For Christmas in 1999 my grandmother bought my grandfather a box set of sixty "old-time radio" shows selected by Walter Cronkite. The first show we listened to together was an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Nightfall," originally broadcast on 12.7.1955 for NBC's X-Minus-One. It hooked me instantly and I took an active interest in old-time radio and any kind of old film I could get my hands on. 

The rest, as they say, is history.  

As part of the The WallBreakers, I produce a podcast called Breaking Walls. I launched in 2014 with a scalable and linear concept: sit-down conversations with luminaries, centered around helpful topics, all laddering up to a monthly theme. 

Later Breaking Walls expanded to include on-the-scene reporting at places like The American Museum of Natural History, The Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio, and Industry City, and now, is on the history of American radio broadcasting. It seems that the golden age of radio is never far from my heart... and I ain't complainin'! 

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