Tag Archives: ds106radio

Danger: Hippies

When @cogdog points out something online, I try to pay attention. So when he highlighted the Internet Archive’s filmstrip collection, I took a look. The Hippies caught my eye. It’s a somewhat strident and paranoid view of 60s counterculture, for … Continue reading

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A night of adventurous listening

Episode One: Three Skeleton Key For our first live listening session, we listened to Three Skeleton Key, the opening episode from ESC: Sonic Adventure in the Anthropocene by Jacob Smith. This is a fascinating series that uses an old-time radio … Continue reading

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The sounds of science

We listened to three audio productions this week on ds106 radio and discussed them on Discord. Here is what we heard: ESC: Sonic Adventure in the Anthropocene Episode One: Three Skeleton Key From Tree to Shining Tree CBS Radio Mystery … Continue reading

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The only station that takes attendance

phb256a · Attendance Bumper In the back end of the ds106radio management system, you can see how many people are listening online, typically zero, and where they are located: One day Nigel was broadcasting from the South Pacific and had … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Science

We’ve had three great evenings of live tweeting ds106radio. The point of this was to analyze, together, how sounds can paint pictures and drive stories. My favorite thing about this exercise is that the idea for it came from a … Continue reading

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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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