The Daily Smile

By Wondery

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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.


Episode Date
Looking to the Stars
00:17:35

When SpaceX launched the Dragon into orbit, it brought retired Astronaut Cady Coleman to tears. Nikki talks to her about the excitement of space travel and the possibilities this new launch holds for the future.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jun 05, 2020
A Graduation Surprise for Spelman's Class of 2020
00:18:22

Frank Baker and his wife Laura Day Baker decided to do something special to give a group of graduating seniors some extra help as they faced their future.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jun 04, 2020
Justice, Change, and Respect
00:15:00

Protests have swept the streets across the country and around the world. Host Nikki Boyer talks to her friend CJay about how it felt to come together in unity at the Los Angeles protests and how we find hope in moments like this.

Donate to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Jun 03, 2020
#BlackoutTuesday
00:00:52

Like so many people in our country, we’re heartbroken by the death of George Floyd. In support of Black Lives Matter, we’re taking part in Blackout Tuesday. Wondery is not releasing any new episodes today. Instead, we’re hitting the pause button, taking a full day to reflect and to think about what actions we can take to make the world a better place.

Jun 02, 2020
Runs in the Family
00:19:52

Running is Dave Fowler’s happy place. It’s gotten him through some of the toughest moments of his life. And on the brink of running his 10th straight Boston Marathon, he hit another personal roadblock. That’s when Dave found a new way to overcome adversity and bring running back into his life.

Learn more about Dave Fowler's foundation, Help In The Nick Of Time

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

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Jun 01, 2020
The Daily Smile Game Show
00:15:38

Dan Rubenstein, host of Wondery’s Sports Wars and The Solid Verbal, is a trivia fanatic. He’s been a television game show contestant four times. So today, Nikki surprises him with an impromptu Daily Smile game show, including some questions he couldn’t possibly answer.

Listen to Sports Wars and The Solid Verbal

Follow Dan Rubenstein

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 29, 2020
Best Teacher Ever
00:11:20

May is Teacher Appreciation Month. In honor of all the incredible educators out there, Nikki talks to a teacher about how she and others keep their heads.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 28, 2020
Time To Get Weird
00:10:53

Quirky ways people are staying connected during lockdown. From the residents of a small town who find a unique way to pass the time, to a 90-year-old woman who runs out of her favorite drink and asks for help, to a girl who shares her feelings through clever songs.

Follow Nora Yates Sings on YouTube and Facebook

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 27, 2020
A Bookshop Weathers the Storm
00:14:16

A retweet from a bestselling fantasy author changes the fate of a small, struggling bookshop in Petersfield, England.

Visit the Petersfield Bookshop online or on Twitter

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 26, 2020
Stars Stuck At Home
00:16:25

Celebrities are just like us… and right now they’re going a little stir-crazy. A conversation featuring Nikki’s friend, Ross Matthews.

Follow Ross Matthews on Instagram and Twitter.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 22, 2020
The Call of the Wild
00:15:07

With everyone at home, the animals come out to play.

Window-shopping penguins in South Africa. Howling coyotes in San Francisco. Frolicking goats in Wales. A conversation with Nikki’s animal-loving friend Kat.

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 21, 2020
The Real Life Golden Girls
00:16:22

Three English grandmothers decide to quarantine together. Their biggest concern? How much white wine they have in storage. A conversation featuring Nikki’s friend, Mr. Malone.

Follow Mr. Malone on Instagram and Twitter

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 20, 2020
Tommy's Haircut
00:14:07

Nikki’s boyfriend needs a haircut but all the barbershops are closed. So Nikki decides to give it a go. Only problem is she’s never cut hair, so she calls a virtual stylist for lessons — how hard could it be?

Contact Fred Pecora

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 19, 2020
Drone Love
00:15:40

A boy in New York sees a girl across the way and wants to meet her. But first, the boy has to find a way to connect. With everyone sheltering-in-place, it will require a lot of ingenuity.

Jeremy Cohen’s TikTok and Instagram

Sports Commentator Nick Heath

Tell us what’s making you smile! Send a voice memo to smile@wondery.com 

Our theme song is “Smile” by Ryan Innes

May 18, 2020
Introducing The Daily Smile
00:02:00

The Daily Smile premieres May 18th.

May 04, 2020