October 6, 2017
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) E...
April 25, 2017
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 com...
April 12, 2017
A Message from Gimlet CEO Alex Blumberg
A goodbye from Surprisingly Awesome. And hello to Every Little Thing.
January 19, 2017
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.
December 22, 2016
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 talente...
November 21, 2016
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 s...
October 18, 2016
#23 The Wedding
Something borrowed, something blue, something that explains why weddings look the way they do. Part 2 of the story of Sue and Austin's wedding.
October 5, 2016
#22 Wedding Planning
This week: It's awesome in the sacred sense - but stressful in the practical sense.
September 21, 2016
#21 Postal Addresses
September 7, 2016
You cry when you don't want to; you can't cry when you DO want to. Tim Manley, literally the creator of "The Feels," helps us explore why we cry.
August 24, 2016
John Hodgman hoards boxes, but he's not okay with it - yet.
August 16, 2016
Don't fret - we'll have a regularly scheduled Surprisingly Awesome for you next week, but this week, we wanted to share something special with you, since Surprisingly Awesome listen...
Lots of things in the world seem ordinary. But when you dig deeper, it turns out, they’re fascinating. Surprisingly Awesome tells those stories.