Nostalgia Digest Podcast CD - 2014


(over 10 hours on one compact disc)

A collection of 12 mp3 files, chronicling the third year of the Nostalgia Digest Podcast—with classic personalities and sounds from the Golden Age of Radio! JANUARY: The radio path of the couple that would become famous as FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY; FEBRUARY: Author Martin Gardner discusses his book about America's smartest children, THE QUIZ KIDS; MARCH: Movie historian MATTHEW HOFFMAN looks back at why 1939 was HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST YEAR; APRIL: Those Were the Days announcer KEN ALEXANDER looks back on a fifty-five year radio career; MAY: The radio career of television's queen of comedy, LUCILLE BALL; JUNE: The Connecticut Yankee who became famous for spotting talent, RUDY VALLEE; JULY: Artist Donnie Pitchford discusses his comic strip homage to radio's LUM AND ABNER; AUGUST: "Laugh your troubles away" as we look back at RIVERVIEW AMUSEMENT PARK; SEPTEMBER: The "First Lady of Suspense" and one of radio's busiest actors, AGNES MOOREHEAD; OCTOBER: Bill Marx looks back at the comedy legacy of his father HARPO MARX; NOVEMBER: Author Todd Tarbox discusses the Illinois roots of ORSON WELLES; DECEMBER: We examine one of Chicago's great holiday traditions: HARDROCK, COCO & JOE

PLEASE NOTE: This CD contains mp3 files and will not play on "standard" compact disc players.