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More Wonder, Please

Jan 11, 2022

Does the early bird always get the worm? Are early risers better than night owls? Why do we feel guilty if we don’t get 8 hours of sleep? In this episode, we discuss the many ways societal expectations invade our lives and make us feel bad about who we are and how we behave. Topics include other people’s...


Dec 9, 2021

Why does guilt always seem to seep in when we’re doing things we enjoy? In this episode, we discuss why guilty pleasures are even a thing. Topics include reality television, nerd culture, gender norms, and the oppressive narrative of having a good work ethic.


Nov 30, 2021

When was the last time you shared you a/s/l? Learn more about your delightful hosts, including some of our identities, biases, and privileges. Topics include why gender is weird, the cultural narratives and boxes that rule our lives, why the obesity paradox is a lie, and teasers of many podcasts episodes to come.


Nov 18, 2021

What would you do if you could be God for a day? We discuss Madalyn’s realization that making the world a better place might not be easy, even if you’re all-powerful. Topics include religion, atheism, the paradox of omniscience, the limits of our conception, pooping in paradise, and a hilarious twist ending.


Nov 18, 2021

Movies with talking animals—cute and cuddly or a menace to society? We discuss Cindy’s deep discomfort with chatting creatures. Topics include the pug in Men in Black, animal rights, Koko the gorilla, animals who make art, and the discomfort of having words put in your mouth.