Big news, everyone: I've decided to start a podcast. Yes, you will be able to hear my weirdly low voice and manly laugh on the reg. While I listen to podcasts literally every day (see my post on the subject), I've yet to delve into the foray of broadcasting myself. But if there's one thing I know, it's that I love to travel. And I know a lot of people who have lived overseas and love airplanes as much as I do. So it would be a waste not to milk those friendships for all they're worth, right?
That's why I created "Pop Cartography" — it's an opportunity to pick my friends' brains and meet them at that crossover between their cultural experiences and mine. I learned so much from the people I grew up with, and I want to share their wisdom. My goal is for the show to be really laid-back, conversational and (most importantly) funny, so don't immediately knock it if you think "podcast" is a dirty word.
My pilot episode is with best friend/all-around cool gal/Swedish goddess/professional jam maker Elin Engkvist Wyller. I've known Elin since we were tikes, when she regularly wore culottes and her favourite purple "Lion King" t-shirt, which featured Nala and Simba in a heart on the front. I usually wore my pink Barbie shorts or Osh Kosh B'Gosh short overalls — shorteralls?Read More