More Wonder, Please
More Wonder, Please is a podcast where two friends get curious about life. The questions we ask are weird, deep, and wild. We wade into the delights and difficulties of existence. We laugh. We cry. We question. We ponder. But most of all, we wonder.
info_outline Does the early bird always get the worm? 01/11/2022
Does the early bird always get the worm? 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 opinions, refrigerator organization, conflict resolution, and climate change.
info_outline Why are we guilty about our pleasures? 12/09/2021
Why are we guilty about our pleasures? 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.
info_outline What are the identities and biases that make up who we are and how we see the world? 11/30/2021
What are the identities and biases that make up who we are and how we see the world? 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.
info_outline What would you do if you could be God for a day? 11/18/2021
What would you do if you could be God for a day? 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.
info_outline Why are talking animals so disturbing? 11/18/2021
Why are talking animals so disturbing? 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.