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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Killer Serials #12 – Adventures by Morse: The City of the Dead, Part Two (3/29/20)

1:32:40 – Dave in Kentucky presents three more chapters of the Carlton E. Morse adventure serial, The City of the Dead, plus: radio commercials for syndicated programs, post-war reconversion, furniture stores piggybacking on the post-war housing boom, University of California branches, San Francisco’s Hotel Britton, The Good Hotel, the Colma necropolis, Jackson Street apartments, personal freedom and potential dictators, stepping on graves both past and future, getting the shivers, and better living through chemistry.

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Show art: sample newspaper ads for Adventures by Morse, circa 1946.

posted by Dave at 7:15 am filed in Dave,Mar20  

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Overnightscape Central – Anything But (3/24/20)

2:37:47 – Frank Edward Nora!! Marc Rose!! Dave in Kentucky!! Doc Sleaze!! Rubinerd!! Another awesome assemblage of hosts, striving to amuse your mind!! PQ Ribber is your host!!

Next: Rampling Together

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Released March 2020 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by pqribber at 6:08 pm filed in Dave,DocSleaze,Frank,Mar20,Marc,movie,music,OvernightscapeCentral,PQ,ramplers,Ruben,TV  

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Overnightscape Central – Essential Digression (3/17/20)

3:58:26 – Dave in Kentucky (twice)!! Frank Edward Nora!! Marc Rose!! Doc Sleaze!! Chad Bowers!! This is a big one, sure to please your ear hunger and brain cravings!! PQ Ribber starts a bit sharp, but mellows as the proceedings flow!!

Next: Anything But CoVid

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Attribution by PQ Ribber. All guests appear courtesy of themselves.

Released March 2020 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by pqribber at 3:56 pm filed in Chad,Dave,DocSleaze,Frank,Mar20,Marc,OvernightscapeCentral,PQ,ramplers,reviews  

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Killer Serials #11 – Adventures by Morse: The City of the Dead, Part One (3/14/20)

1:07:19 – Dave in Kentucky introduces a new Carlton E. Morse adventure thriller, The City of the Dead — the earliest serial in the syndicated Adventures by Morse series from the mid-1940s. This first part includes Chapter One as well as the two demos used to promote the series to potential stations and sponsors, plus: radio networks of the 1940s, anti-trust concerns, title and name changes due to intellectual property considerations, I Love a Mystery, I Love Adventure, Jack Packard and Doc Long, Bart Friday and Skip Turner, Reggie York, Walter Paterson, Gayne Whitman, Chandu the Magician, Richard LeGrand, Mr. Peavy, The Great Gildersleeve, “Olie” on Fibber McGee and Molly, Russell Thorson, Elliott Lewis, Frankie Remley, The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Voyage of the Scarlet Queen, Broadway is My Beat, Suspense, A Coffin for the Lady, “Skip Ellis”, Jack “Sonny” Edwards, Southern and Hillbilly Dialects, the song parody “Old Joe Cain is My Name,” restrictions on beer sponsorships, etc.

This show is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Attribution: by Dave in Kentucky – more info at onsug.com.

Show art: Carlton E. Morse at the typewriter.

posted by Dave at 9:48 am filed in Dave,Mar20  

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Overnightscape Central – Breakfast (3/3/20)

2:23:15 – Rubinerd!! Chad Bowers!! Marc Rose and a Milt cameo!! Frank Edward Nora!! Dave in Kentucky!! The morning meal from many angles!! PQ Ribber hosts and digresses!!

Next: In Your Mind

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Attribution by PQ Ribber. All guests appear courtesy of themselves.

Released March 2020 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by pqribber at 7:17 pm filed in Chad,Dave,Mar20,Marc,OvernightscapeCentral,PQ,ramplers,reviews,Ruben  

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Killer Serials #10 – Escape: Earth Abides (2/22/20)

