Manoush Zomorodi is a podcast host, author, and relentless examiner of the modern human condition. And she's got a big new project coming. Check back soon.


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First a hit podcast, now a book.

In 2015, Manoush led tens of thousands of her Note to Self listeners through an interactive project to reclaim their time. Now, the Bored and Brilliant book empowers the reader to transform their digital anxiety into self-knowledge, autonomy, and action.

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Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It's because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems. Learn to love being bored as Manoush explains the connection between spacing out and creativity.


Manoush's most recent interactive podcast project. The goal: to take back control over our personal information and digital identities. Through a five-day series of challenges, newsletters and mini-podcasts, tens of thousands of listeners confronted the "privacy paradox," the disconnect between our feelings about digital privacy (we value it!) and how we act online (we give privacy away!).



From WNYC Studios, Manoush hosts the hit podcast Note to Self for your weekly reminder to question everything. Is your phone watching you? Are your kids real? These and other essential quandaries for anyone trying to preserve their humanity in the digital age.




A follow up to the popular Bored and Brilliant interactive project, Infomagical is about cutting through information overload and discovering the magic of clearer thinking. Through a series of challenges and podcasts, Manoush guides listeners through ways they can corral their feed and find more focus. To become more creative, informed, and in control.