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Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
 
Every week Colson Smith, Ben Price and Jack P. Shepherd set aside an evening to settle down on the sofa together to watch a movie. The problem is they don’t always agree on what to stick on the box. Colson loves watching (and singing along to) films like Hannah Montana, whereas Ben and Jack rate, critique and discuss films like Goodfellas and Alien. But for the Sofa Cinema Club, the lads are making an exception. Ben and Jack have agreed to watch films Colson likes in return for him watching ...
 
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Co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are back with a new episode on the eve of the new PDC ProTour season. First, former BDO world champion Scott Mitchell (11:43) calls in as he prepares for his first season as a tour card holder, and discusses Q-School, Co Stompe buying him cheese, and whether the invisible dog walk-on will make a return. Next, Ja…
 
The boys (and special guest Jaime Green) make a valiant effort to keep the rating on this one down and appease the censors, but end up with what can only be described as a raunchy, titillating, supercharged s*x romp. "The Governess Game" is a very naughty novel that does indeed have some babysitting in it but really is mostly frenching and groping …
 
"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. STORIES BY JACK LONDON. BEST OF JACK LONDON. JACK LONDON PODCAST. NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: https:…
 
"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. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network…
 
"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. STORIES BY JACK LONDON. BEST OF JACK LONDON. JACK LONDON PODCAST. NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: https:…
 
"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. Get all of our shows at one website: www.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My emai…
 
Hannay is sent to Scotland by Blenkiron and arrives in Glasgow, where he makes contact with a trade union man named Amos, through whom he will be able to get closer to his target Gresson, the American. Hannay speaks at a meeting which descends into violence and finds himself protecting Gresson in a street fight, but he makes an enemy in a Fusilier …
 
Dracula by Bram Stoker is an 1897 horror novel which first introduced the character of Dracula to the world and became the grandaddy of all vampire types to follow. The novelm tells the story ofn how Dracula wanted to move Transylvania to England so he could find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small g…
 
The movie Raiders of the Lost Ark was the highest grossing movie of 1981 and ensuring lasting stardom for Harrison Ford and Debra Allen. The plot, centered in the 1930's, featured an archeology professor from the US vying against Hitler's agents to recover the Lost Ark of the Covenant, which the Germans believed had power they could harness for war…
 
In what is very likely the last of the Sherlock Holmes adventure short stories, written in 1917, Holmes, having left retirement, goes undercover for the British government to uncover a German spy ring operating in England. Get all of our shows at one website: www.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001stori…
 
Co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are back with a new episode and are joined by three players who won PDC tour cards at Q-School this week. First, Danny Baggish (14:06) calls in after becoming the first American to secure a tour card at Q-School, and looks back on a dramatic week of results and ahead to what comes next in his career. Then, Gordo…
 
Matthew Kiernan is joined again by Connor Scutt to look back on the first day of the UK Q-School Final Stage. *** Thank you to our friends at Low6 for sponsoring the Weekly Dartscast. Download the PDC Picks app and get involved in our own contests. You’ll be able to see the picks our co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt have made and compete agains…
 
The year is 1988 and it is prophesied that a bikini baby will bring about the downfall of an evil sorceress named Bad Mother. Consequently, Bad Mother attempts to steal the foretold child for a ritual murder, which is very bad babysitting. After the child escapes, Bilbo Baggins and his best friend Val Kilmer look after her until she can fulfill her…
 
Hannay finally has his mission explained as his handler identifies a target for him as well as the man at the top of the enemy list.. He also finds out that bringing him to justice won't be easy. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storyteller…
 
For a few months back in the summer of 1972, a shaggy beast terrorized the tiny town of Louisiana Missouri, scaring the living bejezuz out of kids and adults and mystifying researchers. He had been spotted at a year previous but forgotten- passed off as a prank, but when he came back, he did so with a vengeance- killing at least one dog, and runnin…
 
A young lady is surprised to find that her older sister is about to marry a young man that she really doesn't care for, They both know the young man and he has always befriended the younger sister, so, not wanting to see him hurt, and desperate to find a solution, she goes to the local "old witch" to get a love potion for her sister to turn things …
 
Two stories telling of incredible courage and faith. the Shepherd Girl is new- Fort St, Elmo is from our archives, both are excellent stories, Get all of our shows at one website: www.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! www.patreon.com/1001s…
 
A journalist desperate to make a buck offers to stay the night locked in the wax museum in the famous criminals section. NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre is now playing at Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-ghost-stories-tales-of-the-macabre/id1516332327 NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here…
 
Two stories telling of incredible courage and faith. the Shepherd Girl is new- Fort St, Elmo is from our archives, both are excellent stories, SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link: https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnet…
 
Part two begins with the engineer telling his story to an amazed Holmes and Watson. He was trapped in a room with a huge steel press about to crush him..... Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple d…
 
First- my apologies- a fan just told me that Chap 9 was not up. (Thanks). So here it is. Nick oversees Gatsby's funeral and finds that very few come to pay their respect. In fact, only Gatsbys father and a summer visitor who didn't know Gatsby. show up. Nick finds that off all the people Gatsby knew none of them measured up as decent people at the …
 
Matthew Kiernan is joined again by Connor Scutt to look back on the final day of UK Q-School 1A and his reaction to qualifying for the Final Stage. *** Thank you to our friends at Low6 for sponsoring the Weekly Dartscast. Download the PDC Picks app and get involved in our own contests. You’ll be able to see the picks our co-hosts Alex Moss and Burt…
 
Co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are back with a new bonus episode during Q-School. America's Danny Lauby Jr (00:32) calls in after landing in the UK ahead of another Q-School campaign, and chats to Burton about his career so far, taking inspiration from his father's success, and how significant an American winning a tour card could be. Next, K…
 
