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The Earful Tower: Paris

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Nov 29, 2021

To celebrate five years of The Earful Tower podcast and 2 millions downloads, I explain the ten decisions that shaped this show. 

By my side: The Stockholm Sting aka Lovely Lina.

As I say in the episode, this is NOT a good episode if you're new around here, this one is for the fans.

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Nov 22, 2021

Meet Amaury Bouhours, Executive Chef at Le Meurice. 

We chatted at the chef's table about running a restaurant with two Michelin stars, his cooking background, and French food in general. 

Halfway through, we stepped into the kitchen to taste some food as it was being cooked!

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Nov 15, 2021

We stayed a night in Le Meurice, the iconic Parisian palace in the centre of town. 

In this episode, Lina and I explain why we booked it, how we got lucky with an upgrade, and what you could expect if you stayed in their heritage suite. 

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Nov 8, 2021

I've always had a lot of questions about France's obsession with dubbing films, so I sat down with Jean-Pierre Michael, who is the French voice of Brad Pitt and Keanu Reeves, to find out more.

He explains whether he voices each actor differently, if he gets recognized in daily life, and what happens if another actor...


Nov 1, 2021

Happy Halloween everyone!

For today's episode, Lina and I tell the story of our recent attempt to solve a Paris murder mystery.

But with neither of us speaking perfect French, could we possibly manage to muster up some "interrogative, detective, murder-solving French"?

The short answer is no. But we had a lot of...