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Whose Amazing Life?

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You venture deep into the jungle to solve its greatest mysteries. You gaze at Earth from the surface of the moon. You write music that has the whole world humming along. WHOSE AMAZING LIFE? is the new series from the creators of Little Stories Everywhere and Adventures of Cairo. Walk in the shoes of the world’s most inspiring people, from Amelia Earhart to Lin-Manuel Miranda to Ariana Grande. Experience the challenges and triumphs they faced on their journeys — before everyone on the planet knew their names. Listen closely for clues, because we won’t reveal who the person is until the very end of each episode! Each week brings a new adventure where listeners of all ages can immerse themselves in the life of someone amazing. New episodes come out every Friday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

You venture deep into the jungle to solve its greatest mysteries. You gaze at Earth from the surface of the moon. You write music that has the whole world humming along. WHOSE AMAZING LIFE? is the new series from the creators of Little Stories Everywhere and Adventures of Cairo. Walk in the shoes of the world’s most inspiring people, from Amelia Earhart to Lin-Manuel Miranda to Ariana Grande. Experience the challenges and triumphs they faced on their journeys — before everyone on the planet knew their names. Listen closely for clues, because we won’t reveal who the person is until the very end of each episode! Each week brings a new adventure where listeners of all ages can immerse themselves in the life of someone amazing. New episodes come out every Friday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ Kids subscribers.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Fighter (Encore)

3/1/2024
More than anything, you believe in freedom and opportunity. A lot of people think those things are impossible, and maybe they're right: Just when you're on track to achieve everything you've ever wanted, you're faced with a choice that could cost you everything. You'll have to decide what's really worth fighting for. This episode originally aired on February 10, 2023 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:29:26

The Dancer (Encore)

2/23/2024
You may be young, and small for your age. And you feel like no one takes you seriously—especially not your big sister. But that’s not going to stop you from becoming one of the greatest performers in the world. Hosted by Virginia Madsen. Parents, check out this autobiography for further reading. This episode originally aired on May 26, 2021 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:20:46

The Arguer

2/16/2024
The law is meant to protect and support all citizens. But when you face legal discrimination based on the color of your skin, it's clear that it's time for those laws to change. And you are the person who is going to change them. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:15:05

The Poet

2/9/2024
Your hometown means everything to you, from the community, to the restaurants to the music scene. You know that, one day, you'll do everything you can to give back to your hometown, in your own unique way. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:11:45

The Planner (Encore)

2/2/2024
You can’t help but dream about the big houses in the fancy neighborhood in your town. One day, that could be you. It’ll take hard work, focus, and a clear plan for how to accomplish your goals. But when you decide to change those plans, you’ll ask yourself one question: Will you still end up in that big house on the hill — or are you destined for something more? Hosted by Angelique Perrin Parents, check out this book for further reading. This episode originally aired October 29, 2021 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:29:41

The Misfit

1/26/2024
You love electronics - building them, taking them apart, and figuring out how things work. Sometimes, people don't understand you and it's hard to fit in, but you know that if you can just get people to think a little differently, you'll create electronics that will change the world. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:08

The Dynamo

1/19/2024
As the child of two athletes, you've always loved to challenge yourself, and it's no different when you decide to pick up hockey. But what will happen when you face challenges on the ice you've never experienced before? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:15:58

The Winner (Encore)

1/12/2024
Narrated by Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Amber Ruffin Show)! Your dream is to become the greatest tennis player in the world. But when you make that dream a reality, you realize that there’s still something missing in life — and you’re gonna figure out what it is. This episode originally aired on November 11, 2022 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:56

The Connecter (Encore)

1/5/2024
You have endless thoughts and opinions, but it feels like nobody understands them. You communicate differently from most other people. But you're determined to connect with the world, and nobody's going to stop you. Parents, check out this book for further reading. This episode originally aired on May 27, 2022 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:28:50

The Innovator

12/29/2023
You carefully combine art and science to understand the world around you. But when your new techniques and inventions cause big delays, some people begin to lose patience with you. Will you ever get to create the art you dream of making? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:23:21

The Shy Guy

12/22/2023
You've had a tough childhood, and have moved homes several times The one thing that makes you feel at home throughout it all is country music. As you get older, you discover that maybe country music isn't just home, it's also your future. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:14:32

The Dreamer (Encore)

12/15/2023
You love drawing cartoons, and you're pretty sure the whole world would love them too — if Hollywood would just take you seriously. It's going to take more than just talent to make your dreams come true. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:29:15

The Scientist

12/8/2023
You dream of traveling all the way to the stars. But here on Earth, the world has never seen an astronaut who looks like you. You'll need to push past the skeptics to become the astronaut you know you can be. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:30:15

The Doodler

12/1/2023
Your drawings are stupendous And your captions are tremendous Can you find a reader who loves your art as much as you? Perhaps your work is meant for more than what you dreamt it would be before. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:50

The Small-Town Girl (Encore)

11/24/2023
You're an incredible dancer, but your tiny hometown isn't exactly bursting with opportunities to see your name in lights. Is it possible to become a star... while still staying true to your roots? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:11

Listen Now: Disney Frozen: Forces of Nature

11/21/2023
Queen Anna has a lot on her plate – there are visitors in her Kingdom, a friend in need, and even the Duke of Weselton’s nephew skulking around – so when the Spirits of Nature start acting up, she knows she has to solve the problem – and fast – before things get more out of control. But when Anna and Elsa travel to the Enchanted Forest, they find mysterious copper machines that are disrupting the natural order of things. Who made these machines and what are they doing in the forest? And more importantly, how do Anna and Elsa stop them? Listen to Disney Frozen: Forces of Nature, and 5 exclusive bonus episodes, completely ad-free on Wondery+. Find Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:09:05

Whose Amazing Start? - The Problem Solver

11/17/2023
You have a scientific mind that's constantly bubbling with new ideas. When you learn about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, it's time to give your super-smart brain its biggest challenge yet. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:12:45

The Slam Dunk

11/10/2023
Family is EVERYTHING to you. You'd do anything to support your parents and brothers. But when the NBA makes an offer for you to play pro basketball, it means moving away from the people you love most. Are you ready for this moment? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:28:26

Listen Now: 'Tis The Grinch Holiday Talk Show

11/6/2023
Cuddly as a cactus and charming as an eel, he’s your new favorite snarky talk show host. Join The Grinch (and his faithful dog Max) each week as he rants against Christmas cheer and roasts celebrity guests like chestnuts on an open fire. Starring Saturday Night Live’s James Austin Johnson as the notorious curmudgeon and broadcasting straight from Who-Ville, will The Grinch send these famous folks back down Mt. Crumpit, or will they soften his stance against Christmas and grow his heart three sizes? Grab your hot cocoa and cozy slippers and listen along to find out! Follow 'Tis The Grinch Holiday Talk Show on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. You can listen to episodes of 'Tis The Grinch Holiday Talk Show early and ad-free right now by joining Wondery Plus. Listen now: Wondery.fm/Grinch See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:05:06

The Debater (Encore)

11/3/2023
You've poured your heart and soul into drama club but have never been tapped for a starring role. That's why, when you join the debate team, you make a promise to yourself: You're going to take center stage — and prove beyond a doubt that you deserve to be there. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:28:43