Happy New Year, everyone.
Hopefully, y’all have had a great couple of days and are looking to unwind from all the festivities a bit. We at First Arkansas News are here to help with a couple of episodes that have two things in common — they both feature New Year’s wackiness and the Rose Bowl Parade.
The two shows at issue are both comedies. One stars Alan Young and the other stars Jack Benny and his usual gang. Great fun? You’d better believe it. Here are a couple of episodes that, indeed, …

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

[19 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,031 views]
Weekend OTR: Jack Benny – Don Moonlighting as Santa Claus

No, you’re not imagining things — we did post a Christmas old time radio episode here at First Arkansas News just yesterday.
Still, it’s Christmas and that means it’s time to celebrate the season. There are few better ways to do that than with some sparkling OTR shows, right?
By the way, if you happened to miss any of our Christmas old time radio shows, fear not — just click here and see what’s been posted so far. Better yet, why not subscribe to email updates and get notified automatically when new …

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

[11 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,261 views]
Weekend OTR: Jack Benny’s Christmas party

It’s the weekend and we all know what that means, don’t we?
Yes, another fun-filled old time radio episode. One of the first regular features we put together here at First Arkansas News is the Weekend OTR series.
Believe it or not, we’re sticking with the Christmas theme this weekend for reasons that are pretty well obvious at this point. Back when old time radio was king, holiday specials were both dandy fun and all kinds of enjoyable. We’re presenting some of that sheer dandiness in our thrilling Holiday OTR series, so …

Holiday OTR, Old time radio (OTR), Weekend OTR »

[19 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 2,457 views]
Thanksgiving OTR: Jack Benny program — An ostrich?

As promised, here’s another Thanksgiving OTR program from First Arkansas News. Stop back in every day for a new old time radio program that’s guaranteed to get you in that Thanksgiving spirit (or just click this handy link for a list of the latest episodes).
What’s available today? A Jack Benny episode involving both Thanksgiving and an ostrich. Who could resist that? Yes, you’ll laugh so hard you’ll break all your furniture! As always, this episode is provided by our friends over at OTRCat.com — your source for old time radio …

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[2 Oct 2010 | One Comment | 1,404 views]
Weekend OTR: Suspense — The Face is Familiar

Yes, it’s the weekend and we all know what that means, don’t we?
That’s right — another installment of the almost famous Weekend OTR series here at First Arkansas News. This installment is a significant one because it kicks of the Halloween season around here.
Yes, I love Halloween. More accurately, I love the fact that Halloween is just around the corner because that means fall is here and we’re getting away from those miserably hot days that we’re cursed with here in central Arkansas in the summer.
So, why not share the …