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KOOLAU THE LEPER

6/17/2018
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Koolau The Leper by Jack London is the story of the leader of a leper colony in Hawaii that is refusing to have his people be moved to what they believe is a prison on Molokai. It is a powerful story of courage in the face of death, and takes the time to show the horrors of leprosy, which existed in Hawaii at that time, and the social injustices that were being committed upon the Hawaiian people by the haolies (whites) who came to the islands and assumed ownership through the dispensation of...

Duration:00:41:35

BABES IN THE JUNGLE by O.HENRY

6/10/2018
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"Babes In The Jungle" by O.Henry tells the story of two small time crooks who come to New York City to make a fortune in crime but find the going tougher than they expected...

Duration:00:14:18

THE CALL OF CTHULHU (PT II) by H.P. LOVECRAFT

6/3/2018
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"The Call of Cthulhu Pt 2" features the dramatic conclusion of HP Lovecraft's tense story of a anthropologists search for a sleeping monster, as he finds an account written by a Norwegian sailor who survived an attack from Cthulhu. Subscribe to and support our show here by pledging just 2.99/month: https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories Email us at : 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:37:38

GOODNIGHT MRS. CALABASH, WHEREVER YOU ARE.

5/30/2018
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"Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, Wherever You Are"...The famous singer and comedian Jimmy Durante always signed off his radio show with these famous words- but the real identity of Mrs. Calabash always remained a mystery...until now.\ This is a special episode borrowed from our show 1001 Stories For The Road, available wherever podcasts are found...

Duration:00:07:03

THE CALL OF CTHULHU (PT I) by H.P. LOVECRAFT

5/25/2018
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In "The Call of Cthulhu, Pt 1" by HP Lovecraft, a Boston Anthropologist named Thurston takes on the job of clearing up his recently deceased grand-uncle, and finds that he had been studying the existence of a monstrous entity that once ruled Earth. Clues lead Thurston closer to the enigma and to danger. In Part Two- Cthulhu rises and kills. Don't miss it. Subscribe to 1001 and support our show at https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories Join us at our other shows- 1001...

Duration:00:45:05

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL'S FOOT (PT II) by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

5/20/2018
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"The Adventure of the Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle reaches its exciting conclusion here as Sherlock Holmes and Watson almost loose their lives trying an experiment to find out what had caused the death of an innocent victim. Don't forget our contest for new (and old) subscribers which ends June 15th in a drawing for a FREE Kindlewhite E-reader and all the accessories. Subscribe to our show here for 2.99/month and becoema supporter of 1001....

Duration:00:37:24

THE CAT by BANJO PATTERSON

5/19/2018
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"The Cat" by Australian writer Banjo Patterson is a humorous piece for your enjoyment.

Duration:00:11:31

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5/11/2018
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Hello All 1001 Fans- NEW SUBSCRIBER CONTEST AND DRAWING- WIN AN AMAZON KINDLE PAPERWHITE E-READER We're announcing a contest that starts now and lasts through 6pm June 15th (EST), the purpose of which is to drive new Premium Member Subscriptions AND promote our new Kindle e-Books. It's also a way of saying thank you to all you members who stayed with us after we dropped the paywall, which, by the way was 100%- all of you stayed, plus, we have new members coming aboard. Our Premium...

Duration:00:01:44

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL'S FOOT (Part 1) by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

5/10/2018
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"The Adventure of the Devil's Foot" is a classic Sherlock Holmes Mystery that places Watson and Holmes at an estate in Cornwall as Holme's tries to get some much needed rest and recoup- but that plan falls short and Holmes becomes wrapped up in a very challenging set of circumstances. Be a friend to the show and give our first 1001 Classic Short Stories Book a nice review! Here's the link: see "Be The First To Review This Item" under "Best Price". Also see "Gift this item" over to the...

Duration:00:27:37

THE MEXICAN (PT II) by JACK LONDON

4/29/2018
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"The Mexican (pt 2)" by Jack London is the exciting conclusion to the story of an 18 year-old Mexican boy who tries to avenge the murder of his parents by winning a prize fight so he could get guns for the revolution. Subscribe to our 1001 show and get access to ALL the great stories at all three of our 1001 shows today for only 2.99/month! We are asking for your support- https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories

Duration:00:54:10

THE MEXICAN (PT I) by JACK LONDON

4/15/2018
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"The Mexican" (Pt 1) by Jack London is the story of a young Mexican man who, after losing his parents in the struggle to overthrow a corrupt regime, turns to prizefighting to support the revolution, and sets up a winner take all fight with a known professional.

