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Stories of Yore and Yours

Mar 18, 2020

This week, catch up on what's been going on and what's coming, and hear a new segment from the Searchlight Recipe Book, first published in 1931!

1:24-5:02 - Intro to Mark Twain and this week's stories

5:03-7:29 - Mark Twain's intro to "The Jumping Frog"

7:30-19:37 - "The Notorious Jumping Frog of...

Feb 19, 2020

Today on a special encore presentation of Stories of Yore and Yours, get an update on what's going on behind the scenes with this pesky hiatus, along with an encore presentation of one of my favorite stories, "Asleep in Armageddon!"

Ray Bradbury’s most well-known work is the novel Fahrenheit 451. But he wasn’t just...

Jan 2, 2020

What? A Christmas episode posting in early January? Well, yeah. I messed up. I’ll tell you about it here and then I’ll bring you a story from the annals of Santa Claus lore. You won’t want to miss that! And yeah, you’ll hear about how I’m taking a short break, but the tease at the end of the show still stands...

A Kidnapped Santa Claus Credits

Jan 2, 2020

Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod
Promo Music: Music from
"Cheery Monday" by Kevin MacLeod (
License: CC BY (



“A Kidnapped Santa Claus”


Intro/Outro Music: Music from
"Christmas Theme...

Dec 11, 2019

Ambrose Bierce was an incredible wordsmith, and his most well-known story is a shining example of his use of language to take a reader on a journey. Sit down, relax, be brought to the edge of your seat, and enjoy this presentation of “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge!”

0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we...