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A Eulogy For Chester Morris
originally posted: 2017-09-11 23:00:00

Chester Morris was an actor on stage, film, and radio. He died forty-seven years ago today. He's mostly forgotten now, but I still enjoy his work, particularly his most famous movie and radio role: Boston Blackie.

Early Success

John Chester Brooks Morris was born February 16, 1901 in New York City. His parents were stage actors, and at 15 he dropped out of school and began his lifelong career on the stage, on...

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A Eulogy For Bob Bailey
originally posted: 2017-08-13 15:51:45

Bob Bailey died 34 years ago today. And while our story ends there, it doesn't start there. Instead, we start with—

The Strangely Specific End Of The Golden Age Of Radio

Technologies, particularly entertainment-delivery technologies, have a finite lifetime. They're invented, they become obsolete, and if they're lucky they get some use in between. The most...

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