Shawn Ennis, also known as "The Velvet Drizzle," is the host of the Stories of Yore and Yours podcast. He lives with his wife and four children in Newark, DE.
This week, enjoy some fairy tales based around the Christmas holiday – they may not be traditionally Christmassy as we think of it today, but they both have a central theme that brings home the reason we celebrate. That’s not even to mention lots of updates and a visit with the Searchlight Recipe Book!   0:00 – The news, New Patron!, Apple Podcasts Review, this week’s Searchlight Recipe 5:19 – Intro to this week’s authors and stories 7:39 – “The Fir Tree,” by Hans Christian Andersen 24:36 – “The Elves and the Shoemaker,” by the Brothers Grimm 28:00 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time!   Hear “The Brewery of Eggshells” and more here!   Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours!   Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!   Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast   Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!   Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod Promo Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Cheery Monday" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) A Moment with the Searchlight Recipe Book: Wealthy Life  by Rafael Krux Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5411-wealthy-life- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Review Music: Happy Indie Pop by WinnieTheMoog Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6777-happy-indie-pop License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license   “The Fir Tree”   Intro/Outro Music: Nostalgic Cold by MusicLFiles Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7181-nostalgic-cold License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license   Sound Effects:  All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/    “The Elves and the Shoemaker”   Intro/Outro Music: The old clock shop by chilledmusic Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/7101-the-old-clock-shop License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license   Sound Effects:  All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/
Today on the program, hear two stories from our old friend Mark Twain – first he tells of a man’s justified disdain for burglar alarms in “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm,” and then we hear of his experience with a troublesome earworm in “Punch, Brothers, Punch!”   0:00 – The news, New Patron!, Apple Podcasts Review 3:16 – Intro to this week’s stories 4:50 – “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm” 18:16 – “Punch, Brothers, Punch!” 28:46 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time!   Twain’s first episode   “The Empty House,” by Algernon Blackwood   Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours!   Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!   Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast   Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!   Credits: Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod Review Music: Dreams Of War  by Rafael Krux Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/5404-dreams-of-war- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm”   Intro/Outro Music: Lurking Sloth by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4785-lurking-sloth License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   Sound Effects:   All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/    “Punch, Brothers, Punch!”   Intro/Outro Music: Jazzi  by Frank Schröter Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6469-jazzi- License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/   Sound Effects:   All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 
Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a bit of a stripped down episode, for reasons I’ll get into in the intro, so I’ll keep it short here in the description as well. Thank you for listening, and enjoy Edward Payson Roe’s “Three Thanksgiving Kisses!”   There’s no timestamps this week, but trust me – the intro is short. 😊   Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours!   Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!   Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast   Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!   Credits:   Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod “Three Thanksgiving Kisses”   Intro/Outro Music: Moment Of Love by Sascha Schulz Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4661-moment-of-love License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/   Sound Effects:   All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/
Today in a special Veteran’s Day edition of Stories of Yore and Yours, hear what became of old Henry Fleming after The Red Badge of Courage! But not to worry if you’ve never read the book – the story holds up just fine on its own. Happy Veteran’s Day and thank you to all those who served!   0:00 – What is this, who am I, what are we doing here? 1:08 – Intro to Stephen Crane and this week’s story 6:12 – “The Veteran” 16:30 – Afterword/Closing the Show 16:46 – What’s coming next week? See you then!   Check in with “The Hour and the Man” by Robert Barr to get a history on McClure’s magazine, where “The Veteran” first appeared   Become a patron of Stories of Yore and Yours!   Have you written a short story that you want to have read? Submit it to the show!   Email: syypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: facebook.com/syypodcast Twitter: @syypodcast Instagram: @syypodcast   Subscribe, rate and review on Apple Podcasts here!   Credits:   Intro/Outro Music: "Funkeriffic,” by Kevin MacLeod “The Veteran”   Intro/Outro Music: Crossroads by Alexander Nakarada Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4866-crossroads License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/  All sound effects were recorded in-studio, included in the public domain, or provided by https://www.soundeffectsplus.com/ 
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 19th, 1979
Location
Newark, Delaware, United States of America
Episode Count
108
Podcast Count
16
Total Airtime
3 days, 7 hours
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 530985