A MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND BROADCAST SPECIAL TO THANK ALL MEMBER OF THE U.S. MILITARY PAST - PRESENT - FUTURE
The following interviews can be heard starting at 10 pm - 2 am Eastern / 7 pm - 11 pm Pacific (Network 1) 2 am - 6 am Eastern / 11 pm - 2 am Pacific (Network 2) 6 pm - 10 pm Eastern / 3 pm - 7 pm Pacific on The TalkStar Radio Network from our Washington DC Affiliate at http://radiotime.com/WebTuner.aspx?StationId=100596&ProgramId=149441& or Apple iTunes at http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=295327298 or at The 'X' Zone Podcast website at http://www.xzonepodcast.com/
SEGMENT 1: 10 pm - 11 pm / 7 pm - 8 pm Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - ALMOST HUMAN - Episode: 013 - A scientist builds a robot - "Junior" - capable of intelligence and consciousness, but the machine is stolen by a criminal who has other ideas for its uses. Junior, however, has plans of his own. Story by Robert Bloch. Another version of this story originally appeared on Dimension X. See also 'Beware Tomorrow' (The Mysterious Traveler).
SEGMENT 2: 11 pm - 12 am Eastern / 8 pm - 9 pm Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - THE PARADE - Episode: 002 - ad agency is hired by a man insisting he is from Mars to promote an upcoming parade marking the arrival of Martians on Earth. Of course, he must be lying, or simply crazy... As well as their own version, X Minus One also re-broadcast the version originally produced for Dimension X. Also a version was produced for Future Tense.
SEGMENT 3: 12 am - 01 am Eastern / 9 pm - 10 pm Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - MARS IS HEAVEN - Episode: 003 - The first astronauts to land on Mars discover - Earth; a planet where their long dead loved ones are waiting for them in a small Midwest town just like home. Story by Ray Bradbury; part of his Martian Chronicles series. A popular story for radio; Two separate versions were produced for Dimension X. Another version appeared on Escape. See the full listing of Martian Chronicles stories under 'Ray Bradbury' on the Famous Authors on Radio page.
SEGMENT 4: 01 am - 02 am Eastern / 10 pm - 11 pm Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - UNIVERSE - Episode: 004 - Humanity's descendants aboard a space Ark are divided into two factions - the lower decks occupied by humans, and the upper by mutants. One man dares probe the upper levels and his quest leads him to question not only his society's prejudices, but the ultimate truth of what might lie beyond the Ship. Story by Robert Heinlein. Another version of this story originally appeared on Dimension X. See also 'The Sense of Wonder' (X Minus One).
SEGMENT 5: 02 am - 03 am Eastern / 11 pm - 12 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - KNOCK - Episode: 005 - Aliens who have no concept of death have wiped out humanity, literally to the last man and woman, whom they put in a zoo as public curiosities. Story by Fredric Brown. Versions of this story also appeared on Dimension X, Future Tense, and the currently running series 2000X (not to be confused with 2000 Plus) and Seeing Ear Theater.
SEGMENT 6: 03 am - 04 am Eastern / 12 am - 01 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - THE MAN IN THE MOON - Episode: 006 - The Federal Missing Persons Bureau receives a desperate radio message from a crank who claims to be calling from the Moon (unlikely in 1950). Of course the call is dismissed, until a minor functionary begins to suspect that the call is related to a strange series of disappearances over the past several years. Versions of this story were produced for Dimension X and Future Tense.
SEGMENT 7: 04 am - 05 am Eastern / 01 am - 02 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - PERIGI'S WONDERFUL DOLLS - Episode: 007 - A dollmaker sells a father an unusual doll which seems capable of responding to people, presumably by recording voices and replaying them in its own voice. Is it just a bit of technical wizardry, or is there something more to this doll than meets the eye? A version of this story also appeared on Dimension X.
SEGMENT 8: 05 am - 06 am Eastern / 02 am - 03 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - THE GREEN HILLS OF EARTH - Episode: 008 - Classic story of a space engineer who suffers a tragic accident and ends up tramping about the Solar System singing about the life of spacers and dreaming of returning to Earth once more before he dies. Story by Robert Heinlein. Versions of this story appeared on Dimension X and CBS Radio Workshop; also a TV version was produced for a 50's show called 'Out There'.
SEGMENT 9: 06 am - 07 am Eastern / 03 am - 04 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - DR. GRIMSHAW'S SANITARIUM - Episode: 009 - An investigator infiltrates the strange goings-on at an asylum for the insane, where the patients are undergoing a bizarre physical transformation. Versions of this story also appeared on Future Tense and Dimension X.
SEGMENT 10: 07 am - 08 am Eastern / 04 am - 05 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - NIGHTMARE - Episode: 010 - A man begins to suspect that all machines are on the verge of a unified worldwide revolt to overthrow their human masters. Another version of this story was produced for Dimension X.
SEGMENT 11: 08 am - 09 am Eastern / 05 am - 06 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - THE EMBASSY - Episode: 011 - A detective agency is hired by a crackpot who wants them to investigate and expose a nest of Martians sent to prepare the way for an invasion of Earth. Story by Donald Wolheim. Another version of this story originally aired on Dimension X.
SEGMENT 12: 09 am - 10 am Eastern / 06 am - 07 am Pacific
'X' MINUS ONE - THE VELDT - Episode: 012 - A couple purchase a holo-theater to keep their son and daughter amused, but the recreation of the sweltering African savannah the children concoct is anything but amusing... Story by Ray Bradbury.
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