Thursday Timesuck: A Radio Prequel to the TV Show Frasier

If you were ever a fan of Frasier with Kelsey Grammar, you’ll know that his live-in father was a retired cop. Using this factoid as a springboard, a group of Chicago comedians created a 1950s-sounding radio show that describes how Frasier Crane’s parents met while at the same time solving a murder. And yes, there’s a holiday aspect to it. Fantastic. Additional details at Boing Boing.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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