1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales

1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast

Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales from writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases..

THE HAND by GUY de MAUPASSANT
A judge tells a story of an Englishman he met who was a hunter and had in his possession a very strange hand which he kept chained to his wall.  Also here: a preview of 1001 History Challenge. TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS!  CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play:  https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-history...

THE BODY SNATCHERS by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
SPOOKTOBER IS HERE!!    A favorite tale of horror from Robert Louis Stevenson who gave us Treasure Island (which, by the way, is over at 1001 Stories For the Road). TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS!  CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play:  https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-history-challenge/id1482436263 TWO ...

LOST HEARTS by M.R. JAMES
In this Spooktober kickoff story, M.R. James tells the story of a young orphaned boy who is taken in by an uncle with evil intentions. TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS!  CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play:  https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-history-challenge/id1482436263 TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAI...


LOST HEARTS by M.R. JAMES
In this Spooktober kickoff story, M.R. James tells the story of a young orphaned boy who is taken in by an uncle with evil intentions.TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up and get PRIME CUTS- visit us at http://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork and check us out!YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECI...

THE ADVENTURE OF SILVER BLAZE A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
Holmes and Watson enter the world of high stakes racing to solve a murder and the disappearance of a racehorse.  One of Arthur Conan Doyle's favorite 12 episodes- and one of ours at 1001. TEST YOUR HISTORY SMARTS!  CATCH OUR NEWEST SHOW 1001 HISTORY CHALLENGE HERE: (main website all 1001 shows) https://www.1001storiespodcast.com or HERE: at Google Play:  https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iwdojx2zx4jj2xj25fwupwrdcxq or HERE at Apple Podcasts  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-history-chal...

AT THE RAINBOW'S END and CHUN AH CHUN by JACK LONDON
Two great Jack London short stories- one from the Klondike, and one from Hawaii. Enjoy! YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!   Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android Devices for free listening:  APPLE USERS   Catch 1001 RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 Catch 1001 HEROES now at Apple iTunesPodcast App:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-heroes-legends-histories-mysteries-podcast/id95615...


BREAKING INTO FAST COMPANY by ZANE GREY
Breaking into fast company" is an old expression in baseball meaning you had made it to the big leagues, and in this excellent Zane Grey short story the owner/manager of a minor league team is attending a major league game to see how his best pitcher, now entering his first game in the majors, will do. Its a great story for all fans of not only baseball but well-written short stories. YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!   Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android De...

BREAKING INTO FAST COMPANY by ZANE GREY
Breaking into fast company" is an old expression in baseball meaning you had made it to the big leagues, and in this excellent Zane Grey short story the owner/manager of a minor league team is attending a major league game to see how his best pitcher, now entering his first game in the majors, will do. Its a great story for all fans of not only baseball but well-written short stories.YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!  Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android Devic...

SREDNI VASHTAR & ST. VESPALUUS by H.H.MUNRO (SAKI)
Hector Hugh Munro, also known as Saki, was born in British Burma, . Saki was the son of Charles Augustus Munro, an Inspector General for the Indian Imperial Police, and his wife, Mary Frances Mercer,, the daughter of Rear Admiral Samuel Mercer.  After his wife's early death Charles Munro sent his children, including two-year-old Hector, home to England. The children were sent to Broadgate Villa, in Pilton village near Barnstaple, North Devon, to be raised by their grandmother and paternal maiden aunts Charl...


NUMBER 13 by M.R. JAMES
In this tale of suspense, a researcher checking into a quaint hotel in an old Danish town finds there is more going on than can be explained...and it all goes back to the early history of the town. TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up and get PRIME CUTS- visit us at http://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork and check us out!YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTI...

No. 13 by M.R. JAMES
In this tale of suspense, a researcher checking into a quaint hotel in an old Danish town finds there is more going on than can be explained...and it all goes back to the early history of the town. TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up and get PRIME CUTS- visit us at http://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork and check us out! YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRI...

AN OUTPOST OF PROGRESS by JOSEPH CONRAD
The story AN OUTPOST OF P[ROGRESS deals with two European men, named Kayerts and Carlier, who are assigned to a trading post in a remote part of the African Jungle. There they take part in ivory trading, hoping to financially benefit the company as well as themselves. With no specific tasks or important things to be done, they both become increasingly isolated and demoralized as time goes by. At one point in the story, the native Makola, serving as Kayerts's and Carlier's bookkeeper, initiates an exchange o...


THE ADVENTURE OF THE BRUCE PARTINGTON PLANS A SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE
Holmes and Watson attempt to solve the theft of top secret military plans which, if sold to another country, pose a large security risk for England. Tune in to 1001 Stories For the Road for the start of THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (family friendly)- The story that many still call "America's Greatest Novel". Author: Mark Twain.  Links for Apple and Android below. Subscribe FREE to both. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! TWO NEW MEMBER ON...

FATE and ON APPROVAL by H.H. MUNRO (SAKI)
In "Fate", a young man who is a self proclaimed expert on odds bets heavily on a billiards game but winds up on the losing end with minutes to go. In "On Approval", a young man who fancies himself an artist travels to London's Soho District to sell his work at a coffeehouse, but finds more critics than buyers. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors!TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. J...

FATE and ON APPROVAL by H.H. MUNRO (SAKI)
In "Fate", a young man who is a self proclaimed expert on odds bets heavily on a billiards game but winds up on the losing end with minutes to go. In "On Approval", a young man who fancies himself an artist travels to London's Soho District to sell his work at a coffeehouse, but finds more critics than buyers. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you....


A SACRIFICE HIT and THE FERRY OF UNFULFILLMENT by O'HENRY
Up first:  "A Sacrifice Hit"  A romantic novel writer out to make himself a star at everyone else's expense marries a girl that he thinks can push him up the ladder of success. In  "The Ferry of Unfulfillment, a lucky prospector returns from Alaska loaded with gold dust and looking for the girl of his dreams in New York City and finds her. She's returning home to New Jersey on the ferry after a long day of work and having trouble staying awake. They are both great stories you'll enjoy.    Save at Ancestry n...

THE SUNLANDERS by JACK LONDON
A native tribe in the far north reaches of Alaska plans an attack on a group of white men who have come for mining, believing that these men who come from the land of warm sun are weak, fat, and lazy.  The tribe make plans to share the wealth left behind by the men once they kill them all- but their plans do not work out the way they had hoped... Android Users subscribe free at Castbox.fm here and you can leave reviews which I will read! (While you're there, search for our other three 1001 shows and subscri...

A LITTLE JOURNEY by RAY BRADBURY
A Little Journey is a great example of Ray Bradbury's writing!  It is storytelling at its best, it makes you smile, and its science fiction that can be enjoyed by all. In this story a group of old ladies pays for a journey to Mars and a chance to meet God.  When disappointment threatens the trip, one very sprightly lady named Amanda Bellows stands up for all of them, and you find yourself cheering for her all the way. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our s...


BEYOND THE WALL by AMBROSE BIERCE
Although Ambrose Bierce is best known for his Civil War stories, this story, probably sold to a magazine like Colliers, which was popular for stories with Victorian style romance, is a shining example of Bierce's talents as a writer. In this tale, a man visits an old friend in San Francisco whose solitary life has been turned upside down by his own act of pride in shutting the girl he loved out of his life because she came from a different social background. YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES ...

THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL (PT 2 OF 2) A SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE
In part two of the Priory School Holmes and Watson dive into work to solve the mystery of a missing prep school boy who is the son of a Duke. This was one of Arthur Conan Doyle's top ten personal favorite stories. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up an...

THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL (PT 1 OF 2) A SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE
In part one of the Priory School Holmes and Watson are drawn to a mystery of a missing prep school boy who is the son of a Duke. This was one of Arthur Conan Doyle's top ten personal favorite stories. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up and get PRIME C...


THE YOUNG BLUE JAY WHO WAS NOT BRAVE ENOUGH TO BE AFRAID by CLARA D. PIERSON
This tale from author Clara D. Pierson's collection of Forest Tales tells of a brash young Blue Jay with an inflated sense of courage who ignores his parent's warnings and comes face to face with a rattlesnake. Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! Catch TARZAN now at 1001 Stories For The Road and find out why thousands of new listeners are coming to this story! Catch 1001 Stories for the Road at iTunes/Apple Podcast now:  https://podcasts.apple....

THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT and AFTER 20 YEARS by O'HENRY
Two great short stories from O'Henry- both about New York City around 1912.  These stories provide an excellent insight to the way life was in the melting pot we know to be New York City- where people from every background and social strata learned to get along- and stories abounded. Enjoy! Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar ...

CHRIS FARRINGTON ABLE SEAMAN by JACK LONDON
In the great Jack London story, a 17 year old American working on a seal boat off the coast of Japan finds he needs to show his worth among his older shipmates, and finally the opportunity comes in the shape of a typhoon... Save at Ancestry now and discover your roots! Use www.ancestry.com/1001 and support our sponsors! TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month...


THE ADVENTURE OF THE EGYPTIAN TOMB by AGATHA CHRISTIE
Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, was an English writer. She is known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around her fictional detectives Hercule Pourot and Miss Marple.   The Guiness Book of World Records lists her as the best selling author in history, with 66 novels and 14 huge short story collections. TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and g...

THE TWO WINNIE THE POOHS
This story is one of our 1001 Prime Cuts stories- Prime Cuts being the new 1001 show which is enjoyed by our Patreon supporters as a reward for supporters at the 2.99/mo and up levels.  I created Prime Cuts as a means to tell history stories that are near and dear to my heart. Some of those stories are classics from the public domain, some are a little extra from 1001 Heroes, and some just need to be told.  This episode is family friendly (like almost all of our shows) and involves a bear you all know. I am...

THE BRAVE BRETHREN OF JUDEA by CHARLOTTE YONGE
It was 180 years before Christ in Judea. It seemed that all they knew was war- war to be free from Romans, from attacking Syrians, from kings and ever- larger armies that came and never stopped.  Until a man named Judas stood up to fight, gathered his faithful, few and led the Jews to victory after victory.  And finally the day came when Judas and his remaining 800 men stood defiantly in the path of a force of 10,000 men.......


THE WAR OF THE WORLDS....WE INTERRUPT THIS BROADCAST...THE BACK STORY
The story of the Orson Welles radio broadcast that sent a portion of the NY/NJ area into a panic on Oct. 30, 1938. Followed by the actual radio broadcast over at 1001 Radio Days.  Really GOOD radio entertainment! Unplug that TV!  Join us for theater of the mind. Apple listeners listen and subscribe to 1001 Radio days here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413.  Android: https://player.fm/series/1001-radio-days We are asking for your support at Patreon and we have TWO new bonus...

A JURY OF HER PEERS by SUSAN GLASPELL
"A Jury of Her Peers", a tense drama written in 1917, is a short story by Susan Glaspell, loosely based on the 1900 murder of John Hossack , which Glaspell covered while working as a journalist[ for the Des Moines Iowa Daily News. It is seen as an example of early feminist literature because two female characters are able to solve a mystery that the male characters cannot. They are aided by their knowledge of women's psychology.   The story was adapted into an episode of the 1950s TV series Alfred Hitchcock...

ACCORDING TO THEIR LIGHTS by O.HENRY
Two men, both having been cast down from their positions in New York society, share hunger and a park bench in turn of the century New York City. O. Henry's twist is terrific. Episode contains racial references to Italians and Jews as was common in that melting pot at that time in history. TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up and get PRIME CUTS- vis...


THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
One of Arthur Conan Doyle's personal top 12 favorites, this story has Holmes defusing an International incident by discovering the location of a damaging letter. TWO NEW MEMBER ONLY SHOWS NOW AVAILABLE TO  PATRONS!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Thank you. Join for one dollar a month and get THE BEST OF 1001, mostly ad free! Join at 2.99/month and up and get PRIME CUTS- visit us at http://.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork and check us out! YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID...

ANCIENT LIGHTS by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD
One of the terror writers that inspired H.P. Lovecraft and others, Algernon Blackwood was a master craftsman at terror. he could take an ordinary man and place him in a frightening situation at the turn of a few words- and that's exactly what happens in this story. CHECK OUT OUR SILVER MALTESE CROSS PENDANTS AT    www.etsy.com/shop/the1001store SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one ti...

1001 PODCAST SPECIAL MESSAGE TO LISTENERS MAY-JUNE 2019
Chief "One Man Wearing Many Hats" is asking for your support and we're giving back in return!  We have added two new 1001 shows as bonus incentives for Patreon supporters: BEST OF 1001 (available to $1 /month supporters and up) and PRIME CUTS (available to 2.99/mo supporters and up). Most of BEST OF 1001 AND ALL OF PRIME CUTS will be AD-FREE. We give the whole story of these exciting new bonus shows at our Patreon page. https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork We are asking for your support at Patreon to ...


THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF by O.HENRY
Back by popular demand- this is one of O.Henry's best!   This "Home Alone" style comedy has been made into a movie plus countless bits on TV sitcoms have used versions of it over the years. Two hapless con men try to kidnap a wealthy man's boy but get more than they bargained for.. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS...

THE NIGHT MOTH WITH A CROOKED FEELER by CLARA DILLINGHAM PIERSON
A great short story about a moth who learns to value kindness and courage over looks and societal position. Look for books by Clara Dillingham Pierson- this one is from "Among The Forest People". SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW...   Cop...

THE FARMER'S WIFE by GUY de MAUPASSANT
A classic story of a love lost by one of the masters of the short story- Guy de Maupassant. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW...   Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android Devices for free listening:  APPLE USERS   C...


THE MARRIAGE OF LIT-LIT by JACK LONDON
In the Alaskan outback, John Fox has to bargain with a stubborn tribal chief for the hand of his daughter and finds that the chief just can't enough out of the bargain. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW...   Copy and Paste the highlighte...

1001 STORIES FOR THE ROAD PREVIEW: TREASURE ISLAND (CHAPTERS 1-3) by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
A swashbuckling adventure for all ages!  PART I—"THE OLD BUCCANEER" An old sailor, calling himself "the captain," real name Billy Bones, comes to lodge at the Admiral Benbow Inn on the West English coast during the mid-18th-century, paying the innkeeper's son, Jim Hawkins, a few pennies to keep a lookout for Long John Silver "a one-legged seafaring man." A former shipmate with intact legs, but lacking two fingers, shows up to confront Billy about sharing his treasure map. After running the stranger off in ...

THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
In this story Holmes and Dr. Watson come to the defense of a wrongly accused young man who has been blamed for the death of his father. Or was he wrongly accused? SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON!  www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork.  Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS  AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW...   Copy and Paste the highlighted links...


MY OLD MAN by ERNEST HEMINGWAY
The son of a steeplechase jockey recalls the good times he shared with his dad between tracks in Italy and France until an unexpected event occurs that changes the boy's life forever. Hemingway and his wife Hadley lived in Paris, where he was foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star from 1922 until Hadley became pregnant in 1923 when they returned to Toronto. It was while in Paris that Hemingway wrote his first set of short stories, most of which were lost when his publisher's suitcase was stolen, but thi...

