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Illustration from Coyne Electrical School of Man working at old-fashioned telephone switchboard

Coyne Electrical School

“We don’t waste your time on useless theory. We give you just the practical training you will need – in 8 weeks time.”

Audio Entertainment

Audio Theatre Presents Raymond Chandler's Red Wind

Audio Theatre: Red Wind

An exciting old time radio adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s short story, The Red Wind, starring detective Philip Marlowe.

Audio Theatre Presents Pulp-Pourri Theater doing a Play adapted from a Dime Mystery Magazine Story

Audio Theatre: A Monster of His Making

Audio Theatre Presents Pulp-Pourri Theater doing a Play adapted from a Dime Mystery Magazine Story, A Monster of His Making. Audio Theatre presents the best in audio comedy, drama and entertainment available for the ear.

Fiction

Evil Is...

Chapter 1: I Belong to the Bitch

The lobby area is screaming with pulsating red lights. A massive cop leads their entrance announcing, “Out of the way. Now!”

Galleries

Bomb Tokyo, Yes YOu Can... Game advertised in 1943 Comic book

They Came … Through the Mail!

Novelty advertising is a staple of the comic book industry throughout history. The items sold in those advertisements reflect the cultural mores and morals of

Games, Quizzes, Puzzles

Right this way and Watch Out

Can You Believe It?

Can You Believe It?! Take this fun quiz to calculate your Gullibility Index and find out how susceptible you are to online scams and misinformation

News & Ideas

Stylized portrait of Raymond Chandler

Quoting Raymond Chandler

Everyone should know at least one great Raymond Chandler quote. If you do, you probably hold on to it, waiting to pull it out and apply it to life’s moments at every opportunity.

Photo Essays

View in Barcelona

Barcelona

Enjoy a visual trip through one of the most amazing cities in the world. From outstanding architecture to world-class art, to delicious food, Barcelona should be an item on your places-to-go list.

Tourists sitting on a dune in erg chebbi

Morocco

A dramatic photo essay taking visitors around the beautiful and highly diverse North African country of Morocco

Pop Culture

Stylized portrait of Raymond Chandler

Quoting Raymond Chandler

Everyone should know at least one great Raymond Chandler quote. If you do, you probably hold on to it, waiting to pull it out and apply it to life’s moments at every opportunity.

Audio Theatre Presents Raymond Chandler's Red Wind

Audio Theatre: Red Wind

An exciting old time radio adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s short story, The Red Wind, starring detective Philip Marlowe.

Audio Theatre Presents Pulp-Pourri Theater doing a Play adapted from a Dime Mystery Magazine Story

Audio Theatre: A Monster of His Making

Audio Theatre Presents Pulp-Pourri Theater doing a Play adapted from a Dime Mystery Magazine Story, A Monster of His Making. Audio Theatre presents the best in audio comedy, drama and entertainment available for the ear.

Bomb Tokyo, Yes YOu Can... Game advertised in 1943 Comic book

They Came … Through the Mail!

Novelty advertising is a staple of the comic book industry throughout history. The items sold in those advertisements reflect the cultural mores and morals of

Video Entertainment

Video Shorts

Walt Disney and an animatronic bird

Walt Disney is Funny!

Most people forget that Walt Disney was a fine on-camera personality and performer. By 1965, when Disney appeared in this clip on the NBC network’s Jack Benny Hour he had been the host of his own anthology show for over a decade.

Beach Boy, Mike Love, singing on the Jack Benny Hour, 1965

A Beach Boys Extravaganza!

In these classic TV clips, the Beach Boys perform California Girls, Barbara Ann, and act in a skit with Jack Benny and Bob Hope. From the November 13, 1965 airing of the Jack Benny Hour on NBC.

Fayard Nicholas Dancing and doing a split

The Nicholas Brothers Dance!

The Nicholas brothers invented and perfected a dance form that combined classical tap, jazz, acrobatics and amazing athleticism. Mikhail Baryshnikov declared the Nicholas Brothers to be, “the most amazing dancers I have ever seen in my life — ever … Those guys are perfect examples of pure genius.”

Roy Nepolitano on Sitar

Don Ellis Leads His Big Band

Don Ellis at Ellis Island (nightclub) on the Sunset Strip, Hollywood, California in 1967. The Don Ellis Band plays “In a Turkish Bath.” Ray Neapolitan is on sitar.

Sammy Davis Junior with other performers Singing and dancing onstage in the Colgate Summer Comedy Hour.

Sammy Davis, Jr. Performs!

Sammy Davis Jr. Davis achieved success on stage, in films, on radio and television and as an author. He sang, danced, acted, told jokes, did impressions and charmed his way into America’s entertainment legacy. In this clip, from 1954, Davis performs to one of his biggest hits, “Birth of the Blues,” on the classic TV show, the Colgate Comedy Hour.

One Step Beyond Theatre

Distressed woman in a nightgown

Night of April 14th

Premonitions fail to save a young bride and her husband from their fates on a honeymoon trip aboard the Titanic.

The Bride Possessed

A young bride is possessed by the spirit of a murdered woman, exposing her murderer.

Featured Films

Four men standing at a police desk

Beyond Green Lights

A police lieutenant solves a political murder dumped at the feet of the police, while falling for a suspect.

Experimental Video

Fractal

Fractal 5

A Past Entertainment Original Video – Fractal 5