Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tales of Old 32 – Shirley Winters

By Edward McDermott Read by Shawn Robertson Period: World War II Setting: London The city of London was bombed for 76 consecutive nights in 1940 and 1941 in a strategy called “The Blitz” from the German word for lightning. More … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 31 – In God’s Image

by Robert J. Santa read by Shawn Robertson It’s not a crime to search for the truth. Wait a minute, to the Inquisition it most certainly is. “Giulio Vanini,” said the Archbishop, “do you know why you are here?” The … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 30 – Beidou

by Ken Liu read by Shawn Robertson In 1590, the daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi completed the dream of his dead liege lord, Oda Nobunaga, and unified Japan by conquest. As kampaku to the figurehead Japanese Emperor Go-Yozei, Toyotomi was ruler of … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 29 – Skates

by D. Purcell read by Melissa Hartzel Excerpt from Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain 1942: “You will be Britain’s guest…. Don’t refer to the First World War by saying America came over and won it…. Don’t play into Hitler’s … Continue reading

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No Christmas episode

For Christmas I drove with my wife and kids down to New Orleans (about 900 miles) to visit with my parents and other relatives passing through. I brought my podcast equipment down, fully intending to put out a Christmas episode. … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 28 – The Last Centurion

Period: 5th Century Setting: Post Roman Britain By Christian Carter-Stephenson Read by Shawn Robertson As the city loomed in the distance, Perth considered what he knew about the place, hoping to guard against the horrors within.  Its real name was … Continue reading

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