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Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe in Murder My Sweet

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 05/21/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight the bedtime radio show for grownups presents the Lux Radio Theater adaptation of the 1944 RKO Pictures production of Raymond Chandler's first detective novel Farewell My Lovely. Retitles as Murder My Sweet. Dick Powell sheds his pretty boy image to become fast talki... Read more

Tesla City Stories Celebrates 10th Season!

Airs at: Wed, 04/03/2024 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
Back in the Golden Age of Radio, there was a short-lived network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company (or TBC). Founded in New York in 1943, and acquired by CBS just two years later, the TBC became a mere footnote in the history of American Radio. That is until March 10t... Read more

Two classic Victorian Detective Mysteries

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/19/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Two Victorian Mysteries stories are featured tonight. First Katherine Dunn reads Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders In The Rue Morgue. Amatuer detective Dupin solves a grissly murder to clear an innocent man. Also, an episode of the long running radio series The Adventures of Sh... Read more

All Thrills Week 4 Sampler Special

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Wrapping up the last week of our memebership The Sampler brings back an episode of The Fantastic Four Radio Show. This week the Quartet are joined by Ant Man as they face The Return of Dr Doom. And lots of music. Read more

More Thrills Membership Drive Week 3 Special

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
To day the Sampler returns with another episode of Space Patrol. this week The Red Demon of Venus  . Also lots of music! Read more

Week 2 Winter Membership Drive Special

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The Sampler returns with more Ray Gun Punk Adventures of Commander Cody and the Space Patrol. Super Brain Criminal Velmer Castro plans to sabotage an experimentable space drive during an important test flight from Pluto to Neptune. Can the Comannder and Cadet Happy discover... Read more

Space Patrol verses The Super Brain

Airs at: Mon, 02/19/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
 The Sampler returns with a thrilling episode from the classic science fiction radio series Space Patrol, The Super Brain of Balmer Castro . As we kick off the next four weeks of the KBOO's No Frills Membership Drive! Also on tap will be lots of music featuring Oliver Nelso... Read more

Repeat from Nov. 6, 2023 featuring Rebecca starring Ida Lupino

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Due to this winter weather and lots of extra work Fortunato has had to send in a show from last November featuring a radio adaptation of Rebecca starring Ida Lupino and lots of music. Will be back with a new show next week. Read more

Katherine Dunn reads Runyon & Dick Powell appears as Diamond

Airs at: Mon, 01/15/2024 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/16/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
Tonight we reair a couple of cozy stories for a winter evening set in mid 20th Century New York City. Up first, Katherine Dunn reads Damon Runyon's Tight Shoes, a story about local politics.  And in the second hour, Dick Powell returns as Private Eye Richard Diamond who fin... Read more

Late January Sounds Unsound

Airs at: Sun, 01/28/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
New releases of new music Read more