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Watch the Hill Joe, It Gets Tricky at the End!

In today’s world of video games, Internet and wide-screen TV’s, it’s easy to get depressed about the state of childhood in America, especially when we read the same old stories about how America’s kids are nothing more than blubbery couch potatoes.  They say we don’t exercise, don’t get involved and eat too much junk food.  … Continue reading »

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The Show Isn’t Live! Der Bingle, Ampex, and the Third Reich!

I was listening to some OTR today, one of the Bing Crosby shows, I believe it was the Kraft Music Hall, and suddenly started thinking about radio in general and how it went from being live to being taped. Did you know Bing Crosby was instrumental in this technology? (1) While most folks know of … Continue reading »

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