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Episode Info: Guest Fred M. Grandinetti talks about Jack Mercer, the quintessential voice of Popeye.Blast from the Past: Popeye on the Radio #1 (1930s) and Hanna-Barbera's take on the one-eyed sailor  (1970s).Joe Bev talks with Fred M. Grandinetti about Jack Mercer, the quintessential voice of Popeye. Grandinetti is an author, noted Popeye connoisseur and founding member of the Official Popeye Fan Club. He has written several books on the subject, including: "Popeye: An Illustrated Cultural History"; "Popeye, the Collectible: Dolls, Coloring Books, Games, Toys, Comic Books, Animation"; "Popeye: An Illustrated History of E.C. Segar's Character in Print, Radio, Television, and Film Appearances 1929-1993"; and "He Am What He Am!: Jack Mercer, the Voice of Popeye". Grandinetti is also the host of the (often Popeye-featuring) television show Drawing With Fred. For more information, go to http://www.waterlogg.com.Through Blackstone Audio, Joe Bev has released more than 90 audio titles, on MP3 and CD, including hundreds of hours of audio documentaries, comedies, dramas, autobiographies. Available at http://joebev.com/buy.html BUY BEAR MANOR BOOKS HERE: http://bearmanormedia.com/ BEAR MANOR RADIO NETWORK: http://www.bearmanormedia.com/radio/bearmanorradio.html OTHER BEAR MANOR PODCASTS:Fred Frees Favoriteshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fred-frees-favorites-audio/id851202019 J-OTR Showhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-j-otr-show-with-joe-bev/id851220143 Lorie's Book Nookhttps://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lories-book-nook-lorie-kellogg/id85121

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