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[21 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,586 views]
Thanksgiving OTR: Jeff Regan, Investigator — Pilgrim’s Progress

So, what’s up with the Thanksgiving OTR series today here at First Arkansas News?
Why, another hardboiled detective show, of course. Specifically, here’s a Thanksgiving-themed episode of Jeff Regan, Investigator for you cats. Regan was played by Jack Webb who found great fame and fortune on radio and television with the Dragnet series. Still, Webb was always entertaining regardless of characters he played, so any Dragnet fans out there ought to love this Jeff Regan program. For those of you who don’t care for hardboiled detective shows, have no fear — …

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[25 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,515 views]
Weekend OTR — Dragnet: The Werewolf

My, but the weekend just flew by in a hurry, didn’t it?
A couple of days ago, First Arkansas News started posting detective-themed old time radio shows to coincide with a great sale on those programs going on over at OTRCat.com. Indeed, the prices over there on detective shows right now are so great you might fall out of your chair in disbelief.
Well, nothing that extreme, but you can pick up discs stuffed full of MP3s of your favorite shows for, literally, a few cents an episode.
We kicked off the weekend …

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[24 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,758 views]
Weekend OTR — Burns and Allen: Gracie’s Murder Mystery

Oh, yeah!
As I mentioned yesterday, First Arkansas News is running detective old time radio programs all weekend long. Why? Because those are fun and cool, and a great excuse to play a few of them has popped up — OTRCat.com is having a great sale on detective programs.
Who am I to look a gift excuse in the mouth? Making the decision to play a few programs from The Cat’s massive vault just seems appropriate.
At any rate, the detective program for today is a comedy from the Burns and Allen series. …

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[23 Jul 2010 | 3 Comments | 2,282 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 …

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[8 May 2010 | One Comment | 1,959 views]
Weekend OTR – Dragnet: Big Little Mother

Yes, folks, it’s time for another segment of the soon to be famous Weekend OTR series.
Every weekend, I’ll post an old time radio program so that fans of of the genre can stop by for a bit of entertainment.
The Weekend OTR series is, as always, sponsored by our friends at OTRCat.com. If you’re looking to pick up some OTR programs, just click here to pay The Cat a visit — he’s got a lot of collections to choose from, he sells CDs stuffed with MP3s for a very reasonable fee …