Thu, 24 June 2010
Thur, June 24 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1712
Back in Episode #1418, we read 'Spoopendyke at Death's Door,' which was obligingly photocopied by a fan from the 1883-84 edition of 'St. Jacob's Oil Family Calendar and Book of Health and Humor for the Million.'
We now have the entire booklet and it is chock full of great stories by some of our favorite authors!
Today's piece is by H. T. White of the Chicago Tribune, and it concerns a jaded editor who has heard the same submitted story way too many times. It is called 'Her Christmas Story.'
Time: approx seven minutes
The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:*There is a nifty interview with Mister Ron in issue #59 iProng Magazine (now known as Beatweek Magazine) which can be downloaded as a free pdf file here.
*John Kelly of The Washington Post has written a lively piece about the Basement. You can read it here.
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