The Dogcast: Valentine’s Day Radio Fun!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some old radio fun just in time for Valentine’s Day! Now for me, Valentine’s Day and old radio mean only one thing: Jack Benny’s Birthday! So while you fine folks do the romance stuff, I’ll bring the funny with everyone’s favorite radio comedian! Sit back, enjoy a couple of classic shows and feel free to comment below or at my Facebook page. So Sayeth The Kendog!

The Jack Benny Show: Renting Eddie Cantor’s House
The Jack Benny Show: Surprise Birthday Party

The Kenblog: Gina Carano’s Exit From “The Mandalorian” Is More About The Money Then Anything Else!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here and you know I usually don’t like talking politics, but this story just seemed to pique my interest a bit. In the last couple of days actress and former MMA star Gina Carano has found herself in a bit of a pickle concerning some of her Instagram posts, specifically ones that were posted (and subsequently deleted) this last Tuesday.

I haven’t gotten a chance to read the posts myself, but apparently Miss Carano leans heavily toward the right and has repeatedly questioned the validity of mask wearing, the outcome of the election, and so on and so forth. Her most egregious post compared the current political climate to that of the plight of Jews in Nazi Germany. For these posts she was subsequently fired by Disney from her role on the popular show “The Mandalorian” and even dropped by her talent agency. Ouch!

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The Dogcast: “Gunsmoke” The Best Western Program Of The Old Radio Age!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some more old radio fun. This has become a popular feature of the sight and I enjoy providing you with entertainment from radio’s Golden Age! This week we’re featuring a couple of episodes from that classic western “Gunsmoke.” The radio version featured William Conrad as Marshall Dillon. The stories in this program were much more mature than the prevailing western programs of the day. The two I have for you illustrate this mature mode of storytelling common with “Gunsmoke” These two episodes are both from February of 1954! Enjoy and feel free to comment below! So Sayeth The Kendog!

Gunsmoke: Bad Boy
Gunsmoke: The Killer

The Kenblog: Hal Holbrook, Christopher Plummer. . .Two Cinematic Greats Lost To Us This Week!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some sad news. We lost two titans of the performing industry this week. A few days ago Hal Holbrook, known for his legendary portrayal of Mark Twain for several decades, passed away at the age of 95. And just today Oscar winning titan Christopher Plummer, best known as Captain von Trapp in “The Sound Of Music” and winning the Oscar in 2012 for “Beginners” passed away at the age of 91. Both leave a lasting legacy as legendary entertainers.

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