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Nuts! a documentary film about John Romulus Brinkley

Nuts! Why John Romulus Brinkley still matters

I am so looking forward to Penny Lane’s new documentary on John Romulus Brinkley, coming here to San Francisco in early July. Titled Nuts!¬†it chronicles “Doctor” Brinkley’s rise as the Depression era midwestern mega-quack who championed the grafting of goat glands into the gonads of his patients. To promulgate¬†this astoundingly bad cure for male sexual […]

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Great radio history books for the holidays

Great radio history books for the holidays

If you are a total, gob smacked radio fan like me, you never tire of reading history books about the subject. Here are some of my faves: Anthony Rudell’s Hello everybody! The Dawn of American Radio is a wonderful introduction not only to the beginnings of American radio, but to the culture of the 1920s […]

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