The Insomnia Project

158 EpisodesProduced by Listen and Sleep

Hosted by Marco Timpano & Nidhi Khanna, The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation for you to Listen and Sleep. @listenandsleep #theinsomniaproject

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Holiday Episode: Farm Christmas

December 12th, 2018

27:14

The Insomnia Project Holiday Episodes: 26 minutes of holiday memories to help you drift into a state of slumber. If it doesn't bring you to sleep we …

Holiday Episode: Daniel

December 5th, 2018

29:20

The Insomnia Project Holiday Episodes: 26 minutes of holiday memories to help you drift into a state of slumber. If it doesn't bring you to sleep we …

S2: EP. 26: Thrift Stores & Slow Cooking

November 21st, 2018

26:30

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 25: Greece, Spas and Baths

November 14th, 2018

28:04

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S3: EP. 24: Transit

November 7th, 2018

26:57

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 23: Eat & Drink

October 31st, 2018

25:47

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 22: Old Movie Theatres & Cinema

October 24th, 2018

26:00

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 21: New Mexico & Albuquerque

October 17th, 2018

26:37

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 20: Boston & The South Shore

October 10th, 2018

26:03

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 19: Organization & Cocktails

October 4th, 2018

27:02

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 18: Rock Climbing & Poetry

September 26th, 2018

26:03

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 17: Edinburgh, Salem & Dog Shampoo

September 21st, 2018

27:10

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 15: Scuba Diving in Bonaire

September 21st, 2018

26:37

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 16: Golf

September 12th, 2018

27:33

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 14: Mushrooming

August 29th, 2018

26:05

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 13: The Bougie Episode

August 22nd, 2018

31:29

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 12: Comic Book Creators

August 15th, 2018

26:00

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 11: Basement Treasure

August 8th, 2018

26:10

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 10: Directing

August 1st, 2018

26:02

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 09: From Scuba to Mathnet

July 25th, 2018

27:20

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep.08: Renos & Special Spoiler

July 18th, 2018

27:26

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2 Ep. 07: The Quest

July 12th, 2018

26:13

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 06: Daniel Barker & Drummers

July 4th, 2018

27:36

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2 Ep 05: Get Out of Town

June 28th, 2018

26:52

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 04: Pen Art

June 20th, 2018

27:16

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 03: Vacuums

June 13th, 2018

26:42

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2: Ep. 02: Traveling

June 6th, 2018

25:33

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

S2 Ep. 01: Nidhi's Luxury Episode

May 30th, 2018

28:03

The Insomnia Project is 26 minutes of mundane conversation to help you drift into a state of slumber. Follow along the conversation without really …

Update - not a proper episode

May 9th, 2018

19:21
Marco & Nidhi give a little update on Season 2, and all the fun things that are coming. Nidhi and Marco both tell a harrowing airport/flight story.

Bonus Episode

April 12th, 2018

26:33
This is our BONUS EPISODE!We let you know what we are up to and what's going on for Season 2!www.patreon.com/theinsomniaproject

Episode 131 - End of Season 1

February 28th, 2018

27:15
Marco & Nidhi end season one, reflecting on past episodes, talking about texture and hot sauces.

Episode 130- Winter

February 14th, 2018

26:33
Marco welcomes Res Krebs to the show and they have a delightful conversation about Winter as they sip on a lovely amaro.This episode was sponsored by …

Episode 129: February

February 7th, 2018

26:43
Marco & Nidhi celebrate the month of February as they discuss what the this month means to them.This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive one box free on a 6 or 12 month subscription go to: …

Episode 128- Music & Cheese

January 31st, 2018

26:22
Marco welcomes Mark De Angelis (@DeAngelisMark) to the podcast as they discuss music. Listen as this music journey takes them to concerts, theme parks, favourite gifts & of course Cheese.This episode was sponsored …

Episode: 127 Flea Markets

January 17th, 2018

28:04
Marco welcomes Dan back as they sit in the warm Florida sun and talk about Flea Markets.This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive one box free on a 6 or 12 month subscription go to: …

Episode 126- Puzzles & Maps

December 14th, 2017

25:39
Marco welcomes puzzler David Sklar to the podcast as they discuss puzzles, puzzling and what to do with the puzzle after it's done. They take a cartographers turn as they discuss maps.This episode was sponsored by …

