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Bedtime in the Public Domain

581 EpisodesProduced by W. Blaine DowlerWebsite

Reading books from the public domain, one chapter at a time.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/bedtime-in-the-public-domain. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

581 Episodes | 2016 - 2022

The Road to Oz, by Lyman Frank Baum

May 16th, 2022

3:15:14

Dorothy helps a Shaggy Man find his way, and soon both are lost when the roads diverge as Dorothy has never seen.

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Chapter 24: The Birthday Celebration

May 13th, 2022

13:34

The actual birthday party is filled with amazing performances and magic tricks, some of which are used to send the guests home.

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Chapter 23: The Grand Banquet

May 12th, 2022

4:56

The most glorious banquet any guest had ever seen is served in Ozma's honour.

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Chapter 22: Important Arrivals

May 11th, 2022

10:13

A great number of additional special guests arrive for the birthday celebration.

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Chapter 21: Dorothy Receives the Guests

May 10th, 2022

9:35

Dorothy and her friends greet the guests, as Ozma is too busy to do so in person.

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Chapter 20: Princess Ozma of Oz

May 9th, 2022

6:52

The Princess receives the guests, and answers some questions which need answering.

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Chapter 19: The Shaggy Man's Welcome

May 6th, 2022

5:21

The Shaggy Man wonders if he'll lose his sense of self in all this splendor.

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Chapter 18: The Emerald City

May 5th, 2022

7:18

The party finally arrive at the Emerald City.

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Chapter 17: The Royal Chariot Arrives

May 4th, 2022

7:47

The party begin the next leg of their journey to the Emerald City.

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Chapter 16: Visiting the Pumpkin-Field

May 3rd, 2022

4:55

Dorothy and her friends catch up with an old friend, who seems shockingly familiar given that he and Dorothy have never actually met before.

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Chapter 15: The Emperor's Tin Castle

May 2nd, 2022

6:09

Dorothy and her friends have a lovely visit at the Tin Woodman's new tin castle.

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Chapter 14: Tik-Tok and Billina

April 29th, 2022

12:20

Dorothy and her new friends encounter some of Dorothy's old friends, and learn about Oz's current events.

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Chapter 13: The Truth Pond

April 28th, 2022

5:52

The group find themselves at the Truth Pond, hidden in the land of the Winkies.

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Chapter 12: The Deadly Desert Crossed

April 27th, 2022

3:55

The group take the sand ship across the desert.

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Chapter 11: Johnny Dooit Does It

April 26th, 2022

9:09

The group reach the deadly desert that borders Oz, and the Shaggy Man calls on a friend to help them get across.

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Chapter 10: Escaping the Soup-Kettle

April 25th, 2022

9:49

The group are the prisoners of the Scoodlers, who would just love to have them cooked in a soup.

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Chapter 9: Facing the Scoodlers

April 22nd, 2022

6:43

Dorothy and her group meet the scoodlers, who have a different reaction to the Love Magnet than the others they've met.

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Chapter 8: The Musicker

April 21st, 2022

7:47

The group meet a one-man band with no visible instruments.

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Chapter 7: The Shaggy Man's Transformation

April 20th, 2022

11:37

The travelers meet the King of Dunkiton, and he has an unwelcome gift for the Shaggy Man.

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Chapter 6: The City of Beasts

April 19th, 2022

7:54

Dorothy and her friends arrive at the city that the foxes warned them about.

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Chapter 5: The Rainbow's Daughter

April 18th, 2022

6:26

Dorothy and friends meet Polychrome, the daughter of the rainbow.

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Chapter 4: King Dox

April 15th, 2022

11:26

King Dox gives his guests all the hospitality of foxes, some of which doesn't seem particularly hospitable to humans.

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Chapter 3: A Queer Village

April 14th, 2022

9:36

Dorothy and her new friends meet a group of fox soldiers who intend to take them prisoner.

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Chapter 2: Dorothy Meets Button-Bright

April 13th, 2022

5:27

Dorothy, Toto, and the Shaggy Man continue down the seventh road and meet a fellow traveller.

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Chapter 1: The Road to Butterfield

April 11th, 2022

11:29

Dorothy meets the Shaggy Man, and shows him the way to Butterfield.

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To My Readers

April 11th, 2022

1:33

Lyman Frank Baum's original message to his readers in 1909.

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Announcing Book 22

April 4th, 2022

2:11

Announcing the next book, and a slight format change for the "Complete Audiobook" releases.

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"A Kidnapped Santa Claus" by L. Frank Baum

December 23rd, 2021

17:35

Five Daemons are upset with Santa's success in his work, and kidnap him to stop his progress.

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Announcing book 21

December 6th, 2021

1:20

The formal announcement of Book 21: "A Kidnapped Santa Claus".

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Chapter 5 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)

November 12th, 2021

9:39

Young Robin explores the area on his own, and witnesses nature in all its glory.

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Chapter 3 (Young Robin Hood, by G. Manville Fenn)

November 10th, 2021

6:20

Young Robin encounters the band of criminals that stole from his party in the woods.

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Announcing Book 20

November 1st, 2021

1:24

Announcing the next book, which begins on November 8, 2021.

