In the late 1920s radio was on the rise and vaudeville was on the decline. In this sketch the vaudeville monologist imitates a radio announcer. The pamphlet begins with the simple instruction:
"No scenery required. Properties-an imitation microphone, which if a genuine instrument is not obtainable, may be made of a cast-off tomato can set on a high stool or other suitable standard; a newspaper and a piece of notepaper."