#140: Moving Update/Why the U.S. Electoral College System Works

We are leaving Japan in less than a month!  We share updates on how the moving process  and my first week of not working is going. We also talk about our latest TV obsession, The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix.  And of course, the election. What it’s like watching it go down from thousands of miles … More #140: Moving Update/Why the U.S. Electoral College System Works

#139: Mt. Akadake Recap /Japanese Hiking Culture

We went hiking in snow for the first time ever!  Last weekend we hiked Mt. Akadake, one of the highest peaks in Japan. We share our experience hiking through intense fog and winds, our first mountain hut experience, and Japanese hiking culture/etiquette.  We also talk about my last week at work, what I’ll be doing … More #139: Mt. Akadake Recap /Japanese Hiking Culture

#138: Why Japan Isn’t Making Babies, And Is That A Good Thing?

We’re going existential! This week we’re talking about the declining birth rate in Japan and around the world– what may be causing it and whether it’s a good or bad thing to have less humans. Also, should we be exploring and inhabiting other planets, or should we stick to planet earth? What is the fate … More #138: Why Japan Isn’t Making Babies, And Is That A Good Thing?

#135: Japanese Movie Theaters/Tenet Review/US Presidential Deba(cle)

We share our thoughts on the insane presidential debate between Trump and Biden and how US debates compare to French presidential debates. We also talk about our recent socially-distanced movie theater date to see Tenet– the glorious Japanese movie theater experience, our thoughts on the movie, and how COVID has changed the world of dating. … More #135: Japanese Movie Theaters/Tenet Review/US Presidential Deba(cle)

#134: 5 Days in Yakushima (Princess Mononoke Island)

We just got back from a 5-day vacation in Yakushima, a remote island in southern Japan’s Kagoshima prefecture. We talk about our hikes, scuba dives, what we ate, our hellish journey back to Tokyo, and how this trip ranks amongst all the ones we’ve gone on together. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast … More #134: 5 Days in Yakushima (Princess Mononoke Island)

#132: Hairy Kombu, Purple Leaves??! Japanese Foods You Can’t Find Abroad

There are certain foods sold in Japan that you just can’t find anywhere else in the world. There are also certain foods sold everywhere else in the world that you can’t find in Japan. Today we’re talking about both– weird Japanese products that you can only buy here, as well as products we really miss … More #132: Hairy Kombu, Purple Leaves??! Japanese Foods You Can’t Find Abroad

#130: One Year of Living Together – What We’ve Learned & How We Make It Work

Joseph and I are coming up on our 1 year co-habitation (lol) anniversary, so today we are doing some reflection! We discuss rituals that work for us, lessons learned, adjustments we’ve made for each other, our financials, and more. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet … More #130: One Year of Living Together – What We’ve Learned & How We Make It Work

#127: Japan’s Xenophobia Exposed, Again

Joseph and I chat about how the Japan’s response to the pandemic has exposed its xenophobia, and about why the #womensupportingwomen Instagram trend reminds me of the #BLM black square trend. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet at me: @wildmanna Email me: annanwildman@gmail.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/annawildman Join me on … More #127: Japan’s Xenophobia Exposed, Again

#125: Appalling Japanese YouTube Ads

Joseph and I are working from home together full time again this week! We chat about how that’s going, Japanese collectivism, our upcoming travel plans, and the outrageous YouTube ads we have been seeing lately. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher  BECOME A PATRON: patreon.com/nobullpodcast MY SOCIAL LINKS: Follow me on Instagram: @annawildman Tweet at me: @wildmanna Email me: annanwildman@gmail.com … More #125: Appalling Japanese YouTube Ads