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A show that delves into topics that seem mundane, annoying and sometimes downright boring - to reveal that they're surprisingly awesome.

Surprisingly Awesome Gimlet Media

    • Education
    • 4.5, 4 Ratings

A show that delves into topics that seem mundane, annoying and sometimes downright boring - to reveal that they're surprisingly awesome.

    The Lo Life

    The Lo Life

    Gimlet Media has a new podcast all about the beautiful and complicated dimensions of Black life. It's called The Nod, and it's hosted by best friends (and Blackness' biggest fans) Eric Eddings and Brittany Luse. In this episode, Eric tells Brittany all about his love for Polo Ralph Lauren—and the story of one group of boosters in Brooklyn who took their own love for Polo to another level.

    • 24 min
    The Hide Rug of the Plant World

    The Hide Rug of the Plant World

    Every Little Thing, hosted by Flora Lichtman, is a show about the joy of finding things out. In this episode, learn about where office plants come from and what they're secretly communicating. 

    • 11 min
    A Message from Gimlet CEO Alex Blumberg

    A Message from Gimlet CEO Alex Blumberg

    A goodbye from Surprisingly Awesome. And hello to Every Little Thing.

    • 3 min
    Update

    Update

    Our theme music is by Nicholas Britell. We were edited this week by Annie-Rose Strasser, produced by Christine Driscoll, and mixed by Zac Schmidt. 
    If you want to subscribe to Twice Removed (you do!) you can use this link, or search for it wherever you get your podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1182594071  

    • 22 min
    Your Holiday Binge Listen

    Your Holiday Binge Listen

    Hey Surprisingly Awesome listeners - we think you'll love Homecoming, a fiction thriller from Gimlet Media. It was written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Blumberg, and stars some talented people you may have heard of, like Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, and Amy Sedaris.
    The whole first season is out now, and it's the perfect thing to binge-listen to this holiday season. We're playing the first episode here, and you can go listen and subscribe to Homecoming to hear the rest.

    • 20 min
    Surprise Surprise!

    Surprise Surprise!

    Hey Surprisingly Awesome listeners - we think you'll love Undone, a new show from Gimlet Media. It's about how the big stories we thought were over, were actually the beginning of something else. 
    Hosted by Pat Walters and developed with help from the documentary series Retro Report, Undone challenges what you thought you knew about history.
    Want to hear the rest of the episode? Subscribe at gimletmedia.com/fallseason

    • 23 min

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