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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

Announcement: Burning Gotham—A New Audio Drama Set in 1830s New York City

On the frigid, blustery night of December 16th, 1835, the worst fire in New York city history swept through Manhattan. Everything south of Maiden Lane and east of Broad street—at that time the city’s chief merchant district—was turned to rubble. The fire caused an estimated … Read MoreAnnouncement: Burning Gotham—A New Audio Drama Set in 1830s New York City

BW – EP85: From Hoboken to Eternity—Frank Sinatra’s Radio Career (1935-1955)

In Breaking Walls episode 85, we spotlight the radio career of Frank Sinatra. We’ll find out how a brash, skinny kid from Hoboken, New Jersey became one of the most popular and influential music artists of the 20th century, selling more than 150 million records … Read MoreBW – EP85: From Hoboken to Eternity—Frank Sinatra’s Radio Career (1935-1955)