On Ron’s Amazing Stories this time we have a screaming shadow. Yep, you read that right, and it is terrifying. Also, we have a brand new Johnny Is It True and a tale that is a real mind-bender titled An Adventure In The Fourth Dimension. We end the show with a listener request from Alex Greer that is one of my favorite short stories. It is tiled We didn’t Do anything Wrong, Hardly. So press that play and let’s get started.
Featured Story – An Adventure In The Fourth Dimension
Our featured story for this week is a real mind-bender. It is not so much the story itself, but how it is told. It comes from Weird Tales Magazine, October of 1923. The story is titled An Adventure In The Fourth Dimension and just might be the most sophisticated science fiction story we have ever had.
Stories Include – Pattern Of Guilt, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Night Screams, Johnny Is It True – Strange But True, An Adventure In The Fourth Dimension, and We didn’t Do anything Wrong, Hardly.
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis time we have stories about dreams. Four listeners sent in their night encounters and they are freaky. We have out of body experiences, shadows, doppelgängers, bats, mice and more. These are some of the most eventful tales we have ever had. Also, on the show we have a science fiction classic titled Operation Distress. It comes from the pulp magazines and is read for us by Dale Grothman. This is a packed show.
Featured Story – Operation Distress
Our featured story is a science fiction classic. It was written by Lester del Rey and first appeared inGalaxy Science Fiction– August of 1951. There are many things that could go wrong in space, but one that is more feared than any is the threat of picking up a new disease. Even during the space age of the sixties and seventies astronauts were held in quarantine to ensure that they hadn’t picked up something while up there. That is what our story is about today. It is titledOperation Distressand opens with these words.
Explorers who dread spiders and snakes prove that heroism is always more heroic to outsiders. Then there’s the case of the first space pilot to Mars who developed an itch
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis week we have a tribute to both Valentine’s Day and President’s Day. Berklie Apedaile has written a new fantasy story titledA Cherub’s Dilemma. Then we visit president Abraham Lincoln in 1865. To round things out Peach tells a tale about a snowplow driver who sees a ghost in a cemetery! Not once, but twice! So press the play button and enjoy!
Featured Story – The Man Who Tried To Save Lincoln
Our featured story comes from one of my favorite OTR seriesThe Mysterious Traveler. It is a time travel tale, but with a twist. What if you could travel back in time, but not need your body? That is the premise for this one. With presidents day just around the corner I thought that we should visit 1865 and President Lincoln. The adventure is titledThe Man Who tried To Save Lincolnand first aired on February 7, 1950.
Program Links –If you are interested in learning more about the Apedailes and reading more of Berklie’s stories follow thislinkto their website.
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis time we will start off with a return to one of my very favorite science fiction shows. Then we have two of your stories. A phantom mist shocks a young boy and a woman encounters something in the Nevada desert. We follow that up with some classic science fiction from author Ray Bradbury titledThe Earthmen. We end the program with a new segment calledTrue Facts.
Featured Story – The Earthmen
Our featured story is a classic that comes from the pen of Ray Bradbury.It was first published inThrilling Wonder Stories, August of 1948. It is the saga of an expedition to mars where the crew encounters a martian community not far from their landing site. At first, they received a less than warm welcome, but soon all that changes.The Earthmenis from the old-time radio seriesEscape. It first aired on July 25, 1957.
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis time we begin with a listener’s tale from 2001 about a night hike into theRedwoods of California. Spooky! Then Sylvia Shults returns with stories about timeslips. You will hear a tale about a phantom fistfight and a window that only displays scenes from the past. Also on the show, Sylvia joins me for a special audible segment that is both historical and current. How can that be? Press the play button and check it out.
Program Note:Sylvia Shults is a Librarian, Author, and Ghost Hunter. She has spent a lifetime in the pursuit of the weird and strange. Her non-fiction works includeGhost of the Illinois River,Fractured Spirits,44 Years in Darkness,Hunting Demons,The Spirits of Christmas,and her latest releaseFractured Souls.All of her books are available onAmazonand you can find out more on herWordPress Home Page.
Program Links: You can listen to Ron’s time slip story on this episode ofLights Out #47