After spending all the wealth left to him by his father, Sinbad goes to sea to repair his fortune. He sets ashore on what appears to be an island, but this island proves to be a gigantic sleeping whale on which trees have taken root ever since the world was young. Awakened by a fire kindled by the sailors, the whale dives into the depths, the ship departs without Sinbad, and Sinbad is saved by the grace of Allah.
"This is a clever use of the imagination."
Today on O&A, we start the show with Jim still sick. He went to the Arthur premiere last night and wasn’t able to sleep at all. Ron from Ron & Fez joins the show early and stays for the whole show. We talk about Arthur and about comedy remakes. We talk a little about comedians and about comic podcasts. Opie brings up the top-5 lists we’ve been talking about this week and asks for Ron’s top-5 Rolling Stones songs.
From the producer of the enormously popular Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Thou Shalt Laugh is the hit stand-up comedy series audiobook that's cleaning up comedy one BLEEP at a time! Thou Shalt Laugh started with a simple premise. There are dozens of incredibly gifted Christian comedians working all over the country today – why don't more people know about them?
A hilarious guide to life from a man who has "lived large and fallen hard", offering observations on courage ("Lots of guys brag they'd fight off anything to save their woman. Yeah, right - there is no sense in both us dying"), discipline ("If you've got to get whupped, your father is the man. Mothers don't stop until you're bleeding to death"), money ("Before computers, checks were great...local ones took 14 days to clear"), and much more.
From Book of One Thousand and One Nights, this audiobook tells the story of Sinbad the Sailor with beautiful musical accompaniment by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
First, in the wake of the recent political scandals, Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman discusses the opportunities for the GOP heading into midterm elections. Then, author Kenneth Roldan argues that ethnicity and heritage are formidable tools in forging corporate careers in his book Minority Rules: Turn Your Ethnicity Into a Competitive Edge.
Here is a selection of some of the best-known and best-loved tales of The Arabian Nights, including "Sinbad", "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves", "Aladdin", "The Talking Bird", and the "Fisherman and the Genie". In this "treasure house of pleasant things" you will find golden palaces, gem studded caves, and breathtaking gardens.