Marching into April/Japanese Castles (w/Oleg Benesch)

Japan Scholar Oleg Benesch joins us to to talk about the past, present, and future of Japanese castles, and break down the debates around them, proving that when it comes to historical Japanese strongholds, things aren't always black and shiro.
Japan Scholar Oleg Benesch joins us to to talk about the past, present, and future of Japanese castles,
and break down the debates around them, proving that when it comes to historical Japanese strongholds, things aren't always black and shiro.

Bobby and Ollie mourn the loss of some of their river cruise sponsors, and play catch up.

Topics discussed on this episode include:
  • Our new, hopefully temporary show format
  • Ukraine, Covid, North Korea, #japantravelban and other topics we're really trying to avoid
  • Bobby's move to Karatsu, his girls' preschool graduation, and how being rich requires HAVING money
  • Ollie's comedy career, his time in Barcelona, and the value of performing comedy (and podcasting) in a world that's falling apart
  • ISSUING REFUNDS
  • ALL THINGS CASTLES w/Oleg Benesch. Where did they come from? Why? What happened to them? Why? 
    What's going to happen to them? WHY?
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