Old Time Radio (OTR) programs are still listened to today by a dedicated group of fans and aficionados. OTR refers to audio dramas, comedies, and other entertainment programs that were produced from the 1920s to the 1960s and broadcast primarily on AM radio. Despite the advent of television and other forms of modern entertainment, many people continue to enjoy the nostalgia and charm of these classic radio shows.
While doing research for an article I came across an unexpected search result: "Was Jack Benny Gay?" There was no more than the question as previously stated from the original poster, but the replies made for interesting reading, ranging from: Jack Benny Celebrating his 39th Birthday "Of course not, he was a well known skirt-chaser in his youth, and he was married to Mary Livingston for many years" "Sure he was, everyone in Hollywood with the possible exception of John Wayne was and is homosexual!" "Part of Benny's "schtick" was his limp-wristed hand-to-face gestures. He was not gay, but emphasized what his fans observed as "acting like a girl" for humor. While heterosexual Benny tried to gay it up, many really gay actors or comedians in those days tried to act as "straight" as they could muster." "... the idea behind his character was to have him a little on the ambiguous side. His charact
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