Thursday, April 2, 2020

Another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company TODAY 4pm to 10:30pm EST!

Yes, it's another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA show! Today 4pm to 10:30pm EST! Yesterday USA listening link is: http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen. We're also once again simulcasting with Radio Free Fandom. Look for us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/radiofreemichigan/. Listen to Radio Free Fandom at http://www.discord.com. Look for MichiganFandom UrbanFuture Fiasco and join us in the chat! My special guest for the first 2 hours will be Johnny Holmes of Radio Once More!


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

In just under an hour, another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA show airs!

In just under an hour, another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA show airs! We'll take requests at 248-439-0147! Listening Link for YUSA is http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen. We'll also be simulcasting with Radio Free Fandom once again. The flyer says the rest. See you on the radio! Big John Matthews

Sunday, March 29, 2020

It's another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA! Today at 5pm EST

We're doing another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA today from 5 to 10:30pm EST. We'll be featuring Jack Benny's Movie Parodies! We'll be on Yesterday USA Radio, http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen and simulcast on Radio Free Fandom, https://www.facebook.com/radiofreemichigan/. We're also on www.discord.com. Look for MichiganFandom UrbanFuture Fiasco and join us in the Radio Free Fandom chat. 
 

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company - TONIGHT - an Alfred Hitchcock Tribute!

It's an Alfred Hitchcock tribute tonight on The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company! 6 to 10:30pm EST tonight, Saturday, March 28, 2020. Listening Link for YUSA is http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen. We will also be simulcasting on Radio Free Fandom. www.discord.com then search for MichiganFandom UrbanFuture Fiasco. We should be in Voice Channel Virtual Stage 2.



Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Johnny Holmes! Today 4 to 10:30pm EST!!!

Another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA! Today 4 to 10:30pm EST. Joining me for the first 2 hours will be Radio Once More's own Johnny Holmes! WOO-HOO!!!

Saturday, March 21, 2020

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company returns tonight at 6pm!

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company is back Live tonight with a Vincent Price Tribute. 6 to 10pm EST on Yesterday USA Radio and simulcast on Radio Free Fandom! http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen. https://facebook.com/radiofreemichigan/.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Glowing Dial LIVE with Big John and Company is on in 2 hours!

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company - Live Extra Show ... TODAY from 4 to 10:30pm on Yesterday USA Radio. Choose the Red Network for best audio quality! The flyer says it all! See you on the radio!
Big John Matthews
Listening Link: http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Another Glowing Dial Live Extra ... TODAY March 3, 2020!

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company - Live Extra Show ... TODAY from 4 to 10:30pm on Yesterday USA Radio. Choose the Red Network for best audio quality! The flyer says it all! See you on the radio!
Big John Matthews
Listening link: http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen 



Thursday, February 27, 2020

A whole bunch of Glowing Dial Live Extras coming up in the next few months!

We're going to be doing a whole bunch of "Glowing Dial Live Extras" in the next few months so please take a listen and even call in and chat with me, make instant requests and win prizes by answering trivia questions! http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen 

The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company presents an interview with author Nick Parisi!

Coming up this Saturday, a great interview I have been looking forward to. Please listen!


Sunday, February 16, 2020

Coming up in just over an hour ... another Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company EXTRA!


Premiering on time for a change ... The Glowing Dial Tri-Weeekly Podcast with Big John and Steve - Episode POD103

Premiering on time for a change ;-P

The Glowing Dial Tri-Weekly Podcast with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD103
Running From: February 16 to March 7, 2020
Run Time: 3 hrs. 10 min. 41 sec.

Big John and Steve celebrate President's Day, attend a few Auditions and exclaim, "It's A Crimein' Shame"!

Crime Classics - Audition Show
"The Crime Of Bathsheba Spooner, The First Woman To Be Tried For Murder In The U.S."
originally recorded on Wednesday, December 3, 1952 for
Starring: Mary Jane Croft, Herb Butterfield, Sam Edwards, Tudor Owen, Ben Wright, Bill Johnstone, Georgia Ellis, Lou Merrill as host Thomas Hyland.
Bob Lemond, Roy Rowan or Larry Thor announcing.
Sponsor:

Crime Club - "Death Blew Out The Match"
originally aired on Monday, December 2, 1946 on MUTUAL
Raymond Edward Johnson hosts.
Sponsor: Sustained

Crime Correspondent - Audition Show "The Chair For Dino"
originally recorded on Friday, October 21, 1949 for CBS
Starring: Paul Frees.
Sponsor: Sustained

Crime On The Waterfront - Audition Show
originally recorded on Thursday, February 24, 1949 for NBC
Starring: Myron Wallace.
Sponsor: Sustained

Click this link to LISTEN NOW! http://www.glowingdial.com/PoderatorMedia/theglowingdialnopod103.mp3

Click this link for show details and for information on how you can subscribe to our podcast! http://www.glowingdial.com/shows.html

Remember: our show is now available on Google Play Music, iTunes, YouTube, TuneIn and The Internet Archive! Go to our "Shows" page at the above url for details.

