BUZZSomething´s wrong above the usually tranquil waters of Rainy Lake in this science-fiction comedy. The mosquitoes of Minnesota are legendary. But could they carry away lifestock? Two kids and one very dumb secret agent need to figure it all out before it´s too late. Starring Steve Sinclair, Veryan Erwin and Jessica Liggins. ´´TALL BEARS´´ All across Northern Minnesota, towns in search of a way to separate themselves from the crowd build landmarks. Huge statues of fish, twine balls and other attention-getters dot the landscape. In International Falls, Smokey Bear graces the city center in all his 30-foot glory. But one summer, with drought chocking the landscape and the fire danger in the nearby national park high, Smokey disappeared. While the police chief searched for logical explanations, his 12-year-old daughter (and paranormal expert) Heather went to work on finding out the TRUE story with nearly deadly results. Starring Rachel Adams. ´´THE TRUNK´´ When you live along an international border, the temptation to smuggle a small item or two (Cuban cigars, illicitly caught fish) across can be quite strong. When two women are asked to smuggle a box of steaks across, they readily agree. But the night is Halloween, and when the ´´steaks´´ end up eating a customs guard, there appears to be no way out in this comedy sketch from the Icebox of the Nation. Recorded before a live audience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Sinclair, Veryan Erwin, Jessica Liggins, Rachel Adams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/iceb/000001/rt_iceb_000001_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Throughout the world legends of creatures have been handed down from antiquity. Tales of strange beasts walking the land, stalking the lakes and seas, as well as flying high overhead. Creatures so wondrous and terrifying, they are often called monsters! Legends of fantastic creatures abound in the literature of many cultures. Devil dogs, werewolves, various primates, and stories of man-beasts have been passed down in oral traditions and written in classic tales from around the world. Our lakes and oceans are filled with a myriad of strange creatures that tantalize the imagination as well. Could these creatures be the results of some experiment gone awry, or are they monsters that have evolved within the cesspool of our polluted waterways and forests? From lake monsters to land monsters and flying thunderbirds - the earth and sky are filled with mysteries. These ominous creatures haunt our nightmares yet appear to be as real as any other creature that populates our planet. Research continues on all of these monsters, and startling new evidence appears every year that supports their existence. Perhaps the day will come when we realize that all the monsters we relegate to fairy tales have indeed been quite real all along. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Hughes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/real/000392/rt_real_000392_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this fascinating second volume of Real Monsters, explore tales of strange beasts walking the land, stalking the lakes and seas, as well as flying high overhead. Encounter lake monsters, vampire devil dogs, demons, werewolves, man-beasts, rabid vampire people, and more. Creatures straight out of Jurassic Park and so terrifying they could be the result of some experiment gone awry, or are they monsters that have evolved within waterways and forests? These ominous creatures haunt our nightmares, yet appear to be as real as any other creature that populates our planet. Research continues on all of these monsters, and startling new evidence appears every year that supports their existence. More strange encounters and bizarre, often illogical, paranormal experiences are being reported than ever before. Credible eyewitness reports make us face the fact that the monsters we relegate to fairy tales have indeed been quite real all along. Prepare to take a journey into the unexplained. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Thompsen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/real/000451/rt_real_000451_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Are there creatures still unknown to science lurking in the remote areas of our planet? Hundreds of eyewitnesses say unquestionably: YES. Lurking in Magog is the elusive Memphre, a 30-foot lake monster that stalks the peaceful waters of Lake Memphremagog. Wilno, Ontario is a small town steeped in its heritage, locals believe that when a person takes their own life, then is buried on sacred ground, that person will become a vampire who will walk the streets, preying on their family members. The Bytown Museum sits at the gateway to the Rideau Canal and may also be a gateway to the paranormal. Bell Island is a place steeped in mysteries and legends encountered firsthand by local residents living around the marshes known as Dobbin¿s Garden. The residents have named their local Banshee ´´The Bell Island Hag´´ explaining that sometimes she appears as a beautiful woman in white, but more often as a horrifying deformed old hag. Men have been known to enter the marshes and then emerge days later scared to death with no memory of what happened, or where they had been. Banshees, Lake Monsters, Vampires and more will be encountered in this special compilation of Alien Creatures from Beyond. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Burke. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/real/000343/rt_real_000343_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Strange and very real monster sightings abound around the world. Every day, people are not just encountering real monsters; they are having life-altering experiences with strange, paranormal, and supernatural forces via mysterious beings, as well as ghosts and spirits of the dead. Prepare to take a journey into the unexplained in this comprehensive program and hear incredible eyewitness reports that force us to face the fact that the monsters we relegate to fairy tales have indeed been quite real all along. Explore the Jersey Devil, the Goatman, lizard men, lake monsters, mothmen, flying humanoids, phantom demons, Bigfoot, ghosts, dark spirits, apparitions, and much more. Creatures from the unknown! 1. Language: English. Narrator: J. Michael Long. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/real/000462/rt_real_000462_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
