On the podcast this time we have a full slate of amazing stories. We have three more ghost tales from listeners which include a big Texas ghost, a missing kitty, and a light switching shadow. Our featured story is a classic sci-fi adventure with time travel, intelligent rodents, and a surprise ending. We end the show with another edition ofNot So Important Times In History. So, let’s spend an hour together and hear some ofRon’s Amazing Stories.
Featured Story – The Eternal Wall
Our featured story for this week isThe Eternal Wall. It first appeared in the pages ofAmazing Stories Magazinein November of 1942. It received some critical acclaim and opened with this tagline:
A scream of brakes, the splash into icy waters, a long descent into alkaline depths … it was death. But Ned Vince lived again—a million years later!
It was written by Raymond Z. Gallun and is read for us by Greg Margarite.
On the program this time we are featuring the Ghost Story. We have three listener tales that take us from a haunted roadside to a floating white lady and then to a free-falling burning ghost. Sylvia Shults is back with moreGhost Stories With Sylviaand we end the show with the history ofRice Krispies. So grab your favorite beverage and please enjoyRon’s Amazing Stories.
Featured – Ghost Stories With Sylvia
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 at herWordPress Home Page.
OnRon’s Amazing Storieswe have an amazing black cat story that will Amaze You! We also have two listener stories. A friendly orb encounter and a classic science fiction story calledThe Odyssey of Sam Meecham. We then end the show with another edition ofNot So Important Times In History.
Featured Story – The Odyssey of Sam Meecham
Our featured story for this week comes fromFantastic UniverseJanuary of 1954. This is a strange little story that somehow seems silly, but when you listen you’re captivated and transported to another time and place. It is titledThe Odyssey of Sam Meechamand it was written by Charles E. Fritch.
OnRon’s Amazing Storieswe debut a brand new segment calledNot So Important Times In History. We have three new listener stories; A bike ride through a cemetery gets creepy, A floating ghost, and Bigfoot are disappearing. Then we have a classic horror story about aliens who come to earth via meteors. And we end the show with old-time radio commercials from our past.
Featured Story – The Meteor Man
Our featured story this week comes from one of the earliest horror series of the golden age of the radio.Lights Outran from 1934 to 1947. It was created, directed and written by Wyllis Cooper and Arch Oboler. What we will hear is one of Arch’s stories calledThe Meteor Manand it first aired on December 22, 1942
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis time we have something pretty special. We have a complete segment of your stories on the cryptid The Thunderbird. We also return to our roots and play an old-time radio story fromX-Minus Onecalled,The Reluctant Heroes. The Two and a Half Minute Mysteryis back with a brand new story.
Program note:The songLost Frontierby Kevin MacLeod was used in the Thunderbird segment. You can find out more hereand the license to use it ishere. Also, if you want to see the video of a Thunderbird in flight, it can be foundhere.
Featured Story – The Reluctant Heroes
Our story for this week comes fromX-minus One. It was one of the best science fiction series that came from the golden age of radio. It tells a story that we just might be exploring for real, man’s first base on the moon. It first appeared in the pages ofGalaxy Science Fictionin January of 1951 later adapted to radio on December 19, 1956. It is titledThe Reluctant Heroesand was written by Frank M Robinson.