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The definitive podcast about what it's really like to live in Stockholm, Sweden. Told from the perspective of 2 American expats (one who is half Swedish), you'll get to know the amazing, the bizarre and best kept secrets of the capital of Scandinavia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The definitive podcast about what it's really like to live in Stockholm, Sweden. Told from the perspective of 2 American expats (one who is half Swedish), you'll get to know the amazing, the bizarre and best kept secrets of the capital of Scandinavia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Location:

Sweden

Description:

The definitive podcast about what it's really like to live in Stockholm, Sweden. Told from the perspective of 2 American expats (one who is half Swedish), you'll get to know the amazing, the bizarre and best kept secrets of the capital of Scandinavia. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English

Contact:

+46708236620


Episodes

The Cow Says Mööö

11/30/2020
The 2 guys are joined in studio this week by Ross Schager. He is a new addition to the expat community in Sweden this year. He and his wife Karin (one of our previous guests) relocated from Chicago in the. middle of the pandemic and lived to tell the tale on this very podcast. He recounts his tales of giving up his beloved paddle boards, trying to tell what's on sale and trying to find food that suits his Midwestern palate. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:40:43

Birthday Boy

11/23/2020
It's a special day for episode 80... we have a birthday in the house! Rodney recounts his birthday hijinks including battling a winter squall to get some bbq ribs. Then, Sean tries to figure out what he has been hearing in pre-school and on the street in another edition of Say What. Later, it's Rodney's turn in the hot seat for Quiz Time while Sean tries to stump him with sometimes controversial (sort of) questions. As mentioned in the episode: Fem Små Hus (restaurant): Website At Six...

Duration:00:32:25

Ambassador Rodney

11/16/2020
Here he comes... Ambassador Rodney!! Or, at least he plays one on TV, or he stayed at a Holiday Inn last night. Rodney recounts his experience of appearing on the Swedish TV show DIPS. We also get some mustache and beard updates for Movember, and we take a listener question about a "Swine Apple." Plus, we debate the versatility of natural v.s artificial Christmas trees. Rodney appears at 11m55s in S2E1 of Dips on SVT. Link See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:26

Who Is That Mustachioed Man?

11/9/2020
It's Father's Day in Sweden! The guys talk about how they spent the day, and they also introduce their Movember campaign. Rodney is growing out a mustache (and Sean is going full beard) to raise awareness and money to support men's health medical research. Plus, apparently a meteor (or meteorite?) exploded over Stockholm... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:44

Everyone's A Comedian

11/2/2020
The 2 guys are joined by comedian Brian Jordan this week. Originally from South Florida and Georgia, he’s been in Sweden longer than he likes to admit. He gives the guys the inside scoop on how he got into comedy (hint: he didn’t start in the U.S.), what to do while in Malmö, his go-to meal when he goes back home and even how to get into stand-up comedy. You can check Brian out here: It’s Not Like You podcast - Spotify Banned Comedy Club - Facebook Facebook: Brian K Jordan Twitter:...

Duration:00:34:14

All Hallow's Week

10/26/2020
Halloween is here! All week long… whenever you least expect it. The guys review their preparations and their own Trick-or-Treat strategies. Plus, it’s pumpkin-mania in Sweden, but the guys are already preparing for the best instant sides for the holiday table. Also, Rodney is teaching his daughter how to drive in multiple languages while Patrick Risotto blows up our phones with messages from Sunny Italy. It’s a packed episode this week! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...

Duration:00:33:05

Rhubarb?!?

10/19/2020
It’s the last week of daylight savings time in Sweden, and Sean is freaking out about the incoming darkness and winter. He and Rodney run down their winter checklist to talk about all of the things they are avoiding. Then, it’s game time! This week’s edition features word association. Pie to the People Sthlm on Instagram See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:32:36

A Swedish Mirage

10/12/2020
Rodney treats us to some poetry to celebrate the “Swedish Mirage.” Don’t let the warm weather distract you though, the cold weather is ominously approaching. Then, Rodney recounts the adventure of buying reading glasses in Stockholm. Plus, there’s a new update on the search for the new Skoda. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:12

Game Night!