The LIVE Show has returned! The Glowing Dial LIVE can be heard on Yesterday USA Radio on the Red and Blue streams every Saturday night from 6 to 10pm EST! Fascinating interviews, Old-Time Radio, Giveaways, Trivia Contests and more! Click on Live Show at glowingdial.com for more information!

The Glowing Dial has returned to Yesterday USA Radio! Kim Bragg, widow of Bill Bragg has given us a permanent spot on YUSA and we are making episodes of The Glowing Dial exclusively for them. Visit Yesterday USA Radio at http://www.yesterdayusa.com and send some monetary support their way. We could use some monetary help too, a PayPal link is on our main page below the menu. Give what you can to help us all keep on keepin' on!
 
Herb Butterfield

Mary Jane Croft

Myron "Mike" Wallace

Paul Frees

Raymond Edward Johnson
 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Jack Benny celebration this Saturday on The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company

This Saturday, February 15, 2020 on The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company, we'll be celebrating Jack Benny's Birthday with our special guest Laura Leibowitz, Founder and President of The International Jack Benny Fan Club! She'll be with us during the whole show! You can call in with questions for her or to answer our trivia contest question. Win a USB Flash Drive with shows on it from The Glowing Dial Archives! Details are all on the flyer! See you on the radio!

"Well, Another Simulcast" this Friday, Midnight to 4am EST!

We're doing it again folks! Yes it's another simulcast with Radio Once More this Friday late-night from Midnight to 4am EST. Big John, Johnny Holmes and Walden Hughes will be sharing Jack Benny memories and playing shows and clips to celebrate his birthday! You'll want to tune in earlier at 10:30pm EST though as Walden along with John and Larry Gassman will be talking with Jack's daughter Joan Benny! Then Johnny and Big John come on at Midnight and muck up the whole thing! Join us. All the info is on the flyer! See you on the radio!

Sunday, February 9, 2020

I will be Live on Yesterday USA today, Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 4pm to 10:30pm EST!

I'll be playing some awesome vintage music and also will be playing old time radio shows that originally aired on February 9 in the golden age of radio!

I'll take requests too at 248-439-0147!

I'll be asking one or more trivia questions and giving away a few dvd's as prizes!

I'll even try to impart a little knowledge and interesting facts as well as some Celebrity Birthdays!

Join me!

Website: http://www.yesterdayusa.com
Listening Link: http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen

See you on the radio!
Big John Matthews

Friday, February 7, 2020

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve - Show No. POD102 finally premieres! Sorry for the lateness.

Premiering way late again due to health and just plain being busy as H-E-double hockey sticks!

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Episode: POD 102
Running from January 26 to February 15, 2020
Run Time: 2 hrs. 46 min. 19 sec.


Big John and Steve celebrate Valentine's Day and Jack Benny's Birthday by presenting another tribute to our favorite cheapskate!

The Jack Benny Program - "A Day At The Races (aka Jack Bets On Audacious Man)"
originally aired on Sunday, March 6, 1949 on CBS
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Ronald Colman, Benita Hume, The Sportsmen Quartet.
Don Wilson announcing.
Sponsor: Lucky Strike

The Jack Benny Program - "After The Races"
originally aired on Sunday, March 13, 1949 on CBS
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil Harris, Dennis Day, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Mel Blanc, Frank Nelson, The Sportsmen Quartet.
Don Wilson announcing.
Sponsor: Lucky Strike

The Jack Benny Program - "Mary and Van Are Late, Van Johnson"
originally aired on Sunday, March 20, 1949 on CBS
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Phil, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Dennis Day, Van Johnson.
Don Wilson announcing.
Sponsor: Lucky Strike

The Jack Benny Program - "The Colman's Have Dinner At Jack's"
originally aired on Sunday, October 24, 1948 on NBC
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Dennis Day, Phil Harris, Ronald Colman, Benita Hume, The Sportsmen Quartet.
Don Wilson announcing.
Sponsor: Lucky Strike

Click this link to LISTEN NOW! http://www.glowingdial.com/Poder…/theglowingdialnopod102.mp3

Click this link for show details and for information on how you can subscribe to our podcast! http://www.glowingdial.com/shows.html

Remember: our show is now available on Google Play Music, iTunes, YouTube, TuneIn and The Internet Archive! Go to our "Shows" page at the above url for details.
The LIVE Show has returned! The Glowing Dial LIVE can be heard on Yesterday USA Radio on the Red and Blue streams every Saturday night from 6 to 10pm EST! Fascinating interviews, Old-Time Radio, Giveaways, Trivia Contests and more! Click on Live Show at glowingdial.com for more information!

