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Pocha Podcast

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When assimilation meets brown and proud, you get Pocha; two borderland mujeres digesting politics, pop culture, and everything in between while nursing a 90’s hangover.

Location:

United States

Description:

When assimilation meets brown and proud, you get Pocha; two borderland mujeres digesting politics, pop culture, and everything in between while nursing a 90’s hangover.

Language:

English

Contact:

575-323-0022


Episodes
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Episodio 58 - May 2024 - Making trouble in paradise and making friends as an adult

5/15/2024
Las Pochas kick off a new season talking about colonizing in retirement and how a restaurant in Mexico reacted plus how do we make friends as an adult? The trials and tribulations of creating bonds later in life.

Duration:00:55:41

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Episodio 57- March 2024 - Comfort, Country and the Oscars

3/15/2024
It's March and we're back on track! Las Pochas are talking about the premise of the new movie, The American Society of Magical Negroes, and when country music gets upset over a song. In Que Hay de Nuevo, it's about the Oscars and not who's winning, but who's losing. Plus.... a throwback that's a surprise for Charlene and a new find for younger generations.

Duration:00:48:39

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Bonus Content - Wiri Wiri February 2024 - Two Pochas Leaping

2/29/2024
Las Pochas owe the fans big time. Why? Because they skipped an episodio. And this means a longer wiri wiri with more topics and more laughter. This month it's about the power of lenguaje and the power of Selena fans taking zero tomfoolery from Yolanda.

Duration:00:56:28

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Bonus Content - January 2024 wiri wiri - Pocha Adulting

1/30/2024
Adulting... zero stars right? But how do you know when you're adulting as a human, a GenXer, a Pocha? Las Pochas evaluate their adulting skills and luckily, aren't getting graded.

Duration:00:41:14

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Episodio 56 - January 2024 - Las Pochas are BACK!!

1/15/2024
New year, new episodio. The borderland duo is back getting you caught up with life and taking on big issues and big blockbusters. Get the year of the dragon into gear with the newest episodio!!

Duration:01:12:04

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Episodio 55 - November 2023 - Pocha Picks

11/15/2023
Nothing else would bring Charlene back to the mics like shopping!! You waited long enough to have the duo back and to get your Pocha Picks for the holidays!!

Duration:00:56:09

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Bonus Content - Best of Las Pochas October 2023 - Doing the side hustle

10/15/2023
Las Pochas are on recovery hiatus but still historically relevant, of course. We reach into the archives to talk about extra dinero with side hustles.

Duration:00:44:22

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Best of Bonus Content - Wiri Wiri September 2023 - Chavez Ravine

9/30/2023
Las Pochas are on hiatus, but this means a best of wiri wiri just for you! Right in the middle of Latine Heritage Month, we revisit the history of Chavez Ravine and the legacy of forcibly moving Latine families for a stadium.

Duration:00:35:49

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Episodio 53 - Best of Las Pochas September 2023

9/15/2023
Las Pochas are resting while Charlene heals so this episodio is a "Best of" - two Reinas, the queen of England and Selena. Plus Las Pochas talk self sabotage. Both Pochas will be back soon, don't join team dramatica yet!!

Duration:01:03:40

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Bonus Content -August 2023 Wiri Wiri - Let’s get personal, personal

8/30/2023
Las Pochas get personal in this wiri wiri and with that comes a trigger warning - we talk personal past and podcast future which does include references to SA.

Duration:00:18:15

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Episodio 52 - August 2023 - Love, bullying, and brawling

8/15/2023
Not only is the weather hot, but Las Pochas are on fire this episodio talking about school districts and states changing school curriculum with an even more racist lens and then doing a 180 to talk the language of love. And in the Que Hay de Nuevo, a Pocha's take on the Alabama Brawl.

Duration:00:51:51

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Bonus Content -July 2023 Wiri Wiri- A dot Ham

7/30/2023
One Pocha has been listening to Hamilton for years and one hasn't, but they both went to see the musical in El Paso. Now they dish on Hammy - worth a shot or wait for it?

Duration:00:36:10

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Episodio 51 - July 2023 - Justice, just kicks, and is Barbie just a movie

7/30/2023
This episodio, like life, had some hangups and came late. But it's here! Las Pochas digest what justice means after sentencing and what justice is for the Women's World Cup players. Plus in the wiri wiri Las Pochas take out their dolls and talk about Barbie.

Duration:01:09:16

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Bonus Content - June 2023 Wiri Wiri - Pontificating Primos

6/30/2023
This month's wiri wiri is Las Pochas about primos. The new Disney show Primos got plenty of critiques. So Las Pochas unpack the baggage about the cartoon of a little girls' summer vacation with family.

Duration:00:56:50

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Episodio 50 - June 2023 - How you feeling? Hot hot hot.. Flamin’ Hot

6/15/2023
This episodio Las Pochas are bringing the HEAT! With warm weather comes weddings and vacations, plus they get spicy about the legend behind Flamin' Hot Cheetos and the movie it inspired.

Duration:01:02:45

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Bonus Content May 2023 wiri wiri - Reparations and boycotts

5/30/2023
It's the 30th and that means a new wiri wiri! This month, Las Pochas explore the history of Chavez Ravine and the growing movement for reparations to the families removed before the Dodgers called it home.

Duration:00:35:49

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Episodio 49 - May 2023 - El Ratón Mickey vs La Rata DeSantis

5/15/2023
Disney vs DeSantis - Las Pochas put the fight in Florida in pocha perspective. Plus a squabble of another kind: the online pelea that went on between Jackie La Bonita and the two baseball game video bombers.

Duration:00:57:09

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Bonus Content - April 2023 Wiri Wiri - The good, the bad, the break ups

5/3/2023
Las Pochas put on their hindsight glasses and talk breakups: theirs, celebrities, and non-traditional breakups. Plus some ultimate breakup songs.

Duration:00:55:31

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Episodio 48 - April 2023 - Las Pochas are Back in the Saddle!

4/15/2023
After a podcast break, Las Pochas get caught up on life and talk about the anti-trans wave happening in some states. Plus in Que Hay de Nuevo, it's all about Papi Pedro Pascal.

Duration:00:52:27

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BonusContent - Best of CHISME!! - Revisiting our chismosa selves

3/1/2023
Las Pochas are taking a look back at one of the things they do best: chisme. Let's revisit the value of chisme juntas!

Duration:00:35:33