It is 1930s Pittsburgh, and college student Betty Roberts has won an internship at WENN, a station that specializes in radio shows. She finds that the employees of the shows are just as wacky as the characters they play on the radio. They include: Mackie Bloom, WENN's man of a thousand voices; Hilary Booth, queen of the stage who carries an over-inflated ego; Mr. Foley, WENNs sound effects man who never talks; Tom Eldridge, who is as clueless as a gnat; and Jeffery Singer, who is in a marriage of convenience with Hillary. Each week, we watch how the station members struggle to keep the station going.
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Before WKRP. Before NewsRadio. Before Frasier. There Was WENN
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Mr. Foley's dialogue consists almost entirely of interjections in the form of sound effects. See more
Victor Comstock and I once took a walk down to where the Monongahela and the Allegheny rivers meet. It was a clear night - it seemed as if the entire universe was reflected in the water. The milky way was a plume of white smoke on a black velvet river filled with shining sapphires. We - Victor and I - looked down into the water and you - he said - something to me that I will never forget. Can you tell me what you said?
I think I said something to the effect that the confluence of the rivers was...
And Then Some
By Rupert Holmes
Performed by Mary Stout See more