Sunday, January 25, 2009

A Listening Trip Down Memory Lane

Grandpa Irv and I had a blast listening to a variety of classic radio shows.

Not much has changed since Amos and Andy discussed being republicans and democrats. Grandpa remembered the race between Hoover and Al Smith. Ben has no idea who Al Smith was - ahh, the forgotten loser. Grandpa also tells me that Al Smith didn't win because he was a Catholic, and that was controversial.

We listened to Flash Gordon and Benny Goodman. It's good stuff.

Grandpa also recommended with find some Sid Ceasar, which we did and was quite hilarious. Here's a sample below. It's completely politically incorrect, but quite funny:

And here's another hilarious one:

Fun stuff.

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