Just in case you missed the first time . . .
- 6 June: D-Day On the Air—73 Years Later
- 31 December: Here’s to the New Year
- 24 December: ‘Tis the night before Christmas
- 20 December: From Macy’s to Dickens on the plains
- 12 December: Eden rocked
- 9 December: The aftermath, continued . . .
- 8 December: Immediate aftermath
- 7 December: The date still lives in infamy
- 5 December: The mean widdle man-kid
- 21 November: Freed fall
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Category Archives: Romance
Lonesome Gal: Till the End of Time (Syndicated, 1951)
Perhaps this would never get past building security at any radio station today, but time was when thousands of men, too proud to confess love compromised or lost had left them fractured, switched their radios on to spend fifteen minutes each evening with a smoky-sounding virtual girl friend.
I was damned lonely in Dayton. So I just hooked into this idea and talked about my loneliness. And, you know, I found out there are a lot of lonesome people in this world.
This wasn’t first performed on Valentine’s Day. But it should have been. And if even the least sentimental listener isn’t gripped or embraced by this tastefully arresting adaptation of the film hit, he or she might be prone to charges of lacking soul.