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LeVar Burton Reads

LeVar Burton Reads


LeVar Burton Reads

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Length:
151 episodes
Language:
English
Format:
Podcast

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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
Language:
English
Format:
Podcast

Episodes1 - 10 of 151 episodes

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Immersive Remix: "The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu

A new immersive remix of a season one classic. An immigrant mother tries to bond with h...

53 minutes
Apr 12, 2022

"Afterlife" by Stephen King

William Andrews, an investment banker with Goldman Sachs, dies on September 23, 2012, a...

47 minutes
Mar 01, 2022

"The Last Truth" by AnaMaria Curtis

This week: the first place winner of the LeVar Burton Reads writing contest, as co-pres...

57 minutes
Feb 22, 2022

"Troll Bridge" by Terry Pratchett

An aging barbarian sets out to battle a bridge troll, mano a mano, and thus prove his m...

38 minutes
Feb 15, 2022

"John Dillinger and the Blind Magician" by Allison M. Dickson

Public Enemy Number One, John Dillinger, looks to escape the feds with the help of a cu...

49 minutes
Feb 08, 2022

"Open House on Haunted Hill" by John Wiswell

A sentient house, haunted by its own loneliness, exercises its powers on a skeptic. Thi...

32 minutes
Feb 01, 2022

"The Final Performance of the Amazing Ralphie" by Pat Cadigan

An AI-controlled avatar built to entertain patients in deep space performs innocuous ma...

48 minutes
Jan 25, 2022

Immersive Remix: "The Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex" by Tobias S. Buckell

Get a sneak peek of our our immersive sound! A cab driver spends an ordinary day ferryi...

42 minutes
Jan 18, 2022

"The Placement Agency" by Tobias Buckell

What's the weirdest temp job you can imagine? One outside time and space... This stor...

40 minutes
Jan 11, 2022

"To Jump is to Fall" by Stephen Graham Jones

A spy narrates his thoughts as he jumps from an airplane and freefalls toward his gover...

32 minutes
Jan 04, 2022

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The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...