The WoBistDude Podcast

Bobby talks Brad Pitt, Jesse James and Life in Dublin - (WBDP 4)

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By Michael
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Running Away From Germany | ft. Chelsea - (WBDP 7)
Chelsea was one of the first contributors on the WoBistDude blog. She is on today's show to talk about food, running, wildlife adventures and a whole lot more.  You can learn more about WoBistDude at www.wobistdude.com. (timestamps towards the end are a little off)  Show Notes: 0:20  - Introduction 1:20 – Chelsea’s blog posts: how she became a runner, spongebob and moose tracks ice cream 7:20 – Chelsea’s survival guide 9:40 – Veggie to vegan 13:04 – Is honey vegan?  16:38 – Berlin Marathon 19:30 – How to handle aggressive dogs on the road 20:37 – Sights, sounds and food from race day 27:00 – Chelsea ran in a big circle and she cried 24:25 – The move from Germany to USA (this already happened), what do you miss and where do you feel at home? 37:49 – The luxurious Queen Mary   39:09 – Human wildlife conflicts. Man vs Cougar and more 46:03 – educating the general public about wildlife 49:48 – One word answers to some quick fire questions 50:05 – Do you have a role model in your life? 51:50 – “The Hangman’s Daughter” 53:40 – Adventure stories 54:56 – 3 people to take on your rescue team to save Berry from some bad and dangerous people  56:53 – You have a ticket to go anywhere, where would you go?
57:41
May 14, 2019
Long legs, raw herring & the things you do in Amsterdam | ft. Brooke- (WBDP 6)
Originally from the exotic land of corn and Lebron James, Brooke moved out of Ohio for the second time 7 months ago when she came to Amsterdam. When she’s not binging documentaries or vegan desserts (often at the same time) she loves to backpack and enjoy canalside coffees. I met Brooke when she visited our mutual friend Massimo in Munich and she's pretty awesome so without further ado, here's our conversation.   Shownotes: 0:00 - Intro 1:38 - Why Amsterdam? 6:10 - Reactions from friends 6:40 - Questions about weed 8:50 - Impressions of the red light district 10:00 - Merchants and morals (or lack thereof) 11:32 - Do they speak english? 13:25 - Living with tallest people in the world, and some other adjustments 15:52 - Who did you vote for in the election?  18:03 - Misconceptions about Amsterdam and the Dutch 19:50 - Have you changed?  20:33 - Dutch Fashion 21:55 - The dating scene in Amsterdam 26:10 - Raw herring 27:30 - What did living in Europe teach you about being an American? 31:08 - Brooke digs into the memory hole and pulls out a curse word 34:48 - Carrying over a hobby from USA 36:20 - Funky questions 36:50 - Chinese brain teaser 39:30 - Bank Robbery Question 40:48 - Series recommendation 41:51 - Michael cried one time 42:07 - Brooke reveals her spirit animal and her powerful pun game
45:18
April 5, 2019
Wade on Monkeys, Scorpions, Chopsticks and Love - (WBDP 5)
Almost a decade ago, Wade Million got up from his desk job and left to see the world. Here's a conversation and a peek into some of the adventures and insights that he gained during his travels. As always, you can find the goodies at  https://wobistdude.com/.To see some of Wade's amazing photography go to  http://www.blueramble.com.  Shownotes  0:30 - Intro 0:50 - What Wade was doing before he left to see the world 3:18 - Teaching English Abroad 6:15 - China 9:00 - How to chopsticks (culinary adventures) 10:35 - How do families and people relate to each other where you were staying? 12:30 - The Chinese version of Facebook, government controlled web searches and social media 15:15 - Discussing the current Chinese public rating system 17:00 - Going all in, selling all your stuff and living out of a backpack 18:00 - Finding a purpose while traveling 20:20 - The Geese population is exploding, wade is here to help 27:39 - Black Crested Macaques in Indonesia 35:19 - Which parts of travel are over romanticized? 37:00 - Unexpected parts of travel  38:56 - What's it like to date people when you are not tied down to any physical location?  42:00 - Settling down, building a homebase 44:00 - Wade's spirit animal 44:45 - What is one thing you will not eat and why won't you eat it? 46:00 - Recommend a book to us 49:55 - Rob a bank, pick 3 people for your team
51:56
March 28, 2019
Bobby talks Brad Pitt, Jesse James and Life in Dublin - (WBDP 4)
