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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00
There was a time when "American popular entertainment" referred only to radio and motion pictures. With the coming of talking pictures, Hollywood cashed in on the success of big-time network radio by bringing several of the public's favorite broadcast personalities and programs to the screen. The results, though occasionally successful,... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.78
'It's a great missing piece of the jigsaw - people go on endlessly about Python and Peter Cook, which is all well and good but there's basically this great corpus of work stretching for decades - and consistently good ... A major piece of work, and universally loved.' So says John Lloyd, brains behind Blackadder, QI, Spitting Image , and so much... more...
- Carlton Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Instantly recognisable with his mass of ginger hair and bottle-top glasses, Chris Evans is probably Britain's most successful broadcaster and has an extraordinary instinct for using the intimacy of radio and TV to communicate with people. Endless rumours and turmoil have surrounded his wildly unpredictable career. He has interviewed numerous celebrities,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 8.96
What possesses a right-minded comedian to quit the day job for life as a breakfast radio DJ? more...
- Grove/Atlantic, Inc. 2016; US$ 25.00
Frank Deford is one of the most beloved sports journalists in America. A contributing writer to Sports Illustrated for more than fifty years, and a longtime correspondent on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel , these days, Deford is perhaps best known for his weekly commentaries on NPR?s Morning Edition.? Since 1980, Deford has recorded over two thousand... more...
- Fast Print Publishing 2009; US$ 4.99
From late-night quiz show ?Pick Your Poison? to breakfast-time newsreading, via sports reporting and falling asleep in cinemas, Simon Potter has worked for radio stations in Cambridge, Kettering, King?s Lynn, London, Northampton, Peterborough and York for the best part of the last 25 years. Now, in this hilarious look behind the scenes, he lifts the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Radio?s New Wave explores the evolution of audio media and sound scholarship in the digital age. Extending and updating the focus of their widely acclaimed 2001 book The Radio Reader , Hilmes and Loviglio gather together innovative work by both established and rising scholars to explore the ways that radio has transformed in the digital environment.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2002; US$ 39.95
Until the late 1940s, most Americans relied heavily upon radio, the only means of mass communication they knew, for information and entertainment. But with the 1950s came television sets and prosperity enabled more people to afford them. Radio began a decline. This work examines what could be called the final decade of AM network radio and the many... more...