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)
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?
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Netflix documentary on corals - "Chasing Coral"
Book mentioned - A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Movie mentioned - Vincent will Meer
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/
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
January 16, 2019
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