The names Bob Elliott (1923-2016) and Ray Goulding (1922-90) may not sound familiar, but if shortened to Bob and Ray those names should jog the memories of comedy fans everywhere. For nearly 45 years, Bob and Ray entertained millions of radio listeners and television viewers. The duo practiced a gentle, quirky brand of comedy that relied not on one-liners but on a generally deadpan delivery in faux interviews or soap opera episodes that relentlessly skewered seriousness.

Jane Ellen passionately shares her eclectic interests via the marvels of the internet from her home in Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in all aspects of music and entertainment history, she strives to bring her subjects to life while seeking to make a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as a scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.