80 episodes

Café Seoul is a time travel discussion podcast that dissects and reviews time travel films. We try to forensically reconstruct timelines that we did not see on screen applying various time travel theories to figure out what had to have happened in order for what we see on screen to have happened. It’s a lot of fun to do, and we hope it’s equally as fun to listen to! From 2013 to 2017, Café Seoul was a Korea-based expat-lifestyle podcast. Co-hosted by a duo of expats from North America, each episode dealt with a particular hot-button theme or issue. Café Seoul at that time discussed recent news, answered listener questions, and interviewed interesting people all for the sake of intelligent discussion with a dash of humor.

Cafe Seoul: Time Travel Forensics Eugene Hwang & Rob Ouwehand

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Café Seoul is a time travel discussion podcast that dissects and reviews time travel films. We try to forensically reconstruct timelines that we did not see on screen applying various time travel theories to figure out what had to have happened in order for what we see on screen to have happened. It’s a lot of fun to do, and we hope it’s equally as fun to listen to! From 2013 to 2017, Café Seoul was a Korea-based expat-lifestyle podcast. Co-hosted by a duo of expats from North America, each episode dealt with a particular hot-button theme or issue. Café Seoul at that time discussed recent news, answered listener questions, and interviewed interesting people all for the sake of intelligent discussion with a dash of humor.

    Café Seoul 2020 09 12 603 Be Excellent to Each Other

    Café Seoul 2020 09 12 603 Be Excellent to Each Other

    Excellent! Rob and Eugene perform time travel forensics on Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989) starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves.

    Our first episode recorded on roughly opposite sides of the world!

    Enjoy, our most triumphant first foray into timeline reconstruction, excellent listeners.

    • 2 hrs 34 min
    Café Seoul 2019 08 20 - Lay Off the Candy Bars

    Café Seoul 2019 08 20 - Lay Off the Candy Bars

    In this episode, Rob, Eugene, and frequent special guest Emma Kalka dissect.... Timecop (1994) starring Jean Claude Van-Damme.

    Yay?

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Cafe Seoul 2019 08 21 601 Unless You've Got Power

    Cafe Seoul 2019 08 21 601 Unless You've Got Power

    Café Seoul is Back!

    Rob and Eugene discuss repurposing their old podcast to explore the nerdy passion of deconstructing time travel movies.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Cafe Seoul 2019 04 12 514 The end? (Or is it?)

    Cafe Seoul 2019 04 12 514 The end? (Or is it?)

    Review of Game of Thrones -  Most satisfying deaths, predictions, retrospective of the series so far, etc etc. It wouldn't be Café Seoul without nerding it up.

    The Best Goodbyes - Rob finds goodbyes from books, movies, songs and other forms of pop culture. Eugene has to guess where they come from.

    On the Pulse: Exit Interview - Rob and Eugene reflect on the past 10 years in Korea. Rob asks Eugene to make top three lists on various expat in Korea related topics while introducing some of his own. Rob also reads a sad sappy (heartfelt) letter to inflate Eugene's ego (but really really appreciated).

    • 3 hrs 17 min
    Cafe Seoul 2017 09 07 513 Blackface Supplement - The Bigger Picture

    Cafe Seoul 2017 09 07 513 Blackface Supplement - The Bigger Picture

    This is a supplement to the blackface episode (season 5 episode 2), featuring Fatimaah-Joso Menefee, who penned us a critical email regarding our content in that episode. We invited her to have her via audio clips, and we responded.

    • 50 min
    Cafe Seoul 2017 08 25 512 Out in Korea

    Cafe Seoul 2017 08 25 512 Out in Korea

    Wow, this episode is like 6 months late. Apologies to our guest Hyunsoo Kim, who was kind enough to visit with us in August of 2017 to discuss being "Out" in Korea. Out meaning... LGBTQ. 

    News of the Weird:

    -Chinese Restaurant gives discounts based on bra size
    -Ariana Grande creates problem during first concert in Korea, showing favoritism towards Japan
    -NY Times calls bubble tea a new trend

    On the Pulse: Discussion with Hyunsoo Kim of what it is like to be LGBTQ in Korea, compared to other places that she has lived.

    • 1 hr 35 min

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