Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Glowing Dial - Show # POD61 Premieres ... ON TIME!!!

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Latest Episode: POD61
Running From: September 17 to October 7, 2017
Run Time: 2 hrs. 42 min. 41 sec.

Big John and Steve pay tribute to Orson Welles!

The Mercury Theatre On The Air - "The Immortal Sherlock Holmes"
originally aired on Sunday, September 25, 1938 on CBS
Starring: Orson Welles, Ray Collins, Mary Taylor, Brenda Forbes, Edgar Barrier, Morgan Farley, Richard Wilson, Alfred Shirley, William Alland, Arthur Anderson, Eustace Wyatt.
Frank Gallop announcing.

The Mercury Summer Theatre Of The Air - "The Hitchhiker"
originally aired on Friday, June 21, 1946 on CBS
Starring: Orson Welles, Alice Frost.
Ken Roberts announcing.
Sponsor: Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

The Lives Of Harry Lime (The Third Man) - "Blackmail Is A Nasty Word"
originally aired on Friday, June 13, 1952 on MUTUAL/Syndication
(also aired across the pond on the BBC)
Starring: Orson Welles.
Anton Karas on the Zither
Sponsor: varied due to syndication

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Orson Welles

Arthur Anderson

Edgar Barrier

Ray Collins

Alice Frost

Anton Karas with his Zither

Monday, September 4, 2017

The Glowing Dial LIVE is returning to the air!!!

The Glowing Dial LIVE is returning to the air!

We are returning with new LIVE shows in September.

The format will be as before and the show will be heard the
2nd and 4th Sunday of each month from 4pm to 7pm EST.

The first 4 episodes we did are currently available in The Glowing Dial Archives.

Due to the LIVE nature of the show, we won't be announcing in advance what OTR programs we will be playing but will announce whether or not it is a theme or holiday show.

In each episode, we will be featuring a contest in the form of a trivia question.
Be the first to give us the correct answer via our chatroom, Skype or Phone and you will win a USB Flash Drive with some OTR on it!

You can hear the LIVE show by using the embedded player on our Mixlr show page at or at our LIVE show page at .
If you go to our Mixlr show page, you'll be able to enter our chatroom and have some verbal fun with us. All it takes to participate in the chatroom is a free sign-up at

You can also interact with us in two other ways during a LIVE show:
Via phone by calling 248-221-2011 (during LIVE show times only) or
Via Skype by searching for The Glowing Dial LIVE and adding it to your contact list.

You can even use the aforementioned contact methods to Instant Request a show. If we have it on hand in our Archives, you'll hear it almost instantly!
We also are going to offer a webcam feed that will be active during the LIVE shows. The webcam feed will be available at out YouTube channel at .

Please join us as we have high hopes of building a large audience for this show. Tell all your OTR friends to listen too!

The first new LIVE show happens this Sunday, September 10, 2017 from 4pm to 7pm EST. For future LIVE show times, please see out LIVE show page at

Thanks and we'll "see" you on the radio!
Big John Matthews