Episode: 125- Saskatchewan & Baseball

December 7th, 2017

25:20
Marco welcomes Bobbi Goddard and he learns how to say Saskatchewan. They talk baseball and the relationship between the game and the stage. Books mentioned on this episode: Fall on your Knees - by Ann-Marie Macdonald, …

Episode 124- Calgary, Cycling & Theatre

November 29th, 2017

25:17
Marco welcomes Lara Schmitz to this episode and they talk about things to do in Calgary, Cycling and their bikes and Theatre. This episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the purchase of your mattress go to …

Episode 123- Canadian Literature

November 15th, 2017

26:02
Marco and guest Amanda Barker talk about Canadian Literature.This episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the purchase of your mattress go to www.caspertrial.com/insomnia

Episode 122- Helmuts And Spas

November 8th, 2017

25:08
Nidhi and Marco talk about how to choose a helmut, their must haves for the ideal spa experience and of course a shout out to mint water.This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive one box free on a 6 or 12 …

Episode 121- Shoes, Boots & Sandals

November 2nd, 2017

26:40
Marco and Nidhi discuss all things footwear related and give instructions on how to tie your shoelaces. This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive one box free on a 6 or 12 month subscription go to: …

Episode 120- Passport Office & Banks

October 25th, 2017

27:34
Nidhi tells of Xena getting her first Bark Box (insta: @theinsomniaproject) Marco & Nidhi discuss their recent passport office experiences and a trip to the bank.This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive …

Episode 119- The Rose Episode

October 19th, 2017

27:41
Marco welcomes special guest Daniela Vlaskalic @danivlaskalic and they talk about London memories and Roses...orchids pop up too.This episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the purchase of your mattress go to …

Episode 118- Queen Anne's Lace, Pumpkins & Mushrooms

September 20th, 2017

27:18
Marco & Nidhi talk flowers & plants, which naturally leads to pumpkins and mushrooms.This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive one box free on a 6 or 12 month subscription go to: …

Episode 117: The Neighbourhood Store

September 13th, 2017

27:34
Marco & Nidhi welcome their new sponsor Barkbox.com and they talk about their neighbourhood stores.This episode was sponsored by barkbox.com To receive one box free on a 6 or 12 month subscription go to: …

Ep 116: The Birthday Episode

August 30th, 2017

26:52
Marco surprises Nidhi with a birthday present and they talk cards and gifts. They also talk about their instagram account: www.instagram.com/theinsomniaproject/

Episode 115: Fishing, Running & Yoga

August 23rd, 2017

27:49
"From fishing to namaste and everything in between." -NKThis episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the purchase of your mattress go to www.caspertrial.com/insomnia

Episode 114: Elixirs & Emails

July 25th, 2017

26:50
Marco & Nidhi talk elixirs and then they go on about their very first email accounts.This episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the purchase of your mattress go to www.caspertrial.com/insomnia

Ep. 111: Bondo & The Napmobile

July 12th, 2017

33:18
Marco and his guest Chris Bond @bondochrisbond are recording in the Casper Napmobile #naptour. They discuss directing, pillows and passwords all while lying on a Casper mattress. www.caspertrial.com/insomniaAlso check …

Episode: 110-Solo Show

June 29th, 2017

27:20
Marco goes solo on this special episode, where he talks about getting ready for house guests and his joy in polishing silver and walking through …

Episode 109: Home Tech & Purses

June 15th, 2017

26:39
Marco & Nidhi start on a linguistic bend, take a turn to Household technology which naturally leads into a conversation about purses.This episode …

Episode 108: Marathons & Wine

June 7th, 2017

27:56
Marco welcomes special guest Jen Viens (twitter: @jencviens, instagram: @jenviens) they discuss running marathons and where to start, and finish with a discussion on North American wines.This episode was sponsored by …

Episode 107- The Foam Episode

May 31st, 2017

27:03
Marco & Nidhi talk about all things foam, from foamy cappuccinos to sea foam. They take a turn away from foam and discuss Nidhi's upcoming marathon.This episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the …

Episode 106- The Key Episode

May 24th, 2017

27:02
Marco & Nidhi talk about all thing keys and key chain related. Nidhi guesses at the birthday gift for his mom. This episode was sponsored by Casper.com save $50 off the purchase of your mattress go to …

Episode 105: Packaging, Peanuts & Booster Cables

May 17th, 2017

26:09
Marco & Nidhi talk about packaging and peanuts. The importance of long booster cables, as well as cool areas of Montreal, and obstructed view …

Episode 104 : What's your sign?