To avoid fainting, keep repeating it´s only a move ..only a movie ..only a movie ..only a movie If you grew up believing that Planet of the Apes told you all you needed to know about politics, that Slade in Flame was a savage exposé of the pop world, and that The Exorcist revealed the meaning of life, then you probably spent far too many of your formative years at the cinema. Just as likely, you soon would have realised that there was only one career open to you - you´d have to become a film critic. In It’s only a Movie, the incomparable Mark Kermode takes us into the weird world of a life lived in widescreen. Join him as he embarks on a gut-wrenching journey through the former Soviet Union on the trail of the low budget horror flick Dark Waters, cringe as he´s handbagged by Helen Mirren at the Bafta awards ceremony, cheer as he gets thrown out of the Cannes film festival for heckling in very bad French, and don´t forget to gasp as he´s shot at while interviewing Werner Herzog in the Hollywood hills. Written with sardonic wit and wry good humour, this compelling cinematic memoir is genuinely ‘inspired by real events’. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Kermode. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/000559/bk_rhuk_000559_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The complete second series of the smart and surreal sketch comedy from Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key, and Lloyd Woolf. In the second BBC Radio 4 series of Cowards, a whole new batch of hapless and hopeful nearly-men battle with the challenge of everyday life, doing their very best to meet the demands of the modern world. Bikes start talking, genies appear that force you to guess what your three wishes are, bridges across the channel are built out of Lego, Parky loses it and a young man tries to audition for Barbara Windsor´s part in EastEnders. There are also new creatures made from splicing a cow with an apple, social experiments into squatting while on the pull, wedding proposals in PC World, a sightseeing tour around Guantanamo Bay and a Garden of Eden where it rains chocolate and cows sing. Wry, left-field observations and detailed characterisation make this, their BBC Radio 4 series, a joyous and memorable sketch show experience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Basden, Stefan Golaszewski, Tim Key, Lloyd Woolf. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/002621/rt_bbcw_002621_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
These NPR ´´driveway moment´´ stories featuring our feline friends will have you curled up in your seat, purring. Mischievous, mysterious, content, curious, and full of attitude, these stories mirror the personality of these creatures that dwell in our homes and our hearts. Contents: ´´Introduction´´ by Scott Simon ´´Cat and Child, So Comfy Together´´ ´´Cat Lovers and Their Stories´´ ´´Earliest Evidence of House Cats´´ ´´Cat Named Hamish´´ ´´Family Wasn´t Always Nice to Its Cats´´ ´´The Purrrfect Candidate for President´´ ´´Political Attack Ad Goes After a Cat´´ ´´Cats Can´t Taste Sweetness´´ ´´Cats Eat Anything Smaller Than Themselves´´ ´´Why Do Cats Purr?´´ ´´Living with Lions´´ ´´Maine Cat Resort´´ ´´Bicycling Across USA with Cat in Basket´´ ´´French for Felines´´ ´´Allergen-Free Cat´´ ´´The Story of 23 Cats and an Owl´´ ´´Alone at Christmas with Two Old Cats´´ ´´Mourning the Loss of Frankie the Cat´´ ´´Baghdad Girl, Reaching Out Over the Web´´ ´´This I Believe: Caring Makes Us Human´´ ´´Cat People vs. Non-Cat People´´ ´´Calico Cat Cloned´´ ´´Four Pounds of Fury: Baby Cheetah Gets a Mom´´ ´´Ms. Pudding: A Feline Farewell´´ ´´The Algonquin Hotel´s Feline Celebrity´´ ´´Cats First Tamed in the Middle East´´ ´´Protecting African Lions: Hunters Turned Guardians´´ ´´Cat Genome Forensics´´ ´´Glowing Kittens Help in Fights against AIDS´´ ´´Pet Physics: The Uncanny Lapping of Cats´´ ´´White Cat Gifts´´ ´´Scott Simon Remembers Lenore´´ ´´Cat Laws´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scott Simon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/high/000721/bk_high_000721_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
"A.I.": A young programmer works long hours in the lab on the latest A.I. project. Funny that he can´t ever remember leaving... "Gorblat´s Jig": It´s alien abduction meets fishing derby in this hilarious short subject. Recorded before a live audience. "A Distant Land": Years after leaving the planetary colony where she grew up, a woman returns as an Inspector General, only to discover that things have changed beyond imagining in this sci fi drama. "The Super Happy Sugar Elves": It´s the terrifying world of children´s animation as written by an over-caffeinated, over-stressed horror writer. It´s the Super Happy Sugar Elves!!! "The Wind & the Cold": A couple drive thru a blizzard to be together at a mountain cabin. But as the weather worsens, so do their moods until she marches impulsively out into the storm only the elements themselves have similar problems. "Heads & Tails": Two women go fishing to get away from men, only to be bothered by a merman on the hunt for a mate. "Special Offer": In a future world where all of us live in cubes made of interactive screens, a teenager learns the horrible price of questioning her "service providers" wisdom. Recorded before a live audience. "Ice Lair of the Elder God": Two teens text and email back and forth to unravel the mystery of a dark island on a Northern Lake until things take a tragic turn. Recorded before a live audience. "Northern Gothic": A fanciful tale of resolute young girl coming to live at the mysterious mansion of her strange uncle in the style of the Addams Family or A Series of Unfortunate Events. "The Mermaid": When a widower decides to brood his life away at the family cabin, a chance encounter with a magical creature of the lake changes his mind about love. Recorded before a live audience. "Baiting Bumpo": A surly ice-fisherman who just wants to be left alone meets the King o... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeffrey Adams, Aela Mackintosh, Cody Boyer, Rachel Adams, Karen Shickell, Jim Yount. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/iceb/000009/rt_iceb_000009_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The complete second BBC Radio 4 series written and presented by Sir David Attenborough, featuring all 20 episodes about some of the strangest insects and creatures from around the world. One of the nation’s most popular presenters examines 20 marvels of the natural world from his extraordinary and pioneering experiences. How did Sir David track down a giant earthworm? Why does he respect rats? What was the first bribe in nature? Why do well known foods often have two names? 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Attenborough. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/004870/bk_bbcw_004870_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.