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Bedtime in the Public Domain

By W. Blaine Dowler
Reading books from the public domain, one chapter at a time.
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Aesop's Fables: The Dog and the Wolf

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Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn: Complete Audiobook version
The entire story of Robin Hood's young protege.
01:13:32
November 18, 2021
Chapter 8 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
The Sherriff of Nottingham finds his way to Robin Hood's camp.
10:55
November 17, 2021
Chapter 7 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
The Sherriff of Nottingham learns the truth about his son's fate.
08:25
November 16, 2021
Chapter 6 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
Young Robin encounters the swineherd once more.
11:36
November 15, 2021
Chapter 5 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
Young Robin explores the area on his own, and witnesses nature in all its glory.
09:39
November 12, 2021
Chapter 4 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
Little John helps young Robin learn to use his new bow and arrow.
10:10
November 11, 2021
Chapter 3 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
Young Robin encounters the band of criminals that stole from his party in the woods.
06:20
November 10, 2021
Chapter 2 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
Young Robin meets another young boy while lost in the forest.
11:10
November 9, 2021
Chapter 1 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)
We meet our hero, the young Master Robin.
05:48
November 8, 2021
Announcing Book 20
Announcing the next book, which begins on November 8, 2021.
01:24
November 1, 2021
The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells (Audiobook version)
The complete audiobook version of The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells.
03:38:01
October 14, 2021
Ch. 22: The Man Alone (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick returns to society, in a way. While the term was not yet in use, he describes his experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder.
06:00
October 13, 2021
Ch. 21: The Reversion of the Beast Folk (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick is the last surviving human on the island, and without Dr. Moreau's ongoing procedures, the beast folk are reverting to their instinctive ways.
21:00
October 12, 2021
Ch. 20: Alone With the Beast Folk (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick finds himself the sole human on the island, and that's not a safe thing to be.
08:54
October 11, 2021
Ch. 19: Montgomery's "Bank Heist" (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
In times of crisis, Montgomery's coping skills are found to be wanting.
13:22
October 8, 2021
Ch. 18: The Finding of Moreau (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick convinces Montgomery of the importance of finding Moreau.
06:50
October 7, 2021
Ch. 17: A Catastrophe
Things take a sudden and substantial turn for the worse.
08:54
October 6, 2021
Ch. 16: How the Beast Folk Tasted Blood (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick and Montgomery make a very disturbing discovery.
20:26
October 5, 2021
Ch. 15: Concerning the Beast Folk (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Montgomery and Prendick have a summarized conversation about the inhabitants of the island.
09:46
October 4, 2021
Ch. 14: Doctor Moreau Explains (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Dr. Moreau explains his research and goals to Prendick, including an abbreviated history of the island.
19:60
October 1, 2021
Ch. 13: A Parley (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Moreau and Montgomery find Prendick just before his drowns himself.
07:15
September 30, 2021
Ch. 12: The Sayers of the Law (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick is taken to the village of the Beast Folk, and learns a little more about their culture.
13:27
September 29, 2021
Ch. 11: The Hunting of the Man (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick tries to escape for fear of being vivisected.
08:56
September 28, 2021
Ch. 10: The Crying of the Man (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick returns to his room, and his absence has been noticed.
05:37
September 27, 2021
Ch. 9: The Thing in the Woods (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick goes into the woods to escape the cries of the puma, and soon regrets his decision.
15:57
September 24, 2021
Ch. 8: The Crying of the Puma (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick tries to get some answers from Montgomery, but it's difficult with the noises of the puma in the background.
04:49
September 23, 2021
Ch. 7: The Locked Door (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Edward is provided secure accommodations on the island, and is finally far enough up on Maslow's hierarchy that he can sit and think. He suddenly and unpleasantly realizes where he's heard the name of his host before.
07:47
September 22, 2021
Ch. 6: The Evil-Looking Boatmen (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Mr. Prendick is rescued, but that doesn't mean he is lucky.
08:23
September 21, 2021
Ch. 5: The Man With Nowhere To Go (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
The captain gets drunks, and decides he's done having passengers.
06:18
September 20, 2021
Ch. 4: At the Schooner's Rail (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Edward catches Montgomery at a vulnerable moment, and learns a little bit more.
05:36
September 17, 2021
Ch. 3: The Strange Face (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Edward meets one of Montgomery's strange travelling companions.
08:46
September 16, 2021
Ch. 2: The Man Who Was Going Nowhere (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Prendick awakens on the Ipecacuanha and meets a man named Montgomery.
05:19
September 15, 2021
Ch. 1: In the Dingey of the "Lady Vain" (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)
Edward Prendick recounts the events that led him from the shipwreck of the Lady Vain to being the last soul alive in his boat.
