Ray Ekness http://mtpr.org en "War of the Worlds" Audio http://mtpr.org/post/war-worlds-audio <p>If you missed the live broadcast on October 30th, 2013, there's <a href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/227647/threatened-by-radio-newspapers-exaggerated-war-of-the-worlds-panic/" target="_blank">no cause for alarm</a>; here it is, tentacles, tote bags, and all: Montana Public Radio's 75 anniversary re-enactment of the 1938 Orson Welles-Mercury Theatre radio drama, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/27/movies/homevideo/welles-peaks-the-stranger-and-pbss-war-of-the-worlds.html?_r=0" target="_blank">War of the Worlds</a>," along with director Ray Ekness's <a href="http://w Fri, 01 Nov 2013 02:39:55 +0000 mtpr.org 10495 at http://mtpr.org "War of the Worlds" Audio War of the Worlds: Orson Welles and his Little Green Men http://mtpr.org/post/war-worlds-orson-welles-and-his-little-green-men <p>Sunday, October 27th, 2013: Michael Marsolek talks with "Heat Ray" Ekness, Professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Montana, about Montana Public Radio's October 30th re-enactment of the <a href="http://www.mercurytheatre.info/" target="_blank">Mercury Theater</a>'s 1938 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_War_of_the_Worlds_%28radio_drama%29" target="_blank"><em>War of the Worlds</em></a> radio drama.&nbsp; Writer Howard Koch and director/narrator Orson Welles adapted the plot of H.G. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 10170 at http://mtpr.org War of the Worlds: Orson Welles and his Little Green Men