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The East West Grind, hosted by Christine Silva is a deep dive into discussions on all things working class and politics. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The East West Grind, hosted by Christine Silva is a deep dive into discussions on all things working class and politics. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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United States

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The East West Grind, hosted by Christine Silva is a deep dive into discussions on all things working class and politics. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Answering Listener Emails & Mayor Lily Mei

7/21/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I am answering a variety of emails that I have received from listeners. Whether we agree on politics or not, thank you to everyone who has emailed me. If you have considered emailing in, please do and I will do my best to answer your questions or comments! I answer emails about the Trump Organization and the investigation that is taking...

Duration:01:17:40

How Trump Used Rob Ford’s Business Model

7/14/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I am going to be playing a bit of episode 2 of the East West Grind that dives into Rob Ford’s time as a high-profile mayor. He was videotaped smoking meth in a meth house as the mayor of Toronto but he was still re-elected as mayor afterward. I also talk about how former President Trump has a track record as a con man, why I am a fan of...

Duration:00:43:16

Rudy Giuliani, Lily Mei, & The Second Amendment

7/7/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I am talking about the former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani, and my thoughts about his BAR license being suspended. I also talk about Lily Mei, the Mayor of my hometown of Fremont, California and how the wealth gap continues to divide the people within my community. We have been through one hell of a year and the people of...

Duration:01:01:33

Political Roasts & Critical Race Theory

6/30/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I am covering my usual segments of politics, gossip, answering listener emails, and of course the Asshole of the Week. Outside of the usual topics, I add a housekeeping segment, discuss my reflections on the impacts of COVID-19, my thoughts on President Biden’s budget plan, talk about an incredible book I recently read, and dive into...

Duration:01:18:13

Putting the East in the East West Grind with Michele Frances

6/23/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, after I dive into my usual topics of radio talk show news and answering listener emails, you will hear an interview with my wonderful friend Michele. Michele and I talk about how we met in Hawaii and how she has helped me along my podcasting journey, what it was like being in New York City when Trump became President of the United...

Duration:01:32:43

Made in America

6/16/2021
“There will be a time when you believe everything is finished; That will be the beginning” - Louis L’amour See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:50

Bill Maher, Dan Bongino, & Matt Gaetz

6/9/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I am deep diving into a variety of segments - celebrity involvement in politics, political figures, dumb shit, and even a new segment I like to call ‘Crazy Town’. Republicans are still convinced that the 2020 presidential election was rigged and President Joe Biden did not fairly beat Donald Trump, and I talk about the ridiculousness of...

Duration:01:07:04

Chris Cuomo, Cardi B, & Andrew Giuliani

6/2/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I get into politics, dumb shit, gossip, and the Asshole of the Week. Some names that I talk about are Katie Porter, Paul Ryan, Pastor Jeff Jansen, Cardi B, Chris Cuomo, Andrew Giuliani, just to name a few. I also talk about what I love within the LGBTQ community, give answers to listener emails, and much more. This show is powered by...

Duration:01:17:19

Political Coverage & Mental Health Awareness with Heather Wells

5/26/2021
Today’s episode is sponsored by Body + Soul Botanica, check out their incredible products and use EASTWESTGRIND at checkout to get 20% off! In this episode, I dive into all things politics and have a great conversation about mental health, addiction, and homelessness with non-profit frontline worker Heather Wells. I talk about the ridiculous statements made by Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, a rant about Dan Patrick, the Asshole of the Week, and much more political coverage....

Duration:01:11:17

Dan Bongino, Liz Cheney, & Qanon

5/19/2021
I’m so excited to announce the East West Grind’s first sponsor - Body + Soul Botanica. Check out their incredible products and get 20% off when you use the code EASTWESTGRIND at checkout! In this episode, I talk about talk radio podcast liars, politician shit talk, gossip, fake news rants, emails, and so much more. I dive into Dan Bongino’s lies that he is spreading about YouTube and why his success that he brags about isn’t all that credible. I also share my opinions about the recent drama...

Duration:01:14:08

Gossip, Politics, and Hemp Products with Julia Shih

5/12/2021
Do you use any hemp products? I have seen a radical difference in how I feel physically since using them and I have a feeling you will be trying them out soon after listening to this episode. In this episode, I give an in-depth political gossip update covering topics from Cancun Cruz to Kamala Harris. You will also hear an interview with Julia Shih, the founder and CEO of Body + Soul Botanica. Julia was a keynote speaker at the Stop Asian Hate rally and has been featured in Forbes for her...

