https://youtu.be/51H4jdY_EJg In this episode, Katie and Berin compare and contrast New Year’s Eve in the United States and Finland. There’s talk about the things Berin will do for mustard herring. Katie explains how American “pharmacies” are weird and dangerous places. It all ends with a discussion of fireworks, of course. If you enjoy this episode, […]
Yesterday I closed down the Patreon for the …with Katie and Berin podcast. New episodes will continue on YouTube, and will also get posted here. If you want to continue supporting the podcast, this site, or both, you can buy me a coffee. I’ve already talked about this, like, a lot, so there’s really nothing new […]
https://youtu.be/N-xnudF2C0g In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about their fifth Christmas in Finland. They discuss ham, chocolate, and snow. Katie’s already gotten what she wants for Christmas, and Berin is just looking forward to a couple of weeks of peace and quiet.
https://youtu.be/QxWmUGpkoGU In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about changes to the podcast. They discuss why they’re ditching Patreon, and how you can continue to support the podcast going forward. Other topics include the pressures and expectations creators face when using various platforms, and the desire to make what you want, the way you want, […]
Here’s the plan, in brief: I’m going to shut down the Patreon for the …with Katie and Berin podcast. New episodes will continue on YouTube, and they will be posted here as usual. From my side of things, the podcast is officially being categorized as part of this blog going forward, and not a separate project. There will […]
There isn’t a new podcast episode because Katie and I are both sick. Neither of us had a voice yesterday, when we normally record. We hoped that we’d feel better this morning, so that we might at least put out a short episode, but it was a no-go. Not only are we croaky, talking for […]
This week’s topic: How downtime boosts creativity! In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about the need for rest and reflection. You need to process new information, ruminate on solving problems, and just have time to let your mind wander! They discuss the way culture in the United States pushes people to the point of […]