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[22 Jul 2010 | 5 Comments | 5,350 views]
Colonial Radio inks deals with Amazon.com companies

While a lot of people producing modern audio theater programs regard money as a secondary concern, Texas-based Colonial Radio Theater has a different business plan.
At the end of June, Colonial Radio entered into agreements with two Amazon.com companies – Brilliance Audio and Audible.com – to distribute the company’s productions. Mark Vanderberg – one of the founders of Colonial Audio – said Brilliance has an aggressive release policy put together for Colonial’s productions.
In November, Brilliance will release three titles on CD – Zorro and the Pirate Raiders, Buck Alice and the …

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[16 May 2010 | 6 Comments | 4,558 views]
Radio cartoons?

If you think old time radio is a thing of the past, think again.
While the “old time radio” label doesn’t exactly fit the new programs available (for obvious reasons), there are still a lot of individuals and companies dedicated to the notion that there’s room for exclusively audio entertainment. While entertainers prominent during the Golden Age of Radio – that era that lasted from the early 1920s through the 1950s when televisions took over as the primary source of broadcast entertainment – have achieved legendary status over the years, there …