Duration:00:40:10

THE STORYTELLER by SAKI

4/1/2018
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In "The Storyteller" by Saki, three children and their aunt are traveling by train while she attempts, without much success, to capture their attention with a story. The only other person in the compartment is a bachelor, who is becoming mildly irritated with the children's impatience at her inability to keep their attention, and he offers to tell them a story. At first affronted, she takes him to task, and he takes her whitewashed morality tales and delivers more of a Brothers Grimm...

Duration:00:20:37

DEMETRIOS CONTOS by JACK LONDON

3/25/2018
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"Demetrios Contos" by Jack London tells of London's days dealing with the oyster pirates and fish poachers while working with the Fish Patrol in the waters off San Francisco and Oakland. Demetrios Contos was a Greek fisherman who relied on his catch to make his living. The Fish Patrol was his enemy, but there was a code among them all that demanded fairness, and despite differences in race and nationality, or which side of the law they fell on, they respected one another as men. To...

Duration:00:25:37

A FRUITLESS ASSIGNMENT by AMBROSE BIERCE

3/18/2018
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In this special two story episode, we give you two Ambrose Bierce ghost stories- the second one is called "Dead Duck" If you don;t already have it- get our new app, 1001 Stories Network! Its FREE Apple Users: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/1001-stories-network/id1352520309?mt=8 Android: Google Play App: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=tv.wizzard.android.storiesnetwork&hl=en Support 1001! Premium Members get everything- you might as well join for only 2.99 month. Never...

Duration:00:15:26

A LEGEND OF KNOCKMANY

3/11/2018
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"A Legend of Knockmany" is an old Irish Tale, the hero of which is the giant Finn McCool, who created the Giants Causeway, one of the biggest attractions in Ireland. In this tale, Finn hears that the giant Cucullin is intent upon paying him a visit to show him who's the boss. But Finn's crafty wife Oonogh has some tricks in store for Cucullin. If you enjoy our show, and want to hear all the archives, become a Premium Member today. Its only 2.99/month, and you'll become a supporter of the...

Duration:00:20:09

THE COUNT AND THE WEDDING GUEST by O.HENRY

3/4/2018
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Set in New York City around 1910. Another great story with a surprise ending by O.Henry. A great way to support the show and get access to all my back catalog of episodes is to purchase a monthly subscription for $2.99 a month at https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/link/1001stories I am also posting exclusive content for premium subscribers so in addition to supporting the show you are going to get some awesome extras! This subscription is provided by MyLibsyn- a service of Libsyn.cm, so...

Duration:00:22:31

1001 NETWORK NOW OFFERING PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTIONS, NEW FREE APP W/ PREMIUM SUBSCRIBER CONTENT COMING VERY SOON

2/23/2018
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We are very excited to announce that 1001 has a new FREE APP coming soon to Apple iTunes, Android, and Amazon Apps stores. Here are just a few of the features: It has a sleep timer, a car mode, a playlist maker, and access to both FREE and PREMIUM podcasts. The APP gives you the ability to listen to all three of our shows at one location. A fourth show, Todays History Minute, is still in trial mode, and growing fast. You will still be able to listen to many new episodes free on desktop...

Duration:00:03:26

THE PASS AT THERMOPYLAE by CHARLOTTE YONGE

2/18/2018
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The ancient Greek tale of the brave 300 is told here by classic writer Charlotte Yonge. Music Credits: "Drive" and "Reverie" by Ross Bugden no copyright His link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p2d2iPnsGs

Duration:00:22:50

THE BET by ANTON CHEKHOV

2/11/2018
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A banker and a lawyer become deeply involved in a discussion about capital punishment and the banker bets the lawyer 2 million that he can't survive in isolation for 5 years. To his surprise- the lawyer accepts the bet. Check out our new daily show TODAYS HISTORY MINUTE at your favorite podcast host and subscribe today! Now at Apple Podcast, Stitcher.com, and others. Its fun, upbeat, and irreverant- and makes a great companion to your morning cup of coffee. We cover holidays, special...

Duration:00:27:04

JIMMY HAYES AND MURIEL by O'HENRY

2/4/2018
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In this classic OHenry short story, a company of Texas Rangers gathered round their campfire welcome a young new recruit and his sidekick Muriel, but hold their judgement as to his courage and ability for actions that will take place later.

Duration:00:14:28