Category Archives: Mystery Matinee

The Maltese Falcon starring Edward G Robinson?

Insomnia drives me to discovery. When I can’t sleep, I usually reach for an iPod Touch that I have loaded up with old time radio programs. The device has a small speaker that I keep low and close to my … Continue reading

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The Martians are Coming!

As a treat for Halloween, here is a presentation of Orson Welles’ notorious radio drama originally broadcast on October 30, 1938. Click on the arrow below to play the program.  Happy Halloween!  

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Getting in that Halloween Spirit

If you’re burning the midnight oil working on a Halloween costume and want some background noise in the spirit of the season, here is nearly 12 hours of old time radio shows that will give you the creeps. These are … Continue reading

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GASLIGHT

Today I am adding a new category so that I can share my love of radio drama — Mystery Matinee. Radio was king for a large portion of the twentieth century, and it was from radio where Americans received most … Continue reading

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