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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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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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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March 21, 2022 61 min

In episode 243, the girls are joined by comedian Frankie Quinones! What a thrilling time! We love Frankie! They talk to him about how he found comedy, his upbringing, how he worked on his mental health during the pandemic, his legendary character Creeper, his new show on Big Money Players called The Frankie Quinones Show, and so much more! Follow Frankie on Twitter and Instagram at @FrankieQuinones. But more importantly follow ...

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March 14, 2022 44 min

In episode 242, the girls get into some very heavy mental health related stuff so this is your WARNING NOW. If you are sensitive to discussion about suicide and more, avoid this episode! Also it's overall just an interesting episode that is, at times, silly. Also HELLO TO BECCA'S MOTHER!

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March 7, 2022 57 min

In episode 241, the girls are recording late so naturally they are delirious and this episode is a shitshow. Have we lost the plot? Of course. What is this show anymore?

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February 28, 2022 45 min

In episode 240, the girls, with the help of producer Becca, play the game We're Not Really Strangers.

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February 21, 2022 46 min

In episode 239 the girls are solo again and recording in hot weather ... THAT'S WHY THEY'RE SWEATING! OKAY?! NO OTHER REASON! WHY ARE WE ON THE HOT SEAT ALL OF A SUDDEN?!! WHO SENT YOU?! WAS IT THAT DAMN DUO OWL?! WE DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT. JUST LISTEN TO THE EPISODE AND YOU'LL SEE WE DID NOTHING WRONG, OKAY?! Plus producer Becca pops in to talk skincare!

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