A song, a pressed flower, and the sound of two girls' voices recovered from a burned wooden beam by using a brand-new laser technique to read a charred surface like the grooves of an old 78 rpm record. These are the clues that archaeologist Digger Morgan discovers while working on a routine dig at a Maryland plantation. Who were the girls? When was the fire? The answers all lead to 1920s jazz pioneer Kit Jeffers, whose voice mysteriously appears on Digger's computer and whose existence remains haunted by a singular tragic event.
Arthur Godfrey, The Romance of Helen Trent, Our Gal Sunday, The Goldbergs, President Roosevelt's Address to Congress, Amos 'n' Andy, Joe E. Brown, Major Bowes, Louis Prima, and more all in a row! This is a recording of a full broadcast day, remastered (from the National Archives transcript disks) by Joe Bevilacqua.
Like a Jay Ward cartoon in audio, The Adventures of Tea Man, Volume Two is a hilarious, wacky collection of radio theater written and performed by Mitchell Pearson and the DQD Theater of Philadelphia and produced by Joe Bevilacqua. Get ready for two hours of comedy entertainment!
Long before Sgt. Lefty and the Camp Waterlogg gang took over, The Comedy-O-Rama Hour residents were parody versions of mysteries (Sherlock Holmes), old-time radio (The Shadow, The Lone Ranger, etc.), sci-fi (Willoughby and the Professor), superheroes (Teaman and Polfroon), and more. The original scripted Comedy-O-Rama came to a conclusion in 2008, a victim of the SiriusXM merger. In 2012, Joe Bev revamped The Comedy-O-Rama Hour.
We Bombed in New London tells the true story of one man's tenacious fight to get his musical mounted. From its romantic inception to its eventual demise and then the score's resurrection in cabarets and recordings, this audiobook takes you on a journey through the ups and downs of the theatrical world with all its excitement, disappointment, laughter, and hope.
Comedian and radio personality George Bettinger talked with Emmy-winning actress-comedienne Lilly Tomlin (Laugh-In) just after she received her Kennedy Center Honors Award. Tomlin, who currently stars opposite Jane Fonda, Martin Sheen, and Sam Waterston in the hit Netflix original series Grace and Frankie, is just one of 10 rare and unedited celebrity interviews in this collection.
The year is 2096, and the 83-year-old Turner Ashbey has seen a lot in the turbulent 21st century: the rising oceans, the Eastern Migration, the Stay Put, the Digital Undoing, the Tax Indentures, and, of course, the collapse and dissolution of the United States federal government into, finally, 113 "ephemeral nations", as Ashbey liked to call them.
Doctor Geek and friends return to continue their mission to investigate science inspired by fiction in the hope to encourage the exploration of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).
His voice can be heard in countless classic animated cartoons, still seen on TV daily around the world. He was Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey, Super Snooper, Blabbermouse, Snagglepuss, Augie Doggy, Mr. Jinks, Wally Gator, Elroy Jetson, Cap'n Crunch, and hundreds of others. Yet you have probably never heard of him. Daws Butler, Characters Actor brings you up close and personal into the life of the man who many consider to be the greatest voice actor of the 20th century.
A tribute to the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoons, with brand new stories. Includes never-before-performed scripts by Daws Butler, JoeBev's mentor and the original voice of these characters, now interpreted by JoeBev.
"Silence Be Damned": This narrative is a disturbing, nightmarish tale of a woman named Lydia and her journey through a busy subway station as her reality quickly begins to change. Something menacing waits down there, a monstrous and punishing supernatural force that comes to life. Be warned - this story is not for the faint of heart.
Like a Jay Ward cartoon in audio, The Adventures of Tea Man, Volume 2 is a hilarious, wacky collection of radio theater, written and performed by Mitchell Pearson and the DQD Theater of Philadelphia, and produced by Joe Bevilacqua. Get ready for two hours of comedy entertainment!
In A Joe Bev Cartoon Collection, Volume 2, award-winning radio producer and voice actor Joe Bevilacqua, aka Joe Bev, presents six comedy titles.
Titles produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua include Seven Letters of Love, Michael & Louise, The Dying End?, and The Ad Game.
In the variety hour, Joe Bevilacqua performs his own jazz compositions, accompanied by Paul Salomone on piano, Edward Fuqua on bass, Leif Eric on guitar, and Jim Mason on drums. In addition, Joe Bev performs Daws Butler's "Magic Drums" with Joe Gatto on drums, and sings Cab Calloway and Irving Mills' "Minnie the Moocher" as his Camp Waterlogg character Sgt. Lefty and the Chipmunks, featuring Julian Baker on trombone and keyboard. The selections are gleaned from Bevilacqua's hundreds of hours of audio work that spans more than 40 years.
A woman receives seven letters from a former boyfriend, each one revealing highly diverse aspects of his personality. This unique radio drama was written by William Melillo and produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua.
It's Ladies Night at J. August's when past lovers meet, setting off a series of flashbacks that reveal loves found and loves lost. This "30-Something" style radio drama was written by William Melillo and was recorded live at J. August's in New Brunswick, New Jersey. It was produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua.
Nature comedy, including "The Magic Tree", "The Tree and the Vegetables", "The Lazy Bird", "A Frog in a Frying Pan", "A Drop of Water", "The Last Dinosaurs", "Billy Peck, Tight Rope Waddler", "Batbird", "The Little Stone Bird", "Friends from the Vegetable Patch", "Colorful Animals", "The Grumpy Tree", "Birth of the Turtles", "The Unfriendly River", "The Toothy Toad", "Sparky Hooves", "Scuttleball, Soccer for Ants", "The Red Moon", "The Carnivorous Plant", and more.
Many years before AMC's Mad Men was a hit, Daws Butler (Yogi Bear) wrote The Ad Game. Adam is the top copywriter at his firm when he finds himself in a career crisis that baffles his wife, Melissa, and his father-in-law, Ed, who is his boss.
In this post-apocalyptic drama, Ten is unfrozen and guided into an unfamiliar world by caretaker Barnstormer Pfaff. This original radio play was written by Daws Butler (Yogi Bear) and produced and directed by Joe Bevilacqua.