Retro Radio Podcast

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

Documentary and Interview

Behind The Mike – First Episode. ep1, 400915

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:44 — 13.6MB) All about the stories that happen behind the mike of your favorite radio programs. Hosted by Graham MacNamee. A woman tells about her feat of going to at least 3 radio shows per week. How does she do it? What are her favorite kinds […]

Frontier Fighters – Jedadiah A Smith. ep6, 1935

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:01 — 6.9MB) Tales of heroic pioneers and pathfinders in American History. Today we get a glimpse at a frontiersman, Jedadiah A Smith, and the beginning of his exploration in 1823. Following the rivers to indian country in the Yellowstone region, he pits his abilities against the […]

Guess What – Three Guesses. ep0008

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:34 — 6.7MB) The show that features brain teasers, and ticklers. Partially completed statements are made, and 3 possible answers are offered for each. Which is the correct answer? Definitions of 8 words are given, but all the answers for each word begins with the syllable, cat. […]

Guess What – Inventions. ep0007

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:55 — 6.8MB) Listen in and play along. No special skills or materials needed, jus you, a pencil, and a piece of aper. Listen for the 8 inventions, and guess the person who invented it. A list of 10 places are given, name the cities where they’re […]

Behind The Mike – You’re My Dream. ep19, 410126

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:44 — 13.6MB) Frank Luther, popular tenor, tells about a letter he recieved from a nursse. How did his voice and program work to help a patient in her care? Listen and learn about the dreamy cure. Frank sings, You Are My Dream, and relives those moments. […]

Behind The Mike – Comedy Broadcasts. ep23, 410223

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:46 — 13.6MB) How do those radio comedians do it? Learn how the writing starts 2 weeks before the program. Shows often have a staff of 2 writers or more. Join a fictional pair of joke writers as they brainstorm gags with the show’s comedian. A few […]

Behind The Mike – Character Actors. ep22, 410216

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:29 — 13.5MB) Allen Drake is a top character actor, and he shows off his versatality. How does he do it with just the change of his voice, accent, and inflection? Listen and be amazed as he takes us on a world tour. Sound Effect of the […]

Behind The Mike – The Lady From Oklahoma. ep21, 410209

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:14 — 13.4MB) Ida Bailey Allen was the Martha Stewart of her day, and is on hand to tell a story about a lady from Oklahoma. The desperate woman begged Ida to help her lose weight. How can she make herself over to keep her husband pleased? […]

Case Dismissed – Liability for Minors. ep9, 540327

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:36 — 13.1MB) A growing family looks forward to the possibility of moving from their small apartment to a larger home. Victor Hollis and his wife have some trouble though. They have had some hard financial times in the past few years, and an old bill comes […]