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.


98 Pieces

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How long has Sekhmet ruled over humanity? Five-thousand years! That’s when She is first known to us, appearing in something like her current form, ...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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Jason Boland joins us from Texas to talk about "The Light Saw Me," the tale of a cowboy taken up into the sky—a tale told by Jason Boland and the S...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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Like the beaver, we can change parts of our environment. Like the birds, we can move to other lands or at least try. And sometimes those Other Land...

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2021
  • Length: 28:01
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Looking for God in the world? Watch the coyote. Huehuecoyotl, that’s its Holy name. Old, old coyote. Lord of the arts, god of music and dance, our ...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Remember when they said on the news or whatever how Halloween was finished, because this was no time for a holiday that, uh, remembers the dead? To...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:01
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The ill counsel of a desert place, that would be howled out in the desert air . . . . Night has fallen on the desert, in this spookiest of seasons....

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Rain on the ground, a chill in the air, ghosts on the prowl. We're back from the Midwest with strange tales from the desert to the cornfields. Host...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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We're back from the road with a new episode to celebrate the most glorious time of year: October, Autumn, Harvest, Fall, whatever you all it. With ...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Congratulations, you people! It is Fall. You made it. Might take another month or two, until you really notice, but summer is officially over. It'...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Tonight we come to you from Theatre29 in sweltering Twentynine Palms, California. Flash floods, heat domes, weird animals, RedBlueBlackSilver, what...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Heat domes and sultry Palm Springs mornings, weird ravens and odd dreams of wildlife appearances. The brain boils in the desert summer. It boils ou...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Night has fallen on the desert, the desert at its most brutal. The punishing desert, the earthly purgatory, the sun-blasted wilderness so many hero...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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What happens when the perfect solo day hike becomes the ultimate disaster? How do we arrange things better, so that we don't wind up feeding the vu...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Well it finally happened, just like every year. All the sudden, it’s hot again. A week ago, it was pleasant out. Now, we cry in the frying pan. Or ...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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There's lots of chatter in the media about some Navy encounters with some sort of mystery drones, but meanwhile in the Western United States we've ...

  • Added: May 28, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Seasons change in the desert, but it's always Rat Time. Kangaroo rats, wood rats, deer mice full of hantavirus, it's just a feast for the rats all ...

  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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We have been sick, and we need the medicine of the show. Campfire stories, tent revivals, Shakespeare in the Park, knife fights at the honky-tonk, ...

  • Added: May 07, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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As we come out of our holes and return to our beloved American Desert, it's time to remember a dozen simple rules to keep your day hike from becomi...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Is this episode about Mojave Spaceport? Well, it's a place on the journey, to put in in "hobbit speak." Tonight we get on the road, wander some sma...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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What does the cave art of 30,000 years ago have to do with the new Solar Orbiter we sent from Planet Earth to explore our star? Quite a lot, it tur...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2021
  • Length: 28:00