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Nostalgia Digest Magazine is a 64-page quarterly publication filled with articles about the "Golden Age" of radio, television, movies, and music, written by those who lived it and those who love it! For more than 40 years, Nostalgia Digest Magazine has provided readers with an entertaining, educational look at life and popular culture during the first half of the 20th century (and sometimes beyond).

In addition, every issue of Nostalgia Digest includes a three-month schedule for Those Were the Days, our weekly old-time radio show hosted by Digest publisher Steve Darnall and heard every Saturday afternoon (1:00-5:00 p.m. CST) on WDCB-FM (and on the internet at www.wdcb.org). You'll find a complete listing of the old-time radio programs heard every week on Those Were The Days, including original broadcast dates, titles of stories, names of stars and supporting players, and a line or two describing each show. It's exclusive to Nostalgia Digest and a perfect complement to the stories, subjects and stars we cover in every issue--and now, Nostalgia Digest also includes the program listings for Carl Amari's Radio Theatre!

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In the Winter 2019 Nostalgia Digest:

    • How Jack Benny and FRED ALLEN started radio's most famous feud
    • LEONARD MALTIN on the stars of the silent screen... and their careers on television
    • The real-life drama behind the making of Casablanca
    • The radio career of JOHN BARRYMORE
    • The story of The Boys From Boise, the first television musical
    • How YAKIMA CANUTT became the king of the stunt riders
    • A complete listing for Steve Darnall's Those Were The Days--and Carl Amari's Radio Theatre!
    • PLUS: Memories of preparing an old house for Winter, a look at Those Were the Days number 2,500; more!


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The radio adventures of OZZIE & HARRIET! Plus, MARLENE DIETRICH and World War II; the story of STAN FREBERG's "Green Chri$tma$"; the career of actor JOHN CARRADINE; How Illinois actors conquered Hollywood; the comedy of OLSEN & JOHNSON; the saga of war-amputee-turned-Oscar winner HAROLD RUSSELL; a few moments with The Honeymooners' JOYCE RANDOLPH; more!

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A cover story about THE MARX BROTHERS and the show that brought them to radio; announcer Fred Foy remembers riding with THE LONE RANGER; television's Mickey Mouse Club; the career of actor CESAR ROMERO; Warner Bros. studios at war; the golden age of dime stores; remarkable houses of the 1950s; memories of the milkman, the iceman and the coal man; a few moments with CARL REINER; more! FEWER THAN FIVE COPIES IN STOCK!

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A look at the life and career of the Yankee Doodle Dandy himself, the legendary JAMES CAGNEY! Plus, our NECROLOGY FOR 2017; the larger-than-life FATS WALLER; the Golden Age of radio soap operas; the roadside attraction of Burma-Shave; EDDIE CANTOR at war; writer MAX ALLAN COLLINS discusses the career of MICKEY SPILLANE; more!

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A look at the wonderful screen team of WILLIAM POWELL and MYRNA LOY; a birthday salute to DORIS DAY; television's unlikeliest star, GEORGE GOBEL; the World Champion (1908) Chicago Cubs; America's greatest crime buster, DICK TRACY; the career of announcer HARLOW WILCOX; our NECROLOGY FOR 2016; a few moments with actress EVELYN RUDIE; more!

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GEORGE BURNS and GRACIE ALLEN and the missing brother that made them famous; the gentleman gangster, EDWARD G. ROBINSON; the remarkable music of JOHNNY MERCER; the movie career of THE THREE MUSKETEERS; the career of actor CORNEL WILDE; memories of eating at the Automat; The WILDE TWINS and how they made their Hollywood dreams come true; a few moments with actress CHARLOTTE RAE; more!

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The remarkable life and career of the king of the singing cowboys, GENE AUTRY; the strange saga of BATMAN on radio; radio's top comedians on television; the career of GREGORY PECK; our NECROLOGY FOR 2015; a few moments with NORMAN LLOYD; more!