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

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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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Monday
Jul082013

#127 - MS Found in a Bottle by Edgar Allan Poe

The author. A terrible tale of a disaster at sea written by Poe at the tender age of 24. Enjoy!

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Monday
Jul012013

#126 - The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen, part 4

 

(Pan)

Hideous revelations aplenty in the final act of this cosmic horror novella.

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Monday
Jun242013

#125 - The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen, part 3

(Pan) More is revealed to the inquiring Villiers and Austin.

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Monday
Jun172013

#124 - The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen, part 2

(Pan)  Part two of this twisted story.

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Monday
May272013

#123 - The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen, Part 1

(Pan)  The Great God Pan, a novella by Arthur Machen.   First published as a story in 1890 in the magazine “the Whirlwind”, later as a novella in 1894.  Widely denounced in the press for it’s decadence and sexual perversion, the book sold fairly well.  The influence of Machen on Lovecraft appears to be quite strong, enjoy!

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Monday
May132013

#122 - The White Ship and The Doom That Came to Sarnath by H.P. Lovecraft

(The author)

Two tales of eldritch horror from H.P. Lovecraft.  Both show the influence of Edward Plunkett, the Lord Dunsany, who was featured on episode 99 of this program.

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Monday
May062013

#121 - The Tower of the Elephant by Robert E. Howard, Part 2

(Another Dore image)

The enterprise begun by Conan of Cimmeria and Taurus of Nemedia in last weeks episode will be completed tonight, one way or another.

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Monday
Apr292013

#120 - The Tower of the Elephant by Robert E. Howard, Part 1

(A picture from Doré that sort of fits this tale)

Conan of Cimmeria explores the mysteries of Zamora in a tale first published in the March 1933 issue of Weird Tales!

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Monday
Apr222013

#119 - A clip show?  Really?

(Your host and announcer in Studio A at WHUS)  

A short radio play produced by the Athena Audio Theater, An Expedition to Hording, also selections from The Man Who was Thursday and A Princess of Mars.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

#118 - An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce

(the author)

A grim tale of the American civil war, by one of the great prose writers and satirists of his day, Ambrose Bierce!  

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Monday
Apr082013

#117 Queen of the Martian Catacombs by Leigh Brackett, part 3

(our author, Leigh Bracket, circa 1941)

This week hear the thrilling conclusion of this space opera adventure!

Check out the book in it's original form here

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Monday
Mar252013

#116 Queen of the Martian Catacombs by Leigh Brackett, part 2

The story continues, high adventure and ancient mystery under the hurtling moons of Mars.

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Monday
Mar042013

#115 Queen of the Martian Catacombs by Leigh Brackett, part 1

 

The start of a rip roaring space opera adventure starring Eric John Stark!

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Monday
Feb252013

#114 Gods of the North by Robert E. Howard

Conan of Cimmeria in a blood drenched tale of the northern wastes!

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Monday
Feb112013

# 113 - Beyond the Wall of Sleep by H.P. Lovecraft

Beyond the Wall of Sleep, a tale of a madman who may be connected with some being or consciousness from beyond the realms of ordinary experience.

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