Mister Ron's Basement II
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Tue, Jan 31 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #267

Funny women writers of the 19th Century are in the Basement this week! Being the Life of the Party is not all it's cracked up to be in 'A Fatal Reputation' by Isabel Frances Bellows, written around 1880.

Time: approx twelve minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31am EST

Mon, Jan 30 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #266

Funny women writers of the 19th Century are in the Basement this week! Once a treasured part of American culture, Francis M. Whicher's 'Widow Bedott' is totally forgotten today. From 1856 comes her story, 'The Widow Trades With A Peddler.'

Time: approx eighteen minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:28am EST

Sun, Jan 29 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #265

Funny women writers of the 19th Century are in the Basement this week! Metta Victoria Victor was a prolific author who cranked out many Dime Novels, often under a variety of pen names. Her hilarious 1859 story 'Miss Slimmens Surprised' deals with a primal fear -- having to run out of the house in your underwear during a fire!

Time: approx eight minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:26am EST

Sat, Jan 28 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #264

George Ade details the squabblings of the Very Rich in 'The Fearsome Feud Between the First Families' from 1904.

Time: approx eight minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:23am EST

Fri, Jan 27 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #263

George Ade explains the secrets of successful trip planning in the 1903 fable 'What They Had Laid Out for Their Vacation.'

Time: approx three minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:22am EST

Thu, Jan 26 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #262

Max Adeler's dizzy stories are back this week! Mix together some kids, a church pew and some sticky varnish, and what do you get? Find out in 'Cooley's Boy' from 1874.

Time: approx six minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Max Adeler Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:20am EST

Wed, Jan 25 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #261

Max Adeler's whacky stories are back this week! 'How the Plumber Fixed My Boiler' gives us the lowdown on dealing with skilled repairmen. From 1874.

Time: approx eight and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Max Adeler Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EST

Tue, Jan 24 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #260

Max Adeler's insane stories are back this week! 'The Morning Argus Creates a Sensation' from 1874 shows how some crazy words can cause pandemonium!

Time: approx twenty-one minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Max Adeler Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:13am EST

Mon, Jan 23 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #259

Max Adeler's looney stories are back this week! From 1874, we explore the latest newfangled gizmo, and what it takes to get some decent help in 'A Very Dangerous Invention' and 'Advertising for a Girl.'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Max Adeler Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11am EST

Sun, Jan 22 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #258

Max Adeler's crazy stories are back this week! From 1874, we hear the true meaning of the word 'persistence' in 'A Life Insurance Agent.'

Time: approx seven minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Max Adeler Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-01-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09am EST