Monday, August 29, 2016

(06/30/16) A new (Jul-Sep) Radio Timeline with many full programs, new additions and clips of complete programs in mp3 format! Radio Timeline is a three-month timeline of certain events in radio history. Check it out today!

(05/01/2015) ADDED a new page about Victory in Europe both in the April Timelines section as well in the News section. It includes a number of news broadcasts from the day of May 7-9, 1945, plus an article on the controversy and backstory that surrounded the breaking of that news.

(04/01/2015) New web page added with article and sound files on a rare late 1920s comedy-drama called Main Street Sketches. The series is reminiscent and pre-dates Paul Rhymer's Vic and Sade.

(03/09/2015) ADDED seven new Terry and the Pirates episodes!

(02/20/2015) This is the seventy-seventh anniversary of the start of the Austrian Anchluss when Nazi Germany took over the country of Austria in a bloodless coup. Radio was there as "the world trembled" (to quote Bob Trout) and you can get a sense of this historical event by following the radio broadcasts that took place over the next month of that year, 1938. Includes some new broadcast updates.

(02/19/2015) NEW! A new, but occasional feature offering special downloads from my own collection. These are special items usually of excellent quality that are rarely available. This time, a rarely circulated portion of the anxious excitement as Hitler enters into the Austrian Heldenplatz after completing a bloodless coup.

(06/24/2014) ADDED a new page about THE WORLD TODAY program heard on December 7th, 1941. It is also accessed from the regular Pearl Harbor web page.


(04/13/2015) NEW! A new page has been added featuring the Captain Midnight Comics from Dell Publishing. These comics followed the original radio story line beginning with the Ovaltine years. I have set up a new page and uploaded the first 6 comic episodes in pdf format which can be downloaded.

(04/10/2014) Changed Captain Midnight scripts to pdf format from doc format. This was due to preventing issues around security.

(12/13/2013) Miscellaneous updating of the Captain Midnight premium and history pages. Some new graphics of premiums and editing tweaks and references on the history page.

(09/06/11) Now, Secret Squadron Members, you can help Captain Midnight by decoding the messages given to you by the announcer on the Ovaltine shows! New shows with Signal Sessions added! Just go to the Ovaltine Sound Archive and listen to your favorite show. When Pierre Andre gives you the hidden code, you'll be able to click on a special decoder page so you can find out the clues!

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