This week we’ll be putting the fiction on hold to pay tribute to a stalwart of the District of Wonders – Larry Santoro. Larry’s contributions to the District have been many and varied, but he’s most well known as the host of our sister podcast Tales to Terrify. Our thoughts are with his partner Tycelia […]
Main Fiction: “Out of This World” by Henry Hasse, first published in Planet Stories, Summer, 1942. Narrator: Daniel Reynolds. There was no escape but death from that fetid prison planet and its crazed, sadistic overseer. List of Henry Hasse stories.
Main Fiction: “The Weight of Reputation” by Harrison R. Howard, first published in Adventure, March 30 1920. Narrator: Shawn Robertson. When, at the fag end of a beautiful August day, he tracked his quarry to a homestead in a pine clearing he did not attempt to carry the stronghold by heroic measures, but seated himself […]
Main Fiction: “Final Mission” by John D. MacDonald, first published in Planet Stories, November, 1950. Narrator: Fred Himebaugh. In that precise, antiseptic, post-war society, thirteen hell-raising old space-warriors were as obsolete as bass knuckles in a debate. . .and somewhat more of a nuisance. So brass-bands played, and brass-hats brayed. . .and a coffin ship […]
Main Fiction: “The Avalanche Maker” by W. Ryerson Johnson, first published in West Magazine, July 22, 1931. Narrator: Logan Waterman. He’s a little guy, but man alive, he throws a whole mountain at a murdering thief! PulpFiction.com.au, and Simon’s photos of the store