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The Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells (Audiobook version)

October 14th, 2021

3:38:01

The complete audiobook version of The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells.

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Ch. 22: The Man Alone (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

October 13th, 2021

6:00

Prendick returns to society, in a way. While the term was not yet in use, he describes his experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Ch. 21: The Reversion of the Beast Folk (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

October 12th, 2021

21:00

Prendick is the last surviving human on the island, and without Dr. Moreau's ongoing procedures, the beast folk are reverting to their instinctive …

Ch. 20: Alone With the Beast Folk (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

October 11th, 2021

8:54

Prendick finds himself the sole human on the island, and that's not a safe thing to be.

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Ch. 19: Montgomery's "Bank Heist" (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

October 8th, 2021

13:21

In times of crisis, Montgomery's coping skills are found to be wanting.

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Ch. 17: A Catastrophe

October 6th, 2021

8:53

Things take a sudden and substantial turn for the worse.

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Ch. 15: Concerning the Beast Folk (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

October 4th, 2021

9:45

Montgomery and Prendick have a summarized conversation about the inhabitants of the island.

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Ch. 14: Doctor Moreau Explains (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

October 1st, 2021

19:59

Dr. Moreau explains his research and goals to Prendick, including an abbreviated history of the island.

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Ch. 12: The Sayers of the Law (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 29th, 2021

13:26

Prendick is taken to the village of the Beast Folk, and learns a little more about their culture.

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Ch. 9: The Thing in the Woods (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 24th, 2021

15:57

Prendick goes into the woods to escape the cries of the puma, and soon regrets his decision.

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Ch. 8: The Crying of the Puma (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 23rd, 2021

4:48

Prendick tries to get some answers from Montgomery, but it's difficult with the noises of the puma in the background.

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Ch. 7: The Locked Door (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 22nd, 2021

7:47

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.

Ch. 4: At the Schooner's Rail (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 17th, 2021

5:36

Edward catches Montgomery at a vulnerable moment, and learns a little bit more.

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Ch. 2: The Man Who Was Going Nowhere (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 15th, 2021

5:18

Prendick awakens on the Ipecacuanha and meets a man named Montgomery.

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Ch. 1: In the Dingey of the "Lady Vain" (Island of Dr. Moreau, by H.G. Wells)

September 14th, 2021

5:06

Edward Prendick recounts the events that led him from the shipwreck of the Lady Vain to being the last soul alive in his boat.

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Introduction (The Island of Dr. Moreau)

September 13th, 2021

2:37

In this brief introduction, Charles Edward Prendick sets the stage for the story transcribed by his uncle Edward Prendick, who shows signs of what …

Announcing Book 19

September 6th, 2021

4:09

The formal announcement of our next book: The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells.

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Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit by Thorne Smith: Audiobook Version

August 23rd, 2021

2:41:58

The complete text of Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith.

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September 6 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

August 20th, 2021

2:23

Biltmore ships out.

This is the final chapter of Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith.

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September 5 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

August 19th, 2021

2:41

Biltmore tries to figure out what his assignment is, and those around him make very helpful suggestions.

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September 4 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

August 18th, 2021

1:22

Biltmore applies for a furlough, and gets an extremely unexpected reply.

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August 17 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

August 13th, 2021

4:40

Biltmore and friends meet a wonderful couple on the town.

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August 3 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

August 3rd, 2021

11:47

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.

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July 9 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

July 28th, 2021

1:12

Biltmore's performance shoveling coal has led him to his next assignment in the Officers' Mess.

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July 8 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

July 27th, 2021

4:43

Biltmore experiences the fallout for his July 4 choices.

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July 4 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

July 26th, 2021

1:59

It's the fourth of July. Surely Biltmore won't screw something up on such an important date, right?

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June 24 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

July 16th, 2021

2:56

Biltmore is due for 43 hours of liberty, assuming he can get clean enough to pass inspection first.

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June 11 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

July 14th, 2021

1:49

Warning: this chapter opens with a racial stereotype. Biltmore muses about his newly developed skills at laundry.

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July Patreon announcement

July 10th, 2021

0:55

July Patreon announcement

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May 11 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

July 6th, 2021

4:35

Biltmore has a new role with the Navy, and it may be his true calling.

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April 31 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

June 28th, 2021

2:10

Biltmore meets someone who may or may not be Kaiser William while on guard duty.

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April 25 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

June 23rd, 2021

2:34

Biltmore visits Eli's grave to give him the latest updates on camp gossip.

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April 14 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

June 22nd, 2021

1:50

Biltmore mourns the death of a colleague, after a sorts.

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April 9 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

June 16th, 2021

0:35

Biltmore has issues with his company commander. Also with distinguishing between "port" and "present arms".

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April 7 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

June 14th, 2021

3:24

Biltmore and a "friend" meet a nice family, and quite the biography is given.

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March 25 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

June 4th, 2021

4:19

Biltmore takes his "liberty," comparable to shore leave, in the city of New York.

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March 17 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

May 27th, 2021

1:17

The single girls start showing up, and Biltmore gets more mail from his mother.

