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.

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December 5, 2022 64 min

In episode 280, the girls talk about season 3 of Ramy! Don't you love our television recap episodes? We do!! Enjoy! 

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In episode 279, the girls are joined by producers Becca Ramos and Trisha Mukherjee to talk about some old news. Sorry!! 

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November 21, 2022 59 min

In episode 278, the girls are joined by radio, television and online journalist, and personal finance expert Carmen Rita Wong! They get into her upbringing, colorism, the politics of assimilating into American culture, her family dynamics, and of course her new memoir Why Didn't You Tell Me? It's a wild ride of an episode! Go buy her book now! You won't regret it. Check out Carmen's website here and also follow her ...

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November 14, 2022 58 min

In episode 277, Shereen is solo and joined by Ibtesam Barazi. Ibtesam is a Syrian-American Muslim activist in Charleston, West Virginia. Shereen sits down to talk to her about her work for the ACLU, the value of interfaith organizing, and the importance of community. 

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November 7, 2022 57 min

In episode 276, the girls continue down a spoo0o0ooky path. They talk about the terrifying job of being a gravedigger in the Middle East and frightening not-benefits that come with it. It's creepy! No thanks! 

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Gravediggers claim ghosts haunt world’s largest cemetery in Iraq

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October 31, 2022 57 min

In episode 275, the girls celebrate Halloween by having a spo0o0o0o0oky episode about Djinn hunters and cemetery ghouls in the Middle East / Palestine. It gives them the heebie-jeebies! Happy Halloween you ghoulies!! 

FOOTNOTES:

Jerusalem supernatural: Meet the Palestinian man hunting ghouls, ghosts and jinn

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October 24, 2022 57 min

In episode 274, the girls are joined by producer Becca to chat about the Ramy Youssef produced Netflix show Mo starring comedian Mo Amer ! They really get into it! Free Palestine! 

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October 17, 2022 66 min

In episode 273, the girls are joined by producers Becca and Trisha to chat on the day of the Queen of England's funeral. So naturally they had to play a game called Queen or Queef. They also get into some other stuff. What a time to be alive!! 

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October 10, 2022 57 min

In episode 272, the girls are joined by Next Up fellow Kay-B! They talk about her upbringing in Texas, choosing to work as a scientist over being a doctor, her love of television and movies, her work on the side as a culture critic, and so much more! Plus they discuss her new podcast On Call With Kay-B which is out now on iHeart! Follow Kay-B on Twitter and Instagram at @TheLadyKayB and check out her new podcast now! 

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October 3, 2022 73 min
September 26, 2022 61 min

In episode 270, the girls are joined by comedian Joy Mamey. They get into her upbringing in Los Angeles, her parents background and their support of her work in the arts, her Lebanese heritage, and so much more! Follow Joy on Instagram and Twitter at @joymamey and check out her website to keep up with her work and see her live! 

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September 19, 2022 56 min

In episode 269, the girls are solo and recap their adventures abroad. Anna doesn't care for Heathrow Airport and talks ALL ABOUT IT. Shereen had a nice time in Vancouver but brings back all the Arab community tea. This was recorded before the Queen died so no mention of her while talking about the UK. GET INTO IT! 

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September 12, 2022 66 min

In episode 268, the girls guest on Trisha's show. Hilarity ensues. 

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September 5, 2022 59 min

In episode 267, the girls are joined by Next Up fellow Neha Aziz! We get into her upbringing in Pakistan and Texas, her new podcast Partition, her experience learning about the 1947 partition of Pakistan and India, and so much more! Listen to her podcast Partition now and also follow Neha on Twitter at @NehaAziz13 and on Instagram at @nehaaziz. You can also follow the podcast on Twitter at @1947Pod and on Instagram at &...

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August 29, 2022 67 min

In episode 266, the girls are joined by Next Up fellow and professor X’unei Lance Twitchell! They talk about his show Tongue Unbroken, his work with language decolonization and revitalization, his upbringing and learning of the Tlingit language from his grandfather, and so much more! Check out his show Tongue Unbroken and follow X'unei on Twitter at @x_unei and on Instagram at @duaanikawdinook

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August 22, 2022 66 min

In episode 265, the girls are joined by comedian and writer Clare O'Kane! They talk about Clare's upbringing in San Jose, how she found comedy, how her parents encouraged her, working at Saturday Night Live, and so much more! Check out Clare's website to listen to her album, find out where she is touring, and more! Follow Clare on Twitter at @clareokaneclare and on Instagram at @clareisokane.

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August 15, 2022 67 min

In episode 264, the girls are joined by filmmaker Faran Moradi to talk about his upbringing in Canada, how he got into filmmaking, the history of Iran, his film Tehranto, and so much more! Check out Faran's work on his website to follow his work and also learn more about his film Tehranto. You can also follow the film in Instagram at @tehrantofilm. Follow Faran on Instagram at @faranmedia and on Twitter at @faranmor...

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August 8, 2022 56 min

In episode 263, the girls are back to solving riddles! They had so much fun last time they had to do it again. Producer Trisha joins them to help get the game going! 

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August 1, 2022 45 min

In episode 262, the girls talk about television they're watching plus the movie Elvis, which they saw together in theaters. They have THOUGHTS! 

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July 25, 2022 87 min

In episode 261, and girls are joined by comedian, writer, and podcaster Ashley Ray! They talk about Ashley's upbringing in Rockford, Illinois, getting into comedy, being too online, and so much more! Plus Ashley has a podcast called TV, I Say which is available now so check it out! Follow Ashley on Twitter at @TheAshleyRay and Instagram at @TheAshleyRay. 

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