April 12

Flash Gordon – Rules Over Cave World & Blue Magic Men Capture Flash

In a tournament of death, Flash Gordon wins the unconquered Kingdom of the Caves. Having picked up a company of King Voltan’s hawkmen the huge rocket ship bearing Flash and Dale to their new kingdom heads for the yawning mouth of Kira, the wild and forbidding cave world. Flash Gordon is the hero of a […]

April 11

X Minus One – The Man in the Moon

An S. O. S. is heard from the moon.  What do we do?  X Minus One, “The Man in the Moon” originally aired  May 29, 1955. Initially a revival of NBC’s Dimension X (1950–51), the first 15 episodes of X Minus One were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder were adaptations by […]

April 10

Inner Sanctum Mystery – The Man from Yesterday

A giant gorilla has been captured by a scientist. The gorilla remembers his captor from long ago…and is planning revenge! His captor remembers a previous meeting as well..a very, very long time ago!  This story is crazy with a capital C!  “The Man from Yesterday” first aired December 21st, 1941. Inner Sanctum Mystery, also known […]

April 09

The Adventures of Superman – Is There Another? Part One

Honestly I don’t know much about the history of this broadcast.  It’s one of the hard ones to find but I do know that it aired in January through February of 1946 and came in 13 parts.  I enjoyed it and we will have it in three parts.  Please enjoy our Sunday routine of The […]

April 08

The Island of Doctor Moreau – Part 2

Genetic engineering seems to be common place in our literature and science these days.  For the past decades countless movies have entertained the idea of the combination of man and beast.  H.G. Wells first wrote about that in 1896 so you could say he was pretty OG when it came to human animal chimeras.  The […]

April 07

The Shadow – The Circle of Death

Several bomb explosions are caused by a man who hates crowds. The police are unable to make any progress and the town becomes more scared. When Margot Lane claims that The Shadow can catch the criminal, Commissioner Weston scoffs at the idea and challenges The Shadow to try and uncover new evidence that the police […]

April 06

Suspense – The Hitchhiker

The Suspense episode “The Hitchhiker” is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode, and it has since lived on in reruns. In this story, a supernatural hitchhiker follows the main character on a trip across the country. Orson Welles, for whom the role was written, first performed “The Hitchhiker” on […]

April 05

Flash Gordon – Imprisoned by Hawkmen & Deathbattle Won by Flash

Whilst imprisoned Flash met Boon, the powerful, huge, bearded prince of the Lionmen and Prince Barron a former member of Emperor Ming’s court. Joined by Dr Zarcov, these four friends joined together to overthrow the government of Emperor Ming and rescue Flash’s sweetheart, Dale Arden. They were almost successful but at the last moment, they […]

April 04

X Minus One – Knock

What if you’re the last person on Earth.  What if to preserve the species you were put in a zoo?  Then comes the knock.  Knock originally aired May 22nd 1955. Initially a revival of NBC’s Dimension X (1950–51), the first 15 episodes of X Minus One were new versions of Dimension X episodes, but the remainder […]

April 03

Inner Sanctum Mystery – Island of Death

When in Haiti, “voodoo unto others as you would have them voodoo unto you!” Island of Death is a strange and terrible tale as ever to turn a man’s hair grey over night. It is a tale of voodoo, conjuring and black magic.  Inner Sanctum Mystery “Island of Death” originally aired December 7th, 1941. Inner […]

April 02

Wrestlemania 33 is here!

There will be no Adventures of Superman today.  Today we are taking the time to celebrate the arrival of Spring with Wrestlemania 33!  We have wings, watermelon, and refreshments and we are quite happy that spring has officially arrived.  🙂 We will be watching Wrestlemenia 33 on the WWE Network.  Please have a safe Sunday […]

April 01

The Island of Dr. Moreau Part 1

Genetic engineering seems to be common place in our literature and science these days.  For the past decades countless movies have entertained the idea of the combination of man and beast.  H.G. Wells first wrote about that in 1896 so you could say he was pretty OG when it came to human animal chimeras.  The […]

March 31

The Shadow – The Three Ghosts

A recently married woman is brought to madness while living in her husband’s creepy manor.  Can she survive?  Not without The Shadow’s Help!  The Three Ghosts aired way back on the Halloween night of October 31st, 1937!   The Shadow is a collection of serialized dramas, originally in 1930s pulp novels, and then in a […]

March 30

Suspense – The Cave of Ali Baba

Suspense‘s “The Cave of Ali Baba,” was closely adapted from the short story of the same name by Dorothy L. Sayers.  This episode originally aired on August 19th, 1942. One of the premier drama programs of the Golden Age of Radio, was subtitled “radio’s outstanding theater of thrills” and focused on suspense thriller-type scripts, usually […]

March 29

Flash Gordon – On the Planet Mongo & Befriends Lion Men and Stops a Wedding

This Wednesday we go back to where it all started.  The very first and original broadcast of Flash Gordon!  Airing originally on April 27th, 1935.  Then we follow it up with Flash Gordon Befriends Lion Men and Stops a Wedding which aired the following week on May 4th, 1935. Hope you enjoy! Flash Gordon is […]