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March 3 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

May 19th, 2021

1:15

Biltmore's mother comes for a visit which is both very personal and shockingly impersonal.

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March 2 (Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit, by Thorne Smith)

May 18th, 2021

2:22

Biltmore fails to make friends with those who share the sleeping quarters.

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May Patreon Shout Out

May 9th, 2021

0:51

Our monthly shout out to our Patreon supporters.

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Announcing Book 18

May 3rd, 2021

1:03

Book 18 in Bedtime in the Public Domain will be Thorne Smith's Biltmore Oswald: The Diary of a Hapless Recruit.

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The Man With Two Left Feet and other stories by P.G. Wodehouse

April 29th, 2021

5:40:18

This collection of stories by humourist P.G. Wodehouse includes the first appearances of his famous "Jeeves and Wooster".

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The Man With Two Left Feet (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 28th, 2021

32:19

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.

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A Sea of Troubles (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 27th, 2021

21:31

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.


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The Romance of an Ugly Policeman (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 26th, 2021

24:01

Edward Plimmer is in love with a girl who is in love with... of all people... a milkman!

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Black For Luck (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 23rd, 2021

28:00

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.

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One Touch of Nature (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 22nd, 2021

19:58

This fairly lighthearted story centres around some rather massive fans of baseball, meeting through happenstance in London.

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The Making of Mac's (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 21st, 2021

26:24

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.

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At Geisenheimer's (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 20th, 2021

27:21

A couple honeymooning in New York have two very different reactions to the city.

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Crowned Heads (The Man With Two Left Feet and Other Stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 19th, 2021

26:44

Katie falls in love and wants to marry, if she can get the approval of her delusional grandfather.

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Bill the Bloodhound (The Man With Two Left Feet and other stories, by P.G. Wodehouse)

April 12th, 2021

28:40

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 …

Announcing Book 17

April 5th, 2021

2:28

Announcing the next book in the series: a collection of comedic short stories.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 17: The Nine Tiny Piglets

March 2nd, 2021

10:51

A holiday is declared in honour of the visitors.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 16: Jim, the Cab-Horse

March 1st, 2021

11:02

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.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 15: Old Friends are Reunited

February 26th, 2021

13:37

The group are reunited with many of the prominent personages of Oz, some of whom make their first appearances in this particular book.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 13: The Den of the Dragonettes

February 24th, 2021

9:57

The party escape the gargoyles, only to wander into the home of a far greater threat.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 12: A Wonderful Escape

February 23rd, 2021

12:53

The party is captured by the gargoyles, but they refuse to stay captured for long.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 7: Into the Black Pit and Out Again

February 16th, 2021

5:43

Jim, Eureka, and the piglets are driven into the Black Pit, and soon find that they are not alone.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 5: Dorothy Picks the Princess

February 12th, 2021

10:15

The group come up with a plan to avoid the fate the Prince has planned for them.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 4: The Vegetable Kingdom

February 11th, 2021

8:56

Dorothy and her companions learn about the biology of the Mangaboos.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 2: The Glass City

February 9th, 2021

15:29

The group encounter a remarkable land, featuring a city made of glass.

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Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz: Chapter 1: The Earthquake

February 8th, 2021

7:15

Dorothy meets her second cousin Zeb, but they have a tough time coming home from the train station.

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Announcing the Patreon

February 7th, 2021

0:40

There is now a collective Patreon for all of my podcasts! You can get the details at https://www.patreon.com/blainesbureau42podcasts.

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Announcing Book 16

February 1st, 2021

3:31

Find out about our plans for 2021, including the next book we'll be covering.

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Aesop's Fables: The Goatherd and the Wild Goats

January 5th, 2021

1:12

Pay attention to how people in roles of authority treat everybody.

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Aesop's Fables: The Hunter and the Horseman

January 4th, 2021

0:41

If someone offers to buy your hare, make them get off their horse first.

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Aesop's Fables: The Dog Chasing a Wolf

December 25th, 2020

0:29

Don't get too full of yourself.

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Aesop's Fables: The Runaway Slave

December 18th, 2020

0:28

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 …

Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Snake

December 14th, 2020

0:24

Ah, yes, because the best response to seeing someone in mortal danger is to give them a sick burn.

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Aesop's Fables: The Foxes and the River

December 8th, 2020

0:43

These foxes really all clever. I didn't expect them to understand geology this well. 

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Aesop's Fables: The Old Man and Death

December 7th, 2020

0:36

Be careful what you wish for.

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Aesop's Fables: The Witch

December 4th, 2020

0:35

Gee, a witch who couldn't keep promises...

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Aesop's Fables: The Lion, the Wolf, and the Fox

November 27th, 2020

1:05

The king of beasts is shockingly gullible. 

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Aesop's Fables: The Fox Who Served a Lion

November 25th, 2020

0:40

Another "you slaves don't know how good you have it" story? Seriously?

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Aesop's Fables: The Farmer and His Dogs

November 19th, 2020

0:33

I honestly don't know if Aesop was trying for comedy or horror with this one.

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Aesop's Fables: The Stag and the Lion

November 11th, 2020

0:26

The source of yet another cliche: out of the frying pan and into the fire.