05:07
September 14, 2021
Introduction (The Island of Dr. Moreau)
In this brief introduction, Charles Edward Prendick sets the stage for the story transcribed by his uncle Edward Prendick, who shows signs of what modern society would refer to as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
02:38
September 13, 2021
Announcing Book 19
The formal announcement of our next book: The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells.
04:09
September 6, 2021
Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit by Thorne Smith: Audiobook Version
The complete text of Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith.
02:41:58
August 23, 2021
September 6 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore ships out. This is the final chapter of Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith.
02:23
August 20, 2021
September 5 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore tries to figure out what his assignment is, and those around him make very helpful suggestions.
02:42
August 19, 2021
September 4 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore applies for a furlough, and gets an extremely unexpected reply.
01:23
August 18, 2021
September 3 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore is called for the First Class exam.
02:08
August 17, 2021
August 17 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore and friends meet a wonderful couple on the town.
04:40
August 13, 2021
August 12 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has news, but Tim isn't thrilled to hear it.
00:59
August 12, 2021
August 11 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore's mother pays another visit, and brings Polly with her.
05:06
August 11, 2021
August 10 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore may be transferred, if they can find anyone who wants him.
02:43
August 10, 2021
August 9 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Mr. Fogerty takes a lot of liberty.
00:35
August 9, 2021
August 7 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has a great idea: camouflage, but not in the field...
02:06
August 5, 2021
August 5 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore and Mr. Fogerty visit New York on leave.
02:20
August 4, 2021
August 3 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore meets a man who doesn't claim to have seen a mermaid, but if anyone has seen one of them things, it's him.
11:48
August 3, 2021
July 10 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has an altercation at the mess hall.
02:48
July 29, 2021
July 9 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore's performance shoveling coal has led him to his next assignment in the Officers' Mess.
01:13
July 28, 2021
July 8 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore experiences the fallout for his July 4 choices.
04:44
July 27, 2021
July 4 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
It's the fourth of July. Surely Biltmore won't screw something up on such an important date, right?
01:59
July 26, 2021
July 3 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore gets to know Mr. Fogerty better, and isn't happy about it.
00:50
July 23, 2021
July 2 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore's mother drops by, and brings a friend along.
03:59
July 22, 2021
July 1 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore goes for a rather eventful swim.
06:35
July 21, 2021
June 29 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore meets a furry new friend.
03:19
July 20, 2021
June 25 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has more adventures while waiting for his laundry to dry.
04:20
July 19, 2021
June 24 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore is due for 43 hours of liberty, assuming he can get clean enough to pass inspection first.
02:57
July 16, 2021
June 14 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore practices with the bayonette.
02:45
July 15, 2021
June 11 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Warning: this chapter opens with a racial stereotype. Biltmore muses about his newly developed skills at laundry.
01:50
July 14, 2021
June 1 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore reads the reviews of the show he is no longer a part of.
00:31
July 12, 2021
July Patreon announcement
July Patreon announcement
00:56
July 10, 2021
May 29 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore learns his final fate as a show girl.
02:15
July 9, 2021
May 28 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore needs his chest saved, though the barber wonders why.
03:56
July 8, 2021
May 23 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore gets some first hand experience in women's attire.
02:36
July 7, 2021
May 11 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has a new role with the Navy, and it may be his true calling.
04:35
July 6, 2021
May 9 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore encounters an old foe during war games.
03:01
July 5, 2021
May 6 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time.
04:36
July 1, 2021
May 4 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore makes plans for his future in the service.
00:41
June 30, 2021
May 1 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore pays a visit to the paper.
02:29
June 29, 2021
April 31 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore meets someone who may or may not be Kaiser William while on guard duty.
02:10
June 28, 2021
April 30 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore brings his bartender home to meet the family.
01:41
June 25, 2021
April 29 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore takes part in a parade.
01:39
June 24, 2021
April 25 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore visits Eli's grave to give him the latest updates on camp gossip.
02:34
June 23, 2021
April 14 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore mourns the death of a colleague, after a sorts.
01:50
June 22, 2021
April 12 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore comments on the price of cigarettes. Yes, cigarettes.
00:16
June 21, 2021
April 11 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore plays a game of basketball.
00:31
June 18, 2021
April 10 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore hears rumours of a new assignment.
00:20
June 17, 2021
April 9 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has issues with his company commander. Also with distinguishing between "port" and "present arms".
00:35
June 16, 2021
April 8 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore's mother pays another visit.
01:59
June 15, 2021
April 7 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore and a "friend" meet a nice family, and quite the biography is given.
03:25
June 14, 2021
April 6 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore plays a form of dodge ball.
01:53
June 11, 2021
March 29 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore adjusts to Probation Camp.
00:23
June 10, 2021
March 28 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore gets used to the new barracks.
00:30
June 9, 2021
March 26 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore has some more testing done.
