Hyphenated with Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo

Hyphenated with Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo

Comedy stars Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo host an English-language podcast about living in the hyphen that connects American and Latin culture. As American Latinas, they have crafted their comedy around what it means to be bicultural. Every week, Joanna and Jenny have hilarious and thought-provoking conversations about the particularities of being hyphenated. New episodes every Thursday.

Episodes

February 8, 2024 48 mins

Joanna and Jenny discuss whether or not shows like the new series GRISELDA are good for Latinos in Hollywood or just perpetuate harmful stereotypes, why the limited number of Latino TV shows and movies mean that nobody is ever happy with what’s being released, and if the real harm to Latino representation in the entertainment industry is being done by the Latinos who are currently in power. (PLUS it’s raining in L.A. and everybody ...

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Jenny and Joanna chat about Joanna’s move to L.A. (for good this time) and share fun facts and anecdotes behind the reasons why various cities around the world are iconic. Originally recorded in February 2023 (and meant to be the relaunch of the podcast after a short break that ultimately lasted 9 months), please enjoy this previously unreleased episode that was thought to be lost to the ages by historians! (But it was just on a di...

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Joanna welcomes her friend and colleague Filip Jeremic, as they discuss his hyphenated experience as a Serbian-Canadian, the similarities between Latin America and the Eastern European Balkans, and share some bonkers curses from each other’s cultures (PLUS Joanna says a dirty word she’s never said on the podcast before, which just happens to rhyme with something she has said a lot on the podcast… “um”)

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December 21, 2023 45 mins

Joanna and Jenny discuss how the end of the year always makes them sentimental, how weird it is that time seems to pass faster the older you get, the different things that make each of them cry, and how they would like to be reincarnated as the ducks at Disneyland (PLUS they breakdown the plot of John Wick!)

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Jenny and Hyphenated producer Kevin chat about all things “Sangiving”, how the Thanksgiving experience is different (and important) for immigrant families, and why the yearly big holiday episode of their Abuela’s Family web-series is not about Noche Buena. 

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Joanna welcomes her friend (and colleague at Hamster & Great) comedy writer Alex Estrada, as they talk about when Alex found out that his father might’ve committed murder in the 70s, how that secret shapes his childhood, and the podcast he produced (The Estate) to unravel it all.

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October 26, 2023 44 mins

Jenny and Joanna discuss all things Spooky Season, including haunted houses, scary movies, Latino monsters, and they share the times when they've been touched by the supernatural... specifically when Joanna was hit on my a ghost (plus Jenny gives a tour of all her Halloween decorations, a great activity for an audio only medium like a podcast).

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Joanna and Jenny talk about the current crisis in the Middle East involving Israel and Palestine, particularly how social media makes everybody feel like they have to have a black & white hot take on current events, and how that spreads misinformation and animosity.

 

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October 12, 2023 27 mins

In this  abbreviated-Hyphenated episode, Joanna explains to Jenny how she figured out that the codes in the bills from her therapist were actually secret diagnoses, and they discuss whether or not everything needs a special label.

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October 5, 2023 59 mins

Jenny and Joanna tell stories about the times when they were scammed: Joanna just recently by a plumber wannabe kid named Ben; and Jenny when she was younger and had to go to court over it (and Kevin shares the time that the scammers felt too bad for him to scam him). PLUS, they try to scam the scammer!

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September 29, 2023 19 mins

In our first “Abbreviated-Hyphenated” episode, Joanna tells Jenny the story about the time she made dumb choices while sick, and how it runs in the family.

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September 21, 2023 41 mins

After an unexpectedly long hiatus, the ladies are back in podcast town, as they explain why it took so long for the show to return, how the podcast will be different going forward, and what they’ve been up to in the meantime. PLUS they talk about their periods in graphic detail and discuss their alphabet soup of disorders, cause it wouldn’t be Hyphenated if they didn’t!

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December 30, 2022 40 mins

Joanna and Jenny talk about what they did over the holidays, the types of superstitions Latinos observe for New Year Eve, some other New Years rituals from around the world, and why those types of traditions can be so strange but important. (*PLUS Hyphenated will be taking a short break in the new year, with a new episode coming later in January.*)

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December 23, 2022 31 mins

Hyphenated producer Kevin shares a compilation of the best moments over the last 100 episodes –including the topics of childhood, family and the weird & spooky– which have informed Joanna and Jenny’s experiences with ‘living in the hyphen’ (plus some of the best guests that have been on the show!)

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To commemorate the 100th episode of the podcast, Jenny and Joanna look back at how Hyphenated came to be, and then read emails from listeners, including one person that listens to the podcast when they are feeling lonely, another who was inspired to give up being a telemarketing scammer and go back to theater, and few who were encouraged to get diagnosed and go to therapy after listening to the show (PLUS Kevin finally airs his gri...

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December 8, 2022 41 mins

Joanna and Hyphenated producer Kevin share what they believe to be some of the most annoying and pointless platitudes-passing-as-advice out there, including “Follow your dreams”, “There are no dumb questions” and "Don't go to bed angry", they discuss why some of those saying are so pointless or even harmful, and then try to figure out how to update and improve the advice to be more useful. (Plus Joanna twerks!)

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Jenny and Joanna welcome their friend Carolina Ravassa, a Colombian-American actor who voices the character Sombra in the video game OVERWATCH, as they discuss the process and experience of being a voice actor, how the interactivity of video games is different than the passive relationship with film and TV, and what it’s like to interact with fans of immensely popular characters you bring to life (PLUS Joanna finally comes out as a...

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November 24, 2022 37 mins

Joanna and Jenny discuss the recent turmoil at Twitter, share their memories of long past social networks (such as AOL, MySpace, Tumblr and Vine), talk about the ways they utilize and engage with current social media platforms (like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube), and examine how Millennials went from LiveJournal to LinkedIn.

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November 18, 2022 28 mins

Jenny welcomes back her best friend Karla Guerra, who was born in Honduras to her Honduran mother, but raised by her Colombian step-father’s family in the United States, as they talk about her experience not feeling Colombian, Honduran or American enough, growing up with family members who felt the need to overly-explain why she looked different than them, what it’s like to interact with Hondurans when she wasn’t raised with their ...

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Hyphenated producer Kevin shares a series of deleted conversations and funny moments that were cut out from the (almost) 100 prior episodes, including when Johanna and Jenny talk about why they’re glad they were average looking when they were kids, reveal the times they feel they might've been bullies to others, Joanna schools Kevin on the difference between an elevator and an escalator, and Jenny has to stop recording because she ...

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