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Happy Birthday, Lionel Barrymore!

Happy Birthday, Lionel Barrymore!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Apr 28th 2022

It’s become a true holiday tradition, spending time with Lionel Barrymore–who was born Lionel Herbert Blythe in Philadelphia
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Happy Birthday, Harry Morgan!

Happy Birthday, Harry Morgan!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Apr 10th 2022

Writer Parke Levy, who became a millionaire with the creation of the TV sitcom December Bride, liked to take credit for giv
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Happy Birthday, Doris Day!

Happy Birthday, Doris Day!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Apr 3rd 2022

After a lengthy career that encompassed radio, motion pictures, and many, many million-selling records as one of the 20th ce
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Happy Birthday, Jack Webb!

Happy Birthday, Jack Webb!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Apr 2nd 2022

The infamous poaching of radio stars from NBC—known to old-time radio fans as the “talent raids”—was perpetrated by rival CB
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When superheroes meet

When superheroes meet

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Mar 2nd 2022

In 1940, DC Comics handed out a 96-page comic book entitled New York World’s Famous Comics as a souvenir to kids attending
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Radio’s laugh novelty

Radio’s laugh novelty

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Mar 1st 2022

Writer Goodman Ace made a solid living in the early 1930s reviewing plays and movies for The Kansas City Post for a $75-a-we
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