Episodes
In the Bret Harte gold camp tale a young miner who strikes it rich hires an older lady to assume the role of his and the other boy's mother. Her donuts and cheating at poker disappoint but the camp falls in love with her. anyway. Then she tells her "son" prosper that his long lost sister will be arriving the next day..... Ronald Reagan stars as Prosper in a 1955 episode of GE Theater if you're handy with the internet. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 04/14/24
Father Brown is traveling in Italy when he comes across a strange situation. An English family on vacation is in the guidance of a local courier, and the daughter is also flirting with an italian poet who appears to be something of a lothario. There is a true thief in their midst but it will be difficult to figure out who it is- we'll leave it up to you. 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001 Classic Short Stories &...
Published 04/12/24
A young crippled boy who has learned baseball inside and out gets a chance to become a manager for a local boys team, and quickly learns the pain and the glory that comes with coaching. Enjoy 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries on the Podbean Podcast App today! Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.podbean.app.podcast iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podbean-podcasts-on-the-go/id973361050?ls=1&mt=8 NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre...
Published 04/10/24
Father brown and Flambeau visit the art conservatory of a friend who has asked Father brown to look after his wife after his death, which has been foretold by an Indian mystic. Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West-...
Published 04/07/24
Poirot shares some interesting clues with Katherine and later asks Van Aldin to accompany him on the Blue Train as we approach the final three chapters. Check out the latest new Jack London episode today at 1001 Best of Jack London (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001's Best of Jack London at Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/2HzkpdKeWJgUU9rbx3NqgF 1001 Stories From The Old West at Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Radio Crime Solvers at Spotify-(Sun &...
Published 04/07/24
In this excellent sci-fi short storyby Ray Bradbury, a hunter named Eckels pays $10,000 to a time machine safari service to bag the ultimate trophy. The company guarantees his safety but not his return...and sets strict rules so as not to upset the balance of nature in the past...which may affect the present in terrible ways. In a career spanning more than 70 years, Bradbury inspired generations of readers to think, dream, and create. A prolific author of short stories and close to 50 books,...
Published 04/05/24
A tin merchant on his country route stops at a farmhouse owned by a woman who keeps an adopted daughter as a poorly treated maid and housekeeper. The man feels sorry for the beaten down little wretch and, after pledging he will take care of her for the rest of her life, asks her to run away with him, which, after short consideration, she does. Another great New England story from Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. An unknown narrator describes his ferry ride across a river in Russia to attend an Easter...
Published 04/03/24
An unknown narrator describes his ferry ride across a river in Russia to attend an Easter Eve service at a Russian Church. This story offers a great example of Chekhov's ability to create powerful imagery as well as carry a compelling narrative. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West-...
Published 03/30/24
This was the #8 listener favorite of 440 episodes. (Actually part two was #2 but I set up our best of based on part one rankings if there were two parts). "The Mexican (pt 2)" by Jack London is the exciting conclusion to the story of an 18 year-old Mexican boy who tries to avenge the murder of his parents by winning a prize fight so he could get guns for the revolution. BE SURE TO FOLLOW 1001 BEST OF JACK LONDON FOR ALL JACK LONDON STORIES. SEE LINKS BELOW! APPLE USERS New! 1001 True...
Published 03/28/24
This was the #8 listener favorite out of 440 episodes. "The Mexican" (Pt 1) by Jack London is the story of a young Mexican man who, after losing his parents in the struggle to overthrow a corrupt regime, turns to prizefighting to support the revolution, and sets up a winner take all fight with a known professional. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old...
Published 03/28/24
Two stories of early New York City (circa 1919) from master storyteller O.Henry. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-best-of-jack-london/id1656939169 Catch 1001 Radio Crime Solvers-...
Published 03/27/24
Both stories from 'The Voice of the City'- O.Henry's impressions of a young and boisterous New York City around 1919. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London-...
Published 03/24/24
The Downfall of Mulligan- A few sports club members on a train bound for the Sydney Races think they've found an easy mark when a man of the cloth sits in for a few hands.... The Amateur Gardener- If you just follow the creed of survival of the fittest when it comes to your garden instead of trying to grow every fancy flower, you'll be a much happier homeowner, according to these tips for the amateur gardener. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/22/24
Love comes in all shapes and sizes. One of our 1001 Classic Short Story favorites! Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London-...
Published 03/20/24
Merino Sheep and the wool they produce have been a leading Australian export for years. Australian folklorist Banjo Paterson shares his opinion of just how hard they are to cultivate in this hilarious classic short story. Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West-...
Published 03/17/24
Jim Baker's BlueJay Yarn by Mark Twain-When Mark Twain stayed in a California gold camp in 1864-65 he picked up a lot of story ideas. With his unique brand of humor, he manages to compare the labors of men digging things out of empty holes to the labors of a blue jay filling a knothole in the top of an empty house with acorns and not unfderstanding why he couldn't fill it. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/15/24
A dinner meeting ends in murder and the evidence seems to point to an Italian diplomat- until Poirot sees what the others missed.... APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London-...
Published 03/13/24
Indian Camp- A young man accompanies his father, a doctor, to an Indian camp where a woman is having a bad time delivering her baby. Hemingway's clipped style of writing in a breakaway from the old Victorian style and provides a contrast to earlier short stories. (Explicit language, suicide)- The Nine Cent Girls- A group of ranchers from Montana send one of their own to ask a household of nine sisters in New York if they would like to come out west. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with...
Published 03/10/24
From 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' by Howard Pyle- these two stories tell of how Robin came to invite "The Tinker" to join his band and how he answered the Sheriff's challenge to find the best bowman in the land without being caught. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/08/24
"Sunday Ball" by author Zane Grey gives us a rare look at the early days of baseball in middle America, what it meant to small towns, what people thought of it, and in this case, what moral dilemmas were caused when certain teams and towns started playing baseball on Sundays. Zane Grey's story is a window into time, and a true one, because we know that he played minor league ball for years, earning a scholarship to The University of Pennsylvania, where he played ball and studied to become a...
Published 03/06/24
A young soldier escaping a search party in the dead of night finds an open door to a wealthy home wherein a night of suspense takes place in which the man, unable to escape, must make a series of life and death decisions by daybreak.. Stevenson's imagery, characterization, and suspense clearly show why his stories remain classics. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/03/24
Our #7 top listener favorite, The Man On The Train, tells the humorous story of a grandma who, despite her children's worries about pickpockets and conmen, boards the train to visit a sick relative. Aboard the train, grandma befriends a nice man who is sitting next to her. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/01/24
In British Colonial India our narrator finds himself in a small station staying in a large bungalow with an agent called Strickland and his large dog. Prior to our narrator's arrival another man whose name was Imray had suddenly disappeared while staying at that bungalow, and soon our narrator finds the bungalow is haunted at night. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 02/28/24
Two chapters (1 and 2) from Pt 2 of the Book of King Arthur & his Knights finds Arthur dueling with the Sable (Black) Knight, who has beaten at least a hundred knights in battle. In this story Lady Guinevere meets Arthur for the for the first time and both are smitten. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 02/25/24