May 28, 2013
What western replaced The Lone Ranger on the Mutual Network when the Lone Ranger switched to the Blue Network?
What quiz show gave us Beulah the Buzzer?
The town of Waters, Arkansas, changed its name to honor what radio show in 1936?
According to the jingle, where should you never put bananas?
Find out the...
May 24, 2013
This week, a show for geeks only, as I describe the equipment
and methods I use to produce In the Treasure Corner.
Though I use a $300 microphone, there's another mic almost as good that you can buy for $33.00. With this USB mic and some free software you can download from the internet, you can produce your own...
May 21, 2013
After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, our west coast feared
air attacks. Private citizens were asked to constantly watch
the skies for enemy aircraft.
And in 1942, NBC created the program Eyes Aloft to promote the Aircraft Warning Service. This series ran only on west coast radio stations.
May 14, 2013
The best-selling hard-boiled detective of them all? Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.
Hammer first appeared in the novel I the Jury, a book that sold over 6 million copies in the United States alone.
Spillane's detective novels have sold over 225 million copies worldwide, and the Mutual radio network turned...
May 10, 2013
Attention, coinshooters: Do you find more nickels, or
Do you find more wheatback pennies, or quarters?
Do you know? Do you keep ratio records?
Here are my percentages over the years, and some reasons as to why they are what they are.
For a look at my book, The Metal Detecting Manual, and some...