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We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic book, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic book, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

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United States

Description:

We are two friends that explore pop culture ranging from TV, comic book, and sports through the lens of fatherhood. We talk about our kids, our friends, and life in our 40's.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Crimes of Crime Scene (Ep 43)

2/25/2021
Anton and John dive deep into Netflix's 4 episode mini-series "Crime Scene: The Disappearance at the Cecil Hotel." Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:01:10:30

Fresh Prince Reunion Feelings (Ep 42)

12/29/2020
Was Uncle Phil the best tv dad ever? Not sure, but we loved watching James Avery's impact on the cast during the Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion. What else did we enjoy? What else made all the feels? What did it bring up for you? Also, we talk about what we're into! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:00:52:54

Holiday Traditions and Pandemic Sports (Ep 41)

12/22/2020
The kids are growing up hella fast, so we talk about the holiday traditions that we are and are NOT enjoying with our families. Then we talk about sports we are and are NOT enjoying during the pandemic. Plus, Dad Moments! We delve into: - Bay Area Christmas Lights - Gingerbread Houses - Baking Cookies for Santa - Ariana Grande - The NBA Bubble - English Premier League - BMX Cruisers (s/o Sunday Bikes High-C 29er) - Just Dance 2020 and 2021 - and more! Follow us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:55:26

Woke Isn't Enough Podcast, Season 1, Episode 8

10/1/2020
This special guest episode is from the folks at Healing Equity United, Fiona Oliphant and Jess Ayden Li. Woke Isn't Enough Season 1, Episode 8: "How Do We Talk to Our Kids About Racial Equity?" The Black Lives Matter movement and protests are sparking questions from kids today. How early should you start talking to them about race? Where should we begin the conversation? Hear from Fiona Oliphant and John Nguyen-Yap (in a moderated discussion by Jess) as they share tips and strategies on...

Duration:00:53:29

Teen Movie Bracketology (Ep 40)

9/11/2020
It’s a Teen Movie Bloodbath! Okay, not really, but Anton and John go March Madness on The Ringer’s Teen Movie Bracket to determine their Champions. Along the way, they talk about their faves, what’s problematic, what's missing, the music, and try to creatively add Asian representation thanks to Hollywood casting. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC:...

Duration:01:27:43

Mini Ep - Impact Entrepreneuership

9/2/2020
John chats with his longtime friend, Claudia Morales, about her work supporting immigrant and POC entrepreneurs in and around Los Angeles. She talks about the purposeful entrepreneurship, supporting policy to protect street vendors, and the folks that navigate the small business space as parents. Visit her work on BLVDMRKT and the revitalization of Montebello with the local community rather than inspite of it. Follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Read the feature on her on...

Duration:00:32:00

Mini Ep - Dudes Trip 2020

8/17/2020
Anton reflects on some good times with lifelong friends. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc Join the Papa Culture Pod's Animal Crossing Discord

Duration:00:08:57

It's Been Quite a Couple of Months (Ep 39)

7/4/2020
It has been a few months - and what a few months they have been. We discuss the world around us and how we're processing it especially regarding COVID-19 (reopening, day care, kids activities) and the protests for racial justice. Plus, we look at what #AnimalCrossing exposes about our parenting! Of course, we talk about the media that we're into: Books we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage:...

Duration:00:59:48

Secret Geometry Lessons During a Pandemic (Ep 38)

4/14/2020
John talks to his friend and mentor, Russell, about how he is handling the COVID-19 pandemic with is wife and 10 year old, and gets schooled on making the most of this horrible situation as a father. They talk about geometry in art lessons, comic books, star wars, educational video games, and running while Black and walking while Asian. What we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Visit our new webpage: http://www.papaculturepod.com Theme music...

Duration:00:55:04

Quarantine Updates and Animal Crossing (Ep 37)

4/3/2020
How are we handling a few weeks worth of social isolation, quarantine, and staying the eff at home as much as we can? Schedules, failed schedules, zoom meetings, virtual happy hours, and the big launch of Animal Crossing New Horizons! Listen to find out if the #WFH and #homeschooling is actually happening, and to find out which fish are eluding us and if #ACNH is just too damn real! And of course, some of what we're into and Dad Moments. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and...

