Monday, February 13, 2012

Journey #28 - Midshipman Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant by C.S. Forester (presented by BBC)

Horatio goes to take his examination for Lieutenant, and then prepared to take on a new independant command.

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The radio series "The Hornblower Story" (1968-69) was adapted from four of the Hornblower books by C.S.Forester. Dramatised into 20 half-hour parts by Val Gielgud, it was produced by Trevor Hill, and directed by Trevor Hill and Christopher Hayton Webb. Music by Johnny Pearson, special effects by David Fleming-Williams, Jack Hollinshead in conjunction with the Sea Training Association.

Suggested Podcast Episode: "Beachcombing" by Ray Cluley on Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine

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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Journey #27 - The King of Rabbits and Moon Lake by Eugie Foster

Khargosh, King of Rabbits, seeks to save his colony from the drought.  Then the elephants come.

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Eugie Foster is a very talented and versitle writer of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and children's lit. Eugie received the 2009 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was named the 2009 Author of the Year by Bards and Sages. Her short story collection, RETURNING MY SISTER'S FACE AND OTHER FAR EASTERN TALES OF WHIMSY AND MALICE, was published by Norilana Books and can be found on her website at  Her works have appeared in Realms of Fantasy, Interzone, Fantasy Magazine, Apex Magazine, Cricket, and Orson Scott Card's InterGalactic Medicine Show just to name a few.
Today's narator, Rajan Khanna is a writer and sometimes corporate wageslave who spends much of his time dreaming of imaginary things.  Rajan is a graduate of the 2008 Clarion West Writers Workshop and a member of the NY-based writing group, Altered Fluid. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Shimmer Magazine, GUD, and The Way of the Wizard (among others) and has received Honorable Mention in the Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror and the Year’s Best Science Fiction.   He sometimes writes articles for and occasionally narrates podcasts for sites like Podcastle, Lightspeed, and Pseudopod, and now, lucky for us, Journey Into... 

Suggested Podcast Episode: "Mannie the Mailmobile" on Clonepod and "The Wish of the Demon Achromagk" on Drabblecast by Eugie Foster

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