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Aesop's Fables: Mercury and the Man Bitten by an Ant

November 6th, 2020

0:39

Gee, we have certainly all grown past the point of blaming an entire group for the actions of a single individual.

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and His Shadow

November 4th, 2020

0:35

If only the wolf understood mapping and projection in Euclidean space.

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Aesop's Fables: The Swan

November 2nd, 2020

0:44

Another one PETA wouldn't care for.

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Aesop's Fables: The Snake and Jupiter

November 2nd, 2020

0:31

If others hurt you, it's your fault for not fighting back. Really, Aesop? Really?

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolves, the Sheep, and the Ram

October 30th, 2020

0:31

And the moral of the story is... negotiating with the enemy is pointless?

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Aesop's Fables: The Man, the Horse, the Ox, and the Dog

October 29th, 2020

1:06

Aesop has previously shown himself to support slavery and racism. Now he reveals his ageism.

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Aesop's Fables: The Rose and the Amaranth

October 28th, 2020

0:33

Would an amaranth by any other name still be as sweet?

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Aesop's Fables: The Nightingale and the Hawk

October 27th, 2020

0:38

That's an articulate hawk, if grammatically awkward.

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Aesop's Fables: The Crow and the Snake

October 23rd, 2020

0:27

I guess the moral of this one is that, if you find a deadly creature asleep and decide to eat it, kill it first.

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Aesop's Fables: The Monkey and the Dolphin

October 22nd, 2020

1:00

Aesop takes a classic sitcom premise, but it gets dark quickly.

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Aesop's Fables: The Weasel and the Man

October 19th, 2020

0:33

Make sure you are in a position to bargain before you try to do so.

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Aesop's Fables: The Fisherman Piping

October 16th, 2020

0:36

I don't think this fisherman understands fish very well. Not if he can't tell the difference between dancing and the death throes of suffocation.

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Aesop's Fables: The Fowler and the Lark

October 15th, 2020

0:36

So, the lark says only fools will do exactly what the lark just did...

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Aesop's Fables: The Eagle and the Beetle

October 14th, 2020

1:11

So... eagle's never lay their eggs in beetle season, because of one eagle's bad experience that she didn't know was caused by a beetle? Okay...

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Horse

October 8th, 2020

0:34

I thought the wolf had a different end in mind for the horse.

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Aesop's Fables: The Bee-Keeper

October 7th, 2020

0:38

Advocating targeted violence instead of pacifism, I see.

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Aesop's Fables: The Pig and the Sheep

October 1st, 2020

0:34

Be careful what people want of you.

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Aesop's Fables: The Goatherd and the Goat

September 25th, 2020

0:34

This goatherd had never heard phrases like "fake news" or "alternate facts".

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Aesop's Fables: The Athenian and the Theban

September 24th, 2020

1:00

An argument over who has the better hero ends with a sick burn.

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Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Grasshopper

September 18th, 2020

0:42

Finally, a moral that makes sense! Not enough of those lately...

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Aesop's Fables: The Crab and the Fox

September 17th, 2020

0:30

Aesop has graduated from pro-slavery and moved on to pro-segregation.

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Aesop's Fables: The Ant

September 15th, 2020

0:38

This time around, Aesop seems to be arguing against trying to rehabilitate criminals...

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Aesop's Fables: The Ass and His Masters

September 11th, 2020

0:53

Did I read that right? Is Aesop telling slaves not to get uppity?

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Aesop's Fables: The Thief and the Innkeeper

September 9th, 2020

1:35

I suppose the moral of this story is that stupid people are easy to steal from.

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Aesop's Fables: The Astronomer

August 25th, 2020

0:37

Is Aesop arguing against astronomy, or for observatories here?

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolves and the Dogs

August 20th, 2020

0:48

Aesop extolled many virtues, but compassion doesn't seem to be one of them.

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Aesop's Fables: The Heifer and the Ox

August 14th, 2020

0:36

That's a shockingly complacent attitude, all things considered.

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Aesop's Fables: Brother and Sister

August 13th, 2020

0:53

Mirrors seem to have been far less common in these days.

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Goat

August 10th, 2020

0:33

Be careful about whose advice you take.

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Aesop's Fables: The Stag and the Vine

August 5th, 2020

0:43

Be grateful to those who help you.

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolf and the Boy

August 3rd, 2020

0:47

Honesty is the best policy.

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Aesop's Fables: The Travellers and the Plane-Tree

July 27th, 2020

0:47

Services delivered to people without gratitude? Gee, I'm glad our society has outgrown that practice...

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Aesop's Fables: The Sick Man and the Doctor

July 24th, 2020

0:50

Choose your doctor wisely. (Might I suggest one with two hearts?)

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Aesop's Fables: The Monkey and the Camel

July 23rd, 2020

0:34

Everyone has seen a dancing fool or two at a party, right?

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Aesop's Fables: The Belly and the Members

July 20th, 2020

0:41

Be careful before you drop out a member of the team.

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Aesop's Fables: The Farmer and the Stork

July 8th, 2020

0:42

Choose your friends carefully.

