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The Tom Cherry Experience

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Farmland Favorite

Farmland Favorite
 
A few weeks ago Tom Cherry's Old Time Radio Show was mentioned in The News-Gazette (7/29/14) and featured a picture of our special guest star, Lauren Donahue. Lauren is a great singer and she really rocked the Farmland Center! The audience loved her and we hope to have her back on the show in the near future. Thanks to reporter/photographer Bill Richmond for coming to the show!
 
Story and photograph by Bill Richmond.

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

My Comic Book Collection: Bliss Alert

Bliss?
 
Imagine my surprise as I was reading Astro City #14 when I stumbled upon a possible Pam Bliss sighting! And is that Mr. Sharkipede (a.k.a. Nick Bliss) standing by her side?
 
From Astro City #14 (October 2014). Written by Kurt Busiek, art by Brent Eric Anderson, lettering and design by John G. Roshell and Jimmy Betancourt, colors by Alex Sinclair and Wendy Broome, and edited by Kristy Quinn. DC Comics

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Blue Ink on Placemat

Blue Ink on Placemat
 
A drawing from a Sunday lunch at Richards Resturant (8/17/14). I had fried chicken.

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Radio X

DimensionX
 
This Saturday Tom Cherry's Old Time Radio Show enters Dimension X and presents a couple horrifying tales by the legendary Ray Bradbury! Starring Wendy Carpenter, Sean Orlosky, Sean Heline, Bob Green, Missy Donahue, Katy Wolfe, Angela Gick, our soundman and soundwoman Jerry and Judy Cole, and our special guest stars, Rita Wessel and Dana Jones! Plus Hoppy Hopper meets Dr. Frankenstein on The Happy Hoppy Hopper Show and the comical return of Those Funky Idiots! Also It Pays to Be Ignorant and a couple of your favorite songs by Katy Wolfe and Missy Donahue! That's this Saturday (8/23/14) at the Farmland Center at 3:00pm! Just one dollar per seat! Popcorn and refreshments will also be available!

Can't make it? You can also listen in by clicking the radio icon at
http://www.farmlandindiana.org/ or on any mobile device through the TuneIn App, keyword Farmland Radio! Tune in, turn out, and we'll see you on the radio!

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Sunday, August 03, 2014

On the Road Again

This past Saturday the radio gang loaded up the radio winnebago and took Tom Cherry's Old Time Radio Show to the Muncie Delaware County Senior Center where we performed in front of an intimate and charming audience. It was a lot of fun and I'm sorry we didn't see you there! Thanks again to the best radio cast ever (Sean Heline, Bob Green, Missy Donahue, Katy Wolfe, Angela Gick, and Jerry and Judy Cole, of course!) for creating another funtastic show! More thanks to Mr. Bruce Reynolds for inviting us down and for being such a gracious host! If you like the radio gang to visit your event or venue, just call 765-468-7631.

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Friday, August 01, 2014

Sunday's Comic Haul (7/27/14)

Groo
 
Dead Boy Detectives #7
 
Deadly Class #5
 
Groo Vs. Conan #1
 
The Goon: Occasion of Revenge #1
 
Tuki #1
 
Purchased at Bob's Comic Castle. Total amount: $18 and change
 
Notes- A very good haul this past weekend! Deadly Class still impresses me and Tuki has some wonderfully lush artwork from Jeff Smith. It's a tie! Both Class and Tuki are the winners of this haul with Groo a close runner-up!
 
Groo was created by Sergio Aragones.

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Radio Review

Tom Cherry's Old Time Radio Show
 
Just wanted to take a moment to reflect on another great episode of Tom Cherry’s Old Time Radio Show from this past Saturday. Little Women brought out one of our best audiences ever, packed with first time visitors, our beloved regulars, and an abundance of dear friends! When a great audience meets a great cast, you can feel the magic in the air! Plus we learned about “roachkickers” when we played It Pays to be Ignorant! Thanks again to Sean Orlosky, Missy Donahue, Sean Heline, Bob Green, Katy Wolfe, Angela Gick, Judy and Jerry Cole, and our special guests, Lauren Donahue and Dana Jones for being part of a truly memorable show! Already looking forward to our next show in August! Plus we take the show back on the road this Saturday as we perform at the Muncie Delaware County Senior Center at 1:00pm!

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It Pays to Be Ignorant: July 2014 (The "Roachkickers" Edition)

On Tom Cherry's Old Time Radio Show, we have a game show segment based on the classic OTR quiz show, It Pays to Be Ignorant. The rules of the game are simple. Our very own banjo picker, Judy Cole, goes into our wonderful audience and picks out our lucky contestant. If this contestant answers our prize-winning question correctly, he or she wins! If he or she answers it incorrectly, well, they basically wasted our time.

However, once chosen, the contestant must first answer our three qualifying questions to prove if he or she has the right stuff to play It Pays to Be Ignorant! In July, Bill was our lucky contestant (For the record, Bill wore bright red cowboy boots. Judy called them "roachkickers". Apparently "roachkickers" have pointed toes that allows the wearer to corner roaches and then kick them. Judy explained that's what they call those types of boots down in Texas. Since Judy once lived in Austin, she spoke with some authority. I visited Austin twice in my lifetime. Great city!). These were Bill's qualifying questions:

1. Did you start a computer company in your parents' garage?

2. Do you often clone your family and friends for fun?

3. Did you ever win The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee? (By the way, I did!)

Bill said no to all three of the questions. Finding his answers satisfactory, the quiz master gave him this prize-winning question:

Question: What do you call a cow with no legs?

Think you know the answer (Bill did!)? Find out in the comment section!

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