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Ron's Amazing stories is a weekly podcast which presents truly amazing tales. These will range from dramatic readings to old time radio. We also have interviews with authors, radio personalities and even sports legends.

Ron's Amazing stories is a weekly podcast which presents truly amazing tales. These will range from dramatic readings to old time radio. We also have interviews with authors, radio personalities and even sports legends.

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Vancouver, WA

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Ron's Amazing stories is a weekly podcast which presents truly amazing tales. These will range from dramatic readings to old time radio. We also have interviews with authors, radio personalities and even sports legends.

Twitter:

@raspodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

360-334-6000


Episodes

RAS #568 - An Extra Man

11/17/2022
Well It finally happened, a podcaster's worst nightmare. Ron was struck down with laryngitis. He is nearly over it, but it did make putting a show together this week challenging. The good news is that you are getting all new content. The better news is that we are playing a story that we have wanted to run for a long time, but couldn’t because of its length. It comes from the October, 1930 issue of Astounding Stories and takes us into the world of mad science. Featured Story - An Extra Man...

Duration:00:59:44

RAS #567 - The Dog And His Shadow

11/10/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we are bringing back an old friend to the show. The Blue Beetle. The last time we heard from him was in , and that is far too long. BB is a superhero patrolman who got his start in the comics in 1939. What I will play is his origin story from the classic radio series of the same name. Also on the show, have three stories from you guys. A brand new one from Ray Peyton about a lighter and two chilling tales that should get your blood flowing. Featured Story - The...

Duration:00:59:01

RAS #566 - Robot Killer

11/3/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have a pseudo theme on the life and times of Isaac Asimov. We review an audiobook written by him called Robot Dreams. We even play a game of Johnny Is It True where you get to pick which famous Asimovian quote I faked. Add to that a story from the OTR series 2000 plus that is titled Robot Killer, well I think you get the idea. Not too worry though it is not all robots there are two ghost stories sent in by Richard and Tambra that are quite creepy. Featured Story -...

Duration:00:59:22

RAS #565 - It's Just Spooky

10/27/2022
This time on Ron’s Amazing Stories we are in the 5th week of the Month Of Spooky, and I have to say we have some stories! We have three from you guys; A promise kept, A ghost in a bumblebee suit, and ghost kids storm a dorm. Then we head to the OTR series Light’s Out for two creepy tales from the mind of Arch Obler; Chicken Heart and one called The Dark. We continue with a haunted manor house, and close the show with a madman. [Insert Evil Laugh here] So, if you dare, press that play button...

Duration:00:59:11

RAS #564 - The Vengeful Corpse

10/20/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have another week of the spooky and this time we go full throttle on the horror. We head into the dream world with two great listener stories. A phantom boy in a pole barn and a ghost invades Elena’s dreams. Our featured story is about a vengeful witch on a killing spree. Finally, the podcast winds down with a special Johnny Is It True ghost stories edition. So press that play button and enjoy the show. Featured Story - The Vengeful Corpse Our featured story comes...

Duration:00:59:52

RAS #563 - The Experiment

10/13/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories this time we perform the great experiment. Can old time radio be played in the style of MST3k? Ron and Sylvia attempt to take on the classic The Thing On Fourble Board from the OTR series Quiet Please. Can we pull it off? Also, on the show we have two new stories from you guys. Janice watches a woman disappear and Alma encounters a Dybbuk. Want to know more? Press that play button. Featured Story - The Thing On The Fourble Board An oil rig worker discovers an...

Duration:00:59:02

RAS #562 - Encounter In The Corn Maze

10/6/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have an epic story sent in by ghost hunter Oliver Robertson. It should blow your mind. Also this week we continue the Month of Spooky with a tale that has been called one of the scariest recorded during the golden age of radio. If you have not heard The House in Cypress Canyon be prepared to have your mind blown for a second time in one podcast. The twists and turns in this one are amazing. So, if you haven't already, press that play button and enjoy! Featured...

RAS #561 - Evening Primrose

9/29/2022
Every year on Ron’s Amazing Stories we turn to the macabre and take a look at the dark side. We call this The Month Of Spooky. In this episode it is all about the doll. That cute and cuddly creature that is stuff of nightmares. Movies like Child’s Play or Annabelle have turned these figurines of joy into menaces and harbingers of evil. What we have are three doll stories sent in by you; An Elsa doll, Gramma’s favorite doll, and a jealous Clown Doll. Then we will play one of the top 31...

Duration:00:59:18

RAS #560 - Creepy Stories

9/22/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories Sylvia Shults is back and we have more great ghost stories! This time we bring the creepiest stories we have ever heard. Ron tells a tale from a ghost town in Arizona and Sylvia has bodies falling from the sky. We also chat a bit about the upcoming Month Of Spooky, reminisce about the story of Lizzy Borden and tell a few Short Story Gems. What are those you might ask? Well, press that play button and find out. About Sylvia Shults: Sylvia is a Librarian, Author, and...

