Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Documentary and Interview

Dangerous Assignment – The Greek Connection. 500220 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:24 — 3.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSRevolutionary advancements in radar is the source of secrets in the new technology, and the reason that Steve Mitchel is on his way to Greece. Killers stop at nothing to get their hands on the papers, as they follow Steve […]

Adventures in Research – Dirty Hands. ep10, 430406 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:33 — 6.7MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSurgical theaters were once far from clean places, and considered a torture chamber by some. Death rates in hospitals were high, as much as 15% or so. What is it that causes the dreaded fever that claims so many lives? […]

Adventures in Research – The Immigrant Inventor. ep9, 430330 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:30 — 6.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMichael Popien was a Cerbian shepherd boy some 80 years prior to this recording. His early experience taught him how to use the hardened ground to communicate with sound waves. A technique to keep his flock safe against thieves. It […]

Mary Lee Taylor Show – Strange Reunion. 481106 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:32 — 12.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSally Carter has been having trouble connecting with her husband Jim, to tell him that she plans to join him in Capitol City. In the train station Sally expects Jim to meet her, but did he get her telegram? While […]

Adventures In Research – The Man Who Found A Continent. ep8, 430323 (retro428) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:06 — 12.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn 1823 an expedition to the center of the earth was proposed. The idea was that the earth was hollow, and that people could be liing in it’s interior region. Also that the best ways to descend to the interior […]

Mary Lee Taylor Show – The Good Friend. 481030 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:22 — 12.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe title that is announced in the show is: Sally Makes Up Her Mind. Facing a move, and having a baby, Sally wants to go with her husband Jim, but her parents think she should stay with them until things […]

Adventures in Research – Mariah Coventry. ep7, 430316 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:58 — 6.9MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA womans life has been made one of comparative ease. Time was the only kitchen utensils were her own two hands. No refridgerator, no gas stove, no washing machine. Listen to a pioneer woman, Mariah Coventry, as we see what […]

Retrro OTRDiary 19 Interview Donnie Pitchford Part 2. (retro519) Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:30 — 19.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn the style of a Retro OTRDiary, to stand in for where the usual installment of Lum and Abner is missing, I present another mashed together collection of classic clips with my interview with Donnie Pitchford, originally recorded on Feb […]