March 28

X Minus One – Universe

Special treat for you tonight!  Imagine this…you are the last of humanity’s descendants aboard a space Ark flying through space.  However; on the Ark there the crew is divided into two factions. The lower decks are occupied by humans, and the upper by your mutant over lords. One man dares probe the upper levels and […]

March 27

Inner Sanctum Mystery – Hunter From Beyond

What if you wanted to get your man at all costs.  Even if it means waiting 100,000 years?  Tonight’s Inner Sanctum Mystery comes from September 7th, 1941.  It is titled “Hunter From Beyond”.  Unfortunately, I don’t want to pull your chain here, a lot of these recordings are lost forever into the void of space. […]

March 26

The Adventures of Superman – The Panam Highway Part 3

This Sunday’s edition of The Adventures of Superman radio broadcast features our last part of the exciting story of the Panam Highway.  Please enjoy! The serial came to radio as a syndicated show on New York City’s WOR on February 12, 1940. On Mutual, it was broadcast from August 31, 1942, to February 4, 1949, […]

March 25

Dracula’s Guest

I’m in the mood for something dark tonight.  Let me scrounge through the old collection here…yep…here we go!  *Blows the dust off the MP3*  Tonight we present to you, Dracula’s Guest!  Now keep it mind this isn’t really an Old Time Radio broadcast but more like a audio book/podcast (public domain of course). Don’t let […]

March 24

The Shadow – The Temple Bells of Neban

The Shadow meets an exotic woman from his past. He soon discovers that she has been trained in the remote and mysterious area of India, the same place where he learned his power to control minds and make himself invisible.  The Temple Bells of Neban first aired on October 24, 1937. The Shadow is a […]

March 23

Suspense – Wet Saturday

It would have been just another day in the Princey household had it not been for the rain. If they had all been out doing what they had planned the murder would never have happened and the cover-up would not have been necessary.  Wet Saturday was a feature of Suspense and originally aired June 24, […]

March 22

Flash Gordon – Decoy of Ming the Merciless

Tonight, we bring you…Decoy of Ming the Merciless!  A Flash Gordon Feature! Flash Gordon is the hero of a space opera adventure comic strip created by and originally drawn by Alex Raymond.First published January 7, 1934, the strip was inspired by and created to compete with the already established Buck Rogers adventure strip. Starting April […]

March 21

X Minus One – Mars is Heaven

When the first space rocket lands on Mars, what will we find? Only the ruins of a dead and deserted planet? Or will there be life? Intelligent life, in some strange form that we can only imagine? Will we be welcomed with open arms? Or will the Martians treat us as invaders?  Mars in Heaven […]

March 20

Inner Sanctum Mystery – The Death Ship

Part of the Inner Sanctum collection, this evening join us on “The Death Ship”, originally aired on August 10, 1941. Inner Sanctum Mystery, also known as Inner Sanctum, a popular old-time radio program that aired from January 7, 1941, to October 5, 1952, was created by producer Himan Brown and was based on the imprint […]

March 19

The Adventures of Superman – The Panam Highway Part 2

It’s time for part 2 of The Adventures of Superman and the Panam Highway! The serial came to radio as a syndicated show on New York City’s WOR on February 12, 1940. On Mutual, it was broadcast from August 31, 1942, to February 4, 1949, as a 15-minute serial, running three or, usually, five times […]

March 18

The Time Machine

This particular episode comes from Escape!  Another very famous old time radio series from the Golden Age.  Very excited for tonight’s broadcast of H.G. Wells, The Time Machine!  This broadcast first aired on May 9, 1948 and will definitely take you back in time.  Or forwards…wibbly wobbly timey wimey! The Time Machine is a science […]

March 17

The Shadow – Murder by the Dead

Tonight The Shadow has to keep a juror safe from a sadistic murderer who happens to be gunning for Morgot Lane’s father.  The murder is suspected to have been the convict who was was sentenced to be executed and has somehow come back from the dead to get vengeance on all the people who “killed” […]

March 16

Suspense – The Burning Court

The Burning Court is one spooky story indeed.  A story of poisoning with supernatural overtones. One of the guests at a dinner party is a murderer…which one?  Based upon a novel by John Dickson Carr. Suspense recreated the 1937 grizzly tale for audiences and to this day is a frightening foray into the classic Who dun […]

March 15

Flash Gordon – The Lost Continent of Atlantis Part 2

Hey kids and Mongols it’s that time for Flash Gordon!  Tonight is part 2 of The Lost Continent of Atlantis which originally aired on December 18th, 1945! Flash Gordon is the hero of a space opera adventure comic strip created by and originally drawn by Alex Raymond.First published January 7, 1934, the strip was inspired […]

March 14

X Minus One – The Parade

When a martian comes to town he needs to creative way to announce his arrival.  What better way then to hire an advertising company!  The Parade originally aired on January 25, 1956. Initially a revival of NBC’s Dimension X (1950–51), the first 15 episodes of X Minus One were new versions of Dimension X episodes, […]