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Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast that presents stories. You will find Old Time Radio from your favorite shows like Suspense, Dimension X, and Gunsmoke. Do you have a story that you want to tell? We will read it on the show or you can come on tell it yourself! Also, we have interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star. Did you know that we are on the radio? We are live every Saturday evening at 6:00 PM (EST). Click here for more information. We even have a second podcast called The Horror Express. On this show, Jason Dowd and Ron share stories about everything that scares you. So, tune in each week to find out what are… Ron’s Amazing Stories!

May 5, 2015

This is a special episode of the show. Today we celebrate the 200th episode of Ron's Amazing stories. We have two creepy tales from the pen of Edgar Allan Poe. If that was not enough we get a wonderful visit from the Podcast Guru and friend to the program Mr. Jim Harold. You are going to love this one! 

 

Our first tale, The Cask of Amontillado is by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the November 1846 issue of Godey's Lady's Book. The story is set in an Italian city at carnival time and is about a man taking fatal revenge on a friend who, he believes, has insulted him. Like several of Poe's stories, and in keeping with the 19th-century fascination with the subject, the narrative revolves around a person being buried alive—in this case, by immurement. As in The Black Cat and The Tell-Tale Heart, Poe conveys the story from the murderer's perspective. 

 

The second story also comes from the pen of Poe and is the Inner Sanctum's version of the Tell-Tale heart. This one aired in August of 1941 on CBS radio.

 

 

You can listen to this story right here.