Slumberland

Thomas is shocked. He's actually meeting Oblivia Newton-Baum. But there's no time for small talk. Oblivia holds a thick file of research she needs to contribute to the Oral History Project, even if it means spilling some details from her own troubled past.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Oblivia Newton-Baum performed by Nancy Penvose. For more info write her at: penvosen@gmail.com

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Direct download: Slumberland_060_Shocks_and_Chakras.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:45pm EST

Hear an old recording of Alva Pierce reading the 1897 holiday classic "Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus."

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.

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"Sleigh Ride Party / Jingle Bells" by the Edison Male Quartette, recorded 1898 and provided by the Dawn of Sound website.

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Direct download: Slumberland_059_Supplemental_3_Santa_Claus.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:56pm EST

Thomas meets a young town resident, Dae'Yana. The local poetry scene is up for discussion again.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. For more info email her!

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Direct download: Slumberland_058_Secondary.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:03am EST

Day after day Thomas remembers something while he's taking a shower. But by the time he's done showering, he completely forgets it. Maybe a sound recorder can help.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.

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Direct download: Slumberland_057_Shower.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:47am EST

Someone -- or something -- has slept for decades in a closet inside the community dome. Along comes Thomas Edward M, ready to make a new friend.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.

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Direct download: Slumberland_056_Sir.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:38am EST

Thomas gets a postcard: two women from Slumberland are starting new chapters in their lives. Chrysanthemum Jones communes with New England whales and Lex Pierce fixates on tattoos.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Chrysanthemum Jones performed by Elsie Escobar.

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Direct download: Slumberland_055_Snail_Mail.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:11am EST

Beckett Pierce rexamines the 1876 poem "The Hunting of the Snark" by Lewis Carroll. She wonders if some clues to explain Omar Evanston's disappearance may be found in the text.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.

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Direct download: Slumberland_054_Supplemental_2_Snark.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:54pm EST

The tale of Badamo Del Becha on the Slumberland beach in the 1930s gets told again. This time from the very singular perspective of Delfina Del Becha.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Delfina Del Becha performed by Kim Kreuzwieser.
Music: Rgrdlzz, Lostfrevr, Rlxnt, Prcsse by Ars Sonor.
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Direct download: Slumberland_053_Secret_Oral_History_128.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:55pm EST

Hear the final events leading to the origin of the Sandy Specter legend. Alva Pierce Jr tells the tale concerning Badamo Del Becha, two of his men and their stormy encounter with young Coyote in the 1930s.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.

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Direct download: Slumberland_052_Silent_Stranger.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:27pm EST

Alva Two (Alva Pierce, Junior) arrives on the beach to pick up the Badamo Del Becha / Sandy Specter legend, where his old friend Davis left off the tale. The fates of Bryce and Carlsbad, the missing Suffer Ink bottles and more about Badamo's history are all revealed.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.

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Direct download: Slumberland_051_Seance_Fiction.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:01am EST

Davis X. Mackinaw relates tales of the town's ghost legend, a malevolent spirit known as the Sandy Specter.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Phaedra Pierce performed by Katherine Goffeney.
Davis X. Mackinaw performed by Josh McDaniel.
Helena Pierce performed by Allison Hetter.
Oblivia Newton-Baum performed by Debra Harrison-Lowe.

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Direct download: Slumberland_050_Sandy_Specter.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:57am EST

Thomas arrives at an isolated corner of Slumberland Island where Davis X. Mackinaw sweeps the beach with a special kind of metal detector. Davis records stories from when he was a boy and he and his friends were members of the Slumberland Scouts.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Phaedra Pierce performed by Katherine Goffeney.
Davis X. Mackinaw performed by Josh McDaniel.

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Direct download: Slumberland_049_Scouts.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:02pm EST

Thomas returns to the "Taos House" atop Slumberland's largest hill, where Jeepers MacGeepers holds his next instructions. A couple of other familiar voices also put in appearances.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Doreen performed by Jamie Sweigart.

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Direct download: Slumberland_048_Set_Ups.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:12am EST

Thomas gets sidetracked into meeting Maxima McGillicutty, heiress socialite and submersible pilot. Maxima's family has a long and strange history intertwined with Slumberland Island.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Maxima McGillicutty performed by Theresa Carranza.

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Direct download: Slumberland_047_Shipwrecks.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:03pm EST

When last was heard about Oskar, he called to complain about a cursed wooden hand puppet that refused to let go of his arm. Now unconscious, and under house arrest, Oskar's friends enlist the help of Thomas Edward M.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Veronika Newton-Baum performed by Debra Harrison-Lowe.
Philippo performed by David Leavitt.
The Shaman performed by Dick Chrisman.

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Direct download: Slumberland_046_Shaman.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:18am EST

The Oral History session with town electrician Merlin Jebb. It's a fish tale partly told by song. Also includes a tour of Slumberland's substation. There's an ever-present hum in the building that annoys a sound man like Thomas Edward M. Also a mysterious green glowing power source, left running by the island's long-vanished resident genius, Stig Gorgonsdottir. His brother Sigmund once visited Slumberland and helped build the Community Dome. "Siggy" also left behind some data tapes.

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Written, recorded and performed by Tom Mansell.
Merlin Jebb and the song "The Ballad of Grandfather Sturgeon" performed by Thomas R. Mansell.

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Direct download: Slumberland_045_Sturgeon.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:37pm EST

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