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The Daily Smile

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Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all the feels, and will leave you with a smile on your face. You can binge all episodes of The Daily Smile exclusively and ad-free on Wondery+. Find Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts

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Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all the feels, and will leave you with a smile on your face. You can binge all episodes of The Daily Smile exclusively and ad-free on Wondery+. Find Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts

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Episodes

Listen Now: The Cat in the Hat Cast

2/29/2024
Hold on tight and prepare to be whisked away on a weekly adventure with Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat! In a world full of delightful mix-ups and exhilarating mayhem, the mischievous Cat takes the reins and enlightens the ever-cautious Fish on the art of hosting a perfectly poised podcast. Featuring alphabet song sing-a-longs, tremendous tongue-twisters, and wondrous wordplay, you'll be left guessing what surprises The Cat will pull out of his hat next. Listen to new episodes of The Cat in the Hat Cast here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:05

Listen Now: Academy - Featuring Myha'la

1/29/2024
Welcome to Bishop Gray Academy, a world of high-stakes and cut-throat competition. Academy, a riveting coming-of-age audio drama co-produced by AT WILL MEDIA and Wondery, follows the story of Ava Richards, a scholarship student who transfers to Bishop Gray, one of the most elite and competitive boarding schools in America. As Ava tries to find her place in this high-pressure environment, she soon crosses paths with an underground society known as The Night of the Wolf, which caters to the school's wealthiest students and enforces strict secrecy. With trust in short supply, Ava must navigate a dangerous and alluring world where friendships will be tested, romances will bloom, and ambitions cut short. Listen to Academy: Wondery.fm/Academy_ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:12

The Aesthetics of Joy

1/19/2021
How do tangible things create an intangible feeling of joy? This is the question author and designer Ingrid Fetell Lee pondered while researching the relationship between joy and design. In this episode, she shares her findings with Nikki for Hunt for Happiness Week. Buy a copy of Ingrid’s book, Joyful: https://aestheticsofjoy.com/the-book/ Learn more about the aesthetics of joy online at AestheticsOfJoy.com/ Follow Ingrid on Instagram @aestheticsofjoy Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Maintain your health goals with Care/of! For 50% off your first order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code SMILE50 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:51

How To Be A Rebel Girl 💪

1/14/2021
How do you instill confidence in young girls in a world that constantly depicts them as damsels in distress? You change the narrative. CEO Jes Wolfe and the Rebel Girls team are doing just that with their girl-centric edu-tainment company. Learn more at the Rebel Girls website Follow Rebel Girls on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube Order your own copy of one of the Goodnight Stories books Listen to the Rebel Girls podcast Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Get a free home security camera with your purchase of a SimpliSafe security system. Go to SimpliSafe.com/DAILYSMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:28

The Antiquarian Horologist

1/13/2021
Brittany Nicole Cox has an incredible job you’ve probably never heard of… she’s an antiquarian horologist. She spends her days in her Seattle workshop fixing up antique mechanical objects that bring a bit of vintage magic into the modern world. Learn more about Nico’s shop, Memoria Technica, online at mechanicalcurios.com Follow Nico on Instagram Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Get a free home security camera with your purchase of a SimpliSafe security system. Go to SimpliSafe.com/DAILYSMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:22:59

We Walk With Harriet

1/12/2021
Linda Harris goes on a journey back in time. She walks the steps Harriet Tubman took to escape slavery and reach freedom. After she finishes walking the 116 miles, she finds a new calling and a new future. Learn more at http://walkingwithharriet.com/ or https://harriettubmanbyway.org/tag/linda-harris/ Join We Walk With Harriet on Facebook Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Get a free home security camera with your purchase of a SimpliSafe security system. Go to SimpliSafe.com/DAILYSMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:53

A Pandemic Fairytale 🧚

1/11/2021
Nikki tells Mr. Malone a wonderful story about a lonely little girl and the fairy she befriends during the pandemic. Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram Read the full story of Sapphire the Fairy (AKA: @saysthefox) on Twitter Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Get a free home security camera with your purchase of a SimpliSafe security system. Go to SimpliSafe.com/DAILYSMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:28

A Second Chance At Life: Part Two

1/8/2021
Walter’s kidneys were failing. His life was now full of dialysis treatments, hospital stays and ambulance rides. There was no end in sight... but someone had his back. A mystery person who gave Walter the surprise of a lifetime — and a chance at a new life. Learn more about organ donation Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Make your mental health a priority. For 10% off your first month, go to BetterHelp.com/DAILYSMILE Find the perfect meal plan for you! For free shipping and $90 off, use code 90SMILE at GreenChef.com/SMILE90 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:24:53

A Second Chance At Life: Part One

1/7/2021
Growing up, Walter Boykins always took on a challenge — whether he was up against older kids on the basketball court, or competing with his brother Chris in… well... everything. So when he faced a major health crisis, it was no surprise Walter was ready to fight. But he wouldn’t do it alone. Love would help him meet his greatest challenge. Learn more about organ donation Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Make your mental health a priority. For 10% off your first month, go to BetterHelp.com/DAILYSMILE Find the perfect meal plan for you! For free shipping and $90 off, use code 90SMILE at GreenChef.com/SMILE90 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:50

