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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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#21 Postal Addresses

September 21, 2016

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Show Notes

The Facts

Surprisingly Awesome’s theme music is by Nicholas Britell and our ad music is by Build Buildings.

We were edited this week by Annie-Rose Strasser. Peter Clowney weighed in too. The show was produced by Elizabeth Kulas, Christine Driscoll and Rachel Ward.  It was mixed by Andrew Dunn. Special thanks to Maeve Higgins, who brought us the Kurt Vonnegut essay.

We had production assistance from Shani Aviram, Jacob Cruz, Emily Kennedy, Rikki Novetsky and Sarah Stodder.

Additional music for this episode came from Our Many Stars, Onry Ozzborn, and One Two Three.

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