Oops, Your Culture's Showing!

Oops, Your Culture's Showing!

Latest Episodes

7: Fish Cheeks & Dining Myth Explosions
July 19, 2018

This episode, Dean and Tom remain hungry for traditional foods across cultures: fish cheeks in China, black pudding and haggis in the U.K., guinea pigs in the Andes, and many more (1:45)! Next, Dean answers a listener question about visiting the Middle...

6: Goat Eyes & Chinese Banquets
June 21, 2018

Dean and Tom are back in this episode to sink their teeth into what to do, and what not to do, when presented with traditional foods across cultures: goat eyes in Kazakhstan, natas in Portugal, fried mayflies in Mexico, and the list goes on (3:26)!

5: Elevators & Personal Space
May 20, 2018

If you’re currently approaching floor 45 in an elevator in Singapore, be ready for illegal chewing gum and used earbuds! Dean and Tom explore our cultural behaviors on a wild elevator ride (4:59), then rudely - or not - elbow their way into a discussio...

4: Taxis & Malaysian Smiles
May 03, 2018

In this episode, Dean and Tom share taxi adventures and delve into what to do, and not do, when in the backseat, or maybe the front seat, in India, Australia, and Japan - all while they swat away malarial mosquitos and sing "Oh My Darling,

3: Shoes & Argentinian Pink Underwear
March 23, 2018

Please scrape that gunk off your shoe before entering this episode! Dean and Tom explore shoe protocol in the home as well as New Year’s traditions across various cultures, leading them - of course - to find their hands in a bowl of Argentinian (NOT Ar...

2: Tea & Magnetic Pole Flips
March 23, 2018

This episode, Dean and Tom navigate the cultural dos and don’ts of drinking tea in Morocco, Japan, the U.K., and Argentina - not to mention coffee in Ethiopia, beer in China, and whiskey in Korea! And without even getting inebriated (or maybe they do,

1: Shaving & Japanese Toilets
March 23, 2018

World cultures expert Dean Foster and longtime friend Tom Peterson dive into bathroom habits around the world in this episode, with the act of shaving and, yes, using the toilet. Join them as they dissect the features and cultural origins of the Japane...

0: Teaser - Oops, Your Culture's Showing!
March 23, 2018

Wake up! Dean and Tom are here to tell you what to expect from their new podcast, “Oops, Your Culture’s Showing!” Subscribe now! Have a cultural question or episode idea for Dean and Tom? Reach them on Twitter and Facebook (@OopsCultureShow) or by ema...