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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

Mar 2, 2023

On Ron’s Amazing Stories we have one about how to build your own robot and the consequences of doing so. It is titled How-2 and is quite fun. Also, on the show we have an international version of These Are Your Stories. Listener’s from the UK, Canada, and the Philippines tell us about some strange encounters with the paranormal. So if you want to hear all about it, press that play button.

Featured Story - How-2

Our featured story is a robot tale with a twist. What if robots were not only sentient, but could also reproduce at will? Would the world have to look at them differently? The idea of this came to the mind of author Clifford D. Simak long before our AI robots questions of today. The story is titled How-2 and first appeared in the pages of Galaxy Magazine in November of 1954 and then again on X-minus one when they adapted Clifford’s story to radio. A man orders a robotic dog kit in the mail, and instead receives an android—one ready to serve in every capacity and equally ready to reproduce himself a thousand-fold. All his problems vanish - until the government sticks their bean-counting nose into it. It is titled How-2 and first aired on March 3, 1956.

Other Stories Include - The Rocky Marino Case, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, The Nightclub Poltergeist, The Barefoot Ghost, The Handprints, and How-2.

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Your Stories: Do you have a story that you would like to share on the podcast or the blog? Head to the main website, click on Story Submission, leave your story, give it a title, and please tell me where you're from. I will read it if I can. Links are below.

Program Info: Ron’s Amazing Stories is published each Thursday. You can download it from Apple Podcasts, stream it on Stitcher Radio or on the mobile version of Spotify. Do you prefer the radio? We are heard every Thursday at 10:00 pm and Sunday Night at 11:00 PM (EST) on AMFM247.COM. Check your local listing or find the station closest to you at this link.

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