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Ron’s Amazing Stories is a weekly podcast. We play classic short stories, old time radio and much more. Do you have a story that you want to tell? Ron will read it on the show or you can tell it for yourself! Also, we do interviews with authors, radio personalities, actors and even an NBA all-star. Did you know that we are on the radio? We are on every Sunday evening at 8:00 PM Pacific. 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!

Feb 25, 2016

On this episode of Ron's Amazing Stories we have one from the OTR series CBS Radio Mystery Theater. It involves a man whose brand of justice takes him down a dark path. Will you recognize the story? Could this be the forerunner to a famous Jody Foster film? What can I say about CBS radio mystery theater that we haven’t already said in the past shows? I found it on the air sometime 1978 and was an avid listener until the day it closed its doors for the last time in 1982. In 1974 long-time radio producer Himan Brown convinced CBS to green-light a new anthology of Radio Dramas and CBS Radio Mystery Theater was born. This was a major win for Himan because the Radio Drama had been declared "dead" some twelve years before. Although the radio drama did not make a come back CBSRMT was a hit and managed a run of eight seasons (1974-1982). The story we have for this episode is called simply, “Them!” and first aired on February 27, 1975. Here is the LINK to the CBSRMT website that Ron spoke of during the podcast.