MindWebs was a Fantastic half hour, weekly radio show, broadcast out of WHA Radio in Madison Wisconsin from 1976 to 1984. The show’s format and subject were, as the shows creator and narrator Michael Hanson would say “Short Stories from the Worlds of Speculative Fiction” and featured dramatic, enhanced, readings of stories from some of the genres best writers, including Arthur C Clarke, Ursula K Le Guin, Philip K Dick, Ray Bradbury, and many more. Mr. Hanson states that there were 169 shows which presented 188 stories from 135 authors.
For more than 30 years only 153 shows have been available to the Public Domain. That means there are 16 Lost Episodes that haven’t been in circulation for over 30 years!
Now WMSE is re-releasing every single episode Including The MindWebs Lost Episodes! This page is dedicated to those lost episodes and each one will be given a review and summary here and a permanent home in this page, our MindWebs 2.0 page, and thrown in the mix of our MindWebs Live Radio Stream.
03/11/2018 The Man With English by H.l.Gold and lucifer by Roger Zelazny
The Man With English
The man with “reversed” senses! After an operation following a nasty fall, Edgar Stone has his senses reversed! He sees in the dark & cannot when it is light, he tastes salt when it is sweet & sweet when it is salt, hot feels cold to him & cold hot.
lucifer by Roger Zelazny
A man who returns to a post apocalyptic city misses it’s lights and life. Now he struggles to get the generators running. An ode to great cities.
02/04/2018 April in Paris: A Story by Ursula K. Le Guin
Review: April in Paris is about time travel in a playful and whimsical tone. A disgruntled scholar in the mediaeval era uses a summoning spell from one of his books and finds that he has summoned a dissatisfied professor who is living in the same garrett in 1961. The two get along famously until they realize that what they are missing in their lives is love. Both men then decide to use the summoning spell to find true love.
The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her lyrical writing, rich characters, and diverse worlds.