Sara Jean Kruchowski describes her aesthetic as a combination of lots of cartoons and old movies. Where do you see those influences in the three works featured in this episode? Have cartoons and old movies influenced the way you see your world? What role does the artistic community play in the support of Kruchowski?

The lesson in “Jerry Schwingle and the Happiness Well” is learning how to wish and wish appropriately. Imagine you are granted three wishes. What would you wish for? How would you judge their appropriateness?