The Sonic Society

Showcasing the very best in new Audio Drama

Sonic Echo: 405 Western Adventures: Dr. Sixgun

| June 7, 2020

Lothar, Jeff and Jack go digging into the golden treasure chest that is Old Time Radio. The week, the Amigos explore Dr. Six Gun and “Colonel Crown is a Mad Man!”

Sonic Echo: 404 Western Adventures: The Singing Guns

| May 10, 2020

Jack, Lothar and Jeff listen to old time radio shows they love and discuss them. This week Jeff brings in “The Singing Guns!“

Sonic Echo: 403 Western Adventures: The Six Shooter- Duel at Lockwood

| April 26, 2020

The Amigos ride back on the trail of even MORE great Westerns with this time Jack bringing in one of his favourite series “The Six Shooter” starring Jimmy Stewart. The episode is #26- Duel at Lockwood!

Sonic Echo: 401 Western Adventures: Gunsmoke

| February 9, 2020

The Amigos are back and saddled up to ride down the trail with westerns for Season 4! They begin their journey with the classic western favourite- Gunsmoke!

The Actors of the Flintstones Owe it All the Radio

| July 26, 2019

The great actors of The Flintstones (minus Mel Blanc) talk fondly of their love of radio drama and how they worked on the titular animated series in the same way. Alan Reed, Fred Flintstone, specifically talks about how radio is his favourite medium. And what could we say in reply? Yabba Dabba Doo!”

The Famous Jack Benny Show

| February 7, 2019

This is a long episode from The Wallbreakers but extremely informative. We at Sonic Echo love the Jack Benny Show and have one in the can, but in the meantime check out the depth of one of radio, television and stage’s masters and progenitors of the situation comedy.

Right Number, Right Radio Play

| February 4, 2019

It’s always a joy when someone else uncovers a secret pleasure so many of us have enjoyed. Devon Strolovitch from PRI identifies Sorry, Wrong Number as one of the gems of the Golden Age of Radio Drama. Our only beef is the line: “Often, even during the golden age of radio, these were formulaic, poorly produced […]

Who is Jack Ward in the Audio Drama World Anyway?

| February 2, 2019

Today is my birthday. Birthdays have a unique power- like Christmas and New Year celebrations- to force us to look back through our lives and consider some goals, high points, low points, lessons learned, lessons still to be learned and, if we turn around, the horizons yet ahead of us. Seventeen years ago, my friend […]

Jack Benny on Television versus Radio

| January 20, 2019

Tales of Our Miss Brooks

| January 19, 2019