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RIP VAN WINKLE by WASHINGTON IRVING

7/15/2018
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This classic story from America's first widely recognized author Washington Irving tells the story of a henpecked husband who fell asleep in the Catskills for twenty years and upon waking up, was surprised to find that everything had changed and that the American Revolution had taken place during his absence. Get the new link for 1001 CLASSIC SHORT STORIES at THE NEW GOOGLE PLAY APP here: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5tZWdhcGhvbmUuZm0vQURMNzU3MzM0Mjg0NQ%3D%3D

Duration:00:43:46

THE BODY SNATCHERS by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

7/9/2018
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In the years between 1820 and 1890, medical schools in England, France, and the US were growing by leaps and bounds, and human bodies were needed for dissection. Competition among med schools was intense, and soon bodies began disappearing from local graveyards, followed by murders of innocents for hire to shady med school professors and operators. This story from Robert Louis Stevenson tells of two medical school assistants in England who turned to crime for a chance at the good...

Duration:00:00:10

DAGON by H.P. LOVECRAFT

7/1/2018
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This short story masterpiece by author H.P. Lovecraft helped to solidify his long enduring reputation as one of America's premier horror fiction writers. Dagon is one of the many mythic monsters Lovecraft refers to in his dream-addled phantasms, coming close to but never equaling the semi-godlike status of Ctulhu. Be Sure to Catch Our Other Shows! 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries iTunes Link:...

Duration:00:21:49

THE SPECKLED BAND A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY

7/1/2018
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Arthur Conan Doyle one gave his magazine editor a list of his favorite 12 Sherlock Holmes mysteries, and The Speckled Band was #1. This is a well-crafted tale that you will enjoy.

Duration:01:01:01

THE ADELANTADO OF THE SEVEN CITIES by WASHINGTON IRVING

6/24/2018
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"Adelantado" in Spanish means, "advance man", or "one who comes first", and was the term given to Spaniards by their King as having the right to rule over newly discovered territories, provided they returned a percentage of riches to the king. During his term as US Ambassador to Spain, gifted writer Washington Irving stayed at the legendary Alhambra, where many of their old tales legends reached him, and he retold them. This is such a tale. Enjoy our new show "Radio Days" aT...

Duration:00:42:00

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...

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's files, 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-...

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

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. Our Jack London Kindle Book 1001 Classic Short Stories Fireside Collection Volume 2, was just published yesterday! You can sample the first two chapters on your E Reader We also need your reviews- here is the link:...

Duration:00:35:39

ALOHA OE by JACK LONDON

4/22/2018
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"Aloha Oe" by Jack London is the story of a young girl who has accompanied her father on a senator's junket to Hawaii, befriends a young man with Hawaiian blood,and learns a hard lession about the divisions between race and class. "The Mexican pt 2" will return as soon as I get over this d....n cold. This story is living proof that I really do have a heart and I'm doing my best to understand women, although that may take a few more lifetimes. This is just ONE of the hundreds of great...

Duration:00:20:49

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. Check out our new book here! https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1525812856&sr=8-1&keywords=1001+classic+short+stories

Duration:00:39:49

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:00:17:43

A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA (PT III- THE CONCLUSION) : PREMIUM SUBSCRIBERS

3/28/2018
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"A Scandal in Bohemia (Pt 3) -The Conclusion" Premium Members Bonus Material The exciting conclusion to Arthur Conan Doyle's first of 56 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes- Enjoy! Check out our new book! https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1525812856&sr=8-1&keywords=1001+classic+short+stories

Duration:00:11:16

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.

Duration:00:34:08

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"

Duration:00:17:00