9.17.2014

Episode 265: The People of the Mist, Finale


In which friendship, a newspaper, and a steam fish help our heroes home.
Episode 265, The People of the Mist, 40-Finale
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Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
  • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
  • South African slang
  • This story is in the public domain.
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9.09.2014

Episode 264: The People of the Mist, chapters 38-39


In which there are gemstones, treachery, insanity, and a rip-snorting roller coaster ride.
Episode 264, The People of the Mist, chapters 38-39
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Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
  • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
  • South African slang
  • This story is in the public domain.
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8.28.2014

Episode 263: The People of the Mist, chapters 36-37


In which Olfan is noble, Otter is clever, and Nam is treacherous.
As usual. While on the lam. Will our adventurers escape?
Episode 263, The People of the Mist, chapters 36-37
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Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
  • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
  • South African slang
  • This story is in the public domain.
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8.20.2014

Episode 262: The People of the Mist, chapters 34-35


In which Juanna is between a rock and a hard place ... and Olfan pays the price.
Episode 262, The People of the Mist, chapters 34-35
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Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
  • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
  • South African slang
  • This story is in the public domain.
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8.08.2014

Episode 261: The People of the Mist, chapters 32-33


In which Otter must fight and Leonard is tricked.
Episode 261, The People of the Mist, chapters 32-33
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
  • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
  • South African slang
  • This story is in the public domain.
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    7.22.2014

    Episode 260: The People of the Mist, chapters 30-31


    In which Soa surprises Leonard, the lovers surprise each other, and Otter is not surprised at all.
    Episode 260, The People of the Mist, chapters 30-31
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    7.09.2014

    Episode 259: The People of the Mist, chapters 28-29


    In which our band of adventurers face their accusers in a public trial.
    Episode 259, The People of the Mist, chapters 28-29
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    6.18.2014

    Episode 258: The People of the Mist, chapters 26-27


    In which there is a father-daughter reunion.
    And things go from bad to worse. Again.
    Episode 258, The People of the Mist, chapters 26-27
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    6.11.2014

    Episode 257: The People of the Mist, chapters 24-25


    In which the People of the Mist do not embrace a religion of love.
    And things go from bad to worse.
    Episode 257, The People of the Mist, chapters 24-25
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    5.28.2014

    Episode 256: People of the Mist, chapters 22-23


    In which Juana and Otter are venerated as gods and see what it means to worship The Snake.
    Episode 256, The People of the Mist, chapters 22-23
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    5.17.2014

    Episode 255: The People of the Mist, chapters 20-21


    In which Otter makes a big mistake and Soa 's history becomes a threat.
    Episode 255, The People of the Mist, chapters 20-21
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    5.06.2014

    Episode 254: The People of the Mist, chapters 18-19


    In which we wonder if we have entered the land of the giants.
    Episode 254, The People of the Mist, chapters 18-19
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    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    4.25.2014

    Episode 253: The People of the Mist, chapters 16-17


    In which we encounter Mavoom and discover the secrets of several longing hearts.
    Episode 253, The People of the Mist, chapters 16-17
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    4.15.2014

    Episode 252: The People of the Mist, chapters 14-15


    In which we get to the bottom of the Devil's Nest and the path of romance does not run true.
    Episode 252, The People of the Mist, chapters 14-15
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.

    4.04.2014

    Episode 251: The People of the Mist, chapters 12-13


    In which we face the Yellow Devil, a slave auction, and a pair of beautiful eyes.
    Episode 251, The People of the Mist, chapters 12-13
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    3.22.2014

    Episode 250: The People of the Mist, chapters 10-11


    In which we embark upon skullduggery to enter The Yellow Devil's Nest.
    Episode 250, The People of the Mist, chapters 10-11
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    3.08.2014

    Episode 249: The People of the Mist, chapters 7-9


    In which we search out the Yellow Devil's Nest.
    Episode 249, The People of the Mist, chapters 7-9
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    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    2.25.2014

    Episode 248: The People of the Mist, chapters 5-6


    In which we get Otter's advice, hear a tale of foul deeds, and agree to adventure.
    Episode 248, The People of the Mist, chapters 5-6
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.
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    2.17.2014

    Episode 247: The People of the Mist, chapters 3-4


    In which we hear a prophecy, say goodbye to one friend, and meet another.
    Episode 247, The People of the Mist, chapters 3-4
    (download or listen via this link)

    Book Information
    • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, monstrous gods, rampant adventure, and an almost complete lack of sensitivity or multiculturalism.
    • Caveat emptor (buyer beware): I'm reading this story uncensored. As with many tales from the "golden age" of adventure literature, it is impossible to avoid insensitivity. Political correctness wasn't in existence in 1894, at least in the way we think of it. Our takeaway message: aren't we glad that was then and this is now? 
    • South African slang
    • This story is in the public domain.

    2.13.2014

    Lagniappe 62: The Rosie Project

    The Rosie Project
    by Graeme Simsion
    (listen or download from link above)
    According to Webster
    la·gniappe \ˈlan-ˌyap, lan-ˈ\
    Function:
    noun
    Etymology: American French, from American Spanish la ñapa the lagniappe, from la + ñapa, yapa, from Quechua yapa something added
    Date: 1844
    : a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase;
    broadly : something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure