over 30 min. episodes

Bonus Fairy Tale Guest Artist Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#57 - Guest Artist - Squalloscope - The Story Of The Year - Bonus Episode

June 24, 2020

Anna Kohlweis, an artist who makes music as Squalloscope, gives a beautiful reading of Hans Christian Andersen's The Story Of The Year.

Nonfiction Over 30 Min.

#54 - My Escape From Slavery

June 6, 2020

Frederick Douglass’s classic essay, My Escape From Slavery

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#50 - When Father Brought Home The Lamp - Extended

May 16, 2020

This 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times and includes the sound of crickets I recorded one evening this past summer up at my cabin.

Bonus Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Sleep Meditation

#43 - Nature & Music - Brookside Meditation - Bonus Episode

April 2, 2020

This bonus episode has no story, only binaural nature sounds I recorded here at my cabin mixed with relaxing music.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction Viking Tale

#32 - The Beginning of Things - Extended

Jan. 17, 2020

In celebration of six months of Listen To Sleep, here's an extended edition of the first episode. It's a viking myth with the sound of crickets I recorded at my cabin last summer.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#28 - A Forest Betrothal - Extended

Dec. 20, 2019

A reprisal of 2019's most downloaded episodes, combined into an hour-long episode with nature sounds in the background.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#24 - The Nightingale and The Rose - Extended

Nov. 22, 2019

Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and The Rose; a story about love and loss with a weird twist. This extended version has crickets in the background that go on after the story is over.

Bonus Nonfiction Over 30 Min.

#19 - Ambassador Taylor's Statement To US House Intel Committee 10-22-19 - Bonus Episode

Oct. 28, 2019

The opening statement made by US Ambassador William B. Taylor to the US House Intelligence Committee. But read as a bedtime story.

Fairy Tale Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#13 - The Devoted Friend

Sept. 28, 2019

A classic tale of friendship. But not. Only Oscar Wilde could write a fairy tale like this.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#6 - Goblin Market - Extended

Aug. 10, 2019

This is the extended version of Goblin Market, a beautiful and bizarre poem by Christina Rossetti with sounds I recorded at the creek behind my cabin in the background.

Extended / Nature Sounds Fairy Tale Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#5 - The Tongue-Cut Sparrow - Extended

Aug. 3, 2019

This is the extended version of the traditional Japanese fairy tale is 45 minutes long, has no introduction and some sounds of nighttime at the creek in the background.

Extended / Nature Sounds Fairy Tale Over 30 Min. Short Fiction

#4 - The Emperor's New Clothes - Extended

July 27, 2019

An extended length (31 minutes) version of this classic tale with nature sounds in the background and no introduction.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction Viking Tale

#3 - Kvasir's Blood - Extended

July 20, 2019

A classic Viking tale. Just the story, no introduction, with creek sounds underneath.

Extended / Nature Sounds Over 30 Min. Short Fiction Viking Tale

#2 - How Odin Lost His Eye - Extended

July 17, 2019

A classic Viking tale. It has just the story, no introduction, with creek sounds underneath.