Duration:01:08:42

Political News & Podcasting Advice

5/5/2021
Thank you so much for the DMs, Tweets, emails, and get-well messages from all over the world! I am so happy for all my global listeners that tune in to the East West Grind. In this episode, I talk about recent political news, answer listener emails, my thoughts on Caitlyn Jenner running for governor, and much more. You’ll hear my advice for listeners that are thinking about starting their own podcast, what my journey was to starting the East West Grind, and the ways that this podcast has...

Duration:00:59:51

Ankle Surgery, America, and Political Assholes

4/28/2021
After a five-hour surgery, my ankle and I are back in business! It’s going to take more than a fall on a mountain to sideline the East West Grind. In this episode, I give updates on my ankle surgery, recovery, and my tips and tricks for those of you who might be in a similar situation. It’s important that we keep our heads up and don’t let anything - even a broken ankle - hold us back! Among other topics, I talk about political updates, gossip, Donald Trump’s poor handling of the pandemic,...

Duration:01:01:32

Pfizer Side Effects, QAnon, and LinkedIn

4/21/2021
Even with a broken ankle, my spirits are up and ready for this 22nd episode of the East West Grind! In this episode, I explain how I think my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine might have been a contributing factor to my broken ankle. Among other topics, I talk about the HBO docu-series on QAnon and the incredible lies that the QAnon leaders and supporters are believing. I also talk about the rise of political posts on LinkedIn and how CNN has recently been reporting content extremely...

Duration:00:36:35

Asian Hate Crimes, Matt Gaetz, & Vaccine Updates

4/14/2021
Shoutout to all the new international listeners of the East West Grind! I hope all listeners, friend and foe, are healthy and well. In this episode, I dive into a variety of recent topics ranging from news headlines to my personal life. Some of these include my experience getting the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, the rise in Asian hate crimes, and the MLB’s decision to change the venue for the All Star game. I also laugh at Matt Gaetz some more, answer some direct messages and emails...

Duration:00:39:31

Stories From A Bay Area Rockstar with Mr. George Lady

4/6/2021
Welcome back, friends and foe! We made it to a milestone - episode 20 of the East West Grind. Thanks to everyone who has been with me on this journey! In this monumental episode, I have the first guest on the East West Grind, legendary Bay Area heavy metal music legend Mr. George Lady. George was a guitarist in the ’80s with the heavy metal band, Trauma. George tells some amazing stories about his early days in his music career that will take you back to the golden age of rock and roll....

Duration:00:47:47

Biggie Smalls & Biden

3/31/2021
I’m sorry I was unable to record an episode last week due to a family emergency. Thank you for understanding and for everyone that reached out! In this episode, I talk about it all from Biggie Smalls to Biden. With the COVID-19 vaccines underway, I dive into the importance of continuing great health practices to ensure that you stay healthy and set yourself up well for the later years in life and how the education system plays a part in our health. More topics throughout this episode...

Duration:01:15:53

Borrowed Content and Royals

3/17/2021
COVID-19 vaccinations are making their way across the country and I am fortunate to have scheduled my first vaccination. I hope you all are staying safe and masking up so we can get to the end of this pandemic! In this episode, I dive into my thoughts and opinions on political content and gossip from the last week, and tell a story about an asshole from work. I talk about the actions President Biden has taken in his presidency so far, how Chris Cuomo used content from the East West Grind,...

Duration:01:01:17

Sebastian Gorka & Gossip

3/10/2021
I hope everyone is staying healthy physically and mentally. Eat fresh, get outside, and take care of yourself. Clear minds create clear decisions! In this episode, I dive into new topics, new politicians, and even create a new segment called Food for Thought. I explain who Sebastian Gorka is and why we should not trust him as a leader of our country and why you shouldn’t believe what he is saying on his talk show. Among other topics covered, you will hear a story from my work, new gossip,...

Duration:00:55:14

CBD & Politician Gossip

3/3/2021
Do you trust what’s in your CBD and cannabis products? With the success of the CBD and cannabis industry, many people are trying to get their check from it and we shouldn’t be so quick to trust them. In this episode, I dive into gossip, politics, the cannabis industry, and much more. I explain the legal side of the cannabis industry and why buying CBD from talk show hosts Dan Bongino and others that don’t know what they are selling is dangerous. Other topics I cover include President...

Duration:00:43:20