Do you identify as Latinx?
What’s the story behind the word Latinx and why is there so much reporting about how divisive it is? On this week’s episode we talk to writers and comedians Michael Díaz (@juanbago) and Jaime Fernández (@jfernz) about their work, including a video they worked on about the term Latinx, and about how they seek to lift up creative Latinx voices.
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Atlas Linguae Recommends: Ochenta Cuentos Season 5!03:17Studio Ochenta presents: Ochenta Cuentos Season 5! Bringing 10 brand new stories from Colombia 🇨🇴, Argentina 🇦🇷, México 🇲🇽, Chile 🇨🇱, Ecuador 🇪🇨 and Paraguay 🇵🇾. This time, we’re showcasing stories about endings - the end of a journey, the end of a trail road, the end of a flight through space...First episode drops on November 30th, 2023.
11. Un mundo de acentos, con Bryan Rey39:46Este es un episodio especial en español de Atlas Linguae en el que hablamos con Bryan Rey (@bryanreyy_). Bryan es un creador de contenido de Colombia y se ha vuelto famoso en sus redes sociales por su habilidad para hablar con mucha precisión en acentos de otros países de habla hispana, así como de diferentes regiones de su propio país. En este episodio hablamos con Bryan sobre de dónde surgió su pasión por descubrir y aprender diferentes acentos en español, cómo estructura sus videos para que sean divertidos y culturalmente precisos, y cómo fue que logró–desde tan temprana edad–dominar el acento chileno.
Representation through comedy, with Michael Díaz and Jaime Fernández43:39For this episode, we have not one, but TWO guests: two Latinos who are great writers, actors, comedians, collaborators, but above all, friends: Michael Díaz and Jaime Fernández. Michael (@juanbago) is the creator behind the hilarious Juan Bago, a Dominican New Yorker best known for his candid “man-on-the-street” style of comedy. He and Jaime (@jfernz), who co-wrote and co-directed the Audible series “Michelle Rojas is not Okay” are both cohosts of the “Translators Podcast” (@translatorspodcast), an interview show centered on in-depth conversations with Latine creators.
Houston’s Nigerian Community03:20The city of Houston, Texas, has a large and culturally very active Nigerian population. When we talked to Nigerian-American content creator Beverly Adaeze for Atlas Linguae, who was born in Lagos and raised in Houston, we decided to learn more about why this city has become such a cultural hub not just for Nigeria, but for West Africa in general.
Around the world with Beverly Adaeze35:22Beverly Adaeze is a content creator, travel vlogger, wedding MC, and hairstylist born in Lagos, Nigeria, and raised in Houston, Texas. Her content is a mix of travel tips, Nigerian culture, and humor. In our conversation, we talked about her different talents and how they benefit each other, as well as some of her favorite trips.
No, I’ll pay the bill03:28Did you know that the tradition of arguing over who pays the bill, an all too common scene in Arab families, has a cultural significance? Our latest guest on Atlas Linguae, Toufic Braidi, talks about how one of the things he misses the most from his life in Beirut are these heated, but ultimately wholesome and well-meaning arguments over who pays for a meal at a restaurant.
Arabic Humor with Toufic Braidis39:03Toufic is a Lebanese content creator based in London. His content is funny, hilarious, and as much as culturally specific as it can be. In our conversation, we talked about what he misses the most from his hometown of Beirut and how he has found his voice for his mostly arab speaking audience.Arabic Humor with Toufic Braidis Toufic is a Lebanese content creator based in London. His content is funny, hilarious, and as much as culturally specific as it can be. In our conversation, we talked about what he misses the most from his hometown of Beirut and how he has found his voice for his mostly arab speaking audience.
How Koreans count their age03:43Did you know that, up until just a couple months ago, if you travelled to Korea, you would suddenly become a year or two older? This has to do with the unique way in which Koreans traditionally counted their age. Learn more about it in this snippet from our conversation with @bustermxxn for Atlas Linguae!Atlas Linguae is a show produced by Studio Ochenta. Excecutive Producer: Lory Martinez. Hosted by Luis López. Production by Luis Lopez and Chiara Santella. Production Manager: Catalina Hoyos.