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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July 15, 2021 64 min

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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Gather round the fire, Pocha Podcast listeners, as we look back at our relationship we had with 2020. In this wiri wiri, we burn the bad and highlight the good before we breakup with the year and move on to 2021. 

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Anything for Selenas.... This month, Las Pochas hash out Netflix's Selena show and introduce the world to Charlene's Christmas Freak Tree. In the Que Hay de Nuevo, join them in breaking out a bottle and playing a round of Tragos, Pocha style.

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November 26, 2020 67 min

Las Pochas have done the hard work in their pajamas from their couches researching some of the best places on the interwebs to get gifts for familia and amigos. We give you our Pocha Picks for the holidays. 

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It's November and Las Pochas are talking turkey about a new administration and new ways to celebrate the upcoming holidays. And speaking of turkey, the Que Hay de Nuevo is all about the comida... meal kits delivered to your door.  

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Chump change. Latinas earn just 55 cents for every dollar a white, non-Latino male makes. Las Pochas talk Equal Pay Day and our worth in American society. 

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Octubre is birthday month for one of the Pochas. So to celebrate getting older, Las Pochas talk about getting wiser. Also, have you heard there's an election going on? Voting can't be avoided in 2020, at least as a topic. And the Que Hay de Nuevo is all about juice and tunes on a skateboard. Join the fun!

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