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Aesop's Fables: The Cock and the Jewel

July 6th, 2020

0:25

Different people assign different objects different values.

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Aesop's Fables: Venus and the Cat

June 30th, 2020

0:38

Another one PETA wouldn't be fond of.

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Aesop's Fable: The Escaped Jackdaw

June 26th, 2020

0:38

I guess Aesop felt slaves should be content with their lot in life...

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Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Bull

June 23rd, 2020

0:45

Perhaps prey should be caught before the table is set.

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Aesop's Fables: The Tunny-Fish and the Dolphin

June 16th, 2020

0:36

Sorry this one was a few hours late. I somehow forgot to schedule it after uploading.

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Aesop's Fables: The Hound and the Hare

June 8th, 2020

0:30

Choose your friends carefully.

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Aesop's Fables: The Prophet

June 5th, 2020

0:34

Scam foretune tellers have been a thing for a while, it seems.

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Aesop's Fables: The Two Pots

May 29th, 2020

0:30

Aesop was a serious classist, and he's at it again.

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Aesop's Fables: The Oxen and the Butchers

May 21st, 2020

0:50

Animal rights for food animals has, it seems, been discussed for a very long time...

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Aesop's Fables: The Soldier and His Horse

May 20th, 2020

0:53

Be wary how you treat others at all times, not just times of need.

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Aesop's Fables: The Viper and the File

May 15th, 2020

0:32

That's what you get for asking a carpenter's tools for a favour.

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Aesop's Fables: The Rich Man and the Tanner

May 11th, 2020

0:33

Centuries ago, the rich still demand that the established poor have to change to suit themselves.

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Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Wild Ass

May 5th, 2020

0:41

Choose your partners carefully.

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Aesop's Fables: Hercules and the Waggoner

April 28th, 2020

0:39

The word "heaven" doesn't seem exclusive to the Christian religions.

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Aesop's Fables: The Man and the Image

April 27th, 2020

0:35

This is an unusual perspective on praying, given the original publication date.

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Aesop's Fables: The Peacock and Juno

April 21st, 2020

1:03

Not to be confused with Alfred Hitchcock's Juno and the Paycock, or the play on which that was based.

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Aesop's Fables: The Eagle and His Captor

April 13th, 2020

0:38

Who would you rather suck up to?

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Aesop's Fables: Mercury and the Sculptor

April 8th, 2020

0:43

Be careful what you ask for.

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Aesop's Fables: The Vain Jackdaw

April 2nd, 2020

0:54

Ask yourself why you are voting for a particular candidate.

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Aesop's Fables: The Two Bags

March 18th, 2020

0:22
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Aesop's Fables: The Jackdaw and the Pigeons

March 13th, 2020

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Aesop's Fables: The Peasant and the Apple Tree

March 12th, 2020

0:53
A story told in a time when bees were still plentiful.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Swollen Fox

March 9th, 2020

0:42
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Aesop's Fables: The She-Goats and Their Beards

March 3rd, 2020

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Aesop's Fables: Father and Sons

February 26th, 2020

0:41
Another story which has become a common cultural tale.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: Jupiter and the Monkey

February 25th, 2020

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The Monkey gets attention from the main god in the pantheon.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Shepherd's Boy and the Wolf

February 10th, 2020

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Often retold as "the boy who cried wolf."--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Ass and his Burdens

February 7th, 2020

0:58
An ass figures out a seemingly clever way to lighten his load.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Blind Man and the Cub

February 4th, 2020

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A blind man is handed a hostile creature and told to feel it up.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

Aesop's Fables: The Ass and the Lap-Dog

January 21st, 2020

1:23
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Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Monkey

January 20th, 2020

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Aesop's Fables: The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

January 14th, 2020

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This didn't end the way society has conditioned me to expect it to end. Also, I clearly watch too much Star Trek, since I almost titled this "The Worf in Sheep's Clothing."--- Send in a voice message:

Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Stork

January 13th, 2020

0:39
Two animals try to share meals, but I don't think they are friends.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Hares and the Frogs

January 10th, 2020

0:57
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Aesop's Fables: The Mistress and Her Servants

January 8th, 2020

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Aesop's Fables: The Ass, The Fox, and the Lion

January 1st, 2020

0:56
A cautionary tale told in the woods.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Mice in Council

December 16th, 2019

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Mice need to come up with a way to deal with the threat of a cat.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Aesop's Fables: The Cat and the Mice

December 11th, 2019

0:56
A cat tries unsuccessfully to trick mice.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

November 11th, 2019

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: The Complete Audiobook

October 28th, 2019

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The complete adventure in which Mr. Gabriel John Utterson investigates the connection between his upstanding friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the utterly fiendish Mr. Edward Hyde.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 9: Dr. Lanyon's Narrative

October 24th, 2019

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The contents of Dr. Lanyon's note answer some questions but open up many, many more.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 8: The Last Night

October 23rd, 2019

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Poole comes to Utterson in terror: he believes foul play has befallen his master, Dr. Jekyll.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 7: Incident at the Window

October 22nd, 2019

2:57
Mr. Utterson and Mr. Enfield are out for another walk when they encounter Dr. Jekyll, after a fashion.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 6: Incident of Dr. Lanyon

