Category Archives: Podcast

Proof of Life Episode 3.01

It’s the first episode of SEASON 3! In this episode, Katie and Berin announce their new Patreon for this podcast! They discuss the Secret Origin of Danger Pig, why they keep doing this podcast, and the cultural contexts necessary to survive as American expats living in Finland! The conversation continues in an exclusive Patreon-only episode available now to patrons!

America and Climate Change – a past episode referenced in this one

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Be sure to check our our Patreon, where you can download the MP3 of this episode, participate in community discussions, and access bonus content!
https://www.patreon.com/proofoflife

Websites & Social Media
Katie’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/katie_kinsman_in_finland/
Berin’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/BerinKinsman

Music Credits
Opening Sting: Mature Sounds by Jingle Punks
Closing Tag: Cartoon Bank Heist by Doug Maxwell/Media Right Productions

Zines, Zines Zines: Proof of Life podcast for 12 November 2017

In this episode, Berin gives an update on his health and the new product line from Dancing Lights Press. Katie and Berin discuss zines, why they’re cool, and some of the reasons why Berin is launching one.

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Visit Katie’s Instagram @katie_kinsman_in_finland
BerinKinsman.com
DancingLightsPress.com

 

Seeking Normalcy – the Proof of Life podcast for 5 November 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about the need for normalcy in a world that seems to be falling apart. Discussion includes setting boundaries, finding balance, and embracing hopeful escapism.

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Creativity and Education – Proof of Life podcast for 29 October 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about questions non-readers ask avid readers, and comments non-artists make to artists. They absolutely do not talk about politics, anti-intellectualism in American culture, and the current administration in the United States.

Aging – Proof of Life podcast for 22 October 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about aging. They discuss generational contexts and experience, the social issues of getting old, and of course, their various aches and pains. Get off my lawn!

Work-Life Balance – Proof of Life podcast for 15 October 2017

In this episode Katie and Berin talk about the importance of coffee breaks, defining boundaries between work and life, and the differences between Finnish and American work environments.

Proof of Life Podcast for 8 October 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about being excited for autumn and the Long Dark, dealing with depression, and shutting out distractions.

America as Religion: Proof of Life Podcast for 24 September 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin discuss taking a knee, exercising freedom of speech in the United States, and the concept of American Exceptionalism as religion and protest as blasphemy. If you have topics you’d like to hear us discuss in future episodes, leave your ideas in the comments below.

Selfish vs. Social: Proof of Life podcast for 17 September 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about how consumer culture and the internet encourage people to be selfish and impede the development of empathy and compassion necessary for a functional society.

Proof of Life Podcast for 10 September 2017

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about climate change. Specifically, they discuss the reasons behind the widespread climate change denial in the United States. This one’s for our non-American friends who find it incomprehensible as hurricanes and flooding ravage America.