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AUDIO: Mysterious Traveler – “Christmas Story”!

Posted in Audio, Mysteries and Thrillers with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 13, 2013 by ghostradioworld

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Sometimes when you take a journey into the world of mystery and suspense you come back with a …

“Christmas Story” originally aired on “The Mysterious Traveler” on December 25, 1951.

 

AUDIO: Challenge of the Yukon – “Christmas Mite”!

Posted in Audio, Comics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Television with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 12, 2013 by ghostradioworld

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Yuletide in the Yukon as Sergeant Preston has en unlikely encounter with  …

“The Christmas Mite” originally aired on “Challenge of the Yukon” on December 25, 1951.

Top Ten Arthur C. Clarke Quotes!

Posted in Books, Comics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Writing with tags , , , , , , , on August 15, 2013 by ghostradioworld

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Ten:

“I don’t believe in astrology;  I’m a Sagittarius and we’re skeptical.”

Nine:

“Sometimes I think we’re alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we’re not.  Either way the idea is quite staggering.”

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AUDIO: DIMENSION X – Robert A. Heinlein’s “The Roads Must Roll”!

Posted in Audio, Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 16, 2013 by ghostradioworld

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Imagine a world dominated by sidewalks that moved at 100 miles per hour.    How dependent would we become on them?  How quickly would our central maxim of life be:

“The Roads Must Roll” originally aired on “Dimension X” on September 1, 1950.  This is a classic of science fiction.  And one of Robert A. Heinlein’s best remembered stories.

A VERY, PULPY CHRISTMAS!

Posted in Art, Books, Comics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Writing with tags , , , , , , , on December 24, 2012 by ghostradioworld

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Before the paperback book.  Before comics.   There were the Pulps.   They were named for the cheap pulpwood paper on which they were printed.  But they were famous for their exciting, often lurid covers.  The covers really sold these magazine.  So, like many other mags, when Christmas rolled around, they’d attach a Christmas theme to these covers.  But, being pulps, it never was quote as simple as that.

See some great examples after the jump.

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AUDIO: X-Minus One – “Soldier Boy”

Posted in Audio, Books, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror, Writing with tags , , , , , , , on May 28, 2012 by ghostradioworld

In honor of Memorial Day, here’s an adaptation of Michael Shaara’s science fiction ode to the average soldier.  This originally aired on the radio series “X Minus One” on October 17, 1956.    Author Michael Shaara is probably best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning novel about the Battle of Gettysburg The Killer Angels.  His name has also been lent to an award honoring the best in Civil War fiction.

Tintin Meets Lovecraft!

Posted in Art, Comics, Mysteries and Thrillers, Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror with tags , , , , , , , on September 18, 2011 by ghostradioworld

Belgian comic book character Tintin faced many great threats in his long career.  From the Yeti to dive bombers to Greek Tycoons.  And he’s always managed to arise victorious in the end.  But how would fare against something darker?  And older?  Much, much older?  Like the “elder gods” of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos?  Well, artist Murray Groat has imagined just such a series of confrontations in these covers for imaginary Tintin/Lovecraft mash-ups.  We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

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