Thursday, September 14, 2017

Old Time Radio Show of the Week

Old Time Radio Show of the Week

Lux Radio Theater 
"The Dark Corner"
November 10th 1947
A former San Francisco private eye, just back in New York after two years in prison (the victim of a frame up), finds himself a target for another send-up and murder.


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Gunsmoke 1957-58 (Season 3)

The 1957-58 season was the 3rd season for Gunsmoke on CBS television and its first as the #1 show on television.   This was the first of 4 consecutive seasons as the top rated show on tv and set the record that would not be matched until "All in the Family" spent 5 consecutive seasons as the #1 show from 1972-1976.

Here is episode #12 of the 3rd season titled "How To Kill a Woman" with guest star and future western icon Pernell Roberts.   Roberts would soon become a star with another top rated western tv show, "Bonanza", which had 3 straight seasons at the biggest show on tv (1964-1967). 

"How To Kill a Woman"
Season 2 episode 12
aired November 30th 1957

Calvin and Hobbes of the Day - September 13th 2017


Monday, September 11, 2017

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) September 10th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top Ten
Week Ending September 10th 2017


10 - Exposed - Lisa Scottoline
(2 weeks on list)
Bennie Rosato and Mary DiNunzio find themselves on opposite sides of a lawsuit, threatening their friendship and their law firm.

9  -  Sulfur Springs - William Kent Krueger
(Debut)
A newly married couple search for the wife's missing son, which leads them to a border town in the middle of a drug war.

8  -  A Gentleman in Moscow - Amor Towles
(40 weeks on list)

7  -  The Lying Game - Ruth Ware
(5 weeks on list)

6  -  Any Dream Will Do - Debbie Macomber 
(3 weeks on list)

5  -  The Late Show - Michael Connelly 
(6 weeks on list)

4  -  Camino Island - John Grisham
(12 weeks on list)

3  -  Seeing Red - Sandra Brown 
(2 weeks on list)  (#1 last week)
The TV journalist Kerra Bailey and former federal agent John Trapper join forces to expose a web of conspiracy behind a hotel bombing in Dallas.

2  -  The Store - James Patterson and Richard DiLallo
(2 weeks on list)
Two New York writers go undercover to expose the secrets of a powerful retailer.

1  -  Y Is For Yesterday - Sue Grafton 
(Debut)
The 25th Kinsey Milhone mystery novel.  A former student from an elite private school is released from prison and a sociopath returns to haunt the detective.



Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (September 11th 2017)