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by revry
October 23rd, 2012, 8:33 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mister Ron's Basement - alive but problems
Replies: 0
Views: 883

Mister Ron's Basement - alive but problems

Hey all, The 2000 Episodes of Mister Ron's Basement are still available, even though I haven't done a new one in about a year, due to health matters. Hopefully, it will return with new ones by the New Year, along with a special related project I am doing. In any event, it probably never will be seve...
by revry
March 29th, 2010, 8:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mister Ron's Leacock's "Sunshine Sketches" Complet
Replies: 0
Views: 903

Mister Ron's Leacock's "Sunshine Sketches" Complet

Tonight we are celebrating the FIFTH Anniversary of the "Mister Ron's Basement" Podcast that began on March 29, 2005 with Stephen Leacock's "An Irreducible Detective." In celebration, we are presenting the Last Chapter of our serialized reading of Stephen Leacock's 1912 masterpiece, "Sunshine Sketch...
by revry
January 27th, 2010, 9:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mister Ron's Basement Interview in iProng
Replies: 1
Views: 838

Mister Ron's Basement Interview in iProng

There is a nifty interview with me about Mister Ron's Basement in the latest issue of iProng Magazine, which can be downloaded as a free pdf file at:

http://www.iprong.com/2779/

-=-Ron-=-
by revry
November 11th, 2009, 5:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: 1500 Episodes!
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Washington Post Article on the Basement!

The Washington Post ran a nice piece about what I am doing a few days ago.

You can find it here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/08/AR2009110817915.html?hpid=voicesopinion
by revry
November 7th, 2009, 5:18 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: 1500 Episodes!
Replies: 2
Views: 957

1500 Episodes!

We are announcing that Mister Ron's Basement podcast has reached a world record of 1500 Episodes! To celebrate this milestone, we are reading Ellis Parker Butler's hysterically funny 1906 book of an Advertising genius, 'Perkins of Portland.' There are EIGHT stories in the book, so each story will be...
by revry
October 12th, 2009, 6:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mister Ron's Basement Episode #1500 Contest!!
Replies: 0
Views: 969

Mister Ron's Basement Episode #1500 Contest!!

Here is a note that appeared yesterday on Facebook, and is now being put everywhere we can. As you may know, Mister Ron's Basement (http://misterron.libsyn.com) is less than a month away from Episode #1500! There is no other Podcast on iTunes that is even close... Mister Ron is certainly available f...
by revry
September 5th, 2009, 4:21 pm
Forum: Error Reports
Topic: [FIXED] Bad Link
Replies: 4
Views: 1492

[FIXED] Bad Link

Hey all, Just wanted to let you know that the external links to Mister Ron's Basement podcast are all pointing to my old server ( http://slapcast.com/users/revry ), which, for the moment, is redirecting to the new location, but that won't last forever. I would appreciate it if that link could be fix...
by revry
August 4th, 2009, 8:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Promos and News from projects of interest to LibriVoxians
Replies: 26
Views: 23260

1400 Podcast Episodes MOVED! Basement is ON again!

Well, as of a few days ago, Mister Ron's Basement's move to libsyn.com has been completed, and new episodes are being posted daily again! The new address is: http://misterron.libsyn.com/ If you have subscribed to the OLD Basement on iTunes, you need to Re-Subscribe to get New Episodes! If you haven'...
by revry
June 19th, 2009, 8:24 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Promos and News from projects of interest to LibriVoxians
Replies: 26
Views: 23260

Mister Ron's Basement News

Okay folks, here's the latest scoop. Arrangements have been made to move Mister Ron's Basement over to libsyn. As of tonight, with Episode #1402, new recordings have been halted while the transfer of every single Basement Episode is made. This is probably the biggest individual Podcasting project an...
by revry
April 18th, 2009, 5:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Promos and News from projects of interest to LibriVoxians
Replies: 26
Views: 23260

A Vital Message from Mister Ron

A Vital Message from Ron Evry Many of you have enjoyed my daily podcast, "Mister Ron's Basement" (http://slapcast.com/users/revry) for years now. It began in March of 2005 and currently has over 1350 Episodes, more than any other Podcast on iTunes. The podcast receives anywhere from 25,000 to 35,000...
by revry
March 30th, 2009, 8:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Promos and News from projects of interest to LibriVoxians
Replies: 26
Views: 23260

FOUR YEARS!

It's hard to believe, but I have been researching and reading funny stories from the Public Domain for the last FOUR YEARS! Your comments and cakes are most welcome! Thanks one and all for listening... Over 1300 episodes, and a DAILY average of 35,000 downloads (something like 200+ GB of bandwidth e...
by revry
January 16th, 2009, 6:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Edgar Allen Poe Bicentennial on the Basement
Replies: 4
Views: 1303

From my blog...

This is from my blog, http://misterronsbasement.blogspot.com/ ... THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2009 An Edgar Allen Poe Oddity Listeners to the Basement might notice that we are celebrating Edgar Allen Poe's Bicentennial Birthday with readings of his funniest stories and poems. Poe is not really appreciated...
by revry
January 13th, 2009, 10:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Edgar Allen Poe Bicentennial on the Basement
Replies: 4
Views: 1303

Edgar Allen Poe Bicentennial on the Basement

In case you didn't know it, January 19, 2009 is Edgar Allen Poe's 200th Birthday! In celebration, starting with Episode #1257, Mister Ron's Basement is reading some funny Poe stories. Also episode # 1255 features an 1880 Stanley Huntley spoof of a Poe story that is funny and hits the nail right on t...
by revry
November 19th, 2008, 12:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Leacock
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Leacock

Some Librivoxians may find this of interest. The web site of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humor ( http://leacock.ca/ ) has put a nifty write-up and link to Mister Ron's Basement's new Stephen Leacock stories index on their front page. If you want to directly to the index, featuring 29 read...
by revry
April 20th, 2008, 5:58 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Mister Ron's Research Sources Posted
Replies: 3
Views: 1204

Mister Ron's Research Sources Posted

Well, at least a good deal of them are up. Gutenberg.org is an excellent starting point for Public Domain material, but there is so much more out there to be found. In the Mister Ron's Basement Blog ( http://misterronsbasement.blogspot.com /), you will find a list of links called Research Sources fo...