Ethnically Ambiguous

Ethnically Ambiguous

A podcast about being Middle Eastern and immigrants in America, hosted by two friends, an Iranian and a Syrian, telling you what's up.... Show More

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August 3, 2020 76 min

In episode 158, the girls are joined by producer and podcaster Gabrielle Horton to talk about growing up in Inglewood but going to a mostly white school, hiding who you are to try and fit in, coming back to your culture, her work in politics and how that lead her to podcasts, being influenced by strong women, and more! Check out her podcast NATAL about having a baby while Black. Also follow Gabrielle on Twitter and Instagram at ...

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July 27, 2020 50 min

In episode 157, the girls are joined by long time coming guest Ify Nwadiwe!! We talk about Ify's upbringing in South Los Angeles, the on going argument with his immigrant father over his career moves, finding comedy, and so much more! But we need more so look out for a part two coming soon! Listen to Ify's podcast Nerdificent and follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @IfyNwadiwe. And check out Ify on Twitch at @IfD...

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July 20, 2020 64 min

In episode 156, the girls are joined by creator and host of White Homework podcast Tori Williams Douglass! They talk about her upbringing in Portland, Oregon, finding her way to history and data research, how she came up with White Homework, doing the work to learn and hold yourself accountable to what is going on in this country, and more! Listen to her podcast White Homework and check out her patreon where you can do your own Whi...

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July 13, 2020 80 min

In episode 155, the girls are joined by comedian Carl Tart! They talk about his upbringing in the south and what brought him out to Los Angeles, playing basketball, finding comedy, doing improv at Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, dealing with blatant racism abroad, his improv team White Women, and so much more! Follow Carl on Twitter and Instagram at @dammitcarl. Also check out his patreon podcast The Flagrant Ones.

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July 6, 2020 79 min

In episode 154, the girls are joined by comedian, Las Culturistas co-host, and Saturday Night Live cast member Bowen Yang! They get into all the different places he lived before settling down in Colorado, growing up with immigrant Chinese parents, how he ended up at NYU, discovering comedy, coming out to his family, and so much more! Follow Bowen on Instagram at @FayeDunaway and on Twitter at @BowenYang.

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June 29, 2020 73 min

In episode 153, the girls are solo and talking about the Black lynching victims around the country and the police deeming them 'suicides,' the Black women being murdered around the US, the death of Andres Guardado, how the police who murdered Breonna Taylor are still free, the FBI having quietly investigated white supremacy groups infiltrating law enforcement for years, and more! Black Lives Matter.

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June 22, 2020 69 min

In episode 152, the girls are joined by comedian, drag queen and host of the Ghosted podcast Roz Drezfalez! They get into Roz's upbringing in Michigan as a Mexican-America, discovering their joy in performing, finding their way to Los Angeles, the paranormal, and so much more! Follow Roz on Instagram @rozdrezfalez and on Twitter at @RozDrezfalez. And check out Roz's podcast GHOSTED! BY ROZ DREZFALEZ!

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June 15, 2020 67 min

In episode 151, the girls answer questions from listeners that they received on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Fun! Remember to keep the Black Lives Matter momentum going! We can't back off now. Changes are being made but there is a lot more to do!

Note: this episode was recorded on May 18th.

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June 1, 2020 63 min

In episode 149, the ladies are joined by The Black List founder Franklin Leonard to talk about being outsiders, growing up in Georgia, how he found his way to LA, how The Black List came together, and so much more! Follow Franklin on Instagram and Twitter at @franklinleonard and on Instagram at @franklinjleonard.

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May 25, 2020 68 min

In episode 148, the girls are joined remotely by podcaster and organizer Bridget Todd! They get into her upbringing in the DC suburbs, feeling othered, leaving grad school, finding her way to podcasting, and so much more! It's a fun conversation with one of our favorite people! Check out her show Afropunk Solution Sessions and her new show on iHeart entitled There Are No Girls On The Internet coming out on July 7th. Follow her ...

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In episode 147, the girls go old school - that's right, just a conversation between the two of them about all the things that have been on their minds during this quarantine! They get into the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, Anna's personal experience with coronavirus in her family, Iran's situation with coronavirus, women's body's being a prison for the world to critique, Dennis Rodman being an icon, and more! It'...

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May 11, 2020 70 min

In episode 146, the girls have on comedy writer and podcast producer Cody Zigler to talk about his upbringing in the south, the slave family his parents came from and how that lineage traces back, how he found his way to Los Angeles, finding comedy, building Gundams, and more! It's an interesting discussion on exploring the heritage and ancestry within your family. Follow Cody on Twitter and Instagram at @yayforzig.

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May 4, 2020 60 min

In episode 145, the ladies are joined by comedian Brodie Reed to talk about his current quarantine location, growing up in Inglewood and not fitting in, losing close family members while in quarantine, finding comedy, building Gundams, and so much more! You can follow Brodie on twitter at @ayobrobro and on Instagram at @ayo.bro.bro. CHECK IT OUT!!!

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April 27, 2020 72 min

In episode 144, the girls are joined by Italian-American comedian Giulia Rozzi to talk about identity politics, growing up in an Italian household as the child of immigrants, getting into comedy, Twitter bios, and so much more! Follow Giulia on Instagram at @msgiuliarozzi and Twitter at @GiuliaRozzi. And check out her website www.giuliarozzi.com for more info on her podcasts and shows!

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April 20, 2020 75 min

In episode 143, the girls are joined by new iHeart producer and writer Joelle Monique to talk about her experience getting into film and film critique, deciding to move to LA from Chicago, growing up with her brother, moving to 'the corn,' and so much more! She is such a cool, interesting person and producing some dope shows for us over here at iHeart so follow her on Twitter at @JoelleMonique and on Instagram at @j...

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April 13, 2020 80 min

In episode 142, the girls are joined by actor and comedian Jerah Milligan to discuss his upbringing, how his improv crew Astronomy Club came to be, working in this industry as a black man, and so much more! Follow Jerah on Instagram and Twitter at @jerahmilligan. And check out Astronomy Club on Netflix right now!!

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April 6, 2020 62 min

In episode 141, the girls are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to talk about her experience immigrating to America and living as an undocumented immigrant, finding her way into comedy, dancing with her grandmother, and so much more!! Follow her at @AtsukoComedy on Twitter and Instagram. And check out her podcast Let's Go Atsuko: A Woke Japanese Game Show! Soon to be on Quibi! Watch her dancing with her grandma! Woohoo!

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March 30, 2020 66 min

In episode 140, the girls are joined by comedian Eric Dadourian to talk about his REAL NAME, his upbringing in Lebanon, the reasons why his family left, what growing up in Los Angeles was like for him, his parents chosen careers after 9/11, getting into comedy, his poetry, and so much more! He's wonderful comedian so follow him at @ericdadourian on Twitter and at @hrrairr on Instagram. Also check out his former podcast ...

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March 23, 2020 78 min

In episode 139, the girls are joined by comedian Ester Steinberg. They talk about her upbringing in Tampa, Florida, finding her place at Jewish camp, starting comedy at a young age, growing up with an Israeli mother, pregnancy, and so much more! Follow Ester on Twitter at @EsterKay and Instagram at @ester.steinberg. Also check out her album Hebrew School Drop Out - out now!

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