Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tales of Old 15 – Origin of the Origin

Period: 1800’s Setting: South America By Roselyn Silverman – her latest story is in Midwest Literary Magazine Read by Kevin Harty Check out the History Chicks podcast Closing music: Evolution Rocks by Overman, courtesy of Music Alley from Mevio. Origin … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 14 – Affairs of the Union

By Steve Sagarra Read by Shawn Robertson This week’s historical fiction is a story about espionage and the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee by Steve Sagarra. To put us in the moment, I’ve included a poem by Jack Spicer called “Response … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 13 – Fools & Once Upon a Dwarf

This is our first historical fiction double header. Our theme this week is fools and jesters. It was common for monarchs, especially in Europe to keep a fool on hand to tell jokes and generally amuse. They held special status … Continue reading

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Tales of Old-12 The Winter of War

By Heather Parker Read by Bethsheba Paramor Period: 1940’s Setting: World War II Our first outing into alternate history. The German paratroopers have taken the north of England. When Amy Miller recognizes her former German professor as their commander, she is torn … Continue reading

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