10/5/2020
It's quiz time! Rodney challenges Sean to a round of fill in the blank, which covers some of the things he misses from back home the most and things he didn't know about Sweden. Plus, Rodney makes a shoutout and gives a brief oral history on Spam. Finally, happy Cinnamon Bun Day everyone! For a more in depth look at Spam: https://bit.ly/3ixRncq See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:27

Chinese Buffet and a Refreshing Skoda

9/28/2020
Rodney heads up North (way North) to find a replacement for his beloved Skoda. He takes in the sights and the local fast food options. The guys discuss what it's like to buy a used car in Sweden, and Rodney recounts the tales of his old hooptie that couldn't back up. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:41

Höst With The Most

9/22/2020
Höst, Fall, Autumn. Whatever you call the season, it’s arrived in Stockholm. The guys try to figure out some traditional Swedish ways to celebrate, while Rodney tries to avoid it entirely. And, as the nights draw in, the 2 guys talk about some of the best options for streaming right now. EXTRA: check the Pre-pod video on our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/35Wf5fz See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:12

Message in a Mail Box

9/14/2020
Sean receives a mysterious hand written message in his mailbox. Plus, more news from the live grocery shopping front, and Sean's new couch has arrived! Find out how he put an IKEA sofa together by himself with a toddler running around the house. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:15

Early Bird Gets the Pod

9/7/2020
The guys are joined by the great Edward of The Early Birds, a Stockholm-based start-up that helps businesses improve their e-commerce. He talks about his world-spanning journey to Stockholm, how he got involved in the start-up, how 2-day shipping will succeed in the city and even his best under-the-radar hot spots around town. Amazon is coming to Sweden people! And it's real this time. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:34:24

Bizzaro World

8/31/2020
Sean takes a trip to ICA. It seemed like a normal trip to the grocery, but turned out to be a journey to an alternate dimension. But on the bright side.... they have bagels in Stockholm! Also, the summer heat is gone, and Rodney is jumping too far ahead in the calendar. Plus, carrot cake counts as a vegetable, right? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:34

Last Chance (for Summer) Ranch

8/24/2020
The guys are soaking up the last rays of Swedish summer. And apparently this was the weekend to party. Rodney and Sean talk about their suddenly wild neighbors, tips for enjoying the rest of August, new neighborhood discoveries and new high schools (or gymnasiums….?). Plus, would you buy a sofa from Blocket? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:50

A Long Strange Trip

8/17/2020
The guys are joined in studio by Jim Farula - owner of Jimmy's Downtown Deli. He's been here for 30 years and takes us on a trip through playing Russian rock clubs with ex-KGB bouncers, meeting his ex-wife on an airplane, talking himself into becoming a catering chef and how the came up with LSD chicken and waffles. And he mentions something about Hornsgatan 149.... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:39:05

Escape From Stockholm

8/10/2020
This week, Sean recaps some of his latest adventures with a few tips to escape Stockholm - even if you only have a weekend to do so. Plus, the guys try to figure out advanced Swedish vowel usage and some classic idioms and phrases that just don't make sense when translated. Hold onto your thumbs... it's episode 65! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:33:25

Crayfish Crawdads - Tomayto Tomahto

8/3/2020
The guys are back in the studio, but not for long. Sean is hitting up the beaches - even if he can barely pronounce them. Also, Rodney plans a perilous expedition to Mount Saint Ikea. PS... it's Swedish crayfish season!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:51

Margarita Stad

7/27/2020
Rodney has a revelation over "a lost shaker of salt". Plus, people who don't like fruit, broken dryers with missing handymen, missing birthdays, missing stripes and a run for the presidency. 2 Guys, 3 Crowns, 2020! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:15

Heat Waves

7/20/2020
Summer is back! Well, for a couple of days at least. The guys discuss what they've been doing around town to soak up the summer sun, our favorite blockbuster movies available at the home cinema, and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:51