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Canada vs. Sweden: The Podcast
15 minutes | Mar 8, 2016
Episode 07: Smörgåstårta
What happens when a group of Canadians attempt to create their own version of a cherished Swedish dish? Well, there’s some swearing (beeped out), some laughing (okay, a lot of laughing) and a lesson or two about sharp knives and calories. On this episode of Canada versus Sweden we embrace cultural culinary differences and explore … Continue reading"Episode 07: Smörgåstårta"
4 minutes | Feb 2, 2016
Episode 06: Measurements
How do Canada and Sweden measure up? No really, like, how do they measure things? This short episode takes into account how each country takes things into account. Ok, enough puns for one episode description. I’m also putting a call out for your stories about dating. I want to know, in Canada and Sweden, how … Continue reading"Episode 06: Measurements"
52 minutes | Dec 15, 2015
Episode 05: Christmas
‘Tis the season for sleigh bells, Santa and rampant materialism. Christmas is technically the same holiday all around the world, but how do the Swedes celebrate compared to Canadians? I’m joined by documentary filmmaker Amanda Buckiewicz to take a look at Yule time in these two lands. Find out if we decide they’re the same … Continue reading"Episode 05: Christmas"
35 minutes | Dec 3, 2015
Episode 04: Hockey
We put two great hockey nations head-to-head in this episode of Canada vs. Sweden. Listen in on the conversation I have with a former Swedish hockey player and a die-hard Canadian hockey fan to find out how the nations compare. Not into sports? Don’t worry, me neither. And I still managed to have fun. Did … Continue reading"Episode 04: Hockey"
3 minutes | Oct 26, 2015
Score Update–Call for Help–A Treat
For the language episode I asked you to cast your votes for whether Canada and Sweden are the same or different. Find out which side of the debate won. Also, a call for your help in making the Christmas episode: SWEDES! Please share your Christmas traditions and stories with me by mailing a voice memo … Continue reading"Score Update–Call for Help–A Treat"
30 minutes | Oct 19, 2015
Episode 03: Language
When it comes to language, how do Canada and Sweden compare? Sure, they have different official languages, but do the dissimilarities end there? We look at what people speak, where they speak it, who’s speaking it and how it all got that way. This episode, the point of whether Canada and Sweden are alike or … Continue reading"Episode 03: Language"
31 minutes | Aug 25, 2015
Episode 02: Beer
When it comes to the delicious and age-old topic of beer, how do Canada and Sweden compare? You’ll hear the tale of a beer-based bromance, find out how much beer Swedes and Canadians drink per capita every year, and get to know the ins and outs of enjoying a frothy alcoholic beverage in each of … Continue reading"Episode 02: Beer"
8 minutes | Aug 11, 2015
Episode 01.1: BONUS Laundry stories
A follow-up to episode one. Hear stories from listeners about their laundry experiences and find out why the scoreboard changed in our debate of Canada and Sweden: the same or different?
25 minutes | Jun 8, 2015
Episode 01: Laundry
The pilot episode of Canada versus Sweden explores the human experience of cleaning your clothes. We all have to do it, sooner or later, but do we do it the same way in Canada and Sweden? Canuck Andy Frank joins show host Rachel Hahn to answer the question. The laundry of a potty-training child. Photo … Continue reading"Episode 01: Laundry"
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