Category: Audiobooks

Thoughts on Being a Bug

It must be hard to be a bug. People wanting to step on you, no one finding you cute, and all that. I mean, kittens and puppies get all the human-love. Bugs don’t really get any, actually. Maybe fish, at...

/ 17 December 2016

{New YouTube Video} AFTER THE RACE by James Joyce (Audiobook)

A listener on my YouTube channel (subscribe, dammit!) suggested that I do all of the stories in James Joyce’s DUBLINERS. I had already done ARABY, so one down. I thought about doing THE DEAD, but that’s a novella, basically, and...

/ 7 November 2016

{New YouTube Video} The Moment of Victory by O. Henry (Audiobook)

On this one, I went back and looked through my old files to see if I had recorded anything back in the day that I could re-create as a YouTube video. I try to keep in mind, though, that folks...

/ 15 October 2016

Saturday Show #119: Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

Lenore is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, and published in 1843. I Feel You by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100841 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Music licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/bu/4.0)...

/ 20 September 2016

{New YouTube Video} The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

According to Wikipedia, “”The Fall of the House of Usher” is considered the best example of Poe’s “totality,” where every element and detail is related and relevant. The theme of the crumbling, haunted castle is a key feature of Horace...

/ 19 September 2016

Saturday Show #113: The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot (Performance)

This is a performance of the poem “The Waste Land” by T.S. Eliot. Bent and Broken by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200087 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ I Knew a Guy by Kevin MacLeod is...

/ 15 April 2016

{New YouTube Video} The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot (Audiobook)

This is one of the better-known poems in the English language. Here I perform it with some music and female voice-work from Sherry Thompson. Wikipedia says: “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”, commonly known as “Prufrock”, is a poem...

/ 15 March 2016

{New YouTube Video} Love of Life by Jack London (Audiobook)

This is one of Jack London’s most famous stories. I recorded it in a hotel room while I was on the road, so if there is excess background noise, that is why. Here’s some background on Mr. London from Wikipedia:...

/ 28 February 2016

[YouTube Video] The Hortlak by Kelly Link (Audiobook) | SHORT STORY

This is an audiobook version of the short story “The Hortlak” by the great Kelly Link. This story is licensed through Creative Commons, which is really cool. Copyright is old-fashioned and probably needs reform.

/ 4 February 2016

[New YouTube Video] Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook) | POEM

“Annabel Lee” is one of my favorite Edgar Allan Poe poems. It has become more popular of late because no less a luminary than Stevie Nicks took the poem and turned it into an amazing song on her last album....

/ 30 January 2016