The 1950s Science Fiction Podcast.Oct 22, 2023
Comic Review: The EC Archives.
In this episode, I will review three comic stories in the comic book series, Incredible Science Fiction, which EC Comics published during the early to mid-1950s.
Lights Out! TV Show.
In this special episode of the podcast, I will talk about the Light Out TV show from the early 50s. Lights Out started as a radio drama during the 30s and was very popular. During the early days of television, it was produced as a live show.
Book Review: Mission of Gravity.
This show is a book review of the hard science fiction novel Mission of Gravity by Hal Clement.
Movie Review: It Came from Outer Space.
New Podcast Trailer
This is a new podcast trailer for the show. It is brief and to the point unlike my first one. The first trailer is still valid and I will reclassify it as a regular ep.
Update and call for support.
This is a short clip, I am reaching out for support for my podcast. You can use the lisener support link on the podcast profile page. Plese feel free to donate any amout you chose.
The 1950s Science Fiction Podcast: Tom Corbet Space Cadet
In today's show, I will discuss the 50s sci-fi TV show, Tom Corbet Space Cadet. Tom Corbet was a TV, radio, and comic book series based on the science fiction story Space Cadet by Robert Hineline. The series aired during the early 50s and was broadcasted live.
Radio Drama Review, 2000 Plus, and Escape, episodes The Flying Saucers, North of Polaris.
Today I will review two science fiction radio drama episodes from two different radio shows.
This is another experimental video podcast—no script and unedited. I am just talking about the show and using it to promote myself. The video is available on Spotify and all other platforms are in audio only. I will upload it to my Instagram and YouTube accounts.
Short story and Movie review: Target Earth and Deadly City.
This episode I will discuss the movie Target Earth and the short story Deadly City that it was based on.
This clip is a pervious podcast/videocast. I am working some tech issues and I am working on getting my vidcast uploaded to Spotify.
This is a second attempt to create a podcast vid using Riverside FM.
My First Vidcast
This is my first Vidcast using Riverside.FM as the platform. It is simply an experimental video that is raw and unedited.
Movie Review: Rocketship X-M
Today I will review the 1950 sci-fi movie Rocketship X-M, one of the earliest sci-fi movies released during the 50s.
I am just letting my listeners know I am still here and active. I haven't been able to work on my show in a while, however a new one is in the works.
Comic Review: Keyton of the Star Patrol.
I will discuss the comic book, Keyton of the Star Patrol which appeared in, Stange Worlds comics, published by Altas in 1950. I have mentioned Keyton before in season 1 episode 3.
Dimeson X Episode Review
In today's episode of the show, I will review two episodes of Dimeson X. A science fiction radio drama that aired in the early 50s on the NBC radio network. It was the precursor to X-Munis-One and had some of the same stories. I will discuss the very first episode Outer Limit aired on April 8, 1950, and the 13th show A Logic named Joe aired on July 1, 1950.
Movie Review: Kronos
Today I will review the 1957 science fiction movie, Kronos. Kronos is a b-grade 50s sci-fi movie that has obtained minor cult status among sci-fi fans. It has one of the most unusual alien monsters ever shown in a 50s b film.
Book review: The Man Who Japed by Philip K. Dick.
In this episode, I will discuss one of the earliest works of sci-fi author Philip K. Dick. The man who Japed is his second novel published by Ace in 1956 and was a part of an Ace double back book. I am familiar with the work of PKD via the various movies that have been made around his novels and short stories. I have never read any of his work until now. I hope that you will enjoy my review.
New Mic Demo
This is not a standard episode of my show but rather a new mic demo for the podcast. It is non-scripted and not edited. Please feel free to give me feedback in your comments.
Atomic War, Civil Defense and Fallout Shelters.
In this episode, I will examine the culture of civil defense that existed in the 50s. Many Americas believed that with proper planning, the US would survive an Atomic attack. I will review two TV presentations from the 50s that convey that perspective. First up is Atomic Attack, a fictional account of a suburban housewife surviving an attack. The second is a documentary entitled A Day Called X, the program demonstrates how effective civil defense can be if planned according. The document uses real people and not actors including the Mayor of Portland, OR where the story takes place.
This Island Earth.
Today I will discuss one of my all-time favorite science fiction movies from the 1950s. This Island Earth released in 1955 starting with Rex Reason, Jeff Morrow, and Fath Demorque. This is no b-grade flick but an A-list science fiction story that is more a thinking man's movie than mindless fun. I recently did a mini-review as a contributor to another podcast.
Short Story Review: Shill and The Girl in Tube 14.
In this episode of the show, I will be discussing two short fiction stories published in 1955. The first is Shill printed in The Worlds of IF, second story The Girl in Tube 14 printed in Fantastic Science Fiction.
Movie Review: Creature with the Atom brain
In this episode of the podcast, I will be reviewing the sci-fi/horror movie Creature with the Atom Brain. This 1955 creature feature stars Richard Denning as a forensic scientist who works to stop an army of Atomic Monsters. It's a neat 50s sci-fi movie that advertises that it is based on real science.
50s sci-fi literature
In this episode, I will talk about 1950s sci-fi pulp magazines and novels.
More 50s Sci-fi TV shows.
In this episode, I will talk more about 50s sci-fi shows. The Adventures of Superman and Captain Zero.
Riders to the Stars: A sci-fi movie review.
In this episode, I will review the 1954 science fiction movie Riders to the Stars.
Science Fiction Comic books from the 1950s S1E3
In this episode, I will discuss comics from the 1950s.
1950s Sci-fi TV shows
In the episode of my podcast, I will take a look at 50s science fiction TV shows.
Episode 1, 50s sci-fi radio dramas.
In this episode, I will be discussing 1950s sci-fi radio dramas such as X-minus-one and Dimension X.