Audibly Speaking: Listening to History

Audibly Speaking: Listening to History


Latest Episodes

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 15: “A Retrospection”
October 17, 2022

In this, the final chapter, Holmes explains to Dr. Watson how he cracked the case of the Hound of the Baskervilles, and how all the proverbial loose ends may be tied up–once and forever.

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 14: “The Hound of the Baskervilles”
October 16, 2022

In this, the penultimate chapter of the novel, Holmes and Watson together solve the crime and save Sir Henry Baskerville.

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 13: “Fixing the Nets”
October 12, 2022

Holmes and Watson prepare a trap for the evil one who hails from Merripit House, in this pivotal chapter of the book, now nearing its fateful conclusion.

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 12: “Death on the Moor”
October 09, 2022

Sherlock Holmes makes his return in the novel, and not a moment too soon. After a frightful scare, the chapter moves closer to the story’s exciting denouement.

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 11: “The Man on the Tor”
October 08, 2022

Watson pursues both leads, the identity of “L.L.” and that of the man on the Tor, and he unravels both mysteries in this important chapter.

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 10: “Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson”
October 05, 2022

We are rapidly nearing the end of our mystery. But Watson continues to collect new questions along with new clues. One is the mysterious identity of “L.L.,” a woman who somehow lured Sir Charles to th

Chapter 16 from The American Yawp, a U.S. History Open Educational Resource Textbook
October 02, 2022

Capital and Labor This is a reading of Chapter 16, on Capital and Labor, of The American Yawp, a free Open Educational Resource U.S. History textbook. This reading is by Dr. Richard Reiman, Ph.D., His

Chapter 15 of “The American Yawp.” A U.S. History Textbook:
September 28, 2022

Reconstruction This is a reading of Chapter 15, on Reconstruction, of The American Yawp, a free Open Educational Resource U.S. History textbook. This reading is by Dr. Richard Reiman, Ph.D., History.

New Reading of “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” by Arthur Conan Doyle, Chapter 9: “The Light Upon the Moor”
September 17, 2022

The gloom of the moor and the Great Grimpin Mire deepen as Watson explores the light upon the moor. Two terrible apparitions rise up before him. Listen–if you dare.

“Cassandras of the Constitution: Politics and the Decisions of the Supreme Court”
September 14, 2022

Cassandra was a Trojan priestess whose warnings to the Trojans of looming disaster were both true and ignored,  Ever since a Cassandra is one who warns of a coming catastrophe that inevitably happens