Category Archives: Weekly Posts

May 23rd to May 29th Shows and Highlights

We’ll have two different birthday specials for Vincent Price. One of them features two episodes of The Saint; Escape’s “Three Skeleton Key” plus some of my past visit with his son, V. Barrett Price and his daughter, Victoria Price. The other special finds Price in three Suspense productions as well as Yours Truly Johnny Dollar’s “The Price Of Fame Matter.”

May 9th to May 15th Shows and Highlights

We are marking both International Nurses Day (May 12th) and National Nurses Week (May 6th – 12th) with a couple blocks featuring nurse themed productions from Inheritance, Dr. Kildare, Arch Oboler’s Plays, Lux Radio Theatre (radio adaptation of the war picture “So Proudly We Hail”). They are also available On Demand through the SiriusXM App.

May 2nd to May 8th Shows and Highlights

Heading our list of birthday celebrants is the incomparable Orson Welles. Beginning with his one year stint as The Shadow (1937-38), Welles was a very prolific radio performer and we’ll present him in the following series among others: Black Museum, The Third Man, Suspense, fill-in hosting on The Jack Benny Program and Mercury Theatre On The Air’s version of “The Count Of Monte Cristo.” I also bring back Orson Welles’ one and only visit with “War Of The Worlds” author H.G. Wells (which occurred in San Antonio, Texas in 1940).

Apr 25th to May 1st Shows and Highlights

This week’s highlights are topped by the 70th Anniversary of radio’s Gunsmoke! Before famously spending 20 years on television it began a decade long radio run on April 26th, 1952. And not only do we celebrate it with a First and Finale Special, but I also bring back a rare and hilarious rehearsal recording.