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Oops, Your Culture's Showing!

Latest Episodes

Spilling The Tea! Special Reissue
September 28, 2023

Its always nice to imbibe with a companion, so this month, were pairing up last months Alcohol Across Cultures chat with a companion piece on what to do (or not do) when drinking tea and other li

42: Alcohol Across Cultures, Or “I Could Never Be Embarrassed Around You”
August 24, 2023

Dean may have neglected to bring sangria for this episode, but that doesnt stop Dean and Tom from sliding into a spirited dialogue on Deans experiences with alcohol across countries & cultures: from

41: Incense And Instances In India, Or “We Should Talk About The Elephant In The Corner”
July 27, 2023

In this episode, Dean lights some powerful incense (can you smell it?) before recounting his travels through the massively multicultural nation of India, and exploring personal instances of cultural d

40: La Malinche And Mexican Culture, Or “It Wasn’t My Greatest Cultural Faux-Pas…”
June 22, 2023

As Dean and Tom (metaphorically) cross the Rio Grande in this episode, they find themselves wading into the rich complexities of Mexican culture and identity - particularly, into the shifting impact o

This Is The Althing! Special Reissue
May 25, 2023

After Dean and Tom kicked off last month's episode by recalling their very first island-hopping episode, "Island Hopping: Iceland & Malta," we felt it'd be the perfect time for a special reissue. Here

39: Fifth Anniversary Game Show!, Or “Culture At Its Best” (Part 2 of 2)
April 27, 2023

Drumroll please! In the thrilling conclusion of this two-part series, we crown the winner of last month's game show, and discover what Dean and Tom can possibly remember about the first ten episodes o

38: Fifth Anniversary Game Show!, Or “Culture At Its Best” (Part 1 of 2)
March 23, 2023

Join us, dear listeners, as we celebrate FIVE YEARS since the launch of Oops, Your Cultures Showing!with a game show! In part one of this jubilant two-parter, Dean and Tom begin accessing their b

37: Lagom, Or “The Goldilocks Zone”
February 23, 2023

Want more Oops Your Cultures Showing!, but not too much? In this episode, Dean and Tom deliver just that as they comfortably wade into an exploration of how the Swedish ethos of lagom, which roughl

Thank You Jacinda! Special Reissue
January 26, 2023

New Zealands iconic prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has announced shes stepping down in the coming days. In honor of her 5+ years of Kiwi leadership, were heading back 'down under' with a special r

Joy To The World! Supersized Holiday Reissue
December 22, 2022

Happy holidays, dear listeners! We're doubling your dose of joy this holiday season with BOTH parts of our 'two-part gleeful gabfest' from Nov/Dec 2021, "Joy To The World!" - packaged together in this