AN ANGEL IN DISGUISE by T.S. ARTHUR
In this well written short story, a single and destitute mother of three dies in a small village, leaving behind a 12 year old boy, a daughter of about 10, and a young child who had been paralyzed from a fall when she was two.  The villagers meet at the funeral and offer to take the two older children but leave the youngest to her own fate, YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!   Copy and Paste the highlighted links to your Apple or Android Devices for free listening:  APPLE USERS   Ca...

THE SKYLIGHT ROOM by O'HENRY
In turn-of-the-century New York City, a young lady named Miss Leeson is trying to make it on her own checks into a boarding house and accepts the only room she can afford- a closet-sized upper room with one skylight, through which she looks wonderingly at a star that she names Billy Jackson. Work becomes scarce, and she becomes sick and weak of starvation. O'Henry's skill at describing the building, its occupants, and the plot makes this a classic short story. YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APP...


THE VETERAN by STEPHEN CRANE
Stephen Crane wrote this short story one year after his hugely popular "The Red Badge of Courage", which was a story about a young man named Henry Fleming, who experienced the horrors of war for the first time at Chancellorsville during the American Civil War and ran from it. Perhaps Crane wanted to give Henry Fleming a chance at redemption, because he brings him to life in this short story where Fleming is now an older man facing a terrifying barn fire which threatens his livestock. YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/...

CAPT. JOHN SMITH THE REAL STORY NOW AT 1001 STORIES FOR THE ROAD
Tune in to our 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast to enjoy "CAPT. JOHN SMITH- THE REAL STORY" and get the real history of the first white men to explore the mid-Atlantic coast of North America in 1608. No PC here- just an unvarnished account of the trials and tribulations of a group of men whose backgrounds and goals differed greatly- and the leader who emerged to put Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay literally on the map.-John Smith.Apple Devices: Catch 1001 Stories For the Road here: https://itunes.apple.com...

CAPT. JOHN SMITH THE REAL STORY NOW AT 1001 STORIES FOR THE ROAD
Tune in to our 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast to enjoy "CAPT. JOHN SMITH- THE REAL STORY" and get the real history of the first white men to explore the mid-Atlantic coast of North America in 1608. No PC here- just an unvarnished account of the trials and tribulations of a group of men whose backgrounds and goals differed greatly- and the leader who emerged to put Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay literally on the map.-John Smith. Apple Devices: Catch 1001 Stories For the Road here:  https://itunes.apple.c...


THE CHILD'S STORY by CHARLES DICKENS
"The Child's Story" by Charles Dickens, the British author considered to be England's best writer for all times, takes a dream-like look back through what might well be Dicken's own life, which had its share of ups and downs, not the least of which was the loss of his wife. Check out our new Maltese Cross Pendants at our new shop "the1001store" at Etsy- the world's largest online craft marketplace. The link www.etsy.com/shop/the1001store.  Introduce Your Listeners to Siri while you are on the road! Siri c...

UNDER THE DECK AWNINGS by JACK LONDON
In "Under the Deck Awnings" from Jack London, a group of people cruising the South Pacific pause for a story from one of the men sitting on deck. He recalls a similar party on which was a beautiful but spoiled and deadly woman, who decided to tempt a group of young native divers with coins she would throw overboard. After they spotted a shark and left the water, she continued the game. Be the first to check out our Maltese Cross Pendants at our new "The1001Store" at the world's largest online craft store. I...

THE STORY OF BRAVE WILLIAM TELL THE MAN WHO FACED A TYRANT
The story of William Tell of Switzerland, who was forced by an evil despot to risk his son's life by shooting, with a crossbow, an apple from atop his son's head, in order to win their freedom, has been told and retold for centuries.  We hope you enjoy it.  We shouldn't have to add this but we will: do not try this stunt at home. Check out our new Maltese Cross Pendants at our new shop "the1001store" at Etsy- the world's largest online craft marketplace. Like what you see?    Each pendant comes with a " Leg...


SKELETON lAKE by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (PT II) by RICHARD CONNELL
"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell (pt 2):The thrilling conclusion to Richard Connell's popular short story The Most Dangerous Game pits John Rainsford, a big game hunter from New York, as the prey of a mad Russian general who is hunting him to kill for sport.   Music by Mattia Cupelli Dark Mysteric Ambient...

THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (PT I) by RICHARD CONNELL
A 1001 Classic Short Stories Flashback: "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell: In this classic short story by Richard Connell, a big game hunter finds himself the unwilling prey of a Russian killer who kills men for sport....


THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The first in "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" series in which Holmes explains how he escaped death at the hands of Dr. Moriarty and in which Holmes and Watson solve a murder case in London. Be the first to check out our Maltese Cross Pendants at our new "The1001Store" at the world's largest online craft store. I had a hand in designing them, and they are hand-made for me here in Virginia Beach. They are not only unique and distinctive-they are also individually numbered so that no two are alike. We are offer...

BLIND MAN'S HOLIDAY by O'HENRY
This engaging story takes place in New Orleans in the early 1900's, as a young man and woman get married spontaneously, but within hours the man begins to wonder if he has made the right decision, and goes back to the priest asking how he can annul the marriage.  Through twists and turns and a surprise ending the man finds he still has a lot to learn. Be the first to check out our Maltese Cross Pendants at our new "The1001Store" at the world's largest online craft store. I had a hand in designing them, and...

THE GREAT INTERROGATION by JACK LONDON
A wealthy widow hires a sled team to find her old lover at a remote destination in the Yukon, but her plans to get him back fall short when she finds him in the company of an Indian woman. Tense dialog and an excellent story line make this a classic well worth enjoying. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNE...


THAT DEAD MEN RISE UP NEVER by JACK LONDON
"That Dead Men Rise Up Never" by Jack London: When Jack London was 17 he signed as an able bodied seaman aboard a seal ship bound for the northern islands. He ran into trouble immediately, and dealt with it, but also got the scare of his life. This is his story. #JackLondon  SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE...

IN YEDDO BAY by JACK LONDON
A 16 year-old American sailor finds himself with no money to get back out to his ship and learns a valuable lesson. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 Catch 1001 H...

THE MEXICAN (PT II) by JACK LONDON
"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. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now ...


THE MEXICAN (PT I) by JACK LONDON
"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. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEE...

THE MADNESS OF JOHN HARNED by JACK LONDON
An American man witnesses his first bullfight in Ecuador and becomes enraged at the gore and violence  which is enjoyed by the thousands of fans in the name of entertainment.  Adult content: violence, animal suffering. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now...

THE SUN DOG TRAIL by JACK LONDON
"The Sun Dog Trail" by Jack London: In this tense Jack London short story, set in the harsh wilderness of the Alaskan Yukon, an Indian guide named Sitka Charlie is paid by a white woman to take her on a dangerous journey 1,500 miles by sled on the trail of man that takes them to the Bering Straits.  SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwo...


1001 JANUARY NEW YEAR'S UPDATE 2019
This Month:  1001 Heroes:  The Lost Treasure of the Confederacy; The First Conspiracy (Interview, new book, Brad Meltzer); To Be Announced 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales: January is JACK LONDON month 1001 Radio Days: January is GUNSMOKE month 1001 Stories For The Road: To Be Announced SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REV...

THE KING OF THE GREEKS by JACK LONDON
Jack London's life was full of adventure and his days working for the Fish Patrol on the California coast around Oakland were no exception. In those days Fish Patrol agents were getting shot by poachers- and one of the biggest and baddest was Big Alec, who was called "the King of the Greeks".  Big Alec swore he would never be caught alive, and that's how it looked. That's when an unusual opportunity presented itself to the Fish patrol.... SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1...

THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP by BRET HARTE
In this short story by Bret Harte, first published in the August 1868 issue of Overland Monthly, a baby boy is born an orphan in a gold mining camp in California and raides by a grizzled bunch of miners. This story helped to puch Bret Harte to international prominence as a writer, and contains a veritable cornucopia of descriptive words- a great tool for learning and expanding your literary horizons. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume e...


THE LAST FIGHT IN THE COLISEUM
"the Last Fight In The Coliseum" by Charlotte Yonge -The year is 404 -A.D. Rome is changing under the new direction of Christian emperors. The Roman Coliseum is still home to 86,000 spectators all demanding entertainment, and all very conditioned to spectacles of death and bloodshed. All that is about to come to an end. Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901) was a prolific English writer known for the quality of her output. She started to publish in 1848 and managed to produce 160 different works, mostly novels. ...

"ATHENA PT 1" FROM PARCAST'S NEW SHOW "MYTHOLOGY"....CATCH A PREVIEW NOW!
Catch the all new show "MYTHOLOGY" from Parcast  (@parcastnetwork)- here's the preview of their first episode "Athena" (Pt 1)- enjoy!  (Not intended for audiences 13 and under)   Here is a link to the show and episode: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mythology/id1442945036?mt=2...

THE LAST LEAF by O.HENRY
Two young woman artists take a studio in Greenwich Village but within months one is stricken with pneumonia. The sick one is convinced she will die when the last leaf falls from the ivy vine outside her window, We appreciate your monthly support!  Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ IF YOU ENJOY THIS STORY YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!  Here is the link for 1001 Stories For The Road at Apple/iTunes Podcast!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stor...


THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS A SHERLOCK HOLMES EPISODE
A young man who inherits a fortune that puts him in the cross hairs of a secret society comes to Holmes for answers.SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREONBecome an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2Catch 1001 HEROES...

THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS A SHERLOCK HOLMES EPISODE
A young man who inherits a fortune that puts him in the cross hairs of a secret society comes to Holmes for answers. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 Catch 1001 ...

A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA (PT III- THE CONCLUSION)
"A Scandal in Bohemia (Pt 3) -The Conclusion" Premium Members Bonus Material The exciting conclusion to Arthur Conan Doyle's first of 56 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes- Enjoy! SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itune...


A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA (PT 1): A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE.
A Scandal in Bohemia (Pt 1 of 3)  Premium Member Bonus Story   Sherlock Holmes attempts to solve a thorny problem for the King of Bohemia, who is being blackmailed for indiscretion. ALL NEW LINKS JULY 2018 SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-day...

A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA (PT II) :
"A Scandal in Bohemia (Pt 2)" Premium Members Only Shelock Holmes and Watson go to great lengths to determine where the scandalous letter is located. Laughs and suspense in this one. Arthur Conan Doyle was a great writer! SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS ...

THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
This classic tale from Hans Christian Anderson reminds us to always try to help the poor and needy, especially during the holidays when  they are feeling alone and forgotten....


THE TOYS OF PEACE by SAKI
"The Toys of Peace" by Saki: The uncle of two young boys attempts to replace their toys of war with toys of peace- and gets a predictable response #SAKI #thetoysofpeace #shortstory This story is featured in our May 2018 E Book at Amazon Kindle  Check it out!  and leave us a good review  Thanks!  https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Beco...

ENJOY 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS AT 1001 RADIO DAYS STARTING DEC 1ST PREVIEWS HERE
1001 RADIO DAYS (our 4th 1001 podcast) is hosting "31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS MEMORIES" beginning December 1st, bringing a new episode nightly ALL MONTH!  Enjoy Christmas themed shows from the golden days of radio-including THE LONE RANGER, LUX RADIO THEATER ITS A WONDERFUL LIFE, a JACK BENNY MEMORIAL, Edmund R Murrow's 1940 CHRISTMAS EVE IN LONDON, THE LIFE OF RILEY, FATHER KNOWS BEST, GUNSMOKE, THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER, and many more. Subscribe FREE HERE: CASTBOX.FM SUBSCRIBE FREE HERE: http://www.castbox.fm...

ROBIN HOOD AND MAID MARIAN by H.E. MARSHALL
The two were inseparable, according to legend, and this is best version I have ever heard. Actually, it combines two versions, one, in prose, from The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child (1888) and one in story form from Henriette Elizabeth Marshall (1905). . She based hers upon the prose. We hope you enjoy it- and if you do-send us a kind review! 1001 RADIO DAYS (our 4th 1001 podcast) is hosting "31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS MEMORIES" beginning December 1st, bringing a new episode nightly A...


BULLS by JACK LONDON
Jack London's autobiographical story covering the years when he traveled with hoboes. Bulls was and is the hobo expression for police, who were often rough on hoboes.  Tune in to 1001 Heroes podcast for "KING OF THE ROAD"- the story of American hoboes yesterday and today. We appreciate your monthly support!  Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ IF YOU ENJOY THIS STORY YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!  Here is the link for 1001 Stories For The Road at Apple/i...

THE MERINO SHEEP by BANJO PATERSON
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. We appreciate your monthly support!  Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ IF YOU ENJOY THIS STORY YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!  Here is the link for 1001 Stories For The Road at Apple/iTunes Podcast!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podca...

THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH (PT 3 OF 3) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
Our protagonist finds himself stranded at Innsmouth and given a room at the only hotel- a room from which he makes a narrow escape as unseen creatures start tearing down the door. We appreciate your monthly support!  Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ IF YOU ENJOY THIS STORY YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED!   Here is the link for 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-classic-short-stories-tales/id107...


THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH (PT 2 OF 3) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
The suspense heats up quickly as our narrator finds the town drunk, who, with the help of a quart of whiskey, shares an incredible story of devil worship and sacrifice. Then our narrator finds that there is no bus leaving town and he will have to stay at the only inn. We appreciate your monthly support!  Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Here is the link for 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Apple Podcasts: https://itu...

TO BUILD A FIRE (PART TWO) by JACK LONDON
The dramatic ending of Jack London's epic short story 'To Build A Fire". A man alone in the Alaskan wilderness in the dead of winter struggles to survive in a frozen wilderness where one small mistake can cost you your life... SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO ...

THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH (PT ONE) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
You are a guest in a house on Adams Street listening to a first hand account from a witness to exactly what happened there years ago to cause the little seaside town and its people to become so strange. It is a horrifying tale of a supernatural being from the sea named Dagon that gripped the town with fear and disease and wouldn't let go. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  ...


TO BUILD A FIRE (PART ONE) by JACK LONDON
One of Jack London's most powerful short stories about a man trying to survive the Alaskan wilderness in extreme cold. One mistake can cost you your life.... SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001...

A BLACKJACK BARGAINER by O.HENRY
A hopeless drunk and failed attorney finds redemption in this well written tale by O.Henry. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 Catch 1001 HEROES now at Apple iTune...

WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL by JACK LONDON BEST OF 1001
A classic Jack London short story in which a Hawaiian women is persuaded by a fiery preacher to bare her soul  of all she knows about the town and its personal histories. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us...


HOW THE JACK O' LANTERN GOT ITS NAME
The story of how the Jack O' Lantern got its name. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 Catch 1001 HEROES now at Apple iTunes Podcast App:  https://itunes.apple.com/...

WALTZING MATILDA SPECIAL 1001 PRESENTATION "THANKS AUSTRALIA"
This special 1001 Classic Short Stories presentation honors the people of Australia and their heritage.  Done as a thank you for giving 1001 Classic Short Stories and 1001 Heroes so many subscriptions and reviews. have given us huge rankings in Australia. Your national anthem always chokes me up when I hear it, because I recall your sacrifices for freedom in far off places like Gallipoli, North Africa, and the Phillipines. in WWII. The performance included here is listed as Creative Commons and is from Nati...

