#26 - Group think, Guillermo Del Toro and an ode to a mattress | Curio

#26 - Group think, Guillermo Del Toro and an ode to a mattress

33 mins | Jan 21, 2022

Your audio magazine curated by Ryan Broderick to help you sail into the weekend. We begin with our Weekly Roundup, which includes Tonga, the Ukrainian crisis and "PartyGate", as the campaign to unseat Boris Johnson continues. In our first Feature story, we hear from a professor of mathematics on what causes groupthink to take hold and why independent thinking can ruin collective deliberation. Next, there's been eager anticipation of Guillermo del Toro's next release — an adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham's 1946 novel, Nightmare Alley. He speaks about portraying humanity's own share of monsters on the screen. And we end exploring how, unlike Goldilocks, most of us will never find a bed that is just right. We have an ode to a mattress, discussing the history of the places we choose to sleep and the quest to find the bed of our dreams. 00:01:20 - Section 1 - Weekly Roundup 00:12:47 - Section 2 - Features - Nautilus & The Guardian 00:23:55 - Section 3 - Conversation Starters - The Economist's 1843 Magazine

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