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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This is a comprehensive encyclopedia to the more than 100 radio programs portraying the American West, in fact and fiction, heard by generations of listeners from the Great Depression through the Cold War era. The book includes both the popular and lesser known series, as well as would-be offerings that never made it past the audition stage. Each entry... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
"Top 40" was the pre-eminent American radio format of the 1950s and 1960s. Although several radio station group owners offered their own versions of the format, the AM stations owned by Todd Storz and his father were acknowledged as the principle developers of Top 40 radio, and the prime movers in making it a nationwide ratings and revenue... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
This book chronicles the radio appearances of all prominent classic horror movie stars--Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Peter Lorre, Vincent Price, and two dozen more, including "scream queens" like Fay Wray. It contains script excerpts from radio shows as well as material from narrated albums and music singles. Each star's appearances are... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00
This book seeks to bridge the gap between show hosts and prospective guests, providing a reference guide to roughly 700 talk radio shows mostly in the United States but also around the world. Entries are organized under categories of show themes, such as Addiction and Recovery, Entertainment, Religion, Sports, Travel, and many more. The book also includes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
This volume combines two classic works on Hamlet, first published in 1919 and 1922. The first book's original description says that it contains a theory which attempts to explain an everlasting problem - it insists that Hamlet is neither a failure not an accident, but a very great work of art. In a final chapter, the play is examined as an aesthetic... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Vic and Sade, an often absurd situation comedy written by the prolific Paul Rhymer, aired on America's radios from 1932 to 1944. The title characters, known as "radio's home folks," were a married couple exploring the comedic side of ordinary life along with their adopted son and an eccentric uncle. This book examines the program's... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 92.99
The term Old Time Radio refers to the relatively brief period from 1926, when the National Broadcasting Company first began network broadcasting, until approximately 1960, when television became the dominant communication medium in the United States. During this time, radio was as popular and ubiquitous as television is today. It was amazingly varied... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 11.73
25th Anniversary Edition of the scripts that launched a billion quips more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2004; US$ 29.07
Das neue Medium der zwanziger und dreißiger Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts war der Rundfunk. Auch auf dem Land machte erst das Radio auf die Belange der Bauern aufmerksam, hier spiegelten sich die sozialen, kulturellen und politischen Verhältnisse der ländlichen Gesellschaft.Florian Cebulla untersucht die Einführung des Radios in die ländliche Lebenswelt,... more...
- Gabal Verlag 2013; US$ 26.99
Humor macht das Leben leichter, gerade in Situationen, in denen einem schon mal das Lachen vergehen kann. Denn durch Humor gewinnen wir Abstand, wechseln die Perspektive und merken, dass wir die meisten Dinge gar nicht so schrecklich ernst nehmen müssen. Doch wie funktioniert Humor? Welcher Humor passt zu wem? Wie platziert man echte Pointen? Wie... more...