BW – EP74: Jay M. Kholos of The Zero Hour & John C. Abbott of The Who Is Johnny Dollar Matter

In Breaking Walls episode 74, we celebrate the WallBreakers’ 6th birthday with an anniversary extravaganza! First, we’ll chat with the creator of the 1970s radio drama The Zero Hour, Mr. Jay M. Kholos. Then, a portion of a recent conversation with the author of The … Read MoreBW – EP74: Jay M. Kholos of The Zero Hour & John C. Abbott of The Who Is Johnny Dollar Matter

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

BW – EP68: Psalm For A Dark Year—An Ode for Giving Thanks In Honor of Norman Corwin

In Breaking Walls Episode 68, we welcome November’s theme of “Gratitude” with an interactive look back at Norman Corwin’s radio plays, originally heard on U.S. radio around Thanksgiving of 1941. There are a lot of parallels that could be drawn from 1941 in 2017. That’s … Read MoreBW – EP68: Psalm For A Dark Year—An Ode for Giving Thanks In Honor of Norman Corwin

BW – EP66: An Interactive History of Suspense—Radio’s Outstanding Theater Of Thrills

In Breaking Walls episode 66, we weave the history of radio’s outstanding theater of thrills, Suspense, into an story told by producer and directors William Spier, William N. Robson, and Elliot Lewis, and actors and actresses June Havoc, Cary Grant, Vincent Price, Hans Conreid, Howard … Read MoreBW – EP66: An Interactive History of Suspense—Radio’s Outstanding Theater Of Thrills

BW – EP60: Home For The Fourth—A History of Radio Programming on Independence Day

On episode 60 of Breaking Walls, we present a look at the history of audio in America on the fourth of July in honor of the 241st anniversary of America’s Independence Day. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, we’ll get angry, and perhaps, we’ll all be able … Read MoreBW – EP60: Home For The Fourth—A History of Radio Programming on Independence Day