In celebration of our tenth season bringing you the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio, the first round of voting in our Listener’s Choice Poll is underway as we winnow the choices in our standard division from forty-nine to thirty-two. Rank your choices in two polls. The top sixteen from each poll will advance. The first poll is here and you should be redirected to the second poll. If you’re not, click here. Deadline is January 24th.
For more details on the Listener Choice process, click here
Update (01/14): Now more than 300 votes in each poll. Thank you for participating.
Update: More than 200 have voted in each poll. I made a video to celebrate when 100 votes had been cast.:
Since I announced the YouTube channel a little more than four months ago, I’ve been working to bring our show’s archives to YouTube to introduce the Great and after a long process filled with trial and error, I’m pleased to announce that were caught up to where I want the channel to be. As it’s an archive, the YouTube channel is ten weeks behind the podcast feed.
What’s next for the channel? Those who follow the show the show on YouTube will get six new detective episodes a week on a daily schedule of the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio. In addition, I’ll be posting old episodes of the Amazing World of Radio and the War. I won’t be posting Superman as there are way too many episodes of that series that it needs own channel. I’ll also be working on a channel trainer and getting channel art added.
Youtube is a great new venture, but our podcast remains our primary contact with the audience. Last month, we had under 16,000 views on YouTube which is pretty impressive until you realize we had 713,000 unique downloads from the podcast. However, you interact with the show, as always, thank you for listening and for supporting the show.
My wife and I are pursuing adoption after many years of childlessness. A big part of that effort is raising funds. Adoption in America is expensive, particularly if you’re wanting to adopt a baby. So, a big part of that process is raising funds.
As part of that process, I’m auctioning off several items on eBay. I chose these specifically because I believed they’d appeal to fans of the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio. Among the items offered are old time radio box sets including the high quality audio of Volumes 1, 2, and 4 of Radio Archives Let George Do It collections, along with Avengers: The Lost Episodes and Doctor Who: The Lost Stories audio dramas. We also have classic movie DVDs featuring Philip Marlowe, Michael Shayne, and Boston Blackie In addition, you can get classic TV DVDs including the Complete Third Season of Cannon, as well as episodes of Dragnet, Richard Diamond, Philip Marlowe, and Racket Squad. I’ll even be adding a few VHS tapes tonight for the truly nostalgic. So check out all of my auctions on eBay. (Update: VHS tapes added including Casablanca.)