Episode #91 – A Chekhov Christmas Story!!!

Anton Chekhov, 1902

In this holiday ☃️ special Alberotle reads an intriguing, odd but hilarious short-story (“The Exclamation Point” published in 1885) by one of the greatest writers of all time: Russian playwright and short-story writer, Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). Channeling Charles Dickens’s 1843 novella A Christmas Carol (but with a bizarre twist!) the main fictional character of Chekhov’s story, Perekladin, learns to live life with feeling and emotion through the unexpected encounter of various unique ghosts of…punctuation!!! So, go grab your big mug of thick eggnog, get warm and cozy next to your crackling fireplace, and enjoy this Chekhovian Christmas 🎄 episode!

Download and listen to episode #91!


“Jingle Bells” by Podington Bear

“We Wish You A Merry Christmas” by Podington Bear

“Magic Escape Room” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License


You can also find this short story from a book entitled Fifty-Two Stories published by Alfred A. Knopf (2020), translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

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From ASP Stuff Radio, wishing you and your loved ones a very merry Christmas, and a safe and joyous holiday season!

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