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This audio drama invites your ears to visit Slumberland, a small island town in the US. Come along with Thomas Edward M, the freelance soundman. He's been hired to meet the locals and record their oral histories for the town's time capsule. The unfolding history of the town mixes folklore, paranormal, mystery and humor.

This audio drama invites your ears to visit Slumberland, a small island town in the US. Come along with Thomas Edward M, the freelance soundman. He's been hired to meet the locals and record their oral histories for the town's time capsule. The unfolding history of the town mixes folklore, paranormal, mystery and humor.
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This audio drama invites your ears to visit Slumberland, a small island town in the US. Come along with Thomas Edward M, the freelance soundman. He's been hired to meet the locals and record their oral histories for the town's time capsule. The unfolding history of the town mixes folklore, paranormal, mystery and humor.

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English

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586-322-7516


Episodes

070 Song Cycle 1 - "Sunder"

8/30/2018
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Jeepers MacGeepers plays an old tape recording of a music performance. The CLOUD band was a trio -- young Jeepers and his pals Noah Dahl and Jennie Weather. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors: sandermotions and Jovica.

Duration:00:09:38

069 - Suspension

8/8/2018
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Stella Pierce is piloting her plane over Slumberland Island, searching for any clues related to the disappearance of Omar Evanston. Thomas and Jeepers listen to Stella's report over radio. Their meeting, atop the town's tallest hill, leaves them roasting in the summer sun. Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. Stella Pierce performed by Katherine Goffeney. Shelly Ruxpin performed by Kim Kreuzwieser. The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors:...

Duration:00:14:27

068 - Suckin' Air

6/29/2018
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Thomas bravely records Doreen, Slumberland's crown curmudgeon. She tells a tale of trailers and old flames. Doreen performed by Alanna Elling. For more information, write her at allanaelling@gmail.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors: klangfabrik, ecfike, robinhood76, abouch, thaighaudio, captainvince, jmheffries2, lebaston100, nikhill-Kumar,...

Duration:00:10:32

067 - Septic

4/26/2018
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Thomas finds himself face-to-face with a certain pot-banging, foul-mouthed resident of Slumberland in the town's dumping grounds. Doreen performed by Alanna Elling. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors: abouch, thaighaudio, jmjeffries2, coltures, and Jovica.

Duration:00:03:57

065 - Straight Poop

4/19/2018
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Following the late-night episode with Max MacGillicutty, Thomas reflects back on earlier in the day, when he visited Slumberland's trash heap to find his smashed rental car, plus some surprises. Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. For more info write her at: vbmorgan90@gmail.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors: timbre, ramicio, qubodup, lemudcrab, abouch,...

Duration:00:13:37

065 - Special Occasion

3/27/2018
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The antics of Thomas, Merlin, Dae'Yana, and Sir the robot lead to discovering a Zero Point Energy source -- whatever that means. But it's something very important to Maxima McGillicutty. So important, her eccentric father has arrived in Slumberland with special request for Thomas's help. Special thanks to Jock Blaney, who performed Max McGillicutty. To experience more of Jock's astounding voice talent, visit 2nu2.com and jockblaney.com. For more info and to subscribe, visit...

Duration:00:12:42

064 - Side Gig

3/11/2018
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The robot known as "Sir" makes some startling progress while doing maintenance on the Community Dome. Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. For more info write her at: vbmorgan90@gmail.com Merlin Jebb performed by Thomas R. Mansell. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors: Alienistcog, pagancow, kastenfrosch, bewagne, system-fm, kwahmah-02, thearxx08, silentstrikez,...

Duration:00:07:53

063 - Stig and Sig

2/21/2018
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Thomas returns to Slumberland's substation, where the mysterious power source for the Community Dome is getting tuned-up by the reactivated robot named "Sir." Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. For more info write her at: vbmorgan90@gmail.com Merlin Jebb performed by Thomas R. Mansell. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland The sound design in this episode owes thanks to Freesound Project contributors: Sempoo, swelk, pagancow,...

Duration:00:11:04

062 - Solution

2/2/2018
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Bethesda Pierce reads from the journal of her grandmother, Phaedra 1. Bethesda Pierce performed by Sarah Rhea Warner. Find more of her work at: www.girlinspacepodcast.com www.sarahwerner.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration:00:13:01

061 - Senescence

1/14/2018
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Tasked by Oblivia to go collect more oral histories, Thomas meets yet another daughter of the Pierce clan. Bethesda is the eldest offspring and her personality is like a fountain of youthful energy. Bethesda Pierce performed by Sarah Rhea Warner. Find more of her work at: www.girlinspacepodcast.com www.sarahwerner.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration:00:06:47

060 - Shocks and Chakras

12/26/2017
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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. Oblivia Newton-Baum performed by Nancy Penvose. For more info write her at: penvosen@gmail.com For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration:00:22:19

059 - Supplemental 3 - Santa Claus

12/12/2017
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Hear an old recording of Alva Pierce reading the 1897 holiday classic "Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus." For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration:00:07:43

058 - Secondary

11/30/2017
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Thomas meets a young town resident, Dae'Yana. The local poetry scene is up for discussion again. Dae'Yana Jung performed by Vicki Morgan. For more info write her at: vbmorgan90@gmail.com For more info and to subscribe, visit http://tommansell.wixsite.com/slumberland

Duration:00:05:57

Slumberland episode 57 "Shower"

11/10/2017
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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. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:04:59

Slumberland episode 56 "Sir"

10/24/2017
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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. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:08:56

Slumberland episode 55 "Snail Mail"

10/1/2017
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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. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:07:36

Slumberland episode 54 "Supplemental 2 - Snark"

9/13/2017
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Beckett Pierce re-examines 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. "The Hunting of the Snark" written by Lewis Carroll."The Hunting of the Snark" written by Lewis Carroll. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:11:19

Slumberland episode 53 "Secret Oral History"

8/23/2017
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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. Delfina Del Becha performed by Kim Kreuzwieser. Music: Rgrdlzz, Lostfrevr, Rlxnt, Prcsse by Ars Sonor. Creative Commons: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:17:04

Slumberland episode 52 "Silent Stranger"

8/7/2017
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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. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:19:28

Slumberland episode 51 "Séance Fiction"

6/6/2017
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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. For more info and to subscribe, visit tommansell.wix.com/slumberland

Duration:00:21:28