Monday, June 26, 2017

Audiobooks and Old Time Radio

TGG’s October Spooktacular: Quiet, Please: ‘Whence Came You?’

Tonight we have another Wyllis Cooper production and this time around it’s the well regarded - but sometimes underappreciated - Quiet, Please. I have...

TGG’s October Spooktacular – Lights Out: ‘Cat Wife’

One of the best of the early radio shows devoted to giving listeners the creeps was Lights Out. Although Inner Sanctum Mysteries gets a...

TGG’s October Spooktacular – Escape: ‘Zero Hour’

While there were quite a few science fiction authors who found their work making its way to radio perhaps none found their tales resonating...

TGG’s October Spooktacular: The Weird Circle – ‘A Terribly Strange Bed’

While Escape and Suspense are probably two of the best remembered long running radio shows, where horror stories would appear, there are other programs...

TGG’s October Spooktacular – The Mercury Theater on the Air: ‘Dracula’

I always point out my favorite radio performer was the indomitable Orson Welles. It’s more than likely we’ll be hearing from Mr. Welles more...

TGG’s October Spooktacular – Suspense: ‘Ghost Hunt’

One of the most popular - and longest running - radio programs devoted to stories which nearly always featured a slow burn was Suspense....

TGG’s October Spooktacular – CBS Radio Mystery Theater: ‘The Crack in the Wall’

Following the death of their teen daughter during a house fire, her bereft parents move to a new home but can't seem to repair a hole in their basement wall. Gradually, cries of a voice that seems startlingly like their daughter's begins to flow through the hole...

TGG’s October Spooktacular – Escape: ‘Three Skeleton Key’ with Vincent Price

One of my favorite old time radio actors has to be Vincent Price. While Price is best known for his turns portraying villains in a...

TGG Old Time Radio Double Dip #3: The Most Dangerous Game & The Thing...

Ok... The latest update is a few days late but I had a lot of things cooking. Namely finishing with the redesign of the website (a few minor cosmetic tweaks here and there but it's finished) as well as getting some titles finished up so I could have some time sensitives reviews up. I'll make up for the delay by sharing what I feel is the scariest old time radio program ever recorded! But first we'll get started with an excellent episode of Escape.

TGG Old Time Radio Double Dip #2: Donovan’s Brain Suspense 5/18/1944 & 5/25/ 1944

Had a bit of an issue yesterday so I had to play tech support guru for my mother's computer so I didn't get the...

TGG Old Time Radio Double Dip #1: Cat Wife & Mars is Heaven

As I mentioned in the latest notes, I'm a fan of old time radio shows (and new time audio shows too!) and every Friday...

Celebrating H.P. Lovecraft’s Birthday with a Little ‘At the Mountains of Madness’

I thought it would be appropriate to celebrate the 123rd anniversary of the birth of who many consider to be the daddy of modern...

Gen Con 2013: Pathfinder Legends Audio Adventures Announced

Today it was announced Paizo Publishing will team up with Big Finish - if you're a fan of Doctor Who I'm sure you've heard of them...
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