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6 edition of Terror on the air! found in the catalog.

Terror on the air!

horror radio in America, 1931-1952

by Richard J. Hand

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Horror radio programs -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRichard J. Hand ; with a foreword by David Kogan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1991.8.H66 H36 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3409401M
      ISBN 100786423676
      LC Control Number2005025351

      An original anthology series created by Travis Roig - "Keep your volume turned up to terror.".   'Ecstasy And Terror' Review: Daniel Mendelsohn's Essays Educate And Entertain Daniel Mendelsohn is a living answer to the question, "What will a degree in Classics do for you?" His new essay.

      This first full-length study of golden age horror radio focuses on six representative programs, starting with "The Witch's Tale" in and ending with "The Mysterious Traveler" in Brand: Mcfarland & Company, Inc.   We kindly ask you to refrain from any spoilers. Thank you. And enjoy. Starring Paula Barros. Written & Produced by Travis Roig.

        Francis Crozier, his second in command and captain of the Terror, is a competent sailor, but embittered after years of seeing lesser men with better connections given preferment over him. With their two ships quickly trapped in pack ice, their voyage is a disaster from start to finish/5(24).   Our gasping for air occurs at a time in which we are suffocated by state-sanctioned violence and the tragedy of development. But the air is a medium which is radically democratic. And if air .


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Terror on the air! by Richard J. Hand Download PDF EPUB FB2

Terror on the Air. is divided into ten chapters which concentrate on six representative radio programs, starting with The Witches Tale in and ending with The Mysterious Traveler in Other series include Lights Out (–), The Hermit’s Cave (–), Inner Sanctum Mysteries (–) and Quiet, Please (–)/5.

Militaristic threats would eventually give way to environmental ones, but eventually the 'terror' would loom on all fronts. This is a disturbing, penetrating meditation on our frailties as homo sapiens on earth, in air.4/5. Terror from the Air Terrorism as the matrix of modern and postmodern war, from Ypres to Auschwitz, from the bombing of Dresden to.

About the Book The macabre world of monsters, killers on the loose and revenge from beyond the grave existed not only in the movies, but also on the radio before television’s dominance in American homes.

One of many distinct genres born of early broadcasting, terror-inspiring radio thrilled millions. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Terror on the Air!: Horror Radio in America, by Richard J.

Hand at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Brand: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. Terror from the Air by Peter Sloterdijk.

Semiotext(e),pp. Despite what one might expect from the title, this book does not concern itself with the attacks of 11 September or even with the specific forms of terrorism that emerged around the turn of the millennium.

Michael Palin has just released a non-fiction book about the Erebus (which I've not yet read) but The Terror is Dan Simmon's Terror on the air! book account of the crew's final days, with both boats stuck in the ice above the Artic Circle as the crew slowly run out of heat, food and by: 2.

The Terror swells with the heart-stopping suspense and heroic adventure that have won Dan Simmons praise as "a writer who not only makes big promises but keeps them" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). With a haunting and constantly surprising story based on actual historical events, The Terror is a novel that will chill you to your core/5().

In a government panel formed a group to make plans to protect the country from terrorizing and hijackings. At the time the president was Richard M. Nixon and a quote from him on the panel is " It is equally important that we be well prepared to act quickly and effectively in the event that, despite all efforts at prevention, an act of.

Following in that sterling tradition is the publication of Benjamin S. Lambeth's latest work, 'Air Power Against Terror'.

The author provides readers with an analysis of the Bush Administration's preparation for Operation Enduring Freedom—from the initial planning for the response to 9/11, to the attacks against al Qaeda and the Taliban in.

The Terror is a novel by American author Dan Simmons. It is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin's lost expedition of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to the Arctic, in –, to locate the Northwest : Dan Simmons.

The fact is I enjoyed the book a lot and my only gripe is that there were not more chapters on other shows, like HALL OF FANTASY, DIMENSION X, ESCAPE, SUSPENSE, etc -- granted, they weren't % horror like the other shows covered, but I just wanted the discussion to keep going, which is a good compliment to the overall book.

The miniseries is based on a book of the same name written by Dan Simmons. Ridley Scott producers. The first 2 episodes are a bit slow with the action but is 8/10(34K). One of many distinct genres born of early broadcasting, terror-inspiring radio thrilled millions.

Nearly 80 such programs, many of enduring sophistication, aired every week in the late s. This first full-length study of golden age horror radio focuses on six representative programs, starting with The Witch's Tale in and ending with The Brand: Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.

According to Peter Sloterdijk, the twentieth century started on a specific day and place: Apat Ypres in West Flanders.

That day, the German army used a chlorine gas meant to exterminate indiscriminately. Until then, war, as described by Clausewitz and practiced by Napoleon, involved attacking the adversary's vital function first.

Book Review: 'The Only Plane In The Sky' Offers A Powerful, Graphic Narrative Of 9/11 When today's children someday ask what Sept. 11 was really like, Garrett Graff's book will be. This is an incomplete list of books about the September 11 the first 10 years since the Septem attacks, dozens of books were published that focus specifically on the topic or on subtopics such as just the attacks on World Trade Towers in New York City, and more have been published since.

A number of publications have released their own rankings of books about Airwar: Terror from the Sky / Tragic Victories -- An Illustrated History of Air Power in the Second Jablonski, Edward Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc. The miniseries reimagines Dan Simmons’s Arctic-bound novel — based on a true story — as a long, slow descent into hell.5/5.

" informative read on biological and chemical weapons that are a threat to humanity!" this book has data that will give us an understanding of just what it means to face a threat from most biological and chemical weapons that exist in our world today because of worldwide terrorism.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.A portrait of John Franklin, expedition leader, next to his fictional counterpart in AMC's "The Terror," played by Ciarán Hinds.

Royal Museums Greenwich / AMC.Terror on the Air! Hardcover Book.