Duration:00:59:24

RAS #559 - Come Into My Parlor

9/15/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have so much good stuff that I am not even sure it is legal (speaking metaphorically of course). What we have is legal and pretty good. We have three ghost stories from you guys, two classic science fiction stories, and a brand new Our Amazing Stories that looks at some astonishing women! So let's get to this stuff by pressing that play button. Featured Story - Come Into My Parlor Our featured story this week is a strange tale that first appeared in Science...

Duration:00:58:55

RAS #558 - Nightfall And Other Stories

9/8/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories it is all about Nightfall. I am talking about the classic SciFi story written by Isaac Asimov. We will hear the origins of the story, some thoughts about it, and the radio adaptation of it from the OTR series X-Minus One. We also have two new ghost stories from the listeners. A pool boy ghost leaves his hand prints behind and a headless woman roams Iroquois Park in Louisville, Kentucky. So press that play button and enjoy the show. Featured Story - Nightfall Our...

Duration:00:59:20

RAS #557 - The Professor Was A Thief

9/1/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have a left over from last week. A Johnny is it True look at the TV series Gunsmoke. We also have a science fiction story from L Ron Hubbard. The Empire State Building is missing with everyone still inside! Ray Peyton returns to the show with another one of his stories from his amazing life. We travel to Iraq and his encounter with the guy from Bangladesh. So press that play button and enjoy the show. Featured Story - The Professor Was A Thief Our featured story...

Duration:00:59:01

RAS #556 - Born To Hang

8/25/2022
On Ron’s Amazing Stories this time we are doing the western thing. Our featured story comes from the pen of John Meston and the tales of Gunsmoke. A man is hanged, but manages to survive. The rest is…. well amazing. We will also have one of my favorite stories. It comes from an anonymous emailer and tells a ghost story right out of the pages of the old west. So, let’s stop thinking about it and press that play button to enjoy the show. Featured Story - Born To Hang Our featured story comes...

Duration:00:59:17

RAS #555 - Old And New

8/18/2022
On we present episode #555. This is one of those numbers that seem like a milestone to me. I have titled it Old And New. What I have done is taken stuff from old shows and gave them a face lift. I also created some new stuff like the story of the infamous Tunguska event in Siberia. I think you're going to like it. So, press that play button and let's find out. Featured Story - Into Space Our featured story comes from the second issue of the classic science fiction pulp magazine, Astounding...

Duration:00:59:22

RAS #554 - Grave Deeds and Dead Plots

8/11/2022
On we talk about the new book written by our own Sylvia Shults. It is titled Grave Deeds and Dead Plots. Sylvia and I will be discussing it and she has even agreed to read one of the stories from it. Also on the show we have two stories from listeners Valerie and Mathew! A creepy night with Civil War soldiers and Great-Grandma Lilly comes to visit. So relax, grab a drink and press that play button. Featured - Ghost Stories With Sylvia This time on GSWS we will be talking about a Civil War...

Duration:00:59:14

RAS #553 - Hell's Dimension

8/4/2022
On we have a tale that is a bit on the wild side of another dimension. It is titled Hell’s Dimension and for the record is not a place that you want to stay. Also, on the show, we review the audiobook collection The Chronicles Of Narnia, and I answer a question from Packer5214 that I have been waiting for someone to ask! So press that play button and let’s get started. Featured Story - Hell’s Dimension Our featured story comes from the April, 1931 edition of Astounding Magazine. I am...

Duration:00:59:02

RAS #552 - Mr and Mrs Smith

7/28/2022
On you are in for something different. On the show we have a visit from Alfred Hitchcock and have one of his classic stories. By the magic of the recording medium we have him on the show. Also, we have two listener stories about ghosts that live in a closet. If that sounds strange, wait till you hear the stories. They are amazing. So, press that play button and hear the magic. Featured Story - Mr and Mrs Smith Our featured story is quite the departure for us. We have an Alfred Hitchcock...

Duration:00:59:31

RAS #551 - Zombie

7/21/2022
On we do have some zombies on the show. So, you will need to prepare for that. We have not one but two Blackstone The Magic Detective episodes, followed by some really great stories from you guys. One of them is a ghost story that is told from two points of view. Then we end the show with a science fiction short story that is quite amazing! So, why not press that play button and enjoy the hour! Featured Story - The Riddle Of The Seven Zombies Our featured stories come from the OTR series...

Duration:00:59:25

RAS #550 - Delayed Action

7/14/2022
On we are full of time, or rather we have a story about time. It is both a paradox and a mindbender. We also have a unique story from Pastor Jason and I hope you are ready to stomach it. If you are a Sherlock Holmes fan you are about to have your mind blown. Could Moriarty actually be a good guy? Press that play button and find out. Featured Story - Delayed Action Our featured story comes from the September 1953 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction. It was written by Charles V. de Vet. It is a...

Duration:00:59:29

Replay - The Boy In The Basement

7/7/2022
On this week we pretty much dedicate the entire show to one story, The Boy In The Basement. It was written by Sylvia Shults and is in fact her true encounter with Christopher, who just happens to be a spirit. This is a rare look at the behind the scenes of ghost hunting and even more amazing her ongoing relationship with Chris. Something that almost never happens. Also, on the show we have a brand new story from you guys, and of course all of the other stuff you have come to enjoy on the...

Duration:00:59:26