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The Earful Tower: Paris

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

Sep 11, 2017

This time, you're gonna hear how an American fan of our show suggested a guest and an episode topic for us - and the next thing he knew, he was in the studio, co-hosting a show and meeting his favourite Paris author. Yes, we had Colby Fox (whose pictures we just published) in the studio meeting Aussie writer John Baxter.

The moral of this story? Send us fan mail and we will have you on the show.

But seriously, here comes what I found to be a fascinating chat with Mr Baxter, an author who's been based in Paris since 1989. He's written a list of books as long as your arm (here's his Amazon page) and his newest ones are Eating Eternity and Montmartre: Paris's Village of Art and Sin.

And lastly, as usual, we're joined by tour guide Corey Frye at the end of the episode with a chilling tale from yesteryear in Paris, about how flaneurs in Paris were murdered in a grisly fashion indeed.

And the address he mentions, in case you want to visit, is 2 rue Courtalon in the 1st arrondissement. I went there this week... video coming soon.

Want way more cool episodes from us? Stay tuned, they’re on the way.


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