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
(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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4.25.2014

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
(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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2.25.2014

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

2.06.2014

Episode 246: The People of the Mist, ch. 1-2


In which we meet lose everything, bid farewell to love, and make a sacred vow to reach for the stars.
Episode 246, The People of the Mist, chapters 1-2
(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.

1.31.2014

Episode 245: Warrior Queen of Mars, Finale


In which all is revealed. Well, not "all" (get your minds out of the gutter)
but everything we need to finish our "half-clad Martian warrior maids invading Earth" adventure.
Episode 245, Warrior Queen of Mars, finale
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, a terrifying beard, and gunplay
  • This story is in the public domain.
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1.22.2014

Episode 244: Warrior Queen of Mars, part 2


In which we track a semi-naked woman through the snow, dodge nefarious Russians,
and make a surprising discovery.
Episode 244, Warrior Queen of Mars, part 2
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, a terrifying beard, and gunplay
  • This story is in the public domain.
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1.15.2014

Lagniappe 61: A Shepherd I Will Remain

A Shepherd I Will Remain
by Elizabeth Scalia
read by permission of the author
(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

1.10.2014

Episode 243: Warrior Queen of Mars, part 1


In which we encounter Iceland, an immortal doctor,
a 6'4" frozen female, and  mysterious memory loss.
Episode 243, Warrior Queen of Mars, part 1
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for scanty clothing, a terrifying beard, and gunplay
  • This story is in the public domain.
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