Welcome! This site contains information on U.S. media history, including the history of television programming, the record industry, and radio. There are reviews of many reference books in these fields, as well as on copyright reform, another field in which I am active. After a long career as a research executive in the television industry, I now consult in that field, as well as write about it. Many of my articles are posted here, together with information on my books. I’m proud of all of them, and hope you check them out. I’m currently working on a new book that explores the history of a now-controversial form of entertainment that began in the nineteenth century and, surprisingly, thrived on radio, records, motion pictures and even television, before it was abruptly banished in the 1950s. More on that soon. Now, please explore, and enjoy!

Note: while I’m happy to provide free information on this site, I cannot answer individual questions and do not buy or evaluate records.
 
 

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