Mister Ron's Basement II
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Tue, Oct 31 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #537

Yet another sickeningly nasty and vicious (and screamingly funny) story by Ambrose Bierce from around 1912 is featured today -- 'The Widower Turmore' is a tale of a family with a long proud tradition of murder!

Time: approx fourteen and a half minutes

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

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Direct download: revry-2006-10-31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:53pm EDT

Mon, Oct 30 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #536

Grisly, disgusting, horrific, and hilariously funny stories by Ambrose Bierce grace the Basement this week -- today -- special for Halloween, we present 'A Bottomless Grave' from 1912 (mistakenly dated in the podcast at 1914).

Time: approx twenty minutes

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

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Direct download: revry-2006-10-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:49am EDT

Sun, Oct 29 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #535

On Mondays we are serializing the 1890 book 'Samantha Among the Bretheren' by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley). Today is Chapter Twenty, 'Success! (Sort Of).'

If you haven't heard the previous nineteen chapters, go back and listen to those first! You'll be glad you did!

However, just like last week's, this episode actually works well by itself, so go ahead and listen to just this one if you feel like it...

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2006-10-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:46am EDT

Sat, Oct 28 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #534

Josephine Dodge Daskam spins a fable about ghosts and widows in the 1901 tale 'The Woman Who Mourned Her Husband.'

Time: approx three and a half 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:

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Direct download: revry-2006-10-28a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:44pm EDT

Sat, Oct 28 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #533

Mister Bowser saves a buck and yanks out the bedroom furniture and carpet in C. B. Lewis's 1902 tale, 'Moving the Furniture.'

Time: approx ten 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-2006-10-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:42am EDT

Fri, Oct 27 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #532

When you're in court, you really do need to choose your words carefully, as we see in Jonathan F. Kelley's 'Dodging the Responsibility' published in 1856.

Time: approx five minutes

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Direct download: revry-2006-10-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39am EDT

Wed, Oct 25 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #531

Did you know that kissing in public was once a crime? John F. Kelley spins a yarn about that in 'Penalty of Kissing your own Wife' from 1856.

Time: approx five and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2006-10-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:38am EDT

Tue, Oct 24 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #530



Snapping crustaceans and a yipping dog cause pandemonium on board a very crowded train in Jonathan F. Kelley's 1856 story, 'Look Out for them Lobsters.'

Time: approx twelve minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2006-10-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Mister Ron's Basement #529 Mon, Oct 23 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #529

Jonathan F. Kelley traveled around the western US and gave humorous lectures and wrote short stories until his early death in 1854. Two years later, a collection of his work, 'Humors of Falconbridge' was published. From that book, we present 'Taking Down A Sheriff.'

Time: approx twelve minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2006-10-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT

Sun, Oct 22 2006

Mister Ron's Basement #528

On Mondays we are serializing the 1890 book 'Samantha Among the Bretheren' by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley). Today is Chapter Nineteen, 'When Laymen Means Men and when It Means Men and Women.'

If you haven't heard the previous eighteen chapters, go back and listen to those first! You'll be glad you did!

However, this episode actually works well by itself, so go ahead and listen to just this one if you feel like it...

Time: approx fourteen minutes

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

Direct download: revry-2006-10-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28am EDT