Tag Archives: The Black Mass

The Black Mass 11: The Imp of the Perverse & Manuscript Found in a Bottle — Edgar Allan Poe

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time (8pm and mid­night in the UK) for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: 11: “The Imp of the Per­verse” & “The Man­u­script Found in a Bot­tle” — Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Mass 10: The Witch Of The Willows by Lord Dunsany

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time (8pm and mid­night in the UK) for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: 10: “The Witch Of The Wil­lows” by Lord Dunsany

The Black Mass 9: Esmé by H H Munro (Saki)

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: 9 — “Esmé” by H H Munro (Saki)

The Black Mass 8: Diary of a Madman by Nikolai Gogol

Join us on Fri­day 9th April at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: Diary of a Mad­man by Niko­lai Gogol

The Black Mass 7: An Evening’s Entertainment by M R James

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: An Evening’s Enter­tain­ment by M R James

The Black Mass 6: The Death of Halpin Frayser by Ambrose Bierce

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Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: The Death of Halpin Frayser by Ambrose Bierce

Unfor­tu­nate­ly, due to a tech­ni­cal hitch, we repeat­ed last week’s episode — anoth­er Ambrose Bierce piece, The Moon­lit Road, by mis­take. We’ll run The Death of Halpin Frayser on May 14th.

The Black Mass Programme 5: The Moonlit Road by Ambrose Bierce

The Black Mass

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed by the late Erik Bauers­feld and his col­leagues at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Note that the episode will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

Today: The Moon­lit Road by Ambrose Bierce

The Black Mass Programme 4: Six Tales by Lord Dunsany

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Now at noon and 4pm Pacific!

Due to pop­u­lar demand we have added a broad­cast of The Black Mass at an ear­li­er time on Fri­days  — from now on, in addi­tion to 4pm Pacif­ic, there will be a broad­cast at noon Pacif­ic time too. This is in line with our oth­er spe­cial pro­gram­ming, which also goes out at noon and 4pm Pacific.

So… Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 12 noon or 4pm Pacif­ic time (20:00 or mid­night Fri/Sat UTC), for anoth­er episode in the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft — many of whom are best-known in oth­er fields.

Today: Six Tales by Lord Dun­sany: Lob­ster Sal­ad, The Work­man, The Charm against Thirst, How the Ene­my Came to Thlun­rana, The Dream of King Kar­na-Vootra, Charon

Note that episodes will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

The Black Mass: Friday at 4pm Pacific ‑The Squaw by Bram Stoker

The Black Mass

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 4pm Pacif­ic time (mid­night Fri/Sat GMT), for anoth­er episode from the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft.

Today’s tale: The Squaw, by Bram Stoker.

Note that episodes will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode will be a few min­utes after the hour.

The Black Mass: Friday at 4pm Pacific — All Hallows, by Walter de la Mare

The Black Mass

Join us on Fri­day at a lit­tle after 4pm Pacif­ic time (mid­night Fri/Sat GMT), for anoth­er episode from the land­mark radio dra­ma series The Black Mass, cre­at­ed at the Paci­fi­ca radio sta­tion KPFA in Berke­ley, Cal­i­for­nia, over fifty years ago. In 30 chill­ing tales of mys­tery, imag­i­na­tion and the human mind, The Black Mass brings you some of literature’s most haunt­ing sto­ries, by mas­ters of the craft.

Today’s tale: All Hal­lows, by Wal­ter de la Mare.

Note that episodes will not start until the track play­ing at the top of the hour has fin­ished, so the actu­al start time of the episode may be a few min­utes after the hour.

The Black Mass art­work was pro­duced by Ter­ry Lightfoot.