Showing posts from May, 2013

Memorial Day Old Time Radio: Columbia Workshop

Enjoy this amazing old time radio program for  Memorial Day :  This experimental old time radio episode follows US troops occupying France and their philosophical and petty rambling pondering their role in the world. Columbia Workshop's "Brewsie and Willie" from Oct 12, 1946 was written by Gertrude Stein:

Jack Benny's first professional appearance on radio - 81 years ago today!

Today is the 8st anniversary of the premiere of The Jack Benny Program ! A regular in vaudeville comedy, Jack Benny made his first professional on air appearance in May 2, 1932 on the Canada Dry Program . A different Jack Benny than you know and love, hear Jack Benny as MC in this early 1932 broadcast...