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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

36: “Holidays of gratitude”
November 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving to our US American listeners! In this episode, Dean dishes to Tom about both experiencing US American holidays like Thanksgiving while in different countries, as well as immersing h

35: “‘Work to live’ cultures, and ‘live to work’ cultures”
October 27, 2022

Listening to this while eating lunch in the workplace? Fais attention (be careful!) because if you're in France, that's illegal. In this episode, Dean and Tom get to work contrasting how countries fro

34: “There’s no chicken lane in Amsterdam!”
August 25, 2022

Why did Dean, the global cultures expert, cross the road? To chat with Tom about navigating streetcrossings in cities from Rome to Hong Kong, and the corresponding cultural implications - of course!

Taxi Please! Special Reissue
July 28, 2022

We hope youre staying as cool as can be, listeners! Since Dean and Tom will be chatting about global transportation customs in next months brand-new episode, were crossing the road to there with

33: “Why is a child ‘reared’? Why aren’t they ‘forwarded’?”
June 23, 2022

Hey (literal) baby! In this episode, Dean and Tom toddle over from a prior discussion of elders to the other end of the age spectrum: kids, and how we adults view, rear, and set expectations of childr

32: “Grandma Time!”
May 26, 2022

Listen up, you whippersnappers! Dean, Tom, and baby/producer Torin impart some wisdom about how cultures value their elders and the elderly, especially by comparing perceptions and customs in US cul