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Stories of Yore and Yours

Jan 20, 2021

An unknown man hangs in the middle of the town square, but the town barely notices. What does it mean? Why is he there? And what's that sound? Find out in Phillip K. Dick's "The Hanging Stranger!"

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1:20 – Intro to this week’s story

2:03 – “The Hanging Stranger”

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Dec 24, 2020

This week, enjoy some fairy tales based around the Christmas holiday – they may not be traditionally Christmassy as we think of it today, but they both have a central theme that brings home the reason we celebrate. That’s not even to mention lots of updates and a visit with the Searchlight Recipe Book!


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Dec 9, 2020

Today on the program, hear two stories from our old friend Mark Twain – first he tells of a man’s justified disdain for burglar alarms in “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm,” and then we hear of his experience with a troublesome earworm in “Punch, Brothers, Punch!”


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Nov 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a bit of a stripped down episode, for reasons I’ll get into in the intro, so I’ll keep it short here in the description as well. Thank you for listening, and enjoy Edward Payson Roe’s “Three Thanksgiving Kisses!”


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Nov 11, 2020

Today in a special Veteran’s Day edition of Stories of Yore and Yours, hear what became of old Henry Fleming after The Red Badge of Courage! But not to worry if you’ve never read the book – the story holds up just fine on its own. Happy Veteran’s Day and thank you to all those who served!


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