THE ADVENTURE OF THE FINAL PROBLEM A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
In this story  Dr. Watson narrates a tragedy involving Holmes as it appears Holmes has been killed by his mortal enemy, Dr Moriarty, on the eve of a trial that would convict Moriarty and his henchmen of a number of crimes. A NOTE TO ALL APPLE LISTENERS WORLDWIDE- WE NEED YOUR REVIEWS AND NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS- SO TAKE SOME TIME OVER THE NEXT WEEK OR TWO TO GET OTHERS TO SUBSCRIBE AND SEND REVIEWS!  THANK YOU. FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE A BUSINESS SERVICE OR PRODUCT YOU WOULD LIKE US TO TRY AND THEN PROMOTE INT...


THE LITTLE MERMAID by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
Hans Christian Anderson's "the Little Mermaid" was the inspiration for the Disney Movie, which is markedly different from Anderson's version.  Disney's version creates many more characters and adds funny moments, then gives it the fairy tale wedding ending in which the little mermaid gets her man and all is right with the world.  Hans Christian Anderson's tale is more adult oriented, and has a little more violence, although the spoken version here isn't anywhere near as scary for young ones as the movie.. ...

THE CASK OF AMONTILLADO by EDGAR ALLEN POE
Edgar Allen Poe's The Cask of Amontadillo  is a story of revenge.  A man named Montresor lures an old friend who unknowingly wronged him to sample his rare wine selection, located deep beneath his villa in old catecombs. He then chains the man to the walls and builds a wall to hide the man from any searchers. Inspired by a legend Poe had heard while he was serving with the army in Boston. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) a...

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN - A SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Arthur Conan Doyle's #3 favorite of all his Sherlock Holmes adventures. A cryto mystery. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-radio-days/id1405045413?mt=2 Catch 1001 HEROES now at Apple iTunes P...


THE INTERLOPERS by SAKI
Two men, both having been feuding over property rights for years, meet one another at night while hunting each other in the forest, only to have a lightening-struck tree fall upon them, pinning them both down. Siad to be one of HH Munro's (Saki) best. SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUNES ARE NEEDED AND AP...

ASLEEP IN ARMEGEDDON by RAY BRADBURY
A Classic sci-fi short story by Ray Bradbury that tells of a space traveler who has crash landed on a planet inhabited by thoughts- beings with no form that destroyed their own civilizations through war and have been waiting eons for a living being to land there. All he has to do is avoid sleep for sic days until the rescue ship comes........

ASLEEP IN ARMEGEDDON by RAY BRADBURY
A Classic sci-fi short story by Ray Bradbury that tells of a space traveler who has crash landed on a planet inhabited by thoughts- beings with no form that destroyed their own civilizations through war and have been waiting eons for a living being to land there. All he has to do is avoid sleep for sic days until the rescue ship comes........


A DAY'S LODGING by JACK LONDON
A man named Messner stops his dog team to take refuge in a remote cabin in the Yukon and is shocked when company arrives in the form of his runaway wife and her paramour.. Its a tense situation with a surprise ending in true Jack London style.  ALL NEW LINKS AUGUST 2018 SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIEWS AT APPLE/ITUN...

THE DUNWICH HORROR (PT 2) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
Pt. 2 of HP Lovecraft's "The Dunwich Horror" tells the story of the night the Dunwich Horror was unleashed upon the sleepy town of Dunwhich and the desperate struggle of 3 scientists to end a bigger holocaust....

THE DUNWICH HORROR (PT 1) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
The Dunwich Horror, one of horror writer  H.P. Lovecraft's most enjoyed stories, is the story of a strange rural Massachusetts family that has some unusual connections with the evil world below- connections that will erupt upon an innocent town when they are unleashed.  Part one introduces us to the people and  town of Dunwich- where the suspense builds almost immediately.  If you enjoy this episode- please send us  a review at apple/iTunes podcast-thank you. Part two next week. Credits: Labyrinth of Lost D...


THE RED HEADED LEAGUE A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The Red Headed League is one of Arthur Conan Doyle's 56 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson, who usually narrates the adventures. In this unusual mystery, Holme's full detective talents are brought to bear against a master thief..  ALL NEW LINKS AUGUST 2018 SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork\ YOUR REVIE...

THREE WISE MEN by DAMON RUNYAN
The Three Wise Men by Damon Runyan tells the story of three mobsters who stop to help a woman having a baby, and find unexpected redemption for their troubles. Damon Runyan, a New York city sports writer and author, rose to fame in the prohibition era for his colorful stories which involved characters typical of the shady side of Brooklyn.  Runyan's stories were always narrated by one of these nameless mobsters, and always spoken in the present tense.  This style became very popular in movies in the thirtie...


A PIECE OF STEAK by JACK LONDON
In this classic Jack London tale, an aging prizefighter, down on his luck, and with no money for a decent meal prior to the fight, enters the ring against a young contender bent upon taking him down.  ALL NEW LINKS JULY 2018 SUPPORT OUR SHOW MONTHLY AT PATREON Become an Assistant Producer at 1001 Stories Network ( a great resume enhancement) and support us at Patreon today! Here;s the link:  https://www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork Catch RADIO DAYS now at Apple  iTunes!   https://itunes.apple.com/us/po...

RIP VAN WINKLE by WASHINGTON IRVING
This classic story from America's first widely recognized author Washington Irving tells the story of a henpecked husband who fell asleep in the Catskills for twenty years and upon waking up, was surprised to find that everything had changed and that the American Revolution had taken place during his absence. Get the new link for 1001 CLASSIC SHORT STORIES at THE NEW GOOGLE PLAY APP here:  https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5tZWdhcGhvbmUuZm0vQURMNzU3MzM0Mjg0NQ%3D%3D...

THE BODY SNATCHERS by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
In the years between 1820 and 1890, medical schools in England, France, and the US were growing by leaps and bounds, and human bodies were needed for dissection. Competition among med schools was intense, and soon bodies began disappearing from local graveyards, followed by murders of innocents for hire to shady med school professors and operators.   This story from Robert Louis Stevenson tells of two medical school assistants in England who  turned to crime for a chance at the good life. RADIO DAYS IS NOW ...


DAGON by H.P. LOVECRAFT
This short story masterpiece by author H.P. Lovecraft helped to solidify his long enduring reputation as one of America's premier horror fiction writers. Dagon is one of the many mythic monsters Lovecraft refers to in his dream-addled phantasms, coming close to but never equaling the semi-godlike status of Ctulhu. Be Sure to Catch Our Other Shows! 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries iTunes Link:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-heroes-legends-histories-mysteries-podcast/id956154836?mt=2...

THE SPECKLED BAND A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY
Arthur Conan Doyle one gave his magazine editor a list of his favorite 12 Sherlock Holmes mysteries, and The Speckled Band was #1.  This is a well-crafted tale that you will enjoy....

THE ADELANTADO OF THE SEVEN CITIES by WASHINGTON IRVING
"Adelantado" in Spanish means, "advance man", or "one who comes first", and was the term given to Spaniards by their King as having the right to rule over newly discovered territories, provided they returned a percentage of riches to the king. During his term as US Ambassador to Spain, gifted writer Washington Irving stayed at the legendary Alhambra, where many of their old tales legends reached him, and he retold them. This is such a tale. Enjoy our new show "Radio Days" aT WWW.RECORDEDHISTORY.NET or at Pl...


KOOLAU THE LEPER by JACK LONDON
Koolau The Leper by Jack London is the story of the leader of a leper colony in Hawaii that is refusing to have his people be moved to what they believe is a prison on Molokai. It is a powerful story of courage in the face of death, and takes the time to show the horrors of leprosy, which existed in Hawaii at that time, and the social injustices that were being committed upon the Hawaiian people by the haolies (whites) who came to the islands and assumed ownership through the dispensation of religion and ru...