04:01
June 7, 2021
June Patreon Shout-Out
Thanking our supporters in June.
00:42
June 6, 2021
March 25 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore takes his "liberty," comparable to shore leave, in the city of New York.
04:20
June 4, 2021
March 21 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore talks about an Admiral's pay and a letter from home.
00:50
June 2, 2021
March 20 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore learns about boats and takes in a movie.
01:07
June 1, 2021
March 19 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore remembers something funny from last Sunday.
00:24
May 31, 2021
March 17 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
The single girls start showing up, and Biltmore gets more mail from his mother.
01:17
May 27, 2021
March 16 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore describes his daily routine.
02:22
May 26, 2021
March 7 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore prepares himself mentally for tomorrow's vaccination.
00:16
May 25, 2021
March 6 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore goes through inspection.
01:10
May 24, 2021
March 4 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore tries and fails to avoid notice in a routine day.
01:24
May 20, 2021
March 3 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore's mother comes for a visit which is both very personal and shockingly impersonal.
01:15
May 19, 2021
March 2 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore fails to make friends with those who share the sleeping quarters.
02:23
May 18, 2021
March 1 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore knows the importance of getting vaccinated.
01:20
May 17, 2021
February 28 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit)
Biltmore sees some familiar faces on the train.
01:07
May 14, 2021
February 27 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
It's time to pack and introduce readers to the family.
01:31
May 13, 2021
February 26 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore informs his mother of his enlistment.
00:51
May 12, 2021
February 25 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore must pass a physical before he can join the Navy.
02:56
May 11, 2021
February 23 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)
Biltmore signs up for the Navy, much to the Navy's chagrin.
03:23
May 10, 2021
May Patreon Shout Out
Our monthly shout out to our Patreon supporters.
00:51
May 9, 2021
Announcing Book 18
Book 18 in Bedtime in the Public Domain will be Thorne Smith's Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit.
01:03
May 3, 2021
The Man With Two Left Feet and other stories by P.G. Wodehouse
This collection of stories by humourist P.G. Wodehouse includes the first appearances of his famous "Jeeves and Wooster".
05:40:19
April 29, 2021
The Man With Two Left Feet (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
Henry Wallace Mills has a plan to keep his young wife from getting bored, but it requires him to learn how to dance, despite his complete and utter lack of talent.
32:19
April 28, 2021
A Sea of Troubles (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
Mr. Meggs has decided to end it all, and to give his friends their inheritance while he is still around to enjoy their reactions, starting with his secretary. CONTENT WARNING: Suicide and the perception of sexual harassment in the workplace.
21:32
April 27, 2021
The Romance of an Ugly Policeman (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
Edward Plimmer is in love with a girl who is in love with... of all people... a milkman!
24:01
April 26, 2021
Black For Luck (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
There was a time when black cats were considered lucky. It's up to the reader to decide whether or not this is one of those times.
28:00
April 23, 2021
One Touch of Nature (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
This fairly lighthearted story centres around some rather massive fans of baseball, meeting through happenstance in London.
19:59
April 22, 2021
The Making of Mac's (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
P.G. Wodehouse is best known for writing comedic stories, but this isn't one of them. It's the story of two young people in love with conflicting life goals. Content advisory: suicide.
26:24
April 21, 2021
At Geisenheimer's (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
A couple honeymooning in New York have two very different reactions to the city.
27:22
April 20, 2021
Crowned Heads (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
Katie falls in love and wants to marry, if she can get the approval of her delusional grandfather.
26:44
April 19, 2021
The Mixer, Part 2 ("The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories" by P. G. Wodehouse)
The dog finds a new family, but he may not be with them long.
23:48
April 16, 2021
The Mixer: Part 1 (Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse)
A puppy is purchased and starts his path to adulthood.
24:49
April 15, 2021
Wilton's Holiday (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
A man with a tragic tale from his past comes to a summer resort.
23:36
April 14, 2021
Extricating Young Gussie (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
The first appearance of Jeeves and Wooster, sort of.
34:13
April 13, 2021
Bill the Bloodhound (The Man With Two Left Feet and other stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)
Henry Pifield Rice is a detective. Not a great detective, or even a particularly good detective, but he's a detective. He's also in love with a woman in the company he's been hired to follow.
28:40
April 12, 2021
Our monthly Patreon shout-out: April 2021
Our monthly Patreon shout-out: April 2021
02:59
April 6, 2021
Announcing Book 17
Announcing the next book in the series: a collection of comedic short stories.
02:29
April 5, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: The Complete Audiobook
The entire fourth Oz novel, which reunites Dorothy and the Wizard.
03:18:04
March 8, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 20: Zeb Returns to the Ranch
It is time for the adventure to end.
03:48
March 5, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 19: The Wizard Performs Another Trick
The trial begins in earnest, and the Wizard's trick is undone.
