Episode 27: So much to unpack, so little time! The phenomenal Lauren Wells and Tanya Crossman join Diesel and Clooney to discuss their newly released, incredibly impactful research into Third Culture Kids, childhood mobility, and “Adverse Childhood Experiences.” Being misunderstood, the city of Chattanooga, grief towers, and your car’s extended warranty also get thrown into … Continue reading Preventative Care and Research
Episode 23: From malaphors to the magic of over and under-statement, Chris and Jerry unpack comedy on a global scale.
Episode 22: Brazenly venturing down a difficult path, Chris and Jerry confront disagreements head-on with a surprising mix of identity issues, bathing costumes, and cross-cultural skills.
Episode 21: With a bad sense of direction and a growing appreciation for cold water, Diesel and Returning for more excitement, Amanda Bates (theblackexpat.com) rejoins Chris and Jerry for a wild ride through movie sequels, managed expectations, Beverly Hills, and wisdom gleened from various TV series.
Making the Holidays Bright!
Episode 19: Diesel and Clooney attempt to keep the holidays just the right amount of dangerous by managing expectations, balancing the implicit and explicit, and improvising cliff jumps.
Our First Smorgasbord!
Episode 15: Chris and Jerry take on a melange of topics ranging from jet-lag and the weather to clothing and swear-words in this tasty little buffet of thoughts seasoned with cultural musings.
Scuba-Diving Villages as well as Adoption, Racism, and other Hard Conversations…
Episode 14: When you find someone who is willing to have the hard conversations AND walk alongside you, you bring them on the podcast at once! Chris and Jerry are joined by the truly insighftul Dr. Laura Anderson (www.drlauraanderson.com) for a dive into some deep, timely, and relevant issues.
Race, assumptions we make, and food-related metaphors
Episode 13: The incredbile Amanda Bates (theblackexpat.com) joins Chris and Jerry for a winding conversational journey through forced subjegation to choral interpretation, the complexity of racial issues, defense of the Olive Garden, and so much more. It's an eye opening, mouthwatering episode!
Ikea, diseases as a teaching aid, and amazing TCK insights from the expert: Michael Pollock!
Episode 10: Joining Chris and Jerry in the virtual studio is the one and only Michael Pollock! Co-author of the most recend edition of "Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among Worlds," Executive Director of Interaction Internaitonal, and an all around amazing guy, Michael purveys wisdom and heart, and we're fortunate to capture … Continue reading Ikea, diseases as a teaching aid, and amazing TCK insights from the expert: Michael Pollock!
Food: A unifying force… with some insults and monster trucks.
Episode 9: We all need to eat... which makes eating a phenominally borderless tradition that highlights both variety and commonality. Join Chris and Jerry as they discuss the best, the worst, and the culturally nuanced details of food.