We’re continuing on with our discussion of French vs. American childhoods– this time we talk about our first kisses, middle school “relationships”, French prom, and family vacations. We also talk about the sexist remarks that Yoshiro Mori made last week, and what it will take for Japanese society to change. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher MY … More #154: French vs. American Childhoods Pt. 2: First Kisses, Dating, Prom
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
Given that it’s beach season, this week we are taking a deep dive into Japan’s very specific beach culture. What do Japanese people wear to the beach? What do we drink and eat? What is the beach etiquette? Do Japanese people sunbathe? We also share one of our favorite vegan restaurants in Kamakura, and Joseph … More #129: Japanese Girls Wear Heels to the Beach?
Joseph and I talk about the strange encounter we recently had with a recycling lady. I also share a story of one of the most bizarre experiences of my life, where I ended up inviting in a stranger into my NYC apartment. Also, we’re trying a new, more structured format with added segments. Please let … More #123: That Time I Let A Stranger Into My Apartment…
In this episode, Joseph and I uncover the truth behind what “cruelty-free” really means, how companies may be scamming us, the alternatives to animal testing, and more.
The episode was sparked by one question — what are cruelty-free products tested on? I’ll be honest, I never thought about how cruelty-free products get approved until I confronted this question. I decided to do some of my own research, and the info I found was pretty compelling and shocking. … More #122: The Truth Behind Cruelty-Free Products
Joseph and I talk about my experience last weekend at the Black Lives Matter march in Tokyo, which then turns into a discussion about police reform, then about fixing cultures, and somehow ends with a HEATED discussion about gender inequality in Japan. We get a bit impassioned and intense towards the end there. Enjoy our … More #121: My First March/BLM Japan/Fixing Cultures
I sit down with black fashion blogger Uzochi Okoronkwo about the recent events of police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement. We talk about growing up in Maryland with Nigerian immigrant parents, being black in Japan, why people are hesitant to speak up, and why we should all care about this movement– no matter who or where we are. … More #120: Black Lives Matter in Japan, with Uzochi Okoronkwo
We just finished watching The Last Dance docuseries on Netflix, and we are dying to break it all down on this week’s No Bull podcast episode.
We talk about what we thought they did well/didn’t do well, whether or not this is better than Tiger King, the mentality of MJ, and more. … More #118: Last Dance (Docuseries) Recap
As two recruiters, we are sharing our advice and insights on job hunting in Japan– the language requirements, options for non-Japanese speakers, and tips on how to find opportunities. … More #117: How to Get A Job In Japan As A Foreigner
Joseph and I share more of the strangest and sometimes paradoxical aspects of Japan, as two people from western countries (France & the U.S.). We also talk about Michael Moore’s new climate change documentary Planet of The Humans, and discuss what we thought they did well and what they missed. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts ¦ Google Play ¦ Stitcher … More #116: Japan’s Biggest Quirks – Pt. 2 + Planet of the Humans Review