Check out the articles below!
- Christmas 2010: In 1986, the NLAS published a new illustrated short
story adaptation of this classic radio broadcast. That issue of The
Jot 'Em Down Journal has been out-of-print for many years. For
Christmas 2010, we presented this story as our gift to you! Click the
link below to view and read this version of the program, written in
1933 by Chet Lauck and Norris Goff revised very slightly in the
1940s by Roswell Rogers, adapted to short story format in 1986 by
Tim Hollis and illustrated by Donnie Pitchford:
- Lum and Abner's Christmas Story
- September 2010: The great OTR organization SPERDVAC
published an article on the NLAS in their Radiogram periodical!
Editor Patrick Lucanio's is not available on-line, but information
about SPERDVAC is! Click for more info:
- May 2010: Read a fascinating article in The Lufkin Daily News
(Lufkin, Texas) by longtime NLAS member, journalist and historian
Bob Bowman as he shares his experiences of meeting Chet Lauck
and enjoying Mena's L&A Festivals! Click to read Bob's article:
- "Bob Bowman: Remembering Lum and Abner"
- Jim Temple - Memorial Tribute Jim Temple, the original webmaster
for the NLAS, passed away in 2010. We wish the Temple family the
best with sincere condolences and offer this remembrance and
tribute to our friend Jim.
Originally from the printed Journal:
April 26, 2021!
85 years for Pine Ridge,
90 years for Lum and Abner!
Click "COMICS" in "NAVIGATION" to find out what
the Lum and Abner comic strip is like!
WOW, how we changed over the years! This is the
cover of the very first issue of The Jot 'Em Down
Journal! All copies are now sold out, but one of
these days we will be reproducing it... Somehow...
How? The Shadow knows! Or maybe the Phantom
Author knows better...
The Jot 'Em Down Journal became one of the
slickest OTR publications around as this 2005 cover
proves. Editor Tim Hollis kept things rolling from
This illustration by Donnie Pitchford was featured on
the back cover of the final printed issue of The Jot
'Em Down Journal.