08:38
March 4, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 18: The Trial of Eureka the Kitten
The worst is feared when Ozma's pet piglet disappears.
07:09
March 3, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 17: The Nine Tiny Piglets
A holiday is declared in honour of the visitors.
10:52
March 2, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 16: Jim, the Cab-Horse
Jim learns more about the Palace of Oz, encountering a number of characters that are new to Jim but familiar to fans of the series.
11:03
March 1, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 15: Old Friends are Reunited
The group are reunited with many of the prominent personages of Oz, some of whom make their first appearances in this particular book.
13:37
February 26, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 14: Ozma Uses the Magic Belt
The party reach a dead end, but Dorothy comes up with a plan.
12:27
February 25, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 13: The Den of the Dragonettes
The party escape the gargoyles, only to wander into the home of a far greater threat.
09:57
February 24, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 12: A Wonderful Escape
The party is captured by the gargoyles, but they refuse to stay captured for long.
12:53
February 23, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 11: They Meet the Wooden Gargoyles
The group find a new country and a new threat.
10:44
February 22, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 10: The Braided Man of Pyramid Mountain
The crew climb a very large mountain and meet a strange man.
08:01
February 19, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 9: They Fight the Invisible Bears
The group are attacked by a dangerous and invisible enemy.
12:31
February 18, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 8: The Valley of Voices
Be wary of eating unfamiliar fruit from random bushes. And bears.
08:12
February 17, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 7: Into the Black Pit and Out Again
Jim, Eureka, and the piglets are driven into the Black Pit, and soon find that they are not alone.
05:44
February 16, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 6: The Mangaboos Prove Dangerous
The Princess proves as dangerous as the Prince.
08:28
February 15, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 5: Dorothy Picks the Princess
The group come up with a plan to avoid the fate the Prince has planned for them.
10:16
February 12, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 4: The Vegetable Kingdom
Dorothy and her companions learn about the biology of the Mangaboos.
08:57
February 11, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 3: The Arrival of the Wizard
The title character of the first book finally returns to the series.
12:18
February 10, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 2: The Glass City
The group encounter a remarkable land, featuring a city made of glass.
15:30
February 9, 2021
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 1: The Earthquake
Dorothy meets her second cousin Zeb, but they have a tough time coming home from the train station.
07:15
February 8, 2021
Announcing the Patreon
There is now a collective Patreon for all of my podcasts! You can get the details at https://www.patreon.com/blainesbureau42podcasts.
00:41
February 7, 2021
Announcing Book 16
Find out about our plans for 2021, including the next book we'll be covering.
03:32
February 1, 2021
Aesop's Fables: The Complete Audiobook
The entirety of Aesop's Fables.
03:02:45
January 8, 2021
Aesop's Fables: The Traveler and Fortune
Blame where blame is due, just like credit.
00:40
January 7, 2021
Aesop's Fables: The Nightingale and the Swallow
Be nice to birds.
00:34
January 6, 2021
Aesop's Fables: The Goatherd and the Wild Goats
Pay attention to how people in roles of authority treat everybody.
01:13
January 5, 2021
Aesop's Fables: The Hunter and the Horseman
If someone offers to buy your hare, make them get off their horse first.
00:42
January 4, 2021
Aesop's Fables: The Swallow and the Crow
Sounds legit.
00:31
January 1, 2021
Aesop's Fables: Prometheus and the Making of Man
Well, that's one way to explain it.
00:30
December 31, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Woman and the Farmer
This sounds like the start of a healthy relationship.
01:08
December 30, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Hawk, the Kite, and the Pigeons
Be careful who you ask for help.
00:25
December 29, 2020
Aesop's Fables: Grief and His Due
Yeah, get over your losses quickly, why don't ya?
00:47
December 28, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Dog Chasing a Wolf
Don't get too full of yourself.
00:29
December 25, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Horse and the Ass
Fortunes change.
00:43
December 24, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Rogue and the Oracle
I feel sorry for that poor bird.
00:42
December 23, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Serpent and the Eagle
The origin of yet another cliche.
00:43
December 22, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Hunter and the Woodman
Brave hunter, there.
00:32
December 21, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Runaway Slave
I can't get over how many pro-slavery stories are in these fables, especially since Aesop was a slave himself! Had I known how many pro-slavery stories this collection had, I might not have done this book at all.
00:28
December 18, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Partridge and the Fowler
Treason is not taken lightly by Aesop.
00:28
December 17, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Man Who Lost His Spade
Gee, those city gods aren't very impressive.
00:56
December 16, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Lion, the Fox, and the Stag
Don't be the stag.
02:23
December 15, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Snake
Ah, yes, because the best response to seeing someone in mortal danger is to give them a sick burn.
00:24
December 14, 2020
Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Bramble
Blaming others for your own errors again, Mr. Fox...
00:31
December 11, 2020