OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis week we have a sensational science fiction story with a suspense type feel to it. Honestly, this story just might be my favorite from the annals of Astounding Stories and Super Science. Also on the show, we have a world-class “Johnny, is it True?”, and Justin from Texas shares his own Orb story.
Our Marquee Story – Compensation
We have a short-story called Compensation that was written by Charles Victor Tench. Tench was a prolific pulp magazine writer who wrote a number articles and stories for Astounding Stories. Our tale is an amazing journey of a man who must discover what happened to his friend. The tale sucks you in and keeps you guessing as to what really happened.
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No one’s ever seen him except the dead – and they don’t talk about it afterwards.
OnRon’s Amazing Stories, this time we celebrate the date July 25th, 1943. We do that with an OTR story about a serial killer, A news brief from that day and Kim tells her scary story about a ghost girl and her favorite piano trick.
Our OTR Story – The White Rose Murders
If you read this week’s blog you already know that we are going to featureMaureen O’Hara. Our story comes from OTR seriesSuspense. O’Hara plays a wealthy debutante who helps her detective boyfriend track down a serial killer. The tale is called The White Rose Murders and it is a story well calculated to keep you in suspense. It first aired on July 25, 1943.
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis week Clarissa visits from Utah and reads us her short story. Also, we have a classic science fiction tale called, The Jovian Jest, from Astounding StoriesMay 1930. Add another installment of, “Johnny, is it true?”, an edited Five Minute Mystery, and you have a podcast.
Our Marquee Story – The Jovian Jest
Our main story this week comes from the May 1930 issue of Astounding Stories. The tale is called The Jovian Jest and written by Lilith Lorraine. It tells the story of an alien’s visit to our pygmy world. This is not an old time radio show and will be read for us by Mike Pelton.
On the podcast this week we have J.D. Horn. J.D. is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author and he will be talking about this new book, The King of Bones and Ashes. Also, on the show Aaron from New Orleans shares a family ghost story.
The King of Bones and Ashes– Magic is seeping out of the world, leaving the witches who’ve relied on it for countless centuries increasingly hopeless. While some see an inevitable end of their era, others vainly try to retain the power they covet. Young Alice Marin is using magic’s waning days to delve into the mystery of numerous disappearances in the occult circles of New Orleans. Yet, discovering the cause of the vanishings could be the only way to escape her future and that of all witches.
OnRon’s Amazing Storiesthis time we tell about a man who steals a bible and has to pay the price. Also, we share a moment in time with theCriscoCompany and Bounty Hunter Mike tells us one of his adventures from Wyoming.
Our OTR Story – The Man Who Stole The Bible
Our story comes from the popular seriesEscape. It was radio’s leading anthology series of high-adventure radio dramas. It aired on CBS from 1947 to 1954. The story we have tells you why you should never steal the bible. It is called, The Man Who Stole The Bible, and it first aired on May 5, 1950.