Hyphenated with Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo

Hyphenated with Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo

Hyphenated with Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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.
  1. January 27, 2022
    30 min
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    Justina Machado on the Ups and Downs of Hollywood
    Jenny and Joanna chat about the uncertainty of acting as a profession, then Joanna welcomes Justina Machado (QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, ONE DAY AT A TIME and the new ICE AGE ADVENTURES OF BUCK WILD) who shares how Hol…
  2. January 20, 2022
    31 min
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    When Dates Go From Bad To Worse
    Joanna and Jenny relive their cringiest dating stories, from the high schooler who was too much of a geek even for Jenny, to the time Joanna was accused of drugging her date by his mom.
  3. January 13, 2022
    29 min
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    Bitching About Male Fragility
    Jenny and Joanna chat about why society seems to deem femininity as a weakness, when gender norms enforce power dynamics, and how the supposedly “stronger” male gender seems so fragile.
  4. January 06, 2022
    35 min
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    How Animation Is Made with PHINEAS AND FERB creator Dan Povenmire
    Joanna welcomes Dan Povenmire, creator of the wildly popular animated series ‘Phineas and Ferb’, as they talk about his career in animation (including ‘Hey Arnold’, ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’), the forens…
  5. December 30, 2021
    31 min
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    50th Episode! - Joanna Caught COVID
    Just in time for the 50th episode, Joanna tested positive for Covid-19 so she and Jenny discuss her first-hand experience with the virus, the current state of the pandemic, what it's like to lose your sense of…
  6. December 23, 2021
    30 min
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    Navidad vs. Christmas
    Joanna and Jenny chat about the differences between Christmas in Latin America compared to the U.S., including how religious the season is, who supposedly brings the presents (Santa or El Niño Jesus?), and if t…
  7. December 16, 2021
    33 min
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    How ABUELA’S FAMILY Was Formed
    Jenny welcomes Kevin Bosch, her producing-partner on her comedy web-series ABUELA’S FAMILY, as they discuss the origins of many of her popular characters, and how they utilize digital media to better help repre…
  8. December 09, 2021
    29 min
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    An Interview With The Stars of WEST SIDE STORY
    Joanna and Jenny chat with actors Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose and David Alvarez, stars of the new Steven Spielberg remake of the musical WEST SIDE STORY, about how living in the hyphen helped inform their perf…
  9. December 02, 2021
    32 min
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    Visiting Latin America as a Latin-American
    Jenny and Joanna share their experiences traveling to Latin America, when Jenny walked around Bogota dressed as Abuela, the time Joanna couldn’t prove she wasn’t a gringa in Guatemala, and the immigrant’s perpe…
  10. November 25, 2021
    30 min
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    The Surprising Origins of Thanksgiving (*Fixed Audio*)
    Joanna and Jenny discuss how some Americans were against Thanksgiving from the start, the lesser known pagan roots of the celebration and why some immigrants easily gravitate towards the national holiday. (*A p…
  11. November 18, 2021
    32 min
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    First Jobs and Worst Bosses
    Jenny and Joanna discuss their earliest jobs, including working at Toys R Us on Black Friday, handling clean-up duty on a cooking show, having arugula thrown at you, and being Kevin Feige’s worst PA.
  12. November 11, 2021
    31 min
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    How To Write A Telenovela Podcast
    Joanna welcomes Jasmine Romero, her co-writer on the audio-drama podcast PRINCESS OF SOUTH BEACH, as they discuss Latinos in the podcasting space, as well as what it takes to create a modern telenovela podcast.
  13. November 04, 2021
    32 min
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    Why Halloween Spooks Immigrant Parents
    Jenny and Joanna discuss the history of Halloween, trends in costumes, how immigrant parents react to spooky American traditions, and why Latinos have a complicated relationship with death and the macabre.
  14. October 28, 2021
    30 min
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    The Chupacabra, El Cucuy & La Llorona: More Scary Folktales
    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…
  15. October 21, 2021
    29 min
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    Scary Latin American Folktales
    Joanna and Jenny tell each other scary stories from across Latin America, including El Silbón, El Sombrerón, La Sayona, La Planchada, and try to figure out what they say about our culture.
  16. October 14, 2021
    31 min
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    Why Making Friends As Adults Is So Hard
    Jenny and Joanna try to answer a listener’s question about how to make new friends, discuss the differences between childhood and adult friendships, as well as how to avoid, and let go of, toxic people in your…
  17. October 07, 2021
    31 min
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    Being Afro-Latino In Hollywood with Johnathan Fernandez
    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 colori…
  18. September 30, 2021
    41 min
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    When You’re Not Disabled Enough with Annie Segarra
    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…
  19. September 23, 2021
    34 min
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    Is ADHD a Superpower?
    Joanna and Jenny compare notes on their ADHD diagnoses, the differences between being diagnosed as a child versus as an adult, how it specifically affects women, and whether it can be a superpower.
  20. September 16, 2021
    31 min
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    Haters, Burn-out & Algorithms: The Negative Side of Creating for the Internet
    Jenny and Joanna discuss what it takes to make a living being a creator on the internet while dealing with unreasonable followers and the demand of the digital platforms.

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