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Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018

Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018 coverReady for spring? Here’s a sign it’s on the way, the Spring 2018 edition of Nostalgia Digest:

Contents
Steve Darnall: Hello, Out There in Radioland!
“A Few Moments with . . . Max Collins” (uncredited)
Stone Wallace “No Stress, No Strain” The effortless (and sometimes dangerous) charm of James Cagney. (cover story)
Necrology for 2017 (Sad, but at least many of these stars were in their 90s when they passed.)
David Weinstein “Things are Different Now” When America went to war, Eddie Cantor went to work.
Bob Kolososki “But They Really Want to Direct” Recalling actors who looked at movies from the other side of the camera.
Ted Mosser “The Fat Man” The life and career of Thomas Waller, the musician who was—literally—larger than life.
Christopher Lynch “Roadside Assistance” When Burma-Shave was the original King of the Road.
Wayne Klatt “The Days of Our Soaps”
Mail Call

Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018 backPlus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio Theatre

Editor: Steve Darnall
Nostalgia Digest Spring 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30
Nostalgia Digest website

Hat tip to Robert Lopresti for his review of The Digest Enthusiast book seven on FB.

Nostalgia Digest Winter 2018

Contents
Hello, Out There in Radioland! by Steve Darnall
“A Few Moments with . . . Peggy King” (uncredited)
“The Human Touch” How Jack Benny became the first true radio comedian by Kathryn Fuller-Seeley (cover story)
“CELEBio: Paulette Goddard” issued by Paramount Pictures in 1948
“Hawaii Calling” by Christopher Lynch
“Lights . . . Camera . . . Terror!” Remembering when Hollywood visited . . . The Inner Sanctum by Michael Cole
“Come Fly With Me! Memories of taking to the air (in more ways than one) with Uncle Ned’s Squadron by Wayne Klatt
“It’s Good to be King” Remembering the 1933 movie that drove audiences ape by Matthew C. Hoffman
“The Smart Set” Would you believe . . . a television show that made a joke out of the spy genre? by Walter Scannell
“The Best Man” From battlefield to ball field to the night beat—Frank Lovejoy did it all by Mike Griffith
Mail Call

Plus, the Radio Program Guide for Those Were the Days and WGN Radio Theatre

Editor: Steve Darnall
Nostalgia Digest Winter 2018
5.5” x 8.5” 64 pages, b&w interior
$4.50 on newsstands
Four-issue subscription $17
Eight-issue subscription $30
Nostalgia Digest website