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Hey, welcome to Sleepy. It's a podcast where baritone host Otis Gray reads you to sleep with old books, poetry, novellas, anything that will lull you into a deep slumber so you can have a fresh start the next day. Sweet dreams. Otis is the host and producer of the Hungry podcast, a show about food, the stories behind it, and the power of what we eat in a polarized world.

Hey, welcome to Sleepy. It's a podcast where baritone host Otis Gray reads you to sleep with old books, poetry, novellas, anything that will lull you into a deep slumber so you can have a fresh start the next day. Sweet dreams. Otis is the host and producer of the Hungry podcast, a show about food, the stories behind it, and the power of what we eat in a polarized world.
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Hey, welcome to Sleepy. It's a podcast where baritone host Otis Gray reads you to sleep with old books, poetry, novellas, anything that will lull you into a deep slumber so you can have a fresh start the next day. Sweet dreams. Otis is the host and producer of the Hungry podcast, a show about food, the stories behind it, and the power of what we eat in a polarized world.

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Episodes

36 – Peter Pan

1/13/2019
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For tonight's reading of Peter Pan, Sleepy is very proud to be sponsored by Purple – the world's most scientific mattress. Good sleep is so important if you are going to take on this big year, and Purple can help you do it. Get a FREE pillow with your mattress order by texting "Otis" to 47-47-47 New year, new mattress, new you. Sleep well sleepyheads Zzzz

Duration:00:50:04

35 – Siddartha

1/6/2019
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Zzz.. Rest easy to this New Year episode about rebirth, spiritual journeys, and seeking wisdom within – Siddartha by Herman Hesse. If the show works for you, consider being a part of making it by going to www.patreon.com/sleepyradio and donating even $1 a month. You are awesome, thank you. Sweet dreams Zzzz

Duration:00:45:22

34 – The Little Mermaid, For Aerith

1/3/2019
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ZZz.. A special New Years gift episode for Aerith, a young listener who loves The Little Mermaid, by Hans Christian Andersen. Aerith's mom Barbara also listens and supports the show on Patreon.com/sleepyradio. If you have a young one who listens to the show, I would love to hear from you and would be glad to read a book they like. Makes for a great gift. Support and share on www.patreon.com/sleepyradio. Sweet dreams y'all zzzzzz

Duration:00:45:57

33 - Little Women

12/30/2018
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ZZz.. . Doze off to Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott. If you'd like to be a part of being making the show, go to www.patreon.com/sleepyradio and donate even a dollar a month, it goes a long way. Thanks a ton. Sweet dreams

Duration:00:35:01

32 - Peter Rabbit, For Michael

12/26/2018
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A special Christmas episode for Michael Reid, a 7-year old who snoozes to Sleepy along with his mom Debra. Debra is awesome and supports the show on Patreon. She reached out to say Michael sleeps much better with the show, and would love to hear Peter Rabbit. Merry Christmas Michael. If you have young ones who listen to the show, I'd love to hear from you and maybe read a book for them! Find me on www.patreon.com/sleepyradio, where you can write me, and even be a part of making the show...

Duration:00:43:57

31 - A Christmas Carol

12/17/2018
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ZZzz. . Merry Christmas time y'all. Snooooze away to Otis reading A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. This episode is sponsored by my Rhode Island School of Design. During my time there, RISD taught me to think differently through total immersion in studio work. If you or anyone you know is interested in a life-changing experience, go to www.risd.edu to learn more about their graduate and undergraduate programs. Or reach out to me with questions! www.sleepyradio.com

Duration:00:53:42

30 - Dubliners

12/9/2018
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This episode of Sleepy is sponsored by Rhode Island School of Design, my alma mater. It's an amazing art school in Providence where I learned to think differently. Students learn through total immersion into their practice, and intense making in their own studios. If you or anyone you know is an aspiring artist – learn more about RISD's undergraduate and graduate programs at www.RISD.edu Thanks everyone. Remember to rate and review on iTunes with a book recommendation! ZZZzz

Duration:00:49:22

29 – Winesburg, Ohio

12/2/2018
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ZZzz... Otis reads you to sleep with the classic rural tale Winesburg, Ohio - written by Sherwood Anderson. If Sleepy helps you doze off, consider going to www.patreon.com/sleepyradio and donating even a dollar a month. It goes a long way, thanks. Rate and review in iTunes with a book recommendation! Sweet Dreams.

Duration:00:51:55

28 – The Invisible Man

11/25/2018
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Hey sleepyhead. Fluff up the cool side of your pillow, and fall asleep while Otis reads to you. Tonight – The Invisible Man, by H.G. Wells. If the show works for you, consider donating even $1 a month on patreon.com/sleepyradio, OR – help the show get found by leaving a rating and a review on Apple Podcasts. Many thanks. Sweet dreamzzzzz... ..

