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Oct 14, 2020

October 13, 1946 - Jack Benny and Mary Livingstone walk to the studio and run into Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. 

References include post-war meat and soap shortages, the honorable discharge lapel button (AKA Raptured Duck), news commentator Gabriel Heatter, Game 6 in the World Series, Hedy Lamar's baby, Bing...


Oct 7, 2020

October 6, 1946 - Jack Benny is celebrating 15 years on the radio! Like last year, he is tuning in to the Word Series.

In this episode they mention Russian diplomats Gromyko and Molotov, the song "Thy Gypsy", actresses Ingrid Bergman and Betty Grable, bandleader Harry James, radio programs "The Charlie McCarthy Show",...


Sep 23, 2020

September 30, 1945 - It's daylight savings and Jack Benny is back from his USO tour and ready for a new season. 

Jack mentions his summer replacment, Wayne King, Phil Harris' song "That's what I Like About The South", radio programs like The Great Gildersleeve, Cass Daley, Kay Kyser, Edger Bergan and Charlie McCarthy,...


Aug 12, 2020

Jack Benny stars in this (shortened) film from 1940.


Jun 10, 2020

June 4, 1944 - The last episode sponsored by Grape Nuts Flakes. Dennis Day is gone to Naval training and Phil Harris sings "G.I. Jive".

Plus songs "A Slip of the Lip Can Sink a Ship", "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning", and Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye.

They mention a number of radio comedies and the soap opera John's...