April 20th, 2017

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss that age old pick up line "what's your sign" and then they talk about astrology.

Episode 103 - The Citrus Episode

April 12th, 2017

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss citrus as well as other fruits.

Episode 102- Canoeing, Fishing & Thunderbirds

March 29th, 2017

26:39
Marco welcomes Lisa Cromarty, and they discuss, canoeing, fishing stories, Thunderbirds, voice and much much more.

Episode 101- Hawaii Part II

March 12th, 2017

29:27
Marco welcomes Melissa D'Agostino (@melissadags, melissadagostino.net) as they talk about Hawaii in this part II episode. #sleepcast

Episode 100- The Random Show

March 8th, 2017

28:14
Marco & Nidhi celebrate their 100th episode with wine and random questions for eachother. #celebrating

Episode 99: Hawaii Part I

March 5th, 2017

27:30
Marco welcomes Matt Campagna @MattCampagna #TacticalGirlsTV Part I on Hawaii, Matt sets the stage for a conversation on one of this favourite places on the globe. #sleepcast

Episode 98- Libations

March 1st, 2017

27:36
Marco & Nidhi talk about their favourite libations. #sleepcast

Episode 97- What's in our wallets

February 26th, 2017

27:34
Marco and Nidhi, look into each others wallets to see what's going on. #sleepcast

Episode 96: Music Producing

February 22nd, 2017

27:55
Marco welcomes Juno nominated record producer Anthony Nemet to the podcast and they talk about producing music and songs. #sleepcast

Episode 95: Doodling, Concerts & Gowns

February 19th, 2017

27:28
Marco welcomes guest Phil Luzi (www.philluzi.com @philluzi) to the podcasts as they talk about their shared love of doodling, concerts and instagram.

Episode 94- Photography & Knives

February 16th, 2017

26:19
Marco welcomes guest Ben Ehrensperger as they discuss photography and knives. Two topics that go well together. #sleepcast

Episode 93- Words, Ginger & Coffee Oil

February 12th, 2017

27:01
Marco welcomes Peter Alexandropoulos as they discuss words, letter combinations, ginger & coffee oils. Catch your zzz's with these two on this …

Episode 92- Butterflies & Maple Syrup

February 9th, 2017

26:51
Marco & Nidhi start talking about butterflies, only to trigger another of Nidhi's rants. Thankfully she starts talking about Maple Syrup and …

Episode 91: Insurance & Blackjack

February 6th, 2017

26:23
Marco & Nidhi discuss the most mundane of mundane topics...insurance. #sleepcast

Episode 90- Fantasy NBA Pool, the how tos

February 2nd, 2017

27:04
Marco welcomes guests Trevor Martin as they talk about Fantasy NBA Pools, a sort of masterclass in designing your NBA fantasy pool.

Episode 88- Plaid, Teams & Hays, Kansas

January 30th, 2017

26:57
Marco & Nidhi discuss plaid, sports teams and send a shout out to Hays, Kansas. #sleepcast

Episode 87: Musicals

January 26th, 2017

28:47
Marco welcomes back Daniel for a part 2 of theatre genres, this time they explore musicals. #sleepcast

Episode 86- The Boring Canadian Prime Minister Debate

January 23rd, 2017

26:57
Marco and Nidhi debate who was the most boring Canadian Prime Sir Alexander Mackenzie or Minister Sir Mackenzie Bowell, one could say it's the battle …

Episode 85- Basketball & Memorizing

January 18th, 2017

27:39
Marco welcomes Darrel Gamotin, they discuss memorizing scripts, basketball and flat, wide, feet. Getting you to sleep one episode at a time.

Episode 84: The Weekend Episode

January 15th, 2017

27:22
Marco & Nidhi end the week of episodes with a discussion on the weekend and how they spend it.

Episode 83- Plays, Playwrights & Performances

January 14th, 2017

28:22
Marco welcomes Daniel Krolik to talk about plays, playwrights and performances. From Stephen Karam to David Mamet to John Guare, the world of the …

Episode 82: The License Plate Episode

January 13th, 2017

28:21
Marco & Nidhi discuss license plates their slogans and bumper stickers.

