Tag: Radio Days

From Mercury to Mars: War of the Worlds as Residual Radio

In Antenna’s first post in the From Mercury to Mars: Orson Welles on Radio after 75 Years collaborative series with Sounding Out!, Eleanor Patterson explores how it is that we are still listening to the 1938 radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds” 75 years later, and in what ways its discursive and material circulation demonstrates the residual presence of radio drama in our media culture.