The Victor Janusz Interview

For your listening pleasure 'A Couple of Europhiles' present Seattle's Premier Piano Man - Victor Janusz - including a few of his most romantic, jazzy and playful tunes. Through funny and touching stories we cover the theater, cabaret and music scene and ride the emotional spectrum of an artistic life. From NY to Seattle, forever [...]

‘A Couple of Europhiles’ cover EU politics; Merkel’s swan song, the Bavarians, the next Bundestag, Draghi, Macron – and Covid, of course.

On this episode I discuss with Francis the 'changing of the guard' in European politics. How Macron will crush Le Pen and Barnier's role in centre right French politics. We cover Merkel's Swan Song, her successors, the Bavarians and the next Bundestag elections in September. Then on to our favorite topic; Italy! How Draghi may [...]

Should I stay or should I go? – ‘A Couple of Europhiles’ welcome back our man in Scotland: Patrick Evans

Are the Scots truly tired of having their country run by the country next door? At the moment it's on a knife's edge. Hopefully the question is put to the Scottish people. Hopefully the facts are put in front and the people can overcome the misinformation that was so prevalent in 2014. We're happy to [...]

You’ll love our latest pod; got sound effects, Pirate Party prospects in Prague, Scotland’s aim for independence, Macron’s lack of mojo, Merkel’s successor, and Italy’s timeframe for opening up.

Bailey and Francis discuss the vaccine rollout here in Italy because Francis just got his first Pfizer shot. Along with the paperwork and date for his second. France can now boast the first vaccine app, country wide, and it's time to chat about the next governments in France, Germany and the Czech Republic. We cover [...]

Are the “Troubles” returning? Let’s ask the Irish – The Carrie and Anthony McIntyre Interview. Part ll

It's time to provide our listeners with another chat with Carrie and Anthony McIntyre. It's time to discuss the topical situation that is Northern Ireland. We predicted this would happen on our show not that many weeks ago. So sit back, have a listen, and enjoy Anthony's lovely accent. Enjoy their contrasting views on the [...]

The Michael A. Piker Interview

It’s time to take a deep dive into the future relationship between America and China. We discuss the fastidiousness of Japan, what it’s like to live in Amsterdam now, and everything in between. Michael offers our listeners pivotal points and epiphanies experienced in 30 years of working all over Asia, Europe, North and South America. [...]

A Couple of Europhiles deep dive into Super Mario Draghi’s maiden address. If not now; when.

Bailey and Francis deep dive into Mario Draghi's first address to the Senate; they cover how Italy will enter the non carbon economy, spending those precious recovery monies, along with the craziness of Italian politics. Draghi knows it's now time to stop playing games because he knows this money is a once in a lifetime [...]

Feeling inspired by Derek Delgaudio; Peak Experiences and Death and Prayer in Positano

Bailey Alexander offers you a free sample of her audible book on Amazon, but first, some intimate stories from the 70's; surreal album covers with Edgar Winter, hippies and harley davidsons and Burt Bacharach. Then the time macine moves back and her mother shares her own peak experience and what it felt like to see [...]