Mister Ron's Basement II
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Fri, Sep 29 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #505

Mr. Bowser decides to drag his wife along on 'A Trip to the Seashore' from 1902 by C. B. Lewis, bringing authentic meaning to the term 'Whale on the Beach!'

Recorded live on the show floor at the Podcast and Portable Media Expo in Ontario, California!

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The M. Quad (C. B. Lewis) Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/quad.html

The M. Quad (C. B. Lewis) Mister Bowser Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/mrbowser.html

Direct download: revry-2006-09-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:01am EST

Thu, Sep 28 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #504

Robert J. Burdette clues us in on advanced educational techniques in the short and hilarious story from around 1880 or so, 'Rollo Learning to Read'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Robert J. Burdette Catalog of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2006-09-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:59am EST

Wed, Sep 27 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #503

Robert J. Burdette brings up a sharp tale of miracle cures and a jar of bees in the story from circa 1880, 'Rheumatism Movement Cure.'

Time: approx ten minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Robert J. Burdette Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/burdette.html

Direct download: revry-2006-09-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57am EST

Tue, Sep 26 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #502

Touring the continent is breeze for 'The Great American Traveler,' written by Robert J. Burdette sometime around 1880 or so.

Time: approx four and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Robert J. Burdette Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/burdette.html

Direct download: revry-2006-09-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:55am EST

Mon, Sep 25 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #501

Robert J. Burdette's gentle humor often struck the funnybone in just the right places. Mark Twain was a great admirer of his work. Here, from circa 1877 is a story about a truly aggravating boy --'The Artless Prattle of Childhood.'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Robert J. Burdette Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/burdette.html

Direct download: revry-2006-09-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:51am EST

Sun, Sep 24 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #500

Presenting Episode Number 500 of Mister Ron's Basement -- A Spectacular 'Clip Show' offering excerpts of 28 different stories by 26 different American Authors from 1750 to 1904.

We are giving out a 1902 edition of 'Mister Bowser' by C. B. Lewis -- to enter the drawing, send an email to Mister Ron at revry@panix.com before October 31st, 2006.

Time: approx One Hour and Six minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2006-09-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:21am EST

Sat, Sep 23 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #499

Josephine Dodge Daskam brings us a witty tale of decision making and furs from 1901 -- 'The Woman Who Deliberated.'

Time: approx four minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Josephine Dodge Daskam Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/daskam.html

Direct download: revry-2006-09-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19pm EST

Fri, Sep 22 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #498

Mister Bowser infuses a brew of unique taste and effect in 'A Spring Tonic' from 1902, by C. B. Lewis.

Time: approx ten minutes

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

The M. Quad (C. B. Lewis) Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/quad.html

The M. Quad (C. B. Lewis) Mister Bowser Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/mrbowser.html

Direct download: revry-2006-09-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:16am EST

Thu, Sep 21 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #497

We have a free Friday to fill up, so here's a one-shot by an author of whom we will probably never have enough stories to fill up a week -- 'Women and Bargains' by Nina R. Allen (circa 1900).

Time: approx eleven minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2006-09-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:14am EST

Wed, Sep 20 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #496

All the loose ends are incomprehensively tied up in Chapter Seven (the final chapter) of Hugh McHugh's 1902 book 'Back to the Woods' -- 'John Henry's Happy Home.'

If you haven't heard the previous six chapters, you might as well listen to them first if you want this one to make any sense...

Time: approx sixteen and a half minutes

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

Direct download: revry-2006-09-20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:11am EST