BABES IN THE JUNGLE by O.HENRY
"Babes In The Jungle" by O.Henry tells the story of two small time crooks who come to New York City to make a fortune in crime but find the going tougher than they expected......

THE CALL OF CTHULHU (PT II) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
"The Call of Cthulhu Pt 2" features the dramatic conclusion of HP Lovecraft's tense story of a anthropologists search for a sleeping monster, as he finds an account written by a Norwegian sailor who survived an attack from Cthulhu. Subscribe to and support our show here by pledging just 2.99/month: https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories Email us at : 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com...


GOODNIGHT MRS. CALABASH, WHEREVER YOU ARE.
"Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, Wherever You Are"...The famous singer and comedian Jimmy Durante always signed off his radio show with these famous words- but the real identity of Mrs. Calabash always remained a mystery...until now. This is a special episode borrowed from our show 1001 Stories For The Road, available wherever podcasts are found......

THE CALL OF CTHULHU (PT I) by H.P. LOVECRAFT
In "The Call of Cthulhu, Pt 1" by HP Lovecraft, a Boston Anthropologist named Thurston takes on the job of clearing up his recently deceased grand-uncle's files, and finds that he had been studying the existence of a monstrous entity that once ruled Earth. Clues lead Thurston closer to the enigma and to danger. In Part Two- Cthulhu rises and kills. Don't miss it. Subscribe to 1001 and support our show at https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories Join us at our other shows- 1001 Heroes, Legends, H...

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL'S FOOT (PT II) by ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
"The Adventure of the Devil's Foot" by Arthur Conan Doyle reaches its exciting conclusion here as Sherlock Holmes and Watson almost loose their lives trying an experiment to find out what had caused the death of an innocent victim. Don't forget our contest for new (and old) subscribers which ends June 15th in a drawing for a FREE Kindlewhite E-reader and all the accessories.  Subscribe to our show here for 2.99/month and becoema supporter of 1001.  https://my.libsyn.com/subscription/list/1001stories...


THE CAT by BANJO PATTERSON
"The Cat" by Australian writer Banjo Patterson is a humorous piece for your enjoyment....

THE ADVENTURE OF THE DEVIL'S FOOT (Part 1) by SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
"The Adventure of the Devil's Foot" is a classic Sherlock Holmes Mystery that places Watson and Holmes at an estate in Cornwall as Holme's tries to get some much needed rest and recoup- but that plan falls short and Holmes becomes wrapped up in a very challenging set of circumstances. Be a friend to the show and give our first 1001 Classic Short Stories Book a nice review!  Here's the link: see "Be The First To Review This Item" under "Best Price". Also see "Gift this item" over to the right if you consider...

ALOHA OE by JACK LONDON
"Aloha Oe" by Jack London is the story of a young girl who has accompanied her father on a senator's junket to Hawaii, befriends a young man with Hawaiian blood,and learns a hard lession about the divisions between race and class. "The Mexican pt 2" will return as soon as I get over this d....n cold. This story is living proof that I really do have a heart and I'm doing my best to understand women, although that may take a few more lifetimes. This is just ONE of the hundreds of great episodes that you'll fi...


THE STORYTELLER by SAKI
In "The Storyteller" by Saki, three children and their aunt are traveling by train while she attempts, without much success, to capture their attention with a story.  The only other person in the compartment is a bachelor, who is becoming mildly irritated with the children's impatience at her inability to keep their attention, and he offers to tell them a story. At first affronted, she takes him to task, and he takes her whitewashed morality tales and delivers more of a Brothers Grimm version. As you can ex...

A SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA (PT III- THE CONCLUSION) : PREMIUM SUBSCRIBERS
"A Scandal in Bohemia (Pt 3) -The Conclusion" Premium Members Bonus Material The exciting conclusion to Arthur Conan Doyle's first of 56 short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes- Enjoy!   Check out our new book! https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1525812856&sr=8-1&keywords=1001+classic+short+stories...

DEMETRIOS CONTOS by JACK LONDON
"Demetrios Contos" by Jack London tells of London's days dealing with the oyster pirates and fish poachers while working with the Fish Patrol in the waters off San Francisco and Oakland. Demetrios Contos was a Greek fisherman who relied on his catch to make his living. The Fish Patrol was his enemy, but there was a code among them all that demanded fairness, and despite differences in race and nationality, or which side of the law they fell on, they respected one another as men....


THE 300 SPARTANS: THE PASS AT THERMOPYLAE by CHARLOTTE YONGE
The Battle of Thermopylae (The 300 Spartans Story): An ancient Greek tale of the brave 300 standing againt 10,000 is told here by classic writer Charlotte Yonge. Music Credits: "Drive" and "Reverie" by Ross Bugden no copyright His link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p2d2iPnsGs...

THE BET by ANTON CHEKHOV
"The Bet" by Anton Chekhov: A banker and a lawyer become deeply involved in a discussion about capital punishment and the banker bets the lawyer 2 million that he can't survive in isolation for 5 years. To his surprise- the lawyer accepts the bet. Music: Reverance by Ross Bugden...


JIMMY HAYES AND MURIEL by O'HENRY
Jimmy Hayes and Muriel by O.Henry: A Texas Ranger Story-In this classic OHenry short story, a company of Texas Rangers gathered round their campfire welcome a young new recruit and his sidekick Muriel, but hold their judgement as to his courage and ability for actions that will take place later....

UNDER THE DECK AWNINGS by JACK LONDON
In "Under the Deck Awnings" from Jack London, a group of people cruising the South Pacific pause for a story from one of the men sitting on deck. He recalls a similar party on which was a beautiful but spoiled and deadly woman, who decided to tempt a group of young native divers with coins she would throw overboard. After they spotted a shark and left the water, she continued the game. Check out our new 1001 Book!  https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1...

THE LADY, OR THE TIGER? by FRANK STOCKTON
In "The Lady, or the Tiger", by Frank Stockton, a semi-barbaric king has devised a trial by chance that offers the accused a choice of two doors. Behind one is a beautiful lady who will become his wife once he opnes the door. Behind the other is a man-eating tiger waiting to spring upon whoever opens the door.   In the story, the king has discovered that his daughter is madly in love with a handsome courtier, so naturally, like any doting father, he puts the courier in jail to await his trial. Meanwhile, th...


THE MONKEY'S PAW by W.W.JACOBS
"The Monkey's Paw", a classic horror tale from W.W.Jacobs places an old British soldier in a friends home with a tale to tell about the magical and dangerious powers of a monkey's paw he has brought with him. He warns his friends not to use it but they insist, and disaster follows....

JIM BAKER'S BLUE JAY YARN by MARK TWAIN
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....

AN ADVENTURE IN THE UPPER SEA by JACK LONDON
In "Adventure In the Upper Sea" by Jack london, a balloon pilot recounts a harrowing incident involving a young boy during a public show in Oakland CA in this riveting jack London tale....


THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
In "the Steadfast Tin Soldier" from Hans Christian Anderson whcih has been adapted into ballet and theater, a boy receives a set of 25 tin soldiers, all cast from an old tin spoon, and lines them up on a tabletop. One soldier stands on a single leg, nevefr faltering, and falls in love with a paper ballerina. A series of events overtake the tin soldier before he can realize his dream, leaving us to wonder if fate controls our lives regardless of our actions, or if we must rise above our limitations and take ...

SUNDAY BALL by ZANE GREY
"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 dentist, followi...


