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

BW – EP70: Christmas Shopping With Jack Benny—How One Man Changed The Entertainment Industry

In Breaking Walls Episode 70, we’re celebrating the month of December by spotlighting The Jack Benny Program. Jack Benny was the highest rated comedian of his era. Beginning on radio in 1932, he was a radio mainstay until 1958. The programs’ Christmas shows are some … Read MoreBW – EP70: Christmas Shopping With Jack Benny—How One Man Changed The Entertainment Industry