In the whole history of horror and suspense drama, there’s never been a more promising line than “Did you hear that?” Sound leaves too much to the imagination, which is where fear takes hold. As scores of radio writers learned in the 1930s and ’40s, banging out hit anthology programs like Suspense and Inner Sanctum Mystery, you could forgo the ghoulies and ghosties and long-legged beasties as long as you had things that went bump in the night. The moaning wind, the creaking door, the step on the stair—this was the stuff of real dread. Continue reading >>