THE RANSOM OF RED CHIEF by O.HENRY
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. The story is well-written and will keep you smiling from the start. Enjoy all three of our shows at www.1001storiespodcast.com, or anywhere great podcasts are found. Also- joing our new "clos...

THE WIDOW'S CRUISE by FRANK STOCKTON
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...

THE LITTLE GIRL WHO DARED by HENRY LANIER
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 turned out of the party, turned out to be a critical factor in the survival of half the group, in this true pioneer story. Its an excellent account of the hardships that early emigrants faced o...


ABOUT LOVE by ANTON CHEKHOV
"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...

BUNCHES OF KNUCKLES BY JACK LONDON
"Bunches of Knuckles" by Jack London tells the story of an adventurous couple sailing around the world are set adrift by their yacht captain in this excellent short story by Jack London. More Jack London audio stories here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-classic-short-stories-tales/id1078098622?mt=2 Sponsor Link> www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/1001...

THE LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR
The Legend of King Arthur is one of the most enduring legends known to man. This version is the best starting point from which to explore the many versions of King Arthur to be found in literature. Si Beag, Si More by The Wild Rovers, supporters of this show contact at DustyStrings@verizon.net Check out our new (May 2018) Classic Stories E Book and leave a nice review  Thanks  https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keyw...


FRANKENSTEIN THE CLASSIC STORY by MARY SHELLEY (ABRIDGED)
Mary Shelleys 1820 science fiction/horror tale Frankenstein in abridged form in which a man made monster turns against his creator. The true story of Mary Shelley and what inspired her to write this gothic horror tale is told at 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast here: https://audioboom.com/posts/6391631-frankenstein-the-incredible-story-behind-the-story Please Help Our Survey: www.podcastlistener.com/1001 Sponsor Links: www.Parcast.com/history for Historical Figures www.thegreatcoursesplus...

THE STORY OF KEESH by JACK LONDON
"The Story of Keesh" by Jack London: A young Eskimo boy, after losing his father, who was the best hunter for the tribe, shows what he is made of by using his brains and cunning to find food for his doubtful elders and bring he and his mother the respect they deserved. #JackLondon...

A DAUGHTER OF THE AURORA by JACK LONDON
"A Daughter of the Aurora" by Jack London: Joy Molineau was half-French, half-Indian, and all knowing when it came to winning her man. She had one in mind, but wasn't quite sure if he could meet her standards- so she arranged a test of steel to see if he had what it takes.......


THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER by D.H.LAWRENCE
"The Rocking Horse Winner" by D.H. Lawrence: The story revolves aound a young boy who is desperately seeking the love of his mother, whose love for her family has been overshadowed by her desire for money and material things, and who feels that luck left her long ago. The boy discovers a psychic connection with a gift rocking horse which promises to provide answers to his mother's unhappiness, a psychic connection which takes a heavy toll.  #shortstories #therockinghorsewinner #1001Classic ShortStories...

THE NECKLACE by GUY de MAUPASSANT
"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant: Maupassant's well-written tale of a young wife, married to a simple clerk, who could not appreciate what she had, always wanting to be a wealthy socialite....

AMATEUR NIGHT by JACK LONDON
In "Amateur Night" by Jack London, young lady from the country moves to the big city to find a job with the biggest newspaper, and gets turned down, but, not giving up, she finds a writer who befriends her and devises a plan by which she can show she has what it takes to become a reporter. #JackLondon #1001Podcast #Podcast #Classics #ShortStories...


THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (PT I) by RICHARD CONNELL
"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell: In this classic short story by Richard Connell, a big game hunter finds himself the unwilling prey of a Russian killer who killes men for sport. Check out our new May 2018 Short Stories E Book and leave us a kind review to get us going  Thanks   https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories...

COUSIN TRIBULATION by LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
"Cousin Tribulation" by Louisa May Alcott: A great short story by Louisa May Alcott telling of how one family became closer by helping another family in need...

THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (PART TWO)
"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 2):The exciting conclusion to Edgar Allen Poe's classic detective story, which established the detective in SAmerican literature, and inspired dozens of new writers like Sherlock Holmes. Enjoy our new May 2018 E Book Collection and leave us a review here: https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories Enjoy THE TELLTALE HEART here: https://www.a...


THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE (PT 1) by EDGAR ALLEN POE
"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 1): In what many consider to be one of Poe's best short stories, and the first detective story, a man uses his extraordinary powers of deduction to solve a crime that the Paris police find baffling. Check out our new E Book (May 2018) from 1001 and leave us a kind review!  Thanks https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories...

AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE by AMBROSE BIERCE
"An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce: In this highly acclaimed short story, a southern farmer is accused of being a spy by the Union Army and finds himself about to be hung from a bridge trestle. This is one of the first short stories to use a "stream of conscience" narrative, and a story that has been used in countless movies and television shows. Check out our new 1001 E Book and leave us a kind review here: https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2...

THE OUTCASTS OF POKER FLAT by BRET HARTE
"The Outcasts of Poker Flat" by Bret Harte: In this dramatic short story by Bret Harte, four men and women are banished into the snow laden High Sierras from the 1850 town of Poker Flat for their sins. Their courage in the face of death tells us what we already know...that we should never judge the quality of people by their professions, The story became an international hit and later spawned four movies. Subscribe FREE and Review us at iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-for-the-r...


MARY POSTGATE by RUDYARD KIPLING
"Mary Postgate" by Rudyard Kipling:  In England, during World War I, a caregiver named Mary Postgate takes revenge upon a downed German pilot who had just strafed and killed a young girl in her village. #Kipling #RudyardKipling #ShortStory #MaryPostgate   Check out our new 1001 Classics E Book Collection at Amazon Kindle and leave us a review!  Thanks  May 2018   https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+book...

AN ADVENTURE AT BROWNVILLE by AMBROSE BIERCE
"An Adventure At Brownville" by Ambrose Bierce: A psychological thriller from Amrose Bierce that places a young woman under the hypnotic spell of a mysterious killer. Enjoy all our shows at www.1001storiespodcast.com #AmbroseBierce Check out our new May 2018 E Book Collection at Amazon and leave us a review Thanks  https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories...

MY WIFE by GUY DE MAUPASSANT
"My Wife" by Guy de Maupassant: In this humorous short story, three former friends, all married now, get together to reminisce and talk about their wives. #Maupassant #shortstory Catch all our shows at www.1001storiespodcast.com May 2018 This story is included in our new E Book "1001 Classic Short Stories Fireside Collection Volume One" at Amazon Kindle. Check it out and leave us a kind review!  Thanks   https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8...


THE WOLVES OF CERNOGRATZ by SAKI
"The Wolves of Cernogratz" by Saki:  In this excellent short story by HH Munro (Saki), the lowly maid working for the new owners of the Von Cernogratz castle surprises and shocks the Baron and Baroness with a story of the castle's legend and her unknown ties to the castle, setting the pretentious owners back on their royal heels. How to Rate and Review at iTunes: http://www.imore.com/how-rate-or-review-podcast-your-iphone-or-ipad #saki #thewolvesofcernogratz #castles This story will be featured May 2018 in ...

HISTORY'S REAL BEAUTY & THE BEAST: PETRUS & CATHERINE GONSOLVUS
"History's Real Beauty and The Beast: Petrus and Anne Gonsalvus": This is a follow up to our recent episode titled "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST", which gave the abridged version of the Adult Fairy Tale written by Marie de Villanueve in 1748. It is very possible that Villanueve's inspiration may have come from the lives of Petrus and Catherine Gonsalvus, who were French courtisans best known for Petrus's very unusual appearance- looking more "beast" than man, with a full covering of long hair all over his body. The...

