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Dan Bain's Sleepy Time Mumbles

Are podcasts TOO interesting? Need a podcast you CAN miss? Every episode Dan Bain improvises a podcast that's interesting enough to listen to, but not interesting enough to keep you awake, giving you the perfect podcast to fall asleep to. 

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How is this even possible?
Oh boy I sure bet that listening to someone disappear into a vortex of how they do the thing that you are listening to will very quickly lose it's appeal as it becomes more and more meta. Which is why it's a perfect topic for Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
32:13 3/31/24
Your Mind is a Metropolitan Corvid
Time for a guided meditation. Your mind is a Metropolitan dwelling corvid. Now let us count your nest treasures. Sounds interesting .... enough On Sleepy Time Mumbles, a podcast you CAN miss.  Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
30:50 2/25/24
Granular Dramaturgical Notes on the Process of Adaptation
What was the process of adapting the Odyssey from a multi-book poem into a three-hander play? That sounds like it would be interesting enough to listen to, but not interesting enough to care about. On sleepytime mumblesa podcast you CAN miss...Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
33:18 1/24/24
Letters to a Fictional Gift-Giving Entity
All around the world children write letters to fictional beings. Here's some examples. On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
30:38 12/24/23
Taxi Dispatch Simulator
Taxis used to be a thing. You would have to ring them up and talk to a person to get picked up. Can you even imagine that? Now you can on Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
31:31 11/25/23
Pseudo-medieval Sword Adventure V
Pseudo Medieval Sword Adventure: Book One: The Hammer of Anvilston (The Raven's Keep sequence - Catalyst Rising) chapter thirty. Pokarth Six-swords loses one of his personality swords and visits a wizard to get a very elaborate spell with many ingredients cast to locate it.Sound like the kind of thing that would put you to sleep? Sure is!On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
34:12 10/28/23
The To-Do List
In tonight's bonus episode, I go through all the items I've ticked off my to-do list. If that sounds both intricate, specific and, entirely missable, then you've worked out exactly what Sleepy Time Mumbles is...A podcast you CAN miss.Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
34:46 10/18/23
Kid A (From memory)
In September's episode, I attempt to remember both the order of songs and things about Radiohead's Kid A album, without any notes or having listened to it for months.  As you can imagine I either have too much detail or, not enough, which makes this a perfect episode of Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
41:17 9/23/23
Your mind is an electronics store after hours
Imagine your mind is an electronics store and all the machines, appliances, and devices are switched off and silent, in this ridiculous guided meditation on Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.  Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
33:03 8/26/23
Random Classic Pages
In this surprise episode I pick up a random classic novel, read a page, and then switch to another one. That sounds like a podcast you CAN miss...Like Sleepy Time Mumbles.  Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
29:59 8/19/23
In Conversation with A Gentleman Caller
This evening it's a phone-in-caller interview with a mysterious gentleman caller, y'know like in the Tennessee Williams plays.On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
32:02 7/30/23
An hour of openings
I don't know if this is a good idea at all. But I compiled an hour of openings into an omnibus episode. Now that feels like a podcast you CAN miss...Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
56:26 7/15/23
Statistical Breakdown and Data Analysis
Will your country, city, or listening device of choice make the top 10 in download detail and statistics? See if you can stay awake to find out in this deep dive into the statistics of... Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.  Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
40:19 6/24/23
Omnibus Episode - Talking about people you don't know
This is a compilation episode containing the originally published episodesGossip About People You Don't Know Pt. IGossip About People You Don't Know Pt. IIA Toast to the Bride and GroomOn the Occassion of your RetirementListen to minute detail about people you don't know for literally hours. On Sleepy Time Mumbles... A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
100:30 6/17/23
Good News III (the leaf blower)
This month, while attempting to record Good News III, Dan slowly (and gently) loses his mind as recording is interrupted by his neighbour's leaf blower.On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
32:23 5/28/23
Omnibus Edition - Pseudo Medieval Sword Adventure.
