Episode 9: When you can’t figure out which dairy product is milk

What makes a chatty Brit prefer Finnish silence? In this special episode, renowned Finnish comedian André Wickström interviews Joel Willans, author of 101 Very Finnish Problems, in front of a live audience at the Helsinki Book Fair. We learn about the backstory of Very Finnish Problems, how Joel ended up in Finland and much more. In a bonus segment, co-host and producer Thomas Nybergh reveals his future plans for the show.

Contact: veryfinnishproblems@inktank.fi
Produced by Thomas Nybergh / Ink Tank Media

Shownotes:

Hat tip to Sakari Heiskanen of Gummerus Publishers for recording the interview: https://twitter.com/heiskan

Joel's book - 101 Very Finnish Problems: https://www.gummerus.fi/fi/kirja/9789512407507/101-very-finnish-problems/

André Wickström on Twitter: https://twitter.com/andrewickstroem

Joel's book recommendation - Chasing the Scream (on the so-called War on Drugs): http://chasingthescream.com

Thomas' podcast recommendation - Haven's Gate, in-depth documentary on the suicide cult of the same name: https://www.heavensgate.show

Thomas' podcast recommendation - Cults, documentary series on religious cults: https://www.parcast.com/cults/

Joel's podcast app recommendation - Apple Podcasts (included on all Apple mobiles): https://itunes.apple.com/app/podcasts/id525463029?mt=8

Thomas' favorite podcast app (iOS) - Overcast: https://itunes.apple.com/app/overcast/id888422857?mt=8

Thomas' podcast app recommendation (iOS & Android) - CastBox: https://castbox.fm