Charlie & Kate

Charlie Summers, the Worst Voice in Internet Audio, and his daughter Katie Summers, America's OTR Sweetheart!

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About Us:

SummersTime is the RadioOnceMore show hosted by father-and-daughter team Kate and Charlie Summers. Our goal is to pick some awesome Old-Time Radio shows that we want to hear or share with each other, and then play them for you, too!

Current schedule:
  Mon 6:00pm EDT
  Fri 6:00am EDT
  Sun 3:00am EDT

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2012 Archives

12/31/2012: In our return-from-vacation program, to say goodbye to the year 2012 Kate starts us off with a New Year's Eve (Arden) episode of Our Miss Brooks, I can't let go of Christmas and play a holiday-themed episode of The Minnesota School of the Air followed by a New Year's themed show of the same series, she counters with a funny episode of Fibber McGee and Molly, and I finish up with the New Year's Eve 1947 episode of Philco Radio Time starring Bing Crosby with guest Danny Thomas! And don't forget the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

11/19/2012: In our last show before we take some time off, Kate plays an episode of Luke Slaughter of Tombstone, I slum with an episode of The Avenger, she lightens the mood with a funny episode of Fibber McGee and Company, and I finish up with a Thanksgiving-themed episode of Crime Photographer! Remember the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

11/12/2012: First up, Kate plays an episode of The Whistler, I play the final episode in the series Frontier Gentleman, she lightens the mood with a funny episode of My Friend Irma, and I finish up with two episodes of the virtuoso Paul Frees performance series, The Player! And don't forget about the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

11/05/2012: This week, Kate starts it off with a New Adventure of Nero Wolfe, I join Orson Welles in The Black Museum, she plays fellow redhead Lucille Ball's My Favorite Husband, and I close the show with The Casebook of Gregory Hood! And don't forget the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

10/29/2012: It's our Halloween special, broadcasting direct from the Nostalgialand Cemetary, where entertainment media are buried! Kate picks an episode of The Witch's Tale, I spook up the school with Our Miss Brooks, she thinks Father Knows Best (boy, don't I wish!), and I close up the show with Quiet, Please! Be sure to join us this week for our special Halloween episode, and don't forget about the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

10/22/2012: Kate presents an episode of The Great Gildersleeve, I take us sixty-eight years into the past with World News Today, my award-winning co-host goes noir for an episode of The Adventures of Philip Marlowe, and I close it out with I Was a Communist for the FBI. Join us this week, and don't forget about the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

Award-Winning Katie Summers

Katherine Summers and her Spirit Award

10/15/2012: After congratulating my co-host for her well-deserved honor of receiving the New York OTR Spirit Award at the convention Saturday, Katie finishes the Adventures by Morse storyline, "A Coffin for the Lady," I play The Ford Theater version of Jack Benny's "The Horn Blows at Midnight," and she presents the Fort Laramie titled, "Don't Kick My Horse!" Join us this week, and don't forget about the archived episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

10/08/2012: This week, Katie runs the second of the three-part Adventures By Morse series, "Coffin for the Lady," I play an episode of Information, Please prompted by last week's show, she introduces me to a syndicated series I've never heard before, Strange Wills, and I join Randy Stone at the Chicago Star working the Nightbeat! We hope you'll listen to our new show, and enjoy again the episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

10/01/2012: To celebrate October, Katie chooses a Fibber McGee and Molly, I listen to an old friend on The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe, she starts a three-part Adventures By Morse, and I open the funny papers with an episode of Blondie! Join us this week, and enjoy again the episode posted to the Nostalgic Rumblings podcast!

09/24/2012: Coming up this week, Katie picks an episode of Candy Matson, I take her to the Great White Way on Broadway Is My Beat, she listens to an episode of Boston Blackie, and I finally get around to playing that western I promised with an episode of Have Gun Will Travel featuring one of my favorite actresses, Jeanette Nolan. And check out the podcast at the Nostalgic Rumblings blog for our second program!

09/17/2012: On this week's show, Katie plays an episode of The Fanny Brice Show (Baby Snooks reminds me a little of the Katester...), I introduce her to The Maltese Falcon on Academy Award Theater, there's the first episode of The Anderson Family, and we play the conclusion to last week's Tom Corbett, Space Cadet story! And for those of you who can't make appointment radio, our premiere episode debues on The Nostalgic Rumblings Podcast!

09/10/2012: On this week's show, both Katie and I present episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, she plays an early episode of The Jack Benny Program and I rocket into the future with Tom Corbett, Space Cadet! So join us, won't you? Yours Truly...

09/03/2012: It's our very first show! We'll premiere playing episodes from The Adventures of Archie Andrews, The Minnesota School of the Air, Our Miss Brooks, and The Adventures of Harry Lime! We hope you'll join us for great shows and lively chat, and be "Charter Members" of the SummersTime family!

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