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Skywave rides the wind of your imagination; creating clouds of sound from the air that surrounds your mind. Throughout the journey to discover where the magic of sound exists in space, we'll explore how music and radio plays carve indelible pictures in our heads.   Learn more about the host here.



SKYWAVE July 11 @ 6pm: MOTHMAN! Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave. Tonite we have 2 more terrific radio plays. We'll begin with an original sci fi suspense story. titled Mothman(which is based on a local West Virginia legend that received substantial press in the mid '60's), a couple have a date at an abandoned  TNT factory that serves as the area's Lover's Lane only to encounter a phenomenon they can't see but only hear; emanating eerie avian alarms. Is is human, bird, neither, or both? We follow that feather rustler with a melodrama from the Fleishmann's Yeast hour. Originally aired 1933, "the Love Nest" recounts the travails of  a fading shrill nightingale who was graced the screen as a silver throated thrush of  a starlet. And here to keep you up in the air are guests Martha Michael, Bill Simpson, Max Pettit, and Jim Harris  along with myself, your host, Andy Pettit.  

 
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SKYWAVE June 13 @ 6pm: Magnify This! Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave, your provider for live radio play entertainment. To start, there's a script from the suspense series Quiet Please. Origianlly aired 1948, "100,000 Diameters" refers to the magnification of a specimen Dr. Judd has isolated and which he believes can change the world. But how? We follow with a thriller form the suspense series. "The Diary of Sophy Winters", 1st broadcast 1943, concerns a woman's account of how her recent married husband suspects her of murder. But who's perspective is this? Guest tonight are Sharon Sigal and Jack Rowe along with your host, Andy Pettit.  

 
SKYWAVE June 6 @ 6pm: ZODIAC BIG BANG Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave! Tonite we have 2 terrific tales. We'll start with a script from the suspense series. Originally aired 1962, "Hide and Seek" concerns Dandy, a fop with gambling addiction.  And rather than seek the help he needs, Dandy runs his luck out in a dead end alley where the rats lurk. Will he rise or disintegrate with the scum he's hiding in? We continue with an episode from the Easy Aces series. 1st broadcast ab. 1945, "Jane Takes Up Astrology" has  our heroine consulting an astrologist about whether her stars are aligned for a perfect union with her husband. And with the always confused Jane asking so many questions, it's anybody's guess what will be the outcome. But here with clarity in their voices are Sherry Brown, Su Triggiani, Marty Foley, Maury Harris and your host, Andy Pettit. 

 
SKYWAVE May 30 @ 6pm: MATCH WORD '18 Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave, where the Okay For sound Players present an original play. Remember that hilarious '70s game show in which contestants tried to match answers given by celebrities to humorous, risque fill-in-the-blank questions? Well, get out your polyester suits 'cause our wacky team of voice artists has brought back a new, improved live version called "Match Word '18" presented with zany sfx. We follow with an episode from the creepy series "The Strange Dr. Weird". Originally aired 1945, "The Voice Of Death" concerns a disgruntled cousin who's been left out of a relative's will, unless she can dispose of the existing heirs. Can she? And how doe the snow-covered wilderness of Canada play a role? And here tonite to entertain your ears are Susan Lonker, Martha Michael, Bill Simpson, Gary Mitchell, Jim Harris and your host Andy Pettit.

 
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