EP08 -- Weddings & Korean Age
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4M ago
We went to a Korean wedding! Hear about some of the differences from Western ceremonies that surprised us. We also discuss "fire chicken," birthday celebrations and the endlessly confusing topic of "Korean age ..read more
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EP16 -- Tonsai Beach & House Parties
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4M ago
Kyle made it to Thailand and tells about crossing borders and the hippy/climbing/beach life he's been living. Then, we're amazed by how often we touch our face and we compare how house parties in Korea differ from our home countries ..read more
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EP15 -- Goodbyes & Neighbors
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
Our lives are in disarray as Kyle gets ready to leave Korea and Ella moves in to her new apartment, so we discuss what it's like to change scenery and say hard goodbyes. We also eat some British candy, play "What's Not Real," and reflect on the importance of having good neighbors ..read more
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EP06 -- Acupuncture & Resolutions
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
Kyle shares his experience going to a traditional Eastern medicine clinic, complete with acupuncture and electric shocks. Accent challenge has us emulate personalities of celebrities we're unfamiliar with. We introduce our new segment, "Weird Food," and weigh the importance of New Year's resolutions.  ..read more
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EP14 -- Public Baths & Social Media
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
Kyle looks back on his experiences going to Korean bath houses, with details including napping rooms and public nudity, Weird Food has us discuss eating bugs, and we think about how job searching and personal branding has evolved in our current social media environment ..read more
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EP24 -- Theme Cafes & Tidiness
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
We break down some of the crazy theme cafes you can find in Korea, struggle with yoga lingo and discuss the constant battle to keep our bedrooms clean ..read more
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EP30 -- Every Segment & Finales
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
We celebrate our 30th and final weekly show! (Don't worry, we will be back with different projects in the future.) To make this one special, we do every segment we've ever tried on the show one last time. We also manage to sneak in some conversation about whether we're allowed to like Harry Potter anymore after J.K. Rowling's transphobic comments and what makes a good/bad finale of a series ..read more
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EP23 -- Long Distance & Reading
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
Being 14 hours apart, we discuss the struggles of maintaining various relationships across distance and time. Accent challenge brings us a city named "Ella" and a man with a booty obsession. Then we look at how reading fits into our 21st century lifestyles ..read more
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EP13 -- Bathrooms & Love
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by Yanks and Blokes
2y ago
After Kyle recaps his second Korean wedding experience, we talk about grimy bathrooms and futuristic toilets, nostalgic 90's TV shows and our views on love and relationships in the wake of Valentines Day.  ..read more
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EP28 -- Cultural Appropriation & Comedy
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by Yanks and Blokes
3y ago
As the Black Lives Matter movement rages on and in an effort to continue the conversation about racial inequalities, we discuss cultural appropriation and institutionalized racism we've witnessed in Korea and our home countries.Then we attempt to lighten the mood by talking skyscrapers, rocket launches and different styles of comedy. (This episode was recorded on June 1, so things we talk about are said only with the knowledge of what happened to that point. For context, that was the day immediately following major looting, riots and unrest across the US ..read more
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