Novelas con Cafecito

Novelas con Cafecito

A podcast where we watch the novelas from our childhood, sip cafecito, and talk smack. Watch with us!

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March 23, 2021 43 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode thirty of the telenovela Teresa. In episode 31, Teresa and her family are almost evicted, but the neighborhood pulls together to help them, Mariano is suspended from the hospital and Ruben gets caught up. There is not a lot of digressions in this one, but topics include the game Stardew Valley, Bring it On and how much we hate the phrase “Calm Down”. Many other topics are ...

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Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode thirty of the telenovela Teresa. In episode 30, Profe tries to mend things with Teresa, Ruben and Esperanza’s relationship hits a breaking point and Mariano kicks Ruben’s ass. Topics include The Good Place, New Girl, how the media justifies male rage and violence toward women and ageism. Many other topics are discussed and many laughs are had. We hope you enjoy it! 

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March 10, 2021 48 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty-eight and twenty-nine of the telenovela Teresa. In episode 28, Teresa and Profe put the gossiping crew of haters in their place and celebrate their success with Luisa and Mariano catches Fito in some shady stuff. In episode 29, Teresa declines Mariano’s proposal, Profe gets aggressive with Teresa and Teresa begins to enact her revenge on Paulo. Topics include the wa...

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Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty-six and twenty-seven of the telenovela Teresa. In episode 26, Teresa picks a fight with Mariano, over Aurora seeing him first, Ruben pushes his luck with Teresa and Dona Refugio has another mini heart attack. In episode 27, Teresa puts Ruben in his place, Ruben woos Esperanza back while rejecting his wife, and Johnny and Don Armando are still out of work. Topics inc...

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February 24, 2021 40 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty-five of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Teresa continues to manipulate those around her and gets a lovely surprise from an old friend, Ruben continues to bug Esperanza and Aida and Genoveva devise a plan to manipulate Paulo. Topics include reminiscing about going to la pulga (the flea market) with our mom, women heart attacks vs men and why it’s wrong to ask women...

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February 17, 2021 47 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty-three of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, 3 years fly by, all of a sudden, Mariano and Teresa are still together, but are still having issues, Esperanza is done with Ruben’s crap, Johnny has moved on and Profe is in love with someone but won’t say who (but like c’mon, it’s probably Teresa). Topics include the versatility of vests and how weird they are, Gen Z fashi...

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February 10, 2021 43 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty-three of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Ruben forces Aida and Teresa to sit down and talk, Mariano and Teresa break up and make-up and Teresa finally learns the truth about her father’s debts. Topics include the toxicity of toxico/a culture and the ways media has normalized fighting as a sign of a loving relationship.  Many other topics are discussed and many lau...

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February 3, 2021 56 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty-one and twenty-two of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Aida accuses Teresa & Profe of having a relationship and he proposes a mock trial, Esperanza falls for Ruben’s crap but they get seen by Genoveva, Mariano’s teacher fails him and Teresa serves Aida a hot dish of revenge. Topics include teachers not understanding working-class students, providing tools for p...

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January 27, 2021 43 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twenty of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Aida attempts to bully Teresa every chance she gets, Cumberto and Doña Juana get closer and la vecindad celebrates Doña Juana's birthday. Topics include counting pennies to pay for Olive Garden, the show Glee and Cristina not understanding the phrase "stop while you're ahead".  Many other topics are discussed and ...

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January 20, 2021 56 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode nineteen of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Mariano and Teresa make up, Don Armando gets into more debt and Esperanza is no longer taking Ruben’s crap. Topics include that one time Cristina thought she had a guy friend, that time a guy tried to seduce both Carmen and Cristina and also scooters.  Many other topics are discussed and many laughs are had. We hope you enjoy i...

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Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode seventeen and eighteen of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Mariano and Refugio desperately seek Teresa’s forgiveness, Teresa forgives no one. Profe and Paloma meet, leading him to find out about Teresa’s lies and with her job at risk Teresa considers her options. Topics include the movie Just Friends, comparing Genoveva to Darryl from the Office and comparing Paloma to th...

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January 6, 2021 42 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode sixteen of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Mariano overhears Refugio and Teresa’s fight, which leads to Mariano and Teresa's breakup,  Profe agrees to meet with Paloma and Pablito’s illness takes a turn for the worse. Topics include the time Cristina threw a cell phone at the wall and then got her ass kicked and we spent way too long trying to remember the title of a...

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December 30, 2020 61 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they discuss the new Netflix show, Selena the Series.

We share our early Selena memories, talk about the amazing wigs, the diversity that is Jlo, the dancing (or lack of) and our overall thoughts on the show. We also share the importance of criticizing media, even if it’s about someone we adore, if it is not well done. We talk a lot of crap and laugh quite a bit. We hope you enjoy it!

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December 22, 2020 43 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode fifteen of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Refugio meddles in Teresa’s life, affecting her relationship with the Profe, Ruben is still an ass, and Aiaida faces the consequences for her Acapulco trip. Topics include the Telemundo show “Quien Tiene la Razon”, not being mean to patients and we are super confused about what salchicha is in Englilsh. Many other topics are dis...

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December 16, 2020 47 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode fourteen of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Teresa has second thoughts about her actions, Profe opens up to Teresa, Pablito undergoes surgery & Paloma does not leave Profe alone. Topics include Disney’s Hercules, the awkwardness of watching steamy novela scenes with a parent and media portrayal of sex . Many other topics are discussed and many laughs are had. We hope...

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Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode thirteen of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Teresa and Mariano take their relationship to the next level, Profe considers opening up his romantic life and Johnny is having a hard time with life after Rosa. Topics include fad tattoos, the time Cristina worked at the Chicken Barn and dated concepts surrounding virginity and sex. Many other topics are discussed and many lau...

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December 2, 2020 41 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode twelve of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Profe’s gift to Teresa causes a rift in her relationship, Aida & Paulo finally do it but Genoveva is all weird about it and Dona Refugio is starting to notice the evilness that is her daughter. Topics include reminiscing about when cell phone plans had free minutes, societal norms about sex and PDA. Many other topics are disc...

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November 18, 2020 52 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode eleven of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Teresa causes Paloma to regret being born, Ruben and Esperanza’s breakup lasts less than one episode and Aida is horny for Paulo. Topics include infertility, not snitching your friends out and big girls DO cry. Many other topics are discussed and many laughs are had. We hope you enjoy it!

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November 11, 2020 55 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode ten of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, Teresa gets closer to Profe and drifts further from Mariano, Profe gets a surprise call from Paloma, and Ruben and Esperanza’s relationship takes a turn for the worst. Topics include the youth and their flexing, Kim people are dying and how time heals break up wounds. Many other topics are discussed and many laughs are had. We hope ...

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November 4, 2020 45 min

Join hosts, Carmen and Cristina, as they break down episode nine of the telenovela Teresa. In Teresa, there is trouble in la vecindad, we learn of Pablito's illness, Teresa learns Profe’s secrets and things almost go south for Ruben. Topics include how we suck at both English and Spanish, the abusive nature of cheating and how awesome second hand clothes are. Many other topics are discussed and many laughs are had. We hope you ...

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