Matthew Kiernan is joined again by Connor Scutt to look back on his first two days at Q-School, and look ahead to the final day of 1A today. *** Thank you to our friends at Low6 for sponsoring the Weekly Dartscast. Download the PDC Picks app and get involved in our own contests. You’ll be able to see the picks our co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWi…
 
Matthew Kiernan chats to Connor Scutt from inside the bubble in Milton Keynes ahead of the start of his Q-School 2021 campaign today. *** Thank you to our friends at Low6 for sponsoring the Weekly Dartscast. Download the PDC Picks app and get involved in our own contests. You’ll be able to see the picks our co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt have…
 
Can you babysit your own children? What if you're pretending to be someone else? Is it in any way creepy to disguise yourself as an elderly nanny and spy on your ex-wife? These are just a few of the nuanced and complex babysitting questions that are posed by the iconic 1993 babysitting film Mrs. Doubtfire, and as usual, the boys bring their sensiti…
 
Tales of love ,honor, and duty in Olde England. These are the first four tales adapted from Part 1 of the Book of Romance by Andrew Lang (1918).. (Also from Morte D'Arthur) 1- The Drawing of the Sword 2-The Sword Excaliber 3-How The Round Table Began 4-The Story of Sir Balin Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Recalled from active service on the Western Front, Richard Hannay is sent undercover on a crucial secret mission to find a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. Disguised as a pacifist, Hannay travels from London to Glasgow to the Scottish highlands in his search, which eventually ends in a spectacular climax above the battlefields of Europe.…
 
In this episode we discuss the spiritualism movement that lit up the country (but especially northwest and central New York) between 1840 and the 1920's, including the Fox sisters, who were fraudulent mediums who made lots of money cheating bereaved war widows and moms. Spiritualism and Ouija boards rely upon communing with spirits of the dead for …
 
Today I have a real treat for you , actually two treats, one by sharing our first dystopian short story with you, and two by having the writer of this story performing the narration for it. She’s our own Australian original, Erica Tippet, and she has become a pretty good short story writer since her last visit here when she read a Henry Lawson stor…
 
An old shepherd warns a group of boy scouts camping out not to go down into the treed area called the wailing well, telling them that 3 people disappeared there in the past. One boy ignores the advice, however, and terror ensues. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) a…
 
Dr. Watson brings a man to Holmes who has recently been attacked, during which his thumb was severed from his hand, The attack occurred under very strange circumstances and Holmes is asked to look into it. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon…
 
Today I have a real treat for you , actually two treats, one by sharing our first dystopian short story with you, and two by having the writer of this story performing the narration for it. She’s our own Australian original, Erica Tippet, and she has become a pretty good short story writer since her last visit here when she read a Henry Lawson stor…
 
Alex Moss and Matthew Kiernan are back with a bonus episode as we're joined by the two ever presents at Q-School - Ashley Holgate and Ian Lever - ahead of the 2021 Q-School starting on Monday next week. First, Ashley Holgate (00:25) chats to Matthew about how darts runs through his family, with his grandad winning the News of the World in 1933, bea…
 
Co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are back with a new episode as they look back on a memorable Masters and look ahead to the start of Q-School next week. Former PDC title winner Steve Hine (17:20) calls in ahead of his latest bid to win back his tour card next week, and looks back on his career so far, the 'Muffin Man' nickname and walk-on, miss…
 
"Hollywood Hostages"- Two members of a film crew are set to a ghost town where they run into serious trouble all the while thinking their boss is playing a trick on them "Diary of Capt Scott" Scott's expedition to the South Pole meets with disappointment when they find that Amundsen made it first. But that pales in comparison to the hazrds they fac…
 
Much like the local mall where a giant meat monster does a big battle in the hit TV show "Stranger Things," this episode could be best described as a disaster scene. Someone forgot to take notes, someone else was in a salty mood because of work, and someone who we thought was going to help us never showed up! Anyway, Steve Harrington from Stranger …
 
Modern Rural Sports- A pair of big city conmen head for rural farmland to see who they can swindle only to find the farm community has gone big tech. A Retrieved Reformation- a professional safecracker gets out of prison and soon finds a small town that he likes. He decides to live a straight life and marries the bankers daughter, putting the old b…
 
"Game Hunt" While hunting in Kenya a neophyte big game hunter has the tables turned on him when he wounds a lion "The Lonely Heart" To be completed Suspense is a CBS radio drame produced from 1940 through 1962 the top quality recordings feature the best of radio drama using some of Hollywood's best performers. NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the …
 
The incredible story of America's greatest magician Harry Houdini, who came over from Hungary with his family as a young boy, saw his share of poverty, and decided to make it on his own, using his brain and his God-given talents. He learned magic, married a woman named Bess who became his partner, and worked his way up through stage shows and vaude…
 
Recalled from active service on the Western Front, Richard Hannay is sent undercover on a crucial secret mission to find a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. Disguised as a pacifist, Hannay travels from London to Glasgow to the Scottish highlands in his search, which eventually ends in a spectacular climax above the battlefields of Europe.…
 
Modern Rural Sports- A pair of big city conmen head for rural farmland to see who they can swindle only to find the farm community has gone big tech. A Retrieved Reformation- a professional safecracker gets out of prison and soon finds a small town that he likes. He decides to live a straight life and marries the bankers daughter, putting the old b…
 
Co-hosts Alex Moss and Burton DeWitt are back with a new episode ahead of the start of a new PDC season. PDC tournament director Graham Fairhurst (9:33) calls in to reflect on getting tournaments back on during the pandemic, the lowdown on Q-School next month and the organisation's plans for the year. Chris Dobey (32:05) also joins the show ahead o…
 
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