8.13.2015

Episode 284: The White Moll, chapters 9-10


In which it's the White Moll's turn to rescue The Adventurer
and we learn something shocking! 

Episode 284, The White Moll, chapters 9-10
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for crime, plot difficulty, The Adventurer, 1920 underworld New York City, and danger!
  • This story is in the public domain
  • The story recording is courtesy of Rowdy Delaney at LibriVox.
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8.04.2015

Episode 283: The White Moll, chapters 7-8


In which the White Moll sinks deeper into underworld New York to save a man's life
by pulling off a diamond heist. 

Episode 283, The White Moll, chapters 7-8
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for crime, plot difficulty, The Adventurer, 1920 underworld New York City, and danger!
  • This story is in the public domain
  • The story recording is courtesy of Rowdy Delaney at LibriVox.
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7.22.2015

Episode 282: The White Moll, chapters 5-6


In which the Danglar's comments send the White Moll on another adventure to prevent crime. 

Episode 282, The White Moll, chapters 5-6
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for crime, plot difficulty, The Adventurer, 1920 underworld New York City, and danger!
  • This story is in the public domain
  • The story recording is courtesy of Rowdy Delaney at LibriVox.
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7.14.2015

Episode 281: The White Moll, chapters 3-4


In which the White Moll carries out her promise to Gypsy Nan and encounters The Adventurer. 

Episode 281, The White Moll, chapters 3-4
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for crime, plot difficulty, The Adventurer, 1920 underworld New York City, and danger!
  • This story is in the public domain
  • The story recording is courtesy of Rowdy Delaney at LibriVox.
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7.01.2015

Episode 280: The White Moll, chapters 1-2


In which we meet the White Moll. 
Will she grant a desperate request for help, even if it puts her at great risk?

Episode 280, The White Moll, chapters 1-2
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for crime, plot difficulty, The Adventurer, 1920 underworld New York City, and danger!
  • This story is in the public domain
  • The story recording is courtesy of Rowdy Delaney at LibriVox.
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6.24.2015

Episode 279: A Matter of Importance, Part 2


In which we learn how to outsmart delinks ... and Huks

Episode 279, A Matter of Importance, part 2
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for policemen, missing space ships,Huks, delinks, detective work .
  • This story is in the public domain
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6.18.2015

Episode 278: A Matter of Importance, part 1



In which we search for a mysteriously missing space transport
and learn the difference between the police and the military.
Episode 278, A Matter of Importance, part 1
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for policemen, missing space ships,Huks, delinks, detective work .
  • This story is in the public domain
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5.30.2015

Lagniappe 63: Dickens and His Ravens

Dickens and His Ravens
from the preface of Barnaby Rudge
by Charles Dickens
(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

5.26.2015

Episode 277: Strange Exodus

In which we experience a unique alien invasion and victory.
Episode 277, Strange Exodus
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for alien invasions, strange meals, even stranger sanctuaries, disturbing images of humankind's future.
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4.21.2015

Episode 276: Mary Poppins Sampler


In which we have a unique visit to the zoo for a special birthday party.
Episode 276, Mary Poppins Sampler
(download or listen via this link)

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3.30.2015

Episode 275: One Hundred and One Dalmatians Sampler


In which I drop in to share a sample of the novel that preceded the movies, 
One Hundred and One Dalmatians.
Episode 275, One Hundred and One Dalmatians Sampler
(download or listen via this link)

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2.11.2015

Episode 274: Heidi's Alp, chapter 3 ... and a farewell


In which we go to Legoland, visit Hans Christen Anderson at home ... and I bid a temporary farewell.
Episode 274, Heidi's Alp, chapter 4
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for family travel, fairy stories, Europe, and a yellow camper.
  • Heidi's Alp is under copyright. Our sincere thanks to author Christina Hardyment for her gracious permission to read this aloud

12.16.2014

Episode 273: Heidi's Alp, chapter 2


In which we race for silver skates, play with trolls, and put our finger in the dike.
Episode 273, Heidi's Alp, chapter 2
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for family travel, fairy stories, Europe, and a yellow camper.
  • Heidi's Alp is under copyright. Our sincere thanks to author Christina Hardyment for her gracious permission to read this aloud
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11.29.2014

Episode 272: Heidi's Alp, chapter 1


In which we prepare to live the dream --
caravaning around Europe searching for fairy tale origins.
Episode 272, Heidi's Alp, chapter 1
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for family travel, fairy stories, Europe, and a yellow camper.
  • Heidi's Alp is under copyright. Our sincere thanks to author Christina Hardyment for her gracious permission to read this aloud
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Christmas Podcasts

11.18.2014

Episode 271: The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England Sampler


In which we vacation in a very foreign land -- the past!
Episode 271, Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for bathing, bridges, the Great Plague, visiting yeomen and much more.
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10.28.2014

Episode 270 - The Judge's House


In which Julie loses her voice and
we are very glad that Scott Danielson read us this story for Halloween.
Episode 270, The Judge's House
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for terrifying encounters with an evil painting, gamboling rats, strong tea, and fainting women.
  • The Judge's House by Bram Stoker is in the public domain.

10.23.2014

Episode 269: Wailing Well


In which we go camping and encounter a terrifying trio at the Wailing Well.
Episode 269, Wailing Well
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for hilarity and a terrifying encounter with ghosts, all suitable to be heard by a Boy Scout troop.
  • Wailing Well by M.R. James is in the public domain.
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10.14.2014

Episode 268: The Night Wire and The Toll-House


In which we sample some of the ghastly, ghostly goodness from The Big Book of Ghost Stories. 
Episode 268, Night Wire and Toll-House
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for ghastly fog and ghostly footsteps.
  • The Night Wire is shared under the Fair Use Act as a sample of the stories in The Big Book of Ghost Stories, ed. Otto Penzler. I strongly encourage you to purchase the book and enjoy all the stories in their entirety. Views to the contrary, please contact me (my email is in the sidebar).
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10.07.2014

Episode 267: Another Place


In which we drop into the village of Binscombe only to discover it is not at all what it seems
in our latest sampling of "tall tales told in taverns."
Episode 267, Another Place
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: G for weird tales with no violence.
  • This story is from Binscombe Tales by John Whitbourn. It is under copyright. This story is shared under the Fair Use Act as a sample of the stories in the collection. I strongly encourage you to purchas the book and enjoy all the stories in their entirety. Views to the contrary, please contact me (my email is in the sidebar).

9.26.2014

Episode 266: The Sea King


In which a vacation trip to Denmark turns into an encounter with gods older than recorded history for Brigadier Ffellowes in our latest sampling of "tall tales told in taverns."
Episode 266, The Sea King
(download or listen via this link)

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for monstrous gods and death by terror.
  • This story is from The Peculiar Exploits of Brigadier Ffellowes by Sterling Lanier. It is under copyright. This story is shared under the Fair Use Act as a sample of the stories in the collection. Views to the contrary, please contact me (my email is in the sidebar).
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