Desert Oracle Radio

Series produced by Desert Oracle

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DESERT ORACLE RADIO 

A moody road trip through the mysterious American desert. Weekly series hosted by Ken Layne, 28 minutes.

Created by the acclaimed Desert Oracle magazine in Joshua Tree, California, Desert Oracle Radio deals with the history and mystery of the American Southwest.


52 Pieces

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What does it mean to be a ranger? It means you are married to the mission, a soldier for your planetary home, armed with a moral compass and a Smok...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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When it’s Snakesgiving Time in the Mojave, everybody’s just a little more careful. Goes well with these weird new times, being careful. So please m...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Remember campfires? We sure do. Standing around a campfire telling stories and socializing used to be a big part of the Desert Oracle "workflow," a...

  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Are they trying to ram a space-alien story down your throat again? Yeah they are, it happens sometimes. Every couple years, for reasons even they c...

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  • Added: May 08, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ve about had it with the cabin fever and now we’ve got the ramblin’ fever. So let’s pour a couple of drinks and enjoy some saloon time on this f...

  • Added: May 02, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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A tarnished brass key, a small locked box, a sequence of magical numbers, a charmless old block building in the desert. It is here that we visit in...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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There will be no coughing on the spaceship. The quarantine lasts for many months. If everyone's healthy, well then the spaceship may be allowed to ...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Are places such as Sedona, Arizona, truly "magical"? Is the desert enchanted? Well it can't be proven one way or another, but from Moses to Jesus t...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Have you heard the Good News about St. Minerva, patron goddess of the desert wilderness? Maybe she is Minerva Hamilton Hoyt, mother of Joshua Tree ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Let’s go rambling with Ambrose Bierce on this new episode of Desert Oracle Radio. We shall get a few travel tips, too, in case we want to stop off ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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A weird new episode for our weird new decade, featuring some real talk (real strange talk) from George Van Tassel out at Giant Rock, 62 years ago—f...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Tonight we bring you strange & terrible tales from Wonder Valley, California: the very edge of Southern California civilization, last outpost of hu...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Werebears and skinwalkers and other creatures of our haunted lands. With Jeremy Corbell, director of the new documentary Hunt for the Skinwalker.

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Here in the desert far from prying eyes, the members of the Solar Lodge awaited the apocalypse and built their own grim Ark of the Covenant.

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Strange and unusual tales from Death Valley, where the Mojave meets the Great Basin and mysterious subterranean cities of gold were supposedly foun...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The aftermath of the Great Hi-Desert Deluge of Autumn 2018. In fact, officials at Joshua Tree Town Hall are considering renaming the village "Dirt-...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many wonders over the desert skies—both known and unknown—give reason to be out on cool autumn nights, celebrating rituals.

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When there’s trouble on the edge of civilization—where the wilderness meets what mankind makes—well, here we encounter fierce things both natural a...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We're taking a big looping road trip across the Mojave, from Area 51 to the Singing Sand Dunes of Kelso. With guest Jeremy Corbell on his new docum...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Winter holidays in the High Desert, and problems with the 29 Palms Christmas Pageant. Guest: Brendan Maze.

  • Added: Dec 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:00