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Ethnically Ambiguous

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

Location:

United States

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

We Are The Mash-Up Americans

1/23/2023
In episode 285, the girls are joined by Amy Choi & Rebecca Lehrer AKA The Mash-Up Americans! They talk about their experiences creating their own company, how Amy and Rebecca met, the experiences of family and being a mother, and so much more! It's a nice conversation and we really recommend you check it out! Check out more of Amy and Rebecca's work on their website mashupamericans.com. Follow Amy on Twitter at @awesomechoi and the Mash-Up Americans at @mashupamerican. See...

Duration:01:02:06

We Are Saadia Khan

1/16/2023
In episode 284, the girls are joined by podcaster and activist Saadia Khan! We get into Saadia's upbringing in Pakistan, her choice to immigrate to the United States, her podcast Immigrantly, and so much more. It is a fun conversation!! Check our her podcast and also follow Saadia on Twitter at @swkkhan and follow Immigrantly on Twitter at @Immigrantly_pod and on Instagram at @immigrantlypod. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:49

We Are Maria Diez

1/9/2023
In episode 283, the girls are joined by Next Up fellow Maria Diez. They get into her upbringing, her interest in theater, her parents support, moving away to NYC to go to college, her podcast When You're Invisible (out now!) on MyCultura and so much more! Follow her on twitter at @diez_mariaf and on instagram at @marifer_diez_b and go listen to her podcast now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:42

We Are Oya L. Sherrills

12/19/2022
In episode 282, the girls are joined by advocate, activist, and podcast host Oya L. Sherrills to talk about her time in the Next Up Initiative, her work with survivors of crime, her own experiences surviving crime, and so much more. They also discuss her new podcast on iHeart entitled Survivors Heal with Oya L. Sherrills. The show unfolds the impacts of the New Survivors Movement through narrative, interviews, policy and strategies for healing and justice. So go check out Oya's new podcast...

Duration:01:02:34

We Are The Appendix Saga

12/12/2022
In episode 281, the girls get into Shereen's appendix saga! It's a wild ride - make sure your seatbelt is on! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:05

We Are Ramy

12/5/2022
In episode 280, the girls talk about season 3 of Ramy! Don't you love our television recap episodes? We do!! Enjoy! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:12:24

We Are Old News

11/28/2022
In episode 279, the girls are joined by producers Becca Ramos and Trisha Mukherjee to talk about some old news. Sorry!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:17:00

Introducing: Survivors Heal with Oya L. Sherrills

11/22/2022
Hi, Ethnically Ambiguous fans! Survivors Heal is a podcast exploring the healing side of true crime from activist, advocate, and survivor Oya L. Sherrills. By tackling the constructs that keep cycles of violence spinning; Survivors Heal with Oya L. Sherrills creates a niche guidebook to the grassroots conversations that have fueled the most hotly discussed political frameworks of the day. From the lived experience lens, Survivors Heal podcast unfolds the impacts of the New Survivors...

Duration:00:04:23

We Are Carmen Rita Wong

11/21/2022
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 on Twitter at @CarmenSense and on Instagram at @CarmenRitaWong. See...

Duration:01:06:09

We Are Ibtesam Barazi

11/14/2022
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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:06:42

We Are Haunted

11/7/2022
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! FOOTNOTES: Gravediggers claim ghosts haunt world’s largest cemetery in Iraq See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:49

We Are Ghouls

10/31/2022
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 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:23

We Are Mo

10/24/2022
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! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:36

We Are Queen or Queef

10/17/2022
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!! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:06:29

We Are Kay-B

10/10/2022
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! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:23

We Are Puerto Rico

10/3/2022
In episode 271, the girls are joined by producer Becca Ramos to talk about the situation in Puerto Rico. Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! FOOTNOTES: How to Help Puerto Rico After Hurricane Fiona Influencers, Developers, Crypto Currency Tycoons: How Puerto Ricans Are Fighting Back Against the Outsiders Using the Island as a Tax Haven Mil Mundos Books Ed Morales – Fantasy Island (Colonalism, Exploitation, and the Betrayal of Puerto Rico) Bad Bunny – El Apagón music video (short doc...

Duration:01:20:28

We Are Joy Mamey

9/26/2022
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! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:11:46

We Are Never Going to Heathrow Airport

9/19/2022
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! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:54

We Are On Trisha's Show

9/12/2022
In episode 268, the girls guest on Trisha's show. Hilarity ensues. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:15:04

We Are Neha Aziz

9/5/2022
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 @partitionpodcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:26