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“Good to go on your radio”

Title borrowed from LL Cool J’s 1985 hit “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” We’re into Audio Week, so I put together a three-hour show, the ds106 Hour, for ds106 radio. What it does is take a random sampling of … Continue reading

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Agents on air, part 1

We’ve had two nights of ds106 radio broadcasts so far this week. Monday’s shows were Rogue Agents, a fun quiz type show, and Girl Power, an interesting discussion of women in the secret agent business. There is more to say about … Continue reading

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The perils of adaptation

For our third and fourth nights of ds106radio live tweeting, we listened to the Lux Radio Theater adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s Notorious and a BBC adaptation of Ian Fleming’s You Only Live Twice. The former was from 1948 and the … Continue reading

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Time periods and talent pools

For our Wednesday evening live tweeting with ds106radio, we listened to the BBC 2018 radio production of Ian Fleming’s Moonraker. The modern production was a contrast to the previous night’s shows, produced 65 years earlier. The contrast was most apparent … Continue reading

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The world is enough for Doug

For our first night of ds106radio tweet-alongs, we listened to two episodes of Douglas of the World, “The Terrorist” and “The Murder Rap.” I had never heard either, and in fact never heard of the show until this past weekend, … Continue reading

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The legendary radio shows

Some people inevitably won’t be able to make it to the ds106 radio tweet-along broadcasts of the class radio projects. So I’m providing links here to the shows and background on the characters. Ideally, people should listen in and interact. … Continue reading

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“One Step Ahead of the Spider”

A few people referenced audiobooks with regards to the Anansi Boys dramatization. Some of us found this interesting since there are very distinct differences between audiobooks and radio plays, or audio dramatizations. An audiobook has a narrator reading the text … Continue reading

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The art of listening to art

We’ve had some great turnouts for our #ds106radio tweet-alongs this week, and some great insights as well. I feel like I’m missing the video… such realistic audio but I keep zoning out or losing track of who’s speaking! I’ve never … Continue reading

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Season of ds106

I was never much of a Donovan fan, but I like Alice Donut’s version of Sunshine Superman and Goodfellas’ version of Atlantis. Now we can add Cogdog’s Season of DS106 to the list. The secret great thing about it is that … Continue reading

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You Only Broadcast Twice

For our second night of ds106 radio shows, we had another trio of tales, all very different. I don’t have much commentary right now, as the hour grows late and I have to head off to the Active Covert Reconnaissance … Continue reading

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