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Boring Books for Bedtime is a weekly sleep podcast in which we calmly, quietly read something rather boring to help silence the brain chatter keeping you awake. Think Galileo, Aristotle, Emerson, and whoever wrote the 1897 Sears Catalog—mostly nonfiction, mostly old, and a perfect blend of vaguely-but-not-too interesting If you're on Team Sleepless, lie back, take a deep breath, and let us read you to rest.
 
National Affairs is a quarterly journal of essays about domestic policy, political economy, society, culture, and political thought. Founded and edited by Yuval Levin, it aims to help Americans think a little more clearly about our public life, and rise a little more capably to the challenge of self-government. Each National Affairs podcast features an interview with one or more of our authors. Daniel Wiser, Jr., and Devorah Goldman, the assistant editors of National Affairs, host the conver ...
 
Your source for cutting edge information about the exploration and expansion of consciousness. Featured speakers include Terence McKenna, Alex Grey, Daniel Pinchbeck, Erik Davis, Ann and Sasha Shulgin, Nick Sand, Timothy Leary, Robert Anton Wilson and more. You can access all of these podcasts for free at PsychedelicSalon.org or through MatrixMasters.net/salon/
 
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Let’s relax with the second half of this classic of Greek literature, in which the great Theophrastus defines 30 character types found in literature and life. Trust me, you know a few. Support us here: Patreon: www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me A Coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW Read "The Characters of Theophrastus” at Project Gutenberg: ht…
 
Let’s wander through the wonders of nature, as conservationist John Muir guides us through the wild spaces of the American West and the flower-filled tundra of Alaska. Honestly, friends, this one is just lovely. Support us here: Patreon: www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me A Coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW Read "Our National Parks” at Projec…
 
An awesome show with the incredible Alex Regla, we discuss whether the Lakers offensive woes are down to the coaching, players or a combination of a ton. In addition to this, we talk about THT coming back and looking magnificent, LeBron's return and much much more! You can follow Alex @AlexMRegla You can follow me @AlenRamic03 Mamba Forever Go Lake…
 
Let's take a relaxing wander through the mind-boggling British Museum, learn a bit about its origins, consider the mullingong, and ponder why our author holds such a low opinion of owls. Support us here: Patreon: www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me A Coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kcMsW Read "How to See the British Museum in Four Visits” at Proje…
 
In this remastered episode from 2018, we revisit a relaxing work that poses interesting philosophical questions, like "When is a table not a table?" Don't worry, there's no actual answer, so you won't miss anything when you fall asleep. NOTE: This is the second of our remastered episodes of readings from the wayback that I think are great (and newe…
 
Tonight, we conclude the mysterious happenings in Sleepy Hollow, which involve a surprising amount of charming detail about autumnal harvests, twittering birds, and pastries, come to find out. And all our lovely supporters in October will be getting a full, uninterrupted recording of the entire story as a Halloween treat! Support us here: Patreon: …
 
An awesome episode of the chats with Daniel Starkand from Lakers Nation where we discuss all things Lakers early season including, the Big 3 of LeBron, AD and Russell Westbrook, Austin Reaves and much, much more! You can follow Dan @DStarkand You can follow me @AlenRamic03 Mamba Forever Go Lakers!By Alen Ramic
 
Russ talks about how the discussion about whether or not Daniel Jones is the team's franchise quarterback is ridiculous. He is their franchise QB now and for the future. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.By Russ Salzberg
 
Let's wrap ourselves in the secrets of Sleepy Hollow, which seem a lot less scary than cartoons would have us believe. Irving’s descriptions of country life are surprisingly relaxing. This is Part 1 of a two-parter that concludes next week. And all of our lovely supporters in October will be getting a full, uninterrupted recording of the entire sto…
 
Let’s sleep among the wildflowers with this relaxing tour through some lovely native American blooms, plus skunk cabbage and the murderous Jack-in-the-pulpit. Flowers…so much more than pretty! Want to help us stay 100% listener supported and ad-free? Support us here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me A Coffee: www.buymeacoffee.com/d5kc…
 
An awesome episode of the chats with Late Night Lake Show's Ricky, where we discuss Kyrie Irving and his non-playing, the Ben Simmons situation and what we feel about the Lakers Preseason so far and where it will lead in the regular season! You can follow Ricky @MrRickySpanish You can follow me @AlenRamic03 Mamba Forever Go Lakers!…
 
Let’s return to this classic of social and political commentary from the 16th century. If you stay awake long enough, you’ll discover how little has changed in 500 years. So, no need to pay attention. PS You're not seeing things. We have a new logo! Want to help us stay 100% listener supported and ad-free? Support us here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/…
 
Let’s sail the high seas of sleep with more from this classic of pirate history. Enjoy a booty chest of boredom, including the story of Henry Avery, King of the Pirates, who was…a bit of a coward, come to find out. Want to help us stay 100% listener supported and ad-free? Support us here! Patreon: www.patreon.com/boringbookspod Buy Me A Coffee: www…
 
The Lakerside Chats are back for the 21-22 season! A really great edition with magnificent guests, where we talk all things Lakers Media Day, Rob Pelinka and who we would start! A ton of fun and a must listen! You can follow Omar @Osid24 You can follow Kwame @LeKwamJames You can follow Naz @Opinionsondanba You can follow me @AlenRamic03 Mamba Forev…
 
In this remastered episode, we revisit a perfectly sleepy book that celebrates a symbol of autumn. This 19th century ode to apples includes history, health advice, and a nod to Johnny Appleseed, because of course it does. NOTE: This is the first in what will be occasional remastered episodes of readings from the past that I think are great (and new…
 
Let’s relax and sleep with more studies of the beautiful red planet, including observations of its icy poles, which, unlike that whole “Mars has canals” thing, are actually correct. Everyone who helps us stay 100% listener supported will get a gift this month—the complete recording of "The Book of Tea"—in thanks. Patreon: www.patreon.com/boringbook…
 
Let’s relax and sleep on a journey with famed author Charles Dickens, as he wends his way to Italy to spend a year in Genoa. We don’t actually get there, but never mind. The journey is still a delight. Want to help us stay 100% listener supported and ad-free? We have a special gift of appreciation for everyone who supports in September, the full re…
 
Let's rock to sleep on the waves as we learn all about the workings of tides, currents, climate, and the early history of boats. It’s an ocean of relaxing information, just for your tired mind. Want to help us stay 100% listener supported and ad-free? We have a special gift of appreciation for everyone who supports in September, the full recording …
 
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