Monthly Archives: November 2008

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 131 – Philip Marlowe

A somewhat lengthy examination of the hard-boiled detective in radio and other media. I look at Carroll John Daly’s Race Williams, Dashiell Hammett’s Continental Op/Sam Spade, and Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe in the evolution of what a hard-boiled detective is. Podcast: Download | EmbedLike this:Like Loading…

Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 130 – The Big Guy

This week a rather obscure radio detective series from the very early fifties called The Big Guy. The series starred Henry Calvin (right) who is best known as Sgt. Garcia from television’s Zorro. While the opening of the episode makes the show sound light, the subject matter is very radio detective and for the most part enjoyable. Music under is… (more…)

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