Episode #26: Halloween 1938


In this Halloween episode of the Airspeaker podcast, we examine the impact that a radio play of H.G. Wells’ alien novel War of the Worlds had on America in 1938 performed by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre.

We here at the Airspeaker podcast wish you all a happy fun and safe Halloween.

Song played: Teotihuacan by Noel Gallagher

To listen to the full length broadcast of Orson Welles’ War of the Worlds, click here.

Movie clips from: The Shining, Blair Witch Project, The Usual Suspects, Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Ghostbusters, Young Frankenstein, and Airplane.

Happy Halloween!


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