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Stories of Yore and Yours is a weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!

Stories of Yore and Yours is a weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!
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Stories of Yore and Yours is a weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!

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Episodes

Episode 16: "The Empty House," by Algernon Blackwood

8/15/2018
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For as long as there have been bumps in the night, there have been haunted house stories. This week, we’ve got a great one for you. If you’re not familiar with Algernon Blackwood, you’re getting quite the introduction with his timeless story, “The Empty House,” which tells the story of a house that is anything but. 0:00 – Intro, leave a review and contact the show! 1:50 – Intro to Algernon Blackwood and “The Empty House” 5:35 – “The Empty House,” by Algernon Blackwood 41:25 –...

Duration:00:42:41

Episode 15: "Tobermory" and "The Lumber Room," by Saki

8/8/2018
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Remember when you were a kid, and you thought the adults were unreasonable and out to get you? What if you were right? And what if you could outsmart them? H.H. Munro, otherwise known as Saki, has something to say about that. And he’s also here to take the haughty down a few notches, in this particular case using…a talking cat? Don’t miss this week’s episode to see exactly what we’re talking about! 0:00 – Intro & iTunes Review 1:07 – Leave your own review/submit your stories &...

Duration:00:34:42

Episode 14: "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

8/1/2018
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are two of literature’s most beloved (and well-adapted) characters. But you don’t need Basil Rathbone or Benedict Cumberbatch to experience one of the original short stories that catapulted Holmes and Watson into popular culture for over a century. Join host Shawn Ennis in enjoying the adventure that Arthur Conan Doyle called his favorite Holmes story, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band!” 0:00-1:07 – Intro & iTunes Review 1:08-2:01 – Contact the show,...

Duration:00:58:14

Episode 13: "Far Below," by Robert Barbour Johnson

7/25/2018
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This week, Stories of Yore and Yours gets…weird. Tune in this week to hear the story that was selected in 1953 as the best story ever to appear in early 20th century pulp magazine Weird Tales. You may never think of the subway the same way again… 0:00-1:08 – Intro & iTunes Review 1:09-1:59 – Contact the show, leave your own review, and submit your own story! 2:00-4:34 – Intro to Robert Barbour Johnson and “Far Below,” brief history of Weird Tales 4:35-32:24 – “Far Below,” by Robert...

Duration:00:33:59

Episode 12: "Rip Van Winkle," by Washington Irving

7/18/2018
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Chances are, you've heard of Rip Van Winkle. In fact, I'd bet you're familiar with the gist of the story. But you've never heard it like this! Don't miss the classic tale of sleeping through the Revolution by one of America's first short story authors, Washington Irving! 0:00-1:03 – Intro & iTunes Review 1:04-2:09 – Leave your own review, how to contact the show 2:10-5:05 – Intro to Washington Irving and Rip Van Winkle 5:06-39:02 – “Rip Van Winkle,” by Washington Irving 39:03-39:58 –...

Duration:00:40:38

Episode 11: The Humor of Mark Twain

7/11/2018
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We've focused on a few dark stories over the course of this show, but this week, we're going with some lighter content by one of the best-known humorists in American literature. Join host Shawn Ennis for THREE short stories by the incomparable Mark Twain, including "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calavaras County," "The Story of the Good Little Boy," and "The Story of the Bad Little Boy." Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email:...

Duration:00:37:59

Episode 10: Edgar Allan Poe, Master of Gothic Horror; Plus an Original Story!

7/4/2018
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You know "The Raven," and you know "The Tell-Tale Heart," and you may even know "The Masque of the Red Death." But you've never heard them like this. Don't miss this week's episode where host Shawn Ennis tackles all three of these classic tales, plus an original vignette by Matthew MacNish! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram:...

Duration:00:49:34

Episode Nine: "The Yellow Wallpaper," by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (w/Guest Narrator Moxie LaBouche)

6/27/2018
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This week, join host Shawn Ennis and Guest Narrator Moxie LaBouche in presenting the semi-autobiographical account of a woman's descent into madness! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1373775434?ls=1 For a full list of music and sound effect credits, visit...

Duration:00:41:00

Episode Eight: "The Cat That Walked By Himself," by Rudyard Kipling

6/20/2018
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Have you ever wondered why cats are...the way they are? Tune in this week and join host Shawn Ennis to hear Rudyard Kipling's take on the origin story of cats as we know them today! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1373775434?ls=1 Intro/Outro Music:...

Duration:00:27:37

Episode Seven: Kurt Vonnegut's Happy Time Fun Hour

6/13/2018
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It's back to the dystopian future this week as host Shawn Ennis dives into a listener request and takes on two stories by Kurt Vonnegut. Don't miss the future that we would all be happy to avoid in TWO classic short stories! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast Subscribe, rate and review on...

Duration:00:35:26

Episode Six: The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs

6/6/2018
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Be careful what you wish for... Join host Shawn Ennis in revisiting a classic horror story that has spawned countless adaptations and copycats, and hear it like you've never heard it before! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1373775434?ls=1 Intro/Outro...

Duration:00:29:54

Episode Five: The Horror of Ambrose Bierce

5/30/2018
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Former Civil War soldier Ambrose Bierce is one of the more intriguing figures in American literary history, but he's not as well-known in the mainstream as some of the authors he influenced, such as HP Lovecraft and Ray Bradbury. Join host Shawn Ennis in discovering the life, and the horror stylings, of Ambrose Bierce. Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:45:14

Episode Four: Beyond Philip K. Dick

5/23/2018
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This week, don't miss TWO stories by Philip K. Dick! "Beyond the Door" is a tale reminding us that even a simple cuckoo clock can be more than it seems, Dick's first published short story "Beyond Lies the Wub" may have you rethinking your next meal... Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Subscribe, rate and review on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1373775434?ls=1 Facebook:...

Duration:00:38:16

Episode Three: To Build a Fire, by Jack London

5/16/2018
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This week join host Shawn Ennis as we revisit the most well-known short story by Jack London, a tale of man vs. nature. How will man fare as the Yukon Trail throws its harshest conditions in his way? Tune in to find out! Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast Subscribe, rate and review on...

Duration:00:37:16

Episode 2 - The Most Dangerous Game, by Richard Connell

5/9/2018
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You may have heard of the "most dangerous game"...you may even know what it refers to. But do you know the story behind the phrase? In the second episode of Stories of Yore and Yours, join host Shawn Ennis in visiting the remote island where a turn of phrase originated, and where a hunting trip means something much more sinister. Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:47:30

Stories of Yore and Yours - Coming May 2nd, 2018!

4/18/2018
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Stories of Yore and Yours - coming May 2nd! Subscribe and hear classic short stories as you've never heard them before, and discover the next great short story authors! Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter/Instagram: @syypodcast Music: Rafael Krux

Duration:00:01:40