Category Archives: Podcast

Katie in Finland: Pet Ownership

In this episode, Katie and Berin compare and contrast attitudes toward pet ownership in the United States and Finland. As always, this podcast is for entertainment purposes and nothing said should be mistaken for thoroughly researched journalism.

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DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Materialism and Status, Part 2

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about the perception of status and wealth based on quality and quantity of personal possessions, and how Finland differs from the United States when it comes to consumerism and materialism.

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Katie in Finland: Materialism and Status, Part 1

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about the perception of status and wealth based on quality and quantity of personal possessions, and how Finland differs from the United States when it comes to consumerism and materialism.

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DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Understanding Your Creative Process, Part 2

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about their professional lives as an artist and writer, respectively. They compare their creative processes, discuss how this ties into Katie’s Master’s thesis and Ph.D. proposal (the reason they’re in Finland), and why arts education is important.

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DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Understanding Your Creative Process, Part 1

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about their professional lives as an artist and writer, respectively. They compare their creative processes, discuss how this ties into Katie’s Master’s thesis and Ph.D. proposal (the reason they’re in Finland), and why arts education is important.

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DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Dystopian Nightmare Fuel

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about how current events and policy changes being implemented by the United States government impact their lives in Finland. Topics include economic and social fears, how their plans might change, and why so many people unsafe and uncertain right now.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Make Art Not War, Part 2

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about why art education is important, how Katie’s creative process for making dolls feeds into her academic research and writing process, and why something seemingly only of value to the individual can be valuable to everyone.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Make Art Not War, Part 1

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about why art education is important, how Katie’s creative process for making dolls feeds into her academic research and writing process, and why something seemingly only of value to the individual can be valuable to everyone.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Potpourri for 200

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about a variety of subjects including renaming the podcast, the difference between an expat and an immigrant, and leaving the comments open so listeners to chat with each other.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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Katie in Finland: Finnish Immigration 101

In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about what it takes to move to Finland. Why you need to talk to Finnish immigration, what the cost of living is, why you need to talk to Finnish immigration, the ins and outs of finding employment and housing, and why you need to talk to Finnish immigration are covered.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only. It is not a heavily researched and fact-checked documentary – it’s two people having a conversation in front of a live microphone. We are discussing our perceptions and experiences of Finland as seen through our own personal, cultural, and generational lenses. Your own observations will vary. Enjoy the show!

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