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Episode 421 – SFGT | Wacky and Weird Tales [Part 1]

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Stories Fables Ghostly Tales: Wacky and Weird Tales [Part 1] “Not all Tales are equal and some are just…hilarious”

Cobwebs from an Empty Skull by Dod Grile [1874] https://www.gutenberg.org/files/12793/12793-h/12793-h.htm

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Topic: #Weird #Tales #Storytelling #Fiction #Podcast
A tale that starts off with a misdirection, a bear definitely overstays it’s welcome, strange poems, and even stranger tales of a detective who betrays an old woman. Mates, this whole episode is wacky and strange – not over the top, but just has bizarre stories. I bring you tales from Cobwebs of an Empty Skull by Dod Grile published in 1874.

I have to say this guy writes ahead of his time, and pokes fun at his audience and the norms of the time. I totally stumbled across him, and his wit, choice of words, and blatant disregard for what their audience wants or expects in a story. So, let me know what you think, if you want more from this author, there is something charming about the writing – also bare in mind it has terminology that may offend, so my apologies but it’s nothing we can’t handle I think. Also, a big shout out to Andrew Beneze my latest Earl Gray Enforcer.

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