Episode 81: Electronics & Detective Novels

January 12th, 2017

26:59
Marco and Nidhi discuss electronics and Marco discovers that Nidhi is an avid fan of detective novels. From Sherlock Holmes to Agatha Christie to …

Episode 80: Things that don't exist anymore

January 11th, 2017

28:21
Marco & Nidhi discuss things they remember from their childhood that no longer exist or are slowly disappaering.

Episode 79: The Door Episode

January 10th, 2017

28:21
Marco & Nidhi talk about doors, doorbells, doormat and of course smoke detectors.

Episode 78 - Vase vs. Urn

January 10th, 2017

26:47
Marco & Nidhi discuss the difference between a vase and an urn. Marco reveals his previous addiction to auctions.

Episode 77- Things That Make Life Easier

January 8th, 2017

26:48
Marco & Nidhi are back after a brief hiatus, and are talking about the things that make their lives easier. From parking apps to Muji pens, Marco and Nidhi discuss all sorts of Life Hacks to put the listeners at …

Episode 76: More Realty

November 23rd, 2016

27:15
Marco is joined by special guest Alexandra Cote, the property coach. In this follow up episode Marco learns the reality of realty. You can find …

Episode 75- The Air Episode

November 21st, 2016

28:00
Marco & Nidhi talk about air and things to do with this element. In the Episode that follows The Fire and The Water Episodes….what could …

Episode 74- Routines, Watering plants & Blankets

November 16th, 2016

27:09
Marco & Nidhi talk about their various routines, and then the conversation delves into Nidhi and her plants, before we get into blankets.

Episode 73- Podcasting, Posdcast networks & more actual Podcasts

November 7th, 2016

27:29
Marco is joined by podcast master Paul Aflalo @paulaflalo and they discuss podcasts, podcasting, podcast networks, audio engineers and a whole lot …

Episode 72- Property Coaching

November 3rd, 2016

27:33
Marco is joined by special guest Alexandra Cote, the property coach. Listen as Marco gets coached about buying and selling homes. You can find Alexandra @alexandracote & torontopropertycoach.com

Episode 71: The Water Episode

October 30th, 2016

27:09
Marco & Nidhi talk water as well as games like Rock, Paper, Scissors & 'Marco Polo'. Nidhi discusses her visit to a Russian 'banya' & …

Episode 70- Cards, Freemont & Figure Skating

October 19th, 2016

26:21
Marco & Nidhi, discuss cards, including giant cards and when you can stop displaying them. Freemont, California is the city featured on this episode.

Episode 69 - The Fire Episode

October 16th, 2016

27:09
Marco & Nidhi talk fire on this particular episode. From Bonfires to Candles to the perfect marshmallow, they leave no coal unturned.

Episode 68: Milk and Books

October 9th, 2016

27:09
Marco & Nidhi, discuss their love of milk, and milk products. They also talk about books and their favourites to give and read.

Episode 67- Patterns, Clothing & Swaps

October 5th, 2016

27:23
Marco & Nidhi discuss patterns and clothing. Nidhi explains the how a "clothing swap" works.

Episode 66: Koi, Brooklynwear & the Road to Music

October 3rd, 2016

27:08
Marco welcomes special guest Phi Bulani (@mystaphi) as they talk Koi. The conversation swims along as they talk about Brooklyn-wear, vests, the road …

Episode 65- Brooklyn, Etymology & Italian Cinema

September 28th, 2016

28:00
Marco welcomes Lucy Di Rosa (twitter & instagram: @LucyBklyn)long time listener and friend. Listen as they discuss, Italian Cinema, etymology of …

Episode 64- The Quilting Episode

September 25th, 2016

26:22
Marco welcome special guest Lois Keating (twitter @wonder_widow) and they dive into Quilts and Quilting and some puffins make an appearance too.

Episode 63- The Pickle Episode

September 22nd, 2016

25:23
Marco & Nidhi talk pickle. Pickling wood, pickling vegetables and the difference between pickling and fermenting. Marco goes into great detail about how he pickled a wall at his cottage.

