Pocha Podcast

Pocha Podcast

When assimilation meets brown and proud, you get Pocha; two borderland mujeres digesting politics, pop culture, and everything in between while nursing a 90’s hangover.

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October 15, 2021 57 min

October means two things: a Pocha birthday and spookiness. This episodio Las Pochas talk about doing away with Christopher Columbus and dive into what a 90s hangover is. Plus a Pocha bonus: a ghost story original. 

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Self care in The Bronx? Why not! For the September bonus content, Las Pochas wiri wiri about self care, running late and ironing. Trust us, it's all related. Join Las Pochas at a coffee shop in NYC complete with a rogue bee. 

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Mom-coms and house buying - this month Las Pochas talk the big A: adulting. Plus in the Que Hay de Nuevo, Texas is showing some true colors with recent laws and Las Pochas have an opinion or two. 

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Las Pochas packed up their gear and headed out of the garage and into a farm.... a mushroom farm. Yup, that's right Full Circle Mushrooms is a woman-owned farm cultivating mushrooms in the arid borderlands. Join Las Pochas for this fascinating wiri wiri!

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August 15, 2021 65 min

Las Pochas are back! In this new episodio, the Libra and Sagittarius talk about astrology - do the signs match up? And in an extend Que Hay de Nuevo, Las Pochas are all about the Olympics. 

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Sometimes life throws curve balls. And for that, we do a Best Of. This month's wiri wiri, we're reaching into the archive of Pocha chatter to revisit GenEquis - the tough, the scrappy, the forgotten. Enjoy! And we'll be right back in your ears in no time!

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Summer means blockbuster movies so this episodio Las Pochas sing a tune or two about the movie musical, In The Heights. Plus they talk code switching and go out of this world (or at least out of the atmosphere) in the Que Hay de Nuevo.?

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What's that? A new federal holiday? Yes! Las Pochas wiri wiri about Juneteenth history and interesting social media reactions. Grab your earbuds and get ready for some bonus content, Pocha style.  

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June means Pride month and in this episodio, Las Pochas find themselves in a convo about another intersection - pride and assimilation. Plus, what does being an ally mean and look like to Las Pochas and in the Que Hay de Nuevo; athletes putting care before contracts. 

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Las Pochas are dropping some bonus beauty! Listen in as we sit entrepreneur and online phenom Cece Meadows and talk beauty in the Borderlands. 

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Whaaaat a second season of Selena? Yes, please! Las Pochas chat about the second season, renewed Selena interest, and her lasting impact. 

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This month Las Pochas are all about work - work ethic vs work overload and what happens when brown people work for Border Patrol. Plus Las Pochas talk about May being Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

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Las Pochas are so excited to sit (virtually) and wiri wiri with Sof?a Segovia, author of The Murmur of Bees, for the April wiri wiri! Her newly translated novel, Tears of Amber, hits bookstores and audio platforms May 1st!?

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Las Pochas turn two!!! Well the Pocha Podcast does and that means celebrating with birthday talk so grab a piñata and get ready for cake. Plus Las Pochas talk OG camping vs bougie camping and get caught up on second seasons, books and people in Que Hay de Nuevo. 

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Slackers, latchkey generation, generation meh... call em what you want, Las Pochas talk GenX and the trauma that created the generation the world mostly forgot. 

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Las Pochas are talking about the COVID-19 vaccine, the changing culture of Latinx parenting, and life with perritos. Don't forget to subscribe, share, and rate the podcast!

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It's official: after a brief hiatus, Las Pochas are back for season three!! They kick it off with a wiri wiri about fish, Mardi Gras beads, and Girl Scout cookies. That's right, Lent is here and Las Pochas explore the myths of meatless Fridays and making sacrifices. 

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Las Pochas are taking a breather and getting ready to kick off a new season of Pocha Podcast refreshed and listas for all new adventures and Wiri Wiris. This Best Of is a replay of September 2020's Latinx Heritage Month. Disfrutan!

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Las Pochas are taking a much-needed breather! While they rest their voices, here's a replay of October 2020's wiri wiri talking Equal Pay Day and getting what you're worth. 

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Las Pochas have a guest this episode and talk about the intersection of assimilation and being brown from a Hawaiian perspective. Plus Las Pochas chop up what cray is happening in the Que Hay de Nuevo. And there was a lot!

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