Featured on NPR

Lolly’s Radio Play-date was recently featured on NPR’s Earbuds.  It was recommended by Rose Friedman, editor, NPR Arts, Books & Culture.  Check out what they had to say here:

“An adorable radio play for children…. In this episode, Lolly the sock puppet investigates a suspicious new classmate who seems to have singled out Lolly for mistreatment (witholding candy). Kids and grown-ups alike will be delighted.”


Episode #015 – GLANK!


Granny Dot arranges for Lolly to meet Paul Rudolph, creator of GLANK, her favorite percussion group.  Lolly gets to see and hear the unique found object instruments that make up the one of a kind music of GLANK.  In this episode you get to hear a few small pieces from GLANKS newest concert.  For more of GLANK go to glankglankglank.com follow them on facebook and instagram.

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Episode #014 – ‘Moosical’ Flashback – Bessie the Heifer


A fun “Moosical” Flashback of the song “Bessie the Heifer” Featuring Lolly’s buddy pal  performer/comedian Grant Baciocco. Sponsored by PLARPUA.  This podcast is dedicated to the loving memory of my dear friend Bob Carmichael.  He  loved novelty songs and shared his silly, clever humor with me. His laugh is forever in out hearts.

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Episode #013 – Teacher Feature with Jessy Tomsko


Singer-songwriter musician Jessy Tomsko shares her music with Lolly. In this musical play-date “Miss Jessy” teaches Lolly how to write a song by following the music in her heart and sharing the things she loves. To download Jessy’s music, go to www.jessytomskomusic.com


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Episode #012 – Attack of the Space Splat


Join Lolly on this wild and wacky sci-fi comic book adventure! Lolly and the “Weird Warriors” are called to action when an unidentified toxic pudding from another planet threatens their mobile-home park.


Special guest star Tyler Bunch as Dr. Von Imafreak.

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EPISODE #011 – Lolly’s Super Hero friends at the Bronx Heroes Kids Comic Con


Lolly has always wanted to create her own comic book world!  She receives words of wisdom and  lots,of inspiration from four amazing artists and writers who are doing their dream.  Join Lolly at Bronx Heroes Kid’s Comic Con in the Bronx!  Tim Fielder, Ray Felix, Diana Leto, and Alex Simmons.  Special thanks to Mike Lopez for always inviting Lolly to be part of the joy!

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EPISODE #009 – The Sweet Tooth Mystery – Lolly Lardpop Undercover Kindergartner.


Art by Jay Fosgitt

IMG_2140There’s a new girl at Greater Tots Elementary School and her name is Helen.  But Helen isn’t your typical kindergartner. Something is suspicious. Listen in as Lolly gathers candy clues and fuzzy facts to solve this outlandish noir-style mystery. Original music, comedy, and a big surprise ending.


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EPISODE #008 – A Love Song For Valentine’s Day

Lolly and Granny Dot visit the amazing Jazz pianist and composer Andy Howe to learn a song about love for Valentine’s Day .

This podcast features the songs:
“L-O-V-E” by Bert Kaempert and Milt Gabler
Published by Screen Gems-Emi music inc. and GEMA 

“Forgetting” by Steve Allen
Published by Universal-MCA Publisher OBO Universal-MCA Music Publisher., A