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  • You Bet Your Life radio show 1/25/50

    01/25/2015 2:23:03 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 25 Jan 1950 | Groucho Marx
    Groucho meets a single librarian and a young policeman, a television expert and a housewife, and an auctioneer and a square dance caller.

    Here’s an unbelievable collection of all the old time radio shows. This is a chance to go back in time, and listen to radio. Find your favorite, click on it, and listen to all the episodes.
  • What did older Americans know about eligibility requirements for POTUS?

    05/07/2011 6:13:08 AM PDT · by urtax$@work · 56 replies
    Old Time Radio ^ | May 07, 2011 | myself
    OTR (Old Time Radio) is a genre of listening entertainment that has become very popular since the advent of streaming audio over the internet. Before the internet, you were lucky to find any still broadcast over the air for nostalgia purposes. These are old recordings of radio drama shows like Johnny Dollar, Your FBI, Texas Rangers, general music of the era like the Big Bands, adventure serials like the Lone Ranger, Mysterious Island etc. I listen often to OTR (old time radio) while doing certain menial tasks at work that don't require concentration- like those coworkers that listen to their...
  • Hi-Yo, Silver Gone Away: Famed Lone Ranger Announcer Fred Foy Dies at 89

    12/30/2010 10:06:47 AM PST · by Tanniker Smith · 44 replies · 27+ views
    Voice Over Blog ^ | 12/23/10 | Mike Spring
    There are some things that we retain as memories that immediately bring fond thoughts of the past. The incredible voice of Fred Foy in the Lone Ranger radio and television series certainly qualifies! For everyone interested in truly inspiring classic voice work, here is the script he made famous. Hi-Yo, Silver! A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty “Hi-Yo Silver”… The Lone Ranger! With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early West. Return with us...
  • Calling all OTR fans

    10/30/2009 8:14:38 AM PDT · by Not an Obomunist · 13 replies · 489+ views
    The Web ^ | 10-30-2009 | Me
    Anticommunist radio fans out there, listen to this and remember when it was mainstream to consider Communism to be evil. Quite a departure from the pop culture of today. At the time this was the most expensive radio drama produced by a major network.
  • No name-calling (Baghdad Jim's Rude secretary)

    06/17/2009 6:49:49 PM PDT · by llevrok · 58 replies · 1,908+ views
    Shenanigans (Politico.Com) ^ | 6/17/09 | Anne Schroeder
    If you want to score a meeting with Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.), know this: His scheduler/office manager, Elizabeth Becton, is to be addressed by her full name — not Liz or any other variant. An executive assistant at McBee Strategic recently learned this the hard way. A few weeks ago, the assistant e-mailed Becton seeking a meeting with McDermott and a client, JPMorgan Chase. Days later, the assistant checked back in and unfortunately began the e-mail with “Hi Liz.” Becton curtly replied, “Who is Liz?” When the assistant wrote back with an apology, Becton turned up the heat. “I do...
  • Telecommunications Entrepreneur Walter Anderson Indicted and Arrested for Tax Evasion

    03/01/2005 11:36:49 AM PST · by anymouse · 19 replies · 1,272+ views
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Assistant Attorney General Eileen J. O'Connor, of the Justice Department's Tax Division, Attorney Kenneth L. Wainstein of the District of Columbia, Mark W. Everson, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner; and Daniel J. Black, Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia's Office of Tax and Revenue, jointly announced the indictment and arrest of Walter Anderson, 51, a local telecommunications entrepreneur, on tax evasion and related charges. A federal grand jury sitting in Washington, D.C. returned the 12-count indictment last Wednesday under seal. Anderson was arrested Saturday, February 26 and will be presented this afternoon before a U.S....