Yawn: Adventures in Boredom
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1250 , Segment 3
Episode: State of US Forests, The EQ Leader, Adventures in Boredom
- Jul 24, 2017 4:00 pm
- 31:09 mins
Mary Mann is the author of Yawn: Adventures in Boredom. Her work has appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times, The Believer, Outside Magazine and The Los Angeles Review of Books. She works as a private researcher and as a writing associate at The Cooper Union. Do you remember when you were a kid and you would say " I am bored"!! Or as a parent when you are worried that your kids won't like a trip or activity because they would be bored. Mary Mann explains boredom and why we experience this state of irritable restlessness.