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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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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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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July 18, 2022 67 min

In episode 260, the girls are joined by Dr. Jonathan Higgins! Jonathan is another one of Anna's Next Up initiative fellows! They get into Jonathan's upbringing, their relationship with family, how they discovered Next Up, and much more! Jonathan's show BFF: Black, Fat, Femme is out now on iHeart podcasts so go listen to it! Follow Jonathan on Instagram and Twitter at @DoctorJonPaul and check out their show's soc...

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July 11, 2022 46 min

In episode 259, the girls are joined by Georgia South and Amy Love aka the Nova Twins! They talk about the bands origins, how the musicians met, their parents influence on their art, their style, and so much more! Their new album Supernova is OUT NOW! Follow them on Twitter and Instagram @NovaTwinsMusic to keep up with their work! 

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July 4, 2022 68 min

In episode 258, the girls are joined by Carmen Laurent! Carmen is a fellow from Anna's Next Up program at iHeart. They get into why Anna chose Carmen for the program, her upbringing in the south and her subsequent transition, her work as an esthetician, and her new podcast on the iHeart network: Beauty Translated! The first episode is up now so go check it out! Follow Beauty Translated on Instagram at @beautytranslatedpod a...

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June 27, 2022 53 min

In episode 257, the girls break down the song 'Chop Suey' by System Of The Down lyric by lyric and also talk about the Armenian-Americans musicians in the band. 

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June 20, 2022 63 min

In episode 256, the girls are joined by comedian and writer/producer Mohanad Elshieky! We talk about his upbringing in Benghazi, Libya, immigrating to the United States, living in Portland, his experience with ICE, and so much more! Listen to Mohanad's podcast I'm Sorry and follow him on Twitter at @MohanadElshieky and on Instagram at @mohanad.elshieky

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June 13, 2022 65 min

In episode 255, the girls are joined by stand up and comedy writer Charla Lauriston! They get into Charla's upbringing (she has a twin!), why she got into comedy, her life before comedy, and so much more! Plus Charla now has a paid course and community for new and aspiring screenwriters called the The Werking Writer School. Also check out Charla's website for more info on her work! 

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June 6, 2022 65 min

In episode 254, the girls are joined by the hilarious comedian Maggie Maye! They get into Maggie's upbringing in Texas to Nigerian immigrant parents, how she discovered comedy, her dad's mini stand up career, and so much more! Follow Maggie on Twitter and Instagram at @maggiemayehaha. 

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May 30, 2022 50 min

In episode 253, the girls are joined by Rana Abdelhamid! Rana is running for congress to represent the 12th district of New York. They talk to her about her parents immigration to America, her upbringing in Queens, her work in the community, her campaign, and so much more! Check out Rana's website here to learn more about her campaign. Also follow Rana on Twitter and Instagram at @RanaForCongress. 

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May 23, 2022 50 min

In episode 252, the girls are solo and talk about recent current events including the murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and Israel's excuses about it, and more! 

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May 16, 2022 75 min

In episode 251, the girls are joined by the one and only CarolDee Ramos aka producer Becca's mom! Yes we finally got Becca's mom to grace us with her presence on our show. We talk about her upbringing, meeting Becca's father, her work as a teacher, and so much more! It's a lovely conversation! Support your teachers!! Show them love! 

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May 9, 2022 65 min

In episode 250, the girls have a roundtable with producers Trisha and Becca to talk about the recently leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on overturning Roe V. Wade along with talking about resources for people who need abortion help. 

Here is the resources document. (sorry for the formatting!)

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May 2, 2022 53 min

In episode 249, the girls become detectives and try and figure out some riddles. Investigators they are! Murder riddles! Hire us! We don't always do the right thing. 

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April 25, 2022 49 min

In episode 248, the girls are solo again and they attempt to quiz each other on trivia. It's interesting? Trisha and Becca attempt to help them. What can ya do! 

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April 18, 2022 61 min

In episode 247, the girls are joined by comedian, writer, performer, and director Mona Shahab! We get into her upbringing and immigration to the US, her parents work in politics, her career path, and so much more! Follow Mona on Instagram and Twitter at @MonaTheShah. Also check out Mona's work on her website! 

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April 11, 2022 57 min

In episode 246, the girls are joined by the wonderful Emma Eun-joo Choi who is a comic, writer, "journalist" (quotes inserted by Emma herself!) and host of the weekly short-form comedy podcast Everyone & Their Mom. They get into her upbringing in Virginia, becoming a podcast host while still in college, the idea of being perceived, and so much more! Go listen to Emma's podcast now!  Follow Emma on Twitter and Instag...

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April 4, 2022 38 min

In episode 245, the girls are solo and truly having a really wild technical difficulties. We chose to release the episode anyway so SORRY! WE ARE IDIOTS!!

GOD BLESS OUR EDITOR TODD FOR MAKING THIS EPISODE LISTENABLE!

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March 28, 2022 64 min

In episode 244, the girls are joined by another new producer of theirs: Trisha Mukherjee! They get into how Trisha and Anna met, her upbringing on the east coast, how her parents met and came to America, translations of certain names, her work with podcasting, and so much more! Check out her podcast project People Place Power.

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