Surprisingly Awesome

Lots of things in the world seem ordinary. But when you dig deeper, it turns out, they’re fascinating. Surprisingly Awesome tells those stories.

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#11 Boredom

April 19, 2016

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Show Notes

Wake up sheeple, the doxa is real!

The Facts

Surprisingly Awesome’s theme music is “How We Do” by Nicholas Britell. Our ad music is by Build Buildings. Nick DePrey and Louis Weeks composed original music for this week's episode. This episode was edited by Alex Blumberg and Annie-Rose Strasser. It was produced by Kalila Holt and Rachel Ward. It was mixed by David Herman with assistance from Matthew Boll. Robyn Wholey provided production assistance.

Special thanks to Jacob Cruz and Isabel Angell. Additional thanks to Peter Toohey at the University of Calgary, Richard Wolff at the New School, and Mary Mann, author of the upcoming book Yawn. Gillian Tett’s very good book is The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers.