Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Tuesday Night at the Radio!

I need to get the decayed stench of the try-works out of my nose. Here's Jack Benny entertaining the Marines at El Toro Air Station, California (16 January 1944). As John Dunning used to say, funny, funny show.

And Information Please, this week with semi-regular Oscar Levant and Stephen Vincent Benét (or Bonet, as it's spelled in the archive), author of The Devil and Daniel Webster (19 September 1941). Clifton Fadiman: "They tell me that Ted Williams is now batting over .400. Can you name four major league batters since 1900 who've done the same thing?"

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