October 21st, 2019

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Dr. Jekyll gets ill again, refusing to see Utterson, who has a very disturbing visit with Dr. Lanyon as a result.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 5: Incident of the Letter

October 18th, 2019

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Mr. Utterson confronts Dr. Jekyll about Mr. Hyde once more.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 4: The Carew Murder Case

October 17th, 2019

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Mr. Carew asks Mr. Hyde for directions to the post office, and Mr. Hyde kills him for his trouble.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 3: Dr. Jekyll Was Quite at Ease

October 16th, 2019

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Mr. Utterson has the opportunity to discuss the matter of Hyde with Dr. Jekyll.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 1: Story of the Door

October 14th, 2019

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Mr. Utterson hears a very concerning story from his kinsman, Mr. Enfield.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Announcing Book 13

October 7th, 2019

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Chapter 22: And Last

September 10th, 2019

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Chapter 21: When the Sun Went Down

September 9th, 2019

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The children experience one of the saddest days of their short lives.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 19: A Pale-Blue Hair Ribbon

September 5th, 2019

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Meg gets involved romantically with a troubled man.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 18: The Picnic at Krangi-Bahtoo

September 4th, 2019

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Chapter 17: Cattle-Drafting at Yarrahappini

September 3rd, 2019

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The children experience the cattle draft, and their career paths are thus chosen.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 16: Yarrahapinni

September 2nd, 2019

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Chapter 14: The Squatter's Invitation

August 29th, 2019

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Chapter 13: Uninvited Guests

August 28th, 2019

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The Captain has been told of Judy's return, and tests the information.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

Chapter 12: Swish, Swish!

August 27th, 2019

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Things from the house at Misrule keep disappearing to Judy's loft, and the attention of the adults is drawn.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 11: The Truant

August 26th, 2019

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Bunty tells Meg that Judy has returned, and the kids start to react.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 10: Bunty in the Light of a Hero

August 23rd, 2019

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Bunty first makes a serious mistake, and then makes a significant discovery.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 9: Consequences

August 22nd, 2019

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Meg returns to the house at Misrule, only to learn that she has most definitely been missed.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 8: A Catapult and a Catastrophe

August 21st, 2019

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Miss Meg keeps her appointment with Andrew, but it is Alan who shows to keep it.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 7: "What Say You to Falling in Love?"

August 20th, 2019

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Meg and the Courtney brothers find themselves in a love triangle.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 6: The Sweetness of Sweet Sixteen

August 19th, 2019

10:39
Meg meets a girl named Aldith, who has quite the influence over the young Woolcot.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 5: "Next Monday Morning"

August 16th, 2019

8:03
It's the next Monday morning, and promises are made, some of which are kept.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 4: The General Sees Active Service

August 15th, 2019

17:18
The kids cope with missing out on the pantomime, and Judy and Pip get a chance to go to the Aquarium. How can they do that and watch the General at the same time?--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 3: Virtue Not Always Rewarded

August 14th, 2019

19:22
Punishment is decided for the rudeness of chapter 2, and the children try to change their father's mind.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 2: Fowl for Dinner

August 13th, 2019

7:25
The tea continues, and the children decide they'd rather eat what their parents are eating.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 1: Chiefly Descriptive

August 12th, 2019

9:40
In this first chapter, we are introduced to the seven Woolcot children and their parents.--- Send in a voice message:

Announcing book 12

August 5th, 2019

2:28
The title of book 12, and why it was selected.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Around the World in 80 Days: Complete Audiobook

July 31st, 2019

5:35:49
Jules Verne's classic adventure story in its complete audiobook version.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XXXVII: In Which It Is Shown That Phileas Fogg Gained Nothing By His Tour Around the World, Unless It Were Happiness

July 30th, 2019

5:42
If the bet was lost on arrival in London, how could it also have been won?--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XXXIV: In Which Phileas Fogg At Last Reaches London

July 25th, 2019

5:04
Mr. Fogg makes it to London, but to win the wager, he must arrive at the Reform Club, and not prison.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XXXIII: In Which Phileas Fogg Shows Himself Equal to the Occasion

July 24th, 2019

12:57
Phileas Fogg has hired a craft to take him to Bordeaux, but that just won't do, so he makes new plans in the middle of the ocean.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XXXII: In Which Phileas Fogg Engages in a Direct Struggle with Bad Fortune

July 23rd, 2019

5:34
Mr. Fogg finds another ship that may deliver the party to Europe in time, but the captain does not take passengers and claims no interest in large sums of money.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XXXI: In Which Fix, the Detective, Considerably Furthers the Interests of Phileas Fogg

July 22nd, 2019

9:41
Detective Fix puts Mr. Fogg in touch with a person who can manage rapid transport, possibly enough to catch up with the train.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XXX: In Which Phileas Fogg Simply Does His Duty

July 19th, 2019

11:18
Passepartout and two other passengers are missing. Will Fogg sacrifice the bet to save them?--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XXIX: In Which Certain Incidents are Narrated Which Are Only To Be Met With On American Railroads

