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Sound Affects: A Radio Playground

Jun 19, 2022 9:30 PM β€“ 10:30 PM

Talk/Radio Theater

With Jerry Stearns

Where "radio play" is the important part of the phrase. Hosted by Jerry Stearns.

A showcase of audio theater, featuring the best of contemporary audio theater, snippets from Old Time Radio drama, spoken word comedy, and talk about and with some of the skillful practitioners of the Theater of the Mind, we'll bring the best there is from around the world to your ears.

You can find more about the program and a weekly schedule of what's on the show at the Sound Affects website.

A Sam Enchanted Evening

Tales of Radio Detectives with a spotlight on the best known of all – Sam Spade.

Sound Affects: A Radio Playground
9:31 PM
Radio Theater: A Sixty-Second Sam Spade

A β€œsomewhat” shortened version of the classic Sam Space novel, The Maltese Falcon. From the Sixty-Second Radio Theater, in Tampa, FL.

9:34 PM
Radio Theater: Crime of Passion


A My Gal Sunday tale by Mary Higgins Clark, featuring Amy Walker and Gary Sandy (WKRP), with Phil Proctor as the narrator. Performed live at the International Mystery Writers’ Festival 2008, in Kentucky. Adapted and directed by David Ossman.

10:13 PM
Radio Theater: Sam Blade, Private Eye

It’s all about metaphors as Sam Blade pursues another bewildering case, over on the silly side. Performed by Big Fun Radio Funtime, a project of Fearless Comedy Productions, here in the Twin Cities.

10:25 AM
Radio Theater: Excerpts from Pat Novak For Hire

Excerpts from Pat Novak For Hire, starring Jack Webb, from1949. Included here for the colorful language.