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Roscoe P. Goodtyme
There were hundreds of hours of our broadcasts on cassette tape that we ran every day and reviewed with each other. Sadly, I have found only a very few of them. Other Links: RadioYears.com | Roscoe P. Goodtyme
Talking to Millions
I had the chance to talk to 3.75 million people last night. Really. My long time client and friend Joe Cipriano is the announcer on Wheel of Fortune this week as part of a working audition to get the permanent position. He was a guest on the Jim Bohannon Show on the Westwood One Radio Network, and that show has an estimated audience of 3.75 million. I assure you that’s not what I was thinking when I called in and was put on the air. I was nervous. The funny thing is that my background is broadcasting – I have been an announcer, newscaster, talk show host and producer among…
Beam me up, Scotty!
In October 1994, the Star Trek Association of Towson, a fan club in Towson, Maryland, sponsored “The Big E Con,” a convention held aboard the carrier Enterprise while the ship was at its home port of Norfolk, Virginia. The events featured tours of the ship and appearances by Star Trek notables including James Doohan, or “Scotty” on the original series. At the time I was the production Director for WFOG radio. The week preceding the convention as part of the pre-promotion I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Doohan by phone at his home in Redmond Washington. I tried to keep the interview interesting by focusing on Jimmy Doohan, and…