4.26.2009

Lagniappe 25: Dark Possessions


A little something extra from the mind of James Powell, in which we have a deep experience of mystery and furniture.

Note: This story is under copyright by James Powell and may not be reproduced except by permission of the author. See his website here for more information and for more writing.

Much thanks to Jesse Willis of SFFaudio for thinking of me when considering audio versions.


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

4.25.2009

4.23.2009

Episode 77: Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 12-13


In which we experience "lawful trade" and get a glimpse of heaven.

Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 12-13

This book is in the public domain.

Story rating
PG 13 ... contains offensive language and concepts which require a certain level of maturity to understand.


Reference Works

Podcast Highlight
Lyrics Undercover
website, iTunes

Other Links -- My Roadtrip Pals

4.11.2009

Lagniappe 24: Book of Obituaries


A little something extra from the The Economist's Book of Obituaries, in which we delve into death.

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

4.01.2009

Episode 76: Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapters 10 and 11


In which we return to the plantation for Uncle Tom
and meet a mysterious stranger in a tavern.


Uncle Tom's Cabin, chapter 10

This book is in the public domain.

Story rating
PG 13 ... contains offensive language and concepts which require a certain level of maturity to understand.


Reference Works

Podcast Highlight
Edgy Podcast Reviews
website, iTunes

Other Links