Welcome back to The Magazine Show, where we delve into the delightful, quaint world of once-upon-a-time magazines and culture, bringing you insight into another era. Meet Benjamin Franklin’s brother Roy, be amused at some advertisements, and finally, hear the chilling tale of Ceramic Pete, an accidental arsonist.
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00:17 Fantasiestücke, Op. 5 – III Humoresque by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor performed by Steve’s Bedroom Band
00:37 Benjamin and Roy Franklin
04:30 Suite in E minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Martha Goldstein
04:43 Prolon toothbrush ad
06:14 Park Avenue carbon paper ad
07:36 Propaganda is everywhere
08:36 Mistol ad
10:55 Divine Harmony by John Bishop, performed by Stream of Sound Youth Choir
11:22 Bisquick: Meat Extender!
15:55 Ovaltine ad
18:55 Entrance of the Gladiators, Op. 68 by Julius Fučík performed by Eastern Wind Symphony
19:42 Walker Tube Muffler ad
22:00 Philip Morris ad
23:48 Ceramic Pete, Diary of an Arsonist
31:27 Pumped by Justin Mahar
Total runtime: 32:52
This episode of TMS was recorded at Sunset Studio, and edited at the Museum by Liz and James. TMS is produced by Liz and James. Recording equipment generously provided by Gerard. Images are the property of their owners.