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Fri, Oct 30 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1492

Today's 1899 George Ade tale concerns an Artiste, an unpublished author who made it a point to look as much like a bum as possible. It's called 'The Fable of the Bohemian Who Had Hard Luck.'

Time: approx four and a half minutes

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The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

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Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

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It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-30-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:49pm EDT

Thur, Oct 29 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1491

From George Ade's 1899 collection, 'Fables in Slang,' we present 'The Fable of Handsome Jethro, Who Was Simply Cut Out to Be A Merchant.'

Time: approx five and a half 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

Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-29-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:45pm EDT

Wed, Oct 28 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1490

Today's 1901 story from George Ade deals with putting things off, and off, and off...
'The Fable of The Man Who Was Going to Retire.'

Time: approx five and a half minutes

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

The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/AdeCatalog.html

Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-28-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57pm EDT

Tue, Oct 27 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1489

Today we offer a 1901 George Ade tale of a husband who attempts to mingle with the Smart Set to please his wife in 'The Fable of The Husband Who Showed Up & Did the Best He Knew How.'

Time: approx ten and a half minutes

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

The George Ade Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/AdeCatalog.html

Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-27-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EDT

Mon, Oct 26 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1488

In Chapter Nine of our Monday Book Serialization of Ella Cheever Thayer's 1880 novel 'Wired Love' Cyn and Nattie have their bohemian feast interrupted by 'Unexpected Visitors.'

Time: approx twenty-five and a half minutes



The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The Wired Love index is at:

http://ronevry.com/http://ronevry.com/wiredlove.html

Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-26-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:07pm EDT

Sun, Oct 25 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1487

SUNDAY SALAD has featured Stanley Huntley's spoofs of Jules Verne and Edgar Allan Poe, and today we offer his satirical take on Mark Twain! From 1880, we feature 'Zeph - From Mark Twain's Next Book.'

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 Stanley Huntley and Spoopendyke Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/Spoopendyke_Stories.html

Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-25-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54am EDT

Sat, Oct 24 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1486

Our Saturday Night Special offers up the most famous poem ever written by Samuel Minturn Peck, Alabama's first Poet Laureate -- from 1886. we present 'A Kiss in the Rain.'

Time: approx three minutes



The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-24-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:29pm EDT

Fri, Oct 23 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1485

Our final pre-Halloween story of the week answers the legal question of whether a ghost may file a lawsuit. From 1902 we present 'The Settlement of Dryden vs. Shard' by W. O. Inglis.

Time: approx fourteen and a half minutes



The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-23-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:44pm EDT

Thu, Oct 22 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1484

Marking Halloween just a mite early this year, we are offering spirited ghost yarns this week.

Today we offer a fun, fat poem from 1879 by John Godfrey Saxe called 'The Ghost-Player.'

Time: approx four minutes



The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
http://ronevry.com/Mister_Rons_Full_Catalog.html Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-22-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:47pm EDT

Wed, Oct 21 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1483

Celebrating Halloween a little early, we are featuring ghostly stories this week.

Back in 1910, Ellis Parker Butler became a 'spook investigator' with a group of scientists looking into the powers of a medium in the story 'The Boom in Spooks.'

Time: approx twenty-three minutes



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

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/

Mister Ron's Basement is getting very close to Episode #1500! In celebration. we are having a contest with a beautiful 1906 Edition of Ellis Parker Butler's 'Pigs is Pigs' as the prize! Get the details by clicking here!

Help Keep Mister Ron's Basement alive! Donate One Dollar: http://ronevry.com/Mister_Ron_Donate.html

It is that time of year again! If you are looking for Washington Irving's 'Legend of Sleepy Hollow' then Click Here. It's Episode #174.

A hint to new listeners - you can use the catalogs to find stories by specific authors, or just type their name in the keyword search field.
To find some of the best stories in the Basement, simply click here!




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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-21-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49pm EDT