July 18th, 2019

11:14
Mr. Fogg encounters Colonel Proctor, but their confrontation is interrupted by the Sioux.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XXVIII: In Which Passepartout Does Not Succeed In Making Anybody Listen to Reason

July 17th, 2019

12:44
The party conspires to prevent Fogg from seeing Colonel Stamp Proctor, which meets with much success, at least until the train stops unexpectedly.--- …

Chapter XXVII: In Which Passepartout Undergoes, at a Speed of Twenty Miles an Hour, a Course of Mormon History

July 16th, 2019

10:58
Passepartout takes a Mormon missionary up on his offer of a free lecture about Mormonism, as do others.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XXVI: In Which Phileas Fogg and Party Travel by the Pacific Railroad

July 15th, 2019

8:48
There is something of a U.S. history lesson here, prior to the railway trip carried out by Phileas Fogg and company.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XXV: In Which a Slight Glimpse is Had of San Francisco

July 12th, 2019

10:52
Mr. Fogg and company experience America with violently divisive elections and the purchase of multiple guns.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XXIV: During Which Mr. Fogg and Party Cross the Pacific Ocean

July 11th, 2019

10:19
With the party reunited, tales are told, and Passepartout reacts to the presence of Detective Fix.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XXII: In Which Passepartout Finds Out That, Even at the Antipodes, It Is Convenient to Have Some Money in One's Pocket

July 9th, 2019

11:09
Passepartout's fate is revealed, and he starts to understand the fate that befell Mr. Fogg.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XX: In Which Fix Comes Face to Face with Phileas Fogg

July 5th, 2019

8:58
Fogg and Auoda encounter Fix, and learn of the early departure of the Carnatic, with no sign of Passepartout.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XIX: In Which Passepartout Takes a Too Great Interest in His Master, and What Comes Of It

July 4th, 2019

11:05
Fix and Passepartout book some cabins on the Carnatic, and then stop for a drink on the way back to see Mr. Fogg.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XVIII: In Which Phileas Fogg, Passepartout, and Fix Go Each About His Business

July 3rd, 2019

7:17
A storm puts them a day behind schedule as they reach Hong Kong. This will endanger the trip to Yokohama, particularly since they also need to find …

Chapter XVII: Showing What Happened on the Voyage From Singapore to Hong Kong

July 2nd, 2019

9:45
Passepartout is no longer willing to accept that Fix's proximity is mere coincidence, but can he deduce the man's true purpose?--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XVI: In Which Fix Does Not Seem To Understand In the Least What Is Said To Him

July 1st, 2019

8:35
With Fogg and Passepartout en route to Hong Kong for Aouda's sake, Fix has to change his plans.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XV: In Which the Bag of Banknotes Disgorges Some Thousands of Pounds More

June 28th, 2019

10:07
Passepartout's adventure in the Bombay pagoda catches up with the pair, as does Detective Fix.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XIII: In Which Passepartout Receives a New Proof That Fortune Favors the Brave

June 26th, 2019

10:26
The team attempt a daring rescue, only to be apparently thwarted at the last moment. Still, Phileas Fogg holds out hope.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter XII: In Which Phileas Fogg and His Companions Venture Across the Indian Forests, and What Ensued

June 25th, 2019

11:40
The troupe see a local damsel in distress, and Phileas Fogg comes to a decision.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter XI: In Which Phileas Fogg Secures a Curious Means of Conveyance at a Fabulous Price

June 24th, 2019

14:03
Despite announcements to the contrary, the railway is incomplete, and a delay is seemingly inevitable.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter X: In Which Passepartout is Only Too Glad to Get Off with the Loss of His Shoes

June 21st, 2019

8:39
Passepartout is distracted by the beauty of India while securing his packages, and events escalate quickly, giving Detective Fix another foothold for …

Chapter VIII: In Which Passepartout Talks Rather More, Perhaps, Than is Prudent

June 19th, 2019

5:58
Detective Fix speaks to Passepartout, whose honest answers serve only to around further suspicions.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter VII: Which Once More Demonstrates the Uselessness of Passports as Aids to Detectives

June 18th, 2019

4:19
Fix tries to get his hands on Phileas Fogg, convinced he is the bank robber by a combination of vague description and gut instinct.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter VI: In Which Fix, The Detective, Betrays a Very Natural Impatience

June 17th, 2019

7:07
We learn how Fix "deduced" that Phileas Fogg is the bank robber in question.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter V: In Which a New Species of Funds, Unknown to the Moneyed Men, Appears on 'Change

June 14th, 2019

5:10
London reacts to the bet, and dots are connected between Fogg and the recent bank robbery.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter IV: In Which Phileas Fogg Astounds Passepartout, His Servant

June 13th, 2019

5:35
Phileas Fogg arrives home rather earlier than anticipated, and informs Passepartout of their imminent journey.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter III: In Which a Conversation Takes Place Which Seems Likely to Cost Phileas Fogg Dear

June 12th, 2019

11:15
A polite conversation over a game of whist turns into a rather substantial wager.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter II: In Which Passepartout is Convinced That He Has at Last Found His Ideal

