36 episodes

An inside look on Pilipinx identity in the diaspora. A new podcast from CJSR 88.5 FM in Edmonton.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

An inside look on Pilipinx identity in the diaspora. A new podcast from CJSR 88.5 FM in Edmonton.

    Bonus Episode: Pinoys on Parliament 2022

    Bonus Episode: Pinoys on Parliament 2022

    Arianne, Julia, Ryan and Micah have a conversation about their experiences as facilitators at the Pinoys on Parliament 2022 Conference. They share their thoughts on family expectations and Filipino representation in the media. This episode also features the reflections and messages from Pinoys on Parliament delegates!

    • 32 min
    The Throwback Episode

    The Throwback Episode

    Tune in to hear Micah relive her cringe years, including movie theatre makeouts and a day care centre flooding! In this episode, Ryan Lacanilao asks Micah Leonida to throw way back to her junior high years. What did she look like and dress like, and what was her crush situation? What shenanigens did she get up to? Which friends did she lose touch with, and who was her favourite teacher?

    Ryan then brings Micah’s past to the present by tracking down people from her stories and arranging surprise zoom reunions that you can listen in on! Listen in as she talks to former bestie Natalie Czuczman about a shared crush and some dress drama (#dressgate). And feel all the feels as she talks to her Grade 9 Social Studies teacher, Kendra Van Leeuwen, about the lasting impact she had on her life.

    • 58 min
    The ICYT Episode

    The ICYT Episode

    In this episode, Nikki Mendiola chats with “I’ll Call You Tomorrow”s very own- Raeland Mendoza, one of ICYT’s iconic co-founders! Rae has broken into the art scene and cultivated a creative collective here in Edmonton, a place where not a lot of Filipinos have the chance to dream or the stomach to dare.

    • 45 min
    The Big, FAT Episode

    The Big, FAT Episode

    In this episode, Nikki chats with two fellow Filipinx pals from her diaspora community here in Treaty 6 territory. Together, they unpack and explore their almost-too-similar experiences with fatphobia, beauty standards, and colourism.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    The Pamana (Inheritance) Episode

    The Pamana (Inheritance) Episode

    In this episode, Micah interviews her close friends DJ Lubuguin and Michael Earl Golveo about their experiences with familial inheritance. Together, they navigate the interpersonal intricacies that arise between family members as a result of discussions about livelihood, wealth, and familial duty.

    • 33 min
    The Hangry Episode

    The Hangry Episode

    Exploring the blog “I Would Rather Go Hungry Than Eat Filipino Street Food Again!” In this episode Arianne Barroma and Micah Leonida dive head first into the thoughts of North American travellers as they share their negative experiences with Filipino (Street) Food.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

haypeejay ,

yoooo

the realest thing i’ve listened to in a long time

tibbyd ,

Must listen!

This podcast is amazing! Really gets deep into issues that don’t get talked about enough. Can’t wait for the rest of the episodes!

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