The Glowing Dial has returned to Yesterday USA Radio! Kim Bragg, widow of Bill Bragg has given us a permanent spot on YUSA and we are making episodes of The Glowing Dial exclusively for them. Visit Yesterday USA Radio at http://www.yesterdayusa.com and send some monetary support their way. We could use some monetary help too, a PayPal link is on our main page below the menu. Give what you can to help us all keep on keepin' on!
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Saturday, January 25, 2020

The Glowing Dial is LIVE tonight - 6 to 10pm EST!

Join us LIVE tonight on Yesterday USA Radio for The Glowing Dial Live with Big John and Company as we present a tribute to William Henry Pratt ... errr ... Boris Karloff!
6 to 10pm EST on Yesterday USA Radio Red Network

http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen

Call in with the correct answer to our trivia question and win a USB Flash drive filled with old time radio shows from The Glowing Dial Archives!

Our Glowing Dial Live call-in number is 248-439-0147.

See you on the radio!
Big John Matthews

Monday, January 13, 2020

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve Tri-Weekly Podcast Show No. POD101 finally premieres!

Premiering way late due to health issues and going Live a whole lot on Yesterday USA!

The Glowing Dial with Big John and Steve
Tri-Weekly Podcast
Latest Episode: POD 101
Running From: January 5 to 25, 2020
Run Time: 2 hrs. 58 min. 22 sec.

Big John and Steve celebrate Martin Luther King Day and go to the "Theatre"!

Gulf Screen Guild Theater - "Variety"
originally aired on Sunday, October 20, 1940 on CBS
Starring: Jack Benny, Claudette Colbert, Edward Arnold, Basil Rathbone, Ernst Lubitsch.
Roger Pryor hosts.
Bud Hiestand announcing.
Sponsor: Gulf

Family Theater - "The Cliff"
originally aired on Wednesday, November 3, 1954 on MUTUAL
Starring: Debbie Reynolds, John Lund, Lillian Buyeff, Herb Butterfield, Richard Beals, Earl Keane.
Tony La Frano announcing.
Sponsor: Sustained

The Silver Theater - "Train Ride"
originally aired on Sunday, May 7, 1939 on CBS
Conrad Nagel hosts.
Starring: Joan Crawford, John Hiestand, Carleton Kadell, Lindsey McCarey.
Conrad Nagel hosts.
John Conte announcing.
Sponsor: International Silver Company

The Old Gold Comedy Theater- "A Girl, A Guy and a Gob"
originally aired on Sunday, February 11, 1945 on NBC
Harold Lloyd hosts.
Starring: George Murphy, Lucille Ball.
Bob Williams announcing.
Sponsor: Old Gold Cigarettes

Click this link to LISTEN NOW! http://www.glowingdial.com/PoderatorMedia/theglowingdialnopod101.mp3

Click this link for show details and for information on how you can subscribe to our podcast! http://www.glowingdial.com/shows.html

Remember: our show is now available on Google Play Music, iTunes, YouTube, TuneIn and The Internet Archive! Go to our "Shows" page at the above url for details.

The LIVE Show has returned! The Glowing Dial LIVE can be heard on Yesterday USA Radio on the Red and Blue streams every Saturday night from 6 to 10pm EST! Fascinating interviews, Old-Time Radio, Giveaways, Trivia Contests and more! Click on Live Show at glowingdial.com for more information!

The Glowing Dial has returned to Yesterday USA Radio! Kim Bragg, widow of Bill Bragg has given us a permanent spot on YUSA and we are making episodes of The Glowing Dial exclusively for them. Visit Yesterday USA Radio at http://www.yesterdayusa.com and send some monetary support their way. We could use some monetary help too, a PayPal link is on our main page below the menu. Give what you can to help us all keep on keepin' on!
 
Debbie Reynolds

Edward Arnold

George Murphy

Jack Benny

Joan Crawford

John Lund

Lucille Ball
 

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Big John Live on Yesterday USA Today!

I will be live today on Yesterday USA from 3pm to 10:30pm. I will be joined the first 2 hours by Johnny Holmes of Radio Once More! Johnny and I always have fun on the air. We'll be taking phone calls, playing requests and just plain being silly. Tune in! YUSA's Red Stream will probably be best quality.

http://streaming.radio.co/sf5708c004/listen

Big John Matthews
The Glowing Dial Live Extra with Big John and Company
http://www.glowingdial.com