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Sat, May 31 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1078

Mr. Bowser demonstrates his unique Fatherly Skills in 'Bowser Brings Up Baby' from 1887.

Time: approx seven and a half minutes

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

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

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Direct download: revry-2008-05-31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:26am EDT

Fri, May 30 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1077



Bill Nye's 1884 collection 'Forty Liars and Other Lies' is full of wild and wooly western humor -- Today's may be the wildest and wooliest story ever written -- it's called 'They Let Him Stay.'

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:

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Direct download: revry-2008-05-30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:22am EDT

Thu, May 29 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1076

Bill Nye's 1884 collection 'Forty Liars and Other Lies' is full of wild and wooly western humor -- today we hear about a boy that grew up putting his best foot forward in 'Strive to Excel.'

Time: approx five and a half minutes

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

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Direct download: revry-2008-05-29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:20am EDT

Wed, May 28 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1075

Bill Nye's 1884 collection 'Forty Liars and Other Lies' is full of wild and wooly western humor -- today's short tale concerns a young lad who decides to get a drink of water in a rude way in 'The Eccentric Squirt.'

Time: approx three and a half minutes

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

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Direct download: revry-2008-05-28b.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:19pm EDT

Wed, May 28 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1074

Bill Nye's 1884 collection 'Forty Liars and Other Lies' is full of wild and wooly western humor -- today we get the point of view of the very first pick of the season in 'Soliloquy of the Watermelon.'

Time: approx four and a half minutes

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

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Direct download: revry-2008-05-28a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

Wed, May 28 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1073

For Mark Twain Monday, we present Chapter Five of 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court' from 1889 -- this chapter is called 'An Inspiration' -- in which our hero gets the goods on Merlin.

Time: approx twelve minutes

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

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The Mark Twain Connecticut Yankee Novel Index of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Connecticut.html

Direct download: revry-2008-05-28.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:15am EDT

Mon, May 26 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1072

SUNDAY SALAD offers a couple of very short Stanley Huntley pieces from Drake's Traveller's Magazine, and Mr. Spoopendyke plans to go after some ducks in 'A Hunting Excursion' from 1883.

Time: approx nine 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:

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Direct download: revry-2008-05-26b.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Mon, May 26 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1071

Here's another Mr. Bowser story from the first few months of the character's existence. By this time, author C. B. Lewis had pretty much gotten old Bowser down pat, and his characteristics would amuse readers for almost forty years afterward. From 1887 comes 'A Picnic.'

Time: approx seven 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-2008-05-26a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10am EDT

Mon, May 26 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1070

'Sketches from Texas Siftings' from 1882, by Alexander E. Sweet and John Armoy, is wrapping up for its second week with a tale of how the bigger out-of-town newspapers get the scoop on local ones in 'A News Factory.'

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-2008-05-26.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:08am EDT

Wed, May 21 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #1069

'Sketches from Texas Siftings' from 1882, by Alexander E. Sweet and John Armoy, is back again this week. Today we get the straight scoop on the unique weather in the Lone Star State in 'The Texas Climate.'

Time: approx six minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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Direct download: revry-2008-05-21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:07am EDT