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Radio shows – round one

Our first round of ds106 radio shows went very well. We started off with ds106 News Radio, which covered a number of important and highly relevant topics #ds106 Oh god not the clowns — Maureen (@gingerchic21) October 19, 2016 In … Continue reading

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Listen to the Limetown, part III

In listening to Limetown over the past few evenings, I’m struck by the references to other works. I wrote about three movies earlier. Off the top of my head, I remember these: The Little Foxes City Lights Double Indemnity Animal … Continue reading

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Limetown listen-along, part II

We’ve been listening to Limetown during our ds106radio tweet-alongs. So far, we’ve heard: The show is very cinematic. This makes sense, since the creators are two film school grads. Making a movie takes major money, but making a podcast is … Continue reading

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“You put the lime in the coconut…”

We had a great first night of live-tweeting #ds106radio on Monday, with 13 listeners at one point. #ds106radio is the #citizensband internet radio space – love seeing folks use it still #ds106 pic.twitter.com/Nso9bgLARj — Grant Potter (@grantpotter) September 20, 2016 … Continue reading

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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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