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Rustling the radio

Everybody made great progress with their radio shows before the break. It looks sounds like everything should come together without a hitch. We have a variety of programs in the works – a worldwide western news show, a murder mystery, … Continue reading

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Radio nostalgia

As we’re entering radio week in ds106, I started to think about my first venture into this project. I joined ds106 several years ago as an open online participant. Now I’m teaching it, so I guess the students has become … Continue reading

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Go west, young man

For our fourth round of ds106radio live tweeting, we had another two-fer: “Retribution” from Sears Radio Theater and “Gun Shy” from Gunsmoke. I liked the way people picked up on the sound details: I can hear the horses making noises … Continue reading

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The Holliday and Hickock Hour

Our Wednesday Western106 tweet-along featured two tales – the Gunsmoke episode “Doc Holliday” and “Aces and Eights” from the Frontier Gentleman series. Unlike our two previous shows, these featured narration as well as dialogue. The listeners had mixed feelings about … Continue reading

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High Noon at night

Our Tuesday night tweet-along featured High Noon. Monday’s show was a radio adaptation (Shane) whereas this one was the soundtrack of a film. It made an interesting comparison. The radio program actually had less sound production – a lot less … Continue reading

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“Come back, Shane!”

We had a good, if sparsely attended, first tweet-along. We listened to a radio production of Shane, featuring Alan Ladd and Van Heflin, two of the stars of the movie. Radio was once a big enough thing that major motion … Continue reading

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The Curse of El Capitan

My plan for the first night of ds106tales ds106radio broadcasts was to get set up early, try out all the different inputs, and be ready to go well before 9. But sometimes things don’t work out. Apparently Soundflower doesn’t play … Continue reading

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Hearing the Last Laugh

Jim wrote about this story before. When I read it, I thought about all the possibilities for sounds effects, and how those and the dialogue could carry the whole tale. I don’t know if I’ll have the time, but it … Continue reading

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A ripping good time: ds106radio tweet-along part 4

We had another good group for our fourth ds106radio listening and tweeting session. After some spooky sounds and a bumper we had the Mystery Playhouse rendition of “Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper” which was originally written by horror master Robert … Continue reading

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Les choses sont contre nous – ds106radio

For our third night of ds106radio listening, we had two tales – “Who Goes There” originally a John Campbell short story (PDF) and later a few different movies and even a couple of comic books, and “Nightmare” which was originally … Continue reading

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