Episode 62- The Clarinet, Red Carpet Walk, & New Orleans

September 18th, 2016

26:20
Marco welcomes Shane Jacobsen to the episode. They talk about that often misunderstood instrument: The Clarinet. The Cities of New Orleans & Toronto and the proper way to pronounce each, and the Canadian classic: …

Episode 61- Stapler review, Office Confessions & Paris

September 14th, 2016

28:38
Marco & Nidhi are surprised to find out that The Insomnia Show is nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award. Vote for us in the Best Audio Show or Series Category: www.canadiancomedyawards.org

Episode 60- Cuba, Sports & Andre De Grasse

September 11th, 2016

26:36
Marco welcomes Connie Ianello to the show as they talk about Cuba and swimming. We find out Connie's connection to an Olympic medal holder as well …

Episode 59: Listerine, Groceries, & Wine Making

September 7th, 2016

27:09
Marco & Nidhi get into Listerine Life hacks and meander they're way to groceries and garage winemaking.

Episode 58- The Yoga Episode

September 1st, 2016

26:23
Marco is joined by guest Amanda Barker and they talk about Yoga, as well as mountains, mint and toothpaste.

Episode 57: Staplers, our Desks & Historical times

August 28th, 2016

27:09
Marco & Nidhi talk about their desks and solicit your recommendations for the best stapler money can buy. The hosts go back in time and discuss …

Episode 56 - Motorcycles, Movies & Photography

August 25th, 2016

27:09
Marco reveals the status of his motorcycle test results. Nidhi discusses Black & White photography, which leads to Black & White movies. …

Episode 55: Chai, Motorcycle Test & Secrets Revealed

August 18th, 2016

28:22
Marco & Nidhi reveal all kinds of secrets in this episode. Marco drinks Nidhi's chai tea and they discuss his pending motorcycle test.

Episode 54- Books, Magazine & Names

August 15th, 2016

27:08
Marco welcomes guest Amanda Barker (@amandaisariot) and they talk books and magazines, different people's names as well libraries.

Episode 53: Hot Sauce, Joe Jobs & Mug vs. Cup

August 11th, 2016

27:34
Marco welcomes special guest Ashley Comeau @ashleycomeau as they chat about their "joe" jobs. Ashley gives her secrets on hot sauce making and the great debate of cup vs. mug. www.ashleycomeau.com

Episode 52: Earl Grey

August 7th, 2016

26:13
Marco & Nidhi discuss everything you could possibly want to know about Earl Grey and his tea.

Episode 51: Sand, Volcanic Surfing & Aristotle's Poetics

August 4th, 2016

27:46
Marco & Special Guest Christian Davies (@chuckcrashdavis)talk about sand and surfing on a volcano followed by an in-depth discussion on …

EPISODE 50: The Negroni Episode

August 1st, 2016

27:08
Marco & Nidhi celebrate their 50th episode with a Negroni in hand. They discuss the beauty of fountains and they clink their glasses as they discuss their favourite moments of the last 50 episodes.

Episode 49: Salt, Sweet Potatos & Holiday Traditions

July 27th, 2016

29:10
Marco & special guest Danielle Trzcinski @danielletrz talk about their trip to the flea market and their special finds. They take a culinary …

Episode 48: Moving Day

July 25th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk about moving, and preparations for a move. They also delve into gift giving and refurbishing furniture.

Episode 47: Jewlery Making, Gemstones & Precious metals

July 20th, 2016

27:34
Marco & special guest George Sismanis discuss jewellery making and gemstones. www.348studio.com

Episode 46: Corner Stores, Boynton Beach & Creamy Tea

July 17th, 2016

26:47
Marco & Nidhi talk about the local corner store, send a shout out to the listeners in Boynton Beach Florida and discuss how creamy or not creamy they take their tea and coffee.

Episode 45: Sea Slugs, Nudibranchs & Dendrontus Frondosus Part II

July 14th, 2016

27:11
Marco continues his conversation with Becka Barker on sea slugs in this Part 2 episode. The conversation takes a turn as they discuss the techniques in light microscopy. www.beckabarker.info

Episode 44: The Nintendo Episode

July 7th, 2016

27:37
Marco is joined by special guest & Nintendo enthusiast Jesse Sesler, as they discuss Nintendo, Keswick, Hockey and "jumping the shark". Follow …

Episode 43: Chess, Lunenburg & Cottage Sounds

July 4th, 2016

28:44
Marco & special guest Jim Cooper talk chess, Lunenburg & the sounds of the cottage.

Episode 42- Baking, Bridges, & Raisins

June 29th, 2016

27:34
Marco and special guest Trevor Martin, discuss baking, raisins and a tasty take on french toast.

