Posts Tagged ‘history’

Mar. 16 2013

Engineer Bob’s Radio Gallery

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Staff Blogs | 3 Comments

This Emerson radio dates back to the late 1940’s. The cabinet was designed by the studios of Raymond Loewy, famed industrial designer.  Lowey was responsible for the design of the Shell Oil logo, Studebaker automobiles, Coca-cola products and the US postal service eagle logo.  It was quite unusual for a company like Emerson to build […]

Nov. 11 2012

Oliver Stone’s Untold History

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on Oliver Stone’s Untold History

Oliver Stone is no stranger to controversy. His trilogy of Vietnam war films, Platoon, Born on the Fourth of July and Heaven & Earth; his take on the Kennedy assignation in JFK; the violence of Natural Born Killers; his “greed is good” indictment in Wall Street, his portrayal of Turkish people in Midnight Express, and […]

Jan. 13 2012

“The Leopard”: epic in every sense of the word

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on “The Leopard”: epic in every sense of the word

  Back in November, Jim & I were lucky enough to catch a revival screening of Luchino Visconti’s 1963 film “The Leopard” at the Charles. Since I occasionally play excerpts from the film’s soundtrack (fabulous work by Nino Rota, with a little help from Verdi) on WBJC & am a longtime fan of old movies, […]

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