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[21 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 1,212 views]
Thanksgiving OTR: Life of Riley — Turkey Hunt

Hold on to your hat — it’s time for another Thanksgiving OTR episode here at First Arkansas News.
The past two episodes have featured tough-talking, hardboiled detectives. Ah, but we’ve got another comedy episode in this installment. Yes, it’s a Life of Riley episode about a turkey hunt. Fun stuff? You’d better believe it. Hey, William Bendix was always golden in the role of Chester A. Riley, and this episode is certainly no exception.
As I”ve mentioned a few times, we’re posting at least one new Thanksgiving-themed old time radio episode through …

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[13 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 1,136 views]
Weekend OTR — The Life of Riley: Two Dates for Junior

It’s the weekend once again and you know what that means — another fun-filled installment of the Weekend OTR series here at First Arkansas News.
As always, we’ve got a great show for you cats this weekend. Like comedy? Who doesn’t? And one of the best comedies on old time radio was The Life of Riley.
William Bendix played in the title role and the series stands as a fine example of why people loved old time radio so much. And if you want to talk about societal impact, bear in mind …