Surprisingly Awesome

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

https://gimletmedia.com/show/surprisingly-awesome/

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#21 Postal Addresses


4 billion people in the world don't have standard addresses - so how do they get mail?

The Facts

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

They 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 that 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.

Sponsors
Frank & Oak – Go to frankandoak.com/awesome to get your first outfit for $79 (a pair of pants and a shirt).

Prudential - Download the MapMyRun app and join the Prudential 4.01K challenge. When you do, pledge to save at least 1% or more of your annual income for retirement and run and log 4.01K to be eligible to win a prize.

Wealthsimple – Investing made easy. Get your first $10,000 managed for free.







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