More Than True

More Than True

David Raffin (postHumorist, poet, and Metaphysicist) constructs fantastic tales: small, medium, and large. He is a contributor to Funny Times, Rosebud Magazine, and other publications. Nicer than anyone. Ask anybody. Wait. They might be biased.

Episodes

March 28, 2021
Take one home and put it under your bed tonight! – PDF –
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The story of Tesla's Wings, from the book Tragic Stories Disguised as Jokes. *** “Someone Else’s Memories” from the album “The Politics of Desire” by Revolution Void licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0. Winner Winner! by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4630-winner-winner-License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license Aquarium by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech....
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March 3, 2021 8 min
Duck Calls? We have answers. On the record. DUCK DUCK DOWN Two men walk into a bar. It is at this point in the joke  a spectator stands UP from the crowd, having seen something and wishing to report, and says : “Why are they men?“ And the Comedian says, “I’m sorry, but this is a sexist joke.”  *** Greatest fear: someone will shout "Duck" whilst I'm looking at a duck and I am then hit by a ra...
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February 24, 2021 10 min
Last Call for the Three Comedians The melancholic comedian considered the puzzle of existence.  The listener doesn’t know. The ins and outs. He considered the audience, melancholic, dour, hard to please. Their lack of humor saddened him and effected his presence, a poor reflection upon them. He sought out the advice of his compatriots.  His bombardier insisted the answer was to hurl more bombs, from unexpected direction...
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A charming castPod with a special appearance by Good ol' Charlie Brown. I was at home and I was not thinking about either Martin Van Buren or the kangaroo. I had real world problems on my mind. The kangaroo was famous, for, among other things, having carved a phallic replica he called “Mr. Pokey.” He carved it from hardwood. Really bang up job. Intricate. You could see the veins. It stood at about 8 1/2 inches, whic...
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April 21, 2020 16 min
This podcast is an excerpt from the novella "Sigmund, Falling Up!" by David Raffin. Photo by Craig Whitehead on Unsplash “Winner Winner!” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 “Someone Else’s Memories” "Simulation Hypothesis" "Line of Flight" from the album The Politics of Desire by Revolution Void licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License 3....
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April 18, 2020 7 min
Photo by Museums Victoria on Unsplash As usual the More Than True podcast is subversive rather than political. An intro by Groucho, a discussion of the tragedy of Abbot And Costello, and Einstein's troubles with the classes. “Winner Winner!” "Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No 1" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 “Someone Else’s Memories” from the album The Politic...
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February 9, 2020 26 min
The More than True podcast returns with a vintage story about spies, Russians, shoes, USA electoral politics, and raisins. It's an audio rendition of the story More Than One Day in the Life of Igor Igoravitch, from the collection Hard Fought Illusions of Choice. Enjoy. It is strong. Like Stalin. “Winner Winner!” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 “Someone Else...
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A newsletter for you. PDF. V.1 Iss. 1. Words! Words! Words! Feel free to print a few copies and hand them out. We have an election to win, after all.
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May 14, 2019 11 min
It's time for a tale of love. A love story, if you will. As old as the fingers of fate that surround. Heartwarming! Hearts on fire. “Someone Else’s Memories” and "Line of Flight" from the album The Politics of Desire by Revolution Void licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0. “Winner Winner!" "Divertissement,” Schmetterling” and "Off to Osaka" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com...
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April 10, 2019 14 min
A sparkling new podcast episode which dares tell the truth about wishes and the human heart. "Winner Winner!" “Divertissement,” “P.I. Tchaikovsky Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” “Ghost Dance,” “I Knew a Guy," “Camille Saint-Sans Danse Macabre” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 “Someone Else’s Memories” from the album The Politics of Desire by Revolution Void ...
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November 24, 2018 23 min
In these trying times what is needed is More Than True now more than ever.
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June 22, 2015 10 min
A story about a man and his place in the universe. A story about the many uses of cell phones. A story that asks the philosophical question: What is it that makes a chair? An excerpt from Tragic Stories Disguised as Jokes.  
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February 13, 2014 40 min
This is a demo for a radio program from about two years ago. Henry Rollins was not harmed during the recording of this show, nor was the Dalai Lama. Also, a song is sung. (MP3 at the end after the two bonus Dalai Lama stories. The audio is different than the stories.) Post Papal Nirvana Blues by David Raffin davidraffin.com Is a retired Pope “Pope” or “ex-Pope"? The Pope’s a quitter. 
Remember, the Dalai Lama retired. So he c...
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