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“The Shadow Knows”

MAY / JUNE 2017: BY RACHEL KOVACINY

“Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows.”

Cue sinister chuckling.

That’s how the radio version of The Shadow began. Not with a cheerful, “Hi, folks, are you ready to hear the latest adventure of your favorite crime-fighting hero?” Not with a triumphant fanfare. Not with a reminder what you’re about to hear is a true story, with the names changed to protect the innocent. No cheer, no triumph, no innocence. Only evil lurking and the Shadow knowing. With that distinctly unpleasant laugh added, you have yourself a distinctive, memorable, and rather creepy flavor for your show. Continue reading

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