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[28 May 2010 | One Comment | 2,462 views]
And now for something completely different…

Looking for modern audio theater that falls squarely into avant-garde and is written with adult audiences in mind?
The folks over at Portland’s Ollin Productions invite you to give Afterhell a try.
What is Afterhell? Joe Medina and Jamie Lawson – the husband-wife team that run Ollin Productions – describe the horror series as being set on earth (although, perhaps one in a parallel universe) where the forces of darkness have broken through to the surface and are remodeling the planet to be the new, improved hell.
Scary stuff? Yes, indeed. And the …

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

[14 May 2010 | No Comment | 951 views]
Weekend OTR –Fibber McGee and Molly: Smuggled Irish Tweed

Yes, the weekend is here once again.
That, of course, means it’s time for another installment in our funtabulous Weekend OTR series.
This time around we’re featuring a Fibber McGee and Molly episode from way on back in 1947. That old time radio show starred Jim and Marian Jordan and was one of the more popular comedies during the heyday of the golden age of radio.
As always, this week’s Weekend OTR episode is brought to you by OTRCat.com. If you’re looking for some some great old time radio collections, head on over …

Arts & Entertainment, Old time radio (OTR) »

[12 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,209 views]
‘The Cat’ sounds off about old time radio’s place in modern society

Jon over at OTRCat.com (one of the extremely proud sponsors of this blog) is one of those old time radio (OTR) fans that has embraced the notion of preserving vintage radio programs through the popular MP3 format.
I first ran across OTRCat.com a couple of years ago when I ordered two CDs filled with shows in MP3 format (and you can cram a lot of those things on one disc) and found them both convenient to have around and of good quality (considering the source material is almost always fuzzy on …

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

[1 May 2010 | 11 Comments | 19,533 views]
Internet Archive and OTR

After receiving a very positive response to an article here at First Arkansas News about Lum and Abner, it is apparent there are still a good number of old time radio (OTR) fans out there and more than a few of them have taken to the Internet to talk about — and study up on — those broadcasts that dominated popular entertainment before the advent of television.
Mike Davis, a Springdale resident and administrator with the Old Time Radio section of the Internet Archive, said he hopes a lot of those …