Monday, October 10, 2016

A new book by Mel Simons

Last month I was in Hunt Valley, Maryland, to attend this year's Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention. Though I was, unfortunately, at the convention only briefly, I spent time, while there, with a number of friends.

One of the friends was Mel Simons; I have referred to him a number of times, in this space.  He is a Boston-based comedian, entertainer and radio personality--and is the author of more than a dozen books, including titles about Old-Time Radio, Old-Time Television, comedians, movies and music.  Many of the titles are trivia-oriented, and a few--such as Voices from the Philco, and Old-Time Television Memories--are made up of interviews.  All of the books have been brought out by BearManor Media.  

Mel's newest book, released in September, is volume two of The Old-Time Television Trivia Book: