Nov 27, 2017
Here's the hilarious "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O.Henry- Ever wonder what inspired the movie "Home Alone"?. It was probably this story by O.Henry, in which two bungling small-time crooks decide to kidnap a precocious ten-year-old boy and hold him for ransom, only to find that the boy is far more than they can handle....
Nov 20, 2017
In "The Widow's Cruise" by Frank Stockton four old sea captains stop for a meal at a lodging house run by two elder ladies and find that their tall tales meant to impress are dwarfed by the whopper of a tall tale the widow proprietor tells. Music So Bheag Si Mhor by The Wild Rovers
Nov 13, 2017
In "The Little Girl Who Dared" by Henry Lanier you'll hear the story of the disastrous plight of the Donner Party, when a large group of emigrants traveling to California were trapped in the Sierra Mountains for months as a result of early snows. The courage of a small girl in bringing aid to her father, who had been...
Nov 6, 2017
"About Love" by Anton Chekhov is a story about love and missed opportunities set to Tchaikovsky's Mazeppa. Our Sponsor Link: www.ziprecruiter.com/1001 Apple Listeners: Give us a review Thanks! All Listeners: Our Website: www.1001storiespodcast.com