June 11th, 2019

6:31
Passepartout explores the home of Phileas Fogg, and decides he's going to be blissfully happy in the mundane life to follow.--- Send in a voice …

Chapter I: In Which Phileas Fogg and Passepartout Accept Each Other, the One as Mater, the Other as Man

June 10th, 2019

8:24
Phileas Fogg, a most exact and settled gentleman in the United Kingdom, hires Jean Passepartout as his new servant.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Announcing book 11 and future schedule generalizations

June 3rd, 2019

4:35
Announcing upcoming schedules for releases, and announcing book 11: "Around the World in 80 Days" by Jules Verne.--- Send in a voice message:

Ozma of Oz: Complete Audiobook Version

May 30th, 2019

3:25:03
Dorothy Gale is once again carried off to a magical fairy country. This time, she visits the Land of Ev, where she soon meets Ozma and other friends from Oz.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 21: Dorothy's Magic Belt

May 29th, 2019

5:11
Dorothy discovers Uncle Henry's sad emotional state, and consults Glinda the Good for a way home.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 20: The Emerald City

May 28th, 2019

6:28
Dorothy returns with her friends to the Emerald City.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 19: The King of Ev

May 27th, 2019

5:44
The new king of Ev is crowned, and the Tin Woodman is discovered.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 18: The Fate of the Tin Woodman

May 24th, 2019

7:33
Dorothy, Ozma, their friends, and the royal family of Ev must somehow escape from the Nome King, despite the absence of the Tin Woodman.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

Chapter 17: The Scarecrow Wins the Fight

May 23rd, 2019

7:52
The Nome King only plays by the rules when he's winning.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 16: Purple, Green, and Gold

May 22nd, 2019

7:45
Billina gets her chance to guess at ornaments, and the Nome King isn't happy with how successful she turns out to be.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 15: Billina Frightens the Nome King

May 21st, 2019

7:00
Scarecrow gets his chance to guess, as does Billina. Little does the Nome King realize that Billina knows some of his secrets.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 14: Dorothy Tries to be Brave

May 20th, 2019

10:36
Billina overhears an important conversation, but doesn't get the chance to discuss it with Dorothy before the Kansas girl risks becoming an ornament herself.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 13: The Nome King Laughs

May 17th, 2019

7:16
Most of the party members try, unsuccessfully, to free the royal family of Ev and the other members of the party from Oz.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 12: The Eleven Guesses

May 16th, 2019

5:20
Ozma takes her turn to attempt to free the royal family of Ev.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 11: The Nome King

May 15th, 2019

15:12
The group meets the Nome King, and are offered a way to rescue the royal family of Ev.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 10: The Giant With the Hammer

May 14th, 2019

11:04
A new obstacle stands in their way, sharing the same quality of workmanship as Tik Tok.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 9: The Royal Family of Ev

May 13th, 2019

10:25
Ozma and her group join Dorothy's group to plan the rescue of the royal family of Ev.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 8: The Hungry Tiger

May 10th, 2019

7:22
Dorothy is released, and meets several new friends.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 7: Ozma of Oz to the Rescue

May 9th, 2019

12:08
Ozma of Oz arrives, and Dorothy expects a rescue, but Ozma didn't even know Dorothy was there.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 6: The Heads of Langwidere

May 8th, 2019

20:59
Princess Langwidere has quite the collection of heads, and fancies Dorothy's for that collection.--- Send in a voice message:

Chapter 4: Tik Tok, the Machine Man

May 6th, 2019

13:48
Dorothy and Billina find a place to hide from the Wheelers, and discover that they are not alone.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 3: Letters in the Sand

May 3rd, 2019

8:45
Dorothy and Billina discover a warning in the sand, some food, and then the creatures that they had been warned about.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Chapter 2: The Yellow Hen

May 2nd, 2019

10:19
The second chapter of our story introduces us to Dorothy's new travelling companion, and leaves the pair stranded on a strange beach in some unknown fairy country.--- Send in a voice message:

Author's Note and Chapter 1: The Girl in the Chicken Coop

May 1st, 2019

9:44
After a brief note from L. Frank Baum, we get the first chapter of "Ozma of Oz," in which Dorothy and Uncle Henry are separated from each other while en route to Australia.--- Send in a voice message:

Announcing book 10 and other things

April 9th, 2019

3:58
Announcing book 10's title, author, and release date, and some other things.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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The Eagle's Shadow: Audiobook Version

February 16th, 2017

4:55:17
The complete story of Margaret Hugonin's changing romance and fortunes.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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A Christmas Carol: Audiobook Version

December 24th, 2016

2:05:47
A miser gets a visit from four ghosts who convince him to change his ways.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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The Story of Dr. Dolittle: Audiobook Version

December 13th, 2016

1:41:05
A kindly doctor with poor money management skills learns to talk to the animals, and that skill leads him on marvelous adventures.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Audiobook version)

November 4th, 2016

2:37:46
A little girl from Kansas is swept to a magical land by a cyclone, meets new friends, and tries to make her way home.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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Bedtime in the Public Domain Promo Spot

September 17th, 2016

0:40
A promo spot explaining the "Bedtime in the Public Domain" podcast.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/bedtime-in-public-domain/message

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