Tag - Charles Dickens

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Stuff You Need to Know: Jonathan Harker, P.I.

A single blog post about a pop culture news story? That’s so 1997. I know–I was writing a version of them back then. I’d rather you got all the news you need in one post. Read it, and you’re good for a few days...

Charles Dickens

Halloween Audio Day 27: The Signal-Man

For tonight’s pick, we previously had dealt with Dickens for Christmas but now it’s time for the classic The Signal-Man. [audio:] Find it directly here. Or subscribe to the feed to get all the 32 Days audio. If you’re...

13 Days of Xmas Audio, Day 11: A Christmas...

13 Days of Xmas Audio continues, with the fifth and final “stave” of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Where our protagonist wakes up, changes his ways and swears off spirits. You can download it directly here, or a 13...

13 Days of Xmas Audio, Day 10: A Christmas...

13 Days of Xmas Audio continues, with the fourth “stave” of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Where our protagonist learns a final set of lessons from The Ghost of Christmas Future. You can download it directly here, or a...

13 Days of Xmas Audio, Day 9: A Christmas...

13 Days of Xmas Audio continues, with the third “stave” of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Where our protagonist gets a tour of Christmas by the Ghost of Christmas Present. You can download it directly here, or a 13...

13 Days of Xmas Audio, Day 8: A Christmas...

13 Days of Xmas Audio continues, with the second “stave” of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Where our protagonist gets the first of three spirits darkening his door. Or enlightening it, as the case may be. You can...

13 Days of Xmas Audio, Day 7: A Christmas...

13 Days of Xmas Audio continues, and we embark on the biggest thing I’ve recorded to date. It’s the first “stave” of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. And yes, I recorded the whole thing, and that will play...

Your Weekend Justice #41: So …Dickens.

And we’re back. Please note: this podcast, if you haven’t figured it out, is profane and not safe for consumption by children or animals. Or sentient creatures of any sort. You can’t say we didn’t warn you. [audio:]...

The Legacy of Grip the Ankle-Biter

Well, I’ve got another reason to visit Philadelphia: I want to meet Grip, Charles Dickens’ raven that wound up inspiring Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven. No, he’s not still kicking–he’s rather stuffed. And...