All Aboard the Photo Ark

1/6/2021
Joel Sartore is a wildlife photographer. He’s worked with National Geographic for more than 30 years. But in 2005, he had an idea to do something even bigger — something that would take him across the world in the hopes of saving it. Follow Joel and his Photo Ark on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and online See Joel’s incredible photos and support his work on the Photo Ark Watch the Photo Ark’s two-part special on National Geographic Wild Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Make your mental health a priority. For 10% off your first month, go to BetterHelp.com/DAILYSMILE Find the perfect meal plan for you! For free shipping and $90 off, use code 90SMILE at GreenChef.com/SMILE90 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:10

Waggin’ in the New Year

1/4/2021
To ring in the new year, Nikki tells Mr. Malone two incredible stories — a dog with lots of business-savvy and another with a keen sense of direction. Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Make your mental health a priority. For 10% off your first month, go to BetterHelp.com/DAILYSMILE Find the perfect meal plan for you! For free shipping and $90 off, use code 90SMILE at GreenChef.com/SMILE90 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:20:04

A Bookshop Weathers the Storm (Encore)

1/1/2021
A single retweet from a bestselling fantasy author changed the fate of a small, struggling bookshop in Petersfield, England. Visit the Petersfield Bookshop online or on Twitter Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Download Best Fiends today! Claim your special offer from Athletic Greens at AthleticGreens.com/SMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:48

Tiny Adventures (Encore)

12/31/2020
When travel photographer Erin Sullivan was forced to stay at home because of the pandemic, she created a way to continue exploring without leaving her apartment. Follow Erin Outdoors on Instagram, Twitter, and online Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Download Best Fiends today! Claim your special offer from Athletic Greens at AthleticGreens.com/SMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:21:06

Black Love Matters (Encore)

12/30/2020
Kerry-Anne and Michael Gordon had a big wedding planned for spring of 2020. Then everything got scrapped. When they finally figured out how to pull off a small ceremony in Philadelphia, they ran into the largest protest in the city’s history… and Kerry-Anne and Michael became a part of history themselves. Follow Kerry-Anne and Michael on Instagram Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Download Best Fiends today! Claim your special offer from Athletic Greens at AthleticGreens.com/SMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:20:03

Pet That Dog! (Encore)

12/29/2020
Twelve-year-old Gideon Kidd is an expert dog-petter. He’s pet over a thousand dogs, but don’t get jealous — he’s sharing all of his pets, and his wisdom, with the world. Follow I’ve Pet That Dog on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and online Order Gideon’s book, “Pet That Dog! A Handbook for Making Four-Legged Friends,” here Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Download Best Fiends today! Claim your special offer from Athletic Greens at AthleticGreens.com/SMILE See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:14

Making Art Heals Hearts (Encore)

12/25/2020
Chelsea Phaire is an artist, philanthropist, and all around do-gooder. Last year, at just 10-years-old, Chelsea did something pretty extraordinary. And not only did it make a difference in her life, it helped thousands of other kids, too. Learn more about Chelsea’s Charity and see how you can get involved at chelseascharity.com Follow Chelsea’s Charity on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Own the day with NuCalm! Go to SmileNuCalm.com for 50% your 30-day subscription. Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy! Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to try one today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:21:40

In Used Books (Encore)

12/24/2020
Emma Smreker searches through used bookstores and thrift shops on the weekends. But she isn’t looking for amazing deals… she’s searching for things hidden within the pages of secondhand books. Follow In Used Books on Instagram (@inusedbooks) Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Own the day with NuCalm! Go to SmileNuCalm.com for 50% your 30-day subscription. Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy! Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to try one today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:21

For the Love of Linda (Encore)

12/23/2020
Ever since the family dog passed away, LaNae Slater-Moss had an animal-sized hole in her heart. But she found a way to fill it when she noticed an injured squirrel in her backyard earlier this year. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Own the day with NuCalm! Go to SmileNuCalm.com for 50% your 30-day subscription. Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy! Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to try one today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:41

Made From Scratch (Encore)

12/22/2020
When Michelle Brenner was put on furlough earlier this year, she decided to use her extra time and some tomato sauce, ground beef, and noodles to provide comfort to her Washington community. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Own the day with NuCalm! Go to SmileNuCalm.com for 50% your 30-day subscription. Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy! Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to try one today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:41

The Adventures of Justin & Yip Yip (Encore)

12/21/2020
Nikki and Mr. Malone take a wild ride down the river as they discuss the tale of a Canadian man and his newfound animal sidekick. Follow Mr. Malone on Twitter and Instagram Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App. Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes -- Support us by supporting our sponsors! Own the day with NuCalm! Go to SmileNuCalm.com for 50% your 30-day subscription. Upgrade your hard seltzer with Vizzy! Go to vizzyhardseltzer.com to try one today. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:42