Mister Ron's Basement II
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Wed, Jan 31 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #625

Stories with a touch of slapstick take the spotlight in the Basement this week. From 1866, Robert Barry Coffin (writing under the pen name of Barry Gray) takes us on a pleasant train ride, with sparkling conversation, and a chicken on the loose.

Time: approx eleven and a half minutes

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Direct download: revry-2007-01-31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:54am EDT

Tue, Jan 30 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #624

Stories with a touch of slapstick take the spotlight in the Basement this week. From 1874, Max Adeler tells a tale of his serving-maid, and a floor full of wet cement in 'A Captive Maiden.'



Time: approx five minutes

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

http://ronevry.com/maxadeler.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:51am EDT

Mon, Jan 29 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #623

Stories with a touch of slapstick take the spotlight in the Basement this week. We start with Charles Battell Loomis's 1902 tale of a gathering in which everything that could go wrong does -- 'Mrs. Bidwell's Tea.'

Time: approx nineteen minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Charles Battell Loomis Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/charlesbattellloomis.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:48pm EDT

Sun, Jan 28 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #622

Our Monday book serialization is Ellis Parker Butler's 'The Cheerful Smugglers' from 1908. Today we present Chapter Four, 'Billy.'

Time: approx twelve and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Ellis Parker Butler Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/EllisParkerButler.html

Read lots more about Ellis Parker Butler at:

http://www.ellisparkerbutler.info/

Direct download: revry-2007-01-28a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:46pm EDT

Sun, Jan 28 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #621

Mr. and Mrs. Spoopendyke go over their bills for the month in 'Straightening the Accounts' by Stanley Huntley from 1880.

Time: approx six minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Stanley Huntley and Spoopendyke Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Spoopendyke_Stories.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:44am EDT

Sat, Jan 27 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #620

Join Mr. and Mrs. Bowser for a friendly family game of cards in 'The Bowsers Play Poker' by C. B. Lewis from 1902.

Time: approx eight 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-2007-01-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:42am EDT

Thu, Jan 25 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #619

This week we are reading stories about Winter and wintery weather. From 1891, Bill Nye relates a yarn about a sudden September snowstorm on a summit in 'A Mountain Snowstorm.'

Time: approx seven minutes

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

http://ronevry.com/billnye.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39am EDT

Wed, Jan 24 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #618

This week we are reading stories about Winter and wintery weather. While it is nice to stay warm inside during the coldest days of the season, your gas bill can sometimes go haywire, as in Max Adeler's 1870 yarn, 'An Unruly Meter.'

Time: approx five minutes

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

http://ronevry.com/maxadeler.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

Tue, Jan 23 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #617

This week we are reading stories about Winter and wintery weather. A small patch of snow on the sidewalk triggers a fascinating tale in O Henry's 1906 story 'Lost On Dress Parade.'

Time: approx fourteen and a half minutes

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

http://ronevry.com/ohenry.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:34pm EDT

Mon, Jan 22 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #616

This week we are reading stories about Winter and wintery weather. Today, we feature Marcus Mills ('Brick') Pomeroy's tale of embarrassment and aggravation in 'Our First Excercise In Skating' from 1868.

Time: approx seven minutes

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

http://ronevry.com/brickpomeroy.html

Direct download: revry-2007-01-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:32am EDT