Episode 20: Ray Bradbury Gives a Glimpse Into the Abyss with “Asleep in Armageddon”

Ray Bradbury’s most well-known work is the novel Fahrenheit 451. But he wasn’t just a novelist. Ray Bradbury was an extremely prolific short story writer. The father of modern sci-fi/fantasy brings us a wild tale of a man who lands on what he thinks is a deserted planet, that through a stroke of luck has a breathable atmosphere. But all is not as it seems. Join Shawn Ennis in experiencing this week’s story. Whether or not you’ve read “Asleep in Armageddon,” you’ve never heard it like this!


0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here?

2:11 – Intro to Ray Bradbury and this week’s story

4:39 – “Asleep in Armageddon”

37:45 – Afterword/Closing the Show

38:27 – What’s coming next week? See you then!


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