Monthly Archive: November 2017

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Zero Number 13 The Man Who Claimed to Be Dead A Case of Butter

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys is getting a new BBC radio drama

Move over, Doctor Who, because Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys is getting a new adaptation kicking off this Christmas. The BBC has announced a six-part radio drama of the 2005 fantasy novel set to premiere on BBC Radio 4 on Christmas Day, with the program being made available shortly after broadcast. Starring Lenny Henry (Broadchurch) as Mr. Nancy, aka […]



        Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and later television Western set in Dodge City, Kansas during the settlement of the American West. Gunsmoke first aired on April 26, 1952 and ran through June 18,...

‘War of the Worlds’ for the 21st Century Takes Over Downtown Los Angeles

It might have been one of the earlier disseminations of fake news, if, that is, the October 30, 1938 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds,” hadn’t already been a dramatization of H.G. Wells’ 1898 novel of the same name. Chalk it up to wunderkind Orson Welles, 23 at the time, who with his band […]


500 Best Free Movies on Tubi TV

We recently discovered Tubi TV! It is a free ad-supported streaming TV and movie network offering more than 50,000 titles from impressive partners including Lionsgate, MGM, Paramount Pictures, and Starz. They raised over $20 million earlier this year and offer popular apps on the iPhone/iPad, Android devices, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, and more. Last […]


You are the star in BBC’s interactive radio drama

If you have ever found yourself shouting at the radio, the BBC has a new programme just for you. The corporation launches an interactive drama for voice-controlled devices today, allowing listeners to influence the plot by speaking into their Amazon Echo. The technology allows the listener to become a protagonist in a science fiction drama, […]