Duration:01:02:30

27 - Gulliver's Travels

11/11/2018
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ZZZz... . z. . Curl up to Sleepy as Otis reads you Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift. This one's from a listener request! If the show works for you, come be part of making the podcast possible by supporting on Patreon.com/sleepradio. Even donating $1 a month goes a long way toward the show reaching more people. Thanks a million. Another great way to support is by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes with a book recommendation. Sweet Dreams.

Duration:00:31:45

26 – Leaves of Grass (Patreon Special)

11/4/2018
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Welcome to Sleepy - a podcast where I read old books to help you sleep. This is a special episode from the Patron-only feed. If you support the show on Patreon with $5/month or more, you get two poetry readings like this sent right to you as a big ol' thank you. So if the show works for you and you'd like to be a part of making the show, go to www.patreon.com/sleepyradio Sweet dreams. Zzzzzzz..

Duration:00:28:27

25 - Dracula

10/28/2018
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For this episode, Sleepy has partnered with Calm – the #1 app for meditation, sleep, and relaxation. If Sleepy is a great way to end your day, Calm is the perfect match to start the next one. Whether you need nature sounds to focus, a guided meditation to alleviate anxiety, or soothing sounds to help you relax at night, Calm is the perfect companion. Right now, Sleepy listeners can get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription by going to calm.com/sleepy25. This will give you unlimited access...

Duration:00:47:03

24 - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

10/21/2018
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For this episode, Sleepy has partnered with Calm – the #1 app for meditation, sleep, and relaxation. If Sleepy is a great way to end your day, Calm is the perfect match to start the next one. Whether you need nature sounds to focus, a guided meditation to alleviate anxiety, or soothing sounds to help you relax at night, Calm is the perfect companion. Right now, Sleepy listeners can get 25% off a Calm Premium subscription by going to calm.com/sleepy25. This will give you unlimited access...

Duration:00:56:34

23 - Frankenstein

10/14/2018
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Hey, welcome to Sleepy. A podcast where Otis reads you to sleep with old books. Tonight, another spooky one for October. Mary Shelley's classic, Frankenstein. I'd love to recommend another amazing story podcast. It's called Flyest Fables, written and produced by the wondrous Morgan Givens. Flyest Fables follows a boy named Antoine as he writes and lives his own adventures. It's an incredibly inspiring show that makes you feel like a kid again. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or...

Duration:00:52:15

22 - Tell Tale Heart

10/7/2018
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Zzzzz. . . Welcome to Sleepy. A podcast where Otis Gray reads you to sleep with old books. We start off this October with a couple stories from the King of Darkness, Edgar Allen Poe. The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Black Cat. Subscribe to Sleepy on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Support by leaving a rating and a review on iTunes. You can be a part of making the show by supporting on Patreon - www.patreon.com/sleepyradio

Duration:00:50:06

21 - As I Lay Dying

9/30/2018
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Welcome back to Sleepy. If the show helps you sleep, take a sec and give a rating and review in Apple Podcasts. It only takes a minute and really helps the show get found by more restless people. Thanks Tonight, Otis reads you into a deep slumber with William Faulkner's, As I Lay Dying. A depressing title, but a great book to fall asleep too. Sweet Dreams zzzzzzz..z.... Support the Sleepy podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/sleepyradio

Duration:00:54:04

20 - Sherlock Holmes

9/23/2018
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ZZzz.z... Welcome to Sleepy, a podcast where Otis reads you to sleep with old books. This week, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle. If you like the show, take a minute and give a rating in Apple Podcasts. Leave a book you'd like to hear in a review! It only takes a sec, and helps the show get found by more restless people. Thanks. Sweet dreams.

Duration:01:01:33

19 - Wuthering Heights

9/16/2018
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ZZzz.. Welcome to Sleepy. A podcast where host Otis Gray reads you into a deep slumber. Tonight, Emily Bronte's classic novel – Wuthering Heights. If the show works for you, take a minute to leave a rating and a book you'd like to hear in a review on Apple Podcasts. It helps the show get found by more Sleepy people. Sweet dreams. ZZZzzzz.z.z.....

Duration:00:41:39

18 - Pride & Prejudice

8/26/2018
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ZZZzz.zzz.z.... Curl up and take a one way train to Sleepy town. Otis reads Jane Austen's classic romance tale, Pride and Prejudice. If the show works for you, take a minute to leave a rating and a review in iTunes. It helps the show get found by more sleepy people. And – leave a book you'd like to hear in a review. Sweet dreams ZZZzzzzzzz . z....

Duration:00:52:57

17 - A Simple Heart

8/12/2018
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ZZZzz.z.z.zz... Hit play and take a one way train to Sleepy town. Otis reads you to sleep with Gustave Flaubert's melodic classic, "A Simple Heart" If the show works for you, be sure to leave a quick rating on Apple Podcasts, and leave a book you'd like to hear in a review. It only takes a minute and really helps the show reach more restless people. Thanks Sweet dreamzZZzzzz.z.z.z.....z...

Duration:00:48:22