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all the dates

Oh good god, let’s not talk about last weekend.  I learned a new lesson about alcohol, though.

I have two dates lined up this weekend.  Both are first dates with new women.  62 more words

You'll Find Out

So, what fabulous film am I discussing for Sister Celluloid’s Backstage Blogathon? You’ll Find Out.

No. Seriously. You’ll Find Out.

I see this could go on a bit like a “Who’s on First” joke if you’re not familiar with the Kay Kyser film… 1,319 more words

Big And Small Screen

Hello Mr. Kringle

“Hello Mr. Kringle,” performed by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra in 1939. Harry Babbit, Sully Mason, and Ginny Simms are the vocalists, with patter by bandleader Kyser and comedian… 49 more words

Music

You'll Find Out (1940)

I was pretty harsh on the concept of the ensemble cast radio play comedy in my review of The Gift of Gab, the single Bela Lugosi/Boris Karloff collaboration that brought me no joy. 1,020 more words

Brandon Ledet

'Sound Off' with Harry Von Zell

“Give me five and dig this jive!” — Harry Von Zell, perhaps best known as the announcer and foil for George Burns in the Burns and Allen radio and television programs, is the DJ for this quarter-hour program produced by the AFRS. 133 more words

Kay Kyser

It's 'Kollege' time with Kay Kyser

The AFRS show below is a commercial network program that was revised for use by the Armed Forces Radio Service. (In other words, all commercials were deleted.) … 115 more words

Kay Kyser

'Command Performance' brings variety to listeners

“Command Performance” was one of the mainstays of Armed Forces Radio Service programming during World War II. Listeners heard a variety of performances — such as music, comedy and drama — from some of the biggest names in entertainment in that era. 126 more words

Kay Kyser