Mister Ron's Basement II
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Sun, Sep 30 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #863

Our Monday book serialization is George Ade's 1903 collection, 'In Babel -- Stories of Chicago.' The stories in this book range from the hysterically funny to the pathetically sad. Altogether, they paint a fascinating portrait of turn-of-the-last-century Chicago.

Today we pay a visit to department store and find out what happened to an unforgettable sales lady in 'The Former Kathryn.'

Time: approx seven minutes

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

http://ronevry.com/AdeCatalog.html

Direct download: revry-2007-09-30a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

Sun, Sep 30 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #862

SUNDAY SALAD offers TWO incredibly funny Stanley Huntley stories from 1881 -- a woman gets justice dispensed at a local police station in 'Defining His Position' and the Spoopendykes discover 'The Difficulties of an Orator.'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

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

The Stanley Huntley and Spoopendyke Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Spoopendyke_Stories.html

Direct download: revry-2007-09-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:39am EST

Fri, Sep 28 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #861

Our favorite old crank reveals the hidden secrets of the animal kingdom in 'What Bowser Knows of Cats' by C. B. Lewis, from 1906.

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-2007-09-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:36am EST

Thu, Sep 27 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #860

Wrapping up with a final piece from Gideon Wurdz's 1906 book, Eediotic Etiquette, where both formal and informal rules of making social visits are covered in 'Calling.'

Time: approx eleven and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2007-09-27.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:49am EST

Wed, Sep 26 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #859

There is one place where obeying rules of etiquette is crucial! These simple but important rules are covered in 'Church Services' from the 1906 book, Eediotic Etiquette by Gideon Wurdz.

Time: approx four minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2007-09-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:48am EST

Tue, Sep 25 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #858

Gideon Wurdz's 1906 book, 'Eediotic Etiquette' offers advice on proper behavior for every situation. Today we learn how to comport yourself at 'Picnics.'

Time: approx twelve and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2007-09-25.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:39am EST

Mon, Sep 24 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #857

Mister Ron can't get enough of 'Eediotic Etiquette' from 1906 by Gideon Wurdz (Charles Wayland Towne), so here's some more this week!

Today we offer the Ps and Qs of 'Afternoon Teas.' Not to be missed!

Time: approx twelve and a half minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2007-09-24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:38am EST

Sun, Sep 23 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #856

Our Monday book serialization is George Ade's 1903 collection, 'In Babel -- Stories of Chicago.' The stories in this book range from the hysterically funny to the pathetically sad. Altogether, they paint a fascinating portrait of turn-of-the-last-century Chicago.

Fashion is indeed fickle. Join us today as a young man confronts the conundrum of wearing his pants just a bit differently in 'Mr. Wimberly's Trousers.'

Time: approx eleven minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2007-09-23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36am EST

Sat, Sep 22 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #855

SUNDAY SALAD offers a vulgar, irreverent, irreligious, and extremely funny story by Stanley Huntley called 'Harry the Indian Slayer' -- also Mr. Spoopendyke tries on a bathing suit in 'A Complicated Garment.' Both stories appeared in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle in 1880.

Time: approx ten minutes

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

The Stanley Huntley and Spoopendyke Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Spoopendyke_Stories.html

Direct download: revry-2007-09-22a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:34pm EST

Sat, Sep 22 2007

Mister Ron's Basement #854

'Bowser Has A Corn' by C. B. Lewis from 1902. What else needs to be said?

Time: approx eight and a half 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-2007-09-22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:33am EST