Japan By River Cruise

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Summary

Rochelle Kopp is back to tell the boys why the political opinions of Japanese celebrities are culturally important, and to take a much-needed analytical look at the crackpot theories about Japan's low-Covid mortality rate, most of which *SPOILER ALERT* are true.

Show Notes

Rochelle Kopp is back to tell the boys why the political opinions of Japanese celebrities are culturally important, and to take a much-needed analytical look at the crackpot theories about Japan's low-Covid mortality rate, most of which *SPOILER ALERT* are true.
Plus, Ollie recommends a river cruise company that is using cutting edge technology to overcome financial setbacks during the pandemic, and Bobby passes on a lengthy "THANKS/SORRY/YOU'RE NOT GETTING YOUR MONEY BACK" message.

Topics discussed on this episode range from:
  • What's cooler than being cool? (Other than "Ice Cold.")
  • All right all right all right all right all right all right all right all right
  • Why it's hard to get the most out of Skype Lessons, until you've had Skype Lessons
  • A Japanese River Cruise Provider who basically went for the "keep-it-all" crowdfunding option
  • How staring into two iPhones can lead to important epiphanies
  • How, in the case of telework, practice doesn't necessarily make perfect
  • An undeniable doppelganger for Ollie Horn (see link below)
  • Ollie's mum
  • How bad things have to be before Japanese celebrities feel safe saying "Things are bad"
  • How having a political opinion is USUALLY bad for business
  • Armchair pundits vs experts w/numbers
  • Broad generalizations about Japan (classic JBRC)
  • What's behind Japan/Asia's relatively low covid-19 mortality rate
  • Why, in the real world, you should have "numbers" to back up your "hypotheses"
  • The pros and cons of research vs spitballing
  • Exactly how much of intercultural consultation consists of "badgering"
  • How a REAL AMERICAN enjoys their natto
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Content links
Social Media Links:
Rochelle Kopp: Twitter | Homepage
Ollie Horn: Twitter | Instagram
Bobby Judo: Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

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What is Japan By River Cruise?

Stand-up comedians Bobby Judo and Ollie Horn purport to report on the Japanese river cruise industry each week.