Antenna’s reviewers consider CBS’ new shows, none of which miraculously are CSI or NCIS spinoffs, and The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Bradley Schauer argues that David Letterman’s brilliant late night talk show career would have been a nonstarter in today’s television landscape.
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The Antenna-Sounding Out! series From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years continues on into the new year with a post on Sounding Out! from A. Brad Schwartz about the influence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories on Orson Welles’ radio work.
The Antenna-Sounding Out! series From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years continues today with a new post on Sounding Out! from Jacob Smith about the Mercury Theatre’s 1938 radio play “Hell On Ice” as a proto-environmental critique that is as relevant today as it was 75 years ago.
In this latest post in our From Mercury to Mars series, Josh Shepperd discusses the “War of the Worlds” broadcast as a foundational subject for intellectual history and, as the subject of social research like Hadley Cantril’s The Invasion from Mars, one of the events that legitimated the very study of media.
A full rundown of all the information you’ll need to know to participate in tonight’s #WOTW75 collective listening experiment, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ and the Mercury Theatre’s “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast.
Understanding “War of the Worlds”’s neglected second act requires consideration of the contested status of character monologue and larger shifts in dominant production norms for Golden Age radio drama.
Antenna contributors review the new fall series from America’s #1 network in total viewers and—in a change—the key demographic.
In this latest installment of the Antenna-Sounding Out! continuing series From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years, Cynthia Meyers reflects on teaching the Mercury Theater’s 1938 broadcast to 21st century undergraduate students.
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