Tag Archives: old time radio

Jazz Planet promises to bring War of the Worlds to Ypsilanti on Halloween night

As I’ve never met the folks behind this project, and have no clue as to how good it will be, I probably shouldn’t be promoting it, but, as a huge fan of both H.G. Wells and Orson Welles, and a life-long lover of radio drama, I didn’t feel as though I had a choice. When […]

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Lobbyist Jack Abramoff on just how easy it is to “own” members of Congress

Last night, as I was driving around Ann Arbor in my pajamas, in search of my daughter’s friend Mox, I started flipping around between AM stations, in hopes of finding an episode of When Radio Was. While I wasn’t able to find one, I did happen across something interesting – a station that was broadcasting […]

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The Dreamland Theater’s 24-hour puppet show begins Thursday at noon

As no one died last year, it looks as though the folks at Ypsilanti’s Dreamland Theater will again be attempting a 24-hour puppet show in honor of the coming new year. (Footage from last year’s event can be found here.) Fortunately for you, I was able to track down the elusive puppeteer Patrick Elkins and […]

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