I have said before that I believe the community of listeners that has formed around the Secret Identity podcast is nothing short of amazing. Whether on our Facebook page, over on the forums or in the emails we get for the show, the SI community is a positive, welcoming group that have made this show worth doing for the past eight years.
This week, I have another reason to boast about how great our listeners are. When we heard about the recent passing of comic legend Dick Ayers in early May, I remembered that Matt had interviewed him at a Big Apple comic show in New York years ago. I went digging through my digital archives for the episode, and as my bad luck would have it, I had an incomplete version of the episode in question, that was missing the interview with Dick.
So, I took to the forums and the airwaves to see if any of our listeners had saved old episodes. This one in particular was number 81.5, and it was from around October of 2007. Lo and behold, one of our longtime listeners David Anderson came through. He had the episode, sent it to me, and now we’ll be able to share it with everyone who may have missed it when we first aired it seven years ago.
So, a huge thanks to David, not only for coming through, but for being a loyal listener of the show from the very beginning. David has supported us all the way, from coming to live recordings, to connecting with us at shows, to emailing in on a regular basis after all these years. He is another reason I think we have the most amazing community around. And because of him, you will be able to hear our Dick Ayers interview again soon.
Stay tuned to the podcast for details!