Mister Ron's Basement II
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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Today's 1899 George Ade tale concerns an Artiste, an unpublished author who made it a point to look as much like a bum as possible.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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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.

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

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 EST

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:
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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_Basement10-28-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57pm EST

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:
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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_Basement10-27-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

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 EST

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:
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The Stanley Huntley and Spoopendyke 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!

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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:
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The Ellis Parker Butler Catalog of Stories is at:

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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 EST

Tue, Oct 20 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1482

Getting a head start on Halloween, we are featuring fun ghost tales this week. From the 1880s, today we offer Eugene Field's poem concerning a bibliomaniac ghost giving a taste of the afterlife, in 'Dibdin's Ghost.'

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

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_Basement10-20-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27pm EST

Mon, Oct 19 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1481

In Chapter Eight of our Monday Book Serialization of Ella Cheever Thayer's 1880 novel 'Wired Love' Cyn and Nattie bury their blues by having 'The Feast.'

Time: approx twenty minutes



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

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_Basement10-19-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm EST

Sun, Oct 18 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1480

SUNDAY SALAD offers up a Stanley Huntley tale from 1880 about some of the extreme measures used to collect back rent in 'A Pertinacious Landlord.'

Time: approx five and a half 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

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_Basement10-18-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:53pm EST

Sat, Oct 17 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1479

Our Saturday Night Special story is a fair warning for city dwellers to really mean what they say to strangers in 'The Champion of the Weather' by O Henry, published in 1911.

Time: approx twelve 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



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_Basement10-17-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:26pm EST

Fri, Oct 16 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1478

From the posthumously published 1901 collection of very short Eugene Field pieces called 'The Complete Tribune Primer' we offer TWO more horrible bits of bad advice for children -- 'James and Reginald' and 'The Chewing Gum'

Time: approx five and a half minutes


Frederic Opper


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_Basement10-16-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:17pm EST

Thur, Oct 15 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1477

From the posthumously published 1901 collection of very short Eugene Field pieces called 'The Complete Tribune Primer' we offer TWO more strange bits of bad advice for children -- 'Mental Arithmetic' and 'The Fish.'

Time: approx two and a half minutes


Frederic Opper


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_Basement10-15-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:14pm EST

Wed, Oct 14 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1476

From the posthumously published 1901 collection of very short Eugene Field pieces called 'The Complete Tribune Primer' we offer TWO more hilarious bits of bad advice for children -- 'Johnny and the Pears' and 'The Nose.'

Time: approx three and a half minutes


Frederic Opper


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_Basement10-14-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:26pm EST

Tue, Oct 13 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1475

From the posthumously published 1901 collection of very short Eugene Field pieces called 'The Complete Tribune Primer' we offer TWO hilarious bits of bad advice for children -- 'The Pretty Parrot' and 'The Ink Bottle.'

Time: approx four minutes


Frederic Opper


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_Basement10-13-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:55pm EST

Mon, Oct 12 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1474

In our Monday Book Serialization of Ella Cheever Thayer's 1880 novel 'Wired Love' Nattie breaks it off with 'C' in Chapter Seven (Part Two of Two), 'Good-By.'

Time: approx nine 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_Basement10-12-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:41pm EST

Sun, Oct 11 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1473

SUNDAY SALAD features Stanley Huntley's 1882 look at the duties of a newspaper Exchange Editor, whose job was to clip articles out of other papers to put in his own. It's called 'The Spring Fashion in Lies.'

Time: approx six and a half 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

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

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_Basement10-11-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15pm EST

Sat, Oct 10 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1472

Our Saturday Night Special story is a continuation of a previous James M. Bailey tale, Mr. Coville Proves Mathematics from Episode number 1416. It is called 'Coville Convalescences' from 1877, and has also seen print as as 'Mr. Coville's Easy Chair.'

Time: approx six minutes

The Mister Ron's Basement Full Catalog can be found at:
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The James M. Bailey Catalog of Stories is at:

http://ronevry.com/jamesmbailey.html

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

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Fri, Oct 9 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1471

In 1914, Thomas L. Masson explored the horrible complications of modern romance among the Smart Set in 'Two Hearts Beat as One.' You'll laugh...

Time: approx seven minutes

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Thur, Oct 8 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1470

From 1915, Thomas L. Masson gives us a guided tour of 'A Place Not on the Map' (which maybe should be).

Time: approx three and a half minutes

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Direct download: Mister_Rons_Basement10-08-09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:34pm EST

Wed, Oct 7 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1469

Today we bring you Thomas L. Masson's charming romance from 1912 about a crude former football player and a sophisticated young flirt in 'The Last Shall Be First.'

Time: approx eight and a half minutes

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Tue, Oct 6 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1468

It is hard to believe that Thomas L. Masson wrote his satirical stories so long ago. Today we read his 1905 set of instructions that could easily apply today -- 'How to Live Beyond Your Income - Permanently.'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes

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Mon, Oct 5 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1467

In our Monday Book Serialization of Ella Cheever Thayer's 1880 novel 'Wired Love' Nattie expresses her disappointment over her face-to-face meeting with 'C' to her friends in Part One of Two of Chapter Seven, 'Good-By.'

Time: approx nine and a half minutes



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Sun, Oct 4 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1466

SUNDAY SALAD offers up a tale of Brooklyn Ministers who sic the Long Arm of the Law on a con man posing as one of them in Stanley Huntley's 1880 story 'Catching a Clerical Sharper.'

Time: approx four and a half minutes

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:45pm EST

Sat, Oct 3 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1465

Our Saturday Night Special story is a stirring, exciting tale, reminiscent of the days when Americans used to make things.

From 'Brick' Pomeroy comes the 1871 adventure story, 'Race on the Prairie.'

Time: approx twelve minutes

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:03pm EST

Fri, Oct 2 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1464

We are featuring stories about Editors this week!

Bill Nye touches on an occupational hazard involved in running a small-town newspaper in his 1882 piece, 'The Man Who Licks the Editor.'

Time: approx four and a half minutes

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Thur, Oct 1 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1463

We are featuring stories about Editors this week!

Anybody who ever had to submit something to an editor should appreciate this truly funny 1899 story by Charles Battell Loomis, 'The Father of Santa Claus.'

By the way, the Ford mentioned in this story is obviously not Henry, but James L. Ford, columnist for the New York Herald, who usually referred to his writing as 'The Literary Shop.'

Time: approx seven and a half minutes

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.

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Wed, Sep 30 2009

Mister Ron's Basement #1462

We are featuring stories about Editors this week!

Stephen Leacock dreams of being an Editor in his 1913 masterpiece 'Making a Magazine.'

Time: approx fifteen and a half minutes

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57pm EST