June 21, 2002
1:32 AM   Subscribe

Sure, we've all heard the classic old time radio dramas, but what about more recent classics, like the wonderful Jack Flanders series from ZBS Media? And what is being produced today? Bonus points if it's broadcast free online.
posted by rushmc (6 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Spot on with the Seeing Ear Theater link; that was the first site I thought of when I saw this post. Don't miss the excellent adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Murder Mysteries.
posted by toddshot at 2:31 AM on June 21, 2002

My guru: Joe Frank
Not a bad imitation: Benjamin Walker
posted by mlinksva at 2:50 AM on June 21, 2002

I used to listen to Joe Frank in the middle of the night coming from some station in Toronto.
posted by pracowity at 2:51 AM on June 21, 2002

Oh. A quicker clicker. Anyway, there are some shows on that last link if anyone wants to try him.
posted by pracowity at 2:52 AM on June 21, 2002

Has anyone else listened to the Jack Flanders stuff (which started coming out in the 70s with the "Fourth Tower of Inverness" series)? I'm wondering if there's anything else remotely like it out there.

I think doing radio shows like this has been very limited for the last 40 years or so, given the difficulty of finding a broadcast audience. But now, anyone can produce a show on a limited budget and stream it out across the internet to the world. Are there any signs that we are on the verge of an explosion of this kind of entertainment? Have any of you ever wanted to dabble in this kind of programming?
posted by rushmc at 6:44 AM on June 21, 2002

Mouth Bandits. Sure I've had passing thoughts about dabbling.
posted by mlinksva at 11:09 AM on June 21, 2002

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