THE WENDIGO (PT.2) by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"The Wendigo" Pt 2 by Algernon Blackwood: In this classic horror short story by Algernon Blackwood, a group of hunters in the north woods of Canada are stalked by a creature known to the Ojibwe Indians as The Wendigo. Music by Mattia Cupelli "Dark tension Rising"   Check out our first 1001 Classic Short Stories Collection at Amazon Kindle and leave us a kind review-Thanks! This story coming soon to our collections! https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1...


THE WENDIGO by ALGERNON BLACKWOOD (Part 1)
"The Wendigo" Pt 1 by Algernon Blackwood: Blackwood used the legend of the wendigo to create a terrifying tale of a group of hunters in the Canadian wilderness who encounter this demonic spirit-monster. Real-life stories of the wendigo abound, dating back to the late 1700's in North America. Few writers can capture the irrational fear that even the most seasoned travelers can experience in the wilderness- but Blackwood is a master. #Bigfoot #Wendigo #Legends Music: Mattia Cupelli Dark Tension Rising May 201...

HEARTS AND HANDS by O'HENRY
"Hearts and Hands" by O.Henry: This episode contains TWO stories from O'Henry: HEARTS AND HANDS: A young lady is traveling on a train from Denver when an old acquaintance sits down across from her. She engages in a conversation with him, never knowing that appearances can be deceiving. BURIED TREASURE: We join the narrator on a hunt for buried treasure that leads to a treasure of another kind. AD FREE PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION remastered 2018 Update below This story is included in our new (May 2018) 1st E Book C...

THE LADY WITH THE LAMP: THE STORY OF FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE by ELMER ADAMS AND WARREN FOSTER
Her name has become synonymous with saving lives and gave us the name for Nightingale helicopters that provide fast transport for emergency cases. To the soldiers of the Crimean war and many others, she was a legend. Subscribe to 1001 Classic Short Stories & tales at iTunes and give us a review- Thank You! #History #Heroes #FlorenceNightengale #Nurses Check out our first E Book (May 2018) at Amazon Kindle and leave us a kind review  Here: https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-eboo...


THE WRECK OF THE ROYAL CHARTER" by CHARLES DICKENS
Charles Dickens had heard the news of the wreck of the Royal Charter in Wales in October of 1859 and traveled to that area during Christmas. The salvage operation was still in progress, and the small village and the churches were still suffering the shocks of handling so much tragedy in so short a time. Dickens wrote of his visit in Chapter Two of his collection 'THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELER" and shares his thoughts and experiences with the reader. #CharlesDickens #royalcharter #wrecks Check out our first E Bo...

THE SHIPWRECK by CHARLES DICKENS
This story by Charles Dickens is a part of a larger story about the 1859 wreck of The Royal Charter, a steam powered clipper on its way from Australia to Liverpool, and carrying 370 passengers and a crew of 112. Many of the passengers were gold miners returning from the Australian Gold rush with their riches, and their was gold in the cargo hold. Unfortunately, a huge storm came up as the ship approached the coast of England, and the ship and all but 21 of its passengers were killed in the wreck. Charles Di...

THE DEVIL AND TOM WALKER by WASHINGTON IRVING
This tongue-in-cheek tale of a greedy man who makes a deal with the devil to broker a pirate's treasure by becoming a stingy moneylender is a Washington Irving classic, complete with a number of twists and lots of sardonic humor. We offer a biography of Washington Irving in the beginning, along with three sponsor messages, all of which are completed before our story begins. Enjoy all our episodes at www.1001storiespodcast.com Email me at 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/1001 Enjoy the...


THE STRANGER by AMBROSE BIERCE
"The Stranger" by Ambrose Bierce: A group of men traveling in the old west meet a strange man at their campfire- a man who has an even stranger story. We also include a background on the incredible life of Ambrose Bierce, from his Civil War experience to his exploits with Hearst Newspapers to his final disappearance in Mexico. May 2018  Coming soon to our new E Book Collections at Amazon Kindle  Check out Volume One  here and give us a kind review  Thanks https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Firesid...

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI by O.HENRY
A classic story by O.Henry about a young married couple and how they deal with the challenge of buying each other Christmas presents despite the fact that they have very little money. Although this story was written over 100 years ago, it remains a sentimental favorite and a powerful story of love. #giftofthemagi #OHenry AD FREE PREMIUM ARCHIVES See www.1001storiespodcast.com May 2018  Coming soon to our E Book collections at Amazon Kindle- Check out our Volume One here and leave us a review Thanks! http...

THE VENDETTA by MAUPASSANT
Guy de Maupassant often dealt with horror genre stories, which earned him the nickname of the French Edgar Allen Poe. In this story, an old woman wreaks revenge upon the killer of her son. Not intended for children. May 2018  Coming soon to our new E Book collection at Amazon Kindle- Check out our new book volume one  here and leave us a kind review  Thanks  https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+100...


THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
A tale of Greek mythology that tells the story of how Oedipus became the King of Thebes. Also this story first comes from Egypt, the Greek version has become the most widely known through the ages. Try to solve the riddle before you hear Oedipus' answer....

MY RED CAP by LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
This story from American writer Louisa May Alcott recalls her personal experience with a wounded Maine veteran while was serving as a nurse in Washington D.C. during the Civil War. Alcott was a prolific writer and one of the first successful American female authors-that due to the success of her novel "Little Women" and the huge amount of well-written short stories like this one. May 2018 Update- Louisa scored a short story in our first E Book at Amazon Kindle with "Cousin Tribulation"- check it out and giv...

SOMEONE MUST PAY
This old tale tells of a thief, who, upon unlawfully entering a house and breaking his leg on a weak window sill while climbing in, brashly goes to court to blame his broken leg on the carpenter who built the sill. The carpenter passes the buck...and so on down the line. The judge sees no problem with the original crime, and follows the reasoning of the thief. The tale makes a mockery of justice and illustrates the frustrations of a citizenry living in a situation where those responsible for crimes are not ...


THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW (PT 2) by WASHINGTON IRVING
In the exciting conclusion of Washington Irving's THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, we join the traveling schoolteacher Ichabod Crane as he saddles up old Gunpowder for a ride to a special party hosted at the home of Katrina Van Tassle, where he hopes to win her heart away from the town hero and rabble rouser, Brom Bones....

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW by WASHINGTON IRVING (PT.1)
This classic short story by Washington Irving is a well-written tale of life in the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town in New York State in an area bordering the Hudson River , where many Dutch and German immigrants settled after Henry Hudson's explorations. Along with a desire to work hard and prosper, the Dutch brought with them their superstitions..and the deep woods and wild things in that country provided a great setting for stories. In this story, a tall, gangly schoolteacher named Ichabod Crane battles w...

THE WRECK by GUY de MAUPASSANT
A man remembers a chance encounter with a younger woman while visiting a wrecked ship and realizes a love lost. A great classic short story by French writer Guy de Maupassant. May 2018  This story was chosen for our FIRST e-book collection at Amazon Kindle- please stop by and give us a review  Thanks! https://www.amazon.com/Classic-Short-Stories-Fireside-Collection-ebook/dp/B07CRW2RZ9/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1525854517&sr=8-4&keywords=kindle+books+1001+classic+short+stories...


THE LUCK OF ROARING CAMP by BRET HARTE
In this short story by Bret Harte, first published in the August 1868 issue of Overland Monthly, a baby boy is born an orphan in a gold mining camp in California and raides by a grizzled bunch of miners. This story helped to puch Bret Harte to international prominence as a writer, and contains a veritable cornucopia of descriptive words- a great tool for learning and expanding your literary horizons. May 2018  Check out our first book now at Amazon and leave us a kind review  Thanks!  https://www.amazon.co...

A SOUND OF THUNDER by RAY BRADBURY
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, Bradbury was on...