Mister Ron's Basement II
Exploring the Universe of Public Domain Humor, featuring the greatest writers in the world, seven days a week! Indexed at http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html
Fri, Mar 31 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #326

George Ade's absolute funniest story ever -- 'The Fable of the Author Who Was Sorry for What He Did to Willie' from 1900 is re-recorded for your amusement. This really is a scream. Absolutely. I mean it. Well, go on, listen to it...

Time: approx eleven and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/AdeCatalog.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Thu, Mar 30 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #325

We're celebrating One Year of Mister Ron's Basement this week by Re-Recording our favorite (and funniest) older episodes! Please help out by making a donation to the program by clicking http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

One of Ellis Parker Butler's funniest Perkins of Portland stories -- 'The Adventure of the Lame and Halt' from 1904.

***NOT to be missed!***

Time: approx twenty-four minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The Ellis Parker Butler Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/EllisParkerButler.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:25am EST

Wed, Mar 29 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #324

We're celebrating One Year of Mister Ron's Basement this week by Re-Recording our favorite (and funniest) older episodes! Please help out by making a donation to the program by clicking http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

H. C. Bunner, the editor of Puck Magazine from 1877 until his death in 1896, had a knack for writing fun short stories with great characters and sly twists. 'What Mrs. Fortescue Did,' from 1894 is one of the lost gems of American Humor, and we re-present it here.

Time: approx thirty minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The H. C. Bunner Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/bunner.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22am EST

Tue, Mar 28 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #323

We're celebrating One Year of Mister Ron's Basement this week by Re-Recording our favorite (and funniest) older episodes! Please help out by making a donation to the program by clicking http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

Charles Battell Loomis offers an extremely funny tale about that newfangled device in 'Araminta and the Automobile' from 1903.

Time: approx fifteen and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The Charles Battell Loomis Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/charlesbattellloomis.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18am EST

Mon, Mar 27 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #322

We're celebrating One Year of Mister Ron's Basement this week by Re-Recording our favorite (and funniest) older episodes! Please help out by making a donation to the program by clicking http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

Stephen Leacock's 1918 story 'To Nature and Back Again' is one of those extremely funny, timeless tales that make doing this podcast worthwhile. It's really, truly hilarious!

Time: approx twenty minutes

The Stephen Leacock Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Leacock_Stories.html

Also, do check out the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humor web site at:

http://leacock.ca

Direct download: revry-2006-03-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:55am EST

Sun, Mar 26 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #321

We're celebrating One Year of Mister Ron's Basement this week by Re-Recording our favorite (and funniest) older episodes! Please help out by making a donation to the program by clicking http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

Stephen Leacock's 1916 'An Irreducible Detective Story' was the First story ever read on this podcast. Here is a newly re-recorded version. Time: approx five minutes

The Stephen Leacock Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Leacock_Stories.html

Also, do check out the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humor web site at:

http://leacock.ca

Direct download: revry-2006-03-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:53pm EST

Sat, Mar 25 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #320

We're celebrating One Year of Mister Ron's Basement this week by Re-Recording our favorite (and funniest) older episodes! Please help out by making a donation to the program by clicking http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

George Ade explains why the Family Album ought to stay hidden in the 1902 story 'The Fable of the Fatal Album and the Leap for Life.' Time: approx five and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/AdeCatalog.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:42pm EST

Fri, Mar 24 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #319

George Ade brings us the sad story of a newly rich Box-Stall Dweller who tries to break into High Society in the 1901 tale, 'The Fable of The Crustacean Who Tried to Find Out by Reading a Book.'

Time: approx nine minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/AdeCatalog.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39am EST

Thu, Mar 23 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #318

Charles Battell Loomis spins an intriguing yarn about a pushy visitor from Out of Nowhere who simply Won't Go Away in the 1900 story 'A Man of Putty.'

Time: approx twenty-eight minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The Charles Battell Loomis Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/charlesbattellloomis.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37am EST

Wed, Mar 22 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #317

One of Charles Battell Loomis's most consistently funny stories, 'An Eastern Easter,' from 1901, is also one of his most delightfully charming. Not to be missed!

Time: approx twenty-seven minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html

The Charles Battell Loomis Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/charlesbattellloomis.html

Direct download: revry-2006-03-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:34am EST