The Book show features dramatic readings of short and long works of adventure, suspense, and imagination by Jason McMullan. 

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Wednesday
Feb052014

#147 - A Place So Foreign by Cory Doctorow, Part 3

(San Francisco wharves in 1900.  Image public domain.  source)

The conclusion of this great tale!

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Wednesday
Jan292014

#146 - A Place So Foreign by Cory Doctorow, Part 2

(Salt Lake City.  public domain image)

Part two of this tale of time travel and coming of age.

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Wednesday
Jan012014

A Place So Foreign by Cory Doctorow, Part 1

Photo credit: Jonathan Worth

Cory Doctorow is a science fiction author, blogger, and journalist. He is co-editor of the site Boing Boing and is an advocate for radical copyright reform. He has licensed many of his own works, including the story I begin tonight, using creative commons licenses. I'm extremely grateful for his generosity in sharing his creative work, please consider purchasing the book if you enjoy the story.

A Place So Foreign by Cory Doctorow, Part 1

Wednesday
Dec042013

The Cats of Ulthar and The Temple by H.P. Lovecraft

Illustration from Albrecht Dürer. A macabre fable from Lovecraft followed by a tale of horror and madness beneath the ocean during World War 1.

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Wednesday
Nov272013

#143 - The Black Colossus by Robert E. Howard, Part 2

Illustration from Albrecht Dürer. The conclusion!

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Wednesday
Nov132013

#142 - The Black Colossus by Robert E. Howard, Part 1

The author. Another tale of Conan from one of the great pulp writers!

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Wednesday
Oct302013

#141 - The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, part 6

This picture reminded me of the wisdom and wildness of the mad judge. The final chapter of this strange series of stories.

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Wednesday
Oct232013

#140 - The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, part 5

The Whitechapel high street in 1905.  

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Wednesday
Oct162013

#139 - The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, part 4

A caricature of the author.

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Wednesday
Oct022013

#138 - The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, part 3

The author.  

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Wednesday
Sep252013

#137 - The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, part 2

The author. The story continues.

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Wednesday
Sep182013

#136 - The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton, part 1

A series of connected short stories from G.K Chesterton featuring a madcap cast of characters rampaging through the streets of London in 1905.

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Monday
Sep022013

#135 - Rogues in the House by Robert E. Howard, part 2

An illustration from the original publication.

The conclusion of this story!

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Monday
Aug262013

#134 - Rogues in the House by Robert E. Howard, part 1

The author.

A tale by Robert E. Howard featuring his most famous character, Conan the Cimmerian!

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Monday
Aug192013

#133 The Statement of Randolph Carter and Others By H.P. Lovecraft

The author.

Three stories from H.P. Lovecraft: The Statement of Randolph Carter, The Terrible Old Man, The Tree

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Monday
Aug122013

#132 - Enchantress of Venus By Leigh Brackett, Part 5

The thrilling conclusion!

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Monday
Aug052013

#131 - Enchantress of Venus By Leigh Brackett, Part 4

The story continues!

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Monday
Jul292013

#130 - Enchantress of Venus By Leigh Brackett, Part 3

Monday
Jul222013

# 129 - Enchantress of Venus By Leigh Brackett, Part 2

Monday
Jul152013

# 128 - Enchantress of Venus By Leigh Brackett, Part 1

The Author. A new tale of Eric John Stark begins!

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