Category Archives: Podcast

Serious Chats Podcast: Do You Want To Have Children?

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In this episode of Serious Chats, my co-worker, Mike, is back for another round of chat.

This time, we talk about parenthood. Mike has recently had a baby (or his wife has) and he talks about how it has changed him and the overall highs and lows of parenthood.

With an opposing perspective, I talk about why I don’t really want to have kids and why people with babies annoy me on Facebook.

Links to the episode are below, alternatively click through to my blog to listen on there!

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Serious Chats Podcast: Do You Consider Yourself An American?

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It’s been over a year now since I moved to America and as I posted back then, adjusting to life here has been hard.

It still is hard too. I feel like it will be many years before I finally feel comfortable. Or maybe never will!

When I was thinking up some new ideas for my podcast, my co-worker, Lusine, seemed like she’d be the perfect guest. She moved over to America from Armenia (via Russia) as a teenager, so I thought if anybody could empathise it would be her.

In this episode of Serious Chats, we talk about adjusting to living in America. Whether we’ll ever feel like Americans and how living in a new country changes our identities.

We also think about home and where we consider it to be when we’re thousands of miles from our birthplace.

You can listen on the links below, or alternatively there is a podcast player on my blog. Enjoy!

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Serious Chats Podcast: What’s Your Origin Story?

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You might assume that my new podcast only has two episodes as that’s all I’ve posted up onto DasBloggen. But I’m actually on the sixth proper episode now.

Once I’ve recorded the podcast, spent a few hours editing it, created an image, done the uploading AND posted it on social media, the last thing I want to do is also post something on my blog. Continue reading Serious Chats Podcast: What’s Your Origin Story?

Serious Chats Podcast: Are You Having An Existential Crisis?

For my second podcast, I decided to speak with a good friend, George. When I asked what he’d like to talk about, he said existential crises. Which was great because it’s something I’ve written about on my blog in the past. Multiple times.

Funnily enough the podcast caused its own mini crisis. When I was coming to the end of editing it, I realised the sound quality was nowhere near what I was happy with. The thought of uploading it was almost too much to bear. Surely all my friends would laugh at me and think I’m a useless amateur. I should just quit the podcasting business right now.

Then I remembered that I am an amateur and it’s only my second podcast…so I decided to go a little easier on myself. I’m sure the quality will improve. Plus, in 100 years nobody will give a shit anyway! One of the benefits of thinking about your own pointless existence.

Anyway, if you listen, tell me what you think. Have you ever experienced an existential crisis? Do you know how to pronounce the plural of crisis (crises?) because I sure don’t!

Listen to the podcast on my website or through the links below:

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Serious Chats Podcast: Would You Announce Your Death On LinkedIn?

I’ve started a podcast. If you like my blog (the one you’re reading right now), my podcast might have some appeal too.

I like to write about serious things, so thought why not make a podcast about serious things as well?

In my first episode, I talk about death and social media. Does it get any more serious than that? You can listen on the embedded player above.

Alternatively you can find it in your podcast app by searching for, “Serious Chats”. Or click one of the links below:

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