Comedy stars Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo host an English-language podcast about living in the hyphen that connects American and Latin culture. As American Latinas, they have crafted their comedy around what it means to be bicultural. Every week, Joanna and Jenny have hilarious and thought-provoking conversations about the particularities of being hyphenated. New episodes every Thursday.
Joanna and Jenny wrap up their creepy storytelling session by discussing the Latin American boogeyman, debunking Puerto Rico's famous cryptozoology creature, and doing a historical dive into the meaning behind Mexico's legendary infanticidal crying lady.
Joanna welcomes Afro-Latino writer/actor Johnathan Fernandez (Fox's LETHAL WEAPON; HBO Max's GOSSIP GIRL) as they discuss acting, auditions, not being considered for Latinx roles, and why colonialism and colorism in Latin America has made representation in mainstream media so difficult.
Jenny welcomes disability activist Annie Segarra as they discuss the added challenges of having ambulatory and invisible disabilities, and what it's like when people on the street, your family and even doctors don't believe you're disabled.
Joanna and Jenny are joined by board-certified physician Dr. Stacy De-Lin to talk about the current state of the pandemic, what people should know about the vaccine, and how to deal with anti-science sentiments. Dr. Stacy De-Lin, MD is a board-certified physician whose specialty and area of practice is gynecology and family planning. She worked through the height of the COVID pandemic in the spring of 2020 in New York City, and one of her roles as Associate Medical Director at her clinic during that time was to follow all of the emerging evidence on COVID-19 in order to keep staff and patients safe. Since then, she has continued to stay up-to-date on the evidence and works to combat online misinformation on both COVID and the vaccine through her Instagram account, @stacydelin_md
Joanna and Jenny chat with comedian and writer Eitan Levine, whose comedy grew out of his Jewish Orthodox upbringing and led him to the most bizarre jobs, from Kardashian conspiracy theorist to award-winning pornography writer.
Joanna and Jenny talk about Spanish-language television, the shows they grew up watching, which ones inspired their comedy, the differences between programs produced in Latin America versus the United States, and the current trend they see in English-language TV that is purportedly made for Latinos.
Writer, comedian, and YouTuber Akilah Hughes joins Joanna as a special guest co-host. Joanna and Akilah discuss the serious illnesses they've both faced, how being sick impacted their sense of identity, and the ways in which comedy has helped them cope during difficult times.
Joanna and Jenny are joined by Mexican Institute of Sound founder Camilo Lara. They discuss his latest album, Distrito Federal (D.F.), Camilo's take on why Latin music has become so popular in recent years, and the connection between music, culture, and identity.
Joanna and Jenny are joined by Korean-Peruvian artist and educator Ren Fernández-Kim. They discuss the history of Asian Latinos, how Asian and Latino culture have influenced one another, and the evolution of Kim's hyphenated sense of identity.
Joanna and Jenny talk about their love-hate relationship with social media. On the one hand, social media has given them a platform to share their content and reach millions of people who can relate to their unique perspectives. On the other, it has made them vulnerable to criticism and personal attacks, often from members of the Latino community who do not see themselves reflected in their content and who question their identity as Latinas...
Jenny is joined by special guest co-host Curly Velasquez. They discuss why Latinos tend to be very competitive, the influence of Spanish-language TV on the Latino community's penchant for drama, and the unexpected reaction Curly got hot from his family when he came out to them.
In this episode Joanna updates us about her health and her road to recovery after what started as a routine removal of a spot on her face last week became something much more complicated and scary. Joanna and Jenny discuss how health impacts identity and the importance of advocating for yourself with your doctors.
Joanna and Jenny reminisce about the telenovelas of their childhood, they discuss why they think telenovelas are popular around the world, and they point out the problematic ways in which telenovelas have typically portrayed race, class, and women.
Comedy stars Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo host an English-language podcast about living in the hyphen that connects American and Latin culture. As American Latinas, they have crafted their comedy around what it means to be bicultural. Every week, Joanna and Jenny have hilarious and thought-provoking conversations about the particularities of being hyphenated.