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The Boredom Experiment is co-hosted by us: married couple photographers Jeremy and Ashley Parsons of wearetheparsons.com. Every month we share an honest chronicle of our thoughts, relationships, and creative endeavors as we take a year off social media and embrace a resurgence of boredom...and whatever it leads to.

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The Boredom Experiment is co-hosted by us: married couple photographers Jeremy and Ashley Parsons of wearetheparsons.com. Every month we share an honest chronicle of our thoughts, relationships, and creative endeavors as we take a year off social media and embrace a resurgence of boredom...and whatever it leads to.

    The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Part 2)

    The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Part 2)

    This is Par 2 of our two year anniversary episode special.. we enlisted the help of our people and we love what happened.

    musical genius in this episode:
    Whot’s Happenin’ - The Mar-Keys
    Back That Thang Up - Juvenile
    Dearly Departed - Shakey Graves
    Early Morning Light - Sarah Jarosz
    Joy - Talib Kweli
    Wanna be happy - Kirk Franklin

    • 38 min
    The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Part 1)

    The Good The Bad & The Ugly (Part 1)

    It's been two. years. y'all.
    This is part one of a two episode anniversary special.. we enlisted the help of our people and we love what happened.

    musical genius in this episode:
    Death with Dignity - Sufjan Stevens
    All We Got - Chance The Rapper
    Brandi Carlisle - The Eye

    • 25 min
    Lifeguard

    Lifeguard

    Season Two . Episode Two
    In this second episode of Season two of the Boredom Experiment, we talk about our move, living a more simple life, and interview a seventeen year old lifeguard about cell phones.

    Music by the following geniuses:

    Big Rock Candy Mountain: Harry McClintock
    Changes: Lanhorne Slim & The Law
    This Magic Moment: The Drifters
    Hotline Bling: Drake
    Breakable: Ingrid Michaelson

    • 23 min
    dos!

    dos!

    The Boredom Experiment is back for our second season - dos! in this short episode we gather our family of five in our little shasta trailer to share about what's coming this season.. it's going to be a fun one, and we hope you'll join us!


    music thanks/credit to the following geniuses:

    intro: excerpt from My Fair Lady
    Big Rock Candy Mountain: Harry McClintock
    Intro to "Sorry": Beyonce'
    High-Speed French Train: Alexandre Desplat
    Shine: Leon Bridges
    Move, Move, Move: Alan Hawkshaw & Alan Parker

    • 8 min
    THE YEAR IS UP

    THE YEAR IS UP

    It's been one year since we vacated social media and began the boredom experiment. In this episode, we write a letter to you and let you know what happens next.

    • 9 min
    Aware

    Aware

    It's been SIX MONTHS since we vacated social media. find out some of the things we have become increasingly aware of in this time, as well as answers to FAQ's from others.
    music with thanks to:
    Art Tatum (Night and Day)
    The Welcome Wagon (I'm Not Fine)
    The Wood Brothers (Postcards from Hell)
    Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (S.O.B.)

    • 20 min

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