Radio Retropolis

Radio Retropolis

Hosted by Jim Romanovich. Retro cool, refreshingly new. A series of podcasts under several genres relating to the retro pop culture field and how these features are relevant to everyone today. These podcasts will consist of classic radio drama and exclusive behind the scenes commentary, new interviews from individuals who contributed to the pop culture experience, and high end audio documentaries.

Episodes

February 21, 2024 29 mins

Liz notices that her marriage license has George's name misspelled. Now Liz is convinced that she and George aren't legally married!

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A brilliant teenage boy has been stealing food and books, yet he has no home they can find.  Commentary on police bias and how Webb missed a golden opportunity in the end.

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Time is of the essence for Superman in the search for Robin who was wept out to sea, while a weakened Batman continues to tread water holding on the Mr. Grayson. But, Kent soon discovers a new threat is brewi...

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A suburban couple are astounded when a small meteor crashes into their yard and they bring it inside, only to find that it houses a malevolent alien mind.

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Robert Mitchum makes his Suspense debut tonight as a desperate man who meets a desperate woman who together plot to murder her husband who just happens to be his exact look...

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Superman takes a weakened Alfred from the bat boat wreckage back to Metropolis for medical care.  Will Alfred have the strength to tell Superman where to find Batman, ...

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Katy the maid is sweet on Mr. Dabney, the butcher, and Liz offers to help. But when Liz's valentine to George gets switched with her check to pay the butcher's bill, Mr. Dabney gets the wrong idea.  Commentary to follow.

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A series of tavern robberies by and man known as "The Whale" and his partner leads to the shooting of a cop.  Commentary on continuous use of colorful witnesses uncharacteristic of Dragnet.

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Batman, Dick Grayson and Dick’s Grandfather are discovered by Marsh and are doomed to die on the yacht unless Superman, who noticed the bat boat was gone, gets there in time. Commentary on the hazards of shoo...

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A woman wants her mother in law dead and drowns her. But she just won't stay dead.  Episode commentary to follow.

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Ava Gardner plays a woman married to a prison warden who happens to pick up a hitchhiker who just escaped from prison.  Commentary on the tumultuous life of Ms. Gardner.

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With Batman and Alfred’s boat being fired upon by the yacht, Batman instructs Alfred to go find Clark Kent while he will swim under water for a sneak attack.  Commentary on another popular phrase.  Plus, what...

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Liz goes over her budget again and George cuts off her allowance. Soon they're eating nothing but beans as Liz has several cases of those she bought "on sale".  On top of all that, the electricity and telephone have been disconnected.

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A man cashing bad payroll checks all over town has been using a rented car.  Commentary on how Dragnet soundmen created the 300+ sound ...

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With Batman and Alfred in pursuit by boat, Robin has been spotted by Marsh on the yacht and has quickly stowed away with the hopes that he will not be discovered.  Commentary on Davy Jones Locker.

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A newspaper gets a new owner who decides to purge the staff, leading one columnist to commit suicide. On the drive home late one night, he finds out how his mistreatment of others comes back to haunt him.  Episode commentary to follow.

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When a bookie is murdered, two rival detectives try to find the real killer.  Commentary on star Richard Conte b...

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Bruce Wayne is stunned when a messenger delivers a personal letter to him from Dick Grayson which to Bruce can only mean one thing-that Dick is alive!  Commentary on the evolution of the Bat Boat!

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Liz is determined to have a new dress to wear to the Atterburys' party, even if she has to make it herself!  Episode commentary follows.

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A six-year-old girl has been kidnapped off the street with a demand for $50,000 in ransom.  Commentary on larger than life,

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