Have you ever craved nearly 2 hours of uninterrupted 'adventures' of Pokarth Six Swords? Well, here it is. All previously released Pseudo-medieval sword Adventures, bundled into one epic sleepy narrative mumble. On Sleepy Time Mumbles.A podcast you CAN miss...Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
101:53 5/13/23
Low Event Fairy Tale
Let's enjoy a fairy tale without any of the interesting, dramatic, murderous, or thrilling parts. All detail, no drama.On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
32:00 4/29/23
Attached Query Letter
This week, several cover letters sent to publishers from books and authors that don't exist and never should.On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
30:39 3/25/23
A Tedious List of Excuses
Welcome back, friends. Thank you for your patience. As the show creaks back into production allow me to make my tedious excuses as to where it has been...On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Support the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
35:19 2/25/23
Xcom 2: War of the Chosen Part II
This week, some quick notes on what's happening with the rather uneven schedule, and a granular breakdown of the strategic layer of Xcom 2: War of the Chosen. On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss. Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
31:17 2/5/22
Xcom 2: War of the Chosen
I have played this game over and over again. On insane levels of difficulty and normal, modded and unmodded. I know FAR too much about it. And that's why I am going to do a ridiculously granular deep dive into it. On sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
32:39 1/22/22
Terms and Conditions
If you're the kind of listener who sometimes feels that this show is too entertaining for what it claims to be then boy do I have the episode for you! It's time for the terms and conditions of buying a motor vehicle in New Zealand. On sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
34:53 1/9/22
Resolutions
It's 2022 and it's time to make some dull and potentially achievable New Year's resolutions. On Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
30:29 1/1/22
A Recurring Dream: Christmas Lies from New Zealand
A pleasure to  revisit this fan-favourite episode in this week's festive Recurring Dream Episode - Christmas Lies from NZ. Happy holidays and sleep tight from Sleepy Time Mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
29:02 12/23/21
Middle Management Simulator
It can be a long hard day in the office when you don't actually do anything. Which might just make it perfect for sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
27:05 12/18/21
On the Occasion of your Retirement
This was going to be a different episode, but when the spirit moves you to create the worst possible CEO departure speech, sometimes you just have to mumble it. That's tonight, on Sleepy Time Mumbles... A podcast you CAN miss.Follow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
28:12 12/11/21
Tiny Turtle's ABC
Anyone who's seen my standup in the last year or so has probably caught my "I Like ABC" bit. Well, I'm not one just to destroy and mock, so here's the alternate reality version of I like ABC... Tiny Turtle's ABC. On sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Follow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
35:45 12/4/21
Gossip About People You Don't Know Part II
Great minds talk about ideas, but small minds, they say, talk about people. But it's clearly a galaxy brain move for sleepy people to listen to gossip about people they don't even know. On sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Follow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs actual money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
30:22 11/27/21
Attached Letters of Support
If you have never had to attempt a creative New Zealand funding application, count yourself lucky as it is one of the most tedious and soul-crushing processes one can go through in the attempt to get a small amount of money for making an interesting thing. And the worst part of it is asking your peers and colleagues to endorse you. Tonight, let's explore the specific dullness of that......on sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
30:04 11/20/21
Your Mind is an Old Man's Shed
This week let us venture into the depths of your grandad's shed. Let's look at all his tools. Wow, that's some organised systems. On sleepy time mumbles...A podcast you CAN miss.Buy tickets to live shows!Perfuct StormFollow us here! Instagram Twitter Facebook Newsletter  It costs money to make this show. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American storeMerch - NZ storeCoffee New cool postcardsSupport the showBuy tickets to live shows! Perfuct Storm Anxiety Knife Dan Bain's Improv Seduction Another great podcast by Noosed Octopus here X-men: The Animated Series reXamined Follow us here! Instagram (fun) Facebook (dumb) Newsletter (best!) It costs money to make this show and keep it ad free for everyone to be mumbled to sleep uninterrupted. Support us by getting yourself some cool merch or buying us a coffee! Merch - North American store Merch - NZ store Coffee and bookshop
27:32 11/13/21