The Pandemic Boredom List

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020
Jack and Scott think even pandemics warrant a to-do list, so here’s ours.

Show Notes

We introduce ourselves and recommend some things for people bored with their current pandemic.

Jack’s Pandemic list

  • The Great Courses (video and audio courses on lots of subjects)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro, An Artist of the Floating World
  • Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston, Farewell to Manzanar (“The powerful true story of life inside a Japanese American internment camp”)
  • iOS Games: Monument Valley, Monument Valley 2, Old Man, Jumbline 2
  • Walking

Scott’s Pandemic list

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Scott Willsey

Scott Willsey

Scott is an old school semiconductor industry professional, and is a host of many now defunct podcasts as well as some current episodes of BubbleSort TV. In his spare time, he does a lot of work on his iPad and his Mac, which you can read about at He also, sadly, writes odd-sounding autobiographies like this one.

Jack Willsey

Jack Willsey

Jack Willsey is a professor, a linguist, and also a podcaster. He dragged his family to Japan for 8 years at a crucial time in their young lives, forever enabling them to see the world outside of the box. Jack currently hosts Enjoyable with his much less accomplished son Scott.