1:27:05 – Dave in Kentucky with the complete Escape adventure Earth Abides from November 1950, plus the Chinese coronavirus, George R. Stewart, Isherwood Williams, Cal-Berkeley, ecology, the Sierra-Nevada mountains, John Dehner, Have Gun, Will Travel, magical thinking, US 40, Route 66, inbred Royals vs. Meghan and Harry, Three Skeleton Key, Elliott Reed, Harry Bartell, William Conrad, Suspense, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Wuhan Institute of Biological Products, bio-weapons, wet markets and bat soup, Hanlon’s Razor, Robert J. Hanlon, Robert A. Heinlein, the “devil theory” fallacy, Occam’s Razor, William of Ockham, Copernicus, Ptolemy, Copernican heliocentrism vs. Ptolemaic geocentrism, the Law of Unintended Consequences, conspiracy theories, useful idiots, The Omega Man, antibiotics and viruses, Nutrisystem, Parley Baer, Gunsmoke, Frontier Gentleman, Paladin, color-blind animals, prize boars and prize bores, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Marlin Perkins, Cannon, Jake and the Fat Man, symbols of authority, Chairman Mao, birth of the state, license to kill, Ecclesiastes 1:4, rebuilding civilization, etc.

This show is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Attribution: by Dave in Kentucky – more info at onsug.com.

Show art: A radio-casual John Dehner, circa 1950s.

posted by Dave at 10:00 am filed in Dave,Feb20  

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Overnightscape Central – Old Time Radio (2/11/20)

2:02:47 – Marc Rose!! Rubinerd!! A note from Dave in Kentucky!! Frank Edward Nora!! Radio of the past is honored and analysed! PQ Ribber is your instigator!

Next: Pet Peeves

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States License.

Attribution by PQ Ribber. All guests appear courtesy of themselves.

Released February 2020 on The Overnightscape Underground (onsug.com), an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and clever hosts presenting unique programs, historic archival material, and nocturnal audio.

posted by pqribber at 2:06 pm filed in Dave,Feb20,Frank,Marc,OvernightscapeCentral,PQ,ramplers,reviews,Ruben  

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Killer Serials #9 – I Love a Mystery: The Thing that Cries in the Night, Part Three (2/1/20)

1:19:12 – Dave in Kentucky with the final five chapters of the I Love a Mystery adventure The Thing that Cries in the Night, plus Athena Lorde, Jerry Booker, Gloria Blondell, Joan Blondell, Albert “Cubby” Broccoli, Cafe Trocadero, Ted Healy, the Three Stooges, Ellery Queen, Jim Hutton, breaking the fourth wall, fair play in the detective story, Shakespeare, soliloquies, Greek & Shakespearean tragedy, tragic flaws, Mercedes McCambridge, All the King’s Men, The Exorcist, CBS Radio Mystery Theater, John Markle, Salomon Brothers, Stephens Inc., Jack and Witt Stephens, Betsy Palmer, I’ve Got a Secret, Mrs. Voorhees, Friday the 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, Harry Leopold, Emil Albrecht, Fake News from the United Press, and a few other odds and ends.

This show is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Attribution: by Dave in Kentucky – more info at onsug.com.

Show art: Russell Thorson (Jack) stands by while Athena Lorde and Jim Boles (Doc) act out a scene, circa 1951.

posted by Dave at 1:06 pm filed in Dave,Feb20  

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Overnightscape Central – Old Jobs (1/23/20)

3:17:53 – Late, but worth the wait!! A look at the work that ONSUG hosts have done, with stories and fun!! Dave in Kentucky!! Doc Sleaze!! Rubinerd!! Frank Edward Nora!! Chad Bowers!! Listen and join the festivities!!
Next: Far Future

posted by pqribber at 11:04 am filed in Chad,Dave,DocSleaze,Frank,Jan20,OvernightscapeCentral,PQ,ramplers,reviews,Ruben  

Friday, January 17, 2020

Killer Serials #8 – I Love a Mystery: The Thing that Cries in the Night, Part Two (1/17/20)

1:23:36 – Dave in Kentucky with the middle five chapters of the I Love a Mystery adventure The Thing that Cries in the Night, plus a Hop Harrigan update, “Chairy” on Jeopardy, the Barnums, what Carlton E. Morse sounded like, narration in the dialogue, Hollywood then and now, voicing the demon, a Bob Marley song parody, red herrings, silencers or suppressors, fair play in the detective story, last-minute rewrites, Walter Paterson, Michael Raffetto, Barton Yarborough, Dragnet, One Man’s Family, writing characters out of shows, partial and total nudity in the theater of the mind, and Undergarments Which Must Not Be Named.

This show is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Attribution: by Dave in Kentucky – more info at onsug.com.

Show art: Mercedes McCambridge, NBC Radio promotional photo, date unknown.

posted by Dave at 2:47 pm filed in Dave,Jan20  
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