Episode 41: Powdered Graphite, Rotoscoping & Animation

June 27th, 2016

26:57
Marco has an animated discussion about animation with special guest Becka Barker. www.beckabarker.info

Episode 40: Cars, Eggs & French Braids

June 23rd, 2016

27:34
Marco is joined by special guest Dale Boyer @daleboyer his car consigliere. Listen as they talk tires, the perfect egg and french braids.

Episode 39: Carbonated Water, Clinton Ontario, & Alice Munro

June 20th, 2016

26:12
Marco is joined by special guest Nug Narhgang, Clinton, Ontario's favourite son. They discuss flavoured water, throwing snowballs at a Nobel prize winner and the joys of a small town. @nug13 @ILLUSIONOIDPOD …

Episode 38 - Cotton Cady Grapes & Voice Therapy

June 16th, 2016

27:34
Marco is joined by Voice and Singing therapist Melanie Tapson, www.melanietapson.com as they talk about how to fix your voice and cotton candy grapes.

Episode 37- Closets, Closets & Closets

June 12th, 2016

27:34
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Episode 36: Tires, Mechanics & Nidhi's Pottery

June 8th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk tires, mechanics and Nidhi's attempt at pottery.

Episode 34: Mint, Dog Parks & Weatherpeople

June 1st, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi head outside and record this episode in the backyard, with sounds of the neighbourhood all around them. They sample different types of mint, talk dog parks and what they look for in their …

Episode 35: Backyard Sounds, Off-Ramp Spots & Razor Clams

June 1st, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi are back in the backyard talking about Razor Clams and the Pizmo Clam.

Episode 33: Baths, Pools & Swimming

May 29th, 2016

27:34
Marco & special guest Amanda Barker dive in the deep end as they talk water; from baths, to pools, to snorkelling and drives by the oceans.

Episode 32: Muffins vs. Cupcakes

May 25th, 2016

27:34
Marco and Nidhi get into a great debate over the cupcake and the muffin. You definitely won't want to miss this historic battle.

Episode 31: Windows, Tomatoes & Pollination

May 22nd, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk windows and mosaic tiles. Marco gets a make-up lesson and Nidhi gets a trivet crafting lesson. Everyone learns something on this Episode of The Insomnia Project.

Episode 30: Coffee, Coffee And More Coffee

May 19th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi dive into coffee head first. From coffee measurements to coffee culture and exotic coffees. Grab yourself a brew and sit back, …

Episode 29: Lamps, Purses, Topeka Kansas

May 15th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss lamps. Marco has some questions about purses for Nidhi and they send a shout out to Topeka, Kansas.

Episode 28: Sailing, Sturgeon & The Whale Eye

May 12th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi bring this episode to the water as they discuss fishing, sailing, sturgeon, whales and how they would fair on a survival type show.

Episode 27: Ties, Shirts & Eyewear

April 28th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi are back talking about various states of dress, from ties, to shirts to Nidhi's new eyewear. Find out what #squadgoals means. This and more on Episode 27.

Episode 26: Cymbals

April 25th, 2016

27:35
Marco has a conversation with Daniel Barker. Few will have the knowledge this man has about cymbals. Marco talks with Daniel about cymbals and what was the journey that brought him to this percussive instrument.

Episode 25: Sea Slugs, Nudibranchs & Dendronotus Frondosus Part I

April 20th, 2016

27:34
Marco has a conversation with special guest Becka Barker. It takes a few turns and as Becka describes it "the road to sea slugs was not a direct road." So too this episode was so jam packed with sea slug information …

Episode 24: Milk, Water Bottles & Salt Lake City

April 18th, 2016

27:34
Nidhi and Marco are back in their co-hosting seats. Canadian milk bags. the best kind of water bottles. Nidhi and Marco discuss little known facts abut Salt Lake City.

Episode 22: Colours, Frames & Museums

April 10th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss their favourite colours. Marco's communication style is a peacock while Nidhi is an eagle. Frames and their impact on …

Episode 23: Soup, Herbs & Cutlery

April 7th, 2016

26:26
Mireille Gelinas is our special guess as this episode takes us to Edmonton, Alberta. Marco & Mireille discuss soup, soap and herbs and their are plenty of family stories in between.

