Slumberland podcast


Thomas Edward M sets out across the Slumberland Island on his borrowed golf cart. Reaching first oral history appointment is his goal, but strong winds are making it difficult to reach a large, old house that sits atop a hill. Vintage photographs are blowing through the woods.




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Thomas wakes up to another unexpected visitor -- a woman wearing a big smile -- and has perhaps the strangest conversation of his life.


Delfina Del Becha is performed by Kim Kreuzwieser.


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It's time to relax and enjoy a peculiar yet familiar fairy tale, told by Mrs. Mielardeaux (Oskar's mom.) Thomas makes her unexpected acquaintance at Oskar's house, as  the search continues to find Lancelot (Wencil's missing cat).


Mrs. Mielardeaux is performed with aplomb by Annette Thoin.


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Direct download: Slumberland_020_Storytime.mp3
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Thomas receives a visit from a man named Jeepers MacGeepers. He's Slumberland Township Supervisor. Also visiting is Oblivia Newton-Baum, who will manage the interview scheduling for the oral history project.


WARNING! This episode may make you yawn!




Oblivia Newton-Baum performed by Debra Harrison-Lowe. For more information about Debra:


Direct download: Slumberland_019_Sister_City.mp3
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Before leaving the Slumberland Community Dome, Thomas has a conversation with a local named Jenny Fishman. She is a professional Skink Whisperer.


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Direct download: Slumberland_018_Skink_Whisperer.mp3
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Putting oral history progress on hold, Thomas responds to a call for computer tech support at Slumberland's community dome. The dome's many features and purposes begin to reveal themselves.


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Thomas sets up the home recording studio, in anticipation of starting work on the town's oral history project. But first, there is more to learn about Oskar's exotic plant. A lot more. 

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Thomas goes to retrieve his car and meets a young resident of Slumberland. They piece together more information regarding the being known as "Shroomi." 

Guest performance by Sarah Suboski.

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Direct download: Slumberland_015_Shroomi_Poetry.mp3
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Thomas reviews his recordings from the last couple of days on Slumberland and is surprised by what he finds.


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Direct download: Slumberland_014_Sound_Recorder.mp3
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In this episode, the storm continues to pound Slumberland. Thomas listens to stories about Mr. Sound and the mysterious ice cream truck.


Special guest performance by the wonderful and talented Elsie Escobar.


Elsie is a podcasting veteran and Libsyn's podcaster happiness expert, producing and hosting The Feed: The Official LIbsyn Podcast as well as her own long running Elsie's Yoga Class.


Slumberland: an episodic narrative told in "found audio" style. A mix of fiction, field recordings and happenstance. A man finds himself on an obscure island, hired to record a community's oral history. His personal audio notes present a series of odd events as they unfold.

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Direct download: Slumberland_013_Siren_Song.mp3
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