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Weird About Sweden Podcast
21 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
Play it safe! Weird 8 is on fashion according to Swedes
"There's no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing." Is there a more Swedish thing to say than that? Susan Szatmary joins Colm and Dodi to talk about trendy Swedes and what they wear.
23 minutes | Dec 18, 2018
Weird 7 - on Tradition
'tis always the season to do something that is handed down from one generation to the next. Ours is not to reason why...we just do things that are meaningful. Emma Randecker from the Swedish Institute joins Colm and Dodi to talk about what's Swedish, and then we tour the world for strange traditions.
23 minutes | Jun 28, 2018
Weird 6 - Get Out! Outdoors, that is.
Easy to say in the summer, but even in winter, Swedes are passionate about being in the Great Outdoors. Colm and Dodi meet up with Lars Lundström, General Secretary of Friluftsfrämjandet (the Swedish Outdoor Association.) . Though we confess: our studio was indoors.
20 minutes | May 16, 2018
Weird 5 - Hungry? Eat Swedish!
Colm and Dodi meet Olle Broström, a chef with the Swedish Junior Culinary Team. We dispute whether vegetables are the next big Nordic food trend!
19 minutes | May 8, 2018
Weird 4 - Lagom
It's more than a word or an idea... "lagom" is a way of life. Colm and Dodi talk to Lola Akinmade Åkerström, author of the book that spells out how it works. She's not your typical Swede, however.
21 minutes | Feb 17, 2018
Weird 3 - is it funny?
What kind of humor could be classified as "Swedish" humor? We ask an ex-pat, of course! Dodi and Colm speak to amateur comedian Brian O'Grady.
17 minutes | Jan 18, 2018
Weird 2 - asking what the world thinks of Sweden
The perception of Sweden is of such interest to Swedes, that they have a department focused on it. From immigration to food to innovative start-ups, Dodi and Colm get the scoop from Henrik at the Swedish Institute.
24 minutes | Nov 26, 2017
Weird About Sweden
Sweden. A country of about 10 million people and just as many legends. In this podcast, ex-pats Dodi Axelson and Colm O'Callaghan find truth in clichés...or do they? Special guest James Savage, co-Founder and Publisher of The Local.
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