Mister Ron's Basement II
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Mon, Jan 07 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #951

Modern life and romance among modern men and women gets the spotlight in many stories from Thomas L Masson's 1905 book 'A Corner in Women and Other Follies.'

Today we hear the introduction to the book, 'The American Idea' and examine a new-style, practical marriage ceremony in the short tale, 'Modern.'

Time: approx five and a half minutes

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The Thomas L. Masson Index of Stories is at:

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Direct download: revry-2008-01-07.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:57am EST

Sun, Jan 06 2008

Mister Ron's Basement #950

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.

A new cook disrupts the smooth operation of a household in 'Buck and Gertie.'

Time: approx nine minutes

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

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Direct download: revry-2008-01-06a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:55pm EST