2.25.2013

Episode 210: The Unforeseen, chapter 11


In which Virgilia and Dr. Franks ... and Nan and Perry ... sort things out.
Episode 210, The Unforeseen, chapter 11
(download or listen via this link)

This book is in the public domain. 
(Note: I have researched the copyright to the best of my ability as well as written to the original publishers more than once and received no reply. My conclusion, therefore, is that this book is in the public domain. If anyone has conclusive information to the contrary, please contact me.) 

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  • Story rating: PG for eerieness
  • For another book by this author: The Uninvited (read previously on Forgotten Classics)
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2.18.2013

How to Get Forgotten Classics Onto Your iPad ...

... or other device that normally needs an app.

I got an email asking how to get the older episodes onto your iPad since they don't show up in iTunes.

I talked to my husband about how he does this with his iPad for podcasts that don't have apps.

He says:

  1. Download the episodes to a computer (not your iPad) that has iTunes.
  2. Open the episodes in iTunes*.
  3. Synch your iPad's iTunes to your computer's iTunes. That will put the files on your iPad.

* They'll come in as music which you can change to a podcast, if you like, using the "Get Info" command under "Files" in iTunes.

2.08.2013

Episode 209: The Unforeseen, chapter 10


In which visions come true.
Episode 209, The Unforeseen, chapter 10
(download or listen via this link)

This book is in the public domain. 
(Note: I have researched the copyright to the best of my ability as well as written to the original publishers more than once and received no reply. My conclusion, therefore, is that this book is in the public domain. If anyone has conclusive information to the contrary, please contact me.) 

Book Information
  • Story rating: PG for eerieness
  • For another book by this author: The Uninvited (read previously on Forgotten Classics)
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Welcome Sword and Laser listeners!

I received an email yesterday mentioning:
You may have noticed that many people have been visiting your blog. The Sword & Laser book club (on GoodReads.com) is reading Bridge of Birds this month. Someone in the book club mentioned your blog as a way to listen to the book.
I actually don't really keep track of stats around here but when I went to check I saw that there was indeed increased traffic. (As well as some very nice comments in their forum thread.)

My husband checked bandwidth use and was stunned. My apologies for slow downloading. I'm not sure how many of the 15,000 members were trying to listen rather than read but it was enough to test the hosting company's capacity evidently.

Also, my apologies, again, for the Chinese pronunciation. This is where knowledge can indeed hurt you (or your ears!).

Many thanks to Tamahome from SFFaudio who kept bringing my reading to the Sword and Laser gang at Goodreads! It is nice to have such a persistent friend.

If you're new here and haven't listened to Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart, I recommend it. It has consistently been a favorite and with good reason. Mr. Hughart has a rare talent. I thank him again for allowing us to enjoy it together.