This weeks links (2019-02-25)

In brief:

* Amidst New Privacy Scandal, Facebook Releases Bumper Q4 Report (2019-Jan-30) [Social Media Today]
It’s difficult to even contemplate how much Facebook is earning – for all the reports which have suggested that Facebook is losing touch with the youth, that it’s on the way out, the hard data does not reflect those concerns in any meaningful way.





Some reading/listening:


* 📻 Old Time Radio – The Halls of Ivy – Single Episodes [Internet Archive]
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
The Halls of Ivy was an NBC radio sitcom that ran from 1949 – 1952. It was created by Fibber McGee and Molly co-creator/writer Don Quinn before being adapted into a CBS television comedy (1954-55) produced by ITC Entertainment and Television Programs of America. British husband-and-wife actors Ronald Colman and Benita Hume starred in both versions of the show. Quinn developed the show after he had decided to leave Fibber McGee and Molly in the hands of his protege Phil Leslie. The Halls of Ivy’s audition program featured radio veteran Gale Gordon (then co-starring in Our Miss Brooks) and Edna Best in the roles that ultimately went to the Colmans, who’d shown a flair for radio comedy in recurring roles on The Jack Benny Program in the late 1940s. …

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