Bobby is a longtime friend of Michael. In this podcast they shoot the shit, catch-up and talk about Bobby's life in Dublin, Ireland. You can read Bobby's WoBistDude blog posts here:  Cooling Tower, The Mystery Matinee, The State That Im In Check out the www.wobistdude.com for a variety or stories perspectives from around the world.  Shownotes:  1:00 - Intro 2:33 - Irish literature to a life in Dublin 4:33 - Bobby found love on tinder 7:00 - Transportation in Ireland 8:30 - Mom's reaction to living abroad 10:00 - Recent life update: Bob's new role as sales manager 11:15 - The impossible burger 14:10 - Korean Movie, "Burning" 18:30 - What did Michael have for dinner? 19:53 - The origins of "Ke-Bobby" 22:10 - Something uniquely Irish 23:50 - How to be a tourist in Dublin 26:43 - Gaelic sports 30:46 - Quirky questions begin 30:52 - What is your spirit animal? 32:23 - What is one thing you won't eat? 35:14 - Name your favorite Movie, Book and Song, then explain the common theme 38:50 - Tell us about the first time you remember getting in trouble 40:00 - Pick 3 people to rob a bank with 43:50 - How do you relax? 45:39 - Bob asks Michael, what he would do if he retired...tonight 46:35 - Bob asks about WoBistDude
49:24
March 17, 2019
Miriam on Interracial Dating, Anxiety and Hugging Trees - (WBDP 3)
DESCRIPTION This episode of the WoBistDude podcast spans a wide variety of topics from anxiety and panic attacks, to the environmental movement to dating a foreigner. Michael sits down with Miriam, a student and tree hugger living in Munich, Germany. Miriam enjoys Yoga, books and science documentaries. Please follow the WoBistDude social media accounts @wobistdude on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The full versions of our content can be found at wobistdude.com More from Miriam at @maidmrm on Twitter and Instagram. Notes: 00:35 Talking about Miriam's blog post on anxiety and panic attacks 05:48 How to help someone who has a panic attack 06:45 What does it feel like to have a panic attack 08:40 Stigma of anxiety being a sign of weakness 11:19 Being in a relationship with someone who has anxiety 14:40 How to better deal with anxiety and panic attacks 16:35 Talking to trees and building a connection to nature 20:55 Visiting a lignite mining site 26:45 Concrete is not sexy 31:30 Do everything right or stop trying? Judgement by environmentalists 36:28 Dating an Asian American - stereotypes and stares 40:20 Misunderstandings and language barriers 43:25 Quick fire questions ADDITIONAL INFO Netflix documentary on corals - "Chasing Coral" Book mentioned - A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara Movie mentioned - Vincent will Meer
49:28
March 9, 2019
Empty House Man, Stephen Bates - (WBDP 2)
Stephen Bates is a young man who is bringing empty buildings back into use by addressing the personal and financial issues in housing. He best describes what he does as: "It's a people's game. Getting to know the people is the important part... I really do believe that property is secondary". More from Empty House Man here: https://www.facebook.com/emptyhouseman/ WoBistDude here: www.wobistdude.com Show Notes: 0:00 - Intro 3:40 - First time you went to someone's door 11:00 - Current Project 16:00 - Housing issues in big international cities 18:44 - Addressing personal issues in housing 20:00 - Arguing over measurement systems with Michael 22:00 - The perspective of a landlord + advice for young tenants 27:30 - Fun Little Questions 27:50 - Who do you think is underappreciated in society 30:30 - What annoys you? 35:20 - If money was no longer an issue what would you do first? 39:00 - 200 miles on a skateboard 44:18 - A book, a movie and a musical piece
54:12
February 5, 2019
Mischa's Got Milk - (WBDP 1)
In the first episode of the WoBistDude Podcast, Michael sits down with Mischa, the inventor of a brand new product which seeks to blend the pursuits of nutrition and sustainability into one package.  Please follow the wobistdude social media accounts @wobistdude on facebook, instagram and twitter.  The full versions of our content can be found at wobistdude.com Profile: Mischa is a young entrepreneur living outside of Munich, Germany. He is currently working on a plant-based, milk substitute. Mischa enjoys rock climbing, hiking and a variety of outdoor activities.  To learn more about Mischa, please reach out to Michael at wobistdude.blog@gmail.com  Table of Contents: 1:30 - An early experiment with being vegetarian 2:50 - The origins of Mischa's Milk 10:00 - Experiments with diet 15:40 - Vegans, opinions and the political nature of food 21:00 - Stumbles and difficult points in product development 23:00 - Master Thesis Issues 24:00 - Startup Weekend 27:00 - Hiring 30:00 - Product Development  32:00 - Applying for a grant 35:00 - Dealing with criticism 39:00 - The current (late 2018) product 40:40 - Mischa hits the table 3 times 41: 00 - Target Group 42:00 - Advice to younger self 45:00 - Coping with the emotional ups and downs 48:35 - Book recommendation on the topic of balance 53:00 - Quick fire questions 56:00 - The first time mischa got in trouble 59:00 - 3 favorite books, movies or people
1:05:02
January 16, 2019
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