Welcome back, Bob Ross! And thanks for the zzzzz’s.
Thanks to ‘Calm’, a new sleeping app, you can enjoy the silky reassuring tones of the famed painter and TV host, 23 years after his death. The app, used to help those who have trouble sleeping, is using three episodes of Ross’ PBS show, ‘The Joy Of Painting’ as “calming bedtime stories” for users.
Alex Tew, co-founder of the app, said his company’s had “so many Calm users” asking for Ross’ voice to be used in “Sleep Stories”, bedtime tales meant to help people naturally fall asleep. The decision to use Ross in the app’s stories was due to his calm and soothing demeanor. “He was and still is a hero to the hard of sleeping,” Tew said. So far, one of Ross’ Sleep Stories is available on the Calm app, while two others will be released later this summer.
Not familiar with the magic of Ross? Check out these classic clips from his program – pure gold, I tell ya. The only trouble I can see with this app? I don’t want to fall asleep until I find out how the the painting turns out 🙂 ~ Jason