Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Journey #17 - Hop Frog by Edgar Allan Poe























Hop Frog is often the butt of the King's jokes and cruelty, along with the Royal Council, but Hop Frog still agrees to help them with a masterful ruse at the masquerade.


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Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 and became an American author, poet, editor and literary critic. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre, as well as the genre of science fiction.  He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.  Poe died in 1849,  in Baltimore, under mysterious circumstances, but he left us with a legacy of tales of wonder and woe, the marvelous and the macarbe. 

Cast of characters:
John "Widgett" Robinson (of Need Coffee Dot Com) as Narrator
Big Anklevich (of the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine) as Hop Frog
Marshal Latham as the King, and his ministers

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Music used in this production:

Theme music by Man In Space and Soundtrax for the Non-Existing Movies

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