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BW – EP91: The Hollywood Radio Western Renaissance (1954 – 1980)

In Breaking Walls episode 91, we finish the adult western trilogy with a focus on the period after television decimated radio’s listening audience, forever altering the broadcasting landscape. Dramatic radio’s time as America’s number one entertainment genre was over, but it was far from dead. … Read MoreBW – EP91: The Hollywood Radio Western Renaissance (1954 – 1980)

BW – EP88: I Can’t Stand Jack Benny—The Story Behind His 1945-46 Season

In Breaking Walls episode 88, we spotlight the 1945-46 season of The Jack Benny Program. This season introduced characters like telephone operators Gertrude and Mabel, press agent Steve Bradley, hot dog vendor Mr. Kitzel, and Ronald and Benita Colman. This season featured guest appearances from … Read MoreBW – EP88: I Can’t Stand Jack Benny—The Story Behind His 1945-46 Season