Locatora Radio [A Radiophonic Novela]

Locatora Radio [A Radiophonic Novela]

Locatora Radio is a weekly podcast dedicated to archiving the present and shifting the culture forward. Hosted by Mala Muñoz and Diosa Femme, two IG friends turned podcast partners. They break down pop culture, current events, and feminism through nuanced interviews with Latinx creatives and artists. Founded in 2016, Locatora Radio was podcasting independently until joining iHeartRadio's My Cultura Podcast Network in 2022.

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April 24, 2024 44 mins

Welcome to Season 9, locamores! In this first capítulo, we catch up on what we've been up to off-season and introduce our new theme: Love At First Listen. In the later half of this episode, we sit down with Grammy-Award Winning Artist, Natalia Lafource at Sony Studios, to discuss the making of her album, how she connects with her audience, and what helps her stay grounded. 

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Welcome to Locatora Season 9!

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February 2, 2024 57 secs

Get ready to hear Chiquis like never before. In her new podcast, “Chiquis and Chill,” the Latin Grammy winner shares her experience growing up in a famous household, how she’s managed to be so successful in the male-dominated music industry and how she navigates relationships. We’ll also explore health, beauty, entrepreneurship and some spicier topics with special guests.

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January 31, 2024 51 mins

Tune into the final episode of Season 8! In this capítulo, we review a Locatora original concept, ethical chisme. In 2017, we coined this term with the help of our guest Ruben Angel. Since then, we've expanded our definition of ethical chisme. In this episode, we go over some macro and micro examples. 

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The illustrious duo of The Super Secret Bestie Club Podcast, Curly Velasquez and Maya Murillo join us to discuss their deepest, darkest secrets! We discuss their journey from Buzzfeed's PeroLike to independent creators/artists, growing up on the internet, and their 2024 dating strategy.

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January 17, 2024 30 mins

The "girls" are everywhere these days! From girl math to girl dinner, adult women are GIRLS! In today's episode, we look at the cultural zeitgeist and how both girlhood and womanhood are being defined. How are women remaining girlhood and is it necessarily a bad thing? And how does the patriarchy infantilize women? 

Source: Woman In Retrograde

Related Episodes: 

Capítulo 138: Is Purity Culture Back?

Capítulo 149: Are The Girls...

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Often, when we think of Latinx/Latinos and their families, we think of a large, close-knit one. But some of us have distant, dysfunctional, or estranged families. For today's episode, we're joined by Violetta Fernandez, a Mexican American therapist, to unpack the distinct ways estrangement shows up in our communities. She created a platform called Latinx Estrangement to support folks who don't feel safe and supported by their famil...

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For the first episode of 2024, Mala and Diosa ease into the year by playing We All Grow's bilingual card deck called, "Amigas Circle." They discuss the new beginnings 2024 brings, like grad school, new routines, and 

Related Episode: Capítulo 153: Getting Playful 

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In today's installment of Locatora Radio, we are joined by journalist, author, and friend, Raquel Reichard. We discuss some of the central themes in her debut book, Self-Care For Latinas, such as marianismo, imposter syndrome, and why women (especially Latinas) must practice self-care. 

Raquel Reichard is an award-winning journalist is currently the Deputy Director of Somos, Refinery29's channel by and for Latines.

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Artist and former music manager, Doris Anahí Muñoz joins Locatora Radio to discuss how she used transformative justice to heal and move forward after a very public, online, community call-out in 2022. 

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December 13, 2023 38 mins

We're winding down this year with a personal recap of 2023. We dive into what's been happening behind the scenes of our lives. From Mala's meet-cute at Vallarta to Diosa's first year of marriage, las Locatoras get personal about their triumphs and hardships of 2023. 

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Welcome back to Locatora Radio, locamores! In this week's episode we pay our respects to public radio pioneer, Maria Martin & the affinity Latinos/Latines have for radio. We also discuss ousted representative, George Santos. Is social media turning him into a Gay icon?! We also dive into Univision's interview with former President Donald Trump and the backlashed that followed. 

Episodes mentioned: 

Capitulo 134: Latinidad Is ...

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For this episode of Locatora Radio, we continue our coverage of the crisis in Palestine. We're joined by Loren Medina, founder of Guerrera Marketing & PR. Medina is of Cuban and Palestinian descent and for her, the personal IS political. She breaks down how we can all join movements and what solidarity looks like. 

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In this episode of Locatora Radio, Catalina Garcia of Monsieur Perine joins us to discuss their latest album, Bolero Apocaliptico. We discuss music as a tool for activism, resistance and healing.  

Note: Bolero Apocaliptico won a Latin Grammy for Best Alternative album after we recorded this episode. 

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November 15, 2023 45 mins

Welcome to the Locaversary episode! We've been producing our Radiophonic Novela since November 2016. In this special anniversary episode, we reflect on this podcast journey and what we've learned along the way. We also hear from our listeners at the end. 

Thank you to Jenn, Jackie, Erika, Caroline, Lala, and our audio editor, Stephanie for contributing to this episode. 

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November 8, 2023 39 mins

In this episode, we dive into decolonial frameworks, personal and political praxis, and historical and current Latin American and Palestinian solidarity. 

Works Cited:

Ethnic Cleansing Translation Guide

Palestine x Puerto Rico Connections

Somos Sur: Mapuche and Palestinian Chileans Stand in Solidarity with Gaza

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In this capítulo, Jean Guerrero, columnist for the Los Angeles Times joins us to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Palestine. How does misinformation threaten democracy during times of global conflict? We discuss the digital economy, the algorithm, how the billionaire class depends on us, and how to cultivate empathy. 

Read her column here.

Find/Call your representative.

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In this episode of Locatora Radio, we sit down with Jasmine Maldonado, founder of Persona The Shop and co-founder of Midcity Mercado. We learn about her entrepreneurial family and what inspired her to take a leap of faith when launching her businesses. 

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Las Locatoras traveled to Perú for Diosa's 30th birthday! They recount their experience doing the Inca Trail, Mala trying cuy for the first time, and Diosa visiting her family! For the second half of this episode, we discuss LA news and formerly elected officials. 

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The four women behind LA-founded, Radical Clothing Swap, are on a mission to normalize radical sustainability by providing free clothes for all. They host a monthly free clothing swap, where anyone can find a new look while slowing down overconsumption. 

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