Episode 21: Rain, Starfish & a cool Castle

April 6th, 2016

26:26
Christina Patterson is our special guest in beautiful British Columbia. Marco & Christina reminisce and talk about starfish, rain, and a really …

Episode 20: Pencils, Paper & Erasers

April 3rd, 2016

27:34
David Radford is our special guest as this episode takes us to Vancouver, British Columbia. Pencils, Paper and that pesky eraser are discussed by …

Episode 19: The Apple, Snow & Kites

March 31st, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk about the humble apple and which of the over 3000 varietals are their favourites. They discuss what it is like to experience snow and on this podcast they "go fly a kite".

Episode 18: Pillows, Sheets & Mattresses

March 27th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss all aspects of the Bed. From pillows, to sheets, to the mattress.

Episode 17 - Ghost Signs, Political Process & The Snout Of The Dog

March 23rd, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss the political process of bringing action items to various councils. Marco talks about his favourite ghost sign in the city …

Episode 16- Scents, Dental Floss & The Nebulizer

March 20th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss dental floss. Marco describes his trip to the www.saje.ca store. Nidhi goes overboard with her application of Saje …

Episode 15: Duty Free, Olives & Coconut Oil

March 18th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss their Duty Free preferences. Marco talks about his experience at an olive grove and olive pressing techniques. Nidhi …

Episode 14 - The History Of The Insomnia Project

March 13th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk about the history of The Insomnia Project from its inception as a kernel of an idea; as an installation that put it on the map; and how it became the podcast you are listening to today.

Episode 13: Bagels, Breads & Ann Arbor

March 10th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss the difference between their favourite bagels which leads to a discussion of bread and bread-like sweets. Ann Arbor, Michigan is discussed and we learn about the fragel. Nidhi tells us about …

Episode 12: Crystals, Gems & Metamorphic Rock

March 6th, 2016

27:34
Marco tells Nidhi about a course he has just taken in Crystals and Rocks and they discuss the various types and the properties they contain. The conversation delves into Metamorphic rock and how it differs from both …

Episode 11: Trains, Wallpaper & Office Supplies

March 3rd, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk about train travel and the longest trips they have taken. When it comes to office supplies the hosts reveal their favourite. Wallpaper vs. paint which do you want to see dry?

Episode 10: Sweaters, Sewing & Waiting In Lines

February 29th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi chat about comfy sweaters and the little things they do to keep them occupied while waiting in line-ups.

Episode 9: Furniture, Pine Cones & Traffic Signs

February 24th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss furniture and finding furniture. Finding pine cones and where you find pinoli. This episode comes to a full stop as the …

Episode 8: Brunch, Clouds & Pumpkins

February 21st, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi talk about the joys of brunching. The conversation detours from seeds to the joys of pumpkin growing. To round off this episode, the hosts throughly examine big, fluffy, soft clouds.

Episode 7: Koi, Concrete & Farmer's Markets

February 17th, 2016

27:34
Marco & Nidhi discuss koi and the tranquility of watching fish swim. The complexity of mixing various types of concrete. As well as, the delight of walking around a farmer's market.

Episode 6: Candles, Honey & Baseball

February 14th, 2016

27:34
Amanda Barker is our guest. Nidhi and Amanda discuss fire from candles to bonfires. Electrolyte imbalances and its correlation to the sweet and the …

Episode 5: Math, Indexing & Nail Care

February 10th, 2016

27:34
Marco and Nidhi get into deep conversation about their nail care regime and it is revealed that they both wanted to get into medicine. The Dewey decimal system and the hosts discuss their indexing systems. Math.

Episode 4: Handshakes, Houseplants, The Cookie and its Official City Status

February 7th, 2016

27:34
Marco and Nidhi germinate an idea to create the Official Cookie for Toronto. The quality of a good handshake and its potential disappearance from society. Houseplant talk and the delicate nature of cacti.

Episode 3: Stamps, Pillows and Salt & Pepper Shakers

February 3rd, 2016

27:34
Marco and Nidhi discuss stamps and the little translucent papers that adhere the stamp to the collector's book. Places with interesting sounding …

Episode 2: Eggs, A Good Swim & Background Noise

January 31st, 2016

27:34
Marco and Nidhi discuss eggs, their colours, the variety of fowl that lay them and how to transform them into pysanky. The subtle sounds of …

Episode 1: Tea, Socks & "The Moment Before"

January 25th, 2016

27:34
Marco and Nidhi discuss the world of tea and tea around the world. The "moment before" here and abroad. Travel rituals and places that are distinctly …
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