The Story of the Three Little Pigs

Many modern tales alter the ending and leave some of the story behind. A tale of mutual deception and shoddy home building could bring smiles in this classic tale. Narrated by Glenn Hascall. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.    

A Haunted House

Imagine living in a house over 100 years old, and of course wondering about the former occupants, and now the couple living in the home meets the former residents. Only one problem; the former residents have been dead for many years, and these are the ghosts of the loving couple who lived in the home…

John F. Kennedy: State of the Union, 1961

This would be the first formal speech to the American people from the mind of the President who is credited with bringing “Camelot” to the nation. In this speech we hear his first presidential endorsement of the Peace Corp., Food For Peace, an international sharing of scientific knowledge, and a cooperative space race. Here he…

Christmas Every Day

Papa was a great storyteller, and his daughter wouldn’t settle for recycled tales. While Papa was not interested in telling stories he was badgered enough to come up with a whopper. Prepare to smile, and to wonder what it would really be like if it were Christmas every day – at least the way we…

The Charge of the Light Brigade

The famous short poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Lord Alfred Tennyson. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka was one of the first and greatest masters of dystopian literature. In his bleak world view, man is presented as helpless and ineffectual, his destiny determined by distant, obscure and essentially unfriendly agencies. In none of his works is this savage and unreasoning enslavement presented more vividly than in Metamorphosis, a novella in…

The Men of the Forty Mile

Sometimes a man’s pride paints them into a corner. The men of Forty Mile watch as two of their own are set to duel, each feeling they have suffered at the hands of the other. Malamute Kid hates to see them kill each other, he wasn’t even sure they really wanted to, but perhaps he…

The Walrus and the Carpenter

Tweedle Dee and brother Dum recited a bit of Wonderlandic poetry. Nonsensical? Yes, but this is a brilliant sample of the world in which Alice found herself. If there is a moral to this delightful poem it may be that it is not wise to be an oyster. On second thought, perhaps there is no…

The Book of Proverbs

Perhaps the second most read book of the Bible, you will no doubt listen more than once to the Book of Proverbs masterfully narrated by Glenn Hascall. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Saint Francis of Assisi

This short biographical story provides some of the rich stories surrounding the life of the revered Saint Francis of Assisi. From childhood to his deathbed, this story follows the decisions of Francis at various stages of his remarkable life. From an audience with the Pope to an audience with a sultan, Francis was always grounded…