Duration:00:54:54

Virtual Happy Hour Pandemic Edition (Ep 36)

3/15/2020
It's our first ever Virtual Happy Hour with our buddies Art and Dennis (DJ DNSB). We're early in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic created quarantining so we discussed disaster prep, grocery shopping, and what apocalyptic media this reminds us of. Also John gets advice about threenagers! What we're drinking: - Rockwall Winery 2016 Monte Rosso Zinfandel - Hop Valley Brewing Company Citrus Mistress IPA - Wente Vineyards 2016 Cabernet - Oban 14 Scotch Whiskey Follow us on Facebook,...

Duration:00:49:54

The Music Issue (Ep 35)

3/4/2020
What was your favorite music when you were a kid? What is it now? What's changed? What hasn't? What's your beef with current music? Why you crying to that slow jam, bro? We answered some more essential music questions liked we did in Episode 12 - Really Important Music Questions . What we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:01:22:28

Mini Ep - Getting Outdoors

2/21/2020
It's 2020 and the mission is to get outdoors (and other important global things.. but this one's easy.) John went hiking with the kiddo and the friends. This short episode has sounds from the hike and some insights on long term friendships, parenting, and cows! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:00:11:45

Academy Awards and Flying Jars (Ep 34)

2/12/2020
We recorded on the eve of the Oscars to get Anton's take on his favorites going into Hollywood's big night while also talking about 3yo rage and empathy. Plus, tech, virtual happy hours, football, and being casual fans. What we discuss: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:01:08:41

Talking Feelings with The Tagalog Project (Ep 33)

2/3/2020
We joined Clarice Aguilera and her @thetagalogproject for Filipino Storytime #9 to talk dad feelings, parent feelings, Filipino American parent feelings! Listen in to learn about why she started The Tagalog Project and Filipino Storytime. We read "Tough Guys Have Feelings Too" by Keith Negley in English and Tagalog (thanks Clarice!) We also sang Bahay Kubo and other children's songs in Tagalog. Afterwards, we held a discussion with the families in attendance to discuss positive parenting,...

Duration:00:35:31

Reflecting on Kobe (Ep 32)

1/29/2020
We spend some time processing our feelings about Kobe Bryant and his tragic death along with his daughter Gianna. #RIPKobe #RIPGianna Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube: @papaculturepod Theme music provided by Shift the MC: https://soundcloud.com/shiftthemc

Duration:00:51:48

Mini Ep - Filipino Storytime Reminder and a Poem

1/23/2020
Quick reminder to everyone that Papa Culture Pod papas Anton and John will be participating in Filipino Storytime #9 this Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the Pinole Public Library, from 3-4:30pm. Filipino Storytime is a project of The Tagalog Project that brings together families to learn Tagalog through book reading, songs, and games. We will be reading "Tough Guys Have Feelings Too" by Keith Negley. Clarice, from The Tagalog Project, will read it in Tagalog. Afterwards, we will have a short...

Duration:00:07:03

Toddler Trippin (Ep 31)

1/13/2020
It's the first episode of the decade! Anton and John talk about family trips and traveling with a toddler. They talk about what they're into (Oscar film season including 1917 and The Farewell and "Dead Mountain" aka Dyatlov Pass.) And, of course Dad Moments! Reminder: Hang out with Anton and John along with other parents at The Tagalog Project's Filipino Storytime #9 at Pinole Public Library, Jan 25, 2020, 3-4:30PM. We'll read "Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too)" by Keith Negley, Clarice...

Duration:01:38:34

Mini EP - Policy Work and Parenting with Justin Rausa

11/22/2019
We have a special mini-episode with community organizer and policy consultant, Justin Rausa, to discuss his path towards and away from being a staff member for an elected official and how that world has impacted his fatherhood. We also discuss what he's into and a Dad Moment! Just a heads up that we recorded outside on a slightly windy day so there is definitely background texture and sometimes annoying wind. Old Oakland represent though! We also had to cut about 11 minutes of our...

Duration:00:44:37

Mini EP - Halloween Kids 2019

10/25/2019
We have on three special guests for a mini episode to discuss Halloween costumes and weird sounds.

Duration:00:08:04