'Sleep With Me' Podcast Promises Boring Bedtime Stories, Insomnia Relief07:25
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The "Sleep With Me Podcast” promises “lulling, droning, boring” bedtime stories guaranteed to "distract your racing mind." (Unsplash)MoreCloseclosemore
The "Sleep With Me Podcast” promises “lulling, droning, boring” bedtime stories guaranteed to "distract your racing mind." (Unsplash)

Drew Ackerman is a storyteller whose tales are so dull, convoluted and meandering that they're likely to put you to sleep. And that's exactly the point.

Ackerman is the writer, producer and narrator of the wildly popular "Sleep With Me Podcast," which promises "lulling, droning, boring" bedtime stories to "distract your racing mind."

"Our podcast is what sheep listen to when they get tired of counting themselves," he said.

Ackerman joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss his podcast and its growing following.

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Drew Ackerman, creator of the "Sleep With Me Podcast." The podcast tweets @dearestscooter.

This segment aired on October 17, 2016.

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