Category Archives: Myths & Legends

TRR: Episode 15, “Yes, Virginia…”



Kris Kringle goes by many names, but is he… real? Here we proffer a few selections of Christmas cheer on the subject of the veracity of one Saint Nick, AKA Santa Claus.

“A Doubtful Character” by A.A. Milne

An excerpt from “Santa Claus Hides in the Phonograph” by Ernest Hare (1922)

“Is There a Santa Claus?” (1904) by Jacob A. Riis

“Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” by Francis Pharcellus Church (New York Sun, 1897)

The Reader

TRR: Episode 15, “Yes, Virginia…”
TRT: 32:42

The musical accompaniment for the show is provided through the kind generosity of Incompetech.com.


TRR: Episode 8, “High Atop Olympus”



Come along as we spend a short visit high upon Mount Olympus, there to dine on nectar and ambrosia.

“Jupiter and His Mighty Company” from “Old Greek Stories” by James Baldwin
“Olympus” an excerpt from “Aunt Charlotte’s Stories of Greek History” by Charlotte M. Yonge
“Bacchanal” from “Love, Worship and Death” by Sir Rennall Rodd (1916)
“Icarus and Daedalus” from “Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew” by Josephine Preston Peabody (1897)

The Reader  

TRR: Episode 8, “High Atop Olympus”
TRT: 22:23

The musical accompaniment for the show is provided through the kind generosity of Incompetech.com.